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ISAF World Sailing Rankings – 2 September 2013

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isafMonday 2 September 2013
The ISAF World Sailing Rankings for 2 September 2013 have been released.

Finn Gold Cup Champion Jorge Zarif up to World #33
Serbia’s Dany Stanisic climbs 357 in the Laser
Austrians retain World #1 in Nacra 17 after inaugural European Championship
Canadian Laser and Radial shuffle after 100-point Cork OCR in Kingston, Canada


2013 Finn Gold Cup Champion Jorge Zarif moves up to World #33 having taken the full 200-points at the event in Tallinn, Estonia. Zarif only counts three regattas in his point’s total and alongside his Finn Gold Cup success he counts a third at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami and a 36th at ISAF Sailing World Cup Palma.

Caleb Paine (USA) keeps his spot at World #1 despite finishing 23rd at the Finn Gold Cup. Andrew Mills (GBR) held an early lead in Tallinn but slipped down to tenth which was enough to see him move up one spot to World #2.

Ed Wright (GBR) moves back into the top 25 this month after taking a silver medal in Estonia. Wright has finished on the podium at the last four Finn Gold Cups and with more performances like that he will swiftly move back up the rankings.

Josh Junior continues to impress in the Finn and after a ninth in Estonia moves from World #27 to World #15.

Laser Radial

There is no change atop of the Laser Radial Rankings with Tatiana Drozdovskaya (BLR) remaining at World #1 followed by Chloe Martin (GBR) and Canada’s Isabella Bertold.

Bertold’s compatriot Claire Merry took gold at the 100-point Cork OCR in Kingston, Canada in August to advance back up the rankings. Merry makes the climb up to World #61 from World #109 and counts three events in her rankings points’ total. Her best ranking of World #34 came in February 2012.

Brenda Bowskill (CAN) finished as runner up for the third time in as many years in Kingston and solidifies her spot at World #16.

Taking the honours at the 50-point Serbia Europa Cup in Donji Milanovac, Serbia was Maja Knezevic. The victory promotes the Serbian from World #279 to World #163.


David Wright (CAN) won gold at the 100-point Cork OCR and counting six regattas in his 659 point total he moves from World #29 to World #18.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Andrew Lewis finished seventh in Kingston but the result promotes him up to a personal best of World #28 from World #52. Finishing ahead of Lewis by one place in Cork was Cy Thompson (ISV) but the U.S. Virgin Islands sailor trails him in the rankings sitting at World #152 having moved up from World #219.

Making a huge leap up the rankings from World #556 to #199 is Serbian sailor Dany Stanisic. Top honours at the Serbia Europa Cup in Donji Milanovac ensured a full 50-points for Stanisic in his 123 point total.

Nacra 17

Mandy Mulder and Coen De Koning took gold at the inaugural Nacra 17 European Championship on Lake Como, Italy. The result at the 100-point regatta pushes them up two spots to World #15.

Runners up in Italy Moana Vaireaux and Manon Audinet (FRA) move to a personal best of World #2 from World #4.

Thomas Zajac and Tanja Frank (AUT) retain their spot as World #1 following a fourth in Italy.

Women’s RS:X

Bryony Shaw (GBR), Blanca Manchon (ESP) and Flavia Tartaglini (ITA) remain in the top three spots in the world in the Women’s RS:X.

Men’s RS:X

Ivan Pastor (ESP) holds onto World #1 in the Men’s RS:X for the fifth rankings release. Ricardo Santos (BRA) and Nick Dempsey (GBR) continue to trail him in the rankings.

Men’s 470

After a busy run of regattas and 17 straight victories Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) enjoy a break from racing comfortably bedded in at World #1. There is no movement behind them in the rankings.

Women’s 470

Lara Vadlau and Jolanta Ogar (AUT) remain one point clear of Fernanda Oliveira and Ana Luizaq Barbachan (BRA) at the top of the Women’s 470 Rankings with no movement in the top 25 this month.


Croatia’s Pavle Kostov and Petar Cupac are World #1 in the 49er for the second consecutive rankings release. Julien D’ortoli and Noe Delpech (FRA) follow with Germany’s Erik Heil and Thomas Ploessel at World #3.


Sitting at World #1 for the fourth consecutive release in the 49erFX is Alex Maloney and Molly Meech (NZL). The Kiwis count five regattas to their points total compared to the six that World #2 Martine Grael and Kahena Kunze (BRA) and World #3 Giulia Conti and Francesca Clapcich (ITA) count.

Visit the ISAF World Sailing Rankings homepage at www.sailing.org/rankings for more on the latest Ranking release and dates for all Ranking releases.

Events Included

For more details on the new events included and events not included in this Ranking release please click on the link below.

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The full ISAF World Sailing Ranking lists, results from all ISAF Graded events, lists of Graded events throughout the year, Ranking release dates and the method of calculation for the Rankings can be found on the ISAF website at www.sailing.org/rankings

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