International – Monday, July 22, 2019
Monday, July 22, 2019   (Image © Junichi Hirai)

Laser Radial - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 3, Qualification phase concluded, Paige Railey USA 2nd

 Laser Radial - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 3, Qualification phase concluded, Paige Railey USA 2nd Josefin Olsson SWE is the only one with nothing but top-5 rankings in the Women Laser Radial at the conclusion of the Qualification phase. Paige Railey USA and Marit Bouwmeester NED follow on the ranks 2 and 3. The best Canadian is Clara Gravely on rank 44. The World Ranking number 2 Sarah Douglas CAN on 56th just made the Goldfleet cut. ----- In the Radial Men, Zac West AUS is clearly leading ahead of Simon de Gendt BEL and Guilherme Perez BRA. ----- Two races were completed yesterday inspite of very difficult wind conditions. -----Racing is underway this morning UTC and can be followed live over GPS tracking. The updated ranking lists will be available by noon UTC.
Monday, July 22, 2019   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam 24 - Tour de France - Nizza FRA - Final results, Bejafore defended rank 1 ahead of Cheminees Poujoulat

 Diam 24 - Tour de France - Nizza FRA - Final results, Bejafore defended rank 1 ahead of Cheminees Poujoulat With a wire to wire win in the Superfinal, 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin FRA did the utmost to enthrone 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA on top, but the leaders advanced on rank 2 on the final downwind and defended herewith rank 1. 'Reseau IXIO' of Sandra Lacan FRA followed on rank 3. 'CER - Ville de Genève' of Victor Casas SUI finished the Tour with a 4th race rank consolidating rank 8 overall and the win of the Amateur rankings. The all-female 'La Boulangère' team of Mathilde Géron FRA on rank 12 won in the Women rankings. ----- The final ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, July 22, 2019   

Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle Worldcup - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 2, Novotna CZE wins woman freestyle

 Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle Worldcup - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 2, Novotna CZE wins woman freestyle Yesterday, Paula Novotna CZE won the GKA Freestyle World Cup Fuerteventura in challenging conditions. Pippa van Iersel NED followed on rank 2. Mikalili Sol BRA and Bruna Kajiya BRA shared rank 3. ----- The daily news. ----- Today, the eight Men Semi finalists split in two groups are ready to roll. The first possible start will be at 11:30 UTC. The action will be livestreamed on the event website.
Monday, July 22, 2019   (Image © Segelbilder.de)

5o5, Finn, Laser Standard & Radial, Trias - Travemünde Week - Day 2, leaders of all classes increase advantage

 5o5, Finn, Laser Standard & Radial, Trias - Travemünde Week - Day 2, leaders of all classes increase advantage Perfect conditions prevailed yesterday on the Baltic Sea with sun and a 16-18kn breeze and in all classes, the leaders of day one consolidated their first places. ----- Hoffmann/Brockerhoff GER finished all races on first in the 5o5s. The same is true for Philipp Kasüske GER on top of the Finns, and for Alexandra Behrens GER undefeated after 6 Laser Radial races. Leonhard Stock GER holds rank 1 in the Lasers Standard. Mathias Strang GER and his team are now the sole leaders in the Trias. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Monday, July 22, 2019   (Image © zerogradinord.it)

Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Scarlino ITA - Final results, Perego/Fracassoli ITA again winners among the 34 teams

 Melges 24 - European Sailing Series - Act 3 - Scarlino ITA - Final results, Perego/Fracassoli ITA again winners among the 34 teams Winner of Round 3 of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series in Scarlino ITA held over the past weekend in hot-summer conditions with a moderate seabreeze Gian-Luca Perego/Carlo Fracassoli ITA 19 points ahead of Paolo Brescia ITA. 34 teams from 8 nations participated. ----- The ranking list and the news (in Italian).
International – Sunday, July 21, 2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019   

Finn -Silver-Cup (U23 World Championship) - Anzio ITA - Final results - Muhonen FIN Junior World Champion - no North Americans racing

 Finn -Silver-Cup (U23 World Championship) - Anzio ITA - Final results - Muhonen FIN Junior World Champion - no North Americans racing Oskari Muhonen FIN, premature champions before the last race, confirmed his superiority winning the final heat sailed again in light winds as well on the concluding day of the Finn Junior World Championship in Anzio ITA. Juan Cardona ESP defended the 2nd rank winning Silver. Finishing 2nd in the last race, Nils Theuninck SUI moved up on rank 3 grasping the Bronze Medal. ----- No North Americans among the participants. ----- The final ranking list and the news.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   (Image © Junichi Hirai)

Laser Radial - World Championship - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 2, USA Railey and Rose on 4th and 8th in Radial women after 2 races

 Laser Radial - World Championship - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 2, USA Railey and Rose on 4th and 8th in Radial women after 2 races Lull conditions impeded racing at the Laser Radial Worlds in Japan, and the women completed only one, the men two races. ----- Josefin Olsson SWE, winner of the first race, finished 2nd in the Radial Women yesterday and leads now overall ahead of Marie Boulou FRA (3/1) and Line Flem-Höst DEN. ----- Two USA women in the top-10: Paige Railey is on 4th, Charlotte Rose on 8th. Sarah Douglas CAN is 19th. ----- Day winners in the Radial Men races were Zac West AUS and Nobuyasu Sugita JPN, leading in the overall rankings. ----- The ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam-24 - Tour de France - Nizza FRA - Day 16, all-out duel for overall Tour victory today

 Diam-24 - Tour de France - Nizza FRA - Day 16, all-out duel for overall Tour victory today Winning the short race final in Hyères, 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA reduced the backlog on 'Bejaflore' (Valentin Bellet FRA) to 5 points. In the short races Super Final today, double points will be awarded and the fight will be fierce for overall victory. ----- 'CER - Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI missed the Final, but remained on rank 8 overall as best Amateur team. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   

WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Final results, Costa ESP winner

 WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Final results, Costa ESP winner Joan Costa ESP defended his first place in the three races held yesterday at the WASPZ Europeans on Lake Garda, closely followed by Rory Hunter GBR reducing the backlog on the leader with the day ranks 2/1/2 to 2 points. Bronze went to Alexander Hogheim NOR.. ----- The ranking list.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series - Act 3 - Cascais POR - Final results, Quantum defending rank 1 after a tight fight

 TP52 - Super Series - Act 3 - Cascais POR - Final results, Quantum defending rank 1 after a tight fight Fighting down to the wire in the last race of the Cascais TP52 Super Series with 'Quantum' of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA as overall winner of the 3rd Act just one point head of 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Santiago Lange ARG. On rank 3 followed 'Platoon' of Harm Müller-Spreer GER with John Kostecki USA. ----- The news with results.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   

Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 4 - Egnot-Johnson NZL defeats Takahshi NZL 3-2 in the Final

 Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 4 - Egnot-Johnson NZL defeats Takahshi NZL 3-2 in the Final Being 0-2 in arrear in the Semi Final, Leonard Takahashi NZL (RNZYS) came back strongly and eliminated Frank Dair USA (CYC) 3-2 yesterday. Nick Egnot-Johnson NZL (RNZYS) had the upper hand on Jack Parkin USA (RYC/SS) 3-2 as well. In the all-Kiwi Final, Egnot-Johnson survived a late charge by Takahashi to win the finals 3-2; by all accounts, the closest racing in the 53-year history of the Governors Cup; Parkin tops Dair 2-1 in the Petit Final. ----- The final report , the results overview and the event website.
Sunday, July 21, 2019   

Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle Worldcup - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 1, Chabloz SUI leads after Single Elimination

 Kite Boarding - GKA Freestyle Worldcup - Fuerteventura ESP - Day 1, Chabloz SUI leads after Single Elimination First in the Men Single Eliminations yesterday was Maxime Chabloz SUI (photo) with a perfect 10. The 8 riders on top of the rankings will be ready to roll today. See who made it through at the end of the daily news. ----- The women are up first today (first start 10:30 UTC) and the action will be livestreamed on the event website
International – Saturday, July 20, 2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (Image © Robert Hajduk)

29er, 420. Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth Worlds - Gdynia POL - Final results, two Gold Medal for USA and an excellent 3rd nations place

 29er, 420. Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth Worlds - Gdynia POL - Final results, two Gold Medal for USA and an excellent 3rd nations place The races of the last day only changed the rankings of the Boys Lasers as the leading duo Zac Littlewood AUS and Tytus Butowski POL engaged in a close matchrace finished down in the fleet letting Ygit Citak TUR grasp the title with a 5th race rank. Littlewood AUS and Butowski POL had to content themselves with Silver and Bronze. ----- No change in the Radial Girls with Chiara Benini ITA as winner in front of Ana Moncada ESP and Shai Kakon ISR. ----- In the Boys 29ers , Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR finished on top ahead of Ville Korhonen/Edvard Bremer FIN and Archie Cropley/Max Paul AUS. ----- A smashing victory celebrated Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA in the Girls 29ers followed by Antonia and Victoria Schultheis MLT on 2nd and Martina Carlsson/Amanda Ljunggren SWE on 3rd. ----- Behind the premature winners in the Nacra 15 , Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS, Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA secured Silver ahead of Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER with Bronze. ----- In the Boys 420s , Sposato/Centrone ITA and Sade/Homri ISR earned Silver and Bronze behind the premature winners Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL. ----- The Girls 420 World Champions were know prematurely as well with Madeline Hawkins/Yumi Yoshiasu USA taking Gold, followed by Neus Ballester/Andrea Perello ESP and Theresa Steinlein/Lisa Plettner GER. ----- The duel of the Boys RS:X windsurfers went in favour of Fabian Pianazza FRA over Nicolo Renna ITA. Bronze went to Liam Segev ISR. In the RS:X Girls , Linoy Geva ISR is on first ahead of Yana Reznikova RUS and Héloise Maquaert FRA. ----- The Nations rankings are won by Spain ahead of France and the USA, ahead of the leading sailing nations ITA, GBR and AUS. ----- All ranking lists and the official news. ------ Please find all final results of North American and Caribbean sailors on a separate overview.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   (Image © Junichi Hirai)

Laser Radial - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 1, Paige Railey USA in top-10

 Laser Radial - World Championship 2019 - Sakaiminato JPN - Day 1, Paige Railey USA in top-10 Late in the afternoon, the first races were started at the Laser Radial World Championship in Japan. ----- On top of the Radial women fleet, split in two, were Anne-Marie Rindom DEN and Josefin Olsson SWE as first in their groups. Marie Barrué FRA and Monika Mikkola FIN followed as 2nd. Paige Railey USA is 6th, Sarah Douglas CAN 23rd. ---- In the Radial men, Guilherme Perez BRA leads after two races ahead of Zac West AUS and Jan Heuninck BEL. No North Amercan entrants. ----- Racing is already underway this morning UTC, results being updated continuously. ----- All results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   

Finn - Silver-Cup (U23-Worlds) - Azio ITA - Day 5, Muhonen FIN premature Champion, close fight for Silver and Bronze ahead

 Finn - Silver-Cup (U23-Worlds) - Azio ITA - Day 5, Muhonen FIN premature Champion, close fight for Silver and Bronze ahead The Finn Junior World Championship in Anzio ITA continued yesterday with two races sailed in a light 8kn wind. Oskari Muhonen FIN won one race and secured the Worlds title prematurely before the final races today. The fight for Silver and Bronze will be fierce today as Federico Colaninno ITA on 2nd is only 2 points ahead of Joan Cardona ESP and 5 points in front of Nils Theuninck SUI. ----- The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   

Diam 24 - Tour de France - Hyères FRA - Day 15 - Suspense till the end

 Diam 24 - Tour de France - Hyères FRA - Day 15 - Suspense till the end Winning the short races in Hyères, 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin FRA reopened the fight for the overall victory reducing the backlog on 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA to 6 points before the last short races in Nizza today and tomorrow. 'CER - Ville de Genève' of Victor Casas SUI remained on rank 8 as leader of the Amateur rankings. ----- The ranking list and the news.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Paradox arriving as 5th, Rio100 on 6th as second monohull

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Paradox arriving as 5th, Rio100 on 6th as second monohull Yesterday at shortly after noon HST (22hrs UTC), the Irens 63 multihull 'Paradox' of Jeff Mearing/Peter Aschenbrenner from Newport, RI, USA crossed the finish line in Honolulu as 5th. 'Rio100', the Bakewell White 100 of Manouch Moshayedi SFYC of Corona Del Mar, CA, USA is about to finish this morning UTC as 6th. ----- 'Argo' is the overall winner, 'Comanche' on 4th the first monohull and winner of the Barn Door Trophy. ----- The leader board continuously updated, the results overview and the event website.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   

WASZP - European Championship2019 -Malcesine ITA - Day 3, Costa ESP new leader

 WASZP - European Championship2019 -Malcesine ITA - Day 3, Costa ESP new leader After 5 Qualification regattas, the first two Final races were held yesterday in a Gold- and Silverfleet with Joan Costa ESP taking the lead 10 points ahead of Alexander Hogheim NOR. On rank 3 follows Tamas Szamody HUN. ----- The results and the event facebook page.
Saturday, July 20, 2019   

Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 3 - favorite Takahashi NZL surprisingly in arrear 0-2 in semi final

 Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 3 - favorite Takahashi NZL surprisingly in arrear 0-2 in semi final Round Robin 2 was completed yesterday with Leonard Takahashi NZL/RNZYS, Jack Parkin USA/RYC/SS, Nick Egnot-Johnson NZL/RNZYS and Frank Dair USA/CYC qualified for the Semi Finals. ----- As winner of the qualification, two-time Governor Cup runner-up Leonard Takahashi RNZYS choose the fourth qualifier Frank Dair CYC but surprisingly, it is the Californian leading 2-0 in the best-of-three series at the end of the day. The second Semi between Nick Egnot-Johnson RNZYS and Jack Parkin RYC/SS is tied 1-1. ----- Semis resume Saturday morning at 11:30 PST followed by the Finals. ----- The daily news, the results overview and the event website.
International – Friday, July 19, 2019
Friday, July 19, 2019   

Youth World Championship 2019 - Day 5, Final Results of all North American and Caribbean Sailors/Teams

 Youth World Championship 2019 - Day 5, Final Results of all North American and Caribbean Sailors/Teams 2019 Youth World Sailing Championship, Gdynia/Poland
Final Results of all North Americans and Caribbeans. July 19th


420 Boys, 30 boats, 8 races:
6th Oliver Hurwitz/Ethan Froelich USA
26th Moritz Heidenreich/David Frost CAN
29th Carlos Romero/Bruno Aciemo MEX

420 Girls, 24 boats, 9 races:
1st Madeline Hawkins/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA
24th Savannah Taylor/Elisie Gilles CAN

Laser Radial Boys, 57 boats, 9 races:
4th Connor Nelson USA
17th Ryan Anderson CAN
19th Thad Lettsome IVB
22nd Campbell Patton BER
28th Mathie Dale ISV
33rd Daniel Smit ANT
52nd Darius Berrenos AHO
55th Adrian Elizondo Garza MEX
56th Trent Hardwick BIZ

Laser Radial Girls, 47 boats, 9 races :
21st Grace Austin USA
27th Hunter Dejean CAN
40th Jalese Gordon ANT
43rd Maria Porter MEX
44th Mary Kathryn Grace TCA
46th Ava Hider CAY

29er Boys, 28 boats, 13 races:
9th Stephen Baker/Oliver Duncan USA
19th Thomas & William Staples CAN
23rd Dawson Kohl/Steven Hardee ISV

29er Girls, 25 boats, 13 races:
1st Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA
14th Morgan Kittson/Adrianna Baird CAN
20th Lola Kohl/Lucy Klempen ISV

Nacra 15 Mixed, 21 boats, 13 races:
9th Jack Sutter/Charlotte Versavel USA

RS:X Boys, 20 boards, 13 races:
12th Alex Torres Rinaldelli MEX
16th Alexander Temko USA

RS:X Girls, 20 boards, 13 races:
12th Joanna Diego MEX
17th Dominique Stater USA



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Friday, July 19, 2019   (Image © Szymon Sikora)

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth Worlds - Gdynia POL - Day 4, Gold for the US 420 Girls, and Gold on the table for US 29er Girls as well

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth Worlds - Gdynia POL - Day 4, Gold for the US 420 Girls, and Gold on the table for US 29er Girls as well In three events, the Youth World Champions are known before the last races of today: Madeline Hawkins/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA in the 420-Girls, Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS in the Nacra 15 and Seb Menzies/ Blake McGlashan NZL in the 420 Boys can not be overtaken. ----- The fight for Silver and Bronze remains close in the 420 Boys, as the ranks 2 to 8 are separated by 12 points only. ----- The 420 Girls on the ranks 2 to 7 within 14 points keep also an option for a Medal. ----- In the Nacra 15, Petard/Declef FRA and Mühle/Möller GER 2 points behind will duel for Silver and Bronze. ----- Three races will be held in the 29ers, but Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR will hardly be reached with a 28 point lead. ----- The victory of Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA in the 29er Girls 16 points ahead is hardly in danger. ----- In the Laser Radial Boys, the situation remains close. Zac Littlewood AUS and Tytus Butowski POL 2 points behind will fight for the title today. ----- In the Laser Radial Girls, Chiara Benini ITA has now a solid 15 point lead on Ana Moncada ESP. ----- The excellent results so far position the USA Youth Team on rank 3 among the leading sailing nations of the World behind France and Spain. ----- All positions of the North American and Caribbean sailors/teams. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, July 19, 2019   (Image © Robert Deaves)

Finn - Silver-Cup (U23 World Championship) - Anzio ITA - Day 4, Muhonen FIN now with a solid lead

 Finn - Silver-Cup (U23 World Championship) - Anzio ITA - Day 4, Muhonen FIN now with a solid lead Changes occurred in the overall rankings after the two races of yesterday held in a light thermal breeze around 10kn, even more, as the circling winds and numerous general recalls impaired the races. Oskari Muhonen FIN is the new leader with an 8 point lead on Juan Cardona ESP. On rank 3 follows Federico Colannino ITA. ----- The news and the ranking list.
Friday, July 19, 2019   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam 24 - Tour de France - Hyères FRA - Day 14, Bejaflore FRA on the way to victory

 Diam 24 - Tour de France - Hyères FRA - Day 14, Bejaflore FRA on the way to victory The last Coastal Race of the 2019 Tour de France was held yesterday in Hyères and variable winds made racing challenging. At the end of the day, it was 'Golfe du Morbihan' with Robert Solune FRA who had the upper hand. Finishing on 3rd, 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA extended once more the lead on 'Cheminées Poujoulat' (Robin Follin FRA) to 9 points now. 'CER - Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI on rank 5 yesterday and up on 7th overall consolidated the first place in the Amateur rankings. ----- The ranking list and the news.
Friday, July 19, 2019   

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Argo USA (Multihulls) and Comanche AUS (Monohulls) take the line honors

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Argo USA (Multihulls) and Comanche AUS (Monohulls) take the line honors Wednesday night just before 21h local time (yesterday 7h a.m. UTC), 'Argo' of Jason Carroll USA finished the race off Diamond Head/Honolulu just 29 minutes ahead of 'PowerPlayLtd' of Peter Cunningham CAY and 6 hours and a half before the third Mod70 'Maserati' of Giovanni Soldini ITA, limping for a while due to impact damage after the first day of the race, but never giving up. 'Comanche', the 100-foot Maxi of Samantha Grant and Jim Cooney AUS on 4th finished as first monohull one day after the overall winner. ----- The news, the race tracker with positions by division and overall, the results continuously update, as well as the event website with more details.
Friday, July 19, 2019   

WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Day 2, no racing

 WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Day 2, no racing Appartently no racing at the WASPZ Europeans on Lake Garda as no new information has been available this morning UTC. Leader after the three races of the opening day is Alexander Hogheim NOR ahead of Juan Costa ESP and Rory Hunter GBR. ----- The ranking list and the video of day one.
Friday, July 19, 2019   

J/80 - World Championship 2019 - Bilbao ESP - Day 4, Laouenan FRA and Santurde ESP tied on top

 J/80 - World Championship 2019 - Bilbao ESP - Day 4, Laouenan FRA and Santurde ESP tied on top Only one race could be held in a light 8kn seabreeze yesterday, with a close up on top of the rankings, as the long-time leader Pierre Laouenan FRA and his team started prematurely and Pablo Santurde ESP joined the French tied on top of the overall rankings. ----- The ranking list and the daily news (in Spanish).
Friday, July 19, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series - Act 3 - Cascais POR - Day 3, Super Fast Quantum Racing Are On Song in Cascais Wind and Waves

 TP52 - Super Series - Act 3 - Cascais POR - Day 3, Super Fast Quantum Racing Are On Song in Cascais Wind and Waves As best of the third day, 'Quantum' of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA extended her overall lead once more. 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemers ARG with Santiago Lange ARG follows 6 points behind on 2nd, 'Bronenosec' of Vladimir Liubomirov RUS with Morgan Larson USA and Sime Fantela CRO moved up on rank 3. ----- The news with results.
Friday, July 19, 2019   

Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 3 - Takahashi NZL sole leader with 4 matches left in Round Robin 2

 Match Racing - 53rd Governor's Cup Junior Championship - New Port Beach CA - Day 3 - Takahashi NZL sole leader with 4 matches left in Round Robin 2 After seven races in Round Robin 2, Leonard Takahashi NZL (Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron) is leading with 6-1 ahead of Jack ParkinUSA (Riverside YC) and Jordan Stevenson NZL (RNZYS) both with 5-1. Four skippers with 4-2 scores will also fight to be one of the four semi-finalists. ----- The news of the day, the results table and the results and the event website.
International – Thursday, July 18, 2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (Image © Szymon Sikora)

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship - Gdynia POL - Day 3, USA girls on top in the 420 and 29ers

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X - Youth World Championship - Gdynia POL - Day 3, USA girls on top in the 420 and 29ers Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL enjoyed the fresher breeze around 15kn on the third day of the Youth Worlds and extended their lead on the 2nd-ranked Sade/Homri ISR in the 420 Boys to 13 points. ----- Madeline Hawkings/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA continue to dominate the 420 Girls increasing their advantage on 18 points. Theresa Steinlein/Lina Plettner GER on rank 2 are only 3 points in front of Natascha and Samira Rast SUI jumping on the 3rd place with a race win. ----- In the 29ers Boys, the defending champions Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR have now a 16 point lead on Archie Cropley/Max Paul AUS. ----- In the 29er Girls , Martina Carlsson/Amanda Ljunggren SWE are the new leaders ahead of Berta Puig/Isabella Cassereto USA just one point back. ----- With two race wins, Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER increased their advantage in the Nacra 15 on Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS to 5 points. Petard/Declef FRA are 3rd. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Tytus Butowski POL - the star of the local public and media - is on the first place 3 points ahead of Juan Cardosos ARG. Zac Littlewood AUS follows on the 3rd rank. ----- Chiara Benini ITA and Ana Moncada ESP share now the lead in the Lasers Radial.----- Nicolo Renna ITA dominates the RS:X Boys windsurfers 7 points ahead of Fabien Pianazza FRA. ----- In the RS:X Girls windsurfers, Héloise Macquaert FRA is the new leader as Natasa Lappa CYP was relegated on rank 2 after a disqualification. ----- France is leading in the Nations Rankings, the USA are 5th among the 67 nations. ----- Go to a results overview of all North American and Caribbean sailors/teams. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (Image © Jean-Marie Liot)

Diam 24 - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 13, ranks 1 and 2 for Oman

 Diam 24 - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 13, ranks 1 and 2 for Oman Omani one-two in the short races of Port Barcarès yesterday with 'efg Privat Bank' with Pierre Pennec FRA winning ahead of 'Renaissance Services' with Stevie Morrison GBR. 'Béjaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA extended her overall lead on 9 points. ----- The ranking lists and the daily newst (in English or French). ----- Today, the Coastal Race in Hyères is on the program.
Thursday, July 18, 2019   (Image © Angela Trawoeger)

WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Day 1, 80 one-design foiling skiffs racing

 WASZP - European Championship 2019 - Malcesine ITA - Day 1, 80 one-design foiling skiffs racing Alexander Hogheim NOR ahead of Juan Costa ESP and Rory Hunter GBR are the leading trio after day one of the WASZP European Championship on Lake Garda where the 80 participants sailed three races. ----- The ranking list and the event website.
Thursday, July 18, 2019   

TP52 - Super Series - Act 4 - Cascais POR - Day 2, Quantum USA remains first

 TP52 - Super Series - Act 4 - Cascais POR - Day 2, Quantum USA remains first The TP52 Super Series continued yesterday with two races sailed at Cascais POR in an up to 25kn breeze. 'Quantum' of Doug DeVos USA with Ed Baird USA defended the first place with two 2nd ranks. 'Azzurra' of Alberto Roemmers ARG with Santiago Lange ARG and 'Phoenix' of Harm Müller-Spreer GER with John Kostecki USA follow on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- The news and the video des Tages.
International – Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (Image © Robert Hajduk)

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 2, seven North Americans in top 10

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 2, seven North Americans in top 10 Good sailing conditions prevailed yesterday in Poland and all fleets completed the full program. ----- In the 29er Girls, Antonia and Victoria Schultheis MLT have taken the lead ahead of Berta Puig/Isabella Casaretto USA. ----- In the 29er Boys, the defending champions Matthias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR are on top after 6 races. Kohonen/Bremer FIN on 2nd are already 10 points behind. ----- In the 420 Boys, Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL are on first with Martin Wizner/Pedro Ameneiro ESP following on 2nd. ----- The 420 Girls are lead by Madeline Hawkings/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA, 5 points in front of Kana Kobayashi/Natsumi Shirasu JPN and Theresa Steinlein/Lina Plettner GER tied on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- In the Nacra 15, Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS are now one point ahead of Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA. ----- In the Laser Radial Boys, Tytus Butowski POL has a one point advantage on Wonn Kye Lee SGP. ------ In the Laser Radial Girls, Chiara Benini ITA defended her lead ahead of Ana Moncada ESP and Shai Kakon ISR. In the RS:X Boys windsurfers is Nicolo Renna ITA on top. ----- In the RS:X Girls windsurfers, Linoy Geva ISR helds the first position. ----- All positions of the North American and Caribbean sailors/teams . ----- All ranking lists, including the updated Nations Ranking, and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   

