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RS500 World Championships - Gentle thunder on Day 6.

'RS500 World Championship'    RS500 Class Association

Tuesday started with a postponement of one to five hour because of a gentle thunder going around the bay which gave us time to surprise Tobias Gustafson at his birthday with a beautiful fluorescing orange head which he was wearing during all races.

The day took off with a nice and medium breeze which was building to a strong five before moving to the right. Three races of three laps with lot of fun, swimming, and speed!

There was racing and competition for everybody and big changes in the results.

In race one a couple of teams were to eager to start and got their OCS. This was a big impact for current World Champions Tim & Heather but also the Italian team of Luca Albergo.

The first race was won by Johan Rook and Malin Broberg.

In race two there was an exciting and very busy start resulting in a general recall. The second start was much better and the fleet took off with a lot of pressure and speed.

Peter Burton/Heather Chipperfield were very fast in the upwind beat until they capsized. For the whole fleet there were testing conditions during this race especially after the top-mark. Gybing meant swimming for a bunch of the fleet which took it to a funny scene!

In race three there were bigger waves and exciting speeds. Especially the 'HongKong-guys' were taking off and flying all the way down which almost made them ‘killing’ a Swedish team.

Tim Wilkins/Heather Martin were leading yesterday, but after their OCS and not racing the third race of the day they dropped down in the overall results and not in the top 10 anymore.

Swedish couple Johan and Malin were the best team of the day with a one, five and three which shows how exciting racing it was today!

Everybody will sleep well tonight after this exciting day. But first we go for the 'Bring your own food and drinks'-party! at the harbor club!

