Giles Scott cruising at Finn Europeans:
Athens, Greece (May 16, 2019) – The Finn Europeans got back on track today with three more races completed. After losing the overall lead following the opening race, Britain’s Giles Scott ended the day with a 15-point lead over Hungarian world champion Zsombor Berecz. Andy Maloney from New Zealand drops one place to third, despite winning the opening race. The other race wins went to Nils Theuninck from Switzerland and Josip Olujic from Croatia.
The battle to win the four places in Tokyo took a new turn today with only Norway still among the top four nations from yesterday that haven’t already qualified. A great day from Jorge Zarif moves him up to 10th and second nation…
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Scheidt extends lead at Star Europeans:
Rival del Garda, Italy (May 16, 2019) – Robert Scheidt and Henry Boening (BRA) delivered another masterclass on the second day of racing at the Star European Championship and Sailors League Grand Slam Breeze, stretching their lead after posting a 3-5-2 in the 90-boat field.
In winds that hovered around the high teens, and variable conditions predicted later in the week, the race committee took advantage of today’s weather to provide flexibility later in the series.
With good winds and 1.5 mile beats, which consistently saw a drag race to the right hand side of the course, it was a conveyor belt towards the windward mark and a hiking contest to get there first.
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