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Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, June 25, 2017
Sunday, June 25, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 4 - the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 4 - the Swiss For the three Swiss teams competing in the Olympic Classes competitions, the Kiel Week 2017 is over after the Qualification Series.
David Biedermann/Jann Schüpbach SUI finished their first Kiel Week on the remarkable 14th final rank. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI finished 25th. Livia Naef/Nelia Puhze SUI terminated their Week in the 49ersFX on rank 35.
The only Swiss racing today are the 420s. Morgan Lauber/ Léo Tétaz SUI are 18th, closely followed by Nick Zeltner/Till Seger SUI who advanced on the 19th place overall. Sailing in the Goldfleet as from today will also Geissbühler/Erni SUI (rank 31), Solène Mariani/Maud Schmid SUI (rank 36) and Sophie Mosegaard/Samira Rast SUI.
All ranking lists and the official news.
Sunday, June 25, 2017   

J/70 - Eurocup Act 3 - Riva del Garda ITA - Day 2, the Swiss

 J/70 - Eurocup Act 3 - Riva del Garda ITA - Day 2, the Swiss Round 3 of the J/70 European Sailing Series continued yesterday with 3 races held in excellent Lake Gardy conditions. No changes occurred on top of the rankings: Carlo Alberini ITA and his team remain on top ahead of Claudia Rossi ITA and Alessandro Molla ITA. The best Swiss Stefan Seger SUI advanced on rank 27. Silvan Zuppiger SUI is 38th.
The results and the daily news (in Italian).
Sunday, June 25, 2017   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League, Act 3 - CV Estavayer - Day 1

 J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League, Act 3 - CV Estavayer - Day 1 Round 3 of the Swiss Challenge League, the promotion to the Super League competition, began yesterday on Lake Nechâtel in light winds. All 12 teams completed 3 races each.
Finishing three times on top, the SC Enge with Christian Sprecher as skipper has taken the interim's lead 4 points ahead of the SC Männedorf with Peter Stöckli and the YC Kreuzlingen with Stefan Lion sharing rank 2 at equal points. A slow starter was the team of the CN Versoix with Mathieu Cadei, leader of the Annual Rankings, but with a victory in the last race, they could somewhat reduce the deficit on the top group with the 5th place at the end of day 1.
The results and the daily news.
Sunday, June 25, 2017   

5.5m - Swiss Championship 2017 - CN Pully - Final results

 5.5m - Swiss Championship 2017 - CN Pully - Final results Yesterday, the last race of the 5.5 m Swiss Championship according to the NoR was sailed on Lake Geneva to conclude the competition prematurely inspite of the light winds. Finishing on rank 2, Bernard Haissly SNG replaced Daniel Schenker TYC leading from the beginning on rank 1. The multiple Champion Jürg Menzi TYC grasped the Bronze Medal. 13 teams from Switzerland and the Netherlands participated.
The final ranking list.
Sunday, June 25, 2017   

Flying Phantom, Catamaran - Open des Multicoques - SN Genève - Day 1

 Flying Phantom, Catamaran - Open des Multicoques - SN Genève - Day 1 Five races were completed on the first day of the 'Open des Multicoques de Genève' yesterday.
In the Flying Phantoms, Bruno Barbarin/Cédric Schmidt CNV/SNG won all 5 heats and clearly lead overall ahead of Kristoffer Jonsson/Janik Roempp SNG/SCS and Robon Maeder/Denis Girardet CNB/CNV.
In the C1-catamarans, Andreas and Andrea Lutz SCRg are frist ahead of Steve Tinguely/Jean-François Fischer VLM and Guillaume Rol/Malo Surdez SNG.
In the category CJ, Emma Jonsson/Basile Wohlers YCG are on top.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, June 24, 2017
Saturday, June 24, 2017   

470, 49erFX, 420 - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3 - the Swiss

 470, 49erFX, 420 - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3 - the Swiss In an up to 25 kn breeze, David Biedermann/Jann Schüpbach SUI advanced on rank 13 overall in the 470 men. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI however descended on rank 26.
In the 49ersFX, Livia Naef/Nelia Puhze SUI had their best finish so far with a 9th place in the first race of the day. As many other women, they did not start to the following big-breeze races and dropped on rank 38 overall.
A number of Swiss participate in the large 420 fleet. Morgan Lauber/Léo Tétaz SUI, first at the end of day 1, dropped on rank 9 yesterday. Nick Zeltner/Till Seger SUI follow on rank 21, Solène Mariani/Maud Schmid SUI are 24th and 3rd-best Girls' team. Florian Geissbühler/Livio Erni SUI are 26th.
All ranking lists and the daily news .
Saturday, June 24, 2017   

www.sailing-news.ch - thee Central Platform of the Swiss Sailing Sport !

