International Sailing – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results 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.
The final ranking list, the report and the video of the day.
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 6

Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA dominated the 49erFX fleet again during the two light-wind races yesterday and will go to the Medal Race with a 19 point lead, with a safe hand on the title. Bekkering/Duetz NED remain on rank 2 with a 7 point advantage on the tied Bobeck/Tengström SWE and Naess/ Roeningen NOR on the ranks 3 and 4. The 49erFX ranking list and the 49erFX daily news.

The 49ers will start to another qualification race this Sunday morning. Inspite of sailing their discard yesterday - rank 19 - Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL remain on top with a 17 point lead. Fletcher/Sign GBR moved up on 2nd, Botin/Lopez ESP follow one point behind on rank 3. Sébastien Schneiter/Lucien Cujean SUI on rank 11 have to compensate 8 points today to make the Medal Race cut. The 49er ranking list and the 49er daily news.

The situation remains fully open in the Nacra 17 after the 3 races of yesterday with Ruggero Tita/Caterina Banti ITA only 4 points ahead of Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBR (yesterday 2/1/2). Another 2 points behind are John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR. Astonishing Nathan Outteridge/Hyalee Outteridge AUS jump on rank 10. The Nacra 17 ranking list and the Nacra daily news.

You can again follow the crucial races of today as from 9h UTC livestream on www.sailing-news.com.
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

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

 Star - European Championship/Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 4 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 rank 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.
International Sailing – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 5

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 5 No wind yesterday at the Finn Europeans in Athens and the Medal Race qualifications were concluded after 8 races. Norway and Brazil on the ranks 9 and 10 are herewith qualified for the 2020 Olympic Regatta . In the final race of today, Nils Theuninck SUI on rank 11 and Caleb Paine USA 8 points back on 12th will endeavour to grasp the remaining two berth for their nations. Ioannis Mitakis GRE, only 2 points behind Paine, is their main opponent.
Giles Scott GBR has a solid 15 point lead before the Medal Race and will not fail to take another title. Zsombor Beresz HUN and Andy Maloney NZL will fight for Silver and Bronze.
The results, the news and the video of the day.
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 5

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 followed 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 going to the Medal Race on Sunday. 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 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. But 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.
The ranking list and the daily news.
International Sailing – 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

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. Taking the four berths available for the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo are for the moment 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). Ioannis Mitakis GRE follows closely behind with a 2 point backlog.
The ranking list, the report and the video of the day.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 4

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   

Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 2

 Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 2 With the day ranks 3/5/2, Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening BRA remained on top of the Star European Championship rankings on Lake Garda yesterday. With a race win, and thanks to the discard in effect, Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER advanced on rank 2. Mateusz Kusznierewicz POL/Federico Melo POR follow on the 3rd place, finishing the last race of the day on rank 27 with a broken mast.
Three races were completed in a good Ora breeze around 18kn. Five more regattas are on the program today and tomorrow before the Super-Sunday Finals of the 10 best.
The ranking list and the news.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

Dragon, Trias, Folkeboot - Eichhorn-Regatta - Constance GER - Final results

 Dragon, Trias, Folkeboot - Eichhorn-Regatta - Constance GER - Final results 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.
All ranking lists and the news by the Dragon Class.
International Sailing – Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR- Day 3

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR- Day 3 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. 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 position. 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. The event website.
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 3

Winners in the two races held yesterday after some postponements were Ioannis Mitakis GRE and Jonathan Lobert FRA. Giles Scott GBR remains the overall leader with a 4 point advantage on Andy Maloney NZL. Alican Kaynar TUR moved up on rank 3. The four Olympia 2020 berths at stake go to FRA, NOR, GRE and CRO for the moment.
The ranking list, the daily news and the video of the day.
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

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

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.
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.
International Sailing – Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (Image © Gerolamo Acquarone)

