14 Dec 2021
2021 Youth Sailing Worlds - Spain leading now both 420 fleets after 4 races
Great second day of racing for the Spanish 420 teams at the 2021 Youth Sailing Worlds in Oman now leading both the Men/Mixed and Women's championships.
First turn on water this time was for the girl's fleet, starting at 12:00 local time as per scheduled. Overnight leaders Neus Ballester / Andrea Perello ESP (
3-1-3-1) could repeat the 3-1 score from yesterday and continue to lead the Women's competition now with 5 points and the best discard. The French team formed by Manon Pennnaneac'h / Victoire Lerat FRA ( 11-2-1-3) also showed a solid sailing today and climbed to the 2nd place, only 1 point behind the leaders. 7 points now for the reigning 2021 420 Women's World Champions Vanessa Lahrkamp / Katherine McNamara USA (1- 9-4-2) on third. Overnight second Camila Michelini / Margherita Bonifacio ITA (2-5-2- 14) dropped to the fourth place, just 2 points away of the provisional podium.
The 420 Men/Mixed championship has provisionally changed hands, with the Spanish team formed by Ian Clive / Finn Dicke ESP (4-3-
5-1) now on top of the competition with 8 points, followed by Roi Levy / Ariel Gal ISR ( 14-1-1-8) and Florian Krauss / Jannis Summchenn GER (2- 11-2-6) with 10. Overnight leaders Can Erturk / Ali Beren Adamcil TUR (1-4-6- 14) are ranked fourth now, sharing 11 points with today's best scorers Zou Schemmel / Jean-Philippe Boudard FRA (6- 10-3-2). The reigning 2021 420 Men/Mixed World Champions Tommy Sitzmann / Luke Woodworth USA (11- 23DSQ-4-7) hold the 8th position with 22 units.
Two new races are planned for tomorrow, starting at 12:00 for the Men/Mixed fleet and 14:30 for Women's (Oman local time). Remember you can follow all this races live through the tracking system at sapsailing.com
More information at the Youth Sailing World Championships official website.
Report by Agustín Argüelles - Media Officer - International 420 Class Association | Photos by Lloyd Images - World Sailing.