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International – Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   

Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - Day 2, Chris Berger USA 15th

The perfect conditions on Lake Balaton allowed to complete 5 races for each of the 3 fleets at the DN European Championship. Man of the day was Michal Burczynski POL with two bullets, letting him close the gap on the so far clearly leading Karol Jablonski POL on one point. Lukasz Zakrzsewski POL on the 3rd place is already 25 points behind. Chris Berger USA is 15th, David Howlett GBR 7th in the Silverfleet (= 59th overall).
The ranking list, the video of the day and the short report.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Abu Dhabi UAE - Leg 4 - Day 7

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Abu Dhabi UAE - Leg 4 - Day 7 The 8 teams started at 5.30 UTC this morning to the 4th leg of the Arabian Sailing Tour from Abu Dhabi to Doha 160 nm away. A 10 kn rear wind is pushing the fleet at good speeds. Leader in the overall rankings after three legs is 'EFG Bank Monaco' with Mathieu Richard FRA. The live ticker and the race tracker inform on the activties live during the whole day.
International – Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   

Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - Day 1, Thieler USA 11th

 Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - Day 1, Thieler USA 11th The DN European Championship on the Balaton began yesterday with three races for the Gold- and Silverfleets and two races for the Bronzefleet.
With the day ranks 2/1/1 is the Worldchampion and former America's Cup helmsman Karol Jablonski POL already clearly ahead, confirming his role as favorite. Michal Burczynski POL and Lukas Zakrzewski POL are the first challengers. A successful first day had also James Thieler USA on the excellent 11th interim's rank..
The ranking lists and the event website.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 7

The finish of leg 3 of the Arabia Tour was close yesterday, but again, the winner was 'EFG Bank Monaco' with Mathieu Richard FRA, extending their overall lead. 'El Moudj Muscat' with Christian Ponthieu FRA followed on the 2nd place and holds also rank 2 overall.
The live ticker with rankings and reports.
International – Monday, February 20, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017   (Image © Alfred Farre)

Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Final results with USA participants

 Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Final results with USA participants The Trofeu Palamos was concluded yesterday in good sailing conditions with 3 races in all groups.
Alberto Morales ESP defended his first place winning overall 1 point ahead of the tied Baltasar Nacho ESP and William Risselin BEL with the same number of points. Another 2 points behind followed a trio at equal points with the best girl Maria Perello ESP, Maxime Thommen SUI and Marina Garau ESP. Cort Snyder USA on rank 35 was the best USA helmsman. Sara Schumann USA on 68th, Parker Tyson USA 76th and Guthrie Braun USA 80th finished also in the top-100.
The results, the news and the videos.
Monday, February 20, 2017   

Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - first races today with USA starters

 Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - first races today with USA starters Today begins the DN European Championship on Lake Balaton HUN covered with perfect black ice. The 118 participants are registered in an A- and B-fleet. The 12 best of the B-fleet will be promoted to the A-fleet for the Championship. Favorites in the A-fleet are undoubtedly Karol Jablonski POL or Michal Burzynski POL. Chris Berger USA and James Thieler USA will sail in the A-fleet, Eben Whitcomb USA in the B-fleet. The entry lists and the event website.
Monday, February 20, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 6

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 6 The 8 boats' Farr 30 fleet was still underway this morning in light and unconstant winds with 30 nm to go to Abu Dhabi. And again, the two favorites 'EFG Bank Monaco' with Mathieu Richard FRA and 'Al Moudj Muscat' with Christian Ponthieu FRA separated by one mile only are in the lead.
The race tracker and the live ticker.
International – Sunday, February 19, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017   (Image © Alfred Farre)

Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Day 2 with USA and BER participants

 Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Day 2 with USA and BER participants No wind in Palamos ESP yesterday and the 583 participants spent the day playing football and other games ashore. Leader after the three races of the opening day is Alberto Morales ESP one point ahead of Maria Perello ESP. Paul Clodi AUT is 3rd, Maxime Thommen SUI 4th. The ranking list, the daily news and the video of day 1.
Sunday, February 19, 2017   (Image © Jehan Lérin)

Laser - Championnat de la Méditerrannée - Hyères FRA - Day 1

 Laser - Championnat de la Méditerrannée - Hyères FRA - Day 1 Yesterday, the first Act of the Laser French Mediterranean Championship 2017 began in Hyères FRA in a fresh Eastwind around 18 kn. All three classes completed 2 races each.
Félix Baudet SUI has taken the interim's lead in the Lasers 4.7 with two race wins. Tom Lepiece FRA is 2nd, Theo Peyre FRA and Leonardo Finazzi SUI follow on rank 3 at equal points. On the 5th place is Rosine Baudet SUI as best girl among the 34 participants. In the Lasers Standard, the French Olympian Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA is on top with two bullets. Loic Queyroux FRA and Etienne Le Pen FRA are the first chasers among the 26 participants from 2 nations. The largest fleet with 86 starters are once more the Lasers Radial with the women dominating the races. Mathilde de Kerangat FRA leads ahead of Marie Barrué and Pernelle Michon FRA.
All ranking lists.
Sunday, February 19, 2017   (Image © Carlo Borlenghi)

Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - Start today with 3 USA racers

