Sailing Switzerland

Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, June 16, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019   

Classes ACVL - Bol d'Or du Léman - SN Genève - Final results

 Classes ACVL - Bol d'Or du Léman - SN Genève - Final results After a slow race, the announced thunderstorm front with gusts of over 50kn reached Lake Geneva after 17h causing casualties and capsizes during half an hour. After 10hrs 36min, the Décision-35 'Ladycat' with Yann Guichard FRA/SNG crossed the finish line as first ahead of 'Yilliam' with Bertrand De Mole SNG and 'Alinghi' with Ernesto Bertarelli SNG a few minutes later. The first monohull, the Libera 'Raffica' of Zsolt Kiraly HUN, arrived as 14th, closely followed by François Bopp CNP with his Psaros 40.
The ranking lists and the news.
Sunday, June 16, 2019   

Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria - Maxime Chabloz SUI

 Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria - Maxime Chabloz SUI While the men sailed their eliminations to qualify for the last eight in the Gran Canaria Freestyle Semi Finals, the women held their Finals in perfect conditions. Mikaili Sol (BRA) was the winner ahead of Bruna Kajiya (BRA) and Pippa van Iersel (NED). The Men Finals (with Maxime Chabloz SUI) will take place today Sunday.
The news with videos.
Sunday, June 16, 2019   

J/70 - Lake Constance Battle, Act 2 - YC Kreuzlingen

 J/70 - Lake Constance Battle, Act 2 - YC Kreuzlingen Four races were completed at the J/70 Battle on Lake Constance yesterday in variable wind conditions. In an up to 5bft westwind changing during the day to a 1-2bft eastwind, Stefan Seger SUI took the overall lead ahead of Conrad Rebholz GER and Veit Hemmeter GER tied six points behind on the ranks 2 and 3. 37 teams participate.
The ranking list and the news (PDF).
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, June 15, 2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019   

Finn - World Masters - Skovshoved DEN - Final results, Christen SUI 5th

 Finn - World Masters - Skovshoved DEN - Final results, Christen SUI 5th The Finn World Masters in Denmark were concluded yesterday with two races held in moderate winds. Vladimir Krutskikh RUS went on with his winning streak (7 bullets in 7 races) and earned his third Masters title. Michael Maier CZE and Laurent Hay FRA completed the podium. At equal points on the ranks 4 and 5 followed Anthony Nossiter AUS and Christoph Christen SUI. With Franz Bürgi SUI on rank 81 and Daniel Müller SUI as 100th, two more Swiss finished in the top-100 among the 240 participants.
The results, the official report and the report of the Swiss Team.
Saturday, June 15, 2019   

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Final results, the Swiss

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Final results, the Swiss Light and circling winds inhibited racing on the last day of the Dragon Gold Cup 2019 on the Ijsselmeer NED. Pedro Andrade/Christian Giannini/Joao Vidinha POR earned the Trophy 10 points ahead of Pieter Heerema NED and his team. Sailing for a Japanese team, Peter Gilmour AUS grasped the Bronze Medal. Hugo Stenbeck SUI followed on rank 13 among the 90 teams.
The results and the final report with video.
Saturday, June 15, 2019   

Classes ACVL - Bol d'Or du Léman - SN Genève - Start today at 9 a.m. UTC

 Classes ACVL - Bol d'Or du Léman - SN Genève - Start today at 9 a.m. UTC 482 teams are on the entry list of the 81st Bol d'Or on Lake Geneva departing at 9h UTC this morning. The weather forecast predicts rain and variable winds between 0 and 4 bft.
Once more, the D35 catamarans are the favorites for the line honours, In the monhulls, the Psaros 40 will be challenged by the tow Liberas 'Principessa' ITA and 'Raffica' HUN. Special interest goes to Eric Monnin steering the 'Monofoil Gonet'. Will the winds be appropriate to keep the foiler flying? A handicap, especially for Monnin, could also be the driftwood floating on the upper Lake Geneva after the heavy rain falls during the past days.
The news. The start can be followed livestream on www.sailing-news.com as from 8.45h UTC. GPS-Tracking is available during the whole race.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, June 14, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019   

