International – Saturday, August 19, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Final results, Charlotte Roe USA 3rd

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Final results, Charlotte Roe USA 3rd Fresh winds prevailed also on the final day of the Laser Radial Youth World Championship on the Ijssell-Meer during the last two races. With the second dirscard activated, the rankings change considerably.
Gold in the Boys went to Dimitris Papadimitriou GRE with rank 1 and 2 yesterday and a 27 points advantage overall with the second discard. Matias Dietrich ARG defended rank 2 by a small margin on Nicholas Bezy HKG new on the 3rd place. Josh Armit NZL with the same number of points had to content himself with rank 4, but he earned Gold in the U17-classification. Zac Littlewood AUS and Nico Naujock GER completed the U17 podium.
Gold for Hannah Anderssohn GER in the Girls' rankings 2 points ahead of Dolores Moreira Fraschini URU and Charlotte Rose USA, best of the day with the ranks 1 and 2, up on rank 3.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Saturday, August 19, 2017   (Image © James Robinson Taylor)

8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 5, McLaughlin CAN 4th

 8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 5, McLaughlin CAN 4th Two races were held yesterday after the lay day and both heats were won by Avia Willment GBR. She is the only participant in the category 'Modern' with a boat built in 2014. The situation in the 'Sira category' (built in 1960 or earlier), Werner Deuring AUT, second overall, remains on top, but Lars Ingeberg NOR, the Olympia medalist Terry McLaughlin CAN and HM King Harald of Noray are not far behind.
The ranking list and the daily news.
International – Friday, August 18, 2017
Friday, August 18, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 5, Charlotte Rose USA up on 4th

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 5, Charlotte Rose USA up on 4th Weather change in the Netherlands for the Final Series races with rain and a fresher 12 - 15 kn wind causing a number of changes in the overall rankings.
Guido Galinaro ITA, the solid leader in the Boys fleet so far finished 34th and 31st and descended on rank 3. Matias Dietrich ARG is now on top but the day's best (5/1) Yoshihiro Suzuki JPN is only one point behind. At equal points with Galinaro ITA follow Josh Armit NZL and Dimitris Papadimitriou GRE on the ranks 4 and 5. Joseph Hou USA kist 8 ranks in the fresher wind and is now as best of the 3 USA men on rank 20. Liam Bruce CAN 61st.
First in the Girls is now Hannah Anderssohn GER 3 points ahead of Dolores Moreira-Fraschini URU. Julia Büsselberg GER descended on rank 3. With the ranks 1 and 2, Charlotte Rose USA moved up on rank 4.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, August 18, 2017   

A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Final results

 A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Final results The Polish A-Cat Championship in Sopot POL ended yesterday with two races sailed in moderate winds. On Monday, the World Championship will begin at the same venue.
The domination of the Polish cracks during the first two days ended yesterday as Manuel Calavia ESP won both heats and earned Gold ahead fo Jakub Surowiec POL Silver and Tymoteusz Bendyk POL Bronze.
The ranking list and the event website.
The World Championship begins on Monday and additional top sailors will join the competition such as the America's Cup winner and 8-fold A-Cat World Champion Glen Ashby AUS.
Friday, August 18, 2017   (Image © Elena Razina)

Drachen - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 3

 Drachen - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 3 The difficult weather pattern over Switzerland remained also on day 3 of the Dragon European Championship. This time, the morning wind from the Alps was missing, and in the afternoon, the thermal breeze filled in light only and late, allowing to sail just one race.
Markus Brennecke GER (with Jochen Schümann GER) were the winners taking the overall lead after two races. Anatoly Loginov RUS advanced on rank 2. Pedro Andrade POR, winner of the first race, is now 3rd.
The ranking list.
Friday, August 18, 2017   (Image © James Robinson Taylor)

8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 4, McLaughlin CAN 5th

 8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 4,  McLaughlin CAN 5th It was lay day at the 8mIJ World Championship in Hankö NOR. Today and tomorrow are the crucial days for the final outcome of the Championship. After 6 races, Avia Willment GBR leads ahead of Werner Deuring AUT and Lars Ingeberg NOR. McLaughlin CAN on rank 5 is the only North American racing.
The ranking list.
International – Thursday, August 17, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 4, 7 NorAms quaslified for the Goldfleet

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 4, 7 NorAms quaslified for the Goldfleet The Qualification Series at the Laser Radial Worlds on the Ijsselmeer were concluded yesterday with three races per fleet sailed in sun an moderate winds from 8 to 12 kn.
Guido Gallinaro ITA keeps on dominating the men's fleet winning 6 of the 7 races sailed so far in his Group and his advantage on Matias Dietrich ARG is now 16 points. Only one point further behind follows Grégoire Peverelli SUI (ranks 1/2 yesterday). Joseph Hou USA is 12th as best of the 3 USA men qualified for the Goldfleet. Liam Bruce CN 60th is the only Canadian in the top fleet. .
In the women's fleet, Julia Büsselberg GER is on top one point ahead of Hannah Anderssohn GER. The Olympian Dolores Moreira URU follows on rank 3 with a 4 points' backlog. Charlotte Rose USA on 8th is the best of 3 USA women qualified for the Goldfleet.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, August 17, 2017   

A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Day 2

 A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Day 2 Only one race could be sailed yesterday in light winds and Tymoteusz Cierzan POL was the winner moving up on rank 7 overall. Jakub Surowiec POL stayed on rank 1 ahead of Jacek Noetzel POL new on rank 2. Bob Baier GER finished 2nd yesterday and advanced on the 4th place as best non Polish. The defending World Champion Mischa Heemskerk NED follows on rank 6.
The ranking list, the event facebook page and the video of the day.
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (Image © Elena Razina)

Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 2

 Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 2 The Lake Thoune afternoon thermal breeze did not fill in yesterday as well and only one race could be completed in a moderate down-valley wind in the morning. Going on the right side in the first upwind decided the race in favour of Pedro Andrade POR and his team. Markus Brennecke GER (with Jochen Schümann GER) followed on rank 2. Igor Goikhberg RUS finished 3rd. The best Swiss was Garlef Baum SUI on his local waters on rank 8.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Live-Tracking beginning at 8.30 PM.
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (Image © James Robinson Taylor)

8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 3, McLaughlin CAN now 5th

 8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 3, McLaughlin CAN now 5th Three races were sailed yesterday in moderate winds and Avia Willment GBR on her new 8mIJ sailing in the 'Modern' category dominated the fleet with three bullets. Werner Deuring AUT on rank 2 is first in the SIRA category. Terry McLaughlin CAN had a medium day (twice rank 10) and dropped on rank 5 just behind HM King Harald of Norway.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Thursday, August 17, 2017   

Victor Kovalenko UKR/AUS - Mr. Medal Maker - the Biography

 Victor Kovalenko UKR/AUS - Mr. Medal Maker - the Biography Victor Kovalenko became famous as the Ukrainian 470 coach. He left his country to become coach of the Swiss 470s in the years 1995/96 before he went to Australia as Coach and Director of the most successful Australian Sailing Team. His athletes earned in total 10 Olympic Medals and 17 World Champions' titles. Now, his biography has been published telling about his almost 40 years of professional coaching and unveiling his philosophy. Very interesting to read this book !
International – Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 3

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 3 The 380 participants in the Laser Radial Youth Worlds waited in vain for wind on the Ijsselmeer NED and a start attempt was all yesterday.
After four completed races, the leader in the Boys is Guido Gallinaro ITA. Grégoire Peverelli SUI is on the excellent 4th place. In the Girls, Julia Büsselberg GER and Kim Pletikos SLO share the lead.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   

A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Day 1

 A-Cat - Polish National Championship 2017 - Sopot POL - Day 1 Yesterday began the Polish A-Cat Championship in Sopot POL, the tune-up race for the A-Cat World Championship 2017 beginning on the coming weekend. A high-class fleet is therefore racing already now in this high-tech Class that has made big development steps with the foiling technology in the last years.
Two races were held yesterday and the local helmsmen dominted, as they did during the past months already. Jakup Surowiec POL leads ahead of Maciek Zarnowski POL and Jacek Noetzel POL. Manuel Calavia ESP, Steve Brewin AUS (with a race win) and Darren Bundock AUS follow on the ranks 4 to 6.
The ranking list, the video of the day and the official preview.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017   

Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 1

 Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - Day 1 Very light and circling winds before an upcoming thunderstorm front did not allow to race yesterday at the Dragon European Championship on Lake Thoune and the 67 teams from 14 nations were back in the harbour without results by the end of the afternoon. The news.
The first start today has been scheduled for 7.30h UTC to benefit from the morning down-valley thermal breeze. Racing can be followed over GPS-tracking.
International – Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 2, with USA and CAN delegatons

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 2, with USA and CAN delegatons Sun and moderate winds around 10 kn prevailed again on day two of the Laser Radial Youth Worlds on the Ijsselmeer and the fleets held two races each.
Guido Gallinaro ITA won both heats of his Group in the Boys' fleet taking the overall lead. Matias Dietrich ARG and Caelin Winchcombe AUS follow tied 4 points behind on the ranks 2 and 3. As 2nd-best of the day (ranks 2/1), Grégoire Peverelli SUI moved up on rank 4 at equal points with Maor Ben Harosh ISR. First in the U17-rankings is Josh Armit NZL 4 points ahead of Gauthier Verhulst SUI on the 2nd place. Chase Carraway USA is 21st, Norman Struthers CAN 42nd.
In the Girls, the new leader is Julia Büsselberg GER with the day ranks 1 and 2 at equal points with Kim Pletikos SLO. Matilda Nicholls GBR follows 3 points back on rank 3 and leads in the U17-rankings. Lillian Myers USA is 16th.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   

Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - first races today

 Dragon - European Championship 2017 - Thun SUI - first races today The first race of the Dragon European Championship will be started at 13 hrs UTC on Lake Thoune SUI. After the rainy Swiss Championship during the past week, sunny days have been forecast and the legendary thermal breeze shall hopefully be part of the competition.
64 teams from 11 nations are on the entry list. In addition to Dimitri Samokhin RUS, dominator of the Swiss Championship last week, the other Russian teams, some elite German teams as well as sailing under the UAE flag the former 470 Olympic Champion Jewgenij Braslavets UKR and Henrik Witzmann GER are the favorites for the podium. Among the prominent names present is also Jochen Schümann GER, ex-Alinghi and threefold Olympic Medalist.
The event website.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   

8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 1, McLaughlin CAN 4th

 8mJI - World Championship 2017 - Hanko NOR - Day 1, McLaughlin CAN 4th The 8mIJ World Championship began yesterday in Hankö NOR in moderate winds with 28 teams from 9 nations and 3 continents. Two races were completed and the first leader is Werner Deuring AUT with the ranks 1 and 2. Avia Willment GBR and Lars Ingeberg NOR are the first challengers. Terry McLaughlin CAN is 4th. Well placed is also HM King Harald of Norway on the 5th place.
The Rangliste und der daily news.
As a tune-up race, the 'Régate Annuelle en Mer' of the SN Genéve has been sailed and the winner after 3 races was Avia Willment GBR ahead of Werner Deuring AUT and Lars Ingeberg NOR. The ranking list.
International – Monday, August 14, 2017
Monday, August 14, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Final results, Silver for McNay/Hugues 470 men

