04.30.21 – 05.07.21
05.03.21 – 05.09.21
05.07.21 – 05.09.21
05.07.21 – 05.12.21
International – Thursday, May 6, 2021
Another bright day in classic Cascais conditions with a 17kn seabreeze, and three more races were sailed yesterday. ----- In the 49ersFX, the two mixed teams Lili Sebesi/Yann Jauvin FRA and Kevin Fischer/Albane Dubois FRA are in the lead. The first women's team Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN is tied for third place. As best of the day, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER moved up to rank 4. ----- Slight improverments for Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) now in 16th and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC) in 20th among the 25 participants. ----- In the small fleet of 49ers, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA continue to lead. Thanks to 2 race wins, Marco Grael/Gabriel Borges BRA replaced Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA in 2nd place. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remained on rank 7. ----- All rankings and the daily-report.
International – Wednesday, May 5, 2021
49er, 49erFX - Championship - Cascais POR - Day 1 - USA lead in the disappointingly small 49er fleet
The Olympic skiffs started their Cascais Championship yesterday in classic conditions with 15 knots of wind and good waves. ----- In the 49ersFX with most international top teams competing, Lili Sebesi/Yann Jauvin FRA lead the classification after 3 races. Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP and Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA follow in second and third places. ----- Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA (Lake Beulah YC/Chicago YC/St Francis YC) did not show up. Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) occupy rank 19 and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC) follow in 23rd among the 25 participants. ----- Only 8 teams participate in the 49ers, and the North Americans Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA have taken the lead, followed 4 points behind by Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN are on rank 7. ----- The daily-report.
International – Tuesday, May 4, 2021
470 - European Championship 2021 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2 - Excellent Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA 3rd in the 470 Mixed
The 2021 Cascais 49er and 49erFX Championships will start in Portugal today. ----- Disappointing the participation in the 49ers, only 12 boats, where the North American delegation with Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA (St. Francis YC/Eastern YC) and William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN (Royal Hamilton YC) will compete with mainly development teams. ----- In the 49ersFX however, with 27 teams on the starting line, almost all the cracks are taking part with the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA, Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER, Charlotte Dobson/Sakia Tide GBR or Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP. ----- North America is represented by Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA (Lake Beulah YC/Chicago YC/St Francis YC), Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC). ----- All entry lists.
International – Monday, May 3, 2021
470 - European Championship 2021 - Vilamoura POR - Day 1 - the favorites already in the lead, best North Americans in 10th and 12th
Yesterday, the 470 European Championships started with 3 races by class in winds of 8 knots, later increasing to 16 knots. ----- In the 470 men, Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP took the lead, followed by Paul Snow-Hanson/Daniel Willcox NZL and Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE. ----- Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA (Trevor Moore Foundation) follow on rank 12, Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN (RNSYS/CYC/Trevor Moore Foundation) are 21st, and Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) 25th among the 29 teams. ----- In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA took the lead with 2 wins. Hanna Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR and Silvia Mas-Depares/Patricia Cantero ESP follow behind. ----- Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA (St. Francis YC, St. Thomas YC) are 10th, Carmen + Emma Cowles USA (Larchmont YC) 14th among the 18 participants.. ----- In the 470 Mixed, Nitai Hasson/Saar Hamir ISR and Therese Dahnke/Matti Cipra GER share the lead with equal points. ----- Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornath USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) follow in 10th among the 34 teams. ----- All rankings, the report and the video
No more wind yesterday in Nyon/Lake Geneva for the foiling TF35 catamarans. Thus, the classification from Saturday remained the same with 3 races sailed: Alinghi with Ernesto Bertarelli won thanks to two race victories with a one-point lead over Jerôme Clerc's Realteam. Spindrift with Xavier Revil FRA followed in third place. ----- The ranking, the report and the videos.
Kite-Foil, Wing-Foil - Mondial du Vent - Leucate FRA - Final results, Daniela Moroz USA 1st in Kite-Foil women
With another 3 course races, the Mondial du vent came to an end yesterday in fresh winds. ----- In the Kite-Foil men, Axel Mazella FRA won, Daniela Moroz USAwas on top of the women rankings. ----- In the Wing-Foils, Titouan Galea FRA took the victory ahead of Balz Müller SUI. -----The ranking lists, the event website and the video of the final day.
Various classes - 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Annapolis MD - Final results, J.R. Maxwell, J/22, overall NOOD winner
Over the past weekend, six to eight races were held by the 153 boats split in 13 classes at the Annapolis NOOD Regatta, the third event of the 2021 Series. ----- Winner in the largest class, the J/70s with 38 boats, were Terry Hutchinson/Norwood-Wulff, Annapolis, MD, and their team, 7 points ahead of John Heaton, Wilmette, IL, in 2nd, and Richard Witzel, Chicago, IL, another point behind. ----- J.R. Maxwell, Annapolis, MD, and crew on a J/22 finished first in the NOOD overall rankings. ----- The final report with all details, the results overview and the NOOD Facebook page.
