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Top News – Friday, July 20, 2018
Friday, July 20, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4

Six titles are already won ahead of today's closing day. Although one further final race is scheduled for today, the Junior World Champions in six of the nine classes are already determined: In the 420 boys fleet Joseph Hermus/Walter Henry USA cannot be caught up and Otto Henry/Rome Fatherstone AUS have assured their silver medal. Kacper Paszek/Bartek Reiter POL are 3rd, seven points ahead of a chasing pack of four teams who can theoretically still overtake them. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA are on their way to successfully defend their title from the previous year in the 420 girls competition. Their lead is currently 11 points, but as they have UFD to discard they cannot afford any slip-ups today. In the girls 29er Pia Andersen/Nora Edland NOR are new world champions. Berta Puig/Isabella Cassaretto USA are currently in 2nd place and have won a medal for sure. Although they can still be overtaken by Zoya Novikova/Diana Sobirova RUS who are just three points behind. A Norwegian victory is most likely also among the 29er Boys: Mathias Berthet/Alexander Franks-Penty NOR lead ten points ahead of Seb Lardies/Scott McKenzie NZL in 2nd place, but they themselves have to defend their silver medal against Henry Larkings/Miles Davey AUS who are only five points further back. Charlie Hibben/Nicholas Hardy USA are in 19th place. A class of their own was Teresa Romairone/Dante Cittadini ARG in the Nacra 15: Their advantage is a massive 33 points! Three teams, which are only 3 points apart, will fight today for the other medals. Nicolas Martin/AnaClare Sole USA are 9th overall. Geronimo Nores USA is the new junior World Champion in the RS:X-windsurfers. Nicolo Renna ITA wins silver and Fabien Pianazza FRA has the bronze medal for sure. Also among girl’s RS:X-Windsurfers the medal winners are decided: Islay Watson GBR wins the title, Veerle ten Have NZL and Giorgia Speciale ITA will make out silver and bronze among themselves. Dominique Slater USA is currently 13th overall. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Friday, July 20, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4 - Josh Amit NZL und Charlotte Rose USA neue Junioren-Weltmeister

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4 - Josh Amit NZL und Charlotte Rose USA neue Junioren-Weltmeister Even before today's final race, Josh Amit NZL and Charlotte Rose USA are the confirmed new Junior World Champions. With 6 victories in 8 races and a 4th to discard, the American defended her title from the previous year confidently. For her part, Emma Savelon NED has won the silver medal. Walerya Lobatchenko RUS and Wiktoria Golebiowska POL, who is just oune point behind the Russian, will fight for the bronze medal today. Behind the new world champion Josh Armit NZL, Juan Cardozo ARG and Zac Littlewood AUS will most likely share silver and bronze among themselves. Charles Carraway USA is 4th, 11 points behind the podium. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Friday, July 20, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 15

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 15 Sunshine and a 12-15 knots Seabreeze greeted the participants for another coastal race yesterday in Hyères. The overall leader 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre/Kevin Peponnet/Corentin Horeau FRA won and extended their lead to possibly pre-decisive 9 points. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA managed to keep the damage under control with a 4th place and remains in second place overall. An excellent race result was achieved by 'Team Réseau IXIO', the leading team in the junior-ranking, who finished the race in 2 nd place. Today in Hyères further short races are scheduled. The Ranking, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
 
Top News – Thursday, July 19, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championships - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3

