International Sailing – Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Final results - Gold for Marco Gradoni ITA and Maria Perello ESP

 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.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 1

 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.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (Image © Angela Trawoeger)

Moth, WASZP, Flying Phantom, Easy-to-fly - Foiling Week - Malcesine ITA - Final results

 Moth, WASZP, Flying Phantom, Easy-to-fly - Foiling Week - Malcesine ITA - Final results 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.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 11, Start of Part II on the Mediterranean

 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.
International Sailing – Monday, July 15, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 7

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 7 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.
Monday, July 15, 2019   (Image © Pepe Hartmann)

Laser - Europcup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 Laser - Europcup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Final results 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.
Monday, July 15, 2019   

Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 10

 Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 10 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.
Monday, July 15, 2019   

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 6, all 90 boats underway now

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 6, all 90 boats underway now 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.
International Sailing – Sunday, July 14, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 6

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 6 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.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 3

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 3 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.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Final results

Overthrow on top of the rankings after the final three races at th Musto Skiff World Championship in Medemblik NED yesterday with Bruce Keen GBR taking the World title. The former leader Rick Peacock GBR dropped from the podium on rank 4. The defending champion Jon Newman AUS finished on 2nd, George Hand GBR earned Bronze. Alexander Greil SUI moved up on rank 19, Nicolas Duchoud SUI is 22nd. ----- The results and the event website.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 9

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 9 Superior winner of the 31nm coastal race in Les Sables d'Olonne was the leader 'Bejaflore' with Valenten Bellet FRA extending her lead. 'Cheminées Poujoulat' on 3rd yesterday keeps rank 2 with 6 point backlog. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   (Image © Dobbs Davis, Transpac Media )

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 5, all 90 boats underway now

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 5, all 90 boats underway now 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.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   (Image © Ian Roman)

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Final results

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Final results 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.
International Sailing – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 5 - Italy Team-Race World Champions

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 5 - Italy Team-Race World Champions Defeating Thailand in the Final, Italy earned the Team Race title at the Optimist World Championship on Antigua. Bronze went to the Peru Team. Europe, Asia, the Americas .... truly global. Photos and short reports on the event facebook page. ----- Today begins the crucial phase of the individual Championship. The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA is starting to the Final Series in the Goldfleet one point in front of Richard Schultheiss MLT. Another point behind follows Ian Walker RSA. ----- The ranking list and the event website.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   (Image © Pepe Hartmann)

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 2 - No wind

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 2 - No wind No wind in Warnemuende GER for the 198 participants in the Baltic Sea Act of the Laser Europacup.----- After the first day with two races per fleet, Ties Wijbinga NED lead in the Laser 4.7 ahead of Anja Von Allmen SUI and Khamees Alhammadi UAE. ----- In the Lasers Radial men, Oskar Madonich UKR is first, in the Radial women, Caroline Rosmo NOR is on top. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Maksim Dzihael BLR is on rank 1. ----- The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

Musto Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5

 Musto Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5 Three races were held yesterday after the lay day at the Musto-Worlds in Medemblik with three races more today to conclude the competition, crucial for the final outcome as the leading Rick Peacock GBR is only one point ahead of Bruce Keen GBR, with the defending champion Ian Newman AUS another point behind. 91 participants. ----- The results and the event website.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   (Image © Morgan Bove)

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 8

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 8 Lay day at the Tour de France while the boats were transported to Les Sables d'Olonne, where the coastal race will be started today. Two teams are playing a major role: 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA ahead of 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin. Well placed so far is the all-female team 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA on rank 10. ---- The daily news presenting the attractions ashore for the enchantment of a vast general public.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Day 3

 RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Day 3 After the windless Thursday, four races were held yesterday in Marstrand SWE in a 10-12kn wind to catch up with the program at the RC44 Worlds. 'Team Aqua' of Chris Bake GBR with Cameron Appleton NZL calling the shot moved on top with a 7 point advantage on 'Team Ceeref' of Igor Lah SLO (with Adrian Stead GBR). Today, the Championship will be concluded with the last races. ----- The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 4

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 4 After the two races of yesterday held in Newport RI in a 10-12kn wind, the premature Champion in the 'Vintage' Division before the last races today is 'Nyala', built in 1936, of Patrizio Bertelli ITA with Mauro Pelaschier ITA. In all other Divisions, the point gaps are minimal. In the 'Moderns', 'Enterprise' of Clayton Deutsch USA (tactics Vince Brun USA) replaced 'Challenge' of Jack Le Fort USA (with Ken Read USA) 2 points behind. In the 'Grand Prix Division', the advantage of 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen DEN (with Jesper Bank DEN) is again 2 points ahead, as is the advantage of 'Columbia' of Kevin Hagarty USA in the 'Traditional Division'. No change in the 'Spirit Division' with 'America II' (US-42) of Scott Curtis USA on first at equal points with 'America II' (US-46) of Michael Fortenbaugh USA. --- All ranking lists and the daily news.
International Sailing – Friday, July 12, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019   (Image © Osga Joao Ferreira)

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Final results - Gold for ESP, GBR and GRE