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Final results, Silver for McNay/Hugues 470 men On the final day of the test event for the 2018 Olympic Classes World Championship in Aarhus DEN where the majority of nations' 2020 Olympic berths will be allotted, the Medal Races of the 470s, the Lasers and the Finns were on the program. The gusty 15 kn wind from the shore made racing challenging.
With a 6th place in the Medal Race, Deniz and Ates Cinar TUR defended rank 1 in the 470 men. Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA finished 2nd and Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA 3rd. In the 470 women, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI - finishing only 8th in the Medal Race, just saved one point of their big advantage leaving the World Champions Agnieszka Skrzypulec/Irmina Mrozek POL on rank 2. Tina Mrak/Veronika Macarol SLO advanced on rank 3.
No change on the podium in the Finns: Nicholas Heiner NED won ahead of Zsombor Beresz HUN and Tapio Nirkko FIN. Only 8th in the double-points Medal Race, Tom Ramshaw CAN dropped on rank 6 overall.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, August 14, 2017   

Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Final results, Silver Medal for Erika Reineke USA

 Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Final results, Silver Medal for Erika Reineke USA The Aarhuss DEN Olympic Classes Test Event was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races sailed in 15 kn wind from the shore.
Matthew Wearn AUS managed his considerable advantage in the Lasers Standard well and left the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS on rank 2. In the New Zealand duel for the Bronze Medal, Sam Meech NZL replaced Thomas Saunders NZL on the podium with a 4th rank in the last race. No NorAm Lasers in the Medal Race.
No change on top of the Laser Radial and Josefin Olsson SWE finished first ahead of Erika Reineke USA and Tatjana Droszdowskaya BLR. The then-leading Marit Bouwmester NED abandoned the event two days ago as - according to her plan - she returned home to prepare for the World Championship beginning on August 21 in Medemblik.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, August 14, 2017   (Image © Elena Giolai)

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Final results, 420 Silver for Ascencios/Nick Chisari USA

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Final results, 420 Silver for Ascencios/Nick Chisari USA The 420/470 Junior European Championship on Lake Garda ended yesterday with the Medal Races for the 470 men and women as well as additional races for the rest of the fleets.
Maria Bozi/Rafailina Klonaridou GRE defended their first place in the 470 women Medal Race winning the title ahead of Marina Lefort/Lara Granier FRA. Luise und Helena Wanser GER earned Bronze.
In the 470 men, Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro ITA were the premature Champions before the Medal Race already. Hyppolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes FRA won Silver, Bronze went to Maor Abu/Yoav Rooz ISR.
In the 420s, Carlos Balaguer/Antoni Massanet ESP were the superior winners with a 37 points' lead on Dylan Ascencios/Nick Chisari USA on rank 2. Edoardo Ferraro/Francesco Orlando ITA finished 3rd and earned the European Championship Silver Medal. The 4th-ranked Athanasopoulos/Tassios GRE took the Europeans' Bronze Medal.
All ranking lists, the final report and the videos.
Monday, August 14, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 1

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 1 The Youth Laser Radial World Championship 2017 began yesterday on the Ijsselmeer with two races.
In the Radial men, Caelin Winchcombe AUS, Nicholas Bezy HKG and Matias Dietrich ARG share the lead with the ranks 1 and 3 each. In the U17-rankings, Josh Armit NZL leads ahead of Sofiane Karim FRA.
Lin Pletikos SLO is the sole leader in the Radial women 2 points ahead of Julia Büsselberg GER. Ekaterina Bereza RUS and Annabelle Westerhof NED share rank 3. First in the U-17 Girls' rankings are Matilda Nicholls GBR and Florence Parmentier GER at equal points.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Monday, August 14, 2017   

GC32-Catamaran, Flying Phantom - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 5 - Hamburg GER - Final results

 GC32-Catamaran, Flying Phantom - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 5 - Hamburg GER - Final results On the final day of the Extreme Sailing Series Act 5 in Hamburg, 'Oman Air' with Phil Robertson NZL defended the first place and took at the same time the first place of the Series Overall rankings. 'SAP Extreme Sailing Team' with Adam Minoprio NZL and 'Redbull Sailing Team' with Roman Hagara AUT completed the podium. The former Series leader and 2016 Champion 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghis SUI has sailed her worst result since 2012, a 6th race rank.
The report with results.
Monday, August 14, 2017   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League, Act 1 - St.Petersburg RUS - Final results

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League, Act 1 - St.Petersburg RUS - Final results Act 1 of the Sailing Champions' League was concluded yesterday with 4 races sailed in light winds on the Neva River downtown St-Petersburg RUS.
The Norddeutsche Regatta Verein NRV with Johannes Polgar GER won 3 races and climbed on rank 1 overall. The former leader Frederikshavn SK with Kris Houmann DEN finished on rank 2, the St-Petersburg YC with the Sydney 2000 Russian Olympian Anna Basalkina RUS steering on rank 3.
The results, the final report and the video of the finals day.
Monday, August 14, 2017   

RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Final results

 RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Final results The RC44 World Championship was concluded yesterday with three more races, sailed for the first time in a fresher breeze. 'Team Nika' of Vladimir Prosikhin RUS (tactics Terry Hutchinson USA) defended the first place ahead of 'CEEREF'of Igor Lah SLO (Adrian Stead GBR) and 'Bronenosec' of Vladimir Liubomirov RUS (Cameron Dunn NZL). The results and the final report.
International – Sunday, August 13, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 6, Bronze for Roble/Shea USA in 49erFX, more USA and CAN candidates for Medals today