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5, the Swiss

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5, the Swiss Rough conditions again at the Dragon Gold Cup on the shallow waters of the Ijsselmeer yesterday with a 20-25kn wind, a steep chop and rain. Grant Gordon GBR and his team won the race of the day. Pedro Andrade POR extended his lead on 10 points before the final race of today. Pieter Heerema NED and Peter Gilmour JPN remained on the ranks 2 and 3. Hugo Stenbeck SUI followed on rank 13.
The results and the daily news with a video.
Friday, June 14, 2019   

IRC - Giraglia Race 2019 - Monaco MON - Final results. the Swiss

 IRC - Giraglia Race 2019 - Monaco MON - Final results. the Swiss As reported yesterday, the 88-Foot Max 'Rambler 88' of George David USA with Brad Butterworth NZL as tactician took the line honors at the 2019 Giraglia Race. The record was not beaten, as a lull patch in the approach to Monaco decelerated the fast pace. Meanhwhile, all 179 participants remaining in the race reached Monaco. Ruedi Huber SUI with his 'Music' finished 42nd, David Estoppey SUI followed as 76th.
The final ranking list, all other ranking lists by class and the final report.
Friday, June 14, 2019   

Peak time during the past weekends !

 Peak time during the past weekends ! As every year, the two Holiday weekends (Ascension and Pentecost) were arguably the most busy ones in international and national sailracing. "Nothing is as old as yesterday's newspaper !" With extra shifts, we endeavoured to deliver all available information as always every day on time.
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Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, June 13, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019   

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 3, the Swiss

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 3, the Swiss Circling and finally dying winds hindered racing on the third day of the Finn Masters in Denmark yesterday. Valery Krutskikh RUS is on top of the In the ranking list ahead of Anthony Nossiter AUS and Laurant Hay FRA after three races. The best Swiss Christoph Christen SUI is on the 11th place.
The daily news and the short news of the Swiss Finn Class.
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (Image © Elena Razina)

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 4, the Swiss

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 4, the Swiss Rainy weather and variable winds prevailed on the Ijsselmeer yesterday. Winner of the daily regatta was Ewgenij Braslavets UKR/ITA ahead of Peter Gilmour AUS/JPN. Pedro Anrade POR and his team remain on top of the overall rankings followed by Pieter Heerema NED and Dmitry Samokhin RUS. Best Swiss is now Hugo Stenbeck SUI on rank 13.
The results and the daily news.
Thursday, June 13, 2019   

Youth World Sailing Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - the Swiss Team

 Youth World Sailing  Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - the Swiss Team The selections for the Swiss Team for the Youth World Sailing Championship in Gdynia POL in July were concluded after the Pentecost Regattas. For the second time selected are Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SNG/CNM in the Nacra 15-catamarans and Achille Casco/Eliot Schick DRCS in the 420 Boys. Samira and Natascha Rast DRCS participate in the 420 Girls, in the Lasers Radial, Gauthier Verhulst CNP and Rosine Baudet SNG have qualified.
The news.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 2, the Swiss

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 2, the Swiss After some waiting at the Finn Masters in Denmark, the postponed race two of the second group could be sailed, followed by race three for both groups.
Superior overall leader is Vladimir Krutskikh RUS with three bullets. On the ranks 2 and 3 follow Anthony Nossiter AUS and Laurent Hay FRA at equal points. With an excellent 3rd race rank, Christoph Christen SUI moved up on the 11th place overall. With Franz Bürgi SUI on rank 63, Daniel Müller SUI as 94th and Thomas Gautschi SUI as 97th, three more Swiss are among the top-100 in thed 235 boat fleet. To be mentioned also the 179th place of Richard Hart GBR, the only participant in the Super-Legend of the age 80+ sailors !!
The ranking list, the daily news and the report of the Swiss Team.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