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Final results - Gold for ESP, GBR and GRE The final two races at the 420 World Championship in Portugal, held in a 10kn breeze, removed Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL, defending champions and leaders during the whole event, from rank one in the Open rankings. Martin Vizner/Pedro Ameneiro ESP earned the Gold Medal ahead of the Kiwis. Bronze went to Conrad Konitzer/Fernando Rodriguez ESP. Nilo Schärer/Nik Burkhard SUI finished 32nd as best Swiss. Alexander Grognuz/Simeo Vollmer SUI followed on rank 40. Achille Casco/Elliot Schick SUI booked a race win and a premature start disqualification in the Silverfleet and ended on rank 3 (= 48th overall). Leon Fröhlich/Nathan Zwick SUI follow on the 50th position.
In the 420 Women, Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR remained on top with Irene Calici/Petra Gregori ITA and Melina Pappa/Maria Tsamopoulou GRE completing the podium. Natascha and Samira Rast SUI finished on rank 12.
No change on the ranks one and two of the U17 with Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE earning the title ahead of Ange Delerce/Timothée Rossi FRA. Alberto Morales/Miguel Bethencourt ESP are 3rd. Malin Karlsson/Myrlin Tappolet SUI, best Swiss, are 25th.
All results and the final report.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 4

Yesterday, 38 races of the two-day Team Racing Worlds on Antiigua were held in a 15-17kn breeze and a big swell to select the best 16 among the 44 teams for the Final of today, here the Final elimination ladder (PDF).
Fleetracing for the individual Championship will resume tomorrow.
The video of day 2 and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Jullouville FRA - Day 7

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Jullouville FRA - Day 7 Best of the three overall leading teams in the Jullouville short races, held in a 10-12kn wind yesterday, was 'Team Reseau IXIO' with the 470 World Champion Kevin Peponnet FRA standing in for the injured Sandro Lacan FRA as helmsman. No change in the overall rankings with 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA as first ahead of 'Cheminées Poujoulat' (Robin Follin FRA) and 'Reseau IXIO'. 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA did not qualify, but remained on rank 10.
Today, the multihulls will be transported to Les Sables d'Olonne, stage four of the Tour.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 1

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 1 Yesterday, the Baltic Sea Laser Europacup Regatta was kicked-off as part of the 2019 Warnemuende Week with two races sailed in each class.
Ties Wibjinga NED is on top of the Laser 4.7 Boys with two race wins, and Anja Von Allmen SUI is on rank 1 of the Laser 4.7 Girls with two bullets as well.
Oskar Madonich UKR occupies position 1 in the Radial Men and Caroline Rosmo NOR leads in the Radial Women.
In the Lasers Standard, Maksim Dziahel BLR is on position one.
The results and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 3

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 3 After two races held yesterday in an 11-14kn breeze at the 12 Metre Worlds in Newport R.I., the situation remains close in three of the five divisions.
In the 'Grand Prix Division', the advantage of 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen DEN (with Jesper Bank DEN), twice on 3rd yesterday, is down to one point. In the 'Traditionals Division', 'Columbia' of Kevin Hagarty USA kept a 2 point lead. In the 'Spirit Division', 'America II' (US-42) of Scott Curtis USA is now ahead on a tiebreaker with 'America II' (US-46) of Michael Fortenbaugh USA.
In the 'Modernes Division' however, 'Challenge 12' of Jack Le Fort USA (Ken Read USA tactics) has a 4 point advantage, and 'Nyala' of Patrizio Bertelli ITA (with Mauro Pelaschier ITA) is now even 7 points in front in the 'Vintage Division'.
All ranking lists, the daily news and the event facebook page.
International Sailing – Thursday, July 11, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3 In the last two Qualification Series races held in lighter (around 17kn) and unconstant winds, the defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA took the overall lead with two race wins. Richard Schultheis MLT follows one point behind on rank 2, Ian Walker RSA remains on the 3rd place. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP follows on rank 14.
Today and tomorrow, the Team Race Worlds are on the program.
The ranking list, the daily news and the video highlights of day 2.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3, the Swiss

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3, the Swiss In the last two Qualification Series races held in lighter (around 17kn) and unconstant winds, the defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA took the overall lead with two race wins. Richard Schultheis MLT follows one point behind on rank 2, Ian Walker RSA remains on the 3rd place. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP follows on rank 14.
Boris Hirsch SUI and Axel Grandjean SUI on the ranks 69 and 71 missed the Goldfleet of the best 64 and will continue the competition in the Silverfleet next Saturday. Today and tomorrow, the Team Race Worlds are on the program.
The ranking list, the daily news and the video highlights of day 2.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (Image © Joao Ferreira)

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 5

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 5 After the fresh breeze during the Qualifications and the light wind on the first Final Series day, the wind was missing yesterday in the South of Portugal.
In the Men/Open fleet, the defending champions Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL will start to the last Final races today with 10 point advantage on Nacho Davila/Javier Mestre ESP.
In the Women, Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR are 16 points ahead of Paula Von Wieringen/Maria Gil ESP.
In the U17-rankings, Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE are on top 12 points in front of Ange Delerce/Timothee Rossi FRA.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Jullouville FRA - Day 6

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Jullouville FRA - Day 6 The Tour-de-France continued yesterday with the (shortened) coastal race at Jullouville, the third stage of the event, with 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA as winner extending her lead on 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin on 5 points. The all-female team 'La Boulangère' of Mathilde Geron FRA follows on rank 10.
The ranking list and the news (in French or English).
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - Euromaster Series - Überlingen GER - Final results

