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505 World Championship at Fremantle Sailing Club - Day 4

by Rick Steuart 6 Jan 06:02 PST 2-7 January 2019
Noah Taylor & David Muel during the 505 World Championship © Christophe Favreau /

At 1100 hrs we were waiting on the shore! The easterlies held us on up until the sea breeze began to develop.

Everyone camped under the trees around the boat park and cool is the name of the game. The sailors looked at lighter rig set ups and contemplated the use of "the big spinnaker".

The sailing began on a westerly course of about 8 to 10 knots and a light day was on offer. PRO Robyn had no mercy and sent them away on a three lap race with the wind shifting into a more traditional sou wester as the boats were halfway up the course. A big help for those who went left but the wall coming towards us had been pipped by the centre boats and the first few boats flew around before the wall arrived. The three laps really spread out the fleet and USA's Parker Shinn and Eric Anderson showed that they could do it in light winds with Germanys's Julian Stueckl and Johannes Tellen relishing the light stuff to take second. Michael Quirk and Joel Castle of Australia were a happy third across the line.

The second race was a novelty race with the traditional windward / leeward set aside for a three lap race including the wing mark in the second lap. The PRO did have to ensure that the kite sailors down near the wing mark were off the water, but they were clear by the time for the boats to come through. This time we had a different set of leaders with Jan Saugmann and Marcus Cooper (Denmark and Australia) doing very well thank you, holding the front for most of the race and being there when it mattered. Second was Wolfgang Hunger and Holger Jess of Germany and third were the USA's Parker Shin and Eric Anderson.

The top of the leader board is an all American affair and we still have Mike Martin (with a pair of fours today) firmly ensconced at the top with a nett of 10 points. Mike Holt and Carl Smit are in second place with a nett 28 and Parker Shinn and Eric Anderson are sitting third with a nett 30. As you might have guessed, the two drops have happened and it bodes well for the seven boats that have bidding rights on the second and third places.

Tomorrow is the last day and while first place is pretty much decided, the racing will be keen for the minors in the fresh breezes promised for tomorrow.

Results after Day 4:

