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Top News – Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 In best seabreeze conditions, the World Junior World Championships of World Sailing Association 'World Sailing' began with a full program. All classes could sail 2-3 races. In the 420 Boys category Joseph Hermus / Walter Hery USA took the lead, 5 points behind them on equal points are Matthias Menis / Nicolas Starc ITA and Kacper Partek / Bartek Reiter POL. In the 420s Girls Carmen and Emma Cowles USA won both races. Four points behind follow a tied trio with Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR, Julia Delhom / Silvia Borso Di Carminati ESP and Solène Mariani / Maude Schmid SUI. Among the 29er Boys Henry Larkings / Miles Davey AUS lead Seb Lardies / Mike McKenzie NZL. Pia Andersen / Nora Edland NOR are ahead of Zova Novikova / Diana Sabirova RUS and Maru Scheel / Freya Feilke GER in the 29er Girls. In the Nacra 15 catamaran, Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER lead with 2 race wins ahead of Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA won all 3 races, Nicolo Nore's ITA follows on rank 2. Among the women windsurfers Veerle ten Have NZL leads Islay Watson GBR. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 The World Sailing Junior World Championships in Texas kicked off yesterday. In a good Seabreeze around the 15kn, two races were sailed in each class. In the biggest fleet of 58 boys Radial sailors, the first 4 placed are only just one point apart: Juan Cardozo ARG and Uffe Tomasgaard NOR share the lead, Zac Littlewood AUS and Josh Armit NZL follow in ranks 3 and 4. Charles Carraway USA had a daily 5th and a 14th. He is currently 8th overall. Among the Girls - with 46 participants / 46 nations also an impressive field - Emma Savelon NED is leading with the daily ranks 1 and 2 ahead of the tied Charlotte Rose USA and Wiktoria Golebiewska POL. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5 The final series continued yesterday with two further races at the Junior World Championships of Laser 4.7 in Poland. In the Boys ranking, Michael Compton AUS was the daily best (11/3) and took the lead, 16 points ahead of Stefano Viale PER who advanced to second place overall. Daniel Hung SGP follows close behind in 3rd place. The U-16 sailor Guthrie Braun USA is currently 63rd (=132.) in the Silver Fleet. In the Girls ranking the Italians are still on top: Chiara Benini ITA continues to lead five points ahead of Girgia Cingolani ITA. They are likely to fight for the title among themselves in today's final races, as Simone Chen is SGP in 3rd already 20 points behind the second place. After two BFD's on the previous day, the young US sailor Marina Geilen had a good day in the Silver Fleet (12/20) and advanced to 27th (=105 overall). All Leaderboards.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13 Yesterday the 26 trimarans were transferred by truck from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean. Today the 5th act in Gruissan will start with a coastal race. In all three overall ranking categories (overall, juniors, corinthians) nothing is decided yet: 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet leads in the overall standings, just one point ahead of 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA. The Leaderboard. All leaderboards and the official interim report.
 
Top News – Monday, July 16, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4 Yesterday in Poland, the final regattas of the Laser 4.7 Junior World Championships started in the sun and 10-13kn wind. Chiara Benini ITA won both Goldfleet races in the Girls fleet and took the lead by 18 points. Giorgia Cingolani ITA follows on rank 2. Just one point behind is Simone Chen SGP in 3rd place and thus the best of the U16 classification.
Despite a disqualification, Wonn Kye Lee SGP was able to defend his lead in the Goldfleet of the Boys. Thanks to a race win, Doruk Demircan TUR advanced to second, Michael Compton AUS in 3rd is also the leader of the U16 classification. .
All leaderboards and the daily report.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start Today the first races of the Junior World Championships will take place on the Texas Gulf Coast. A Seabreeze of 15-20 knots and hot summer weather usually provide perfect conditions. At the start are more than 1,000 sailors from 66 nations - the Entry Lists. Yesterday the practice races and the opening ceremony were on the program. The official daily report on the Event website and a video presentation on the Event Facebook Page.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results

 Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results The Yngling World Championship ended on Saturday on Lake Garda with a threefold Dutch victory. After 6 races Kaj Moorman Kaj/Jasper Schuddeboom/Sam Peeks NED won the title 2 points ahead of Tom Otte NED and his team, Jamin Marteen NED took bronze. Bruce Chaffee USA and his team finished 6th overall. There were 44 teams from 8 nations and 3 continents competing in this Championship. The Ranking and the Final Report( ital.).
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10 For the short races scheduled in Baden, there was only very sluggish wind, but a strong tidal current. Therefore the qualification had to be reduced to just one race. In the final the home team 'Lorima Lemonade', helmed by Kevin Peponnet FRA was victorious. Thanks to a 3rd place, 'Bejaflore', with Valentin Bellet FRA, could just hold on to their overall lead.
The Ranking, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results

 Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results A great turnout and typical Lake Garda midsummer conditions prevailed for last week’s Juniors & Masters European Championships. After 9 races, Kristian Medina DEN won the Juniors title (61 participants / 10 nations) 15 points ahead of Erik Lindberg SWE, bronze went to Jonas Ullmann DEN. Among the Women Juniors (35 participants / 9 nations) Hanna Johnsson SWE won ahead of Marie-Kristine Medina DEN and Alexandra Wiking SWE. In the Masters fleet (42 participants / 9 nations), Sören Johnson DEN was tied with Gintare Scheidt LTU, but thanks to a higher number of race wins she beat the 2008 Laser Olympic medalist. Bronze goes to Weronika Glinkiewicz POL. All Leaderboards and the Video.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

J/70 - Italian Championship 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Final results

 J/70 - Italian Championship 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Final results The well-attended Italian Championship ended on Lake Garda with three further races yesterday. Gianfranco Noe ITA and his team were able to preserve their big lead and won the title 11 points ahead of Achille Onorato ITA, Claudia Rossi ITA and her team finished third overall. Kevin Downey USA and his team finished the series in 17th place. The Ranking.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève

 Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève This weekend was the Swiss event of the European series of flying phantom catamarans took place in Geneva. At the start were 16 junior teams. The series were sailed in light to moderate wind conditions. The victory went to Morgan Lauber / Louis Buxtorf CNM ahead of Max Wallenberg / Amanda Bjork SNG and Grégoire Peverelli / Nicolas Rolaz SNG – two former Opti-World Champions on the podium! The Report and the
Video .
 
Top News – Sunday, July 15, 2018
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3 The Laser 4.7 World Championship continued yesterday with two races each. In the overall standings after 5 races, Wonn Kye Lee SGP remains in the lead in the Boys ranking. With two race wins in his group he is now 4 points ahead of Michael Compton AUS who has moved up to second place, and also leading the U16 classification. Third is Sergey Dorodshenko RUS. Guthrie Browne USA is currently 128th.
Among the Girls, Chiara Benini ITA moved up to the lead with a daily 1st and a 2nd. Simone Chen SGP, Ursula Balas CRO and Giorgia Cingolani ITA follow tied in second.
All Leaderboards.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

OK-Dinghy - Wolrd Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 OK-Dinghy - Wolrd Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results There was an exciting final on yesterday's final day of the OK-dinghy World Championships in Warnemünde. The top three were just one point apart after the first race of the day. Although Jan Kurfeld GER won the final race, he was disqualified because of his early start and had to settle for 3rd place. André Budzien GER inherited the race win and was able to overtake the threefold Olympic medal winner Fredy Lööf SWE. The two have exactly the same ranks in the 8 races sailed, but the victory in the final race decided in favor of Budzien GER, who is already a two times OK World Champion. The Final Ranking list and the Report .
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start Today the Junior World Championships of the World Sailing Association 'World Sailing' begins with the Practice Races. On Monday the serious racing will start. 382 sailors from 66 nations are on the entry lists. For the United States the following teams will take part: 29er: Charlioe Hibben/Nicholas Hardy, 420 men: Joseph Hermus/Walter Henry, Laser: Charles Carraway, PSX Men: Geronimo Nores, 29er women: Berta Puig/Bella Casaretto, 420 women: Carmen and Emma Cowles Laser Radial Women: Charlotte Rose, RSX Women: Dominique Stater, Nacra15: Nicolas Martin/AnnaClare Sole. The official preview.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden-Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 8

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden-Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 8 Yesterday the coastal race of Baden took place in light winds and strong currents. 'Bejaflore' tacked away from the fleet and with this risky move managed to jump from deep midfield to the first place. That's how Valentin Bellet FRA and his team regained the lead in the overall standings. The Ranking, the Report and the Video of the day.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Final results

 Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Final results The Tornado World Championship in southern France ended yesterday with two races. The sovereign winners were Iordanis Paschalidis / Petros Konstantinidis GRE, who won 6 of the 8 races and had a 2nd to discard. Brett Burvill / Max Puttman AUS took silver and as the best mixed team Estela Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER won the bronze medal. At the start were 24 teams from 9 nations and 2 continents. The Final ranking.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

J/70 - Italia Cup 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Day 3

 J/70 - Italia Cup 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Day 3 The 3rd act of the Italian annual championship of the J / 70 is currently taking place in Malcesine. With 74 teams from 12 nations (including USA and BRA), the race on Lake Garda is exceptionally well attended. Gian-Franco Noe ITA leads after 6 races 13 points ahead of Alessio Marinelli ITA, followed by Luca Domenici ITA 3 just one point behind. Kevin Downey USA is currently in 14th. The Ranking and the Event Facebook page with pictures and videos .
 
