Sun and a 12-18kn wind prevailed at the Régates Royales in Cannes FRA and all classes sailed the planned program, the Classics with a long-distance coastal race, the other classes with round-the-buoy races. ----- Unfortunately, the resultat links on the official event website were not yet open this morning UTC. The daily news however report on all details.
09.25.20 – 09.27.20
09.26.20 – 10.09.20
News – Thursday, September 24, 2020
News – Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The traditional Régates Royales de Cannes began on Monday with the Dragons and the Starboats. Originally, the Stars planned to held their European Championship, but it had to be canceled due to the Corona restrictions for the South of France. ----- Puissegur/Charton FRA and Chabout/Rupert FRA share the lead in the all-French Star fleet ahead of Dabry/Cotte FRA on rank 3. ----- In the Dragons, Dirk Oldenburg GER sailing under Swiss flag won the only race. Andy Beadsworth GBR/TUR followed on rank 2. ----- The news. ----- On the opening day, the Dragons completed one, the Starboats three races. Yesterday, circling winds and heavy thunderstorms inhibited racing, and the Classics and 5.5m could not yet join the competition. The report.
Last Sunday, the 7th edition of the 'Bastong da Brissag', organized by the Regataclub Lago Maggiore RCLM, took place with 19 boats on the entry list. Bruno Caratsch YCAs on an Esse 850 was the winner ahead of Giulio Tallachini LN Varese on his Melges 24, and Peter Frey YCLo on a J/70 with Flavio Favini ITA steering. Two races were completed in perfect winds. ----- The ranking list (PDF).
News – Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Another round of the Laser Euro-Masters was held in Northern Germany over the past weekend with four races sailed in mostly light airs. ----- In the Lasers Radial (19 participants/2 nations), Thorsten Wyk GER was clearly on top with three race wins ahead of Peter Kraus GER and Marco Casalini GER. ----- Three bullets also for Philipp Gläser GER in the Lasers Standard (44 participants/5 nations). Ian Elliott CAN and Roger Schulz GER completed the podium. ----- The news and all ranking lists, including age categories.
The Tempest Class sailed its first 2020 Eurocup races on Lake Garda over the past weekend. ----- Winning 6 of the 7 heats, the dominating winners were Markus Wieser/Thomas Auracher GER ahead of Wende/Reichert GER and Spranger/Kopp GER. ----- 18 teams from 4 nations. ----- The results.
With another two race wins, Axel Grandjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT made everything clear yesterday, grasping the Champion's title in the Nacra 15 youth catamarans. Alexander de Weck/Tibor Devaud SNG and Alexis Pariat/Charlotte Rauch CNM completed the podium on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- 22 teams participated. ----- The ranking lists.
Four races by class were held in Brittany over the past weekend. ----- Yvan and Matthis Bourgnon SUI were the winners in the Nacra 20/F18. ----- First in the Nacra 15 were Thomas Proust/...? FRA. ----- In the largest fleet with 17 teams, the Vipers, Emanuel Le Chapelier FRA did win all four races. ----- The ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Over the past weekend, three races by Class were held at the Neuchâtel Act of the Lake Jura Annual Youth Championship. ----- In the Optimists, Simon Mille CVE won all 3 races. Ikke Huber RCO and Arnaud Leimgruber CVVT completed the podium. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Nelly Widmer YCB finished first in front of Lucille Andrey BT.
Good attendance at the Surprise and Grand Surprise Criterium in Geneva with five races sailing over the past weekend. ----- With three bullets, Bertrand Borter CVV finished first in the Grand Surprise ahead of Pascal Cattaneo SNG. ----- The victory in the Surprise went to Frank Reinhard CNM and his team. Daniel Bouwmeester BYC and Emanuel Müller YCB completed the podium. The ranking lists.
Last Wednesday, the first of the two-part Régates des Pirates was sailed in Lutry/Lake Geneva. Nicolas Jaton CNLy on a 6mR was the winner ahead of François Bopp CNP with his X-35. 17 teams participated. ----- The ranking list. ----- Tomorrow Wednesday, the second part of the regatta will be held.
19 teams participated in the Hagneck Race, held on Saturday in a light Northeasterly. On Sunday, 7 boats were present at the Triangulaire Regatta. ----- François Stalder BT with his Dolphin 81 finished first in calculated time in both events. ----- The Hagneck results and the rankings of the Triangulaire. ----- The news
Only one race could be held at the "Tre Coppe" on Lake Lugano on the past weekend. Winner in calculated time was Giacomo Poretti CVLL with his Surprise ahead of the Dragon of Ivano Ghirlanda CVLL. 12 teams participated. ----- The ranking list.