 Ice-Sailing - DN European Championship 2017 - Balatonfüred HUN - Start today with 3 USA racers Searching for ice all over Europe, the German organisers of the DN European Championship 2017 choose the Hungarian Balaton as venue, .... 20 cm black ice .... perfect conditions for the DN sleds. Today, the first races will be started for the 147 participants from 16 nations, among them the favorites World Champion Karol Jablonski POL and Michal Burczynski POL. Three USA starters are on the entry list.
The event website.
International – Saturday, February 18, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017   (Image © Alfred Farre)

Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Day 1, with USA and BER participants

 Optimist - Trofeu Vila de Palamos - Palamos ESP - Day 1, with USA and BER participants With 536 Optimists from 23 nations and 3 continents, including 16 USA and 2 Bermuda participants, the Optimist Palamos Trophy has once again a top attendance. Yesterday, all 5 Groups sailed the scheduled 3 races each in sun and moderate 8 to 11 kn winds. The first overall leader is Alberto Morales ESP (ranks 2/2/2), one point ahead of Maria Perello ESP, first girl and first in the U12 rankings. Another 2 points behind are Paul Clodi AUT and Maxime Thommen SUI at equal points on rank 3. Best USA helmsman is Stephen Momeier USA on the 24th place.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Saturday, February 18, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 5

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 5 Leg 2 of the Sailing Arabia Regatta, sailed in very light winds, was concluded yesterday with the favorites 'EFG Bank Monaco' of Mathieu Richard FRA as winner ahead of the Osmani 'El Moud Muscat' with Christian Ponthieu FRA. The all-women 'DB Schenker' team sailing under German flag finished 5th and moved up on rank 6 overall. Today is lay day.
The live ticker with the overall rankings.
International – Friday, February 17, 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Sohar UAE - Day 3

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Sohar UAE - Day 3 The 8 Farr 30 are still underway this morning UTC on the second leg of the Arabian Tour. The whole fleet completely stalled several times in the calms during the night. 25 nm were left this morning and the fleet is still closely together. Only 7 nm separate the leading 'Al Mouj Muscat' with Christian Ponthieu FRA and the backmarker 'Bienne Voile' with Lorenz Müller SUI.
The race tracker and the live ticker.
International – Thursday, February 16, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Sohar UAE - Day 2

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Sohar UAE - Day 2 The finish of leg one of the Arabian Tour 2017 yesterday was very much disputed and 'Team Renaissance' with Fahad Al Hasni OMN had finally the upper hand. 'EFG Bank Monaco' and the Omani-French 'Team Al Mouj Muscat' with Christian Ponthieu FRA finished on the ranks 2 and 3. This morning 7 a.m. UTC, the start to for leg 2 from Sohar to Khasab will be given.
The live blog reports currently on the progress made on the Arab Gulf during the day.
International – Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Leg 1 - Day 1

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Leg 1 - Day 1 This morning at press deadline (6.00 h UTC), the 8 boats' fleet was only a few miles from the finish in Sohar. Light winds made the race very slow and the fleet has been sailing with small distances between the boats. The favorite 'EFG Bank Monaco' with Mathieu Richard FRA is leading one mile ahead.
The race tracker and the live-ticker for current information on the outcome of the first leg.
International – Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   

Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 1

 Farr 30 - Sailing Arabia - The Tour 2017 - Muscat OMN - Day 1 Today at 7.30 UTC in Muscat, the start to the first Inport Race of the Arabia Tour will be given, and at 10h UTC ((=15h Local Time), the 8 teams will start to the first 105 nm leg to Sohar. A live blog keeps you informed during the whole day. Five legs are on the program. Here the video preview. The event website.
International – Monday, February 13, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017   

Star - Miami Winter Series/Levin Memorial - Miami FL, USA - Final results

 Star - Miami Winter Series/Levin Memorial - Miami FL, USA - Final results The wind filled in late yesterday and only one race could be completed. Paul and Danny Cayard were best in the challenging southeast winds of 5 to 12 knots, winning by one point ahead of Augie Diaz/Arnis Baltins. Diaz and Baltins won the overall Star Winter Series with Jim Buckingham/Craig Moss finishing second. 30 teams from 4 nations participated.
The ranking list and the report of Paul Cayard USA..
International – Sunday, February 12, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017   

Star - Miami Winter Series/Levin Memorial - Miami FL, USA - Day 1

 Star - Miami Winter Series/Levin Memorial - Miami FL, USA - Day 1 30 teams from 4 nations started the Act 4 of the Miami Winter Series yesterday, and the reigning and two past World Champions are in the first four positions after three races. Paul Cayard/Danny Cayard USA are first one point ahead of Andy McDonald/Brad Nichol USA. Augie Diaz/Arnis Baltins USA follow on rank 3, George Szabo/Roger Cheer USA are 4th.
The results and the Paul Cayard USA report.
International – Saturday, February 11, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017   (Image © Claire Des Beauvais)

Finn - Semaine Internationale - Cannes FRA - Final results

 Finn - Semaine Internationale - Cannes FRA - Final results No wind on the final day of the Cannes Finn Week and the results of Thursday remained unchanged after six races with the Rio Olympian Giorgio Poggi ITA as stellar winner ahead of Andrii Gusenko UKR and Laurent Hay FRA. 45 participants. The final results.
The report of Christoph Burger SUI and the event website.
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