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iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds at McCrae Yacht Club - Overall

by VR Sport Media 25 Jan 06:48 GMT 21-25 January 2018

The 'Grand Finale' between the two mighty Contenders - Mark Bulka and Jason Beebe.

Two races were planned but light winds hampered the format so only one was held leaving Jason requiring at least five places to retain the title.

Beebe came off the start line like a bullet but close behind shadowing was Mark Bulka. By the gybe mark Mark was second and closing the gap fast.

Criss-crossing each over the beat, local McCrae Yacht Club sailor took the lead and never looked back until crossing the finish line. The new 2018 Contender World Champion, Mark Bulka, was crowned by his fellow club member and Emirates Team New Zealand America's Cup skipper Glenn Ashby.

Overall Results:

PosSail NoSkipperClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9Pts
1AUS 2457Mark BulkaMcCrae YC1-162-4121119
2AUS 2482Jason BeebeRQYS3-712-5122314
3ITA 11Andrea BonezziSCM11243-356(BFD)7437
4AUS 2652Jono NeateMornington YC21-22-3041189.5843.5
5AUS 2670Matt MulderBalmoral SC7-35(DNC)63839.51147.5
6AUS 2571Scott CunninghamMcCrae YC583116-1810-29750
7AUS 2502Anthony NashDavey's Bay YC659-29812715-2562
8AUS 2575Dan KohlmanMcCrae YC1414614-30-21631471
9NED 2582Rene HeynenMaas en Roer184197920-28-301390
10GER 2438Markus MaisenbacherWassersportverein Hemelingen15-4315-3219524419101
11GBR 2439Gary LangdownHighcliffe SC833-3916-38420818107
12GBR 2420Simon MussellHighcliffe SC413359-483(BFD)512108
13AUS 2650Steven JohannessenMcCrae YC-691355297-462326108
14AUS 2237Simon BarwoodRFBYC1232(DNF)(DNC)15145265109
15AUS 2263Richard BattenMudeford SC-711124137-63142416109
16GBR 2449Rob SmithCastle Cove SC25-5228212-5017615114
17GBR 2618Nick NobleBristol Corinthian YC22-38.514176-4222276114
18AUS 2380Geoff FisherDPSS99-451118242618-27115
19AUS 2565John LindholmBlairgowie YS-49101810144012-4217121
20GER 551Christoph HomeierSVGO282388-31-3115319122
21AUS 2323Clay CookRFBYC1621722(DNF)224-3631123
22AUS 2468Callum BurnsBlairgowrie YS10(UFD)113625-51161710125
23ITA 2561Antonio LambertiniYCD2318-38(RET)20239352130
24AUS 2204Michael MacdonaldMcCrae YC-35-3421231016191130130
25AUS 2560Jeff OwenMcCrae YC20-31231513-48272021139
26AUS 2408Jan ScholtenAvalon SC415162524-44-532237143
27NED 26Enno KramerRoei en Zeil Vereninging Gouda1926313111-56-321420152
28GBR 678Tommy HootonBurton SC3362618263025-50-45164
29GER 2400Thomas WietingWVH Wassersportverein Hemelingen-4719132027133439-44165
30GER 2527Dirk MuellerSKWB-53172012-4039211938166
31GBR 2572Ed PresleyCotswold SC42201224-5128(BFD)2123170
32GBR 2383David DaviesLoch Ryan SC21-38.532342132-451224176
33ITA 40Luca BonezziCanottieri Mincio Mantova-44123038-549332532179
34AUS 2437Scott MunroMcCrae YC2725252812(DNF)3141-61189
35AUS 2600Steve WilsonRoyal Queensland YS(DNS)223419-6436114822192
36AUS 2578Andre WebsterCanberra YC132827-371715DNE16-49207
37NED 2Mark ThorborgKMJC-65-4136393619371328208
38AUS 2320Chris JonesRoyal Geelong YC38-4029332217-423240211
39AUS 2680Lindsay IrwinBlack Rock YC242733353326-49-4439217