At the Autumn Regatta, jointly organized by the SC Pfaeffikon and the SC Oberer Zürichsee, three races could be completed on the Upper Lake Zurich. ----- The winners in calculated Yardstick time were in centerboard dinghies Leandro Fuchs SCPf with his Laser 4.7 and in the keelboats Sandro Koster SCoZ with his Surprise.
News – Monday, September 21, 2020
Winning one of the two races on the final day of the Olympic Classes Italian National Championship, Charlie Buckingham USA grasped the title in the Lasers Standard one point ahead of Robert Scheidt BRA. Juan Maegli GUA finished 3rd. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Annelise Murphy IRL was the winner in front of Silvia Zennaro ITA and Line-Flem Höst NOR. ----- Winning 5 of the 7 races, Federico Colannino ITA dominated the Finns. ------ Stellar performance also by Kevin Peponnet/Jérémie Mion FRA in the 470s ahead of Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabrio ITA as runner-ups. On rank 3 followed Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra GER. Maria Bozi/Raffailina Klonaridou GRE in the 5th place were the best female team. ----- The RS:X windsurfers and the Nacra-17 catamarans were not present in Follonica at the Italian Tuscany Adriatic Sea Coast. However, the future Olympic iQFoil-Windsurfer as well as the Kiteboarders participated. ----- All ranking lists and the event Facebook page.
Winners and the first European Champions in the Formula Kite Mixed TeamRelay European Championship 2020 on Lake Traun in Austria are Connor Bainbridge/Ellie Aldrige GBR. Florian Gruber/Leonie Meyer GER grasped Silver and Guy Bridge/Katie Dabson GBR Bronze. This inaugural Kitefoil Championship, the proposed discipline for the 2024 Olympics, was concluded yesterday with the final qualification runs, the Semi-Finals, and the Final. ----- The results, the news and the video of the final day
Carlo De Paoli ITA defended the first position in the Moths with a 5 points advantage on the tied trio Eddie Briddle GBR, Fabio Fumagalli ITA and Diego Botin ESP. 48 participants. ----- Richard Schultheis MLT remained on top of the WASZPs on the final day of the event. Emanuele Savoini ITA and Francesco Bertone ITA completed the podium. Victoria Schultheis MLT on rank 5 was the best woman. -----The ranking lists. ----- The Lake Garda Foiling Week, an event not only with races but also with daily Seminars on the latest foiling developments, was concluded yesterday. Check out the event Facebook page with video of all Seminars.
Very light conditions prevailed yesterday at the Nacra-15 Swiss Championship on Lake Geneva and only one race could be held with Elouan Gäumann/Noemi Fehlmann CNM as winners, moving up on rank 7. Leading in the overall rankings are still Axel Grandjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT in spite of a 6th day rank. Alexandre de Weck/Tibor Devaud SNG follow on rank 2 with a 2 point backlog. ----- The ranking list.
Winning the only race of the day - the wind was hardly present - the Olympic hopefuls Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart/Sébastien Schneiter/Martin Verhulst CNP grasped the J/70 Champion's title. Tied on rank 2 followed Tom Studer CVN and his team. David Biedermann BT completed the podium. ----- 21 teams from Switzerland and France participated. ----- The results.
No racing on Sunday due to lack of wind at the 15er Swiss Championship in Nyon/Lake Geneva. After 7 races, Colin Nussbaum/Ruedi Gautschi SCH won the title one point ahead of Markus Aebi YCL and his team. Bronze went to Yves Gaussen CNM. ----- The results.
Two more races were sailed on Sunday after the only race on the first day of the Lake Zurich stage of the Laser Annual Points Championship. ----- Winning both heats, Benjamin Dufour SNG took the overall victory in the Lasers Radial ahead of the tied Anja Von Allmen RCO and Loïc Oddin SNG. ----- Geneva success also in the Lasers 4.7 with Audrey Deryckere SNG winning all 3 races. ----- Three bullets also for Beat Heinz DRCS in the Lasers Standard. ----- The event website.
After the windless Saturday, four races by Class could be completed yesterday on Lake Zurich. ----- In the small 470 fleet, Mara Bezel/Alec Saesseli SVT were the clear winners. ----- In the 420s, 12 teams, Simon Kaiser/Nik Burkhard SCStä finished first ahead of Theo Elbel/Liam Kuster SVT. ----- The event website.
