responsive nav

Top News

Top News – Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 3 - Justin Callahan USA 14th

 Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 3 - Justin Callahan USA 14th Light winds with a big swell and currents prevailed on the third day of the Optimist World Championship 2016 in the South of Portugal, and the four Groups completed two races each. Max Wallenberg SUI remained on top overall with the day ranks 3 and 9, but Daniel Hung SIN on the 2nd place is only one point, Daniel Videla ARG as 3rd 2 points behind the Swiss. The best ranked North Americans are Justin Callaghan USA on 14th, Rodgers Zane USA on 16th, Thomas Hall USA on 28th, Samuel Bruce USA on 38th, Sebastian Riquelme MEX on 55th, Iker Loza Ramirez MEX on 61st and Eric Omielan CAN on 139th.
The results and the reports.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (Image © Suellen Hurling)

18-Footer - Mark Foy Trophy - Auckland NZL - Day 2, Howie Hamlin USA 5th

 18-Footer - Mark Foy Trophy - Auckland NZL - Day 2, Howie Hamlin USA 5th Perfect skiff conditions with a 12-15 kn breeze prevailed on the second day of the Mark-Foy-Trophy in Auckland and another three races have been completed. 'Yamaha' with David McDiarmid NZL replaced the leading 'Thurlow Fischer Lawyers' (Michael Coxon AUS) on top with two race wins. 'Smeg' (Micah Lane AUS) on rank 3 is already 10 points behind. Howie Hamlin USA is 5th.
The results and the news with video.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   

Match Racing - Womens International Match Racing - Helsinki FIN - Day 1

 Match Racing - Womens International Match Racing - Helsinki FIN - Day 1 Sun and a 10-12 kn wind prevailed yesterday in Helsinki during the first Round Robin races of Act 1 of the Womens International Match Racing Series. Five matches have been completed and Camilla Ulrikkeholm DEN is the only undefeated with a 5-0 score. With 4-1 follow Renée Groenveld NED, Pauline Courtois FRA, Caroline Sylvan SWE and Anna Östling SWE. The news with results.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   

The World Sailing Show - June 2016

 The World Sailing Show - June 2016 Yesterday, World Sailing published the June edition of the World Sailing Show video with the highlights of the June regattas.
 
Top News – Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2, Sam Bruce USA 15th

 Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2, Sam Bruce USA 15th The Optimist World Championship 2016 continued yesterday with two races for three of the four Groups. Only the Green-Fleet completed only one race. The overall rankings consider therefore only the first race of the day, where Max Wallenberg SUI finished 4th and defended the overall lead. Winning the second race of the day, his first position will be uncontested, but only one points behind are Muhammad Fauzi Kaman Shah MAS and Daniel Hung SIN tied on rank 2. The best ranked North Americans are Samuel Bruce USA on rank 15, Rodgers Zane USA on 23rd, Sebastian Riquelme MEX on 25th, Thomas Hall USA on 27th, Justin Callaghan USA on 34th, Iker Loza Ramirez MEX on 57th and Eric Omielan CAN on 121st.
The ranking list and the event website.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016   (Image © Suellen Hurling)

18-Footer - Mark Foy Trophy - Auckland NZL - Day 1

 18-Footer - Mark Foy Trophy - Auckland NZL - Day 1 Since yesterday, the Mark Foy-Trophy in Auckland NZL, the most important 18-footer regatta outside Australia, has been underway with three races sailed. Michael Coxon AUS and his 'Thurlow Fisher Lawyers' team have taken the lead with two bullets.
The news.
 
Top News – Monday, June 27, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 1 - Max Wallenberg SUI first leader ! Good USA results.

