Sailing Switzerland

Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results, Nils Theunick SUI 22nd

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results, Nils Theunick SUI 22nd Calms over Athens kept the fleet ashore during the whole day and only 10 minutes before the last start deadline, the sail-off for the ranks 11 to 80 could be started. The Medal Race had to be cancelled.
Giles Scott GBR is the 2019 European Champion, another title in his successful career. Andy Maloney NZL and Beresz Zsombor HUN earned Silver and Bronze. Juan Cardona ESP is first in the U23 Junior rankings. In the duel for the remaining two 2020 Olympic nation berths - Norway and Brazil were qualified being in the Medal Race fleet - the USA with Caleb Paine and Greece with Ioannis Mitakis were the lucky ones. Switzerland with Nils Theuninck SUI finished the race on 8th defending rank 11 overall, not only taking the Olympia berth but also the U23 title. However, disqualified having been involved in a collision at a mark, the Swiss dropped on the 22nd place overall, and Bronze in the U23 rankings was all that remained. His last opportunity to qualify for Tokyo 2020 is now the 2020 Worldcup Regatta in Genoa ITA.
The final ranking list, the report and the video of the day.
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

Star - European Championship/Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 4, the Swiss

 Star - European Championship/Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 4, the Swiss After three days with the Ora thermal breeze filling in in the afternoon, a wind not allowing many tactical options on Lake Garda, two races had to be sailed in the morning Northwind, the Peller, with many wind shifts, that stayed all day. Kusznierwicz POL/Melo POR took the overall lead with the day ranks 1 and 3. Scheidt/Boening BRA on 2nd are 5 points behind. Negri ITA/Kleen GER remain on 3rd. The best Swiss Hunkeler SUI/Hanakamp AUT are on rank 38.
This morning 7.30h UTC, a last qualifcation race is on the program, transmitted livestream on www.sailing-news.com. The 10 best will then continue the Championship in a three-step Super-Sunday-Final.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 5 - Schneiter/Cujean SUI 10th

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 5 - Schneiter/Cujean SUI 10th The Olympic Champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL reclaimed rank one in the 49ers in the three races sailed yesterday in moderate winds. Botin/Lopez ESP follow on the second place with a 5 point backlog. Fletcher/Bithell GBR advanced on rank 3. Today the qualification series will be concluded with the ten best qualified for the Medal Race of Sunday. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on rank 10 have a good chance to make the cut. The ranking list and the 49er news.
Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA continued the series with top finishes and are now 14 points ahead of Bekkering/Duetz NED on 2nd. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL moved up on rank 3. As best of the day (ranks 1/6/4), Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA advanced on rank 10 and will fight to keep the top-10 in the two races of today aiming for the Medal Race of Sunday. The ranking list and the 49erFX news.
In the Nacras 17, Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA are back on top with 2 bullets yesterday. 5 points behind follow Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN on 2nd. John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR remain on rank 3. The SailGP skippers and multiple champions Nathan Outteridge (with Haylee Outteridge) AUS on 13th and Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA on rank 14 are over 20 points behind rank 10, hardly to be compensated in the last races today. The ranking list and the Nacra 17 news.
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

Star - European Championship/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 3 - the Swiss

The overcast sky killed the thermal breeze yesterday and the very light Southwind was barely good enough to conclude one race with Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening BRA crossing the finish line as first. Disqualifed for a premature start, the victory went to Mateusz Kuznierewicz POL/Frederico Melo POR new on rank 2 overall just 2 points behind Scheidt/Boening BRA. Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER remain on 3rd. A top results yesterday achieved Tom Löfsted/Anders Ekström SWE (rank 3) and Urs Hunkeler SUI/Andreas Hanakamp AUT (rank 10). The Swiss is new on rank 43 overall.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, May 17, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019   

www.sailing-news.com - your Sailing TV Channel over the coming weekend!

 www.sailing-news.com - your Sailing TV Channel over the coming weekend! As the day before, three livestreams will be available today on this website. The European Championships of the 49er/Nacra in Weymouth GBR, the Finns in Athens GRE and the Stars in Riva ITA - well commented - on air by noon. As from tomorrow, the German Sailing League transmission will be added as fourth program. We especially recommend the Star coverage, a state-of-the-art production with top commentators such as Shirley Robertson GBR. The videos can be replayed during the day.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 4, Race win for Nils Theuninck SUI

