International Sailing – Friday, July 20, 2018
Friday, July 20, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4

Six titles are already won ahead of today's closing day. Although one further final race is scheduled for today, the Junior World Champions in six of the nine classes are already determined: In the 420 boys fleet Joseph Hermus/Walter Henry USA cannot be caught up and Otto Henry/Rome Fatherstone AUS have assured their silver medal. Kacper Paszek/Bartek Reiter POL are 3 rd, seven points ahead of a chasing pack of four teams who can theoretically still overtake them. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA are on their way to successfully defend their title from the previous year in the 420 girls competition. Their lead is currently 11 points, but as they have UFD to discard they cannot afford any slip-ups today. In the girls 29er Pia Andersen/Nora Edland NOR are new world champions. Berta Puig/Isabella Cassaretto USA are currently in 2nd place and have won a medal for sure. Although they can still be overtaken by Zoya Novikova/Diana Sobirova RUS who are just three points behind. A Norwegian victory is most likely also among the 29er Boys: Mathias Berthet/Alexander Franks-Penty NOR lead ten points ahead of Seb Lardies/Scott McKenzie NZL in 2nd place, but they themselves have to defend their silver medal against Henry Larkings/Miles Davey AUS who are only five points further back. A class of their own was Teresa Romairone/Dante Cittadini ARG in the Nacra 15: Their advantage is a massive 33 points! Three teams, which are only 3 points apart, will fight today for the other medals. Geronimo Nores USA is the new junior World Champion in the RS:X-windsurfers. Nicolo Renna ITA wins silver and Fabien Pianazza FRA has the bronze medal for sure. Also among girl’s RS:X-Windsurfers the medal winners are decided: Islay Watson GBR wins the title, Veerle ten Have NZL and Giorgia Speciale ITA will make silver and bronze among themselves. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Friday, July 20, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4 - Josh Amit NZL und Charlotte Rose USA neue Junioren-Weltmeister

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 4 - Josh Amit NZL und Charlotte Rose USA neue Junioren-Weltmeister Even before today's final race, Josh Amit NZL and Charlotte Rose USA are the confirmed new Junior World Champions. With 6 victories in 8 races and a 4th to discard, the American defended her title from the previous year confidently. For her part, Emma Savelon NED has won the silver medal. Walerya Lobatchenko RUS and Wiktoria Golebiowska POL, who is just oune point behind the Russian, will fight for the bronze medal today. Behind the new world champion Josh Armit NZL, Juan Cardozo ARG and Zac Littlewood AUS will share silver and bronze among themselves. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Friday, July 20, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 15

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile 2018 - Hyères FRA - Day 15 Sunshine and a 12-15 knots Seabreeze greeted the participants for another coastal race yesterday in Hyères. The overall leader 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre/Kevin Peponnet/Corentin Horeau FRA won and extended their lead to possibly pre-decisive 9 points. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA managed to keep the damage under control with a 4th place and remains in second place overall. An excellent race result was achieved by 'Team Réseau IXIO', the leading team in the junior-ranking, who finished the race in 2 nd place. Today in Hyères further short races are scheduled. The Ranking, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
International Sailing – Thursday, July 19, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championships - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3

Similar conditions prevailed again like on the first days with a fresh Seabreeze at the Junior World Championships in Texas. In some classes, the first preliminary decisions seem to have already been made: Joseph Hermus / Walter Henry USA again dominated the race in the 420 boys fleet with two race wins and are now leading 12 points ahead of Otto Herny / Romë Featherstone AUS. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA lead in the 420-Girls with 5 race wins in 6 races. 9 points behind, Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR and Julia Delhom / Silvia Borso di Carminati ESP follow on the 2nd and 3rd place. Teresa Romairone / Dante Cittadini ARG have a 20 points lead in the Nacra 15 catamarans. Greta Stewart / Tom Fyfe NZL have moved up to second place. In all other classes, the leaders are close together: In 29er Boys fleet Mathias Berthet / Alexander Franks-Penty NOR defended their lead, but Seb Lardies / Scott McKenzie NZL closed in and are just one point behind. In the 29er Girls competition, Zoya Novikova / Diana Sabirova RUS are leading now 3 points ahead of Pia Andersen / Nora Edland NOR. Geronimo Nores USA is 5 points ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA in the RS: X-windsurfers. Among the women, Veerle ten Have NZL moved to the top spot again, leading Giorgia Speciale ITA in 2nd by one point. Islay Watson GBR remains third, a further three points back. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 3 Similar conditions prevailed again as on the first days with a 15 to 20 knots Seabreeze at the Junior World Championships on the Texas Gulf Coast. With the daily ranks 1 and 2 Charlotte Rose USA increased her lead in the Radial Girls to 5 points ahead Emma Savalon NED. Wiktoria Golebiowska POL remained in third place. in the Radial Boys fleet Josh Armit NZL just managed to defend his lead, as the daily best (4/1) Juan Cardozo ARG closed in to one point behind. Zac Littlewood AUS in third is now 9 points back.
All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Videos.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13 The short regattas in Gruissan were sailed in light wind conditions. After 3 qualifying regattas, the best four boats qualified for the final. The day's winner was 'Sailing Arabia' with 49er World Champion Stevie Morrison GBR, Match Race Champion Mathieu Richard FRA and Abdul Rahman OMN. They are in fifth place now and are just 3 points behind the bronze medal. In the overall standings, 'Lorima Limonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA remains in the lead. Six points behind in second place is ‘Bejaflore’ with Valentin Bellet FRA. Today the competition continues in Hyères with another coastal race. The Ranking, the Daily report and the Video of the day.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Windsurfing - PWA World Tour 2018 - Wave - Gran Canaria ESP - Day 4

