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News – Saturday, September 21, 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Final results

 Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Final results The FD European Championship on Lake Balaton was concluded yesterday with a final light-wind race won by Jiøí Hrubý/Roman Houdek CZE. Szabolcz Majthenyi/Andras Domokos HUN were the premature Champions before the last day winning their 6th title. The eternal duel between the former Olympic medalists (FD and 470) Jörn and Bodo Borowski GER and Jörgen and Jens Bojsen-Möller DEN remained in favour of the Germans. 62 teams from 14 nations. ----- The results after nine races and the final report.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

F50-Catamaran - Sail GP - Final - Marseille FRA - Day 1

 F50-Catamaran - Sail GP - Final - Marseille FRA - Day 1 Two race wins for 'Team Japan' with Nathan Outteridge AUS and one bullet for 'Team Australia' with Tom Slingsby AUS in the first three races sailed in moderate winds at the SailGP Grand Final in Marseille FRA. Obviously, these two teams stay on top of the Season Leaderboard to qualify for the winner-takes-all Million-$ prize purse matchrace on Sunday. ----- The news. ----- The three races of today can again be followed livestream beginning 13.30 UTC.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 2

 IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 2 With 30nm left to the finish line this morning UTC, the still leading 'Charal' with Jérémy Beyou FRA/Christopher Pratt GBR are on the way to victory with a 7,5nm advantage on the second-ranked 'PRB' mit Kevin Escoffier/Nicolas Lunven FRA. Another 7,5nm behind followed Charlie Enright USA/Pascal Bidégorry FRA on rank 3. ----- In a fast race with mostly rear and abeam winds, the majority of the 20 two-person teams still in the race have covered most of the 635nm round course off Lorient FRA. ----- The race tracker and the event website.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Day 2

 Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Day 2 Three races were sailed at the Optimist Swiss Championship yesterday on Lake Geneva. Finishing 1 and 2nd in her Group, Viktoria Jedlinska SNG has taken the overall lead one point ahead of Boris Hirsch SNG. Sam Noakes CVVT moved up on rank 3. ----- The ranking list and some photos on the Optimist facebook page. ---- Racing can again be followed real-time over GPS tracking.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen - Day 2

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen - Day 2 Nils Theuninck CNP/GYC won three of the four races sailed yesterday at the Finn Swiss Chamionship on Lake Constance in moderate winds, and is on a clear track for the National title. Christoph Burger TYC on rank 2 is now 5 points ahead of the 3rd Christoph Christen YCB. ----- The results and the event facebook page with videos, a.o. starting on the line with a GPS-controlled floating pin-end buoy.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

D35-Catamaran - Grand Prix de Clôture - SN Genève - Day 1

 D35-Catamaran - Grand Prix de Clôture - SN Genève - Day 1 Winning two of the six races completed yesterday at the D35 Trophy in Geneva, the RealTeam' of Jerôme Clerc SNG has taken the interim lead 2 points ahead of 'Ylliam' with Bertrand Demole SNG. 'Alinghi' of Ernesto Bertarelli SNG, premature 2019 Series winner, follows on rank 3. ----- The ranking list and the event facebook page with news and photos.
Saturday, September 21, 2019   

Interboot - Friedrichshafen GER - Opening today

 Interboot - Friedrichshafen GER - Opening today Today, the INTERBOAT in Friedrichshafen GER / Lake Constance, the largest boat fair in Central Europe, will be opened. From the sustainable bio-boats to the comfortable sunbathing platforms with electric engins: the 468 exhibitors from over 20 nations are presenting the latest innovations on water at the 58th International Watersports Exhibition during coming 8 days. All details on Interboat website.
 
