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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.
North America – Monday, July 14, 2014
Monday, July 14, 2014   (Image © US Sailing Center)
Stephanie Roble's Epic Match Racing Team will add the Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy to their extinguished list of accomplishments. Roble defeated Nicole Breault's team, 2-0, in Sunday's final series to win the 2014 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship, hosted by Oakcliff Sailing. See the www.regattanetwork.com/clubmgmt/applet_match_race_results.php?regatta_id=8044]complete results[/URL] and read the full report.
North America – Thursday, July 3, 2014
Thursday, July 3, 2014   
On the final day of racing at the Lightning Youth World Championship on Lake Ontario finally the 'normal' seabreeze conditions prevailed. In 6 to 16 knots of wind the final three races of the six-race series were completed. The Brazilian team of Felipe Rondina/Jose Afonso Hackerott/Thomas Sylvestre BRA grabbed the titel ahead of Jonathan Lutz/Alexandra Jones/Nicholas Sertl USA. Cristobal Molina Lorca/Jens Kuhlenthal Pfeffer/Pedro Andres Vera Carrera CHI completed the podium. See the complete results.
North America – Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Wednesday, July 2, 2014   
No racing due to heavy winds yesterday. Today, final day of the regatta, the RC will try for 3 races. During the first two days, a total of three races have been sailed, and Lutz/Jones/Sertl USA are leading the 24-boat-fleet. 4 points back in 2nd position are Rondina/Hackerott/Sylvestre BRA. Probst/Webber/Sawyer USA are completing the podium before the last races. See the complete results including the daily reports.
North America – Friday, June 20, 2014
Friday, June 20, 2014   
Tomorrow begins the Etchells World Championship 2014, a three-person keelboat class still very popular in anglo-saxon countries. 99 teams from 12 nations and 4 continents are on the entry list. Among the favorites are Bill Hardesty USA with a most promient crew from the matchracing scene, Taylor Canfield ISV and Stephanie Roble USA, as well as the America's Cup Winner 1983 John Bertrand AUS (with Grant Simmer AUS and Andrew Palfrey AUS), or - starting for Hongkong - Ante Razmilovic GBR as well as Marvin Beckmann USA. The event-website.
Friday, June 20, 2014   
Today at 12:50 EDT the New York Yacht Club Race Committee will sound the first warning signal for the 49th Newport Bermuda Race. The sail-training vessel Spirit of Bermuda owned by the Bermuda Sloop Foundation will start first in Class 0 leading the fleet to her island home as the sole boat in the Spirit of Tradition Division. Ten minutes later, the first of 14 other classes is scheduled to start. Classes should start at 10-minute intervals after that. A total of 163 boat are competing. The race can be followed by live tracking. Read the full preview.
North America – Thursday, June 19, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014   
The 41 teams racing at the U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship were welcomed on day one with howling winds on Western Long Island Sound. Teams are racing for the Ida Lewis Trophy in the Club 420 through Friday, June 19. This US Sailing National Championship is hosted by the American Yacht Club.Four races were completed on Wednesday. The sister tandem of Alie and Liza Topa (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) excelled in the conditions to take an early 14 point lead (2-4-1-1). Standing in second place is Rebecca McElvain (San Diego, Calif.) and Mercedes McPhee (San Diego, Calif.). Read the full report and see the complete results.
North America – Monday, June 16, 2014
Monday, June 16, 2014   (Image © Rich Roberts)
Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O'Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded Championships. The competition hosted by Alamitos Bay Yacht Club was part of the Laser class North American Championships, where the pair also prevailed over fleets of 73 Laser standard rigs and 108 Radials from 14 countries, respectively. After 11 races sailed Charlie Buckingham USA grabed the title in the Laser Standard four points ahead of Bruno Fontes BRA, Chris barnard USA moved up to 3rd after winning the last two races. In the Laser Radial Paige Railey USA dominated the fleet with a 20-point-advance on Jack Marshall USA, luke Miller USA completed the podium. The small Laser 4.7 fleet saw Gage Wilson on top of the rankings. See all results and read the final report.
North America – Sunday, June 15, 2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014   
The narrow duell between Bruce Mahoney USA and Ben Moon USA continued on day four of the A-Cat North American Championship sailed in North Caroline. Before todays final races Mahoney USA took over the lead again just one point ahead of Moon. Jeremy Herrin USA is completing the podium so far. See the complete results and read the report.
North America – Saturday, June 14, 2014
Saturday, June 14, 2014   (Image © Rich Roberts)
Friday was 8 to 11 knots with a more manageable sea state of scattered whitecaps. Another three races were sailed in all 3 classes. With an almost perfect day (2/1/1) Charlie Buckingham took over the lead in the Laser Standard four points ahead of Bruno Fontes BRA. Luke Muller leads the Laser Radials with five firsts in six races, tossing a six. Paige Railey USA is four points back on 2nd. Macey McCann USA leads the Laser 4.7 with five firsts, ahead of Gage Wilson USA with five seconds. The plan is to run three races daily on trapezoid courses starting at noon each day, conditions permitting. See all rankings and read the full report.
Saturday, June 14, 2014   
After a no racing day on Thursday, Friday saw good winds and the 51-boat-fleet was able to complete 2 more races. Ben Moon USA got both bullets and Bruce Mahoney was 2nd in each. They are tied with 8pts but Ben is currently leading on his wins from today. Read the full full report and see the complete results.
North America – Friday, June 13, 2014
Friday, June 13, 2014   
Light winds dominated on the second day of the A-Cat Northamericans as well, one race was sailed won by Woody Cope USA who climbed to second in the overall rankings. Bruce Mahoney USA, winner of the first race, defended his lead by posting a 3rd. Ben Moon USA on equal points as Woody Cope follows in 3rd. 40 Catamarans are competing. See the complete results and watch the Video of race day 1.