 Laser Standard & Radial - Euromaster Series - Überlingen GER - Final results Winners at the Lake Constance Laser Euromasters last weekend were in the Lasers Standard (46 participants/4 nations) Roger Schulz GER one point ahead of the local Hubert Merkelbach GER. Christoph Marsano AUT and Wolfgang Gerz GER followed on the ranks 3 and 4. The best Swiss was Renaud Rouiller SUI on rank 8.
Superior winner in the Radials was Susanne Sailer GER with two bullets. Peter Kraus GER and Franz Egendorfer GER completed the podium. Jacques Perret SUI suit au rank 23 among the 44 entrants.
Light winds prevailed allowing to complete 3 races in 3 days only for the participants from 6 nations.
The report, all ranking lists and a drone video.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 2

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 2 Races 3 and 4 of the 12 Metre Worlds in Newport R.I. were held yesterday in a 8-12kn breeze with some changes on top of the interim rankings.
In the 'Modernes', 'Challenge 12' of Jack Le Fort USA (Ken Read USA tactics) is now the sole leader. 'Columbia' of Kevin Hagarty USA is new on top of the 'Traditionals'. 'Nyala' of Patrizio Bertelli ITA (with Mauro Pelaschier ITA) has moved on rank 1 of the 'Vintage'.
No change in the 'Grand Prix' with 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen (with Jesper Bank DEN) winning all four races so far, as well as in the 'Spirit' with 'America II' of Michael Fortenbaugh USA on first.
The ranking lists and the event facebook page.
International Sailing – Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 2

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 2 Flawless has been the performance of Richard Schultheis MLT so far, who won again both races of his group yesterday, but the defending Champion Marco Gradoni ITA keeps the pace adding two bullets on his results sheet as well moving up on rank 2 overall. Ian Walker RSA stays on the 3rd place.
Maria Perello ESP and Samara Walshe USA on the ranks 16 and 17 are the best girls.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Today, the last two qualification races are on the program, again to be followed over GPS tracking and a live ticker.
The trade winds around 20kn and the big waves on the second day enjoyed the big-breeze specialists in the fleet. Check out the video to get an impression on the conditions, unusual for many participants.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (Image © Osga Joao Ferreira)

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 4

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 4 The 420 Worlds continued yesterday in Vilamoura POR with the Final Series held in a moderate seabreeze with the defending champions Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL consolidating their lead with another race win. 10 points behind follow now Nacho Davila/Javier Mestre ESP on 2nd, Martin Vizner/Pedro Ameneiro ESP are new on 3rd. The best of yesterday with the rank 1 and 4 - Jonathan Steindle/Leonardo Honold GER - advanced on rank 6.
Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR were again the best Girls extending their lead on 16 points. Paula Van Wieringen/Maria Gil ESP progressed on rank 2, Irene Calici/Petra Gregori ITA stay on the 3rd place.
Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE keep on dominating the U17 fleet with another race win. Ange Delerce/Timothee Rossi FRA on rank 2 are now 12 points behind the leaders. Florian Krauss/Jannis Suemmchen GER follow on rank 3.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Fécamp FRA - Day 5

 Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Fécamp FRA - Day 5 Stevie Morrison GBR and his 'Renaissance Services' team finished first in the Fécamp short race final sailed in light winds yesterday, improving their overall position after the abandoned coastal race of Monday. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA remains on top, but 'Cheminées Poujoulat' - 2nd yesterday - reduced the backlog on one point. The all-female team 'La Boulangère' with Mathilde Geron FRA missed the qualification for the Final of the best 8 and descended in the overall rankings on rank 8.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   

Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 2

 Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 2 After three windy races on the opening day, three moderate breeze regattas were completed yesterday on the Ijsselmeer with the defending champion Jon Newman AUS moving up on rank 1 with two race wins. Rick Peacock GBR and Bruce Keen GBR are the first challengers. Alexander Greil SUI is on the good 14th place, Nicolas Duchoud SUI follows on rank 19. The better of two women racing is Jena Mai-Hansen DEN, Olympic Silver in the 49ersFX, on rank 84 (including 3 DNCs on day one) in her first Musto regatta. 92 participants from 11 nations.
The results and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   

Various Classes - Warnemünder Woche - Warnemünde GER - Day 4

 Various Classes - Warnemünder Woche - Warnemünde GER - Day 4 At half time of the Warnemuende Week, as number of classes German dominated concluded their competitions (see ranking lists). The Windsurfing Raceboard World Championship is still underway with Maksymilian Wocik POL winning all 6 races in the Men fleet, Aleksandra Blinnikka FIN first in the Women fleet and Ferran Jurado Besa ESP dominating the Junior fleet.
Today begins the J/22 World Championship with 31 teams from 6 nations on the entry list, among them Johan Koppernaes CAN and Mike Farrington CAY and their teams.
The Laser-Europacup Baltic Sea event begins today as well with 215 participants from 25 nations. Here the preview of this highlight of the week.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 1

