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ISAF Match Race Rankings for 12th February 2014


'Canfield Happy To Be The Hunted'    © OnEdition / WMRT    Click Here to view large photo

In the ISAF Match Race Rankings, Taylor Canfield (ISV) and Lucy Macgregor (GBR) commence 2014 at the top of the field.

Taylor Canfield (ISV) begins 2014 like he ended 2013, atop of the Open Match Race Rankings. The US Virgin Islander was crowned ISAF World Match Racing Champion at the Monsoon Cup, the final event of the 2013 Alpari World Match Racing Tour and will be seen as the one to beat throughout 2014.

World number two Ian Williams (GBR) held world number one for 16 consecutive ranking releases prior to Canfield taking it in August 2013 and will want to regain top spot in 2014.

Lower down the rankings, Sam Gilmour (AUS) moves into the top 25 for the first time in his career following a medal rush in December and January. The Australian won the ISAF Grade 3 Kingdom Match Race Qualification regatta in Zallaq, Bahrain in December and followed it up with another victory.

Gilmour finished ahead of Olli-Pekka Lumijärvi (FIN) to take full points from the ISAF Grade 2 Kingdom Match Race. Runner up Lumijärvi moves up two places to world number 30.

Competing on home waters in January at the ISAF Grade 2 Warren Jones International Youth Regatta, Gilmour almost made it a hat trick of wins for the current ranking period but lost out to brother David Gilmour (AUS).

With three strong performances Younger brother Sam moves to world number 25 from world number 33 whilst David Gilmour also hits a personal best, climbing two spots to world number 12.

Despite losing out in the final of the Cleanport Winter Match Race series - Act 3 to Max Trippolt (AUT), Christina Binder (AUT) is one of the biggest movers. In a winner takes all single race final in Izola, Slovenia Trippolt got the better of his compatriot but Binder climbs a mammoth 81 places to world number 89. Trippolt's victory moves him to world number 44

With several ISAF Grade 3, 4 and 5 regattas there is further movement in the Open Rankings.

Lucy MacGregor (GBR)in action during the London 2012 Olympic Sailing Competition -  © Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Lucy Macgregor (GBR), Camilla Ulrikkeholm (DEN) and Anna Kjellberg (SWE) retain the top three spots in the Women's Match Race Rankings.

The trio have held the leading spots collectively since 30 October 2013 whilst Macgregor has been at world number one since 28 August 2013.

Below the top three there are several shifts in position as sailors lose regattas off their points total based on the 24-month rolling system.

The next scheduled Women's Match Racing event is the ISAF Grade 3 Marinassess Women's Match Racing Regatta set to be held in Sydney, Australia from 1-2 March 2014.

Match racing - Open - Wednesday 12 February 2014

Pos 

Name

Country 

Crew

Events 

Previous 

Best

Points

1

Taylor Canfield

ISV

 

8

1

1

11353

2

Ian Williams

GBR

 

8

2

1

11015

3

Bjorn Hansen

SWE

 

8

3

2

10492

4

Philip Robertson

NZL

 

8

4

4

10407

5

Mathieu Richard

FRA

 

7

5

1

10054

6

Keith Swinton

AUS

 

8

6

3

9799

7

Nicolai Sehested

DEN

 

8

7

6

9602

8

Przemek Tarnacki

POL

 

8

9

8

9011

9

Eric Monnin

SUI

 

8

10

9

8965

10

Pierre-antoine Morvan

FRA

 

8

11

3

8960

11

Staffan Lindberg

FIN

 

8

12

5

8906

12

David Gilmour

AUS

 

8

14

12

8830

13

Joachim Aschenbrenner

DEN

 

8

13

13

8785

14

Johnie Berntsson

SWE

 

8

15

6

8676

15

Reuben Corbett

NZL

 

8

16

10

8423

16

Simone Ferrarese

ITA

 

8

8

8

8233

17

Marek Stanczyk

POL

 

8

17

13

8180

18

Viktor Ogeman

SWE

 

8

18

18

8154

19

Adam Minoprio

NZL

 

7

19

1

7987

20

William Tiller

NZL

 

8

27

5

7966

21

Mati Sepp

EST

 

8

20

18

7946

22

Chris Steele

NZL

 

8

22

22

7751

23

Donald Wilson

USA

 

8

21

21

7638

24

Sergey Musikhin

RUS

 

8

23

20

7492

25

Sam Gilmour

AUS

 

8

33

25

7350

 

Click here for the full rankings list

 

Match racing - Women - Wednesday 12 February 2014

Pos

Name

Country

Crew

Events

Previous

Best

Points

1

Lucy Macgregor

GBR

Annie Lush
Kate Macgregor

8

1

1

9131

2

Camilla Ulrikkeholm

DEN

Louise Ulrikkeholm
Josefine Boel Rasmussen
Joan Hansen
Trine Palludan

8

2

1

8886

3

Anna Kjellberg

SWE

Malin Källström
Karin Almquist
Johanna Larsson
Linnéa Wennergren
Annie Wennergren
Linda Härsjö
Martin Krite

8

3

3

7140

4

Ekaterina Skudina

RUS

Ekaterina Chashchina
Tatiana Lartseva
Silke Hahlbrock
Elena Syuzeva
Vera Dubina
Elena Vorobeva

7

5

2

6349

5

Lotte Meldgaard Pedersen

DEN

Susanne Boidin
Tina Schmidt

8

4

1

6327

6

Stephanie Roble

USA

Maggie Shea
Darby Smith

7

6

5

6241

7

Alexa Bezel

SUI

Corinne Meyer
Manon Kivell
Romy Hasler
Laurane Mettraux

8

7

6

5407

8

Claire Leroy

FRA

Marie Riou
Elodie Bertrand

5

8

1

5124

9

Julie Bossard

FRA

 

6

10

3

4857

10

Tamara Echegoyen

ESP

Mariana Lobato
Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos
Sofia Toro
Angela Pumariega

5

9

4

4512

11

Caroline Sylvan

SWE

 

6

11

11

4080

12

Noora Tams

FIN

 

8

13

12

3897

13

Anna Tunnicliffe

USA

Deborah Capozzi
Molly O'bryan Vandemoer

4

12

1

3772

14

Claudia Pierce

NZL

Aimee Famularo
Paige Maree Cook
Janelle Peat
Hannah Louise Osborne

6

14

14

3726

15

Milly Bennett

AUS

 

6

19

15

3232

16

Olivia Price

AUS

Nina Curtis
Lucinda Whitty

4

15

4

3210

17

Juliana Senfft

BRA

 

7

17

11

3030

18

Sally Barkow

USA

Elizabeth Kratzig Burnham
Alana O'reilly

5

18

3

2761

19

Anne-claire Le Berre

FRA

Alice Ponsar
Myrtille Ponge

5

22

5

2731

20

Denise Lim

SIN

 

5

20

20

2730

21

Anna Kjellgren

SWE

 

7

21

17

2486

22

Silvia Roca Mata

ESP

Eva Gonzalez
Lara Cacabelos

4

23

9

2411

23

Malin Andersson

SWE

 

6

26

23

2336

24

Nina Ramm-schmidt

FIN

 

8

27

24

2269

25

Susannah Pyatt

NZL

Jenny Egnot
Karleen Dixon
Jenna Hansen

3

28

25

2232

 

Click here for the full rankings list


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