Race Report 2 - 22 August PM Report

22 August 2011

Race Report 2 - 22 August PM Report

After an eventful day's racing Mir (Russia) remains the leader in Class A with Shtandart (Russia) second and Kruzenshtern (Russia) in third on corrected time.  

 

Tecla (Netherlands)is holding her lead in Class B followed by Brabander (Lithuania) and Finnish vessel Helena, all on corrected time.

In Class C, St Iv (Estonia) remains in first position on corrected time, followed by Camelot (Poland) and 4 Oceans Dream (Poland), again, all on corrected time.

Class D has been affected by Leituva's change of course to make Waypoint One, with Fujimo taking over the lead position, followed by Bylina (Russia) and Variag (Russia) all on corrected time.  

Fujimo is also first on the water, being close to Waypoint 2 at the time of reporting.

Russian Bermudan ketch Elena, has had an exciting day having lost and then repaired her rudder and has been able to continue racing.  

Newcomer to the Tall Ship Fleet, Nadezhda (Russia) has sadly retired following a problem with her rigging, and is heading directly to her home port of St Petersburg.

Conditions for the fleet have settled during the day, reducing to WSW of only 1knot.

Pic: De Gallant (Netherlands) and Brabander (Lithuania) crossing the start line.

To view the leaderboard, click here

To track the fleet in real time and see the positions on the water, click here

The Culture 2011 Tall Ships Regatta is organised by Sail Training International.


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