Thomas and Tuke extend

Three Australian team now top the leaderboard in the 29er Worlds Gold fleet

Thursday July 23rd 2009, Author: Jerelyn Biehl, Location: United Kingdom
The Australians hit their stride today taking the top three positions going into the second day of the finals. Steven Thomas (AUS) and Blair Tuke (NZL) have 9 points and a 20 point lead on fellow countrymen Lauren Jeffries and Nathan Outteridge with 29 followed by younger sister Haylee Outteridge and Iain Jensen with 32.

Americans Judge Ryan and Matt Noble started off well with a 7-3 but had a mishap when Ryan fell out of the boat in race 4 and were OCS in race 5 dropping them to 11th overall. Meanwhile the top youth team position is held by Max Richardson and Alex Groves of GBR who hold 4th overall..

The Ora filled around noon today and was a steady 13-18 with puffs to 20 knots. While the Gold and Silver fleets were able to complete 4 races, the Bronze and Emerald were only able to finish 3 a piece.

Adam Larvin and Ed Chapman of GBR lead the silver fleet, Stefan Gieser and Felix Meggendorfer of Germany the bronze and Nicklas Olrik and Jakob Lynnerup of Denmark lead the 53 boat emerald fleet.

Racing continues tomorrow and Saturday with the final series and to determine the 29er World Champions on Saturday.

Gold fleet results:

Pos Crew Sailno R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Tot
1 Steven Thomas, Blair Tuke AUS 1 1 3 2 2 1 9
2 Lauren Jeffries, Nathan Outteridge AUS 1727 5 1 9 6 8 29
3 Haylee Outteridge, Iain Jensen AUS 34 2 2 6 1 21 32
4 Max Richardson, Alex Groves GBR 3 9 5 10 8 2 34
5 Kevin Fischer, Glenn Gouron FRA 1634 4 12 1 21 7 45
6 Tom Durham, George Hand GBR 24 8 19 18 4 3 52
7 Hannah Nattrass, Jamie Woods AUS 11 10 9 15 10 9 53
8 Mark Walraven, Kaj Bocker NED 1715 7 4 14 15 14 54
9 David O'Connor, Rhys Mara AUS 12 15 16 7 7 11 56
10 Pepe Bettini, Fernando Gwozdz ARG 1308 6 21 5 17 10 59
11 Judge Ryan, Matt Noble USA 28 3 7 3 23 ocs 62
12 German Billoch, Gaston Cheb Terrab ARG 1183 14 13 8 5 23 63
13 Bleddyn Mon, Nick Redding GBR 4 16 23 13 3 12 67
14 Maxwell Fraser, David Liebenberg USA 46 18 11 22 12 5 68
15 Riccardo Camin, Lorenzo Franceschini ITA 35 13 6 23 24 4 70
16 Mara Agustina Torre, Tomas Wagmaister ARG 433 11 10 21 13 15 70
17 Belen Tavella, Franco Greggi ARG 1184 20 8 4 25 18 75
18 Nahuel Martinez, Damian Saponara ARG 1319 12 24 11 14 17 78
19 Micael Sielecki, Tomas Ocampo ARG 25 25 15 17 16 6 79
20 Henry Lloyd Williams, Sam Batten GBR 1702 22 20 19 11 13 85
21 Oliver Toole, Hans Henken USA 1734 19 14 16 20 16 85
22 Nicolas Chateau, Julian Chateau FRA 1395 24 18 12 9 ocs 89
23 Annemiek Bekkering, Miguel Karsters NED 6 17 dnf 20 18 20 101
24 Justus Schmidt, Max Boehme GER 1665 21 17 24 19 22 103
25 Helle arum Nielsen, Caspar Buettner SUI 962 23 22 25 22 19 111

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