Please select your home edition
Ancasta Botin Fast40

Australian Sailing Team at Kiel Week - Day 2

by David Sygall 22 Jun 05:11 BST
Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin - Kiel Week - Day 2 © Australian Sailing

Australia's top Nacra 17 and 470M crews are set for gold fleet racing after consolidating their Day 1 efforts at the Kiel Week regatta in Germany.

World Champions Mat Belcher and Will Ryan sailed a discarded 13 in Race 3 but responded with a 2 in the following qualifier to grab second place, while Chris Charlwood and Josh Dawson were able to drop their Race 2 14th placing with a 9 and 11 to hold 19th.

All four Nacra 17 Australian Team and Squad crews had good results. Overnight leaders Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin maintained their grip on first place with a 2 and (3), as newcomers to the class, Nathan Outteridge and Haylee Outteridge, overcame their Day 1 hiccups to secure a 3 and 2 and move up from 34th to 18th place.

"It was a much better day for us than it was yesterday," Nathan Outteridge said.

"We kept out of trouble, kept it upright. It was pretty windy and we're slowly learning how to make this Nacra go.

"We had a good puff going to the finish, racing with the British and Kiwis, and we clocked 27 knots, which was, I think, definitely a record for us on the boat. And we managed to keep it all in one piece and get through to the finishing line."

Haylee Outteridge said the brother and sister duo were "learning on the go".

"Since we started the regatta, we've had a lot of firsts - the first time going around marks and first time starting on a start line," she said.

"So every race we're getting completely new situations that we haven't seen ourselves in before."

Fellow Nacra crews Paul Darmanin and Lucy Copeland, and Conor Nicholas and Hayley Clark, discarded a Day 1 results with consistent Day 2 outcomes.

AST AND ASS Representatives at Kiel after Day 2:


Mat Belcher/Will Ryan - 1, 2, (13), 2 - 2nd
Chris Charlwood/Josh Dawson - 6, (14), 9, 11 - 19th

Nacra 17

Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin - 1, 1, 1, 2, (3) - 1st
Nathan Outteridge/Haylee Outteridge - 6, (DSQ), DNC, 3, 2 - 18th
Paul Darmanin/Lucy Copeland - 4, 7, (15), 12, 12 - 19th
Conor Nicholas/Hayley Clark - (DNS), 15, 13, 5, 4 - 20th


Nia Jerwood/Monique de Vries - 10, 14, (UFD), 9 - 13th
Dana Tavener/Katherine Shannon - (23), 13, 13, 21 - 20th


David Gilmour/Joel Turner - 11, (16), 11, 3, 8 - 16th
Kurt Hansen/Harry Morton - (27), 17, 7, 18, 25 - 38th
Lachy Gilmour/Ryan Donaldson - 22, (31), 19, 20, 17 - 47th


Jake Lilley - 13, 14, (29) - 19th
Oli Tweddell - 7, (BFD), 25 - 22nd
Jock Calvert - 20, 23, (28) - 29th
Lewis Brake - 35, (BFD), 43 - 45th

Laser Radial

Mara Stransky - 7, 4 - 9th
Zoe Thomson - 11, BFD - 53rd
Elyse Ainsworth - 12, BFD - 55th

Quick Links:

Related Articles

Female sailors shine at Australian Sailing Awards
Female sailors shine at Australian Sailing Awards Wendy Tuck, who this year became the first female skipper to ever win a round the world yacht race, has scooped the pool at the 2018 Australian Sailing Awards in held in Sydney tonight. Posted on 19 Oct
2018 Australian Sailing Hall of Fame Inductions
Sailing in Australia is celebrating the rich history of the sport Sailing in Australia is celebrating the rich history of the sport with the announcement of the 2018 Australian Sailing Hall of Fame inductees. Posted on 19 Oct
NSW Youth Championship overall
Tight racing and big smiles conclude a mammoth event The 2018 NSW Youth Championship presented by Lake Macquarie City Council finished day three with some of the "closest racing this event has ever seen." Posted on 2 Oct
NSW Youth Championship day 2
Steady breeze brings on the action The steady conditions opened the doors for some spectacular racing across all classes on day two of the NSW Youth Championships presented by Lake Macquarie City Council. With only a few minor course changes the race officials squeezed in four races. Posted on 30 Sep
NSW Youth Championship day 1
Lake Macquarie was gifted picturesque conditions Day one of the NSW Youth Championships presented by Lake Macquarie City Council was gifted picturesque conditions the record amount of boats and competitors who made their way to South Lake Macquarie Amateur Sailing Club to compete. Posted on 29 Sep
Olympic Test Event outcomes put Aussies on track
Encouraging results for the team in Enoshima, Japan The Australian Sailing Team has left the first official Olympic Test Event at Enoshima in Japan with encouraging results, headed by a gold medal in the Nacra 17 class and silver medals in the 470M and Laser. Posted on 17 Sep
Gold at Olympic Test Event for silver medallists
Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin reaffirmed their commitmentat in Enoshima, Japan Nacra 17 duo Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have reaffirmed their commitment to "working their little hearts out" in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after claiming a stirring gold medal at the Olympic Test Event at Enoshima in Japan. Posted on 16 Sep
Bumpy ride expected at Tokyo 2020 Test Event
Australia's top sailors will get a valuable taste of the Olympic venue Nineteen of Australia's top performance sailors will get a valuable taste of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic venue when racing starts at the first official Olympic Test Event on Tuesday. Posted on 10 Sep
Rio Champion Tom Burton set for Olympic Test Event
First official Tokyo 2020 Test Event starts on September 9th Reigning Olympic gold medallist Tom Burton will enter the first official Tokyo 2020 Test Event next month drawing inspiration from a twist of fate he experienced as a youth sailor almost exactly a decade ago. Posted on 28 Aug
National Discover Sailing Day 2018
Enjoy a free sailing experience Sailing Clubs across Australia are inviting the community to enjoy a free sailing experience to celebrate National Discover Sailing Day 2018. Posted on 27 Aug