Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL enjoyed the fresher breeze around 15kn on the third day of the Youth Worlds and extended their lead on the 2nd-ranked Sade/Homri ISR in the 420 Boys to 13 points. ----- Madeline Hawkings/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA continue to dominate the 420 Girls increasing their advantage on 18 points. Theresa Steinlein/Lina Plettner GER on rank 2 are only 3 points in front of Natascha and Samira Rast SUI jumping on the 3rd place with a race win. ----- In the 29ers Boys, the defending champions Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR have now a 16 point lead on Archie Cropley/Max Paul AUS. ----- In the 29er Girls, Martina Carlsson/Amanda Ljunggren SWE are the new leaders ahead of Berta Puig/Isabella Cassereto USA just one point back. ----- With two race wins, Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER increased their advantage in the Nacra 15 on Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS to 5 points. Petard/Declef FRA are 3rd. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Tytus Butowski POL - the star of the local public - is on the first place 3 points ahead of Juan Cardosos ARG. Zac Littlewood AUS follows on the 3rd place. ----- Chiara Benini ITA and Ana Moncada ESP share now the lead in the Lasers Radial. ----- Nicolo Renna ITA dominates the RS:X Boys windsurfers 7 points ahead of Fabien Pianazza FRA. ----- In the RS:X Girls windsurfers, Héloise Macquaert FRA is the new leader as Natasa Lappa CYP was relegated on rank 2 after a disqualification. ----- France is leading in the Nations Rankings. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
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07.19.19 – 07.28.19
07.21.19 – 07.26.19
07.26.19 – 07.28.19
News – Thursday, July 18, 2019
Omani one-two in the short races of Port Barcarès yesterday with 'efg Privat Bank' with Pierre Pennec FRA winning ahead of 'Renaissance Services' with Stevie Morrison GBR. 'Béjaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA extended her overall lead on 9 points. 'CER - Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI made the Finals again finishing on 5th. Consolidating the 8th place overall, they reclaimed the lead in the Amateur rankings. ----- The ranking lists and the daily newst (in English or French). ----- Today, the Coastal Race in Hyères is on the program.
Just after our Press deadline 7 a.m. UTC (21:00 HST), 'Argo' of Jason Carroll USA and 'PowerPlay Ltd' CAY of Peter Cunningham 42nm behind will fight for the line honors in Honolulu. The third MOD70 multihull 'Maserati' of of Giovanni Soldini ITA on 3rd 207nm behind never played a role in the duel for victory. 'Comanche', the 100-foot Maxi of Samantha Grant and Jim Cooney AUS is the first monohull 413nm behind the leader. Here the latest leaderboard. ----- The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with more details.
Yesterday afternoon, Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA crossed the finish line of leg 2 in Les Sables as first one hour ahead of Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA. The winning duo takes the overall victory as well, considering the 7 of the 13 Class 40 two-person teams who have arrived. ----- The race tracker and the news.
The TP52 Super Series continued yesterday with two races sailed at Cascais POR in an up to 25kn breeze. 'Quantum' of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA defended the first place with two 2nd ranks. 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Santiago Lange ARG and 'Phoenix' of Harm Müller-Spreer GER with John Kostecki USA follow on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- The news and the video des Tages.
The winner of Round Robin 1 Leonard Takahashi NZL (8-3 w/l) is on top after two Round Robin 2 matches already sailed ahead of Frank Dair USA and Jordan Stevenson NZL all with two wins on the second day of the 53rd Governor’s Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship in New Port CA. ---- 12 international teams representing six nations compete until July 20 in a double round-robin series to advance the top four teams to the knock out matches for the Semi-Finals, Finals, and Petit Finals. ----- The results and the event website.
News – Wednesday, July 17, 2019
29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 2
Good sailing conditions prevailed yesterday in Poland and all fleets completed the full program. ----- In the 29er Girls, Antonia and Victoria Schultheis MLT have taken the lead ahead of Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA. ----- In the 29er Boys, the defending champions Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR are on top after 6 races. Kohonen/Bremer FIN on 2nd are already 10 points behind. ----- In the 420 Boys, Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL are on first with Martin Wizner/Pedro Ameneiro ESP following on 2nd and Achille Casco/Elliot Schick SUI on 3rd. ----- The 420 Girls are lead by Madeline Hawkings/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA, 5 points in front of Kana Kobayashi/Natsumi Shirasu JPN and Theresa Steinlein/Lina Plettner GER tied on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- In the Nacra 15 , Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS are now one point ahead of Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA. ----- In the Laser Radial Boys, Tytus Butowski POL has a one point advantage on Wonn Kye Lee SGP. ------ In the Laser Radial Girls, Chiara Benini ITA defended her lead ahead of Ana Moncada ESP and Shai Kakon ISR. In the RS:X Boys windsurfers is Nicolo Renna ITA on top. ----- In the RS:X Girls windsurfers, Linoy Geva ISR helds the first position. ----- All ranking lists, including the updated Nations Ranking, and the daily news.
