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Big breeze At SB20 World Championships, Dinghy Supplies in 20th

10th July 2015
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Big breeze At SB20 World Championships, Dinghy Supplies in 20th

#sb20 – Three physically demanding races were held for the SB20 Gold fleet today at Torbole, Lake Garda yesterday. Racing began in 20-knot breezes, which built throughout the course of the afternoon to 30 knots. Jerry Hill, sailing "SportsboatWorld' in 13th overall described it as: "Classic Ora conditions. We had three cracking races – hard racing with some epic downwind legs. Ireland's top performer is Shane Murphy's Dinghy Supplies in 20th place.

With the increasing winds, the race committee from Circolo Vela Torbole opted to cancel the third race for the silver fleet, however both fleets have now completed enough races for the second discard to come into play.

John Polland's 'Excellent' took the first win of the day in Gold fleet, but went on to score a 24th and DNF – one of seven Gold fleet boats who failed to complete the last race. He was followed home by Robert Jeffreys and Glenn Bourke who took second, and Robin Follin, with the FFV Youth team 'Give me 5', who finished third.

Follin's youth team went on to score another second and a fifth. With two discards coming into play they now count no result worse than a fifth, and have recovered their position at the top of the leaderboard after four day's of racing on 27 points, with a 9 point advantage over their nearest pursuers.

Robin Follin and his team began sailing the SB20 just 18 months ago. They are supported by the French Sailing Federation (FFV) and include very successful match racers and 470 sailors. Follin is just 19 years old, while his oldest member of crew is 26. The team have put a great deal of time into sailing the SB20 this year and are performing impressively well. However, having already used a high scoring discard, they may be put under pressure in tomorrow's final races.

Roger Hudson and the 'Race Ahead – Spirit of Cape Town' team took the day's final win, following on from a consistent day with a sixth and ffith. They now have an all top-10 scoreline and are lying second overall on 36 points.

Rodion Luka and his 'SkyLine' team from Kiev took the second race win, his fifth race victory of the series. He has now climbed up to third place ovearall, after finishing 10th and seventh in the remainder of today's races. Luka and team are on 41 points, with Glenn Bourke and Robert Jeffreys in fourth on 49 points.

First British boat is now Joe Llewellyn and the Wessex Exiles sailors on 'Forelle Estaes', lying in sixth on 65 points. The leading Italian flagged entry is Ian Ainslie and Paulin Gian Matteo's team, in seventh on 71 points. In eighth is Michael Cooper, who has travelled all the way from Tasmania to compete in the event. He has one boat back home in Australia, and another he will keep in Europe for the next two World Championships (Cascais, Portugal in 2016 and Cowes, UK in 2017).

Cooper said after racing: "I just love this boat, I love the people in the class, and I'm having an absolutely great time." As one of two Australian boats in the top 10, however, he really wants to beat the Poms in the SportsboatWorld-sponsored 'Nations Cup' prize (for the best aggregate score for the top three teams from each nation overall).

In the Silver fleet the Italian team 'Enjoy' of Carlo Tomelleri enjoyed the first race win of the day, with Ireland's Ronan Downing taking the second victory. Vladislaav Ivanovskiy retains the overall lead after discard with 118 points, from second placed 'Venuesworld.com (IRL), skippered by Ger Dempsey, on 121 points. Ronan Downing is in third on 132 points overall.

Racing concludes tomorrow, Friday, July 10 with two races scheduled from 1100am..

