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Calendar / Wind- & Kitesurfing
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   

Windsurfing - RS:X-Youth World Championship 2017 - Torbole ITA - Start today, with 2 USA athletes

 Windsurfing - RS:X-Youth World Championship 2017 - Torbole ITA - Start today, with 2 USA athletes Today, the RS:X Windsurfer Youth World Championship begins on Lake Garda with over 200 participants from 32 nations, men and women, including Steven Cramer and Geronimo Nores from the USA. The favorites come from the big delegations from France and Israel.
The video of the Practice Race of yesterday and the preview.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, June 11, 2017
Sunday, June 11, 2017   

Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Finals - Santander ESP - Day 5, Buckingham USA 2nd, McNay/Hughes USA 2nd

 Laser - Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Finals - Santander ESP - Day 5, Buckingham USA 2nd, McNay/Hughes USA 2nd The first five Medal Races of the Olympic Classes Worldcup Final in Santander ESP were held yesterday in a breeze around 10 kn.
The podium in the RS:X men windsurfers did not change with Kiran Badloe NED as first ahead of Louis Giard FRA and Shahar Zubari ISR. In the RS:X women, rank for Patricia Freitas BRA was firm before the race already. Yunxiu LU CHN and Stefania Elfutina RUS completed the podium winning Silver and Bronze.
In the Nacra 17, Fernando Echevarri/Tara Pacheco ESP grasped the title on their home waters ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR. Winning the Medal Race, Ben Saxton/Katie Dabson GBR jumped on rank 3 overall.
The points' gaps of the Skiffs before the final race were were tight. However, no changes occurred in the 49ersFX. The Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA won ahead of Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR and Lili Sebesi/Albane Dubois FRA. In the 49ers, James Peters/Fynn Sterritt GBR won ahead of Prszybytek/Kolodsinski POL and Fletcher/Bithell GBR.
The other five Classes sailed their last Qualification Series races yesterday with the 10 best qualified for today's Medal Races.
With a 14 points lead, Panagiotis Mantis/Pavlos Kagialis GRE will hardly loose rank 1 in the 470 men. At equal points on rank 2 are McNay/Hughes USA and Bargehr/Mähr AUT. With a chance for a medal are also the 4th-ranked Ferrari/Calabro ITA 5 points behind the podium. 13 points is the advantage of Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR on Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED. Three teams follow at equal points on the 3rd place: Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP, Blandin/Retornaz FRA and Cornudella/Lopez ESP.
The new leader in the Finns is Zsombor Beresz HUN 4 points ahead of Ben Cornish GBR. Ed Wright GBR follows on the 3rd position with a 6 points' deficit, still with chance for the overall victory.
The Laser results follow below in a separate news text.

The results of best North Americans by nation:
Finn: 11th Tom Ramshaw CAN, 15th Kyle Martin CAN
470 men: 2nd Stu McNay/ David Hughes USA, 12th Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA
49er: 15th Andrew Mollerus/ Matthew Mollerus USA
Laser Standard: 2nd Charlie Buckingham USA, 18th Chris Barnard USA
Laser Radial: 18th Haddon Hughes USA
RS:X men: 17th Juan Bosco Varela Barba MEX
IKA Formula Kite: 16th Catherine Dufour CAN

All ranking lists, the news and the video of yesterday's Medal Races.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, June 10, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017   

Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 4, McNay/Hughes USA 470 and Buckingham Laser are 2nd

 Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 4, McNay/Hughes USA 470 and Buckingham Laser are 2nd The first classes concluded the Qualification Series yesterday again in perfect winds around 15 kn and are ready for today's Medal Races. In three of the five Classes in the final race today, the overall winners are already known.
Patricia Freitas BRA has a 20 points' advantage in the RS:X women windsurfers. Considering the big points' gaps, Yunxiu Lu CHN and Stefania Elfutina RUS have Silver and Bronze for sure. 16 points is the advantage of Kiran Badloe NED in the RS:X men windsurfers and Silver and Bronze will be decided today between Louis Giard FRA and Shahar Zubari ISR.
Nacra 17, Fernando Echevarri/Tara Pacheco ESP have an 18 points' lead on John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR. Tom Phipps/Nicola Boniface GBR follow on the 3rd place.
In the two skiff classes however, the leading teams are closely together. In the 49ers, Peters/Sterritt GBR are only one point ahead of Prszybytek/Kolodsinski POL, and with a 6 points' backlog, Fletcher/Bithell GBR remain in the race for the title. In the 49ersFX, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA and Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR will duel for Gold, while Lili Sebesi/Albane Dubois FRA should finish on the Bronze Medal rank.
The Finns, 470s and the Laser sail their last Qualification races today. In the Finns, the new leader is Ben Cornish GBR, and the best of the day (2/1) Beresz Zsombor HUN moved up on rank 2. Ed Wright is now 3rd. Mantis/Kagialis GRE stay on top of the 470 men 8 points ahead of McNay/Hughes USA new on rank 2. Bargehr/Mähr AUT are now on 3rd. In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR extended their lead on Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED to 8 points.
The Laser results follow in the separate news text below.

The results of best North Americans by nation:
Finn: 13th Tom Ramshaw CAN, 15th Kyle Martin CAN
470 men: 2nd Stu McNay/ David Hughes USA, 12th Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA
49er: 15th Andrew Mollerus/ Matthew Mollerus USA
Laser Standard: 2nd Charlie Buckingham USA, 18th Chris Barnard USA
Laser Radial: 17th Haddon Hughes USA
RS:X men: 17th Juan Bosco Varela Barba MEX
IKA Formula Kite: 16th Catherine Dufour CAN

All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, June 9, 2017
Friday, June 9, 2017   

Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Finals - Santander ESP - Day 3, Buckingham USA 2nd Laser, McNay/Hughes USA 3rd 470 men

 Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Finals - Santander ESP - Day 3, Buckingham USA 2nd Laser, McNay/Hughes USA 3rd 470 men Halftime in Santander ESP. Good conditions with a 11-16 kn breeze with gusts of up to 25 kn prevailed yesterday again.
Mantis/Kagialis GRE extended their lead in the 470 open on 7 points. Bargehr/Mähr AUT defended their 2nd place. As best of the day with two race wins, McNay/Hughes USA advanced on rank 3. Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR, ranks 1 and 2, were again the best 470 women team and have now a 3 points' advantage on Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED. Amy Seabright/Anna Carpenter GBR follow on rank 3.
Peters/Sterritt GBR are the new leaders in the 49ers ahead of Fletcher/Bithell GBR and Prszybytek/Kolodszinski POL. In the 49erFX, the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA have taken the lead one point ahead of Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR. New on rank 3 are now Lili Sebesi/Albane Dubois FRA.
Ed Wright GBR stays on top of the Finns, but Ben Cornish GBR has reduced the backlog on 2 points. New on rank 3 is Deniss Karpak EST. Fernando Echevarri/Tara Pacheco ESP extended their lead on Tom Phipps/Nicola Boniface GBR in the Nacra 17 on 9 points.
No change in the RS:X men windsurfers. Kiran Badloe NED leads ahead of Louis Giard FRA and Shahar Zubari ISR. In the RS:X women windsurfers, the leading Patricia Freitas BRA and Yunxiu Lu CHN increased the advantage on the rest of the fleet.
Laser results, see next news text.

The results of best North Americans by nation:
Finn: 10th Tom Ramshaw CAN, 16th Kyle Martin CAN
470 men: 3rd Stu McNay/ David Hughes USA, 11th Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA
49er: 15th Andrew Mollerus/ Matthew Mollerus USA
Laser Standard: 2nd Charlie Buckingham USA, 17th Chris Barnard USA
Laser Radial: 16th Haddon Hughes USA
RS:X men: 17th Juan Bosco Varela Barba MEX
IKA Formula Kite: 17th Catherine Dufour CAN

All ranking list, the daily news and the event facebook page with videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Thursday, June 8, 2017
Thursday, June 8, 2017   

Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 2, Buckingham USA 2nd

 Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 2, Buckingham USA 2nd Perfect sailing conditions prevailed on the second day of the Worldcup Final in Santander ESP with a 12-15 kn wind.
Winning two races, Kagialis/Mantis GRE took the overall lead in the 470 men 5 points ahead of Bargehr/Mähr AUT. Two bullets for Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR in the 470 women as well moving up on rank 1 overall ahead of Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED.
In the 49ers, Lukasz Przybytek/Pawel Kolodzinski POL are now the sole leaders one point ahead of Peters/Sterritt GBR. In the 49erFX, Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR are now first one point ahead of Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA.
Ed Wright GBR stays on top of the Finns in front of Beresz Zsombor HUN new on rank 2. In the Nacra 17, Fernando Echevarri/Tara Pacheco ESP extended their lead on 7 points. Tom Phipps/Nicola Boniface GBR remain on the 2nd place.
In the RS:X men windsurfers, Kiran Badloe NED won all 3 races of the day and moved up on top with a 2 points' lead on Shahar Zubari ISR. In the RS:X women windsurfers, Patricia Freitas BRA defended her first position. New on rank 2 is Yunxiu Lu CHN.
The Laser results follow below.

The results of best North Americans by nation:
Finn: 10th Tom Ramshaw CAN, 16th Kyle Martin CAN
470 men: 5th Stu McNay/ David Hughes USA, 13th Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA
49er: 14th Andrew Mollerus/ Matthew Mollerus USA
Laser Standard: 2nd Charlie Buckingham USA, 12th Chris Barnard USA
Laser Radial: 20th Haddon Hughes USA
RS:X men: 17th Juan Bosco Varela Barba MEX
IKA Formula Kite: 17th Catherine Dufour CAN

All ranking lists, the daily news and the event facebook page with videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   

Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 1, Buckingham USA 2nd

 Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Day 1, Buckingham USA 2nd The Olympic Classes Worldcup Final in Santander ESP began yesterday in a 10-13 kn wind. A number of top teams do not participate, and therefore, some not so familiar names are on top of the interim's rankings after two or three races.
Imamura/Hokazono JPN lead ahead of Mantis/Kagialis GRE and Bargehr/Mähr AUT in the 470 men. Barbara Cornudella/Sara Lopez ESP lead in the 470 women.
The two skiff classes completed three races each. Prszybytek/Kolodszinski POL and Peters/Sterrit GBR share the lead in the 49ers. In the 49erFX, Victoria Travaschio/Maria Branz ARG and Kate McGregor/Sophie Ainsworth GBR are first at equal points. The Olympic Champions Grael/Kunze BRA follow one point back on rank 3.
Henry Wetherell GBR and Ed Wright GBR share the lead in the Finns. Closely together are also the top teams in the Nacra 17: Fernando Echevarri/Tara Pacheco ESP lead one point ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR and Tom Phipps/Nicola Boniface GBR.
In the RS:X men windsurfers, the leader is Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI with the ranks 1/2/9. Shahar Zubari ISR and Thomas Goyard FRA are the first challengers. In the RS:X women windsurfers, Patricia Freitas BRA is on rank 1.
The Laser results follow in a separate news text below.

The results of best North Americans by nation:
Finn: 11th Tom Ramshaw CAN, 16th Kyle Martin CAN
470 men: 6th Stu McNay/ David Hughes USA, 12th Wiley Rogers/Jack Parkin USA
49er: 15th Andrew Mollerus/ Matthew Mollerus USA
Laser Standard: 2nd Charlie Buckingham USA, 13th Chris Barnard USA
Laser Radial: 17th Haddon Hughes USA
RS:X men: 16th Juan Bosco Varela Barba MEX
IKA Formula Kite: 18th Catherine Dufour CAN

All ranking lists, the daily news and the event facebook page with videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   

Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Start today with North Americans

 Olympic Worldcup 2017 - Santander ESP - Start today with North Americans In Santander at the Spanish North Coast begins the Olympic Classes Worldcup Final today. The participation is limited to the best 25 teams per event, but not all classes fill this quota. 250 athletes form 41 nations, including Canada, Mexico and the USA, are present. Racing can be followed realtime via GPS tracking. The official preview.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, May 28, 2017
Sunday, May 28, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Final results

 Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Final results The 2017 Delta Lloyd Regatta on the Ijsselmeer was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races of the 49er,s 49ersFX, Lasers Radial and RS:X windsurfers again in perfect sailing conditions and summery temperatures.
The Skiffs sailed three Medal Races and the winners in the 49ers are Tim Fischer/Fabian Graf GER who defended their first place ahead of Jorge Lima/José-Luis Costa POR 2nd and Eric Heil/Thomas Plössel GER moving up on 3rd. No change on top of the 49ersFX: Enia Nincevic/Peiar Cupac CRO won ahead of Annemiek Bekkering/Jeske Kisters NED and John Pink/Sophie Ainsworth GBR. The new Final races format in the wiindsurfer (here the report) has been disasterous for the leader during the whole week Kiran Badloe NED, who was relegated on the final rank 6. Dorian Van Rijsselberghe NED is the overall winner ahead of Oël Pouliquen FRA and Matteo Evangelisti ITA.
All Ranglisten, der ranking lists and the videos.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, May 27, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 4

 Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 4 Yesterday, the last Qualification Series races and for the Lasers Standard (see separate news) and 470s, the Medal Races, were held.
Pawel Sozykin/Denis Gribanov RUS had a considerable advantage before the final race in the 470 and added another race win to clearly take the overall victory. Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED and Matteo Capurro/Matteo Puppo ITA completed the podium. In the 49ers, Tim Fischer/Fabien Graf GER have a solid 7 points lead on Jorge Lima/Jose-Luis Costa POR before today's Medal Race. In the crucial final race of the 49ersFX, a duel between Enia Nincevic/Peiar Cupac CRO and Annemiek Bekkering/Jeske Kisters NED will be on. In the RS:X men windsurfers, Kiran Badloe NED is the clear winner of the Qualification Series. Today, the Final Race of the 12 best is on the program.
All ranking lists, the news and the videos a.o. with Afrodite Zegers NED practicing as concert pianist.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, May 26, 2017
Friday, May 26, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Delta lloyd Regatta 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 3 with NorAms

 Olympic Classes - Delta lloyd Regatta 2017 - Medemblik NED - Day 3 with NorAms All classes sailed the full program in light winds and summery temperatures yesterday. Many position changes occurred. With a race win, Pawel Sozykin/Denis Gribanov RUS reclaimed rank 1 in the 470s 2 points ahead of Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED. Another 2 points back are Nikolaus Kampelmühler/Thomas Czajka AUT excellently underway in their first 470 season. In the 49ers, Tim Fischer/Fabian Graf GER advanced again on rank 1 after a perfect day (1/1/3). Jorge Lima/Jose-Luis Costa POR are 2nd one point behind. In the 49erFX, Enia Nincevic/Peiar Cupac CRO defended their lead in front of Annemiek Bekkering/Jeske Kisters NED and Hannah Mills/Alan Sign GBR new on the ranks 2 and 3. Stephanie Roble/Maggie Shea USA are 8th among the 26 starters. Kiran Badloe NED has moved up on rank 1 with two bullets yesterday in the RS:X man windsurfers with a 20 (!) points gap on the Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberghe NED. Gabriel Verrier-Paquette CAN is 22th. Please find the Laser news in the next news text.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the numerous videos.
Today, the Qualification Series will be concluded and already this evening, the first Medal Races are on the program.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Thursday, May 25, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017   

Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 2 with North Americans

 Olympic Classes - Delta Lloyd Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 2 with North Americans After some start postponements, racing started yesterday afternoon in light and shifty winds allowing to complete the planned program.
In the joint men/women 470 rankings, the new leaders are now Afrodite Zegers/Anneloes Van Veen NED one point ahead of the day's best (2/3) Nikolaus Kampelmühler/Thomas Czajka AUT on rank 2. Pavel Sozykin/Denis Gribanov RUS descended on rank 3. In the 49ers, Jorge Lima/Jose-Luis Costa POR have taken the lead, and with two race wins, Yannick Lefebre/Tom Pelsmaekers BEL moved up on the 2nd place. The Olympia medalists Erik Heil/Thomas Plössel GER follow on the 3rd position. In the 49erFX, Enia Nincevic/Peiar Cupac CRO extended their lead slightly. John Pink/Sophie Ainsworth GBR remain on the 2nd place. Kate Shaner/Caroline Attwood USA are 15th among the 26 starters. Dorijan Van Rjsselberghe NED and 2 points back Kirian Badloe NED are on the ranks 1 and 2 in the RS:X men windsurfers. Jimmy Lebron CAN is 26th. Please find the Laser news in the next news text. The other Olympic classes do not compete due to lack of participants.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the videos.
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