Tiago Brito and Andrew Kneipp Take Control in Argentina
A controlling performance from Brazil's Tiago Brito and Andrei Kneipp at Campeonato San Isidro Labrador to win by 15 points over the second placed team.
20 teams contested the 10 races for the 420 fleet, from 1-4 May at the Club Nautico San Isidro in Argentina. Brito/Kneipp didn't have the best start, scoring their worst result of the series, a 14th place, in race 2 to sit way back in 9th on the leaderboard. But they soon recovered punching out four back to back race wins in races 4,5,6 and 7. The pair have plenty of experience under their belts, winning the ISAF Youth Sailing World Championships last year in Cyprus and then going onto claim a silver medal at the 2013 420 World Championships in Valencia, Spain.
Second overall and top girls helm was Clara Videla and crew Nicolas Di Giovanni, who counted a consistent scoreline of mainly top 10 results, aside from an 11th in race 4.They managed to waltz past their closest rivals, Agustin Romero/Fermin Jacobs, to win the final race with Romero/Jacobs finished the race in 3rd and 3rd overall on the podium.