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 1 The 21 historic yachts, split in five divisions, sailed two races, the second one shortened, on the first day of the 12 Metre World Championship on Rhode Island Sound off Newport R.I. yesterday. The leaders in the different fleets are 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen (with Jesper Bank DEN) in the 'Grand Prix', 'Courageous' of Ralph Isham USA and 'Challenge 12' of Jack Lefort USA in the 'Moderns', American Eagle' in the 'Traditionals', 'Onawa' in the 'Vintage' and 'America II' of Michael Fortenbaugh USA in the 'Spirit'. ----- All ranking lists, the daily news, the event website and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
International Sailing – Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (Image © Junichi Hirai)

Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Final results, Burton AUS World Champion

 Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Final results, Burton AUS World Champion With two Final Series races yesterday and another two today Tuesday July 9th, the Laser Standard World hampionship in Japan was concluded with the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS winning the title before the last race already. Matthew Wearn AUS delivered three top ten results confirming his rank 2 overall. Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA, tied 2nd-ranked before the final day however dropped from the podium on rank 6, leaving Bronze to George Gautrey NZL.
The five additional Olympic nation berths for Tokyo go to SWE, ARG, RUS, HUN and GUA.
The ranking list and the news of yesterday. The final report will follow on the event website before noon UTC.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 1

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 1 Challenging conditions prevailed on the first day of the Optimist World Championship in Antigua with fresh, shifty winds, big waves, currents and sea weed. After two races with the fleet split in four groups, Richard Schultheis MLT is on rank one with two bullets, followed by Ian Walker RSA and Jack Redmond USA. The double World Champion Marco Gradoni ITA is also well positioned on rank 5. 254 participants from 64 nations.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 3

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 3 The Qualifications for the Gold- and Silverfleets were concluded yesterday in Portugal in fresh winds arouns 20kn.
The defending champions Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL remained on top of the 420 men, 4 points ahead of Mason Mulcahy/Andre Van Dam NZL on rank 2. With two race wins, the two-times 470 Olympian and 420 World Champion 2003 (!) Onan Barreios ESP sailing with Ana Santana ESP advanced on rank 3.
In the 420 women, Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR took the lead 4 points ahead of Marina Garau/Blanca Cabot ESP. With two race wins, Irene Calici/Petra Gregori ITA moved up on rank 3.
In the U17-rankings, Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE defended the first place with two race wins, closely followed by Ange Delerce/Timothee Rossi FRA only two points behind. New on rank 3 are Florian Krauss/Jannis Suemmchen GER.
The ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Fécamp FRA - Day 4

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Fécamp FRA - Day 4 The first coastal race of the Tour de France 2019 in Fécamp FRA was decided on the last meters after 4 hours in a tight duel between Sandro Lacan FRA and his 'Reseau IXIO' team and the previously leading 'Les Sables d'Olonne' of Gregory Lemarchal FRA with Lacan overtaking in the last moment. In der overall rankings, 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA remains on top ahead of 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA. The all-female team 'La Boulangère' of Mathilde Geron FRA stays on the 5th interim place.
Today, short races in Fécamp will take place.
The results and the daily news.
International Sailing – Monday, July 8, 2019
Monday, July 8, 2019   (Image © Junichi Hirai)

Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 4

 Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 4 The first Final races of the Laser Standard Worlds were held yesterday in light 5 to 8kn winds. The Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS, day ranks 8 and 2, moved on top 6 points ahead of Sam Meech NZL on 2nd. Philipp Buhl GER follows on rank 3. The race within the race goes for the five 2020 Olympic nation berths, where Sergei Komissarov RUS, rank 6 overall after a race win, is now the best placed, together with Jesper Stalheim SWE on 9th. Coming strongly from behind is Francisco Garagna ARG, best of the day with two 3rd places new on rank 19, 3 points ahead of Benjamin Vadnai HUN on 21st and Joaquin Blanco ESP another 5 points back. 14 points is the deficit for 6th candidate Wannes Van Laer BEL (25th) and 20 points for Eliot Merceron SUI (27th) and Juan Maegli GUA (28th).
The ranking list and the daily news.
Racing of today, Monday, July 8th, is underway and can be followed live over GPS tracking.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Final results

 470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Final results The 470 Junior World Championship 2019 in Slovenia was concluded yesterday with the Medal Races.
No change on top of the podium in the 470 women with Luise and Helene Wanser GER grasping the title ahead of Paola Amar/Marine Riou FRA and Theres Dahnke/Birte Winkel GER.
In the 470 men, the two remaining medals behind the premature Champions Giacomo Ferrai/Giulio Calabro ITA went to Germany with Daniel Göttlich/Linus Klasen GER on 2nd and the winners of the Medal Race Lucas Schlüter/Frederik Eichhorst GER on 3rd.
The results and the final report.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Final results

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Final results The Junior World Championships of the Olympic speed classes were concluded in Norway yesterday with two races per class.
Isaac McHardie/William McKenzie NZL were the superior winners in the 49ers ahead of James Grummett/Daniel Budden GBR and Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL.
In the 49ersFX, Alexandra Stalder/Silvia Speri ITA grasped Gold relegating Vilma Brobeck/MalinTengström SWE on 2nd. Bronze went to Willemijn Offerman/Elise Ruyter NED.
Gold for Italy in the Nacra 17-catamarans as well with Gianluigi Ugolini/Maria Giubilai ITA 4 points ahead of Natacha Saouma/Matthias Bruun DEN and Silas Mühle/Romy Mackenbrock GER.
The final report with all ranking lists and the videos of the final day.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Final results, the Swiss

