International – Saturday, May 25, 2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship - Porto POR - Day 5, Reineke 7th and Railey 9th in the Radial women, Barnard 19th in the Standards

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship - Porto POR - Day 5, Reineke 7th and Railey 9th in the Radial women, Barnard 19th in the Standards Before the last races of today, the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS has a 9 point lead on Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR. Matthew Wearn AUS on 3rd and Philipp Buhl GER as best of the day (1/4) new on rank 4 will fight for Silver and Bronze in the Standard Open Trophy rankings today. Chiavarini GBR and Buhl GER will duel for the European title. The best North Americans are Christopher Barnard USA on 19th and Robert Davies CAN on 34th. The Standard ranking list. ----- Anne-Marie Rindom DEN keeps on dominating the Radial women with a 19 point advantage on Emma Plaesschart BEL, best of the day (1/2), replacing Marit Bouwmeester NED on rank 2. Excellent results by the North Americans with Erika Reineke USA on 7th, Paige Railey USA on 9th and Sarah Douglas CAN on 14th. The Radial women ranking list. ----- Two Polish Laser Radial men will duel for the title today: Aleksander Arian POL or Marcin Rudawski POL 9 points behind can hardly be removed from the top places in the Radial men ranking list. Ben Elvin GBR on 3rd is 32 points behind. ----- Much wind prevailed on the second-last day of the Laser Standard and Radial Open Trophy (all competitors) and European Championship (Europeans only) competition in Porto POR. ----- The daily news with all ranking lists.
Saturday, May 25, 2019   

Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 5, everything open before crucial races today

 Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 5, everything open before crucial races today Leader change in the Laser 4.7 Girls with Ursula Balas CRO new on top 9 points ahead of Sara Savelli ITA, best of the day (2/3). Another 3 points back follow the previous first Lara Himmes ESP and Alessia Palanti ITA. The ranking list 4.7 Girls. ----- In the Laser 4.7 Boys, ranks 1 and 2, respectively 3 and 4, are very close before the last races today. Yogev Alcalay ISR on first is 3 points ahead of Ricard Castellvi ESP. The ranks 3 (Georgios Papadakos GRE) and 4 (Manuel Garcia ESP) are separated by one point only. The ranking list Laser 4.7 Boys. ----- Sun and a 15kn seabreeze on Hyeres Bay made the day perfect ! Everything remains open before the crucial races today Saturday. ----- The news with all ranking lists and the videos.
Saturday, May 25, 2019   (Image © Sander Van der Borch)

RS:X-Windsurfer, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 4, Badloe NED and De Geus NED lead in Windsurf and Windfoil fleets, Hall USA 11th

 RS:X-Windsurfer, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 4, Badloe NED and De Geus NED lead in Windsurf and Windfoil fleets, Hall USA 11th The RS:X Windsurfers and the Windfoil Surfer - the only classes with representative fleets at the 2019 Medemblik Regatta - continued yesterday with three races. The reigning Dutch World Champions Kiran Badloe NED and Liliane De Geus NED lead in both RS:X windsurfer fleets. Farrah Hall USA is 11th, Carolina Mendelblatt USA 18th in the RS:X women. Kiran Badloe NED is also clearly leading in the Open Windfoil fleet. Liliane De Geus NED on 17th is the best woman among the 27 participants in this inaugural Windfoil race. ----- All ranking lists and the event website.
Saturday, May 25, 2019   

GC32-Catamaran - Racing Tour 2019 - Villasimius ITA - Day 2, 'Oman Air' and 'Norauto' lead, 'Argo' USA 5th

 GC32-Catamaran - Racing Tour 2019 - Villasimius ITA - Day 2, 'Oman Air' and 'Norauto' lead, 'Argo' USA 5th 'Oman Air' with Adam Minoprio NZL has taken the overall lead tied with 'Norauto' of Franck Cammas FRA. 'INEOS' with Ben Ainslie GBR (and Giles Scott GBR) - winner of the only race on the opening day - follows 4 points behind on 3rd. The leader in the owner/driver rankings 'Alinghi', steered by Ernesto Bertarelli SUI, is new on rank 4 after a successful day (except race 3 with equipment failure and rank 10), including a race win. 'Argo' of Jason Carroll USA is 5th. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Saturday, May 25, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series 2019 - Menorca ESP - Day 4, Quantum USA extends lead