In windy conditions, the double eliminations were on the agenda yesterday, but they could not be completed. Semifinals and Finals are scheduled for today. In the first women’s semi finals the Moreno twins will compete agains each other, in the other semi-finals Sarah-Quita Offringa ARU and Lisa Erpenstein GER will meet. Philipp Köster GER, Marcilio Browne BRA, Victor Fernandez ESP and Ricardo Campello VEN qualified in the men’s competition. The Event website with the results and the Video.
Thursday, July 19, 2018   

Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - Day 1

 Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - Day 1 Three races were completed at the Foiler-Moth European Championship in Sweden. Paolo De Carli ITA (with 2 race wins) and David Hivey GBR are jointly on top of the ranking after the first day. Third is Paul Gliddon GBR among the 66 participants. The ranking and the Event website.
International Sailing – Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2

Optimal 15 to 20 knots seabreeze conditions prevailed again on the second day of the Junior World Championship, which allowed to complete the full schedule. In the men’s 420, the leading Joseph Hermus / Walter Henry USA won both races and have now a 7-point lead over Otto Henry / Romë Featherstone AUS. The American team is also leading in the 420 women fleet. Carmen and Emma Cowles USA, who won the title in the previous year by a large margin, are again the clear leaders. They have won 3 of the 4 races and are 4 points ahead of Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR. In men's 29th Mathias Berthet / Alexander Franks-Plenty NOR had a convincing day with ranks 2/1/1. They lead 5 points ahead of Seb Lardies / Scott McKenzie NZL. There is also a Norwegian lead in the 29er Girls by Pia Anderson / Nora Edland NOR, who also won 2 of the 3 races yesterday. Three points back are Zoya Novikova / Diana Sobirova RUS in second place. In Nacra 15 fleet, Teresa Romairone / Dante Cittadini ARG took the lead with 3 race wins. Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER and Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL tied on points follow in 2nd and 3rd are already 13 points behind. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA leads now with 4 points ahead of Nicolo Renna ITA. The best of the day (1/3/1), Fabien Pianazza FRA, moved up to third overall. In the RS: X-Girls Giorgia Speciale ITA has taken the lead with 3 race wins, Veerle ten Have NZL follows one point behind. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 2 Perfect 15 to 20 knots seabreeze conditions again yesterday on the Texas Gulf Coast. Josh Armit NZL won both races of the day in the Boys fleet and thus took the lead in the standings. 2 points behind is Zac Littlewood AUS, Juan Cardozo ARG fell back to third. In the Girls fleet, Charlotte Rose USA won both races of the day, pushing Emma Savelon NED from the top. Tied on points in 3rd and 4th are Valerya Romatschenko RUS and Wiktoria Golebiowska.
All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results - Gold for Singapur and Italy

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results - Gold for Singapur and Italy Grey skies and slightly stronger winds prevailed in yesterday's final day of the Junior World Championship of the Laser 4.7 in Gdynia. Two further races were completed. In the Boys fleet, the previously clear leader Michael Compton AUS had to let Daniel Hung SGP pass after a terrible day (24/48) and be content with silver. Nevertheless, he did win the title in the U16 classification. Bronze goes to Stefano Viale PER.
In the Girls fleet, Chiara Benini ITA hels on to her lead and won, 10 points ahead of Daniela Chen SGP. Bronze goes to Giorgia Cingolani ITA. All Leaderboards and the Event Facebook Page with the pictures.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 12

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 12 The second half of the Tour de France on the Mediterranean Sea started yesterday with a 40-mile long-distance race. 'Lorina Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA won and took the lead in the overall standings, 5 points ahead of 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA. 'Team Reseau IXIO' with Sandro Lacan FRA advanced to third place. The Leaderboard and the Daily Report.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   

Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - First races today

 Moth - European Championship 2018 - Borstahusen SWE - First races today The Moth European Championships starts today in Borstahusen SWE. On the entry list are 59 participants from 12 nations. Not participating is the current World Champion Paul Goodison GBR and neither are the other top English and the Australian sailors.
The event website.
International Sailing – Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 29er, 420, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 In best seabreeze conditions, the World Junior World Championships of World Sailing Association 'World Sailing' began with a full program. All classes could sail 2-3 races. In the 420 Boys category Joseph Hermus / Walter Hery USA took the lead, 5 points behind them on equal points are Matthias Menis / Nicolas Starc ITA and Kacper Partek / Bartek Reiter POL. In the 420s Girls Carmen and Emma Cowles USA won both races. Four points behind follow a tied trio with Vita Heathcote / Emilia Boyle GBR, Julia Delhom / Silvia Borso Di Carminati ESP and Solène Mariani / Maude Schmid SUI. Among the 29er Boys Henry Larkings / Miles Davey AUS lead Seb Lardies / Mike McKenzie NZL. Pia Andersen / Nora Edland NOR are ahead of Zova Novikova / Diana Sabirova RUS and Maru Scheel / Freya Feilke GER in the 29er Girls. In the Nacra 15 catamaran, Silas Muhle / Romy Mackenbrock GER lead with 2 race wins ahead of Henri Demesmaeker / Frederique Van Eupen BEL. In the RS: X-windsurfers Geronimo Nores USA won all 3 races, Nicolo Nore's ITA follows on rank 2. Among the women windsurfers Veerle ten Have NZL leads Islay Watson GBR. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1