Giles Scott GBR extended his lead in the Finn Europeans on 15 points during the three races sailed yesterday in sun and a light but increasing wind in Athens GRE. New on rank 2 is the World Champion Berecz Zsombor HUN. Andy Maloney NZL is now on rank 3. A giant step ahead on rank 11 made Nils Theuninck SUI with the ranks 1/2/15 yesterday. He has taken the lead in the U23-rankging and - most important -, SUI occupies now the 3rd of 4 berths available for the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo. Anders Pedersen NOR (rank 9, 102 pts), Jorge Zarif BRA (rank 10, 103 pts), Nils Theuninck SUI (rank 11, 112 pts) and the 2016 Bronze medalist Caleb Paine USA (rank 12, 120 pts) are the lucky four for the moment. Ioannis Mitakis GRE follows closely behind with a 2 point backlog.
The ranking list, the daily news and the video of the day.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 4, Schneiter/Cujean SUI

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 4, Schneiter/Cujean SUI Yesterday, Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP moved on top of the 49ers replacing Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL , who had a moderate day. Dylan Fletcher/Stuart Bithell GBR are new on rank 3. As best of the day with the ranks 8/3/1, Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI advanced on rank 9. The ranking list and the 49er report.
In the 49erFX, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA extended their lead on 11 points. Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED progressed on rank 2. Charlotte Dobson/Sakia Tidey GBR on rank 3 have already a backlog of 31 points. The ranking list and the 49erFX report.
Leader change in the Nacra 17, where John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR climbed on top of th rankings just one point ahead of Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN (rankS 2/3/1) new on rank 2 as best of the day. Tito Ruggero/Caterina Banti ITA dropped on the 3rd place 2 points behind. The fight will go on ! The ranking list and the Nacra report der Nacra 17.
Fresh winds and steady waves still prevailed on day 4 of the Olympic Speed Classes European Championships in Weymouth GBR. As from today, light to moderate winds have been forecast.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

Dragon, Trias, Folkeboot - Eichhorn-Regatta - Constance GER - Final results. the Swiss

 Dragon, Trias, Folkeboot - Eichhorn-Regatta - Constance GER - Final results. the Swiss Benefitting from the excellent sailing conditions on Lake Constance, the traditional boat classes completed five races each over the past weekend.
In the Dragons (14 teams), Andy Herrmann GER and his team finished first ahead of Jürg Wittwer SUI/TYC and Norbert Stadler SUI/SGYC. Winning 4 of the 5 races, Dieter Keller GER and his team were the clear winners in the Trias (12 teams). Andreas Loewe GER and Mario Fattorini SUI/YCSp completed the podium. In the Folkeboats (12 teams), Alexander Denn GER was first. Nico Altweg SUI/YCK and Yvon Begré SUI YCA followed on the ranks 11 and 12.
All ranking lists and the news by the Dragon Class.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR- Day 3, Schneiter/Cujean SUI

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR- Day 3, Schneiter/Cujean SUI Yesterday, Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL remained on top of the 49ers in the last three qualification series races to split the fleet in Gold and Silver groups. Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP reduced the backlog on just one point. On rank 3 followed Logan Dunning/Oscar Gunn NZL. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI won a race and moved up on the 21st place, qualifying for the Goldfleet. The 49er report.
In the 49ersFX, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA climbed on top overall with two race wins 3 points ahead of Dobson/Tidey GBR . Bekkering/Duetz NED advanced on the 3rd positions. The 49erFX report.
In the Nacras 17, Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA extended their lead on 5 points. John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR and Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA followed on the ranks 2 and 3. The Nacra report.
For the first time, the wind was moderate around 10-12kn at the combined Olympic Speedster Classes European Championship in Weymouth GBR yesterday around 10-12kn. The event website.
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

Star - European Championship 2019/Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 1, the Swiss

Eight past World Champions (the reigning World Champ Jorge Zarif BRA is at the Finn Europeans) ruled the show on day one of the Starboat European Championship / SSL Breeze Grand Slam on Lake Garda: Robert Scheidt/Henry Boenning BRA are 1st ahead of Paul Cayard/Artur Lopes USA and Mateusz Kusznierewicz POL/Fernando Melo POR. Urs Hunkeler SUI/Andreas Hanakamp AUT follow as best of the three Swiss teams on rank 44.
Two races were held yesterday with a breeze around 20kn and an overcast sky.
The results, the daily news and the video of the day.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2, Schneiter/Cujean SUI

