Askoy SF Tops Norwegian J/70 Sailing League II

The Second Division in the Norwegian J/70 Sailing League is having tight, hard fought racing for the top of the leaderboard in their overall series. This event in Larvik, Norway produced a huge change-over of the top teams. For starters, Risør SF looked strong with two straight wins in the second division in the first two regattas in Oslo and Sadefjord. However, Askøy SF won the event in Larvik and leapt into the overall lead for the Division 2 series by just one point. It was very even sailing during the weekend of racing in Larvik. However, one team clearly distinguished themselves—Askøy SF won seven out of eleven flights to easily win the event. Risør SF fought hard, but had to settle for a sixth place in Larvik, and thus dropped to second place overall. The fight behind Askøy SF was very close. In the end, it was Bærum SF who took second place with 21 points and Bundefjord SF with 22 points to take third place. As a result, the overall standings now sit with Askoy SF in first with 7 points, Risor SF in second with 8 points, Bundefjorden SF in third with 13 points, Hurum Sf in fourth with 15 points and Alesunds SF in fifth with 17 points. For more Norwegian J/70 Sailing League information, visit https://seilsportliga.klubb.nif.no/Sider/Hjem.aspx.