Yesterday, the first Medal Races were on the program of the Olympic Classes World Championship Test Event in Aahus DEN with an eclat: The Nacra 17 race was cancelled as the manufacturer called the foiling multihulls back due to safety reasons (see report below). The windsurfers and Olympic skiffs sailed their Medal Races in a 15 kn breeze.
First overall after the three final heats of the 49ers were Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT with the ranks 1/2/3 ahead of William Philipps/Sam Philipps AUS and David Gilmour/Joel Turner AUS with Silver and Bronze. Chris Rast/Trevor Burd USA on 4th missed a Medal by 2 points only. In the 49ersFX, Jena Hansen/Katja Salskov DEN were the clear winners in front of Ragna Agerup/Maia Agerup NOR. Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA - with a successful change from matchracing to high-performance sailing - advanced on the podium earning Bronze.
In the RS:X men windsurfers, Louis Giard FRA, 2nd in the Medal Race, replaced the leading Pavel Tarnowski POL on rank 1. Kiran Badloe NED won Bronze. Lilian De Geus NED finished first in the RS:X women windsurfers ahead of Marta Maggetti ITA. Flavia Tartaglini ITA, winner of the Medal Race, moved up on rank 3. Without Medal Race ended the Nacra 17 event and the rankings after the qualifications become final with Lin Ea Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN as winners ahead of Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL and Annette Viborg/Mathias Borreskov DEN. All other classes will sail their Medal Races today.
Deniz Cinar/Ates Cinar TUR had a perfect day in the 470 men and have a 12 points' lead on Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA before the last race today. Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA and David Bargehr/Lukas Mähr AUT follow closely behind on ranks 3 and 4 and will also fight for Silver and Bronze today. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI extended their lead in the 470 women to 7 points on Agnieszka Skrzypulec/Irmina Mrozek POL. Nadine Böhm/Ann-Christin Goliass GER follow another 2 points back on rank 3.
In the Finns, Nicholas Heiner NED has a 7 points advantage on Zsombor Berecz HUN. Piotr Kula POL on 3rd is already 20 points behind. Tom Ramshaw CAN on 4th will fight for Bronze today.
The Laser results follow in the next news text.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- 470 men: Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes USA 3rd
- 49er: Chris Rast7/Trevor Burd USA 4th
- 49erFX: Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA 3rd
- Finn: Tom Ramshaw CAN 4th, Luke Muller USA 21st
- Laser Standard: Robert Davis CAN 11th, Charlie Buckingham 15th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 2nd
- RS:X men: Pedro Pascual USA 27th, Gabriel Verrier-Paquette CAN 39th, Ignacio Berenguer MEX 41st

All ranking lists.
Sunday, August 13, 2017   

Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 6, Erika Reineke USA with chances for Gold today

 Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 6, Erika Reineke USA with chances for Gold today The two Laser fleets terminated the Qualification Series yesterday with two races sailed in a 15 kn breeze.
The leading Marit Bouwmeester NED retired from the competition and in the Lasers Radial, the fight for rank one overall in today's Medal Race will be between Josefin Olsson SWE and Erika Reineke USA - whoever is ahead wins ..... unless Tatjana Droszdovskaja BLR 11 points behind benefits from a down-sailing duel of the leading duo !
In the Lasers Standard, the duel on top seems to be decided in favour of Matthew Wearn AUS who is now 13 points ahead of Tom Burton AUS, who has to defend Silver against Thomas Saunders NZL only two points back. Another 6 points behind follows Sam Meech NZL with chances for a Medal. Charlie Buckingham USA and Robert Davis CAN had a bad day and both lost the Medal Race qualification.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- Laser Standard: Robert Davis CAN 11th, Charlie Buckingham 15th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 2nd

All ranking lists.
Sunday, August 13, 2017   (Image © Elena Giolai)

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 5, Ascencios/Chisari USA still 2nd 420

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 5, Ascencios/Chisari USA still 2nd 420 The 470s finished their Qualifications for the Medal Race and the 420 split in a Gold- and a Silverfleet sailed two more races in an unconstant Ora.
With a 37 points' advantage, Carlos Balaguer/Antoni Massanet ESP will take the 420 title in today's two last races without problems. Dylan Ascencios/Nick Chisari USA on rank 2 have a 10 points advance on the 3rd-ranked Athanasopoulos/Tassios GRE. Ferraro/Orlando ITA 2 points back have also chance for a Medal.
The situation in the two 470 fleets remains open. In the 470 women, the first four teams are separated by 6 points only. Bozi/Klonaridou GRE are 3 points ahead of Wanser/Wanser GER - best of the day yesterday. Bergström/ Karlsson SWE and Lefort/Granier FRA follow closely behind.
In the 470 men, Ferrari/Calabro ITA on top are on the safe side before the Medal Race with a 19 points advantage on Machetti/Dantes FRA. But the fight for Silver and Bronze is still open with Abu/Rooz ISR only 3 points back.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the videos.
Sunday, August 13, 2017   

GC32-Catamaran, Flying Phantom - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 5 - Hamburg GER - Day 3

