The Finn Wednesday Evening Races 2020 were concluded on Lake Thoune yesterday with another three races. Adding two race wins on his results sheet, Michael Beyeler TYC finished as a clear overall winner ahead of Andreas Friederich TYC and Marc Friederich TYC. ----- The ranking list.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, July 10, 2020
As always in Olympic years, World Sailing publishes the updated Racing Rules, to be downloaded here as pdf. We shall come back on the major changes on this website.
Our result summary of the past weekend is now almost complete, and only the information from the Longtze Regatta on Lake St.Moritz is missing. ----- Already yesterday evening, the summer evening races continued on Lake Geneva with the Coupe d'été Europ'Sails and the Semaine du Soir in Lausanne. However, the wind for the first races was absent. .
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Saturday evening, 14 teams participated in the Red-Eye-Night Regatta on Lake Bienne, an animated race in a good mountain breeze at the start slackening during the night. ----- The line honors went to the Asso of Patrick Rüfenacht YCB. In calculated time, Donald Hasler CVC with his X99 finished on top. ----- The results and the news.
Two years ago, Rolf Zwicky, the only regatta sailor, resigned from the Board, and now, Christoph Caviezel, responsible for Communication, will no longer stand for re-election in autumn. A successor is searched for by advertisement. The new Board, which started three years ago with much enthusiasm and promises, has not yet succeeded as planned. Above all, the number of members has decreased by almost 20%. It is not known whether there will be any further changes at the 2020 General Assembly where the full Board has to be reelected.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Perfect conditions with a 3-5 bft thermal breeze prevailed on Lake Davos (5,120 ft altidude) over the past weekend allowing to complete 10 races. ----- In the Darts, Susanne Hefti/Karin Sommer SCoW finished first just one point ahead of Werner Heynisch/Monika Schroeder YCZ. ---- In the Tornados with teams from 4 nations, Jean-Marc Cuanillon/Michael Gloor YCB were the winners ahead of Martin and Paul Rusterholz RVS and Pavlis/Pavlisova CZE. ----- The the Corsaires, the winners were once more Ralph and Liliane Uhlmann SCSee. ----- The event website.
Over the past weekend, 17 two-person teams participated in the 'Lugano per Due' regatta with four races completed. ----- In the Cruiser rankings (Crociera), Gianluca Bianchetti CVLL on his Sudar Regatta finished on top. In the Racers ranking (Corsa), Emanuele Tabet CVLL was the winner on a Surprise.
Good conditions welcomed the many participants at the Pilatus-Cup on Lake Lucerne where 4 races were completed with the fleet split in 5 categories. ------ In the Open Racers, the Quant 23 of Peter Seinet SCT finished first, in the SRS Racers, Pascal Marty RVB with a Ceccarelli 33 was on top. ----- All ranking lists.
Favorable thermal breeze conditions prevailed on Lake Sihl last Sunday at the 2nd Club Regatta of the SC Sihlsee. Winner after four races was the A-Cat of Reto Büttner SCS ahead of Shane Rupf SCS on her Laser Radial. 17 boats participated. ----- The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, July 6, 2020
Two more races were held on Lake Thoune in light and variable winds for the Finns and the Starboats, making it a total of five over the weekend. ----- Winner of the Finn Trophy was Christoph Burger TYC defending his lead of Saturday, followed by Gerhard Weinreich AUT and Christoph Christen SUI. 56 participants from 4 nations were finally ranked. ----- In the Starboats, Bernhard Seger/Walter Oess SVB remained on top as well. Uwe Barth/Steffen Rutz GER and Urs Hunkeler/Oliver Fuchs YTL - best of the day - completed the podium. ----- The event website, and the Club website.
Good conditions prevailed on most Swiss lakes and the third weekend fter the Corona confinement release was again very successful with good participation. First results were posted here today, more will follow tomorrow.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, July 5, 2020
Good conditions prevailed on Lake Thoune yesterday and both classes completed three races each. ----- In the big Finn fleet (56 participants), Christoph Burger TYC and Gerhard Weinreich AUT share the lead at equal points. 3 points back follows Jürgen Eiermann GER on rank 3. ---- In the Starboats (16 teams), Bernhard Seger/Walter Oess SVB are on top ahead of Uwe Barth/Steffen Rutz GER and Jürg Ryffel/Beat Heinz YCR . ----- The event website.