The Mediterranean part of the 2019 Tour de France began yesterday in Port Barcarès with a 40nm Coastal Race, won by 'Golfe du Morbihan' with Robert Solune FRA advancing on rank 4 overall. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA finished 3rd and defended her lead. 'CER Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI remains on rank 8. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
The latest leaderboard (July 16, 21h UTC) has three fast multihulls, started in the Saturday July 13 fleet, on top with 'Argo'of Jason Carroll USA as first ('Collisto' info not valid as tracker malfunctions). 'PowerPlay Ltd' CAY of Peter Cunningham followed 66nm back, 'Maserati' ITA of Giovanni Soldini ITA was 162nm behind. ----- The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with more details.
Over the past weekend, Round 3 of the 'J/70 Battle' on Lake Constance was held in Bregenz AUT with 5 races completed. Klaus Diem AUT and his team were the winners one point ahead of Timon Kausche SUI. On rank 3 followed Thomas Studer SUI. 24 teams participated. ----- The results.
25 teams participated in the traditional Alpsee Regatta of the Dart Class. Winner after six races were lpsee an der Allgäuer Dart Regatta. Nach 6 Wettfahrten gewannen Wolfgang Godderis/Sabine Russold GER dank höherer Anzahl Laufsiege vor den punktgleichen Michiel Fehr/Andri Fried SUI. Die Rangliste.
News – Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Final results - Gold for Marco Gradoni ITA and Maria Perello ESP
Marco Gradoni ITA, winner of the two races sailed again in well-established trade winds and big waves yesterday, is the outstanding winner of the 2019 Optimist World Championshp, his third in a row, a unique performance in the over 50 year history of the Class. Richard Schultheis MLT and Jaime Ayarza ESP earned Silver and Bronze. ----- Similar is the achievement of Maria Perello ESP, dominating in the Girls rankings ahead of Amparo Stupenengo ARG and Okyanus Arykan TUR. ----- All ranking lists and the final report.
29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 1
The 2019 Youth World Sailing Championship began yesterday in Poland in a light 7-10kn breeze, allowing only some of the classes to sail their first races. ----- The 420 Boys completed two races with Achille Casco/Eliot Schick SUI, ranks 3 and 5, taking the lead. On the ranks 2 and 3 followed Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL and Martin Wizner/Pedro Almeira ESP - the duo fighting for the 420 Worlds title in Portugal last week. ----- The 420 Girls did not race. ----- In the 29er-Boys, the full program with 3 races was completed. Ville Korhonen/Edvard Bremer FIN are first ahead of Mathias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR and Marius Westerlind/Olle Aronsson SWE. ----- The 29er Girls did not sail. ----- The Lasers Radial completed one heat in both genders. In the Boys, Otto Dahlberg FIN leads ahead of Connor Nelson USA and Tytus Butowski POL. ----- In the Radial Girls, Chiara BeniniITA ahead of Manon Peyre FRA and Simone Chen SGP are in front. ----- In the Nacras 15, Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER and Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS share the lead after two races. Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA follow on rank 3. ----- The windsurfers did not compete. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
The Lake Garda Foiling Week, an event organised for some years now, was held over the past weekend with five Classes present. ----- In the largest fleet, the Moths with 83 participants, Francesco Bruni ITA finished first ahead of Carlo De Paoli ITA and Dave Kenefick IRL. ----- In the Open-rankings, Ernst-Michael Miller GER on an iFly was first. In the Easy-to-Fly (a 3-person foiler), Jean-Christoph Mourniac FRA and his team were on top. Maxime and Jérémy Bachelin SUI won in the Flying Phantoms ahead of the Vendée-Globe-winner François Gabart FRA on 2nd and Alex Schneiter/Gurvan Bontemps SUI on 3rd. ----- A Norvegian trio was on top of the remarkable WASZP fleet, tuning up for the European Championship to be held at the same venue as from tomorrow, with Alexander Hogheim NOR, Nicolai Jacobson NOR and Erik Karlsen NOR. ----- All ranking lists and the event website.
