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J/24 World Championship - New Champion

'J24 World Championship 2011'    J24 World Championship
Argentina’s Alejo Rigoni is the 2011 J/24 World Champion after securing the victory on the final day of racing. The Race Committee tried to get something started in the morning and actually did start a race on the first try under the black flag with the current running away from the line. The wind quickly died, as everyone expected, forcing the race to be abandoned.

At 1430 the wind had finally filled enough to sail the event’s ninth race, which was again started on the first try under the black flag. Mike Ingham of the USA led at the first mark, and wound up third at the end to move up to third overall in the standings. Francisco van Avermaete of Argentina won the last race to secure the fourth place overall.

While all of the early focus was on Tim Healy and crew and the great lead they were building, Alejo Rigoni of Argentina and his team on 'Luca' were quietly doing a pretty good job of mostly top-ten finishes. Healy suffered a DSQ on day-four of the championship from which he was unable to recover.

Going into the final race, Luis Olcese of Peru was only two points off the lead so Rigoni had to keep a close watch on his competition. Rigoni worked in front of Olcese on the first leg and managed to stay in front in the 10-12 knot breeze. Rigoni’s fourth place in the regatta’s final race was enough to win the championship and earn the title of 2011 J/24 World Champion. The team’s victory celebration was briefly delayed for an on-the-water equipment inspection. After clearing the inspection the team ceremoniously jumped overboard leaving the IJCA measurer, Tim Winger, at the helm for several minutes.

The Yacht Club Argentino organized a fantastic regatta. The weather was great, the people are friendly and the Race Committee did a great job.



Pl

B#

Ct. 

Fm

Sail

Boat Name

Skipper

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1 18 ARG 5447 LUCA ALEJO RIGONI

50

-17

1

11

13

1

6

8

6

4

2 43 PER 4618 GUERRERO LUIS OLCESE

63

6

13

1

15

2

11

4

11

-16

3 57 USA 5448 RELOADED MIKE INGHAM

66

19

6

-25

2

10

17

5

4

3

4 24 ARG 5461 MENDIETA FRANCISCO VAN AVERMAETE

71

1

10

12

10

4

-23

23

10

1

5 25 ARG 5463 AUDI FRANCISCO CAMPERO

71

2

17

(59\BFD)

3

3

12

15

5

14

6 23 ARG 5460 FEFE MIGUEL SAUBIDET

71

12

3

7

16

17

3

-28

2

11

7 20 ARG 5454 CARRERA DOUBLE TAKE MATIAS PEREIRA

85

22

2

17

34\SCP

(59\BFD)

2

1

1

6

8 56 USA 5235 11TH HOUR RACING TIMOTHY HEALY

96

3

5

4

1

(59\BFD)

1

59\DSQ

8

15

9 46 URU 5044 EXTASIS PEDRO GARRA

100

15

7

(48\SCP)

24

11

5

14

7

17

10 37 CHI 5464 VOLVO MATIAS SEGUEL

121

16

12

3

7

(59\BFD)

7

20

20

36

11 13 ARG 5398 U2 JOAQUIN DOVAL

124

26

8

13

12

(59\BFD)

9

3

21

32

12 60 USA 5476 PUMA WILL WELLES

124

7

18

-23

20

13

15

16

13

22

13 50 URU 5470 NEGRA NICOLAS GONZALEZ

125

20

15

46

5

(59\BFD)

13

2

14

10

14 55 USA 3843 CINQUECENTO KEITH WHITTEMORE

132

14

(59\BFD)

26

20\SCP

18

16\SCP

6

19

13

15 36 CHI 5465 JOYITA ROBERT VERNON

133

36

22\SCP

9

11

7

26

7

15\SCP

-37

16 21 ARG 5458 A PRUEBA DE BALAS JUAN I. GRIMALDI

136

4

17\SCP

19

4

9

(59\DNF)

59\BFD

15

9

17 8 ARG 5043 MORMAII MEDIO POLLO LUIS CERRATO

158

9

14

5

30

12

31\SCP

(59\BFD)

12

45

18 14 ARG 5399 RINA NICOLAS CUBRIA

159

28

29

32

6

6

22

11

25

-38

19 48 URU 5091 KAMIKAZE MARCELO ALZOLA

160

33

26

8

9

22

-45

17

22

23

20 41 ITA 416 LASUPERBA IGNAZIO BONANNO

162

30

(33\SCP)

31

23

26\SCP

21

10

9

12

21 7 ARG 4943 FAIR PLAY JORGE SAMITIER

164

21

24

6

32

(59\BFD)

18

18

27

18

22 22 ARG 5459 COCOON FERNANDO MONTES

179

11

28

40

29

16

33

(42\SCP)

17

5

23 34 CHI 5371 MATCH POINT PATRICIO SEGUEL

187

32

37\SCP

38

14

8

20

(59\DSQ)

30

8

24 16 ARG 5403 TOMMY HILFIGER ALEJANDRO ROSSI

191

25

31

2

-39

28

29

13

30\SCP

33

25 12 ARG 5230 PALACIO & ASOCIADOS

JUAN M. DUARTE

198

16\SCP

4

44

34

(59\BFD)

