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Pinnell and Gibbon are 505 World Champions

'505 Worlds 2008'    Vincenzo Baglione

After the hooter on the start boat (which coincidentally sounds exactly like the sick horn of a 1966 Fiat 500) sounded thrice, signalling the cancellation of race seven of the 505 Worlds, the British team of Ian Pinnell and Carl Gibbon, (Hayling Island Sailing Club), threw their hands up in glee - then Gibbon promptly chucked Pinnell in the Mediterranean to celebrate their World Championship victory.

This has been a tough series for all involved - with winds in Mondello, Sicily, rarely reaching above six knots and many races were run with crews folded and contorted to leeward. Today's highlight (apart from Pinnell's victory) during the extensive on-water delay, was a game of boat Cricket using a tennis ball and paddle and involving most of the 14 strong Australian contingent and the popular bikini clad German girl's crew.

There is still one race to go tomorrow and that will decide the minor places - with weather forecasts differing dramatically, its hard to know for sure what the outcome will be.

But so far the perennial runner up, and previous World Champion, Howie Hamlin and his crew Andy Zinn from Newport Beach, California look pretty good in second. They are closely followed by another previous World Champion Wolfgang Hunger and Julien Kliener (Germany) and the Bojsen Moller brothers from Denmark. Rounding out the top five are the immediate past World Champions Jan Saugmann and Morten Ramsbeck, also from Denmark.

It would be true to say that things here in Sicily don't exactly run at a blistering pace. There are few clocks visible, people don't wear watches and things tend to be measured in geological time rather than the more common hours, minutes and seconds. That all being said, its pretty easy to forget the troubles of the world here in Mondello where the azure Mediterranean challenges even the most literate to conjur accurate superlatives and the sun worshipping locals' easy, relaxed nature is infectious. Except when you want something done... but otherwise the locals complete lack of stress is only matched by the tranquil ocean's windless beauty.

505 Worlds 2008 -  Vincenzo Baglione?nid=49845  

Laid back would also best describe Ian 'Nellie' Pinnell's demeanour. Nellie has won numerous Worlds in other classes, but counts this 505 Worlds as his greatest triumph. And for Nellie, it was never really in doubt. His results have been consistent - currently his worst race is a ninth with all the other results in the top four. Truly remarkable and completely unique in this series.

From the outset, with a win in the first race, a second in the second then a second and fourth the next day he sprinted to an early and substantial lead where others weren't nearly as consistent. He never really looked in doubt, but when questioned after racing he took it all within his stride, with a typically casual approach, and simply said he'd... 'had a good day and got a bit lucky'. Day after day after day.

When we talked to Ian after the non-race today, he was enjoying a foaming Sicilian Birra, he had this to say about the regatta; 'Well, obviously I am really happy. I guess the biggest thing for us was we were able to be in the right place most of the time and got solid results, where the other boats were a bit up and down. It was our time I guess.

'My crew Carl has been tremendous - the feedback I get from him is invaluable and I don't think any one got past us downwind, he really keeps the boat fast no matter what the conditions.'

Mixed results is right - all of the top boats are carrying some really big numbers, with the series only going to a maximum of seven races there is only one drop which has put the noses out of many boats that were scored DNF
on the second day. More than 80 boats didn't finish within the time limit (did we say it was light here?) of race three. But still as they say, the cream rises and there is no doubt that the top 10 have earned their results.

RESULTS: 505 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2008

AFTER 6 RACES

  Total Points Exclude One Discarded Race Per Boat 

No

Number

Surnames (Helmsman, Crew)

Points

1

2

3

4

5

6

1

GBR 8960

PINNELL, GIBBON, Male

13,0

1

2

4

2

4

(9)

2

USA 8762

HAMLIN, ZINN, Male

30,0

(56)

1

6

11

5

7

3

GER 8957

HUNGER, KLEINER, Male

40,0

4

3

(18)

6

15

12

4

DEN 8962

BOJSEN - MOLLER, BOJSEN - MOLLER, Male

45,0

5

15

3

(54)

3

19

5

DEN 8964

SAUGMANN, RAMSBAEK, Male

53,0

10

6

15

20

2

(27)

6

USA 8714

MARTIN, NELSON, Male

54,0

6

18

(35)

13

6

11

7

GER 8721

CHRISTOPHERSEN, SALEIN, Male / under 25

59,0

7

9

12

(41)

