Sailing Switzerland

Sailing Switzerland – Friday, October 19, 2018
Friday, October 19, 2018   

Melges 32 - World Championship 2018 - Cagliari ITA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Melges 32 - World Championship 2018 - Cagliari ITA - Day 1, the Swiss The Melges-32 World Championship began yesterday in Cagliari / Sardinia ITA with two races sailed in a 15kn with and big swell, and - finishing 1 and 4 - the defending Champion Pavel Kuzsnetsov RUS (tactics Jewgenij Neugodnikov RUS) has already taken the lead. Matteo Balestrero ITA (Branko Brcin SLO) and Martin Rientjies ITA (Gabriele Benussi ITA) follow on the ranks 2 and 3 at equal points. Carlo Babbini SUI had a difficult first day and is on the 18th place.
The ranking list and the news.
Friday, October 19, 2018   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2018 - CN Morges - Day 1

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2018 - CN Morges - Day 1 The 2018 Finn National Swiss Championship off Morges / Lake Geneva began yesterday with two races sailed in light and unconstant winds. Finishing twice on rank 2, Jürgen Eiermann GER has taken the overall lead ahead of Jiri Outrata CZE. Nils Theuninck SUI follows on the 3rd place witha 5 points' backlog. 41 participants from 5 nations are present.
The ranking list and the daily news.
For today, a Northeasterly of up to 15k has been forecast.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, October 18, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   

F18-Catamaran - World Championship 2018 - Sarasota FL, USA - Day 2, without Swiss

 F18-Catamaran - World Championship 2018 - Sarasota FL, USA - Day 2, without Swiss The F18 Worlds continued in Sarasota FL yesterday with three races sailed in a good 13kn seabreeze. The new leaders are Iordanis Paschalidis/ Konstantinos Trigonis GRE with two bullets yesterday, ahead of Brett Burvill/ Max Puttman AUS 5 points back on rank 2. Michael Easton/Trip Burd USA follow on the 3rd place. On the way up is the Olympic medalist Mitch Booth ESP (former AUS) with son Ruben Booth ESP. 77 teams participate. No Swiss or Germans among the starters.
The ranking list and the event website.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   

Melges 32 - World Championship 2018 - Cagliari ITA - Start today, the Swiss

 Melges 32 - World Championship 2018 - Cagliari ITA - Start today, the Swiss After the Melges-20-Worlds held in Calgari ITA last week, the Melges 32 World Championship will follow with 18 teams from 8 nations, with the Italians as favorites. Among the participants is also Carlo Babbini SUI with Benjamin Flückiger SUI steering and among others Alain Marchand SUI and Fanny Brouchoud SUI.
The official preview.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   

Surprise, Grand Surprise - Critérium - CN Morges

 Surprise, Grand Surprise - Critérium - CN Morges Good attendance at the Surprise and Grand Surprise Criterium on Lake Geneva over the past weekend held with three races per class.
The dinghy cracks of the CN Pully - Valentin Bovey, Romain Herzog and Raphael Gabella - finished first among the 25 Surprises' ahead of Nicolas Fabre SNG and Sébastien Giquel CVL.
In the Grand Surprised, Joshua Schopfer SNG won in front of Jean-Marie Mechelany CNS and Morgan Ratte CNM. A
All rankings.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, October 15, 2018
Monday, October 15, 2018   

Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kiteboarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Final results, Chabloz SUI 5th

 Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kiteboarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Final results, Chabloz SUI 5th After the Nacra-15-cats on Saturday, the Kiteboarders were the last event to close the 2018 Youth Olympics in San Isidro ARG wiht the best eight qualified for the Final to race for the Medals in one race.
Deury Corniel DOM, the dominator in the Boys' fleet, convinced also in this crucial race and earned the first Medal ever for the Dominican Republic. Tied on rank 2 were Christian Tio PHI and Toni Vodisek SLO. Maxime Chabloz SUI advanced on rank 3 overall.
In the Girls, the Champion is Sofia Tomasoni ITA ahead of Poema Newland FRA and Nina Font ESP at equal points earning Silver each. Alina Kornelli GER, the leader during the whole week, had to content herself with rank 4.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, October 14, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018   