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Final results, the Swiss The Junior World Championships of the Olympic speed classes were concluded in Norway yesterday with two races per class.
Isaac McHardie/William McKenzie NZL were the superior winners in the 49ers ahead of James Grummett/Daniel Budden GBR and Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL. Max Haenssler/Joshua Richner SUI finished 13th, Maxime Bachelin/Arno de Planta SUI followed on rank 22.
In the 49ersFX, Alexandra Stalder/Silvia Speri ITA grasped Gold relegating Vilma Brobeck/MalinTengström SWE on 2nd. Bronze went to Willemijn Offerman/Elise Ruyter NED.
Gold for Italy in the Nacra 17-catamarans as well with Gianluigi Ugolini/Maria Giubilai ITA 4 points ahead of Natacha Saouma/Matthias Bruun DEN and Silas Mühle/Romy Mackenbrock GER.
The final report with all ranking lists and the videos of the final day.
Monday, July 8, 2019   (Image © Birgitt Müller)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT The Optimist World Championship on Antigua begins today with the first races with 259 participants from 64 nations. Sun, fresh tradewinds and big waves will make racing very attractive. Switzerland, with two World Champions in the past years, is meanwhile considered a top Optimist nation, but the clear favorite is the two-time Champion Marco Gradoni ITA. The facebook page of the Swiss Team contains photos from the opening ceremony.
The event website with the latest reports and a live ticker, informing on racing as from 15h UTC.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 2 Four races have been completed at the 420 World Championship in the South of Portugal in best thermal breeze conditions so far.
Finishing four times on top in their group, the 420 Boys defending champions Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL have taken the lead ahead of their team mates Mason Mulcahy/Andre Van Dam NZL as well as Conrad Konitzer/Fernando Rodriguez ESP. The best Swiss team Nilo Schärer/Nico Burkhard SUI are on the 28th place.
In the 420 Girls, Eleanor Kears/Faye Chatterton GBR and Gabriela Czapska/Hanna Rajchert POL share the lead at equal points ahead of Sophie Steinlein/Oda Haussmann GER on 3rd. Natascha and Samira Rast SUI followed on rank 18.
In the U17-rankings, Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE and Ange Delerce/Timothee Rossi FRA are on top at equal points. Ben Tresky/Yannick Kuster SUI follow on rank 16.
The results and the daily news.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

12 Metre - Newport Regatta - Final results

 12 Metre - Newport Regatta - Final results As a final tune-up to the 2019 12 Metre World Championship, scheduled July 8-13 in Newport, R.I., 16 teams competed in the Newport Annual Regatta over the past weekend, counting as the official Pre-Worlds. After five races, 'New Zealand' (KZ-3), 'Victory' ’83 (K-22), 'Columbia' (US-16) and 'Nyala' (US-12) were the winners in their respective divisions.
The results and the event website.
Monday, July 8, 2019   (Image © Morgan Bove)

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 3

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 3 Three short-race series were sailed during the first three days of the 2019 Tour de France in Dunkirk FRA with three different day winners.
Yesterday, 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA finished first, reducing the deficit on the overall leading 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA to 2 points. On rank 3 follows 'Renaissance Services' with Stevie Morrison GBR. The all-female 'La Boulangère' team of Matilde Geron FRA follows on rank 5.
The results and the daily news.
Today, the competition will go on in Fécamp with a first 40-Mile-Coastal-Race.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019 - Qualifier 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Final results

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019 - Qualifier 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Final results The third and last Sailing Champions League Qualification Event for the St-Moritz Final scheduled for August was concluded in St-Petersburg RUS yesterday with another three rounds.
The Bayrische YC with Julian Autenrieth GER finished first ahead of the WSV Wermelingen mit Carsten Kemmling GER and the UYC Wolfgangsee with Michael Luschan AUT. Finishing 5th, the RC Oberhofen with Stefan Seger SUI qualified for the Final as well.
The final ranking list and the report.
Monday, July 8, 2019   

Para Sailing - 2019 Para World Sailing Championships - Cadiz ESP - Final results

 Para Sailing - 2019 Para World Sailing Championships - Cadiz ESP - Final results Damien Seguin FRA, (2.4mR), Fabrizio Olmi/Davide Di Maria ITA (RS Ventura Connect), Piotr Cichocki POL (Hansa 303 men) and Violeta del Reino ESP (Hansa 303 women) are the 2019 Para Sailing World Champions. John McRoberts/Scott Lutes CAN, winner of the RS Ventura fleet races, were relegated from rank 1 by the Italians in the winner-takes-all final race. Sailors from NOR, CAN, GBR, AUS, BRA and TPE took the remainder of the podium spots after the final showdown in Southern Spain. 28 nations were present in three single-hander and a double-hander event at this Championship.
The ranking lists, the event website and the event facebook page with photos and videos.
International Sailing – Sunday, July 7, 2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 3

 Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 3 Major changes occurred on top of the Laser Standard Worlds rankings after the two races of yesterday. The down-under duo Sam Meech NZL and Matthew Wearn AUS, separated by one point, is new on top after six races. One point behind follows Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA on 3rd. Walking side-by-side 3 points behind the leader are the Laser legend Robert Scheidt BRA on 5th and the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS on 6th. The leaderboard is incredibly tight with still only 10 points separating the top-10 sailors.
In the fight for the 5 Olympic nation berth at stake (15 are already assigned), Jesper Stalheim SWE on 10th has the pole position. The fifth and last Olympic candidate nation is GUA with Juan Maegli on 21st.
Two races per fleet were completed today in 15-18kn winds and sunny skies to determine which sailors shall continue the Championship in the Gold-, Silver or Bronze fleets.
The results and the news.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

Laser Radial - Youth European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results - Gold für Spanien und Frankreich, Bronze für die Schweiz

 Laser Radial - Youth European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results - Gold für Spanien und Frankreich, Bronze für die Schweiz The Laser Radial Youth Championship in Athens was concluded yesterday with two races sailed in a good seabreeze.
In the Girls, Ana Moncada ESP secured the title with a race win ahead of Eline Verstraelen BEL and Rosine Baudet SUI. Alessia Palanti CZE won the U17 title.
Sofiane Karim FRA defended rank 1 in the Boys ahead of Jordi Llado ESP, U17 winner, and Przemyslav Machowski POL. The long-time leader Mewes Wieduwild GER missed the podium by 7 points. Thanks to a 2nd race rank, Jonas Domeisen SUI advanced on the good 12th final position. Antonis Asonitis SUI finished 33rd and is 7th in the U17 rankings. Benjamin Dufour SUI, the third Swiss in the Goldfleet, finished 44th.
The ranking lists, the final report and the videos.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 5 - Erster Titel vergeben

 470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 5 - Erster Titel vergeben Moderate winds prevailed again yesterday during the last two races before the Medal Race of today.
The 470 Junior World Champions in the Men/Mixed category before the finals today are Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro ITA, winning the two races of Saturday (8 bullets in 11 races) and earning the title with a 24 points lead. Daniel Göttlich/Linus Klasen GER are on a solid way to Silver with an 18 point advantage on Alexandre Demange/Paco Lepoutre FRA on 3rd. Excellent 7th, Yves Mermod/Cyril Schüpbach SUI still have a theoretical chance for Bronze.
In the 470 Junior women, Luise and Helene Wanser GER won both races yesterday and their advantage on Paola Amar/Marine Riou FRA is now 13 points. Theres Dahnke/Birte Winkel GER follow on rank 3.
The ranking lists and the daily news.
Beginning at 11 a.m. UTC, the Medal Races can be followed over live ticker.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Day 4

The Junior World Championship of the Olympic speed classes in Norway continued yesterday with 3 races per class.
In the 49ers, McHardie/McKenzie NZL defended their lead 16 points ahead of Grummet/Budden GBR new on 2nd with two race wins before the last three races today. Max Haenssler/Joshua Richner SUI follow on rank 18.
In the 49ersFX, Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE reclaimed rank 1 but their advantage on Alexandra Stalder/Silvia Speri ITA is only 4 points.
In the Nacra 17, Gianluigi Ugolini/Maria Giubilai ITA extended their lead on 5 points. Natacha Saouma/Matthias Bruun DEN remain on the 2nd place, Silas Mühle/Romy Mackenbrock GER follow as 3rd.
The daily news with links to the results and videos.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 2

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 2 The Tour de France continued yesterday in Dunkerque FRA with another round of short races with the Omani 'Renaissance Services' of Stevie Morrison GBR on top. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA has taken the overall lead. Excelllent the performance of the best in the Mixed Team rankings, where the all-female 'La Boulangère' of Mathilde Geron FRA, 4th overall, is leading. Just behind on rank 5 follows 'CER Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI as first Amateur team. Today, another short-race round is on the program.
The ranking lists and the daily news (in French or Engish).
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019 - Qualifier 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 3

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019 - Qualifier 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 3 Lull conditions prevailed again in St-Petersburg RUS allowing to sail only one round yesterday.
Der WSV Wermelingen with Carsten Kemmling GER defended the lead ahead of the Bayrische YC with Julian Autenrieth GER new on rank 2. The RC Oberhofen with Stefan Seger SUI lost another place and is now 9th, 4 points behind rank 6 required to qualify for the Final in St-Moritz in August.
The ranking list and the event website.
Racing can be followed on livestream again today.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   

Dragon - Grand Prix - Kühlungsborn GER - Final results

 Dragon - Grand Prix - Kühlungsborn GER - Final results Two races were sailed again at the Dragon Grand Prix on the Baltic Sea yesterday for the first time in lighter winds. Dimirtri Samokhin RUS and his team succeeded to replace Peter Gilmour AUS/JPN on top of the rankings. On rank 3 follows Pieter Heerema NED, winner of both races yesterday. Hugo Stenbeck SUI and Dirk Oldenburg SUI are on the 9th and 10th places.
The ranking list and the final report.
Sunday, July 7, 2019   (Image © Pepe Hartmann)

Various Classes - Warnemünder Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 1