 Optimist - World Championship 2016 - Vilamoura POR - Day 1 - Max Wallenberg SUI first leader ! Good USA results. The Optimist World Championship 2015 began yesterday in southern Portugal with 255 participants from 58 nations and 5 continents, once more one of the biggest international sports events ! The fleet, split in four Groups, completed two races each.
Winning both heats in his Group, Max Wallenberg SUI has taken the overall lead ahead of Roko Mohr GER (3/1) and Adrian Surroca GER (1/4), as the leader Wallenberg member of the Societe Nautique of Geneva (two times America's Cup winner) Optimist Squad !
Excellent first day for the USA Optimist Team with Samuel Bruce on rank 18, Thomas Hall on 19, Rodgers Zane on 21st and Justin Callaghan on 27th. Iker Loza Ramirez MEX is 57th, Eric Omielan CAN 127th.
The ranking list and the event website.
Racing can be followed daily live over GPS-Tracking.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

470 - Junior World Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Final results

 470 - Junior World Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Final results The 470 Junior World Championship in Kiel ended yesterday with the Medal Races.
Keiju Okada/Naoya Kimura JPN grasped the title in the 470 men with an attack on the final downwind leg to the finish. David and Alex Charles ESP as Medal Race winner remained only 3 points behind the Japanese on rank 2. Bronze went to Japan as well .... the Olympics 2020 will be in Japan .... with Taichi Takayama/Akira Takayanagi JPN removing the defending Champions Pirouelle/Sipan FRA from the podium.
Superior winners in the 470 women are Silvia Depares/Paula Martin ESP with a 22 points' advantage on Marina Lefort/Lara Granier FRA who had the upper hand on Maria Bozi/Rafailina Klonaridou GRE in the duel for Silver and Bronze. Frederike Loewe/Anna Markfort GER on 4th missed the podium by 2 points only.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Bénéteau Figaro - La Solitaire - Cowes GBR - Leg 2 - Day 1

 Bénéteau Figaro - La Solitaire - Cowes GBR - Leg 2 - Day 1 Yesterday, the start to the 2nd leg of the 'Solitaire du Figaro' was given in Cowes GBR, leading over 440 miles via the Runnel Stone at the south-west point of England across Biscay Bay to Cape Finisterre on the north-west point of Spain and on to the port of call Paimpol ESP. The closely packed fleet was sailing upwind this morning in an 18 kn wind near the English South Coast direction West. Gildas Morvan FRA was in the lead this morning 0,7 miles ahead of Yoann Richomme FRA and 1,1 miles is the backlog of Charlie Dalin FRA on rank 3.
The race tracker, the news and the
videos
.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

J/70 - European Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Final results

 J/70 - European Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Final results The J/70 European Championship on Kiel Bay ended yesterday with a surprise winner, as Silvia Rossi ITA, having started sailing three years ago, grasped the title thanks to a perfect experienced crew and a row of top results. Even three race wins by Stefano Roberti MON in the last races yesterday were not good enough to catch the leading Italian women. Bronze went to Gonzalo Araujo ESP. 91 participants. The final ranking list and the report.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Final results, Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA first in the 420s

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Final results, Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA first in the 420s Yesterday, Part II of the Medal Races ended with the Medal Races.
Undefeated for four years in the 49ers, Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL have added another victory to their palmares. In absence of the top teams, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER grasped rank 1 in the 49ersFX. The superior winners in the 470s - men and women sailing in one fleet for lack of participants - were Ferdinand Gerz/Oliver Szymanski GER. In the Finns, Philipp Kasueske GER finished first ahead of Ivan Kljakovic CRO and Peter Kohlhoff/Carolina Werner GER won in the small 6-boats' Nacra 17 fleet.
In addition to the Olympic Classes, a number of international classes sailed in Part II as well. As always, the 420s were present with an impressive international 162 boats' fleet. Winners after 9 heats were Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA ahead of Jan and Lea Borbet GER. Italians dominated the Melges 24 with Andrea Pozzi ITA 1st and Andrea Rachelli ITA 2nd.
All other ranking lists and the reports.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Laser - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Final results