 Laser Radial - Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Day 1 The World Sailing Junior World Championships in Texas kicked off yesterday. In a good Seabreeze around the 15kn, two races were sailed in each class. In the biggest fleet of 58 boys Radial sailors, the first 4 placed are only just one point apart: Juan Cardozo ARG and Uffe Tomasgaard NOR share the lead, Zac Littlewood AUS and Josh Armit NZL follow in ranks 3 and 4. Among the Girls - with 46 participants / 46 nations also an impressive field - Emma Savelon NED is leading with the daily ranks 1 and 2 ahead of the tied Charlotte Rose USA and Wiktoria Golebiewska POL. All Leaderboards and the Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5 The final series continued yesterday with two further races at the Junior World Championships of Laser 4.7 in Poland. In the Boys Ranking, Michael Compton AUS was the daily best (11/3) and took the lead, 16 points ahead of Stefano Viale PER who advanced to second place overall. Daniel Hung SGP follows close behind in 3rd place. In the Girls ranking the Italians are still on top: Chiara Benini ITA continues to lead five points ahead of Girgia Cingolani ITA. They are likely to fight for the title among themselves in today's final races, as Simone Chen is SGP in 3rd already 20 points behind the second place. All Leaderboards.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 5 - Gruissan FRA - Day 13 Yesterday the 26 trimarans were transferred by truck from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean. Today the 5th act in Gruissan will start with a coastal race. In all three overall ranking categories (overall, juniors, corinthians) nothing is decided yet: 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet leads in the overall standings, just one point ahead of 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA. The Leaderboard. All leaderboards and the official interim report.
International Sailing – Monday, July 16, 2018
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4 Yesterday in Poland, the final regattas of the Laser 4.7 Junior World Championships started in the sun and 10-13kn wind. Chiara Benini ITA won both Goldfleet races in the Girls fleet and took the lead by 18 points. Giorgia Cingolani ITA follows on rank 2. Just one point behind is Simone Chen SGP in 3rd place and thus the best of the U16 classification.
Despite a disqualification, Wonn Kye Lee SGP was able to defend his lead in the Goldfleet of the Boys. Thanks to a race win, Doruk Demircan TUR advanced to second, Michael Compton AUS in 3rd is also the leader of the U16 classification. .
All leaderboards and the daily report.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - World Sailing Youth World Championship 2018 - Corpus Christi TX, USA - Heute Start Today the first races of the Junior World Championships will take place on the Texas Gulf Coast. A Seabreeze of 15-20 knots and hot summer weather usually provide perfect conditions. At the start are more than 1,000 sailors from 66 nations - the Entry Lists. Yesterday the practice races and the opening ceremony were on the program. The official daily report on the Event website and a video presentation on the Event Facebook Page.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results

 Yngling - World Championship 2018 - Riva ITA - Final results The Yngling World Championship ended on Saturday on Lake Garda with a threefold Dutch victory. After 6 races Kaj Moorman Kaj/Jasper Schuddeboom/Sam Peeks NED won the title 2 points ahead of Tom Otte NED and his team, Jamin Marteen NED took bronze. There were 44 teams from 8 nations and 3 continents competing in this Championship. The Ranking and the Final Report( ital.).
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 10 For the short races scheduled in Baden, there was only very sluggish wind, but a strong tidal current. Therefore the qualification had to be reduced to just one race. In the final the home team 'Lorima Lemonade', helmed by Kevin Peponnet FRA was victorious. Thanks to a 3rd place, 'Bejaflore', with Valentin Bellet FRA, could just hold on to their overall lead.
The Ranking, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results

 Europe - Youth & Masters European Championship - Arco ITA - Final results A great turnout and typical Lake Garda midsummer conditions prevailed for last week’s Juniors & Masters European Championships. After 9 races, Kristian Medina DEN won the Juniors title (61 participants / 10 nations) 15 points ahead of Erik Lindberg SWE, bronze went to Jonas Ullmann DEN. Among the Women Juniors (35 participants / 9 nations) Hanna Johnsson SWE won ahead of Marie-Kristine Medina DEN and Alexandra Wiking SWE. In the Masters fleet (42 participants / 9 nations), Sören Johnson DEN was tied with Gintare Scheidt LTU, but thanks to a higher number of race wins she beat the 2008 Laser Olympic medalist. Bronze goes to Weronika Glinkiewicz POL. All Leaderboards and the Video.
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Final results

 Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Final results On the final day of the District Championship two more races were completed on the Lake of Thun. After another race victory, Philipp Rotermund / Nils Hollweg GER were able to skip the last race and won ahead of Jean-Pascal Chatagny / Serge Pulfer CVG and Jürg Ryffel / Beat Heinz YCR. At the start were 22 teams from 4 nations. The Ranking
Monday, July 16, 2018   

Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève

 Flying Phantom - Foiling Generation - SN Genève This weekend was the Swiss event of the European series of flying phantom catamarans took place in Geneva. At the start were 16 junior teams. The series were sailed in light to moderate wind conditions. The victory went to Morgan Lauber / Louis Buxtorf CNM ahead of Max Wallenberg / Amanda Bjork SNG and Grégoire Peverelli / Nicolas Rolaz SNG – two former Opti-World Champions on the podium! The Report and the
Video .
International Sailing – Sunday, July 15, 2018
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3 The Laser 4.7 World Championship continued yesterday with two races each. In the overall standings after 5 races, Wonn Kye Lee SGP remains in the lead in the Boys ranking. With two race wins in his group he is now 4 points ahead of Michael Compton AUS who has moved up to second place, and also leading the U16 classification. Third is Sergey Dorodshenko RUS.
Among the Girls, Chiara Benini ITA moved up to the lead with a daily 1st and a 2nd. Simone Chen SGP, Ursula Balas CRO and Giorgia Cingolani ITA follow tied in second.
All Leaderboards.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

OK-Dinghy - Wolrd Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 OK-Dinghy - Wolrd Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results There was an exciting final on yesterday's final day of the OK-dinghy World Championships in Warnemünde. The top three were just one point apart after the first race of the day. Although Jan Kurfeld GER won the final race, he was disqualified because of his early start and had to settle for 3rd place. André Budzien GER inherited the race win and was able to overtake the threefold Olympic medal winner Fredy Lööf SWE. The two have exactly the same ranks in the 8 races sailed, but the victory in the final race decided in favor of Budzien GER, who is already a two times OK World Champion. The Final Ranking list and the Report .
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden-Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 8

