News Archive Women's Sailing

Sunday, February 27, 2011   
 Laser  Championnat du Mediterranee  Hyeres FRA  Day 1
The announced Westerly breeze filled in yesterday afternoon and two races could be sailed in a freshening wird of up to 20 kn during race 2. The favorites in the Standards and Radials finished on top, but .... they did not sail the correct course in race 1. Being disqualified, they are behind in the rankings for the moment. In the Lasers Standard (44 participants), Emmanuel Sanchez MON is on rank 1, followed by Jean-Baptiste Gelee FRA and Carlo De Paoli ITA. The favorites Felix Pruvot FRA (dsq/1), Wannes Van Laer BEL (dsq/2) and Jean-Baptiste Bernaz (dsq/4) follow on the ranks 17-20.
In the Lasers Radial (84 participants), Manon Luther SUI is one of the few being in the points in both races. She is the best woman on rank 2 behind Guillaume Trupheme FRA. Sandro Lacan FRA is on the 3rd place.
In the Laser 4.7 fleet (42 participants), Benjamin Vadnai HUN leads ahead of Luka Tosic SRB and Esteban Bonnet FRA,.
A fresh Mistral is announced for today, but decreasing by noon.

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