5.5m, Drachen - Autumn Trophy - Thunersee YC - Day 2

Only a light wind from the mountains prevailed yesterday on Lake Thoune allowing just one race for the two classes present.
Winning this race, Jürg Menzi TYC and his team took the lead in the 5.5m. Beat Aebischer TYC and Christoph Burger TYC follow on the ranks 2 and 3.
The day winner in the Dragons was Hans-Peter Lang GER ahead of Jürg Wittwer TYC and Garlef Baum TYC.
All ranking lists, the daily news of the 5.5ers and the video of the day.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Final results, the Swiss

 Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Final results, the Swiss The Youth Olympic Regatta 2018 in San Isidro ARG was concluded yesterday. The entire Techno-293-Windsurfer fleet sailed a Medal race while the Nacra-15 catamarans completed three fleetraces. The Kiteboarders could not sail due to a too light wind.
The Youth Olympic Champions in the Techno-293 windsurfers are - as expected - Alexandros Kalpogiannakis GRE and Giorgia Speciale ITA. The Boys' podium has been completed with Nicolo Renna ITA and Finn Hawkins GBR. Manon Pianazza FRA and Yana Reznikova RUS grasped Silver and Bronze in the Girls.
The Nacra-15-catamarans finished the qualifications with three heats and are ready for today's Medal Race. Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG extended their lead on 10 points and are on the safe side for the title. The fights for the remaining Medals will be among. Laila Van der Meer/Bjarne Bouwer NED and Henri Demesmaeker/Frederique Van Eupen BEL tied for the moment on the ranks 2 and 3. With a backlog of only 2 points, Titouan Petard/Claire Coutard FRA have a fair chance to climb on the podium in the final Medal Race as well. Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI finished the competition on rank 10.

All results (with Kiteboarder Maxime Chabloz SUI on rank 7) and the report.
Saturday, October 13, 2018   

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series 2018, Act 6 - Luino ITA - Day 1

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series 2018, Act 6 - Luino ITA - Day 1 The final Act of the Melges 24 European Series began yesterday on Lage Maggiore ITA with 2 races.
Geaoff Garweth GBR won both heats and leads ahead of Nicolo Bertola ITA and Marco Cavalini ITA. Michael Good SUI follows on rank 7 among the 19 teams from 7 nations.
The results. Stay tuned on the event website for additional information ... if any.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, October 12, 2018
Friday, October 12, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kite-Boarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4, the Swiss

 Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kite-Boarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4, the Swiss The Kite- and Windsurfer sailed three races each yesterday, the Nacra-15-catamarans had their lay day.
No change on top of the windsurfers. With another race win, Giorgia Speciale ITA extended her lead in the Techno Girls on 17 points and might not be replaced on top of the rankings in the final race today. Still open is the fight for Silver and Bronze with Manon Pianazza FRA on 2nd only 4 points ahead of Naama Gazit ISR, and another 2 points from Jana Reznikova RUS.
In the Boys, Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE has now a 6 points' advantage on Nicolo Renna ITA. Finn Hawkins GBR remains on 3rd.
In the Kiteboarders, Deury Corniel DOM has 6 points' advantage on Cameron Maramerides USA before the last race. Toni Vodisek SLO stays on rank 3. Maxime Chabloz SUI is one rank up now on 7th, but remains too far from a medal today.
In the kiter Girls, Alina Kornelli GER (7 bullets in 8 races !) is the dominator and her advance is now 8 points on Sofia Tomasoni ITA. Nina Font ESP remains on 3rd.
The Nacra-15 title will hardly escape Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG, but the other spots on the podium will be disputed as the ranks 2 to 4 are separated by 3 points only. Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI are on rank 10.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, October 12, 2018   (Image © Thom Touw)

