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Sail for Gold Regatta - Massive win for Caleb Paine on day 1

'Day one start'    Robert Deaves /IFA

On the first day of the 2012 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, it was a difficult day on Weymouth's waters. But Caleb Paine (USA) made it look easy with a massive win from Aleksey Selivanov (RUS) and Mark Andrews (GBR) in the only race sailed.

Racing didn't actually get under way until 16.30 as the early morning northerly clocked and dropped shortly after the fleet got away for race one at around 11.30. It was soon abandoned and after an hour wait the fleet was sent in only to be turned around just over an hour later as the forecast south-westerly filled in. The race was eventually started first time in 5-6 knots, only to drop on the first downwind to leave a complex and difficult race ahead. It picked up slightly for the final lap, and a second race was on the cards for a while, but then the race committee sent everyone home, which was a relief for many.

Caleb Paine (USA) found the best route up the first beat with lots of favourites struggling further back. He rounded ahead of Jonas Hogh-Christensen (DEN) and Michael Maier (CZE). There were lots of casualties on the first downwind as the pressure came in from the left and many of the leaders dropped like stones. Alexiy Selivanov (RUS) had a great downwind to round some way back from Paine and just ahead of Zach Railey (USA) and Maier.

Paine extended his lead over the next two laps and crossed the finish line a minute and a half ahead of second placed Selivanov. In fact Paine had finished before the second boat had even rounded the gate. Andrews crossed in third with Railey fourth. Ben Ainslie (GBR) had recovered from a poor first beat to finish fifth.

Day one: Paine leads Railey -  Robert Deaves -IFA  

Paine said, 'I think the first beat was just a matter of staying in more pressure. The current was kind of in the phase of switching and I didn't really know what to do, so I just played it safe and worked closer to the coast. And it ended up turning out pretty well.'

'The biggest gain was on the first downwind. There was a pressure line coming down on the right side of the course looking upwind and I gybed into that with all the other boats and then rounded the gate ahead and it was a lot easier from there.'

Paine comes to Weymouth fresh from the success of winning the last ISAF Sailing World Cup event in Medemblik. 'I'm starting to put all the pieces together and eventually I will be firing on all cylinders all of the time instead of just two or three. I'm looking forward to it and glad to see the progress is heading in the right direction.'

The forecast for Tuesday is for lots more wind, and rain. Skandia Sail for Gold continues until Saturday, when the medal race for the top 10 will be sailed.

Windward mark on day 1 -  Robert Deaves -IFA  

Gate on day 1 -  Robert Deaves -IFA  

Finn PROVISIONAL Results as of 20:29 on June 4, 2012

Sailed: 1, Discards: 0, To count: 1, Entries: 44, Scoring system: Appendix A

Rank

Nat

SailNo

HelmName

ISAFid

Total

Nett

R1

1

USA

11

Caleb PAINE

USACP65

1.0

1.0

1.0

2

RUS

1

Aleksey SELIVANOV

RUSAS8

2.0

2.0

2.0

3

GBR

88

Mark ANDREWS

GBRMA18

3.0

3.0

3.0

4

USA

4

Zach RAILEY

USAZR1

4.0

4.0

4.0

5

GBR

3

Ben AINSLIE

GBRCA1

5.0

5.0

5.0

6

ESP

100

Rafael TRUJILLO

ESPRT7

6.0

6.0

6.0

7

CRO

524

Ivan KLJAKOVIC GASPIC

CROIK3

7.0

7.0

7.0

8

GBR

85

Andrew MILLS

GBRAM55

8.0

8.0

8.0

9

BRA

109

Jorge ZARIF

BRAJZ4

9.0

9.0

9.0

10

NZL

24

Josh JUNIOR

NZLJJ1

10.0

10.0

10.0

11

NZL

8

Matt COUTTS

NZLMC2

11.0

11.0

11.0

12

SWE

11

Daniel BIRGMARK

SWEDB1

12.0

12.0

12.0

13

EST

2

Deniss KARPAK

ESTDK1

13.0

13.0

13.0

14

ITA

123

Filippo BALDASSARI

ITAFB31

14.0

14.0

14.0

15

DEN

2

Jonas HOEGH-CHRISTENSEN

DENJH2

15.0

15.0

15.0

16

GER

151

Mattieu MILLER

GERMM09

16.0

16.0

16.0

17

GRE

77

Ioannis MITAKIS

GREIM3

17.0

17.0

17.0

18

GBR

7

George COOPER

GBRGC19

18.0

18.0

18.0

19

NZL

9

Rob COUTTS

NZLRC12

19.0

19.0

19.0

20

RUS

9

Eduard SKORNYAKOV

RUSES2

20.0

20.0

20.0

21

GBR

41

Giles SCOTT

GBRGS20

21.0

21.0

21.0

22

AUT

3

Florian RAUDASCHL

AUTFR3

22.0

22.0

22.0

23

SWE

89

Andreas AXELSSON

SWEAA5

23.0

23.0

23.0

24

CZE

1

Michael MAIER

CZEMM1

24.0

24.0

24.0

25

GBR

11

Ed WRIGHT

EMW03GBR

25.0

25.0

25.0

26

GBR

18

James HADDEN

GBRJH86

26.0

26.0

26.0

27

USA

53

Ben LEIBOWITZ

USABL24

27.0

27.0

27.0

28

CRO

671

Tudor BILIC

CROTB8

28.0

28.0

28.0

29

POL

17

Piotr KULA

POLPK8

29.0

29.0

29.0

30

CRO

11

Josip OLUJIC

CROJO1

30.0

30.0

30.0

31

RUS

57

Egor TERPIGOREV

RUSET1

31.0

31.0

31.0

32

FRA

112

Jonathan LOBERT

FRAJL23

32.0

32.0

32.0

33

FIN

218

Tapio NIRKKO

FINTN1

33.0

33.0

33.0

34

TUR

7

Akif MUSLUBAS

TURAM1

34.0

34.0

34.0

35

UKR

1

Oleksiy BORYSOV

UKROB1

35.0

35.0

35.0

36

AUS

1

Brendan CASEY

AUSBC4

36.0

36.0

36.0

37

CAN

5

Greg DOUGLAS

BARGD1

37.0

37.0

37.0

38

USA

21

Gordon LAMPHERE

USAGL12

38.0

38.0

38.0

39

NED

842

Pieter Jan POSTMA

NEDPP1

39.0

39.0

39.0

40

GBR

29

Peter MCCOY

GBRPM40

40.0

40.0

40.0

41

TUR

21

Alican KAYNAR

TURAK2

41.0

41.0

41.0

42

GBR

595

Edward THORBURN

GBRET6

42.0

42.0

42.0

43

USA

81

Joshua REVKIN

USAJR83

43.0

43.0

43.0

44

CAN

110

Martin ROBITAILLE

CANMR7

45.0

45.0

45.0 RAF



Scoring codes used

Code

Description

Points

RAF

Retired after finishing

45


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