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Hyeres World Cup- Kiwis lead but Outteridge Jensen back in 49er fray

by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team on 22 Apr 2014
ISAF Sailing World Cup, Melbourne Day 5 Outteridge and Jensen (49er) © Richard Gladwell http://www.richardgladwell.com
Very talented New Zealander sailor Peter Burling was one of the youngest ever Olympic sailing competitors when he sailed 470 in Qingdao.

After that campaign, he took over the helm, teamed up with World Splash Champion Blair Tuke, and they switched to the 49er skiff, becoming training partners to Australia's Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen, who brought them up to speed quickly. The Kiwis took the Silver medal in London 2012 behind the Australian Gold medallists.

Since then Outteridge and Jensen have been otherwise engaged with the Artemis America’s Cup team and the Kiwis have been racking up the results. The Australian return to the 49er fray has been much anticipated but they stayed away from the World Sailing Cup in Mallorca.


In Palma, Burling and Tuke, the 2013 49er World Champions dominated ahead of the Danish team of Qingdao 2008 Gold medallist Jonas Warrer and London 2012 Bronze medallist Peter Lang.

Sail-World caught up with Outteridge and Jensen in the Hyeres boat park today.

Outteridge explained ‘We’ve been training hard in Australia. For us it was better than going to Palma.

‘We didn’t do a whole lot of training over summer so that was our chance to get in the training with the Australian squad that we needed to do before coming to Europe. Racing is always good but there is no point showing up if you are not ready and now we have done those few weeks back in Australia I think we are ready for this one.


‘We did a couple of training races with them in the last few days with Pete and Blair and a lot of the teams. It was good to do a start with more than three or four boats. We have only really had time for three days on the water here this event is our first hit-out for the season and then we have got the Europeans in July and the Worlds in September.

Iain 'Goobs' Jensen ‘Its s good to be back on the circuit. We did Sail Melbourne but we haven’t raced against a lot of these guys since the worlds last year.

‘We went into the Worlds with only six or seven days in the boat since London 2012. By contrast we have put a bit of effort in so hopefully we can get a decent result.’

Today, sailing in the fleet Outteridge and Jensen scored a 9,2,5, with the drop they are fourth overall, while in the other fleet, their Kiwi rivals scored a first up 16th, then repaired the situation with two bullets to lead the series.

Second overall is GBR's Dylan Fletcher and Alain Sign with a 1,3,3 and third is Spain's Diego Botín and Pablo Turrado

Interesting times ahead...

ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - Overall

49er Men

Pos

Nation

Sail Number

Crew

Race

Points

1

2

3

Total

Net

1

NZL

NZL1

Peter Burling

Blair Tuke

(16)

1

1

18.00

2.00

2

GBR

GBR4

Dylan Fletcher

Alain Sign

1

(3)

3

7.00

4.00

3

ESP

ESP900

Diego Botín

Pablo Turrado

(6)

1

4

11.00

5.00

4

AUS

AUS5

Nathan Outteridge

Iain Jensen

(9)

2

5

16.00

7.00

5

SWE

SWE16

Carl P Sylvan

Otto Hamel

6

(11)

2

19.00

8.00

6

ITA

ITA26

Ruggero Tita

Giacomo Cavalli

(35)

2

6

43.00

8.00

7

ARG

ARG133

Yago Lange

Klaus Lange

3

5

(6)

14.00

8.00

8

FRA

FRA 3

Manu Dyen

Stéphane Christidis

4

4

(9)

17.00

8.00

9

POL

POL52

Tomasz Januszewski

Jacek Nowak

2

7

(10)

19.00

9.00

10

IRL

IRL99

Ryan Seaton

Matthew Mcgovern

3

6

(7)

16.00

9.00

11

NZL

NZL 2

Marcus Hansen

Josh Porebski

5

4

(16)

25.00

9.00

12

ESP

ESP161

Carlos Robles

Dani Codina

7

3

(41)
UFD

51.00

10.00

13

CRO

CRO13

Pavle Kostov

Petar Cupac

(14)