Similar conditions prevailed again like on the first days with a fresh Seabreeze at the Junior World Championships in Texas. In some classes, the first preliminary decisions seem to have already been made: Joseph Hermus / Walter Henry USA again dominated the race in the 420 boys fleet with two race wins and are now leading 12 points ahead of Otto Herny / Romë Featherstone AUS. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA lead in the 420-Girls with 5 race wins in 6 races. 9 points behind, Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR and Julia Delhom/Silvia Borso di Carminati ESP follow on the 2nd and 3rd place. Teresa Romairone/Dante Cittadini ARG have a 20 points lead in the Nacra 15 catamarans. Greta Stewart / Tom Fyfe NZL have moved up to second place. In all other classes, the leaders are close together: In 29er Boys fleet Mathias Berthet/Alexander Franks-Penty NOR defended their lead, but Seb Lardies/Scott McKenzie NZL closed in and are just one point behind. Charlie Hibben/Nicholas Hardy USA are currently in 17th place. In the 29er Girls competition, Zoya Novikova/Diana Sabirova RUS are leading now 3 points ahead of Pia Andersen/Nora Edland NOR. A further 16 points back in third place overall are Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA. Geronimo Nores USA is 5 points ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA in the RS: X-windsurfers. Among the women, Veerle ten Have NZL moved to the top spot again, leading Giorgia Speciale ITA in 2nd by one point. Islay Watson GBR remains third, a further three points back. Dominique Stater USA is 13th overall. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3 Similar conditions prevailed again as on the first days with a 15 to 20 knots Seabreeze at the Junior World Championships on the Texas Gulf Coast. With the daily ranks 1 and 2 Charlotte Rose USA increased her lead in the Radial Girls to five points ahead Emma Savalon NED. Wiktoria Golebiowska POL remained in third place. In the Radial Boys fleet Josh Armit NZL just managed to defend his lead, as the daily best (4/1) Juan Cardozo ARG closed in to one point behind. Zac Littlewood AUS in third is now 9 points back. Just on furthet point behind is Charles Carraway USA in fourth. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13 The short regattas in Gruissan were sailed in light wind conditions. After 3 qualifying regattas, the best four boats qualified for the final. The day's winner was 'Sailing Arabia' with 49er World Champion Stevie Morrison GBR, Match Race Champion Mathieu Richard FRA and Abdul Rahman OMN. They are in fifth place now and are just 3 points behind the bronze medal. In the overall standings, 'Lorima Limonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA remains in the lead. Six points behind in second place is ‘Bejaflore’ with Valentin Bellet FRA. Today the competition continues in Hyères with another coastal race. The Ranking, the Daily report and the Video of the day.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Windsurfing - PWA World Tour 2018 - Wave - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 4

In windy conditions, the double eliminations were on the agenda yesterday, but they could not be completed. Semifinals and Finals are scheduled for today. In the first women’s semi finals the Moreno twins will compete agains each other, in the other semi-finals Sarah-Quita Offringa ARU and Lisa Erpenstein GER will meet. Philipp Köster GER, Marcilio Browne BRA, Victor Fernandez ESP and Ricardo Campello VEN qualified in the men’s competition. The Event website with the results and the Video.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - Day 1

 Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - Day 1 Three races were completed at the Foiler-Moth European Championship in Sweden. Paolo De Carli ITA (with 2 race wins) and David Hivey GBR are jointly on top of the ranking after the first day. Third is Paul Gliddon GBR among the 66 participants. The ranking and the Event website.
 
Top News – Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2

Optimal 15 to 20 knots seabreeze conditions prevailed again on the second day of the Junior World Championship, which allowed to complete the full schedule. In the men’s 420, the leading Joseph Hermus / Walter Henry USA won both races and have now a 7-point lead over Otto Henry / Romë Featherstone AUS. The American team is also leading in the 420 women fleet. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA, who won the title in the previous year by a large margin, are again the clear leaders. They have won 3 of the 4 races and are 4 points ahead of Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR. In men's 29th Mathias Berthet / Alexander Franks-Plenty NOR had a convincing day with ranks 2/1/1. They lead 5 points ahead of Seb Lardies / Scott McKenzie NZL. There is also a Norwegian lead in the 29er Girls by Pia Anderson / Nora Edland NOR, who also won 2 of the 3 races yesterday. Three points back are Zoya Novikova / Diana Sobirova RUS in second place. Berta Puig/Isabella Casarotto USA follow in 3rd overall. In Nacra 15 fleet, Teresa Romairone / Dante Cittadini ARG took the lead with 3 race wins. Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER and Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL tied on points follow in 2nd and 3rd are already 13 points behind. Nicolas Martin/AnaClare Sole USA are 7th overall. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA leads now with 4 points ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA. The best of the day (1/3/1), Fabien Pianazza FRA, moved up to third overall. In the RS: X-Girls Giorgia Speciale ITA has taken the lead with 3 race wins, Veerle ten Have NZL follows one point behind. Dominique Stater USA is 13th overall. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2 Perfect 15 to 20 knots seabreeze conditions again yesterday on the Texas Gulf Coast. Josh Armit NZL won both races of the day in the Boys fleet and thus took the lead in the standings. 2 points behind is Zac Littlewood AUS, Juan Cardozo ARG fell back to third. Charles Carraway USA is currently 5th overallIn the Girls fleet, Charlotte Rose USA won both races of the day, pushing Emma Savelon NED from the top. Tied on points in 3rd and 4th are Valerya Romatschenko RUS and Wiktoria Golebiowska.
All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results - Gold for Singapur and Italy

