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Leg 6 Leader Board

Paul Cayard and EF Language increase overall lead to 115 points.

Pos. Boat Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Leg 5 Leg 6 Total
Points
1. EF Language   (1 5 1 4 1 2) 125 72 105 70 135 101 608
2. Swedish Match   (8 1 2 5 4 3) 36 125 92 60 91 89 493
3. Merit Cup   (2 7 4 1 5 5) 110 48 70 105 78 66 488
4. Chessie Racing   (5 6 3 3 3 6) 72 60 81 81 105 55 454
5. Innovation Kvaerner   (3 2 5 7 7 4) 97 110 60 40 65 77 449
6. Silk Cut   (4 4 7 6 9 1) ** 84 84 40 50 26 115 399
7. Toshiba   (6 3 6 2 DSQ 7) *** 60 97 50 92 0 44 343
8. BrunelSunergy   (10 9 8 8 2 8) 12 24 30 30 119 33 248
9. EF Education   (9 8 9 9 8 9) ** 24 36 20 20 26 22 148
10. America's Challenge   (7 0 0 0 0 0) * 48 0 0 0 0 0 48

  *** Toshiba disqualified from Leg 5.
    ** Silk Cut and EF Education retired from Leg 5.
      * 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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