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News – Monday, April 22, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Final results

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Final results The Olympic Classes Worldcup event, held for the first time in Genoa ITA, was concluded yesterday with the 470, Laser and Finn Medal Races, again in light winds around 6-8kn, and major modifications on top of the rankings occurred.
In the 470 men, Paul Snow-Hansen/Daniel Willcox NZL finishing 2nd in the Medal Race replaced Xu/Wang CHN on top. Bronze went to Wagen/Siegwart SUI.
Fernanda Oliveira/Ana-Luiza Barbachan BRA, Olympic medalists 2008, were the premature winners in the 470 women before the race already. First yesterday, Wei/Gao CHN moved up on rank 2. Di Salle/Dubbini ITA followed on rank 3.
In the Finns, it was Jorge Zarif BRA who replaced the long-leading Alex Muscat ESP on top. Joan Cardona ESP completed the podium on 3rd.
The Laser results follow in a separate news text below.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Laser - Olympic World Cup 2019 - ACt 3 - Genova ITA - Final results

 Laser - Olympic World Cup 2019 - ACt 3 - Genova ITA - Final results In both Laser fleets, a leader change occurred after the Medal Races, sailed in a 6-8kn wind yesterday.
Finishing 5th, Jonatan Vadnai HUN replaced the World Champion Pavlos Kontides CYP tied at equal points on top of the Lasers Standard. Andrew Lewis TTO (Trinidad&Tobago) moved up on rank 3.
In the Lasers Radial, it was Anne-Marie Rindom DEN grasping the overall win with 2nd race rank. Dongshuang Zhang CHNG followed on rank 2 with a 3 point backlog. Finishing 3rd in the Medal Race, Maud Jayet SUI had the upper hand on the tied Line Flem-Höst NOR in the duel for Bronze.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Final results - 2x Bronze for Switzerland

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Final results - 2x Bronze for Switzerland Light winds prevailed again on the last day of the Genoa Worldcup event and the Swiss qualified for the Medal Races performed well.
Finishing 2nd in the crucial final race, Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI moved up on rank 3 in the good-quality 470 men fleet. A Bronze Medal went to Maud Jayet SUI in the Lasers Radial thanks to a 3rd race rank yesterday. In the 470 women, the competition ended positively for Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI finishing 4th in the Medal Race and moving up one rank overall on 9th.
All ranking lists and the official report.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

420 - CIMA 2019 - Marseillan FRA - Final results

 420 - CIMA 2019 - Marseillan FRA - Final results With the 12th and final race, the 2019 CIMA on the Etang de Berre was terminated yesterday.
Jonathan Steindle/Leonardo Honols GER finished as outstanding winners with a record 51 point advantage on Maxim Dneprov/Luis Zimmerli SUI. On rank 3 followed Sacha Baraz/Yannick Flandorffer FRA. 76 teams from 3 nations participated in the South of France.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Final results

 Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Final results The Lake Garda Optimist Meeting was concluded yesterday with the World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA on rank one thanks to his win in the final race. Richard Schultheis MLT followed on 2nd at equal points. Alex Demurtas ITA finished 3rd on his home waters. The Juniores ranking list.
Winner in the younger Cadetti (U12) was Erik Scheidt BRA ahead of Amélie Röpke GER and Sofia Bommartini ITA. The Cadetti ranking list.
The final report with all ranking lists and the event facebook page with videos.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

A-Cat, Moth, Waszp - Foiling Easter - Campione del Garda ITA - Final results

 A-Cat, Moth, Waszp - Foiling Easter - Campione del Garda ITA - Final results In Campione ITA, the inaugural edition of the ' Foiling Easter' Regatta was concluded yesterday with all three classes present having sailed 9 races.
Dominating winner in the A-Cats was Mischa Heemskerk NED ahead of Emmanuel Dode FRA. In the Moths, Francesco Bruni ITA was first ahead of Carlo De Paoli ITA and Fabian Gielen GER. On top of the one-design WASZPs was Alexander Hogheim NOR ahead of Mael Garnier FRA.
The results and the videos.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Final results

