sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Photo Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Laser 4.7 World Championships Day 4

Laser 4.7 World Championships Day 4

'Laser 4.7 World Championships 2011 day 4'    www.chucklantz.com    Click Here to view large photo

Laser 4.7 World Championships are being hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club on San Francisco Bay from 28th July.

Some of these kids here just have speed,' said coach and Olympic medalist Jim Barton this morning as he reviewed the low scoring leaders for both the boys and girls racing in the Laser 4.7 Worlds. They find their groove and just go. Watching these kids, who represent the future of sailing, one cannot help but be impressed with their determination to fly, in some cases, half way around the world to race on San Francisco Bay.

Some can be a bit too determined. Barton said he is a convert to umpired races for juniors as some kids will not protest their friends, or will just keep going after an infraction. Now, while they are still in their teens, he thinks, is the time for the umpires to blow the whistles on it and bring them into the fold, as it were, of proper and sportsmanlike racing. Composed of national and international jurors, the jury motors out in pairs with yellow flags and whistles at the ready to call rule violations on the water and demand turns in order to remedy the infractions. Jury Chair Doug Elder said a lot of times positioning the Jury Boats in places where rule violations occur, for example, in the competitors’ sight lines at mark roundings, is enough to deter them from breaking the rules.

Out on the water, the two fleets of boys started in light air on a very foggy, gray day at 1200. In both races competitors clustered at the boat end of the starting line, and so many were over early, the fleets were recalled and re-started under black flag. In race seven, Brazilian Andre Serveas led the fleet for the entire race and got the gun. Second place went to Spanish sailor Carlos Rosello and third to another Brazilian, Martin Lowey. Race eight, again under black flag, saw eight boats called OCS (On Course Side). Juan Kevin Cabrera Gonzalez won the race. At today’s close, Carlos Rosello, of Spain has taken the lead in the Laser 4.7 Worlds with 15 points, Francisco Gonzalez is close behind with 17 points and Keiju Okada, JPN is in third with 33 points.

Laser 4.7 World Championships 2011 day 4 -  www.chucklantz.com   Click Here to view large photo

The girls fleet started at 1500 today in slightly more wind, approximately 13-15 knots, and the beginning of an ebb tide, making the starting line a bit more challenging. GRE sailor Athanasia Fakidi started at the pin end of the line and managed a spectacular port tack start across the fleet. Parents and old salts, watching from shoreside, oohed and ahhed as they watched her successfully tack on to starboard ahead of all of her competition. Commodore Patrick Nolan was among them and also said he’s 'just been thrilled with the work that Kevin [Reeds, Race Chair] and Robbie [Dean, Race Manager] have done. The parents seem happy and the kids are...well...tired.'

It seems there is just no getting past Cecilia Zorzi ITA, who with another bullet in her pocket after race seven, is now 31 points ahead of her closest competitor, Line Hoest, NOR. Italian Camilla Modena finished in second and Milly Bennet AUS got third. Greek sailor Fakidi finished in seventh and is holding third place overall with 39 points. Cumulative scores, including the girls race eight, which at press time is pending protests.

Results - Girls

No

Sail no

Name

Scores

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

ITA 200480

Zorzi Cecila, 1994

12.0

5

1

1

1

1

2

1

(8)

2

NOR 194765

Höst Line Flem, 1995

42.0

12

2

2

7

6

(24)

9

4

3

SLO 198483

Pletikos Kim, 1994

44.0

1

3

5

6

(ocs)

6

20

3

4

NOR 198747

Herud Celine Therese, 1995

51.0

18

(bfd)

6

4

7

3

11

2

5

TUR 198917

Yentur Zeynep, 1995

56.0

6

6

16

2

(25)

12

4

10

6

GRE 183545

Fakidi Athanasia, 1996, U16

62.0

3

(bfd)

4

3

17

5

7

23

7

GRE 194857

Karachaliou Vasileia, 1996, U16

83.0

9

(bfd)

8

13

2

4

19

28

8

HKG 122064

Sakai Nagisa Karis, 1994

92.0

2

14

23

8

3

18

(25)

24

9

ITA 195487

Modena Camilla, 1994

92.0

15

10

21

20

(38)

