sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : U.S. Youth Sailing Championships - Light and shifty breeze on day 2
U.S. Youth Sailing Championships - Light and shifty breeze on day 2


'U.S. Youth Sailing Championships'    Carrie Robertson Meyer
Wednesday morning, at the U.S. Youth Sailing Championships, sailors were challenged to make the transition to light and shifty breeze on Corpus Christi Bay .

The strong summer sea breeze created inconsistent wind shifts in the morning for Race one. Heavier sailors flourished on Tuesday, while lighter sailors prospered this morning. However, the wind picked up considerably in the afternoon and most of Tuesday’s leaders held their ground.

This four-day US Sailing National Championship, hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club, features sailors competing in seven classes: 29er, Club 420, Formula 16, International 420, Laser, Laser Radial and RS:X. The championship will serve as a mandatory qualification event for the 2014 U.S. Youth Worlds Team.

USYC13 D2 Laser
This morning, many sailors reflected on Tuesday’s Olympic Sailing Night. Speakers included U.S. Olympic Sailing Managing Director Josh Adams, 2008 Olympian and Youth Development Advisor Andrew Campbell, a past winner of this event (2000, ’01, ’02), and Olympic Coach and Youth Development Director Leandro Spina.

F16 multihull skipper Ravi Parent (Bradenton, Fla.) discussed his takeaways from the presentation. 'I learned that there are many pathways and opportunities for me to take my sailing to the Olympic level. It's really exciting to know that US Sailing is doing so much to put this in place for us.'

'They are trying to grow Olympic sailing by starting with the US Sailing Development Team program,' mentioned Club 420 skipper Elena VandenBerg (Annapolis, Md.).

Club 420 skipper Nicholas Sertl (Rochester, N.Y.) said, 'It’s good to know all the different options I have, because I'm not really sure what direction I want to go in. I just want to experiment to see what I like the best.' Sertl is the son of Cory Sertl, who was an alternate member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team.

Today’s Racing Notes:
So far this week, Sertl and crew Elizabeth Pemberton (Osterville, Mass.) have made their mark in the C420. The duo had another strong day on the water despite the lighter wind. They will take a 14 point lead into Thursday over Scott Sinks (San Diego, Calif.) and Storm Brown (San Diego, Calif.

'I like having a crew on board, and I'm too big to be a skipper in most classes. The Club 420 allows me to do that,' explained Sertl.

Top 3
1.Nicholas Sertl/Elizabeth Pemberton: 1-3-4-1-2-[6]-3- ; 14
2.Scott Sinks/Storm Brown: 9-1-8-3-5-2-[33/OCS]- ; 28
3.Max Simmons/Riley Legault: [11]-2-2-6-10-9-2- ; 31

The top five sailors are within 10 points in the Laser fleet. Stephen Long (Santa Barbara, Calif.) has a four point lead after three more races in the closely contested Laser fleet. Mitchell Kiss (Holland, Mich.) and Richard Didham (San Diego, Calif.) are in a tie for second. Didham catapulted into a tie for second after winning the last two races of the day.

Kiss compared the conditions over the past two days. 'Yesterday there was a lot of breeze and it was a struggle upwind, but I found my groove downwind and passed some boats. In the next few days I'm going to work on my upwind speed, so I can capitalize on the downwinds,' he said.

Kiss elaborated on why he likes the physicality of the Laser. 'I like to feel tired after sailing and to work as hard as you possibly can, knowing that every inch matters. It's all up to you and that's what I like about the Laser.'

Top 3
1.Stephen Long: 2-1-3-3-[5]-3-2- ; 14
2.Richard Didham: 3-6-1-[9]-6-1-1- ; 18T
3.Mitchell Kiss: 5-2-2-4-2-[12/OCS]-3- ; 18T

Ravi Parent (Bradenton, Fla.) and Nico Schultz (Sarasota, Fla.) are in complete control through nine races in the F16 multihull races. Parent and Schultz won all five races this afternoon and lead by 16 over Sophia Schultz (Sarasota, Fla.), Nico’s sister, and Joseph Bello (Navarre, Fla.).

