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Wind- & Kitesurfing
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, March 3, 2014
The Andaluzian Olympic Week ended yesterday again in a fresh 20 kn breeze. D'Ortoli/Delpech FRA were the superior winners in the 49ers ahead of Frei/Rocherieux FRA. In the Lasers Standard, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA defeated Tom Burton AUS for the first time. Wannes Van Laer BEL finished on rank 3. Belgium sailors took the overall victory in the Lasers Radial. In the Radial women, Evi Van Acker BEL was the clear winner over Annalise Murphy IRL and Veronika Fenclova CZE, tied with Mathilde de Kerangeat FRA 4th. In the Radials men, William De Smet BEL was first in front of Alejandro Perez ESP, while the former leader Max Haenssler SUI dropped on rank 3. In the Finns, the favorite Vasilij Zbogar SLO remained on top, Barreiros/Curbelo ESP took the overall win in the 470 men, and Anna Kyselova/Anastasiya Krasko UKR climbed on rank one in the 470 women with a successful last day. Moana Delle GER was the RS:X woman windsurfers, and Piotr Myszka POL stayed on top of the RS:X men windsurfers. All other results are mentioned in the final report (in Spanish).
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Saturday, March 1, 2014
The Andaluzian Olympic Week continued yesterday in good sailing conditions according to program. The close French duel on top of the 49ers goes on with now Frei/Rocherieux FRA 2 points ahead of d'Ortoli/Delpech FRA. Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA succeeded to control Tom Burton AUS in the Laser Standard yesterday staying on the first place. Evi Van Acker BEL in front of Emma Plaeschaart BEL remains the ranking in the Radial women. All other ranking lists at the end of the daily report.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Friday, February 28, 2014
A moderate 8-12 kn breeze prevailed yesterday on the first day of the Andaluzian Olympic Week 2014 and all classes sailed 2 to 3 races each. In the Finns, the first leader is Vasilij Zbogar SLO and in the Lasers Standard Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA is clearly ahead of Tom Burton AUS. 60 participants. Evi Van Acker BEL has taken the lead in the Laser Radial women, followed by Eva Plaschaert BEL, Amélie Riou FRA and Svenja Weger GER. 40 participants. In the RS:X women windsurfers, Moana Delle GER is on top in front of Mayaan Davidovich ISR, and the best RS:X men windsurfer after three races is Piotr Myszka POL. A French double is on top of the 49ers with d'Ortoli/Delpech FRA ahead of Frei/Rocherieux FRA. 20 teams. All other results are posted at the end of the official report of the day. A photo gallery is presented on the event facebook.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Monday, February 24, 2014
Good sailing conditions - check the pictures of the final day - prevailed yesterday on Gran Canaria during the Carnival Trophy regatta. In the largest fleet with 35 boats - the Lasers Radial - Jesus Florez ESP defended the first place ahead of Minika Mikkola FIN who advanced on the second position on the last day. The experience windsurfers Nick Dempsey GBR and Ivan Pastor ESP dominated the RS:X men. In the Nacra 17, Allan Norregaard/Linea Cenhalt DEN climbed on the first place on the last day replacing Finn Heeg/Merle Baars GER. All ranking lists and the event-website.
Wind- & Kitesurfing – Sunday, February 23, 2014
Good conditions with up to 15 kn wind prevailed on day 2 of the Gran Canaria Carnival Trophy. First in the 'Russian Championship' of the 470s is the female team Kirilyuk/Dmitrieva RUS one point ahead of Michail and Maxim Sheremetiev RUS. Joel Rodriguez ESP has taken the lead in the Lasers Standard, and in the Radials, Jesus Florez-Estrada ESP extended his lead on Sinclair Jones PER and Line-Flem-Höst NOR tied on rank 2. Finn Heeg/Merle Baars GER defended their lead in the Nacra 17 by a small margin. Allan Norregaard/Linea Cenhalt DEN are now only one point behind. German is the first place in the F-18-catamarans with Robert Schütz/Marlen Oedfey GER. Nick Dempsey GBR continues to be the clear leader in the RS:X men windsurfers, while Marina Alabau ESP is on top of the RS:X women. All other results (420, Laser 4.7, Techno 293, 29er), the report and the video of the day.
The fresh breeze provided for another perfect race day. The freestylers terminated the Single Elimination - Dirk Van der Meij NED defeated Mike Blomvall SWE in the Final, while Estefania Dos Santos BRA was first in the women category. In the Course Race Women, Astrid Berz SUI remains clearly on top. In the Men category, Pudla Narapichit THA is first. The report.