Doug Kessler had the bit between his teath and was determined to hang on to his overall lead. He and his P&P Sailing Team sailed the final two races very conservatively to ensure their overall victory scoring a 5 and 6 to win the regatta by 7 points overall.
Behind him Britain's Roger Peacock and the Black Seal team were delighted with their win in the penultimate race and despite a disappointing twelfth in the final race just managed to hang on to their second place overall on count back against Italy's Flavio Favini helming for Franco Rossini.
Argyle Campbell finally hit his top form today and went out on a big high with a 2, 1 scoreline in the last races of the ragatta which comfortably secured him fourth place overall ahead of Norway's Peder Nergaard, Brian Porter and Paula Zubrzycki.
Overall Top Ten (After 9 Races/1 Discard)
|1||Doug Kessler||P&P Sailing Team||26||-6||20|
|2||Roger Peacock||Black Seal||39||-12||27|
|3||Franco Rossini||Blu Moon||40||-13||27|
|4||Argyle Campbell||Rock N' Roll||41||-9||32|
|6||Brian Porter||Full Throttle||53||-12||41|
|7||Paula Zubrzycki||First Crush||67||-14||53|
|8||Bret Gripenstraw||Sofa King Fast||87||-15||72|
|9||Tom Freytag||Wicked Feet||91||-15||76|