Sailing Switzerland

Sailing Switzerland – Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday, March 19, 2018   

Finn - Garda-Trentino-Cup - Torbole ITA - Final results, the Swiss

The start to the 5th and final race had been delayed yesterday due to the Round-Lake-Garda bicycle race as the roads around Torbole were blocked until 11 a.m. ! In the afternoon, a light breeze around 7kn allowed to sail at least one final race.
The leading Uli Breuer GER departed prematurely but nevertheless, he defended rank 1. Tommaso Ronconi ITA followed on 2nd. The winner of the day Nicolas Thierse GER moved up on rank 3. Christoph Burger SUI dropped on the 4th place after a premature start. Thomas Gautschi SUI followed on rank 18.
The results, the videos and the report of the Swiss Finn Class.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, March 18, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   

Support Sailing News - Our fundraising campaign continues

 Support Sailing News - Our fundraising campaign continues Many thanks to all patrons for your support! In the past few days, we have been able to collect further donations. So far we have been able to collect about half of the amount necessary to continue the site. In addition to numerous smaller contributions, as a voluntary subscription fee for our daily, comprehensive work, some classes and clubs have also thanked us with some generous donations for contributing to their media work. For more than 13 years, we have fulfilled this association requirement for clubs and classes free of charge. Nobody else provides for as much traffic on their pages as our Sailing News. The details of our fundraising campaign.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, March 5, 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018   

Classes ACVL - Challenge d'Hiver - CV Vidy - Race 5

 Classes ACVL - Challenge d'Hiver - CV Vidy - Race 5 On Saturday, the fifth event of the Winter Championship was held on Lake Geneva near Lausanne. Only 6 teams turned up to face the cold and wintery weather: In the ranking of the bigger yachts category Lestes-A the winner was Luc Oesch CVV with his Esse 850, in the categorie Lestes B the winner was Fréderic Pfyffer CVV on a Surprise. All Leaderboards. The last round of the winter championship will be sailed early April.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, March 3, 2018
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, February 26, 2018
Monday, February 26, 2018   

Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Qualifier - Dakhla MOR - Final results - Maxime Chabloz SUI 3rd

 Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Qualifier - Dakhla MOR - Final results - Maxime Chabloz SUI 3rd Windy conditions with gusts above 30kn prevailed yesterday on the last day of the second Qualification Event for the 2018 Olympic Youth Games in Argentina. First in the largest fleet - the European boys - by a small margin was Toni Vodisek SLO ahead of Benoît Gomez FRA and Maxime Chabloz SUI. After the allotment of the continental nations' berths (one per continent), the last six nations' places will be at stake at the Youth World Championship in China in May. The chances for Maxime Chabloz SUI are intact ! The other qualified nations are Morocco with Jonas Ouahamid MOR (African Boys), South Africa with Rut Gouws RSA (African Girls) and Italy with Sofia Tomasoni ITA (European Girls).
The news and the videos.
Monday, February 26, 2018   

Laser - Championnat de la MEditerrannée, Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser - Championnat de la MEditerrannée, Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results, the Swiss Only very light winds prevailed on Hyères Bay also on the second day of round 1 of the 2018 Laser Mediterranean Championship allowing to complete only one race per fleet.
Swiss occupied the ranks 1 and 2 in the Lasers 4.7 (36 boats, 5 nations) with Mathieu Sistek SUI and Farah Imbert SUI. In the Lasers Radial (75 boats, 4 nations), Matisse Pacaud FRA climbed on top thanks to winning the race. Maxime Faure FRA and Pernelle Michon FRA completed the podium. The best Swiss Arno Hunziker SUI finished on rank 48. In the Lasers Standard (15 boats, 2 nations), Arthur Barrué FRA was again first yesterday and cleary took the overall win ahead of Jérémy Moutout MON and Thierry Peyre FRA.
All ranking lists and te event facebook page.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, February 25, 2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018   

Laser - Championnat de la Méditerrannée 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser - Championnat de la Méditerrannée 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 1, the Swiss The first round of the Laser Mediterranean Championship began yesterday in Hyères FRA, and all three fleets completed a race. Arthur Barrué FRA won on his home waters in the Lasers Standard. The leader in the Lasers Radial Louise Cervera FRA ahead of Louis Barbet FRA. The best Swiss Arno Hunziker SUI among the 78 participants from 4 nations is on rank 42. Mariona Rahola ESP is on first in the Lasers 4.7. On rank 2 follows Mathieu Sistek SUI. Frah Imbert SUI is on the 7th place among the 37 participants from 5 nations.
All ranking lists.
Sunday, February 25, 2018   

Ice Sailing - DN World & European Championship 2018 - Polen - another relocation, J.C. Vuithier SUI.