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Baden-Golf du Morbihan FRA - Day 8 Yesterday the coastal race of Baden took place in light winds and strong currents. 'Bejaflore' tacked away from the fleet and with this risky move managed to jump from deep midfield to the first place. That's how Valentin Bellet FRA and his team regained the lead in the overall standings. The Ranking, the Report and the Video of the day.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Final results

 Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Final results The Tornado World Championship in southern France ended yesterday with two races. The sovereign winners were Iordanis Paschalidis / Petros Konstantinidis GRE, who won 6 of the 8 races and had a 2nd to discard. Brett Burvill / Max Puttman AUS took silver and as the best mixed team Estela Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER won the bronze medal. At the start were 24 teams from 9 nations and 2 continents. The Final ranking.
Sunday, July 15, 2018   

J/70 - Italia Cup 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Day 3

 J/70 - Italia Cup 2018 - Malcesine ITA - Day 3 The 3rd act of the Italian annual championship of the J / 70 is currently taking place in Malcesine. With 74 teams from 12 nations (including USA and BRA), the race on Lake Garda is exceptionally well attended. Gian-Franco Noe ITA leads after 6 races 13 points ahead of Alessio Marinelli ITA, followed by Luca Domenici ITA 3 just one point behind. The Ranking and the Event Facebook page with pictures and videos .
International Sailing – Saturday, July 14, 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final Day - Gold for Spain and Norway

In 8-12 knots of wind yesterday, there was an intense final day for the Olympic skiffs with four more finals and the medal races. In the 49er, Diego Botin / Iago Lopez ESP clinched the title with a 2nd place in the Medal Race 4 points ahead of Dominik Buksak / Szymon Wierzbicki POL. Dylan Fletcher / Stuart Bithell GBR who won the medal race advanced to third.
In the 49erFX Helene Naess / Marie Roningen NOR confidently took the title with 22 points ahead of the winners of the Medal Race Victoria Jurczok / Annika Lorenz GER. In third place are Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR. As lightweights, Carla and Maria Munte ESP, the leading juniors, had no chance in the fresher winds and fell back to sixth place overall, but still won the junior's category.
The Final report and the Video of the Medal Races.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Nacra-17-Catamaran - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Final results

8 to 12 knots of wind prevailed in Gdynia yesterday. In the morning three final races were sailed in the Gold- and Silverfleet, followed by the medal race in the afternoon. Ruggero Tita / Catreina Banti ITA, the dominant throughout the season, won the title 13 points ahead of Gemma Jones / Jasin Saunders NZL. Fernando Echevarri and Tara Pacheco ESP follow in third place. Lin Cenholt / Christian Lübeck DEN,the third best Europeans overall, got the EM bronze medal. The Leaderboard and the Video of the medal race.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2

 Laser 4.7 - Youth World Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2 After no racing was possible on the first day due to lack of wind, there were three regattas completed yesterday. Among the Boys - the big fleet is split into 3 groups - Wonn Kye Lee SGP is the first leader, followed by Jordy Llado ESP and Doruk Demircan TUR tied in second and third place. There are 275 participants in this Championship.
Singapore is also leading among the 155 Girls: Jodie Lai SGP is already 7 points ahead of Giorgia Cingolani ITA, in 3rd place follows Eline Verstraelen BEL.
The Event website .
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

A-Cat - European Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 A-Cat - European Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Final results On the final day of the A-Cat World Championships in Warnemünde the wind was missing for further races. Difficult wind conditions allowed just five races in six days. Superior winner was the 8-time A-Cat World Champion Glen Ashby AUS. The second placed Manuel Calavia ESP won the European title. In 3rd place follows Maciej Zarnowski POL. Excellent 4th and thus EM bronze medal winner was Sandro Caviezel SUI. There were 86 participants competing in this Championship. The Leaderboard and the Report.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 8

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 8 After Thursday's coastal race, the short races were scheduled in Barneville-Carteret yesterday. Thanks to victory, 'Lorina Limonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA took the lead in the overall standings, followed by 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA four points behind. followed by on rank 2. Today the 4 th act continues in Baden-Golf du Morbihan continues with a coastal race. The Ranking, the Daily report and the Video of the day
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

OK-Dinghy - World Championship 2018 - Warnemünde GER - Day 5

With two further races, the qualification for the Gold- and Silverfleet was completed yesterday at the OK-Dinghy World Championships in Warnemünde. Favourite Fredy Lööf SWE took the lead with a daily first and a second. Tied in second overall, two points behind are André Budzien GER and Jan Kurfeld GER. Today the final two races are on the program. The Ranking, the Report and the Video of the Day.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Laser - North American Championship 2018 - Alamitos Bay CA, USA - Day 2

On thursday the North American Laser Championship started in California. Six races have been sailed so far. In the 11-boat-fleet of the Laser 4.7 Abbie Carlson USA is one point ahead of Spencer Leman CAN, Erik Hou USA follows in 3rd. With 85 boats on the starting line the Laser Radial is by far the largest fleet. Brenda Bowskill CAN won 5 of the 6 races sailed so far and is clearly leading ahead of Sarah Douglas CAN and Joseph Hou USA. In the Laser Standard Charle Buckingham USA and Christian Barnard USA are on top of the rankings, Bruno Fontes BRA and Juan Maegli GUA follow in 3rd and 4th respectively.
All rankings on the event website.
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 5

 Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 5 In 8-12 knots of wind two further races were sailed yesterday. Paschalidis / Konstantinidis GRE won twice and continued to expand their lead. Burvill / Puttman AUS are still in second place, followed by the mixed team Estrela Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER. The Leaderboard and the Daily Report
Saturday, July 14, 2018   

Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Day 1

 Star - 9th District Championship/Rostige Kanne - Thunersee YC - Day 1 Yesterday on the Lake Thun, the combined event ‘Rostige Kanne’/District Championship kicked off with two races. Both races were won by Philipp Rotermund / Nils Holweg GER. In second place is Jean-Pascal Chatagny / Serge Pulfer CVG. Kurt and Markus Scheidegger TYC follow on rank 3. At the start are 22 teams from 3 nations. The Ranking.
International Sailing – Friday, July 13, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

Grey skies and rain marked the 5th day of the European Championships of the Olympic Skiffs. The 49ers were able to sail one race whilst the 49erFX remained ashore all day. The day's victory in the Goldfleet of the 49er went to Lucas Rual / Emile Amoros FRA, who moved up to rank 7 overall. Lukasz Przybytek / Pawel Kolodzinski POL are still in the lead, 4 points ahead of Diego Botin / Iago Lopez ESP who are still in with a shout for the title in today's final races. Already 9 points behind are the defending champions Dylan Fletcher / Stuart Bithell GBR. Justus Böhme and Max Schmidt GER are one point behind in fourth place. Here also the rankings of the Silverfleet and the Bronze Fleet.
In the 49erFX, Carla and Marta Munte ESP remain 8 points ahead of Helene Naess / Marie Ronningen NOR. Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR are a further point back in 3 rd, with an excellent chance to win a medal today. The results of the Silverfleet ahead of the final day as well as the Daily Report.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5

 Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 5 Light winds prevailed on the 5th day of the Nacra -17 European Championship in Poland. Two further races were completed yesterday. As the daily best with the rankings 1 and 2 Fernando Echevarri and Tara Pacheco ESP advanced to third place overall. Ahead of today’s final races, their gap to the still leading Ruggero Tita / Caterina Banti ITA is 4 points. Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL continue in second place with 3 points behind. Ben Saxton / Niki Boniface GBR are fourth, 15 points behind the bronze medal. The Ranking and the Event website (yet without report this morning).
Friday, July 13, 2018   

A-Cat, OK-Dinghy - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 6 - No Wind, no Racing

 A-Cat, OK-Dinghy - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 6 - No Wind, no Racing Grey weather and light winds made it impossible to race on the fourth day of the A-Cat European Championship and the OK-Dinghy World Championships. In the A-Cat Glen Ashby AUS leads after 5 races, 10 points ahead of Manuel Calavia ESP. In the World Championships of the OK Dinghies Jan Kurfeld GER and Andre Budzien GER are joint leaders. Fredy Lööf SWE follows just one point behind. The Event website without further information.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret - Day 7

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret - Day 7 The 3rd Act of the Tour de France started yesterday in Barneville-Carteret with a 40-mile coastal race. In difficult light wind conditions only half of the fleet managed to reach the finishing line within the time limit. The winner was 'Lorina Mojito' with Robert Solune FRA, who advanced to third overall. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA continues to lead, but thanks to a daily 2 nd 'Lorima Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA closed in to within one point of the leader. The Leaderboard and the Daily report.
Friday, July 13, 2018   

J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 4

 J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 4 Yesterday, three further races were sailed at the J/80 World Championship in Les Sables d'Olonne. Iker Almondoz ESP and his team continue to lead in the overall standings, but Rayco Tabares as the best of the day (2/1/5) closed in to within one point of the leaders. 7 points behind is Juan-Luis Paez ESP who remains in the title race on today's final day. Simon Moriceau FRA is fourth, already 18 points behind the bronze medal. The Leaderboard and the Event website .
Friday, July 13, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 4

After 3 days and 5 races sailed there was a lay day yesterday at the Tornado-EM. Iordanis Paschalidis / Petros Konstantinidis GRE are leading with a 3-point advantage over Brett Burvill / Max Puttman AUS. In third place follow Estella Jentsch / Daniel Brown GER. The Ranking, and the Report from day 3.
International Sailing – Thursday, July 12, 2018
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

420 & 470 - Junior World Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Final results

 420 & 470 - Junior World Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Final results The European Championships in Portugal ended yesterday with the Medal Races of the 470s and two final races for the 420s. The winds remained moderate with 8-10kn. There were no changes on the podium of the 420: Martin Wizner / Pedro Ameneiro ESP took the title ahead of Enzo Balanger / Gaulthir Tallieu FRA. Pablo Ruiz / Miguel Martinez ESP took bronze. Clara Olive / Solenza Mariani FRA finished 4th overall and thus won the women's title. In the U17 classification, Cole Tapper / Tylor Ceevey AUS won in ahead of Jacopo Garcia / Antoni Ripoll ESP, Jakub Golebiowski / Filip Szmit POL took bronze.
Theres Dahnke / Birte Winkel GER took gold in the 470 women. Victory in the Medal Race put Yahel Wallach / Omer Bilia ISR in second place, followed by Paola Amar / Marine Riou FRA in third. There were no changes in the 470 men: Maor Abu / Yoav Rooz ISR were already confirmed as winners before the medal race, Balazs and Zsombor Gyapjas HUN took silver and Nitai Hasson / Tal Harari ISR were 3 rd.
All Leaderboards, the Final Report and the video.
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4

After some delay, the 49erFX started with their final regattas in Gold- and Silverfleet in light winds. Although a thunderstorm in the afternoon prevented racing in the Gold and Silverfleets of the 49er. Only the bronze Fleet managed to finish at least one race. Among the women in the 49erFX three races were sailed. As the only team, Carla and Maria Munte ESP achieved three single digit results in the 49erFX fleet, taking the lead, 8 Points ahead of Helena Naess / Marie Ronningen NOR. One point behind the second is Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR on rank 3. In the Silverfleet (26-48 ranks) Megan Brickwood / Ellie Aldridge GBR took the lead, with Livia Naef / Nehlia Puhze SUI following a point behind them on rank 2.
After the two races of the Bronze Fleet, William Jones / Evan Depaul CAN are leading.
The Daily Report and the event website.
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 4

