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Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   

Bastong de Brissag' 2020 - RC Lago Maggiore

 Bastong de Brissag' 2020 - RC Lago Maggiore 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).
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020   

Tempest - Eurocup 2020 - Torbole ITA - Final results, with Suter/Hochuli SUI

The Tempest Class sailed its first 2020 Eurocup races on Lake Garda over the past weekend. ----- Winning 6 of the 7 heat, the dominating winners were Markus Wieser/Thomas Auracher GER ahead of Wende/Reichert GER and Spranger/Kopp GER. Mario Suter/Andreas Hochuli SUI followed on erank 5 among the 18 teams from 4 nations. ----- The results.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020   

Surprise, Grand Surprise - Critérium - SN Genève

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.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 21, 2020
Monday, September 21, 2020   

Olympic Classes - Italian Championship 2020 - Follonica ITA - Final Day, the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Italian Championship 2020 - Follonica ITA - Final Day, the Swiss 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. Behind Alessio Spadoni ITA, Eliott Merceron SUI finished an excellent 5th. Nicolas Rolaz SUI as 13th, Gautier Verhulst SUI on 16th, and Jacopo Scornaienghi SUI as 23rd completed the good Swiss performance. ----- 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 on the 5th place were the best female team. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI defended rank 10, just ahead of Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI up on rank 11 and 5th 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.
Monday, September 21, 2020   

Moth, Waszp, var. classes - Foiling Week - Malcesine ITA - Final results, the Swiss

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. Fabrice Rigot SUI moved up on rank 7 overall. Philippe Schiller SUI finished 25th among the 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. Nicholas Duchoud SUI finished the event on rank 15. -----The ranking lists. ----- The Lake Garda Foiling Week, an event not only with races but also daily Seminars on the latest foiling developments, was concluded yesterday. Check out the event Facebook page with video of all Seminars.
Monday, September 21, 2020   

Nacra 15 - Swiss Championship 2020 - SN Nyon - Day 2

 Nacra 15 - Swiss Championship 2020 - SN Nyon - Day 2 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.
Monday, September 21, 2020   

J/70 - Class Championship - SN Genève - Final results

 J/70 - Class Championship - SN Genève - Final results 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.
Monday, September 21, 2020   

Laser - Annual Points Championship - SC Stäfa

 Laser - Annual Points Championship - SC Stäfa 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.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, September 20, 2020
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - St.Nazaire FRA - Final results - Le Cleach FRA winner, Palmieri SUI 18th

 Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - St.Nazaire FRA - Final results - Le Cleach FRA winner, Palmieri SUI 18th 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 the classic French single-hand 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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   (Image © Giovanni Mitolo)

Olympic Classes - Italian Championship 2020 - Follonica ITA - Day 3, the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Italian Championship 2020 - Follonica ITA - Day 3, the Swiss 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. Well placed are the Swiss with Eliot Merceron SUI on rank 5, Nicolas Rolaz SUI 10th, and Gauthier Verhulst SUI 16th. Jacopo Scornaienghi SUI on rank 25 made the Goldefleet as well. ----- 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. Yves Mermod/Cyrill Schüpbach SUI are on the 10th place. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI on rank 15 are the 6th women's team. Here their news blog. ----- Smaller fleets are competing in the 49ers and 49ersFX. ----- All ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Moth, Waszp, var. classes - Foiling Week - Malcesine ITA - Day 3, the Swiss

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. Fabrice Rigot SUI dropped on rank 8. ----- 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 best Swiss Nicholas Duchoud SUI follows on rank 14. ----- 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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Final results

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Final results 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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Nacra 15 - Swiss Championship 2020 - SN Nyon - Day 1

 Nacra 15 - Swiss Championship 2020 - SN Nyon - Day 1 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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Laser - Points Championship - SC Stäfa - Day 1

 Laser - Points Championship - SC Stäfa - Day 1 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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

15m2 SNS - Swiss Championship 2020 - CN Versoix - Day 2

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.
Sunday, September 20, 2020   

Société Nautique de Genève - Opening of the new Club premises - a TV report

 Société Nautique de Genève - Opening of the new Club premises - a TV report 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.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 19, 2020
Saturday, September 19, 2020   (Image © Alexis Courcoux)

Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - St.Nazaire FRA - Leg 4 - Start today, with Niels Palmieri SUI

 Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - St.Nazaire FRA - Leg 4 - Start today, with Niels Palmieri SUI This evening at 18h UTC, the start to the final fourth leg of the Solitaire will be given off St-Nazaire. Due to the variable weather forecast - a depression provides for moderate winds with rain squalls - the course has been reduced on 80 miles. ----- Most interesting will be the duel on top: Armel Le Cléac'h FRA ('Banque Populaire') and Fréderic Duthill FRA only 10 minutes behind are practically neck-and-neck, considering the strong currents and light winds. Tom Laperche FRA on rank 3 is already over one hour behind. Nils Palmieri SUI ('TeamWork') will have to fight for victory in the Bizuth (rookie) rankings where he is 19 minutes behind the leading Kevin Bloch FRA (rank 12). ----- The preview.
Saturday, September 19, 2020   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Day 2

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Day 2 Nils Theuninck CNP won two, Peter Kilchenmann TYC one race at the Finn Swiss Championship on Lake Neuchâtel yesterday. Overall, Theuninck is on a clear way to the title. Simon Bovay MY is new on rank2, as Christoph Burger TYC and Peter Theurer YCB were disqualified after premature starts, ----- The northeasterly wind down to moderate 8-10kn during the three races of the day. ----- The results and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, September 18, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Day 1

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Day 1 Excellent northeasterly winds prevailed on Lake Neuchâtel during the first three races of the Finn Swiss Championship yesterday. As expected, Nils Theuninck SUI scored three bullets and is the clear leader ahead of Christoph Burger TYC (2/2/2) and Peter Theurer YCB (3/3/3). With the Canton of Vaud on the list of critical Corona regions, the German participants refrained from traveling to Switzerland. 35 Finns remain on the entry list. ----- The ranking list.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, September 17, 2020
Thursday, September 17, 2020   

Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Start today

 Finn - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Grandson - Start today The Finn Swiss Championship will begin on Lake Neuchâtel today with 42 participants from Switzerland and Germany on the entry list. The favorite is Nils Theuninck SUI shining in the past weeks at the Finn Europeans and the Kiel Week. ----- For today, sporty conditions with a stiff Northeasterly have been announced. Later this week, the winds will decrease. ----- The event website.
Thursday, September 17, 2020   

Zürichsee Langstrecken Cup - Zürich-Horgen-Zürich - SC Enge

The Zürich-Horgen-Zürich Long-Distance Race, the 7th event of the 2020 Cup, was held in very light wind on last Saturday. Only 17 of the 52 starters finished the race. ----- Bruno Schmid SCE on his Chaps was the winner of the shortened race. 18 minutes later, Yo Wiebel on a Quant 23 crossed the line. Another 4 minutes behind was the Longtze of Heini Roth SVT in 3rd. ----- The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   

Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - Leg 3 - Day 4, with Nils Palmieri SUI

Even after four race days, the Figaro 3 fleet of the Solitaire remained closely packed this morning UTC with Yann Eliès FRA in the lead with 60nm left to the finish line of leg 3. Sam Goodchild GBR followed 1,3nm behind, another 0,3nm back was Xavier Macaire FRA. The overall leader Armel Le Cléac'h FRA did comeback strongly from behind and his backlog as 10th-ranked was only 2,9nm this morning. Nils Palmieri SUI on rank 18 is well placed in the fleet only 4,8nm back. ----- Estimated time of arrival this Wednesday late afternoon UTC. ----- The race tracker, the news and the videos.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   

Class 40 - Normandy Channel Race - Caen FRA - Day 3, with Gautier/Koster SUI

This morning UTC, Ian Lipinski POL/Julien Pulve FRA stayed in front 2nm ahead of Stan Thuret/Nicolas D'Estais FRA and Thibaut Lefevere/Sebastien Marsset FRA sailing neck-and-neck on the second position. Only one mile behind followed Valentin Gautier/Simon Koster SUI still in a good place to fight for victory. ----- Light winds were and still are persisting with the fleet having passed Point Lizard at the most southwestern point of England yesterday and heading now for Tusker Rock, the most northern waypoint of the race. ----- The race tracker, the news and the videos.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   

