Monthly Archives: December 2011

>Day 8 from the ISAF Worlds

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>Day 8 from the ISAF Worlds

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Tunnicliffe Advances; Fleet Racing Series Soon to Conclude

As the first half of the ISAF Sailing World Championships nears the end of the series, it’s all on to determine who will advance into the medal races. Two races were held in the Finn and Men’s 470 classes, while the Laser Radial sailors had a reserve day. Saturday will see the final two races run for the series to determine the top 10 finishers who will advance to Sunday. Continue reading

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>Day 7 from the ISAF Worlds

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>Day 7 from the ISAF Worlds

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USA Qualifies for London Olympic Games in Two Events

Glorious wind and sunshine were a welcome change for the first part of the ISAF Sailing World Championships, held in Fremantle, AUS. With three additional races held Thursday in the Laser Radial, Paige Railey (Clearwater, Fla.) has an overall third place, to date, in the series. By making the cut into the gold fleet on Wednesday, Railey secured a country berth for USA in the women’s singlehanded dinghy event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Her USSTAG team mates, Anna Tunnicliffe (Plantation, Fla.), Molly Vandemoer (Stanford, Calif.) and Debbie Capozzi (Bayport, N.Y.) finished at the top of Group A – with 12 wins, three losses – and advanced straight to the Women’s Match Racing quarterfinals, and by doing so they qualified the USA for the 2012 Games. Continue reading

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>Day 6 from the ISAF Worlds

>We had a LONG, good day on the water in Perth yesterday. We’re fully past the jet lag now, and the “long regatta exhaustion” factor is starting to crop up a bit. These events are L…O…N…G. It’s really like two … Continue reading

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>Day 6 from the ISAF Worlds

>We had a LONG, good day on the water in Perth yesterday. We’re fully past the jet lag now, and the “long regatta exhaustion” factor is starting to crop up a bit. These events are L…O…N…G. It’s really like two … Continue reading

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Doctor Hands Out a Prescription for Wind

The Fremantle Doctor returned on Dec. 7 and with it brought characteristically windy conditions to the ISAF Sailing World Championships. The day’s conditions ranged in the 18-20 knot range, which allowed the Race Committee to run three races in all fleet classes – RS:X Women, 470 Men, Laser Radial and Finn – and to catch up on the schedule for Group B’s Women’s Match Racing. The fleet racing classes have now raced a series – determined at this event as five races – and will be split into “gold” and “silver” fleets. Continue reading

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>Day 5 from the ISAF Worlds

>Greetings from Perth, Western Australia… We had very little racing yesterday, on account of major thunder and lightning, and at times biblical levels of rain fall. The PRO canceled all racing for the day by about 1:30pm, so we had … Continue reading

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