Please select your home edition
Edition
Gul 2020 LEADERBOARD

St. James's Place China Coast Regatta 2020 – Day 2

by RHKYC Media 10 Oct 08:03 PDT 9-11 October 2020
St. James's Place China Coast Regatta 2020 © RHKYC / Guy Nowell

A great start to day 2 of the St. James’s Place China Coast Regatta! 34 boats on the start line, and all IRC racer classes were set three windward/leeward sausages, and the HKPN class were treated to two laps. The wind flopped to no more that 5kts by the end of the first races, making for some genuine struggles on the race track. However, Aeolus was listening to the sailors' prayers, and responded with 15kts of breeze before the second start of the day. Race Officer Inge Strompf-Jepsen decided to set all IRC racer classes another two windward/leeward courses to finish the day. The IRC Premier Cruisers sailed two islands courses and the HKPN boats were given one windward / leeward and an island course.

As the day progressed the breeze strengthened to around 18kts (with gusts up to 25kts), and as a result there were quite a few broaches and ripped spinnakers. Most sailors came home exhausted but with big smiles on their faces. All the leaders from Day 1 of the regatta were able to maintain their leads in their divisions including Nick Burns’ Blue Bunny scoring an impressive six wins in two days in IRC 2. Sam Chan’s Freefire notched up 1-2-2 today, and closed the day with a lead of just one point over Shawn Kang’s Alpha+ in IRC 0. In IRC 1, division, Marcel Liedts’ Zannekin took another three bullets and holds on to their strong lead ahead of Ambush. With four wins out of six races Nick Southward’s J/109 Whiskey Jack is on top of IRC 3. The final day of the regatta starts tomorrow with more perfect sailing conditions forecast!

Short Results

IRC 0

1. Free Fire 1,2,1,1,2,2 (9) 2. Alpha+ 2,1,3,2,1,1 (10) 3. Phoenix 3,3,2,3,3,3 (17)

IRC 1

1. Zannekin 1,2,1,1,1,1 (7) 2. Ambush 2,3,3,2,2,2 (14) 3. Quest 3,1,2,3,4,3 (16)

IRC 2

1. Blue Bunny 1,1,1,1,1,1 (6) 2. Rampage 2,4,6,2,2,4 (20) 3. Kingsman 6,3,5,3,4,3 (24)

IRC 3

1. Whiskey Jack 1,1,1,2,1,5 (11) 2. Dexter II 3,2,2,1,4,1 (13) Legende Dynamite II 2,4,4,4,2,2 (18)

IRC Cruiser

1. Xena 1,1,1,1 (4) 2. Sea Wings 3,2,2,2 (9) 3. Lisa Elaine 2,3,3,3 (11)

HKPN

1. Jibulai 2,1 (3) 2. Amaze 1,4 (RDG) (5) 3. Generations 3,2 (5)

(Full results at www.rhkyc.org.hk/sailingresults.aspx)

Related Articles

HYS Hamble Winter Series - Race Week 4
Storm Barbara puts paid to Saturday's racing This week should have seen the culmination of the Hamble One Design Championships, with racing on both Saturday and Sunday. However, the Weather Gods, or Storm Barbara as they were called last week, had other ideas. Posted on 26 Oct
Hobart Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Series race 2
First long race of the series Fluky conditions and red hot racing dominated sailing in the first long race of Saturday's Combined Clubs Summer Pennant Series. The fleet started the day in a light south-westerly breeze which swung to west nor'west later in the day, gusting to 25 knots. Posted on 25 Oct
2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race: Inspiring performance
The race always demands the highest standards in sailors The Rolex Middle Sea Race always demands the highest standards in sailors of all generations, both professional and Corinthian. This year, the 41st edition, demonstrated profoundly the human endeavour required to succeed. Posted on 24 Oct
IRC Race Management resources updated
These updates include ideas for reducing crew numbers and highlighting the benefits for club racing. Clubs running yacht racing using the International Rating Certificate (IRC) rating rule can find a myriad of useful resources on the IRC website. Posted on 24 Oct
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020: The results are in
Only one boat is left at sea The 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race is virtually done and dusted. Only one boat is left at sea, her crew clearly set on completing the course despite the likelihood that they will finish outside the race time limit. Posted on 23 Oct
Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020: Elusive Two
An impressively tight knit group It is the year that just keeps on giving. By midnight on Wednesday, 15 of the 50-boat fleet had completed the course. Ten of those were competing under IRC for the overall Rolex Middle Sea Race trophy Posted on 22 Oct
Elusive 2 wins the 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race
Victory for Maltese First 45 skippered by Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta At 15:00 CEST on Thursday, 22 October, 2020, the winner of the 41st edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race was announced as the Maltese First 45 Elusive 2, skippered by Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta. Posted on 22 Oct
Southport Yacht Club's Diamond Jubilee
Launching at the 12th Bartercard Sail Paradise It's almost time to toast the Southport Yacht Clubs 75th birthday celebrations at next year's Gold Coast Premier Sailing Event - the Bartercard Sail Paradise Regatta is commencing on the January 4th. Posted on 22 Oct
2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race day 4
In the end, it was I Love Poland No one following this year's Rolex Middle Sea Race had foreseen that two 70-foot ocean-racing maxis would match race the final 10 nm to the finish line to decide the monohull line honours title of the 41st edition of the 606 nm classic offshore. Posted on 21 Oct
I Love Poland takes monohull line honours
In the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race I Love Poland (POL), skippered by Grzegorz Baranowski crossed the finish line of the 2020 Rolex Middle Sea Race at the Royal Malta Yacht Club to take Monohull Line Honours at 11:58:05 CEST on Wednesday 21st October. Posted on 21 Oct
Doyle Sails 2020 - By Sailors For Sailors 728x90 BOTTOMRS Sailing 2020 - RSSS - FOOTERVaikobi 2019AUG - Footer 2