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Syysseilaus 13.9. - fifth place only for Tarantella PDF Print E-mail
Written by Leif R-S   
Monday, 14 September 2009

Syysseilaus was sailed in rather weak and shifting winds on 13.9 outside Espoo. The competition was good with 15 boats in class ORC3 on the starting line.
First a W/L race of 6 nm and after that an inshore race of 16 nm were sailed. In the W/L race the wind was average 8 knots, with temporary lows of 4 - 5 knots. There was old swell as well. This was not good for Tarantella, and we finished 5:th in the W/L race with 3 sec. lost to Nautin Nolla, who finished fourth. Astraia was overwhelmingly fast in the light winds, and finished first.

In the inshore race we took a lousy start, and fell behind already in the beginning. As the wind slightly strenghtened, our position improved on the long beating leg, and we finished fourth, just 3 sec. after Ebnegea in corrected time. Astraia was again outstanding, and finished first with a good margin. Merinna had bad luck as they missed the rounding mark at Rysäkari, and had to return back. They lost close to 10 minutes on this.

Our total score was fifth. The winner was naturally Astraia, who also wins the ranking. Second was Ebnegea, who alltogether did a good race. Third was Alexia and fourth Merinna.

We will though take the second place in the ranking.To win the ranking, we should have been no more than one place worse than Astraia.

Results here. Windtrace and GPS-track from the race in the gallery.

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