26

5

8

AUS 8817

DAVIS, DUFFIELD, Male

64,0

12

4

27

8

(28)

13

9

GER 8693

DAISENBERGER, LAUTENSCHLAGER, Male / under 25

69,0

21

11

19

(48)

16

2

10

GER 8651

KELLNER, SCHOLER, Male

69,0

15

(35)

20

7

23

4

11

AUS 8920

QUIRK, REFFOLD, Male

72,0

45

(dnf)

5

3

9

10

12

DEN 8826

BOJLAND, FRIIS, Male

78,0

9

29

1

18

(61)

21

13

GER 8728

SCHOMAKER, GORGE, Mixed

87,0

2

27

14

10

34

(55)

14

GER 8927

GORGE, RIX, Male

89,0

29

7

31

21

1

(48)

15

USA 8883

MOORE, FALSONE, Male

90,0

8

14

42

4

22

(60)

16

SUI 8954

STAUFFER, JACOT, Male

93,0

24

25

8

29

7

(46)

17

GER 8875

FINDEL, TELLEN, Male

95,0

31

5

(47)

40

18

1

18

AUS 8840

CAMERON, BOWDEN, Male

95,0

30

(dnf)

7

16

20

22

19

SUI 8543

BART, MARTI, Male

98,0

13

21

2

24

38

(dsq)

20

GER 8947

NIEDIEK, HEISING, Male

98,0

22

16

9

(44)

25

26

21

USA 8715

BIXBY, BOOTHE, Male

102,0

17

23

30

1

31

(44)

22

USA 8830

KEY, BUTTNER, Male

104,0

(52)

26

32

12

19

15

23

GER 8751

BIRKNER, STENGER, Female

108,0

11

10

24

39

(dsq)

24

24

GER 8975

SCHEDER - BIESCHIN, JESS, Male

112,0

3

20

34

42

13

(47)

25

USA 8919

GOSCH, McKEIGE, Male

116,0

34

19

25

9

29

(40)

26

FIN 8466

HYYSALO, SALONEN, Male

119,0

(65)

12

11

26

27

43

27

ITA 8916

CIFERRI, NATALI, Male

127,0

38

13

40

15

21

(53)

28

GBR 8835

WALTERS, CRAM, Male

128,0

19

34

(39)

31

30

14

29

GER 8958

KOCHLIN, ACHTERBERG, Male

129,0

14

(dsq)

21

36

50

8

30

GER 8807

LEHMANN, OEHME, Male

133,0

23

(41)

17

35

35

23

31

FIN 8923

LINDGREN, WOLONTIS, Male

134,0

(40)

36

13

19

32

34

32

GBR 8526

BIRD, NURSE, Male

138,0

50

(dnf)

28

37

17

6

33

USA 8937

TAUGHER, BELL, Male

144,0

54

(dnf)

37

5

45

3

34

GER 8720

TASCHE, TASCHE, Male / under 25 / under 21

149,0

37

17

16

(74)

11

68

35

GER 8672

CONTAG, VON WALTER, Male

152,0

33

8

62

17

(79)

32

36

AUS 8801

CHAPPELL, GILL, Male

160,0

35

(dnf)

22

34

10

59

37

IRL 8961

BARRY, DWYER, Male

165,0

18

24

(52)

32

40

51

38

FRA 8900

GUBRI, DI PEDE, Male

169,0

25

30

(46)

46

37

31

39

USA 8822

HOLT, EDWARDS, Male

197,0

55

(dnf)

45

33

46

18

40

GER 8669

BOGER, SCHONER, Male

199,0

47

(dnf)

10

25

52

65

41

USA 7875

MILLER, SMITH, Male

199,0

67

22

(89)

27

41

42

42

GER 8599

DUWE, HELMS, Male

201,0

16

(dnf)

44

47

53

41

43

GER 8580

WEIGELT, HENNING, Male

205,0

(72)

33

49

59

39

25

44

FRA 8844

BROISE, DES JAMONIERES, Male

205,0

26

(dnf)

33

65

36

45

45

GBR 8935

SHORT, SHORT, Male

206,0

20

37

36

49

(70)

64

46

AUS 8922

CUNEO, WARLOW, Male

209,0

43

38

56

43

(83)

29

47

DEN 8828

ANDERSEN, ANDREASEN, Male

212,0

57

(dnf)

41

78

8

28

48

GER 8965

PLATTNER, ALARIE, Male

213,0

58

(dns)

