Saturday, September 1 was a spectacular day on the Manhasset Bay. The third day of match racing at the 2001 International Knickerbocker Cup brought perfect weather for the 12 teams who finished 9 flights in their second round robin.
The sky was crystal clear and bright blue, the water was sparkling and the fresh NW breeze at 8 -15 knots held steady for the entire day. Racing was extremely close and intense. This was match racing at its finest.
At the end of the day, nine flights were completed. Following are the win/loss results of the completed Round Robin One, and the results at the end of the day for Round Robin Two:
RR1 (14 Flights), RR2 (9 Flights)
Peter Gilmour USA 10 wins/1 loss, 6 wins/1 loss
Ed Baird USA 9 wins/2 losses, 5 wins/3 losses
Ken Read USA 9 wins/2 losses, 3 wins/5 losses
Andy Horton USA 7 wins/4 losses, 4 wins/4 losses
Morten Henrikksen GER 6 wins/5 losses, 2 wins/5 losses
Cameron Appleton NZL 5 wins/6 losses, 6 wins/1 loss
James Spithill USA 5 wins/7 losses, 5 wins/2 losses
Mathieu Richard FRA 4 wins/7 losses, 4 wins/4 losses
Jes Gram-Hansen DEN 4 wins/7 losses, 6 wins/2 losses
Gustav Nilsson SWE 3 wins/8 losses, 1 win/7 losses
Lars Nordbjerg DEN 3 wins/8 losses, 0 wins/7 losses
Andrew Arbuzov RUS 1 win/10 losses, 3 wins/4 losses