 GC32-Catamaran, Flying Phantom - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 5 - Hamburg GER - Day 3 Seven races were held on the Elb River in Hamburg yesterday and with two more race wins and two 2nd places, 'Oman Air' with Phil Robertson NZL remained on top. Before the last races today, their lead on the tied duo 'Red Bull Sailing Team' with Roman Hagara AUT and 'SAP Sailing Team' with Adam Minoprio NZL is 8 points. 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghis SUI and 'NZL Racing Team' with Chris Steele NZL have both options on all Medals.
The news with results and the integral video (3 hrs 30 min) of the yesterday.
Sunday, August 13, 2017   (Image © Pedro Martinez)

RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Day 3

 RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Day 3 The RC44 Worlds continued yesterday with 3 races sailed in a 12 kn breeze. Vladimir Prosikhin RUS with his 'Team Nika' and Terry Hutchinson USA as tactician lead with a 15 points' advantage. 'Bronenosec' with Vladimir Liubomirov RUS/Cameron Dunn NZL and 'Team CEEREF' with Igor Lah SLO/Adrian Stead GBR follow at equal poins on rank 2.
The news and the results.
International – Saturday, August 12, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 5, Rast/Burd USA 3rd 49er and Roble/Shea USA 3rd 49erFX, Reineke USA 4th Radial

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 5, Rast/Burd USA 3rd 49er and Roble/Shea USA 3rd 49erFX, Reineke USA 4th Radial The winds were very light on Aarhus Bay yesterday, and in the afternoon only, the Skiffs, Nacra-17 and Finns completed some races.
In the 49ers, the leading boats reduced the points' gaps. William und Sam Philipps AUS are now just one point in front of Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT. As best of the day, Chris Rast/Trevor Burd USA moved up on rank 3. In the 49ersFX, Jena Hansen/Katja Salskov DEN are the premature winners before today's Medal Races with a 29 points' advantage on Ragna and Maia Agerup NOR. Stephanie Roble/Margret Shea USA and Tess Lloyd/Eliza Solly AUS follow at equal points on the ranks 3 and 4.
In the Finns, Nicholas Heiner NED is now only 2 points ahead of Zsombor Beresz HUN. Tapio Nirkko FIN moved up on rank 3. Lin Ea Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN defended their lead in the Nacra 17 3 points ahead of Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL. Annette Viborg/Mathias Borreskov DEN are new on rank 3.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- 470 men: Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes USA 3rd
- 49er: Chris Rast7/Trevor Burd USA 3rd
- 49erFX: Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA 3rd
- Finn: Tom Ramshaw CAN 7th, Luke Muller USA 18th
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 10th,
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 4th
- RS:X men: Gabriel Verrier-Paquette CAN 35th, Pedro Pascual USA 39th, Ignacio Berenguer MEX 42nd

The 470s, Lasers and RS:X windsurfers did not race yesterday. All ranking lists and the daily news.
The 49ers, 49ersFX, Nacra 17 and the two RS:X windsurf fleets sail the Medal Races today beginning at 12h UTC. Here the schedule of the day.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

Laser - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 5, Reineke USA 4th Radial, Buckingham USA 9th Standard, Davis CAN 10th Standard

 Laser - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 5, Reineke USA 4th Radial, Buckingham USA 9th Standard, Davis CAN 10th Standard The wind on Aarhuus Bay was too light yesterday to sail more races in the two Laser fleets. Today beginning at 12h UTC, the last qualification races are on the program. The Medal Races will take place on Sunday.
After 6 races, the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED is the clear leader in the Lasers Radial with an 11 points' lead on Maxime Jonker NED. Josefin Olsson SWE follows on rank 3.
In the Lasers Standard, Matthew Wearn AUS is just one point ahead of the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS. Thomas Saunders NZL follows on rank 3.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 10th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 4th

The ranking lists and the daily news.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 4, Ascencios/Chisari USA now 2nd 420

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 4, Ascencios/Chisari USA now 2nd 420 The 470s could not sail on Thursday due to lack of wind and were therefore called early yesterday to sail a race in the morning Northwind. In the afternoon, all classes sailed the full program in a well-established Ora breeze.
The 420s completed two races and inspite of medium race ranks (14/16), Carlos Balaguer/Antoni Massanet ESP defended their huge lead (21 points). New on rank 2 are now Dylan Ascencios/Nick Chisari USA. On rank 3 follow Edoardo Ferraro/Francesco Orlando ITA.
As best of the day Maria Bozi/Rafailina Klonardiou GRE took the overall lead in the 470 women ahead of Beste Kaynakci/Simay Aslan TUR at equal points. 4 points behind follow Marina Lefort/Lara Granier FRA on 3rd.
In the 470 men, Hyppolite Machetti/Sidoine Dantes FRA lead now one point ahead of Giacomo Ferraro/Giulio Calabro ITA. Ben Hazeldine/Ryan Orr GBR on the 3rd place are already 20 points back.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the videos.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED with USA and CAN teams

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2017 - Medemblik NED with USA and CAN teams The Laser-Radial-Youth World Championship 2017 begins today on the Ijssel-Meer in the Netherlands. 390 participants from 46 nations, 280 Boys and 110 Girls, are present with big delegations from Germany, France and Great Britain. The USA are represented with 6, Canada with 2 boats.
The event website.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Wave - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 6

 Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Wave - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 6 After three days' Youth competitions, the Professionals started with their Wave Contest Single Eliminations on Thursday. Yesterday, the Double Eliminations were on the program. Philipp Köster GER won in the men's category, Iballa Morena ESP in the women's. All details on the PWA website, and - as always in Wave Contests - spectacular videos.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League Act 1 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 1