10

1

25.00

11.00

14

FRA

FRA6

Julien D'ortoli

Noé Delpech

10

(22)

2

34.00

12.00

15

AUT

AUT84

Nico Delle - Karth

Nikolaus Resch

2

11

(20)

33.00

13.00

16

GBR

GBR98

David Evans

Edward Powys

(17)

10

3

30.00

13.00

17

GBR

GBR10

John Pink

Stuart Bithell

5

(8)

8

21.00

13.00

18

GER

GER12

Erik Heil

Thomas Plößel

(41)
UFD

6

7

54.00

13.00

19

FIN

FIN49

Lauri Lehtinen

Miikka Pennanen

9

(14)

5

28.00

14.00

20

RUS

RUS281

Pavel Kalynchev

Pavel Karachov

(23)

12

4

39.00

16.00

21

GBR

GBR77

Stephen Morrison

Chris Grube

(16)

7

9

32.00

16.00

22

ESP

ESP 8

Federico Alonso Tellechea

Arturo Alonso Tellechea

7

9

(15)

31.00

16.00

23

AUS

AUS91

David Gilmour

Rhys Mara

(20)

8

12

40.00

20.00

24

BEL

BEL777

Yannick Lefèbvre

Matthieu Janssens

8

14

(17)

39.00

22.00

25

DEN

DEN30

Jonas Warrer

Peter Lang

(20)

9

13

42.00

22.00

26

ESP

ESP32

Carlos Paz

Anton Paz Blanco

1

22

(31)

54.00

23.00

27

SWE

SWE21

Fritiof Hedström

Niclas Düring

4

(41)
UFD

19

64.00

23.00

28

FRA

FRA144

Kévin Fischer

Marc Mallaret

12

(13)

11

36.00

23.00

29

GBR

GBR114

Nic Asher

Fynn Sterritt

11

12

(18)

41.00

23.00

30

FRA

FRA14

Mathieu Frei

Thibault JULIEN

11

(29)

14

54.00

25.00

31

BRA

BRA332

Marco Soffiatti Grael

Gabriel Borges

12

13

(30)

55.00

25.00

32

NED

NED927

Remy Oomens

Bart de Haan

8

(33)

18

59.00

26.00

33

GER

GER216

Jan Hauke Erichsen

Max Lutz

13

(41)
DNF

13

67.00

26.00

34

GER

GER911

Frithjof Schwerdt

Sebastian Wiedemann

10

(20)

17

47.00

27.00

35

USA

USA150

Bradley Funk

Trevor Burd

(36)

17

12

65.00

29.00

36

NZL

NZL117

Ben Goodwin

Sam Bullock

14

16

(30)

60.00

30.00

37

ITA

ITA969

Stefano Cherin

Andrea Tesei

15

15

(19)

49.00

30.00

38

AUT

AUT192

Benjamin Bildstein

David Hussl

(26)

21

10

57.00

31.00

39

POL

POL107

Przemek Filipowicz

Jacek Piasecki

18

(34)

14

66.00

32.00

40

SWE

SWE131

Gustav Petterson

Marcus Anjemark

17

15

(24)

56.00

32.00

41

USA

USA 31

Trevor Moore

Cooper Dressler

19

(21)

15

55.00

34.00

42

ITA

ITA444

Luca Dubbini

Roberto Dubbini

15

19

(23)

57.00

34.00

43

POR

POR27

Jorge Lima

José Costa

30

5

(41)
UFD

76.00

35.00

44

JPN

JPN81

Yukio Makino

Kenji Takahashi

13

23

(24)

60.00

36.00

45

DEN

DEN132

Mads Stephensen Lübeck

Christian Stephensen Lübeck

19

17

(27)

63.00

36.00

46

GER

GER 55

Justus Schmidt

Max Boehme

(23)

16

21

60.00

37.00

47

BRA

BRA300

Dante Bianchi

Thomas Low-Beer

18

19

(36)

