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Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018   

Dragon - Régates Royales - Cannes FRA - Day 2, the Swiss

 Dragon - Régates Royales - Cannes FRA - Day 2, the Swiss No racing yesterday in at the Régates Royales in Cannes FRA, where a strong Easterly above 30kn was blowing on the Bay. After the only race on the Opening Day, Otto Pohlmann GER and his team are the leaders 4 points ahead of Nicola Friesen GER. Yves Gaussen SUI and Dirk Oldenburg SUI follow on the ranks 5 and 6 among the over 40 participants.
The ranking list.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018   

J/70 - 2018 World Championship, Marblehead USA, the Swiss

 J/70 - 2018 World Championship, Marblehead USA, the Swiss Though racing for the 91 J/70s on the Opening Day of the World Championship in Marblehead USA with a cold and wet southeasterly stiring up the sea to waves topping three meters. After two races, the fleet was called back to harbour, postponing race 3.
The defending World Champion Peter Duncan (USA) has taken the interim's lead finishing twice on rank 2. Claudia Rossi (ITA), ranks 4 and 1 is on 2nd, Bruce Golison (USA), twice on 3rd is 3rd overall as well. Alberto Rossi (ITA) is on the 4th place, Vincenzo Onorato ITA racing under the Yacht Club de Monaco flag is 5th. Massimo Soriano SUI and his team, ranks 62 and 18, is on the 39th place overall.
In the Corinthian Class, Jim Cunningham (USA), Ignacio Perez (MEX) and Lucas Authier (ARG) occupy the first three places.
The ranking list, the event facebook page and the event website with photos and videos.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   

Dragon - Régates Royales - Cannes FRA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Dragon - Régates Royales - Cannes FRA - Day 1, the Swiss The Dragon Régates Royales in Cannes FRA began yesterday with one race won by Otto Pohlmann GER and his team. Nicola Friesen GER and Gérard Blanc FRA are the first challengers. The Swiss participants had a good first day as well. Yves Gaussen SUI is on the 5th place, Dirk Oldenburg SUI followed on rank 6 among the over 40 teams racing.
The ranking list (PDF).
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   

Onyx, Lacustre, Dynamic 35, Aphrodite - Herbstpreis - ZYC

 Onyx, Lacustre, Dynamic 35, Aphrodite - Herbstpreis - ZYC A gusty westerly breeze prevailed on the lower Lake Zurich as well and all five Classes completed five races at the Autumn Trophy I of the Zürcher YC.
Patrick Stöckli SCMd finished first in the Onyx closely followed by Corinne Meyer RVB. In the Lacusters, Karl Nauer YCR was on rank 1. The best Dynamic 35 helmsman was Jakob Oetiker ZSC and in the Aphrodites 101, Fredi Stucki SCE was on top.
All ranking lists.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   

Laser, Yardstick - Ufenau Regatta - SCPf/SCOZ

 Laser, Yardstick - Ufenau Regatta - SCPf/SCOZ Good wind conditions prevailed also on Lake Zurich with the arriving westerly depression over the past weekend. Five races were completed at the Ufenau-Regatta.
In the Lasers, Samuel Meili SCPf was the winner. In the Yardstick rankings, Nicola Fuso with his Esse 850 was the clear winner ahead of Ruedi Frank SCOZ with his First 28.
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 24, 2018
Monday, September 24, 2018   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Final results, Alan Roura SUI

 IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Final results, Alan Roura SUI After the 24-hour solo race - we reported on the victory of Vincent Riou FRA ('PRB') yesterday - the Speed-Runs for teams were on the program, an impressive spectacle in the prevailing fresh winds.
Jérémy Beyou FRA was the fastest with a top speed of 29,85kn. His 'Charal' is the first Open 60 of the latest design, and with the new foils, the hull is lifted out of the water completely ! Samantha Davis GBR ('Initiatives Coers') and Paul Meilhat FRA ('SMA') followed on the ranks 2 and 3. A good performance demonstrated also 'La Fabrique' of Alan Roura SUI, equipped with foils, finishing on the excellent 5th place.
The ranking lists, the news and the videos.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Star - Oktoberfest-Regatta - Herrsching GER - Final results, the Swiss