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results - Gold for Singapur and Italy Grey skies and slightly stronger winds prevailed in yesterday's final day of the Junior World Championship of the Laser 4.7 in Gdynia. Two further races were completed. In the Boys fleet, the previously clear leader Michael Compton AUS had to let Daniel Hung SGP pass after a terrible day (24/48) and be content with silver. Nevertheless, he did win the title in the U16 classification. Bronze goes to Stefano Viale PER. Guthrie Braun USA finished the championship in 57th place in the Silverfleet (=126th overall out of 275 participants).
In the Girls fleet, Chiara Benini ITA hels on to her lead and won, 10 points ahead of Daniela Chen SGP. Bronze goes to Giorgia Cingolani ITA.
The young Emma Wang USA had a good last day und moved up to 28th in the Silverfleet (=106th overall out of 155 participants)
All Leaderboards and the Event Facebook Page with the pictures.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 12

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 12 The second half of the Tour de France on the Mediterranean Sea started yesterday with a 40-mile long-distance race. 'Lorina Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA won and took the lead in the overall standings, 5 points ahead of 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA. 'Team Reseau IXIO' with Sandro Lacan FRA advanced to third place. The Leaderboard and the Daily Report.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - First races today

 Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - First races today The Moth European Championships starts today in Borstahusen SWE. On the entry list are 59 participants from 12 nations. Not participating is the current World Champion Paul Goodison GBR and neither are the other top English and the Australian sailors.
The event website.
 
Top News – Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 In best seabreeze conditions, the World Junior World Championships of World Sailing Association 'World Sailing' began with a full program. All classes could sail 2-3 races. In the 420 Boys category Joseph Hermus / Walter Hery USA took the lead, 5 points behind them on equal points are Matthias Menis / Nicolas Starc ITA and Kacper Partek / Bartek Reiter POL. In the 420s Girls Carmen and Emma Cowles USA won both races. Four points behind follow a tied trio with Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR, Julia Delhom / Silvia Borso Di Carminati ESP and Solène Mariani / Maude Schmid SUI. Among the 29er Boys Henry Larkings / Miles Davey AUS lead Seb Lardies / Mike McKenzie NZL. Pia Andersen / Nora Edland NOR are ahead of Zova Novikova / Diana Sabirova RUS and Maru Scheel / Freya Feilke GER in the 29er Girls. In the Nacra 15 catamaran, Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER lead with 2 race wins ahead of Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA won all 3 races, Nicolo Nore's ITA follows on rank 2. Among the women windsurfers Veerle ten Have NZL leads Islay Watson GBR. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 The World Sailing Junior World Championships in Texas kicked off yesterday. In a good Seabreeze around the 15kn, two races were sailed in each class. In the biggest fleet of 58 boys Radial sailors, the first 4 placed are only just one point apart: Juan Cardozo ARG and Uffe Tomasgaard NOR share the lead, Zac Littlewood AUS and Josh Armit NZL follow in ranks 3 and 4. Charles Carraway USA had a daily 5th and a 14th. He is currently 8th overall. Among the Girls - with 46 participants / 46 nations also an impressive field - Emma Savelon NED is leading with the daily ranks 1 and 2 ahead of the tied Charlotte Rose USA and Wiktoria Golebiewska POL. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5 The final series continued yesterday with two further races at the Junior World Championships of Laser 4.7 in Poland. In the Boys ranking, Michael Compton AUS was the daily best (11/3) and took the lead, 16 points ahead of Stefano Viale PER who advanced to second place overall. Daniel Hung SGP follows close behind in 3rd place. The U-16 sailor Guthrie Braun USA is currently 63rd (=132.) in the Silver Fleet. In the Girls ranking the Italians are still on top: Chiara Benini ITA continues to lead five points ahead of Girgia Cingolani ITA. They are likely to fight for the title among themselves in today's final races, as Simone Chen is SGP in 3rd already 20 points behind the second place. After two BFD's on the previous day, the young US sailor Marina Geilen had a good day in the Silver Fleet (12/20) and advanced to 27th (=105 overall). All Leaderboards.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13 Yesterday the 26 trimarans were transferred by truck from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean. Today the 5th act in Gruissan will start with a coastal race. In all three overall ranking categories (overall, juniors, corinthians) nothing is decided yet: 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet leads in the overall standings, just one point ahead of 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA. The Leaderboard. All leaderboards and the official interim report.
 