Laser Standard & Radial - European Master Championship - Vigo ESP - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Master Championship - Vigo ESP - Final results, the Swiss Only one last race instead of the planned three was held yesterday at the Laser European Masters at the Spanish Westcoast as a rain front passing by noon delayed racing.
Winning the race, Alan Davis GBR reclaimed rank 1 and herewith the title in the Lasers Standard ahead of Jordi Capella ESP. Bronze went to Roger Schulz GER. Markus Ochs SUI as best of the Swiss delegation finished 14th.
No change on the podium of the Lasers Radial with Jon Emmett GBR clearly winning ahead of Ian Jones GBR and Alessandro Marinelli ITA. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI remained on rank 26.
All ranking lists, the final report and the videos.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, October 11, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018   

Laser Standard & Radial - Master European Championship 2018 - Vigo ESP - Day 4, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Master European Championship 2018 - Vigo ESP - Day 4, the Swiss The Laser European Masters continued yesterday in Vigo ESP with two races per class, sailed in moderate winds.
In the Lasers Standard, Jordi Capella ESP leads now 3 points ahead of Alan Davis GBR. Roger Schulz GER, new on rank 3, is already 20 points back. Thanks to a race win, Markus Ochs SUI moved up on rank 13 overall.
In the Lasers Radial, the leading Jon Emmett GBR won a race, but had also his first downer, and the overall situation before the last races today is again open. The backlog of the 2nd Jan Jones GBR was reduced on 5 points. Even Alessio Marinelli ITA on rank 3 with a 10 points deficit has a small chance for the title. The best Swiss Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is on the 25th place.
The ranking lists and the news.
Thursday, October 11, 2018   

Laser - Lake Zurich Act of the Annual Points' Championship 2018 - SC Enge

Over the past weekend, another Act of the Laser Points' Championship 2018 was held on Lake Zurich, and all 3 classes completed 4 races each.
In the Lasers Standard, Thomas Zimmermann YCH finished first ahead of Thomas Kristiansen SCStä.
In the Radials, Julien Delbecke ZSC won with a small margin on Jan Paulich SCStä.
In the Lasers 4.7, Dileija Dirren SCM was on top.
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (Image © Thom Touw)

Laser Standard & Radial - European Master Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 3, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Master Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 3, the Swiss Very light conditions prevailed at the Laser European Masters and only the Lasers Standard completed at least one race. The winner of the day Jordy Cappella ESP took the overall lead ahead of Alan Davis GBR and Carlos Echevarri ESP on the ranks 2 and 3. The best Swiss Markus Ochs SUI remained on rank 25.
The Radials were kept without race. After 3 heats, Jon Emmett GBR is the superior leader ahead of Alessio Marinelli ITA. The best Swiss Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is on the 23rd place.
The news with links to the ranking lists.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   

Optimist, Yardstick - Regata delle Castagne - CV Lago di Lugano

 Optimist, Yardstick - Regata delle Castagne - CV Lago di Lugano Four races were sailed per Class at the Chestnut Regatta organised by the CVLL on Lake Lugano over the past weekend.
Winner in the largest fleet, the Optimists with 32 boats, was Ela Mirzai CVLL. The best Racer (Corsa)) was the Esse 850 of Luca Wullschleger CVLL. In the Cruisers, Gianluca Bianchetti CVLL was first and in the Centerboard Dinghys, the Laser 4.7 of Clara Valenti CVLL was the winner.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

Nacra 15, Techno293, Kite Board - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 2, the Swiss

 Nacra 15, Techno293, Kite Board - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 2, the Swiss On day 2 of the Youth Olympics in Argentina, the Nacra-15 catamarans joined the competition. The Techno windsurfers sailed another two races.
Giorgia Speciale ITA keeps the lead in the Girls windsurfers one point ahead of Yana Raznikova RUS. In th nun 2. In the Boys, Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE remains on top followed by Nicolo Renna ITA and Haoze Chen CHN.
The only Nacra-15 race was won by Titouan Petard/Kenza Coutard FRA ahead of Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG. Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI follow on rank 8 among the 13 teams.
All results and the news.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