 Star - Oktoberfest-Regatta - Herrsching GER - Final results, the Swiss No racing on the Ammersee yesterday and the results after 4 races have been declared final. Hubert Merkelbach/Markus Koy GER are the superior winners ahead of Roberto Benamati/Alberto Ambrosini ITA and Ulrich Vater/Karol Stepka GER on the ranks 2 and 3. Best of the seven Swiss teams were Jean-Pascal Chatagny/Serge Pulfer SUI on rank 5. The father-daughter team Christoph and Tina Gautschi SUI followed on the 6th position. 65 teams from 8 nations participated.
The results.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Laser Standard & Radial - Euro Master Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Euro Master Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Final results, the Swiss A fresh wind prevailed again yesterday Sunday on Lake Constance off Reichenau GER at the German Act of the Laser Euro-Masters (at the same time the German National Championship) with peaks of up to 30kn. Three more races were completed.
Best of the day (ranks 2/3), Roger Schulz GER, replaced Wolfgang Gerz GER on top of the Standards rankings. Michael Nissen GER won race. With the discard in effect, he moved up on rank 3. Beat Heinz SUI on 4th missed the podium by one points only. Mauro Lentini SUI followed as 12th among the 53 participants.
In the Radials, Thomas Büttner GER won the title one point ahead of Dietrich Schilling GER. The best woman Beatrix Fontius GER followed on rank 3 among the 34 participants.
The ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Finn - Interligue Spéciale - Plobsheim FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 Finn - Interligue Spéciale - Plobsheim FRA - Final results, the Swiss Good conditions prevailed over the past weekend at the at Plobsheim/Alsace FRA where the Finn Interligue regatta took place. After two races in moderate winds on Saturday, the frontal system filling in from the West brought fresh winds allowing to complete three more races on Sunday.
Jürgen Eiermann GER was the winner ahead of Andreas Bollongino GER and Dirk Meid GER. The best Swiss Thomas Bangerter SUI followed on rank 4. 34 participants from 3 nations were present.
The ranking list and the news.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

F18-Catamaran, various Cats - Duc d'Albe - Hyères FRA - Final results, the Swiss

 F18-Catamaran, various Cats - Duc d'Albe - Hyères FRA - Final results, the Swiss This year again, the Duc d'Albe in Hyères was the most important catamaran regatta at the French Mediterranean Coast with 131 teams from 3 nations starting. On Saturday, the Coupe des Iles d'Or was held in fresh winds, on Sunday followed the Duc d'Albe in a moderate seabreeze.
Overall winners were Yvan Bourgnon/Anthony Steinberg SUI/FRA in both series. Good Swiss results were also achieved in the class rankings: In the F18-Cats, Martin Orion/Charles Gate FRA finished first. Olivier Kaderli/Martin Jöhr SUI followed on rank 4.
The event website with all ranking lists and the event facebook page with photos.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - Act 4 - CV Grandson - Final results

Good westwind conditions prevailed again yesterday on Lake Neuchâtel where the last Round of the Swiss Sailing Challenge League (the 2nd Swiss League) was concluded.
The SC Cham with Philippe Erni remained on top and will be promoted to the 2019 Super League together with the 2nd-ranked Zürcher SC (Tobias Etter) and ther CN Pully (Valentin Bovey).
The ranking list and the news.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

M2-Catamaran - Speed Tour 2018 - YC Genève

 M2-Catamaran - Speed Tour 2018 - YC Genève After a windless Saturday, a fresh Westerly filled in yesterday and 4 cats capsized.
After 6 races, 'Swiss Medial Network' with Didier Pfister CNM was on top ahead of 'Patrimonium' (Nicolas Rossier CNM) and 'Degroot Petercam' (Frédéric Moura SNNy). 'Swiss Medical Network' is now only 2 points behind the leading 'Degroot Petercam' in the annual rankings. One event is still pending.
The news and the ranking list.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Optimist - Annual Points' Championship 2018 - SC Cham