The M2-Catamaran Annual Championship Series (<28-foot cats) began yesterday on Lake Geneva with two races, both won by Christophe Péclard CNM and his team. Arnaud Didisheim SNG follows in the second place. ----- The ranking list.
Five races were sailed yesterday on Lake Davos. Werner Heynisch/Monika Schröder YCZ are in the lead of the Dart-18-Cats. In the Tornados, Jean-Marc Cuanillon/Michael Gloor YCB are on rank 1 in the 9-team fleet from 4 nations. In the Corsaires, Rolf and Liliane Uhlmann SCSee won all 5 races. ----- The event website and the photos.
Last Friday, 14 two-person teams sailed the '2 Copains' race on Lake Geneva with François Bopp/Guy Pittier CNP as winners on their X-35, followed by Jacques Milliquet/Urs Ziegler CNP. ----- The results.
The one-race Buchberg-Derby of the SCoZ on the Upper Lake Zurich was held yesterday. Ivo Kuster ScoZ with his Surprise was the winner in the Yardstick rankings ahead of Christoph Donner ScoZ on an Esse 750. 16 teams participated. ----- The ranking list.
24 solo skippers participated yesterday in the 'Solitaire des séries' régate in Geneva. First in the IRC handicap rankings was Matthieu Meyer CNH with his Psaros 33 followed by Jacques Emery SNG and Nicolas Groux SNG, both on Psaros 33 as well. ----- The results.
High activity on the Swiss lakes on this weekend. Check out our news posts with all results available so far on this Sunday morning, and follow-up tomorrow with the final results. ----- Help to keep this up-to-date information platform alive with your voluntary subscription fee to our fundraising campaign. Thank you very much.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, July 4, 2020
No racing yesterday in Geneva, and the consolidated final result after .. races are now available. -----In the TC Group 1 (TCF 1&2), Philippe De Weck SNG with his Luthi 36 Classic finished first ahead of Jean-Marc Deyring SNG with a Melges 32. ----- In the TC Group 2 (TCF 3&4), Tony Lerch CNC with a Luthi 33 defended rank 1 followed by Christian Haegi SNG with his Grand Surprise new on rank 2. ----- All ranking lists with details by class.
After seven races in total, the Evening Sailing Week off Yvonand/Lake Neuchâtel was concluded yesterday with Pierre Alain Schneiter CNTS as dominating first having won all races with this Dolphin 81. ----- The ranking list.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, July 3, 2020
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, July 2, 2020
Apparently no racing at the Semaine de la Voile in Geneva yesterday. the ranking lists after two races remained unchanged this morning.
No racing on Lake Neuchâtel as well yesterday evening due to the thunderstorms passing over Switzerland during the late afternoon and eventing. The [URL=manage2sail.com/de-CH/event/50b0096b-e33a-49dd-825e-3d0c32886022#!/results?classId=cae142eb-ff3e-4af6-9878-3174ebc7412d]ranking list/URL] after three races.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The Société Nautique Sailing Week began yesterday with two races for the 10 classes joined in two fleets. ----- In the fleet TC1 (15 teams), Jean-Marc Deyring SNG with his Melges 32 and Philippe De Weck SNG with a Luthi 36 Classic are in the lead at equal points. ----- In the fleet 2 (36 teams), Toni Lerch CNC with a Luthi 33 Cruiser is on top, followed by the Surprise of Christian Toso SNG on the 2nd place. ----- The event website with all individual ranking lists.
Three races were completed on the first day of the Yvonand Evening Sailing Week on Lake Neuchâtel with Pierre-Alain Schneiter CNTS on a Dophin on rank one of the keelboats.
Last Saturday, the Mid-Summer-Regatta was held on the Upper Zurich, a long-distance race from Pfäffikon to Thalwil and back. The winner was the Werner Schnorf SIMPL on an SB20 ahead of the Finngulf 31 of Melchior Aschwanden YCR. 10 teams participated. ----- The ranking list.
