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Etchells Pre-worlds 2012 - Teams to watch on key race day

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It is now day three of the Zhik International Etchells Australian Championship, the 2012 Pre-worlds and the podium is still empty with several teams all capable of stepping up.

Each of the top six boats already have one high-points race that they would rather not have in their results. The pressure is on them today to ensure there are no more bad races on their scorecard.

The teams to watch today, based on the fleet completing two races and then their worst result being dropped are - Southern Light (John Savage) with 22/1/6, Gen XY (Matthew Chew) with 28/5/4 and Bad Doll (Tom Braidwood) with 4/28/5 results for the first three races.

These are the teams that series leader, Two Speed (Julian Plante), with results to date of 17/6/3, will need to be watching carefully. Like Plante, they have shown their ability to sail very competitively in the light airs.

Today’s forecast will again suit these teams, if they can hold their focus. Shifting breezes of between five and 10 knots from the east will provide another excellent opportunity for light-air configured boats to lead the fleet, as long as their starts are good and their lane tactics smart.

A total of eight races have been scheduled for the Zhik Etchells Nationals being held by Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club at Pittwater. The final race day is tomorrow.

The International Etchells 2012 Australian Championship is sponsored by Zhik, North Sails, Pacesetter Yachts, Protector Yachts and Wetton Signage Group.

Race Number
Points
Pl
Name
Boat
Sail
Num
Bow
Num
Country
State
Club
1
2
3
Total
Points
Net
Points
1
PLANTE, Julian
DUNSTAN, Michael
NATTRASS, Hannah
GARLAND, Nick
Two Speed
1380
34
AUS
NSW
RPAYC
17
6
3
26
26
Masters
2
CLARK, David
SMITH, Andrew
SMITH, Alan
Fifteen
876
08
AUS
NSW
CYCA
1
16
10
27
27
3
SAVAGE, John
MORRISON-JACK, Ben
ALLANSON, Richard
Southern Light
1226
26
AUS
VIC
RBYC
22
1
6
29
29
Masters
4
SMITH, Jud
JOHNSON, Mark
BURFOOT, Nikolas
Roulette
1377
66
AUS
NSW
RSYS
3
10
18
31
31
Masters
5
CHEW, Matthew
WYATT, Paul
JONES, Darren
FINGLAS, Adrian
Gen XY
864
64
AUS
QLD
RQYS
28
5
4
37
37
6
BRAIDWOOD, Thomas
RHYS-JONES, Matthew
LAMB, Ben
MARSHALL, Ty
Bad Doll
867
67
AUS
NSW
LMYC
4
28
5
37
37
7
RAZMILOVIC, Ante
LARSON, Chris
FLINN, Stuart
Swedish Blue
1333
33
HKG
RHKYC
18
19
2
39
39
8
HINDS, Gordon
DUNPHY, Adrian
INGATE, Stephen
Grand V
511
05
AUS
NSW
RPAYC
8
2
37
47
47
Masters
Grand Masters
9
MCHUGH, James
MCCORMICK, Pete
BEADSWORTH, Andy
Anamchara
1187
07
SUI
S NG
10
30
11
51
51
10
LLOYD, Ross
DOWDNEY, Peter
TURNER, Matthew
The Doctor
1362
62
AUS
VIC
SYC/RBYC
26
13
13
52
52


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