 Optimist - Annual Points' Championship 2018 - SC Cham After Saturday without racing due to lack of wind on Lake Zoug, the major weather change yesterday brought about sufficient wind for two races.
Sam Nokes CVVT was the winner ahead of Axel Grandjean CVVT and Jeanlou Lauber CNM. The best girl Viktoria Jedlinska CNV was on rank 8. The best among the younger Group B sailors was Ikke Huber RCO as 6th. 121 Optimists were present.
The results and the event facebook page.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Laser - Annual Points' Championship 2018 - CV Grandson

Four more races per class were sailed yesterday on Lake Neuchâtel in a fresh westerly wind.
In the Lasers 4.7, Bejamin Dufour SNG was the clear winner ahead of Noe Herrmann YCAs and Jade Herrmann CNP.
In the Radials, Alessandro Maisano ZSC finished first ahead of Julien Delbeke ZSC and Antonis Asonitis SNG. Rosine Baudet SNG on 4th was the best girl.
In the small Lasers Standard fleet, Alain Matthys SCM won all 6 races.
All ranking lists.
Monday, September 24, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Class Championship - CNT Yvonand

 Hansa 303 - Class Championship - CNT Yvonand Three races could be sailed on the last day of the Hansa 303 Class Championship on Lake Neuchâtel.
No changes on the podium of the Hansa 303 Double. Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA were the winners ahead of Jérémie Chauchoy/Jerôme Dard FRA and Denise Christen/Elena Bosshard SUI/SIMPL.
Jonas Lengwiler SUI grasped the title in the Hansa 303 Simple. Willi Lutz SUI/YCA and Gaetan Gelée FRA completed the podium.
All results and the event website.
Monday, September 24, 2018   (Image © Gilles Morelle)

ACVL - CN Versoix - La Double

 ACVL - CN Versoix - La Double The 'Double' regatta was held on Lake Geneva in difficult conditions. The 105 participants could finally start in a light south-easterly wind not lasting too longtime, and almost half of the fleet could not finish the race lacking sufficient wind.
The line honours went to the Psaros 40 ‘SYZ’ of Jean Psarofaghis SNG, in calculated time, Miko Matero/Olivier Darcis SNNy on a Longtzé were first. The two Melges 32 of Jean-Luc Lévêque/Benoit-Charles Soreau SNG and Jean-Marc Deryng/Gilles Morelle SNG completed the podium.
In the Surprise, 15 of the 22 participants finished the race and Nicolas Kaufmann and his team SNG were the winners. Only 3 of the 19 Grand-Surprise finished in time with Bernard Borter/Yann Perret-Gentil CVV as winners.
The ranking lists and the Club website.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, September 23, 2018
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 2, Alan Roura SUI 10th

The 24-hour Solo Race of the 'Défi Azimut' sailed in good 20kn wind conditions was concluded yesterday. After rounding the virtual waypoint on the Atlantic Ocean, the fleet was speeding back to France on along reaching leg.
The leading Samantha Davies GBR sailing at top speeds of 26,5kn could not defend her first place, as Vincent Riou FRA passed as fast as 29kn and won the race with a 7 min advantage. On rank 3 followed Yann Eliès FRA, he too on a Foiler-Open-60. Alan Roura SUI finished 10th with a 2 hrs 40 min deficit.
Today, speed races for teams are on the program.
The news and the race tracker with results.
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