International – Sunday, May 2, 2021
Today, the 470 European Championships start in Vilamoura, the last important test event of the class before the Olympic Games. The practice race was sailed yesterday in moderate conditions. The video of the day has been posted on the event Facebook page. ----- Almost all Olympic teams, including the USA and CAN, are present in the rather small Olympic-size fleets benefitting from this last head-to-head comparison with their opponents. ----- The entry lists.
After Word Sailing was asked by the International Olympic Committee to propose variants for the originally planned Mixed-2-Person Offshore Event, 26 (!) proposals were received by World Sailing by the end of April. The WS Board has selected three of them and will now present them to the Council for a vote: 1. instead of a mixed 470 regatta, the fleets should remain separated into men and women as before. 2. the mixed kite-surf event should also be gender-separated and 3. for the first time, team racing should become Olympic, sailed by mixed teams on ILCA6 (Lasers Radial). Voting will take place at the Midyear Meeting on 10/11 May. The report
With rain, it remained mostly flat on Lake Geneva yesterday. A short wind window allowed for three first races at 6-8 knots. ----- Alinghi with Ernesto Bertarelli SUI won 2 races, Realteam with Jerôme Clerc SUI is just behind with one race win. With three 3rd places, Spindrift with Yann Guichard FRA follows in 3rd place. ----- The ranking list, the report and the video of the day.
International – Saturday, May 1, 2021
The 470 European Championships start on the water today with the Practice Race. ----- 29 men's teams (21 nations/5 continents), 18 women's teams (17 nations) and 35 mixed teams (13 nations) are at the start - the entry lists. ----- The North American representatives are: Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA (St. Francis YC/New York YC), Carmen + Emma Cowles USA (Larchmont YC) in the 470 women, Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) in the 470 Mixed, as well as Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA (Trevor Moore Foundation), Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA (Oyster Bay 470 Team) and Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN (RNSYS/CYC) in the 470 men. ----- The event-website.
Racing was canceled for the 153 teams on the first day of the Annapolis NOOD Regatta, the third event of the Series, as the weather forecast predicted gale-force winds. ----- The official report, the official NOOD website and the NOOD Facebook page. ----- The National Offshore One Design (NOOD) competition is considered North America’s largest sailing regatta series with five national events and one international championship in the Caribbean.
International – Friday, April 30, 2021
International – Thursday, April 29, 2021
Two weeks after Easter, the Foiling Easter Regatta was held on Lake Garda last weekend. In good conditions, 6 races were sailed. ----- Carlo De Paoli ITA clearly dominated the Moths (18 participants/3 nations) with 4 race victories. ----- In the A-Cats (6 competitors/3 nations), Tymoteusz Bendik POL won all 6 races, followed by Vladislav Ptasnik CZE in second place. ----- The report (ital.) with all rankings.
Racing is back in Italy ! The Melges 24 started their Italia Cup in Talamone (south of Punta Ala) with the first Act, held in sunny weather and good sea breeze. ----- After 8 races Andrea Rachelli ITA and his team won clearly with 5 race wins ahead of Niccolo Bertola ITA. 9 teams from 4 nations were at the start. ----- The ranking list and the report.
International – Wednesday, April 28, 2021
RS:X-Windsurfing - World Championship 2021 - Cadiz ESP - Final results - 2 x Gold for the Netherlands
470 - Coach-Regatta - Vilamoura POR - Final results, best North Americans are Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA 8th place in 470 mixed
With one last race, the 470 Coach Regatta in Vilamoura came to an end yesterday, the last preparation before the European Championships starting this weekend. ----- Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI defended rank one winning the 470 women classification with a 7-point lead over Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA. Noya Baram/Shahar Tibi ISR followed in third place. ----- Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA are 8th. Carmen + Emma Cowles USA follow in 11th among the 15 teams. ----- In the 470 men, Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA remained on top. Only one point behind follow Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE and Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP, tied on points. ----- Stuart McNay/David Hugues USA are 15th, Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN 18th, and Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA 21th among 22 teams. ----- The Mixed classification saw a narrow win for Tal Sade/Noa Lasry ISR, with Marco Gradoni/Alessandra Dubbini ITA 2nd one point behind. ----- Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA follow as 8th among 21 teams. ----- All rankings.
International – Tuesday, April 27, 2021
RS:X-Windsurfing - World Championship 2021 - Cadiz ESP - Day 4 - Badloe NED premature World Champion
Three races were sailed on the second day of the Coach Regatta in Vilamoura. Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA are the new leaders in the 470 men, followed by Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP. ----- Stu McNay/Dave Hugues USA are 13th, Jacob Saunders/Oliver Bone CAN 19th, and Shawn Harvey/Augie Dale USA 20th. ----- In the 470 women, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI took the lead with two race wins. 2 points behind are Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA in second place. ----- Carmen + Emma Cowles USA follow in 10th. Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA are 13th. ----- Tal Sade/Noa Lasry ISR lead the mixed standings by one point over Marco Gradoni/Alessandra Dubbini ITA. ------ Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA follow as 10th. ----- All rankings.