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League Act 1 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 1 The first Qualification Event of the Champions' League began yesterday on the Newa in the middle of St. Petersburg in a 10 kn wind and a 1 kn current with 6 races. Four teams are in the lead at equal points: Ost Legal Sailing RUS/Vladivostock, St.Petersburg YC RUS, Åländska Segelsällskapet SWE and the CV St.Quentin FRA with 15 points each.
The ranking list and the event website (without additional information).
Saturday, August 12, 2017   (Image © Pedro Martinez)

RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Day 2

 RC44 - World Championship 2017 - Marstrand SWE - Day 2 Light and unconstant winds around 10 kn prevailed on the second day of the RC44 Worlds in Marstrand SWE. Finishing 1/6/3, 'Bronenosec' of Vladimir Liubomirov RUS was the team of the day and advanced on rank 3. 'Nika' with Vladimir Prosikhin RUS and 'CEREEF' with Igor Lah SLO remain on the ranks 1 and 2.
The ranking list and the daily news with the video.
Saturday, August 12, 2017   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Final results - Gold for Puerto Rico, USA boats 9th and 17th

 Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Final results - Gold for Puerto Rico, USA boats 9th and 17th ñith a convincing performance on the final day of the Snipe World Championship, Raul Rios/Mac Agnese PUR earned the Champions' title in La Coruña ESP. Silver and Bronze went to Gustavo del Castillo Palop/Rafael del Castillo Palop ESP and Alexandre Paradeda/Lucas Chilatz BRA. Ernesto Rodriguez/Kathleen Tocke USA are 9th, Augie Diaz/Edoardo Mintzias USA 17th.
The final ranking list and the event website.
International – Friday, August 11, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 3

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 3 The Olympic Classes Championship Test Event continued yesterday according to program again in winds from the shore around 15 kn.
Inspite of a failed race, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI defended the first place in the 470 women thanks to 2nd race rank, and they even extended their lead on 5 points. New on rank 2 are the World Champions Agnieszka Scrzypulec/Irmina Mrozek POL, closely followed by the tied Böhm/Goliass GER and Loewe/Marfort GER. Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA were again the best in the 470 men with the ranks 1 and 4 and are now 5 points in front of McNay/Hughes USA and Cinar/Cinar TUR at equal points on the ranks 2 and 3.
An overthrow happened in the 49ers: New on rank one are jointly Hedström/Hamel SWE and Schmidt/Böhme GER. Fischer/Julien FRA follow 10 points behind on rank 3. Jena Hansen/Katja Salsov DEN extended their lead in the 49ersFX on 19 points. New on rank 2 are Tess Lloyd/Eliza Solly AUS.
In the Finns, the new leader is Nicholas Heiner NED 4 points ahead of Zsombor Berecz HUN on rank 2. Leader change also in the Nacra-17 catamarans with Lin Ea Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN 4 points ahead of Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL. Tita/Banti ITA descended on rank 3.
In the RS:X men windsurfers, Pawel Tarnowski POL remains clearly on top and his advantage on the tied Louis Giard FRA and Kiran Badloe NED is now 12 points. Thanks to 2 race wins, Lilian De Geus NED extended her lead in the RS:X women windsurfers even more and is now 25 points ahead of Marta Magetti ITA.
The Laser results follow in the next news text below.
All ranking lists. The official report was not yet available from World Sailing.
Friday, August 11, 2017   

Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 3, Reineke USA 4th Radial, Buckingham USA 9th Standard

 Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 3, Reineke USA 4th Radial, Buckingham USA 9th Standard The Australian duel on top of the Lasers Standard at the Test Event for the 2018 Olympic Classes World Championship in Arhuus DN continued yesterday. Matthew Wearn AUS replaced Tom Burton AUS on top with a one point's difference only. Thomas Saunders NZL 5 points behind is still ready to take advantage of any mistakes of the leading duo.
The situation on top of the Radials is solid with Marit Bouwmeester NED leading 11 points ahead of Maxime Jonker NED new on rank 2. Josefin Olsson SWE dropped on rank 3.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 10th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 4th

All ranking list.
Friday, August 11, 2017   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 3

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 3 To conclude the qualifications for the Goldfleet, the 109 420 teams had an early wake up call yesterday with a first start at 8 a.m. CET. The Northwind - called Vento or Peler - filled in perfectly with up to 25 kn and two races could be completed.
Carlos Balaguer/Antoni Massanet ESP went on with their perfect series extending their lead on Athanasopoulos/Tassios GRE and Wisokinski/Jankowski POL at equal points to 22 points. Kaiser/Störr GER on rank 4 are only one point further back.
The upcoming rain impeded racing in the afternoon not only for the 420s but also the 470s inactive during the whole day. After 4 races, Kaynakci/Aslan TUR lead in the 470 women, and Ferrari/Calabro ITA in the 470 men.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, August 11, 2017   

Dart 18 - World Championship 2017 - Scharbeutz GER - Day 5

After the lay day, the Dart Worlds on the Baltic Sea continued yesterday with three races. With another three race wins, David and Louis Roberts GBR are already now the premature World Champions. The father-son team Jörg und Arne Gosche GER is on a good path to earn the Silver Medal in the final race. Hervé Le Maux/Joanna Trafford FRA follow on rank 3.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Friday, August 11, 2017   

Match Racing - Women's International Match Racing Series - Lyseskill SWE - Day 2

 Match Racing - Women's International Match Racing Series - Lyseskill SWE - Day 2 Yesterday, the Round Robin of the Women's Matchrace Series was concluded in Sweden and the four best Trine Palludan DEN, Pauline Courtois FRA, Renée Groeneveld NED and Caroline Sylvan SWE qualified directly for the Quarter Finals. The remaining teams will sail the Repechage for the four places left.
The results, the daily news and the video.
International – Thursday, August 10, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 2, McNay/Hughes USA 3rd