Results Day 4
No Numero Nome Punti 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
1 FRA 3653 ROBIN FOLLIN, Maschio, MARINE BOUDOT, EMERIC MICHEL, CN SAINTE-MAXIME
GIVE ME 5 BY FFV YOUTH 27,0 (13) 3 2 1 4 2 4 1 (27) 3 2 5
2 RSA 3469 ROGER HUDSON, Maschio, ASENATHI JIM, TAARIQ JACOBS, RCYC
RACEAHEAD – SPIRIT OF CAPE TOW 36,0 3 (4) 1 4 2 2 (10) 9 3 6 5 1
3 UKR 3726 RODION LUKA, Maschio, SVETLANA SOROKINA, IGOR SEVERIANOV, KIEV RACING YACHT CLUB
SKY LINE 41,0 1 12 9 (18) 1 1 6 2 1 (10) 1 7
4 AUS 3737 ROBERT JEFFREYS, Maschio, GLEN BOURKE, SAE LILLEY, SANDRINGHAM YACHT CLUB 49,0 4 9 (12) 3 9 4 5 (21) 7 2 4 2
5 RUS 3708 KIRILL FROLOV, Maschio, MURASHKIN ALEXEY, IGNATENKO EGOR, SPBYC
MELSTONTEAM 59,0 7 8 4 2 2 (9) 2 14 4 5 (15) 11
6 GBR 3732 JOE LLEWELLYN, Maschio, NIGEL WAKEFIELD, JERRY VIGUS, WESSEX EXILES SAILING CLUB
FORELLE ESTATES 65,0 8 2 6 (20) 9 1 (24) 3 5 9 12 10
7 ITA 3616 IAN AISLIE, Maschio, PAULIN GIAN MATTEO, ADAM MARTIN, CUS BOLOGNA 71,0 4 1 1 (8) 6 5 (20) 10 12 12 11 9
8 AUS 3731 MICHAEL COOPER, Maschio, DAVID CHAPMAN, MATTHEW JOHNSTON, ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF TASMANIA 77,0 5 15 3 (18) 12 3 1 6 15 14 (32) 3
9 RUS 3709 VLADIMIR PROSIKHIN, Maschio, BASALKIN ARTEM, MARTEMIANOV ALEX, SPB YC
NIKA 81,0 1 5 7 (10) 5 8 14 12 9 7 13 (23)
10 FRA 3706 RUSSO EDWARD, Maschio, CHATEAU CE'DRIC, FAVENNER GILLIES, CLUB NAUTIQUE VALéRIQUAIS
BLACK MAGIC 81,0 6 4 (7) 7 6 3 22 11 (23) 4 6 12
11 GBR 3724 JOHN POLLAND, Maschio, ROB SMITH, CHAZ HOOK, RTYC
EXCELLENT 86,0 5 13 6 6 1 (14) 13 15 2 1 24 (dnf)
12 GBR 3728 RICHARD POWELL, Maschio, BEN VINES, TIM BURNELL, RORC
MARVEL 86,0 9 11 (28) 5 8 4 (16) 16 6 16 7 4
13 GBR 3722 JERRY HILL, Maschio, ALAN HILLMAN, CRAIG WATSON, ROYAL SOUTHERN YC
SPORTSBOATWORLD.COM 99,0 3 8 5 9 (15) 12 19 13 14 8 (22) 8
14 GBR 3047 PIETER HEYN, Maschio, ROB GULLAN, ROSIE SIBTHORPE, WARSASH SC
F5 SYNTHESIS TEAM GUL 108,0 2 1 15 (ocs) ocs 8 3 5 11 (19) 10 6
15 GBR 3720 ADRIAN PEACH, Maschio, GARY PHARE, JIM SHORT, ROYAL TORBAY YACHT CLUB
UBER 116,0 13 2 (14) 11 7 10 (34) 7 8 11 25 22
16 ITA 3543 VINCENZO GRACIOTTI, Maschio, GIOVANNI MELONE, SERGIO LAMBERTENGHI, YACHT CLUB RIVIERA DEL CONERO
DKC 130,0 (15) 9 3 13 10 11 15 (42) 20 18 18 13
17 AUS 3735 CHRIS DARE, Maschio, SEARCE KEIRAN, TWEEDELL OLIVER, SORRENTO SAILING COUTA BOAT CL 141,0 2 6 2 (27) 26 5 12 (ufd) 17 21 3 dnf
18 ITA 3073 MASSIMO FULLONE, Maschio, AIRO' ANDREA, ALESSIA DE VITA, C. VELICO ONDABUENA
SBERLA 151,0 10 (26) 22 3 20 26 7 20 19 (27) 8 16
19 RUS 3707 VADIM PUSHEV, Maschio, TIMUR SABIRZIANOV, ALEXANDER MIKHAILOV, SAINT-PETERSBURG YACHT CLUB
VIS SAILING TEAM 151,0 9 17 8 12 (30) 28 (23) 8 13 20 21 15
20 UKR 3703 VALERIY POLOVOY, Maschio, BOGOMOLKIN VOLODYMYR, STASYUK VOLODYMYR, BLACK SEA Y/C
PEARL 2 157,0 10 13 5 4 7 (24) 26 24 18 33 17 (dnf)
21 IRL 3490 SHANE MURPHY, Maschio, DARAGH SHERIDAN, JOHN PHELAR, HOWTH YACHT CLUB 159,0 16 21 8 5 5 (bfd) 9 17 (42) 15 33 30
22 GBR 3710 SCOTT GRAHAM, Maschio, NICK ELDER, TICH SUMMERS, ROYAL TAY YACHT CLUB
CHILL PILL 159,0 12 7 9 (29) 8 15 8 (36) 28 34 14 24
23 ITA 3333 DANIELE POLI, Maschio, OSCAR FARACE, DEBERNARDI FRANCESCO, CIRCOLO VELA ORTA
MINNIE 171,0 (26) 15 4 17 13 19 18 23 (35) 22 23 17
24 NED 3714 MARCO VAN DRIEL, Maschio, JOOST ASSMANN, MARTIJN WORSELING, WSV BRAASSEMERMEER