Good sailing conditions prevailed on most Swiss lakes over the past weekend, thanks to a general Westwind situation. We have already posted all results of the 13 events on this website. Almost 1000 sailors enjoyed finally the start of the 2020 regatta season, and a big number of leisure sailors were cruising in a good breeze during this real summer weekend. ----- As of today, more events are underway such as the Sailing Evening Weeks of the SN Geneva and the Yvonand Yacht Club on Lake Neuchâtel. ----- Unfortunately, the financing of our pages is still out-of-line, as the advertising business has not yet recovered, and we are therefore very grateful your supporting our fundraising campaign with a voluntary subscription fee.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Very light wind conditions prevailed at the Corona Rund-Um, an event organized for catamarans replacing the classic Lake Constance Rund-Um around the lake. Only seven teams participated and after 9 hours 41 minutes, 'Orang-Utan' of Tom Rüegge YCK took the line honors 9 minutes ahead of the M2 'Green Horny' with Marcel Simon YCA. In calculated time (Yardstick), Marcel Simon YCA ahead of Dominik Stahl GER on M2 as well were the top-ranked. ----- The ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, June 29, 2020
An excellent final day with the ranks 2/3/1 as well as two downers of the long-time leaders Pierre-Marie Santoni/Robin Mori FRA, ranks 15 and 20, made Yoann Senften/Yoann Stettler CNV 29er Class Champions 2020 on their home waters. The bronze medal went to Pablo Rüegge/Linus Abicht SVKr. Sophie Studer/Sterre Wiersma RCO as 4th missed the podium by 10 points. ----- The results and a report.
Four more races were held on Lake Geneva with participants from the Jura Lacs dominating in the Optimists with Lars Dittel BT moving up on top ahead of Simon Mille CVE and Felix Filliger CVN. The best girl Morgan Mazuay CVN followed on rank 6 among the 77 participants. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Eliott Raison SNG was the winner ahead of Loïc Oddin SNG and Benjamin Dufour SNG. ----- On top of the Lasers 4.7 was Boris Hirsch SNG in front of Audrey Deryckere SNG and Viktoria Jedlisnka SNG. ----- In the RSFeva, Youri Deklerck/Yann Van de Vyver SNG ahead of Léonie Baudet/André Sorokin SNG was the final ranking. ----- Clément and Aurélie Guignard SNNy advanced on rank 1 in the Nacra 15 catamarans yesterday followed by Axel Grandjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT. ----- The event website.
Good conditions prevailed again on the second day of the Bernina Cup on the Lower Lake Constance and three races were completed. ----- No changes occurred in the top ranks of the Starboats: Bernhard Seger/Walter Oesch SVB finished first ahead of Jürg Ryffel/Beat Heinz YCR and Uwe Barth/Steffen Rutz GER. ----- With a row of 1st and 2nd places, Andreas and Fabian Fleisch SCaPF were the clear winners in the Pirats.
38 teams participated in the traditional 50-Miles-Trophy on Lake Lucerne last Saturday, held in good sailing conditions. The first ranks went to foiler yachts with Eric Monnin SCStä on his Monofoil Gonet as first 22 minutes ahead of the Quant 23 of Peter Seinet SCT and another 25 minutes back Andreas Zimmerli SCU on a Quant as well. Thomas Hasler SKS with his Longtze on rank 4 was the best non-foiler. ----- The ranking list and the ranking lists in calculated SRS time.
Nick Zeltner RCO and his team could not repeat the excellent ranks of day one, but the just succeeded to defend the first place overall ahead of Lorenz Kausche BT and Lorenz Müller YCB with their teams. ----- Four races were completed on Lake Constance at the 2020 J/70 Battle Part I with 37 teams from 3 nations. ----- The results and the event facebook page with pictures and videos.
Course and Slalom Races, as well as a Kid's Cup, were on the program of the second day on the Walensee. After 9 races, the clear winner in the Course Races was Jordy Vronk NED ahead of Elia Colombo CVLL and Richard Stauffacher SCStM. In the Slalom heats, Marion Froideveaux CNI was on rank 1, in the Kids, Noam Kobel CNI won 3 of the 4 races. -----The Windsurfing facebook page.
Dominance of the Lake Uri Optimist sailors of DIRT Sisikon on the Upper Lake Zurich with Nino-Livio Löfteröd DIRT on first ahead of his brother Eivinn Löfteröd DIRT and Philipp Dneprov DIRT. 27 Optimists participated. The ranking list. ----- The duel of the two Lasers 4.7 went in favor of Lenny Züger DIRT.