Star - 2018 Star World Championship - Oxford MA, USA - Day 1

 Star - 2018 Star World Championship - Oxford MA, USA - Day 1 Yesterday, Race one of the 2018 Star Worlds had to be postponed on today, as the anticipated light winds failed to be sufficient for racing on the Choptank River. The 62 teams from 12 nations representing 13 out of the total 15 districts of the International Star Class and 41 out of its 79 total fleets had to remain in harbour.
Today, Race 1 and 2 are on the program that can be followed over GPS tracking.
The event website and the entry list.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

Laser Radial & Standard - Master European Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 2, the Swiss

 Laser Radial & Standard - Master European Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 2, the Swiss Only late in the afternoon, one race could be sailed at the Spanish Atlantic Coast yesterday. The second heat had to be abandoned in the slackening winds.
With another race win, Alan Davis GBR extended his lead in the Lasers Standard on 4 points. Jordi Capella ESP and Carlos Echevarri ESP follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Wolfgang Gerz GER moved up on the 5th place. Markus Ochs SUI, as best Swiss, is on the 25th position.
In the Radials, Jon Emmett GBR won the third race as well and is now already 6 points in front of Alessio Marinelli ITA on 2nd. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is on rank 27.
All results and the news.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

Dragon - Hans-Dietmar Wagner-Preis - Torbole ITA - Final results

 Dragon - Hans-Dietmar Wagner-Preis - Torbole ITA - Final results Good Lake Garda conditions prevailed in Torbole over the past weekend at the Dragon H.D. Wagner Cup. Seven races were completed in 3 days.
Stefan Link/Frank Butzmann/Michi Lipp GER were the overall winners ahead of Grant Gordon GBR (with the 49erFX-Crack Sophie Weguelin GBR). Norbert Stadler/Ralph Müntener/Christoph Burger SUI finished 11th among the 41 teams.
The results.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

M2-Catamaran - Speedtour 2018 - Ginals - SN Genève - Final results

 M2-Catamaran - Speedtour 2018 - Ginals - SN Genève - Final results The grey autumn conditions on Lake Geneva with very little wind allowed to held only on race on Saturday afternoon off Versoix. All start attempts on Sunday had to be abandoned and with only one heat, the event result was not validated for the annual rankings.
To be noted that the Annual Classifiction was modified as the result of ‘Swiss Medical Network’, disqualified at one event this season, has been reinstated by the Jury, leaving her on rank 1 ahead of ‘Degroof Petercam’ and ‘DCM Systematic Advisors’ completing the annual podium.
The news, the Annual Ranking List and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, October 8, 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018   

Nacra-15, Techno 293, Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, the Swiss

 Nacra-15, Techno 293, Kiteboarding  - Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, the Swiss Yesterday was day one of the 3rd Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held in Argentina from October 7th to 13th with 44 nations attending. The selected events this time are Girls' and Boys' Windsurfing on the Techno 293, Girls' and Boys' Kiteboarding and Mixed Nacra-15 sailing.
Starting the competition yesterday were the windsurfers, but initial light winds across the racing area meant that the opening races of the competition were delayed, and only two out of three races planned counld be completed. sailed.
Interim's leaders after day one are in the Techno 293 Boys windsurfers Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE ahead of Haoze Chen CHN and Nicolo Renna ITA. In the Techno 293 Girls windsurfers Giorgia Speciale ITA in front of Manon Pianazza FRA and Yana Reznikova RUS.
Today, the Kiterboarders and Nacra-15 sailors will join the competition with Swiss participants.
The results, the news and the event facebook page.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

Star - 2018 Star World Championship | Oxford, Maryland, USA, Practice Race, no Swiss

Yesterday the Practice Race was held at the 2018 Starboat World Championship Oxford MD, and as always, many boats did not finish the heat. Today, Race 1 is on the program that can be followed over GPS tracking, as was the Practice Race of yesterday, available on replay.
Theevent website and the entry list without Swiss.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

