North America – Monday, January 30, 2017
North America – Sunday, January 29, 2017
Sunday, January 29, 2017   

Ice-Sailing - DN North American Championship 2017 - Madison WI, USA - Final results

After the DN World Championship - we reported on the victory of Karol Jablonski POL - the American Championship was held back-to-back in Wisconsin. Ron Sherry USA won 5 of the 7 races and was the outstanding winner ahead of Michal Burczynski POL and Matt Struble USA. 86 sleds participated.
The short report with rankings.
North America – Friday, April 15, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016   (Image © Marco Oquendo)

Star - World Championship 2016 - Miami FL, USA - Day 5

 Star - World Championship 2016 - Miami FL, USA - Day 5 After the lay day, race 4 on the Star World Championship on Biscayne Bay was held in a light 7-8 kn wind blowing in from the southeast, and the overall leading boats battled again on top of the 73 boats' fleet.
Winners of the day were Diego Negri/Sergio Lambertenghi ITA reducing the gap on the still leading Augie Diaz USA/Bruno Prada BRA, 3rd in yesterday's race. Thanks to a 2nd race rank, the Finn Olympia Silver Medalist (Barcelona 92) Brian Ledbetter with Joshua Revkin USA as crew moved up on rank 3. Today, after race 5, the discard will become effective, and some important changes in the overall rankings can be expected. Out of the race for the title are the favorites Stanjek/Kleen GER with the ranks bfd/1/22/23.
The results, the daily news and the report of Paul Cayard USA, who opted for the wrong side on the first upwind yesterday.
North America – Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Wednesday, April 13, 2016   (Image © Marco Oquendo)

Star - World Championship 2016 - Miami FL, USA - Day 3

 Star - World Championship 2016 - Miami FL, USA - Day 3 Day 3 of the Star World Championship started off without wind. The fleet waited for over an hour to get the race started. After two windy days (15-18 kn), the third race yesterday was sailed in a lighter 8-10 kn breeze. The local hero Augie Diaz USA (with Bruno Prada BRA) opted for the preferred side of the usual very long course and finished first, extending his lead on Diego Negri/Sergio Lambertenghi ITA to 6 points. The 3rd-ranked Andy McDonald/Brad Nichol USA are already 16 points behind. Today is lay day in Miami.
The results, the daily news and the report by Paul Cayard USA.
North America – Sunday, April 10, 2016
Sunday, April 10, 2016   (Image © Ian Roman/WMRT)

World Match Racing Tour 2016 - Congressional Cup - Long Beach CA, USA - Day 3

 World Match Racing Tour 2016 - Congressional Cup - Long Beach CA, USA - Day 3 Yesterday, the Quarter Finals - two of them very much disputed - were sailed at the Congressional Cup off Long Beach CA. Sam Gilmour AUS eliminated the Round Robin winner Phil Robertson NZL with 3-2 and with the same result, Scott Dickson USA defeated Chris Steele NZL. The other two Quarters saw clear 3-0 winners with Taylor Canfield ISV beating Eric Monnin SUI and Nicolai Sehested DEN eliminating Björn Hansen SWE. Today, the Semi Finals Gilmour AUS vs Sehested DEN and Canfield ISV vs Dickson USA are on the program.
The report with results.
North America – Saturday, March 12, 2016
Saturday, March 12, 2016   

A-Cat, J/70, Viper, VXOne - Bacardi Sailing Week - Miami FL, USA - Day 2

 A-Cat, J/70, Viper, VXOne - Bacardi Sailing Week - Miami FL, USA - Day 2 After the first day of the Miami Sailing Week with only the J/70 starting, the all four fleets were on the water yesterday completing 3 races each.
Bailey White USA won all three in the A-Cats. In the J/70, the duel between Julian Fernandez MEX and Carlo Alberini ITA went on. Separated by one point only, they have a substantial lead on the rest of the fleet. Crispin/Crispin/Ciceros GBR are the clear leaders in the Vipers, while Eqagan/Eagan/Wulff USA and Potter/Guggenheim/Berkinsky USA are closely fighting on top of the VXOne's.
All results and the event facebook page.
North America – Friday, February 12, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016   