73.00

37.00

48

ARG

ARG767

Gaston Cheb Terrab

Nicolas Aragones

(27)

20

22

69.00

42.00

49

POL

POL42

Lukasz Przybytek

Pawel Kolodzinski

(29)

18

26

73.00

44.00

50

GBR

GBR118

Henry Lloyd Williams

Samuel Batten

(41)
UFD

18

26

85.00

44.00

51

DEN

DEN11

Niels Joachim Gormsen

Christian Christfort Gormsen

(26)

24

21

71.00

45.00

52

ARG

ARG172

Mario Segers

Tomás Wagmaister

21

24

(25)

70.00

45.00

53

ITA

ITA140

Andrea Savio

Alessandro Savio

22

23

(36)

81.00

45.00

54

GBR

GBR360

Jack Hawkins

Christopher Thomas

25

(41)
UFD

22

88.00

47.00

55

GER

GER779

Philipp Müller

Kilian Holzapfel

22

25

(27)

74.00

47.00

56

GBR

GBR848

Alex Tobutt

Stuart Appleby

21

27

(28)

76.00

48.00

57

SWE

SWE500

Victor Bergstr?m

Victor Vasternas

(41)
DNF

41
DNF

8

90.00

49.00

58

CAN

CAN709

Jon Ladha

Justin Barnes

27

(35)

23

85.00

50.00

59

BEL

BEL314

Levi Slap

Tom Pelsmaekers

(32)

31

20

83.00

51.00

60

ESP

ESP800

Víctor Payá

Alvaro Del Arco

25

26

(33)

84.00

51.00

61

ITA

ITA23

Jacopo Plazzi

Umberto Molineris

37

(41)
UFD

16

94.00

53.00

62

POR

POR15

Francisco Rebello De Andrade

João Rosa

(39)

28

25

92.00

53.00

63

RUS

RUS636

Yan Chekh

Ivan Zotov

24

30

(35)

89.00

54.00

64

FRA

FRA855

Emile Amoros

Brewal Nael

24

31

(37)

92.00

55.00

65

SUI

SUI257

Victor Casas

Bryan Mettraux

29

27

(34)

90.00

56.00

66

ITA

ITA187

Uberto Crivelli Visconti

Brando Baccheschi Berti

(41)
DNF

28

29

98.00

57.00

67

FRA

FRA755

Simon Bertheau

Yann Jauvin

(34)

26

32

92.00

58.00

68

FRA

FRA18

Gabriel SKOCZEK

Scotto di fasano sébastien

30

(35)

28

93.00

58.00

69

CAN

CAN311

John Ferguson

Arthur Ferguson

31

(34)

29

94.00

60.00

70

USA

USA808

Thomas Barrows, III

Joseph Morris

(33)

29

32

94.00

61.00

71

GBR

GBR600

Rory Hunter

Neil Hunter

32

30

(35)

97.00

62.00

72

RUS

RUS125

Konstantin Nosov

Alexander Gaydaenko

31

(33)

31

95.00

62.00

73

DEN

DEN813

Frederik Rask

Nikolaj Hoffmann Buhl

(33)

32

33

98.00

65.00

74

CHI

CHI1216

Benjamin Grez Ahrens

Cristóbal Grez Ahrens

35

32

(38)

105.00

67.00

75

RUS

RUS136

Denis Shcheeglov

Nikolay Chernikov

28

(41)
DNS

41
DNC

110.00

69.00

76

SWE

SWE169

James Olsson

Hannes Westberg

(38)

36

34

108.00

70.00

77

DEN

DEN120

Rasmus Knudsen

Anders Johansen

34

36

(39)

109.00

70.00

78

DEN

DEN711

Frederik Just Melson

Mathias Livbjerg

(41)
DNS

41
DNS

40

122.00

81.00

79

DEN

DEN260

Mathias Lehm Sletten

Martin Fruergaard

(41)
DNC

41
DNC

41
DNC

123.00

82.00

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