 5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Final results The stormy Eastwind inhibited racing on the final day of the 5o5 Europacup Round one on Cannes Bay yesterday. Overall winner after four races are therefore Michael Quirk/Tim Needham AUS ahead of the veteran Howie Hamlin with Jeff Nelson USA and Ian Pinell/Russ Clark GBR. The multiple World Champions Hunger/Jess GER on 4th missed the podium by one point.
The ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, April 22, 2019   (Image © David Ademas)

Various classes - Spi Ouest - La Trinité-sur-Mer FRA - Day 3

 Various classes - Spi Ouest - La Trinité-sur-Mer FRA - Day 3 The 440 teams at the 2019 Spi Ouest event in Morbihan continued racing yesterday in sun and a moderate wind.
In the Diam-24-trimarans, Valentin Bellet FRA on 'Bejaflore' has extended his lead on the new 2nd-ranked Robert Perron FRA ('Golfe du Morbihan'). 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA (and not Bernard Stamm SUI) follows on the 3rd place.
Leader in the Grand Suprise is François Morane FRA ahead of Valentin Bovey SUI new on rank 2.
All ranking lists (16 classes) and the news.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Windsurfing - Swiss-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results

 Windsurfing - Swiss-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results Another three Slalom heats were held yesterday on Almanarre Bay/Hyères in a fresh Eastwind. Winner of the traditional Swiss season opening competition was Daniel Aeberli SUI defending his lead over Daniel Slijk NED. Richard Stauffacher SUI moved up on the 3rd place. 63 drivers from 6 nations participated.
The results and the event facebook page with videos.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 3

 Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta Day 3 Race Day Three of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was the Cannon Course, a 23nm race, displaying the true grandness of classic yachts in their element. The 141' racing schooner 'Colombia' took fleet line honours in an elapsed time of 2 hours 29 minutes and 30 seconds.
In the Traditional Class, the sloops 'Genesis', 'Sweetheart' and 'New Moon' have been enjoying close racing with 'Genesis' of Alexis Andrews built by Alwyn Enoe as winner just 43sec ahead from 'Sweetheart', built by Zepharin McLaren and skippered by Charles Morgan.
The daily report with all details on Easter Sunday, all results and the event website.
Monday, April 22, 2019   

O'pen Skiff EuroChallenge 2019 - Palermo ITA - final results

 O'pen Skiff EuroChallenge 2019 - Palermo ITA - final results Salvatore Mancino ITA was the overall winner in the first round of the O'pen Skiff EuroChallenge 2019 held in Palermo ITA over the past weekend. Manuel de Felice ITA finished first in the U17-division. 65 entrants made the long journey to Sicily and completed 9 races in light to moderate winds.
The report, the results and the event website.
 
News – Sunday, April 21, 2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 David and Lachy Gilmour AUS finished 4th in the 49er Medal Race and defended their first place ahead of McHardie/McKenzie NZL and Burling/Tuke NZL. With a victory in the 49erFX Medal Race, Odile Van Aanholt/Marieke Jongens NED consolidted their top position in front of Omari/Distefano ITA and Roble/Shea USA. In the Nacra-17, Iker Martinez/Olga Maslivets ESP advanced on rank 1 overall with a 2nd race rank, one point ahead of the previous leader Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBR. The Olympic Champions Santiago Lange/Cecilia Carranza ARG moved up on rank 3. All other classes sailed their last fleetraces.
In the 470men, Zu/Wang CHN will start to today's Medal Race with 3 point lead on Snow-Hansen/Willcox NZL. 10 points behind, Wagen/Siegwart SUI still have an option on the victory. Numerous teams had difficulties with the very light condition and missed the Medal Race.
Fernanda Oliveira/Ana-Luiza Barbachan BRA are the premature winners in the 470 women with a 28 point advantage on Di Salle/Dubbini ITA closely followed by Berta/Caruso ITA.
In the Finns, Alex Muscat ESP defended the first position and will have to fight for victory with Jorge Zarif BRA only two points back. Joan Cardona ESP on 3rd is already 18 points behind.
The Laser news follow below in the next text.
The winds yesterday were once more filling in late and remained very light.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
You can follow the Medal Race this Sunday livestream on our website beginning at 9h am UTC.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 6

 Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 6 The qualifications for today's Medal Races were concluded yesterday with the last race again held in very light winds.
In the Lasers Standard, Pavlos Kontides CYP will start to the Medal Race with a 6 point lead on Jonatan Vadnai HUN. Another 5 points back follows Hermann Tomasgaard NOR on 3rd. The Olympic medalist Tonci Stipanovic CRO on 16th clearly missed the top-10.
Two races were sailed in the Lasers Radial and Dongshuang Zang CHN has now a 4 point advantage on Vasileia Karachaliou GRE. Anne-Marie Rindom DEN is 7 points behind, still with an option on the overall victory today.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
The Medal Races can be followed livestream on this website beginning at 9h UTC.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Olympic Wolrdcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 6 - Wagen/Siegwart SUI and Maud Jayet SUI will fight for Medals today

 Olympic Wolrdcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 6 - Wagen/Siegwart SUI and Maud Jayet SUI will fight for Medals today Two Swiss boats have a chance for a Medal in today's last race, and even for the overall victory !
Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI defended their excellent 3rd place in the 470 men during the last fleetrace yesterday. Their backlog on rank 1 is 10 points before the start to the double-point-no-discard Medal Race today. However, ranks 4 and 5 are only 1 point behind ....
With a 5 point backlog on Bronze, Maud Jayet SUI on rank 5 in the Lasers Radial moved another place up yesterday.
Also qualified for the Medal Race are Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI as 10th in the 470 women, and this ahead of the Olympic medalists Kondo/Yoshioka JPN or Lecointre/Retornaz FRA.
The past-Optimist World Champion Nicolas Rolaz SUI finished the Laser Standard competition on rank 60 among the 111 participants.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Beginning on 9h am UTC, the Medal Races can be followed on www.sailing-news.com on livestream, beginning with the 470 women.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

420 - CIMA 2019 - Marseillan FRA - Day 4

 420 - CIMA 2019 - Marseillan FRA - Day 4 Racing at the 420 CIMA on the Etang de Berre continued yesterday with 3 races held in moderate winds. With a 31 point lead, Jonathan Steindle/Leonardo Honold GER will hardly loose to top rank during today's last races. Sacha Baraz/Yanick Flandorffer FRA follow on rank 2. Natascha and Samira Rast SUI, the best girls' team on rank 3, have to fight for leur medal against Maxim Dneprov/Luis Zimmerli SUI and Achille Casco/Eliott Schick SUI on the ranks 4 and 5.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 3

 Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 3 Two races were concluded yesterday on Lake Garda, with a leader change on top, as Richard Schultheiss MLT had a downer (rank 24) and was replaced on top by the Optimist World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA. On rank 3 followes Alex Demurtas ITA. The best North Americans are now Audrey Foley (Lauderdale YC) USA on rank 75, Alejandro Beckmann Riquelme (CN El Balis) MEX on rank 108 and Claire Ramsey (RNSYS) CAN on 134 among the 991 participants.
The Juniores ranking list after 6 races.
In the younger Cadetti, Erik Scheidt BRA and Amélie Röpke GER share the lead. Sofia Bommartini ITA follows on rank 3.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   (Image © Luca Fumagalli)

Windsurfing - Swiss Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 2

 Windsurfing - Swiss Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 2 Two Slalom runs were completed on the second day of the Swiss Cup in Hyères FRA and twice, Daniel Aeberli SUI was the winner taking over the overall rankings ahead of Massimiliano Loncrini ITA and Daniel Slijk NED on the ranks 2 and 3. Richard Stauffacher SUI remains on rank 4.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Day 2

 5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Day 2 Two races were held on Cannes Bay yesterday at the first round of the 5o5 Europa Cup 2019 annual series. Quirk/Needham AUS defended their lead two points ahead of Hamlin/Nelson USA. Pinnel/Russ GBR and Hunger/Jess GER follow on the ranks 3 and 4. 31 teams racing.
The ranking list and the event website.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Laser - Youth Easter Meeting - Malcesine ITA - Final results

