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Top News – Saturday, August 23, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
The 5o5 World Championship 2014 ended yesterday in Kiel with a last race, sailed in a 20 kn breeze and won by Mike Holt/Rob Woelfel USA after a tight duel with Peter Nicholas/Luke Payne AUS. With this victory, the USA team defended the first place and earned the 5o5 World Champion's title in front of the Australian advancing on rank 2. Wolfgang Hunger/Julien Kleiner GER finished 3rd yesterday and take the Bronze medal.
The report and the final rankings.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   
The moderate conditions stayed on at the Laser U21 Worlds in Douarnenez FRA and the situation for the men's title remains open before the last two races today, while the women's title has already been decided.
Hermann Tomasgaard NOR and Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR lead in the Lasers Standard at equal points. Stefano Peschiera PER, 8 points behind, as well as Michele Benamati ITA, are also fighting for a medal. Joel Rodriguez ESP on the 5th place leads in the U19-classification. The North Americans are on the positions 43 Sandy Beatty CAN, 48 Andrew Puopulo USA and 52 Ander Belausteguigoitia MEX.
The new Laser-Radial-U21-World Champion before the last two races already is Agata Barwinska POL. Her advance on Daphne Van der Vaart NED is 29 points. New on rank 3 is Martha Faraguna ITA. Marina Reino ESP on rank 5 leads in the U-19 classification ahead of Marie Barrué FRA on rank 10 as second-U19. The best American girls are Haddon Hughes USA 27th and Corinne Peters CAN 29th.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   
The wind was very light yesterday at Halifax CAN and only the Skud-18 finished one race. Winning this heat, Daniel Fitzgibbon/Liesl Tesch AUS climbed on top of the overall rankings one point ahead of Alexandra Rickham/Niki Birrell GBR. With a small 2 points' deficite on the leaders, Marco Gualandris/Marta Zanetti ITA are still in the race for the title. 8 points is the advance of Heiko Kröger GER on Damien Séguin FRA in the 2.4m. In the Sonars, Tingley/Lutes/Campbell CAN are 4 points in front of Jourdren/Vimont-Vicary/Flageul FRA.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © ISAF)
No breeze on Lake Jinniu near Nanjing yesterday and the the Medals at the Youth Sailing Olympics have to be decided in the last race of today, provided their will be enough wind. If not, there is still a spare day on Sunday.
After seven races sailed, Bernie Chin SIN leads in the Byte Boys 4 points ahead of Pedro-Luis Macondes BRA and another 3 points on Rodolfo Pires POR on rank 3. Also 4 points is the lead of Odile Van Aanholt NED in the Byte Girls, where only Samantha Jing Yi SIN still has a chance to replace her on top. Carolina Albano ITA is already 23 points back.
In the Techno Boys windsurfers, Maxim Tokarev RUS has only one point on Francisco Saubiodet ARG, but also Lars Van Someren NED on 3rd with a 3 points' backlog is still in the race for Gold. Leader in the Techno Girls windsurfers is Linli Wu CHN ahead of Mariam Sekhposyan RUS and Lucie Pianazza FRA folgen at equal points on rank 2.
All results and the report of the day.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © Lloyd Images)
Act 5 of the Extreme Sailing Series began yesterday in Cardiff GBR with nine 10-minutes' short races. 'JP Morgan - BAR' with Ben Ainslie GBR is the first leader 8 points ahead of the 'SAP Sailing Team' with Jes Gram Hansen DEN. Third is 'Alinghi' with Morgan Larson USA closely followed by 'The Wave - Muscat' with Leigh McMillan GBR, duelling for the overall Tour lead. The Swiss 'RealTeam' with Jerôme Clerc SUI follows on rank 5. The report and the ranking list.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © H.J. Weimer)
Again a splendig Maloja wind day yesterday and the Swiss Optimist Championship continued with 4 races. Winning three heats in his group, Rok Verderber SLO took the overall lead 10 points ahead of Roko Mohr GER and Valentin Müller GER at equal points on the ranks 2 and 3. The best Swiss Nicolas Rolaz SUI descended on rank 7, followed by the best girl Gaia Bergonzini ITA.
The ranking list and the short report.