Optimist, Laser, 29er, Nacra 15, RSFeva - Challenge Boubou - CN Versoix

 Optimist, Laser, 29er, Nacra 15, RSFeva - Challenge Boubou - CN Versoix Big fleets were present at the Youth Regatta of the CN Versoix/Lake Geneva over the past weekend, and all Classes could complete at least 5 races each. ----- Edward Hirsch SNG won in the Optimists one point ahead of Ikke Huber RCO. ----- Sam Troska/Daniel Contero CNPr finished on top of 4 of the 7 races in the RSFeva. In the Lasers 4.7, Emily Cook CNV was on rank 1. In the Lasers Radial, Julian de Valle CNP was the winner. ----- Rank 1 of Sam Chambet/Pierre-Etienne Depery FRA, 29er, in the final race broke the tie over Brent and Robbe Verhoest CNV at equal points. ----- A big Nacra 15 fleet took advantage of this race as a tune-up to the Swiss Championship to be held this week. Axel Grandjean/Marie Mazuay CVVT were victorious. ----- All ranking lists.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   

Skiff - Breizhskiff Lac de Joux - CN Vallé de Joux

 Skiff - Breizhskiff Lac de Joux - CN Vallé de Joux The Skiff-Regatta on Lake Joux was for the first time part of the French Breizhskiff-Circuit, and with 16 Skiffs, the participation was quite good. After 8 races, the Musto-Skiffs had the upper hand with Roger Oswald SCE as winner ahead of Pierre-Yves Pfirter CNM. On rank 3 followed Patrick Rüfenacht YCB with his D-1-Dinghy. ----- The results.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   (Image © Susanne Seeger)

Vierwaldstättersee-Cup - Bürgenstock Race - SK Ennetbürgen

 Vierwaldstättersee-Cup - Bürgenstock Race - SK Ennetbürgen The Bürgenstock Race on Lake Lucerne, leading from the Gersau Basin to Lake Uri and back to Beckenried, was held last Saturday in very light winds. The fleet was split in six categories in SRS Handicap rankings. ---- The winners were in the Racers 1 Florian Löwenthal RVB on an Esse 850, in the Racers 2 Urs Infanger SKM on a X99 and in the Open Racers Andreas Zimmerli RVB, the only one to complete the race. ----- All ranking lists.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   

Corsaire, Centerboard Dinghies - Weekend - SC Hallwil

 Corsaire, Centerboard Dinghies - Weekend - SC Hallwil Light wind dominated the Regatta Weekend of the Corsaires and Yardstick-ranked Centerboard Dinghies on Lake Hallwil. Two races were completed. ----- In the Corsaires, Rolf and Liliane Uhlmann SCSee finished first ahead of Martin Steiger/Hans Von Moos SCSG. ----- In the Dinghies, the 5o5 of Matthias Märki/Samuel Zubler SCH was on rank 1 ahead of Jean-Pierre Weber SCH with his Finn. ----- The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 14, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020   

Olympic Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Final results - the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Final results - the Swiss While the internationally experienced Swiss finished with good results in very varying conditions, the rookies had their difficulties in the rougher condition during the past two days. ----- Nils Theuninck SUI, after his 10th place at the Europeans of last week, confirmed his form with a 3rd place in Kiel, and emphasized his ambitions for an Olympic Tokyo ticket. The last berth for Europe will be decided at the Finn World Championship 2021. ----- Maud Jayet SUI, rank 8, delivered a solid result as well. ----- Gauthier Verhulst SUI on rank 32 among 80 participants in his first international Laser regatta, had a promising start in this difficult Class. ----- In the 49ers, the Olympians Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI had not their best day. Not competing during the weekend, they finished 26th overall. The development team Maxime Bachelin/Arno De Planta SUI, rank 19, realized their best international result so far. ----- The newcomers in the 49ers and 49erFX did not start to the fresh wind races during the past two days. ----- All ranking lists and the reports.
Monday, September 14, 2020   