Late in the afternoon, the only race of the day was started in light winds with 'Quantum Racing' of Doug Devos USA winning and extending her lead on 'Provezza' (Ergen Imre TUR) to 3 points. Harm Müller-Spreer with his 'Platoon' on 3rd follows 4 points behind, still in striking distance for victory. ----- The ranking list, thenews and the video of the day.
Saturday, May 25, 2019   

Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2019 - San Diego CA, USA - Day 3, Carl and Jamie Buchan USA remain on top

 Star - Western Hemisphere Championship 2019 - San Diego CA, USA - Day 3, Carl and Jamie Buchan USA remain on top Carl Buchan/Jamie Buchan USA defended their lead in the three races sailed in San Diego yesterday in a moderate seabreeze. Eric Doyle/Payson Infelise USA, best of the day, follow only one point behind. Brian Ledbetter/Magnus Liljedahl USA moved up on 3rd. ----- The results and the event website.
International – Friday, May 24, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 4, Erika Reineke USA 9th, Chris Barnard USA 21st

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 4, Erika Reineke USA 9th, Chris Barnard USA 21st Tom Burton AUS extended his lead in the Lasers Standard on Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR to 12 pointa. Matthew Wearn AUS remained on 3rd. Pavlos Kontides CYP, best of the day, moved up on the 4th place. Christopher Barnard USA had his worst day and dropped on rank 21. Robert Davies CAN is 39th. The ranking list Standards. ----- A class of her own is Anne-Marie Rindom DEN in the Radial women. Finishing 1 and 3 yesterday, she increased her lead on 33 points ! Her worst result is a 3rd place. On the ranks 2 and 3 follow Marit Bouwmeester NED and Emma Plaesschart BEL. Erika Reineke USA is 9th, Sarah Douglas CAN 11th and Paige Railey USA 12th. The ranking list Radial women. ----- With two bullets, Aleksander Arian POL extended his lead in the Radial men on 10 points. Marcin Rudawski POL and Ben Elvin GBR are on the ranks 2 and 3. The ranking list Radial men. ----- The short report with links to all results.
Friday, May 24, 2019   

Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 4, Spanish leaders in Girls and Boys

 Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 4, Spanish leaders in Girls and Boys Ricard Castelvi ESP is the new leader in the Laser 4.7 Boys, just one point ahead of Georgios Papadakos GRE. Manuel Garcia ESP advanced on the 3rd place. The ranking list Boys. ----- Leader change to Spain also in the 4.7 Girls with Lara Himmes ESP new on first 6 points ahead of Ursula Balas CRO. Maria-Giulia Cicchine ITA is on the 3rd position. The ranking list Girls. ----- Sun and a moderate seabreeze prevailed during the first three Final Series races. ----- The rnews with results, photos and videos.
Friday, May 24, 2019   (Image © Sander Van der Borch)

RS:X-Windsurfer, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 3

 RS:X-Windsurfer, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 3 Medium winds prevaled yesterday at the Medemblik Regatta with the Musto Skiffs and Windfoils joining the competition, a hard day for the RS:X riders racing on traditional and on foiling boards. ----- During the morning, Kiran Badloe NEDextended his lead in the RS:X men on 19 points. In the afternoon, he won all three races in the Windfoil Surfers. Liliane De Geus NED, leading in the RS:X women with a 6 point advantage, participated in the Windfoil regatta as well and finished on rank 12 in the mixed fleet. ----- All ranking lists and the news.
Friday, May 24, 2019   (Image © Sailing Energy)

GC32-Catamaran - Racing Tour 2019 - Villasimius ITA - Day 1 - INEOS of Ben Ainslie GBR first leader

 GC32-Catamaran - Racing Tour 2019 - Villasimius ITA - Day 1 - INEOS of Ben Ainslie GBR first leader The America's Cup 'INEOS' Team started to the first Act of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour on Sardinia with a top crew, i.e. Ben Ainslie GBR steering and Giles Scott GBR as tactician, and won the only race of the day. Continue the preparations for the AC36 Challenge by getting race experience on fast foilers against an experience competition is the objective of Ainslie. 'Norauto' with Franck Cammas FRA follows on 2nd, 'Oman Air' of Adam Minoprio NZL on 3rd. 'Alinghi', now with the owner Ernesto Bertarelli SUI steering, is on rank 6, leading in the owner/driver category. ----- The results and the daily news.
Friday, May 24, 2019   

Star - Western Hemisphere Championship - San Diego CA, USA - Day 2, Carl Buchan/Jamie Buchan USA first leaders

