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Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 22, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

2.4m, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 4, the Swiss

 2.4m, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 4, the Swiss After 3 light-wind days, a fresh breeze exceeding 35kn filled in on Lake Michigan yesterday and racing was cancelled for the day. Today, the last races will be held to bring about the crucial decisions.
In the 2.4m, the ten best sail for the first time a Medal Race. Everything is open as to the podium wiht Damien Séguin FRA, Mathew Bugg AUS and Dee Smith USA separated by 2 points only.
The ten best of the Hansa 303 men sail a Semi Final, the four best will race for the title in a Final.
The three best in the RS Venture, i.e. Alexandra Rickham/Hannah Stodel GBR, John McRoberts/Scott Lutes CAN and Will Street/Jonathan Currell GBR have already been qualified for the Final. Four more team will race for the last Final place today. Matteo Balbo/Olivier Bollmann SUI failed to qualify in the Repechage as 5th just one point behind.
The news and all ranking lists.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 1. Alain Roura SUI

Yesterday, the Open 60 'Défi Azimut' - a three days' series consisting of a solo 24-hour longdistance race and speed shorrt races for teams - was kicked off in Lorient FRA. With only 7 weeks before the start to the 'Route de Rhum', 15 solo skippers opted for this event as a tune-up race. The start was given yesterday evening at 18h UTC.
This morning, Samantha Davies GBR with her 'Initiatives de Coeur' was in the lead, 2,6nm ahead of Paul Meilhat FRA ('SMA') on rank 2. Vincent Riou FRA with his 'PRB' is 3,3nm behind on 3rd. Alain Roura SUI, for the first time on his foil-equipped 'La Fabrique', is on rank 10 with a 32nm backlog.
By this morning, the fleet will reach the first waypoint before heading back to Lorient. The race tracketheURL], the [URL=wxw.defi-azimut.net/?mode=actualites]news and das video of the start.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Laser - Euro Masters Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser - Euro Masters Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Day 1, the Swiss The German Round of the Laser Euro Master Series began yesterday on Lake Constance with three races sailed in a fresh and gusty wind.
In the Lasers Standard, Wolfgang Gerz GER (Finn-Worldchampion 1980) has taken the lead 5 points ahead of the tied Roger Schulz GER and Olaf Schulz GER. Beat Heinz SUI is on the remarkable 5th place among the 48 participants.
In the Lasers Radial, Thomas Büttner GER is first one point ahead of Dietrich Schilling GER. Beatrix Fontius GER follows on the 2nd place. The only Swiss on the entry list - Daniel Leibacher SUI - did not compete yesterday as a number of other athletes.
All ranking lists (PDF) and the event website.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - Act 4 - CV Estavayer - Day 1

 J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - Act 4 - CV Estavayer - Day 1 The last Round of the 2018 Swiss Sailing Challenge League began yesterday on Lake Neuchâtel with the first three overall to be promoted to the 2019 Super League. The Zürcher SC with Tobias Etter has a safe advantage and is practically qualified. The ranks 2 and 3 however are much disputed with chances for SC Cham, the YC Zug and the CN Pully, and even the YC Spiez has still an option.
After 5 races sailed off Estavayer, the SC Cham with Philippe Erni and the Zürcher SC (Tobias Etter) share the lead. On rank 3 follows with a 7 points' backlog the YC CERN. The next-best promotion candidate CN Pully is on rank 5.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1

 Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1 Good westwind conditions prevailed on Lake Neuchâtel yesterday on the opening day of the Hansa 303 Class Championship. With 48 teams from 3 nations, the Hansa Double participation in this inaugural event is excellent.
Leaders after three challenging races are Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA. The ranking list.
No ranking list has been posted on the Hansa 303 Simple competition on the the event website. With 28 solo starters from 4 nations, this fleet is very representative as well.
The event website.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1, the Swiss

 Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1, the Swiss Good westwind conditions prevailed on Lake Neuchâtel yesterday on the opening day of the Hansa 303 Class Championship. With 48 teams from 3 nations, the Hansa Double participation in this inaugural event is excellent.
Leaders after three challenging races are Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA, the best Swiss team Denise Christen/Elena Bosshard SUI follows on rank 3. The ranking list.
No ranking list has been posted on the Hansa 303 Simple competition on the the event website. With 28 solo starters from 4 nations, this fleet is very representative as well.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, September 20, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018   