Finn - Silver-Cup (U23-WM)- Anzio ITA - Day 1 - Theuninck SUI first leader, no North Americans

Finishing on the ranks 3/2/4, Nils Theuninck SUI is the first leader in the Finn Junior World Championship, initiated yesterday with three races sailed in Anzio ITA in perfect conditions with a 12 to 16kn wind. Oskari Muhonen FIN follows 3 points behind. James Skulczuk GBR is 3rd. ----- The results, the news and the video of the day.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   

Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 12, Golfe du Morbihan day winner

 Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 12, Golfe du Morbihan day winner The Mediterranean part of the 2019 Tour de France began yesterday in Port Barcarès with a 40nm Coastal Race, won by 'Golfe du Morbihan' with Robert Solune FRA advancing on rank 4 overall. 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA finished 3rd and defended her lead. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - the fast multihulls now in command

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - the fast multihulls now in command The latest leaderboard (July 16, 21h UTC) has three fast multihulls, started in the Saturday July 13 fleet, on top with 'Argo' of Jason Carroll USA as first ('Collisto' info not valid as tracker malfunctions). 'PowerPlay Ltd' CAY of Peter Cunningham followed 66nm back, 'Maserati' ITA of Giovanni Soldini ITA was 162nm behind. ----- The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with more details.
International – Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Final results - Gold for Marco Gradoni ITA and Maria Perello ESP, best five North Americans in second half of 64 boat Goldfleet

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Final results - Gold for Marco Gradoni ITA and Maria Perello ESP, best five North Americans in second half of 64 boat Goldfleet Marco Gradoni ITA, winner of the two races sailed again in well-established trade winds and big waves yesterday, is the outstanding winner of the 2019 Optimist World Championshp, his third in a row, a unique performance in the over 50 year history of the Class. Richard Schultheis MLT and Jaime Ayarza ESP earned Silver and Bronze. ----- Similar is the achievement of Maria Perello ESP, dominating in the Girls rankings ahead of Amparo Stupenengo ARG and Okyanus Arykan TUR. ----- The North Americans sailing in the Goldfleet finished the event on the ranks 32 (Thommie Grit USA), 34 (Samara Walshe), 35 (Tommy Sitzmann USA) and 50 (Jack Redmond USA). Winborne Majette ISV is on rank 52. ----- All ranking lists and the final report.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 1, Nelson Connor USA 2nd Laser

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL - Day 1, Nelson Connor USA 2nd Laser The 2019 Youth World Sailing Championship began yesterday in Poland in a light 7-10kn breeze, allowing only some of the classes to sail their first races. ----- The 420 Boys completed two races with Achille Casco/Eliot Schick SUI, ranks 3 and 5, taking the lead. On the ranks 2 and 3 followed Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL and Martin Wizner/Pedro Almeira ESP - the duo fighting for the 420 Worlds title in Portugal last week. ----- The 420 Girls did not race. ----- In the 29er-Boys, the full program with 3 races was completed. Ville Korhonen/Edvard Bremer FIN are first ahead of Mathias Berthet/Aleksander Franks NOR and Marius Westerlind/Olle Aronsson SWE. ----- The 29er Girls did not sail. ----- The Lasers Radial completed one heat in both genders. In the Boys, Otto Dahlberg FIN leads ahead of Connor Nelson USA and Tytus Butowski POL. ----- In the Radial Girls, Chiara Benini ITA ahead of Manon Peyre FRA and Simone Chen SGP are in front. ----- In the Nacras 15, Silas Mühle/Levke Möller GER and Will Cooley/Rebecca Hancock AUS share the lead after two races. Titouan Petard/Marion Declef FRA follow on rank 3. ----- The RS:X windsurfers did not compete. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (Image © Angela Trawoeger)

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

 Moth, WASZP, Flying Phantom, Easy-to-fly - Foiling Week - Malcesine ITA - Final results The Lake Garda Foiling Week, an event organised for some years now, was held over the past weekend with five Classes present. ----- In the largest fleet, the Moths with 83 participants, Francesco Bruni ITA finished first ahead of Carlo De Paoli ITA and Dave Kenefick IRL. ----- In the Open-rankings, Ernst-Michael Miller GER on an iFly was first. ----- In the Easy-to-Fly (a 3-person foiler), Jean-Christoph Mourniac FRA and his team were on top. ----- Maxime and Jérémy Bachelin SUI won in the Flying Phantoms ahead of the Vendée-Globe-winner François Gabart FRA on 2nd and Alex Schneiter/Gurvan Bontemps SUI on 3rd. ----- A Norvegian trio was on top of the remarkable WASZP fleet, tuning up for the European Championship to be held at the same venue as from tomorrow, with Alexander Hogheim NOR, Nicolai Jacobson NOR and Erik Karlsen NOR. ----- All ranking lists and the event website.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

J/80 - World Championship 2019 - Bilbao ESP - Day 1, McGugan CAN 58th among 80 teams from 11 nations

 J/80 - World Championship 2019 - Bilbao ESP - Day 1, McGugan CAN 58th among 80 teams from 11 nations After the first three races sailed in moderate conditions in Northern Spain yesterday, Pierre Laouenan FRA and his team are the first leaders in front of a - as always - large Spanish J/80 fleet. Hugh McGugan CAN (Kingston YC) and his team are on the 58th place. ----- 80 teams from 11 nations and 3 continents are present. ----- The ranking list and the newst (in Spanish).
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   

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

 Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Port Barcarès FRA - Day 11, Start of Part II on the Mediterranean The Tour-de-France will resume sailing on the Mediterranean Sea today with a Coastal Race in Port Barcarès. Two more stages are planned in Hyères and in Nizza. ----- The situation on top of the rankings is fully open with 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA on rank 1 with a 2 point advantage on 'Cheminées Poujoulat' of Robin Follin FRA. ----- In the Amateur rankings, 'Grégory Lemarchal - Les Sables d'Olonne' is only one point ahead of 'Ville de Genève' of Victor Casas SUI. ----- The ranking lists and the daily news.
International – Monday, July 15, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019   (Image © Matias Capizzano)

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 7, Marco Gradoni ITA on the way to his 3rd title, USA team loosing ranks

