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RS Tera World Challenge Trophy at Ljungskile, Sweden - Day 3

by Lee Timothy 8 Aug 20:49 BST 4-9 August 2019

The RS Teras returned to racing on Thursday after a well earned lay day from the first few days of competition. Refuelled and fully prepared, the sailors were greeted with 6-8 knots of breeze in the morning which meant racing could get under way at the posted start time of 11am.

Continuing the regatta with race 6, the Pro fleet saw a general recall with approximately 8 boats over the line at the pin end. What followed was the increasingly familiar black flag for the second attempt at the race start. Kristian Frank Winkel of Denmark, managed to get a great start, approaching the line on port tack and sneaking his way into a great position in the fleet. Sailors correctly opted for the centre right sector of the first beat, with boats outside this zone finding they were quickly dropping down the fleet. Neck and neck, to the finish line, GBR sailor Alice Davis just managed to get ahead of fellow Brit Oliver Raynor in the final few metres between the leeward gate and the finish line.

In the Sport fleet, the race managed to get away successfully at the third attempt. The Sport sailors, extra fired up after their day of rest, caused a general recall in the first start. A large veer in the breeze followed, which interrupted the second attempt at starting race 6. The top reach of the racecourse, longer than in the previous days, provided perfect opportunities for passing, as those who went too high got caught in the lee of the land.

In the Pro fleet, Haakon Carstens, sailing for Denmark, secured his best result of the regatta in race 7. He was delighted and proud of his progress throughout the week. Well done Haakon!

Race 7 for the Sport fleet started with a huge wind shift, making boats who managed to secure the pin end of the line, find themselves on the port lay line for the windward mark. This shift continued for most of the beat, causing more of a drag race rather than a beat. Leading the pack was Josh Stokes, however the race was abandoned after the first lap.

Once the rain had stopped, racing resumed, but the steady 12 knots of breeze soon dropped to 5 knots whilst the fleet made their way up the beat, changing the sailors approach. The light winds saw sailors adopting an inboard sailing position, quite far forward in the cockpit, with just a little bit of leeward heel. This technique was executed well by many, including GBR sailors Archie Dunn, Ben Stokes and Oliver Thompson. Both fleets of sailors showed great persistence and concentration in the light airs, focusing well and paying close attention to the shifts and their body movements in the boat.

Race 8 for the Pros fleet saw a handful of boats escape the Peleton pack on the beat due to finding a great pitch of breeze on the left side of the second beat. This was enough to make the difference as the race was finished with a shortened course after the second beat due to the wind fading across the whole course.

A special mention for the day goes to Laura Thoudahl of Denmark. Spotting a fellow sailor capsize and lose their rudder, Laura responded in a true sporting fashion by retrieving the escaped rudder and returning it to the rather distressed owner.

Friday is the last day of racing for the RS Tera Worlds, with many of the overall standings still to be decided. Keep updated with action on the RS Tera Sailing and Tera Worlds 2019 Facebook pages.

Results after Day 3:

