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News – Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018   

420, 470 - National Printemps/CIMA - Martigues FRA - Day 4

 420, 470 - National Printemps/CIMA - Martigues FRA - Day 4 The perfect sailing conditions stayed on yesterday at the 420/470 CIMA, where the 470 'National Printemps' ended to allow the teams qualified for the Hyères Worldcup event to move on to the Côte d'Azur to be ready next Sunday.
Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes FRA were the clear winner after 10 races in the 470s with a 19 points' advantage on Kevin Peponnet/Jérémie Mion FRA. On rank 3 followed Gelson Dzioubanov/Gustavo Thiensen BRA. Jennifer Poret/Camille Hautefaye FRA on rank 8 were the best women team.
The 420s continue the regatta today and tomorrow, split after 5 races sailed in a Gold- and Silverfleet. Solenza Mariani/Clara Olive FRA are 3 points ahead of Violette Dorange/Camille Orion FRA on 2nd before the final races. Tom Marson/Victor Herbert FRA advanced on rank 3.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Thursday, April 19, 2018   

Match Racing - Congressional Cup - Long Beach CA, USA - Day 1

 Match Racing - Congressional Cup - Long Beach CA, USA - Day 1 Yesterday in Long Beach CA was day one of the 54th edition of the Congressional Cups with Round Robin 1, where 6 of the 9 flights were completed. Dean Barker NZL in his comeback was the outstanding dominator winning all six matches. With 4-2 wins followed Johnie Berntsson SWE, Taylor Canfield ISV and Sam Gilmour AUS on rank 2.
The results.
Thursday, April 19, 2018   

5o5 - Coupe des vrais bateaux - CV Haute Seine FRA - Final results

 5o5 - Coupe des vrais bateaux - CV Haute Seine FRA - Final results Over the past weekend, the 5o5s sailed a regatta on Lake d'Orient on the upper Seine river near Troyes FRA. The 24 teams from France, Belgium and Switzerland completed 4 races in light winds with Caroline and Philippe Jacot SUI as clear winners with 4 bullets ahead of Boite/Fountaine FRA and Martin/Coltier FRA.
The ranking list and the event website.
Thursday, April 19, 2018   

World Sailing - Midyear Meeting - London GBR - Olympic sailing in danger

 World Sailing - Midyear Meeting - London GBR - Olympic sailing in danger In early May, the World Sailing Midyear-Meeting will debate on the future of Olympic Sailing discussing the 10 events to be held as from the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris/Marseille. 65 submissions (follow Papers and Submissions) will be on the table and some of them suggest to replace half of the existing events ! Popular classes with considerable local and national fleets such as the Finn, 470s shall be eliminated and be replaced by events such as kiteboarding, two-person offshore racing or team racing.
An extensive report by sail-world.com critised the confusing process initiated by the federation. Read also two comments of the past-ISAF President Paul Henderson CAN 'world-sailing-has-it-wrong' and 'an important perspective' on this subject.
 
News – Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   

420, 470 - Nationale Printemps CIMA - Martigues FRA - Day 2

 420, 470 - Nationale Printemps CIMA - Martigues FRA - Day 2 Since last Sunday, the 420s and 470s have been sailing the CIMA, the national spring championship, and both classes completed 5 races so far. In the 470s, a number of overseas' teams participate on their way from Palma to Hyères (starting next Sunday).
Hippolyte Maccheti/Sidoine Dantes FRA lead in the 470s with a 6 points' advantage on Kevin Peponnet/Jérémy Mion FRA. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI are on the 3rd place among the 30 teams from 10 nations.
In the 420s, female teams are in front with Solenza Mariani/Clara Olive FRA one point ahead of Violette Dorange/Camille Orion FRA.
All ranking lists.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   

Wind- & Kite-Surfing - Mondial du vent - Leucate FRA - Day 1

 Wind- & Kite-Surfing - Mondial du vent - Leucate FRA - Day 1 Yesterday, the 'Mondial du vent', a 5-day-happening of the wind- and kitesurfers, began in Leucate FRA at the Mediterranean Sea. Absent was the wind and only some demonstration flights of towing kiters could be seen. In addition to the competition on the water, an attractive race village with all The news and the videos on the event website
Wednesday, April 18, 2018   (Image © Alexis Courcoux)

Bénéteau Figaro - Transat AG2R - Concarneau FRA-St.Barth FRA - Prolog

 Bénéteau Figaro - Transat AG2R - Concarneau FRA-St.Barth FRA - Prolog On the coming Sunday, 20 two-person teams start to the Transat of the Beneteau Figaro Class. Over the past weekend, a prologue was held won by Anthony Marchand/Alexis Loison FRA. The all-female team Justine Mettraux SUI/Isabelle Joschke FRA/GER finished 6th.
The ranking list and the event website.
 
News – Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   

Diam 24 - Grand Prix de l'Atlantique - Pornichet FRA - Final results - Victory for Bernard Stamm SUI

 Diam 24 - Grand Prix de l'Atlantique - Pornichet FRA - Final results - Victory for Bernard Stamm SUI With three months to go to the start of the 2018 Tour de France, the activity of the Diam-24 Class has been increasing. Two weeks after the Spi Ouest Regatta, the GP Atlantique was organised in Pornichet FRA over the past weekend, the first of three events counting for the annual championship. After two light-wind days, a fresher 16-18kn breeze filled in on the final day, and 9 short-races as well as a coastal race were held.
Winning four heats, Bernard Stamm/Jean-Christophe Mourniac/Antoine Rucard SUI were the overall winners one point head of 'Oman Sail' with Stevie Morrison GBR. On rank 3 followed Valentin Bellet FRA.
The ranking list and the news.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   

Match Racing - 2018 Ficker Cup - Long Beach CA - final results

 Match Racing - 2018 Ficker Cup - Long Beach CA - final results The Kiwi Dean Barker USA, steering the NYYC 'America Magic' with Terry Hutchinson USA as tactician dominated the 2018 Ficker Cup, to win this Grade Two World Sailing regatta, and advance to the Congressional Cup, which runs April 16 to 22, 2018. Also qualifying for the Congressional Cup is Johnie Berntsson, SWE, who finished second in the three-day regatta, which was founded by Long Beach Yacht Club in 1980 to honor legendary yachtsman Bill Ficker.
The results
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   

VOR65 - Ocean Race 2017/18 - Itajai BRA - 'Vestas' arrived in Itajai

 VOR65 - Ocean Race 2017/18 - Itajai BRA - 'Vestas' arrived in Itajai Yesterday, 'Vestas' sailing under jury rig joined the VOR fleet at Itajai BRA. The team was 9 days underway from the Falklands to Brazil. The shore team is now busy to fix and adjust the new mast before the start to leg 8 to Newport RI in 9 days on April 22nd.
The video news.
Remains now 'Scallywag' having rounded Cape Horn two days ago after their stop in Chile after the tragic loss of John Fisher GR at sea. 700nm from Itajai, the team endeavours to be ready for the start to leg 8 next week. The Scallywag facebook page.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   

Laser - National de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Final results

 Laser - National de Printemps - La Rochelle FRA - Final results The Laser Spring Championship in La Rochelle was well attended, especially in the Radials, where a number of athletes benefitted from this start opportunity between the important Palma and Hyères events.
Luc Chevrier FRA won in the Lasers Standard ahead of Arthur Barrué FRA. In the Radials, Mathilde de Kerangat FRA was first followed by Elena Vorobeva CRO and Sofiane Karim FRA. In the Lasers 4.7, Thomas Faure FRA was clearly ahead with 4 bullets in 5 races.
The event website with the ranking lists, and the event facebook page with news and videos.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   

A-Cat, F16-, F18-Catamaran - Cat Weekend - YC Spiez - Final results

 A-Cat, F16-, F18-Catamaran - Cat Weekend - YC Spiez - Final results The traditional Cat Weekend in Spiez on last Saturday was sailed in good conditions with three races.
In the A-Cats (11 participants), Loïc Dony FRA was the winner two points ahead of the tied duo Dominik Peikert YCZ and Sandro Caviezel YCAs.
In the Junior Cats (6 teams), Maho Cherel/Nella Montandon CNBC finished first.
In the C1-rankings (F18,F20,F16,..), Jean-Richard Minardi/Andrea Lutz VLM were on top.
The event website with all ranking lists.
 