Like last year, the Semaine Olympique in Hyères had to be cancelled due to the Corona restrictions. This year, there will be a virtual sailing week, which already started yesterday with training opportunities. At the weekend, 49er or Nacra17 can be sailed, the Bay of Hyères has been animated as a sailing area. The details.
International – Monday, April 26, 2021
In 15-20 knots there was an eventful day in Hamilton yesterday: Already in the first race Team Japan (Nathan Outteridge AUS) and Team USA (Jimmy Spithill AUS) collided after an emergency tack by the Japanese, both had to stop the day with damage, Team USA even capsized - the video of the collision. Team Australia with Tom Slingsby AUS once again showed their superiority with the day's ranks 1 and 2 in the Fleetraces. Together with Team France (Billy Besson FRA) and Team GBR (Ben Ainslie GBR) the Australians qualified for the final. In an intense and exciting race, Ben Ainslie GBR managed to beat the Australians by just 4 seconds to win the GP of Bermuda. The report and the event website.
In the run-up to the 470 World Championship in Vilamoura, which begins next weekend, the Coach Regatta started yesterday as a final test. Two races were sailed in each of the 3 classes. Jordi Xammar/Joel Rodriguez ESP took the lead in the mens rankings with a first and third place. Olympic gold medallists Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS, Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA and Maor Abu/Yoav Rooz ISR are tied for second place. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI follow in 13th place of the 18 teams. In the women's event, Beste Kaynakci/Okyanus Arikan TUR took the lead with two 2nd places. Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA follow 3 points behind in 2nd place, with Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI in 5th with the day's 4th and 7th places. In the mixed ranking, new Olympic discipline from 2024, Tal Sade/Noa Lasry ISR have taken the lead. Three-time Opti World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA with Alessandra Dubbini ITA follow one point behind in second. All rankings.
International – Sunday, April 25, 2021
ILCA 6 & 7 - European Olympic Qualifier -Vilamoura POR - Final results - Charlie Buckingham (USA) 7th, Paige Railey (USA) 10th
In fresh winds around 20kn, the European Qualifiers for the last Olympic starting places came to an end yesterday. ----- In the ILCA6, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN was a class of her own finishing 39 points ahead of Josefin Olsson SWE and Manami Doi JPN in 2nd and 3rd. ----- The ranks 27 and 15 yesterday kept Paige Railey USA (St Francis YC) on rank 10 overall. Sarah Douglas CAN (Ashbridge Bay YC) remained in 30th. No change either for Maura Dewey CAN (RVYC) on position 45, while Emma Oetling Ramirez MEX (Secretaria de Marina) advanced to rank 62 among the 89 participants. ----- Israel and Portugal qualified for the Games already before the Final races. ----- In ILCA 7, Philipp Buhl GER climbed on rank one on the final day just one point ahead of the veteran and multiple champion Robert Scheidt BRA. Michael Beckett GBR followed in third place. ----- Charlie Buckingham USA (NHYC) finished the European Qualifier on the good 7th position, tied with the ranks 5 and 6. Practically no position changes for the Canadians on the final day with Liam Bruce CAN (Port Credit YC/CSDS) in 80th and James Juhasz CAN in 103rd among the 139 participants. ----- The two Olympic berths went to Spain (Joel Rodriguez ESP, 9th) and the Netherlands (Duko Bos NED, 11th). . ----- All rankings, the final report and the video of the day.
RS:X-Windsurfing - World Championship 2021 - Cadiz ESP - Day 2 - North Americans in the second half of the fleets
The 2021 SailGP started on Bermuda yesterday with three races held in a good sea breeze. ----- Team Australia with Tom Slingsby AUS continued their last year's dominance by winning all 3 races. Team France with Billy Besson FRA and Team Japan with Nathan Outteridge AUS are tied for second place. Team USA with Jimmy Spithill AUS is in 4th rank. The newcomer Team New Zealand with the America's Cup winners Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL had a hard time and are at the bottom of the rankings. ----- The report with results. We will again broadcast today's races live on www.sailing-news.com
Sunshine and a good Seabreeze (12-15kn) prevailed on the second day of the Star Western Hemisphere Championship in Miami as well. Paul Cayard/Luke Lawrence USA clearly defended the top place with the day ranks 2 and 1. Jörgen Schönherr DEN/Markus Koy GER moved up to 2nd. Augie Diaz USA/Bruno Prada BRA are now 3rd. ----- The rankings and the report.