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2, Schneiter/Cujean SUI The America's Cup winners Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL are strongly back on their native turf - the Olympic skiff - winning all three races of their group in a fresh 16-18kn wind in Wemouth GBR yesterday. One point behind the Olympic Champions are Botin/Lopez ESP. Philipps/Philipps AUS moved up on rank 3. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI finished all three races in the top-10 and advanced on rank 23 overall. The 49er-results and the 49er report.
Sailing in the harbour with the wind from the shore, the 49ersFX held their races on flat water, and Charlotte Dobson/Saskia Tidey GBR, best of the day, climbed on top of the overall rankings at equal points with the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA. The previous leaders Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE are now on 3rd with a 2 point backlog. The 49erFX results and the 49erFX report.
Leader change in the Nacras 17 as well with the co-favorites Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA winning three of the four heats and taking the lead 5 points ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnett GBR. Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA on 3rd follow closely behing. The Nacra report with link to the results.
The event website.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (Image © Robert Deaves)

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 2, Nils Theuninck SUI

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 2, Nils Theuninck SUI Winning two of the three races, the Olympic Champion Giles Scott GBR has taken the lead in the overall rankings of the Finn European Championship. After the windless opening day, a 10-15kn breeze enjoyed the 84 participants in Athens GRE yesterday. Andy Maloney NZL followed on rank 2, the World Champion Beresz Zsombor HUN is on 3rd. Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 15 and 2nd of the U23 rankings had a satisfactory first day. However, as 6th non-qualified nation for the 2020 Olympics so far, he will have to fight for one of the four berths for Tokyo based on the Finn selection rules.
The results, the report and the video of the day.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   

A new Foiling Sailing School on Lake Uri in the heart of Switzerland

 A new Foiling Sailing School on Lake Uri in the heart of Switzerland Yo Wiebel just launched a Foiling Sailing School on the wind-safe Lake Uri in the heart of Switzerland with the intention to bring the future of sailing to a wider public of sailors and - why not - to non-sailors interested in a challenging sport.
Lessons for beginners and experienced sailors will be given on Skeeta single-handers and Quants 23. The program for courses and rent-for-fun days.
Sailing Switzerland – Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 1, the Swiss

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 1, the Swiss Yesterday, the 2019 European Championships of the Olympic speed classes was initiated on the Olympic waters of Weymouth GBR.
Winning three races, Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA mastered the difficult conditions - especially for the foiling Nacras-17 with a breeze around 16kn and considerable waves - the best and have taken the lead ahead of Vittorio Bisarro/Maelle Frascari ITA 3 points behind. Tara Pacheco/Florian Trittel ESP follow on rank 3.
In the 49ersFX, the Youth World Champions Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE won two races and are on top overall ahead of the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA and Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED on 2nd and 3rd.
In the 49ers, teams from down under are on the first positions with Logan Dunning/Oscar Gunn NZL leading on point ahead of a trio with Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL, Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP and Will and Sam Phillips AUS. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI follow as 31st, the developoment teams Max Haenssler/Joshua Richner SUI and Maxime Bachelin/Arno De Planta SUI are on the positions 70 and 71 among the 99 participants.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5, the Swiss

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5, the Swiss Stormy winds exceeding 40kn inhibited additional races in San Remo ITA yesterday and it was decided to conclude the the qualification series after 6 races. Today, the Medal Races of the 10 best per fleet will be held.
Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS have a solid 7 point lead in the 470 Open ahead of Dahlberg/Bergström SWE on 2nd and best European. Xammar/Rodriguez ESP follow on rank 3.
In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh MyIntyre GBR are 5 points in front of Lecointre/Retornaz FRA auf. Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP follow on rank 3.
For the Swiss boats, the European Championship is over with Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI on rank 17. Yves Mermod/Cyrill Schüpbach SUI and Nick Zeltner/Till Seger SUI follow with the same number of points on the ranks 58 and 59. Chiara Valenti/Jann Schüpbach SUI are 66th.
In the 470 women, Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI have to content themselves with the rank 18.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

Optimist, Laser 4.7 & Radial, RS-Feva - Championnat Juniors ACVL centralisé - CV Vidy-

