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June 29 - July 2, 2017 / Kingston, Canada

2017 Junior World Championships

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The week of training before Hyeres 2017 was classic French Spring on the med, warm, windy, and lots of fun. The race days have been anything but classic. Overcast, light, shifty, with a bit of chaotic Mistral thrown in the mix is what the sailors have raced in all week so far… that is until medal race day. It’s setting up as classic Hyeres, with a bright morning giving way to a strong sea breeze in time for medal racing.

Here’s how the week played out…

Day 1

Over 500 sailors from 52 nations opened their quest for World Cup honours, personal best performances and bragging rights as the second event of the 2017 series got underway in Hyères, France.

Events cannot be won on the first day in sailing but they can certainly be lost. So, in a stable 8-11 knot south easterly breeze, it was vital that those aiming for the top honours laid down a marker with consistent race results.

South American sailors occupy the top two places in the 49erFX.

Rio 2016 Olympic champions Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) lead on three points and Victoria Travascio and Maria Branz (ARG) follow on four.

The Brazilians are the ones to beat in the 49erFX having added Miami gold to their collection after Rio 2016. They got off to the best start in the 20-boat 49erFX fleet, collecting a 1-2-(4) scoreline.

Travascio and Branz were hot on the heels of the Brazilians on day one, finishing third in the opening bout and backing it up with a race win immediately after. They finished the day with a discarded 12th but are pleased to be on the tails of the Olympic champions, “It was really windy and wavy today but it was good,” expressed Travascio.

“I’m happy we got off to a good start. We had two good races but then a bad third race. We went to the right when we really should have gone to the left. Overall we are happy though.”

There were some mixed scorelines in the 49er pack but it’s another South American contingent who lead the way. Brothers Yago and Klaus Lange from Argentina top the leaderboard on three points and World Cup Miami winners Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stu Bithell (GBR) follow one point behind.

Moana Vaireaux and Manon Audinet (FRA) controlled the Nacra 17, picking up a (4)-1-2 scorecard to lead on three points. Lin Ea Cenholt and Christian Peter Lubeck (DEN) and defending champions Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco (ESP) follow on six points.

In their first regatta together, Billy Besson, the four time Nacra 17 World Champion, and new crew Amelie Riou got off to a slow start with an 18th and 11th. By the third race, the pair were flying and took the race win.

Day 2

An interesting battle is developing in the Nacra 17 as the top three continue to fight for supremacy.

Five points separate Moana Vaireaux and Manon Audinet (FRA), Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco (ESP) and Lin Ea Cenholt and Christian Peter Lubeck (DEN). The trio shared the day’s race wins and have put some points between themselves and fourth place.

“We had good starts and took the right side so it was a good day for us,” said Lubeck who had a steady day with a 1-(8)-2 scoreline. Ea Cenholt added, “We had an offshore tricky wind but we succeeded in what was important for us, to be at near the top of the fleet at the top mark.”

From a three-way fight to a three-way tie, Great Britain’s Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stu Bithell, Argentina’s Yago and Klaus Lange and Spain’s Diego Botin and Iago Lopez are all locked on 16-points apiece in the 49er.

The trio scored a good set of ‘keepers’ on the second day, discarding their worst race which for all three was race one.

Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) had another consistent day to consolidate their lead. Charlotte Dobson and Saskia Tidey (GBR) shone the brightest, however, winning a pair of races and claiming a fifth. As a result, they move into second place ahead of Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz (GER).

Day 3

Racing in a 7-13 knot breeze that took some time to fill in, the second regatta of the 2017 World Cup Series reached its mid-point and the battle to make Saturday live Medal Races.

The sail of the day goes to Germany’s Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz who took all three wins in the 49erFX. That perfect performance moves the German team up in to silver medal position. They will need to continue that winning form though if they are to overhaul Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) who are 10 points ahead.

Great Britain’s Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stu Bithell edged ahead in the 49er with a 1-8-4. Those results give the Britons a slender two-point advantage over Spain’s Diego Botin and Iago Lopez.

Home support will be aimed toward the Nacra 17 fleet as Moana Vaireaux and Manon Audinet (FRA) are tied at the top with Spain’s Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco on 23 points. Lin Ea Cenholt and Christian Peter Lubeck are in third on 28.

Day 4

Overnight, the forecast for racing on Friday was not looking good and Hyères was expected to be on the receiving end of 30 knots of breeze, gusting 35. The breeze was strong in the morning and sailing postponed as the conditions were not deemed safe enough to sail. As the day progressed the breeze decreased enabling all but one fleet, the 2.4 Norlin OD, to hit the water.

What a day Spain’s Diego Botin and Iago Marra had in the 49er. Coming in the day the Spaniards were in medal contention. At the end of the day they had guaranteed themselves a gold medal. With a bullet, sixth and 11th, Botin and Marra have an unassailable 27 point lead ahead of the Medal Race.

Great Britain’s Dylan Fletcher-Scott and Stu Bithell and Sweden’s Carl Sylvan and Marcus Anjemark are tied on 76 points and will fight it out with Yago and Klaus Lange, on 83 points, for silver and bronze.

Fast becoming a regular sentence in a 49erFX day review, Brazil’s Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze are in first place. Looking to add yet another gold to their ever growing collection, the Rio 2016 Olympic champions hold pole position for a Hyères win with an eight point lead over nearest rivals Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz (GER).

