sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : PWA Pozo World Cup - Marc Pare takes the top spot on day 3
PWA Pozo World Cup - Marc Pare takes the top spot on day 3

'Adam Lewis - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival'    © Carter/pwaworldtour.com    Click Here to view large photo

Day three of the PWA Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival saw the youths take centre stage for the second time this week as the pros spent another day on hold waiting for better conditions to materialise. A new youth - Marc Pare (Simmer) - claimed top spot in their second elimination with an accomplished display of sailing.

The opening heat of the youth’s saw an upset as Noah Vocker (Fanatic / North / Maui Ultra Fins) missed out on a place in the final. In the first elimination the fourteen year old impressed to finish second overall, but this time around it wasn’t to be as Marc Pare (Simmer) and Alexandre Grand-Guillot (Fanatic / North) booked their place in the final. Meanwhile, in the second semifinal Loick Lesauvage (Goya Windsurfing) and Arthur Arutkin (Fanatic / North) defeated Niklas Herrera Hattisen (Goya Windsurfing) and Tim Van Dam Sanchidrian (Starboard / Severne) to also progress.

Marc Pare wins the second round of the juniors - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

In the youth final Arthur Arutkin was unfortunately disqualified for having the incorrect streamer, guaranteeing a new winner, whist throwing the door wide open for the three remaining sailors. Eventually Marc Pare was crowned the victor after the sixteen year old was able to land a clean backloop and a perfectly executed forward, whilst linking together a fluid wave. Loick Lesauvage and Alexandre Grand-Guillot finished second and third respectively.

After the completion of the youth’s the majority of the competitors hit the water at some point through the afternoon, but the conditions never quite reached competition standards. At 5pm the sailors were released for the day. We had a quick chat to a few of the sailors whilst they were on hold: Jules Denel (JP / NeilPryde) injured his ankle yesterday after a one-footed backloop went wrong, here’s what he had to say on the matter: 'It doesn’t feel great at the moment, but I’m definitely going to try and sail.'

Steffi Wahl (Patrik / Sailloft Hamburg) on her comeback from injury: 'I recently suffered a broken foot, not from windsurfing, but playing ice hockey of all things. Before the event here in Pozo I went to Denmark for a week and also arrived a week early here. Usually I only arrive a few days beforehand, but with the injury I wanted to get as much time on the water as possible. Last week we had some good sailing conditions and also some really good surfing on the North coast. It’s still only five months since I broke my foot, so I’m not feeling 100% confident with it yet, but I’m really hoping we get some good conditions before the end of the week.'

PWA World Champion Marcilio Browne - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

With a long period south swell - 14s in the morning increasing to 16s in the afternoon - expected to hit Gran Canaria tomorrow there has been much debate about what conditions this should produce in Pozo. Opinions vary depending on who you speak to but both Daida Moreno (Starboard / Severne / Maui Ultra Fins) and Robby Swift (JP / NeilPryde / Mystic / Maui Ultra Fins) seemed optimistic that we would get some conditions tomorrow. Moreno said: 'I think we will probably have waves when the tide is lower, we just need some wind to go with them.', whilst Swift added 'I have a good feeling about tomorrow and I’m pretty confident we’ll get something done.'

The skippers’ meeting has once again been called for 9:30am with the action commencing from 10am if conditions allow.

Trademark move for Alessio Stillrich - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Ricardo off the lip - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Martin ten Hove - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Philip Koster in the zone - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Daida tweaked - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Iballa Moreno on fire - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Kenneth Danielsen in the zone - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

Victor Fernandez slash - 2014 PWA Pozo World Cup / Gran Canaria Wind and Waves Festival -  © Carter-pwaworldtour.com   Click Here to view large photo

PWA World Tour


by Chris Yates


  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=124557

6:57 PM Wed 16 Jul 2014GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

16 Jul 2014  PWA Pozo World Cup - Light winds and tricky waves on day 2
15 Jul 2014  PWA Pozo World Cup - Next generation takes centre stage on day 1
14 Jul 2014  PWA Pozo World Cup - A week you can't afford to miss
07 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Cyril Moussilmani and Delphine Cousin on top
06 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Down to the wire in Turkmenistan
05 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Weather halts action on day 4
04 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Valerie Ghibaudo hits back on day 3
03 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Delphine Cousin draws first blood
02 Jul 2014  PWA Awaza World Cup - Light winds prevail on day 1
25 Jun 2014  PWA Bonaire World Cup – Day 4, the most radical yet
MORE STORIES ...






News - USA and the World





Soling North American Championship concludes on Lake Erie by Canadian International Soling Association,






































Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam day 5 by American Windsurfing Tour,


















470 Men and Women Worlds - Champions decided in Santander by International 470 Class Association,






ISAF Worlds - 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 Rio 2016 spots taken
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Women's medal race images by Thom Touw
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Scott all set to lift Finn world title
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Men's medal race images by Thom Touw
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Aussies and Austrians claim 470 gold
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 470 awards images by Sail-World.com
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - 470 medal race images by Jesus Renedo
Annapolis-to-Newport Race - 'What to Expect' Seminar to take place
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - No racing on penultimate day
Belcher takes record fifth 470 World Championship
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 8 video highlights
2014 Great Lakes Team Racing Championship about to set off
2014 Etchells North American Championship - Day 1
2014 U.S. Multihull Championship - Day 1
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Repechage top four determined in final flight
J/24 World Championship - 35th anniversary preview
470 Men and Women Worlds - Santander medal race line-up confirmed
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sail-World.com
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing stumbles in coastal race
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans ready for 470 medal races
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Action ramps up with end zone in sight   
Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length   
ISAF Sailing World Championships Santander - Double French RS:X gold   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sailing Energy   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Finn leaders emerge from shifty Santander breeze   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - RS:X winner images by Barbara Sanchez   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 470 spots awarded   
52 Super Series 2015 - Outlook looks hot for the 52 Super Series   
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam - Another early start on day 4   
ISAF Sailing World - First entry leaves sailor's reputation in tatters   
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Four go through to quarter finals   
470 Men and Women Worlds - Champs take over leaderboard   
ISAF Sailing World Champ - Buckingham finishes with career-best result   
America's Cup: Oracle's Larry Ellison to step down as CEO   
Classic Yacht Regatta - Sonny takes top classic prize   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham finishes with career best   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Rio 2016 RS:X spots claimed   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Leaderboards shaping up in Santander + Video   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott continues to extend lead   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 7 images by Sailing Energy   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT