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2022 International Moth World Championship at Yacht Club Argentino - Day 2

by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 30 Nov 2022 21:26 PST 27 November - 4 December 2022
Day 2 of the Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina © Moth Worlds ARG 2022 / Matias Capizzano

The second day of the Moth World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, was another complicated one due to the weather conditions. After the morning sailors' meeting, the Race Committee decided to wait ashore first due to lack of wind, and then due to an approaching storm.

After 16:30, the fleet was finally able to come down and complete a challenging race with 18 knots from the SSW and quite a lot of swell.

American Richard Didham won the race, followed by Argentine Massimo Contessi and American Brad Funk.

A second race was considered but conditions were too tough.

With these two races Massimo Contessi leads the standings with two second places, and is three points ahead of the Italian Francesco Bruni, who is in second place. The podium is completed by the British sailor Dylan Fletcher Scott with eleven points.

American sailor Helena Scutt leads the Female category.

Racing will continue on Thursday, waiting for the wind to cooperate a little more.

The Moth 2022 World Championship is organized by the Yacht Club Argentino at its headquarters in Dársena Norte between November 28th and December 4th. 39 boats from 9 countries are participating. Its sponsors are: Conservas Marechiare, Oh! Gift Card, Lowe Developers, Zhik, Unplastify, Maguire Boats, PSA, Garda Carbon Lab.

Results after Day 2:

PosSail NoHelmCategoryClubNatR1R2Pts
14883Massimo ContessiJuniorCNMP‑YCAARG224
25Francesco BruniMaster ITA347
310Dylan Fletcher‑ScottOpenWPNSAGBR11011
49Simone SalvaOpenFVMITA4812
54847Lorenzo De FeliceOpenRYCCITA51217
64885Harry MelgesJuniorLGYCUSA10717
74821Brad FunkOpenNSA ukUSA16319
84882Enzo BalangerJuniorLPMFRA17522
94776Sebastien SchneiterOpenSNGSUI71825
104849Franco GreggiOpenYCAARG20626
114907Fabio MazzettiMasterCVAITA131326
124820Kai AdolphMasterBYC‑FVMGER121628
134331Luca ContessiJuniorCNMP‑YCAARG141428
144423Pablo VolkerOpenCNSIARG211536
154850Helena ScuttFemaleSFYC‑RYC‑SYCUSA192039
164768Richard DidhamOpenABYCUSADNS140
174643Ripley ShelleyJuniorZYCUSA221941
184645Maximilian MägeOpenBYCGER6DNS45
194739Scott WebsterOpenFVMAUS8DNS47
204368Domingo José ContessiMasterCNMPARG262147
214951Kyle StonehamOpenPMSGBRDNS948
224880Mario SegersOpenCNSIARG9 DNS48
234908Robert GreenhalghOpenCYCAAUSDNS1150
244770Brooks ReedOpenWCMUSA11DNS50
254795Franziska MägeFemaleBYCGER15DNS54
264591Philippe SchillerMasterSNGSUIDNS1756
274350Blin AymericOpenCVVTSUI18DNS57
284461Santiago DuncanJuniorRRCARG23 DNS62
294955Juan Correa HendersonOpen ARG24DNS63
304098Teresa RomaironeFemale & JuniorYCAARG25 DNS64
314225Leonardo D'OnofrioOpenYCAARG27 DNS66
324748Viktor GalOpenJK PalicSUI28DNS67
334226Maximiliano KraljJuniorYCAARG29DNS68
344954Federico VillambrosaOpenYCAARG30DNS69
354380Franco Riquelme AntonettiOpenCNMPARG31DNS70
364878Francesco CerinaOpenCNLCITADNSDNS78T
364810Mathias Robertson JunemannOpenNVCHIDNSDNS78T
364669TBAMasterHISCGBRDNSDNS78T

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