Optimist - Sélection Interligue - Marseillan FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 Optimist - Sélection Interligue - Marseillan FRA - Final results, the Swiss Over the Pentecoste weekend, the Interligue in Marseillan in the South of France took place with Swiss Optimists on the entry list. 9 races were completed in moderate winds.
In the Benjamins (49 participants), Charles Trolard FRA was the clear winner with 5 bullets. On rank 2 followed Zoe Becquemie SUI, Yanis Milon FRA finished 3rd. Evan Lamarche SUI followed on rank 6 with premature start disqualification on his result sheet.
The Minimes (88 participants) completed 10 races with Pierre-Marie Santoni FRA on top in front of Mat Mallet FRA and Lou Deville FRA. Best Swiss was Nicolas Comby SUI on rank 14.
All ranking lists.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

5o5, Fireball, Europe, Finn, Laser - Semaine de La Rochelle - Final results, the Swiss

 5o5, Fireball, Europe, Finn, Laser - Semaine de La Rochelle - Final results, the Swiss During the Pentecost weekend, the 56th Semaine de La Rochelle Dériveurs (centerboard dinghies) took place at the French Atlantic Coast. In addition to the mostly French sailors, the Thai Laser Team was among the participants. Keerati Bualong THA won all races in the Lasers Standard, in the Lasers Radial, Pernelle Michon FRA finished first followed by Kamoharan Chanyim THA 3 on 3rd. In the 5o5s, Boite/Fontaine FRA were the winner. Catherin Houriet/Gil Donzé SUI followed on rank 5.
All ranking lists and the event website with photos.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 5 - Hoorn NED - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 5 - Hoorn NED - Final results, the Swiss The 2019 Netherlands Laser Europa Cup was concluded yesterday with a last race.
In the Lasers 4.7, Ties Wibinga NED is the final winner ahead of Peer Noordanus NED and Adriaan Overkerk NED. The best girl Anja Von Allmen SUI follows on rank 4. Excellent performance also by Emilie Tschanz SUI as 6the among the 28 starters.
In the Lasers Radial, Agata Barwinska POL finished first in front of Mirthe Akkermann NED and Paul Hameeteman NED. Gauthier Verhulst SUI, Rosine Baudet SUI and Alessandro Maisano SUI followed on the ranks 8-10 among the 60 participants.
In the Lasers Standard, Mamik Boos NED won 3 heats and finished clearly on top ahead of Ludde Linquist SWE and Erik Voets NED.
After three big-breeze days and an unplanned lay-day due to storms on Saturday, light winds filled in on Sunday to allow for only one final race.
All ranking lists and the news.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 1, the Swiss

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 1, the Swiss Winners of the intial races at the Finn World Masters in Skovshoved DEN yesterday were Michael Maier CZE, Vladimir Krutskikh RUS and Simon Percival GBR. The best-ranked Swiss was Christoph Christen SUI on rank 34 among the 213 participants. The huge Finn fleet, split in two groups, started to a first race in an intial 16-18kn breeze, slackening during the day, and only one group could complete the second race. The published ranking list is therefore not representative.
The official report of the day and the news of the Swiss Team.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Nacra 15, var. Catamarans - Cat-Weekend - YC Ascona

 Nacra 15, var. Catamarans - Cat-Weekend - YC Ascona The Cat-Weekend on the Lago Maggiore was concluded after the three races of Saturday, as the wind was missing on Sunday. Winners in the Nacra 15 were Elouan Gäumann/Anja Camusso CNM/YCAs, in the SC1-rankings, Marc Kühn/Carmen Weuz GER on a Falcon 16 finished first and in the SC3-rankings, (Topaz 14 only), Shari Carrara/Valentin Burkhardt YCAs were on the first place.
The results and the short report.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, June 10, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Final results, the Swiss A very light breeze filled in only very late in the afternoon in Marseille FRA yesterday. Just before the latest possible start time, the 470 Medal Races could sail their Medal Races.

