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PredictWind.com 2014

Harken Youth International- Barnes leads; top 8 go to Quarter Finals

by Amber Roberts on 23 Feb 2013
Scott Barnes (RNZYS) Ivor Wilkins/Offshore Images http://www.offshoreimages.com/

Scott Barnes (RNZYS) stole the lead from his previous first equal place holder Sam Gilmour (RFBYC) after 4 impressive wins today to take the top spot with 12 wins and only 1 loss at the completion of the Round Robin.

Second overall Gilmour added 2 more wins taking his total to 10 wins and 3 losses. One of Gilmour’s losses came at the hands of the all-female crew helmed by Claudia Pierce (KIYC); Pierce led the race until after the top mark rounding, jibing and sailing into a big hole which Gilmour sailed around. Pierce managed to salvage the lead to cross the line by just 1 second. This result boosts Pierce to third equal and fourth on count back.

Gilmour’s only other loss of the day was to Adam Middleton (RPNYC). Middleton also has 9 wins placing him equal to Pierce, but third on count back as Middleton beat Pierce in Flight 16 by 1 minute 37 seconds. Middleton commented, 'We were more confident with the increase in pressure from yesterday'. 'The crew really stepped up and rose to the conditions; particularly with today’s tougher competition.'

Next overall in fifth place is Charlie Lalumiere (PYC) who added another 2 wins and 1 loss.

Malcolm Parker (RPAYC) had a hard afternoon on the water with 3 losses to top ranked Barnes, Hannah Osbourne (RNZYS) and George Anyon (BBYC), sliding him down the leader board to sixth spot overall. His win over fellow club mate Stephanie Doyle gives him the point he needed to take him one point clear ahead of the next four teams that are locked on 6 wins overall.

With only the top 8 teams going through to tomorrow’s quarter finals, the 4 skippers tied on 6 wins are Christophe Killian (BYC), Osbourne, Anyon and Will Holz (CYC). The four way tie is broken in favour of Killian who took wins over all the other three tied skippers.

Rounding off the top 8 a success story of the day is Osbourne and her all-female crew who were successful in winning their all their 3 races today. One of the races was a real nail biter against Richard Minielly (RVYC), with Osbourne taking the win by just 2 seconds. Osbourne commented 'We had a much better day today; we knew we had to win the 3 races and I’m really happy with my team and looking forward to racing tomorrow'. Despite the loss and unable to secure a win throughout the series, Minielly commented that this race with Osbourne was his closest of the day and the best yet.

Narrowly missing out on the top 8 is Anyon, Holz and Nick Howe (RSYS), who was yesterday deducted half a point for the damage caused by catching his keel on the anchor chain of the RNZYS Committee Boat.

Hampus Appelgren (KSSS) had 2 wins from 2 losses today, bringing his total to 4 points and 12th place overall for the series.

The second RPAYC team helmed by Stephanie Doyle had 3 losses and 1 win today. When commenting about her day on the water and with a smile on her face, Doyle said 'In my race against Barnes, I led in the pre-start and across the line, and then we sailed into a massive hole left by a cruise ship!'

Due to lack of wind this morning, racing was again delayed. The Race Committee and competitors headed down to the Mechanics Bay area, nearer the harbour entrance, in search of breeze. PRO Megan Kensington said 'Once the sea breeze filled in we completed Flight 14, then the breeze died and did a 60 degree shift. It was great though to complete the Round Robin and we look forward to a great day tomorrow'.

Racing is scheduled to commence at 10am tomorrow with the top 8 teams into the Quarter Finals and Prizegiving is scheduled for approximately 4pm at the conclusion of racing.



At the conclusion of Day 3 and 19 flights completed the point’s table looks like this:

Points Table (wins/losses/sailed)
Scott Barnes – Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) 12/1/13
Sam Gilmour – Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club (RFBYC) 10/3/13
Adam Middleton – Royal Port Nicholson Yacht Club (RPNYC) 9/4/13
Claudia Pierce – Kawau Island Yacht Club (KIYC) 9/4/13
Charlie Lalumiere – Portland Yacht Club (PYC) 8/5/13
Malcolm Parker – Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) 7/6/13
Christophe Killian – Balboa Yacht Club BYC) 6/7/13
Hannah Osborne – Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (RNZYS) 6/7/13
George Anyon – Bucklands Beach Yacht Club (BBYC) 6/7/13
Will Holz – Chicago Yacht Club (CYC) 6/7/13
Nick Howe – Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (RSYS) 4.5/8/13
Hampus Appelgren – Royal Swedish Yacht Club (KSSS) 4/9/13
Stephanie Doyle – Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) 3/10/13
Richard Minielly – Royal Vancouver Yacht Club (RVYC) 0/13/13

Today's Results

Flight Fourteen
Doyle beat Anyon 26s
Appelgren beat Minielly by 1m 36s
Holz beat Howe by 17s
Pierce beat Gilmour by 1s
Barnes beat Parker by 2m9s
Flight Fifteen
Killian beat Doyle by 40s
Middleton beat Holz by 23s
Barnes beat Minielly by 1m39s
Pierce beat Lalumiere by 51s
Gilmour beat Howe by 49s
Flight Sixteen
Anyon beat Appelgren by 22s
Osborne beat Parker by 1m
Middleton beat Pierce by 1m 37s
Barnes beat Killian by 24s
Gilmour beat Holz by 2 s
Flight Seventeen
Parker beat Doyle by 4s
Howe beat Appelgren by 1s
Lalumiere beat Minielly by 53s
Osborne beat Anyon by 10s
Pierce by Holz by 1m 41s
Flight Eighteen
Anyon beat Parker by 10s
Appelgren beat Killian by 40s
Lalumiere beat Howe by 10s
Osborne beat Minielly by 2s
Barnes beat Doyle by 54s
Flight Nineteen
Middleton beat Gilmour by 2m 9s





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