Star - Oktoberfest-Regatta - Herrsching GER - Day 2, the Swiss

Last Saturday, the 57th edition of the Starboat Oktoberfest Regatta began with three races sailed in good wind conditions. Yesterday, only one race could be completed in very light winds.
Clear interim's leaders are Hubert Merkelbach/Markus Koy GER - three bullets on Friday - ahead of the past World Champion Roberto Benamati/Alberto Ambrosini ITA. On rank 3 follow Ulrich Vater/Karol Stepka GER. The defending Champions Jean-Pascal Chatagny/Serge Pulfer SUI are - as best Swiss - on rank 5, closely followed by Christoph Gautschi/Tina Gautschi SUI on the 6th place. 56 teams from 8 nations participate.
The results.
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

Laser Standard & Radial - Euro Master Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Day 2, the Swiss

After the furious opening day with winds of up to 30k - here some photos - Lake Constance remained without wind yesterday. For today, a westerly breeze has been announced.
After the 3 races of day one, Wolfgang Gerz GER leads in the Lasers Standard. Beat Heinz SUI follows on the good 5th interim's rank. In the Radials, Thomas Büttner GER is on top.
The ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - CV Estavayer - Day 2

No wind yesterday on Lake Neuchâtel after the windy Friday until late in the afternoon, when racing could be resumed.
The SC Cham with Philipp remained on top ahead of the Zürcher SC with Tobias Etter and already now, their promotion to the 2019 Super League is firm. The third slot for the top league with either go to the CN Pully or the YC Zug depending on today's results.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with news, photos and videos.
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

Laser - Punktemeisterschaft - CV Grandson - Day 1

The Grandson/Lake Neuchâtel Round of the Laser Annual Points' Championship began yesterday with two races sailed in light winds.
In the Lasers 4.7 - the largest fleet with 24 participants - gewann Ludovico Cornaro CVLL won both heats. On rank 2 followed his team mate Andrea Arvedi CVLL. In the Radials, Alessandro Maisano ZSC won twice. Farah Imbert CNV followed on rank 2. In the match between the only two Lasers Standard, Alain Mathys SCM had the upper hand.
All ranking lists.
Sunday, September 23, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Schweizer Klassenmeisterschaft - CNT Yvonand - Day 2

No wind yesterday after the windy opening on Friday with three races completed.
In the Hansa 303 Double, Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA are on rank 1. The best Swiss team Denise Christen/Elena Bosshard SUI follows on rank 3. The ranking list of the Hansa 303 Simple has now been posted as well, showing that Jonas Lengweiler SUI finished three times as first and leading clearly ahead of Willi Lutz SUI.
The ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 22, 2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

2.4m, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 4, the Swiss

 2.4m, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 4, the Swiss After 3 light-wind days, a fresh breeze exceeding 35kn filled in on Lake Michigan yesterday and racing was cancelled for the day. Today, the last races will be held to bring about the crucial decisions.
In the 2.4m, the ten best sail for the first time a Medal Race. Everything is open as to the podium wiht Damien Séguin FRA, Mathew Bugg AUS and Dee Smith USA separated by 2 points only.
The ten best of the Hansa 303 men sail a Semi Final, the four best will race for the title in a Final.
The three best in the RS Venture, i.e. Alexandra Rickham/Hannah Stodel GBR, John McRoberts/Scott Lutes CAN and Will Street/Jonathan Currell GBR have already been qualified for the Final. Four more team will race for the last Final place today. Matteo Balbo/Olivier Bollmann SUI failed to qualify in the Repechage as 5th just one point behind.
The news and all ranking lists.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

