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Top News – Friday, February 21, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020   

Ice-Sailing - DN & Ice-Optimist Junior European & World Championships - Furudal SWE - Final results

 Ice-Sailing - DN & Ice-Optimist Junior European & World Championships - Furudal SWE - Final results The 2020 Junior/Youth Ice Sailing World Champions are Rasmus Mallinn EST in the DN-Juniors und Mateusz Gigielewicz POL in the Ice Optimist. Anielka Graczyk POL follows on rank 2. The results. ----- Rasmus Mallinn EST won also the last European Championship races in the DN Juniors. In the Ice Optimists, Andrias Sepp EST finished first ahead of Maria Konarzewska POL and Amelia Potejka POL. The results. ----- After two windless days, the Championships on Lake Furudal in Sweden - a Northeast European affair - were concluded yesterday and both classes sailed three races for the Worlds and three races for the Europeans title. ----- The event facebook page with videos and the DN North America website .
Friday, February 21, 2020   

Match Racing - Youth Match Race Cup - Auckland NZL - Day 2, a FRA/AUS/NZL trio on top, Parkin USA 5th

 Match Racing - Youth Match Race Cup - Auckland NZL - Day 2, a FRA/AUS/NZL trio on top, Parkin USA 5th With an 11-0 score this Friday morning UTC, Aurélien Pierroz FRA was on top of the 2020 Youth International Match Racing Cup leaderboard ahead of James Hodgson AUS 10-1 and Nick Egnot-Johnson NZL 9-2, with two Round Robin flights left before the Quarter Finals of tomorrow Saturday. Hot stuff ahead as the two matches left for the leader Pierroz will be against Hodgson and Egnot-Johnson ! ----- Jack Parkin USA (Riverside YC) is on rank 5 among the 14 teams. ----- The leaderboard and the report of day one. ----- Racing is from February 20 to 23 in Elliott 7m keelboats. For several of the 14 teams, this event will be a tune-up for the 2020 Youth Match Racing World Championship on February 25-March 1 at the same venue.
 
Top News – Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - new record for IDEC

 Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - new record for IDEC The final night of this incredible record as they neared the Eastern coast of England, was full of dangers. Francis slowed down preferring to wait for the first light of day to tackle the final, tricky miles. After many hours tacking into the wind in the Thames – around sixty changes of tack – 'IDEC' of Francis Joyon FRA and his team finally made it to London to grasp the Tea Route crossing the finish line under the Queen Elizabeth II bridge. The new record is now 31 days and 23 hours. The average speed for the 15'900 miles was 20,6kn zurück. ----- The race tracker with all data and the final report.
 
Top News – Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - new record for IDEC

 Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - new record for IDEC This Wednesday morning at 7h UTC, Francis Joyon FRA and his team on their 100-foot trimaran 'IDEC' have crossed the the finish line of the Hongkong to London Tea Route in the new record time of 31 days and 23 hours for the 13'000 mile course. The previous record of the 70-foot trimaran 'Maserati' of Giovanni Soldini ITA has been improved by almost five days. ----- The race tracker and the news.
 
Top News – Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 31 - On track to arrive by midnight

 Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 31 - On track to arrive by midnight Rough westwind conditions are prevailing on the Atlantic Ocean during the final approach to London. Nevertheless, the Maxi-Trimaran 'IDEC' continued to progress at high speeds covering 608nm in the last 24 hours, extending the lead on the record to 978nm. With 435nm left this morning UTC, Francis Joyon FRA and his team are on track to finish the record attempt around midnight today. ----- The race tracker and the daily news.
 
Top News – Monday, February 17, 2020
Monday, February 17, 2020   

Optimist - Vila de Palamos Trophy - Palamos ESP - Final results, no races, too much wind, 17 USA boats in the 565 fleet

 Optimist - Vila de Palamos Trophy - Palamos ESP - Final results, no races, too much wind, 17 USA boats in the 565 fleet Again no luck for the over 500 Optimist sailors at the Costa Brava ! After two windless days, a wind over 30kn kept the girls and boys ashore on the final day of the Palamos Trophy. The ranking list of day one with 3 race becomes therefore final. Carl Krause GER and Caspar Ilgenstein GER are on the top positions with Marc Mesquida ESP completing the podium on rank 3. Maayan Shemesh ISR, 7th overall, is the best girl. The two sailors among the 17 USA participants finishing in the top-100 of the huge 565 boat fleet are Fynn Olsen (MYC) on rank 47 and Pierce Olsen (MYC) as 83rd. ----- The ranking list, the news and the video of the final day.
Monday, February 17, 2020   

29er - Eurocup 2020 - Act 1 - El Balis ESP - Final results, Baker/Misseroni USA 2nd

 29er - Eurocup 2020 - Act 1 - El Balis ESP - Final results, Baker/Misseroni USA 2nd Yesterday, the first Act of the 2020 29er Europacup was concluded in El Balis ESP. 89 teams sailed 13 races in four days with the mixed-team Freya Black/Fin Armstrong GBR winning 8 races in their group and finishing clearly on rank one ahead of Stephan Baker/Marco Misseroni USA 2nd and Tanguy Le Goff/Youen Bertin FRA 3rd. ----- The results and the news.
Monday, February 17, 2020   

Various classes - 2020 NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg, FL, Day 3, Final results

 Various classes - 2020 NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg, FL, Day 3, Final results The first of five events of the 2020 NOOD Regatta Series has been concluded yesterday in St. Petersburg, FL. No change on top of the ranking lists after seven races of the 40 A-Cats, split half-and-half in foiling and classic multihull fleets, with Bruce Mahoney, La Porte, TX, dominating the foilers and OH Rodgers, Thonotosassa, FL, on top of the classics. Rank one in the 23 boat Lightning fleet went to David Starck, Amherst, NY, and his team. The winner among the 15 Melges 24 was Peter Duncan, Rye, NY, and first in the J/70s with 17 boats was David Jannett, Miami Beach, FL, with his team. ----- The ranking lists after 7 races of all 13 classes competing. ----- The next NOOD event will be in San Diego, CA, March 20 – 22, 2020.
Monday, February 17, 2020   

Finn - Semaine Internationale - Cannes FRA - Start today with 48 boats from 13 nations

 Finn - Semaine Internationale - Cannes FRA - Start today with 48 boats from 13 nations The traditional season opening of the Finn Class will be the Cannes International Regatta in the South of France. 48 participants from 13 nations (among them Japan) are on the entry list. Favorites are sailors actively racing in the Olympic circuit such as Milan Vujasinovic CRO or Fabien Pic FRA. ----- The event website.
Monday, February 17, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 30, ETA tomorrow night

 Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 30, ETA tomorrow night With 625nm in 24 hours and and average speed of 26kn (48 km/h), the Trimaran 'IDEC' is now finally again racing at optimum speeds. 1070nm to London were left this morning UTC and Francis Joyon FRA and his team are expected to cross the finish line is under the Queen-Elizabeth II-Bridge in downtown London in the night of Tuesday to Wednesday in a new record time. ----- The race tracker and the news.
 
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