Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, October 19, 2018
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, October 15, 2018
Monday, October 15, 2018   

Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kiteboarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Final results

 Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kiteboarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Final results After the Nacra-15-cats on Saturday, the Kiteboarders were the last event to close the 2018 Youth Olympics in San Isidro ARG wiht the best eight qualified for the Final to race for the Medals in one race.
Deury Corniel DOM, the dominator in the Boys' fleet, convinced also in this crucial race and earned the first Medal ever for the Dominican Republic. Tied on rank 2 were Christian Tio PHI and Toni Vodisek SLO.
In the Girls, the Champion is Sofia Tomasoni ITA ahead of Poema Newland FRA and Nina Font ESP at equal points earning Silver each. Alina Kornelli GER, the leader during the whole week, had to content herself with rank 4.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, October 14, 2018
Sunday, October 14, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Day 6

 Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Day 6 After the windsurfers on Friday, theNacra-15-catamarans terminted their competition, and as expected, the local favorites Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG earned the Gold Medal on their home waters. Thanks to a race win, Titouan Petard/Kenza Coutard FRA moved up on rank 2. Bronze went to Laila Van der Meer/Bjarne Bower NED. Inspite of an excellent 2nd race rank in the final race,
The Kiters had apparently not enough wind, as there are neither a daily report nor new results on the official website.
The ranking lists and the news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Day 5 - Gold for ITA and GRE

 Nacra-15, Kiteboarding, Techno293-Windsurfer - Youth Olympics - San Isidro ARG - Day 5 - Gold for ITA and GRE The Youth Olympic Regatta 2018 in San Isidro ARG was concluded yesterday. The entire Techno-293-Windsurfer fleet sailed a Medal race while the Nacra-15 catamarans completed three fleetraces. The Kiteboarders could not sail due to a too light wind.
The Youth Olympic Champions in the Techno-293 windsurfers are - as expected - Alexandros Kalpogiannakis GRE and Giorgia Speciale ITA. The Boys' podium has been completed with Nicolo Renna ITA and Finn Hawkins GBR. Manon Pianazza FRA and Yana Reznikova RUS grasped Silver and Bronze in the Girls.
The Nacra-15-catamarans finished the qualifications with three heats and are ready for today's Medal Race. Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG extended their lead on 10 points and are on the safe side for the title. The fights for the remaining Medals will be among. Laila Van der Meer/Bjarne Bouwer NED and Henri Demesmaeker/Frederique Van Eupen BEL tied for the moment on the ranks 2 and 3. With a backlog of only 2 points, Titouan Petard/Claire Coutard FRA have a fair chance to climb on the podium in the final Medal Race as well.

All results and the report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, October 12, 2018
Friday, October 12, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kite-Boarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4

 Nacra 15-Catamaran, Kite-Boarding, Techno 293 Windsurfer - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4 The Kite- and Windsurfer sailed three races each yesterday, the Nacra-15-catamarans had their lay day.
No change on top of the windsurfers. With another race win, Giorgia Speciale ITA extended her lead in the Techno Girls on 17 points and might not be replaced on top of the rankings in the final race today. Still open is the fight for Silver and Bronze with Manon Pianazza FRA on 2nd only 4 points ahead of Naama Gazit ISR, and another 2 points from Jana Reznikova RUS.
In the Boys, Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE has now a 6 points' advantage on Nicolo Renna ITA. Finn Hawkins GBR remains on 3rd.
In the Kiteboarders, Deury Corniel DOM has 6 points' advantage on Cameron Maramerides USA before the last race. Toni Vodisek SLO stays on rank 3.
In the kiter Girls, Alina Kornelli GER (7 bullets in 8 races !) is the dominator and her advance is now 8 points on Sofia Tomasoni ITA. Nina Font ESP remains on 3rd.
The Nacra-15 title will hardly escape Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG, but the other spots on the podium will be disputed as the ranks 2 to 4 are separated by 3 points only.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Thursday, October 11, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra-15-Catamarans, Kite-Boards, Techno 293-Windsurfers - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4

 Nacra-15-Catamarans, Kite-Boards, Techno 293-Windsurfers - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 4 Three races were held again yesterday at the Youth Olympics in Argentina in somewhat lighter winds compared to the previous days.
Alina Kornelli GER remained a class of her own with another two race wins in the Girls Kiteboarders yesterday and clearly leads ahead of Sofia Tomasoni ITA. New on rank 3 is Nina Font ESP. In the Boys Kiteboarders, Deury Corniel DOM remains on top followed by Cameron Maramerides USA. The new 3rd-ranked is now Toni Vodisek SLO.
In the Techno-Windsurfers, the leaders consolidated their positions: Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE and 6 points back Nicolo Renna ITA are already 20 points ahead of Finn Hawkins IRL on rank 3. No change in the Girl Windsurfers as well with Giorgia Speciale ITA 14 points ahead of Manon Pianazza FRA.
The Nacra-15 leaders Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG are now 6 points in front of Lajla Van der Meer/Bjarne Bouwer NED on the 2nd place. Titouan Petard/Kenza Coutard FRA follow on 3rd.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra 15, Techno 293-Windsurfer, Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 3