Laser Radial & Standard - Master European Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser Radial & Standard - Master European Championship - Vigo ESP - Day 1, the Swiss Yesterday, the Laser European Masters began at the Spanish Atlantic Coast with two races sailed in moderate conditions.
In the Lasers Standard, Alan Davies GBR is on the first interim's place ahead of Alfredo Vasquez ESP and Fernando Echevarri ESP. Wolfgang Gerz GER, the best Great Grand Master, is on rank 9. Beat Heinz SUI and Markus Ochs SUI follow on the ranks 24 and 26 among the 68 participants.
In the Lasers Radial, Jon Emmett GBR won both heats. Ian Jones GBR and Rob Cage GBR follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI on rank 23 is the best Swiss in the 64 boat fleet.
The news with links to the ranking lists.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

J/70 - German Championship 2018 - Friedrichshafen GER - Final results, the Swiss

 J/70 - German Championship 2018 - Friedrichshafen GER - Final results, the Swiss No wind on the last day of the J/70 German National Championship on Lake Constance as well, and the Champion had to be proclaimed based on the 4 races concluded on the opening day.
Simon Diesch GER and his team grasped the title ahead of Klaus Brinkbäumer GER and Max Rieger GER. Tom Studer SUI finished 7th among the 56 teams.
The results and the final report.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing League - Finals - CN Versoix - Win for the RC Oberhofen, Overall League Champion the RC Bodensee

 J/70 - Swiss Sailing League - Finals - CN Versoix - Win for the RC Oberhofen, Overall League Champion the RC Bodensee Yesterday on Lake Geneva, the final outcome of the Swiss Sailing Super League Championship was very close. Winning the last event, the RC Oberhofen with Stefan Seger joined the League leader RC Bodensee with Julian Flessati on top, but the tie was in favour of the Lake Constance team who defended his 2017 title. On rank 3 followed the SN Geneva with Guillaume Girod. On the 4th place - and also qualified for the European Champions League - was the SV Kreuzlingen with Tom Rüegge.
At the venue, the Promotion League (3rd National League) teams were racing to select the 3 teams qualified for the 2019 Challenge League (2nd National League). The CV Lago di Lugano was the clear winner ahead of the SC Tribschenhorn and the SC Hallwil.
The results and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

Catamaran - YC Genève - Trophée des Rentes Genevoises

 Catamaran - YC Genève - Trophée des Rentes Genevoises Last Saturday in light airs, four races per class were completed at Trophée des Rentes Genevoises organised by the Yacht Club Geneva.
In the Nacras 15 (11 boats), Matteo Chaboux/Rupert Eddy FRA were the winners ahead of Falco Bertarelli/Coraline Jonet SNG.
In the Flying Phantom (5 boats), Bruno Barbarin/Cédric Schmidt CNV dominated with 4 bullets.
In the O3-CJ (8 boats), Maximilien Rubosky SNG was first followed by Gaël Tissot SNG.
In the O2-C1, Andreas Lutz SCR on a F16 was on top.
All results
Monday, October 8, 2018   (Image © © Club Nautique Hermance)

ACVL - CN Hermance - Régate des Pirates

 ACVL - CN Hermance - Régate des Pirates The traditional 'Pirates Regatta' organised by the Club Nautique d’Hermance was the final event of the 2018 Coupe du Petit Lac. Started in slackening winds, the race finished within the time limits thanks to an upcoming Southwest breeze.
First on the big course (33 participants) was in real time the Psaros 40 ‘Notre-Dame-du-Lac’ of Philipe Gay SNG. In calculated time, the Melges 32 ‘Dupin 1820’ of Jean-Marc Deryng SNG finished on top.
On the small course (35 participants), Alain Gerber CNH on a Longtzé was the fastest in real and calculated time.
In the Grand Suprise, Jean-Marie Mechelany CNS was on rank 1, as was Nicolas Kauffmann CVSNG in the Surprise.
All ranking lists
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