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Star - Star Sailors League 2019 - Finals - Nassau BAH
Tuesday, 3. December 2019– Saturday, 7. December 2019
Tuesday, 3. December 2019– Saturday, 7. December 2019
Star - Star Sailors League 2019 - Finals - Nassau BAH - Final results, Percy/Ekström GBR/SWE first in a tight Final
A three-way-photo-finish decided on the outcome of the 2019 Star Sailors League Final on the Bahamas. Iain Percy GBR/Anders Ekström SWE grasped the title and the 40'000 US$ prize money just one meter ahead of Xavier Rohart/Pierre-Alexis Ponsot FRA, and another meter behind Eivind Melleby NOR/Joshua Revkin USA on 3rd. Only Mateusz Kusznierwicz POL/Bruno Prada BRA could not follow the top-three in the Final of the four best. ----- The final ranking list, the news and the video of the final day.
Star - Star Sailors League 2019 - Finals - Nassau BAH - Day 4, Qualifications to select the 10 best concluded
After the last Qualification Series races held in a light 5kn breeze yesterday at the SSL Final on the Bahamas, Mateusz Kusznierewicz POL/Bruno Prada BRA remained on rank 1 with a race win and qualified directly for the Final of the best four. Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER on rank 2 are qualified for the Semi Final. The ranks 3 to 10 will sail the Quarter Final today with the best five qualified for the Semi Final. ----- Surprisingly, the English Laser Olympic campaigner Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR with Kilian Weise GER as crew defended the 3rd place ahead of the past Starboat World Champions Melleby NOR/Revkin USA, Cayard/Trinter USA and Percy GBR/Ekström SWE on the rand 4 to 6. On rank 7 follows the Snipe World Champion Henrique Haddad BRA with Henry Boening BRA and also on rank 8 follows another non-Starboat team, the Finn Junior World Champion Muhonen FIN with Kushnir UKR to qualifiy for the Quarter Final. Ranks 9 and 10, Rohart/Ponsot FRA and Doyle/Infelise USA are both past World Champions. ------ Among the prominent eliminated are Pepper NZL/Trouche BRA, Mirsky AUS/O'Leary IRL or Lööf SWE/Fatih USA. ----- The results, the daily news and the video of the day.
As best of the day (3/3/6), Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR/Kilian Weise GER advanced on rank 8. The former leaders Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER however, had a bad day with the ranks ocs/21/12 and descended on rank 3. The new overall leaders are Mateusz Kusznierewicz POL/Bruno Prada BRA 10 points ahead of Ian Percy GBR/Anders Ekström SWE. ----- With 6-10kn, this was the first day at the SLL Final with lighter winds, allowing the less experienced VIP youngsters to mark their presence. ----- Today, the Qualification Series will be concluded with another three races. The 10 best will participate in the Finals on Saturday. With the ranks 9 to 13 within 10 points, the fight for the cut will be fierce. ----- The results, the daily news and the video of the day.
The experienced Starboat teams ruled the show at the SSL Final on the Bahamas yesterday in the fresh up to 20kn wind, and the three races held were won by Negri/Kleen ITA/GER, Percy/Ekström GBR/SWE and Cayard/Trinter USA. First on the interim ranking list are Diego Negri/Frithjof Kleen with the ranks 1/2/4. Mateusz Kusznierewicz/Bruno Prada POL/BRA follow 8 points behind. Paul Cayard/Phil Trinter USA are on rank 3. Still on a positive streak are the young Finn sailors Oskari Muhonen/Vitalii Kushnir FIN/UKR on rank 6. ----- The results and the news.
The Star Sailors League Final on the Bahamas began yesterday with two races held in moderate but very shifty winds. Eidvind Melleby NOR/Joshua Revkin USA have taken the lead with the ranks 2 and 4, followed by Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER. A surprise is the Finn Junior World Champion Oskari Muhonen FIN with Vitalii Kushnir UKR who finished day one on the 3rd place. ----- The results, the news and the video summary.
Today, the Final of the Star Sailors League will be kicked-off on the Bahamas. In absence of the 2018 winner Robert Scheidt BRA, number one of the ranking list, the favorites for the 2019 title are Mateuz Kusznierewicz POL/Bruno Prada BRA, Ian Percy GBR/Anders Ekström SWE, Freddy Lööf SWE/Brian Fatih USA or Diego Negri ITA/Frithjof Kleen GER. To be considered among the non-Starboat sailors are the Laser Olympic medalist Tonci Stipanovic with Tudor Bilic CRO, as well as the top matchracers Ian Williams GBR, Torvar Mirsky AUS, Taylor Canfield ISV and the World Champions of non-Olympic classes such as Henrique Haddad BRA and Ricardo Fabini URU (Snipe) and Mark Holowesko BAH/Christoph Burger SUI (5.5m). With Jeemin Ha KOR an Asian team will be among the starter for the first time. ----- Racing will be presented full-length live beginning at 15 p.m. UTC today, also on the sailing-news.com website. ----- The newsand a preview.
In early December, the Grand 2019 Final of the Star Sailors League will be held on the Bahamas. The SSL World Ranking List, now not only with Starboat sailors, but with the best of all Olympic Classes, has been considered in the invitations. The first non-Star sailor is the 470 Olympic Champion Matthew Belcher AUS on rank 6. The top-10 of the Ranking List plus 15 invited teams are on the entry list. In addition to all top Star sailors - except the defending Champion Robert Scheidt BRA - are Tonci Stipanovic CRO (Laser Olympic Medalist), Jeemin Ha KOR (Laser) or the Match Racers Ian Williams GBR, Torvar Mirsky AUS and Taylor Canfield ISV among the participants. Invited are also World Champions of the Snipe Class (Henrique Haddad BRA) and the 5.5m (Mark Holowesko BAH). ----- The preview.