 Laser - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Final results The two Laser Classes concluded the 2016 Kiel Week with the Medal Races yesterday.
The German Olympian Philipp Buhl GER dominated the Lasers Standard with a considerable advantage on Giovanni Coccoluto ITA and Sergei Komissarov RUS. Finishing last in the Medal Race, Tiril Hardtved-Bue NOR kept nevertheless rank 1 in the Lasers Radial ahead of Monika Mikkola FIN and Svenja Weger GER.
All ranking lists and the reports.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3 - Cardiff GBR - Final results, Morgan Larson USA 1st and overall Series leader

 GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3 - Cardiff GBR - Final results, Morgan Larson USA 1st and overall Series leader An excellent last day at Act 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff with the ranks 2/1/2/2 was not enough for Roman Hagara AUT and his 'Red Bull Sailing Team' to replace the dominating Morgan Larson USA with his 'Oman Air' team on top. The Omanis celebrated their second event win after Act 1 in Oman with a 6 points' advantage on the Austrians. Jes Gram-Hansen DEN finished with his best result of the season occupying rank 3 overall 4 points ahead of Arnaud Psarofaghis SUI on 'Alinghi'.
The report with results.
'Oman Air' extended her lead in the overall rankings on 3 points. 'Red Bull' on rank 2 is 2 points ahead of 'Alinghi' on 3rd. The event website.
Monday, June 27, 2016   (Image © Andrea Pisapia)

M32-Catamaran - Mediterranean Series - Act 1 - Porto Venere ITA - Final results

 M32-Catamaran - Mediterranean Series - Act 1 - Porto Venere ITA - Final results Apparently, there was no sailing on the last day of Round 1 of the M32 catamaran Mediterranean Sailing Series in Porto Venere ITA, as no result information has been communicated. Therefore, Richard Davies SUI (with Chris Rast SUI and Manuel Modena ITA) finished first in their intial race in the M32 class. Riccardo Simoneschi ITA - a newcomer as well - and Guido Miani MON occupy the ranks 2 and 3.
The ranking list and the event website.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Finn - Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 - Thunersee YC - Final results

 Finn - Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 - Thunersee YC - Final results The variable weather affected the 2015 Finn Swiss Championship on Lake Thoune, as only on the first day, the well-known thermal breeze was present. Yesterday too, the wind was not solid enough to start more races, but nevertheless, the Championship is valid with 4 races completed.
Finn Swiss Champion with the brilliant ranks 1/2/3/1 is the youngest sailor in the fleet Nils Theuninck CNP/GYC, member of the Swiss Laser Team, in his second Finn regatta. The most cited favorite Michael Maier CZE - four times Olympian and America's Cup crew - is 2nd, the local favorite Christoph Burger SUI/TYC is 3rd. 81 participants from 7 nations were present.
The final ranking list and the report.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

Tornado - European Championship 2016 - Cesenatico ITA - Final results - Bronze für Steiner/Steiner SUI

 :
The Tornado European Championship 2016 off the Italian Adriatic Coast, mostly sailed in light winds, ended yesterday with two races. In the duel for the title, Nikolas Mavros/Alexandros Tagaropoulos GRE had the upper hand on Maria Tsaosidou/Marc Baier GER with a 6 points' advantage. The fight for Bronze went in favour of Marcel and Jörg Steiner SUI as best of the day (1/3) grasping Bronze ahead of Dietmar and Silvia Salzmann AUT now on 4th. Laurent Béguelin/Frédéric Mottier SUI finished the Championship on rank 15 among the 25 teams. The ranking list and the event website with videos.
Monday, June 27, 2016   

6mJI, 8mJI, Traditions - Classic Sailing Week - SN Genève - Final Results

The SN Geneva Classic Week began last Friday and until Sunday, all three classes completed 7 race each.
Nicolas Berthoud SNG won in the 6 mIJ ahead of Philippe Durr CNV on 'Astrée'. The best 8 mIJ was 'Carron II' of Angelo Mazzarella ITA ahead of 'Catina' with Fred Meyer. Winner in the Traditions was 'Frelon 1920' with Philippe Kolly ahead of 'Endrick' with Benoit de Gorski.
All ranking lists and the event website.
 
