2008 New Zealand Match Racing Championships

Barker Beats Ainslie in the NZ Match Racing Championships

Dean Barkers Crew

The final placings were

Dean Barker 17 wins / 2 losses / 17 points

Ben Ainslie 15 / 5 / 14.5*

Rod Davis 14 / 5 / 14

Adam Minoprio 13 / 7 / 13

Laurie Jury 13 / 7 / 13

Phil Robertson 11 / 9 / 10.5*

Josh Junior 6 / 14 / 6

Reuben Corbett 7/ 13 / 7

Jessica Smyth 6 / 14 / 6

Adrian Short 5 / 15 / 5

Jan Dawson 2 / 18 / 2

* Phil Robertson & Ben Ainslie were penalised 1/2 point


Dean Barker chose to race Laurie Jury in one semi which left defending champion Rod Davis against Ben Ainslie in the other.


Ainslie beat Davis, 2.5 points - 1.5 points

Barker beat Jury, 2 points - 1 point.

Barker then faced Ainslie in the Finals (best of 5 races).

Davis faced Jury in the Petite Final (best of 3 races.)

Petite Final :

Jury beat Davis 2 - 0 therefore Jury finishes in 3rd place overall, Davis 4th.

Main Final:

Barker has beaten Ainslie 3 - 0

 

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