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13 January 2003, 01:41 pm
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Mirror World Championship
Hobart, Tasmania

A freshening north easterly breeze kept the threat of a possibly dangerous sea breeze at bay. Sailors instead had to contend with 15 knots winds that at times gusted up to 22 knots and swell.


Tasmania's David Moore and Matthew Wilson in Stealth were brilliant today, taking first place in both heats.

These results should have helped with the disappointment of being disqualified in Heat 4 and have confirmed Stealth's position as favourite for the World Championship.

Another Australian hopeful for the World Championship, Glenn and Lloyd Collings (VIC) in No Chance took second place. Brits Steve and Juliet Long in Déjà Vu took third place in Heat 5 and fourth in Heat 6, rounding out a strong performance for the day.

The wind shifted north easterly for the next heat, and dropped off slightly, however the conditions were still challenging. Stealth took first place ahead of British favourites Av-It (Bithell and Scott). Av-It improved on a fourteenth place in Heat 5.

Crianza (GBR), sailed by Jonathon McGovern and Nicola Brook, placed third. Slightly cooler temperatures will greet sailors tomorrow as they continue the World Championships.

Top Ten (After 6 Races/1 Discard)

Pos Skipper Crew Nation Total R6 R5 R4 R3 R2 R1
1 D MOORE M WILSON AUS 15 1 1 93 2 10 1
2 B COLLINS F HUGHES IRL 17 7 4 1 6 3 3
3 C CLAYTON C MARTIN IRL 21 15 9 2 1 5 4
4 J McGOVERN N BROOK GBR 27 3 8 8 8 6 2
5 A WOODWARD J BENDON IRL 33 93 7 4 15 2 5
6 S BITHELL H SCOTT GBR 39 2 14 93 10 7 6
7 J PENMAN S PENMAN AUS 44 6 5 5 21 16 12
8 C BOND M BOND GBR 45 44 24 3 3 4 11
9 S LONG J LONG GBR 50 4 3 93 17 17 9
10 G WILKINS GBR 51 35 11 11 5 14 10
Morgan Vaudrey/ISAF News Editor
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