Macgregor wins pin start over Barkow

Barkow takes Macgregor right up against the Newport Bridge and pushes her back to the line just as she had done the last three races.

Barkow splits right and they start with both on port with Barkow to leeward.

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Barkow goes 2-1 over Macgregor

In a close last run, Barkow’s team makes the call to jibe early for the pin and lead Macgregor to the finish, extending to the favored end.

Expect to see Macgregor coming out firing to keep her chances for a world title alive.

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Souter wins Bronze over Leroy; Barkow small lead over Macgregor, last mark

Souter pulled even downwind on the last leg and rolled over her on starboard jibe.

The drove over the line and Souter and her team wins the Bronze Medal

Macgregor cought up to Barkow on the last beat and rounded right on the Americans’ transom with a perfect set.

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Leroy has penalty, leading Souter; Barkow takes lead over Macgregor

Barkow has sailed over the top of Macgregor almost on starboard layline.

Leroy is still leading by 2 lengths on last lap.

Barkow rounds weather mark 3 lengths ahead of Macgregor who has a slow set.

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Leroy with penalty after start with Souter

Leroy wins the pin after almost holding Souter out at the committee boat. Souter tacks and Leroy covers with slight advantage.

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Macgregor wins, both series tied at 1-1

Barkow could not reel in Macgregor downwind as the SW breeze tops 17 knots in bright sunshine.

The finals are first to three but the next Leroy/Souter race will determine the third place podium team.

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Barkow pulls overlapped with Macgregor; Souter over Leroy

Tacking duel commences with Macgregor gaining and now splitting with Macgregor tacking right then crosses back by two lengths.

Leroy is to weather downwind with Souter but has a penalty

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