41

9

23

27

26 5 ARG 4878 U2 SANTIAGO DOVAL

211

38

9

37

17

(59\BFD)

35

25

16

34

27 17 ARG 5424 EVOLUTION GASTON TAGLIAFERRI

211

44

19

20

18

25

16

34

(54\SCP)

35

28 9 ARG 5095 CACIQUE SERGIO PENDOLA

213

24

20

33

31

32

28

19

-47

26

29 4 ARG 4649 SALVAJE FERNANDO LANDINI

214

27

33

30

25

21

37\SCP

(53\SCP)

34

7

30 27 AUS 4483 DEATHSTAR SEAN KIRKJIAN

220

34

37

18

(59\DNF)

5

25

58\SCP

24

19

31 49 URU 5226 MONARCA ALEJO MORALES

231

23

35\SCP

-50

21

23

34

31

43

21

32 26 ARG 458 NUBARRON MARIANA CROUSSE

231

31

30

24

37

29

30

21

-40

29

33 10 ARG 5127 PINGUI

LUIS MONJEAU

237

18

50\SCP

10

41

(59\BFD)

32

38\SCP

46

2

34 6 ARG 4939 PAJARRACO J CABOT FEDERICO RESER

242

40

(59\DSQ)

29

35

24

38

12

40\SCP

24

35 45 URU 5039 ALFA BETA DIEGO GARCIA

244

35

(59\DSQ)

14

33

59\BFD

14

37

32

20

36 11 ARG 5168 MEU VICIO PABLO GIECO

250

48

52\SCP

22

46

19

8

27

-55

28

37 33 BRA 50 DIFERENCIAL SAILING TEAM NELSON HORN ILHA

251

39

42

(53\SCP)

38\SCP

20

27

29

31

25

38 30 BRA 33 IUCA RONALDO RUSCHEL

257

17\SCP

44\SCP

21

19

(59\BFD)

40

22

35

59\DNS

39 35 CHI 5462 AHORA SI JORGE GONZALEZ AHRENS

260

(59\BFD)

41

39

47

15

10

36

41

31

40 51 URU 4674 TADEUS JR

LUIS CHIAPPARRO

292

51

22

15

43

(59\BFD)

24

39

39

59\DNS

41 40 ITA 274 4SAIL GRANDI AMICI FERNANDO NANDIN

296

29

32

53

27

(59\DNF)

47

33

33

42

42 15 ARG 5500 DEEP SUMP ROBERTO AUTHIER

298

-49

34

27

42

27

46

32

44

46

43 47 URU 5087 SIMBA GONZALO ALCANTARA

315

37

35

28

(59\SCP)

59\BFD

39

43

26

48

44 44 URU 2145 ALEPH 3 GUSTAVO COLL

318

(59\BFD)

36

46\SCP

48

26

42

24

37

59\DSQ

45 1 ARG 744 SEX SIMBOL SANTIAGO RIGONI

334

13

40

42

52

(59\DNC)

44

45

59\RAF

39

46 59 USA 5472 PANCETA DOBLE JOHN SURGUY

344

50

(59\BFD)

16

54

34

54

40

53

43

47 58 USA 5471 TREMENDOUS SLOUCH SCOTT MILNE

344

45

44

(59\SCP)

28

59\BFD

48

47

29

44

48 28 AUS 4770 CINCO CAPITANES DAVID WEST

350

43

43

35

49

30

49

-51

50

51

49 38 GBR 5455 OJOTA KEN JOHNSON

350

55\SCP

45

(59\SCP)

45

59\BFD

36

44

36

30

50 54 USA 3747 HOT PURSUIT MICHAEL JOHNSON

356

20\SCP

(59\BFD)

51

56\SCP

33

51

48

38

59\DNS

51 3 ARG 2757 CUNNIGTON FEDERICO LLOVERAS

366

46

48

56

36

(59\BFD)

50

42

48

40

52 61 BRA 7 MATACO HENRIQUE HORN IHLA

366,9

42

50

45

-56

38

55

46

45

45,9\RDG

53 19 ARG 5453 HAIK AVEDIS HAIG SAHAKIAN

379

52

(59\SCP)

49

50

31

52

53

51

41

54 53 USA 2998 RUMBLEFISCH PETER FISCHEL

393

47

57\SCP

43

(59\BFD)

59\BFD

37

49

54

47

55 2 ARG 2748 FENIX FABIO CANZIANI

400

53

49

55

55

37

-57

50

49

52

56 52 USA 1036 ON BELAY

DON TAYLOR

402

54

39

57

52\SCP

(59\BFD)

55\SCP

44\SCP

52

49

57 42 ITA 487 CITTA DI ANZIO PAOLO RINALDI

407

56

53

47

51

36

53

52

(59\DNF)

59\DSQ

58 31 BRA 34 VENTO NEGRO JOSE ORTEGA

409

55

52

54

53

35

56

54

(59\SCP)

50

 






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