News – Friday, September 20, 2019
Friday, September 20, 2019   

F50-Catamaran - Sail GP - Final - Marseille FRA - Start today

 F50-Catamaran - Sail GP - Final - Marseille FRA - Start today Today, the start to the 'Grand Final', the 5th and last event of the 2019 SailGP Series sailed on F50 catamarans, will be given off Marseille FRA. Racing will be not only for the title but for a record One-Million-Prize Money for the winning team. The favorites are clear: 'Team Australia' with Tom Slingsby AUS dominted the season so far and only 'Team Japan' with Nathan Outteridge AUS was able to keep the pace. ----- The official preview.
Friday, September 20, 2019   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 1

 IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 1 Yesterday, the start to the Défi Azimut, a two-day 660nm course off Lorient FRA, was given for the 22 two-person teams on IMOCA Open-60s, most of them modern foiling designs. ----- On the first position after 12 hours in steady rear winds Jérémy Béyou FRA/Christopher Pratt GBR ('Charal') 5nm ahead of '11th hour' with Charlie Enright USA/Pascal Bidégorry FRA. Already 20nm back are Kevin Escoffier/Nicolas Lunven FRA on rank 3. ----- . ----- The race tracker and the event website.
Friday, September 20, 2019   

Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Day 1

 Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Day 1 In a 10-12kn Northeasterly, the Optimist Swiss Championship was kicked-off in Nyon/Lake Geneva yesterday. The fleet, split in three groups, completed three races. ----- Boris Hirsch SNG booked three bullets and took the interim lead ahead of Simon Mille CVE and Viktoria Jedlinska CNV. 140 Optimists from France and Switzerland participate. ----- The results and the photos. ----- Racing can again be followed over GPS live tracking.
Friday, September 20, 2019   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen - Day 1

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen - Day 1 As expected, the conditions on Lake Constance were perfect yesterday during the first three races of the Finn Swiss Championship in a well established 12-14kn Nrtheasterly and sun. Winning all three races, Nils Theuninck CNP/GYC confirmed his role as favorite, taking the interim lead ahead of Christoph Burger TYC and Christoph Christen YCB. ----- The results and the daily news with photos.
 
News – Thursday, September 19, 2019
Thursday, September 19, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Day 3

 Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Day 3 After the initial lull conditions at the FD Europeans on Lake Balaton, a rough 20-25kn breeze filled in yesterday allowing to complete 4 spectacular races. Finishing 3/1/3/1, Szabolcs/Majthenyi HUN took the overall lead 5 points ahead of Bojsen-Möller/Bojsen-Möller DEN. Borowski/Borowski GER advanced on rank 3, but their backlog is already 21 points. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Thursday, September 19, 2019   

America's Cup News - Team New Zealand and American Magic launched their AC75

During the last two weeks, the America's Cup syndicates 'Team New Zealand' und 'American Magic' christened and splaced their AC75 Cuppers and started to the first tune-up and test rides. The quite differently designed boats already demonstrated their foiling capacities in light winds. ----- Here the report on Team New Zealand by Richard Gladwell NZL and the news of American Magic.
Thursday, September 19, 2019   

Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Heute Start

 Optimist - Swiss Championship 2019 - SN Nyon - Heute Start The Optimist Swiss Championship will begin on Lake Geneva today with 140 participants from France and Switzerland on the entry list. For today, a good Northeasterly has been announced, but in the coming days, light winds will prevail. ----- Racing can be followed over GPS tracking beginning at 13h CET.
Thursday, September 19, 2019   

470, 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - 2019 Oakcliff Triple Crown Series - Oyster Bay NY - Final results