Top News – Saturday, July 14, 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final Day - Gold for Spain and Norway

In 8-12 knots of wind yesterday, there was an intense final day for the Olympic skiffs with four more finals and the medal races. In the 49er, Diego Botin / Iago Lopez ESP clinched the title with a 2nd place in the Medal Race 4 points ahead of Dominik Buksak / Szymon Wierzbicki POL. Dylan Fletcher / Stuart Bithell GBR who won the medal race advanced to third.
In the 49erFX Helene Naess / Marie Roningen NOR confidently took the title with 22 points ahead of the winners of the Medal Race Victoria Jurczok / Annika Lorenz GER. In third place are Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR. Stephanie Roble / Margaret Shea USA finished in 5th place overall. As lightweights, Carla and Maria Munte ESP, who were leading juniors ahead of the final day, had no chance in the fresher winds and fell back to sixth place overall.
The Final report and the Video of the Medal Races.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Nacra-17-Catamaran - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results

8 to 12 knots of wind prevailed in Gdynia yesterday. In the morning three final races were sailed in the Gold- and Silverfleet, followed by the medal race in the afternoon. Ruggero Tita / Catreina Banti ITA, the dominant throughout the season, won the title 13 points ahead of Gemma Jones / Jasin Saunders NZL. Fernando Echevarri and Tara Pacheco ESP follow in third place. Lin Cenholt / Christian Lübeck DEN,the third best Europeans overall, got the EM bronze medal. Riley Gibbs/Louisa Chaffee USA are best ranked northamericans on 8th. The Leaderboard and the video of the medal race.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2 After no racing was possible on the first day due to lack of wind, there were three regattas completed yesterday. Among the Boys - the big fleet is split into 3 groups - Wonn Kye Lee SGP is the first leader, followed by Jordy Llado ESP and Doruk Demircan TUR tied in second and third place. Conrad Miller USA follows on 154th, there are 275 participants in this Championship.
Singapore is also leading among the 155 Girls: Jodie Lai SGP is already 7 points ahead of Giorgia Cingolani ITA, in 3rd place follows Eline Verstraelen BEL. Marina Geilen USA on 54th is best ranked US-Laser in the 155 boat fleet.
The Event website .
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

A-Cat - European Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 A-Cat - European Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results On the final day of the A-Cat World Championships in Warnemünde the wind was missing for further races. Difficult wind conditions allowed just five races in six days. Superior winner was the 8-time A-Cat World Champion Glen Ashby AUS. The second placed Manuel Calavia ESP won the European title. In 3rd place follows Maciej Zarnowski POL. Excellent 4th and thus EM bronze medal winner was Sandro Caviezel SUI. There were 86 participants competing in this Championship. The Leaderboard and the Report.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 8

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 8 After Thursday's coastal race, the short races were scheduled in Barneville-Carteret yesterday. Thanks to victory, 'Lorina Limonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA took the lead in the overall standings, followed by 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA four points behind. followed by on rank 2. Today the 4 th act continues in Baden-Golf du Morbihan continues with a coastal race. The Ranking, the Daily report and the Video of the day
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

OK-Dinghy - World Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Day 5

With two further races, the qualification for the Gold- and Silverfleet was completed yesterday at the OK-Dinghy World Championships in Warnemünde. Favourite Fredy Lööf SWE took the lead with a daily first and a second. Tied in second overall, two points behind are André Budzien GER and Jan Kurfeld GER. Today the final two races are on the program. The Ranking, the Report and the Video of the Day.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Laser - North American Championship 2018 - Alamitos Bay CA, USA - Day 2

On thursday the North American Laser Championship started in California. Six races have been sailed so far. In the 11-boat-fleet of the Laser 4.7 Abbie Carlson USA is one point ahead of Spencer Leman CAN, Erik Hou USA follows in 3rd. With 85 boats on the starting line the Laser Radial is by far the largest fleet. Brenda Bowskill CAN won 5 of the 6 races sailed so far and is clearly leading ahead of Sarah Douglas CAN and Joseph Hou USA. In the Laser Standard Charle Buckingham USA and Christian Barnard USA are on top of the rankings, Bruno Fontes BRA and Juan Maegli GUA follow in 3rd and 4th respectively.
All rankings on the event website.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 5

 Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 5 In 8-12 knots of wind two further races were sailed yesterday. Paschalidis / Konstantinidis GRE won twice and continued to expand their lead. Burvill / Puttman AUS are still in second place, followed by the mixed team Estrela Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER. The Leaderboard and the Daily Report
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Day 1

 Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Day 1 Yesterday on the Lake Thun, the combined event ‘Rostige Kanne’/District Championship kicked off with two races. Both races were won by Philipp Rotermund / Nils Holweg GER. In second place is Jean-Pascal Chatagny / Serge Pulfer CVG. Kurt and Markus Scheidegger TYC follow on rank 3. At the start are 22 teams from 3 nations. The Ranking.
 
Top News – Friday, July 13, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

Grey skies and rain marked the 5th day of the European Championships of the Olympic Skiffs. The 49ers were able to sail one race whilst the 49erFX remained ashore all day. The day's victory in the Goldfleet of the 49er went to Lucas Rual / Emile Amoros FRA, who moved up to rank 7 overall. Lukasz Przybytek / Pawel Kolodzinski POL are still in the lead, 4 points ahead of Diego Botin / Iago Lopez ESP who are still in with a shout for the title in today's final races. Already 9 points behind are the defending champions Dylan Fletcher / Stuart Bithell GBR. Justus Böhme and Max Schmidt GER are one point behind in fourth place. Here also the rankings of the Silverfleet and the Bronze Fleet.
In the 49erFX, Carla and Marta Munte ESP remain 8 points ahead of Helene Naess / Marie Ronningen NOR. Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR are a further point back in 3 rd, with an excellent chance to win a medal today. The results of the Silverfleet ahead of the final day as well as the Daily Report.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

 Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5 Light winds prevailed on the 5th day of the Nacra -17 European Championship in Poland. Two further races were completed yesterday. As the daily best with the rankings 1 and 2 Fernando Echevarri and Tara Pacheco ESP advanced to third place overall. Ahead of today’s final races, their gap to the still leading Ruggero Tita / Caterina Banti ITA is 4 points. Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL continue in second place with 3 points behind. Ben Saxton / Niki Boniface GBR are fourth, 15 points behind the bronze medal. The Ranking and the Event website (yet without report this morning).
Friday, July 13, 2018   

A-Cat, OK-Dinghy - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 6 - No Wind, no Racing

 A-Cat, OK-Dinghy - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 6 - No Wind, no Racing Grey weather and light winds made it impossible to race on the fourth day of the A-Cat European Championship and the OK-Dinghy World Championships. In the A-Cat Glen Ashby AUS leads after 5 races, 10 points ahead of Manuel Calavia ESP. In the World Championships of the OK Dinghies Jan Kurfeld GER and Andre Budzien GER are joint leaders. Fredy Lööf SWE follows just one point behind. The Event website without further information.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret - Day 7

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret - Day 7 The 3rd Act of the Tour de France started yesterday in Barneville-Carteret with a 40-mile coastal race. In difficult light wind conditions only half of the fleet managed to reach the finishing line within the time limit. The winner was 'Lorina Mojito' with Robert Solune FRA, who advanced to third overall. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA continues to lead, but thanks to a daily 2 nd 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA closed in to within one point of the leader. The Leaderboard and the Daily report.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 1

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 1 Yesterday, the Junior World Championships in Laser 4.7 should have started in Poland. However, the grey weather and light winds, apparently prevented the first races. On the Entry list are 140 boys from 41 nations, as well as 73 Girls from 30 nations. The Event website.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 4

 J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 4 Yesterday, three further races were sailed at the J/80 World Championship in Les Sables d'Olonne. Iker Almondoz ESP and his team continue to lead in the overall standings, but Rayco Tabares as the best of the day (2/1/5) closed in to within one point of the leaders. 7 points behind is Juan-Luis Paez ESP who remains in the title race on today's final day. Simon Moriceau FRA is fourth, already 18 points behind the bronze medal. The Leaderboard and the Event website .
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 4

After 3 days and 5 races sailed there was a lay day yesterday at the Tornado-EM. Iordanis Paschalidis / Petros Konstantinidis GRE are leading with a 3-point advantage over Brett Burvill / Max Puttman AUS. In third place follow Estella Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER. The Ranking, and the Report from day 3.
 
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