After the first three races sailed in moderate conditions in Northern Spain yesterday, Pierre Laouenan FRA and his team are the first leaders in front of a - as always - large Spanish J/80 fleet. 80 teams from 11 nations and 3 continents are present. ----- The ranking list and the newst (in Spanish).
Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 11, Start of Part II on the Mediterranean
The Tour-de-France will resume sailing on the Mediterranean Sea today with a Coastal Race in Port Barcarès. Two more stages are planned in Hyères and in Nizza. ----- The situation on top of the rankings is fully open with 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA on rank 1 with a 2 point advantage on 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin FRA. ----- In the Amateur rankings, 'Grégory Lemarchal - Les Sables d'Olonne' is only one point ahead of 'Ville de Genève' of Victor Casas SUI. ----- The ranking lists and the daily news.
In windy conditions since his start in New Yord 4 days ago, Alan Roura SUI is well ahead in his attempt to cross the Atlantic W to E single-handed in a new record time. Yesterday, he covered 482nm in 24 hours, and his advantage on the previous record was 88nm this morning UTC. Since his start, Roura has been sailing over 100 hours on the same tack. The race tracker and the daily report (in French).
News – Monday, July 15, 2019
Fresh winds, big waves and a strong current made racing off Antigua very challenging yesterday, ideal for the leading trio extending the lead on the rest of the fleet in the two races of the day. The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA has now a 17 point advantage and his chances to become the first in the Optimist history to win three World Championship titles in a row are perfect in the last races of the competition today. Richard Schultheis MLT kept his 2nd place but the advantage on Jaime Ayarza ESP, best of the day with the ranks 2 and 1, is only 2 points. Ian Walker RSA on 4th is already 29 points behind the Bronze Medal. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP follows on rank 9. ----- The results and the daily news.
The Laser Europacup in Warnemuende was concluded yesterday in light winds. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Ole Schwiekendiek GER succeeded to replace the leading Ties Wijbinga NED on top with the day ranks 1 and 3. Anja Von Allmen SUI defended the 3rd place as best Girl. ----- In the Lasers Radial Men, Prszemyslav Machowski POL finished on rank 1 with two bullets yesterday. Anton Loeck GER and Oskar Madonich UKR completed the podium. In the Radial Women, Caroline Rosmo NOR was the superior winner ahead of Laura Schewe GER and Ekatarina Sanko BLR. Elena Oetling MEX finsished on 6th. ----- Norvegian is the winner also in the Lasers Standard with Uffe Tomasgaard NOR. Maksim Dzihael BLR and Kacper Stanislawski POL are on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- All ranking lists and the final report.
29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL, the Swiss
Today is day one of the Youth World Sailing Championship in Poland with 409 participants from 66 nations on the entry list. Switzerland is represented in the 420 with Natascha and Samira Rast SUI and Achille Casco/Eliott Schick SUI, in the Laser Radial with Rosine Baudet SUI and Gauthier Verhulst SUI and in the Nacra 15 withj Arnaud Grand/Marie Van der Klink SUI. ----- The report on the Opening event of yesterday.
The Omani 'Renaissance Services' with Stevie Morrison GBR were the winners of the Les Sables short races, as first team to finish on top for the third time. They advanced on rank 4 overall. 'CER - Ville de Genève' with Victor Casa SUI terminated as second. ----- 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA is still on rank 1, but 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA, on 3rd yesterday, is only 2 points back. ----- The results and the daily news. ----- With the Les Sables d'Olonne races, the Atlantic part of the Tour-de-France was concluded. Today, the trimarans will be transported to the Mediterranean Sea where racing will resume with a Coastal Race in Port Barcarès tomorrow.
Last Saturday, Alan Roura SUI departed from New York with his foiling Open60 for a single-hand West-East Atlantic crossing record attempt. Up to now, he made good mileage with 454nm in the past 24 hours. This morning UTC, he was 55nm behind the record of Marc Guillemot FRA. ----- The race tracker and the news.
The positions of the leading boats were unchanged at the last roll call with the Farr 57 'Ho'okolohe' of Cecil and Alyson Rossi , Novato, CA, USA on first with a reduced advantage on 'Brigadoon', a Tripp 56 of Daniel Gribble, Laguna Niguel, CA, USA of 13nm. Clearly leading in their Divisions are 'Comanche', the Verdier/VPLP 100 of Jim Cooney & Samantha Grant, Sydney, NSW, AUS as well as 'Argo', the MOD 70 of Jason Carroll, New York, NY, USA. ----- The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with all details.