'Yesterday wasn't what we expected,' explained Parent. 'We thought it would be a lighter start to the day, but it built up quickly. We need to push it in spots this week and make gains when we can.'

Parent has become a big fan of multihull sailing. 'I like going fast and I like the sensation of flying a hull. It's something that you don't really experience in other boats,' he said.

Top 3
1.Ravi Parent/Nico Schultz: [6]-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1- ; 8
2.Sophia Schultz/Joseph Bello: 2-4-[6]-6-2-2-2-3-3- ; 24
3.Ben Brown/Andrew Wilkinson: 1-5-2-5-4-[6]-4-2-2- ; 25

Wade Waddell (Palm Beach, Fla.) and Henry Fernberger (New York, N.Y.) broke their tie with Jack Parkin (Riverside, Conn.) and crew Florian Eenkema van Dijk (Darien, Conn.) and lead by four in the I420 fleet.

Top 3
1.Wade Waddell/Henry Fernberger: 1-[5]-1-1-1-2-1- ; 7
2.Jack Parkin/Florian Eenkema van Dijk: 2-1-2-3-[4]-1-2- ; 11
3.Russell Clarida/Finn Mundinger: 6-2-3-2-[9]-5-3- ; 21

After winning all four races Tuesday, Luke Muller finished second, third, and second today to keep a five point lead through seven races in the Radial fleet over Malcolm Lamphere (Lake Forest, Ill.). Lamphere won two races today.

Top 3
1.Luke Muller: 1-1-1-1-2-[3]-2- ; 8
2.Malcolm Lamphere: 3-2-[5]-3-3-1-1- ; 13
3.William Marshall: 4-3-2-[5]-4-2-3- ; 18

The 29ers were busy today, completing five more races. Duncan Williford (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Matthew Mollerus (Larchmont, N.Y.) have an 11 point lead after another stellar day. They won three of five races today. Quinn Wilson (Ojai, Calif.) and Riley Gibbs (Long Beach, Calif.) won a pair of races today to pull into second place.

Top 3
1.Duncan Williford/Matthew Mollerus: 1-1-1-1-[2]-1-1-1-2- ; 9
2.Quinn Wilson/Riley: 4-3-3-2-1-2-4-[10/DNF]-1- ; 20
3.Nic Muller/Kai Frieseck: [10/OCS]-4-4-3-3-3-3-4-3- ; 27

Pedro Tomás Pascual has maintained a three point lead over Raul Lopez (Miami, Fla.) after three more races today in the RS:X windsurfing event.

Top 3
1.Pedro Tomás Pascual: 1-1-2-[3]-1-2- ; 7
2.Raul Lopez: 2-3-1-[4]-3-1- ; 10
3.Maximo Nores: 3-[5]-4-2-2-4- ; 15

Visit the U.S. Youth Championship event website throughout the event for daily recaps, video highlights, real-time Twitter updates from Corpus Christi, full rosters and standings, photos, and more.

29er
(9 boats) (top) 
Series Standing - 9 races scored

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results last updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 4:29:28 PM CDT
Click on race number to view detailed race information.

Sail   Skipper Division Yacht Club
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 
Total Pos
USA9   Duncan Williford      Lauderdale YC  
1   1   1   1   [2]   1   1   1   2  
9  
 
1  
USA2003   Quinn Wilson   YWST   Santa Barbara Yacht Club  
4   3   3   2   1   2   4   [10/DNF]   1  
20  
 
2  
USA11   Nic Muller   YWST   Lauderdale Yacht Club  
[10/OCS]   4   4   3   3   3   3   4   3  
27  
 
3  
USA1418   Geronimo Nores   YWST   Miami Yacht Club  
3   2   5   4   [9]   4   6   3   4  
31  
 
4  
10   Campbell D'Eliscu      Newport Harbor Yacht Club  
2   [10/RET]   2   10/DNF   4   5   2   2   10/DNS  
37  
 
