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News – Sunday, January 26, 2020
Sunday, January 26, 2020   

Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Final results

 Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Final results Act 2 of the Olympic Classes Worldcup was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races sailed in light winds. In all classes, the North America Olympic nation berths were at stake. ----- The most exciting race was in the 470 men where six teams had an option for victory. Winning the Medal Race, Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP climbed on rank 1, tied with Okada/Hokazono JPN on rank 2. Belcher/Ryan AUS had to content themselves with the 3rd place. ----- Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA won the 470 woman Medal Race as well and finished as superior overall winners ahead of Mrak/Macarol SLO and Skrzypulec/Ogar POL. ----- Caleb Paine USA was the premature winner in the Finns ahead of Kyle Martin CAN and Luke Muller USA. ----- Winning the Laser Standard Medal Race, Stefano Peschiera PER advanced on top, replacing Francisco Guaragno ARG on rank 1. Enrique Jose Arathoon ESA (El Salvador) finished as 3rd. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Vasileia Karachaliou GRE, leading the fleet in the final downwind leg, was sanctioned for pumping and the overall victory went to Erika Reineke USA. Nethra Kumanan IND, winner of the Medal Race, moved up on rank 3. ----- Pedro Pascual USA dominated the RS:X men windsurfers ahead of Ignacio Berenguer MEX and Juozas Bernotas LTU. ----- A superior first place also for Demita Vega de Lilla MEX in the RS:X women windsurfers with Mariana Aguilar MEX and Megumi Komine JPN on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- All ranking lists.
The Olympic nation berths went to Mexico in the Lasers Radial, Finns and RS:X men windsurfers, to Canada in the RS:X women windsurfers and 470 men, to Trinidad-Tobago in the Lasers Standard and the USA in the 470 women. ----- The official report and the updated US Saling Team report.
Sunday, January 26, 2020   (Image © Pep Portas)

Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 3

 Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 3 Light and shifty winds prevailed on the first day of the Final Series in the South of Spain yesterday, and only the Gold- and Silverfleets completed one race each. ----- Rocco Wright IRL remains on top despite of a 31st race rank, his discard. New on rank 2 is the day winner Niccolo Pulito ITA, Alessandro Cortese ITA follows on rank 3. The best girls is still Lisa Vucetti ITA on rank 7. With a 7th race rank, Boris Hirsch SUI advanced on rank 16, and also Stach Vleeshouwers SUI progressed on rank 38. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, January 26, 2020   (Image © Pierrick Contin)

F18-Catamaran - Raid World Championship 2020 - Martinique FRA - Day 1

 F18-Catamaran - Raid World Championship 2020 - Martinique FRA - Day 1 The F18 Catamaran Long-Distance World Championship will be kicked-off on Martinique, French Caribbeans today with 38 teams from 9 nations on the entry list, among them the prominent favorites Franck Cammas/Mathieu Vandame FRA. Switzerland is represented by Michel Mamzer SUI. The race leads around the Martinique island in six legs of about 30nm. ----- The event website.
Sunday, January 26, 2020   

J/70, Melges 24 - Miami Winter Series - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 2

 J/70, Melges 24 - Miami Winter Series - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 2 Finishing 2/1/1, Oivind Lorentzen USA (tactics Lucas Calabrese ARG) is the clear leader in the J/70s ahead of Pamela Rose USA and Joel Running USA on the ranks 2 and 3. 25 teams from 3 nations participate. ----- In the Melges 24, Bora Gulari USA and his team are in the lead. Travis Weisleder USA and Rob Gullen USA are the first challengers. ----- Three races have been completed since Friday at Round 2 of the Miami Winter Series. ----- The results.
 
News – Saturday, January 25, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020   

Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 5

 Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 5 On a sunny Friday, the last qualification series races were held in a light 5-6kn breeze and temperatures in the mid-70s. The 470s and Lasers Radial completed one, the Finns two races. There was no racing for the Lasers or RS:X fleets. Today, the Medal Races are on the program. ----- The situation in the 470 Men is fully open with Belcher/Ryan AUS and Okada/Hokazono JPN on top at equal points and Dahlberg/Bergström SWE (3 points back) and Xammar/Rodriguez ESP (4 points back) fighting for the Medals in the double-point-no-discard race. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI finished the competition on rank 16. ----- In the 470 Women, Lecointre/Retornaz FRA have a safe 9 point lead on Bozi/Klonaridou GRE before the Medal Race with the ranks 2 to 5 separated by 4 points only. ----- In the Finns, the overall winner is Caleb Paine USA 23 points ahead of Luke Muller USA. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Francisco Guaragna ARG kept a 6 point advance on Stefano Peschiera PER. ----- In the Lasers Radial, the fight for rank 1 is tight with Erika Reineke USA now only 2 points ahead of Vasileia Karachaliou GRE. With a 5 point backlog, Matilda Talluri ITA remains in the race for victory. ----- 11 points is the advantage of Pedro Pacual USA in the RS:X men windsurfers. ----- In the RS:X women windsurfers, Demita Vega De Lille MEX remains on top still 3 points ahead of Megumi Komine JPN. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news. ----- The Medal Races can be followed live this afternoon as from 14h UTC.
Saturday, January 25, 2020   (Image © Pep Portas)

Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 2

 Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 2 The Qualification Series at the Torrevieja Optimist Trophy for Gold-, Silver-, Bronze- and Emeraldfleets were concluded in a 6-12kn wind. ----- With the day ranks 2/1/1 in his group, Rocco Wright IRL has taken the overall lead. Also two race wins had Jaime Ayarza ESP and Tommaso De Fontes ITA, moving up on the ranks 2 and 3. Lisa Vucetti ITA on rank 9 remains the best girl. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Saturday, January 25, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 6

The favorable conditions over the Indian Ocean persisted yesterday allowing the Trimaran 'IDEC' to reach top speeds of almost 40kn, i.e. over 70kmh ! Consequently, the advantage of Francis Jovon FRA and his team on the existing record grew massively on 665nm or over a day this morning UTC. ----- Today, the weather situation becomes more complicated and on the way to the Cape of Good Hope, a deviation South will be necessary. ----- The race tracker and the news.
 
News – Friday, January 24, 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020   

Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 4

 Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 4 After three windy and rather cold days, the breeze failed to cooperate for most of the partly rainy Thursday, and racing was limited after lengthy postponements. The 470s and Laser Radial did not compete at all, the windsurfers and Lasers Standard finished one race each. ----- Only the Finns could validate two races with Caleb Paine USA adding two more bullets on his results sheet, extending his lead on Luke Muller USA on 16 points. ----- In the Lasers Standard, the day win went to Hugh Macrae CAN ahead of Francisco Guaragna ARG who kept his overall lead. Andrew Lewis TTB now on 4th sailed his discard result (17th), but kept a 3 point advance on Robert Davis CAN in the duel for the 2020 Olympic berth. ----- In the RS:X Men windsurfers, the winner was again Pedro Pascual USA increasing his lead on Ignacio Berenguer MEX. ----- In the RS:X Women windsurfers, Megumi Komine JPN moved up on rank 2 with a bullet yesterday, 3 points behind the still leading Demita Vega De Lille MEX. Farrah Hall USA remains 3rd, Nikola Girke CAN 5th. ----- Today, the qualification series will continue leading to the Medal Races of tomorrow Saturday. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, January 24, 2020   

Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 1

 Optimist - Trofeo Euromarina - Torrevieja ESP - Day 1 In the South of Spain, the first important Optimist event of 2020 is underway with 400 participants from 27 nations and 3 continents. Two races were held yesterday in light winds, and with two bullets in his group, Pablo Tejera ESP took the overall lead. Rocco Wright IRL (2/1) and Niccolo Pulito ITA (2/2) are the first challengers. ----- The results and the news of the day.
Friday, January 24, 2020   

Ice-Sailing - DN Grand Master Cup 2020 - Öxelösund SWE - Final results

 Ice-Sailing - DN Grand Master Cup 2020 - Öxelösund SWE - Final results The DN Grand Masters Cup in Sweden was concluded yesterday with another 4 races on fair black ice and good winds. Finishing 1/1/2/2, Holger Petzke GER climbed on rank 1, and with two bullets, Jean-Claude Vuithier SUI advanced on 2nd overall 3 points behind the winner. Hans Ericsson SWE descended on rank 3. David Howlett GBR followed on rank 6 among the 29 participants. ----- The results and the news.
 