 Laser - Youth Easter Meeting - Malcesine ITA - Final results The Laser Youth Meeting on Lake Garda was concluded yesterday with 6 races.
In the Lasers Radial, Anna Brzozowska POL finished first ahead of Olle Lindblom SWE and Tytus Butowski POL. Rosine Baudet SUI finished the series on rank 38 among the 109 participants.
In the Lasers 4.7, the local Lorenzo Predari ITA won overall on his home waters one point ahead of Benjamin Dufour SUI. On rank 3 followed Rasmus Lindström SWE.
All ranking lists.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Various classes - Spi Ouest - Morbihan FRA - Day 2

Light winds prevailed on the second day of the Spi Ouest Regatta in Morbihan FRA.
In the Diam 24-trimarans, Valentin Bellet FRA with his 'Bejaflore' has taken the overall lead ahead of Bernard Stamm SUI 9 points behind on 2nd.
François Morane FRA remains on top of the Grand Surprise. Valentin Bovey SUI defended his 3rd place among the 31 teams.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Various Classes - Les Voiles de St-Barth - St-Barthélemy FRA - final results

 Various Classes - Les Voiles de St-Barth - St-Barthélemy FRA - final results Yesterday, 'Sorcha' of Peter Harrison GBR concluded the 2019 Voiles de St-Barths as first overall in the Maxi-1 division having won all 5 races ahead of 'SHK Scallywag' of David Witt HKG. In the smaller Maxi-2, 'Windfall' of Michael Cotter IRL finished on top. The CSA-1 winner is 'Kuka3' of Franco Niggeler SUI.
Here the final results of all 9 divisions, the photos of day 5 and the event website.
Sunday, April 21, 2019   

Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Day 2 - Line honours for the 79-footer Mariella

 Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - Day 2 - Line honours for the 79-footer Mariella Mariella of Carlo Falcone, a 1938 79-foot Alfred Mylne Yawl, took the line honours for the Common Course in an elapsed time of 2hrs 30min ahead of Seefalke II of Oliver Greensmith, a 1936 41-foot Rasmussen Sloop and Peter von Seestermuehe of Christoph von Reibnitz, a 1936 59-foot Henry Gruber Yawl.
Vibrant sailing conditions on the beautiful southern coast of Antigua prevailed again on the 2nd race day of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta on the Butterfly Courses, i.e. the Common Course at 20nm, and the Long Course at 30nm, with warm SE trade winds of up to 20kn.
The report of day 2 with all details, all results and the event website.
 
News – Saturday, April 20, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 Yesterday, the 'windiest' - however shifty and puffy - conditions prevailed in Genoa with 6-9kn allowing all classes to race. The 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacras 17 concluded their qualification series, the other classes will have their last fleetraces today Saturday.
In the 49ers, David and Lachy Gilmour AUS have taken the lead 6 points ahead of the Olympic Champions Burling/Tuke NZL. Peters/Sterritt GBR, McHardie/McKenzie NZL and Lange/Lange ARG on the ranks 3-5 remain in the race for the title and medals.
In the 49ersFX, Carlotta Omari/Matilda Distefano ITA are new on first 4 points ahead of Baad-Nielsen/Thusgaard DEN, the former leaders Van Aanholt/Jongens NED are 3rd 8 points behind.
In the Nacras 17, Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBR have a 6 points' lead on Iker Martinez/Olga Maslivets ESP before the Medal Race. Zajac/Matz AUT 10 points back have still a chance for victory today. We livestream the Medal Race this morning beginning at 9h a.m UTC on sailing-news.com.
The 470s completed 3 races yesterday and Fock/Dackhammar SWE moved on top of the 470 men fleet 2 points ahead of Doi/Kimura JPN. Wagen/Siegwart SUI advanced on rank 3 with a 5 point backlog.
In the 470 women, Oliveira/Barbachan BRA have taken the lead as best of the day, in front of Cohen/Lasry ISR and Di Salle/Dubbini ITA on 2nd and 3rd. The fight for the Medal Race qualification will be tight today, as the ranks 9-18 are separated by 6 points only !
Alex Muscat ESP has taken the lead in the Finns, followed by Jorge Zarif BRA and Oscari Muhonen ESP closely behind.
All ranking lists and the news.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5

 Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 Finally, the wind conditions proved to be somewhat better in Genoa and the Lasers succeeded to complete three races yesterday.
With a solid row of top ranks, the World Champion Pavlos Kontides CYP moved on top of the Lasers Standard ahead of Jonatan Vadnai HUN 4 points behind on rank 2. Hermann Tomasgaard NOR is now on 3rd.
A trio is on top of the Lasers Radial at equal points: Dongshuang Zhang CHN, Vasileia Karachaliou GRE and Anne-Marie Rindom DEN.
Today, three more races are on the program with the fleets split in Gold and Silver. Tomorrow Sunday, the Medal Races will be held, that can be followed livestream here on sailing-new.com.
All ranking lists and the news.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   (Image © Sailing Energy)

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 - Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 3

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 - Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 3 The somewhat fresher, but still very unconstant winds seemed to have favored the Swiss team yesterday !
Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI were the best of the day in the 470 men with the ranks 4/4 and moved up on 3rd overall. The qualification for the Medal Race in today's fleetraces must be possible. On the way to the Medal Race is also Maud Jayet SUI in the Lasers Radial on 7th overall. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI on rank 10 in the 470 women will have a hard fight for the top-10 today as the ranks 9-17 are separated by 5 points only ! After a premature start and medium race ranks, Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on the 21st place clearly missed the Medal Race. A premature start disqualification had Nicolas Rolaz SUI loose several ranks and he will continue the competition today in the Silverfleet.
All ranking lists, the news and the facebook page of the Swiss Team with some video interviews.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

420 - CIMA - Marseillan FRA - Day 3

 420 - CIMA - Marseillan FRA - Day 3 The CIMA in Marseillan FRA went on yesterday with the first two Final Series races of the Gold- and Silverfleets.
Jonathan Steidle/Leonardo Honold GER extended their lead on 11 points with a race win. Finishing 4th, Natascha and Samira Rast SUI moved up on rank 2 as best girls team. Ange Delerce/Thimotée Rossi FRA follow on rank 3.
The results and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 2

 Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 2 Winning the two races of their groups, Richard Schultheis MLT and Marco Gradoni ITA share the overall lead in the huge Optimist Juniores fleet, one point ahead of Caspar Ilgenstein GER with two race wins as well. The results.
In the younger Cadetti, Erik Scheidt BRA remains on top in front of Sofia Bommartini ITA and Amelie Röpke GER at equal points on the ranks 2 and 3.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Windsurfing - Swiss Cup - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 1

 Windsurfing - Swiss Cup - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 1 A fresh Eastwind from the shore prevailed on Almanarre Bay yesterday at the traditional season opening of the Swiss Windsurfers. Two Slalom heats were concluded with Toni Wilhelm GER leading one point ahead of the junior Jakob Kooij NED. Richard Stauffacher SUI follows as best Swiss on rank 4 among the 60 participants from 6 nations.
The ranking list.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Day 1

 5o5 - Europa-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Cannes FRA - Day 1 Good sailing conditions with a fresh Eastwind prevailed yesterday in Cannes for the first event of the 5o5 Europacup 2019. Leading after three races are Quirk/Needham AUS one point ahead of Hamlin/Nelson USA. On rank 3 another point behind follow Pinnel/Russ GBR.
The ranking list and the event website.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Various classes - Spi Ouest - Morbihan FRA - Day 1

 Various classes - Spi Ouest - Morbihan FRA - Day 1 21 classes participate in the traditional Spi Ouest Regatta in Morbihan FRA.
The Diam-24-trimarans completed three races yesterday with Bernard Stamm SUI and his team in the lead with two bullets. Valentin Bellet FRA follows at equal points on 2nd, Stevie Morrison GBR is 3rd. In the only race of the Grand Surprises (30 boats), François Morane FRA finished and his team finished first ahead of Olivier Bornet FRA and Valentin Bovey SUI.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

IRC - RORC Easter Challenge 2019 - Cowes GBR - Day 1

A light, shifty, and bracingly cold wind from the north, combined with a substantial tide made for challenging conditions on the opening day of the RORC Easter Challenge.
Racing yesterday was with the wind rarely getting above 6kn and the tide as a vital factor, ebbing throughout the afternoon at more than 2 knots (and due to increase with a 4.9m spring tide coming on Sunday).

