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Three British 29ers competed in the German Youth Championships, Michael Wood & Pete Perera finishing 2nd. Click title for full report and results...
16 29ers competed for the Swiss Eurocup event at Lake Uri on 20 - 22 July. Winners were South Africans Kramer & Kramer.
GBR 29er teams finished in medal places -James Ellis/Rob Partridge 3rd in boys, and Sophie Weguelin/Sophie Ainsworth 2nd in girls fleets.
71 29ers made the trip to Kiel for this huge multi-class event. Winners were Benjamin Friedhoff & Johanna Munding of the home country. Top GBRs were James Ellis & Rob Partridge (4th), and Sophie Weguelin & Harvey Hilary (5th).For full results click title or go to Results page. Link: https://docs.google.com/a/29ersailing.org.uk/file/d/0B8IYN9iqy5z5UExvMS1fS3hyQUk/edit?usp=drivesdk
The annual National Schools Championship was sailed at Oxford SC on 26 & 27 May. 29ers dominated the top places - 1st Nick Redding & Adam Hilton, 3rd Oscar McVeigh & John Mather, both in 29ers. Click title above for full results.
The Eurocup home leg was held at WPNSA on 28 & 29 April, a light wind affair attended by 31 boats including 2 overseas, and won by Polish team Lukasz Przybytek & Krzysztof Mongird, from GBR light wind experts Frances Peters & Hannah Diamond.Click title for full results.
19 29ers turned out for the second Grand Prix meeting of the season at Draycote Water on 21/22 April. Winners were the home team of Michael Wood & Graham Wheaton.Click title for full results.
An extremely light wind Youth Nationals was completed at Hayling Island on 14 April. In the conditions the 29er girls teams dominated, winners were Francis Peters/Hannah Diamond, with runners-up Sophie Weguelin/Sophie Ainaworth. James Ellis/Rob Partridge were in third and leading male pairing. Click the link to get more details on the RYA Event website, For full results see the Results page.
27 boats made the trip to Rutland for the first 29er Grand Prix event of 2007. Three races were sailed on the Saturday in cold and blustery conditions with F6 gusts; Sunday was milder and 4 races were held. The event was won by Will Twemlow & Pete Perera, from James Peters & Oli Spensley-Corfield.
The 2007 Eurocup season opened at Denia, Spain over the long weekend 16 - 18 March. 22 boats from four nations made the trip, 11 races were sailed, and the GBR team of James Rusden & Ben Saxton emerged winners....
36 29ers (and 1 29erXX) made it to the light wind 2007 Tiger Trophy at Rutland SC. Only one of the scheduled three handicap races were completed on Saturday, and the pursuit race on Sunday. Won by a Thames A Rater; leading 29er James Rusden & Ben Saxton was 4th overall. Frances Peters & Hannah Diamond were 2nd 29er and overall 1st ladies.
Matias Gainza Eurnekian and Federico Villambrosa secured their title as World Champions with a 21 point win over 2nd place Pepe Bettini and Matias Keller. The Argentines secured the top 10 places, only broken by the top female and youth team of Sophie Weguelin and Sophie Ainsworth of Great Britain (8th overall).
Day 5 raced in 6 - 10 knots breeze; Argentines still dominant after 8 finals races; Matias Gainza Eurnekian & Federico Villambrosa leading by 2 points. Leading British boats are now James Peters & Oliver Spensley-Corfield in 9th, and Sophie Weguelin & Sophie Ainsworth in 11th.Today (Saturday) is the last day of the event with 4 more races left to decide the winners, but it looks like a field day for the home team.
Argentine boats continue to dominate as the final series commences. Thursday saw 4 races sailed as scheduled, in 7 - 12 knots, leaving Pepe Bettini and Matias Keller as overnight leaders. James Ellis/Rob Partridge lead the British challenge in 4th place.Racing continues today (Friday).Click title above for event website and full results.
Thunderstorms and fickle winds have caused the abandonment of all racing on day 3. This means the qualifying series is concluded with 8 races only. Wednesday is a lay day; final series racing is due to commence on Thursday; 9 GBR boats will compete in the gold fleet.