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New Zealand team wins Star Levin Memorial Cup

by Sail-World.com/Aus on 8 Jan 2008
Hamish Pepper won the 2007 Bacardi Cup . .
The Star Levin Memorial Cup regatta raced on Miami’s Biscayne Bay last weekend in shifty 5-12 mph winds revealing international rivalries which will continue to build toward April’s Star Worlds 2008 in Miami.

With 38 boats entered from eleven nations, Germany had 3 teams and Switzerland, Canada and New Zealand had two each in this oldest of the Olympic sailing classes. Switzerland, Poland, Austria, Finland, Bahamas, Bermuda, Norway were also represented. The host club was the Coral Reef Yacht Club, Florida.




Norway’s Eivind Melleby and Peeter Pedersen won Race 1 from Peter McCesney and Shane Zwingelberg (USA) with the New Zealand team of Hamish Pepper and Carl Williams in third.

while US Olympic representatives John Dane and his crew Austin Sperry took the 2nd racefrom Hamish Pepper and Carl Williams (NZL. Third were Flavio Marazzi and Enrico Demaria (SUI).

The third race was won by Switzerland’s Flavio Marazzi and Enrico Demaria. Rick Merriman and Brian Sharp (USA) and Peter Bromby and crew Lee White (BER) filled the minor podium places.

The overall winners of the regatta were New Zealand’s Hammish Pepper and Carl Williams who previously won the 2007 Bacardi Cup, followed by Marazzi/Demaria and Melleby/Pederson in third. There were six nations in the top ten.


Series Standing - 3 races scored

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Division: STAR (38 boats)

Pos

Sail  

Skipper  

Crew  

Club  

Rsa#  

  RACE ONE   

  RACE TWO    

   3     

Total
 Points 

Pos

1  

8292  

Pepper, Hamish  

Williams, Carl  

NZL  

   

3  

2  

5  

10.00  

1

2  

8296  

Marazzi, Flavio  

Demaria, Enrico  

SUI  

   

7  

3  

1  

11.00  

2

3  

8234  

Melleby, Eivind  

Pederson, Petter  

NOR  

   

1  

6  

4  

11.00  

3

4  

8230  

Dane, John  

Sperry, Austin  

USA  

M  

5  

1  

12  

18.00  

4

5  

8272  

Bromby, Peter  

White, Lee  

BER  

   

12  

8  

3  

23.00  

5

6  

8232  

Dannesboe, Henrik  

Christen, Christoph  

SUI  

   

4  

16  

6  

26.00  

6

7  

822  

Merriman, Rick  

Sharp, Brian  

USA  

   

10  

17  

2  

29.00  

7

8  

8306  

Mendelblatt, Mark  

Newbrook, Mark  

USA  

   

15  

4  

10  

29.00  

8

9  

8333  

Pickel, Marc  

Borkowski, Ingo  

GER  

   

6  

9  

15  

30.00  

9

10  

8195  

MacCausland, John  

Murphy, Kevin  

USA  

   

9  

14  

8  

31.00  

10

11  

8264  

McCesney, Peter  

Zwingelberg, Shane  

USA  

   

2  

12  

19  

33.00  

11

12  

8045  

Diaz, Augie  

Trinter, Phil  

USA  

   

8  

23  

11  

42.00  

12

13  

8037  

Wright, Peter  

Wright, Dan  

USA  

M  

11  

5  

27  

43.00  

13

14  

8265  

Kelly, Steven  

Holowesko, Bill  

BAH  

M  

14  

13  

16  

43.00  

14

15  

8043  

Manderson, John  

Gotsulyak, Roman  

USA  

   

23  

11  

13  

47.00  

15

16  

8143  

Cramer, Brian  

Bjorn, Tyler  

CAN  

M  

16  

10  

25  

51.00  

16

17  

8215  

Allen, Bill  

Hatfield, Bruce  

USA  

GM  

18  

19  

20  

57.00  

17

18  

8094  

Makila, Jali  

Heinonen, Erkki  

FIN  

   

21  

20  

17  

58.00  

18

19  

8087  

McNeil, Kevin  

Baltins, Arnis  

USA  

M  

13  

25  

22  

60.00  

19

20  

7715  

Swigart, William  

Semler, Matt  

USA  

M  

22  

24  

18  

64.00  

20

21  

8063  

Collins, Bert  

Wilson, Kris  

USA  

   

27  

31  

9  

67.00  

21

22  

8213  

Wilhelm, Peer  

Hollweg, Nils  

GER  

   

20  

26  

23  

69.00  

22

23  

8260  

Buchan, Bill  

Bentzen, Eric  

USA  

EGM  

25  

15  

30  

70.00  

23

24  

8269  

Kolhaus, Jock  

Scott, Larry  

USA  

   

17  

30  

24  

71.00  

24

25  

8061  

Lord, Rohan  

Addy, Miles  

NZL  

   

39/OCS  

7  

26  

72.00  

25

26  

7370  

Emmet, Rob  

Boone, John  

USA  

   

26  

18  

34  

78.00  

26

27  

8222  

Gardner, Ed  

Gardner, Kip  

USA  

   

28  

34  

21  

83.00  

27

28  

8084  

Line, Terry  

Burgess, Rick  

CAN  

   

24  

21  

39/OCS  

84.00  

28

29  

7786  

Alt, Karen  

Hardin, Chris  

USA  

   

30  

22  

32  

84.00  

29

30  

8216  

Spitzauner  

Nehammer  

AUT  

   

39/DNF  

39/DNS  

7  

85.00  

30

31  

7793  

Hornos, Tomas  

Hornos, Luis  

USA  

   

19  

29  

39/DNS  

87.00  

31

32  

7964  

Kohlerman, Charles  

Kohlerman, Charles  

USA  

   

32  

28  

31  

91.00  

32

33  

8170  

Kuszmierewicz, Mateusz  

Zscki, Dominik  

POL  

   

39/NoFin  

39/NoFin  

14  

92.00  

33

34  

7750  

Burmester  

Meglen, Markus  

GER  

   

31  

33  

28  

92.00  

34

35  

8132  

Delavillehuchet  

Gesing, Witold  

USA  

GM  

29  

27  

39/OCS  

95.00  

35

36  

7970  

Hopkins, Sam  

Brown, Chris  

USA  

GM  

33  

35  

29  

97.00  

36

37  

831  

Pirie, Scott  

Rundle, Rick  

USA  

M  

35  

32  

33  

100.00  

37

38  

7934  

VonSchwarz, Karl  

Wharton, Rich  

USA  

GM  

34  

36  

35  

105.00  

38

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