Sporting Digest: Sailing

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SERIOUS delamination to a section of the starboard bow last night forced Dolphin & Youth, Britain's Whitbread Round the World race entry, to head for Florianapolis, Brazil. There was no immediate emergency.

WHITBREAD ROUND THE WORLD RACE Fifth leg (Punta del Este, Urug, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla) Leading standings (with nautical miles to the finish): W60s: 1 Intrum Justitia (Europe) 4,707; 2 Tokio (Japan) 4,708; 3 Yamaha (Japan) 4,710; 4 Galicia 93 Pescanova (Sp) 4,735; 5 Winston (US) 4,737; 6= Brooksfield (It), Dolphin & Youth (GB) 4,739; 8 Heineken (US) 4,754; 9 Hetman Sahaidachny (Ukr) 4,797; 10 Odessa (Ukr) 4,836. Maxi class: 1 La Poste (Fr) 4,731; 2 Merit Cup (Swit) 4,733; 3 New Zealand Endeavour (NZ) 4,734; 4 Uruguay Natural (Urug) 4,809.

UK YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS (Torbay): Laser 1: Race 1: 1 B Ainslie; 2 I Percy; 3 C Bishop. Race 2: 1 Ainslie; 2 R Sydenham; 3 C Cokayne. Race 3: 1 Ainslie; 2 Percy; 3 Sydenham. Laser Radial: Race 1: 1 Daniel Fisher; 2 J Elliott; 3 O Ashton. Race 2: 1 Ashton; 2 S Webb; 3 J Aikman. Race 3: 1 Ashton; 2 K Barnard; 3 Fisher. Laser 2: Race 1: 1 S Murray and P Kameen; 2 F Cooper and S Appleby; 3 S Bond and M Bailey. Race 2: 1 Cooper and Appleby; 2 Bond and Bailey; 3 Murray and Kameen. Race 3: 1 Murray and Kameen; 2 T Tracey and H Tracey; 3 B Willows and J Bassett. Race 4: 1 Murray and Kameen; 2 Cooper and Appleby; 3 Willows and Bassett. Race 5: 1 Murray and Kameen; 2 Bond and Bailey; 3 Tracey and Tracey. Race 6: 1 Murray and Kameen; 2 Willows and Bassett; 3 Bond and Bailey. Overall after six races (with one discard): 1 Murray and Kameen 3.75pts; 2 Cooper and Appleby 13.75; 3 Bond and Bailey 14. 405 Race 1: 1 I Priest and C Webber; 2 A Tobutt and H Clark; 3 F Lones and K Ireson. Race 2: 1 A Richardson and T Pickles; 2 Tobutt and Clark; 3 Lones and Ireson. Race 3: 1 Tobutt and Clark; 2 Richardson and Pickles; 3 Priest and Webber. Race 4: 1 Richardson and Pickles; 2 Priest and Webber; 3 Tobutt and Clark. Race 5: 1 Tobutt and Clark; 2 Richardson and Pickles; 3 Priest and Webber. Race 6: 1 Tobbutt and Clark; 2 Richardson and Pickles; 3 E Stanford and A Stanford. Overall after six races: 1 Tobbutt and Clarke 6.25pts; 2 Richardson and Pickles 7.5; 3 Priest and Webber 13.75.

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