 Optimist, Laser 4.7 & Radial, RS-Feva - Championnat Juniors ACVL centralisé - CV Vidy- Good fleets and windy conditions made the combined Lake Geneva (ACVL) Youth Championship over the past weekend a success.
The winners were:
Optimists: Pierre Jully CNP ahead of Boris Hirsch SNG and Axel Grandjean CVVT.
Laser 4.7: Julian Del Valle CNP
Laser Radial: Céline Müller CVVT
RS-Feva: Alex Bossel/Niklas Shaw CVVT
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Monday, May 13, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 4, the Swiss

After a day with tough conditions, Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS remained on top of the 470 men extending their lead on Dahlberg/Bergström SWE to 7 points. Xammar/Rodriguez ESP are new on rank 3. Wagen/Siegwart SUI advanced on rank 17.
In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR reclaimed rank 1 with Lecointre/Retornaz FRA and Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP as first challengers. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI remained on rank 18 inspite of an abandoned race after dismasting.
The three fleets (gold and silver men and women) had their first race of the day in the late morning in an intial 15kn eastwind increasing to and exceeding 25kn prompting the RC to abandon racing until late in the afternoon. However, the 15-20kn turned again into over 30kn, making it for a challenging race for everyone and causing capsizes and equipment failures, including a broken mast for Xammar/Rodriguez ESP, Dahlberg/Bergström SWE or Fahrni/Siegenthaler SUI.
All results, the daily news and the video of the day.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Nils Theuninck SUI

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Nils Theuninck SUI Today, the Finn European Championship 2019 will begin in Athens GRE, at the same time a nations qualification event for the 2020 Olympic Games with four berths at stake. Among the contenders is Nils Theuninck SUI, who endeavours to confirm the good results achieved so far in this season.
Yesterday, a practice race was held in good sailing conditions. Here pictures.
88 participants from 33 nations are present. The official preview.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results, the Swiss Dmitry Golovkin RUS ahead of Roko Stipanovic CRO and Anja Von Allmen SUI (best girl) is the final outcome in the Lasers 4.7. Benjamin Dufour SUI finished 9th, Jade Gavin SUI 13th (3rd girl). In the Lasers Radial men, Gauthier Verhulst SUI confirmed his first place with another two race wins. Julian Hoffmann GER and Simon De Gent BEL completed the podium. In the Radial women, Matilda Tilluri ITA, Federica Cattarozzi ITA and Marta Zattoni ITA occupy the first three ranks. Rosine Baudet SUI followed on the 15th place. In the Lasers Standard, Giancarlo Planchestainer ITA climbed on first, as the leader Giovanni Coccoluto ITA did not compete yesterday. Jacopo Scornaienghi SUI, best Swiss, is on the 16th position.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

J/70 - J/70-Italia-Cup - Act 2 - Ancona ITA - Final reults, Tom Studer SUI

 J/70 - J/70-Italia-Cup - Act 2 - Ancona ITA - Final reults, Tom Studer SUI Sailing was cancelled on the final day of the Italian J/70 Championship Series, Act 2, on the Adriatic Seas yesterday. The ranking list after 6 races remains therefore unchanged with Carlo Tomelleri ITA as winner closely followed by Alberto Rossi ITA one point behind. Tom Studer SUI finished 23rd among the 45 teams from 11 nations.
The final results and the event facebook page with videos.
First in the overall annual rankings is Alessandro Zamponi ITA. Tom Studer SUI follows on rank 15.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

M2-Catamarans - Speed Tour 2019 - Act 2 - CN Versoix

 M2-Catamarans - Speed Tour 2019 - Act 2 -  CN Versoix Much wind over the past weekend on Lake Geneva during the second round of the M2-Catamaran Speed Tour. On Saturday, 3 races were held in a 15-30kn south-west wind. On Sunday, the freshening breeze forced the organisers to abandon racing after two heats.
As in the opening regatta, 'Swiss Medical Network' with Didier Pfister MY finished first ahead of 'Degroof Petrecam' with Fred Moura SNNy and 'TeamWork' with Nils Palmieri CNV.
The ranking list and the news.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

Nacra 15, various catamarans - Opening Regatta - VL Morges

 Nacra 15, various catamarans - Opening Regatta - VL Morges Good wind conditions prevailed during the Catamaran Weekend in Morges/Lake Geneva and both classes completed five races each.
Arnaud Grange/Marie Van der Klink SNG finished first in the Nacra 15 ahead of Maxime Thommen/Maude Schmid CNM. A prominent winner - Yvan Bourgnon SUI on his F20 Cat - is on top of the SC1-rankings.
All ranking lists.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