 www.sailing-news.ch - thee Central Platform of the Swiss Sailing Sport ! With over 100'000 unique Swiss visitors, sailing-news has been the most important central Internet platform for sailing in Switzerland. As the only medium, we inform and comment on all activities in the Swiss regatta scene and generate much traffic on the pages of Clubs and Classes.
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Sailing Switzerland – Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday, June 23, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 2 - the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 2 - the Swiss The calm conditions left the 470s without results yesterdays and the ranking lists after the first day remain unchanged. David Biedermann/Jann Schüpbach SUI are in the middle of the fleet on rank 17. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI follow on rank 25. The only Swiss racing were Livia Naef/Nelia Puhze SUI in the 49ersFX. They lost some places and are now 33rd.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, June 23, 2017   

5.5m - Swiss Championship 2017 - CN Pully - Day 1

 5.5m - Swiss Championship 2017 - CN Pully - Day 1 The 5.5 mJI Swiss Championship began yesterday on Lake Geneva in a hot summer weather. Very light winds prevailed during the whole day, but nevertheless, three races could be completed. Daniel Schenker TYC is the interim's leader with the day ranks 2/3/1 and a 2 points' advantage on Bernard Haissly SNG. Jürg Menzi TYC on rank 3 is already 6 points back.
The results and the short report with photos.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, June 22, 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017   

AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER - Final results, Team Tilt 3rd

 AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER - Final results, Team Tilt 3rd The wind was somewhat fresher on the second and crucial day of the Youth America's Cup allowing for the first time to fly the AC45s. 'New Zealand Sailing Team' was unbeatable in these conditions and won all three heats. Thanks to the big advantage from day one, 'BAR Academy' with Robert Bounce GBR stayed on rank one overall by a small margin leaving the Silver Medal to the New Zealanders. The Swiss 'Team Tilt' had a solid day moving them on the podium earning Bronze.
The official news with final results and the 'Team Tilt' website .
Thursday, June 22, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 1 - the Swiss

 Olympic Classes - Kieler Woche - Kiel GER - Day 1 - the Swiss Switzerland is represented at the Kiel Week with development teams in the 470 and 49erFX.
Livia Naef/Nelia Puhze SUI finished twice on midfleet ranks in the 49ersFX, but with a premature start disqualification, they remain on rank 29 among the 48 teams for the moment.
Midfleet finishes also for David Biedermann/Jann Schüpbach SUI in the 470 men leaving them on rank 17. Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI follow as 25th.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, June 22, 2017   

Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 4, the Swiss

 Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 4, the Swiss Early this morning, the first Protos have crossed the finish line off Douarnenez FRA. Ian Lipinski POL, together with David Raison FRA was once more the superior winner almost 5 hours ahead of Romain Bolzinger/Julien Bourgeois FRA 2. With an impressive finish, Jörg Riechers/Robert Stanjek GER advanced on rank 3 removing Simon Koster SUI/Axel Trehin FRA from the podium by 6 minutes. Until Press Deadline (6h UTC) 5 Protos had reached Douarnenez. The final outcome in the Series Minis will be very close. 15 nm before the arrival, Le Draoulec/Clarice Cremer FRA had a one mile lead on Thomas Dolan IRL/François Jambou FRA and auf Tanguy Bouroullec/William Blosse FRA. 3 nm behind followed Valentin Gautier SUI/François Amaury FRA on rank 7.
The race tracker and the reports.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Wednesday, June 21, 2017   

AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER - Day 1

 AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER - Day 1 No flying day on the first Final day of the Youth America's Cup, but nevertheless, the three races have been completed. With the day ranks 2/2/1, 'BAR Academy' with Robert Pounce GBR had a smashing start leading with a solid 7 points advantage on 'Team Tilt' with Sébastien Schneiter SUI and 'Team France' with Robin Follin FRA at equal points. Today is the second and last day of the Youth America's Cup with another three races on the program.
This evening, beginning at 19h CET, the Geneva Regional TV 'Léman bleu' will air the races in Hamilton/Bermudas. The official news with the results.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017   

