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Soling Worlds - Day 2 at Milwaukee YC

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The 2012 Soling Worlds are taking place from 17th-23rd September at Milwaukee Yacht Club. The 30 Solings from nine nations and four continents had to face a windy postponement on the first day at the Worlds but the second day despite the wind, decreased a bit - oscillating in between 14 knots and 20 and some gusts 20+ shifting into a westerly and unstable condition due to the Milwaukee buildings. There was a nice upwind view from the famous 'wing' monument at the memorial park.

The first race USA 853 surprised the fleet by rounding the first mark ahead of USA 846 and CAN 1 with some boat lengths of spare, but CAN 1 and his Olympian experience with a superb spinnaker drive by Joanne Abbott just got the boat flying , the whole distance USA 853 had was lost just before the leeward mark, CAN 1 rounding first (inside overlap) and USA 853, the surprise was finished, with a few things breaking at the boat, USA was left behind by many other boats while CAN 1 built their lead taking the first bullet home through the shifts CAN 225 the reigning champion also did a great job finishing second and NED 33 ended at the third place.

The second race already had many boats going into docks for fixing, a bended mast, tiller that broke, etc, etc… At sometimes it was blowing really hard in one side of the course and people were leaving hiking position in the other side, really difficult to play with. CAN 225 rounded first the windward mark, and kept building their lead, CAN 230 did their homework and placed a second and CAN 1 took the third place, a complete Canadian domain of the race.

The third race had more ups and downs with the wind intensity, and it paid big on the starting vessel and right of the course at the first beat, another great performance from the reigning champion CAN 225 with Peter Hall, Paul Davis and William Hall to finish the race in first followed by CAN 1 with William Abbott, Joanne Abbott and Tom Freeman, in third came CAN 230 with Hans Fogh, John Finch and Gord Devries, once more showing the level of the Canadian fleet.

Tomorrow more strong winds are expected, the same for Saturday….and probably Sunday?

But tonight sailors have their Oktober fest party, with traditional Bavarian music lots of beer and food.

World Championship / MYC, Milwaukee 9/17/2012 To 9/23/2012. / Rk=2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pos

Sail

Helmperson

Midperson

Bowperson

 

Points

R1

R2

R3

R4

R5

R6

D1

1

CAN 225

Peter Hall

Paul Davis

William Hall

RSLYC

6

2

1

1

1

2

1

2

2

CAN 001

Billy Abbott

Joanne Abbott

Tom Freeman

SYC

14

1

3

2

8

6

2

8

3

CAN 230

Hans Fogh

John Finch

Gordon Devries

EYC

14

5

2

3

2

4

3

5

4

NED 33

Rudy den Outer

Gavin Lidlow

Ramzi Souli

KZC

20

3

4

7

3

3

11

11

5

BRA 78

Nelson Ilha

Paulo Lemos Ribeiro

Felipe Ilha

VDS

26

7

7

5

6

1

8

8

6

HUN 77

George Wossala

Maxl Koch

Gregor Bornemann

BYC/CYC/SSS

26

4

5

6

4

7

9

9

7

USA 846

Steve Dolan

Scott Stroud

Todd Deblois

MYC

29

6

6

13

7

5

5

13

8

USA 853

Matias Collins

Eric Nowina

Dominik Meissner

CNSI

42

8

11

15

5

8

10

15

9

CAN 210

Kenneth Davy

Stephen Lacey

Richard Boyles

EYC

44

11

8

4

9

12

17

17

10

USA 718

Scott Conger

Mark Rodaer

Stephanie Vavra

MYC

57

10

13

20

11

11

12

20

11

BRA 31

Henrique Ilha

Gustavo Ilha

Fernando Ilha

RGYC

61

9

10

11

17

14

18

18

12

USA 832

Charles Q. Kamps

Toby Kamps

Cooper Anderson

MYC

61

12

14

9

12

15

14

15

13

USA 824

David Crysdale

Willie Rozanski

Anna Dietzel

MYC

63

14

20

17

13

13

6

20

14

CAN 227

Tom Mitchell

Bruce Fielding

David Johnston

EYC

66

13

12

16

15

10

19

19

15

AUS 21

Philip Smith

Gavin Worth

Leslie Sawyer

MOFC

73

DNF

DNS

10

10

9

13

31

16

USA 843

Stephen Bobo

Steve Taylor

Aubrey Granner

SSYC

78

15

15

14

18

18

16

18

17

USA 845

David Baum

Bill Bresser

James Bruss

MYC

83

17

24

18

DNF

17

7

31

18

AUT 1

Christian Holler

Peter Farbowski

Michael Holly

SCK

87

23

21

8

DNF

DNC

4

31

19

USA 799

Henry Thomas

Joe Hidalgo

Andrew Dize

SSA

91

20

16

19

20

16

22

22

20

USA 816

Ross Richards

Lucas Hiller

Patrick Richards

SSYC

92

18

17

12

14

DNC

DNC

31

21

USA 818

John Kennedy

Spencer Powell

John Hodges

SSYC

94

19

19

DNF

16

20

20

31

22

GER 312

Gernot Heller

Gerhard Auerswald

Valentin Koch

SCE/SCAS/DYC

98

21

18

25

21

23

15

25

23

USA 768

Tom Elliott

John Bayldon

Joe Nedoss

SSYC

107

24

23

23

19

21

21

24

24

GER 320

Micheal Dietzel

Frank Gundlach

Jan Bender

BYC

108

16

9

21

DNF

DNC

DNC

31

25

USA 737

Nick Hayes

Dick Kinney

Eric Roman

MCC

127

DNF

DNC

22

DNF

19

24

31

26

USA 834

Paul McGuan

Mark Keast

Chris Bisenius

MYC

130

22

22

24

DNF

DNC

DNC

31

27

USA 790

Scott Evans

Drew Kosmoski

Natarsha Blacker

MYC

130

27

DNS

DNC

22

24

26

31

28

USA 601

Whitney Kent

Cate Muller

Ashley Henderson

MYC

132

25

DNF

DNC

DNF

22

23

31

29

USA 808

Bob Nickel

Pete Buerger

Buck Crist

SSYC

143

DNF

DNC

DNC

DNF

25

25

31

30

ISV 1

John Morgan

Justin Galleon

Morgan K White Morgan K White

St Croix

144

26

25

DNS

DNF

DNC

DNC

31

Provisory results
if a race do not has a result it is because the sailor has one of the following:
DNS, OCS, DNF, DSQ, RDG, DNC.


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