Race 1 winners were:
- IRC-0 (9 boats): ‘Keronimo’ (Ker 40) of Lars + Brigitta Elfverson
- IRC-1 (20 boats): ‘Pegasus’ (Farr 30) of Malcom Wootton
- IRC-2 (10 boats): ‘Jacana’ (J-105) of Ross Farrow
- IRC-3 (12 boats): ‘Aguila’ (Quarter Ton) of Sam Laidlaw

The news of day 1 and the results overview.
 
News – Friday, April 19, 2019
Friday, April 19, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 4

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 4 Yesterday, the wind conditions at the Wordcup Series in Genoa were again light (5-7kn), but for the first time sufficient for seven of the eight classes present to complete at least one race.
In the 470 men, Kampelmühler/Czajka AUT won the only race ahead of Ichino/Hasegawa JPN and Mantis/Kagialis GRE. The Olympic Champions Belcher/Ryan AUS are on rank 17.
In the 470 women, Cohen/Lasry ISR ahead of Oliveira/Barbachan BRA and Seabright/Carpenter GBR are the first leaders.
Three races were held in the Finns with Oscari Muhonen FIN twice on top and clearly leading overall ahead of Jorge Zarif BRA and Alex Muscat ESP. To be noted, that the Finn elite refrained from participating.
The Lasers Standard completed their third race and Tonci Stipanovic CRO has taken the overall lead ahead of Duko Bos CRO and Finn Lynch IRL.
The Lasers Radial did not sail, and after the only race sailed so far, Line Flem-Höst NOR and Maud Jayet SUI share the lead.
The speed classes will complete the Qualification Series today to select the 10 best for tomorrow s Medal Races. In the 49ers, Sime Fantela/Mihovil Fantela CRO are on first after 5 races, followed by Botin/Lopez ESP and Gilmour/Gilmour AUS. The Olympic Champions Burling/Tuke NZL are on rank 10.
In the 49ersFX, Odile Van Aanholt/Marieke Jongens NED won all 3 races taking the overall lead ahead of Wester/Netzler SWE and Gross/Klinga SWE.
In the Nacras 17, all team have completed three heats with the experienced duos on top: Saxton/Boniface GBR are first followed by Jones/Saunders NZL and Martinez/Maslivets ESP.
All ranking lists and the news.
Friday, April 19, 2019   (Image © Emilien Coutant)

Optimist - Coupe Internationale de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Day 4

 Optimist - Coupe Internationale de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Day 4 Yesterday, the Optimist International Cup was concluded in La Rochelle FRA. Today, teamracing is on the program.
Zou Schemmel FRA was the clear winner after 12 races with a 14 point advantage on Boris Hirsch SUI. The best girl Lucie Gout FRA is on rank 3. The Minimes ranking list.
In the younger Benjamins, Rapahel Allain FRA finished first with a 38 point lead on Damian Berthier SUI on a solid second place as well.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Friday, April 19, 2019   

Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 1

 Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Day 1 The first two races of the Lake Garda Optimist Meeting were sailed yesterday in a 12-14kn wind.
Finishing 1 and 2 in their groups, Yanne Broers NED, Alex Demurtas ITA and Richard Schultheiss MLT have jointly taken the lead. The World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA follows on rank 5. 900 participants.
In the younger Cadetti, Erik Scheidt BRA (son of the 5-times Olympic medalist Robert Scheidt BRA) and Amelie Röpke GER are on the first place with a race win each. 81 participants.
The ranking lists and the event website
Friday, April 19, 2019   

Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - the Single-Handed Race and Sea Shanties

 Various Yachts - Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta - the Single-Handed Race and Sea Shanties The Single-Handed Race on the eve of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was held yesterday with 11 beautiful classic yachts in a one-hour race along the south coast of Antigua. with moderate trade wind conditions of 14-16 knots, and a relatively smooth sea state. Skippers raced solo without the use of auto-pilot, but were allowed an observer on board, who could not participate in sailing. --- The Dykstra 44 Willpower of Don Ward took line honours in the Spirit of Tradition Class but after time correction was third. Tanner Jones racing the 1963 Jack Holt 28-foot sloop Rita was second, and the winner was the 1989 Six Metre Biwi Magic , sailed by Tony Sayer. --- The Single-Handed Race took place on the eve of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, starting today Friday with four days of full fleet racing. --- The news with photos and the event website.
 