 Nacra 15, Techno 293-Windsurfer, Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 3 Good sailing conditions prevailed on the Rio de la Plata in Argentina yesterday allowing to complete the full program at the Youth Olympics.
The Nacra-15 catamarans sailed four races and the favorites Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG move on top of the rankings on their home waters. Thre points behind followed Titouan Petard/Kenza Coutard FRA on rank 2. Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI were penalized with an early start disqualification and dropped on rank 11.
The Kiteboarders held 3 runs with Deury Corniel DOM clearly on top with three bullets. Cameron Marmenides USA and Christian Tio PHI are on the ranks 2 and 3. Maxime Chabloz SUI had some difficulties and is the backmarker of the fleet on rank 12. In the Girl kiters, Alina Kornelli GER was twice on top and is leading ahead of Ona Romani ARG and Sofia Tomasoni ITA.
The windsurfers have completed 5 races, including a Slalom as novelty. Inspite of a bad Slalom result, Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE remains on top ahead of Nicola Renna ITA and - new on 3rd - Finn Hawkins GBR.
All ranking lists and the news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018   

Nacra 15, Techno293, Kite Board - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 2

 Nacra 15, Techno293, Kite Board - Youth Olympic Games - San Isidro ARG - Day 2 On day 2 of the Youth Olympics in Argentina, the Nacra-15 catamarans and kiteboarders joined the competition.
The Techno windsurfers sailed another two races. Giorgia Speciale ITA keeps the lead in the Girls windsurfers one point ahead of Yana Raznikova RUS. In th nun 2. In the Boys, Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE remains on top followed by Nicolo Renna ITA and Haoze Chen CHN.
The only Nacra-15 race was won by Titouan Petard/Kenza Coutard FRA ahead of Dante Cittadini/Teresa Romairone ARG. Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SUI follow on rank 8 among the 13 teams.
The kiteboarders Boys and Girls sailed two run, but no results were posted at press time this morning UTC.

All results and the news.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, October 8, 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Nacra-15, Techno 293, Kiteboarding - Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, San Isidro ARG

 Nacra-15, Techno 293, Kiteboarding  - Youth Olympic Sailing Competition, San Isidro ARG Yesterday was day one of the 3rd Youth Olympic Sailing Competition being held in Argentina from October 7th to 13th with 44 nations attending. The selected events this time are Girls' and Boys' Windsurfing on the Techno 293, Girls' and Boys' Kiteboarding and Mixed Nacra-15 sailing.
Starting the competition yesterday were the windsurfers, but initial light winds across the racing area meant that the opening races of the competition were delayed, and only two out of three races planned counld be completed. sailed.
Interim's leaders after day one are in the Techno 293 Boys windsurfers Kalpo Kalpogiannakis GRE ahead of Haoze Chen CHN and Nicolo Renna ITA. In the Techno 293 Girls windsurfers Giorgia Speciale ITA in front of Manon Pianazza FRA and Yana Reznikova RUS.
Today, the Kiterboarders and Nacra-15 sailors will join the competition.
The results, the news and the event facebook page.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

World Sailing -Quo Vadis ?

 World Sailing -Quo Vadis ? The 2018 General Meeting of World Sailing will take place in Sarasota FL from October 27 to November 4. Not only the very disputed proposals for Olympic events as from 2024 (Paris/Marseille) - elimination of the Laser, Finn, 470, RS:X Windsurfer, etc - will be decided, but also some general questions about Management and the Financial Situation of the World Federation - excessive Adminstration, too high running costs, commericialisation, not enough sponsors, i.e. a huge deficit - will be debated.
While World Sailing sees "everything under control" - here the September Presidential Report of President Kim Anderson DEN - a group of important personalities has opened on a number of problems, that have been covered in details in Sailing Media such as in an critical article in the English Sailweb.
Monday, October 8, 2018   

Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Super Grand Slam - Sylt GER - Final results

 Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Super Grand Slam - Sylt GER - Final results No wind on the last day of the Sylt GER Super Grand Slam again and racing was cancelled for the day. Herewith, the World Champions for 2018 are in the Men'd Slalom Antoine Albeau FRA (his 25th Worlds title) and in the Kite-Foil-Course Racing Gonzalo Costa-Hoevel ARG. Event winners in Sylt were Sara-Quita Offringa ARU/NED in the Women's Wave-Contest, Mateo Iachino ITA (in Kite-Foiling) and Pierre Mortefon FRA in Men's Slalom.
All other details on the PWA website.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, October 7, 2018
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, October 6, 2018
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, October 5, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018   (Image © PWA/John Carter)

Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Super Grand Slam - Sylt GER - Day 6

 Windsurfing - PWA World Tour - Super Grand Slam - Sylt GER - Day 6 Contrary to the forecast, the wind on Sylt disappeared early in the morning and did not come back during the whole day. For today, 16-25kn have been announced, and the Women Wave sprecialists start to their Double Elimination early. The Slalom- and Foil-competitions follow after.
All other details on the PWA website.
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