Fernando Echavarri and Tara Pacheco (ESP) hold a seven-point advantage over their nearest rivals, France’s Moana Vaireaux and Manon Audinet in the Nacra 17. The Spanish pair finished the qualifying series with a bullet which made up for a discarded tenth place in the previous race. Add to that a second place and it was enough to lift them above the French team who scored 11-2-5.

For Links to Videos, Photos, Results, SAP Analytics, and the Live Broadcast, head to the event page.

Notice of Race

Updated May 10th, 2017

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Registration

To register, follow to the manage2sail link.  Please ensure both skipper and crew are class members.

Travel

http://www.cork.org/travel/ Air Canada has offered a discount code for teams flying to Kingston: code is TWKG8781 to be entered on the search page of Air Canada.  The travel period must be June 20, 2017 and ends July 11, 2017

Accommodation

Queen’s University Summer Accommodation

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Queen’s Summer Accommodation is central to everything! Located along the shores of Lake Ontario, Queen’s Accommodation is a short walk to Kingston Yacht Club, downtown shops, restaurants and pubs, and just a short drive along the waterfront to the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

 

SPECIAL CORK RATES:

David C. Smith House Special CORK rate $95.00 double occupancy (discounted from $109.00) Newly built September 2015 with air conditioning. 2 bedroom units with 2 extra-long double beds and one private 3 pc bathroom. When sharing a double bed, these units can sleep up to 4 people.  White duvet linens and towels are provided; free WiFi, flat screen TV and mini fridges in each bedroom.  Floor common rooms with a large refrigerator and microwave accommodate about 20 people for socializing and TV’s provide a screen for viewing the day’s races.  Please use promo code CORK for the discounted rate.

Premium Accommodation Information 2017

Complimentary coffee 0600-1100!

McNeil House (Traditional accommodation) $50 Single and $60 Double

*Guests under the age of 18 must have an assigned chaperon and must be booked at the same time.

*Groups larger than 5 rooms, please contact Event Services at (613) 533-2223

TO BOOK
ONLINE: Website

 

EMAIL:  event.services@queensu.ca

PHONE: 1-613-533-2223 x 0

 

Athletic & Recreation Centre ARC $12.00 weekly pass  ( must show ID to purchase)
The 24,500 square foot cardio & strength zones offer the latest fitness equipment and over 10 tons of free weights.

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Summer hours: 
Monday to Thursday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday/Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Parking
Monday to Friday: FREE overnight 4:30 pm to 7:30 am $14.00 daily or $26.00 daytime weekly permit
Saturday and Sundays – FREE all day and all night

 

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St. Lawrence College Student Residence

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Welcome CORK athletes! Take advantage of our convenient location that is within a 15 minute walk to Portsmouth Harbour. Enjoy the comfort of staying at St. Lawrence College residences and take advantage of the spacious campus grounds. We offer a variety of comfortable single, double and accessible rooms. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Ontario Park located across the street and take advantage of the bike paths for a morning run.

Guestrooms include simple furnishings, private bathrooms and a refrigerator. Each guest room is equipped with air conditioning, linens and towels. Guests at St. Lawrence College can use the laundry facilities, ATM, and free parking on-site. The college also offers classrooms, meeting rooms, gymnasium and a large banquet facility for rent. Take advantage of the YMCA athletic facilities located on campus with reduced rates for CORK athletes.

Single, double and accessible rooms available! Accessible rooms are larger and include a single bed with adjustable height, wider doorways, grab bars and a sit down shower area.

SPECIAL CORK 2017 RATES: Single (one single bed) $53.50 and Double (two single beds) $68.00.

Note: Taxes extra. Breakfast is not included in above prices.

TO BOOK: Phone: (613) 544-5400 x 4999

Email: reservations@sl.on.ca

Online Form http://bit.ly/SLCBookOnline promo code: CORK2017

Please remember to use booking code for special pricing.

Significant Landmarks Nearby

Portsmouth Olympic Harbour – 1 km

Downtown Kingston – 4.3 km

Kingston Airport – 6 km

Lake Ontario Park – .5 km

Cataraqui Golf and Country Club (private course) – .5 km

Amenities On-Site

  • Private full washrooms
  • Individually controlled air conditioning and heat
  • Free parking on-site
  • Free WIFI (WhatsApp available for international communication)
  • Free local calls
  • Refrigerator
  • 24-hour front desk service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Frequent local transit stops on-site
  • Cafeteria (Monday – Friday: 7:30 am-1:30 pm)
  • One lounge per floor with seating and public microwaves
  • Two lounges equipped with cable television
  • And much more!

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Residence Inn by Marriot

CORK Sail Kingston Corporate Rate sheet 2017

Book here or call the hotel directly for CORK discounted rates

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Kingston Student Housing Co-Op

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Kingston Student Housing Co-operative is a not for profit organization. They are looking forward to accommodating CORK Participants in the summer of 2017.

They have numerous houses to offer and accommodate both single and group bookings. KSHC is located minutes from downtown Kingston. They offer houses that are walking distance to all amenities including the Kingston Yacht Club. All houses are a short bus/drive from Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

Guests enjoy a private room with access to shared bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, Wi-Fi, linens including towels and laundry facilities.

Each bedroom is furnished with a single bed, a dresser, desk, chair.

Rates: Single occupancy is $35 per day, weekly $185

The cost of renting a house for one month is $650 per person and includes once a week cleaning of common areas and garbage removal.

Group dinners are available upon request.

TO BOOK: 

If you require accommodations, please contact msc@ksh.coop or call 613-544-4506 ext. 100.

 

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