05.03.21 – 05.09.21
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05.07.21 – 05.12.21
Top News – Sunday, May 9, 2021
For once, the winds were lighter in Cascais yesterday, allowing only one race to be sailed to conclude the qualification phase for the Medal Races of today. ----- With a 15-point lead, Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP are on a safe way to winning in the 49ersFX. Behind them, it is getting tight: Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER, Annemiek Bekering/Anette Duetz NED, Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgaard DEN and Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA are only 7 points apart. ----- No changes on the podium in the 49ers: Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA lead by 10 points ahead of Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL. Marco Grael/Gabriel Borges BRA follow in third place. Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA remain in 4th overall----- The rankings and the daily report.
Top News – Saturday, May 8, 2021
470 - European Championship 2021 - Vilamoura POR - Final results - Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth USA 10th
Classic Cascais conditions prevailed also yesterday, and 3 more races were sailed. ----- Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP took the lead in the 49ersFX with two race wins. 11 points behind, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER are still in 2nd, while Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN dropped back to 3rd. ----- In the 49ers, Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA have taken the lead. Robert Dickson/Sean Waddilove IRL moved up to 2nd as best of the day (1/1/2). Marco Grael/Gabriel Borges BRA follow in 3rd. Finishing 8/4/4, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA dropped on 4th overall. ----- All rankings.
The first race of the Finn Gold Cup will be started in Porto today at 11h UTC with 59 participants from 32 nations competing. Not only the Worlds title, but also the last Olympic nation berths for Europe and Africa are at stake. ----- The North American participants are Luke Muller USA, Tom Ramshaw CAN and Juan Ignacio Perez MEX. ----- The event-website.T
Fantastic news for sailing lovers, it’s official: the Bol d’Or Mirabaud, the world’s primary lake regatta (among the former winners Dennis Connor USA or Russell Coutts NZL), organised by the Société Nautique of Geneva, will take place as initially planned on June 12-13, 2021, without limitations as to the number of participants, but with strict health measures designed to protect all participants from COVID-19. ----- The official website with details.
Top News – Friday, May 7, 2021
49er, Nacra 17 - Test-Event - Santander ESP - Day 3 - Riley Gibbs/Adele Weis USA 2nd before last races today
Numerous Olympic participants are currently sailing a test event in Santander ESP. 9 races by class could be sailed so far before the finals today. ----- In the 49ers, Logan Dunning/Oscar Gunn NZL are leading 4 points ahead of Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL. Another point behind are Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP in 3rd. ----- Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA are 11th in the 16-boat fleet. ----- In the high-quality Nacra 17 fleet, Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN lead 5 points over Riley Gibbs/Adele Weis USA. Another 5 points behind are Paul Kohlhoff/Alica Stuhlemmer GER in 3rd place. ----- All rankings and the report.
With the strongest seabreeze so far, freshening up to over 20n for the 49ersFX in the afternoon, the Cascais Championship continued yesterday with 3 races each. ----- New at the top of the 49ersFX are now Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP, followed 11 points behind by Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER in second, with Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN 3 points back in third. ----- The two USA teams Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA and Kevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA are tied at the top of the 49er rankings. Marco Grael/Gabriel Borges BRA are now in 3rd, 6 points behind. ----- All rankings and the daily report (scroll down).
The World Championship of the Olympic Finns starts today in Portugal, and for the first time in two years, the world's elite will meet. In addition to the title fight, the last Olympic starting places will be awarded - one each for Europe and Africa. At the start are 59 participants from 32 nations among them the favourites Giles Scott GBR, Jack Lilley AUS, Zsombor Beresz HUN or Nicholas Heiner NED. ----- Luke Muller USA, Tom Ramshaw CAN and Juan Ignacio Perez MEX represent North America. ----- The official preview.
Top News – Thursday, May 6, 2021
470 - European Championship 2021 - Vilamoura POR - Day 4 - Louisa Nordstrom/Trevor Bornarth solid in the top-10, Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss on the way up
Another bright day in classic Cascais conditions with a 17kn seabreeze, and three more races were sailed yesterday. ----- In the 49ersFX, the two mixed teams Lili Sebesi/Yann Jauvin FRA and Kevin Fischer/Albane Dubois FRA are in the lead. The first women's team Ida-Marie Baad/Marie Thusgard DEN is tied for third place. As best of the day, Tina Lutz/Susann Beucke GER moved up to rank 4. ----- Slight improverments for Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) now in 16th and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC) in 20th among the 25 participants. ----- In the small fleet of 49ers, Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA continue to lead. Thanks to 2 race wins, Marco Grael/Gabriel Borges BRA replaced Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA in 2nd place. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remained on rank 7. ----- All rankings and the daily-report.
Top News – Wednesday, May 5, 2021
49er, 49erFX - Championship - Cascais POR - Day 1 - USA lead in the disappointingly small 49er fleet
The Olympic skiffs started their Cascais Championship yesterday in classic conditions with 15 knots of wind and good waves. ----- In the 49ersFX with most international top teams competing, Lili Sebesi/Yann Jauvin FRA lead the classification after 3 races. Tamara Echegoyen/Paula Barcelo ESP and Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA follow in second and third places. ----- Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA (Lake Beulah YC/Chicago YC/St Francis YC) did not show up. Georgia and Antonia Lewin-LaFrance CAN (RNSYS/CYC) occupy rank 19 and Ali ten Hove/Mariah Millen CAN (KYC) follow in 23rd among the 25 participants. ----- Only 8 teams participate in the 49ers, and the North Americans Ian Barrows/Hans Henken USA have taken the lead, followed 4 points behind by Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN are on rank 7. ----- The daily-report.