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IFDS Worlds - Hot competition on first day of racing

'2.4mR rounding the mark'    © Jude Robertson

Sunny skies and shifty wind conditions were part of the story of the first day of racing at the High Liner IFDS Worlds 2014 at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax, Nova Scotia. All three classes raced twice on Tuesday with some drama focused on the 2.4 mR course where 48 competitors have to fight for the favoured spot to cross over the start line. A number of competitors were given a black flag on the third recall and several high performers were caught up and now sit far back in the fleet.

In the lead in the 2.4 mR class after two races is Heiko Kroeger of Germany followed by Kevin Cantin of France and Helena Lucas of Great Britain. Canadian Bruce Miller is in fourth position.

On the SKUD-18 course, the Italian team of Marco Guadalandris and Marta Zanetti are tied for first place with Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch of Australia, the gold medal winners from the 2012 London Paralympics. The British team of Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell are next and Canadians John McRoberts and Jackie Gay are just one point behind.

Sonar class -  © Jude Robertson  

In the Sonar competition, GBR-1 is in first place. Canadian Paul Tingley whose hometown is Halifax and his two teammates are in second place after the two races today and the US team of Rick Doerr, Hugh Freund and Tim Angle are in the third place spot.

The international jury lead by Pat Healey of the United States spent several hours hearing seven protests that came out of today's racing.

The weather outlook for the week is for continued fair conditions with light winds forecast for the next couple of days. Principal Race Officer Rob Williams said he would prefer to see the normal southwest breezes that are common in Nova Scotia as the northerlies over the past few days have made it harder to set up race courses and less predictable sailing conditions for the competitors.

Two races are planned for each class until Saturday. A final championship race is in the plan for Sunday.






Results

Highliner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014

Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

Sonar Day 1 Final

Overall

Sailed: 2, Discards: 0, To count: 2, Entries: 18, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Bow Number Sail Number Helm Crew 1 Crew 2 Country R1 R2 Total Nett
1st 30 GBR 1 John Robertson Hannah Stodel Steve Thomas Great Britain 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0
2nd 24 CAN 835 Paul Tingley Scott Lutes Logan Campbell Canada 3.0 4.0 7.0 7.0
3rd 23 USA 1 Rick Doerr Hugh Freund Tim Angle United States 4.0 6.0 10.0 10.0
4th 29 AUS 1 Colin Harrison Jonathan Harris Russell Boaden Australia 10.0 2.0 12.0 12.0
5th 36 ISR 1 Arnon Efrati Dror Cohen Shimon Ben-Yakov Israel 5.0 11.0 16.0 16.0
6th 32 IRL 694 John Twomey Ian Costelloe Austin O'Carroll Ireland 2.0 15.0 17.0 17.0
7th 33 GRE 1 Vasileios Christoforou Theodoros Alexas Anargiro Notarogloun Greece 7.0 10.0 17.0 17.0
8th 37 NOR 1 Aleksander Wang-Hansen Marie Solberg Per Eugen Kristiansen Norway 9.0 9.0 18.0 18.0
9th 27 ITA 720 Cristiano D'Agaro Fabrizio Solazzo Gianbacchisio Pira Italy 6.0 14.0 20.0 20.0
10th 38 ESP 1 Paco Llobet Baccells Hectot Alvarez Garcia Manuel Gimeno Ugarte Spain 12.0 8.0 20.0 20.0
11th 21 GBR 747 Craig Wood Steve Palmer Edward Suckling Great Britain 8.0 12.0 20.0 20.0
12th 22 USA 810 Andrew Fisher Bradley Johnson Michael Hersey United States 19.0 BFD 3.0 22.0 22.0
13th 39 FRA 840 Bruno Jourdren Nicolas Vimont-Vicary Eric Flageul France 19.0 BFD 5.0 24.0 24.0
14th 26 GER 11 Jens Kroker Robert Prem Siegmund Mainka Germany 19.0 BFD 7.0 26.0 26.0
15th 31 JPN 3 Shinya Yamamoto Junichi Ohnumao Noriaki Nishino Japan 11.0 16.0 27.0 27.0
16th 35 ISV 3 David Flaherty Robert Blackwell Jim Kerr US Virgin Islands 13.0 18.0 31.0 31.0
17th 34 AUS 834 Jamie Dunross Robert Cridge Francis Gaudin Australia 14.0 17.0 31.0 31.0
18th 25 NZL 1 Richard Dodson David Barnes Andrew May New Zealand 19.0 DSQ 13.0 32.0 32.0