13

2

11

10

ESP 196946

Luque Gonzalez Yolanda GranCan, 1995

104.0

4

(bfd)

18

5

4

11

10

raf


Full results here

Results – Boys

No

Sail no

Name

Scores

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

ESP 185048

Rosello Carlos, 1994, U18

15.0

6

1

1

(18)

1

1

2

3

2

ESP 198731

Gonzalez Sammarco Francisco, 1995, U18

17.0

1

(14)

1

1

2

1

9

2

3

JPN 196496

Okada Keiju, 1995, U18

33.0

(12)

1

4

3

6

8

6

5

4

DEN 198547

Guldberg Rost Christian, 1995, U18

38.0

4

12

5

2

1

11

(19)

3

5

BRA 174386

Servaes Andre, 1995, U18

44.0

10

2

(18)

6

10

2

1

13

6

SUI 199430

Schneiter Sebastien, 1995

53.0

(ocs)

9

9

10

3

2

18

2

7

SLO 195998

Zelko Zan Luka, 1994

53.0

5

19

6

2

2

(dnf)

13

6

8

PER 182311

Peschiera Stefano, 1995

57.0

8

15

8

13

3

5

5

(bfd)

9

BEL 198479

de Smet William, 1995, U18

58.0

9

3

25

6

7

3

(46)

5

10

TUR 195569

Turkmen Mehmet, 1994

61.0

16

11

15

1

5

5

8

(19)


Full results here


Laser 4.7 World Championships 2011 day 4 -  www.chucklantz.com   Click Here to view large photo

Laser 4.7 World Championships 2011 day 4 -  www.chucklantz.com   Click Here to view large photo

Laser 4.7 World Championships 2011 day 4 -  www.chucklantz.com   Click Here to view large photo

SF Laser Worlds website




by Paige Brooks

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=86655

10:50 AM Mon 1 Aug 2011 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























































Belcher and Ryan lead from the start in Hyeres by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team,












ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres: Anticipation intensifies as start nears
Clipper Round the World Race - Race 11 start images by Chuck Lantz
27th Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta 2014 - Big breeze on the butterfly
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - Pryde and Joy for Hi Fi
Clipper Round The World Race - A flying start on Day 1 of Race 11
Cammas on Caudrelier – different styles, same objective
Clipper Race - Californian crew member continues fundraising journey
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 2 images by Jude Robertson
Les Voiles de St Barth - Images by Christophe Jouany
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Fleet sets sail in race 11
Congressional Cup - Canfield and Team US One best star-studded field
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race - Race 11 to get underway to Panama
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Race 1 images by Jude Robertson
Rolex China Sea Race - Hi Fi collects the coveted IRC Overall title
Rolex China Sea Race - First arrivals in Subic Bay
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - a sniff of a hat-trick for Neil Pryde
America's Cup Book Review: Winging It - Oracle Team USA's comeback *Feature
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: Switzerland drops trou for charity
Rolex China Sea Race 2014 - nip and tuck for IRC honours
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - 27th edition underway
Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 claims line honours victory   
Saturday June 21st will feature the 39th One More time Regatta   
Rolex China Sea Race - Ragamuffin 90 extends unassailable lead   
Rolex China Sea Race - Commanding lead for Ragamuffin   
Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - An amazing fleet of traditional yachts   
Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race - Freshwater adventure on tap   
Why the 49er class is pushing hard to get finals format changed +Video   
Alpari World Match Racing Tour: Can Williams surpass Gilmour's record?   
Coastal Cup sets sail from Alameda June 11   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Massive support from the local community   
Les Voiles de St. Barth - Weather factors in + Video   
HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres - US Sailing Team ready for action   
Volvo Ocean Race - Dongfeng Race Team first official qualifier   
Springtime boat buyers need to take care of a few key things   
ISAF Match Race Rankings for 16 April 2014   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres – World’s best to race on French Riviera   
Rolex China Sea Race – Fleet off to a clean start   
America's Cup: Expected de Ridder penalty should be reduced *Feature   
World Youth Sailing Week – Second edition officially presented + Video   


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.
X6XL NEW US