Snipe All Japan – Japan Nationals – Day 3

Sakaiminato, Tottori, November 10, 2012.
Three races completed today in 12-20 knots and big waves.

Results:
1:Shiraishi/Ueda(North Sails Japan) 17p
2:Kondo/Ishikawa(AI☆STARS) 18p
3:Ooi/Sakai(OKUMURA BOAT) 41p
4:Kamiya/Shinoda(NTT EAST JAPAN) 41p
5:Kodama/Tanaka(TOYOTA Industries Corp.) 51p
6:Kami/Sakaguchi(Kagoshima Fleet) 54p
7:Nakajima/Itou(AI☆STARS) 57p
8:Kato/Sugiura(TOYOTA Industries Corp.) 60p
9:Yoshioka/Maruko(GALAXY9) 81p
10:Nashimura/Nishii(Doushisha Univ.) 84p

… full results, report and photos (by Bulkhead Magazine)…

Sakaiminato, Tottori, November 10, 2012.
Three races completed today in 12-20 knots and big waves.

Results:
1:Shiraishi/Ueda(North Sails Japan) 17p
2:Kondo/Ishikawa(AI☆STARS) 18p
3:Ooi/Sakai(OKUMURA BOAT) 41p
4:Kamiya/Shinoda(NTT EAST JAPAN) 41p
5:Kodama/Tanaka(TOYOTA Industries Corp.) 51p
6:Kami/Sakaguchi(Kagoshima Fleet) 54p
7:Nakajima/Itou(AI☆STARS) 57p
8:Kato/Sugiura(TOYOTA Industries Corp.) 60p
9:Yoshioka/Maruko(GALAXY9) 81p
10:Nashimura/Nishii(Doushisha Univ.) 84p

… full results, report and photos (by Bulkhead Magazine)…

The waves were so high that the top of the masts were hidden between waves. Three races were carried out and one discard finally enter.
Due to the discard, actually the ranking changed a lot, expecially for the top 2 teams. The corrent Japanese Champions was overtaken by Shiraishi who are aiming for his 4th title.

The final results are still open because tomorrow we shoud have the second discard. Although the competitors are tired for the strong winds of every day, they will use the last energies and strain every nerve for taking the trophy.

Photos 1 (Bulkhead Magazine)
Photo 2

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