Day 4 at the Little America's Cup

Frank Cammas and Louis Viat of France continue to lead the International C Class Catamaran Championship in Falmouth. Three more races were completed Wednesday, two of the won by Cammas and Viat on Groupama C, with the third race going to Canada's Billy Gooderham and Chritian Pavey on Canaan, the only race they have finished so far.

Frank Cammas tries a new helming techniqueClick image for a larger image

It was a good day for the American team of Lars Guck and Max Kramers who finished second in each of the three races and are fourth overall. Also out on the water was the British entry, Invictus who managed to finished their first race in fifth.

Billy Besson and Jeremie Lagarrigue sailing the Swiss boat, Flyer, moved to second overall and will challenge Cammas and Viat for the Cup. Defenders, the Canadian team of Fred Eaton and Magnus Clarke finished the qualifiers in third.

The final match begins on Thursday at 1100 GMT, with fleet racing beginning after the day's two match races are completed.

International C Class Catamaran Championship, leaders after day 4
1st FRA7 Groupama C Franck Cammas Louis Viat 1 1 1 1 -2 1 1 1 -3 12 7 pts
2nd SUI1 Flyer Billy Besson Jeremie Lagarrigue 2 2 2 3 3 3 -4 DNF 4 35 19 pts
3rd CAN10 Fill Your Hands Fred Eaton Magnus Clarke 4 3 3 4 4 -5 5 3 -7 38 26 pts
4th USA104 Cogito Lars Guck Max Kramers DNC DNC DNC 5 5 4 2 2 2 56 32 pts
5th SUI11 Above Archmedus Mischa Heemskerk Bastiaan Tentij 3 DNF DNC 2 1 2 3 DNF RAF 59 35 pts
6th FRA2 Patient Lady VI Gurvan Bentemps Gwenole Gahinet -6 5 4 6 6 6 DNF 5 6 56 38 pts
7th ESP8 Alpha Luke Patience Sito Aviles 5 4 5 DNF 7 7 DNC DNC DNC 76 52 pts
8th USA105 Aethon Steve Clark Oliver Moore DNC DNF DNC DNC DNC DNC 6 4 8 90 66 pts
9th CAN9 Canaan Billy Gooderham Chritian Pavey DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNF DNF 1 97 73 pts
10th GBR38 Invictus Tom Phipps Cedric Bader DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNF DNF 5 101 77 pts
11th POR25 Wild Horse Diago Cayola Nuno Balieto DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC DNC 108 84 pts

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25 September 2013 18:13 GMT


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