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North America – Monday, February 23, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015   
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The Laser Midwinters in Florida ended yesterday with another two or three races by fleet.
Christopher Barnard USA succeeded to climb on the first place of the Lasers Standard with good results on the last day, letting the previous leader Lee Parkhill CAN one point behind. Juan Maegli GUA advanced on the 3rd place with the day ranks 1 and 2. The Radials sailed two final races in each the Gold- and Silverfleet. Brenda Bowskill USA was the steadiest performer with the ranks 2 and 4 and finished first overall ahead of the tied Henry Marshall USA and Matti Muru USA. Blaire McCarthy USA remained clearly on top of the Lasers 4.7.
All ranking lists and the event website.
North America – Thursday, February 19, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015   
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The professional wave surfers Kai Lenny and Pato Teixeira invite you to discover a Jet Surf session, its first test in the powerful waves of Hawaii. Incompetent, too anxious or too lazy to ride big waves on a normal board, the surfboard with a small engine gives you a similar feeling ... provided you want to stand the noise and the pollution. Here the video !
North America – Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015   
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Today is day one of the Midwinters East in Clearwater FL for all three Laser classes. With 117 participants from 12 nations, the Radials are the largest fleet, but some of the North American top women Olympic campaigners are missing, such as the locel hero Paige Railey USA. Elisbath Yin SIN represents Asia. 51 participants from 10 nations and 3 continents are on the Laser Standard entry list. Guillaume Girod SUI is the only European. With Youssef Akrout TUN, Africa is represented as well. Only 11 boats will be on the starting line of the Lasers 4.7.
The list of participants and the event website.
North America – Monday, February 16, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015   
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Three more races were sailed on Sunday at the Florida Masters Championship in St.Petersburg. As a Grand Master, Peter Shope is on top of the Lasers Standard, calculated in a Handicap formula. Ernesto Rodriguez USA, counting two point less, but as a Master also a couple of years less, finished second. Andrew Roy USA - Grand master as well - completed the podium. In the Lasers Radial Great Grand Masters, Peter Seidenberg USA climbed on top, in spite of the six race wins of Keith Davids USA. Aldan Shattuck USA completed the podium. See the results.
North America – Sunday, February 15, 2015
Sunday, February 15, 2015   
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Favorable conditions yielded a full day of racing for nearly 1,000 sailors competing at the second day of the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta series on Tampa Bay, with winds starting out in the 10-knot range before dropping off before day's end. Read the full report and see the complete results.
Sunday, February 15, 2015   
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More than 70 Laser Masters are competing at the Florida Championship this weekend. Good conditins allowed both fleets to sail 4 regattas. With a perfect score of 4 race wins Keith Davids USA is leadin in the Radial, Peter Seidenberg USA and Bob Tan USA are completing the podium. In the Laser Standard it's Ernesto Rodriguez USA on top of the fleet, just two point back Peter Shope USA follows on second. See the complete results and see the event Facebook site.
North America – Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015   
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The 2015 WISSA World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship on the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA. began yesterday with three races for the Sleds, Kites and the Wings.
Joint leaders in the Kite Course Racing are Andrei Balyakin RUS and Nromand McGuire CAN. Pierre-Alain Raynal SUI follows on rank 15 among the 34 participsnts. Stefan Söderlund SWE is on top of the Sled Short Track Slalom, winning all 4 heats. Two Swedish athletes, Alexander Larsson SWE and Carl James SWE, lead in the Skate Short Track Slalom.
The event website, and photos on the event facebook page.
North America – Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015   
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The third an final round of the J/70 Winter Series sailed in Tampa came to an end on sunday with a single race held in lighter winds. Allen Terhune USA posted another race victory and won the series 2 points ahead of Cole Allsopp USA. Tim Moloney USA and his team are completing the podium. See the complete results.
North America – Sunday, February 8, 2015
Sunday, February 8, 2015   
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The North American Championship on the Florida West Coast continued yesterday in light winds with 3 races for the Olympic Skiffs and 4 races for the Nacra-17 mixed-multihulls. The altered conditions were an opportunity for new teams to shine in good positions, and some changes on top happened.