Top News – Sunday, June 26, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016   

470 - Junior World Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Day 4

Yesterday, the last Final Series races were sailed at the 470 Junior Worlds in Kiel leading to today's Medal Races, and in both fleets, a preliminary decision seems to have been made.
In the 470 men, Keiju Okada/Naoja Kimura JPN extended their lead on 11 points as the first challengers Winkel/Cipra GER dropped back after a premature start and a disqualification. New on rank 2 are now Pirouelle/Sipan FRA, Charles/Charles ESP follow on rank 3.
In the 470 women, the advantage of Silvia Depares/Paula Martin ESP before the Medal Race is 14 points. Lefort/Granier FRA and Bozi/Klonaridou GRE only one point behind will fight for Silver and Bronze.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, June 26, 2016   

J/70 - European Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Day 3

Light and variable winds prevailed on the third day of the J/70 Europeans in Kiel, and the first race went underway after a series of general recalls only. One third of the big fleet were finally disqualified for preliminary start infringements. The leading Claudia Rossi ITA and her team extended the advantage on 5 points. Edoardo Lupi ITA and Charlie Esse GBR, another 14 points back, follow on the rank 2 and 3.
The results and the report.
Sunday, June 26, 2016   

GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3 - Cardiff GBR - Day 3

Fresh winds prevailed on day 3 of the Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff. 'Oman Air' with Morgan Larson USA won 4 of the 8 races and extended her lead on 17 points before the last races today. The ranks 2 to 5 are separated by 5 points only and today's race - the final one with double points - will be crucial for the final outcome behind the clearly leading Larson. For the moment, 'SAP Extreme Sailing Team' with Jes-Gram Hansen DEN stays on rank 2 one points ahead of the 'Red Bull Sailing Team' with Roman Hagara AUT. The GC32 newcomer Taylor Canfield ISV ('Team China') and 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghis SUI follow on the ranks 4 and 5.
The report with results. Today, racing can again be followed live on the Internet.
 
Top News – Saturday, June 25, 2016
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

49er - Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI selected for Rio !

 49er - Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI selected for Rio ! With Sweden rejecting the 49er Olympic berth and Canada not confirming the reallocated place (see World Sailing Rio Nations' Table ), the World Sailing tripartite commission allotted the unused Nations‘ place according to the World Sailing Qualification System to Switzerland. Swiss Olympic positively responded to the Swiss Sailing request and selected the young Geneva 49er team Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI for the Rio Olympics based on the Newcomer-Rule in the Swiss Sailing Selection Rules. In light winds, Schneiter/Cujean delivered some remarkable race results and they have now the opportunity to sail in Rio without pressure among the 20 best nations’ 49er teams, and gain experience in view of the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Japan.
The communiqué of the Swiss Sailing Team.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   (Image © JNBImages.co.uk.jpg)

A-Cat - World Championship 2016 - Medemblik NED - Final results

 A-Cat - World Championship 2016 - Medemblik NED - Final results The A-Cat World Championship on the Ijssel-Meer ended yesterday with two races. The outstanding Mischa Heemskerk NED won the first heat and could stay ashore afterwards having collected 7 bullets in 8 races ! No change on the podium with Darren Bundock AUS and Steve Brewin AUS earning Silver and Bronze. The best woman Carolijn Brouwer NED - ISAF World Sailor of the Year 1998, multiple World Champion in different classes and 'Team Magenta' Volvo Round-the-World racer - is 14th in her first international regatta on the A-Cat. Marcin Badzio POL on the 23rd place is the best non-foiler.
The Goldfleet results and the event facebook page.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

