Day 1 – Laser Masters World Championships – Standard Division

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22 May 2016 – Laser Standard Masters World Championship – Day One

(Riviera Nayarit, Mexico) The last of four, back-to-back Laser World Championships in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico kicked off today with perfect sailing conditions. Two races were completed in the Laser Standard Masters World Championships under sunny skies with wind ranging from 9 to 16 knots.

Race one was started in 9 knot winds from 210 degrees – south of the typical sea breeze direction. As expected the wind increased in velocity and clocked right during the race, which rewarded those who chose the right hand side of the course. Continue reading

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Thompson takes second straight Laser Worlds title

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Nick Thompson admitted he was ‘elated’ to capture a second consecutive World Championship crown as the Laser Worlds drew to a close in Vallarta, Mexico, on Wednesday (18 May).

The Lymington sailor clinched victory by 12 points over French rival Jean Baptiste Bernaz to add a second world title to his maiden victory in 2015, having led the seven-day regatta from the outset. Bronze went to the Netherlands’ Rutger Van Schaardenburg. Continue reading

Laser STD Worlds Day 6

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Nick Thompson Tightens His Grip on the Laser World Championship

Another day of champagne sailing in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico saw defending champion, Nick Thompson of Great Britain, extend his lead in the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship. Thompson not only posted the best result of the day by 8 points, but more importantly he put 15 points on his nearest rival, Jean-Bapiste Bernaz of France, to solidify his position on top of the leader board. Continue reading

2016 Laser Worlds update

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15 May 2016 -Thompson holds lead, Scheidt moves into medal position at Laser Worlds

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico) Nick Thompson of Great Britain had another good day at the races to close out the qualifying series in first place overall in the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Thompson’s 2nd and 4th place allowed him to increase his advantage over Jean-Baptiste Bernaz of France to five points, a margin by which Laser Championships can be won or lost. Tomorrow the sailors will be split into gold and silver fleets to begin three days of finals series racing.

Celebrated Laser World Champion and Olympic medalist, Robert Scheidt, moved into third place with two more top-ten results while the previous third place holder, Croatia’s Tonci Stipanovic, scored an 8th and 25th. Stipanovic now has to count a 14th (his previous discard race) but holds on to fourth place overall. Continue reading