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Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta 2009
Introduction
Regatta Details
Start Date14 September 2009
End Date19 September 2009
ISAF IDGBR200909EXU
VenueWeymouth & Portland
CountryGreat Britain
Entry NameSailing Academy (WPNSA)
Entry AddressRYA Hse, Ensign Way, Hamble, Southampton, SO31 4YA
Tel+ 44 2380 8060 4155
Fax+ 44 2380 8060 4299
Emailracing@rya.org.uk
Websitewww.skandiasailforgoldregatta.co.uk
2009 will be first year that the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is part of the ISAF Sailing World Cup, but it is the fourth running of the regatta which is held at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in Dorset, Great Britain.

In 2008 the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta welcomed a record 240 boats from 11 countries and the event is expected to go from strength to strength in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Games with organizers expecting entries to double to around 500 boats in 2009.

Whilst Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is a relatively new event, many people will remember the hugely successful and popular Weymouth Olympic Week which ran from 1972 until 1988. Based from Weymouth Beach there was sailing for all the Olympic sailing events. The present Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta, however, is being run on a totally different scale from WPNSA.

In 2009, Skandia Sail for Gold will start three days after the RS:X World Championships finish with racing scheduled to start on Monday 14 September with Medal Racing on Saturday 19 September. Registration will be on Saturday and Sunday 12-13 September with entry through http://www.ryaracingevents.org.uk/ - competitors are asked to enter in good time as there will be no late entries allowed.

There will be a tented village to add to the atmosphere and a 'spectator day' on Saturday 19 September, with large screens transmitting live pictures and tracking of the racing, with commentary from the water and on the shore for the Medal Races.

Skandia have become a renowned supporter of sailing events in Great Britain. As well as being title sponsor for the Sail for Gold Regatta since its inception in 2006, they also sponsored Cowes Week for 14 years.

UK Sport is the other major contributor to the Regatta with money coming from UK National Lottery funding.

Events
DisciplineTypeClassGradeResults
Fleet racing Disabled 2.4 Metre 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Men 470 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Women 470 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Open 49er 2Overall Results
Match racing Women Elliott 6m WOverall Results
Fleet racing Open Finn 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Men Laser 3Overall Results
Fleet racing Women Laser Radial 3Overall Results
Windsurfing Men RS:X 2Overall Results
Windsurfing Women RS:X 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Disabled SKUD 18 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Disabled Sonar 2Overall Results
Fleet racing Men Star 2Overall Results
Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta14 Sep 2009 - 19 Sep 2009
Fleet racing - Open - Finn
Position Nation Sail Number Net Points Total Points Crew
1CROn/aIvan Kljakovic Gaspic
2GBRn/aEdward Wright
3USAn/aZach Railey
4NEDn/aPieter-Jan Postma
5SWEn/aDaniel Birgmark
6GBRn/aGiles Scott
7NZLn/aDan Slater
8FRAn/aThomas Le Breton
9GBRn/aAndrew Mills
10RUSn/aEduard Skornyakov
11FRAn/aJonathan Lobert
12ESPn/aAlex Muscat
13POLn/aRafal Szukiel
14ITAn/aGiorgio Poggi
15SWEn/aBjörn Allansson
16GBRn/aMark Andrews
17USAn/aBryan Boyd
18POLn/aPiotr Kula
19GERn/aJan Kurfeld
20RUSn/aEgor Larionov
21AUTn/aFlorian Raudaschl
22SWEn/aMax Salminen
23USAn/aAndrew Casey
24SWEn/aKristian ADERMAN
25INDn/aNachhatar Singh Johal
26GERn/aAnian Schreiber
27FINn/aTapio Nirkko
28ESPn/aMiguel Fernandez Vasco
29GERn/ajulian massler
30GBRn/aHenry Bagnall
31AUSn/aJames Paterson
32ESTn/aLauri Väinsalu
33GBRn/aJames Hadden
34GBRn/aJohn Mackie
35GBRn/aedward thorburn
36GBRn/aSimon Pettitt
37GBRn/aGeorge Cooper
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