IMOCA Open 60 - Défi Azimut - Lorient FRA - Day 1. Alain Roura SUI

Yesterday, the Open 60 'Défi Azimut' - a three days' series consisting of a solo 24-hour longdistance race and speed shorrt races for teams - was kicked off in Lorient FRA. With only 7 weeks before the start to the 'Route de Rhum', 15 solo skippers opted for this event as a tune-up race. The start was given yesterday evening at 18h UTC.
This morning, Samantha Davies GBR with her 'Initiatives de Coeur' was in the lead, 2,6nm ahead of Paul Meilhat FRA ('SMA') on rank 2. Vincent Riou FRA with his 'PRB' is 3,3nm behind on 3rd. Alain Roura SUI, for the first time on his foil-equipped 'La Fabrique', is on rank 10 with a 32nm backlog.
By this morning, the fleet will reach the first waypoint before heading back to Lorient. The race tracketheURL], the [URL=wxw.defi-azimut.net/?mode=actualites]news and das video of the start.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Laser - Euro Masters Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser - Euro Masters Series 2018 - Reichenau GER - Day 1, the Swiss The German Round of the Laser Euro Master Series began yesterday on Lake Constance with three races sailed in a fresh and gusty wind.
In the Lasers Standard, Wolfgang Gerz GER (Finn-Worldchampion 1980) has taken the lead 5 points ahead of the tied Roger Schulz GER and Olaf Schulz GER. Beat Heinz SUI is on the remarkable 5th place among the 48 participants.
In the Lasers Radial, Thomas Büttner GER is first one point ahead of Dietrich Schilling GER. Beatrix Fontius GER follows on the 2nd place. The only Swiss on the entry list - Daniel Leibacher SUI - did not compete yesterday as a number of other athletes.
All ranking lists (PDF) and the event website.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - Act 4 - CV Estavayer - Day 1

 J/70 - Swiss Sailing Challenge League - Act 4 - CV Estavayer - Day 1 The last Round of the 2018 Swiss Sailing Challenge League began yesterday on Lake Neuchâtel with the first three overall to be promoted to the 2019 Super League. The Zürcher SC with Tobias Etter has a safe advantage and is practically qualified. The ranks 2 and 3 however are much disputed with chances for SC Cham, the YC Zug and the CN Pully, and even the YC Spiez has still an option.
After 5 races sailed off Estavayer, the SC Cham with Philippe Erni and the Zürcher SC (Tobias Etter) share the lead. On rank 3 follows with a 7 points' backlog the YC CERN. The next-best promotion candidate CN Pully is on rank 5.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1

 Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1 Good westwind conditions prevailed on Lake Neuchâtel yesterday on the opening day of the Hansa 303 Class Championship. With 48 teams from 3 nations, the Hansa Double participation in this inaugural event is excellent.
Leaders after three challenging races are Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA. The ranking list.
No ranking list has been posted on the Hansa 303 Simple competition on the the event website. With 28 solo starters from 4 nations, this fleet is very representative as well.
The event website.
Saturday, September 22, 2018   

Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1, the Swiss

 Hansa 303 - Swiss Class Championship 2018 - CVT Yvonand - Day 1, the Swiss Good westwind conditions prevailed on Lake Neuchâtel yesterday on the opening day of the Hansa 303 Class Championship. With 48 teams from 3 nations, the Hansa Double participation in this inaugural event is excellent.
Leaders after three challenging races are Gilles Guyon/Olivier Ducruix FRA, the best Swiss team Denise Christen/Elena Bosshard SUI follows on rank 3. The ranking list.
No ranking list has been posted on the Hansa 303 Simple competition on the the event website. With 28 solo starters from 4 nations, this fleet is very representative as well.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, September 20, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018   

World Ranking Lists - Updates as per September 17, 2018, the Swiss

 World Ranking Lists - Updates as per September 17, 2018, the Swiss The latest World Ranking List updates have just been published by World Sailing with Phil Robertson (NZL) maintaining his position at the top of the Matchracing Open rankings ahead of Trevor Mirsky (AUS) and Ian Williams (GBR). Pauline Courtois (FRA) leads in the Women's rankings followed by Anna Kjellberg (SWE) and Johanna Bergqvist (SWE). The best-ranked Swiss are Eric Monnin SUI 3 ranks up on 6th and Alexa Bezel SUI keeping rank 14.
The Olympic Classes rankings are more and more representative with the bulk of 2020 Olympic campaigners joining the circuit, especially at the recent 2018 Sailing World in Aarhus and the first 2018/19 Worldcup event at Enoshima JPN.
Only one Swiss - Mateo Sanz-Lanz (6th, RS:X men windsurfers) is in the top-10. Linda Fahrni/Maya Siegenthaler on 11th and Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean on 12th are not far from the top group.
Here the details from World Sailing.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   