Highliner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014

Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

2.4mR Day 1 Final

Overall

Sailed: 2, Discards: 0, To count: 2, Entries: 49, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Bow Number Sail Number Helm Country R1 R2 Total Nett
1st 12 GER 1 Heiko Kroeger Germany 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0
2nd 17 FRA 5 Kevin Cantin France 5.0 1.0 6.0 6.0
3rd 08 GBR 75 Helena Lucas Great Britain 2.0 6.0 8.0 8.0
4th 51 CAN 39 Bruce Millar Canada 3.0 7.0 10.0 10.0
5th 11 NOR 1 Bjørnar Erikstad Norway 6.0 12.0 18.0 18.0
6th 18 PUR 14 Julio Reguero United States 16.0 4.0 20.0 20.0
7th 40 NZL 92 Brett Willcock New Zealand 11.0 9.0 20.0 20.0
8th 49 USA 88 John Ruf United States 9.0 11.0 20.0 20.0
9th 30 GBR 3 Will Street Great Britain 13.0 8.0 21.0 21.0
10th 33 USA 145 Ted Green United States 17.0 10.0 27.0 27.0
11th 10 GBR 113 John Brooker Great Britain 8.0 20.0 28.0 28.0
12th 22 AUS 36 Matthew Bugg Australia 7.0 22.0 29.0 29.0
13th 34 FIN 173 Niko Salomaa Finland 14.0 17.0 31.0 31.0
14th 13 GBR 142 Carol Dugdale Great Britain 20.0 13.0 33.0 33.0
15th 09 AUT 1 Sven Reiger Austria 15.0 24.0 39.0 39.0
16th 32 ESP 7 Antonio Maestre Hernandez Spain 10.0 30.0 40.0 40.0
17th 31 ESP 509 Rafael Andarias Buigues Spain 19.0 25.0 44.0 44.0
18th 37 RUS 4 Nikolai Uliashev Russia 21.0 23.0 44.0 44.0
19th 38 ESP 15 Arturo Montes Vorcy Spain 23.0 26.0 49.0 49.0
20th 06 POL 7 Piotr Nowak Poland 12.0 38.0 50.0 50.0
21st 16 FRA 13 Damien Seguin France 50.0 BFD 2.0 52.0 52.0
22nd 05 USA 142 Charles Rosenfield United States 24.0 28.0 52.0 52.0
23rd 14 NED 1 Barend Kol The Netherlands 4.0 50.0 DSQ 54.0 54.0
24th 01 GBR 141 Megan Pascoe Great Britain 50.0 BFD 5.0 55.0 55.0
25th 46 ARG 3 Matias Paillot Argentina 18.0 39.0 57.0 57.0
26th 19 BRA 837 Antonio Santa Rosa Brazil 26.0 34.0 60.0 60.0
27th 04 CAN 19 Siobhan MacDonald Canada 29.0 31.0 60.0 60.0
28th 27 CAN 88 Aaron Wong-Sing Canada 28.0 33.0 61.0 61.0
29th 39 ESP 16 Borja Melgarejo Spain 27.0 36.0 63.0 63.0
30th 25 CZE 7 Daniel Bína Czech Republic 50.0 BFD 14.0 64.0 64.0
31st 15 GER 44 Lasse Klötzing Germany 50.0 BFD 15.0 65.0 65.0
32nd 23 CAN 18 Audrey Kobayashi Canada 33.0 32.0 65.0 65.0
33rd 21 AUS 38 Neil Patterson Australia 50.0 BFD 16.0 66.0 66.0
34th 02 USA 165 Daniel Evans United States 50.0 RET 18.0 68.0 68.0
35th 52 ITA 104 Antonio Squizzato Italy 50.0 BFD 19.0 69.0 69.0
36th 03 USA 118 Tim Ripley United States 50.0 DNE 21.0 71.0 71.0
37th 07 ISV 1 Antonio Sanpere US Virgin Islands 34.0 37.0 71.0 71.0
38th 26 GBR 124 Jonathan Currell Great Britain 22.0 50.0 DNC 72.0 72.0
39th 45 CAN 22 Peter Eagar Canada 31.0 42.0 73.0 73.0
40th 42 CAN 12 Christine Lavallee Canada 25.0 50.0 DNF 75.0 75.0
41st 44 KOR 1 Yun ByeongHwan South Korea 35.0 40.0 75.0 75.0
42nd 28 USA 160 Kevin Holmberg United States 32.0 44.0 76.0 76.0
43rd 35 NZL 1 Paul Francis New Zealand 50.0 BFD 27.0 77.0 77.0
44th 50 POL 8 Piotr Cichocki Poland 50.0 DNE 29.0 79.0 79.0
45th 29 JPN 1 Masakazu Suto Japan 30.0 50.0 OCS 80.0 80.0
46th 36 RUS 7 Elena Belodedova Russia 50.0 DNE 35.0 85.0 85.0
47th 43 CAN 09 Joseph Gerlinsky Canada 50.0 DNE 41.0 91.0 91.0
48th 24 CAN 7 Stacie Louttit Canada 50.0 DNE 43.0 93.0 93.0
49th 47 ARG 1 Juan Fernandez Ocampo Argentina 50.0 DNE 50.0 DSQ 100.0 100.0