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 7, Marco Gradoni ITA on the way to his 3rd title, USA team loosing ranks Fresh winds, big waves and a strong current made racing off Antigua again very challenging yesterday, ideal for the leading trio extending the lead on the rest of the fleet in the two races of the day. The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA has now a 17 point advantage and his chances to become the first in the Optimist history to win three World Championship titles are perfect in the last races of the competition today. Richard Schultheis MLT kept his 2nd place but the advantage on Jaime Ayarza ESP, best of the day with the ranks 2 and 1, new on rank 2, is only 2 points. Ian Walker RSA on 4th is already 29 points behind the Bronze Medal. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP follows on rank 9. ----- The North Americans sailing in the Goldfleet all lost 10 ranks and more and are now on the ranks 26 (Thommie Grit USA), 34 (Samara Walshe), 36 (Jack Redmond USA) and 37 (Tommy Sitzmann USA). Winborne Majette ISV is on rank 51.The results and the daily news.
Monday, July 15, 2019   (Image © Pepe Hartmann)

Laser - Europcup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Final results, Elena Oetling MEX 6th

 Laser - Europcup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Final results, Elena Oetling MEX 6th The Laser Europacup in Warnemuende was concluded yesterday in light winds. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Ole Schwiekendiek GER succeeded to replace the leading Ties Wijbinga NED on top with the day ranks 1 and 3. Anja Von Allmen SUI defended the 3rd place as best Girl. ----- In the Lasers Radial Men, Prszemyslav Machowski POL finished on rank 1 with two bullets yesterday. Anton Loeck GER and Oskar Madonich UKR completed the podium. In the Radial Women, Caroline Rosmo NOR was the superior winner ahead of Laura Schewe GER and Ekatarina Sanko BLR. Elena Oetling MEX, the only North American present, finsished on 6th. ----- Norvegian is the winner also in the Lasers Standard with Uffe Tomasgaard NOR. Maksim Dzihael BLR and Kacper Stanislawski POL are on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- All ranking lists and the final report.
Monday, July 15, 2019   

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

 29er, 420, Laser Radial, Nacra 15, RS:X-Windsurfer - Youth World Championship 2019 - Gdynia POL Today is day one of the Youth World Sailing Championship in Poland with 409 participants from 66 nations on the entry list. North America is well represented with teams from the USA, CAN and MEX, as well as a number of Carribean nations. ----- The report on the Opening event of yesterday.
Monday, July 15, 2019   

Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 10, Atlantic Ocean part concludes, racing resumes tomorrow on the Mediterranean Sea with Bejaflore still on top

 Diam-24-Trimaran - Tour de France - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 10, Atlantic Ocean part concludes, racing resumes tomorrow on the Mediterranean Sea with Bejaflore still on top The Omani 'Renaissance Services' with Stevie Morrison GBR were the winners of the Les Sables short races, as first team to finish on top for the third time. They advanced on rank 4 overall. 'CER - Ville de Genève' with Victor Casas SUI terminated as second. ----- 'Bejaflore' with Valentin Bellet FRA is still on rank 1, but 'Cheminées Poujoulat' with Robin Follin FRA, 3rd yesterday, is only 2 points behind. ----- The results and the daily news. ----- With the Les Sables d'Olonne races, the Atlantic part of the Tour-de-France was concluded. Today, the trimarans will be transported to the Mediterranean Sea where racing will resume with a Coastal Race in Port Barcarès tomorrow.
Monday, July 15, 2019   

Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 6, Ho'okolohe USA still first

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 6, Ho'okolohe USA still first The positions of the leading boats were unchanged at the last roll call with the Farr 57 'Ho'okolohe' of Cecil and Alyson Rossi , Novato, CA, USA on first with a reduced advantage on 'Brigadoon', a Tripp 56 of Daniel Gribble, Laguna Niguel, CA, USA of 13nm. Clearly leading in their Divisions, twice as fast as the interim leaders, are 'Comanche', the Verdier/VPLP 100 of Jim Cooney & Samantha Grant, Sydney, NSW, AUS as well as 'Argo', the MOD 70 of Jason Carroll, New York, NY, USA. ----- The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with all details.
International – Sunday, July 14, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 6, Gradoni ITA extends lead, four USA sailors on ranks 18 to 29

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 6, Gradoni ITA extends lead, four USA sailors on ranks 18 to 29 The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA extended his lead at the Optimist Worlds on Antigua to 9 points with another race win yesterday in the first two Final Series races held in thundery conditions with gusts of up to 26kn. Richard Schultheiss MLT remains the runner-up. New on rank 3 is now Sebastian Kempe BER. The best girl Maria Perello ESP advanced on rank 11. ----- The North Americans sailing in the Goldfleet are now on the ranks 18 (Tommy Sitzmann USA), 20 (Samara Walshe), 21 (Thommie Grit USA), 29 (Jack Redmond USA). Winborne Majette ISV is on rank 53. -----The results and the daily news.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 3, Elena Oetling MEX 6th

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 3, Elena Oetling MEX 6th After the unplanned lay day on Friday without wind, racing resumed yesterday at the Warnemuende Week, and all three Laser fleets completed two races. ----- In the Lasers 4.7, Ties Wijbinga NED extended his lead with another race win. Ole Schweckendiek GER advanced on rank 2. Anja von Allmen SUI, the best Girl, is on the 3rd place. ----- In the Lasers Radial Men, Maximilian Behrens GER is the new leader ahead of Anton Loeck GER and Oskar Madonich UKR closely behind. ----- In the Radial Women, Caroline Rosmo NOR extended her lead on the closest persuers Lena Haverland GER and Laura Schewe GER. Elena Oetling MEX is on the 6th place.----- Leader change in the Lasers Standard with Uffe Tomasgaard NOR replacing Maksim Dzihael BLR on top. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Final results, Keen GBR World Champion. no North Americans

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

Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 9, no change on top with Bejaflore and Cheminées Poujoulat on one and two

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Les Sables d'Olonne FRA - Day 9, no change on top with Bejaflore and Cheminées Poujoulat on one and two Superior winner of the 31nm coastal race in Les Sables d'Olonne was the leader 'Bejaflore' with Valenten Bellet FRA extending her lead. 'Cheminées Poujoulat' on 3rd yesterday keeps rank 2 with a 6 point backlog. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   (Image © Dobbs Davis, Transpac Media )

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

 Various classes - 50th Transpacific Race Los Angeles - Honolulu - Day 5, all 90 boats underway now Yesterday, the third and last start was given off Pt. Fermin for the fastest of the 90 boat fleet from 10 nations, split in 12 divisions to race the 2'300nm to Hawaii, including the multihulls 'Maserati' and 'Argo' as well as the 100-footer 'Comanche'. ----- After one third of the distance this morning UTC, the Farr 57 'Ho'okolohe' of Cecil and Alyson Rossi , Novato, CA, USA was leading on elapsed time overall 24nm ahead of 'Brigadoon', a Tripp 56 of Daniel Gribble, Laguna Niguel, CA, USA. The race tracker with positions by division and overall, as well as the event website with all details.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   

RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Final results, Team Aqua of Chris Bake GBR World Champion

 RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Final results, Team Aqua of Chris Bake GBR World Champion 'Team Aqua' of Chris Bake GBR and Cameron Appleton NZL as tactician defended the first place and earned the World Champion title ahead of 'Team Nika' of Vladimir Prosikhin RUS (with Tom Slingsby AUS) and 'Artemis' of Torbjörn Tornquist SWE (with Andy Horton USA) on the ranks 2 and 3. ----- The ranking list and the daily news.
Sunday, July 14, 2019   (Image © Ian Roman)

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Final results, World Titles Claimed in Four Divisions

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Final results, World Titles Claimed in Four Divisions Exciting was the fifth and final day of the 2019 12 Metre World Championship in Newport RI. With 'Nyala' of Patrizio Bertelli ITA (with Maurizio Pelaschier ITA) having clinched her series early in the 'Vintage Division' after a sweep of yesterday’s two races, it came down to single races today to determine World Champions in Grand Prix, Modern and Traditional Divisions. ----- In 'Grand Prix Division' (with the newest boats), 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen DEN (with Jesper Bank DEN) grasped the title. ----- In the largest Division with 8 teams, the 'Moderns', 'Challenge 12' of Jack Le Fort, Jamestown, RI, USA (with Ken Read USA) reclaimed rank one with two race wins yesterday. ----- In the 'Traditional Division', 'Columbia' of Kevin Hegarty/Anthony Chiurco, Newport, RI, USA remained on top. In the 'Spirit Division' (with no title at stake), 'America II' (US-42) of Scott Curtis, New York, NY, USA finished first. ----- Competing in total were 21 historic 12 Metres from six countries – the largest fleet ever gathered in North America. ----- The results and the final report.
International – Saturday, July 13, 2019
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

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

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 5 - Italy Team-Race World Champions Defeating Thailand in the Final, Italy earned the Team Race title at the Optimist World Championship on Antigua. Bronze went to the Peru Team. Europe, Asia, the Americas .... truly global. The USA Team qualified for the last 8 and was eliminated by Peru. The event website with the Live Ticker. Photos and short reports on the event facebook page. ----- Today begins the crucial phase of the individual Championship. The defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA is starting to the Final Series in the Goldfleet one point in front of Richard Schultheiss MLT. Another point behind follows Ian Walker RSA. Four USA and an ISV sailor are qualified for the Goldfleet: Jack Redmond 19th, Samara Walshe 20th, Thommie Grit 21st, Tommy Sitzmann USA 36th and Winborne Majette ISV 54th. ----- The ranking list and the event website.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   (Image © Pepe Hartmann)

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

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 2 - No wind No wind in Warnemuende GER for the 198 participants in the Baltic Sea Act of the Laser Europacup.-----
After the first day with two races per fleet, Ties Wijbinga NED lead in the Laser 4.7 ahead of Anja Von Allmen SUI and Khamees Alhammadi UAE. ----- In the Lasers Radial men, Oskar Madonich UKR is first, in the Radial women, Caroline Rosmo NOR is on top. Emma Oestling MEX, the only North Americsan, is 4th. ----- In the Lasers Standard, Maksim Dzihael BLR is on rank 1. ----- The results and the daily news.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

Musto Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 5, a trio fighting for the title today

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

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

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

RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Day 3, Team Aqua of Chris Bake GBR leading before last races today

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

Melges 20 - World League, Europe - Act 4 - Riva ITA - Day 1, Wilbur USA 6th

 Melges 20 - World League, Europe - Act 4 - Riva ITA - Day 1, Wilbur USA 6th Round 4 of the Melges 20 World League began yesterday on Lake Garda with two races. The corinthian team of Marco Giannini ITA has taken the lead with a 9 point advantage on Pavel Gratchev RUS and Alexandr Ezkhov RUS tied on the ranks 2 and 3. Robert Wilbur USA (with Charlie McKee USA) follows on rank 6. ----- The results and the event website.
Saturday, July 13, 2019   

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

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

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Final results - Gold for ESP, GBR and GRE, three USA teams in top-tens

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Final results - Gold for ESP, GBR and GRE, three USA teams in top-tens The final two races at the 420 World Championship in Portugal, held in a 10kn breeze, removed Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL, defending champions and leaders during the whole event, from rank one in the Open rankings. Martin Vizner/Pedro Ameneiro ESP earned the Gold Medal ahead of the Kiwis. Bronze went to Conrad Konitzer/Fernando Rodriguez ESP. Will Mixyne Bachels/Louis Fontisee USA (North Lake and Biscayne Bay YC) are on the remarkable 10th place as best of the three USA teams among the 89 entrants. ----- In the 420 Women, Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR remained on top with Irene Calici/Petra Gregori ITA and Melina Pappa/Maria Tsamopoulou GRE completing the podium. Maddie Hawkins/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA (Annapolis YC) on rank 6 are the best ahead of 6 other USA Girls teams among the 37 entrants. ----- No change on the ranks one and two of the U17 with Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE earning the title ahead of Ange Delerce/Timothée Rossi FRA. Alberto Morales/Miguel Bethencourt ESP are 3rd. Vanessa Lahrkamp/Katherine McNamara USA (American YC) on 8th are the best of 4 USA U-17 teams in the 66 boat fleet ----- All results and the final report.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 4, USA qualified for Final of today

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

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

 Diam 24-Trimaran - Tour de France à la Voile - Jullouville FRA - Day 7 Best of the three overall leading teams in the Jullouville short races, held in a 10-12kn wind yesterday, was 'Team Reseau IXIO' with the 470 World Champion Kevin Peponnet FRA standing in for the injured Sandro Lacan FRA as helmsman. No change in the overall rankings with 'Bejaflore' of Valentin Bellet FRA as first ahead of 'Cheminées Poujoulat' (Robin Follin FRA) and 'Reseau IXIO'. ----- Today, the multihulls will be transported to Les Sables d'Olonne, stage four of the Tour. ---- The ranking list and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 1, with 210 boats racing, Oertling MEX 4th Radial

 Laser - Europacup 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 1, with 210 boats racing, Oertling MEX 4th Radial Yesterday, the Baltic Sea Laser Europacup Regatta was kicked-off as part of the 2019 Warnemuende Week with two races sailed in each class. ----- Ties Wibjinga NED is on top of the Laser 4.7 Boys with two race wins, and Anja Von Allmen SUI is on rank 1 of the Laser 4.7 Girls with two bullets as well.
Oskar Madonich UKR occupies the first place in the Radial Men. Caroline Rosmo NOR leads in the Radial Women. Elena Oertling MEX, the only North American Laser sailor present, is 4th.
In the Lasers Standard, Maksim Dziahel BLR is on position one.
The results and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