2.4mR, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 1, the Swiss

 2.4mR, Hansa 303, RS Venture - Para World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - Day 1, the Swiss The Para World Championship on Lake Michigan began yesterday with 2 races for the 2.4m, 4 races for the Hansa 303 and 6 races for the RS Venture.
The favorites have already taken the first places in the 2.4m: Heiko Kröger GER and Damien Séguin FRA share the lead. Dee Smith USA follows on rank 3 among the 38 participants.
In the Hansa 303, Jens Kroker GER, Piotr Cichocki POL and Ange Margaron FRA are tied on top after 4 races in the men rankings, in the women, Olga Gornaz POL is first ahead of Marina Perterer AUT.
The RS Venture sail in two 4-boat groups. Alexandra Rickham/Hannah Stodel GBR and Gian Bachisio Pira/Gianluca Raggi ITA lead in their groups. Matteo Balbo/Olivier Bollmann SUI, the only Swiss in this Championship, follow on rank 4 of their group.
The results and the event website.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (Image © Martin Tschupp)

Zürichsee Langstrecken-Cup - Distanzfahrt Zürich-Horgen - SC Enge

 Zürichsee Langstrecken-Cup - Distanzfahrt Zürich-Horgen - SC Enge Last Saturday, the second-last Round of the 2018 Long-Distance-Cup was held organised by the SC Enge leading from Zürich to Horgen and back. Once more, a foiling Quant 23 was the winner, this time with Beat Graf ZYC. On rank 2 followed the Chaps 30 of Bruno Schmid SCE. Werner Steinauer SCStä with his X-35 followed as 3rd. 69 teams participated.
The results.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

2.4m, Hansa 303, RSVenture - Para Sailing World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - the Swiss

 2.4m, Hansa 303, RSVenture - Para Sailing World Championship 2018 - Sheboygan WI, USA - the Swiss Today begins the Para World Championship on Lake Michigan with the most-popular 2.4m keelboat and two new classes: the Hansa 303 and the RS Venture. With Damien Séguin FRA, Heiko Kröger GER, Paul Tingley CAN or Björnar Erikstad NOR, the well-known experienced top helmsmen are on the entry lists. The largest fleet are the Hansa 303 with 43 teams. The only Swiss is Matteo Balbo SUI/CN Prangins.
The entry lists and the event website.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   

Yardstick - End of season - YC Kreuzlingen

 Yardstick - End of season - YC Kreuzlingen Good participation at the Season Closing Regatta of the YC Kreuzlingen on the past weekend with two races held.
In the Yardstick rankings <90, Patrick Sievi SVB on his Esse850 finished first ahead of Rolf Zwicky YCK with his Axiom. First in the Yardstick II-rankings (<100) was Reinhard Suhner SVB with his 6mIJ. The Yardstick III winner (>100) was Armin Nops GER on a Granada 910.
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, September 17, 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018   (Image © Sailing Energy)

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Final results - Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 10

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Final results - Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 10 The only Swiss qualified for a Worldcup Medal Race on the 2020 Olympic waters yesterday was Nils Theuninck SUI in the Finns. Unfortunately, the wind was absent and Nils had no opportunity to improve his final ranking. However, the 10th place overall is an excellent and promising result, his first finish among the top-10 in a Worldcup event.
The highlight of the Swiss team was without doubt the 2nd rank overall of Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI in the RS:X men windsurfers. We reported on his performance during the past days.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Dragon - Grand Prix - San Remo ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Dragon - Grand Prix - San Remo ITA - Final results, the Swiss No wind yesterday in San Remo at the Dragon GP, and no racing. During three day, good conditions prevailed and 5 races were held.
Pieter Heerema NED and his team(Lars Hendriksen DEN, Georgy Leontchuk RUS) finished first thanks to more race wins ahead of Nicola Friesen/Vincent Hoesch/Frithjof Kleen GER at equal points. As best Swiss team, Dirk Oldenburg SUI concluded the GP on rank 18.
The results and the event facebook page with photos.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