Only one race was held on the second day of the blu-cup on Lake Zug. Wit a race win, Silvan Bohren YCZ advanced on rank 3 behind the day-one top-ranked Michael Klötzli ZYC and David Menti SIMPL. ----- The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, June 28, 2020
Pierre-Marie Santoni/Robin Mory FRA defended their first place, but with two race wins, Yoann Senften/Yoann Stettler CNV reduced the backlog non the leaders to 3 points. On rank 3 follow Giuliano Zennaro/Mateo Haro CNV. ----- Good sailing conditions prevailed again on the second day of the 29er Swiss Championship on Lake Geneva allowing to complete six races. ----- The results.
Good wind conditions prevailed yesterday on the Lower Lake Constance as well, allowing the Starboats and Pirats to sail three races each at the Bernina Cup off Steckborn. ----- In the Stars, Bernhard Seger/Walter Oess SVB won all three heats and are the clear interim leader ahead of Jürg Ryffel/Beat Heinz YCR and Uwe Barth/Steffen Rutz GER. 10 teams participate. The ranking list. ----- in the Pirats, Andreas and Fabian Fleisch SCaP are first with a 4 point lead on Jan Vögtlin/Cyrill Sacchet SCP. Barbara and Eliane Widmer YCB follow on rank 3. ----- The ranking list.
37 teams from all three Lake Constance neighbor countries started yesterday off Kreuzlingen to the first J/70-Battle of the year. In light winds, three races could be held on the first day, and Nick Zeltner RCO with his team are the clear leaders with three race wins. Stefan Seger RCO and Lorenz Kausche BT follow on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- The ranking list and the report (germ).
An intensive race day for Youth sailors on Lake Geneva. All four classes sailed four races each off Morges. ----- In the Optimists (75 participants), Simon Mille CVE is on rank 1 ahead of Lars Dittel BT and Ulysse Raison SNG. On rank 5 follows the first girl Morgane Mazuay CNV. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Eliott Raison SNG is the clear leader with 3 race wins ahead of Benjamin Dufour SNG. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Boris Hirsch SNG is in the lead. The best RSFeva sailors (16 boats) are Youri Declerck/Yann Van de Vyver CNV. ----- In the Nacra 15, Clément and Aurélie Guignard SNNy are on the first rank one point ahead of Axel Garndjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT. ----- The event website.
75 boats participated this year in the Lake Thoune Long-Distance Regatta, sailed in good wind conditions. The catamarans occupied the first places with Vinzenz Burgherr/Fiona Schärer TYC on a Formula 16 on first ahead of Daniel Schöntal/Peter Blumenstein YCSp on a Ventilo 20 and Rolf and Nicolas Grossenbacher SCB on a Tornado. The first monohull was the Joker of Alain Stettler RCO on the sixth place. Adrian Strahm YCSp on an Asso and Christoph Renker TYC with his Dolphin followed on the ranks 7 and 8. ----- The results.
Two races were held yesterday on the Walensee, where the Swiss Windsurfers opened the 2020 season. Jordy Vronk NED is in the lead in Course Racing ahead of Elia Colombo CVLL and Richard Stauffacher SCStM. Franziska Stauffacher SCSe on rank 21 is the best woman among the 39 participants. ----- The ranking list and the facebook page with a short report.
One race was held yesterday at the Trophée de l'ile de St.Pierre on Lake Bienne. In the centerboard dinghies (Yardstick), Christoph Christen YCB Finn is first ahead of Stefan Brägger YCB on an RS800. In the foilers, the kite-boarders finished ahead of the foiling Moths, and the interim leader is Mike Martin SKRT in front of Andreas Messerli SKRT.
18 teams participated yesterday in the round-lake-zoug race with Hans-Jörg Spiess YCZ on his 'Heron' as the winner ahead of the T780 of Raphael Naef YCZ. ----- The ranking list.
After a class training with Blumi Scherrer on Friday, the blu-cup began yesterday on Lake Zoug with three races. With two bullets, Michael Klötzli ZYC and his team are on rank 1 ahead of David Menti SIMPL. 9 teams participate. ----- The ranking list.