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 2, McNay/Hughes USA 3rd The wind around 15 kn was fresher as on day one, but without much influence on the rankings.
Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI defended their first place overall in the 470 women with the day ranks 6 and 2. Fredrike Loewe/Anna Markfort GER and Agnieszka Srzypulec/Irmina Mrozek POL follow tied 4 points behind on the ranks 2 and 3. David Bargehr/Lukas Mähr AUT replaced Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA on the first place of the 470 men. McNay/Hughes USA advanced on rank 3.
In the 49ers, William Philipps/Sam Philipps AUS extended their lead on 12 points on Bildstein/Hussl AUT and Hedström/Hamel SWE. In the 49ersFX, the Olympic medalists Jena Hansen/Katja Salskov DEN remained on top with two race wins. Ragna Agerup/Maia Agerup NOR on the 2nd place are now 8 points back.
In the Finns, the new leader is Zsombor Berecz HUN one point ahead of Arkdij Kistanov RUS. Ruggero Tita/Claudia Banti ITA extended their lead in the Nacra 17 on 6 points. Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin AUS remain on rank 2.
In the windsurfers, Pavel Tarnowski POL leads in the RS:X men 8 points ahead of Louis Giard FRA and Thomas Goyard FRA. Lilian De Geus NED has taken the lead in the RS:X women ahead of Maja Dziarnowska POL.
The Laser results follow in the next news text below.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- 470 men: Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes USA 3rd
- 49er: Chris Rast7/Trevor Burd USA 8th
- 49erFX: Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA 4th
- Finn: Tom Ramshaw CAN 7th, Luke Muller USA 18th
- Laser Standard: Robert Davis CAN 6th, Charlie Buckingham 9th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 4th
- RS:X men: Gabriel Verrier-Paquette CAN 35th, Pedro Pascual USA 39th, Ignacio Berenguer MEX 42nd

All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 2

 Laser - Test-Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 2 The two Laser fleets sailed two races each yesterday in a 15 kn wind with gusts of up to 20 kn.
Tom Burton AUS is now the sole leader in the Lasers Standard with a race win, but Matthew Wearn AUS is only one points back. Thomas Saunders NZL and Philipp Buhl GER remain on the ranks 3 and 4.
In the Radials, Marit Bouwmeester NED extended her lead with the ranks 2 and 4 on 8 points. Josefin Olsson SWE and Maxime Jonker NED are the first persuers.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 27th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 5th

All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 2

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 2 Unconstant conditions prevailed also on the second day of the 420/470 Europeans on Lake Garda, and the Ora was not really well established.
Telis Athanasopoulos/Dimitris Tassios GRE took the overall lead in the 420s ahead of Tom Collyer/Aaron Chatwick GBR, best of the day with the ranks 2/2. On the 3rd place followed Carlos Balaguer/Antoni Massanet ESP.
In the 470 men, the leaders Ferrari/Calabro ITA remain on top one point ahead of Macchetti/Dantes FRA. Hazeldine/Orr GBR are new on rank 3. In the 470 women, Kaynakci/Aslan TUR have taken the lead. The best of the day Wanser/Wanser GER are now 2nd. On rank 3 follow Zanet/Lasery ISR.
All results and the daily news.
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

Dart 18 - World Championship 2017 - Scharbeutz GER - Day 5

 Dart 18 - World Championship 2017 - Scharbeutz GER - Day 5 Yesterday was the lay day for the 83 teams at the Dart Worlds on the Baltic Sea. Today and tomorrow will be the crucial days for the outcome of the Championship. Dave and Louis Roberts GBR are in pole position with a solid 9 points lead on Jörg and Arne Gosche GER but the fight for the medals is still open with four races to go.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Day 4

 Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Day 4 Yesterday, the Snipe World Championship continued in La Coruña with the Final Series split in a Gold- and Silverfleet. Inspite of medium results only, Mário Tinoco/Alexandre Muto BRA remained on top of the Goldfleet rankings but the advantage on the 2nd-ranked Gustavo del Castillo Palop/Rafael del Castillo Palop ESP is only one points. Raul Rios/Mac Agnese PUR are 3rd, Ernesto Rodriguez/Kathleen Tocke USA 11th and Augie Diaz/Edoardo Mintzias USA 14th.
The ranking list and the video.
Thursday, August 10, 2017   

Match Racing - Women's International Match Racing Series - Lyseskil SWE - Day 1

 Match Racing - Women's International Match Racing Series - Lyseskil SWE - Day 1 Round 2 of the Internationalen Women's Matchrace Circuit began two days ago in Sweden. After a first day with little wind only, the full program could be sailed yesterday in sun and moderate winds. Trine Palludan DEN leads in the Round Robin ranking with a 4-0 score. Renée Groenveld NED und Pauline Courtois FRA follow with 3-1 each.
The report with results.
International – Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 1, NorAm's best Erika Reineke USA 5th Laser Radial

