Mirror Worlds – Day 3 (Wednesday)

pic by Trevor Wilkins

pic by Trevor Wilkins

Our man on the spot, Mark Hawksworth, reports that after a postponement of approximately 3 hours the wind filled in allowing racing to start at 15:30.

Race 5 was sailed on a windward leeward course and started on a light WNW wind of about 4-6 knots, the wind switched to the SE while the fleet was on the downwind leg allowing RO Bruce Keytel to fly the C flag and salvage the race without any significant position changes in the fleet.

Races 6 & 7 were sailed on an outer trapezoidal course in a 15-17 knot SE wind.

The regatta is heading for an exciting finish with 5 races left and the second discard coming into play after race 10.

At the end of day 3 RSA’s Michaela and Ryan Robinson are tied first on 22 points with the UK’s Eleanor Keers and Isobel Pugh and Australia’s Simon and Tyson Barwoood moving up to third position on 38 points.

Results

Race 5
1 RSA Michaela & Ryan Robinson
2 AUS Simon & Tyson Barwood
3 UK Eleanor Keers & Isobel Pugh

Race 6
1 RSA Faud Jacobs & Shannon Cupido
2 AUS Simon & Tyson Barwood
3 RSA Andrea Giovannini & Taryn Hesse

Race 7
1 UK Gemma Keers & Imogen Bellfield
2 UK Natasha & Sarah Ewart Smith
3 UK Eleanor Keers & Isobel Pugh

Other South Africans
7 Howard Leoto & Shane White
8 Andrea Giovannini & Taryn Hesse
10 Sigi & Tamyrn Bales
11 Eben & Johan Vivier
12 Mark & Duncan Hawksworth
14 Jason Gray & Kirstie Gehrung
15 Georgou Divaris & Mathew de Villiers

RESULTS HERE

PICS FROM TREVOR WILKINS HERE