One first and two second places in today’s 4 races brought reigning World Champion Max Wojcik, from Poland, to within 2 points of Ivan Pastor, from Spain. [more]However, the star-turn on day 2 of the 2016 Raceboard World Championship, in Brisbane, must go to Bruce Trotter from New Zealand. His two race wins and a second place moved him up to third place in the overall event ranking. Not bad going for a grandmaster!
Antonio Cozzolini, NZL, held on to his 4th place overall with 4 solid results; meantime Juha Blinnikka, Finland, takes over in 5th place overall and first heavyweight.
Over in the female division it is an all Aussie affair with Joanna Sterling maintaining her position in the lead coming to the halfway stage of the championships.
There is also a 7.8 fleet racing in this championship – with sailors both young and old opting to sail with the smaller rig as their maximum sail size – and it is youth Alexander Halank, Australia, leading after 7 races.