Alonso/Alonso ESP are the new leaders in the 49ers 7 points ahead of Ruggi/Cavalli ITA. Seaton/McGovern IRL follow on rank 3. After a failed first race day, Heil/Plössel GER were the best of Saturday with the ranks 2/5/1 advancing on rank 4 overall. Morris/.... USA on rank 9 are the best non-Europeans. Jena Mai Hansen/Katja Salskov DEN remained on top of the 49ersFX, 5 points ahead of Viktoria Jurczok/Anika Lorenz GER on rank 2. The day's best Victoria Travascio/Sol Branz ARG moved up on rank 3. Wadell/... USA are the best non-Europeans. A new leader appears also on top of the Nacra 17 with Iker Martinez/Tara Pacheco ESP one point ahead of Cammas/de Turckheim FRA. Vaireaux/Audinet FRA follow on the 3rd place. Ramsay/Girke CAN on rank 5 are the best non-Eurpeans.
All ranking lists. Yesterday's live coverage is available as an integrale video. Check out the event website for video live broadcast on the Internet.
Sunday, February 8, 2015   
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The conditions on Biscyane Bay only allowed one single race on the opening day of the Zag Masters Cup. On their homeyard, it's once again Augie Diaz/Arnis Baltins USA on top of the rankings. Kevin McNeil/Shane Zwingelburg USA and Mike Phinney/Mark Strube USA are completing the podium. Double Olympic Gold medallist Mark Reynolds USA sailing with Myles Pritchard USA follows on 4th. See the complete results.
Sunday, February 8, 2015   (Image © JOY)
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Not as fresh and much more unconstant compared to day one was the breeze yesterday over Bay Biscayne. Michael Kiss USA remained on top after another three races 7 points ahead of Liam Kilroy USA, age 12. Alessandro Rombelli ITA follows as first European team on rank 3.
The ranking list and the daily report.
North America – Saturday, January 17, 2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015   (Image © Loris von Siebenthal)
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Today begin in Miami - also as a tune-up to the forthcoming ISAF Worldcup event- the 470 North-American Championship and the Olympic Skiffs 49er and 49er-FX Midwinters. With 36 teams from 10 nations, the 470 men fleet is quite representative. Favorites are - who else - Matthew Belcher/Malcom Page AUS. Also in the 470 women, the World's best are on the entry list with Lara Vadlau/Jolanta Ogar AUT, Camille Lecointre/Hélène Defrance FRA and Jo Aleh/Olivia Powrie NZL.
The top 49er teams have been very successful at the Moth World Championship in Australia during the past days, but with 31 teams from 17 nations, the 49er fleet is nevertheless quite representative.
All list of participants and the event website.
North America – Sunday, January 11, 2015
Sunday, January 11, 2015   
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Good Miami sailing conditions with a moderate breeze prevailed yesterday and another three races were completed, two of them won by Augie Diaz/Arnis Baltins USA lifting them on rank one of the interim's rankings before discard. Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA, best of the day with the ranks 1/2/2, are on second including a did-not-finish with a broken mast. Brian Cramer/Cam Lymburner CAN are now on 3rd.
The ranking list.
North America – Monday, January 5, 2015
Monday, January 5, 2015   
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Two races were held yesterday on Biscayne Bay for the Star class. Classic conditions returned with 8-12 knot southeasterly and 80 temps. By posting a first and a second Paul Cayard/Magnus Liljedahl USA won the 5-races-series convincingly ahead of Luke Lawrence/Josh Revkin USA, Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA moved up to 3rd. See the report including the complete results.
North America – Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Tuesday, December 30, 2014   
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Perfect wind conditions on the third day of the Orange Bowl allowed to complete an intensive program.
The Optimists sailed 5 races and Aiden Lopes USA is the new leader ahead of Miles Wolff USA and Julia Werton SWE. Rebecca McElvain/Mercedes McPhee USA took the lead in the 420s followed by Martina Sly/Ciara Rodriguez USA. Ford McCann USA defended his first position in the Lasers Standard. Leader change in the Radials, where Henry Marshall USA is now on top wih three race wins yesterday. The best European is Alexandre Boite FRA on rank 6. Matthew Keller USA is new on top of the Lasers 4.7.
All results and the event facebook page.
 
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