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ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres – Will the Postman deliver?

'Pieter-Jan Postma - 2014 ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres'    Thom Thow Photography

At the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, after recording a 57th placing yesterday afternoon, the Dutch sailor - Pieter-Jan Postma (PJ) still had the biggest smile in the Finn class boat park this morning, as he continues to hold the class lead.

31 year old Postma is a Finn veteran. He was 14th at the 2008 Olympics in Qingdao. At Postma’s second Olympic appearance was at the 2012 Olympics in Weymouth. In this competition, in the drama filled medal race, he was tracking towards the Gold Medal, but a rounding infringement cost him dearly and he finished fourth overall.

Postma has done little Finn sailing since, he is trying out for a Volvo Ocean Race slot about the Dutch entry Team Brunel and is hoping to do the 2014-2015 circumnavigation as well as continuing his Finn campaign for Rio.

He has sailed very consistently in this regatta with a worst result a ninth up to that race. 5 9 1 2 1 1 (57) 6 2 2

Yesterday was his first bad race, as he explains. ‘I was around tenth or 12th at the top mark and then my halyard broke. I tried to fix it as I went downwind and I finished the race but I only had three boats behind me. Then I needed to fix it and it took us 15 minutes or so and I only had one more minute before the race so it was really close. A lot of people helped and in that last race I was sixth'.

Today he was back in the groove with two seconds.

'The British squad is already in La Rochelle, training for the European titles. For them it’s a very important event as it will decide which set of British Finn sailors go to Rio for the test event.

'As the Brits are very strong, right now I don’t know if I am 1, 2 or 3 on form.

'As I have not raced a lot over the last year this was the best training for the Europeans to get back into racing. I have got some new sails for the Europeans. The British will be fast and they will be sure going full speed for the Europeans.

However this regatta has given me a lot of confidence and I believe I can deliver when the time comes'.