40GBR 716Richard FranksWeston SC17-59-52443925393333230
41AUS 1753Thomas YoungCanberra YC552417-5955412328(BFD)243
42AUS 2681Thomas VincentMcCrae YC2644(DNF)(DNC)3410416029244
43GBR 630James SpikesleyNetley SC-503044-603233293843249
44AUS 2665Paul WilsonBYS36-7742(RET)2353304747278
45AUS 2518Joseph RandallMcCrae YC406446(DNF)283744(DNF)36295
46GBR 2522Chris BoshierThorpe Bay YC5229-7345-58.543405135295
47AUS 2142Tim DorningBlairgowrie YS3051-664062-68135650302
48AUS 2174Mathew VandervoortTeralba SC39-5543(DNF)4449384942304
49AUS 2548Alister DanksBlairgowrie YS-56474851-5634.5185255305.5
50AUS 2614Rob StentaM16FSSC3250414742-60-614054306
51AUS 2666Michael HughesMcCrae YC-5436492641-66515453310
52AUS 2651Dean TaylorBlairgowrie YS34565843-58.54647-6241325
53AUS 1483Andrew ChisholmB and SYC63604042-663843-7751337
54AUS 2360Scott WatsonMcCrae YC43-57564153455745-65340
55AUS 3John McLeanDarling Point SS-77486254465835-7546349
56AUS 2517Jonathan VandervoortTeralba Amateur SC2961.5635650(DNF)3658-67353.5
57SUI 92Jacqueline RufenachtThunersee YC62-695557-74.529505352358
58AUS 1329Luke MairsWhitsunday SC-83(UFD)10496862674368367
59AUS 2562Andrew ButlerRoyal Geelong YC46-74-69585257553762367
60GBR 666Bill HootonBurton SC-665853464359-745560374
61NED 2637Cees de GruijterGWV de Vrijbuiter-84495053-84526067.556387.5
62AUS 2411Andrew ChurcherMcCrae YC575447(DNC)45(UFD)545972388
63AUS 2530Iain LarkinsROYAL FRESHWATER BAY YC59(DNF)(DNF)DNC3747BFD3434393
64AUS 2136Ian BowmanRQYS6467-745247554864-73397
65AUS 2375Garrath JamesBlairgowrie YS37(DNF)(DNF)DNC7627567157415
66AUS 2284Darrell FaulknerFrankston YC80373727(DNC)(DNC)DNCDNC58421
67AUS 2667Craig SmithBlairgowrie YS(DNF)65614849676472(DNC)426
68AUS 2208Pat MooreSomers YC51-715161656466-7069427
69AUS 1364James MeggisonBalmoral SC7961.5576261-83(BFD)6148429.5
70AUS 2577Paul CohenCanberra YC3142(DNF)(DNC)5734.5DNFDNSDNC437.5
71AUS 1752Ned LindholmBlairgowie YS61-766565-7961527671451
72AUS 2207James TaylorBlairgowrie YS70(DNC)7269-74.554626364454
73AUS 2542Chris BattyBlairgowrie YS686868(DNC)67656857-74461
74AUS 2668Jonathan HardingBlairgowrie YS4545(DNF)(DNC)6074DNCDNC59465
75AUS 2617Matthew TrigloneManly SC5870545080-81DNE65(DNC)468
76AUS 2349Stephen IannaTeralba Amateur SC7553(DNF)(DNC)6972586975471
77AUS 2167Toby BathMcCrae YC72735967-77-776367.570471.5
78CAN 2525Stephanie MahOuter Harbour Centreboard Club4875717073-786574-80476
79AUS 1327Jamie TaylorBlairgowrie YS(SCP)6376647273(BFD)6663477
80AUS 226Glenn DaltonHumpybong YC-85666066836969(UFD)66479
81NED 2630Pim LangendijkWV Braassemermeer677967(DNC)6371(BFD)46BFD484
82AUS 2441Ian KirkwoodBSYC73726455817570(DNF)(DNC)490
83GBR 712Rodger WhiteKing George SC6046(DNF)(DNC)7170DNSDNSDNF520
84AUS 2176Hugo TaylorBlairgowrie YS-86807071707973(UFD)79522
85AUS 2165Sian HardingBlairgowrie YS74-82757378-85728178531
86AUS 2649Neil WhitakerMcCrae YC82(DNC)(DNF)638582757377537
87AUS 2616Adrian MulcahyBlairgowrie YS8783(DNC)(DNC)8280598076547
88AUS 1306Jeremy EdlestonBYS78(DNF)7772(DNS)DNC717882549
89AUS 1246Mark YoungCanberra YC-8878(DNF)6886.584767981552.5
90AUS 2109Brian Carroll 8181(DNF)(DNC)86.576DNFDNSDNC597.5
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