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Leg 3 Leader Board

Paul Cayard and EF Language retake the lead.

Pos. Boat Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Total
Points
1. EF Language   (1 5 1) 125 72 105 302
2. Innovation Kvaerner   (3 2 5) 97 110 60 267
3. Swedish Match   (8 1 2) 36 125 92 253
4. Merit Cup   (2 7 4) 110 48 70 228
5. Chessie Racing   (5 6 3) 72 60 81 213
6. Silk Cut   (4 4 7) 84 84 40 208
7. Toshiba   (6 3 6) 60 97 50 207
8. EF Education   (9 8 9) 24 36 20 80
9. BrunelSunergy   (10 9 8) 12 24 30 66
10. America's Challenge   (7 0 0) * 48 0 0 48

  * America's Challenge withdrew after Leg 1.

LEG 1 || LEG 2 || LEG 3 || LEG 4 || LEG 5 || LEG 6 || LEG 7 || LEG 8


Scoring System

In each leg of the race, each boat receives points equating to the number of entries (E) minus the number of boats placed above it (N), multiplied by the Leg Scoring Coefficient (LSC), plus bonus points, if any.

Thus, the formula is:

Score = [(E - N) x LSC] + B

The first three boats receive bonus points, which are awarded as follows:

  • First Place: 5 points
  • Second Place: 2 points
  • Third Place: 1 point

Leg Scoring Coefficient:

  1. Southampton to Cape Town - 12
  2. Cape Town to Fremantle - 12
  3. Fremantle to Sydney - 10
  4. Sydney to Auckland - 10
  5. Auckland to Sao Sebastiao - 13
  6. Sao Sebastiao to Fort Lauderdale - 11
  7. Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore/Annapolis - 10
  8. Baltimore/Annapolis to La Rochelle - 10
  9. La Rochelle to Southampton - 10

The points are calculated as follows:

  • First place in a Leg = [(E - 0) x LSC] + 5
  • Second place in a Leg = [(E - 1) x LSC] + 2
  • Third place in a Leg = [(E - 2) x LSC] + 1
  • Fourth place in a Leg = [(E -3) x LSC] + 0
  • And so on.

The points are cumulative. The boat with the highest total score from all nine legs is the winner.


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