 Star - Western Hemisphere Championship - San Diego CA, USA - Day 2, Carl Buchan/Jamie Buchan USA first leaders After the race postponement on Wednesday due to high wind and seas, Carl Buchan/Jamie Buchan USA, ranks 1 and 4, have taken the lead after the light-wind races 1 and 2 held yesterday. Alan Terhune/Ian Coleman USA and Ben Mitchell/Patrick Powell USA follow on the rank 2 and 3. 23 teams from 3 nations completed the two races. ----- The ranking list and the news of the day.
International – Thursday, May 23, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship - Porto POR - Day 3 - best NorAms Chris Barnard USA 5th and Sarah Douglas CAN 6th

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship - Porto POR - Day 3 - best NorAms Chris Barnard USA 5th and Sarah Douglas CAN 6th After the two light-wind races concluding the qualification phase at the Laser Europeans in Porto POR, the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS moved on top of the Standards with the day ranks 1 and 2 in his group. Lorenzo Chiavarini GBR follows 3 points behind on 2nd. Eliott Hansen GBR is new on 3rd. The World Champion Pavlos Kontides CYP follows on rank 19. Inspite of a blackflag penalty in race 5, Christopher Barnard USA keeps rank 5 just one point behind the podium. Robert Davis CAN is 52nd. Both are qualified for the Goldfleet. The 20 other North American sailors will continue the Championship in the Silver- and Bronzefleets. ----- Anne-Marie Rindom DEN extended her lead in the Lasers Radial women on 12 points. Tuula Tenkanen FIN - best of the day with the ranks 1 and 2 in her group - follows now on 2nd. The Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED advanced on rank 3. Sarah Douglas CAN is now on 6th, Erika Reineke USA 14th and Paige Railey USA 18th, all qualified for the Goldfleet. The remaining three CAN sailors will continue in the Silverfleet. ----- Im the Lasers Radial men, Aleksander Arian POL is now first 3 points ahead of Marcin Rudawski POL. Andrea Crisi ITA on the 3rd place is the best U21 sailor.
All ranking lists and the short report.
Thursday, May 23, 2019   

Laser 4.7 - European Champiosnship 2019 - Hyeres FRA - Day 3 - no NorAms among the over 400 youth sailors

 Laser 4.7 - European Champiosnship 2019 - Hyeres FRA - Day 3 - no NorAms among the over 400 youth sailors Winning the only race of the day, Beatrice Ini ITA has taken the lead in the Laser 4.7 Girls 5 points ahead of Alessia Palanti ITA. Barbara Rodriguez ESP moved up on rank 3. ----- The top-ranked in the Laser 4.7 Boys sailed their discard result yesterday and the overall rankings remained unchanged with Paul Hameeteman NED on first ahead of Przemyslav Machowski POL and Georgias Papadakos GRE. ----- Moderate conditions prevailed on Hyeres Bay for the first time after two windy days and all fleets completed one race each to conclude the qualification phase for Gold-, Silver-, Bronze- and Emerald-Fleets. ----- The news and all ranking lists.
Thursday, May 23, 2019   

RS:X-Windsurf, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 2, Farrah Hall USA 12th, first races of the Windfoils today Thursday

 RS:X-Windsurf, various classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 2, Farrah Hall USA 12th, first races of the Windfoils today Thursday Kiran Badloe NED defended rank 1 in the RS:X men ahead of Sil Hoekstra NED new on 2nd. In the RS:X women, Lilian De Geus NED is now on first followed by Flavia Tartaglini ITA and Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL on 2nd and 3rd. Farrah Hall USA is 12th, Carolina Mendelblatt USA 20th. ----- Challenging conditions with light and shifty winds prevailed yesterday on the Ijsselmeer, but the RS:X windsurfer fleets nevertheless completed 3 races each. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news. ----- Yesterday, the Foiling Windsurf Sailing Instructions were published and entrants from 8 nations, including 10 RS:X windsurfers with the Olympic Champion Dorian Rijsselberghe NED, as well as the veteran champion and Windfoil promotor Aaron McIntosh NZL will participate. Course and Slalom races will be held from today until Sunday.
Thursday, May 23, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series - Act 1 - Menorca ESP - Day 2, no wind, no races

 TP52 - Super Series - Act 1 - Menorca ESP - Day 2, no wind, no races No wind on day 2 of the TP52 Super Series on Menorca and the ranking list remains unchanged with 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Francesco Bruni ITA tactics in front after the two races of the opening day. 'Platoon' of Harm Müller-Sprers GER (tactics John Kostecki USA) is on 2nd. 'Quantum Raceing' of Doug DeVos USA (Ed Baird USA/Cameron Appleton NZL) on 7th are not yet up to speed. ----- The ranking list and the video of the day.
International – Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 2 - Sarah Douglas CAN 2nd, Chris Barnard USA 7th