International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Final results, the Swiss

 International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Final results, the Swiss The International Classes concluded the 2017 Kiel Week yesterday with more light-wind races. As from today, the Olympic Classes will be underway with top sailors such as Robert Scheidt BRA (49er) or Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS (470).
On the final day, a leader change happened in the 29er Eurocup rankings: Benjamin Jaffrezic/Léo Chauvel FRA replaced Théo Revil/Gautier Guevel FRA on top. Aristide Giroud/Noah Chauvin FRA made the all-French podium in the 93 teams'/13 nations' fleet complete.
Winner in the Lasers 4.7 was Tobias Birkeland NOR with Johan Schubert DEN and Julia Rogalska POL on the ranks 2 and 3. Félix Baudet SUI on the 4th place missed the podium by one point only.
No change in the 5o5er rankings. Jörgen and Jacob Bojsen-Möller DEN were the clear winners ahead of Boite/Fountaine FRA and Hunger/Kleiner GER. Caroline Jacquet/René Betschen SUI finished on the good 7th position among the 38 teams.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017   

Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 3, the Swiss

 Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 3, the Swiss The large fleet of the Mini-Fastnet-Race is on the way back to France. In the Protos, Ian Lipinski POL/David Raison FRA have extended their lead on 20 nm. New on rank 2 are now Simon Koster SUI/Axel Tréhin FRA. In the Series-Minis, the leading group is sailing closely together: Erwan Le Draoulec/Clarice Cremer FRA have defended their first position 2 nm ahead of Thomas Dolan IRL/François Chabou FRA. Valentin Gautier SUI/François Amaury FRA 9 nm back remain on the 8th place.
The race tracker and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   

International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3, the Swiss

 International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 3, the Swiss Moderate winds prevailed again yesterday on the Kiel Bay, but nevertheless, most classes completed the full daily program.
The Lasers 4.7 sailded their first three Final regattas split in a Gold- and Silverfleet. Tobias Birkeland NOR is the new leader ahead of Johan Schubert DEN. Félix Baudet SUI did not start to the second race and dropped on the 3rd place overall, but with the ranks 1 and 4, he confirmed that he is still a valid contender for the title.
In the 5o5s, the FD Olympic Medalists 1988/1992, Jörgen and Jacob Bojsen-Möller DEN, are on the way to their first 5o5 Kiel Week victory, this in addition to their 14 (!) Flying Dutchman wins. Boite/Fountaine FRA are already 14 points back. On the way up on rank 6 are Caroline Jacquet/René Betschen SUI.
In the 29er-Euro-Cup, Théo Revil/Gautier Guevel FRA extended their advantage on 14 points. Rok Verderber/Klemen Semelbauer SLO remain the first challengers.
Today is the final day for the International Classes. Tomorrow, the Olympic and the disabled-sailing classes (2.4m and Hanse 303) will begins with their races.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   

AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER - Start today, Team Tilt

 AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Finals - Hamilton BER -  Start today, Team Tilt After the first four Rounds of the America's Cup Challenge, it is the Youths' turn (U24) today and tomorrow. The eight Youths' teams qualified for the Final will sail six fleetraces to determine the Youth America's Cup winner. Four years ago in San Franisco, Peter Burling NZL grasped the Youths' title and today, he is the helmsman of the4 NZL America's-Cup-Cat.
The 'Youth Team New Zealand' and ths Swedish 'Artemis Youth Team' are the favorites based on the performance in the Qualifiers. Will again prevail the same light-wind conditions that barely allowed the AC45F multihull to fly ? Changed conditions could well influence the overall rankings.
The Swiss 'Team Tilt' with Sébastien Schneiter SUI will start to the Final with the objective to reach the podium after the fourth place in San Francisco. After a rather disappointing first races, the ranks 1 and 2 in the last two Qualifier heats have been promising.
The official preview.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   

Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 2, the Swiss

 Mini 650 - Mini-Fastnet-Race - Douarnenez FRA - Day 2, the Swiss This morning at Press Deadline, the first Minis just rounded the Fastnet-Rock. Ian Lipinski POL/David Raison FRA lead with an 11 nm advantage on Romain Bolzinger/Julien Bourgeois FRA. Another 2 nm behind were Simon Koster SUI/Axel Trehin FRA on the 3rd place. The second Swiss Proto with Marcel Schwager SUI/Andreas Hanakamp AUT followed on rank 22. In the Series-Minis, Erwan Le Draoulec/Clarice Cremer FRA were in the lead. Valentin Gautier SUI/François Amaury FRA were on the 8th position with a 5 nm backlog. Yann Burkhalter SUI/Fabienne Burkhalter SUI followed on rank 28.
The race tracker and the daily news.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   