World Ranking Lists - Updates as per September 17, 2018, the Swiss

 World Ranking Lists - Updates as per September 17, 2018, the Swiss The latest World Ranking List updates have just been published by World Sailing with Phil Robertson (NZL) maintaining his position at the top of the Matchracing Open rankings ahead of Trevor Mirsky (AUS) and Ian Williams (GBR). Pauline Courtois (FRA) leads in the Women's rankings followed by Anna Kjellberg (SWE) and Johanna Bergqvist (SWE). The best-ranked Swiss are Eric Monnin SUI 3 ranks up on 6th and Alexa Bezel SUI keeping rank 14.
The Olympic Classes rankings are more and more representative with the bulk of 2020 Olympic campaigners joining the circuit, especially at the recent 2018 Sailing World in Aarhus and the first 2018/19 Worldcup event at Enoshima JPN.
Only one Swiss - Mateo Sanz-Lanz (6th, RS:X men windsurfers) is in the top-10. Linda Fahrni/Maya Siegenthaler on 11th and Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean on 12th are not far from the top group.
Here the details from World Sailing.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   

2.4mR, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 1, the Swiss

 2.4mR, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 1, the Swiss The Para World Championship on Lake Michigan began yesterday with 2 races for the 2.4m, 4 races for the Hansa 303 and 6 races for the RS Venture.
The favorites have already taken the first places in the 2.4m: Heiko Kröger GER and Damien Séguin FRA share the lead. Dee Smith USA follows on rank 3 among the 38 participants.
In the Hansa 303, Jens Kroker GER, Piotr Cichocki POL and Ange Margaron FRA are tied on top after 4 races in the men rankings, in the women, Olga Gornaz POL is first ahead of Marina Perterer AUT.
The RS Venture sail in two 4-boat groups. Alexandra Rickham/Hannah Stodel GBR and Gian Bachisio Pira/Gianluca Raggi ITA lead in their groups. Matteo Balbo/Olivier Bollmann SUI, the only Swiss in this Championship, follow on rank 4 of their group.
The results and the event website.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (Image © Martin Tschupp)

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

 Zürichsee Langstrecken-Cup - Distanzfahrt Zürich-Horgen - SC Enge Last Saturday, the second-last Round of the 2018 Long-Distance-Cup was held organised by the SC Enge leading from Zürich to Horgen and back. Once more, a foiling Quant 23 was the winner, this time with Beat Graf ZYC. On rank 2 followed the Chaps 30 of Bruno Schmid SCE. Werner Steinauer SCStä with his X-35 followed as 3rd. 69 teams participated.
The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

2.4m, Hansa 303, RSVenture - Para Sailing World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - the Swiss

 2.4m, Hansa 303, RSVenture - Para Sailing World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - the Swiss Today begins the Para World Championship on Lake Michigan with the most-popular 2.4m keelboat and two new classes: the Hansa 303 and the RS Venture. With Damien Séguin FRA, Heiko Kröger GER, Paul Tingley CAN or Björnar Erikstad NOR, the well-known experienced top helmsmen are on the entry lists. The largest fleet are the Hansa 303 with 43 teams. The only Swiss is Matteo Balbo SUI/CN Prangins.
The entry lists and the event website.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

Yardstick - End of season - YC Kreuzlingen

 Yardstick - End of season - YC Kreuzlingen Good participation at the Season Closing Regatta of the YC Kreuzlingen on the past weekend with two races held.
In the Yardstick rankings <90, Patrick Sievi SVB on his Esse850 finished first ahead of Rolf Zwicky YCK with his Axiom. First in the Yardstick II-rankings (<100) was Reinhard Suhner SVB with his 6mIJ. The Yardstick III winner (>100) was Armin Nops GER on a Granada 910.
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 17, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018   (Image © Sailing Energy)

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Final results - Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 10