No change on top of the 470 men with Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS clearly winning ahead of Jordi Xammar/Nicolas Rodriguez ESP and Hippolyte Machetti/Sidoine Dantes FRA. In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA succeeded to control the one-point-leading Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR right from the start and covered the GBR women in a matchracing style till the end. Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP earned Bronze. With a 6th race rank, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI advanced on rank 8 overall.

The two Laser and the Finn Medal Races had to be cancelled due to lack of wind. Andy Maloney NZL finished first in the Finns. Nils Theuninck SUI followed on 8th. Im Lasers, the winners were Giovanni Cocolutto ITA in the Standards and Viktorija Andrulyte LTU in the Radials.

All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Figaro 3 - La Solitaire - Leg 2 - Day 1 - Justine Mettraux SUI 33rd

 Figaro 3 - La Solitaire - Leg 2 - Day 1 - Justine Mettraux SUI 33rd 45 solo skippers started yesterday at 17h UTC in Kinsale IRL to leg 2 of the 2019 Figaro 3 Solitaire. A storm alert for Irish Sea prompted Race Mangement to slightly modify the course and send the fleet directly to the English South Coast up to Cowes and from there back to France, 535nm in total.
This morning UTC, Lois Berrehar FRA was leading 0,1nm ahead of Armel Le Cléac'h FRA, closely followed by Gildas Mahé FRA and Yoann Richhomme FRA, winner of leg 1. Justine Mettraux SUI on rank 33 has a 4,4nm backlog. After an early collision, Benjamin Schwartz FRA (rank 10 in leg one) and Alain Gautier FRA (rank 13) were forced to abandon the race.
The race tracker, the daily news and the video of the start.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 2 - Riva ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 2 - Riva ITA - Final results, the Swiss The thundery weather refrained the Ora breeze to fill in yesterday and no races were possible. The results after six races are therefore final with Carlo Fracassoli ITA on top ahead of Andrea Pozzi ITA and Andrea Rachelli ITA. Christoph Renker SUI finished on the remarkable 9th place among the 39 teams.
The ranking list and the news.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

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

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Final results, the Swiss Apparently, no races were held yesterday at the Barcelona Masters, the final preparation regatt before the Master Europeans in Roses, 150km north of Barcelona. Winner in the Laser Standards after 5 races was Leandro Rosado ESP ahead of Thomas Müller GER. In the Lasers Radial, Ian Jones GBR finished first in front of Pep Campi ESP. François Claejis SUI terminated on rank 18 among 55 entrants.
All results and the event facebook page.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Optimist - the Swiss Teams for the World and European Championships

 Optimist - the Swiss Teams for the World and European Championships The 2019 Optimist Team selections for the World Championship (Antigua, July) and the European Championship (Crozon-Morgat FRA) were concluded end of May with the Dutch Youth Regatta. Stach Vleeshowers RCO leads in the selection rankings. The first five go to the Worlds. The next 4 Boys and 4 Girls take part in the Europeans.
The ranking list.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Final results, the Swiss With a last race yesterday, the Italian FD National Championship in Cesenatico ITA was concluded with Nicolo and Francesco Vespasiani ITA as overall winners ahead of Ziegler/Czeizes HUN uad Cirpriani/Rinaldi ITA. Stephan Fels/Ulf Hügel SUI followed on rank 4 among the 30 participants.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Monday, June 10, 2019   (Image © Lukas Schürmann)

470, 5o5, Fireball, Pirat - Swiss Open Alpnach - SCW Obwalden - Day 2

 470, 5o5, Fireball, Pirat - Swiss Open Alpnach - SCW Obwalden - Day 2 The Swiss Open on Lake Alpnach continued yesterday with two, for the 5o5 three races.
Sandra Giovanoli/Mara Bezel SCStä defended rank one in the 470s, in the 5o5s, Matthias Märki/Samuel Zubler SCH went on winning. In the Fireballs, Claude Mermod/Ruedi Moser RCO dominated once more, and in the Pirates, Andreas and Fabian Fleisch SCaPf have taken the lead.
All ranking lists.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil - Day 4

 Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil - Day 4 Just one race could be sailed yesterday at the Lacustre Swiss Championship in Rapperswil/Lake Zurich in very light winds. Winning this race and with the discard in effect, Enrico De Maria YCR and his team have taken the lead ahead of Marcus Bilgeri AUT 3 points behind. Erich Buck GER and Ulrich Volz SUI share the 3rd place at equal points.
The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, June 9, 2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 6, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 6, the Swiss After a week with mostly fresh winds, the first five Medal Races were sailed in a light to moderate breeze of 8-10kn yesterday. Today, the remaining five classes will sail their crucial final race. We shall report on www.sailing-news.com as from 11h UTC.

The RS:X men Medal Race was exciting: Mattia Camboni ITA grasped the overall victory ahead of Daniele Benedetti ITA. Louis Giard FRA advanced on rank 3. In the RS:X women, Liliane De Geus NED had everything under control winning with as big advance, but the fight for Silver and Bronze was tight and decided in favour of Saskia Sills GBR over Flavia Tartaglini ITA on the final downwind leg only.

Behind the premature winners in the 49ers, Federico and Arturo Alonso ESP, the positions on the podium remained unchanged. Benjamin Bildstein/David Hussl AUT and Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI earned Silver and Bronze. In the 49ersFX, Julie Bossard/Aude Compan FRA remained on top winning the Medal Race. Melzacka/Loboda POL won Silver, the duel for Bronze went in favour of Omari/Distefano ITA replacing the tied Schöfegger/Boustani AUT on the podium.

No change in the Nacra-17 catamarans with Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on first in front of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR. Ruggero Tita (just selected for the Luna Rossa/Pirelli America's Cup team) with Caterina Banti ITA earned Bronze.

Winning the Medal Race as well, Nicolas Parlier FRA was the dominating first in the Open Kiteboardin ahead of Théo De Ramecourt FRA and Axel Mazella FRA.

The remaining five classes sail their Medal Races today with two premature winners: the Olympic Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS are first in the 470 men with a 20 point lead, 18 points is the advantage of Viktoria Andrulyte LTU in the Lasers Radial.

The fight for the Medals will be exciting in the Lasers Standard with the first 5 separated by 7 points only. Only 6 points is the difference of the ranks 2 to 5 in the Lasers Radial. For Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 14, the Worldcup Final is over. In the 470 women, the duel for Gold is between Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR and Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA one point behind. As best of the day (2/3), Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI qualified for the Medal Race and as 8th, they even have a chance for Bronze.

In the Finns, Andy Maloney NZL is on top 8 points ahead of Josh Junior NZL, and another 8 points back follows Max Salminen SWE on 3rd. Nils Theuninck SUI, rank 8, will sail the last race as well.

All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Riva ITA - Day 2

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Riva ITA - Day 2 Carlo Fracassoli ITA remained on rank 1 yesterday inspite of an abandoned race 4 points in front of Andrea Pozzi ITA. Andrea Rachelli ITA advanced on rank 3 with two bullets. Among the winners of the day was also Christoph Renker SUI moving up on 9th. Jörg Hotz is on rank 25 among the 39 teams. An up to 20kn Ora prevailed on Lake Garda allowing to complete 3 races.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Day 2, the Swiss

 Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Day 2, the Swiss Nicola and Francesco Vespasiani ITA extended their lead on the second day of the Italian Flying Dutchman yesterday. On rank 2 follow Janos Zigler/Balasz Czeizel HUN. With a bullet, Stephan Fels/Uwe Hügel SUI advanced on rank 3. Three races were completed on the second day of the Championship.
The results and the event facebook page.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Classes ACVL - Genève-Rolle-Genève - YC Genève

