Silja Lehtinen and Will Howard have won the 2009 29erXX Gold Cup in convincing style by winning 6 of the 9 races, using their first race of a 6th as their throw-out. The Swedish team of Sara Engstrom and Hanna Dahlborg sailed into 2nd position with 21.4 point with Jen Morgan-Glass of the US with German Billoch (ARG) as crew fighting back today to slip into 3rd overall. The top 3 teams were presented trophies by Fraglia della Riva with SEIKO presenting all 6 sailors with fabulous SEIKO Velatura watches.
Full results can be found here
Silja Lehtinen and Will Howard continue to lead after 6 races in the 29erXX Gold Cup. 3 final races are scheduled for today.
Video Clip Day 2
Lehtinen/Howard lead after day 1. 2006 29er World Champion Silja Lehtinen with crew Will Howard are leading the 29erXX Gold Cup after the first 3 races in winds of 15-18 knots. Full results can be found here