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Final results - Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 10 The only Swiss qualified for a Worldcup Medal Race on the 2020 Olympic waters yesterday was Nils Theuninck SUI in the Finns. Unfortunately, the wind was absent and Nils had no opportunity to improve his final ranking. However, the 10th place overall is an excellent and promising result, his first finish among the top-10 in a Worldcup event.
The highlight of the Swiss team was without doubt the 2nd rank overall of Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI in the RS:X men windsurfers. We reported on his performance during the past days.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Dragon - Grand Prix - San Remo ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Dragon - Grand Prix - San Remo ITA - Final results, the Swiss No wind yesterday in San Remo at the Dragon GP, and no racing. During three day, good conditions prevailed and 5 races were held.
Pieter Heerema NED and his team(Lars Hendriksen DEN, Georgy Leontchuk RUS) finished first thanks to more race wins ahead of Nicola Friesen/Vincent Hoesch/Frithjof Kleen GER at equal points. As best Swiss team, Dirk Oldenburg SUI concluded the GP on rank 18.
The results and the event facebook page with photos.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

J/70, Surprise - Critérium - SN Genève

 J/70, Surprise - Critérium - SN Genève Good fleets and perfect conditions prevailed at the J/70 and Surprise Criterium on Lake Geneva over the past weekend and 7 races per class were held.
The family Mettraux with Nelson Mettraux SNG steering were the clear winners in the J/70 with a 12 points' advantage on Stefan Seger RCO. On rank 3 followed Yves Leveque SNG. 19 teams participated.
In the Surprise, Nicolas Fabre SNG finished first ahead of the tied Ireneu Pla YCL, thanks to the higher number of race wins. On rank 3 followed Emanuel Müller YCB.
All results.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Optimist - Act of the Points' Championship 2018 - SN Nyonnais

 Optimist - Act of the Points' Championship 2018 - SN Nyonnais The Optimist Annual Points' Championship Regatta of Nyon/Lake Geneva was again an extremely well-attended event with 126 participants on the entry list. Four races were completed in moderate winds over the past weekend.
Sam Nokes CVVT finished first ahead of the tied Pierre July CNP and Boris Hirsch SNG. On rank 4 followed Ikke Vleeshowers RCO, winner of the U12-rankings (group B). Viktoria Jedlinska CNV on the 7th place was the best girl.
The ranking lists and the Optimist facebook page with videos.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Classes ACVL, Optimist - La route des Iles - CV Villeneuve

 Classes ACVL, Optimist - La route des Iles - CV Villeneuve Over 50 boats participated in the Route des Iles on Lake Geneva over the past weekend. After the start on the Upper Lake, the course led to the Harpe Isle (off Rolle) and back to Villeneuve, 50nm in total. Centreboard dinghies and Optimists sailed on shorter courses off Villeneuve.
First in the largest category with 29 starters, the TCFR3 boats, was Pierre Blanc CVVi on a First 8.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, September 16, 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7

The Enoshima JPN Olympic Classes Worldcup continued yesterday with the first 5 Medal Races as well as fleetraces for the other classes.
James Peters/Fynn Sterritt GBR were the winners in the Medal Race as well, confirming their overall victory. In the 49ersFX, the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA were the premature winners before the last race already. In the Nacras-17, the long-time leader Tito Ruggero/Caterina Banti ITA were replaced on top by Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin AUS. Winners in the RS:X windsurfers were Peina Chen CHN in the women and Kiran Badloe NED in the men.
Today, the remaining Medal Races are on the program. The first start however had to be postponed due to lack of wind ..... and the forecast remains not very promising.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, September 16, 2018   (Image © sailing-energy)