A-Cat, Dart 18 - Cat-Weekend - RV Brunnen

 A-Cat, Dart 18 - Cat-Weekend - RV Brunnen The two catamaran classes sailed 6 races each over the past weekend in a well-estblished thermal breeze on Lake Uri. With nothing but ranks 1 and 2, Daniel Caviezel YCAs was the clear winner in the A-Cats ahead of Charles Bueche BT and Bruno Biedermann RVT. In the Darts, the outcome was close with Susann Hefti/ ? SCOW winning one point ahead of Michiel Fehr/ ? SKM.
All results.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, June 19, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017   

International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 2, the Swiss

 International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 2, the Swiss Sun and moderate winds again on day 2 of the International Classes' Kiel Week 2017, and the full program cound be sailed.
Defending rank 1 in the Lasers 4,7 was Félix Baudet SUI, winning 4 of the 6 races in his Group so far. He shares the lead with the tied Julian Hoffmann GER, Johann Schubert DEN and Tobias Birkeland NOR. As from today, racing will continue split in a Gold- and Silverfleet.
In the 29er Europacup, Théo Revil/Gautier Guevel FRA have taken the lead 8 points ahead of Rok Verderber/Klemen Semelbauer SLO on rank 2.
In the 5o5s, Bojsen-Möller/Bojsen Möller DEN won again two heats and are now the clear overall leaders. 11 points ahead of Hunger/Kleiner GER. Hunger's 22nd Kiel Week victory is now far away. Caroline Jacquet/René Betschen SUI moved up on rank 8.
More results and the daily news.
Monday, June 19, 2017   (Image © Anna Bergkvist)

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Marstrand SWE - Final results, the Swiss

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Marstrand SWE - Final results, the Swiss The Melges 24 held Round 3 of their European Sailing Series in Marstrand SWE over the past weekend. With a row of top-5 ranks in the 9 races completed, Corinthian team of Giacomo Fosatti ITA den was the winner 15 points ahead of Miles Quinton GBR. On rank 3 followed Bill Hardesty USA, the first professional sailor. 30 teams from 7 nations participated. For once, there were no Swiss starting.
The results and the news.
Monday, June 19, 2017   

Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial - Championnat des 3 Lacs - CV Neuchâtel

 Optimist, 420, Laser 4.7 & Radial - Championnat des 3 Lacs - CV Neuchâtel The Youth sailors from the Swiss Sailing Lake Jura Region enjoyed perfect Northeast wind sailing conditions over the past weekend and completed 8 races per class.
In the Optimists, Lars Dittel BT finished first ahead of Noë Aebi CVN and Lynn Niederhauser CVE. 25 Optimist sailors participated. Niederhauser/Chassot BT won the 'Match Race' of the only two 420s.
Alle ranking lists .
Monday, June 19, 2017   

Corsaire, Pirat - Regatta-Weekend I - SC Sihlsee

 Corsaire, Pirat - Regatta-Weekend I - SC Sihlsee Good sailing conditions prevailed over the past weekend on Lake Sihl and both classes could complete 8 races each.
Winning 6 races, Rolf and Liliane Uhlmann SCSee were the clear winners in the Corsaires (6 teams) ahead of Hermman Maurer/Hans-Peter Zogg SCH. With 5 race wins, Barbara und Eliane Widmer YCB finished on top of the Pirates (16 teams). Tim Vögtlin/Valerie Steiner SCP followed on rank 2.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Sunday, June 18, 2017   

International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 1, the Swiss

 International Classes - Kiel Week - Kiel GER - Day 1, the Swiss The Kiel Week 2017 began yesterday for the International Classes in sun and good wind conditions, allowing to complete the full program with 3 to 4 races by Class.
For the 29ers, the event is part of the Europacup, and after 4 heats, Mikolaj Staniul/Kajetan Jablonski POL are first 3 points ahead of Theo Revil/Gautier Guevel FRA. No Swiss teams on the entry list.
Swiss is the lead however in the Lasers 4.7 with Félix Baudet SUI at equal points with Julian Hoffmann GER.
In the 5o5s, the eternal duel between the well-known Kiel-Week winners goes on. First after three races are Böjsen-Möller/Böjsen-Möller DEN 3 points ahead of Hunger/Kleiner GER tied with Boite/Fountaine FRA. Caroline Jacquet/René Betschen follow on rank 12.
All ranking lists and the daily report.
Sunday, June 18, 2017   

Dragon - World Championship 2017 - Cascais POR - Final results, the Swiss

 Dragon - World Championship 2017 - Cascais POR - Final results, the Swiss The seabreeze was somewhat lighter (around 12 kn) on the last day of the Dragon World Championship with three teams at the start with chances for the title. Andy Beadsworth GBR steering the Turkish 'Provezza' team defended the overall lead ahead of Anatoly Loginov RUS and Lawrie Smith GBR taking Silver and Bronze. The best Swiss boat of Dirk Oldenburg SUI remained on rank 35.
The final ranking list and the news.
Sunday, June 18, 2017   

Classes ACVL - 79. Bol d'Or - SN Genève - Victory for 'Alinghi'

 Classes ACVL - 79. Bol d'Or - SN Genève - Victory for 'Alinghi' The fresh North-East wind made the 2017 Bol d'Or fast yesterday. 'Alinghi' with Arnaud Psarofaghis SNG steering missed the record by a few minutes only. With the 'Ladycat' of Dona Bertarelli SNG as 2nd followed another D35 catamaran on top of the rankings. The friendly attack of the GC32 foiling catamaran 'Realstone' with Jerôme Clerc failed in the lighter winds on the upper Lake Leman. However, the ultra-fast down-wind ride on the way back to Geneva allowed Clerc to climb on the podium as 3rd. Jean Psarofaghis SNG on the Psaros40 'Sytz & Co' finished first in the monohulls after a tight duel with the Hungarian Libera 'Raffica', decided shortly before the finish line when two Hungarian crews fell from the wires and the MOB manoeuvre pulled them back considerably.
The ranking list and the news.
Sunday, June 18, 2017   (Image © Juerg Kaufmann)

Rund-Um Bodensee - Lindau GER - Final results

 Rund-Um Bodensee - Lindau GER - Final results Best Northeast wind conditions prevailed also on Lake Constance during the traditional 'Round-the-Lake' Regatta. The line honors after 6 hrs 22 min went to Fritz Trippolt AUT on a D35-catamaran, followed 11 min later by Ralph Schatz GER on a M2-Cat. The 'Holy Smoke' cat of Albert Schiess SUI finished 3rd.
The ranking list and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, June 17, 2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017   

AC-50 - 35th America's Cup - Hamilton BER - Start today, TV in Switzerland

 AC-50 - 35th America's Cup - Hamilton BER -  Start today, TV in Switzerland The 35th America's Cup begins today on the Bermuda Great Sound with the first two of max 15 races to determine the America's Cup Holder for the coming years. The duels between the Cup Defender 'Oracle' with Jimmy Spithill AUS and 'Team New Zealand' with Peter Burling NZL in the Round Robins were very close, and the outcome of the Final seems to be quite open. The name of the game will be to get and keep the catamarans flying. Every dive means massive losses. The start will be given at 18h UTC and can be followed on the America's Cup website (fee) or in Switzerland and a number of countries on www.servus.tv.
Saturday, June 17, 2017   

AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4, Team Tilt

 AC-45-Catamaran - Youth America's Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4, Team Tilt Day Two of the Pool A Qualifiers in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup once again belonged to Sweden’s 'Artemis Youth Racing' as they topped the tables with two wins, qualifying for the Final comfortably with 55 points. Joining them in the final three qualification spots from Pool A are 'SVB Team Germany', Switzerland’s 'Team Tilt' and 'Team France Jeune'. The result today means that 'Youth Vikings Denmark' and 'Kaijin Team Japan' are eliminated. The wind was again very light and again, the catamarans could not foil.
''Team Tilt'' with Sébastien Schneiter SUI advanced on rank 3 thanks to the day ranks 1 and 2.
The final field consists now of 'Artemis Youth Racing', 'SVB Team Germany', Switzerland’s 'Team Tilt', 'Team France Jeune', 'Land Rover BAR Academy', Spanish 'Impulse by IBEROSTAR', 'NZL Sailing Team' and Bermuda’s hometown heroes, 'TeamBDA'.
The news with the results.
Saturday, June 17, 2017   