5  
USA1844   Conner Harding   YWST   Boothbay Harbor YC  
7   5   6   5   8   [9]   5   5   5  
46  
 
6  
1413   Rhodes Garner   YWST   Newport Harbor Yacht Club  
5   6   7   6   7   8   8   6   [10/DNF]  
53  
 
7  
1438   Max Brill   YWST   Mission Bay Yacht Club  
6   7   [10/DNF]   7   5   7   7   10/DNF   10/DNF  
59  
 
8  
1258   Joseph Hou   YWST   Newport Harbor Yacht Club  
8   [10/DNF]   10/DNF   8   6   6   9   10/DNF   10/DNS  
67  
 
9  

 


RSX
(7 boats) (top) 
Series Standing - 6 races scored

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results last updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:21:18 PM CDT
Click on race number to view detailed race information.

Sail   Skipper Division Yacht Club
 1   2   3   4   5   6 
Total Pos
NOR-1   Pedro Tomás Pascual   Boys YWST   Club de Mar Puerto Sherry (Spain)  
1   1   2   [3]   1   2  
7  
 
1  
USA5   Raul Lopez   Boys YWST   Miami Yacht Club  
2   3   1   [4]   3   1  
10  
 
2  
USA 102   Maximo Nores   Boys YWST   Miami Yacht Club  
3   [5]   4   2   2   4  
15  
 
3  
USA-09   Rasmus Sayre   Boys YWST   Vineyard Haven Yacht Club  
4   4   3   [5]   5   3  
19  
 
4  
USA 528   Jonathan Rudich   Boys YWST   Clearwater Community Sailing Center  
[8/RET]   6   5   1   4   5  
21  
 
5  
USA 105   Nicolas Bailleul   Boys YWST   Miami Yacht Club  
5   2   [8/RET]   7   6   6  
26  
 
6  
USA797   Charlotte Samson   Girls YWST   Clearwater Community Sailing Center  
[8/RET]   8/DNC   8/DNC   6   7   8/DNC  
37  
 
7  

Notes
- Scoring System is RRS Low Point 2013-2016
- Finishes in [brackets] denote throwouts
- Click on race number to view detailed race information.

Information is provisional and subject to modification

 

F16
(6 boats) (top) 
Series Standing - 9 races scored

 

Information is provisional and subject to modification
Regatta results last updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 3:25:28 PM CDT
Click on race number to view detailed race information.

Sail   Skipper Division Yacht Club
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 
Total Pos
USA 273   Ravi Parent   YWST   Sarasota Youth Sailing  
[6]   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1  
8  
 
1  
236   Sophia Schultz      Sarasota Youth Sailing  
2   4   [6]   6   2   2   2   3   3  
24  
 
2  
2  


by US Sailing

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=113232

3:47 AM Thu 15 Aug 2013GMT


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







News - USA and the World

The Chinese entry Dong looks set to create sailing sailing history when she finishes first on Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean Race, Sanya in two days time. Includes video Currently Dongfeng is 250 nm to the finish line in Sanya and the chasing pack with ADOR ahead in second place 55+ nm behind the Chinese team. ... [more]  

The first of the iconic Great Capes has been passed in the Barcelona World Race with Cheminées Poujoulat rounding the Cape of Good Hope earlier this morning. Bernard Stamm and Jean Le Cam passed 20°E around 400 miles south of Cape Agulhas – the southernmost tip of Africa – at 0935am (UTC) today and have begun the Indian Ocean leg of their race around Antarctica. ... [more]  

The Classic 18fters were racing again on Saturday on Sydney harbour. Michael Chittenden caught the action from a shore vantage point. ... [more]  

When race leader Dongfeng rounded Singapore 60+ nautical miles ahead of the chasing pack, it looked like the final 1200 miles of Leg three would be a procession but over the last day, the Volvo Ocean race leg from Abu Dhabi to Sanya China appears to have tightened incredibly. ... [more]  

