sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : De Koning and Berkhout take lead at 470 Worlds

De Koning and Berkhout take lead at 470 Worlds

'Lobke Berkhout, Marcelien De Koning (NED)'    Jeff Crow/ Sport the Library ©    Click Here to view large photo

Dutch world champions Marcelien De Koning and Lobke Berkhout moved into outright first position at the 470 World Championships today following two outstanding victories in 12-22 knot winds.

“It was fun out there, we like the breeze, everyone knows that,” De Koning said onshore.

However she was careful not to be over confident adding “we are in the worlds, and points are so close, so every race counts and you can go up then down very easily.”

Former pace setters, Giulia Conti and Giovanna Micol (ITA) slipped to outright second, two points behind the Dutch crew on 25 points.

Asia Pacific Regatta winners Erin Maxwell and Isabelle Kinsolving (USA) have moved up from seventh to third on 29 points, with Australian’s Elise Rechichi and Tess Parkinson losing two places on the fleet today.

Britain's Christina Bassadone and Saskia Clark are in 15th place after an 11 and 12th today.

470 Women - Leading positions

1 NED DE KONING, Marcelien BERKHOUT, Lobke 1 5 2 9 4 -10 1 1 33pts 23pts

2 ITA CONTI, Giulia MICOL, Giovanna 1 3 6 4 1 -15 2 8 40 25

3 USA MAXWELL, Erin KINSOLVING, Isabelle 2 -14 3 7 4 2 8 3 43 29

4 FRA PETITJEAN, Ingrid DOUROUX, Nadege 14 1 8 -17 5 1 6 2 54 37

5 AUS RECHICHI, Elise PARKINSON, Tessa 4 1 3 5 9 3 14 -19 58 39

6 USA CLARK, Amanda MERGENTHALER, Sarah 6 5 7 2 15 4 3 -16 58 42

7 JPN AI, Kondo NAOKO, Kamata 19 2 5 1 8 3 13 -22 73 51

8 ARG FERNANDA, Sesto CONSUELO, Monsegur 10 10 6 12 3 7 -16 6 70 54

9 SWE TORGERSSON, Therese SANTÉN, Vendela 5 12 10 3 13 -20 4 9 76 56

10 AUT VOGL, Sylvia FLATSCHER, Carolina 7 6 19 6 2 7 -22 10 79 57

The finals series continues Sunday with another two races, scheduled to begin at 1pm.

Tessa Parkinson and Elise Rechichi (AUS) - 470 Worlds 2008 -  Jeff Crow- Sport?nid=41262 the Library ©   Click Here to view large photo




by Jodi Kelly/Clare Murray

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=41262

10:17 AM Sun 27 Jan 2008 GMT






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

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

10 Dec 2013  Abersoch Dinghy Week 2014 - Title sponsors announced
09 Dec 2013  OK Dinghy World Rankings for December 2013
16 Jun 2013  PWA Catalunya World Cup - Celebrating 15 years of Costa Brava action
16 Jun 2013  Route des Princes - Edmond de Rothschild victorious in Lisbon
16 Jun 2013  Contender World Championship - 174 entries and still counting
16 Jun 2013  Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge – Day 2 in Porto Santo Stefano
16 Jun 2013  NYYC Annual Regatta – J sailing talent to take part
25 Apr 2013  Jorgen Svendsen retains OK Dinghy World 2013 number one ranking
07 Mar 2013  Finn Class partners Dinghy Academy to train next Olympians
03 Mar 2013  RYA Dinghy Show - Glanfield and Patience launch Rio 2016 campaign
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 CEO Knut Frostad talks (Part III) *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - ‘Samba Pa Ti’ crowned champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Final race to decide champion by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,










Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do by Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,




Volvo Ocean Race: Update from Team Vestas Wind in images by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,








Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Classic Garda conditions on day 2 by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,
























Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Alessandro Rombelli's 'STIG' leads by International Audi Melges 20 Class Association,


Volvo Ocean Race: Call of Duty comes first for Team Alvimedica
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Stefano Gattini
Helping boaters understand weather basics
PWA Alacati World Cup - Exciting finish on day 2
Match 40s find the surface again + Video
Audi Melges 20 World Championship - Day 1 images by Max Ranchi
Clagett Regatta names first Executive Director
Transatlantic Race - Fleet expanded for 2015 edition
IFDS World Championship overall
Anna Tunnicliffe: Alinghi finishes second - Extreme Sailing Series
2014 18' Skiff International Regatta - Day 2
2014 Audi Melges 20 World Championship - It's go time in Garda
2nd Annual Keith Dinsmoor Regatta September 13-14
Aldo Alessio Regatta - Three days of tight racing
PWA Alacati World Cup - First blood to Van Der Steen and Offringa
Oakcliff Sailing hosts the Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX Nationals + Video
International 18ft Skiff Regatta underway on San Francisco Bay
Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2014 - Quality fleet for Maxi Classic
Sailing Champions League - which is Europe's best sailing club?
Weta fun at the Wine & Roses Regatta
Extreme Sailing Series: The Wave, Muscat claims victory on Cardiff Bay   
International 14 World Championships 2015: Not just for boys   
Rio de Janeiro achieves 50% treatment of sewage outflow *Feature   
2014 AWT Quatro Desert Showdown - Event memorable videos   
2014 18' Skiff Int Regatta: Day 1 at San Francisco - Reversal on beach   
Emirates Team NZ: Last race boost cannot save team from table bottom   
PWA Alacati World Cup - Furious slalom is upon us   
J/111 World Championships - The Winner is Shmokin Joe!   
J/24 US National Championship - Victory for Will Welles’ Cougar   
Extreme Sailing Series: View the Final Day's action - Replay   
NYYC Grandmasters Team Race - Reign continues for Noroton Yacht Club   
WSSR announces new World Record Around Britain and Ireland   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final day photos by Tim Wilkes   
2014 Detroit Cup - Morvan wins   
Newport Bucket Regatta 2014 -Images by George Bekris   
IFDS Worlds 2014 - Final report: USA qualifies for Rio 2016   
Extreme Sailing Series: Absent With-Out Leave – Ben Ainslie Racing   
2014 IFDS World Championship - New champions claim medals   
2014 IFDS World Championships - Sunday’s race images by Tim Wilkes   
Shark World Championships underway in Toronto   


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 WAS US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT