International Sailing – 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   

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).
International Sailing – Saturday, June 15, 2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019   

Finn - World Masters - Skovshoved DEN - Final results

 Finn - World Masters - Skovshoved DEN - Final results 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. 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

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Final results 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. 90 teams racing.
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.
Saturday, June 15, 2019   

5.5m, 6mR, 12mR - Robbe & Berking Sterling Trophy - Flensburg GER - Day 2

 5.5m, 6mR, 12mR - Robbe & Berking Sterling Trophy - Flensburg GER - Day 2 Good conditions prevailed on the Flensburg Foerde yesterday, allowing to complete 3 races.
In the 5.5m, Kristian Nergaard NOR has taken the lead one point ahead of Jürg Menzi SUI on 2nd. Mark Holowesko BAH (with Christoph Burger SUI) advanced on rank 3. Thomas Kuhmann GER defended his lead in the 6mR, as did Wilfried Beek GER in the 12mR.
All results.
International Sailing – Friday, June 14, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019   (Image © Robert Deaves)

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 5

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 5 Two more races were sailed in Denmark yesterday in sun and a 12-14kn wind. The performance of Vladimir Krutskikh RUS remained flawless with another two race wins in his group. On rank 2 with a 5 point backlog followed Michael Maier CZE. Finishing 2nd and 3rd, Christoph Christen SUI moved up on rank 3 overall with a 9 point deficit on the leader. Today is the last day with two more races on the program.
The results, the daily news and the news of the Swiss Team.
Friday, June 14, 2019   

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5 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.
The results and the daily news with a video.
Friday, June 14, 2019   

Lightning - 2019 European Championship / Masters Championship - Espoo FIN - Final results

 Lightning - 2019 European Championship / Masters Championship - Espoo FIN - Final results The defending World Champion Javier Conte ARG and his team finished first at the Lightning European Championship in Finland ahead of five North Americans with Todd Wake USA on 2nd and Bill Mauk USA on 3rd.
Ched Proctor (USA) and his team won the World Masters Championship followed by Tom Allen USA and Larry MacDonald CAN. The Master title is reserved for skippers age 55 or over and a combined crew age of 130 years. The news.
These events, attended by 48 teams, were also the tune-up of the 2019 Lightning World Championship to be held June 14-17 at the same venue. The event overview page.
Friday, June 14, 2019   

5.5m, 6mR, 12mR - Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup - Flensburg GER - Day 1

 5.5m, 6mR, 12mR - Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup - Flensburg GER - Day 1 The Meter Classes started to their Flensburg Foerde Regatta Series with 3 races. In the 5.5m (14 boats) , Jürg Menzi SUI and his team took the lead with three top finishes. Kristian Nergaard NOR and Donald Rippert GER are the first challengers. Thomas Kuhmann GER is the clear leader in the 6mR (4 boats) . In the 12mR (9 boats) fleet, Wilfried Beek GER is on the first place.
International Sailing – Thursday, June 13, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (Image © Elena Razina)

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 4

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 4 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.
The results and the daily news.
Thursday, June 13, 2019   

Foilng on TV - general media catches interest !

 Foilng on TV - general media catches interest ! The impressive physical effects to make a boat fly, demonstrated with spectacular videos and photos, catch more and more the interest of the general public. A few days ago, the German ZDF TV chain aired a 23 minute report on the Foiling School on Lake Garda. Here the Video.
In Switzerland too, a Foiling School has opened on Lake Uri offering trials and different lessons for beginners and more advanced pilots.
Thursday, June 13, 2019   

IRC - Giraglia-Race - St.Tropez-Monaco - Day 1

 IRC - Giraglia-Race - St.Tropez-Monaco - Day 1 The line honours at the Giraglia Race went to 'Rambler 88' of George David USA finishing 1h4min ahead of 'Magic Carpet 3' of Owen Jones GBR. 'Caol Ila R' of Scharer GBR on 3rd finished 24min later, all three big IRC-0 yachts. 243 boats started in St-Tropez FRA yesterday by noon to the traditional 159nm race around the Giraglia Rocks off Corsica to Monaco. The bulk of the fleet was still underway this morning. See the Race-Tracker and the reports.
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.
International Sailing – Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 2

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 2 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. To be mentioned is the 179th place of Richard Hart GBR, the only participant in the Super-Legends of the age 80+ sailors !!
The ranking list, the daily news and the report of the Swiss Team.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 3

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 3 According to the Gold Cup Rules, one very long race per day is on the program. Stephan Link/Frank Butzmann/Michael Lipp GER won the Tuesday race in Medemblik NED moving up on rank 6. The new overall leader is Pedro Andrade POR and his team. Dmitry Samokhin RUS and Pieter Heerma NED follow on the ranks 2 and 3. 93 teams participate.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

Optimist - Sélection Interligue - Marseillan FRA - Final results

 Optimist - Sélection Interligue - Marseillan FRA - Final results Over the Pentecoste weekend, the Interligue in Marseillan in the South of France took place with 9 races 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.
The Minimes (88 participants) completed 10 races with Pierre-Marie Santoni FRA on top in front of Mat Mallet FRA and Lou Deville FRA.
All ranking lists.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

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

 5o5, Fireball, Europe, Finn, Laser - Semaine de La Rochelle - Final results 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.
All ranking lists and the event website with photos.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   

IRC - Giraglia-Race - St. Tropez FRA - Day 3

 IRC - Giraglia-Race - St. Tropez FRA - Day 3 Today by noon CET, the start to the traditional Giraglia Race will be given in St-Tropez FRA leading over 156nm around the Giraglia Rock north of Corsica to Monaco. The race can be followed over GPS-tacking. Since last Sunday, the various classes present in St-Tropez have been sailing short races. The IRC-A and IRC-B fleets with 50 yachts each have the largest participation. Here all ranking lists.
International Sailing – Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 5 - Hoorn NED - Final results

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 5 - Hoorn NED - Final results 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. 28 participants.
In the Lasers Radial, Agata Barwinska POL finished first in front of Mirthe Akkermann NED and Paul Hameeteman NED. 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   (Image © Michael Maier)

Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Final results

 Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Final results Yesterday, Nick Egnot NZL, age 20, defeated the defending champion Eric Monnin SUI with a 3-2 score. The Petit Final for rank 3 went in favour of Max Gurgel GER with 2-0 over Dean Presen SLO. Fresher winds prevailed during the finals of the German Match Race, the third event of the 2019 Match Race Super League, on Lake Constance GER.
The news.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 1

 Finn - World Masters 2019 - Skovshoved DEN - Day 1 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 huge 213 boat 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.
Important was the action of the Finn community present signing a call for the reinstatement of the Finn at the 2024 Olympics in Marseille as Sailing Illustrated reported.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 2

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 2 The first two races of the 2019 Dragon Gold Cup were held in fresh winds on the Ijssel-Meer yesterday. Peter Heerema NED (3/1) and Peter Gilmour AUS/JPN (2/2) lead overall. On rank 3 follows Dimitry Samokhin RUS. Wolf Waschkuhn SUI, best of the three Swiss teams, is on rank 11 among the 85 participants.
The ranking list, the news and the video of the day.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   

5o5 - Exhibition Regatta - Barcelona ESP - Final results

 5o5 - Exhibition Regatta - Barcelona ESP - Final results Over the Pentecoste weekend, 10 top 5o5 teams participated in an Exhibition Regatta at the Barcelona International Sailing Center, an event organised by the Class with the objective to popularize and initiate an annual event in Spain.
Peggy and Russell Clarke GBR finished first after 10 races, partly sailed in fresh winds. Howie Hamlin/Ian Mitchell USA and Mal Higgins/Nick Johnson AUS finished on the ranks 2 and 3.
The ranking list and the report.
International Sailing – Monday, June 10, 2019
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Final results

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Final results 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 controlled 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.

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   

Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Day 4

The Quarter Finals were completed yesterday on Lake Constance in very light winds. Eric Monnin SUI will race Dean Presen SLO early in the morning (7h UTC) in the Semi Final. Max Gurgel GER will encounter Nick Egnot NZL. The German Match Race will be concluded with the Finals today.
The results and the Tdaily news.
Monday, June 10, 2019   (Image © Oscar Torrades)

Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Final results

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Final results 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.
All results and the event facebook page.
Monday, June 10, 2019   (Image © Elena Razina)

Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 1

 Dragon - Goldcup 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 1 Last Saturday, the Practice Race of the Dragon Gold Cup in Medemblik NED was cancelled due to the stormy winds exceeding 40kn.
Have a look at the Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED mastering this big breeze on the Ijsselmeer with her Laser Radial !
The first race of the Dragon Gold Cup, the World Championship of the Dragon Class, was cancelled as well today. 96 teams from 18 nations are on the entry list.
The daily report, the event website and the facebook page.
Monday, June 10, 2019   

Womens International Match Racing (WIM) Series - Le Havre FRA - Day 3

 Womens International Match Racing (WIM) Series - Le Havre FRA - Day 3 After the stormy Saturday without races, both Round Robin could be completed at WIM in Le Havre FRA in a moderate seabreeze yesterday. Pauline Courtois FRA is on top of the leader board without defeat. She will duel with Marinella Laaksonen FIN in the first Semi Final of today. In the second Semi, Anna Östling SWE and Margot Vennin FRA will be racing.
The news with results.
International Sailing – Sunday, June 9, 2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 6

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 6 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 held their crucial final race. We shall report livestream 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 a 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 took 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 Open Kiteboarding ahead of Théo De Ramecourt FRA and Axel Mazella FRA.

The remaining five classes will 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. In the 470 women, the duel for Gold is between Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR and Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA one point behind.

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.

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

Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Day 4

Yesterday, Round Robin was concluded and two Quarter Finals were already held on Lake Constance in light winds. Eric Monnin SUI leads over Lukasz Woszinski POL 2-0, Dean Presen SLO is 2-0 ahead of Will Bolden AUS. The other Quarters between Max Gurgel GER and Max Trippolt AUT as well as Emil Kjaer DEN and Nick Egnot NZL are tied 1-1.
The results and the daily news.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 2

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 2 Moderate wind condtitions around 12kn prevailed yesterday after the stormy opening day, but the waves remained considerable. Three more races were completed.
In the Lasers Standard, Leonardo Rosado ESP took the lead 6 points ahead of Thomas Müller GER.
With two bullets, Ian Jones GBR moved on top of the Lasers Radial ahead of Pep Campi ESP new on rank 2.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Day 2

 Flying Dutchman - Italian Championship 2019 - Cesenatico ITA - Day 2 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   

Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 2, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 2, the Swiss Moderate wind condtitions around 12kn prevailed yesterday after the stormy opening day, but the waves remained considerable. Three more races were completed.
In the Lasers Standard, Leonardo Rosado ESP took the lead 6 points ahead of Thomas Müller GER.
With two bullets, Ian Jones GBR moved on top of the Lasers Radial ahead of Pep Campi ESP new on rank 2. François Claejis SUI progressed on rank 18.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos.
Sunday, June 9, 2019   

ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Final results

 ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Final results The ORC World Championship in Croatia was concluded yesterday with a last race.
The title winners are: Marco Serafini ITA (Taktik Tommaso Chieffi ITA) on a TP52 in the ORC-A-rankings, Massimo De Campo ITA with his Swan 42 in the ORC-B-rankings and Ott Kikkas EST (with Sandro Montefusco ITA) on an Italia 11,98 in the ORC-C-rankings.
All ranking lists and the final report.
International Sailing – Saturday, June 8, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 4

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 4 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 www.sailing-news.com as from 11h UTC. The other classes sail their final fleetraces.

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 on 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, remains in touch for victory.
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.
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.
Andy Maloney NZL is now 6 points in front of Josh Junior NZL in the Finns. Max Salminen SWE remains on the 3rd place.
The two Laser fleets did not compete. 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.

All results and the daily news.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Match Race Germany 2019 -Langenargen GER - Day 2

 Match Race Germany 2019 -Langenargen GER - Day 2 At the Match Race Germany, event of the Match Race Super League, in Langenargen GER on Lake Constance, the dying winds made the race day short and only in the morning, some more duels were sailed. Leader with a 6-1 score remains Will Bolden AUS ahead of Nick Egnot NZL (5-2) and Eric Monnin SUI (5-2). With 5-4, Max Gurgel GER and Max Trippolt AUT are prematurely qualified for the Quarter Finals as well.
The resultats and the daily news.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 1

 Laser Standard & Radial - Barcelona Master Championship - Barcelona ESP - Day 1 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 Radial is Sean Craig IRL ahead of Ian Jones GBR and Freek De Miranda NED. 68 participants from 14 nations.
The ranking list Radial.
The event website.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

Match Racing - Womens International Match Race Series - Act 1 - Le Havre FRA - Day 1

 Match Racing - Womens International Match Race Series - Act 1 - Le Havre FRA - Day 1 Round 1 of the 2019 WIM Series began yesterday in Le Havre FRA with a shortened program as the freshening winds inhibited racing after three flights. With a 3-0 score, Pauline Courtois FRA is on top of the leader board ahead of Marinella Laaksonen FIN (2-0). The news with results and the facebook page with the video of the day.
Saturday, June 8, 2019   

ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Day 5

 ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Day 5 No change on top of the ORC World Championship rankings after the short race of yesterday in Croatia. In the ORC-A category, Marco Serafini ITA with his TP52 remains first, in the ORC-B category, the Swan 42 of Massimo De Campo ITA is still ahead, and in the ORC-C category, Petr Fiala CZE with this M37 is on the first place. The Championship will be concluded today.
All ranking lists and the event website.
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.
International Sailing – Friday, June 7, 2019
Friday, June 7, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 3

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 3 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.
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Friday, June 7, 2019   

Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Day 1

 Match Race Germany - Langenargen GER - Day 1 Excellent conditions prevailed on Lake Constance GER yesterday on the opening day of the German Matchrace allowing to complete 8 of the 11 Round Robin flights. Will Boulden AUS leads with a 5-1 score ahead of Max Gurgl GER 5-2 and Nick Egnot NZL 4-1. The defending champion Eric Monnin SUI follows on 4th with 4-2.
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Friday, June 7, 2019   

Diam 24 - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Final results

 Diam 24 - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Final results The Diam-24-Trimarans Normandie Cup in Le Havre FRA - the final test event before the Tour de France beginning in three weeks from now - was concluded yesterday with additional short races. 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin FRA defended her first place ahead of 'Réseau IXIO' with Sandro Lacan FRA. 'efg Bank' with Pierre Pennec FRA followed on rank 3. The all-female team 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA and Nathalie Brugger SUI finished the series on rank 13.
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Friday, June 7, 2019   

ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Day 4

 ORC - World Championship 2019 - Sibenik CRO - Day 4 109 teams from 13 nations are present at the ORC World Championship in Croatia. Five races have been completed so far. In the Class A category, Marco Serafina ITA is first on a TP52. In the Class B, Massimo De Campo ITA on a Swan 42 is on top, and in the largest fleet with 50 participants, the Class C, Petr Fiala CZE on a M37 is on rank 1.
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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.
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International Sailing – Thursday, June 6, 2019
Thursday, June 6, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 2 - Windy day !

 Olympic Worldcup - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 2 - Windy day ! An up to 30kn wind prevailed yesterday in Marseille and only the classes scheduled for morning starts - the 470s, Lasers, Nacras 17 and 49ers - completed at least one race. The Kiteboarders however held their full program. The RS:X windsurfers, the Finns and the 49ersFX remained ashore.
In the 470 men, the winners were Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS reducing the backlog on the leading Xammar/Rodriguez ESP to one point.
In the 470 women, Afrodite Zegers/Lobke Berkhout NED finished first and are the new leaders ahead of Ai Kondo/Miho Yoshioka JPN new on 2nd. 9.
Only four 49ers terminated the 49er race as capsizes and equipment failures reduced the fleet. The winners of the day Alonso/Alonso ESP cut the gap on the leading Kevin Fischer/Yann Jauvin FRA to one point.
In the Lasers Radial, Andrulyte LTU moved up on top with a bullet, followed by Carolina Albano ITA on 2nd.
In the Lasers Standard, Adonis Bougiouris GRE was first. Ryan Lo SGP remains on top overall.
Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA replaced Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA on rank one in the Nacra 17 winning both races of the day.
The Kiteboarders, completing the full 4-race program, were again dominated by Nico Parlier FRA extending the overall lead with three race wins.
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Thursday, June 6, 2019   (Image © Patrick Deroualle)

Diam 24 - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Day 3

 Diam 24 - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Day 3 Another coastal race was on the program of the Normandie-Cup yesterday. The very light wind and the strong current forced race management to shorten the race.
'Cheminées Pojoulat' with Robin Follin FRA was the winner ahead of 'efg' with Pierre Pennec FRA. The previously leading 'Réseau IXIO' with Sandro Lacan FRA had to content herself with rank 6 and lost the overall lead to 'Cheminées Poujoulat' abtreten. 'CER 1' with Victor Casas SUI, 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA and Nathalie Brugger SUI and 'CER 2' with Guillaume Rol SUI followed on the ranks 12-14.
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International Sailing – Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   

Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 1

 Olympic Worldcup 2019 - Finals - Marseille FRA - Day 1 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.
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.
In the RS:X 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.
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.
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Wednesday, June 5, 2019   

Diam 24-Catamaran - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Day 2

 Diam 24-Catamaran - Normandie Cup - Le Havre FRA - Day 2 After the coastal race of the opening day, short races were on the program yesterday. 4 qualification heats lead to the final with 'Réseau IXIO' of Sandro Lacan FRA as winner, extending her overall lead. 'Cheminées Poujpoulat' of Robin Follin FRA keeps rank 2. The all-female 'La Boulangère' team with Mathilde Geron FRA and Nathalie Brugger SUI follows on rank 7. 'CER 1' with Victor Casas SUI and 'CER 2' with Guillaume Rol SUI follow on the ranks 11 and 15.
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