23

30

63

39

49

AUS 8921

LOTT, FRANKS, Male

214,0

53

39

57

28

(67)

37

50

GBR 8881

SCUTCHER, DIEBITSCH, Male

220,0

32

(dnf)

38

14

12

raf

51

SUI 8613

PETERMANN, GROB, Male

231,0

61

(dnf)

43

63

14

50

52

GBR 8701

NAPIER, PEARSON, Male

244,0

28

(dnf)

65

64

33

54

53

AUS 8853

JACKSON, HOLDEN, Male

246,0

59

(dnf)

74

22

71

20

54

GER 8665

SCHLOMKA, WIHLFAHRT, Male

246,0

60

(dnf)

26

55

42

63

55

GBR 8905

TURNBULL, LUNN, Male

254,0

64

42

59

23

66

(78)

56

AUS 8968

HANSEN - KNARHOI, ATTWELL, Male

259,0

70

31

50

38

(72)

70

57

FRA 8270

GACHET, VALERY, Male

261,0

44

(dnf)

53

50

78

36

58

FRA 8950

DE KERGARIOU, CAMUSSON, Male

270,0

71

(dnf)

55

56

58

30

59

IRL 8514

SCANNELL, O' SULLIVAN, Male

277,0

42

(dnf)

29

45

65

96

60

GER 8775

HOLZAPFEL, ENGEL, Male

282,0

68

28

76

77

(100)

33

61

FRA 7771

LOYAL, DETAPPE, Male

284,0

27

(dns)

66

53

62

76

62

FRA 8748

AGRAPART, AGRAPART, Mixed

292,0

49

(dnf)

69

69

43

62

63

GER 8825

TROCH, KONIG, Male

296,0

89

(dnf)

51

51

44

61

64

GBR 8708

GOULT, RUSSELL, Male

306,0

79

(dnf)

48

67

56

56

65

USA 8831

JEANGIRARD, VON GREY, Male

309,0

62

(dnf)

63

75

51

58

66

FIN 8768

NIEMINEN, LEHTONEN, Male

322,0

93

(dnf)

75

61

24

69

67

GER 8929

WALDHEIM, BUSSENIUS, Male

324,0

48

(dnf)

85

87

69

35

68

FIN 8924

RAITA, NURMELA, Male

330,0

(95)

40

84

72

57

77

69

ITA 8097

BOSIO, SUPERINA, Male

333,0

36

(dnf)

54

79

73

91

70

FRA 8949

FAUCHEUX, DUQUESNE, Male

337,0

69

(dnf)

77

58

48

85

71

FRA 8321

NEVO, BOUTON, Male

340,0

99

(dnf)

72

66

87

16

72

GER 8956

FORSTER, NEUSS, Male

345,0

75

(dns)

61

71

64

74

73

FRA 8895

DEVAUX, DUBUC, Male

347,0

39

(dnf)

88

52

81

87

74

FIN 8057

LINDFORS, HALONEN, Male

356,0

74

(dnf)

86

76

82

38

75

POL 8358

JOZEFOWSKI, BARANKIEWICZ, Male

361,0

51

(dnf)

64

57

97

92

76

AUS 8781

ALEXANDER, GREGG, Male

371,0

97

(dnf)

87

60

60

67

77

AUS 8588

SMITH, SMITH, Mixed

376,0

66

(dnf)

81

80

92

57

78

AUS 8855

STOWELL, BAILEY, Male

391,0

84

(dnf)

60

73

99

75

79

GER 8513

KONIG, BRACK, Male

393,0

63

(dnf)

73

93

74

90

80

ITA 8743

GIRALDI, CORBELLINI, Male

400,0

85

32

(dns)

101

80

102

81

FRA 8402

BLEUEZ, ROUCAYROL, Male

400,0

78

(dnf)

82

82

76

82

82

USA 8441

SCHLUTER, SCHLUTER, Male

401,0

46

(dnf)

80

86

109

80

83

AUS 8501

FINCH, SHINER, Male / under 25 / under 21

403,0

105

(dnf)

71

81

75

71

84

GBR 8955

ILIFFE, LAKE, Male

413,0

80

(dnf)

83

92

49

109

85

FIN 8053

EBELING, HEIMSCH, Male

422,0

73

(dnf)

101

70

54

dns

86

GER 6816

JUNGCLAUS, LAUDAGE, Male

427,0

82

(dns)

67

83

102

93

87

IRL 8679

BARRY, LANE, Male / under 25

428,0

83

(dnf)