MXTC 181,0 14 12 31 8 (36) 23 28 4 (ufd) 28 19 14
25 ITA 3553 ROBERTO BENAMATI, Maschio, CATTANEO ALESSANDRO, BARBIERI VALENTINO, FRAGLIA VELA MALCESINE
BEST WIND 181,0 11 20 13 (30) 4 11 31 19 (dnf) 17 36 19
26 FRA 3302 JADE FESTINO, Maschio, ALEXANDRE FESTINO, BENJAMIN COHEN, CLUB NAUTIQUE DES SALETTES
CN SABLETTE 186,0 7 7 17 11 (24) 6 30 32 16 13 (dnf) dnf
27 POR 3581 GEORGY SOKOLOVSKIY, Maschio, BORIS KUCHERENKO, VASILY YAKOVLEV, NA
ALADDIN 188,0 14 16 16 (28) 17 15 33 18 24 26 9 (dnf)
28 POR 3105 JOSE' PAULO RAMADA, Maschio, ANTONIO PEREIRA, MIGUEL L L.FARIA, CNCASCAIS
DOM PEDRO HOTELS/GENERALI 198,0 6 6 (21) 14 24 7 17 43 22 23 (dnf) 36
29 IRL 3433 DAVY TAYLOR, Maschio, LISA NEARY, MARTY O'LEARY, ISA
WWW.YACHTSMAN.IE 205,0 (26) 25 24 9 3 18 25 27 26 (40) 28 20
30 AUS 3734 STEHPEN FRIES, Maschio, MARK MUIRHEAD, ANDREW ROBERTS, SANDRINGHAM YACHT CLUB 213,0 8 19 10 10 19 (20) 38 (41) 33 29 26 21
31 POR 3525 ROQUETTE TIAGO, Maschio, BARRETO PEDRO, TELES FERNANDO, CWDS
BOOM BAP WEAR 215,0 18 14 (42) 36 18 6 (39) 30 10 37 20 26
32 NED 3441 PAUL GAST, Maschio, NANNO AUKUS, WONTER VAN DER ENDER, WSV HELLEVOETSLUIS
RIVIUM 216,0 17 10 26 17 14 (35) (36) 26 29 32 27 18
33 UKR 3042 VALERII BUNDIUK, Maschio, YULIY KHUDOMAKA, OLEG YZYUMTSEV, NIKOPOL SAILING CENTER 227,0 11 (24) 24 22 12 16 11 33 38 25 35 (39)
34 IRL 3544 MICHAEL O'CONNOR, Maschio, OWEN LAVERTY, KEVIN JOHNSON, ROYAL ST GEORGE YACHT CLUB
SIN BIN 235,0 18 20 20 15 (30) 9 32 (ufd) 21 43 30 27
35 GBR 3149 MARK GILLETT, Maschio, NIKI BIRRELL, LAURA WOOSEY, FRENSHAM POND SC
POOR BUOY 236,0 20 22 11 22 (29) 20 21 25 (ufd) 36 31 28
36 IRL 3060 KIREAN DORGAN, Maschio, JASON LOSTY, EWAN O KEEFFE, COVE SAILING CLUB
THE BEAR 239,0 12 17 12 (40) 22 10 43 (ufd) 40 35 16 32
37 FRA 3423 HELENE URRUTTI, Femmina, ANNA PIROGOVA, JOHAN RAVIER, YACHT CLUB DE CANNES
OCEANTEAM SOLUTIONS 247,0 16 23 17 16 (26) 7 (45) 29 25 42 37 35
38 GBR 3027 ALEC RUSSELL, Maschio, CLAIRE RUSSELL, EDWARD HANDASYDE DICK, ROYAL SOUTHERN YACHT CLUB
eDIGITAL RESEARCH 249,0 21 10 11 (31) 29 21 35 35 (36) 24 34 29
39 ITA 3098 LINA FAGGI, Femmina, CHIARA ABBRUZZESE, SERENA SICHER, PORTO SAN ROCCO
PETITE BETE 257,0 19 (24) 10 19 14 13 42 39 34 (44) 29 38
40 GBR 3082 CHARLES SHEPPARD, Maschio, FRANCOIS HILARY, GASPAR VANHOLLEBEKE, RORC
SHARC 260,0 (43) 18 34 21 11 12 40 22 30 39 (dnf) 33
41 ITA 3187 ROBERTO RIVIECCIO, Maschio, RIVECCIO MATTEO, MATTEO RAMIAN, YC PORTO TORRES
SBALLATA 267,0 21 18 16 (26) 10 24 (44) 28 41 31 41 37
42 RUS 3725 BORIS LATKIN, Maschio, CHUGUNOV OLEG, YCSPB
MY MARUSIA 270,0 (27) 14 26 12 23 18 29 31 (dnf) 30 40 dnf
43 GBR 3106 THOMAS CLAY, Maschio, JAMES CLAY, RICHARD CLAY, ROYAL SOUTHERN YC
WHYADUCK 270,0 20 (dnf) 15 14 15 23 (46) 40 32 38 42 31
44 GER 3402 DANIEL SPAENLE, Maschio, TOBIAS SPAENLE, KONSTANTIN KRAUSS, MUENCHENER RUDER- UND SEGELVER
PROPERTY BASE 274,0 22 (43) 33 19 17 14 37 38 31 (45) 38 25
45 AUS 3390 PHILIP REID, Maschio, ANDRE' DECLERCK, SAM IBBOTT, ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF TASMANIA
MIND GAMES 287,0 (30) 23 29 2 20 28 27 34 39 46 39 (dnf)
46 BEL 3345 BART TYTGAT, Maschio, TOBIAS TYTGAT, KRISTOF WOUTTERS, RNSYC
GO WITH THE FLOW 289,0 30 21 (37) 6 25 17 41 37 37 41 (dnf) 34

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