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North America – Sunday, September 14, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014   
It blew 20 knots and above for a third straight day at the Rolex Big Boat Series, and with six races under their sailing belts, eight of ten classes – HPR, BAMA/Multihull, J/70, J/105, J/111, J/120, Melges 24, Express 37 – are counting on one last race (the traditional 'Bay Tour') tomorrow to either seal their deals or steal into top-three positions where bragging rights are as treasured as the trophies to be presented. The other two – ORR and Farr 40 – will let two round-the-buoys races determine the class champions, with the Farr 40 class also deciding the winner of its international circuit based on performances here. Read the full report.
North America – Friday, August 29, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014   
Good wind conditions on the Manhasset Bay almost allowed the ten teams to complete the Round Robin of this years Knickerbocker Cup. 6 to 7 of the 9 Flights of the Round Robin have been sailed. With a clean score of 7-0 victories it's Switzerlands Eric Monnin SUI leading the rankings. On second with a score of 5-1 it's top seeded Pierre-Antoine Morvan FRA who lost his duel against Monnin SUI. The results and the live ticker of the event website.
North America – Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (Image © Chris Ray)
Fresh winds between 20 and 25 kn dominated the first two days of the traditional 18 Foot International Regatta. Howie Hamlin USA and his team are leading the fleet after 4 races sailed. Just one point back Brett Van Munster AUS is second. Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Sunday, August 24, 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014   (Image © JOY)
The Melges 20 US Nationals ended yesterday with two races sailed in a 12-15 kn seabreeze. Cesar Gomes Neto/Andre Fonseca BRA are the Champions ahead of Drew Weirda/Scott Nixon USA. The report and the final rankings.
North America – Saturday, August 23, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014   (Image © JOY)
Shifty light winds made sailing challenging at the Melges 20 US Nationals in Newport RI. Three races were sailed and finishing three times on rank 2, Cesar Gomes BRA and his team have taken the lead ahead of Drew Wierda USA.
The ranking list and the report of the day.
North America – Friday, August 22, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014   (Image © JOY)
In a moderat, shifty breeze the Melges 20 US Nationals took off yesterday in Newport. Three races have been sailed, James Wilson USA and his team grabbed the lead just one point ahead of Marc Hollerbach USA. 16 teams from Canada and the US are on the starting line. Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Monday, August 18, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014   (Image © JOY)
Congratulations are in full order for the youngest helm in the fleet — Dalton DeVos aboard Delta, along with Jonathan McKee as tactician and crew comprised of Morgan Reeser, Zach Hurst, his father Doug, John Wallace, Linda Lindquist-Bishop and Cody Schlub as they are the new Melges 32 U.S. National Champions. In second overall, one point behind is Ryan DeVos on Volpe with tactician Jimmy Spithill AUS. Double National Champ Jason Carroll aboard Argo finished out the podium in third. Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Sunday, August 17, 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014   (Image © JOY)
An additional three races were held on day two of the 2014 Melges 32 U.S. National Championship for a total of six heats complete. A discard took effect and ever so slightly shuffled the leaderboard to give Ryan DeVos on Volpe an extended overnight lead. Ryan is followed by his cousin Dalton DeVos on Delta in second, while Jason Carroll and his Argo team, after a very tough day are now third. Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Saturday, August 16, 2014
Saturday, August 16, 2014   
The racing conditions for the start of the 2014 Melges 32 U.S. National
Championship was phenomenal and exceeded every owners expectation. When the clock struck 11:15, it was as if a switch had been moved from the off to on position. Three races have been sailed, 'Volpe' with Ryan DeVos USA and James Spithill AUS calling the tactics won to of them and is sharing the lead with defending champiosn Jason Carroll USA and Anthony Kotoun ISV as tactician. Nine teams are competing. See the complete results and watch various videos on the event facebook site.
North America – Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   
In light winds two more races were sailed yesterday on Lake Okoboji. Both races saw Raoul Rios/Matt Dumke PUR on top of the fleet and the overall rankings. Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Thursday, July 24, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (Image © segelbilder.de)
Three races were sailed on the second day of the Yngling Worlds in Travemünde GER. With the day ranks 4/2/1, Jamin Maarten NED was again best of the day and extended his lead on Jan Haven NED and Lieuwe Gietma NED.
The ranking list and the daily report.
North America – Saturday, July 19, 2014
Saturday, July 19, 2014   (Image © Neuza Aires Pereira)
The ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship 2014 at Tavira POR ended yesterday with last race.
Martina Reino ESP defended her lead in the Laser Radial Girls clearly with a race win and earned Gold ahead of Haddon Hughes USA 2nd at equal points with Monika Mikkola FIN on rank 3.
Spanish is the winner in the Radial Boys as well with Joel Rodriuez ESP 4 points ahead of Seafra Guilfoyle IRL. Bronze goes to Ryan Lo SIN.
All ranking lists, the report of the day and the videos of the day.