News – Thursday, January 23, 2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020   

Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 3

Unusual cold and blustery conditions prevailed on Biscayne Bay yesterday at the Miami World Cup Regatta. ----- In the 470 men, the multiple Olympic and World Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS have taken the lead with two race wins. Dahlberg/Bergström SWE and Mantis/Kagialis GRE follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI improved on rank 13. ----- In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA won again both heats and are now clearly in front. Skrzypulec/Ogar POL and Mrak/Macarol SLO follow on 2nd and 3rd. ----- In the Finns, Caleb Paine USA still controls his challenger Luke Muller USA for the US Olympic ticket. ----- Erika Reineke USA leads in the Lasers Radial 5 points ahead of Vasileia Karachaliou GRE. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Francisco Guaragna ARG moved on top with a 5 point lead on Stefano Peschiera PER new on rank 2. ----- The windsurfers completed three races with Demita Vega de Lille MEX on top of the RS:X women ahead of Farah Hall USA, and Pedro Pascual USA on first in the RS:X men extending his lead. ----- All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Thursday, January 23, 2020   

Ocean Records - Route du Thé - Hongkong HKG-London GBR - Day 5

After four days of his record attempt, Francis Joyon FRA and his maxi trimaran 'IDEC' left the Sunda Strait between Sumatra and Java yesterday. With numerous fishing boats, small islands not listed on the maps and limited visibility due to smoke from forest fires and the currently active Krakatau volcano, the passage was not easy. Despite of this and in light winds, the record lead was nevertheless up on 337nm this morning UTC. ----- The race tracker and the news.
 
News – Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   

Olympic Worldcup 2020 - Act 2 - Miami FL, USA - Day 2

Mostly sunny weather with 15-20kn winds from the shore, however puffy and shifty in the afternoon, prevailed yesterday, allowing to sail the full program with 2, respectively 3 races for the windsurfers. ----- Dahlberg/Bergström SWE defended the first place in the 470 Men. Mantis/Kagialis GRE advanced on rank 2, Doi/Kimura JPN and the Olympic and World Champions Belcher/Ryan AUS follow on the ranks 3 and 4. ----- In the 470 Women, the dominators of the 2019 regattas (Pre-Olympics, Worldcup Japan, European Championship) Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA remain on top inspite of a premature start disqualification. Skrzypulec/Ogar POL progressed on rank 2, Löwe/Markfort GER are now 3rd. ----- In the Finns, the USA duo Caleb Paine USA 4 points ahead of Luke Miller USA on the ranks 1 and 2 keep on fighting for the Olympic ticket. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Francisco Guaragna ARG joined the still leading Joaquin Blanco ESP on top. Andrew Lewis TTB on rank 3 leads in the battle for the 2020 Olympic berth, but Luke Ramsay CAN on 5th is only 3 points behind. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Erika Reineke USA replaced Viktorija Andrulyte LTU on rank 1. ----- Pedro Pascual USA is on top of the RS:X Men windsurfers ahead of Ignacio Beregnuer MEX and David Mier y Teran MEX on a safe way to qualify MEX for Tokyo. ----- In the RS:X Women windsurfers, Demita Vega de Lille MEX is in front ahead of Mariana Aguilar MEX and Farrah Hall USA. The former Olympian Nikola Girke CAN on rank 6 has good chances to qualify CAN for the Olympics. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   (Image © Gilles Morelle)

Ice-Sailing - DN Grand Master Cup 2020 - Öxelösund SWE - Day 1

 Ice-Sailing - DN Grand Master Cup 2020 - Öxelösund SWE - Day 1 Sun and black ice welcomed the iceboating veterans at the DN Grand Master Cup 2020 in Sweden. After three races, Gustring SWE is on rank 1 ahead of Hans Erikson SWE and Holger Petzke GER. The triple Olympian Jean-Claude Vuithier SUI met the expectations with the ranks 1 and 3, but was forced to abandon the 3rd race, dropping him on rank 11 overall, just behind the Olympic medal-making coach David Howlett GRB (with Ben Ainslie GBR, Ian Percy GBR). 28 sleds from 9 nations participate. ----- The results and the event facebook page with photos.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   

18 Footer - Australian National Championship - Sydney AUS - Races 1 & 2

 18 Footer - Australian National Championship - Sydney AUS - Races 1 & 2 The Australian 18-Footer Championship was kicked off on Sydney Harbour last Sunday with two races held in an 8-12kn wind. 'Finport' with Keagan York/Matt Stenta/David Ewings AUS finished twice on top and leads overall ahead of 'Tech 2' and 'Appliances online' tied on the ranks 2 and 3. The Championship resumes in two weeks. The coming Sunday is reserved for a special Australian National Day Regatta. ----- The news and the full replay (1:42 hrs) of last Sunday.
 
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