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7 - the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7 - the Swiss We reported yesterday about the excellent 2nd overall rank of Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, RS:X men windsurfer. We demonstrated his light-wind skill on the 2020 Olympic Waters of Enoshima JPN.
With Nils Theuninck SUI, a second Swiss qualified for a Medal Race yesterday. As 10th, he expelled among others the World Champion Max Salminen SWE or the Olympic Medalists Jonthan Lobert FRA and Caleb Paine USA from the Medal Race !
Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI finished the Worldcup in the 470 men on rank 15. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI abandoned the race and with this third three-letter (DNF) results in this event, they dropped on rank 20.
The Swiss Lasers clearly missed the Medal Race. Eliot Merceron SUI finished 24th in the Standards, Maud Jayet SUI 16th in the Radials.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 15, 2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 5 - Silver for Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 5 - Silver for Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI Yesterday, only the Lasers Standard could sail a race in almost no wind and pouring rain. Eliot Merceron SUI is 18th with a small chance to qualify for the Medal Race in today's two heats. This morning UTC, the first Medal Races have been completed and some fleetraces have been held.
Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, the only Swiss qualified for a Medal Race moved up on the excellent second place overall ! Already underway this morning were also the Lasers Radial with their first race and Maud Jayet SUI advanced on rank 15 overall. However, the backlog is too big to qualify for the Medal Race - rank 10 - in the remaining race. Nils Theuninck SUI finished 5th this morning moving up on the 11th place with an 8 points' deficit on the Medal Race cut. In the 470s, both Swiss teams are in difficulties. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI are 17th in the men, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI dropped on rank 20. For Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI, the Enoshima Worldcup is over as with rank 14 after the Qualification, the Medal Race remained 15 points away.
All ranking lists (the daily overview is due by noon) and the Tagesbericht und das video of yesterday .
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Final results, the Swiss

 Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Final results, the Swiss The European Finn Masters in Split CRO were concluded yesterday with two races without changes on the podium. Vladimir Krutskikh RUS grasped the title ahead of Karlo Kuret CRO. The best of the day Michael Maier CZE (3/1) followed at equal points on rank 3. Christoph Christen SUI finished the Championship on the good 6th final place. Ueli Appenzeller SUI had his best day and advanced on rank 30 among the 62 participants.
The final rankings and the event website.
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Laser Standard & Radial - Masters World Championship 2018 - Dun Loaghaire IRL - Day 5, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Masters World Championship 2018 - Dun Loaghaire IRL - Day 5, the Swiss After the lay day, racing was resumed at the Laser World Masters yesterday in Ireland near Dublin, and all categories completed two races each in a 12kn wind.
In some categories, the winners are known already before the last races today.
Brett Beyer AUS leads in the Standard Masters with a 27 points' advantage. The lead of Wolfgang Gerz GER in the Standard Great Grand Masters is 15 points on Michael Hicks GBR. In the Radial Great Grand Masters, Bill Symes USA has a 20 points' lead. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is on the excellent 3rd. Lorenz Müller SUI follows as 9th.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, September 14, 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 3 - Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI best of the day

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 3 - Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI best of the day For the first time, the breeze was light and slackening on the 2020 Olympic waters in Japan, and the Swiss specialists had their day.
Finishing 4/1/9, Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI was the best of the day in the RS:X men windsurfers yesterday and moved up on rank 3. Good results also for the 470 women team Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI with the ranks 10 and 11, moving up on rank 18 overall with a valid option on the Medal Race fleet. Even more, this is true for Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 13 in the 470 men, who added an excellent 4th race rank on their result sheet. A best result also for Eliot Merceron SUI with a 5th place in the only race of the Lasers Standard, advancing on rank 16 overall. The Lasers Radial could not sail due to lack of wind yesterday. After 4 races, Maud Jayet SUI is on the 18th place. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI slightly improved their overall ranking on 15 still in the reach of the Medal Race cut.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Friday, September 14, 2018   

Finn - European Masters - Split CRO - Day 3, Christoph Christen SUI 5th

 Finn - European Masters - Split CRO - Day 3, Christoph Christen SUI 5th No wind at the Finn European Masters in Split CRO and the overall rankings after 4 races remain unchanged.
Vladimir Krutskikh RUS stays on top ahead of Karlo Kuret CRO one point behind on 2nd. The battle for victory will be among these two helmsmen in the last races today. Christoph Christen SUI is on the excellent 5th place with an 11 points' deficit on the Bronze Medal.
The results and the short report of the Swiss Team.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, September 13, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Enoshima JPN - Day 2 - the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Enoshima JPN - Day 2 - the Swiss After a rather limited first day, some Swiss clearly improved their performance yesterday, above all Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, finishing on the ranks 1/7/4 in the RS:X men windsurfers and moving up on rank 6. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI keep the pace with the best in the 470 men and hold a 13th place overall, while Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI 19th in the 470 women added another disqualification on their result sheet, the second one after their premature start disq on day one. Nils Theuninck SUI had an excellent 2nd place yesterday moving up on rank 12 in the Finns. After 8 races in the 49ers, Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI are on rank 17. Chris Rast USA-SUI/Trevor Burd USA advanced on rank 9. In the Im Lasers Radial, Maud Jayet SUI is now 18th, Eliott Merceron 21st in the Lasers Standard.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Thursday, September 13, 2018   

Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Day 2, the Swiss

 Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Day 2, the Swiss Moderate winds around 10kn prevailed on day 2 of the Finn European Masters in Split CRO allowing to held two races, without changes on top of the rankings.
Vladimir Krutskikh RUS remains on top ahead of Carlo Kuret CRO and Michael Maier CZE. With a 3rd race rank, Christoph Christen SUI advanced on rank 5 ! Unfortunately, the updated ranking list has not yet been posted on the event website this morning .... but the detailed report of the Swiss team contains the results !
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 2, the Swiss

Yesterday morning, the first Olympic Classes Worldcup Event 2018/9 began on the Olympic waters 2020 of Enshima JPN. This morning, the first results of the day are still missing, apparently, the starts have been postponed.
Yesterday, all classes completed 2 to 3 races in good 12-15kn wind conditions. Hier the result overview by yesterday evening, probably to be updated during this Wednesday.
The Swiss did not deliver to results. The best-ranked Maud Jayet SUI is on rank 13 in the Lasers Radial.
Racing can be followed live over GPS tracking. By noon UTC, racing of the day - if any - will be completed and the full overall results of the day will be posted.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   (Image © David Branigan)

Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloaghaire IRL - Day 3, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloaghaire IRL - Day 3, the Swiss Less gusty as on the first days but still 12-15kn was the breeze yesterday and another two sporty races were held in all fleets. In most fleets, the favorites are clearly ahead midtime the Championship. Today is lay day.
Clear leader in the biggest fleet, the Master Lasers Standard, Brett Beyer AUS is now 12 points ahead. Wolfgang Gerz GER leads in the Standard Great Grand Masters with a 9 points' advantage. In the Radials Grand Masters, Stephen Cockerill GBR won again both heats, and also Bill Symes USA is on first with the points' minimum in the Radials Great Grand Masters (65 ). Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is moved up on rank 3, Lorenz Müller SUI defended the 9th place.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018   

Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial - Regio-Cup Central Switzerland - SC Aegeri

 Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial - Regio-Cup Central Switzerland - SC Aegeri On Lake Aegeri, the final Act of the Central Switzerlande Youth Championship was held over the past weekend. In moderate winds, 3 races were completed.
In the Optimists, Damian Berther SCC was on top ahead of Samuel Berther SCC and Ennio Turrin SCC. In the Lasers Radial, Leo Thommen YCZ won all 3 races. In the Lasers 4.7, Louis Oldani YCZ finished first and in the 420s, Anna and Paula Wollkopf YCZ were ahead.
The news with results and the final ranking lists of the Regio-Cup 2018.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   (Image © David Branigan)

Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloaghire IRL - Day 2, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloaghire IRL - Day 2, the Swiss Fresh 10 to 20kn winds from the shore prevailed also on the second day of the Laser World Masters om Ireland and all categories completed two more races.
In the largest fleet with 61 starters, the Lasers Standard Masters, Brett Beyer AUS added another two race wins. In the Standard Grand Masters, Thomas Nordquist SWE has taken the lead with a 3 point lead on Carlos Martinez ESP. Two race wins too for Wolfgang Gerz GER in the Standard Great Grand Masters, where he extended his advantage on Mark Bethwaite AUS to 2 points. Scott Leith AUS extended his lead in the Lasers Radial Masters with two bullets. In the Radial Grand Masters, Stephen Cockerill GBR defended his first place. In the Radial Great Grand Masters, Bill Symes USA is already 8 points ahead of Lasse Wastesson SWE. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI and Lorenz Müller SUI follow on the ranks 7 and 8. In the Legends (over 75 finally, Peter Seidenberg USA remained unbeaten yesterday.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018   

Fireball, Pirat - Jollen-Weekend - SC Oberer Walensee

 Fireball, Pirat - Jollen-Weekend - SC Oberer Walensee Both classes completed 3 races on Saturday in a well-established Lake Walen thermal breeze. On Sunday one race was held.
Claude Mermod/Ruedi Moser RCO won all 4 heats in the Fireballs ahead of Kurt Venhoda/Sonja Zaugg SVM on 2nd and Urs Düscher/Patrick Kohler DSSC on 3rd.
In the Pirats, the winners were Andreas Grieder/Peter Grieder BSC followed by Andreas Fleisch/Aldous Waltes SCaPf.
The news.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 10, 2018
Monday, September 10, 2018   (Image © David Branigan)

Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloa§ghaire IRL - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Master World Championship 2018 - Dunloa§ghaire IRL - Day 1, the Swiss The Laser World Masters' Championship 2018 - well attended with 302 participants from 25 nations - began yesterday in Dublin IRL in a fresh 20 to 27kn breeze. In five of the 8 age categories, the favorites are already in front.
Brett Beyer AUS (Standard Master), Stephen Cockerill GBR (Radial Grand Master), Leandro Rosado ESP (Standard Apprentice), Bill Symes USA (Radial Great Grand Master) and Peter Seidenberg USA (Legends) finished first in both heats of their groups. In the Standard Grand Masters, Mark Brink USA is in the lead. The Swiss are well-positioned in the Radial Great Grand Master-category: Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is 3rd, Lorenz Müller SUI follows on rank 6.
All results and the news.
Monday, September 10, 2018   

Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2018 - Gaeta ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2018 - Gaeta ITA - Final results, the Swiss The Italian FD National Championship on Lake Garda was concluded yesterday with one final race. Rang 3 was the discard result of the superior winners Nicola and Federico Vespasiani ITA ahead of Pierfrancesco Eustachi/Paolo Rossi ITA. Stephan Fels/Timo Näf SUI advanced on the excellent 4th place overall. 34 teams from 5 nations participaed.
The ranking list.
Monday, September 10, 2018   

Various classes - Centomiglia - Bogliaco ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Various classes - Centomiglia - Bogliaco ITA - Final results, the Swiss We reported yesterday about the line honors of the Hungarian catamaran 'The Red'. Now the ORC handicap rankings are available as well and another Swiss has realized top result: In ORC-B, Heinz Marty SUI with his Ceccharelli 33 'Black Nessi' finished on the excellent 2nd rank overalli in the ORC-B category.
All ranking lists (scroll down).
Monday, September 10, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Challenge League - RC Oberhofen - Final results

 J/70 - Swiss Challenge League - RC Oberhofen - Final results The Zürcher SC team with the 470 Olympians Tobias Etter/Felix Steiger dominated also on the second day of the Challenge League regatta on Lake Thoune and extended their lead in the annual overall rankings. No changew on the ranks 2 and 3 with the SC Cham with Philipp Erni on 2nd and the YC Zug with Michael Adamczyk on 3rd.
The illustrated report with results
Monday, September 10, 2018   

D35-Catamaran - Grand Prix Alinghi - Crans - Final resuts

 D35-Catamaran - Grand Prix Alinghi - Crans - Final resuts Light winds prevailed also on the last day of the GP Alinghi off Crans/Lake Geneva. However, the local thermal 'Séchard' breeze persisted this time also during the afternoon allowing to complete four races in a 6-8kn wind.
The 'Realteam' with Jerôme Clerc SNG finished twice on top and was the overall winner ahead of 'Ylliam' with Bertrand Demole SNG. On rank 3 followed 'ZenToo' with Fred Le Peutrec FRA, reducing the gap on the overall leader 'Alinghi' to 6 points. In two weeks, the crucial last Act will be held.
The news, the Crans rankings and the overall rankings.
Monday, September 10, 2018   

Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial, RSFeva - Challenge Pingouins - CV Vevey La Tour

 Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial, RSFeva - Challenge Pingouins - CV Vevey La Tour The Vevey/Lake Geneva Youth squad sailed the Challenge Pingouins over the past weekend. The winners were:
Optimists: Sam Nokes CVVT, Swiss Worlds Team member ahead of Axel Grandjean CVVT (47 participants)
420: Alexandre Grognuz/Simeo Vollmer CVVT
Laser Radial: Céline Muller CVVT
Laser 4.7: Miguel Vieira CVVT
RSFeva:Lisa Gaillant/Marie Mazuay CVVT one point aheasd of Alex Bossel/Niklas Shaw CVVT.
All ranking lists.
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