Highliner Foods IFDS Worlds 2014

Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

2.4mR Day 1 Provisional

Overall

Sailed: 2, Discards: 0, To count: 2, Entries: 49, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Bow Number Sail Number Helm Country R1 R2 Total Nett
1st 12 GER 1 Heiko Kroeger Germany 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0
2nd 17 FRA 5 Kevin Cantin France 5.0 1.0 6.0 6.0
3rd 08 GBR 75 Helena Lucas Great Britain 2.0 6.0 8.0 8.0
4th 51 CAN 39 Bruce Millar Canada 3.0 7.0 10.0 10.0
5th 11 NOR 1 Bjørnar Erikstad Norway 6.0 12.0 18.0 18.0
6th 18 PUR 14 Julio Reguero United States 16.0 4.0 20.0 20.0
7th 40 NZL 92 Brett Willcock New Zealand 11.0 9.0 20.0 20.0
8th 49 USA 88 John Ruf United States 9.0 11.0 20.0 20.0
9th 30 GBR 3 Will Street Great Britain 13.0 8.0 21.0 21.0
10th 33 USA 145 Ted Green United States 17.0 10.0 27.0 27.0
11th 10 GBR 113 John Brooker Great Britain 8.0 21.0 29.0 29.0
12th 22 AUS 36 Matthew Bugg Australia 7.0 23.0 30.0 30.0
13th 34 FIN 173 Niko Salomaa Finland 14.0 18.0 32.0 32.0
14th 13 GBR 142 Carol Dugdale Great Britain 20.0 13.0 33.0 33.0
15th 09 AUT 1 Sven Reiger Austria 15.0 25.0 40.0 40.0
16th 32 ESP 7 Antonio Maestre Hernandez Spain 10.0 31.0 41.0 41.0
17th 31 ESP 509 Rafael Andarias Buigues Spain 19.0 26.0 45.0 45.0
18th 37 RUS 4 Nikolai Uliashev Russia 21.0 24.0 45.0 45.0
19th 38 ESP 15 Arturo Montes Vorcy Spain 23.0 27.0 50.0 50.0
20th 06 POL 7 Piotr Nowak Poland 12.0 39.0 51.0 51.0
21st 16 FRA 13 Damien Seguin France 50.0 BFD 2.0 52.0 52.0
22nd 05 USA 142 Charles Rosenfield United States 24.0 29.0 53.0 53.0
23rd 14 NED 1 Barend Kol The Netherlands 4.0 50.0 DSQ 54.0 54.0
24th 01 GBR 141 Megan Pascoe Great Britain 50.0 BFD 5.0 55.0 55.0
25th 46 ARG 3 Matias Paillot Argentina 18.0 40.0 58.0 58.0
26th 19 BRA 837 Antonio Santa Rosa Brazil 26.0 35.0 61.0 61.0
27th 04 CAN 19 Siobhan MacDonald Canada 29.0 32.0 61.0 61.0
28th 27 CAN 88 Aaron Wong-Sing Canada 28.0 34.0 62.0 62.0
29th 25 CZE 7 Daniel Bína Czech Republic 50.0 BFD 14.0 64.0 64.0
30th 39 ESP 16 Borja Melgarejo Spain 27.0 37.0 64.0 64.0
31st 15 GER 44 Lasse Klötzing Germany 50.0 BFD 15.0 65.0 65.0
32nd 47 ARG 1 Juan Fernandez Ocampo Argentina 50.0 DNE 16.0 66.0 66.0
33rd 23 CAN 18 Audrey Kobayashi Canada 33.0 33.0 66.0 66.0
34th 21 AUS 38 Neil Patterson Australia 50.0 BFD 17.0 67.0 67.0
35th 02 USA 165 Daniel Evans United States 50.0 RET 19.0 69.0 69.0
36th 52 ITA 104 Antonio Squizzato Italy 50.0 BFD 20.0 70.0 70.0
37th 03 USA 118 Tim Ripley United States 50.0 DNE 22.0 72.0 72.0
38th 26 GBR 124 Jonathan Currell Great Britain 22.0 50.0 DNC 72.0 72.0
39th 07 ISV 1 Antonio Sanpere US Virgin Islands 34.0 38.0 72.0 72.0
40th 45 CAN 22 Peter Eagar Canada 31.0 43.0 74.0 74.0
41st 42 CAN 12 Christine Lavallee Canada 25.0 50.0 DNF 75.0 75.0
42nd 44 KOR 1 Yun ByeongHwan South Korea 35.0 41.0 76.0 76.0
43rd 28 USA 160 Kevin Holmberg United States 32.0 45.0 77.0 77.0
44th 35 NZL 1 Paul Francis New Zealand 50.0 BFD 28.0 78.0 78.0
45th 50 POL 8 Piotr Cichocki Poland 50.0 DNE 30.0 80.0 80.0
46th 29 JPN 1 Masakazu Suto Japan 30.0 50.0 OCS 80.0 80.0
47th 36 RUS 7 Elena Belodedova Russia 50.0 DNE 36.0 86.0 86.0
48th 43 CAN 09 Joseph Gerlinsky Canada 50.0 DNE 42.0 92.0 92.0
49th 24 CAN 7 Stacie Louttit Canada 50.0 DNE 44.0 94.0 94.0