J/70, Surprise - Critérium - SN Genève

 J/70, Surprise - Critérium - SN Genève Good fleets and perfect conditions prevailed at the J/70 and Surprise Criterium on Lake Geneva over the past weekend and 7 races per class were held.
The family Mettraux with Nelson Mettraux SNG steering were the clear winners in the J/70 with a 12 points' advantage on Stefan Seger RCO. On rank 3 followed Yves Leveque SNG. 19 teams participated.
In the Surprise, Nicolas Fabre SNG finished first ahead of the tied Ireneu Pla YCL, thanks to the higher number of race wins. On rank 3 followed Emanuel Müller YCB.
All results.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Optimist - Act of the Points' Championship 2018 - SN Nyonnais

 Optimist - Act of the Points' Championship 2018 - SN Nyonnais The Optimist Annual Points' Championship Regatta of Nyon/Lake Geneva was again an extremely well-attended event with 126 participants on the entry list. Four races were completed in moderate winds over the past weekend.
Sam Nokes CVVT finished first ahead of the tied Pierre July CNP and Boris Hirsch SNG. On rank 4 followed Ikke Vleeshowers RCO, winner of the U12-rankings (group B). Viktoria Jedlinska CNV on the 7th place was the best girl.
The ranking lists and the Optimist facebook page with videos.
Monday, September 17, 2018   

Classes ACVL, Optimist - La route des Iles - CV Villeneuve

 Classes ACVL, Optimist - La route des Iles - CV Villeneuve Over 50 boats participated in the Route des Iles on Lake Geneva over the past weekend. After the start on the Upper Lake, the course led to the Harpe Isle (off Rolle) and back to Villeneuve, 50nm in total. Centreboard dinghies and Optimists sailed on shorter courses off Villeneuve.
First in the largest category with 29 starters, the TCFR3 boats, was Pierre Blanc CVVi on a First 8.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, September 16, 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7

The Enoshima JPN Olympic Classes Worldcup continued yesterday with the first 5 Medal Races as well as fleetraces for the other classes.
James Peters/Fynn Sterritt GBR were the winners in the Medal Race as well, confirming their overall victory. In the 49ersFX, the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA were the premature winners before the last race already. In the Nacras-17, the long-time leader Tito Ruggero/Caterina Banti ITA were replaced on top by Jason Waterhouse/Lisa Darmanin AUS. Winners in the RS:X windsurfers were Peina Chen CHN in the women and Kiran Badloe NED in the men.
Today, the remaining Medal Races are on the program. The first start however had to be postponed due to lack of wind ..... and the forecast remains not very promising.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, September 16, 2018   (Image © sailing-energy)

