10 POINT WIN TO FELIX KAISER/SAMUEL STORR AT GERMAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP
Eight-seven 420 teams race at the 2016 420 German Youth Championship organized by the Düsseldorfer Yachtclub e. V. in collaboration with the Royal Yachtclub Hollandia and raced on the Ijsselmeer, 30 September to 4 October.
Four days of racing, 1-4 October, featured a packed 12-race series in light breeze to breeze on. The series started with the qualification series over six races, before being split into gold and silver for the closing six race series.
Felix Kaiser/Samuel Storr established their lead from race 3, going on to sail a solid event, bar one blip of a 29th finish in race 5. With this pair positioned at the front, the real battle unfolded behind with two teams battling out the points advantage for silver and bronze, Lennart Kuss/Paul Arp and Daniel Gottlich/Linus Klasen.
Kaiser/Storr stamped their authority and boosted their profile event further over the fleet, solidifying their 10 point winning margin, by winning the final race. With just 2 points separating Kuss/Arp ahead of Gottlich/Linus, this final race left all to play for. In close boat on boat racing, it was Gottlich/Linus who took the advantage finishing 3rd over the 4th place of Kuss/Arp, but it was not enough to climb the points mountain. Silver to Kuss/Arp and bronze to Gottlich/Linus.
Top girls team in 5th overall were Sofie Schone/Line Johanna Thielemann.
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