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2018 International 14 World Championships at Richmond Yacht Club - Day 2

by Simon Butterworth 18 Aug 2018 09:44 BST 16-25 August 2018

After yesterday's Practice Race, the main course began at Richmond Yacht Club, USA. The British contingency are on a high after winning the Team Racing regatta which was the starter for the intrepid skiff sailors enjoying the San Francisco Bay. Australia, USA and Germany joined the GBR team for the finals and ended with a conclusive 2-0 final against the old enemy AUS.

Race One and the Brits again dominated the front with father and son, Andy and Tom Partington, driving their International 14 skiff at sonic speed to take the win. Fellow Itchenor Sailing Club sailors, Neale Jones and Ed Fitzgerald, took second with the classic 'double gybe drop' at the last leeward mark. German duo, Georg Borkenstein and 'Big Eike' Dietrich came in third after piping, GBR 1556, Daniel Holman and Alex Knight who has lead for most of the race but needed to complete a 720 after a tap with Neale and Ed following their decisive 'DGD' manoeuvre.

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