29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Final results, the Swiss

 29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Final results, the Swiss Too much wind on the last day of the 29er Euro Cup Regatta held at the 2020 Kiel Week, and only one race could be completed. However, there was no influence on the one-and-two victory of the Maltese siblings: Richard Schultheis/Max Körner MLT finished first ahead of his sister Antonia Schultheis/Ole Ulrich MLT. On rank 3 followed Dehn-Töfte/Dehn-Töfte DEN. As best of the three Swiss teams, Pablo Rüegge/Linus Abich SUI terminated their first Euro Cup event on rank 62 among the 93 teams. ----- The results and the report.
Monday, September 14, 2020   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Class 40 - Normandy Channel Race - Caen FRA - Day 1, with Gautier/Koster SUI

 Class 40 - Normandy Channel Race - Caen FRA - Day 1, with Gautier/Koster SUI Yesterday evening in Ouistreham FRA, the start of the Class 40 Normandie Channel Race was given. After 80nm sailed until this morning UTC, Antoine Carpentier/Nicolas Grolaux FRA, and Igor Goikberg RUS/Andrea Fornari ITA are leading neck-and-neck. Valentin Gautier/Simon Koster SUI followed on rank 7 with a 3nm backlog. ----- The race tracker, the news and the video of the start.
Monday, September 14, 2020   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Final Day, with Alan Roura SUI

The IMOCA Open 60 Defi Azimut was concluded in Lorient FRA yesterday with a 17-mile race around the Groux Island held in moderate winds. ----- 17 of the 33 solo sailors registered for the Vendée Globe took advantage of this final tune-up regatta. Winner of the short race, sailed with crews, was Kevin Escoffier FRA with his 'PRB' ahead of Charlie Dalin on his 'Apivia'. Alan Roura SUI finished 11 with a 13min backlog. ----- The report, the video and the ranking list.
Monday, September 14, 2020   

Dolphin 81 - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Neuchatel - Final results

 Dolphin 81 - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Neuchatel - Final results After only two races on the first days of the Dolphin Swiss Championship on Lake Neuchâtel, there was enough wind yesterday to sail another three races. With two bullets, the defending Champion Tom Studer CVN climbed on top of the rankings ahead of Lorenz Müller YCB and Beat Aebischer YCSp at equal points completing the podium. ----- The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, September 13, 2020
Sunday, September 13, 2020   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 3, including the best Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 3, including the best Swiss Warrer/Precht DEN, long-time leaders in the 49ers, are now challenged by Lambriex/van Vugt NED, only one point behind, and Rual/Amoros FRA also new on rank 3. ----- In the 49ersFX, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER have taken the lead, but Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea USA new on rank 2 as best of the day are only one point back. Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR are now on the 3rd place. ----- With two race wins in the Finn fleet, Nicholas Heiner NED extended his lead on Nils Theuninck SUI on 9 points. Only one point behind follows Facundo Oleazza ARG on rank 3. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Michael Beckett GBR moved on top 4 points ahead of Philipp Buhl GER. Eliott Hansen GBR advanced on rank 3. Gauthier Verhulst SUI progressed as well and is now on the 35th position. ----- In the Lasers Radial, Marit Bouwmeester NED went on extending her lead. Anne-Marie Rindom DEN moved up on rank 2, Maria Erdi HUN is now in 3rd. Solid performance by Maud Jayet SUI, keeping rank 8. ----- Three bullets for Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA in the Nacras 17, taking the overall lead 12 points ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR. Paul Kohlhof/Alicia Stuhlemmer GER are now on the 3rd place. ----- For the first time, fresher winds prevailed at the Kiel Week, provoking major position changes in some fleets. ----- All ranking lists and the news.
Sunday, September 13, 2020   

Olympic Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3 - the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3 - the Swiss Nils Theuninck SUI defended his 2nd place in the Finns, but he lost some points on the leading Nicholas Heiner NED. Maud Jayet SUI on rank 8 continues to deliver a solid performance in the Lasers Radial. In the 49ers, the Swiss Olympians Sebastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI retired from the competition and dropped on rank 26. Maxime Bachelin/Arno De Planta SUI, in spite of an abandoned race, remain on the good 16th place among the 52 teams. Gautier Verhulst SUI advanced on rank 33 of the 99 Laser Standard participants. The young development teams in the 49ers/49ersFX however had their difficulties in the fresher breeze yesterday. ----- All ranking lists.
Sunday, September 13, 2020   