Classes ACVL - 79. Bol d'Or - SN Genève - Start today at 10h CET

 Classes ACVL - 79. Bol d'Or - SN Genève - Start today at 10h CET Much wind and sun have been announced for the 2017 Bol d'Or starting today. The race will be fast, and the big catamarans will be back in Geneva during this afternoon already. 550 boats are on the starting line, but the top ranks will definitely go to the Décision-35. Will there be a new record ? Not impossible. The race can be followed over live GPS tracking.
The event website and the event facebook page.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, June 15, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017   

America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Super Yacht Regatta - Day 2, Team Tilt

 America's Cup News - Hamilton BER - Super Yacht Regatta - Day 2, Team Tilt Sun and moderate winds around 15 kn prevailed yesterday during another race of the Super-Yacht-Regatta. Here some race photos.
Today, it is the turn of the Youth America's Cup Group A to sail three Qualification Races. After up to three more races tomorrow, the 4 best of the 6 teams engaged will be qualified for the Final. The Swiss 'Team Tilt' with Sébastien Schneiter SUI is among the favorites. The event website.
Thursday, June 15, 2017   

Dragon - World Championship 2017 - Cascais POR - Day 2

 Dragon - World Championship 2017 - Cascais POR - Day 2 Two races were held yesterday at the Dragon World Championship in Cascais in a 8-12 kn breeze and a fair Atlantic Ocean swell. Andy Beadsworth GBR steering for the Turkish Provezza Team confirmed his results so far (1/1/10) with two more top-10 results and has now an 8 points' lead on Anatoly Loginov RUS. Yevgeni Braslavets UKR on rank 3 is already 19 points behind. Hugo Stenbeck SUI won the first race and advanced on the 30th place among the 70 teams.
The ranking list and the daily news with video.
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (Image © Kurt Arrigo)

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

 IRC - Giraglia Race - St.Tropez FRA - Day 1 Yesterday, the start to the Giraglia Race over 260 nm from St-Tropez around the Giraglia Rock (North of Corsica FRA) to Genoa has been given. In light winds, the leading boats were just about to round the Rock this morning. The IRC-0 72-foot Maxi 'Caol Ila' of Alex Schaerer GBR was in the lead, 0,7 nm ahead of 'Momo'. another 72-footer. The race tracker.
Over the past weekend, the Giraglia Cup was held in St-Tropez. Here all ranking lists. In the ORC A-Wertung, Rolf Auf der Maur SUI with his 'Kajsa' finished 12th with the ranks 9/2/bfd. David Estoppey SUI with his J/122 was 7th in the IRC B classifications.
The event website.
Thursday, June 15, 2017   

50-Meilen-Trophy - SK Stanstad

 50-Meilen-Trophy - SK Stanstad Sun but almost no wind prevailed during the classic 50-Miles Trophy on Lake Lucerne on last Saturday. Definitely no 'foiling conditions' but nevertheless, the two Quant 30s were clearly ahead at the end of the race. Peter Seinet SCT won 48 min ahead of Andreas Zimmerli RVB. Pascal Marty RVB on his Ceccarelli 33 followed as 3rd.
The overall finish list and the ranking lists by classes. Scrolling way down to the end of the photo gallery is a video worthwhile watching, taken from a drone.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   

Optimist - Dutch Team Race National Championship 2017 - Loosdrecht NED - Final results, the Swiss

 Optimist - Dutch Team Race National Championship 2017 - Loosdrecht NED - Final results, the Swiss Over the past weekend, the International Dutch Optimist Team Race Championship was hes in Loodsrecht NED, with - among the participants - a Swiss Team with Maxime Thommen, Maxim Dneprov, Anja Von Allem, Natascha Rast and Milo Schärer. The Swiss qualified for the Semi Final, but lost to the later overall winners NED 2. In the Petite Finale, Ireland had the upper hand over the Swiss. The results and the news (in Dutch).
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   

Support Sailing News - our support campaign continues

 Support Sailing News - our support campaign continues First of all, many thanks to all the supporters of the sailing-news platform for the financial contributions, this time above all to all the Class Associations, appreciating to have an up-to-date Internet window to inform on regatta and other activities not only for their members, but a wider sailing-interested public. As the only national publication, we inform 365 days/year on the Swiss regatta activity, make the sport of sailing visible, and herewith promoting Classes and of course also Clubs as organising authorities.
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