Tight Racing at Governor’s Cup

Published on July 20th, 2017

Corona del Mar, CA (July 20, 2017) – The third day for the 51st Annual Governor’s Cup International Junior Match Racing Championship Cup finished with four of the teams tied for the Round Robin 2 with 7 wins and one loss, a winning percentage of 88%. The four teams are Harry Price (AUS), local Christophe Killian (USA), Leonard Takahashi (JPN), and Christopher Weis (USA). The teams completed through Flight 19 today.

Price has been defeated only once through Flight 18 of the second Round Robin. The standings at the end of the day today are as follows: Price, Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, with 17 wins, Christophe Killian, Balboa Yacht Club, with 15 wins, losing only to Price and Weis of Del Rey Yacht Club. Weis is in third with 14 wins, tied with Takahashi of Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron.

Will Boulden of Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club won 11 matches. The all-girl team led by Clare Costanzo, of Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, rounds out the top six teams. On Friday, four more races will complete the preliminary series to decide the competitors in the next stages.

Round Robin 1 Results

Round Robin 2 Results

 

Racing continues daily in Gov Cup 22s through July 22. On Friday, four races will complete the preliminary series to decide competitors in the next stages.

The following format is planned:
Stage 1 – A double round robin of all teams.
Stage 2 – A semi-final knockout of the top four teams from Stage 1.
Stage 3 – A final knockout of the top two teams from Stage 2.
Stage 4 – A petit final knockout of the other two teams from Stage 2.
Stage 5 – A consolation round for the teams finishing five through twelve from Stage 1.

2017 TEAMS
George Anyon (NZL), Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, 22
Crew: Matthew Hughes & Taylor Balogh

Will Boulden (AUS), Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, 21
Crew: Mark Spearman & Damian Garbowski

Clare Costanzo (AUS), Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, 20
Crew: Jessica Angus, Emma May & Hannah Lanz

Greiner Hobbs (USA), Davis Island Yacht Club, 20
Crew: Colton Carnevale & Noah Barrengos

Christophe Killian (USA), Balboa Yacht Club, 20
Crew: Harrison Vandervort & Jack Martin

James Pinder (UK), Cambridge University Cruising Club, 21
Crew: George Hopes, Jemima Lawson & Jamie Webb

Harry Price (AUS), Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, 21
Crew: Angus Williams & Cameron Seagreen

Leonard Takahashi (JPN), Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, 18
Crew: Ibuki Kolzuni & Josh Wijohn

Christopher Weis (USA), Del Rey Yacht Club, 21
Crew: Roberto Stevens & Dylan Finestone

Charlie Welsh (USA), Newport Harbor Yacht Club, 21
Crew: John Horton & Robert Garrett

Matt Whitfield (UK), Wessex Sailing Club, 20
Crew: Sophie Heritage & Ellie Meopham

David Wood (USA), Balboa Yacht Club, 16
Crew: Max Brennan & Catherine Reynolds

Source: BYC

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