97

90

59

99

88

USA 8904

GUY, TOTH, Male

431,0

91

(dnf)

108

108

107

17

89

POL 8130

GRABOWSKI, OLKO, Male

433,0

94

(dnf)

78

62

94

105

90

POL 8416

ZAGORSKI, JUCKIEWICZ, Male

434,0

77

(dnf)

98

89

104

66

91

IRL 8542

KENNEALLY, DUNLEA, Male

443,0

41

(dnf)

100

100

88

114

92

AUS 8185

RIDGWAY, ROSS, Male

443,0

98

(dnf)

dns

85

55

81

93

FRA 8847

BOIRY, GOUGEON, Male

443,0

86

(dnf)

92

94

98

73

94

AUS 8893

ROBINSON, PENFOLD, Male

445,0

87

(dnf)

68

91

95

104

95

GER 8772

TANNER, TANNER, Mixed

448,0

102

(dnf)

91

68

89

98

96

GER 8744

KANDZIA, DEUTSCHER, Male

459,0

96

(dnf)

70

111

93

89

97

ITA 8127

GAMBARDELLA, CANDELA, Male

460,0

81

(dnf)

111

99

86

83

98

GBR 8497

GEORGE, CARTWRIGHT, Male

469,0

108

(dnf)

58

110

96

97

99

GER 8598

VON MERTENS, VON HOYER, Mixed

471,0

109

(dns)

112

96

47

107

100

GER 8712

LABENZ, LABENZ, Male

475,0

106

(dnf)

105

88

90

86

101

AUS 8628

CROFT, RUSHTON, Male

483,0

114

(dns)

90

119

108

52

102

ITA 8882

GALLO, LOCE, Male

484,0

101

(dnf)

79

dsq

85

95

103

ITA 8944

MANZI, ANNESE, Male

485,0

120

(dnf)

95

118

68

84

104

GER 8862

HANSGEN, RUPPRICH, Male

488,0

113

(dnf)

102

103

91

79

105

AUS 8177

PAYNE, EDMONSTON – FEARN, Male

497,0

90

(dnf)

93

113

77

dnf

106

AUS 8498

WARNE, SCHOLES, Male

497,0

88

(dnf)

94

102

112

101

107

GER 8370

STUMPEL, STUMPEL, Mixed

502,0

103

(dnf)

116

114

120

49

108

GER 8433

ANTON, DENECKE, Male

513,0

92

(dnf)

107

98

105

111

109

GBR 8907

BERRY, BARNES, Male

515,0

115

(dns)

103

95

84

118

110

GER 8500

HENGE, FEDDE, Male

515,0

117

(dnf)

104

97

103

94

111

GER 8730

WILTS, HOLM, Male

516,0

76

(dnf)

106

107

119

108

112

USA 8577

VAN DEVENTER, LALLI, Male

520,0

107

(dnf)

99

104

110

100

113

AUS 8682

HYDE, EDNEY, Male

522,0

100

(dnf)

118

84

117

103

114

GER 8282

LEMPP, RAUNER, Male

535,0

104

(dnf)

109

106

101

115

115

GBR 8591

BELL, WARD, Male

537,0

119

(dnf)

96

105

111

106

116

USA 8245

DORE, PITTACK, Male

544,0

112

(dnf)

115

116

113

88

117

USA 8939

WYLES, RENDA, Male

561,0

(dns)

dnf

110

109

106

112

118

USA 8821

LONG, LONG, Mixed

568,0

(dns)

dnf

dns

dns

dns

72

119

GBR 8745

MCGALE, PEARSON, Male

573,0

118

(dns)

113

117

115

110

120

CAN 8910

JANIDLO, JANIDLO, Mixed

574,0

111

(dnf)

117

112

118

116

121

GER 7732

FELDMANN, HARTMANN, Female

575,0

110

(dnf)

114

120

114

117

122

GBR 8423

WRIGHT, YOUNG, Male

579,0

116

(dnf)

119

115

116

113

123

ITA 4970

INGOGLIA, INGOGLIA, Male

615,0

(dnf)

dns

dnf

dnf

dnf

119

 


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World sailing history was created earlier today when Dongfeng Race Team became the first Chinese yacht to have a win in a premier trans-ocean racing event. Her win was also a first in the 41-year history of the Volvo Ocean Race. At 1131hrs UTC the Chinese flagged entry emphatically won Leg 3 in their home port of Sanya to take the overall leadin the 40,000nm event with six stages to go. ... [more]  