470 - Junior World Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Day 3

 470 - Junior World Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Day 3 The 470 Junior Worlds continued yesterday with the first Final races on the inshore course just outside the Kiel Harbour. The men sailed two, the women one race in variable winds.
Leader change in the 470 men where Okada/Kimura JPN replaced Winkel/Cipra GER on top. Charles/Charles ESP and Pirouelle/Sipan FRA follow at equal points on the ranks 3 and 4. Three races are still on the program and with the small points gaps between the teams, everything is possible.
Silvia Depares/Paula Martin ESP defended her first position in the 470 women with a 6 points' lead on Bozi/Klonaridou GRE. New on rank 3 are Lefort/Granier FRA at equal points with Loewe/Markfort GER on 4th.
All results and the daily news.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

J/70 - European Championship 2016 - Kiel GER - Day 2

The J/70 Europeans in Kiel continued yesterday with two races sailed in a light wind. Winning a race, Claudio Rossi ITA and his team are new on top of the overall rankings at equal points with Stefano Roberti MON and Edoardo Lupi ITA. Best of the day was Stefan Seger SUI and his RCO team finishing twice on 3rd and moving up on rank 8 overall.
The results and the daily news.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

Moth - European Championship 2016 - Maubuisson FRA - Final results

The Moth World Championship on Lac d'Hourtin near Bordeaux ended yesterday with another four races. Michael Lennon GBR clearly defended his first place and grasped the title with a 10 points' advantage on Chris Rashley GBR. Ben Paton GBR completed the triple British podium. The results and the event facebook page.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 3

Racing was difficult for all classes in the prevailing light winds on Kiel Bay.
Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL remained on top of the 49ers ahead of Warrer/Lübeck DEN and Kostov/Cupac CRO as first challengers. Inspite of a premature start, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER even extended their lead in the 49ersFX on 22 points. In addition to the Olympic Classes, the Melges 24 started among other International Classes with their Kiel Week. Andrea Pozzi ITA with his team leads ahead of Andrea Rachelli ITA.
The daily news.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series - Act 3 - Cardiff GBR - Day 2

The breeze was up on 25 kn on the second day of the Cardiff Act of the Extreme Sailing Series and six races were completed. The day's best was 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghis SUI winning two heats and advancing on rank 3 overall. 'Oman Air' with Morgan Larson USA was not far behind and defended the first place overall ahead of 'SAP Extreme Sailing Team' with Jes-Gram Hansen DEN on rank 2. The points' gaps are very small and everything in possible during the remaining two regatta days, action guarateed with the sustained fresh breeze off Cardiff.
The report with results. As from 13.30 UTC, racing will be covered live on the Internet.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

Laser - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 3

 Laser - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 3 The light wind conditions on Kiel Bay allowed to sail only one race in the Lasers Radial. Paula Liebig GER extended her lead on Monika Mikkola on 8 points. Victoria Andrulyte lTU advanced on rank 3.
In the Lasers Standard, Philipp Buhl GER leads ahead of Jonathan Vadnai HUN.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

M32-Catamaran - Mediterranean Series - Act 1 - Porto Venere ITA - Day 1

 M32-Catamaran - Mediterranean Series - Act 1 - Porto Venere ITA - Day 1 The first Act of the M32 Mediterranean Sailing Series began yesterday in Porto Venere ITA. Richard Davies SUI (with Chris Rast SUI and Manuel Modena ITA) is the first leader just one point ahead of Guido Miani ITA (tactics Gabriele Benussi ITA). The results and the event website.
Saturday, June 25, 2016   

Tornado - European Championship 2016 - Cesenatico ITA - Day 3

The Tornado European Championship at the Adriatic Sea continued yesterday with two races. Nikolas Mavros/Alexandros Tagaropoulos GRE defended their lead ahead of Maria Tsaosidou GRE/Marc Baier GER and Dietmar and Silvia Salzmann AUT. The ranking lists and the event website.
 
loading content
33###10#0
 
 
loading content