Finn - Men - Overall Results

   
Pos Nation Sail Number Crew Race Points
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Net
1 NED NED842 5 9 1 2 1 1 (57) 6 2 2 86.00 29.00
2 CRO CRO524 16 (20) 2 3 13 3 3 3 8 1 72.00 52.00
3 FRA FRA29 9 (15) 5 1 10 4 12 1 9 4 70.00 55.00
4 USA USA6 7 3 3 10 5 17 9 (18) 15 3 90.00 72.00
5 NZL NZL24 (60)
BFD
4 9 7 8 2 29 7 1 7 134.00 74.00
6 SWE SWE6 23 (33) 12 5 4 5 1 8 17 6 114.00 81.00
7 GRE GRE77 2 1 17 4 24 (60)
BFD
16 4 10 5 143.00 83.00
8 EST EST2 14 13 13 6 2 13 7 (21) 13 11 113.00 92.00
9 CRO CRO69 3 5 (22) 11 15 20 11 13 3 12 115.00 93.00
10 BRA BRA109 18 (26) 6 16 6 23 4 16 6 15 136.00 110.00
11 SLO SLO5 12 23 (60)
UFD
12 20 8 6 2 14 16 173.00 113.00
12 SWE SWE33 6 (34) 8 9 16 11 22 10 18 13 147.00 113.00
13 ITA ITA117 (60)
DNF
16 4 18 3 7 5 37 16 9 175.00 115.00
14 POL POL17 17 6 (38) 28 17 10 18 17 4 8 163.00 125.00
15 NOR NOR1 11 (31) 11 21 12 16 21 5 19 10 157.00 126.00
16 AUS AUS41 4 11 (60)
UFD
17 7 21 8 12 25 25 190.00 130.00
17 ITA ITA123 19 2 10 14 28 14 14 23 (42) 19 185.00 143.00
18 POL POL1 8 10 (32) 19 26 12 2 26 29 26 190.00 158.00
19 AUS AUS261 27 17 21 33 23 (35) 13 9 12 14 204.00 169.00
20 ITA ITA146 21 29 14 13 11 24 (60)
DSQ
15 26 18 231.00 171.00
21 NZL NZL16 (60)
BFD
27 24 15 19 9 15 22 21 20 232.00 172.00
22 CRO CRO1 15 8 33 26 (39) 37 10 27 5 23 223.00 184.00
23 RUS RUS9 20 14 23 (37) 18 29 19 28 22 21 231.00 194.00
24 DEN DEN4 24 18 30 24 14 15 20 25 (39) 28 237.00 198.00
25 CRO CRO7 26 (42) 27 34 9 18 25 24 23 22 250.00 208.00
26 BRA BRA-1 10 7 26 30 22 (60)
BFD
24 31 32 30 272.00 212.00
27 FRA FRA112 1 28 7 8 (60)
DSQ
6 24
RDG
19.1
RDG
60
DNC
60
DNC
273.10 213.10
28 RUS RUS57 25 47 16 29 37 (60)
BFD
30 20 7 17 288.00 228.00
29 ITA ITA66 22 25 18 (36) 25 22 28 33 20 36 265.00 229.00
30 POR POR5 13 21 15 22 (60)
BFD
19 17 60
RET
31 38 296.00 236.00
31 EST EST11 28 38 (40) 25 21 30 26 19 28 32 287.00 247.00
32 RUS RUS1 35 24 29 23 30 25 38 (45) 27 27 303.00 258.00
33 CRO CRO52 34 30 20 20 (60)
BFD
27 44 38 33 31 337.00 277.00
34 POL POL13 31 12 25 (60)
BFD
27 39 45 32 38 37 346.00 286.00
35 RUS RUS6 32 35 19 44 (60)
BFD
60
RET
42 14 11 35 352.00 292.00
36 CZE CZE1 40 41 34 32 31 28 (43) 30 35 24 338.00 295.00
37 RUS RUS8 29 43 28 27 35 (60)
BFD
34 34 37 29 356.00 296.00
38 FRA FRA177 30 22 35 38 (42) 32 32 40 34 34 339.00 297.00
39 POL POL16 36 (40) 31 35 32 33 39 29 30 33 338.00 298.00
40 POL POL111 39 36 36 31 (60)
BFD
60
BFD
23 11 24 39 359.00 299.00
41 DEN DEN23 37 39 41 40 36 36 (46) 35 36 41 387.00 341.00
42 CRO CRO6 46 19 39 41 38 38.1
RDG
41 43 (60)
UFD
43 408.10 348.10
43 ITA ITA 747 45 (48) 44 42 37
DPI
29
DPI
27 41 40 46 399.00 351.00
44 USA USA21 43 (49) 45 45 29 31 33 46 45 48 414.00 365.00
45 RUS RUS11 47 32 42 46 (49) 38 35 36 49 40 414.00 365.00
46 FRA FRA114 38 37 (60)
DNF
60
DNC
33 34 36 44 41 42 425.00 365.00
47 FRA FRA89 33 45 37 39 45 (60)
BFD
37 39 47 45 427.00 367.00
48 FRA FRA99 44 (51) 43 43 40 41 47 51 43 49 452.00 401.00
49 FRA FRA75 42 46 49 47 43 42 48 42 44 (51) 454.00 403.00
50 EST EST7 41 50 47 48 41 40 40 48 50 (60)
DNF
465.00 405.00
51 USA USA69 48 (52) 48 49 47 45 51 47 52 50 489.00 437.00
52 ITA ITA83 (60)
DNC
60
DNC
46 51 44 43 49 50 51 44 498.00 438.00
53 ITA ITA191 49 44 51 (53) 50 49 50 49 48 52 495.00 442.00
54 VEN VEN100 50 54 53
SCP
55
SCP
46 44 53 (60)
DNF
46 47 508.00 448.00
55 SUI SUI63 52 (56) 53 50 48 47 55 52 53 53 519.00 463.00
56 TUN TUN1 53 53 52 (56) 53 46 52 54 55 55 529.00 473.00
57 FIN FIN226 54 55 (56) 54 52 51 54 53 54 54 537.00 481.00
58 NED NED100 51 58 54 55 51 48 56 (60)
DNF
56 56 545.00 485.00
59 USA USA2 55 57 55 57 54 50 58 (60)
DNC
60
DNC
60
DNC
566.00 506.00


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