RS500 Word Championship 5-9 Aug 2013

Preliminary results


Sailed: 7, Discards: 1, To count: 6, Entries: 36, Scoring system: Appendix A
Rank Class Nat SailNo HelmName CrewName Rating R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 Total Nett
1 RS 500 SWE 12 Karin S?derstr?m Ingrid S?derstr?m   1.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 (5.0) 1.0 1.0 17.0 12.0
2 RS 500 SWE 112 Johan R??k Malin Broberg   6.0 (9.0) 1.0 5.0 3.0 2.0 3.0 29.0 20.0
3 RS 500 GBR 1015 Peter Barton Heather Chipperfield   3.0 5.0 5.0 (7.0) 1.0 4.0 2.0 27.0 20.0
4 RS 500 HKG 1028 Campbell Manzoni Louis Bond-Smith   (13.0) 4.0 4.0 2.0 4.0 5.0 6.0 38.0 25.0
5 RS 500 GBR 659 Peter Curtis James Curtis   10.0 6.0 2.0 6.0 2.0 8.0 (BFD) 71.0 34.0
6 RS 500 NED 964 Michiel Geerling Hilde van Susante   9.0 10.0 9.0 4.0 6.0 9.0 (11.0) 58.0 47.0
7 RS 500 GBR 625 Tim Wilkins Heather Martin   2.0 1.0 (OCS) 1.0 DNF 3.0 4.0 85.0 48.0
8 RS 500 ITA 946 Luca Abergo Stefano Costini   4.0 13.0 7.0 8.0 7.0 10.0 (14.0) 63.0 49.0
9 RS 500 NED 777 Marleen Blomsma Jody de Jager   (18.0) 16.0 11.0 9.0 8.0 7.0 7.0 76.0 58.0
10 RS 500 SWE 821 Stephan F?ssberg Jonathan F?ssberg   14.0 (19.0) 6.0 12.0 9.0 11.0 9.0 80.0 61.0
11 RS 500 SWE 51 Martin Johansson Axel Johansson   (15.0) 15.0 8.0 10.0 12.0 13.0 5.0 78.0 63.0
12 RS 500 ITA 950 Tommaso Gommellini Rodolfo Rubino   7.0 12.0 (19.0) 13.0 10.0 14.0 13.0 88.0 69.0
13 RS 500 ITA 944 Filippo Maria Maccari Andrea Dellepiane   8.0 2.0 (OCS) 30.0 17.0 6.0 8.0 108.0 71.0
14 RS 500 NED 1003 Thomas Rot Marloes Rot   (19.0) 18.0 16.0 16.0 13.0 18.0 16.0 116.0 97.0
15 RS 500 SWE 772 Kevin Olsson Laurence Gibbons   17.0 14.0 22.0 (28.0) 26.0 12.0 12.0 131.0 103.0
16 RS 500 SWE 89 Tobias Gustafsson Max Freiman   (32.0) 26.0 24.0 11.0 11.0 15.0 18.0 137.0 105.0
17 RS 500 NED 737 Stephanie Grootscholten Chantalle Grootscholten   (26.0) 22.0 17.0 14.0 16.0 16.0 25.0 136.0 110.0
18 RS 500 SWE 11 David Ax?n Casper ?sterlind   23.0 28.0 14.0 18.0 (DNF) 19.0 10.0 149.0 112.0
19 RS 500 NED 935 Barend Kol Chris Tuckett   21.0 21.0 13.0 21.0 20.0 (23.0) 22.0 141.0 118.0
20 RS 500 NED 965 Willemyn van Susante Bart-Jan Merkx   20.0 27.0 15.0 19.0 15.0 (BFD) 24.0 157.0 120.0
21 RS 500 GBR 1035 Robin McKenning Hannah Burywood   24.0 17.0 21.0 (32.0) 23.0 20.0 15.0 152.0 120.0
22 RS 500 NED 894 Jochem Slikboer Anna Bertling   16.0 24.0 18.0 20.0 21.0 22.0 (26.0) 147.0 121.0
23 RS 500 GBR 652 Derek Ness Ellie Ness   5.0 7.0 (DNC) 25.0 14.0 BFD BFD 162.0 125.0
24 RS 500 SWE 732 Titus Ovik Martin Ovik   22.0 31.0 25.0 15.0 18.0 (BFD) 17.0 165.0 128.0
25 RS 500 SWE 111 Peter B?kmark Gunilla B?kmark   12.0 8.0 10.0 26.0 (DNF) DNC DNC 167.0 130.0
26 RS 500 NED 837 Patrick Von Morgen Anna Hoelestra   (29.0) 29.0 20.0 23.0 19.0 21.0 21.0 162.0 133.0
27 RS 500 SWE 871 Ingemar Bohlin Timm Rehse   25.0 25.0 28.0 22.0 27.0 17.0 (29.0) 173.0 144.0
28 RS 500 ITA 999 Luca Carlini Martina Gommelli   11.0 11.0 12.0 (DNC) DNF BFD BFD 182.0 145.0
29 RS 500 CZE 865 Petra Schniedova Martin Schmied   (31.0) 30.0 26.0 24.0 22.0 24.0 19.0 176.0 145.0
30 RS 500 SWE 31 Karin Storm Frederick Somerville   28.0 20.0 27.0 (31.0) 24.0 26.0 23.0 179.0 148.0
31 RS 500 SWE 749 Philip Beck Ylva Beck   (34.0) 32.0 30.0 17.0 25.0 28.0 27.0 193.0 159.0
32 RS 500 GBR 899 Fred Battison Archie Battison   30.0 33.0 23.0 (DNC) DNF 25.0 20.0 205.0 168.0
33 RS 500 NED 719 Marnix Tissing Okke Tissing   35.0 35.0 (DNC) 27.0 28.0 27.0 30.0 219.0 182.0
34 RS 500 SWE 752 Christer Jodin Lars-G?ran Lindstr?m   33.0 34.0 29.0 29.0 29.0 (BFD) 28.0 219.0 182.0
35 RS 500 SWE 22 Henrik Sill?n Lukas Sill?n   27.0 23.0 (DNC) DNC DNF 29.0 BFD 227.0 190.0
36 RS 500 NED 961 Giel Blokker Corinne van Dalen   (DNC) DNC DNC DNC

by Heather Chipperfield


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