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Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

SKUD 18 Worlds Day One

Overall

Sailed: 2, Discards: 0, To count: 2, Entries: 14, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Bow Number Sail Number HelmName CrewName country R1 R2 Total Nett
1st 08 ITA 054 Marco Gualandris Marta Zanetti Italy 3.0 1.0 4.0 4.0
2nd 10 AUS 047 Daniel Fitzgibbon Liesl Tesch Australia 1.0 3.0 4.0 4.0
3rd 01 GBR 057 Alexandra Rickham Niki Birrell Great Britain 2.0 4.0 6.0 6.0
4th 05 CAN 058 John McRoberts Jackie Gay Canada 5.0 2.0 7.0 7.0
5th 06 NED 070 Vera Voorbach Jan Rein van Essenveld The Netherlands 6.0 5.0 11.0 11.0
6th 03 USA 004 Ryan Porteous Cindy Walker United States 4.0 9.0 13.0 13.0
7th 02 USA 074 Sarah Everhart Skeels Gerard Tiernan United States 7.0 7.0 14.0 14.0
8th 12 NZL 048 Tim Dempsey Gemma Fletcher New Zealand 12.0 6.0 18.0 18.0
9th 15 AUS 044 Brett Pearce Amethyst Barnbrook Australia 10.0 8.0 18.0 18.0
10th 14 ISR 001 Hagar Zahavi Moshe Zahavi Israel 9.0 12.0 21.0 21.0
11th 07 NED 069 Rolf Schrama Sandra Nap The Netherlands 11.0 10.0 21.0 21.0
12th 13 ESP 41 Sergio Roig Violeta Del Reino Spain 8.0 15.0 DNF 23.0 23.0
13th 04 AUS 055 Peter Beard Rachael Cox Australia 13.0 11.0 24.0 24.0
14th 11 POL 049 Andrzej Bury Olga Gornas-Grudzien Poland 14.0 13.0 27.0 27.0

R1

Start: Start 1, Finishes: Place
Rank Bow Number Sail Number HelmName CrewName country Place Points
1 10 AUS 047 Daniel Fitzgibbon Liesl Tesch Australia 1 1.0
2 01 GBR 057 Alexandra Rickham Niki Birrell Great Britain 2 2.0
3 08 ITA 054 Marco Gualandris Marta Zanetti Italy 3 3.0
4 03 USA 004 Ryan Porteous Cindy Walker United States 4 4.0
5 05 CAN 058 John McRoberts Jackie Gay Canada 5 5.0
6 06 NED 070 Vera Voorbach Jan Rein van Essenveld The Netherlands 6 6.0
7 02 USA 074 Sarah Everhart Skeels Gerard Tiernan United States 7 7.0
8 13 ESP 41 Sergio Roig Violeta Del Reino Spain 8 8.0
9 14 ISR 001 Hagar Zahavi Moshe Zahavi Israel 9 9.0
10 15 AUS 044 Brett Pearce Amethyst Barnbrook Australia 10 10.0
11 07 NED 069 Rolf Schrama Sandra Nap The Netherlands 11 11.0
12 12 NZL 048 Tim Dempsey Gemma Fletcher New Zealand 12 12.0
13 04 AUS 055 Peter Beard Rachael Cox Australia 13 13.0
14 11 POL 049 Andrzej Bury Olga Gornas-Grudzien Poland 14 14.0