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 2 - Sarah Douglas CAN 2nd, Chris Barnard USA 7th After the races 3 and 4 of yesterday, Luke Elliot AUS has taken the overall lead in the Lasers Standard ahead of Kaarle Tapper FIN one point behind. Tonci Stipanovic CRO moved up on 3rd after discard. Chris Barnard USA follows on rank 7 only 4 points behind the leader. Robert Davies CAN is 53rd. ----- In the Lasers Radial women, Anne-Marie Rindom DEN is now on top with two bullets followed by Sarah Douglas CAN 7 points behind on rank 2. Emma Plaeschart BEL is new on 3rd. Erika Reineke USA follows on the 13th place, Paige Railey USA is 20th. ----- Aleksander Arian POL defended his lead in the Radial men 6 points in front of Andrea Crisi ITA. Ben Elvin GBR advanced on rank 3. No North Americans. ----- A fresher breeze prevailed yesterday after the light winds of the opening day and all three classes completed two races according to schedule. ----- All ranking lists, the news and the video of the day.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   

Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 2 - perfect Mistral breeze conditions, ITA (girls) and NED (boys) leading

 Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 2 - perfect Mistral breeze conditions, ITA (girls) and NED (boys) leading Finishing twice on top of her group, Alessia Palanti ITA has taken the overall lead in the Lasers 4.7 Girls 2 points ahead of Hanna Fjon NOR. Barbara Rodriguez ESP is on 3rd. ---- In the Boys, Paul Mameeteman NED finished twice on top of his group and is now the sole leader, but the fleet remains closely together within 6 point to rank 10. On the ranks 2 and 3 follow Georgios Papadakos GRE and Prszemyslav Machowski POL. ----- The Laser Youth sailors had a perfect day on Hyères Bay with sun and a fresh Mistral breeze from the West allowing the Boy and Girl fleets split in six groups to complete two races each. ----- The daily news with links to all ranking lists.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   

Various Classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 1 - Only Boardsailors well represented - Windfoil races not yet started

 Various Classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - Day 1 - Only Boardsailors well represented - Windfoil races not yet started In the RS:X men windsurfers, Kiran Badloe NED leads ahead of the Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED, in the RS:X women, Flavia Tartaglini ITA is first ahead of Liliane de Geus NED., Farrah Hall USA follows on 11th, Carolina Mendelblatt USA is 17th. ----- The few and partly very small class fleets present completed two races each in a fresh breeze on the opening day of the 2019 Medemblik Regatta. The Windfoils did not yet compete. ----- All ranking lists and the news.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series 2019 - Menorca ESP - Day 1, Azzurra ARG leads, Quantum USA 7th

 TP52 - Super Series 2019 - Menorca ESP - Day 1, Azzurra ARG leads, Quantum USA 7th Finishing on the ranks 2 and 1, 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Francesco Bruni ITA as tactician has taken the overall lead on the opening day of the TP52 Super Series Regatta ahead of 'Platoon' of Harm Müller-Sprers GER (tactics John Kostecki USA) and 'Bronenosec' of Vladimir Liubomirov RUS (tactics Sime Fantela CRO). With the ranks 5 and 8, 'Quantum Racing' of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA steering and Cameron Appleton NZL calling the shots is only 7th among the 10 participants. ----- Moderate winds around 10kn prevailed yesterday on Menorca ESP for Act 1 of the 2019 TP52 Super Series Annual Championship. ----- The results, the news and the video of the day.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019   (Image © zerogradinord)

Melges 32 - World League, Europe - Act 2 - Punta Ala ITA - Final results, Kuznetsov RUS first

 Melges 32 - World League, Europe - Act 2 - Punta Ala ITA - Final results, Kuznetsov RUS first After 7 races over the past weekend, the winner of Round 2 of the Melges-32 World League Europe Championship was Pavel Kuznetsov RUS (tactics Jewgenij Neugodnikov RUS) ahead of Achille Onorato ITA (Branko Brcin SLO) and Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio ITA. 15 teams from 6 nations participated. ----- The ranking list and the news.
International – Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 1, best NorAms are Chris Barnard USA 8th and Sarah Douglas CAN 14th