In light winds, the Nacra 17 started their finals in Gold- and Silverfleet yesterday with two races each. Ruggero Tita / Caterina Banti ITA won twice and took the lead. Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL are second with 2 points behind, Fernando Echevarri / Tara Pacheco ESP are now 3rd. The Ranking and the Daily report.
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

A-Cat, OK-Jolle, var. classes - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 4

 A-Cat, OK-Jolle, var. classes - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 4 In grey weather and rain, the Warnemünde Week continued yesterday with moderate winds around the 10 knots. In the OK Dinghy Worlds Jan Kurfeld GER and André Budzien GER share the lead, favorite Fredy Lööf SWE moved up to third just one point behind. In the European Championships of the A-Cats two races were sailed. Eight times World Champion Glen Ashby AUS increased his lead to 10 points with the daily ranks 1 and 2. Manuel Calavia ESP follows on rank 2, Maciej Zarnowski POL is 3rd. Thanks to a daily 3rd Sandro Caviezel SUI moved up to rank 4 of the 87 participants - here the A-Cat video. All Leaderboards and the event website.
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 6

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 3 - Barneville-Carteret FRA - Day 6 After yesterday's lay day, today 3rd act of the tour continues with a coastal race from Barneville to Carteret FRA. In the constantly good wind conditions, the experienced teams art all among the top ranks. So far 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA clearly leads the overall classification. The official Report of the first week and the Ranking .
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 3

 J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 3 Two further races were completed yesterday at the J / 80 World Championship in ‘Les Sables d'Olonne’. Leading Javier Charategui ESP dropped back to 10th place with his second OCS. However, the Spaniards continue to dominate the fleet with a triple lead. New leader is Iker Almondoz ESP and his team, 8 points ahead of Rayco Tabares ESP. The Leaderboard and the Event website.
Thursday, July 12, 2018   

Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 3

 Tornado - World Championship 2018 - La Grande Motte FRA - Day 3 In the south of France, the World Championship of Tornado catamarans has been running since Monday. After 5 races Paschalidis / Konstantinidis GRE lead 3 points ahead of Burvill / Puttman AUS. In 3rd place follow Jentsch / Browne GER. At the start are 24 teams from 8 nations. The Ranking.
International Sailing – Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

420 & 470 Junior European Championship - Sesimbra POR - Day 5 - First preliminary decisions

 420 & 470 Junior European Championship - Sesimbra POR - Day 5 - First preliminary decisions On the penultimate day of the European Junior Championships, there was again fog in the morning and light winds of around 8kn in the afternoon. The 470s completed their qualification for today's Medal Races. First preliminary decisions have been made: With 25 points ahead, Maor Abu / Yoav Rooz ISR can no longer be overtaken by the 470 men. Balazs and Zsombor Gyapias HUN and Nitai Hasson / Tal Harari ISR, who are just three points behind, will make out silver and bronze between themselves. In the 470 women Theres Dahnke / Birte Winkel GER go into the medal race 17 points clear of second place. They are unlikely to loose their gold medal today. The ranks 2-5, however, are only 8 points apart: Currently Luise and Helena Wanser GER hold rank 2, five points ahead of Marine Lefort / Lara Granier FRA on rank 3.
The 420s will sail two more races on today's final day. Martin Wizner / Pedro Ameneiro ESP go inti the final day with a 12 points lead on Enzo Balanger / Gaultier Tallieu FRA. Third is Pablo Ruiz / Miguel Martinez ESP. After their best day in the series Clara Olive / Solenza Mariani FRA moved up to fifth place and will clearly win the women's classification. Paraskevi / Papadopoulos GRE, the second-best women's team are already 53 points behind. In the U17 classification of the 420, Cole Tapper / Tyler Creevy AUS extended their lead to 8 points. Ryan Littlechild / Jack Ferguson AUS are still in second place. The daily best yesterday, Jakub Golebiowski / Filip Szmit POL, moved up to 3rd overall.
All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3

Difficult sailing conditions, with light winds and waves prevailed yesterday to complete the qualifiers at the joint European Championships of the two Olympic skiff classes. The 49ers had a little more wind in the morning. With around 8 knots all 3 races were completed. But there were numerous OCS disqualifications. Lukasz Przybitek / Pawel Kolodzinski POL are still in the lead, but Diego Botin / Jago Lopez ESP who had two daily firsts yesterday moved up and are now just one point behind in second place. Yago and Klaus Lange ARG follow in 3 rd, 10 points behind. Fourth are Justus Schmidt / Max Böhme GER a further point back.
The 49erFX had to sail in the afternoon when the wind dropped to 5 knots. In these conditions only one race was completed. Helene Naess / Marie Ronningen NOR defended their lead, Sophie Weguelin and Sophie Ainsworth GBR are 2 nd, 6 points behind, Carla Munte and Marta Munte ESP and Stephanie Roble / Margaret Shea USA are tied in 3 rd, just two points behind the English girls.
The Daily Report and the Videos.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 3

The Nacra 17 catamaran races were scheduled for yesterday afternoon when the wind already abated to 5 knots only. It was just enough for another race in both groups. Unfortunately, the rankings on the event website are not yet updated, but in the daily blog of the 49er-EM the Nacras were also mentioned: Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL continue to lead 4 points ahead of Ben Saxton / Nikki Boniface GBR. In third place follow Fernando Echevarri / Tara Pacheco ESP. The Daily Report and the Event website, which should probably be updated in the course of the morning.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 2 - Dieppe FRA - Day 5

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 2 - Dieppe FRA - Day 5 With a series of short races, held in 15-20 knots, the 2nd Act of the Tour de France was concluded yesterday in Dieppe. Once again, 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA (and the 470-cracks Guillaume Pirouelle FRA and Valentin Sipan FRA) won and extended their lead in the overall standings to 9 points. The Overall ranking, the Daily report and the Videos.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