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 1, NorAm's best Erika Reineke USA 5th Laser Radial The test event for the Olympic Classes World Championship 2018 in Aarhus DEN began yesteday in moderate winds. All classes completed the full program.
In the 470 women, both races were won by Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI ahead of Böhm/Goliass GER and Skrzypulec/Mrozek POL. In the 470 men, Lukas Bargehr/David Mähr AUT are the first leaders, followed by Peponnet/Mion FRA and Cinar/Cinar TUR.
In the 49ers, William Philipps/Sam Philipps AUS have taken the overall lead with two bullets ahead of Salskov/Nielsen DEN and Fantela/Fantela CRO. Chris Rast/Trevor Burd USA follow on rank 13. First in the 49ersFX are Salskov/Hansen DEN ahead of Bobek/Tengström SWE and Agerup/Agerup NOR.
In the Finns, Jack Lilley AUS won the only race of the day with Zsombor Berecz HUN on 2nd and Alican Kaynar TUR on 3rd. Nacra 17 leaders are the newly-crowned European Champions Ruggero Tita/Claudia Banti ITA ahead of Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL on rank 2.
In the windsurfers, the leaders are Pavel Tarnowski POL in the RS:X men while in the RS:X women, Marta Maggetti ITA, Lilian De Geus NED and Stefania Elfutina RUS share the first place at equal points.
Please find the Laser results in a separate news text below.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- 470 men: Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes USA 8th
- 49er: Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA 9th
- 49erFX: Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA 12th
- Finn: Tom Ramshaw CAN 7th, Luke Muller USA 23rd
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 27th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 5th
- RS:X men: Pedro Pascual USA 33rd, Gabriel Verrier-Paquette CAN 36th, Ignacio Berenguer MEX 39th

All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   

Laser - Olympic Classes Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 1, NorAm's best Erika Reineke USA 5th Laser Radial

 Laser - Olympic Classes Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Day 1, NorAm's best Erika Reineke USA 5th Laser Radial Yesterday, the test event for the Olympic Classes World Championship 2018 began in Aarhus DEN. The Lasers sailed two races in moderate winds.
In the Lasers Radial, the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED finished first twice ahead of Agata Barwinska POL and Maxime Jonker NED. The lead in the Lasers Standard is shared between the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS and Matthew Wearn AUS. On rank 3 follows Thomas Saunders NZL.

The results of the best North Americans by nation:
- Laser Standard: Charlie Buckingham 9th, Robert Davis CAN 27th
- Laser Radial: Erika Reineke USA 5th

All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   (Image © Elena Giolai)

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 1, Asencios/Nick Chisari USA lead in 420s

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Day 1, Asencios/Nick Chisari USA lead in 420s The usual fresh Ora breeze faltered on the first day of the joint 420/470 Youth European Championship on Lake Garda. A first race attempt had to be abandoned when the wind disappeared completely, and only late in the day, a light 8 kn Ora came back. Both classes completed two races each.
In the 420s, Dylan Asencios/Nick Chisari USA took the overall lead with the day ranks 1 and 2 ahead of Telis Anathasopoulos/Dimitris Tassios GRE and Wysokinski/Jankowski POL. 109 teams.
First in the 470 women are Tsuf Zamet/Noa Lasry ISR ahead of Kaynasci/ Aslan TUR and Wallach/Tibi ISR. In the 470 men, Calabro/Ferrari ITA are first ahead of Macchetti/Dantes FRA and Abu/Rooz ISR. 55 teams.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017   

Dart 18 - World Championship 2017 - Scharbeutz GER - Day 3

 Dart 18 - World Championship 2017 - Scharbeutz GER - Day 3 The Dart-18 World Championship 2017 has been underway in Scharbeutz at the Baltic Sea since Sunday and 8 races have been completed in moderate winds.
On the first place are Dave Roberts/Louise Roberts GBR 9 points ahead of Jörg Gosche/Arne Gosche GER as well as Norman/Monkman GBR and Le Mont/Trafford FRA at equal points on the ranks 3 and 4. Michiel Fehr/Andri Fried SUI are on the good 6th place. 73 teams from 14 nations participate.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
International – Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Start today with US Sailing Team in 7 events

 Olympic Classes - Test Event - Aarhus DEN - Start today with US Sailing Team in 7 events The next World Sailing Olympic Classes World Championship will be organised in Aarhus DEN in 2018, the event to allot most of the 2020 Olympic nations' berths. Today begins the test event for the organisers, but also for teams wanting to get familiar with the venue. Over 250 boats will participate in the 10 events. The US Sailing Team participates in the 470 men, 49er, 49erFX, Finn, Laser Standard, Laser Radial and RS:X men.
The entry lists and the event website.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Start today, with a CAN and 5 USA 420s

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2017 - Riva ITA - Start today, with a CAN and 5 USA 420s The 420/470 Youth European Championship begins today on Lake Garda. 109 420 teams from 24 nations and 3 continents as well as 29 women's and 56 men's 470 teams are on the entry lists. One CAN and 5 USA 420s participate.
The lists of participants and the official preview.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   

29er - World Championship 2017 - Long Beach CA, USA - Final results

 29er - World Championship 2017 - Long Beach CA, USA - Final results Last Sunday, the 29er World Championship was concluded in California. After 11 races, the Gold Medals went to South Africa with the dominating Daniel Benji/Alex Burger RSA 33 points ahead of Benjamin Jaffrezic/Léo Chauvel FRA on 2nd and another 2 points behind Théo Revil/Gautier Guevel FRA on 3rd. 129 teams from 13 nations participated.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   

Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Day 1

 Snipe - World Championship 2017 - La Coruna ESP - Day 1 The Snipe World Championship 2017 began yesterday in La Coruna ESP with three races, and the Spanish teams dominated on their home waters occupying the first four interim's ranks. Alvaro Marinez/Gabriel Utrera ESP lead ahead of Gustavo del Castillo Palop/Rafael del Castillo Palo ESP. The multiple Snipe - and 2016 also Starboat - World Champion Augie Diaz USA with Edoardo Mintzias USA as crew follows on rank 10. 85 teams from 14 nations participate.
The ranking list and the video of the day.
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