US Sailing and Rolex USA announced last week that the 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year is Stephanie Roble. Her accomplishments on the water last year were recognized by the selection panel for her versatility; her accomplishments as a skipper and as a crew; and her competitive successes on a variety of platforms, sailing against both men and women. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - The first of the Great Capes is fast-approaching, with the leading boats in the Barcelona World Race expected to pass the longitude of the Cape of Good Hope at the tip of South Africa tomorrow. As they pass 20°E, the Atlantic Ocean will deliver its verdict – did Cheminées Poujoulat’s east-bound track or Neutrogena’s southerly gamble pay off? ... [more]  

Mardi Gras may not be for another month but US Sailing’s National Sailing Programs Symposium (NSPS) kicked it off early for Oakcliff Sailing this year. This evening, Oakcliff received The Captain Joe Prosser Award, given to an organization that has made an exemplary contribution toward improving the quality and safety in the training or instruction of sailors. ... [more]  

The 35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has already attracted entries from 20 different countries: Antigua, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Puerto Rico, Russia, St.Maarten, Uruguay, USA and the US Virgin Islands. ... [more]  

The world is watching. Can Dongfeng Race Team hold onto their 57 nautical miles lead to China for what will essentially be the ultimate home victory? Or will another team get desperate and make a bold decision that could cost Dongfeng their win? ... [more]  

Most of the marque classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenging the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to claim overall victory. ... [more]  

Barcelona World Race - Sport met science today on the Barcelona World Race when the pairs of skippers took the first opportunity to deploy their data monitoring Argo beacon which was given to them in Bareclona prior to the start. ... [more]  

2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - It really wasn’t our week. Two races were held today in very nice conditions and we finished third in both. Bella Mente won both races to win the class. ... [more]  

The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, incorporating three days of coastal racing and the Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race concluded last night at a sumptuous, Mount Gay Rum-fuelled prizegiving dinner and party. The final 300-mile Ocean Race to Antigua to tie up with the Superyacht Cup starts on Saturday. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water again today at 2015 Quantum Key West Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from day five ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2015 - With a solid 17-20 knots from the north east, reducing the possibility of a distance sapping park up, the likehood of the Leg three leader the Chinese boat Dongfeng getting the gun in Sanya just 640 nautical miles ahead continues to strengthen. ... [more]  

The 2015 ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship set to be held in Swinoujscie, Poland from 15 – 19 September 2015 Notice of Race has been released. ... [more]  

Currently doing scheduled maintenance. Some elements of site may not be visible at the moment. ... [more]  

On 2nd January 2015, Team Vestas Wind announced that skipper Chris Nicholson had been tasked to review the team during the month of January. The objective is to ensure the right team for the come back to the race, which is now, for this team, of a different nature than the scheduled original route from Alicante to Gothenburg. ... [more]  

Beau Outteridge has compiled a video of highlights and interviews from the 2015 McDougall + McConanghy Moth Worlds completed recently in Sorrento, Melbourne ... [more]  

Former Oracle Team USA team member, Matthew Mitchell has issued a media release stating that he has lodged a complaint with the International Sailing Federation over the actions of a fellow crew member, Simeon Tienpont, and inaction by the International Jury for the 34th America's Cup, in San Francisco. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 Quantum Key West Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from day four. ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Along with the rest of the 848 sailors from 63 nations currently training in Florida ahead of ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella (January 26-31), US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider athletes and coaches have entered a period of intense focus ahead of the first major Olympic and Paralympic event of 2015. ... [more]  

2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - It probably won't be a late night on Duval Street for the sailors competing on Division Two and Three at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015. After doing three races in strong winds on Thursday, there are no doubt a lot of sore muscles, aching bones and tired bodies. ... [more]  

Children’s heart health continues to benefit from Team Alvimedica’s online auction now underway for two unique experiences during the Volvo Ocean Race stopover here. The Chinese Agape Foundation Inc. will be the recipient of funds raised for these unique team experiences in Sanya, the next stopover port of the global ocean race. ... [more]  