 Classes ACVL - Genève-Rolle-Genève - YC Genève The D35-catamarans dominated the long-distance race on Lake Geneva with 'Zen Too' of Guy De Picciotto SNG as winner, after having rounded the buoy in Rolle as last of the class. The Eleven Sailing Team' with Loîc Forestier and 'Okalys Youth Project' with Arnaud Grange SNG occupy the ranks 2 and 3. Moderate winds including a 180° wind shift from SW to NE made the day interesting. The report of the D35s.
The M2-catamaran kept the pace of the larger cats. 'Degoof Petercam' finished first.
The event website was not yet updated this morning UTC.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

470, 5o5, Fireball, Pirat - Swiss Open Alpnachersee - WSC Obwalden - Day 1

 470, 5o5, Fireball, Pirat - Swiss Open Alpnachersee - WSC Obwalden - Day 1 Good thermal breeze conditions prevailed yesterday on the Alpnach arm of the Lake of Lucerne.
After 4 races per class, Matthias Märki/Samuel Zubler SCMT are first in the 5o5s, Sandra Giovanoli/Mara Bezel SCStä won 3 of the 4 races in the 470s, Claude Mermod/Ruedi Moser RCO lead in the Fireballs and in the Pirates, Barbara Widmer/Eliane Widmer YCB and Andreas Fleisch/Fabian Fleisch SCaP are tied on top.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, June 8, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 4, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 4, the Swiss After another convincing day, Federico Alonso/Arturo Alonso ESP are the premature winners in the 49ers with a 27 point advantage before the Medal Race. On the second place follow Bildstein/Hussl AUT. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI son rank 3 are 10 points behind the Austrians, but the advantage on the closest opponents is small.
In the 49erFX, Aleksandra Melzacka/Kinga Loboda POL, day ranks 1 and 3, reduced the gap on the leading Julie Bossard/Aude Compan FRA to 4 points.
16 points is the advantage of Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR in the Nacra 17.
Leader change in the RS:X men windsurfers: Piotr Myszka POL is the new leader but Daniele Benedetti ITA is only one point behind and also Pierre Le Coq FRA, 2 points back, will be in touch for victory. Matéo Sanz-Lanz SUI on rank 15 is far away from the Medal Race limit. In the RS:X women, the advantage of Liliane De Geus NED on Saskia Sills GBR is now 11 points.
Finishing 1 and 2 yesterday, Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS extended their lead on Xammar/Rodriguez ESP in the 470 men to 15 points. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 11 will have to compensate 10 points in the two races today to qualify for the Medal Race.
Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR remain on top of the 470 women, but the best of the day Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA reduced the deficit on 4 points. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI were less successful and on rank 13, they are 11 points from the top-10.
Andy Maloney NZL is now 6 points in front of Josh Junior NZL in the Finns. Max Salminen SWE remains on the 3rd place. Nils Theuninck SUI dropped on rank 7, but the qualification for the Medal Race seems secure.
The two Laser fleets did not competed. Ryan Lo SGP leads in the Standards, Viktoria Andrulyte LTU in the Radials.
The Kiteboarders enjoyed the fresh winds and held another four races. Nicolas Parlier FRA is now 9 points ahead of Axel Mazella FRA.
The program of the day had to be abandoned at 13h UTC when the initial 15kn breeze was freshening to over 30kn. Today, the Medal Races of the RS:X windsurfers, 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacra 17 will take place. To be followed on this website as from 11h UTC. The other classes sail their final fleetraces.
All results and the daily news.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Riva ITA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Riva ITA - Day 1, the Swiss Round 3 of the Melges-24-European Sailing Series began yesterday on Lake Garda with 3 races. In best Ora breeze conditions, Carlo Fracassoli ITA and his team took the overall lead ahead of Andrea Pozzi ITA and Peter Karrié GER. Christoph Renker SUI follows on rank 21, Jürg Hotz SUI is 27th. 39 teams participate.
The ranking list and the news.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil - Day 2

 Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil - Day 2 Two races were held at the Lacustre Swiss Championship on Lake Zurich off Rapperswil SUI. Marcus Bilgeri AUT and his team have taken the lead 2 points ahead of Erich Buck GER. Ulrich Volz SUI, best Swiss, is on the 3rd placed. The former Swiss Olympians Rainer Fröhlich YCK and Enrico De Maria YCL (day's best with the ranks 1 and 4) follow on the ranks 5 and 15.
The results and the event website.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

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

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 1, the Swiss As a tune-up event to the Laser European Masters Championship at the Spanish Catalan Coast, the Barcelona Championship was initiated with two races.
In a good breeze around 20kn, Alan Davies GBR took the lead in the Standards (46 participants, 13 nations, 3 continents). The Olympia medalist José-Luis Doreste ESP and Thomas Müller GER are tied on rank 2. With José-Maria Van der Ploeg ESP on rank 4 follows another Olympic Champion (Barcelona 92, Finn). The ranking list Laser Standard.
Leader in the Lasers Standard is Sean Craig IRL ahead of Ian Jones GBR and Freek De Miranda NED. François Claejis SUI follows on rank 18 among the 68 participants from 14 nations.
The ranking list Radial.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, June 7, 2019
Friday, June 7, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 3, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 3, the Swiss After the windy Wednesday, sun and a moderate seabreeze of 11-15kn prevailed yesterday in Marseille and the full program could be completed in all classes.
Sailing 3 races, the 470 compensated for the delay. The day ranks 1/2/1 brought the Olympic Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS on top of the 470 men ahead of Xammar/Rodriguez ESP and Peponnet/Mion FRA. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI had their best races (5/7) and moved up on rank 9.
In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR have taken the overall lead ahead of Lecointre/Retornaz FRA new on rank 2 with two bullets yesterday. Zegers/Berkhout NED are now on 3rd. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI are on the 8th place and will have to defend the Medal Race qualification in the remaining two days.
Mattia Camboni ITA remains on top of the RS:X men windsurfers. As best of the day, Piotr Myska POL advanced on rank 2. Daniele Benedetti ITA is new on rank 3.
In the RS:X women windsurfers, the World Champion Lilian De Geus NED has taken the lead 2 points ahead of Saskia Sills GBR. Flavia Tartaglini ITA is now on the 3rd place.
No leader change in the Lasers with Ryan Lo SGP on top of the Standards. Giovanni Cocolutto ITA is new on rank 2.
In the Lasers Radial, Viktoria Andrulyte LTU extended her lead to 9 points on the tied Elena Vorobeva CRO and Tatiana Droszdowskaja BLR.
The New Zealand duel on top of the Finns continues with Andy Maloney NZL one point ahead of Josh Junior NZL. Max Salminen SWE moved up on rank 3. Nick Theuninck SUI advnced on rank 5.
Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA stay on top of the Nacra-17. John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR and Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA remain the first challengers.
With the day ranks 1/1/1/2 in the 49ers, Federico Alonso/Arturo Alonso ESP increased the advantage on Bildstein/Hussl AUT to 21 points. On rank 3 follow Fischer/Péquin FRA. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on rank 7 are on a good way to the Medal Race qualification today as their advantage on rank 11 is 21 points.
In the 49ersFX, Julie Bossard/Aude Comapn FRA are now 9 points in front of Melzacka/Loboda POL. Schöfegger/Boustani AUT follow on rank 3.
The French riders dominate in the Kiteboarders with Nicolas Parlier FRA 10 points ahead of Theo De Ramcourt FRA.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, June 7, 2019   

Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil

 Lacustre - Swiss Championship 2019 - YC Rapperswil One race was sailed on the first day of the Lacustre Swiss Championship on Lake Zurich. Wolfgang Birkle GER and his team finished first ahead of Josef Bitsche AUT and Erich Buck GER. The best Swiss Markus Bilgeri SUI followed on rank 4 among the 40 participants. The co-favorites Enrico De Maria SUI and Veit Hemmeter GER are at the end of the rankings after blackflag start disqualifications.
The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 1, the Swiss Sun and a moderate seabreeze around 12kn prevailed yesterday during the first races of the Olympic Classes Worldcup Final in Marseille FRA. The participation however is disappointing in half of the events with less than 10 boats in the Lasers, and very small fleets in the Finns, 49ers or 49ersFX that had their full-house Europeans two weeks ago.
In the 470 men , Xamar/Rodriguez ESP won both races of the day. Belcher/Ryan AUS and Ferrari/Calabro ITA follow 3 points behind. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI are 11th.
In the 470 women , Frederike Löwe/Anna Markfort GER are on first with two 3rd race ranks. Mills/McIntyre GBR, Oster/Winkel GER and Cornudella/Lopez ESP follow 4 points back tied on 2nd. With the day ranks 12 and 2, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI are on rank 7.
In the RS:X men windsurfers , Mattia Camboni ITA has taken the lead one point ahead of Angel Granda ESP. Pierre Le Coq FRA and Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI follow tied on 3rd and 4th.
Megumi Iseda ESP is first in the RS:X women ahead of Flavia Tartaglini ITA and Lilian De Geus NED.
Ryan Lo SGP in the Lasers Standard and Carolina lbano ITA in the Radials lead in the very small Laser fleets.
In the Finns, Andy Maloney NZL is first ahead of Josh Junior NZL and Jake Lilley AUS. The best European Nils Theuninck SUI is on the 4th place.
First in the Nacra 17 are Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA with two bullets followed by John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR and Vittorio Bissaro/Maelle Frascari ITA.
Fischer/Jauvin FRA are on rank 1 in the 49ers in front of Alonso/Alonso ESP and Fantela/Fantela CRO. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI follow on rank 10.
In the 49ersFX , Laura Schöfegger/Anna Boustani AUT and Julie Bossard/Aude Compan FRA share the lead.
Nico Parlier FRA won 3 of the 4 races in the Open Kiteboarders.
Alle Ranglisten und der Tagesbericht.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Start today, the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Start today, the Swiss The Olympic Classes Worldcup Final will begin in Marseille, the Olympic waters of 2024, today with the top-30 of the World Ranking Lists qualified, but not all attending. 325 athletes from 40 nations are present. Switzerland is represented by the Olympic campaigners in the 470 (m&w), the 49er and the RS:X windsurfers. In addition to the 10 Olympic events, the Kiteboarders, Olympic Class for 2024, will participate.
All entry lists.
The hot summary weather will provide for a moderate seabreeze during the day. Here the official preview.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   

Diam 24 - GP Ecole Navale - Brest FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 Diam 24 - GP Ecole Navale - Brest FRA - Final results, the Swiss 14 classes were represented at the GP Navale in Brest FRA over the past Ascension weekend with the Diam-24-trimarans preparing the forthcoming Tour-de-France. 'Cheminées Pojoulat' of Robin Follin FRA (with Bernard Stamm SUI as coach) were the superior winners and considered as a co-favorite for the Tour. The all-female team 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA and Nathalie Brugger SUI followed on rank 10. The two Swiss team of CER Geneva followed on the ranks 15 (Victor Casas SUI) and 19 (Nelson Mettraux SUI).
The ranking lists and the news.
The event website contains all other ranking lists and the videos.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   

Lacustre - Warmup-Race - YC Rapperswil

 Lacustre - Warmup-Race - YC Rapperswil As final tune-up race before the Swiss Championship beginning on the comlng Friday, numerours teams started to the warmup-race over the past weekend. In light winds, 3 races have been concluded with the local Enrico De Maria YCR and his team as winner.
The ranking list and the illustrated report.
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