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Fireball North American Championships at Pointe Claire Yacht Club - Day 2

by Derian Scott 23 Aug 06:06 BST 21-23 August 2019
Post-race refreshment on day 2 of the Fireball North American Championships © Derian Scott

Before the start of the re-run race 2, there was sunshine and around 18 knots from the west on the course. By the time we started it had dropped to around 10 knots. Minutes after the start, there was a 50 degree shift to the right. With the whole fleet heading straight at the mark, the Race Officer abandoned the race and we came back for yet another go at race 2!

Finally the race got away with a Canadian boat falling victim to the black flag. There were plenty of shifts and pressure changes to keep the fleet on their toes. Dobbo and Waggers took the win easily. Keith and Nick took third with Isaac and Ollie in 6th.

Race 2 got away in slightly lighter airs. The local team (and occasional honorary brits at our Nationals) Joe and Tom, lead the race from start to finish. Isaac and Chris took 5th followed by Dobbo and Waggers in 6th.

Overall, Ian Dobson and Richard Wagstaff are in 2nd, Isaac Marsh and Ollie Davenport in 5th and Keith Walker and Nick Rees in 7th.

Results after Day 2:

PosNatSail NoBoat NameHelmCrewR1R2R3Pts
1stSUI14799Claude MermodRuedi Moser2248
2ndGBR15161OrchitisIan DobsonRichard Wagstaff31610
3rdCAN15134Joe JospeTom Egli54110
4thFRA14917Ludovic CollinRemy Thuillier67215
5thGBR15162TinderellaIsaac MarshOliver Davenport96520
6thCAN15043Robert LevyJon Driver781025
7thGBR15157FreyaKeith WalkerNicholas Rees431926
8thAUS15152RLOHeather MacfarlaneChris Payne1710330
9thSUI14859FuchurChristina HaerdiCedric Landerer1201233
10thCAN14769Rocket ScienceIan MacLarenRune Lausten1412733
11thCZE14981Pussy Magnet IncludedJan JedlickaJiri Gemperle1016834
12thCZE15019KriplkaraMartin KubovyRoman Rocek235937
13thAUS15113The Wonky DonkeyBen SchulzJoel MacKensie18111140
14thFRA14959Patrice OlivierJean‑Fran├žois Nouel8152144
15thBEL15140Great @ventureBart MeynendonckxFrancis De Roeck16131746
16thCAN14766Line DancerDebbie KirkbyGreg Ferguson13181647
17thCAN14911Technical DifficultiesPierre CarpentierThomas Bird2691348
18thCAN15106EeyoreMark CummingsEvelyn Chisholm22221458
19thIRL14713Blind SquirrelFrank MillerEd Butler29171864
20thCAN15033URTKen TichkowskyNeil Tichkowsky12302365
21stCAN14768PontificateBill StrathDave Munro11342267
22ndGBR14941SouthppawsDerian ScottAndy Scott1514DNF70
23rdGBR14964RumballDavid MasonChris Oglethorpe19213070
24thCAN14647BlancoEric OwstonPeter Kelly24192871
25thRSA14877David LaingMark Dee20262571
26thCAN14482Tutu To TangoHamish FergusonFraser Keith21232973
27thCAN15098InfallibleRobert ThompsonFrancis Westlake25DNF1581
28thCAN14907Loose CannonLiz BrennanEvan Mah33282081
29thCAN14481ConcordeRichard QuinlanLiam Quinlan31242681
30thUSA15034Queso SuizaClay PoulsonLukas Klier32272483
31stSUI15063Coppalin BanMianne ErneManuela Liechti28253184
32ndCAN13946Shannon GallinsEric Diller30292786
33rdCAN14835LipstickAndrew CarranPatricia Carran27323291
34thCAN11136ProteusAlan SpurdleMatthew Spurdle343135100
35thGBR14872MagiicBarbara NewsonGuy Newson353336104
36thCAN14465Knotty BoyWilliam KellyFran├žois Fortier36DNF33110
37thCAN14915Sleeping BeautyThibault de ServignyJohn‑Thomas Kelly383537110
38thCAN14678InvisiballPhilip LockerThomas LockerOCFDNE34114
39thCAN1504Men In BlackKatherine WalkerDylan Scott37DNF38116
40thUSA11451Benign LesionChandler OwenGary GodbersonDNCDNFDNF123
41stUSA14968Dewey Cheatum & HowePeter Wirth DNCDNCDNC125

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