Lauderdale Olympic Classes Regatta overall by John Payne, Fort Lauderdale
The Lauderdale Olympic Classes Regatta was held January 17-19 in the Atlantic Ocean off of Dania Beach in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Open to Finns (it’s their Midwinter Championship), Lasers and Laser Radials, competitors came from twenty countries and Puerto Rico. They range in age from 14 to 79. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 update from Dongfeng Race Team: All hands on deck as Chinese crew suffer damage to their boat as the tack line of an important sail (J1) broke suddenly sending the 132 m² sail shooting up the forestay in a matter of seconds. The team have managed to set up a temporary replacement but the reality is, this is a rude awakening of how far away the finish line is. ... [more]  

The city of Cagliari , Sardinia - Italy, will inaugurate the 2015 – 2016 America's Cup World Series, the regattas preliminary to the 35th America's Cup. The event will take place in the Gulf surrounding the island's capital from June 4 to 7, 2015. ... [more]  

Based off early morning forecasts, it appeared a lay day might be in the cards for competitors at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015. Some sailors might have already been making plays to play tennis or go fishing during an hour-long dockside delay. ... [more]  

Bay of Islands photographer, Steve Western was on hand to catch the action on the on the first Day (and with a couple from Day 2) of racing at the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week. The two events are being conducted in the picturesque Bay of Islands, Northland, NZ. Five superyachts are competing along with round the world race winner Steinlager 2. ... [more]  

Despite generally light airs with winds reaching no more that 15kts, three teams have won their skipper’s weight in rum for breaking records in the 79th Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race. ... [more]  

2015 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta - There is no straightforward regatta 'formula' and many events around the world strive to improve the experience that participants have year after year. For the St.Maarten Heineken Regatta it is no different, and this year they are listening to the regatta sailors when it comes to on shore venues and locations. ... [more]  

Photographer Ingrid Abery was on the water at 2015 Quantum Key West Race Week, and provided this gallery of images from day three. ... [more]  

Sailing in light winds of under 10kts, five superyachts enjoyed the first day's racing at the Millennium Cup sailed in the Bay of Islands, in Northland, New Zealand. Five superyachts are competing Silencio, Silvertip, Bliss, Janice of Wyoming and Sassafras. Three of these designed by Ed duBois, who is attending the regatta. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race - Up up and away
Barcelona World Race - 'Haves' and 'Have Nots'
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 update from Jack Bouttell onboard Dongfeng
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Game time!
Extreme Sailing Series™ 2015 – Ninth year ready to rock!
Foiling GC32s Key West Race Week images by Ingrid Abery
Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race - Crews prepare for big race
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 2
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - A challenging day
America's Cup: Spithill leads Oracle reconnaissance team in Bermuda
Extreme Sailing Series announces new teams and venues for 2015
Barcelona World Race - Leaders enter the fastest section of the course
Martinique Surf Pro - Must attend event in the world surfing circuit
New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup preview
RORC Caribbean 600 proving irresistible
18ft Skiffs: Images from NSW Championships - Race 2
Volvo Ocean Race – Malacca Nightmare – now it’s a boat race again!!
2015 Annapolis to Newport Race - Battle for Surflant Prize
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Off to a great start
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica - Enter the Dragon + Video
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 3   
World Match Racing Tour's title sponsor goes into administration   
Kieler Woche 2015 promotes Olympic sailing competitions   
Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía – Kiteboarding and Dragons return   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami preview   
Audi Melges 20 Class - Miami Winter Series   
Barcelona World Race - The South is looming.   
Island Water World Grenada Sailing Week announce new one design class   
Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Leg 3 position report for 19th January   
Pape Chevrolet North American Championships - Register today!   
Volvo Ocean Race: Sally Barkow - from the Olympics to the Volvo   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - The big casino *Feature   
C&C 30 Javelin makes West Coast Debut   
Quantum Key West Race Week - Flurry of activity   
2015 Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series - Day 2   
Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Entering the Malacca Strait   
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: More Alex McKinnon images   
Quantum Key West Race Week - GC32 class joins the action   
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race - Racing underway in classic conditions   
Barcelona World Race - Matched up for a Duel in the South   


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