 Various Classes - Warnemünder Week - Warnemünde GER - Day 1 The Warnemünde Week was kicked off yesterday in rain and temperatures around 15°, this year with the World Championships of the J/22 and the Raceboard Class, as well as another Laser-Europa-Cup Act.
Yesterday, the OK Dinghies, Pirats, RSAeros and 2.4m started with their races. The J/22 Worlds beginning on Tuesday hold a tune-up race today, and the bigboats will start to their first long-distance race. The only Swiss on the Baltic Sea will be engaged in the Laser Europa-Cup.
The event website with ranking lists and the daily news.
International Sailing – Saturday, July 6, 2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 2

 Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 2 Jesper Stalheim SWE, best yesterday with the ranks 1 and 3, has taken the overall lead ahead of Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA and George Gautry NZL all three tied with 7 points. The Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS and the Laser legend Robert Scheidt BRA on the ranks 6 and 7 are ony 3 points behind rank 1. Somewhat fresher winds as on the opening day prevailed.
The results and the daily news.
Racing can be followed live over GPS tracking as from 3h a.m. UTC.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 4

 470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 4 The 470 Junior World Championship continued yesterday in Slovenia with two races sailed in a light seabreeze. In the 470 Open, Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro ITA are now already 25 points ahead of Daniel Göttlich/Linus Klasen GER. Another 19 points back follow Alexandre Demange/Paco Lepoutre FRA on rank 3. Considering the huge point gaps, it might well be that the Medals will be decided this evening already before the Medal Race of tomorrow.
Luise and Helena Wanser GER extended their lead on 11 points with two race wins yesterday. Paola Amar/Marine Riou FRA follow on rank 2. Theres Dahnke/Birte Winkel GER are on 3rd.
The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

Laser Radial - Youth European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 5

 Laser Radial - Youth European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 5 Difficult light wind conditions prevailed yesterday during the three Gold- and Silverfleet races of the Girls as well as the two races held for the Boys split in Gold-, Silver-, Bronze- and Emeraldfleets.
Inspite of a disqualification, Marilena Makri CYP defended her first place with another race win. Eline Verstraelen BEL (yesterday 1/1/6) follows 6 points behind on rank 2. Ana Moncada ESP moved up on rank 3. The ranking list Girls.
In the Boys, the new leader is Sofiane Karim FRA, as the long-time first Mewes Wieduwild GER had a black day and dropped on 2nd with a 10 point deficit. Przemyslav Machowski POL advanced on rank 3 with a race win. The ranking liste Boys.
The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 1

 Diam 24 - Tour de France à la Voile - Dunkerque FRA - Day 1 The 2019 Tour de France à la Voile sailed on Diam-24 trimarans began in Dunkirk FRA yesterday with short races. Light winds and a strong tide current provided for difficult race conditions.
The surprising winner in the 8 race final was the current-experienced Belgian 'Caraibos.be Brussels' team with Clément Meister BEL. On the ranks 2 and 3 followed the favorites 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA and 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA. Victor Casas SUI with 'CER Ville de Genève' on 4th is leading in the Amateur rankings, closely followed by the all-female team 'La Boulangère' with Matilde Geron FRA.
The ranking list and the daily news.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Day 3

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Day 3 Spectacular racing in Norway yesterday in an up to 25kn breeze. The Nacra 17 sailed downtown in front of 1000 spectators, the 49ers were out on a sea course completing three races.
Finishing 2/1/1 in the 49ers, Isaac McHardie/KWilliam McKenzie extended their lead on 15 points. Kurt Hansen/Simon Hoffman AUS and Scipio Houtman/Manus Offerman NED follow on the ranks 2 and 3.
In the 49erFX, Willemijn Offerman/Elise Ruyter NED have taken the lead ahead of Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE with a 4 point backlog on rank 2.
In the Nacra 17, Gianluigi Ugolini/Maria Giubilai ITA are now 2 points ahead of Natacha Pedersen/Matthias Bruun DEN. Silas Mühle/Romy Mackenbrock GER advanced on rank 3.
The daily news with links to all ranking lists and videos.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Semifinal 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 2

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Semifinal 3 - St.Petersburg RUS - Day 2 The third and last Qualifier for the Champions League Final in St. Moritz SUI in August has been underway in St. Petersburg RUS since Thursday. The best six Club teams will qualify. Light winds infringed the program so far and only 4 rounds could be finished.
The interim leader is the WSV Hermelingen GER with Carsten Kemmling GER ahead of the Bayrische YC with Julian Autenrieth GER and the PI Rogovo with Vladimir Lipavskiy RUS.
The ranking list.
Today and tomorrow, racing can be followed livestream on our www.sailing-news.com website.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour, Finals - Marstrand SWE - Day 3

 M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour, Finals - Marstrand SWE - Day 3 After the four big-breeze races of the opening day and a forced lay day due to stormy winds, a Repechage was sailed yesterday to select the second quartet for the Quarter Finals. In addition to the already qualified Phil Robertson NZL, Taylor Canfield ISV, Yann Guichard FRA and Ian Williams GBR, Niklas Dackhammer SWE, Harry Price AUS, Torvar Mirsky AUS and Mans Holmberg SWE will sail in the first knock-out match best-of-three.
The news.
Saturday, July 6, 2019   

