420 sailors represent their countries in the 29er at ISAF Youth Worlds
We noticed the high proportion of competitors at Ontario that are familiar 420 sailors, including the following. Can you identify more?
Emily Dellenbaugh & Briana Provancha (USA), 9th at the 2006 ISAF World Youth Championships in Weymouth, UK, and former US Club 420 sailors, are currently (18 July) leading the women in Ontario. Sophie Weguelin, former GBR 420 Youth Champion helm and GBR 420 entry in last year’s ISAF Youths, teamed up with Sophie Ainsworth, 10th 420 helm at the 2006 Junior Europeans in Tavira, in late-2006 to become 2007 Under 19 and Ladies World 29er Champions, are lying 2nd. Brazilian 420 sailors, Ana Jungen & Kahena Kunze are lying 6th. Sarah & Emma Berry, 2007 NZL Youth 420 Champions are in 10th. Leading French 420 sailors, Pauline Courtois and Nolwenn Lemaitre, with experience at the 420 Worlds in Brest and last year’s ISAF Youths in Weymouth are 11th. Priscilla & Cecilia Low, top ranked 420 women in Singapore, are 12th and Florence Lehmann & Sophie Mesmejan (President of the Swiss 420 Class) are 13th
Paul Snow-Hansen & Blair Tuke, top 420 sailors in this year’s 420 NZL YouthSail, are in 2nd and James Ellis (GBR), Bronze helm at the 2006 420 Junior Europeans at Tavira is, with Robert Partridge, in 3rd, with South Africans, Taariq JACOBS & Neil Malan, who have recently helped establish the new RSA 420 Class, are in 4th. Justin Liu & Sherman Cheng (SIN), 420 winners of the Doha Asian Games 2006, who represented Singapore in the 420 at the 2006 ISAF Youths, are 10th and Vincent BERTHEZ & Thibault HEURLEY, their French sparring partners at the 2006 ISAFs and experienced 420 competitors from the 2005 Worlds in Brest are running 13th.