 470, 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - 2019 Oakcliff Triple Crown Series - Oyster Bay NY - Final results Winners of Stage 1 of the Oakcliff Triple Crown Series, held over the past weekend on Oyster Bay were after 7 (470) respectively 6 (49ers) races Stuart McNay/Dave Hughes 470 men, Carmen Cowles/Emma Cowles (Larchmont YC)470 women, Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson (San Diego YC) 49ers and Paris Henken/Anna Tobias (San Diego YC) 49ersFX. The Nacra-17 were not present. The ranking lists. ----- This event consists of a series of 3 regattas per season for 470 Men and Women, 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 with 12 races per class scheduled for each regatta. A pool of up to $500,000, in prize grants, is awarded to top finishers each season. The prize money per Class awarded at Stage 1 was therefore for rank1 $16,666, rank 2 $13,333 and rank 3 $3,333 provided that 8 boats participated as this was the case in the 470 men. With at least 4 boats (all other classes), 50% of the price money was at stake. ----- The event website and the Notice of Race with all details. ----- Stages 2 and 3 will be hold on Oyster Bay on September 28/29 and October 5/6.
Thursday, September 19, 2019   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Kreuzlingen The Finn Swiss Championship begins today on Lake Constance with 42 participants from 4 nations. Good wind conditions will prevail today, but to forecast for the coming days will rather be light winds and rain. ------ The favorite for the title is the Swiss Olympic campaigner Nils Theuninck SUI.
 
News – Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019   

Beach-Catamaran - Record attempt Channel Crossing - Cowes GBR - Dinard FRA

10 days ago, Yo Wiebel/Tamara Baumann SUI attempted to improve the Cowes GBR to Dinard FRA Channel crossing record on a iFly15 catamaran. However, several lull zones slowed down the Swiss, and arriving after 22 hours only, the record was missed. A next attempt is to follow. The news and the video. ----- The Foiling-School of Yo Wiebel looks forward to welcoming many potential foiling sailors for great foiling days on Lake Uri during the fall season. He is also available for speeches on foiling adventures like Cap Horn, 24hrs record attempts and more.
 
News – Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Day 1

 Flying Dutchman - European Championship 2019 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Day 1 Finishing on the ranks 1 and 2 yesterday, Jörgen and Jacob Bojsen-Möller DEN are on top of the Flying Dutchman European Championship rankings on Lake Balaton HUN. Majthenyi/Domokos HUN and Ziegler/Czeiszel HUN follow on the ranks 2 and 3. 61 participants from 14 nations. ----- Moderate winds allowed to complete two races on the opening day of the Championship of this former Olympic Class. ----- The results and the news.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   

Star - 2019 Star North American Championship - Toms River NJ - Final results

 Star - 2019 Star North American Championship - Toms River NJ - Final results After winning the Star Eastern Hemisphere Championship on the Attersee GER, Augie Diaz, this time with Henry Boening (Coral Reef YC/Biscayne Bay YC) won the Star North American Championship held September 11-14 in Toms River, NJ, 4 respectively 5 points ahead of Tomas Hornos/Josh Revkin (Boston YC) and George Szabo/Kevin Hetherington-Young (San Diego YC). ----- 30 boats completed the 7 races of this Silver Star event. ----- The final results and the Video ]video[/URL].
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   

Moth - British National Championship 2019 - Castle Cove GBR - Final results

 Moth - British National Championship 2019 - Castle Cove GBR - Final results After 11 races over the past weekend, Dylan Fletcher GBR, the SailGP and 49er helmsman, won the Moth UK National Champion title ahead of Brad Funk USA at equal points. On rank 3 followed Benoît Marie FRA. ----- After a windy opening day (here the video), the 70 participants from 14 nations encountered moderate conditions. ----- The ranking list and the video of the final day.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019   

Optimist, Laser, 29er, Nacra 15, RSFeva - Challenge Boubou - CN Versoix

 Optimist, Laser, 29er, Nacra 15, RSFeva - Challenge Boubou - CN Versoix Good wind conditions prevailed on Lake Geneva over the past weekend to complete six race in in of the Youth fleets present. ----- In the Optimists (70 participants), Boris Hirsch SNG was the winner ahead of Stach Vleeshowers RCO and Viktoria Jedlinska CNV. Julian del Valle CNP finished first in the Lasers 4.7. In the Lasers Radial, Farah Imbert CNV won 5 of the 6 races. Yoann Senften/Yoann Stettler CNV were on top of the 15 29er teams. In the 14 boat Nacra-15s, Clément and Aurélie Guignard SNNy finished first. And finally, the superior team in the RSFeva were Alex Bossel/Niklas Shaw CVVT with 6 bullets. ----- All ranking lists
 
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