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Final results

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Final results Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS were the clear winners of the Medal Race at the 470 European Championship 2019 in San Remo ITA sailed in moderate winds yesterday, confirming their dominance. Dahlberg/Bergström SWE on rank 2 overall defended their Championship title as best European team. Snow-Hansen/Willcox NZL finished on the 3rd place. The other EuropeSnow-Hansen/Willcox NZL finished on the 3rd place. The other European Championship medals went to Xammar/Rodriguez ESP (Silver, rank 4) and Peponnet/Mion FRA (Bronze, rank 5).
In the 470 women, Camille Lecointre/Aloise Retornaz FRA grasped the title thanks to winning the Medal Race. Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR with Silver and Zegers/Berkhout NED with Bronze completed the podium.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championships 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championships 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2 The America's Cup winners Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL are strongly back on their native turf - the 49er 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 moving up on rank 3. The 49er-results and the 49er report.
Sailing in the harbour with wind from the shore, the 49ersFX held their races on flat water. 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 behind. 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

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 2 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. Four sailors can qualify their nations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics according to the Finn selection rules.
The results, the report and the video of the day.
International Sailing – Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

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

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 1 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.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5 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. Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP follow on rank 3.
All ranking lists and the daily news.
International Sailing – Monday, May 13, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 4

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.
In the 470 women, Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR reclaimed rank 1 with Lecointre/Retornaz FRA and Mas-Depares/Cantero ESP as first challengers.
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   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results Dmitry Golovkin RUS ahead of Roko Stipanovic CRO and Anja Von Allmen SUI (best girl) is the final outcome in the Lasers 4.7. 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. In the Lasers Standard, Giancarlo Planchestainer ITA climbed on first, as the leader Giovanni Coccoluto ITA did not compete yesterday.
All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League, Qualifier 1 - El Arenal ESP - Final results

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League, Qualifier 1 - El Arenal ESP - Final results The Norddeutsche RV GER with Florian Haufe is the winner of the first European Champions League Qualification Regatta held in Palma de Mallorca ESP, attended by the best 27 Club teams from 16 nations. Runner-up is the CN Versoix SUI with Victor Casas closely followed by the Kongelig Dansk Yachtklub DEN with Henrik Jensen on 3rd and the SN of Geneva SUI with Guillaume Girod SUI on 4th, all four qualied for the Final in St-Moritz SUI in August. Good thermal breeze conditions prevailed again on Palma Bay yesterday.
The ranking list and the news.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

J/70 - J/70-Italia-Cup - Act 2 - Ancona ITA - Final results

 J/70 - J/70-Italia-Cup - Act 2 - Ancona ITA - Final results Sailing was cancelled on the final day of the Italian J/70 Championship Series, Act 2, on the Adriatic Sea 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. 45 teams from 11 nations racing.
The final results and the event facebook page with videos.
First in the overall annual rankings is Alessandro Zamponi ITA.
Monday, May 13, 2019   

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

 IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, final results 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 fleet is now heading for Menorca where the first event of the 2019 TP52 Super Series will be 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.
Club Swan42s held the top three places in ORC 1, with 'Dralion' of Pit Finnis on first in this 21 boat fleet, the biggest class at the regatta.
In the Dragon class, the leading RORC CEO Eddie Owen was replaced on top by Otto Pohlmann GER and his team one point ahead.
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 details on the last day, 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.
International Sailing – Sunday, May 12, 2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (Image © Gerolamo Acquarone)

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 3

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 3 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.
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.
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 - Victory for Ian Williams GBR

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

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Final results 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. 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. In the Lasers Standard, Giovanni Coccoluto ITA is the clear winner ahead of Gianmarco Planchestainer ITA and Nicolo Villa ITA.
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

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League 2019, Qualifier I - El Arenal ESP - Day 3 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.
The ranking list and the event facebook page with videos.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   (Image © François Van Malleghem)