PosBoatNatBow NumberSail NoHelm NameCrew NameR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
1stMike's BoatUSA599106Mike MartinAdam Lowry‑1011211‑4410
2ndIO IntegrationUSA149072Mike HoltCarl Smit4‑233448‑12528
3rdN = 1USA739004Parker ShinnEric Anderson‑8(DNF)85851330
4thNine One Six OhUSA279160Howard HamlinJeff Nelson‑1564‑30547935
5thEasy TigerGBR69190Ian PinnellReeve Dunn33‑21‑131336836
6thn.n.GER98992Wolfgang HungerHolger Jess55‑14‑167128239
7thThe FishAUS258801Peter NicholasLuke Payne‑259‑2012620644
8thTBAGER339198Julian StuecklJohannes Tellen27‑29146‑3021546
9thTBAGER549121Jan‑Philipp HofmannFelix Brockerhoff14‑241214‑3917755
10thFrankenjessAUS179059Christopher PatersonThor Schoenhoff‑16‑33118111351260
11thHawaii five oAUS118946Sandy HigginsPaul Marsh‑221396‑209131363
12thNoneAUS39210Michael QuirkJoel Castle1721515‑27‑2031466
13thOvington BoatsGBR59203Nathan BatchelorHarry Briddon‑261710‑259292572
14thWhite BoatCAN729207Robert TennantSteve Bourdow‑3718710167‑301674
15thWhiskeyTangoFoxtrotAUS789191Malcolm HigginsNick Johnston6285183‑33‑381979
16thIBIPCYHIUSA189208Edward ConradsBrian Haines711‑2611191915‑2682
17thTBADEN/AUS19209Jan SaugmannMarcus Cooper29‑3561921(DNC)11187
18thRNSAGBR378970Penny ClarkRuss Clark1812‑2332222‑231087
19thAlarm InnovationsAUS539061Kevin CameronSam Heritage915(RET)‑3810232422103
20thIntergalacticAUS758760Daniel KeysDaryl Roos‑27211721171814‑27108
21stIrisRSA809063James LargierRichard Hutton‑Squire(DNC)2422‑3526101611109
22ndTBAGER229070Stefan KoechlinAndreas Achterberg338233‑42‑451024110
23rdTM‑RacingGER719035Timon TreichelMorten Roos‑47251392416‑3723110
24thAlvin Rides AgainAUS798794Michael BabbageJames McAllister‑49311617121519‑40110
25thSailingbits.comAUS819115Dean SouterBradley Clarke3026(DNF)71814‑3320115
26thLittle Blue Ringed OctopusRSA448725Alexander HamJonathan Ham24102834‑37(DNC)1817131
27thLe vent/vin nous porteraGER429182Alexander HolzapfelAron Tellen121918‑37232935‑47136
28thgehalt.deGER169169Tim BogerFinn Boger1116‑4226‑46282235138
29thPanicUSA389102Douglas HaganPaul Von Grey21‑3012‑2825252728138
30thSoakedAUS619167Nigel LottBob Franks‑322227‑2929242521148
31stLELORSA669094Peter FunkeThomas Funke‑3634(DNF)3128172818156
32ndMiracleUSA829082Jeff MillerPat Diola203619‑42153636‑42162
33rdTBAGBR369124Terry ScutcherChristian Diebitsch42143320(DNC)(DNC)2633168
34thPrawnbrokerAUS29192Mark StowellConall Hansford1320‑43‑4135344030172
35thRammel IVGER289133Lena StuecklWolfgang Stueckl3129‑5432‑45322932185
36thTensing NorgayAUS158817Michael DuffieldAnthony Gaunt5141(RET)223411‑6829188
37thMagic MarineSWE328974Malin BrobergJohan Rook353232‑68‑44263137193
38thASAPAUS838920Jeffrey RobinsonAdam Wyatt53‑6725233921‑7150211
39thYeah BuddyAUS588893Ryan MenziesLachlan Hornsby233834403641‑44‑46212
40thEpileptic OctopusAUS698855Nicholas MarianiAlex Thomson1440‑4746‑47473939225
41stLegia Warszawa / Spojnia WarszawaPOL579118Jakub PawlukMarcin Jozefowski34375039‑54(RET)3438232
42ndKRAKENAUS348644Ayden MenziesGrant Rose38‑4931‑5840404541235
43rdCrimson AutographAUS88811Matthew HansenChris Whyte40434048‑613832‑53241
44thBikini Atoll 2GER639197Nicola BirknerAngela Stenger19(DSQ)5351‑58434143250
45thDoobAUS879047Noah TaylorDavid Mole55‑734143‑60354834256
46thGroove TrainAUS658890Martin PikeBrian Jones‑715237593046‑6236260
47thMantaAUS629049Murray SmithDavid Gibson4144‑625231(DNF)5044262
48thF 9RSA438789Ryan RobinsonWarwick Ham28‑696549‑73TLE2145273
49thSerendipityGBR469126Stuart TurnbullMike Priddle4339‑56‑6649RDG5152273
50thAngry DragonSWE918547Galen MackWilhelm Johannisson4827(RET)‑6455514949279
51stNo nameGBR489158Tom StivanoPaddy Lewis4548(DNF)50524242‑55279
52ndDuck Duck Duck!GBR209105James McGillivrayJohn Mclean56‑7036605644‑6431283
53rdRock BeatGBR199125Roger DeaneJonathan Ward57543045(DNF)3761‑76284
54thTBAAUS648796Adam Brenz‑VercaMatt Merchant‑68663924485260‑71289
55thCard SharksAUS268785James RyssenbeekAndrew McCole‑52‑63514443485251289
56thTeam PrimateAUS238781Chris GreggIan Gregg63426027‑67(DNC)4658296
57thNoneUSA298937Tim MurphyAndrew Sutton‑75‑686836SCP275660303
58thDevils HaircutAUS108968Andrew CawleyPatrick Atwell464558‑82575647‑68309
59thHit the JackpotAUS399022Ian BurfordDavid Christie5055(RET)56‑70316556313
60thCosmic ThingUSA559083Aaron RossRob Waterman5951(DNF)5338(DSQ)5464319
61stThunderstruckAUS708886Ben SchulzDave Clayton78‑81355532(DNC)6954323
62ndBad HabitsAUS938173Brian PikeRiley Pike‑706149576449‑6748328
63rdFarcical Aquatic CeremonyAUS848638Maggie BowdenMatt Bowden3950(DNC)72(TLE)585963341
64thOld TimersGBR569196David SmithwhiteNeil Fulcher5864576341(DNC)58(DNF)341
65thBlack BoatAUS308894Tim WalkerMatt Summers6256‑664759(DNC)6659349
66thKE ATAO IVFRA509150Herve de KergariouGuillaume de Kergariou4460(TLE)657253‑8261355
67thEarle Grey 2AUS609074Earle AlexanderRasmus Goerge65474569(DNF)(DNC)7257355
68thDance Don't WalkAUS748739Steve HowdenTom Stuchbery6046387950(DNF)(DNF)DNC363
69thJoAUS49205Sam (GA) CroninKevin Whitbread‑79534862696170‑82363
70thNumeraireAUS518973Riley SkipworthEdmond Repsevicius‑835952‑8463595580368
71stThe WeekendAUS948557Neil LongDave Atwell64584670(DNF)(DNC)43RET371
72ndEighteenAUS219018Brett BowdenTBA666267‑75‑68575762371
73rdRed BaronAUS249071Richard HydeLindsey Gilbert73‑77696153TLE‑7765386
74thDirty Old ScoundrelRSA908406Bronwen KlaasKobus Holtzhausen7765557151(DNF)‑8375394
75thLucyFurrAUT858783Adam SmithJulian Jobstl54(DSQ)(DNC)77TLE546372396
76thThe Surly MermaidAUS678891Sarah CooperDavid Ottaway72‑8563736650‑8673397
77thWhite Wood Sailing TeamPOL79132Przemek Zag¢rskiMichal Olko8157(DNC)54(DNC)DNF5367402
78thSwing ShiftAUS768667Grant AbbottMatthew Till‑80715978(DNC)557470407
79thTBAGER129037Anna HauschildJulia Achterberg6172706762(DNC)‑7877409
80thString TheoryAUS139017Roger PellByron Mavrick677464‑76TLE60‑8074415
81stShore ThingAUS409048Robert FlemingMarcel Vos6976(RET)‑8165TLE7566416
82ndManaliveAUS688840Michael GallagherMatt Brooman768244(DNF)(DSQ)DNC7669437
83rdZigZagAUS318626Scott LidgettTony Wood‑8886617471(DNF)7378443
84thBoltAUS458797Xavier AgnewMichael Cook7475(DNF)86TLETLE79(DNC)455
85thLarissaGER358988Katharina MengeGeorg Mittermayer8478(RET)80TLETLE88(DNC)471
86thAliceAUS92984Murray MakinDanielle Makin8684TLE83TLE(DNF)87(DNF)488
87thSophistGER529123Enno WiltsMartin Lietz8279(DNC)87(DNC)DNC8481503
88thGoAUS778810Max HaymanChristopher Pearson8580(DNC)(DNS)DNCDNF8579509
89th0GBR478867Patrick McGalePaul Pihl8783(DNC)85(DNC)DNC8183509

More information, including full results, can be found at

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