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7 - the Swiss

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 7 - the Swiss We reported yesterday about the excellent 2nd overall rank of Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, RS:X men windsurfer. We demonstrated his light-wind skill on the 2020 Olympic Waters of Enoshima JPN.
With Nils Theuninck SUI, a second Swiss qualified for a Medal Race yesterday. As 10th, he expelled among others the World Champion Max Salminen SWE or the Olympic Medalists Jonthan Lobert FRA and Caleb Paine USA from the Medal Race !
Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI finished the Worldcup in the 470 men on rank 15. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI abandoned the race and with this third three-letter (DNF) results in this event, they dropped on rank 20.
The Swiss Lasers clearly missed the Medal Race. Eliot Merceron SUI finished 24th in the Standards, Maud Jayet SUI 16th in the Radials.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, September 15, 2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 5 - Silver for Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 5 - Silver for Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI Yesterday, only the Lasers Standard could sail a race in almost no wind and pouring rain. Eliot Merceron SUI is 18th with a small chance to qualify for the Medal Race in today's two heats. This morning UTC, the first Medal Races have been completed and some fleetraces have been held.
Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI, the only Swiss qualified for a Medal Race moved up on the excellent second place overall ! Already underway this morning were also the Lasers Radial with their first race and Maud Jayet SUI advanced on rank 15 overall. However, the backlog is too big to qualify for the Medal Race - rank 10 - in the remaining race. Nils Theuninck SUI finished 5th this morning moving up on the 11th place with an 8 points' deficit on the Medal Race cut. In the 470s, both Swiss teams are in difficulties. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI are 17th in the men, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI dropped on rank 20. For Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI, the Enoshima Worldcup is over as with rank 14 after the Qualification, the Medal Race remained 15 points away.
All ranking lists (the daily overview is due by noon) and the Tagesbericht und das video of yesterday .
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Final results, the Swiss

 Finn - European Masters 2018 - Split CRO - Final results, the Swiss The European Finn Masters in Split CRO were concluded yesterday with two races without changes on the podium. Vladimir Krutskikh RUS grasped the title ahead of Karlo Kuret CRO. The best of the day Michael Maier CZE (3/1) followed at equal points on rank 3. Christoph Christen SUI finished the Championship on the good 6th final place. Ueli Appenzeller SUI had his best day and advanced on rank 30 among the 62 participants.
The final rankings and the event website.
Saturday, September 15, 2018   

Laser Standard & Radial - Masters World Championship 2018 - Dun Loaghaire IRL - Day 5, the Swiss

 Laser Standard & Radial - Masters World Championship 2018 - Dun Loaghaire IRL - Day 5, the Swiss After the lay day, racing was resumed at the Laser World Masters yesterday in Ireland near Dublin, and all categories completed two races each in a 12kn wind.
In some categories, the winners are known already before the last races today.
Brett Beyer AUS leads in the Standard Masters with a 27 points' advantage. The lead of Wolfgang Gerz GER in the Standard Great Grand Masters is 15 points on Michael Hicks GBR. In the Radial Great Grand Masters, Bill Symes USA has a 20 points' lead. Jean-Luc Dreyer SUI is on the excellent 3rd. Lorenz Müller SUI follows as 9th.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, September 14, 2018
Friday, September 14, 2018   

Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 3 - Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI best of the day

 Olympic Worldcup 2018/19 - Act 1 - Enoshima JPN - Day 3 - Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI best of the day For the first time, the breeze was light and slackening on the 2020 Olympic waters in Japan, and the Swiss specialists had their day.
Finishing 4/1/9, Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI was the best of the day in the RS:X men windsurfers yesterday and moved up on rank 3. Good results also for the 470 women team Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI with the ranks 10 and 11, moving up on rank 18 overall with a valid option on the Medal Race fleet. Even more, this is true for Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 13 in the 470 men, who added an excellent 4th race rank on their result sheet. A best result also for Eliot Merceron SUI with a 5th place in the only race of the Lasers Standard, advancing on rank 16 overall. The Lasers Radial could not sail due to lack of wind yesterday. After 4 races, Maud Jayet SUI is on the 18th place. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI slightly improved their overall ranking on 15 still in the reach of the Medal Race cut.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Friday, September 14, 2018   

Finn - European Masters - Split CRO - Day 3, Christoph Christen SUI 5th

 Finn - European Masters - Split CRO - Day 3, Christoph Christen SUI 5th No wind at the Finn European Masters in Split CRO and the overall rankings after 4 races remain unchanged.
Vladimir Krutskikh RUS stays on top ahead of Karlo Kuret CRO one point behind on 2nd. The battle for victory will be among these two helmsmen in the last races today. Christoph Christen SUI is on the excellent 5th place with an 11 points' deficit on the Bronze Medal.
The results and the short report of the Swiss Team.
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