420, 470, Finn - Jungfrau-Trophy - Thunersee YC

 420, 470, Finn - Jungfrau-Trophy - Thunersee YC Cold temperatures with snow on the surrounding mountains and fresh winds from unusual directions prevailed on Lake Thoune over the past weekend, but nevertheless, six good races have been completed.
In the 420s, Nilo Schärer/Nik Burkhard RCO finished first ahead of Achille Casco/Eliot Schick DIRT and Natascha + Samira Rast DIRT. In the 470s, Philippe Erni/Stephan Zurfluh SCC won all 6 heats. Christoph Christen YCB earned five bullets in the Finns. Oliver Wirz YCB and Michael Beyeler TYC completed the podium.
All ranking lists and the report of the Finn Class.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, final results, the Swiss

The overall TP52 win went to 'Quantum Racing' of Doug DeVos USA (with Ed Baird USA) six points ahead of 'Platoon' of Harm Muller Spreer GER on 2nd, tied with 'Azzurra' of the Roemers family ARG/ITA. The 10 boat fleeting is now heading for Menorca where the first event of the 2019 TP52 Super Series will bee held in a week.
In the IRC class bigboats, the overall win was handed to 'Vera, the Reichel Pugh 83 footer of Miguel Galuccio ITA (with Bouwe Bekking NED), as their only rival 'Magic Carpet 3' of Sir Lindsay Owen Jones GBR did not race yesterday.
In the Dragon class, the leading RORC CEO Eddie Owen was replaced on top by Otto Pohlmann GER one point ahead.
Two Swiss boats were among the participants: 'Music' the Baltic 50 SUI of Ruedi Huber/Max Rieger finished 15th among the 21 ORC1 division yachts. 'Modul Velum Lucerna' SUI, an IMS42, was 2nd in the eight boat ORC2 fleet.
Perfect champagne sailing conditions, a solid Bay-of-Palma sea breeze of up to 20 knots and spring sunshine, signed off the 16th Sail Racing Palma Vela regattas as one of the very best for many years, a competitive work out of the 110 teams for the season ahead
For the details on race day 4, visit the event website and take note of all final results by linking to the respective class on the result overview page. The event website.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

J/70, Hansa 303, Yardstick - Coppa Wullschleger - CV Lago di Lugano

 J/70, Hansa 303, Yardstick - Coppa Wullschleger - CV Lago di Lugano No racing on Lake Lugano on Sunday. The winners after the only race of Saturday were Jean-François De Cerjeat CVN in the J/70s, and in the Hansa 303 Stefano Agustoni AV. In the Yardstick classificationsj, Luca Wullschleger CVLL with his Esse 850 finished first in the Racers (Corsa), in the Cruisers (Crociera), Gianluca Bianchetti CVLL on his Sudar Regatta is on rank 1.
All ranking lists.
Sailing Switzerland – Sunday, May 12, 2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 3, the Swiss

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 3, the Swiss Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS finished 2nd in the only race of the day and kept their first place in the 470 men ahead of the race winners Dahlberg/Bergström SWE 2nd passing Bargehr/Mähr AUT now on 3rd. Finishing 6th, Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI advanced on rank 21.
In the 470 women, Gil Cohen/Noa Lasry ISR moved on top of the overall rankings with a 2nd race rank. Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR follow now on 2nd 2 points behind. Lecointre/Retornaz FRA are on rank 3. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI remained on rank 19.
The wind at the 470 Europeans on the Mediterranean Sea filled in very late in the afternoon, allowing to start one race only at 17h UTC in an up to 10kn breeze.
The ranking lists, the daily news and the video of the day.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Final results - Monnin SUI rank 8

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Final results - Monnin SUI rank 8 Defeating Johnie Berntsson SWE 3-1, Ian Williams GBR grasped the Bermuda Gold Cup for the second time after 2006 yesterday. The petite finals for rank 3 went to Harry Price NZL winning against Lucy McGregor GBR 2-1. Eric Monnin SUI finished on rank 8.
The results and the final report.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results, the Swiss