PosNatSail NoHelmClubR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8Pts
Sport Fleet
1stGBR2969Felix StewartWindermere School2(OCS)14322115
2ndGBR2156Jac BaileyPort Dinorwic Sailing Club122‑11811621
3rdGBR2603Matthew RaynerYorkshire Dales Sailing Club(OCS)8351255745
4thGBR3159William BaileyYorkshire Dale SC412881410‑1747
5thGBR3885Josh StokesHayling Island SC5117‑1268121160
6thSUI3820Oliver ThompsonHayling Island Sailing Club33‑52534DNE73
7thGBR2611Freddie MacLavertyLlandudno656231416(BFD)979
8thGBR3091Toby SmithRutland Sailing Club2111219211(BFD)2288
9thGBR3897Tilda BrayshayYorkshire Dales SC / Ripon SC14415913727‑3189
10thDEN2054Martin Lerke JakobsenVallensbfk Sejlklub161621711177‑2895
11thGBR3575Freddie SunderlandOlton Mere Sailing Club(OCS)OCS10115143399
12thGBR2623Max TaitRoyal Lymington yacht Club22‑2424164201110107
13thGBR3222Zak Sanderson DaviesWindermere School77DNE399(BFD)21109
14thRSA3888ROUX‑CHRISTOPHER LE ROUXZululand Yacht Club8(OCS)96718BFD8109
15thGBR3886Ben StokesHayling Island SC111028‑31266295115
16thSWE3594Thea EnanderLjungskile Segelsällskap3015131029248‑35129
17thLTU2853Evelina JokubauskaiteNBA‑Poseidonas ESSC99(BFD)1521321429129
18thGBR3876Archie DunnIsle of Man Yacht Club34194(DNS)DNS1362131
19thMLT3872Vanja Ramm‑EricsonRoyal Malta Yacht Club12201418DNE129‑34138
20thGBR2652Joseph HendersonWelsh Harp Sailing Club‑2713171720272024138
21stGBR3585Toby FieldEmsworth Sailing Club24171825‑27251514138
22ndGBR3606Finley SouthonBough Beech Sailing Club191419282819‑3212139
23rdGBR1922Fflur PiercePort Dinorwic/Rydal Penrhos1325(BFD)141022BFD4141
24thSWE3595Sigrid BeckmanLerums Segelssällskap10‑34202123152827144
25thSWE3214Samuel LindevallGefle Segelsällskap182325‑3725291916155
26thDEN3754Emil Boie JensenSejlklubben Köge Bugt ‑ Denmark(RET)26222918281325161
27thSWE3593Vilgot HjortLjungskile segelsällskap23(OCS)292224331813162
28thRSA3892Hanna Maria SasmanImperial Yacht Club(DNF)2723131910BFD20165
29thGBR3423Josh John‑RingeExe Sailing club17(OCS)11203123BFD15170
30thDEN3836Andreas Bjerre PedersenGrenaa sejlklub1529263417‑352333177
31stGBR3253Toby PearsonRoyal Hospital School2018‑343316313030178
32ndLTU3Aukse RudzikaiteNBA‑Poseidonas ESSC(OCS)616243034BFD18181
33rdDEN2254Laura ThoudahlEspergärde Sejlklub2921362737‑391723190
34thDEN2745Mads Kjeldgaard LoberSejlklubben Köge Bugt/YF2633273522‑412132196
35thDEN1488Viktor Thule KristensenSejlklubben Köge Bugt(RET)28384032212440223
36thGBR3873Leo RiversGuernsey Yacht Club(DSQ)37324238263119225
37thGBR490Theo SmithRutland Sailing Club25353538363734(DNF)240
38thLTU435Vilius RaciunasNBA‑Poseidonas ESSC3322313640‑444044246
39thGBR3263Harriet WadeNorthampton Sailing Club283140‑4733383542247
40thSWE3479Philip MathiesenLjungskile Segelsällskap35(DNS)DNS3245301639250
41stSWE3458Ida HolmLjungskile Segelsällskap3230414144‑492537250
42ndSWE3459Oskar AnderssonLjungskile Segelsällskap31434526(BFD)402643254
43rdDEN3753Katrine Milton SmithYachtklubben Furesxen363233‑4842473338261
44thGBR2175Orla BarracloughYorkshire Dales SC(RET)383039433638RET277
45thGBR3879Amelie HardingIsle of Man Yacht Club(RET)44444347423636292
46thGBR2385Harry LawRoyal Hospital School(DSQ)3937DNF41453941295
47thGBR3579William Sears‑MussardChristcurch Sailing Club(DSQ)DNSDNS4639503726304
48thUKR3006Tetiana FedorenkoEnergetik Vyshgorod Ukraine.(RET)4039443443BFDDNF306
49thUKR2648Taras ChepurnyiEnergetik Vyshgorod Ukraine.(RET)414645354641DNS307
50thUKR786Pavlo ZinchenkoEnergetik Vyshgorod Ukraine.(RET)364230DNSBFDBFDDNS320
51stUKR1657Yevhenii TkhorykEnergetik Vyshgorod Ukraine.(RET)DNF4750484822DNF321
52ndGBR415Sophie PearsonRoyal Harwich(DSQ)4243494651DNSDNS337
Pro Fleet
1stGBR798Alice DavisGreat Moor SC11‑21111214
2ndGBR3882Peter CopeIsle of Man Yacht Club‑6333233129
3rdGBR2505Max SteeleWelsh Harp and Skz Sopot‑5252522‑1238
4thGBR3877Teddy DunnIsle of Man Yacht Club‑18615‑15414367
5thGBR2602Oliver RaynerYorkshire Dales Sailing Club458967‑2210105
6thGBR3262Imogen WadeNorthampton Sailing Club79778‑16‑131184
7thDEN1111Jeppe KratSejlklubben Köge Bugt‑1710‑1963810992
8thSWE3591Tage BarneLjungskile Segelsällskap8‑1814476‑171395
9thSWE3592Hanna WallströmLjungskile Segelsdllskap‑14713104126‑1491
10thGBR560Ffion BaileyPort Dinorwic Sailing Club3‑221118‑201486117
11thGBR1851Zoe Sanderson DaviesWindermere School1314181213‑23‑287130
12thSWE3590Aron WärnbergLjungskile Segelsällskap‑25‑201615165125126
13thDEN2097Nils ChristensenFrederikshavn Sejlklub9191281110‑20‑26131
14thGBR3257Esme BarracloughYorkshire Dales SC10174‑199‑201617125
15thRSA3880Ashley LaylandGLYC/Skipper Foundation118‑2914121811‑25148
16thSWE3456Ida Santonen ÖjerskogLjungskile Segelsällskap‑2213‑20131915716139
17thGBR2125Rebecca KnockPort Dinorwic Sailing Club24‑2322239(BFD)19158
18thROU81Noel Matei VoinescuClubul Sportiv Stiinta Constanta15‑259‑231422214151
19thDEN1487Viktor Boie JensenSKB – Denmark161210‑2424111518164
20thDEN2010Kristian Frank WinkelBrondby Strands Sejlklub12156‑311721(BFD)27182
21stSWE3644Alexandra MöllerStenungsunds Segelsällskap‑31‑2917211024523181
22ndRSA3889Ruzaide KannemeyerSkipper Foundation27‑3015111813(BFD)15190
23rdGBR3895Georgie HardingIsle of Man Yacht Club‑3221222627‑29198191
24thGBR2402Jacob KnockPort Dinorwic Sailing Club2111‑251721172324189
25thDEN1179Haakon CarstensFrederikshavn sejlklub‑292624202827428217
26thGBR1452Leah MurphyPort Dinorwic Sailing Club28‑333029‑3119920228
27thGBR3578Toby McFarlaneRickmansworth Sailing Club2327262522‑3125‑30226
28thSWE3643Simon HansenSeglarsällskapet Viken‑Ägir‑33162827‑33321822232
29thRSA3878Jowayden JacobusSkipper Foundation19‑32312825‑332731235
30thSWE3430Agnes KarlssonLjungskile Segelsällskap2424271626‑30‑2929230
31stDEN3764Anton BoaSejlklubben Köge Bugt202321‑323028(BFD)32244
32ndUSA3881Eoghan GlosterSanta Barbara Youth Sailing Foundation /30‑31‑333029262421252
33rdSWE3481Hanna Lindsta GersérLjungskile Segelsällskap262832‑33322526‑33261

More event information at teraworlds2019.org

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