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Full on GBR start at 49er Worlds in Australia

'Peter & Soren Hansen (DEN) 49er - 2008 49er Worlds - Sail Melbourne'    Jeff Crow/ Sport the Library ©
Danish brothers Peter and Soren Hansen took the early lead on Day 1 of the 49er World Championship at Sail Melbourne but British teams packed three boats into the first five positions on the first day of qualifying races.

The Hansen brothers notched up a bullet and two second places to lead Nathan Outteridge/Ben Austin (AUS) who scored 2,1,3 results to be two points behind the leaders. Following them is Britain's defending world champions Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes, currently third placed, only one point away from the Aussies after finishing 2, 1, 3.

GBR entries fill out the next two places too; John Pink and Simon Wheeler are fourth and Paul Campbell-James and Mark Asquith fifth on equal points and just three behind Morrison and Rhodes.

Brazil’s campaign to qualify for the Games got off to a good start with Andrea Fonseca/Rodrigo Duarte holding down 13th place on equal points with the 11th and 12th placed crews from Portugal and the US Virgin Islands.

Finland crews are also out to qualify their nation, the best placed today of the four crews being Lauri Lehtinen/Heikki Soininen in 19th place.

Racing got underway on time this morning just after 10.00am in a gusting up to 15 knot nor-easterly with a nasty little chop off Sorrento Couta Sailing Club, host venue for the World’s. It was not surprising to see a number of bingles and subsequent protests after the earlier races.

As the day wore on, breezes slowly diminished to 5-8 knots and with the wind going against the tide, it was a tough day for all and took all eighty crews concentration skills to master the conditions.

Racing continues tomorrow with three further races planned. Forecasts say breezes will be light, giving those headed for the Beijing Games a taste of what is to come.

49er - Leading Scores after 3 races

1 DEN HANSEN, Peter/HANSEN, Soren 1 2 1 0 4pts
2 AUS OUTTERIDGE, Nathan/AUSTIN, Ben 2 1 3 0 6
3 GBR MORRISON, Stevie/RHODES, Ben 2 1 4 0 7
4 GBR PINK, John/WHEELER, Simon 5 3 2 0 10
4 GBR CAMPBELL-JAMES, Paul/ASQUITH, Mark` 3 5 2 0 10
6 GER PECKOLT, Jan Peter/PECKOLT, Hannes 1 4 6 0 11
7 ITA SIBELLO, Piero/SIBELLO, Gianfranco 1 9 2 0 12
8 AUT DELLE KARTH, Nico Luca Marc/RESCH, Nikolaus Leopold 6 3 5 0 14
9 ESP FEDERICO, Alonso/ARTURO, Alonso 10 2 5 0 17
10 ESP MARTINEZ, Iker/FERNANDEZ, Xabier 4 4 9 0 17


 
 