Top News – Monday, July 16, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4 Yesterday in Poland, the final regattas of the Laser 4.7 Junior World Championships started in the sun and 10-13kn wind. Chiara Benini ITA won both Goldfleet races in the Girls fleet and took the lead by 18 points. Giorgia Cingolani ITA follows on rank 2. Just one point behind is Simone Chen SGP in 3rd place and thus the best of the U16 classification.
Despite a disqualification, Wonn Kye Lee SGP was able to defend his lead in the Goldfleet of the Boys. Thanks to a race win, Doruk Demircan TUR advanced to second, Michael Compton AUS in 3rd is also the leader of the U16 classification. .
All leaderboards and the daily report.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start Today the first races of the Junior World Championships will take place on the Texas Gulf Coast. A Seabreeze of 15-20 knots and hot summer weather usually provide perfect conditions. At the start are more than 1,000 sailors from 66 nations - the Entry Lists. Yesterday the practice races and the opening ceremony were on the program. The official daily report on the Event website and a video presentation on the Event Facebook Page.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results

 Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results The Yngling World Championship ended on Saturday on Lake Garda with a threefold Dutch victory. After 6 races Kaj Moorman Kaj/Jasper Schuddeboom/Sam Peeks NED won the title 2 points ahead of Tom Otte NED and his team, Jamin Marteen NED took bronze. Bruce Chaffee USA and his team finished 6th overall. There were 44 teams from 8 nations and 3 continents competing in this Championship. The Ranking and the Final Report( ital.).
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10 For the short races scheduled in Baden, there was only very sluggish wind, but a strong tidal current. Therefore the qualification had to be reduced to just one race. In the final the home team 'Lorima Lemonade', helmed by Kevin Peponnet FRA was victorious. Thanks to a 3rd place, 'Bejaflore', with Valentin Bellet FRA, could just hold on to their overall lead.
The Ranking, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results

 Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results A great turnout and typical Lake Garda midsummer conditions prevailed for last week’s Juniors & Masters European Championships. After 9 races, Kristian Medina DEN won the Juniors title (61 participants / 10 nations) 15 points ahead of Erik Lindberg SWE, bronze went to Jonas Ullmann DEN. Among the Women Juniors (35 participants / 9 nations) Hanna Johnsson SWE won ahead of Marie-Kristine Medina DEN and Alexandra Wiking SWE. In the Masters fleet (42 participants / 9 nations), Sören Johnson DEN was tied with Gintare Scheidt LTU, but thanks to a higher number of race wins she beat the 2008 Laser Olympic medalist. Bronze goes to Weronika Glinkiewicz POL. All Leaderboards and the Video.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

J/70 - Italian Championship 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Final results

 J/70 - Italian Championship 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Final results The well-attended Italian Championship ended on Lake Garda with three further races yesterday. Gianfranco Noe ITA and his team were able to preserve their big lead and won the title 11 points ahead of Achille Onorato ITA, Claudia Rossi ITA and her team finished third overall. Kevin Downey USA and his team finished the series in 17th place. The Ranking.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève

 Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève This weekend was the Swiss event of the European series of flying phantom catamarans took place in Geneva. At the start were 16 junior teams. The series were sailed in light to moderate wind conditions. The victory went to Morgan Lauber / Louis Buxtorf CNM ahead of Max Wallenberg / Amanda Bjork SNG and Grégoire Peverelli / Nicolas Rolaz SNG – two former Opti-World Champions on the podium! The Report and the
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