News – Sunday, September 20, 2020
The wind vanished completely and the final fourth leg of the 2020 Solitaire Figaro had to be canceled yesterday evening. Armel Le Cléac'h FRA could celebrate his third win in this classic French single-handed race. Only 10 minutes behind followed Frédéric Duthil FRA as 2nd. Tom La Perche FRA finished on rank 3. ----- Kevin Bloch FRA on rank 12 was the best rookie ahead of Nils Palmieri SUI on 18th as 2nd. ----- The final ranking list and the news.
After two days with good sailing conditions at the International Italian Championship of the Olympic Classes, the wind was absent at the Tuscany Coast yesterday causing an unplanned lay day.----- In the good quality Laser fleets, Juan Maegli GUA is first in the Lasers Standard one point ahead of Charlie Buckingham USA, and another point in front of Robert Scheidt BRA 3. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Annalise Murphy IRL is on the first place followed by Silvia Zennaro ITA and Line Flem-Höst NOR. ----- In the Finns, Federico Colannino ITA is clearly ahead. ----- The 470 men and women sail in one fleet. Kevin Peponnet/Jérémie Mion FRA with 5 bullets in 7 races are the clear leaders.ahead of Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabrese ITA and Malte Winkel/Matti Cipra GER. ----- Smaller fleets are competing in the 49ers and 49ersFX. ----- All ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Diego Botin ESP, normally successful 49er helmsman, has taken the overall lead in the Moths, two points ahead of Maximilian Mäge GER on rank 2. Another 2 points behind follow the tied Benoît Marie FRA and Carlo De Paoli ITA on 3rd and 4th. ----- Richard Schultheiss MLT is the new leader in the WASZP. His advance on Emanuele Savoini ITA is already 8 points. Marton Munka HUN remains on rank 3. ----- The Lake Garda wind-machine delivered yesterday as mostly always, allowing to complete three races per Class. ----- All ranking lists and the event facebook page including videos of the Foiling Seminars of yesterday.
The Finn Swiss Championship 2020 on Lake Neuchâtel was concluded yesterday with the Medal Race and Nils Theuninck CNP/GYC as a dominating winner. Christoph Burger TYC, second in the final race, replaced the tied Simon Bovay MT on rank 2 overall. ----- The final ranking list and the video of the Medal Race, commented by Nils Theuninck.
The Swiss Championship of the Nacra 15 Youth Catamarans was started on Lake Geneva yesterday with three races. ----- Axel Grandjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT won three times and are clearly leading ahead of the tied Alexander de Weck/Tibor Devaud SNG and Alexis Pariat/Charlotte Lerch CNM on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- 22 teams form the French- and Italian-speaking areas of Switzerland are on the entry list. ----- The results.
Very little wind on day one of the Lake Zurich Laser Points Chamionship Act, but at least one race could be completed. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Beat Heinz DRCS was on first ahead of Laurent Vez CNM. ----- In the largest fleet with 21 boats, the Lasers Radial, Loïc Oddin SNG was on top ahead of Benjamin Dufour SNG. The best woman was Anja Von Allmen RCO in 4th. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Audrey Deryckere SNG was ahead of Andrea Dubois DRCS. ----- The event website.
Four races were held on day one of the J//70 Class Championship in Geneva with Tom Studer CVN on rank one with two race wins. The Swiss Sailing Team with Kilian Wagen CNP steering and Sébastien Schneiter SNG as crew follows on rank 2, David Biedermann BT is in 3rd. ----- The results.
Four races were held yesterday at the 15m2 SNS Swiss Championship on Lake Geneva with a close-up on top of the fleet. Colin Nussbaum/Ruedi Gautschi SCH are still first but only one point ahead of Markus Aebi YCL and his team. Yves Gaussen CNM, best of yesterday with two race wins, on rank 3 is only 4 points behind. ----- The results.
The Psaros 33 Class Championship began yesterday on Lake Geneva with five races. Nicolas Groux SNG and Cyrus Golchan SNG share the lead at equal points. 9 teams participate. ----- The ranking list (PDF).
Past Thursday in Geneva, the new premises of the Société Nautique de Genève (SNG) have been inaugurated. Founded in 1872, the SNG, co-founder of the IYRU in 1906, two-times America's-Cup-Winner and home of numerous Olympic, World and Continental Champions is the eldest and largest Yacht Club of Switzerland. ----- The main investments went to the Harbor, enlarged with 400 berths, and the Clubhouse renovated and enhanced e.g. with a Fitness-Center. ----- Here a video report produced by the local Leman Bleu TV station.