Jul 23, 2013

Nacra 17 Worlds @The Hague: Day 2

After Day 1 without wind the fleet is racing right now . Follow Live Track at tractrac.com/index.php?page=eventpage&id=314  Check Updates on the Twitter bar to the right. Official Website nacra17class.com/worldhome/

- Q1 Blue Fleet: Prov Results Here |
- Q2 Blue Fleet: Prov Results Here | Replay
- Q1 Yellow Fleet Live Here (Abandoned)

Hard day for the Yellow fleet, 2 races abandoned and several starts. At least those that were having bad results got unharmed although in contrast to those who finished first the last abandoned race.

In the Blue fleet all quite even in the top ten with Tornado & Italian F18 Champ Vicenzo Sorrentino sailing with Barbara Rinauro are first overall in their fleet. Bissaro-Sicouri got 4-11 but got a dsq in the last. 

Top Hobie 16 and Panamerican sailor, Ven Yamil Saba with an excellent debut on the N17 scoring a bullet in the 2nd race. Arg Carranza-Blando were struggling bad in the first race, dead last but calm and easy going for the layline in the first downwind they manage to recover and ended 11th. 

Quite tricky conditions on the current , it was clear in the Tracking where ground speed were 2knots against 5-6knots in the opposite border. Not much left on overall results as the Yellow fleet is yet to complete a race. Images Lauren Morels & Thom Touw , Full Gallery at facebook.com/NacraSailing

Top Ten Blue Fleet -& Only Blue fleet managed to complete races Results after Day 2 nacra17class.com

Pos* Sail Crew Tot Q1 Q2
1 ITA 32 Vincenzo Sorrentino, Barbara Rinauro 9 3 5
2 NZL 102 Gemma Jones, Jason Saunders 10 7 3
3 AUT 35 Thomas Zajac, Tanja Frank 11 1 10
4 NED 44 Renee Groeneveld, Karel Begemann 11 2 9
5 GBR 58 Pippa Wilson, John Gimson 12 5 7
6 ITA 91 Francesco Porro, Caterina Marianna Banti 14 8 6
7 ARG 149 Cecilia Carranza Saroli, Esteban Blando 19 11 8
8 VEN 168 Yamil Saba, Andrea Saba 20 19 1
9 FRA 43 Billy Besson, Marie Riou 23 21 2
10 USA 170 Michael Easton, McKenzie Wilson 27 16 11

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