News – Monday, April 16, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2018 - Key Biscayne FL, USA - Final results

 Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2018 - Key Biscayne FL, USA - Final results The two final races of the 2018 Star Western Hemisphere Championship were held in a fresher southeast wind around 15-18kn, perfect conditions for the physically strong 25-year-old Finn crack Jorge Zarif BRA with Guilherme De Almeida BRA winning both heats and climbing on the podium with Bronze. With a perfect final down wind in the last race moving up from 8th to 4th, Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA defended their overall lead ahead of Paul Cayard/Arthur Lopes USA finishing 2nd with a 3 points backlog.
The ranking list and the report of Paul Cayard USA.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Laser - Euro Master Series 2018 - Act 2 - Calella ESP - Final results

 Laser - Euro Master Series 2018 - Act 2 - Calella ESP - Final results The 130 Laser Masters had bad luck with their second Act of the 2018 Euromaster Series at the Costa Brava. After the opening day without wind and the two races in pouring rain of Saturday, the Sunday was again without wind. Herewith, the ranking lists with two races only becomes final.
In the Radials, Monica Azon ESP ist first ahead of Pep Campi ESP. 43 participants.
Spanish is the winner in the Lasers Standard with Antoni Roig ESP. Carlos Martinez ESP and Jordi Capella ESP follow on the ranks 2 and 3. 46 participants.
All ranking lists, the news and the video of Saturday.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Nacra 15 - United 4 Sailing - Medemblik NED - Final results

 Nacra 15 - United 4 Sailing - Medemblik NED - Final results 14 Youth Classes participated in the 'United 4 sailing' regatta on the Ijssel-Meer over the past weekend. In most classes, sailors from the Netherlands and Belgium were on the entry lists. Only in the Nacra 15, Swiss teams were among the starters with good results.
Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI won the final two races yesterday and climbed on top of the rankings ahead of Swadling/ Fatcher GBR at equal points.
All ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Team Racing - Baldwin Cup - Newport Beach - final results

After wind delays, tight racing, and a finish that raced the sunset in Newport Beach, NHYC 'Thunder' has re-taken the Baldwin Cup! After a humbling defeat from NHYC 'Lightning' last year in the semis, NHYC 'Thunder' has won it all in three races against 2013 Champions Larchmont YC to win the 2018 Baldwin Cup Team. Among the participants were the YC Costa Smeralda from Italy and the Royal Thames YC from the UK. The results and the event blog
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Various classes - Les Voiles de St-Barth, final results

Yesterday, the final act for 9th edition of the Voiles de Saint-Barth took place in a challenging 25–27kn wind gusts in the low 30s and big seas. The Maxi and Multihull classes raced 28 miles, while CSA 1 and 2 covered 22 miles, and CSA 3 fought it out over a course of 18 miles. These robust conditions were helpful to some and complicated life for others, resulting in some major changes in the standings. Yet at the end, there were seven great winners that sailed to glory.
The results, the official website and a video of the final day.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Match Racing - 2018 Ficker Cup - Long Beach CA - final results

The Kiwi Dean Barker USA, steering the NYYC 'America Magic' with Terry Hutchinson USA as tactician dominated the 2018 Ficker Cup, to win this Grade Two World Sailing regatta, and advance to the Congressional Cup, which runs April 16 to 22, 2018. Also qualifying for the Congressional Cup is Johnie Berntsson, SWE, who finished second in the three-day regatta, which was founded by Long Beach Yacht Club in 1980 to honor legendary yachtsman Bill Ficker.
The results
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Optimist - Annual Points' Championship 2018 - YC Bielersee - Final results

 Optimist - Annual Points' Championship 2018 - YC Bielersee - Final results After the windless Saturday, a very light wind filled in yesterday allowing to complete just one race.
Luis Zimmerli SCC and Giovanni Masiero CVLL were the winners in their Groups. Marie Mazuay CNV as best girl and Ludovico Cornaro CVLL finished on 2nd in their Groups. 124 Optimist sailors participated.
The ranking list and the facebook page with photos.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Finn, Yngling - Capman-Cup - RC Oberhofen - Final results

 Finn, Yngling - Capman-Cup - RC Oberhofen - Final results After the four races of Saturday, the wind was absent yesterday on Lake Thoune.
Chritsoph Burger TYC finished first in the Finns ahead of Carlo Lazzari TYC and Peter Kilchenmann TYC. 18 Finn sailors from 3 nations participated. The ranking list and the report of the Finn Class.
In the 15-boat Yngling fleet, Patrick Haag/Gianni de Nardis/Stefan Boeni SCRG had the upper hand on the local Thomas Beck/Stephan Speiser/Michael Schoedon TYC and Peter Müller/Roman Burkhard/Dieter Kuhn YCZ completing the podium.
The news with links to the ranking lists.
Monday, April 16, 2018   

Etchells -Southern Area Championship, Cowes GBR

Lawrie Smith / Richard Parslow / Goncalo Ribeiro / Will Heritage GBR finished first at the Etchells Southern Area Championship organised by the Royal Thames YC in Cowes GBR. David Franks GBR and his team followed on 2nd with the same number of points as the winner. Matt Hannaby GBR and his team completed the podium. 12 boats were racing. The ranking list.
 
