A-Class World Championships 2014 – Eight titles for Ashby

Nathan Outteridge (AUS) on his way to win the final race in the 2014 Int. A-Class Catamaran Worlds, Takapuna, New Zealand
Nathan Outteridge was the winner of the final race in the 2014 A-Class World Championships, sailed at Takapuna

Glenn Ashby of Australia won his eighth A-Class World Championship title with a second place finish in the final race. New Zealander Blair Tuke taking fourth in the final race to finish second behind to Ashby. Peter Burling, Tuke's 49er skipper the was third overall.

Emirates Team NZ tactician Ray Davies (NZL) finished third in the final race, but it was not enough to edge him ahead of former Olympic Silver medalist and Class President, Andrew Landenberger for fourth place overall.

A-Class - World Championship Leaders, Final after 9 races of 9, 1 discard (81 entries)

1st. AUS 111 Glenn Ashby 1.0 2.0 1.0 (82.0 DNF) 2.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 2.0 95.0 13.0 pts
2nd NZL 777 Blair Tuke, Youth, (15.0) 9.0 3.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 4.0 1.0 4.0 45.0 30.0 pts
3rd NZL 275 Peter Burling, Youth, 11.0 3.0 2.0 5.0 1.0 (14.0) 9.0 4.0 5.0 54.0 40.0 pts
4th AUS 308 Andrew Landenberger 8.0 4.0 9.0 2.0 4.0 4.0 2.0 9.0 (12.0) 54.0 42.0 pts
5th NZL 273 Ray Davies 7.0 6.0 4.0 (15.0) 10.0 3.0 11.0 5.0 3.0 64.0 49.0
6th AUS 1004 Nathan Outteridge 12.0 1.0 17. 0 6.0 6.0 (47.0) 8.0 2.0 1.0 100.0 53.0 pts
7th AUS31 Scott Anderson 2.0 5.0 7.0 14.0 (15.0) 8.0 5.0 6.0 7.0 69.0 54.0 pts
8th AUS 10 Brad Collett 3.0 19.0 8.0 8.0 13.0 6.0 3.0 10.0 (24.0) 94.0 70.0 pts
9th AUS 987 Adam Beattie 6.0 8.0 20.0 3.0 8.0 17.0 14.0 7.0 (27.0) 110.0 83.0 pts
10th AUS 4 Steve Brewin 13.0 (82.0 BFD) 15.0 7.0 5.0 16.0 20.0 8.0 11.0 177.0 95.0 pts
11th POL 1 Jacek Noetzel 5.0 14.0 11.0 13.0 (17.0) 15.0 10.0 15.0 17.0 117.0 100.0 pts

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Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

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Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Peter Burling (NZL) Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ

Int. A-Class Catamaran World Championship, Day 5, Takapuna NZ