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Reports & Results


Giesbeek - Netherlands
25/07/2020 - 25/07/2020


Giesbeek - Netherlands, 25th July 
Thanks to RS Aero NL for their summary report of a breezy day at Giesbeek;
On Saturday, July 25, 2020 we were welcome at WSV Giesbeek and we sailed our first game of 2020! The 2 day July Regatta was scaled down to 1 day with 5 RS Aeros on our start line. Johan Guillemyn travelled all the way from Leuven, Belgium (213km!); so it was an International event too!
The circumstances were very changeable from sun, rain, little to moderate / powerful wind between 8 kts - > 20 kts in the showers. There were two starts, first the Solos and second the RS Aeros with the Lasers.
At all 5 races a triangle-loop-triangle track were sailed. During Race 1 we started in a shower with strong breeze and big wind gusts. Johan had chosen the RS Aero 5 because of the wind, the RS Aero 7s were already running out at the first curve. Race 2 saw Gerard and Arwin lead, but during a gust of wind, Arwin went flat for a while and Jan and Hans passed him. After a nice come-back, Arwin managed to stay ahead of Jan and Hans for a while, but with the last triangle Jan and Arwin managed to catch up with a nice second place.
At Race 3 and 4 it was varied with breeze and although there was quite a fight in the middle of space 2-3-4, the position ended up quite the same.
Personally it became clear during the last race that we were out of training these past few months, so: more sailing!! After the end, we had a nice drink on the beautiful terrace of this friendly club at a safe distance. The results were announced and the prizes awarded.
Once again and very successful game at WSV Giesbeek!
NEXT UP for the Dutch RS Aeros in the Netherlands are;
15/16 Aug - Benelux Championships, Scharendijke aan de Grevelingen, Royal YC Belgium
5/6 Sep - Rhederlaag Competitions, WSV Giesbeek
19/20 Sep - Dutch Nationals, Aquavitesse, Bruinisse


4 races, no discard
Place Sail Name Class R1 R2 R3 R4 Points
1 1869 Gerard Vos RS Aero 7 1 1 1 1 4
2 1058 Jan van den Brink RS Aero 7 3 2 2 2 9
3 2373 Arwin Bos RS Aero 7 2 3 3 3 11
4 1257 Hans van Dijk RS Aero 7 4 4 4 4 16
5 2080 Johan Guillemyn, BEL RS Aero 5 5 5 5 5 20

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