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Top News – Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   

Laser - US-National Championship 2019 - Fort Lauderdale FL, USA - Final results

 Laser - US-National Championship 2019 - Fort Lauderdale FL, USA - Final results As a prelude to the forthcoming Miami Olympic Classes Worldcup Regatta, the 2019 Laser Class U.S. National Championships were held in Fort Lauderdale FL on January 11-14 with a remarkable international attention.
The winner in the 54-boat Laser fleet was Stefano Peschiera (PER) 6 points ahead of Charlie Buckingham as the top US sailing in second overall. Robert Davis CAN on 3rd is already Paige Railey (USA) won in the 83-boat Laser Radial fleet with a huge 35 point advantage on Sarah Douglas CAN. Erika Reineke USA earned Bronze. Spencer Dominguez (USA) finished first in the 7-boat Laser 4.7 fleet.
The results.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   

Around-the-world-Record - Trophée Jules Verne - Code Green for 'Spindrift Racing'

 Around-the-world-Record - Trophée Jules Verne - Code Green for 'Spindrift Racing' For two and a half months, Yann Guichard FRA and his 'Spindrift' team have been waiting for a suitable weather window for their nonstop round-the-world record attempt. Now a favorable weather situation seems to develop, and 'Code Green', which means as much as start within the next 2 days, has been announced. Guichard on his giant 140-foot multihull currently plans to cross the the virtual starting between Créac'h lighthouse on Ushant Island FRA and the Lizard lighthouse GBR between midnight and three o’clock on January 16 to attack the record of 40 days 23 hours held by Francis Joyon FRA since 2017.
The news.
 
Top News – Monday, January 14, 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019   

Laser - Jeff Martin GBR passed away

 Laser - Jeff Martin GBR passed away Jeff Martin GBR passed away on 11 January 2019 while on a ski holiday with family and friends. Jeff's dedication to the sport of sailing was unparalleled, having served as the Executive Secretary of the International Laser Class Association for 40 years, and in many important functions at World Sailing (i.e. the former IYRA and ISAF). Jeff was a cornerstone of Laser events, having worked at every Laser Open World Championship except the first one in 1974 where he was a competitor.
The news.
 
Top News – Sunday, January 13, 2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019   

12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Title for Nick Press/Andrew Hay AUS

 12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Title for Nick Press/Andrew Hay AUS In the final race of the 2019 Interdomnions on Syndey Harbour, the leading Nick Press/Andrew Hay AUS kept the situation under control finishing first overall with a 6 point lead of Brett Hobson/Jeremy Jones AUS, winners of the last race.
The results and the final report.
 
Top News – Saturday, January 12, 2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019   

Finn - Australian National Championship 2019 - Melbourne AUS - Final results

 Finn - Australian National Championship 2019 - Melbourne AUS - Final results The Australian Finn Nationals were concluded this morning with two more seabreeze regattas. At the same venue, the 2019 Finn World Championship will take place next December, and already now, a number of top sailors seized the opportunity to test the environment.
Giles Scott GBR scored two more bullets and terminated the Championship as clear winner with a 14 points' lead on Nicholas Heiner NED. Jake Lilley AUS defended his podium place against Ed Wright GBR who finished 4th by a small margin.
The results and the news of yesterday.
Saturday, January 12, 2019   

12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Day 6

 12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Day 6 With 10-12kn, the most moderated conditions prevailed on Sydney Harbour so far yesterday at the Interdominions. Thanks to another race win, Nick Press/Andrew Hay AUS consolidated their first place with a 6 points' advantage on Brett Hobson/Jeremy Jones AUS and cannot loose this first place in the final race today.
The results and the news of yesterday.
 
Top News – Friday, January 11, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019   

Tornado - World Championship 2019 - Takapuna NZL - Final results

The World Championship of the former Olympic Tornado Catamarans was concluded yesterday on Hauracki Bay / Auckland NZL with as last race. The sequence on the podium remained unchanged: Brett Burvill/Max Puttman AUS earned their first title in front of Jörg Steiner/Michael Gloor SUI grasping Silver. On rank 3 followed the mixed team Elena Jentsch/Daniel Brown GER.
The final ranking list and the daily news.
Friday, January 11, 2019   

Optimist - Team Race - Monaco MON - Day 1, with Team USA on 2nd

 Optimist - Team Race - Monaco MON - Day 1, with Team USA on 2nd The 2019 Optimist Team Race began yesterday on Monaco Harbour in light winds with 16 teams from 16 nations and 4 contintents having sailed 4 to 5 duels. The host team from the YC Monaco was the only one to win all five matches. The Royal Swedish YC, the Helsingfors SK and the Team USA follow behind with 4 wins each.
The results and the event website.
Friday, January 11, 2019   

12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Day 6

 12-Foot-Skiff - Interdominions 2019 - Sydney AUS - Day 6 After yesterday's lay day, the 12-Footer Interdominions Regatta will be in the crucial phase as from today. No results have yet been posted re the two races on program, but as the the situation is very close, the final outcome will only be known after the last race of the Championship anyhow.
Nick Press/Andrew Hay AUS are leading 3 points head of Brett Hobson/Jeremy Jones AUS. The ranking list.
 
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