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © JOY)
Shifty light winds made sailing challenging at the Melges 20 US Nationals in Newport RI. Three races were sailed and finishing three times on rank 2, Cesar Gomes BRA and his team have taken the lead ahead of Drew Wierda USA.
The ranking list and the report of the day.
 
Top News – Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
Moderate conditions prevailed yesterday with a 10-15 kn breeze, enhanced with rainy squalls. Two more races were sailed at the 5o5 Worlds, making the situation before the last race today very exciting, as the gaps between the boats have been reduced.
Mike Holt/Rob Woelfel USA lead 2 points ahead of Andy Smith/Tim Needham GBR and 5 points on Peter Nicholas/Luke Payne AUS, the winners of yesterday's first race. Still chances for a medal have Hunger/Kleiner GER, Pinnell/Shelton GBR and Böhm/Roos GER on the ranks 4 to 6.
The ranking list and the event website with the video of the day.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © DR)
Moderate 10 kn conditions prevailed also yesterday off Douarnenez at the French Atlantic Coast, and both classes sailed the planned two races each.
Agata Barwinska POL keeps the first place in the Lasers Radial extending her lead on Daphne Van der Vaart NED to 18 points. Martina Reina ESP was the best of the day and regained the 3rd place overall. She is also on top of the U19 Girls. The best American girls are Haddon Hughes USA 27th and Corinne Peters CAN 29th.
No changes on the podium in the Lasers Standard: Hermann Tomasgaard NOR leads with just one point ahead of Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR. Stefano Peschiera PER remains on the 3rd position. Joel Rodriguez ESP follows as best U19 sailor on rank 4 overall. The North Americans are on the positions 36 Andrew Puopulo USA, 51 Sandy Beatty CAN and 53 Ander Belausteguigoitia MEX.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © ISAF)
After three days with light to very light winds, Lake Jinniu was plagued with little to no wind yesterday at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games with no racing possible. After 6 races completed so far, Linli Wu CHN is first in the Techno female windsurfers, Maxime Tokarev RUS in the Techno male windsurfer, Odile Van Aanholt NED in the female Bytes and Bernie Chin SIN in the male Bytes. Racing continues today Friday and concludes Saturday. All ranking lists and the report of the day.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © Onur Cam)
The Qualification Series at the Kiteboarding Course Race Worlds in Southern Turkey mostly sailed in light winds was concluded yesterday. The leaders so far, Florian Gruber GER and Ricardo Lecchese ITA, terminated the heats partly with mid-fleet ranks, leaving rank 1 to Oliver Bridge GBR 5 points ahead of Maxime Nocher FRA. No change in the women's fleet, where Steph Bridge GBR leads ahead of Erika Heineken USA. See the video summery covering the first three days of the event. The event website.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
Late and very light was the seabreeze yesterday allowing each class to complete only one race.
Heiko Kröger GER jumped on rank 1 in the 2.4m yesterday with a 3rd place and the discarded result. Damien Séguin FRA and Megan Pascoe GBR discarded their premature starts from day one as well and moved up on the positions 2 and 3 overall. John Ruf USA is 6th, Bruce Millar CAN 11th. Leader change in the Skud-18 too with Alexandra Rickham/Niki Birrell GBR taking the first place with a race win. Marco Gualandris/Marta Zanetti ITA follow 2 points behind. Daniel Fitzgibbon/Liesl Tesch AUS stay on rank 3. John McRoberts CAN and this team are 4th, Ryan Porteous USA 6th. Paul Tingley CAN and his team defended their first place in the Sonars. Bruno Jourdren FRA advanced on the 2nd place thanks to the discarded result. John Robertson GBR is now 3rd. Rick Doerr USA and his team are now 6th.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © JOY)
In a moderat, shifty breeze the Melges 20 US Nationals took off yesterday in Newport. Three races have been sailed, James Wilson USA and his team grabbed the lead just one point ahead of Marc Hollerbach USA. 16 teams from Canada and the US are on the starting line. Read the full report and see the complete results.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © America s Cup)
Two weeks after the entry dead line, five challenging teams have officially been recognized by the Golden Gate Yacht Club of the America's Cup Defender, Oracle Team USA. Seeking to compete in the 35th America's Cup match in 2017 are
Artemis Racing (SWE), Royal Swedish Yacht Club, Ben Ainslie Racing (GBR), Royal Yacht Squadron, Emirates Team New Zealand (NZL), Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Luna Rossa Challenge (ITA), Circolo della Vela Sicilia and Team France (FRA), Yacht Club de France, apparently all having paid the million-dollar entry fee.