Dragon, Diam 24-Trimaran - GP Guyader - Douarnenez FRA - Final Day

 Dragon, Diam 24-Trimaran - GP Guyader - Douarnenez FRA - Final Day Poul Hoj-Jensen DEN/GBR finished on top of the Dragons, while 'Bejaflore' with Arnaud Jarlagan FRA was replaced on rank 1 of the Diam 24 trimarans by 'Team Reseau Ixio' of Sandro Lacan FRA on the final day. A 15-18kn fresh breeze prevailed at the GP Guyader in Douarnenez FRA during the last races.
All results, the daily news and the videos.
Sunday, May 12, 2019   

Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 4 - Supermaxi SHK Scallywag (HKG) has taken Line Honours

 Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 4 - Supermaxi SHK Scallywag (HKG) has taken Line Honours Supermaxi 'SHK Scallywag' (HKG) has taken Line Honours in the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race in an elapsed time of 80hrs 54mins 21sec. The Lombard 46 'Pata Negra' (GBR) leads the fleet after IRC time correction. The Alfred Mylne ketch 'Mariella' (ANT) lis first in the CSA Cruising Class. Fast reaching conditions prevail in the approach to the Bermundas.
The race tracker with positions, the entry list, the event website with report of day 4 and the videos.
International Sailing – Saturday, May 11, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 2 - No wind

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 2 - No wind After a perfect first day at the 470 European Championship in San Remo ITA with three races sailed, a sufficient breeze did not materialise yesterday and therefore the Race Committee decided to abandon racing for the day.
Leaders in the interim rankings are the Rio Olympic Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS with 3 bullets in the 470 men, and Hannah Mills/Eilidh McIntyre GBR having won 2 of the 3 races in the 470 women.
Racing will resume today at 11am UTC and can be followed over live ticker.
The ranking lists and the daily news.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 4 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 MacGregor GBR, and Johnie Berntsson SWE, finishing twice ahead of Harry Price NZL.
The news of the day and the results.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 2

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 2 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. In the Lasers Standard, Giovanni Cocolutto ITA has now already an advantage of 10 points on Gianmarco Planchestainer ITA.
The well-established Ora breeze on Lake Garda allowed all three classes to complete two races each yesterday afternoon.
All ranking lists and the news.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Qualifier 1 - El Arenal ESP - Day 2

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Qualifier 1 - El Arenal ESP - Day 2 The Kalovig Badelaug (Aarhus) Team with Lars Vilhelmsen DEN has taken the overall lead in the Qualifiers for the Champions League Final after another five rounds on Palma Bay yesterday. 1,5 points behind follows the CN Versoix SUI with Victor Casas SUI. The Norddeutsche RV with Florian Haufe is on the third position. The SN Genève follows on rank 6 by a small margin.
The results and the event website.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

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

 IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 2 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.
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.
Saturday, May 11, 2019   

World Sailing - Situation before the 2019 Midyear Meeting next weekend

 World Sailing - Situation before the 2019 Midyear Meeting next weekend Interested to know, what direction World Sailing and especially Olympic sailing will go in the next decade ? A must-read for all who care about sailing for the sailors.
The 2019 Midyear Meeting of World Sailing is set to take place at the end of next week in the Chelsea Football Club, London, the third phase of a process that began 12 months ago at the same Meeting in the same venue. The Meeting will take place against a backdrop of controversy over the Olympic classes and events for the 2024 Olympics in Paris, with many sailors being unsupportive of World Sailing's actions.
Don't miss the excellent comprehensive comment of Richard Gladwell NZL, referencing to the appropriate documents, in Sail-World yesterday !
International Sailing – Friday, May 10, 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019   (Image © Gerolamo Acquarone)

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

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 1 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.
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.
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   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 3 - Repechage

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 3 - Repechage Chris Poole USA finished first in the Repechage (5-2 record), followed by Lucy MacGregor GBR (5-2), Ettore Botticini ITA (4-3) and Eric Monnin SUI (4-3). The pairings for the Quarterfinals of today are Williams GBR vs Botticini ITA, Mirsky AUS vs Price AUS, Berntsson SWE vs Poole USA and MacGregor GBR vs Monnin SUI. ---- The news of day 3 and the results.
Friday, May 10, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 1