Windsurfing - Raceboard World Championship - Warnemünde GER - Final results

 Windsurfing - Raceboard World Championship - Warnemünde GER - Final results The Windsurfing Raceboard World Championships was concluded yesterday at the Warnemuende Week with Maksymilian Wojcik POL winning in the Men, Aleksandra Blinnikka FIN in the Women and Ferran Jurado ESP in the Juniors. Steven Uhtoff USA, the only North American present, finished 36th among the 73 starters. ----- All ranking lists and the daily news.
Friday, July 12, 2019   

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

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

J/22 - World Championship 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 2, Lautier NED dominates, Koppernaes CAN stays on 3rd after seven races

 J/22 - World Championship 2019 - Warnemünde GER - Day 2, Lautier NED dominates, Koppernaes CAN stays on 3rd after seven races No change on top of the rankings at the J/22 Worlds in Warnemuende GER after the races of yesterday, held in moderate winds. Jean-Michel Lautier NED remains the dominating leader winning 6 of the 7 races completed so far. On rank 2 follows Reiner Brockerhoff FRA. Johan Koppernaes CAN remains on 3rd. Mike Farrington CAY and his team are on the 6th place among the 31 entrants from 7 nations. ----- The results and the daily news.
International – Thursday, July 11, 2019
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3, Gradoni ITA replaces Schultheis MLT on rank 1

 Optimist - World Championship 2019 - English Harbour ANT - Day 3, Gradoni ITA replaces Schultheis MLT on rank 1 In the last two Qualification Series races held in lighter (around 17kn) and unconstant winds, the defending champion Marco Gradoni ITA took the overall lead with two race wins. Richard Schultheis MLT follows one point behind on rank 2, Ian Walker RSA remains on the 3rd place. The best Girl Maria Perello ESP is on rank 16. ----- Four USA sailors are qualified for the Goldfleet: Jack Redmond 19th, Samara Walshe 20th, Thommie Grit 21st and Tommy Sitzmann USA. Winborne Majette ISV on 54th is in the Goldfleet as well. Andreas Steinitz CAN 145th, Riccardo Lopez-Cepero PUR 155th and Alexandro Riquelme Beckmann MEX 184th are the best among the other North American teams. ----- Today and tomorrow, the Team Race Worlds are on the program with the USA Team among the favorites. ----- The ranking list, the daily news and the video highlights of day 2.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (Image © Joao Ferreira)

420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 5, no wind, no racing, three final races today to conclude the Championship

 420 - World Championship 2019 - Vilamoura POR - Day 5, no wind, no racing, three final races today to conclude the Championship After the fresh breeze during the Qualifications and the light wind on the first Final Series day, the wind was missing yesterday in the South of Portugal. ----- In the Men/Open fleet, the defending champions Seb Menzies/Blake McGlashan NZL will start to the last Final races today with a 10 point advantage on Nacho Davila/Javier Mestre ESP. Will Mixyne Bachels/Louis Fontisee USA (North Lake and Biscayne Bay YC), sailing in the Goldfleet, are on rank 14, still as best of the three USA teams among the 89 entrants. ----- In the Women, Vita Heathcote/Milly Boyle GBR are 16 points ahead of Paula Von Wieringen/Maria Gil ESP. Maddie Hawkins/Yumi Yoshiyasu USA (Annapolis YC) on rank 11 are the best ahead of 6 other USA Girls teams among the 37 entrants, three of them sailing in the Goldfleet. ----- In the U17-rankings, Odysseas Spanakis/Konstaninos Michalopoulos GRE are on top 12 points in front of Ange Delerce/Timothee Rossi FRA. Vanessa Lahrkamp/Katherine McNamara USA (American YC) on 12th are the best of 4 USA U-17 teams in the 66 boat fleet. ----- The ranking lists and the daily news.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

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

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

Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 3, Peacock GBR reclaims rank 1

 Musto-Skiff - World Championship 2019 - Medemblik NED - Day 3, Peacock GBR reclaims rank 1 After the three races of yesterday, Rick Peacock GBR reclaimed rank 1 at the Musto-Worlds on the Ijssel-Meer. As best of the day with two bullets, George Hand GBR is new on rank 2. Jon Newman AUS dropped on rank 3. ----- The results and the event website.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Day 1, Team Aleph FRA first leader after three races

 RC44 - World Championship 2019 - Marstrand SWE - Day 1, Team Aleph FRA first leader after three races The RC44 World Championship in Marstrand SWE began yesterday with three races held in a 15kn wind. 'Team Aleph' of Hugues Lepic FRA and Michele Ivaldi ITA tactics is the first leader 3 points ahead of 'Team Nika' of Vladimir Prosikhin RUS with Tom Slingsby AUS. ----- The results and the daily news.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 2, two races held, changes on top of three divisions

 12mR - World Championship 2019 - Newport RI, USA - Day 2, two races held, changes on top of three divisions Races 3 and 4 of the 12 Metre Worlds in Newport R.I. were held yesterday in a 8-12kn breeze with some changes on top of the interim rankings. ----- In the 'Modernes', 'Challenge 12' of Jack Le Fort USA (Ken Read USA tactics) is now the sole leader. 'Columbia' of Kevin Hagarty USA is new on top of the 'Traditionals'. 'Nyala' of Patrizio Bertelli ITA (with Mauro Pelaschier ITA) has moved on rank 1 of the 'Vintage'. ----- No change in the 'Grand Prix' with 'Legacy' of Thomas Andersen (with Jesper Bank DEN) winning all four races so far, as well as in the 'Spirit' with 'America II' of Michael Fortenbaugh USA on first. ----- The ranking lists and the event facebook page.
Thursday, July 11, 2019   

J/22 - World Championship - Warnemünder Woche - Warnemünde GER - Day 1, Lautier NED first leader, Koppernaes CAN 3rd

 J/22 - World Championship - Warnemünder Woche - Warnemünde GER - Day 1, Lautier NED first leader, Koppernaes CAN 3rd The J/22 World Championship kicked-off yesterday is the main event of the 2019 Warnemuende Week Part II. Four races were completed in a 15kn breeze all won by Jean-Michel Lautier NED and his team ahead of Reiner Brockerhoff FRA and Johan Koppernaes CAN. Mike Farrington CAY and his team are on the 6th place. 31 entrants from 7 nations participate. ----- The results and the daily news.
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