Sailing News Briefs: Sailing News from around the world

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Sailing News Briefs: Sailing News from around the world

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2009 J/24 World Championship in Annapolis, Maryland

With continued light air the sailors competing in the 2009 J/24 World Championship in Annapolis, Maryland saw only one race completed yesterday, and although the air went nearly flat in mid-race, the time limit was met and everyone was able to finish. The conditions did result in some startling upsets for some of the early leaders, while those who were able to capitalize on good decisions early made out well.

2009 J/24 World Championship Provisional Results, Day 3 (top 5 of 79)

  • 1. Bangor Packet, Anthony Parker, USA, 5-22-2 = 29
  • 2. Glaceau Vitaminwater, Jorge Xavier Murireta, MEX, 16-10-5 = 31
  • 3. Clear Air, Rossi Milev, Mississauga, CAN, 21-5-6 = 34
  • 4. Three Bond, Tetsuya Matsunaga, JPN, 12-3-23 = 38
  • 5. Fiamma Gialla, Andrea Casale, ITA, 21-9-8 = 38
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