18 Sep '12, 9am

Transfusion Take Early Rolex Farr 40 Worlds Lead - International Sailing Federation

Transfusion Take Early Rolex Farr 40 Worlds Lead - International Sailing Federation

As he was leaving the dock, defending champion Belgiorno-Nettis of Sydney, Australia, was feeling prepared and quite ready to go racing aboard Transfusion . Noting that there were seven top boats who could easily take the prize, Belgiorno-Nettis predicted an interesting week of sailing. His win of the first race of the series, followed by a fourth-place finish propelled Transfusion to the top of the overall standings, leaving no doubt he is looking to repeat as world champion. Along with Transfusion , three other boats were all very impressive in their consistency: Enfant Terrible with finishes of 3-3; Flash Gordon 6 with 2-6; and Charisma with a 4-5. "We salvaged two very fair races out of a day that quite easily looked like it could have had none. All in all, it was a good day to get behind us," said Farr 40 class manager Geoff Stagg of the mixture of clouds and sun whic...

Full article: http://www.sailing.org/news/32267.php

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