From the Editor's desk - Livestream transmissions on our website

 From the Editor's desk - Livestream transmissions on our website A spectacular Livestream Sailing weekend on the sailing-news website is ahead of us ! Starting at 4 a.m. UTC - the right time for early birds and late homecomers - the races of the JJ Giltinan-Trophy on Sydney Harbour, the inofficial 18-footer World Championship, will be presented daily. At 5 p.m. UTC, the 49er, 49erFX and Nacra 17 World Championships in Clearwater will be aired.
sailing-news.... the sailing TV station !
North America – Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016   

Laser - Master Midwinters 2016 - Martin County USA - Final results

 Laser - Master Midwinters 2016 - Martin County USA - Final results A total of 97 Lasers Standard and Radial sailed the Masters Midwinters last weekend. 9 races have been completed, in the Standards, the Grand Masters (50+) dominated the series: Al Clark won with a comfortable margin of 17 points ahead of Peter Shope USA. Ernest Rodriguez on 3rd was best ranked Master. 59 Standards were on the starting line.
In the Radials, it was Apprentice Master Christine Neville USA on top of the 38 boat fleet. Paul Clifford USA and Laser legend Peter Seidenberg USA completed the podium. See the complete results and read the report.
North America – Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tuesday, February 9, 2016   

Etchells - Florida State Championship - Miami FL, USA - Final results

 Etchells - Florida State Championship - Miami FL, USA - Final results As every year, the Etchells sailed their Winter Series in several events in Florida. Over the last weekend, the Miami Championships took place with good, partly fresh, sailing conditions. Superior winners after 5 races were the former Olympic 470 Champion Steve Benjamin USA and his team 16 points ahead of Peter Duncan USA.
Here the ranking list with 54 teams from 4 nations.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016   

Star - Masters Championship - Miami FL, USA - Final results

 Star - Masters Championship - Miami FL, USA - Final results The Starboat Masters' Championship was sailed over the past weekend on Biscayne Bay, and two races were completed on Saturday in a moderate breeze. On Sunday however, the wind was much to strong for some of the age 70+ helmsmen and racing was cancelled.
Arthur Anosov/David Ceasar USA were the overall winners. Paul Cayard USA with his sun Danny as crew finished 2nd, the best Europeans were Stefan and Philipp Lehnert GER on rank 11. The Bericht news with resultss.
North America – Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Tuesday, January 19, 2016   

Kite Boarding - Lord of the Winds - Los Barriles MEX - Final results

 Kite Boarding - Lord of the Winds - Los Barriles MEX - Final results The Kite Boarding 'Lord of the Winds' competition in Baja California MEX ended on Sunday with the 'Big Air' discipline: the highest and most spectacular jumps get the highest ratings. Here the video of the final day. Winner in the men's category was Julien Kerneur FRA ahead of Jacob Olivier FRA, and in the women's Cynthia Brown USA.
All ranking lists and the event website.
North America – Monday, January 18, 2016
Monday, January 18, 2016   

Laser Radial & Standard, Finn - Olympic Classes Regatta - Fort Lauderdale FL, USA - Day 2

 Laser Radial & Standard, Finn - Olympic Classes Regatta - Fort Lauderdale FL, USA - Day 2 Since Saturday, the Olympic Singlehanders Finn and Lasers have been sailing their tune-up regatta for the forthcoming Miami Worldcup event in the last January week on Biscayne Bay as well. Every class completed five races so far. Leaders in the small Finn fleet before the last races today are Martin Robitaille CAN and Tom Ramshaw CAN at equal points. Evi Van Acker BEL clearly leads in the Lasers Radial (35 participants) ahead of Christine Neville USA. In the Lasers Standard, Sam Vandormael BEL is the undisputed first ahead of Benjamin Vadnai HUN.
The results.
North America – Saturday, January 9, 2016
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