49er

Pl Name Boat Sail
Number
Club
/Cty
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Net
Points
1 HANSEN, Soren
HANSEN, Peter
Hempel/Dong Energy DEN12 DEN 1 2 1             4
2 AUSTIN, Ben
OUTTERIDGE, Nathan
Fearless AUS3 AUS 2 1 3             6
3 RHODES, Ben
MORRISON, Stevie
GBR1 GBR 2 1 4             7
4 WHEELER, Simon
PINK, John
Skandia Team GBR GBR28 GBR 5 3 2             10
4 ASQUITH, Mark`
CAMPBELL-JAMES, Paul
EITS GBR21 GBR 3 5 2             10
6 PECKOLT, Hannes
PECKOLT, Jan Peter
11 GER 1 4 6             11
7 SIBELLO, Gianfranco
SIBELLO, Piero
ITA4 ITA 1 9 2             12
8 RESCH, Nikolaus Leopold
DELLE KARTH, Nico Luca Marc
Mary Jane, HOBAS Tiroler Wasserkraft 1A Inst. AUT2 AUT 6 3 5             14
9 ARTURO, Alonso
FEDERICO, Alonso
ESP6 ESP 10 2 5             17
10 FERNANDEZ, Xabier
MARTINEZ, Iker
ESP10 ESP 4 4 9             17
11 ANDRADE, Francisco
LIMA, Jorge
Lusodiete POR18 POR 3 5 12             20
12 THOMPSON, Cy
KOTOUN, Anthony
www.verticalyachts.com ISV817 ISV 7 10 3             20
13 DUARTE, Rodrigo
FONSECA, Andre
Vaca Voadora BRA29 BRA 7 7 6             20
14 LEONCHUK, George
LUKA, Rodion
Voronin UKR14 Ukraine 3 13 5             21
15 HOPSON, Alex
EVANS, Dave
Myfanwy GBR22 GBR 7 5 10             22
16 RAST, Chris
WADLOW, Tim
Secora USA13 USA 6 8 8             22
17 DENGSØ ANDERSEN, Dennis
KRÃœGER ANDERSEN, Peter
DEN15 DEN 6 3 14             23
18 NEWMAN, Jon
PHILLIPS, William
AUS27 AUS 5 6 13             24
19 SOININEN, Heikki
LEHTINEN, Lauri
FIN1060 FIN 4 11 10             25
20 TORLÉN, Kalle
LINDBERG, Jonas
Aplicator SWE42 SWE 10 6 9             25
21 STAVENUITER, Wilco
SCHUTTE, Daan
CLB - TUDELFT NED39 NED 13 13 1             27
22 YANN, Rochierieux
EMMANUEL, Dyen
FRA16 FRA 2 9 16             27
23 BOVIM, Frode
GUNDERSEN, Christopher
NOR20 NOR 11 8 8             27
24 ZUCCHETTI, Pietro
ANGILELLA, Giuseppe
ITA30 ITA 4 2 22             28
25 STÉPHANE, Christidis
MORGAN, Lagraviere
Rougail River FRA 7 FRA 5 6 17             28
26 SIOUZIOUS, Athanasios
PACHOUMAS, Athanasios
GRE37 GRE 14 4 11             29
27 TAKAHASHI, Kenji
TODOROKI, Kenjiro
KANTO AUTO WORKS JPN 35 JPN 12 10 7             29
28 KRUSE, Clemens
SIEBER, Christoph
T-Systems AUT38 AUT 8 11 11             30
29 KIERKOWSKI, Krzysztof
CZAJKOWSKI, Marcin
POL17 POL 8 10 14             32
30 MCGOVERN, Matthew
MCGOVERN, Russell
IRL40 IRL 9 9 14             32
31 GRANQVIST, Jacob
KUUSI, Ilmari
Gant FIN48 FIN 10 12 10             32
32 BAUMANN, Hannes
BAUR, Marcus
FritzII GER26 GER 8 20 6             34
33 BASK, Kalle
UUSI-AUTTI, Janne
FIN44 FIN 18 7 9             34
34 KIRKETERP, Martin
WARRER, Jonas
Hempel Dong Energy DEN 8 DEN 9 14 11             34
35 CUPAC, Petar
KOSTOV, Pavle
CRO41 CRO 11 1 23             35
36 HALKES (HO WAI HO), Mike
KNIGHT, Richard
Little Dragon HKG1064 HKG 13 16 8             37
37 SIGN, Alain
FLETCHER, Dylan
Great Bear GBR33 GBR 20 15 4             39
38 IVANKOVIC, Ivan
IVANKOVIC, Goran
CRO959 CRO 15 7 17             39
39 GUILLOU, Damien
MONTEAU, Alexandre
FRA23 FRA 12 25 4             41
40 HEINEKEN, John
NOBLE, Matt
USA50 USA 28
DNF
11 3             42
41 HUBER, Lorenz
FRICKE, Leopold
GER34 GER 14 16 12             42