Laser - Europacup - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 Laser - Europacup - Warnemünde GER - Final results On the final day of the Laser European Cup in Warnemünde it was possible to sail again. All 3 fleets sailed three further races. In the Laser 4.7 the clear winner is Lukas Schrank GER who won five of the six races. On ranks 2 and 3, Patrick Tamasauska's LTU and Simone Babini ITA are tied on points. In the Laser Radial Elena Vorobeva CRO, won the overall ranking with four race wins. On ranks 2 and 3 follow Nazli Donertas TUR and Yvan Beaufil's FRA. The winner in the Laser Standard is David Kania POL, Rodney Govinden SEY and Jakub Halouzka CZE are level on points in 2 nd and 3 rd. All Leaderboards and the daily report.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

OK-Jolle, A-Cat, Musto-Skiff, div. classes - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 3

 OK-Jolle, A-Cat, Musto-Skiff, div. classes - Warnemünde Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 3 After stormy days, there were finally good conditions yesterday to sail the full day program. At the World Championships of the OK Dinghies the fleet, which is split into two groups completed two races each. Jan Kurfeld GER and André Budzien GER lead the fleets with the daily ranks 1 and 2 respectively. Joint third are Lars-Johan Brodtkorb NOR and Fredy Lööf SWE.
On the first day of the A-Cat-European Championship 3 races were completed. Sovereign leader is America's Cup winner Glen Ashby AUS. He won all three races on his return to the class. Macijei Zarnowski POL and Mischa Heemskerk NED are the first pursuers. The Ranking.
The Musto-Skiffs finished their German championship yesterday. The title goes to Paul Dijkstra NED.
On the Official Leaderboard website there are also a number of Bigboat regatta rankings. The Reports.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   

J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 2

 J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 2 On the second day of the J/80 World Championship on the French Atlantic coast 3 more races were completed. Despite a premature start, Javier Charcategui ESP held on to his overall lead. Two points behind is Iker Almondoz ESP in 2nd place. 3 rd overall is Rayco Tabares ESP. At the start are 73 teams from 9 nations. The Ranking and the Videos .
International Sailing – Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Day 4

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Day 4 A thick fog in the morning and a weakened Seabreeze (10-12kn) in the afternoon marked the 4th day of the Junior European Championship in Portugal. All classes were able to complete two races each. The 420s sailed their first finals in the Gold- and Silverfleet. Enzo Balanger / Gaultier Tallieu FRA took the lead with the daily ranks 3 and 4, Martin Wizner / Pedro Ameneiro ESP are now 2nd, 2 points behind. Niamh Harper / Ross Thompson GBR remained third, 19 points behind. Clara Olive / Solenza Mariani FRA are 14th overall and are leading in the women's ranking. In the U17 fleet of the 420, the Australians have taken the command: Cole Tapper / Tyler Creevy AUS are leading, 5 points ahead of Ryan Littlechild / Jack Ferguson AUS. Already 15 points behind follow Oliver Hurwitz / Ethan Froelich USA on rank 3. Theres Dahnke / Birte Winkel GER extended their lead to 16 points in the women's 470, while Yahel Wallach / Omer Bilia ISR moved up to second place. Luise and Helena Wanser GER and Paola Amar / Marine Riou FRA are tied on points in 3rd and 4th overall. In the men's 470s Maor Abu / Yoav Rooz ISR are now 10 points clear of Nitai Hasson / Tal Hariri ISR. Balazs and Zsombor Gyapias HUN remain 3rd. All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the Day.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   

Nacra 17-Catamaran - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2

 Nacra 17-Catamaran - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2 Three more races were completed yesterday at the Nacra -17-Europeans in Gdynia. Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL took the overall lead. As the best team of the day, Fernando Echevarri / Tara Pacheco ESP advanced to second place. Ben Saxton / Nicola Boniface GBR and Ruggero Tita / Catarina Banti ITA are now tied on points with the Spaniards in 3 rd and 4 th. The Rankings .
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (Image © Malcom Drew)

49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2

 49er & 49erFX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 2 In fresh winds both classes were able to sail 4 races each. In the 49erFX Helen Näss / Marie Röninngen NOR took the lead with 3 race wins. Carla and Marta Munté ESP are 3 points behind and Stephanie Roble / Margarete Shea USA still in third place overall.
In the 49er Klaus Iago Lange ARG and Lukasz Przybitek / Pawel Kolodzinski POL are tied in the lead. 2 points behind are William Philipps / Iain Jensen AUS on rank 3. The Daily Report.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   

Diam-24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 2 - Dieppe FRA Day 4

 Diam-24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 2 - Dieppe FRA Day 4 After having completed the first act of Dunkerque, the fleet of the Tour de France moved on to Dieppe where the first coastal race was scheduled. Once again 'Bejaflore' Valentin Bellet FRA won and extended their overall lead. 'Lorina Lemonade' with Quentin Delapierre FRA finished 2nd, staying 2nd in the overall rankings. The Ranking, the Daily report and the Video of the day.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   

J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 1

 J/80 - World Championship 2018 - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 1 The World Cup of the J/80 started in Les Sables d'Olonne FRA with 3 initial races. At the start are 73 teams from 7 nations. Javier Chacartegui ESP took the lead with three 3rd place finishes, followed by Iker Almondoz ESP and Simon Moriceau FRA in 2nd and 3rd place. The Ranking and the video of the day.
International Sailing – Monday, July 9, 2018
Monday, July 9, 2018   

420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Day 3

 420 & 470 - Junior European Championship 2018 - Sesimbra POR - Day 3 Yesterday, the Seabreeze on the Portuguese Atlantic coast set in later and slightly weaker than usual. Nevertheless two races could be sailed in each of the 4 classes , which completes the qualification for the Gold- and Silverfleet for the 420s. Still at the top of the 420s are Martin Vizner / Pedro Ameneiro ESP and Enzo Balanger / Gaultier Tallieu FRA, Niam Harper / Ross Thompson GBR is 3 rd, 4 points behind, Florian and Maximilian Büscher GER are now 4 th. Jakup Golebiowski / Filip Szmit POL and Jacobo Garcia / Antoni Ripoll ESP are the leaders of the U17 classification in the 420, followed by Cole Tapper / Tyler Creevy AUS 4 points behind in 3rd place.
There were no changes on the podium in the men's 470: Maor Abu / Yoav Rooz ISR are now 9 points ahead of Nitai Hasson / Tal Harari ISR. Balasz and Zsombor Gyapjas HUN are still third, a further 3 points back. Theres Dahnke / Birte Winkel GER continue to lead the women's 470, 4 points ahead of Luise and Helena Wanser GER , Paola Amar / Marine Riou FRA follow on rank 3.
All Leaderboards, the Daily Report and the Video of the day.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Cascais POR - Victory for Alinghi

 GC32-Catamaran - Extreme Sailing Series, Act 4 - Cascais POR - Victory for  Alinghi With three further race wins on the final day, 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghi's SUI was the clear overall winner in Cascais – This is already their 3rd victory in the four acts sailed so far this season. Thus, the Swiss take over the sole leadership in the annual standings. 'Adam Extreme Sailing Team' with Adam Minoprio follows on rank 2. For the first time this season, the 'INEOS Rebels UK' with Leigh McMillan GBR are on the podium in 3rd place. The Leaderboard and the Final report.
The fifth act will take place in Cardiff GBR at the end of August.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL

 Nacra 17 - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL After yesterday's end of the Laser U21 World Championship, the European Championship of the Nacra 17 catamarans began yesterday in Gdynia. Three races were completed. The first leaders are Ben Saxton / Niki Boniface GBR, Gemma Jones / Jason Saunders NZL follow a point behind in second place. Another point behind are the favorites Ruggero Tita / Caterina Banti ITA, who dominated racing so far this season. In sixth place are Nathan and Haylee Outteridge AUS, who have recently switched to class. The Ranking and the Event website.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

49er & 49er FX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 1

 49er & 49er FX - European Championship 2018 - Gdynia POL - Day 1 Light winds between 5 and 8 knots prevailed on the first day of the joint EM of the Olympic Skiff classes in Poland. With the daily ranks 1/1/2, William Philipps / Ian Jensen AUS are the first leaders in the 49er. Lübeck / Lübeck DEN and Prszybytek / Kolodsinki POL follow in ranks 2 and 3.
In the 49erFX 4 races were completed. Sophie Weguelin / Sophie Ainsworth GBR are leading one point ahead of Carla and Marta Munte ESP. In 3rd place follow Stephanie Roble / Marta Shea USA. The Daily Report and the Videos.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 1 - Dunkerque FRA - Day 3

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Act 1 - Dunkerque FRA - Day 3 On the third day of the stadium races in Dunquerque there were again best sailing conditions with sun and about 15 knots of wind. Again 5 qualifying races and a final of the best 8 were sailed. The day's winner was 'Team Réseau IXIO' with Sandro Lacan FRA followed by 'Sailing Arabia' with Stevie Morrison GBR. In the Overall ranking after 3 days, 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA and 'Sailing Arabia' with Stevie Morrison GBR are tied at the top, one point behind are 'Réseau Ixio' and 'Lorima Lemonade' (Quentin Delapierre FRA) tied in third place. Today the second act of the competition starts with a coastal race in Dieppe FRA. The Daily Report and the Video of the day.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour - Marstrand SWE - Final results

 M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour - Marstrand SWE - Final results 12-15kn and sunshine were the ideal platform for the finals of the swedish round of the World Match Racing Tour sailed in Marstrand. While Anna Östling SWE won easily 3-0 against Renée Groenveld NED, Yann Guichard FRA and Ian Williams GBR were fighting till the last meters ofthe 5th and final race. On the finishing line Yann Guichard FRA was just a single meter ahead. The report including the results.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

Laser - Europacup - Warnemünde GER - Day 2

 Laser - Europacup - Warnemünde GER - Day 2 While there was to much wind for racing on saturday the Baltic sea offered perfect conditions with winds around 15kn for the opening races of the german round of this years Laser Europacup. In the Laser Standard Dawid Kwania POL won all 3 races sailed and is clearly ahead of Jakup Halouzka CZE and Rodney Gavinda SEY. In the Laser Radial Jacinta Ainsworth AUS took the lead ahead of Justin Barth GER and Yvan Beaufils FRA. In the Laser 4.7 Lukas Schrank GER and Nojus Bestauskas LTU share the lead on equal points.
All results.
Monday, July 9, 2018   

OK-Dinghy, Musto-Skiff - Warnemünder Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 2

 OK-Dinghy, Musto-Skiff - Warnemünder Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 2 strong winds above 30kn made it immpossible to sail on saturday, but yesterday the conditions were perfect with winds between 15 and 18 knots. The OK Dinghies and the Musto-Skiffs were the first classes to beginn their Championships. For the OK Dinghies it was the last possibilty to practice before their worlds starting on tuesday. 3 races have been sailed. André Budzien GER won to of them and finished first overall, ahead of Lars-Johan Brodtkorb NOR and Luke Gower NZL. 61 boats were on the starting line - the full results.
For the Musto-Skiffs the series counts as German Open, six races were sailed on one single day. First leader is Paul Dijkstra NED, 6 points back Jelmer Kuipers NED is on 2nd, Iver Ahlmann GER follows on third.
The daily report.
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