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Lightning Youth World Championship - Day 2

by International Lightning Class Association on 1 Jul 2014
15467 - Team Huyard Race 3, followed by 15166 Team Lutz. International Lightning Class Association . http://www.lightningclass.org/index.asp
Two more races were completed in the 2014 Lightning Youth World Championship today. The top three teams from yesterday showed consistency through the first race today. Team Rondina from Brazil kept up their winning streak with another bullet. Team Lutz from the USA and Team Lorca from Chile finished two, three to tie for second place.

In the second race Team Huyard from USA lead around the first two marks but was passed by Team Lutz to take the race three win. Team T. Probst from the USA finished in third. Team Chile was called OSC and went back to restart and made it back to 15th.

After three races Americans Jonathan Lutz, Alexandra Jones and Nicholas Sertl show that consistency pays and are in first place with six points. Felipe Rondina, Jose Afonso Hackerott and Thomas Sylvestre from Brazil are in second with 10 points. Tanner Probst, Maya Webber and Robert Sawyer from the USA are tied for third with the Canadian Family team of Robbie Robinson, Paige Robinson and Dan Robinson with 19 points. One point behind them in fifth place is Rebecca Huyard, Sean Adelhelm and Liam McCarthy from the USA with 20 points.

After racing sailors enjoyed a pizza party at the MacDonald's home and then are taking a bus trip to see Niagara Falls. Strong winds coupled with rain are forecasted for tomorrow. Racing is scheduled to begin with a 1000 warning gun.

The Lightning Youth Worlds provides an opportunity for young sailors 19 and under to meet, compete and create long-lasting friendships and connections to this International Class. The boats are provided, housing is provided, and although the level of competition is top-notch, the fun is abundant.

 Preliminary Results After Race Three

Pos Team R1 R2 R3 Total
1 USA 15166 Lutz / Jones / Sertl 3 2 1 6
2 BRA 15333 Rondina / Hackerott / Sylvestre 1 1 8 10
3 USA 15251 Probst / Webber / Sawyer 11 5 3 19
4 CAN 4870 Robinson / Robinson / Robinson 7 6 6 19
5 CHI 11011 Lorca / Pfeffer / Carrera 2 3 15 20
6 USA 15467 Huyard / Adelhelm / McCarthy 6 13 2 21
7 USA 14543 Fraize / Ross / Heubschmann 12 7 4 23
8 CAN 15499 Tougas / Sawyer / Strickland 17 4 5 26
9 USA 15276 Jones / Jones / Jones 5 12 9 26
10 FIN 14534 Aalto / Aalto / Virtanen 9 11 10 30
11 CAN 14567 Berger / Pacarar  / TBD 10 15 7 32
12 FIN 15415 Pesola / Bjork / Aro 13 8 12 33
13 CAN 14895 MacDonald / Bennett / Wiersma 4 10 22 36
14 USA 15208 Probst / Cahn / Braungat 16 9 17 42
15 FIN 15281 Hartman / Aromaa / Saari 8 16 19 43
16 USA 14875 Folds / Tomczak / Ward 19 17 11 47
17 USA 15464 Schon / Kardek / Husak 15 19 13 47
18 USA 14321 Wolaver / Wolaver / Light 14 14 21 49
19 USA 15319 Yannelli / Yannelli / Talbot 21 18 14 53
20 USA 14502 Tomczak / Probst / Tomczak 18 23 16 57
21 USA 14672 Trow / Jordan / Egloff 22 20 18 60
22 USA 15417 Godfrey / Godfrey / Russel 20 21 20 61
23 CAN 15495 MacDonald / Ryan / Dunbar 23 22 24 69
24 FIN 15369 Hemming / Hartman / Hemming 24 24 23 71

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