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Flying Dutchman World Championships - Sailors enjoy lighter breezes

'A start - Flying Dutchman Worlds at Largs, Scotland, Day 2'    Alan Henderson

The second day of the 2014 Flying Dutchman World Championships at Largs, Scotland experienced a turnaround in weather on Tuesday 15th July, after a tough first day. Light breezes and plenty of sunny intervals made ideal conditions for competitors and boats which had been pounded by wind and rain on Monday.

Two races were run, once round a triangle sausage course shape in both races. Some windshifts gave opportunities on the windward legs, with a right shift in the first race, sailed in around 12 knots of breeze. Winds were lighter in the second race, starting at six knots, perking up later to 10 knots to give a good finish to the race.

Ludtke & Schafers lead on the reach - Flying Dutchman Worlds at Largs, Scotland, Day 2 -  Alan Henderson  

Some pairs benefited from the lighter conditions, with Kay-uwe Ludtke and Kai Schafers, Germany, scoring best on the day, with third and second places in the two races helping them rise to third overall. Hungary’s Szabolcs Majthenyi and Andras Domokos who were so dominant on the first day, had to work harder in the lighter conditions, but retain their lead overall.

Also staying consistent at the front were Enno Kramer and Ard Geelkerken, Netherlands, to retain their second place overall. Austria’s Christophe Aichholzer and Phillip Zingerle took the second race today, to keep improving with each race, to move up to fifth overall behind the brothers Bojsen Moller, of Denmark. Italians Nicola and Francesco Vespasiani had a day to remember, winning the first race, and adding a fifth place in the second, so they have sailed themselves into contention.

Overall leaders Majthenyi & Domokos, HUN - Flying Dutchman Worlds at Largs, Scotland, Day 2 -  Alan Henderson  

Best of the Brits are Julian Bridges and Jack Wild, who have sailed an older wooden boat into a very good 15th position.

Racing among this international gathering from eleven countries worldwide continues tomorrow with another two races.

Results as of 16:27 on July 15, 2014

Overall

Sailed: 4, Discards: 0, To count: 4, Entries: 42, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

SailNo

Fleet

BowNumber

HelmName

CrewName

R1

R2

R3

R4

Total

Nett

1st

HUN70

FD

26

Szabolcs Majthenyi

Andras Domokos

1.0

1.0

4.0

3.0

9.0

9.0

2nd

NED26

FD

38

Enno Kramer

Ard Geelkerken

3.0

2.0

2.0

6.0

13.0

13.0

3rd

GER88

FD

16

Kay-uwe Ludtke

Kai Schafers

8.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

17.0

17.0

4th

DEN21

FD

03

Jorgen Bojsen-Moller

Jacob Bojsen-Moller

5.0

3.0

5.0

4.0

17.0

17.0

5th

AUT38

FD

02

Chrisophe Aichholzer

Philipp Zingerle

9.0

6.0

6.0

1.0

22.0

22.0

6th

HUN13

FD

25

Andras Suli

David Papp

6.0

5.0

17.0

7.0

35.0

35.0

7th

GER113

FD

19

Kilian Konig

Johannes Brack

2.0

8.0

16.0

13.0

39.0

39.0

8th

GER98

FD

17

Schmuel Markhoff

Michael Matscheroth

11.0

10.0

8.0

12.0

41.0

41.0

9th

CZE21

FD

42

Jiri Hruby

 