The traditional Rostige Kanne regatta on Lake Thoune was concluded yesterday with two races. Hans Stöckli/Alex Gouda SCMd were the winners one point ahead of Kurt and Markus Scheidegger TYC. Jürg Ryffel/Beat Heinz YCR followed on rank 3. ----- The ranking list.
A good fleet started last Saturday on Lake Zurich to an animated race in sun and a moderate breeze. ----- Peter Epprecht ZYC finished first on his Quant 30 ahead of Nicola Fuso SCStä and Stefan Pfenninger YCAu, both on an Esse 850. 63 of the 64 starters finished the race. ----- The results, the ranking lists by Class and the news.
News – Sunday, July 14, 2019
The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA extended his lead at the Optimist Worlds on Antigua to 9 points with another race win yesterday in the first two Final Series races held in thundery conditions with gusts of up to 26kn. Richard Schultheiss MLT remains the runner-up. New on rank 3 is now Sebastian Kempe BER. The best girl Maria Perello ESP advanced on rank 11. ----- The results and the daily news.
After the unplanned lay day on Friday without wind, racing resumed yesterday at the Warnemuende Week, and all three Laser fleets completed two races. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Ties Wijbinga NED extended his lead with another race win. Ole Schweckendiek GER advanced on rank 2. Anja von Allmen SUI, the best Girl, is on the 3rd place. ----- In the Lasers Radial Men, Maximilian Behrens GER is the new leader ahead of Anton Loeck GER and Oskar Madonich UKR closely behind. ----- In the Radial Women, Caroline Rosmo NOR extended her lead on the closest persuers Lena Haverland GER and Laura Schewe GER. ----- Leader change in the Lasers Standard with Uffe Tomasgaard NOR replacing Maksim Dzihael BLR on top. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Yesterday, the third and last start was given off Pt. Fermin for the fastest of the 90 boat fleet from 10 nations, split in 12 divisions to race the 2'300nm to Hawaii, including the multihulls 'Maserati' and 'Argo' as well as the 100-footer 'Comanche'. ----- After one third of the distance this morning UTC, the Farr 57 'Ho'okolohe' of Cecil and Alyson Rossi , Novato, CA, USA was leading on elapsed time overall 24nm ahead of 'Brigadoon', a Tripp 56 of Daniel Gribble, Laguna Niguel, CA, USA. The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with all details.
'Team Aqua' of Chris Bake GBR and Cameron Appleton NZL as tactician defended the first place and earned the World Champion title ahead of 'Team Nika' of Vladimir Prosikhin RUS (with Tom Slingsby AUS) and 'Artemis' of Torbjörn Tornquist SWE (with Andy Horton USA) on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Exciting was the fifth and final day of the 2019 12 Metre World Championship in Newport RI. With 'Nyala' of Patrizio Bertelli ITA (with Maurizio Pelaschier ITA) having clinched her series early in the 'Vintage Division' after a sweep of yesterday’s two races, it came down to single races today to determine World Champions in Grand Prix, Modern and Traditional Divisions. ----- In 'Grand Prix Division' (with the newest boats), 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen DEN (with Jesper Bank DEN) grasped the title. ----- In the largest Division with 8 teams, the 'Moderns', 'Challenge 12' of Jack Le Fort, Jamestown, RI, USA (with Ken Read USA) reclaimed rank one with two race wins yesterday. ----- In the 'Traditional Division', 'Columbia' of Kevin Hegarty/Anthony Chiurco, Newport, RI, USA remained on top. In the 'Spirit Division' (with no title at stake), 'America II'(US-42) of Scott Curtis, New York, NY, USA finished first. ----- Competing in total were 21 historic 12 Metres from six countries – the largest fleet ever gathered in North America. ----- The results and the final report.
Heading North, the Class 40 fleet reached the Westwind belt yesterday veering East for a highspeed ride on the way back to France. The favorites have again taken the first places with Aymeric Chappellier/Rodrigue Cabaz FRA 1,2nm ahead of Catherine Pourre FRA/Pietro Luciani ITA. The rest of the fleet is already 20nm and more behind. ----- race tracker and the news.
After three races on the opening day of the Rostige Kanne regatta on Lake Thoune, Hans Stöckli/Alex Gouda SCMd are on rank 1 ahead of Kurt and Markus Scheidegger TYC and Jürg Ryffel/Beat Heinz YCR. ----- The results.