Wind- & Kitesurfing – Thursday, April 25, 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019   

Wind- & Kite-Surfing - Mondial du Vent Leucate FRA - Day 5

 Wind- & Kite-Surfing - Mondial du Vent Leucate FRA - Day 5 Perfect conditions prevailed yesterday at the Kiteboard Freestyle Worldcup event in Leucate with up to 25k wind and good breakers. Eight riders qualified for today's Semi-Finals, in the women category, the four finalists are known already. Mikaili Sol BRA (age 14) is the favorite. The qualification tables and all details are available on the event website (in French). The competition will be transmitted live on www.sailing-news.com.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019   

Kiteboarding, Windsurfing - Mondial du Vent - Leucate FRA - Day 4

Yesterday, a 15kn breeze finally filled in to allow the first runs of the Leucate Foil Challenge for Kiteboarders and Windsurfers on the Etang de Leucate, a lagoon on the long sandy Mediterrean beaches. Benoit Gomez FRA and Mathilde Garandeau FRA finished first in the Kiters. In the Windsurf ranking, Tristan Algret FRA and Marion Mortefon FRA, drivers engaged in the PWA World Tour as well, are on the first positions.
The news with race information, but no ranking list for the moment. As always in these spectacular events, the event facebook page contains numerous videos and photos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019   

Kiteboarding, Windsurfing - Mondial du Vent - Leucate FRA - Day 3

 Kiteboarding, Windsurfing - Mondial du Vent - Leucate FRA - Day 3 Since last Saturday, the Mondial du Vent - a sport- and entertainment event in Leucate FRA near Narbonne at the Mediterranean Sea - has been underway. Wind- and Kitesurfer, Stand-Up-Paddler, Breakdancer competitions are on the program and this surrounded by beach parties.
The Kiteboard Freestylers, engaged in a Freestyle Worldcup Event, have been on hold due to lack of wind since Saturday, but things can change quickly when the powerful Tramontane wind kicks-in.
The event website and the facebook page with videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, April 22, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019   

Windsurfing - Swiss-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results

 Windsurfing - Swiss-Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Final results Another three Slalom heats were held yesterday on Almanarre Bay/Hyères in a fresh Eastwind. Winner of the traditional Swiss season opening competition was Daniel Aeberli SUI defending his lead over Daniel Slijk NED. Richard Stauffacher SUI moved up on the 3rd place. 63 drivers from 6 nations participated.
The results and the event facebook page with videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, April 21, 2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019   (Image © Luca Fumagalli)

Windsurfing - Swiss Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 2

 Windsurfing - Swiss Cup 2019 - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 2 Two Slalom runs were completed on the second day of the Swiss Cup in Hyères FRA and twice, Daniel Aeberli SUI was the winner taking over the overall rankings ahead of Massimiliano Loncrini ITA and Daniel Slijk NED on the ranks 2 and 3. Richard Stauffacher SUI remains on rank 4.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, April 20, 2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Act 3 - Genova ITA - Day 5 Yesterday, the 'windiest' - however shifty and puffy - conditions prevailed in Genoa with 6-9kn allowing all classes to race. The 49ers, 49ersFX and Nacras 17 concluded their qualification series, the other classes will have their last fleetraces today Saturday.
In the 49ers, David and Lachy Gilmour AUS have taken the lead 6 points ahead of the Olympic Champions Burling/Tuke NZL. Peters/Sterritt GBR, McHardie/McKenzie NZL and Lange/Lange ARG on the ranks 3-5 remain in the race for the title and medals.
In the 49ersFX, Carlotta Omari/Matilda Distefano ITA are new on first 4 points ahead of Baad-Nielsen/Thusgaard DEN, the former leaders Van Aanholt/Jongens NED are 3rd 8 points behind.
In the Nacras 17, Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBR have a 6 points' lead on Iker Martinez/Olga Maslivets ESP before the Medal Race. Zajac/Matz AUT 10 points back have still a chance for victory today. We livestream the Medal Race this morning beginning at 9h a.m UTC on sailing-news.com.
The 470s completed 3 races yesterday and Fock/Dackhammar SWE moved on top of the 470 men fleet 2 points ahead of Doi/Kimura JPN. Wagen/Siegwart SUI advanced on rank 3 with a 5 point backlog.
In the 470 women, Oliveira/Barbachan BRA have taken the lead as best of the day, in front of Cohen/Lasry ISR and Di Salle/Dubbini ITA on 2nd and 3rd. The fight for the Medal Race qualification will be tight today, as the ranks 9-18 are separated by 6 points only !
Alex Muscat ESP has taken the lead in the Finns, followed by Jorge Zarif BRA and Oscari Muhonen ESP closely behind.
All ranking lists and the news.
Saturday, April 20, 2019   

