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

 

Sail-World.com : Pisces back to back RYCT Winter Series

Pisces back to back RYCT Winter Series

'RYCT Winter Series 2011'    © Andrea Francolini Photography    Click Here to view large photo

David Taylor’s Sydney 36 Pisces today clinched a back-to-back victory in the RYCT 42 Below Vodka Winter Pursuit Series, winning the final race for Division 1 in convincing style on the River Derwent.

Jigsaw (Neil Snare) took out the Division 2 pennant, Another Toy (Greg Rowlings) Division 3 while Wedgewood, helmed by David Graney, won the SB3 Winter Handicap series.

The final race was sailed in a light northerly breeze in, apart from a brief shower, ideal conditions on a busy river dotted with some one hundred dinghies taking part in the Dinghy Groups Sail School.

Pisces notched up three wins and a second over the five race Winter Series, winning today’s final Division 1 race on corrected time by almost three minutes from the lightweight flyer Storm Dragon (Tom Pilkington), third place going to the Farr 40 War Games (Wayne Banks-Smith).

Overall Pisces finished with five points, Whistler (David Rees) taking second on eight points and War Games third with 12 points.

RYCT Winter Series 2011 -  © Andrea Francolini?nid=88088 Photography   Click Here to view large photo

Jigsaw had Division 2 virtually sewn up going into today’s last race, with a second place giving it a net seven points, well clear of the SB3 Beanie (Patrick Copeland) on 18 points. Miss Conduct (Brian Fleming) won today’s race to take third place on 21 points.

In Division 3 the J24 Another Toy had an easy last race and overall victory when close rival Ragtime (Tom Kirkland) was disqualified with an OCS. Forced to carry the nine points for the OCS, Ragtime slipped to 21 points, taking second place on a countback from King Billy (Steve Brown).

Only three SB3s turned out for today’s final race of the winter handicap series, with Wedgewood winning the race and the series with 13 points from Beanie (Patrick Copeland) 15 points and Toll Shipping (Nick Rogers) on 17 points.

RYCT Winter Series 2011 -  © Andrea Francolini?nid=88088 Photography   Click Here to view large photo




by Peter Campbell

  

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

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=88088

8:08 AM Sun 4 Sep 2011 GMT






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


News - USA and the World

Sail-World 2.0 - the Beta version- Please take a look by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


America's Cup: Team NZ wish Davis well with new team by Richard Gladwell, Sail-world.com/nz,


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


Fisher's View: Sailing perfection at Hamilton Island- Day 3 by Bob Fisher, Hamilton Island, Queensland






2014 Formula Kite World Championship Day 1 by Markus Schwendtner, Istanbul
























Opera House Cup - Images by Ingrid Abery by Ingrid Abery/Sail-World.com,


Teams descend upon Cowes for inaugural J/111 World Championships by Stuart Johnstone, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England




























2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games trailer
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Canfield wins
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Varuna takes overall lead
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week; Crosbie Lorimer Day 1 Images
Fisher's View: Hamilton Island Race Week - Day 1 - Stayin' Alive
CORK Olympic Classes Regatta 2014 - Day one
Youth Olympics: practice over, athletes welcomed, time for YOG sailing
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record for Artemis-Team Endeavour
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 2
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland: Artemis sets fourth course record
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds survive as semi-finalists
420 and 470 Junior Europeans - Breezy day 4 in Gdynia
RC44 World Championship - Dramatic improvement for Artemis Racing
18' Skiff International Regatta - Action begins August 25th
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Challenging conditions arise
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Record-breaking monohull victory
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng Race Team finishes third
RC44 Marstrand World Championship - Bronenosec the star performer
Bahamian Olympic Sailor to carry flag in honour of Sir Durward Knowles
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Records continue to tumble
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Course Record for Team SCA   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Team Alvimedica completes the race   
2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship - Day 1   
420 and 470 Junior European Championships - A crazy race day 3   
2014 Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race: Monohull record smashed   
2014 Chicago Grand Slam - Top seeds take the early lead   
Frostad proud to have seven Volvo Ocean Race boats with seven sponsors *Feature   
RC44 World Championship - Bronenosec Sailing Team on form   
Round Britain and Ireland Race - Dongfeng defends third position   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind emerges into the sunlight   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Team SCA with the   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board Azzam and Team Campos   
Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race - Twist of fate on day 5   
Mallorca’s Puerto Portals to host the 2015 TP52 World Championship   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain on board with Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race: Round Britain with on board with Team Dongfeng   
Melges 32 U.S. National Championship 2014 - Teams ready for action   
USA Match Racing Grand Slam Series - Kicks off in Chicago   
U.S. Youth Championships - Climactic finish on Lake St. Clair   
Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games - Lake Jinniu action on the horizon   


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 NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT