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2022 TF35 Scarlino - Day 2

by TF35 Trophy 7 Oct 2022 12:20 PDT

Day two of racing at the TF35 Scarlino, the final regatta of the 2022 season, and Jérôme Clerc at the helm of Realteam for Leman hope once again sailed a perfect day, adding two more bullets to his team's impeccable scoreline.

After a two-hour delay ashore this morning, the sea breeze eventually filled to a stable 6-8 knots allowing racing to get under way off the Tuscan coastline at 1400.

"Today was a very light wind, which was challenging for everybody," explained Duncan Späth, mainsail trimmer for Spindrift. "It's a different mode of sailing with different strategies, and you never know who will be ahead at the up or downwind mark."

Race 3 of the series saw Clerc's team start well at the pin end of the line and immediately tack off to the left of the course, followed by Spindrift, whilst the rest of the fleet went right. When the all-important first cross came, Clerc made it through, but Spindrift had to duck the fleet.

At the leeward gate, Loïck Peyron, on the helm of Team Sailfever, had overtaken Realteam and pulled into the lead after banging the right corner downwind. Still, with the breeze up to 8-knots and the chasing pack in foiling mode, Peyron couldn't hold the pace and had to settle for third over the finish line behind race winners Realteam and second-placed Spindrift.

In Race 4, Realteam for Leman hope was off to a good start, but in almost squeezing out Ylliam XII - Comptoir Immobilier at the pin end of the line they forced helm Bertrand Demole to take a risk, and they immediately tacked away to find clear air on the left. The gamble paid off, and Demole was alongside Clerc as they rounded the first gate together at the front of the fleet. Downwind Realteam extended away and Spindrift pulled into a comfortable second place, but on the second lap, Alinghi Red Bull Racing decided to hit the gas resulting in a photo finish between the two teams, with Spindrift only just ahead.

Overall it was a good day for the young crew on Spindrift, who also hold a clean scoreline of seconds in all of the four races sailed, however, with two days of competition left to be sailed, Späth and the crew are very aware that Alinghi Red Bull Racing will be keeping them on their toes.

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TF35 Scarlino results: (after four races with one discard)

1. Realteam for Léman hope - 1 1 1 1 - 3pts
2. Spindrift - 2 2 2 2 - 6pts
3. Team SAILFEVER - 3 3 3 5 - 9pts
4. Alinghi Red Bull Racing - 4 7 4 3 - 11pts
5. Ylliam XII - Comptoir Immobilier - 5 5 5 4 - 14pts
6. ZEN Too - 6 4 6 6 - 16pts

TF35 2022 overall ranking: (after five events with one discard)

1. Alinghi Red Bull Racing - 2 1 1 2 - 4pts
2. Realteam for Léman hope - 1 2 3 3 - 6pts
3. Spindrift - 3 4 5 1 - 8pts
4. Team SAILFEVER - 4 6 2 4 - 10pts
5. ZEN Too - 5 5 4 5 - 14pts
6. Ylliam XII - Comptoir Immobilier - 7 3 6 6 - 15pts
7. Vitamina Sailing - 6 7 7 7 - 20pts

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