A passing depression with heavy snowfalls destroyed the hopes of the almost 200 iceboaters and made the finally selected lake for the Worlds- and European Championships near Glyzicko POL unusable. Therefore, the fleet is again underway and one hears that in Western Poland, a lake should be ready with black ice. The first start of the Europeans has been postponed to Monday.
The news.
The only Swiss on the entry list is Jean-Claude Vuithier SUI racing in the A-fleet. The event facebook page.
Sunday, February 25, 2018   

Kiteboarding - Qualifier Youth Olympics - Dakhla MOR - Day 3, M. Chabloz SUI

A fresh 20 to 25kn breeze filled finally in after two no-wind days in Dakhla MOR yesterday, and the Youth Olympic Qualification event was kicked-off. The best African and European qualify their countries for the Youth Games. Leader in the Boys Europe is Toni Vodisek SLO. Maxime Chabloz SUI follows on rank 4 among the 32 participants from 12 nations. Sofia Tomasoni ITA is first in the Girls' rankings.
All ranking lists and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   

IRC - RORC Caribbean 600 - Antigua ANT - Day 2 - Rambler USA 1st, Müller Blumencron Bros 12th

 IRC - RORC Caribbean 600 - Antigua ANT - Day 2 - Rambler USA 1st, Müller Blumencron Bros 12th With 'QCR' eliminated right after the start to the Caribbean 600-miles-race, 'Rambler' had an easy game to take the monohull line honours after 1 day and 11 hours this morning UTC, a new record for this long-distance race initiated 10 years ago. Here the news. Overall first was the 63-foot catamaran 'Paradox'. The mostly fresh wind overturned the 53-foot catamaran 'Fujin' with the crew rescued unhurt. The report.
The Volvo70 'Warrior' followed with a 45nm backlog on rank 2, 'Varuna', the KER 56 of Jens Kellinhusen GER on 3rd was 145nm behind. Matthias and Othmar Blumencron GER/SUI on 'RED', a Class 40, moved up two places on 12th.
The race tracker, the news and the video of the start.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018   

Ice-Sailing - DN Polish Championship 2018 - Final results, the Swiss

 Ice-Sailing - DN Polish Championship 2018 - Final results, the Swiss As tune-up to the DN-Iceboating World- and European Championship to be organised by the Estonian DN Association faced with a critical ice situation, the Polish Championship took place over the past weekend. In previous years, DN pilots from Poland were the dominators, lead by the 10-times World Champion and America's Cup helmsman Karol Jablonski POL.
At the Polish Nationals 2018 however, he was defeated with a tiebreak by Michal Burczynski POL. Best non-Polish was Jean-Claude Vuithier SUI on rank 12 among the 93 participants. Philippe Durr SUI followed on rank 29. Edouard Kessi SUI finished 8th in the B-fleet (= 47th overall).
The ranking list fleet A.
Enjoy the well-done drone video of the Championship.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   

RORC Caribbean 600 - Antigua ANT, the Swiss

 RORC Caribbean 600 - Antigua ANT, the Swiss 88 yachts - a record-size fleet - started off Antigua yesterday to the Carribean600 long-distance race. The duel of the two Super-Maxis was decided shortly after the start when the 100-Foot-Maxi 'CQS' was forced to return back to the harbour with technical problems and the 88-Foot-Maxi 'Rambler' sailed away unchallenged. Her advantage on the Volvo70 'Warrior' was 18nm this morning UTC. On rank 3 followed the Ker56 'Varuna'. Roughly 60nm back were the brothers Matthias and Othmar Müller von Blumencron GER/SUI on their Class 40 'Red'. Othmar was the Swiss Finn Diploma Olympian 1992 in Barcelona.
The race tracker and the report on the start.
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