The news.
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © H.Weimer)
Surprisingly favorable Maloja wind conditions prevailed yesterday on Lake Silvaplana at ths Swiss Optimist Championship. Split in three groups, the 199 participants sailed 3 races. Nicoals Rolaz SUI/CNM succeeded to control the strong international competitors leading with a 3-points advance on Roko Mohr GER, at the same time best of the B-category (U11). Gaia Bergonzini ITA on position 3 is the best girl. Luke Madeiros BER on 58th is best ranked Northamerican.
The ranking list and the short report.
 
Top News – Thursday, August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
Sailable 15-20 kn was the breeze on the Kiel Bay, but some rainy squalls above 25 kn brought again many of the 170 teams in difficulties. Finishing 6th and 1st, Mike Holt/Rob Woelfel USA are the new leaders ahead of Andy Smith/Tim Needham GBR. Stefan Böhm/Gerald Roos GER follow on rank 3. Best of the day (ranks 3/3) were the defending champions Hunger/Kleiner GER, advancing on rank 4 overall.
The ranking list, the report of the day and the video of the day. Today's races can again be followed live on the Internet.
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © DR)
After some waiting, the breeze filled in and each fleet sailed two races in an 8 kn wind during the afternoon. Yesterday's results allowed to discard the worst race and some modifications in the rankings occurred.
Hermann Tomasgaard NOR - best of the day with the ranks 1 and 2 in his group - took the lead in the Lasers Standard ahead of Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR at equal points. Stefano Peschiera PER remains on 3rd. Joel Rodriguez ESP, best U19 helmsman, follows on the 5th place. The best North American is Andrew Puopulo USA is 38th, followed by Ander Belausteguigoitia MEX as 57th and Sandy Beatty CAN as 62nd.
Agata Barwinska POL, ranks 1 and 3, was the best yesterday too in the Lasers Radial and extended her lead on Daphne Van der Vaart NED to 12 points. Ecem Güsel TUR new on 3rd is already 30 points back. Martina Reino ESP, best U19 helmswoman follows on the 4th place. Corinne Peters CAN 29th and Haddon Hughes USA 38th are the best American girls.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © Onur Cam)
The Kiteboarding Course Race Worlds continued yesterday with 4 races sailed in a somewhat lighter breeze as on day one. The Bridge-Family ruled the show with Steph Bridge GBR keeping her first place in the women's ahead in the of the defending champion Erika Heineken USA by a small margin, and her son Olver Bridge GBR, age 17, taking the lead in front of defending champion Florian Gruber GER at equal points. Ricardo Leccchese ITA remained on rank 3.
All ranking lists and the daily report.
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
The Paralympic World Championship continued yesterday with two races for all three classes. Much applauded by the local public, Paul Tingley CAN, Scott Lutes CAN and Logan Campbell CAN moved on top of the Sonars ahead of John Robertson GBR and Colin Harrison AUS with their teams. Rick Doerr USA and his team are 4th. Marco Gualandris/Marta Zanetti ITA are now alone on the first place of the Skud 18, but Alexandra Rickham/Niki Birrell GBR and Daniel Fitzgibbon/Liesl Tesch AUS are only one point behind. John McRoberts CAN and this team are 4th, Ryan Porteous USA 6th. Helena Lucas GBR moved on top of the 2.4m yachts, in front of Kevin Cantin FRA and Brett Willcock NZL. John Ruf USA is 4th, Bruce Millar CAN 6th. Heiko Kröger GER dropped on rank 10 after a premature start, but - winning race 2 of the day - he will be back in the race for the title as soon as the worst result will be discarded.
All ranking lists and the videos.