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Act 4 - Torbole ITA - Day 1 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 2nd. Julian Hoffmann GER and Alessandro Maisano SUI are 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. Two race wins also for Giovanni Coccoluto ITA in the Lasers Standard with Daniil Krutskikh RUS and Nicolo Villa ITA as first challengers.
A moderate Ora thermal breeze prevailed during the first day of Act 4 of the Laser Europacup on Lake Garda.
All ranking lists and the news.
Friday, May 10, 2019   

IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 1

 IRC, TP52, various boats - Palma Vela 2019 - Palma de Mallorca ESP, Day 1 'Sled' of Takashi Okura USA leads at the PalmaVela on Palma Bay ESP finishing 2 and 1 yesterday, ahead of 'Platoon' of Harm Müller Spreer GER. Tina Plattner GER/RSÀ on 'Phoenix' won the first race and stays on 3rd overall.
The two IRC maxis, the Wally Cento 'Magic Carpet 3' of Sir Lindsay Owen Jones GBR and the 83ft Reichel Pugh Cookson one off 'Vera' of Miguel Galiccio ITA sailed a 33 nautical miles coastal race with 'Magic Carpet 3' winning by a margin of 2min50sec, respectively 50sec on corrected time after 4hrs racing.
The news of day 1, the
TP52 results and the IRC results
Friday, May 10, 2019   

Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 2

 Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 2 No change on top of the rankings this morning UTC with the Dowell 100 'SHK Scallywag' HKG of David Witt HKG in the lead with 480nm left to the finish, 81nm ahead of the Volvo 60 Esprit de Corps CAN of Gilles Barbot CAN and 93nm in front of the Grand Mistral 80 Weddell ITA of Afanasy Isaev GBR/RUS. These three boats have now also taken the lead in IRC calculated time. ---- The race tracker with positions, the entry list, the event website with report of day 2 and the videos.
International Sailing – Thursday, May 9, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 2

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup - Hamilton BER - Day 2 Ian Williams GBR (9-2), Torvar Mirsky AUS and Harry Price AUS (8-3 each) 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 will sail a repechage for the additional four slots today.
The results and the news.
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (Image © Gerolamo Acquarone)

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - first races today

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - first races today After Measurement Control and the Practice Race yesterday, the 70 470 men and 41 women teams will sail the first racess at the 470 European Championship in San Remo ITA today. The final entry lists and the event website with a preview.
Thursday, May 9, 2019   

J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Qualifier 1 - Palma ESP

 J/70 - Sailing Champions League - Qualifier 1 - Palma ESP The first of three qualification events for the Sailing Champions League Final will begin on Mallorca ESP today. 27 Club Teams are present, among the for Switzerland the SN Geneva (with Guillaume Girod) and the CN Versoix (with Victor Casas).
The event website.
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (Image © Tobias Stoerkle)

Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 2

 Various classes - Antigua Bermuda Race 2019 - Day 2 The Dowell 100 'SHK Scallywag' HKG of David Witt HKG was in the lead in elapsed time this morning 3h UTC ahead of the Volvo 60 'Esprit de Corps' CAN of Gilles Barbot CAN and the the Grand Mistral 80 'Weddell' ITA of Afanasy Isaev GBR/RUS. The Lombard 46 'Pata Negra' GBR was the early leader in the IRC Division and Carlo Falcone's 1938 yawl 'Mariella' ANT was going well in the CSA Class.
The 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race fleet set off yesterday from Antigua in sunshine and 20kn trade winds with close to a hundred sailors from 12 nations, including Canada and the USA, taking part in the 935nm offshore race from Antigua to Bermuda.
The race tracker with positions, the entry list, the video of the start and the event website.
International Sailing – Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   

Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup 2019 - Hamilton BER - Day 1

 Match Racing - Bermuda Gold Cup 2019 - Hamilton BER - Day 1 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.
The results and the daily news.
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