News – Thursday, April 18, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Act 3 - Genoa ITA - Day 3

 Olympic Worldcup - Act 3 - Genoa ITA - Day 3 Again a day with almost no wind in Genoa yesterday, and it can hardly be understood, why the innocent World Sailing (responsible as Organising Authority) dislocated the European Worldcup event from the wind-safe Hyères FRA with its perfect infrastructure and organisation to this wind-risky Italian major city.
Only the Lasers Radial and one 49er group could sail at least on race in a 3-4kn wind.
For the Lasers Radial sailing in two groups, it was the first race of the competition. The day winners were Line Flem-Höst NOR and an Maud Jayet SUI. On the 2nd ranks of their groups followed Anne-Marie Rindom DEN and Vasileia Karachaliou GRE.
The only 49er race was won by Fantela/Fantela CRO, still back in the overall 49er rankings before discard with the scores ufd/1/1.
Without valid results after 3 days are the 470s (M W) and Finns.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, April 18, 2019   

Optimist - Coupe Internationale de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Day 4

 Optimist - Coupe Internationale de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Day 4 Three races were sailed in the Final Series of the Spring Cup in La Rochelle FRA with the fleet split in Gold and Silver rounds.
Zou Schemmel FRA extended his lead on 7 points with the day ranks 1 and 2. Axel Grandjean SUI i on the 2nd place, Lucie Gout FRA on 3rd is the best girl. Boris Hirsch SUI advanced on the 4th position. Sam Nokes SUI and Stach Vleeshowers SUI follow on the ranks 9 and 10. The ranking list.
In the younger Benjamins, Raphael Allain FRA is new on top 10 points ahead of Charles Trollard FRA. Kilian Dussain FRA and Damien Berthier SUI follow on the ranks 3 and 4 at equal points.
The French TV transmitted a film report yesterday. Theevent facebook page with photos.
Thursday, April 18, 2019   

420 - CIMA - Marseillan FRA - Day 1

 420 - CIMA - Marseillan FRA - Day 1 Yesterday, the first major 420 Regatta was kicked off in Marseillan FRA on the Etang de Berre in moderate winds. Unfortunately, neither results nor information have been posted on the event website or the facebook page of the organisers. However, numerous Fotos are available.
Thursday, April 18, 2019   

Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Country Cup - Final results

 Optimist - Lake Garda Meeting - Riva ITA - Country Cup - Final results As a prelude to the Optimist Lake Garda Meetings, the Nations Trophy was held with one representative per country racing. After three races, the local Alexis Demurtas ITA was the winner ahead of Caspar Ilgenstein GER and Henrik Puolakka FIN. 36 nations from 5 continents were present. --- The ranking list.
The Optimist Meeting begins today with huge fleets as usual: 991 Juniores from 35 nations and 117 Cadetti (U12) will participate.
The event website.
Thursday, April 18, 2019   

Various Classes - Les Voiles de St-Barth - St-Barthélemy FRA - Day 3 - Local Knowledge Pays Off for Round the Island Race

 Various Classes - Les Voiles de St-Barth - St-Barthélemy FRA - Day 3 - Local Knowledge Pays Off for Round the Island Race For yesterday’s tricky Round the Island race, local knowledge paid off for the race veterans that knew how to successfully navigate the challenges on the 24–32nm courses around St-Barth’s rocky cliffs in a 12–15kn northeasterly with 30° wind shifts.
Here the results, the day 3 report, the photos and the event website.
Today is lay day, racing resumes on Friday and lasts until April 20.
 
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