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © ISAF)
On the 'windiest' day so far, roughly 8 kn, all fleets sailed three races on Lake Jinniu near Nanjing CHN. Considering the discard result, some changes happened in the overall rankings.
Bernie Chin SIN replaced Pedro-Luis Marcondes BRA on top of the Byte Boys. Rodolfo Pires POR follows on rank 3. The NorAms: Justin Vittecoq CAN 8th, Henry Marshall USA 9th, Scott McKenzie ISV 14th.
Odile Van Aanholt NED defended her first place in the Byte Girls, but Samantha YingJi SIN reduced her backlog. New on rank 3 follows Carolina Albano ITA. Paula Pelayo MEX is 15th, Paige Clark ISV 17th.
The new leader in the Techno Boys' windsurfers is Maxim Tokarev RUS, just one point ahead of Francisco Saubidet ARG. Lars van Someren NED remains 3rd. Maximo Nores USA is 17th.
Linli Wu CHN took the lead in the Techno Girls' windsurfers much applauded by the - as on the previous days - many spectators. Mariam Sekhposyan RUS and Lucie Pianizza FRA are at equal points on the ranks 2 and 3. Mariana Aguilar Chavez Peon MEX is 18th.
All ranking lists and the report of the day.
According to the program, today should be the lay day, but considering the postponements on the previous days, racing goes on .. again in very light winds as predicted. The news.
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (Image © DR)
The Optimist Swiss Championship 2014 will start racing today, provided the wind conditions are satisfactory inspite of the bad weather killing the thermal breeze. Among the 205 participants from 14 nations are sailors from the Bermudas and India. The event website.
 
Top News – Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   
The Laser U21 Worlds continued with two races yesterday, sailed in a fresher breeze around 15 kn. Lighter participants, such as Joel Rodriguez ESP, winner of several Laser Radial Youth titles during this season already, had difficulties to keep the pace of the best in these conditions.
In the Lasers Standard, Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR extended his lead on 14 points. Hermann Tomasgaard NOR is new on rank 2, Stefano Peschiera PER on rank 3. Maxim Nikolaev RUS on the 4th place is the best, Joel Rodriguez ESP on position 9 the second-best U19 helmsman. The best North American is Andrew Puopulo USA on 31st, Ander Belausteguigoitia MEX is 51st and Sandy Beatty CAN 62nd. The cut for the Gold fleet is 52nd.
Agata Barwinska POL consolidated her lead in the Lasers Radial with another race win. Daphne van der Vaart NED is now already 12 points back. New on rank 3 follows Lena Haverland GER. Martina Reina ESP on the 9th place leads in the U19 rankings. Marie Barrué FRA advanced on rank 12 and is 2nd among the U19 participants. Corinne Peters CAN is on the 25th place, Haddon Hughes USA is 41st with her second black-flag disqualification and therefore out of possible medals.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   (Image © Onur)
The Kiteboarding Course Race World Championship began yesterday in Turkey with three races.
Leaders in the men's are the defending champion Florian Gruber GER and Riccardo Lecchese ITA, both winning all three heats of their groups, ahead of Oliver Bridge GBR. Steph Bridge GBR (the mother of Oliver) leads in the women's ahead of Elena Kalinina RUS and Erika Heineken USA.
All ranking lists and the report.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
Lay day in Kiel yesterday, and this with heats on only one of three race days. The 170 teams sail in one fleet, and Qualification Series are therefore not required. Leaders after 2 races are Bogacki/Dehne GER ahead of Smith/Needham GBR and Holt/Woelfel USA.
The ranking list. As from today, less wind has been announced, and the competitors look forward to sailing many more races until Friday. The event website and the event facebook page.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   
Light and fickle was the wind on the second day of the Youth Sailing Olympics in China, and only the Byte CIIs could sail two races by gender. The Techno windsurfers waited in vain for enough wind.
New leader in the Byte Girls is Odile Van Aanholt NED, already Byte World Champion this year, and also one of the top Laser Radial Olympic campaigners. Celeste Lugtmeijer DOM on rank 2 is already 15 points behind. Samantha Jing-Yi SIN is 3rd. Paula Pelayo MEX is 12th.
