Feb 11, 2016

Nacra 17 Worlds 2016 @Clearwater: Day 3

Images by Laurens Morel / Saltycolours.com . Day 3 full gallery Nacra 17 Class FB -  . Billy & Marie continue to dominate Nacra 17 major events, they've won past 3 Nacra 17 Worlds and are leading the pack at Cleawater. Second place overall for Vittorio Bissaro & Silvia Sicouri, who are also stepping up in big championships.

5th overall for two time Tornado Olympic medalist Santi Lange, sailing with Ceci Carranza, the Argies had an almost perfect day with a bullet and a 2nd,  they finished 2nd overall last 2015 Nacra 17 Worlds behind Besson & Riou granting themselves a spot for Olympics.

Meanwhile in the US qualy, Mike Easton & Katherine Pettibone have established a good gap with the rest of their teammates, and they 1pt away to match Gulari-Chafee in overall selection standings to decide who will represent USA at Rio.

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Top ten below. Full results after 7 races Here.

NrSail TeamR1R2R3R4R5R6R7TN
1FRA 1Billy BESSON Marie RIOU1151-13412613
2ITA 307Vittorio BISSARO Silvia SICOURI11410-2313106239
3DEN 281Allan NORREGAARD Anette Viborg ANDREASEN(44.0)DNF27542279147
4GBR 120Tom PHIPPS Nicola BONIFACE15151-2010657252
5ARG 226Santiago LANGE Cecilia CARRANZA SAROLI8203-2620128054
6AUS 2Jason WATERHOUSE Lisa DARMANIN416214(44.0)OCS549854
7FRA 285Moana VAIREAUX Manon AUDINET589215-17167255
8AUT 277Thomas ZAJAC Tanja FRANK1017-181031087658
9NED 3Mandy MULDER Coen de KONING710-226519148361
10SUI 220Matías BÜHLER Nathalie BRUGGER23111512-26229191