On the morning of the 26th of January, the Maersk Line ship MV Stockholm delivered the Team Vestas Wind's damaged VO65 to the port in Genoa, Italy. From here she will be taken to the Persico building facilty where the rebuild of the wrecked boat will be undertaken. The team's goal is to rejoin the race in Lisbon, Portugal in June, 2015. ... [more]  

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is considering backing Sir Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup bid, in a move that would propel the fortunes of the Olympic gold medallist yet further. Sir Ben is believed to have asked the Virgin billionaire to consider backing the venture when he and his new wife, Georgie Thompson, spent time on Sir Richard’s Necker Island in January. ... [more]  

To the 91st 2015 Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race significant changes have been made in order to enhance the race experience, and by the looks of it, sailors are embracing them wholeheartedly. ... [more]  

Alpari World Match Racing Tour - Monsoon Cup preview by Alpari World Match Racing Tour
The final event of the 2014 Alpari World Match Racing Tour, Monsoon Cup Malaysia, is to take place in its new home of Johor, the southernmost state of Malaysia, over 10th-14th February. In addition to being the grand finale of the Tour, the event will also see the 2014 ISAF Match Racing World Champion crowned. ... [more]  

In the Barcelona World Race the two lead boats are preparing for a gruelling 3,500-mile game of chase across the Southern Ocean, until the next natural gateway of the course, Cape Leeuwin in south-west Australia. ... [more]  

Quantum Key West Race Week provided the opportunity for the GC32s to make a spectacular debut in the USA. During the five days of racing held in balmy temperatures off the southernmost tip of Florida, crews experienced a range of conditions. ... [more]  

40 year old Charles Caudrelier the skipper of race leader Dongfeng was a major figure of the winning French team Groupama in 2011-12 . With the Dongfeng team now approaching Sanya, almost unstoppable, its worthwhile hearing from Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad who is hugely pleased with the current on water situation. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race. The northerly drag race continues, with the stable light wind forecast to drop slightly. The boats have all remained in position, if anything cementing their places with gaps between them increasing slightly through the night. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - Sailing in a straight line was never supposed to be as tense as this. We’ve been pointing at Sanya for almost a day now and fortunately, Alvimedica, MAPFRE, and Brunel far enough back to not be in AIS range anymore. The problem is they’re not in AIS range anymore. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race Leg 3 - After what can only be described as a frustrating few days of wind and current conditions in the Malacca Strait, the shipping lanes we had to pass were a bit more entertaining as it was upwind which meant some tacking. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 3 Finish - Video - Delayed feed by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz
Tune in here to see the finish of Leg 3 of the Volvo Ocean race in Sanya. Will sailing history be made? Can Dongfeng become the first Chinese flagged yacht to win a Leg in a Round the World Race? ... [more]  

2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - Bigger than ever in 2015, with an atmosphere crackling with adrenaline, the ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami, Presented by Sunbrella, was ground zero on Sunday as competitors from 63 countries made their final preparations. ... [more]  

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]  

Stephanie Roble, 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year
Barcelona World Race - Taking advantage
Oakcliff Awarded Joe Prosser Award at US Sailing NSPS 2015
20 Nations head for 2015 St.Maarten Heineken Regatta
Volvo Ocean Race - Less than 500 miles to go
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Fantastic finish
Barcelona World Race: Weather beacons launched midrace
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 5
Mount Gay Round Barbados Race – Gala prizegiving marks end of event
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 5 images by Ingrid Abery
Volvo Ocean Race Leader - Dongfeng - the right place at the right time
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Notice Of Race online
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Volvo Ocean Race: Changes to Team Vestas Wind crew
McDougall+McConaghy Moth Worlds: Highlight video released
America's Cup: Oracle crew mate lodges complaint against Tienpont
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 4 images by Ingrid Abery
2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami - US Sailing Team preview
Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 - A great day
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America's Cup: Italy to host first America's Cup World Series regatta   
Breeze and Sunshine at Quantum Key West Race Week   
Images of the Millennium Cup and Bay of Islands Sailing Week - Day 1:   
2015 Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race – Three records broken   
St.Maarten Heineken Regatta - Simplified logistics and fun themes   
2015 Quantum Key West Race Week - Day 3 images by Ingrid Abery   
Millennium Cup: Racing in the picturesque Bay of Islands   
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   
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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   


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