Pedro-Luiz Marcondes BRA stays on top of the Byte Boys, but in the first race today, he flopped and his advantage on the 2nd-ranked Rodolfo Pires POR has melted on 9 points. Apiwat Sringam THA is new on rank 3. Henry Marshall USA follows as 4th. Scott McKenzie ISV is 8th, Justin Vittecoq CAN 9th.
The report of the day and all ranking lists.
Today's races are already underway, and with up to 8 kn, the freshest breeze so far filled in. The Byte-Boys have finished their first race. The report.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
The IFDS World Championship 2014 began yesterday with 2 races for each of the three Paralympic classes. Heiko Kröger GER is on top of the 2.4m with the day ranks 1 and 3, two points ahead of Kevin Cantin FRA. Helena Lucas GBR is 3rd. Bruce Millar CAN is 4th, John Ruf USA 8th. Shared leaders in the Skud-18 are Marco Gualandris/Marta Zanetti ITA and Daniel Fitzgibbon/Liesl Tesch AUS at equal points. John McRoberts CAN and this team are 4th, Ryan Porteous USA 6th. John Robertson AUS and his team won both heats of theSonars, setting quite a distance to the 2nd-ranked Paul Tingley CAN. John Doerr USA ist 3rd.
All ranking lists, the report and video of the day, taken from a drone (a 'drownie').
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   
The Optimist Swiss Championship 2014 begins today on Lake Silvaplana SUI, venue of the 1974 and 2005 Optimist World Championships. 200 kids from 14 nations participate ! Unfortunately, the Engadine valley in the Southern part of Switzerland suffers from the desastrous summer weather this year. As during the Windsurfing event last week, passing frontal systems might kill the traditional Maloja thermal breeze, according to the wind forecast. The preview.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014   
Yesterday, Artemis Racing officially launched its challenge to win the 35th America's Cup at an event in Stockholm SWE alongside Kungliga Svenska Segel Sällskapet (KSSS), the Royal Swedish Yacht Club. This will be their second campaign, and in addition of the core group from the last campaign, new talent across all areas has been secured, above a the Starboat Olympic Champions Freddy Lööf and Max Salminen and Rod Davies NZL, formerly 'Emirates Team New Zealand', as sailing coach. Torbjörn Tornquist SWE, owner of Gunvor Group Ltd , one of the largest crude oil traders in the World operating out of Geneve SUI, is the Team Principal of Artemis.
After the announcement of 'Emirates Team New Zealand', this is the second official confirmation from a Challenger to have formally entered. At entry deadline August 8, the America's Cup Management had announced, that the formal presentation of the accepted Challengers will take place after examination of the validity at a Press Conference on September 9th.
The press realease of Artemis.
 
Top News – Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   
Diversion over the final day of the 420 & 470 Youth European Championship 2014 with thundery weather alternating with lulls, but also with gusts above 25 kn. The 470 sailed the Medal Races in the Girls' and Boys' fleet (without NorAm participation), while the 420s completed another two fleet races.
After the first 420 race of the day, everything looked fine for Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI extending their lead on 7 points. But in the final race, the balance tilted in favor of Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes FRA winning the heat, while the Swiss had to content themselves with position 14. André Demange/maxime Roux FRA won the duel with Ewa Romaniuk/Katarzyna Goralska POL for the Bronze Medal, but the Polnish girls on rank 4 finished as best girls team. Russell Clarida/Henry Fernberger USA finished on the good 5t place.
Jordi Xammar/Jose Hesp ESP had their Champion's title already before the Medal Race. Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra GER defended the Silver Medal with a 3rd race rank. The Bronze position changed in favor of David + Alex Charles ESP, overtaking the tied Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro ITA with a 2nd place in the Medal Race.
Winning the Medal Race as well, Anna Kyselova/Anastasiya Krasko UKR demonstrated once more their superiority in the 470 Girls' fleet, and clearly defended their 2013 Champion's title. Noya Bar-am/Rimon Shoshan ISR advanced on the Silver Medal rank, ahead of Frederike Loewe/Anna Markfort GER with Bronze.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   
Moderate winds around 10 kn prevailed yesterday for the first races at the U21 World Championship of the Olympic Laser classes.