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Day 1, best NorAms are Chris Barnard USA 8th and Sarah Douglas CAN 14th 335 Lasers, among them 22 North Americans, completed the first two races at the Laser Standard and Radial European Championship in Porto POR yesterday. ----- In the Lasers Standard (4 fleets), Philipp Buhl GER, Joaquin Blanco ESP, Nils Broehhuizen NED and Fynn Lynch IRL are on top with 5 points each. Chris Barnard USA is excellent 8th, Robert Davis CAN 33rd. ----- The best ranked favorites so far are Matthew Wearn AUS on 10th and the Olympic Champion Tom Burton AUS on 15th. Rather disappointing were however Sam Meech NZL as 31st, Nick Thompson GBR as 35th, Tonci Stipanovic CRO as 39th and the World Champion Pavlos Kontides CYP as 43rd. ----- Nur Shazrin Mohamad MAS was the only woman winning both races of her group in the Lasers Radial (2 fleets). She leads 3 points ahead of Anne-Marie Rindom DEN. Martina Reino ESP follows on 3rd. The Olympic Champion Marit Bouwmeester NED is 10th. Sarah Douglas CAN is 14th, Erika Reineke USA 16th. ----- The Laser Radial Men leader is Martim Fernandes POR one point in front of Aleksander Arian POL. On rank 3 follows Francesco Miseri ITA. ----- All ranking lists, the news and the video of the day .
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   

Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 1, over 400 participants from 35 nations, no North Americans

 Laser 4.7 - European Championship 2019 - Hyères FRA - Day 1, over 400 participants from 35 nations, no North Americans Yesterday, 409 participants from 35 nations - without North Americans - completed two races per fleet in the 4.7 European Championship in Hyères FRA in a fresh Westwind from the shore. ----- The quintet Roko Stipanovic CRO, Nicolo Nordera ITA, Paul Hameeteman NED, Jordi Llado ESP and Georgios Papadakos GRE share the lead, all with the ranks 1 and 2 yesterday. The ranking list Boys. ----- Marissa Ijben NED is the first girl 2 points ahead of Maria-Giulia Cicchine ITA. The ranking list Girls. ----- The event website and the short report.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   

Various Classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - first races today, including Foiling Kites and Windsurfers

 Various Classes - Medemblik Regatta - Medemblik NED - first races today, including Foiling Kites and Windsurfers The traditional multi-class Medemblik Regatta launched in 1985 begins today with the first races, with a less Olympic touch compared to previous years, due to the ever increasing number of similar or class events this year. Only the RS:X windsurfers are present with important fleets led by the Dutch World Champions Liliane De Geus NED and Dorian Van Rjsselberge NED. To be noted, that Foil Kiteboarder and Foil Windsurfer (Windfoiler) fleets participate for the first time - with many riders racing in the non-foil fleets as well - and attract a special interest. ----- All entry lists.
International – Monday, May 20, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019   

Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Final results, Scheidt/Boening BRA first, Cayard/Lopes USA/BRA third

 Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Final results, Scheidt/Boening BRA first, Cayard/Lopes USA/BRA third In the last downwind of the much disputed Final Race with the four best of the 95 boat fleet, Scheidt/Boening BRA overtook the leading Rohart/Ponsot FRA on the finish line winning the Star European Championship and SSL Breeze Grand Slam grasping the 20'000 $ prize money. Cayard/Lopes USA/BRA, in front during half of this last race, finished on rank 3. Kusznierwicz POL/Melo POR, directly qualified for the Final as leaders after the qualification fleetraces, followed on rank 4. ----- Under an overcast sky and some rain, a 15-20kn cool Northwind prevailed on Lake Garda during an intensive race day with the 9th and last qualification race started at 7:30 UTC, followed by the knock-out phase with the Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final. ----- The ranking list, the final report and the video replay of the final day.
Monday, May 20, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Final results, Only North American top-20 finishers are the 49erFX womwn teams Henken/Tunnicliffe USA (10th) and Tenhove/Millen CAN (15th)