14 Footer - European Championship 2019 - Flensburg GER - Final results

 14 Footer - European Championship 2019 - Flensburg GER - Final results The International 14 European Championship in Flensburg GER was concluded yesterday with two races, and all three Medals go to England. 43 skiffs from 6 nations participated.
Neale Jones/Edward Fitzgerald GBR earned the title ahead of Archie Massey/Harvey Hillary GBR and Andy Shaw/ Rob Struckett GBR. As best Non-Brits, Georg Borkenstein/Eike Dietrich GER follow on rank 7. After their best day, Giona Renggli/Sandro Mani SUI advanced on rank 19 among the 40 teams.
The ranking list and the event facebook page.
International Sailing – Friday, July 5, 2019
Friday, July 5, 2019   

Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 1

 Laser Standard - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminiati JPN - Day 1 First leaders after two races at the Laser Standard World Championship in Japan are Filip Jurisic CRO (1/3) and George Gautrey NZL (2/2) with 4 points each. Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA on 3rd overall follows one point behind. Eliot Merceron SUI is 31st (2/28), at equal points with Robert Scheidt BRA (3/27). Nicolas Rolaz SUI follows as 90th among the 156 participants.
The ranking list.
Racing of today Friday is underway. Results will be posted by noon UTC on the event website.
Friday, July 5, 2019   (Image © Uros Kekus Kleva)

470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 3

 470 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Portoroz SLO - Day 3 After the two light-wind days, the Finals, sailed by the men in a Gold- and Silverfleet, began in Slovenia yesterday with three races held in a fresh Ora breeze of 16 to 25kn, all won by Giacomo Ferrari/Giulio Calabro ITA, extending their overall lead. Daniel Göttlich/Linus Klasen GER advanced on rank 2, the Mixed team Maria Marchesini/Bruno Festa ITA stayed on the 3rd place.
Luise and Theresa Wanser GER remained on top of the 470 women ahead of Theres Dahnke/Birte Winkel GER new on the 2nd place. Paola Amar/Marine Riou FRA kept the 3rd rank.
The ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, July 5, 2019   

Laser Radial - European Youth Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 4

 Laser Radial - European Youth Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 4 The wind was missing on the first day of the Final Series sailed in Gold- and Silverfleets (for the Boys also Bronze- and Emeraldfleets) at the Laser Radial Youth European Championship. Leaders after the Qualification Series are Mewes Wieduwild GER in the Boys and Marilena Makri CYP in the Girls.
All results and the daily news.
Friday, July 5, 2019   

F18-Catamaran - World Championship 2019 - San Pere Pescador ESP - Final results

 F18-Catamaran - World Championship 2019 - San Pere Pescador ESP - Final results The F18-Catamaran World Championship at the Costa Brava was concluded yesterday with three more Final races. The duel between the former top Tornado teams Darren Bundock/Conor Nicholas AUS and Iordanis Paschalidis/Konstantinos Trigonis GRE went in favour of the Aussies grasping the Worlds title two points ahead of the Greeks. Cruz Gonzalez/Mariano Heuser ARG on rank 3 are over 30 points behind. 123 teams.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with the video of the day.
Friday, July 5, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - Junior World Championship 2019 - Risor NOR - Day 2

Fresh winds of up to 25kn prevailed on the second day of the joint Olympic Speed Classes Youth Europeans in Risör NOR.
Finishing 1/2/1, Isaac McHardie/Wiliam McKenzie NZL extended their lead on top of the 49ern. Kurt Hansen/Simon Hoffmann AUS moved up on rank 2 followed by Scipio Houtman/Manus Offermann NED on the 3rd place.
In the 49ersFX, Vilma Bobeck/Malin Tengström SWE extended her lead on already 17 points. Offerman/Bruyter NED and Bryant/Wilmot AUS are the first challengers.
In the Nacra 17, Gianluigi Ugolini/Maria Giubilei ITA stay on top, Natacha Saouma/Matthias Bruun DEN advanced on rank 2.
The daily news, the event website with all results and the video of the day.
Friday, July 5, 2019   

M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour 2019, Finals - Marstrand SWE - Day 2

 M32-Catamaran - World Match Racing Tour 2019, Finals - Marstrand SWE - Day 2 As reported yesterday, the WRMT Final in Marstrand SWE was kicked off two days ago in fresh winds above 20kn. As usual, as long as M32 cats will be the equipment, the qualifiers are sailed in fleetrace groups by four.
Unfortunately, no newsletter information was made available this morning UTC and the results leaderboard remained unchanged.
After 4 flights, Phil Robertson NZL is leading with the ranks 1/2/1/2 ahead of the tied trio Ian Williams GBR (GAC Pindar), Taylor Canfield ISV (US One) and Yann Guichard FRA (Spindrift). Here the not yet updated event website.
Friday, July 5, 2019   

14 Footer - European Championship 2019 - Flensburg GER - Day 2

 14 Footer - European Championship 2019 - Flensburg GER - Day 2 The International 14 European Championship, partly sailed in windy conditions, will be concluded today in Flensburg GER. Up to now, 6 races have been completed with Neale Jones/Edward Fitzgerald GBR 7 points ahead of Archie Massey/Harvey Hillary GBR and in pole position for the title after the two races on the program today. The best non-GBR team are Borkenstein/Dietrich on rank 6. On rank 23 follow Giona Renggli/Sandro Mani SUI. 38 teams from 6 nations participate.
The results and the event facebook page with photos nd videos.
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