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results, the Swiss No wind, no races on Lake Garda yesterday and the overall rankings afterr four races of Saturday became final.
Dmitry Golovkin RUS finished first in the Lasers 4.7 ahead of Roko Stipanovic CRO. On rank 3 followed Anja Von Allmen SUI as winner of the women rankings. Eliot Raison SUI and Jade Gavin SUI are 9th and 10th among the 97 participants. In the Lasers Radial, Gauthier Verhulst SUI is on top in the men at equal points with Julian Hoffmann GER. On rank 3 follows Valerio Palamara ITA. In the Radial Girls, Matilda Talluri ITA on 1st shares the lead with Federica Cattarozzi ITA 2nd. Eve McMahon IRL follows on 3rd. Rosine Baudet SUI finishes 11th overall. In the Lasers Standard, Giovanni Coccoluto ITA is the clear winner ahead of Gianmarco Planchestainer ITA and Nicolo Villa ITA. Jacopo Scornaienghi SUI follows on the 15th position. Patrick Fleischhacker SUI is 23rd.
All ranking lists. The final report was not posted on the EURILCA website this morning UTC.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019, Qualifier I - El Arenal ESP - Day 3 - the Swiss

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019, Qualifier I - El Arenal ESP - Day 3 - the Swiss The Norddeutsche RV GER with Florian Hauffe won all five rounds on Palma Bay yesterday and is the clear overall leader of this Champions League qualification event. Separated by 0.2 points only follow the Kongelig Dansk Yachtklub DEN with Henrik Jensen and the SN of Geneva with Guillaume Girod SUI. The first day leader CN Versoix SUI with Victor Casas SUI dropped on rank 4. With these rankings, the two Swiss Clubs will qualify for the Final in St-Moritz in August before the last races today.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with videos.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

420, 470, Finn - Jungfrau-Trophy - Thunersee YC - Day 1

 420, 470, Finn - Jungfrau-Trophy - Thunersee YC - Day 1 Two races were completed yesterday for the 470s and Finns at the Jungfrau Trophy on Lake Thoune, the 420s sailed one race.
In the 420s, Achille Casco/Eliot Schick DIRT are on top ahead of Sophie Mosegaard/Fiona Schärer TYC. In the Finns, Christoph Christen YCB finished first in both races and leads overall ahead of Andreas Friederich TYC and Peter Scheidegger TYC on 2nd an 3rd. In the 470s, Philipp Erni/Stephan Zurfluh SCC are first.
The event website.
Sailing Switzerland – Saturday, May 11, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4, Eric Monnin SUI out

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4, Eric Monnin SUI out Yesterday, the Quarter Finals and the first races of the Semi Finals were held at the Gold Cup on the Bermudas. With 2-0 scores in both Semis at the end of the day, the most likely Final pair seems to be Ian Williams GBR, leading in his match against the all-female team of Lucy McGregor GBR, and Johnie Berntsson SWE, finishing twice ahead of Harry Price NZL. Eric Monnin SUI was eliminated in the Quarter Final by Lucy McGregor GBR 3-0.
The news of the day and the results.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 2.the Swiss

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 2.the Swiss Dmitry Golovkin RUS is now the sole leader in the Lasers 4.7 with two race wins. Roko Stipanovic CRO follows on rank 2, the best girls Anja Von Allmen SUI is 3rd among the 98 participants. Two bullets also for Gauthier Verhulst SUI in the Lasers Radial, leading together with Julian Hoffmann GER at equal points. In the Radial women, Matilda Talluri ITA and Federica Cattarossi ITA share the lead. Rosine Baudet SUI follows on rank 11. In the Lasers Standard, Giovanni Cocolutto ITA has now already an advantage of 10 points on Gianmarco Planchestainer ITA. Jacopo Scornaienghi SUI advanced on rank 15. Patrick Fleischhacker SUI is 23rd.
The well-established Ora breeze on Lake Garda allowed all three classes to complete two races yesterday afternoon.
All ranking lists and the news.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 2, the Swiss

 IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 2, the Swiss The IRC class bigboat duel remains tight, as after the two wins of Sir Lindsay Owen Jones Wally Cento 'Magic Carpet 3', it was the Reichel Pugh 83 foot one off 'Vera' of Miguel Galiccio ITA (with Bouwe Bekking NED as strategist) who won the second windward-leeward yesterday.
Position changes in the TP52 where Tina Plattner GER/RSA on 'Phoenix' is now on top one point ahead of 'Quantum Racing' of Doug Devos USA (with Ed Baird USA). 'Platoon' of Harm Müller Spreer GER and 'Alegre' with Sebasting Tenghage MON on 3rd and 4th are 4 points behind the leader. The ten strong TP52 fleet are in full dress rehearsal mode, preparing for the start of the 52 Super Series in Mahon, Menorca next weekend.
Two Swiss boats are among the participants: 'Music' the Baltic 50 SUI of Ruedi Huber/Max Rieger is 12th among the 21 ORC1 division yachts.
'Velum Lucerna' SUI, an IMS42, is 3rd in the eight boat ORC2 division .

All 110 boats, split in 13 ORC and One Design Classes were racing on Palma Bay on the second day of the 16th PalmaVela yesterday. For the details on race day 2, visit the event website and take note of the results by linking to the respective class on the result overview page.
'Music' the Baltic 50 SUI of Ruedi Huber/Max Rieger is 12th, 'Lagertha' USA of Kurt Kalberer NYYC is 13th among the 21 ORC1 division yachts.
'Velum Lucerna' SUI, an IMS42, is 3rd in the ORC2 division.
Sailing Switzerland – Friday, May 10, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 1 - the Swiss

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 1 - the Swiss Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS have taken the lead in the 470 men/mixed winning all three races of their group (fleet split in two). Bargehr/Mähr AUS and Xammar/Rodriguez ESP follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Kilian Wagen/Grégoire Siegwart SUI are on rank 25 among the 70 teams.
In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR are on rank 1 with two bullets, ahead of Cohen/Lazry ISR and Lecointre/Retornaz FRA on 2nd and 3rd. Linda Fahrni/Maja Siegenthaler SUI follow on rank 19.
Top sailing conditions with sun and a 15kn wind prevailed on the Mediterranean Sea off San Remo ITA on the opening day of the 2019 470 Open European Championship.
The results and the news of day 1.
Friday, May 10, 2019   (Image © Thom Touw)

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 1, the Swiss

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 1, the Swiss In the Lasers 4.7, Eliot Raison SUI and Roko Stipanovic CRO are first after the two races of the opening day. Anja Von Allmen SUI on rank 4 is the best girl. Leader in the Lasers Radial is Valerio Palarama ITA ahead of Tom Higgins IRL and Julian Hoffmann GER and Alessandro Maisano SUI tied on rank 3. Eve McMahon IRL is on top of the Radial women with two bullets. Marta Zattoni ITA and Giorgia Cingolani ITA are on the ranks 2 and 3. Rosine Baudet SUI follows as 8th. Two race wins also for Giovanni Coccoluto ITA in the Lasers Standard with Daniil Krutskikh RUS and Nicolo Villa ITA as first challengers. Patrick Fleischhacker SUI follows on rank 20.
A moderate Ora thermal breeze prevailed during the first day on Lake Garda.
All ranking lists and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Thursday, May 9, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 2, Monnin SUI 6th

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 2, Monnin SUI 6th Ian Williams GBR (9-2), Torvar Mirsky AUS and Harry Price AUS (je 8-3) as well as Johnie Berntsson SWE (7-4) are qualified for the Quarter Finals after the Round Robin, concluded on the Bermudas yesterday in a 10-14kn breeze. The rest of the fleet, among them Eric Monnin SUI (5-6) on rank 6, will sail a repechage for the additional four slots.
The results and the news.
Sailing Switzerland – Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   

Match Raicng - Bermuda Gold Cup 2019 - Hamilton BER - Day 1, Eric Monnin SUI 6th

 Match Raicng - Bermuda Gold Cup 2019 - Hamilton BER - Day 1, Eric Monnin SUI 6th Harry Price AUS, age 23, is on top of the leader board winning 5 of the 6 races sailed on day one of the Bermuda Gold Cup, the eldest matchrace sailed in one-design boats. Having defeated the six-time matchracing world champion Ian Williams GBR at 5 wins as well, the tie was broken in favor of the young Aussie. ear-old six-time match racing world champion, but beat Williams head-to-head in Flight 6 to hold the tiebreak advantage. Chris Poole USA has also 5 wins, but received a penalty deduction in the race against Ettore Botticini ITA. Eric Monnin SUI follows on rank 6 with a 3-3 score.
The results and the daily news.
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