Windsurfing - Swiss Cup - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 1

 Windsurfing - Swiss Cup - Act 1 - Hyères FRA - Day 1 A fresh Eastwind from the shore prevailed on Almanarre Bay yesterday at the traditional season opening of the Swiss Windsurfers. Two Slalom heats were concluded with Toni Wilhelm GER leading one point ahead of the junior Jakob Kooij NED. Richard Stauffacher SUI follows as best Swiss on rank 4 among the 60 participants from 6 nations.
The ranking list.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, April 14, 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019   (Image © Jesus Renedo)

RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship - El Arenal ESP - Final results

 RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship - El Arenal ESP - Final results The European Championship of the Olympic RS:X Windsurfer Class was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races of the ten best and the sail-offs for the rest of the fleets.
Kieran Badloe NED finished the crucial heat of the RS:X men on rank 2 and defended his first place against the race winner, his team mate, the Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED.
Dutch victory in the RS:X women as well, where Lilian De Geus NRD, winner of the Medal Race, moved up on top ahead of Yunxiu Lu CHN and Emma Wilson GBR. Charline Picon FRA dropped out of the Medal on rank 4.
Fabien Pianazza FRA won the title in the Boys just one point ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA. In the Girls, the ranks one and two went to Israel with Naama Gazit ISR 1st and Linoy Geva ISR 2nd. Héloise Macquaert FRA grasped Bronze.
All ranking lists, the event website and the RS:X facebook page.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, April 13, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019   (Image © Jesus Renedo)

RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 4

 RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 4 The last Final Series races yesterday were held in a 10-12kn very unsteady Palma seabreeze filling in late in the morning.
Before today's Medal Races, Kiran Badloe NED is the new leader in the RS:X men 13 points ahead of the Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED. Thomas Goyard FRA and Louis Giard FRA on 3rd and 4th will fight for Bronze today. Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI moved up on rank 19.
In the RS:X women, Yunxiu Lu CHN starts to the crucial race with a 7 point lead over Charline Picon FRA. Lilian de Geus NED and Emma Wilson GBR on the ranks 3 and 4 have also an option for a Medal.
The first four in the RS:X boys are separated by 7 points only. Fabien Pianazza FRA leads 3 points ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA. Vardimon Tomer ISR follows 3 more points behind.
In the RS:X girls, the title will be decided between Héloise Macquaert FRA and Naama Gazit ISR 2 points back.
The Medal Races are scheduled to begin at 11h UTC today Saturday.
All results and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, April 12, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019   (Image © Sailing Energy)

RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 3

 RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 3 Louis Giard FRA defended his lead in the RS:X men windsurfers 7 points ahead of Kiran Badloe NED. The Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED is on the 3rd place.
In the RS:X women, Charline Picon FRA had a mediocre day and dropped on rank 3. Yunxiu Lu CHN is the new leader with a 5 point lead on Maia Dziarnowska POL.
In the Youth boys' fleet, Fabien Pianazza FRA is still on first, but his advanted on Nicola Tenna ITA, winner of all heats yesterday, melted on one point. Vardimon Tomer ISR follows on rank 3. The new leader in the girls is Naama Gazit ISR just one point ahead of the trio Natasa Lappa CYP, Linoi Geva ISR and Héloise Macquaert FRA.
Three races were completed split in Gold- and Silverfleets in a good seabreeze of 12 to 15kn having filled in after some delays in the morning.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Thursday, April 11, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019   

RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 2

Louis Giard FRA is the new leader in the RS:X men windsurfers 5 points ahead of Pierre Le Coq FRA. Kiran Badloe NED is on 3rd. The 52 best qualify for the Goldfleet.
In the Women's, the Olympic Champion Charline Picon FRA moved on top ahead of Drihan ISR and Yue Tan CHN on the ranks 2 and 3.
In the RS:X Youth, the Israeli keep on dominating. In the Boys, Vardimon Tomer ISR is in front of a quartet with Quartett Liam Segev ISR, Yun Pouliquen FRA, Fabien Pianazza FRA and Roi Hillel ISR at equal points. In Girls, Natasa Lappa CYP is now first followed by Maya Nadler ISR and Naama Gazit ISR.
Light winds prevailed keeping the fleets waiting on the water during long periods. Nevertheless, the men and women could complete 2, the youth fleets 3 races.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   

RS:X-Windsurfer - European & European Youth Championship 2019 - El Arenal ESP - Day 1

Three races were held in unconstant winds on Palma Bay on the first day of the RS:X Europeans.
Daniele Benedetti ITA has taken the lead at the RS:X Men Windsurfer European Championship winning two of the three races of his group. Luca di Tomassi ITA follows on rank 2, Clément Bourgeois FRA is 3rd.
In the RS:X Women, Yunxiu Lu CHN is on top ahead of Charline Picon FRA and Maia Dziarnowska POL.
In the Youth categories, the Israeli are on the first positions. Vardimon Tomer ISR leads in the Boys with 3 bullets ahead of Liam Segev ISR and Fabien Pianazza FRA. In the Girls, Naama Gazit ISR and Heloise Macquaert FRA share the lead. Natasa Lappa CYP follows one points behind on 3rd.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019   

Olympic Classes - Trofeo Princesa Sofia - Palma ESP - Final results

Much action yesterday, the final day of the Trofeo Princesa Sofia, in the Medal Races sailed in a fresh 20 to 25kn wind. The races for the Nacras 17, 49ers and 49ersFX and 49ers were called off due to strong winds and big seas, while the Finns, Lasers, 470s and RS:X classes completed spectacular Medal races. --- The high-performance classes were therefore ranked according to the Final Series fleetraces with Dylan Fletcher/Stuart Bithell GBR on 1st in the 49ers, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA, back from the Volvo Ocean Race, again on top of the 49ersFX and Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin AUS for once ahed of the Italians in the Nacra 17. --- In the 470 men, Anton Dahlberg/Frederik Bergström SWE were also the clear winners of the Medal Race and celebrated a dominating victory ahead of Xammar/Rodriguez ESP and Patience/Grube GBR. Same situation in the 470 women, where the leading Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR finished on top of the Medal Race as well. Lecointre/Retornaz FRA and Mrak/Macarol SLO completed the podium. --- Andrew Maloney NZL defended his lead in the Finns, but the winner of the day, Giles Scott GBR, reduced the backlog to 2 points only. Josh Junior NZL remained on 3rd. --- In the RS:X men windsurfers, Michael Cheng HKG finished first ahead of Hao Chen CHN. Pedro Pascual Suitt USA moved up on rank 3. In the RS:X women , Yue Tan CHN took the title followed by Hei Man Chan HKG and Laerke Buhl-Hansen DEN. --- In the Lasers Standard, Christopher Barnard USA defended his lead ahead of Eliot Hanson GBR, new on second, winning the Medal Race, with a 2-point backlog on the American. The Olympic medalist Nick Thompson GBR followed on 3rd. In the Lasers Radial, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN repeated her last-year victory ahead of the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED new on 2nd, only 2 points back after winning the Medal Race. Erika Reineke USA finished on rank 3 overall. --- All ranking lists and the final report.
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