Images: Junichi Hirai / Bulkhead Magazine. - Chris Rashley leads over Paul Goodison by 1pt overall after 6 races. Argentine rookie Franco Greggi is excelling with a 12th overall, great performance for 'Mosta', the guy who brought the Moths to Argentina. Reading the conditions report is clear again that our local waters are great training 'grounds' to endure harsh conditions abroad, which are tougher to handle for those used only to sail lakes or mainly flat seas. He got some capsizes but managed top 10 overalls for the day. Excerpt from official report:
"..Today’s sailing conditions was strong southerly wind from the morning which is not ideal for non-experienced sailors to handle Moth. Therefore about 20 participants mainly who are not confident about sailing under this weather didn’t join today’s races. However, many of them rode on safety boats to support the competitions. They could have a close look at top sailors’ racing and learn a lot..."
Full report, pics gallery & official web at mothworlds.org/hayama/
This year Peter Burling & Nathan Outterdige (defending & former champs) by passed the event surely on the AC campaign but maybe we'll see them along Ashby at Medemblik?
Top ten below. Full resutls: mothworlds.org/hayama/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Moth_world_result_day2_05251750.pdf
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