10.0

13.0

13.0

9.0

45.0

45.0

10th

ITA7

FD

28

Alberto Barenghi

Gabor Koles

12.0

12.0

11.0

11.0

46.0

46.0

11th

GER28

FD

12

Olaf Ballerstein

Zobst Wellensiek

7.0

7.0

10.0

24.0

48.0

48.0

12th

ITA4

FD

28

Nicola Vespasiani

Francesco Vespasiani

4.0

43.0 DNC

1.0

5.0

53.0

53.0

13th

GER100

FD

18

Jan Lechler

Jens Salow

19.0

11.0

12.0

18.0

60.0

60.0

14th

HUN11

FD

24

Gabor Gaborjani Szabo

Bela Argay

43.0 DNC

9.0

7.0

8.0

67.0

67.0

15th

GBR380

FD

06

Julian Bridges

Jack Wild

23.0

16.0

19.0

20.0

78.0

78.0

16th

NED18

FD

36

Frank Nooijen

Sjors Riemslag

13.0

20.0

22.0

25.0

80.0

80.0

17th

GBR387

FD

08

Jon Williams

Alex Rogers

24.0

15.0

20.0

21.0

80.0

80.0

18th

GER133

FD

21

Elisa Koenig

Alexander Schmidt

25.0

17.0

26.0

14.0

82.0

82.0

19th

ITA94

FD

30

Pierfrancesco Eustachi

Paolo Rossi

14.0

14.0

43.0 DNF

16.0

87.0

87.0

20th

GBR389

FD

10

Glyn Sheffield

Chris Rutter

17.0

19.0

24.0

31.0

91.0

91.0

21st

GER12

FD

11

Ernst Greten

Detlef Kruger

15.0

18.0

27.0

33.0

93.0

93.0

22nd

GER1777

FD

23

Hartmut Wesemuller

Holger Wesemuller

21.0

21.0

32.0

22.0

96.0

96.0

23rd

NED341

FD

40

Ronald Stalman

Durk Zandstra

20.0

43.0 DNC

15.0

19.0

97.0

97.0

24th

AUS7

FD

01

Edward Cox

Peter Bevis

16.0

43.0 DNC

23.0

17.0

99.0

99.0

25th

USA3

FD

41

Paul Hemker

Richard Phillips

26.0

43.0 DNC

21.0

23.0

113.0

113.0

26th

NED16

FD

35

Robert DeLange

Pieter Zandstra

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

18.0

10.0

114.0

114.0

27th

GER66

FD

14

Kurt Prenzler

Wolfgang Hoft

18.0

43.0 DNC

25.0

29.0

115.0

115.0

28th

NED10

FD

34

Lotje Meijer

Louis de Ruiter

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

9.0

26.0

121.0

121.0

29th

ITA20

FD

28

Giacomo Samuelli Feretti

Tommaso Samuelli Feretti

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

14.0

27.0

127.0

127.0

30th

NED29

FD

39

Durk Schroor

Wiecher Leidekker

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

29.0

15.0

130.0

130.0

31st

GER123

FD

20

Martin Krumhaar

Uwe Stemmler

22.0

43.0 DNC

35.0

30.0

130.0

130.0

32nd

GER172

FD

22

Marc Strittmatter

John Maguire

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

31.0

28.0

145.0

145.0

33rd

GBR388

FD

09

Tony Lyall

Colin Burns

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

30.0

32.0

148.0

148.0

34th

NED20

FD

37

Carlo Brugman

Wim Brugman

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

28.0

37.0

151.0

151.0

35th

GBR382

FD

07

Peter Doran

Philip Kyewski

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

33.0

36.0

155.0

155.0

36th

MEX126

FD

32

Javier Valdes

Pablo Valdes

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

37.0

35.0

158.0

158.0

37th

GBR310

FD

04

Chris Nichol

Dawn Macrae

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

36.0

38.0

160.0

160.0

38th

GER40

FD

13

Bernd Schreiber

Carsten Jacob

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNS

34.0

163.0

163.0

39th

GBR373

FD

05

Rosie Pye

Neil Pye

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

34.0

43.0 DNC

163.0

163.0

40th

GER87

FD

15

Hans-Peter Schwarz

Roland Kirst

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

172.0

172.0

40th

MEX125

FD

31

Rodolfo Valdes Garcia

Satiago Ayala Cortina

43.0 DNF

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

172.0

172.0

40th

NED5

FD

33

Fred Schaaf

Klaas van der Spek

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

43.0 DNC

172.0

172.0

 


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