R2

Start: Start 1, Finishes: Place
Rank Bow Number Sail Number HelmName CrewName country Place Points
1 08 ITA 054 Marco Gualandris Marta Zanetti Italy 1 1.0
2 05 CAN 058 John McRoberts Jackie Gay Canada 2 2.0
3 10 AUS 047 Daniel Fitzgibbon Liesl Tesch Australia 3 3.0
4 01 GBR 057 Alexandra Rickham Niki Birrell Great Britain 4 4.0
5 06 NED 070 Vera Voorbach Jan Rein van Essenveld The Netherlands 5 5.0
6 12 NZL 048 Tim Dempsey Gemma Fletcher New Zealand 6 6.0
7 02 USA 074 Sarah Everhart Skeels Gerard Tiernan United States 7 7.0
8 15 AUS 044 Brett Pearce Amethyst Barnbrook Australia 8 8.0
9 03 USA 004 Ryan Porteous Cindy Walker United States 9 9.0
10 07 NED 069 Rolf Schrama Sandra Nap The Netherlands 10 10.0
11 04 AUS 055 Peter Beard Rachael Cox Australia 11 11.0
12 14 ISR 001 Hagar Zahavi Moshe Zahavi Israel 12 12.0
13 11 POL 049 Andrzej Bury Olga Gornas-Grudzien Poland 13 13.0
14 13 ESP 41 Sergio Roig Violeta Del Reino Spain DNF 15.0








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More than forty five years since his historical circumnavigation, legendary Clipper Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, 75, continues to prove inspirational to adventurers around the globe. Sir Robin, the oldest entrant in the 3,542 mile Route du Rhum, finished third in his Rhum class into La Pointe À Pitre, Guadeloupe. ... [more]  

ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Inspiring the next generation in the UAE
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup – Albeau completes world title hat-trick
Volvo Ocean Race – Team Alvimedica pushing harder
Volvo Ocean Race – ADOR continues to inspire youth
Volvo Ocean Race – Team SCA’s super fan
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final: Abu Dhabi Sailing Instructions published
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Italian 49erFX duo ready for action
St Barth Cata Cup day 3
Volvo Ocean Race: Racing between a Rock and a Hard Place
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 24 Nov 0700 UTC
2014 RC44 Championship Tour trophy – Video highlights
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 1930 UTC
Volvo Ocean Race - Position report at: 23 Nov 0748 UTC
Gladwell's Line: The America's Cup is now Bermuda's Cup? *Feature
VX ONE Winter Series - Norris and Family earn first weekend victory
RC44 Oman Cup - Nika wins and Team Aqua clinch their fourth RC44 title
18ft Skiffs: Club Championship, Cordukes Clubhouse Trophy - Race three
Volvo Ocean Race: On board with Abu Dhabi - torn sail and where to go? *Feature
2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Bermuda shines
2014 Turkey Day Regatta – Day 1
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Delphine Cousin officially world champ   
Volvo Ocean Race: A man's got to do what a man's got to do   
RC44 Championship Tour - A great sailing day on the Gulf of Oman   
Sail-World Team holds first Continental Conference at METS   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Open Formula Kiteboarding event preview   
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet heads into the Southern Ocean + Videos *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Set to be an 'experience of a lifetime'   
America's Cup: Source named in Bermuda venue leak *Feature   
2014 RC44 Oman Cup - Challenging day + Videos   
Volvo Ocean Race: A bumpy, hard driving ride in the Southern Ocean   
EPA punts on renewable fuel standard   
Yates Cup: US supermaxi Rio100 wins first offshore race + Video *Feature   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Men’s title race takes a twist   
RC44 Oman Cup - Consistency hard to come by   
Volvo Ocean Race - Discomfort takes over for Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race - Rapid change for Team SCA   
Viper 640 event at Lake Garda - 22-26th June 2015   
British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?   
GC32 Racing Tour 2015 - Dates and venues   
Class 40-footers to be featured in 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race   


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