Class 40 - Normandy Channel Race - Caen FRA - Start today, with Koster/Gautier SUI

 Class 40 - Normandy Channel Race - Caen FRA - Start today, with Koster/Gautier SUI In Caen, the start to the first important Class 40 race will be given today with 26 two-person teams from 9 nations, among them the USA and Japan. The Roesti Sailing Team with Simon Koster/Valentin Gautier SUI is on the entry list as well. The race over 1'000 miles leads from Caen via the southwestern point of England to the Fastnet Rock and back to France. The start will be given at 18h UTC in the Oiustreham Bay, northern Brittany. The race can be followed on a race tracker. ----- The preview.
Sunday, September 13, 2020   

29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Day 3, the Swiss

 29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Day 3, the Swiss Changing conditions on the third day of the 29er Euro Cup at the Kiel Week but nevertheless, the first three Final Races did not change the positions on top of the rankings. Richard Schultheis/Max Körner MLT, ranks 1/1/2, extended their lead on Antonia Schultheis/Ole Ulrich MLT to 15 points. Jens-Christian and Jens-Philip Dehn-Toftehoj DEN remained on rank 3. Pablo Rüegge/Linus Abicht SUI are now on rank 58. ----- The ranking list.
Sunday, September 13, 2020   

Figaro 3 - La Solitaire du Figaro - Dunkerque FRA - Leg 3 - Day 1, with Niels Palmieri SUI

The 35 Solitaire du Figaro Solo Skippers have started in Dunkerque to leg 3 around Brittany to Loire-Atlantique over 498nm. This morning UTC, Loïs Berrehar FRA was in the lead ahead of Eric Peron FRA 1,4nm behind on rank 2. Tom Laperche FRA follows in 3rd. The overall leader Armel Le Cléac'h FRA on the 5th position is well positioned again. Nils Palmieri SUI follows on rank 13 with a 4nm backlog. ----- The race tracker, the news and the video of the day.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 12, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 1, Niels Theuninck SUI best of the day

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 1,  Niels Theuninck SUI best of the day Nils Theuninck SUI keeps on delivering in the Finns and with the day ranks 1/1/2, he joined the leading past-World Champion Nicholas Heiner NED on rank 1. ----- Still with solid race results, Maud Jayet SUI keeps her 6th place in the Lasers Radial. ----- In his first Kiel Week, the Laser Standard sailor Gauthier Verhulst SUI concluded the qualification phase on rank 40, qualifying for the Gold fleet. ----- Thanks to the day ranks 2 and 3, Maxime Bachelin/Arno De Planta SUI advanced on rank 12 in the 49ers, making the Gold fleet, as are Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on the 22nd place. Nick Zeltner/Till Seger on the 44th position will continue the Week in the Silverfleet. ----- Sophie Mosegaard/Fiona Schärer SUI could not confirm the top positions of day one and are down on rank 40 in the 49ersFX. ----- All ranking lists.
Saturday, September 12, 2020   

29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Day 2 - the Swiss

 29er - Euro Cup 2020 - Act 2 - Kiel GER - Day 2 - the Swiss The 29er Euro Cup continued in Kiel with four races yesterday. ----- Richard Schultheiss/Max Körner MLT defended their first place. New on rank 2 are now Antonia Schultheiss/Ole Ulrich MLT thanks to two race wins. Den Töftehoj/Den Töftehoj DEN follow on rank 3. ----- The three Swiss team continue the championship in the Silver fleet with Pablo Rüegge/Linus Abicht SUI as best on rank 59 among the 99 teams. ----- The ranking list.
Saturday, September 12, 2020   

Dolphin 81 - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Neuchatel - Day 1

 Dolphin 81 - Swiss Championship 2020 - CV Neuchatel - Day 1 The Dolphin 81 Swiss Championship on Lake Neuchâtel was opened yesterday with one race held in light winds. ----- Christoph Schenker TYC and his team were the winners ahead of Lorenz Müller YCB and Beat Aebischer YCSp. The defending champion Tom Studer CVN on rank 11 had a bad first day on his home waters. ----- The ranking list.
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