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I-14 Worlds rewarded with great racing conditions on day 2

Day 2 of the I-14 Worlds in Carnac, France and after one more race Glen Trusswell and Sam Pascoe keep their lead.

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Alisdair Cattanch eloquently summed up the day in stating that although they had to “wait around a wee bit”, that ultimately they were rewarded with “great racing conditions”.

After several abadoned attempts to get the eager fleet away, the wind gave up and they had to wait for it to return.

The eventual start was conducted under a black flag, and finally the fleet were off.

The first windward mark rounding saw Pascoe and Truswell leading, followed by a swarm of Aussie boats.

This included Krstic and Lanati, Devine and Furlong, and Blasse and Gilligan, who had everything to prove following yesterday’s unfortunate breakage.

The wind still had a couple of tricks up its sleeve though, and the fleet were subject to a significant right hand shift at the start of the second beat.

Of which Gilbert and McGrane and Jones and Fitzgerald took full advantage, using the opportunity to propel themselves further up the fleet and into the top five.

So, a second win for Glen Trusswell and Sam Pascoe, with Mark Krstic and James Lanati AUS in second and Neale Jones and Ed Fitzgerald third.

International 14 - World Championship, Day 2 leaders (79 entries)

1st GBR 1553 Glen Trusswell / Sam Pascoe Castle Cove 1 1 2 pts
2nd GBR 1541 Roger Gilbert / Ben McGrane Hayling Island SC 2 4 6 pts
3rd GBR 1519 Archie Massey / Harvey Hillary Itchenor SC 3 8 11 pts
4th AUS 661 Brad Devine / Ian Furlong TBA 7 5 12 pts
5th GBR 1530 Neale Jones / Ed Fitzgerald Itchenor SC 10 3 13 pts
6th AUS 656 Mark Krstic / James Lanati BRYC 12 2 14 pts
7th GBR 1557 Katie Nurton / Nigel Ash RYS 5 9 14 pts
8th GBR 1559 Andy Partington / Tom Partington, Hayling Island SC 13 6 19 pts
9th GER 78 Oliver Voss / Eike Ehrig KYC 6 14 20 pts
10th AUS 666 David Hayter / Trent Neighbour DPSS 4 20 24 pts

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Ellie Meopham
28 August 2016 7:43 GMT


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