Race report 18: New entries overnight

30 July 2013

Race report 18: New entries overnight
Last nights tight racing has seen Statsraad Lehmkul (Norway) now take the lead position for the Class A's.   

Meanwhile, we see three new entries for Class B - which shows it is still anyone's guess on how the race will develop.  In Class C and D only Sharki (Poland) and Akela (Russia) have maintained their lead positions and Tomidi's (Belgium) tactics have paid off as she she takes Class D's third place.

The placings at 05:00UTC/GMT are:

Class A
1st   Tre Kronor af Stockholm (Sweden)
2nd Statsraad Lehmkuhl (Norway)
3rd Christian Radich (Norway) 

Class B
1st Liv (Norway)
2nd Maybe (UK)
3rd Morning Star of Revelation (UK)

Class C
1st Sharki (Poland)
2nd Admiral Dickman (Poland)
3rd Filou (Germany)

Class D
1st Akela (Russia)
2nd Galaxy (Latvia)
3rd Tomidi (Belgium)

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Editor’s notes:

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