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Final results, Only North American top-20 finishers are the 49erFX womwn teams Henken/Tunnicliffe USA (10th) and Tenhove/Millen CAN (15th) In the 49ersFX , the Olympic Champions Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA remained on top thanks to their huge advantage after the qualification phase winning the title ahead of Annemiek Bekkering/Annette Duetz NED and the Medal Race winners Helene Naess/ Marie Rönningen NOR. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA finished the Medal Race on rank 9 and remain on the exellent 10th place overall, a promise for the women skiff races ahead. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN finished on rank 15. The 49erFX ranking list and the final report. ----- The very light winds, keeping the Nacra-17 non-foiling during most of the races, reshuffled the rankings considerably. The clearly leading Ruggero Tita/Catarina Banti ITA finished last in the Medal Race and were relegated on rank 4 overall. First of the crucial race were Ben Saxton/Nicola Boniface GBRgrasping the European Champions title ahead of John Gimson/Anna Burnet GBR to make it a GBR one-two. Lin Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN earned Bronze. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 24th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 50th. The Nacra ranking list and the final report. ----- The 49ers sailed a last qualification race in the morning. The Medal Race in the afternoon had to be cancelled due to lack of wind. The Olymipic Champions Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL - coming back after their successful engagements in the America s Cup and the Volvo Ocean Race - were the clear overall winners ahead Dylan Fletscher/Stuart Bithell GBR and James Peters/Fynn Sterritt GBR. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 64. The 49er ranking list snd the final report. ----- Only very light winds prevailed on the final day of the combined European Championship of the three speed olympic classes. ----- The results of all North Americans and the event website .
Monday, May 20, 2019   

Overview North American final results at the combined Nacra-17, 49er and 49er FX European Championships, Weymouth GBR

Nacra-17, 55 boats, 18 races:
24th Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA
31st Ravi Parent/Caroline Attwood USA
46th Nicolas Martin/Romy Mackenbrock USA
50th Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN
DNC Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA


49ers, 95 boats, 19 races:
24th Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA
32nd Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA
46th Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA
49th Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA
56th Harry Melges IV/Finn Rowe USA
66th William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN


49FX, 57 boats, 20 races:
10th Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA
15th Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN
36th Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA



May 20, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019   

Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Start today with 22 participants from North America

 Laser Standard & Radial - European Championship 2019 - Porto POR - Start today with 22 participants from North America The Laser Standard and Radial European Championship will begin in Portugal today with 164 participants from 49 nations and 5 continents in the Standards, and 124 participants from 41 nations in the Radials. In the non-Olympic Radial men, 47 participants from 12 nations are present. Favorites are the Olympic Champions Tom Burton AUS and Marit Bouwmeester NED. North America is represented by 16 sailors in the Standards and 6 sailors in the Radial women. ----- The entry lists and the event website.
Monday, May 20, 2019   

World Sailing - Midyear Meeting 2019 - London GBR - Laser remains Olympic

 World Sailing - Midyear Meeting 2019 - London GBR - Laser remains Olympic At the World Sailing Midyear Meeting in London over the past weekend, the main agenda item was again the selection of the Olympic classes for 2024. By a large majority, the Council confirmed the two Laser events for 2024, even though the relevant Equipment Committee had spoken in its recommandation for the RS Aero. For the windsurfers, the proposal to maintain the RS:X as is for 2024 was rejected and an evaluation procedure will be initiated as requested by top windsurfers such as the 2012 Olympic Champions (Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED and Marina Alabau ESP) including the more and more popular windfoilers as well. There is no definite decision yet on the mixed offshore keelboat. ----- The excellent summary article by Richard Gladwell NZL, sail-world.com.
International – Sunday, May 19, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results, Caleb Paine USA earns Olympic berth 2020, Scott GBR takes the title

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Final results, Caleb Paine USA earns Olympic berth 2020, Scott GBR takes the title Caleb Paine USA, finishing 11th overall, qualifies the USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Regatta. The European Champion title goes to Giles Scott GBR. ---- 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 and the rankings after the qualification phase became final. Behind Scott adding another title to his palmares, 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 finished the last race on 8th defending rank 11 overall, securing the Olympia berth and also the U23 title. However, disqualified for having been involved in a collision at a mark, the Swiss dropped on the 29th place, and Bronze in the U23 rankings was all that was left. ---- The other North American Finn sailors are on the ranks 12 (Tom Ramshaw CAN), 41 (Luke Muller USA), 46 (Kyle Martin) CAN, 60 (Eric Anderson USA) and 77 (Quinton Gallon CAN).---- 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 - Henken/Tunnicliffe on 10th make the 49erFX Medal Race

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. Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA defended rank 10 and qualified for the Medal Race. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are on rank 15. 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. . Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 64. 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. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 24th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 50th. The Nacra 17 ranking list and the Nacra daily news.

The results of all North Americans and the event website.