42 REMOCKER, Ben
COOK, Gordon
Samson CAN19 CAN 9 28
OCS
7             44
43 VILLAMBROSA, Federico
GAINZA EURNEKIAN, Matias
Quicksilver ARG1066 ARG 18 19 7             44
44 ZHUANG, Xuehai
WEN, Zijin
Nautica CHN1009 CHN 15 12 18             45
45 PEEL, Tom
MASON, Richard
Murka GBR806 GBR 16 14 15             45
46 KUZMICKI, Pawel
STANCZY, Tomasz
POL1069 POL 11 14 21             46
47 PANAGIOTIDIS, Alfonso
PANAGIOTIDIS, George
GRE994 GRE 28
DSQ
18 1             47
48 DELPECH, Noé
D'ORTOLI, Julien
French Connection FRA32 FRA 12 18 17             47
49 HOGAN, Ian
GOODERHAM, Billy
CAN1058 CAN 13 12 24             49
50 GIFFEN, Rory
PASQUALI, Joey
USA 792 USA 792 USA 16 20 13             49
51 MAKINO, Yukio
ISHIBASHI, Akira
JPN985 JPN 18 13 19             50
52 JENSEN, Iain
O'CONNOR, David
The Cape AUS46 AUS 19 15 16             50
53 MIRSKY, Torvar
MANN, David
Polyester Girls AUS929 AUS 17 17 16             50
54 KIVISTIK, Lenart
HAAVEL, Tõnis
EST894 EST 15 8 28
DNE
            51
55 BLOCH, Sidney
BELLOTTI, Marcelo
926 BRA 21 19 12             52
56 CORDINGLEY, Robert
LINTON, Aaron
Oshin AUS411 AUS 19 21 13             53
57 DE KOCK, Joe
WADE-LEHMAN, Clynton
Seiko Velatura RSA010 RSA 16 20 18             54
58 FENWICK, Andrew
BORROWS, Kevin
Pocket Rocket 1063 NZL 14 23 20             57
59 MARSHALL, Ty
MARSHALL, Clint
Spineless AUS932 AUS 17 21 19             57
60 HU, Xianqiang
LI, Fei
Nautica CHN923 CHN 20 23 15             58
61 CHURCHER, Andrew
PHILLIPS, Samuel
Jemma the Bushpig 762 AUS 21 17 21             59
62 KELLY, Paul
PARKINSON, Luke
Fluid AUS767 AUS 19 21 19             59
63 STEFANI, Diego
SILVEIRA, Santiago
URU146 URU 28
BFD
15 18             61
64 DONNER, Kristoffer
GAHMBERG, Jan
Aktia FIN204 FIN 20 19 22             61
65 ARCHIBALD, Andrew
MCDIARMID, David
NZL433 NZL 22 16 25             63
66 PATENIOTIS, Michalis
DIMOU, Dionisis
GRE47 GRE 28
DNF
17 20             65
67 NOLAN, Ross
SPILLANE, Marcus
Seiko Velatura IRL691 IRL 24 22 20             66
68 GODMAN, Rory
GRAHAM, Peter
Mourphes NZL811 NZL 28
OCS
24 15             67
69 ROUGHLEY, Hamish
GORDON, Murray
PPCC AUS674 AUS 22 22 23             67
70 ZHOU , Boxiong
LIN, Wuzhi
Nautica CHN1008 CHN 28
DNF
18 22             68
71 SMYTHE, Charlie
GOLDSBERRY, Jonathan
Skiffsailing.org USA877 USA 17 24 28
DNF
            69
72 BROWNIE, Nicholas
WALL, Kynan
Wild Wilbur AUS435 AUS 23 23 24             70
73 GOMES, Henrique
GAGLIOTTI, Rafael
Porto Seguro 149 BRA 28
DNF
22 21             71
74 KINGSLEY-WILLIAMS, Topher
GRANT, Jamie
Pine Time 230 AUS 26 24 23             73
75 BROOMAN, Matthew
PETERS, Paul
Kemeny's AUS164 AUS 23 26 25             74
76 DRESSLER, Cooper
GILMORE, John
500 USA 24 27 24             75
77 BUCKINGHAM, Mitchell
GRIFFITHS, Andrew
Sirocco AUS423 AUS 21 27 28
DNF
            76
78 RANDOLPH, Nick
SPIERS, Emma
Chickn'Wings AUS768 AUS 22 26 28
DNF
            76
79 GAVIN, Aron
PEARMAN, Lachlan
AUS678 AUS 25 25 26             76
80 SPENCER, Tim
SPENCER, Jonathan
FKP Property Group 766 AUS 28
DNF
25 26             79
81 AUSTIN, Timothy
ROOKLYN, Warwick
007 AUS1007 AUS 28
DNC
28
DNC
28
DNC
            84




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