Friday the 13th lucky for Canfield but not for Williams
Sally Barkow (USA), Team Magenta 32, was seconds away from eliminating Taylor Canfield (USA), US One, from the World Match Racing Tour Copenhagen today in a thriller of a Quarter Final. But a gust from heaven dragged US One back into the game and gifted Canfield a last-gasp ticket to the Semi-Finals.
Where to start on a day at World Match Racing Tour Copenhagen that brought so many surprises and upsets? On a sensational day’s racing to whittle the Super Sixteen teams down to the final eight for the Quarter Finals, the biggest surprise came at the end of the day when Bjorn Hansen (SWE), Nautiska Racing, came back from the dead against superior competition.