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 - Cayard/Lopes 4th and Doyle/Infelise 5th in top-10

 Star - European Championship/Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 4 - Cayard/Lopes 4th and Doyle/Infelise 5th in top-10 Yesterday, Kusznierwicz POL/Melo POR took the overall lead with the day ranks 1 and 3. Scheidt/Boening BRA on 2nd are 5 points behind. Negri ITA/Kleen GER remain on 3rd. Cayard USA/Lopes BRAare 4th, Doyle/Infelise USA 5th. ---- After three days with the Ora thermal breeze, a wind filling in on Lake Garda in the afternoon offering not many tactical options, the two races of Saturday had to be sailed in the morning Northwind, the Peller, persisting all day, with numerous wind shifts. ---- 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 – Saturday, May 18, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 4 - no racing - SUI and USA can grasp 2020 Olympic nations berths today

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 4 - no racing - SUI and USA can grasp 2020 Olympic nations berths today 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 other North American Finn sailors are on the ranks 14 (Tom Ramshaw CAN), 42 (Luke Muller USA), 47 (Kyle Martin) CAN, 60 (Eric Anderson USA) and 75 (Quinton Gallon CAN). ---- 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 - Henken/Tunnicliffe fighting for the 49erFX Medal Race today !

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. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 64. 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. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are down on rank 14 (24 points behind the Medal Race cut). 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. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 25th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 50th. The ranking list and the Nacra 17 news. ---- The results of all North Americans and the event website.
Saturday, May 18, 2019   

Star - European Championship/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 3 - Scheidt BRA still ahead, Doyle USA and Cayard USA in the top-10

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. Eric Doyle/Payson Infelise USA on 4th and Paul Cayard/Arthur Lopes USA on 6th are in the top-10 as well, places to be defended in the last fleetraces today to qualify for the Superfinal on Sunday. ---- The ranking list and the daily news.
International – 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 after noon UTC. 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 - Paine USA 12th now with an Olympic berth, Ramshaw CAN 14th

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. An important step ahead on rank 12 with 120 pts made the 2016 Bronze Medalist Caleb Paine USA now just taking the last of the 4 berths available for the 2020 Olympic Regatta in Tokyo. But Ioannis Mitakis GRE follows closely behind with a 2 point backlog on Paine. The other Olympia nation qualifiers for the moment are Anders Pedersen NOR (rank 9, 102 pts), Jorge Zarif BRA (rank 10, 103 pts) and Nils Theuninck SUI (rank 11, 112 pts). ---- 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 1 - 49erFX teams Tenhove/Millen CAN 11th and Henken/Tunnicliffe USA 15th only contenders for Medal Race

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. The ranking list and the 49er report. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 63. ---- 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. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are on rank 11 (3 points behind the Medal Race cut), Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA are on 15th (21 points from cut). 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 ! Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 27th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 53rd. 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. ---- The Results of all North Americans and the event website.
Friday, May 17, 2019   

Overview North American results at the combined Nacra-17, 49er and 49er FX European Championships, Weymouth GBR, Day 3

 Overview North American results at the combined Nacra-17, 49er and 49er FX European Championships, Weymouth GBR, Day 3 Nacra-17, 55 boats, 12 races:
27th Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA
35th Ravi Parent/Caroline Attwood USA
46th Nicolas Martin/Romy Mackenbrock USA
53rd Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN
55th Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA (DNC)

49ers, 95 boats, 13 races:
25th Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA
32nd Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA
41st Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA
45th Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA
57th Harry Melges IV/Finn Rowe USA
63rd William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN

49FX, 57 boats, 12 races:
11th Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN
15th Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA
42nd Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA
Friday, May 17, 2019   

Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 2 - Scheidt/Boening BRA 1st, Cayard/Lopez USA now 4th

 Star - European Championship 2019/SSL Breeze Grand Slam - Riva ITA - Day 2 - Scheidt/Boening BRA 1st, Cayard/Lopez USA now 4th 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. Paul Cayard/Arthur Lopes USA are now on 4th. ---- 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.
International – 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. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 25, just qualified for the Goldfleet. William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN remain on rank 63. 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. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are now on rank 11, Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA did a giant step forward advancing on the 16th position with the day ranks 5/2/4, but the backlog on the Medal Race cut is still 21 points. 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. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 27th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 52nd. 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 results of all North Americans and the event website.
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

Overview North American results at the combined Nacra-17, 49er and 49er FX European Championships, Weymouth GBR, Day 3

Nacra-17, 55 boats, 9 races:
27th Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA
35th Ravi Parent/Caroline Attwood USA
48th Nicolas Martin/Romy Mackenbrock USA
52nd Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN
55th Riley Gibbs/Anna Weis USA (DNC)