The rankings after two heats in the (men) Lasers Standard, the 100 participants' fleet split in two groups, show Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR, day ranks 1 and 2, clearly on top ahead of Joel Rodriguez ESP. Henrik Begby NOR, Stefano Peschiera PER and Michele Benamati ITA follow just behind at equal points. The best North American is Ander Belausteguigoitia MEX as 16th, Andrew Puopulo USA is 29th.
Agata Barwinska POL is on top after two races, finishing twice as 2nd yesterday in the (women) Lasers Radial. Judith Engberts NED follows 6 points behind. Daphne Van der Vaart NED is 3rd, Lena Haverland GER 4th. The favorite Marie Barrué FRA is down in the ranks after a premature start. Corinne Peters CAN is on the 24th place, Haddon Hughes USA is 48th.
All other details on the event facebook page. The ranking lists are on the event website.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
The breeze over the Bay of Kiel exceeding 30 kn and over 40 kn in the gusts on the race course was again much to strong to start a race. The 5o5 Championship Rules request sailing in a full fleet - 170 boats on the starting line this time - with a rabbit start. This format needs additional space, that made it impossible to moor a race course in a less windy zone close to the harbour. Today is lay day, and the crucial races will take place from Wednesday till Friday. The wind is supposed to calm down by then. The event website.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
Today begins the World Championship of the three Paralympic Classes 2.4m, Skud-18 and Sonar in Halifax CAN with strong USA and CAN delegations in all three events.
The largest fleet are the one-person-keelboats - the 2.4m - with 48 participants from 29 nations. The English women Megan Pascoe GBR and Helena Lucas GBR, dominators of this season, encounter the Paralympic Champion Damien Séguin FRA, and also Germany's Heiko Kröger GER is one of the favorites. In the two-person-keelboat - the Skud-18 - 26 teams from 10 nations are present. The undisputed favorites are Alexandra Rickham/Niki Birrell GBR. 18 teams from 14 nations participate on three-person-keelboats - the Sonars. Bruno Jourdren FRA, John Robertson GBR or Aleksander Wang-Hansen NOR are the most cited contenders for a Medal.
The entry list, the event website and the event facebook page with the report on the opening ceremony.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   
Youth Olympic Sailing began yesterday on Lak Jinniu near Nanjing stadium-like in front of a grand-stand with 2'000 paying spectactors. A light 5-6 kn breeze prevailed, and the Byte CII sailed two, the Techno-windsurfers three races per fleet.
The South-Americans dominated the races in the Byte-Boys fleet with Pedro-Luiz Marcondes BRA leading 2 points ahead of Angello Giuria PER. Justin Wittecoq CAN follows as 3rd. In the Byte-Girls, Alexandra Dahlberg FIN won both heats, while Samantha Jing-Yi SIN and Odile Van Aanholt NED follow on the ranks 2 and 3.
Lucie Panizza FRA is frst in the Techno Girl Windsurfers followed by Linli Wu CHN and Mariam Sekhposyan RUS at equal points. On top of the Techno Boy Windsurfers is Francisco Saubidet ARG in front of Kensel Ikeda JPN and Lars Van Someren NED. Tom Monnet FRA follows as 4th.
The report of the day with all ranking lists.

The best North Americans by nation:
- Byte CII Boys: 3rd Justin Vittecoq CAN, 9th Henry Marshall USA
- Byte CII Girls: 11th Paula Pelayo MEX,
- Techno Boys: 16th Maximo Nores, USA
- Techno Girls: 18th Mariana Aguilar Chavez Peon MEX

Light winds have been forecast for today as well. At press time (6 a.m. UTC), the first races are already underway in China. The preview.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014   (Image © Nico Martinez)
The breeze on the last day of the RC44 World Championship at Marstrand SWE was almost 30 kn, ... too much for the owner-driven high-performance RC44. World Champion is therefore 'Bronenosec' of VladimirLiubomirov RUS with Michele Ivaldi ITA as tactician. Silver went to 'Charisma' from Monaco with Nico Poons NED and Tom Slingsby AUS calling tactics. Third is 'Team Aqua' of Chris Bake GBR with Cameron Appleton NZL as tactician.
The final rankings and the report.
 
 
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