News – Sunday, April 15, 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Laser Radial - European Youth Championship 2018 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Final results

 Laser Radial - European Youth Championship 2018 - Balatonföldvar HUN - Final results No wind on the final day of the Laser Radial Youth European Championship on Lake Balaton and Matilda Talluri ITA and Guido Gallinaro ITA were proclaimed European Youth Champions 2018.
In the Girls Silver behind Talluri ITA went also to Italy with Federica Catterazzi ITA 4 points ahead of Valerya Lomatschenko RUS.
Guido Gallinaro ITA terminated the Boys Championship with a considerable advantage on Marcelo Cairo ESP. Bronze went to Campbell Patton BER.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the exceptionally well edited videos.
Sunday, April 15, 2018   (Image © Thom Touw)

Laser 4.7 - European Youth Championship 2018 - Patras GRE - Final results

 Laser 4.7 - European Youth Championship 2018 - Patras GRE - Final results The Laser 4.7 Youth European Championship in Greece was concluded yesterday.
In the Girls, Giorgia Cingolani ITA climbed on rank one in the last race ahead of Eline Verstraelen BEL at equal points with Silver. Ursula Balas CRO dropped on rank 3.
In the Boys, the title went to Cesare Barabino ITA. Emilios Monos GRE and Dikaios Kerkoulas GRE grasped Silver and Bronze.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2018 - Key Biscayne FL, USA - Day 4

 Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2018 - Key Biscayne FL, USA - Day 4 Sun and a 10-14kn seabreeze made race on Biscayne Bay again perfecr. The two races of the day did not change the overall rankings. Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA start to the final races today with a 4 points' lead on Paul Cayard/Arthur Lopez USA. Augie Diaz USA/Bruno Prada BRA are new on rank 3. The ranking list, the event website and the report of Paul Cayard USA.
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Laser - Euro Master Series 2018 - Act 2 - Calella ESP - Day 2

 Laser - Euro Master Series 2018 - Act 2 - Calella ESP - Day 2 Bad weather on the second day of the Laser Euromasters at the Costa Brava ESP as well. However, there was enough wind for two races.
First in the Radials was Monica Azon ESP winning both heats. Pep Campi ESP and David Mateu ESP followed on the ranks 2 and 3. Over a third of the fleet did not compete because of the pouring rain.
In the Lasers Standard, Antoni Roig ESP and Carlos Martinez ESP share the lead at equal points. On rank 3 follows Jordi Capella ESP.
All ranking lists and the news (in Catalan).
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Swiss Sailing Super League - Act 1 - Locarno - Day 2

 Swiss Sailing Super League - Act 1 - Locarno - Day 2 After the windless opening day, the Lago Maggiore thermal breeze filled in yesterday afternoon around 2 pm CET and 14 races were completed in an 8 to 12kn wind. All 12 team have now the same number of races completed and as expected, the leading teams of the previous year are again in the lead.
With 5 wins in 7 races, the SV Kreuzlingen with Tom Rüegge is 4 points ahead of the SN Geneva with Guillaume Girod. On rank 3 follows the RV Bodensee with Julian Flessati. For the first time since long, the two-times Olympian (and 420 World Champion) Jodok Wicki is participating in a regatta on Swiss waters. But his Zürcher YC Team is no yet up to speed.
The ranking list, the daily news and the facebook page with photos.
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Match Racing - Ficker Cup - Long Beach CA, USA - Day 2

The Ficker Cup is underway in Long Beach CA, a qualification event for the forthcoming Congressional Cup. The two best-ranked will be qualified for the most traditional Cup taking place in a week from now.
Clear 12-1 leader is Dean Barker NZL in his comeback to real matchracing representing the America's-Cup-Team 'American Magic' together with Terry Hutchinson USA as tactician. On rank 2 follows Johnie Berntsson SWE with an 11-2 score.
The news.
Sunday, April 15, 2018   

Finn, Yngling - Capman-Cup - RC Oberhofen - Day 1

 Finn, Yngling - Capman-Cup - RC Oberhofen - Day 1 Good conditions prevailed on Lake Thoune at the opening of the 2018 Capman-Cup, and both classes completed 4 races each.
In the Finns, Christoph Burger TYC is in the lead ahead of Carlo Lazzari TYC. 18 participants from 3 nations.
With 15 teams, the Ynglings have a good attendance as well. Patrick Haag SCH and his team is first ahead of Thomas Beck TYC and Peter Müller YCZ.
All ranking lists.
 
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