49ers, 95 boats, 10 races:
25th Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA
32nd Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA
34th Andrew Mollerus/Ian MacDiarmid USA
53rd Harry Melges IV/Finn Rowe USA
56th Judge Ryan/Hans Henken USA
63rd William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN

49FX, 57 boats, 9 races:
11th Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN
16th Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA
38th Stephanie Roble/Margaret Shea USA
Thursday, May 16, 2019   

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 3, Ramshaw CAN 13th, Paine USA 18th

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. Tom Ramshaw CAN - nation already qualified for the Olympics - is on rank 13. Caleb Paine USA is on rank 18 as 8th nation striving for a Tokyo berth, 9 points behind the 4th Olujic CRO. ---- The other North American Finn sailors are on the ranks 37 (Luke Muller USA), 50 (Kyle Martin) CAN, 66 (Eric Anderson USA) and 74 (Quinton Gallon CAN). ---- 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, Scheidt/Boenning BRA 1st ahead of Cayard/Lopes USA

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 in a breeze around 20kn and an overcast sky. ---- The results, the daily news and the video of the day.
International – Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (Image © Gerolamo Acquarone)

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Titles go to Australia (open men), Sweden (European men) and France (women)

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Titles go to Australia (open men), Sweden (European men) and France (women) 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/Bergstroem SWE on rank 2 overall defended their Championship title as best European team. Snow-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. ---- No North Americans in the Medal Races. Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA on 15th in the 470 men and Atlantic and Nora Brugman USA on 30th in the 470 women are the best achievements. ---- All ranking lists and the final report.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championships 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2 - excellent 9th for Tenhove/Millen CAN in 49ersFX, medium results and less for other North Americans

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra-17 - European Championships 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 2 - excellent 9th for Tenhove/Millen CAN in 49ersFX, medium results and less for other North Americans 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 moved up on rank 3. Ian Barrows/Mitchell Kiss USA are on rank 22, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN 64th. The 49er-results and the 49er report. ---- Sailing in 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. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are on 9th and Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA on 32nd. 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. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 26th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 52nd. The Nacra report with link to the results. ---- All ranking lists, the results of all North Americans and the event website.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (Image © Robert Deaves)

Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 2, NorAms on the ranks 12 (Ramshaw CAN) and 23 (Paine USA)

 Finn - European Championship 2019 - Athens GRE - Day 2, NorAms on the ranks 12 (Ramshaw CAN) and 23 (Paine USA) 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. Tom Ramshaw CAN is on the 12th place, Caleb Paine USA is on rank 23. However, as 10th non-qualified nation for the 2020 Olympics so far, he will have to fight hard for one of the four berths at stake for Tokyo based on the Finn selection rules. Ramshaw CAN secured the nation berth last year already. ---- The other North American Finn sailors are on the ranks 40 (Luke Muller USA), 41 (Kyle Martin) CAN, 67 (Eric Anderson USA) and 71 (Quinton Gallon CAN). ---- The results, the report and the video of the day.
International – Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 1 - the only NorAm boats in the top-20 are 12th Tenhove/Millen CAN (49erFX) and 19th Snow/Wilson USA (49er)

 49er, 49erFX, Nacra 17 - European Championship 2019 - Weymouth GBR - Day 1 - the only NorAm boats in the top-20 are 12th Tenhove/Millen CAN (49erFX) and 19th Snow/Wilson USA (49er) Yesterday, the 2019 European Championships of the Olympic speed classes were initiated on the Olympic waters of Weymouth GBR. ---- Winning all 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. Sarah Newberry/David Liebenberg USA are 24th, Allie Surrette/Max Flinn CAN 47th. ---- 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. Alexandra Tenhove/Mariah Millen CAN are on 12th and Paris Henken/Anna Tobias Tunnicliffe USA on 38th. ---- In the 49ers, teams from down under are on the first positions with Logan Dunning/Oscar Gunn NZL leading one point ahead of a trio with Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL, Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP and Will and Sam Phillips AUS. Nevin Snow/Dane Wilson USA are 19th, William Jones/Evan DePaul CAN 61th. ---- All ranking lists, the results of all North Americans and the daily news.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019   

470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5 - no North Americans in Medal Races today

 470 - European Championship 2019 - San Remo ITA - Day 5 - no North Americans in Medal Races today 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 gender 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. ---- For Stuart McNay/David Hughes USA on 15th in the 470 men, as well as in the women Atlantic and Nora Brugman USA on 30th and Nikole Barnes/Lara Dallman-Weiss USA on 37th, the Championship is over. ---- All ranking lists and the daily news.
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