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International Sailing – Friday, January 30, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015   (Image © Walter Cooper)
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The Final Series with the fleets split in Gold and Silver began yesterday in a 8-12 kn breeze, the lightest wind during this 2015 MOCR so far. By this evening, the teams qualified for tomorrow's Medal Races will be known.
Luke Patience/Elliott Willis GBR added another race win yesterday in the 470 men and increased the advantage on Belcher/Ryan AUS to 15 points. Barreiros/Curbelo ESP are new on rank 3. The heat is on for the 8-12 ranked teams, separated by 4 points only, with Sozykin/Gribanov RUS (rank 8), Bouvet/Mion FRA (rank 9),Matsunaga/Yoshida JPN (rank 10) Gerz/Szymanski GER (rank 11) and Brauchli/Hausser SUI (rank 12). Extending their lead in the 470 women are Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie NZL now 19 points in front of Hannah Mills/Sakia Clark GBR. New on rank 3 are Ai Kondo/Miho Yoshioka JPN. Appearing on top of the 49ers are Delle-Karth/Resch AUT, but Jake Tuner/Iain Jensen AUS are only one point back. Paz/Paz ESP follow on rank 3 at some distance. Huge with 52 (!) points is the advantage of Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL in the 49ersFX. Charlotte Dobson/Sophie Ainsworth GBR and Giulia Conti/Francesca Clapcich ITA are the first chasers. No changes in the Finns, where the leading sailors consolidated their positions. Giles Scott GBR is 10 points ahead of Jake Lilley AUS. Ioannis Mitakis GRE remains on 3rd. Vittorio Bissarro/Silvi Sicouri ITA stay pn top of the Nacra 17 ahead of Saxton/Nicola Groves GBR. Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA remain on rank 3. The domiinator in the women windsurfers is Bryony Shaw GBR leading in the RS:X women. The Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED is 1st in the RS:X- men closely followed by Thomas Goyard FRA and Byron Kokkalanis GRE.
All results, the daily report and the video of the day.
Friday, January 30, 2015   (Image © Walter Cooper)
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The two Laser fleets sailed their races in the morning in a moderate 10 kn breeze, lower as the day before but much more stable.
Nick Thompson GBR in the Lasers Standard is now 10 points ahead of Philipp Buhl GER, with Matthew Wearn AUS and Robert Scheidt BRA following on the ranks 3 and 4. The World nbr 1 Tom Burton AUS on rank 15 is about to miss the Medal Race as his backlog on the 10th place of Pavlos Kontides CYP is 24 points.
The top-placed Anne-Marie Rindom DEN had her worst day yesterday with the ranks 11 and 14, and the leading Laser Radial trio with Evi Van Acker BEL on 2nd and Marit Bouwmester NED on 3rd is now closer together. A race win brought Mathilde de Kerangeat FRA on rank 4.
All results, the report of the day and the video of the day.
Friday, January 30, 2015   
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As reported yesterday, Karol Jablonski POL grasped his 9th DN World Champion's title. Now, the final ranking list has been posted. The final ranking list and the short report of the German teams.
Friday, January 30, 2015   
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Among the many 'Australia Day' active participants over the past weekend was the 18-Footer-League with races 3 and 4 of the New South Wales Championship, part of the Club Championship of this season. The light and unconstant breeze on Sunday provoked continuous position changes. At the end of the day, 'Thurlow Fisher Lawyers' with Michael Coxon AUS had the upper hand on 'Coopers 62-Rag & Famish Hotel' (Jack Macartney AUS) and 'Asko Appliances' (Marcus Ashley-Jones AUS). The report with video about race 3.
Race 4 was sailed on Monday, the Australian National Day, and 'Gotta love it 7' with Seve Jarvin AUS, abandoning on Sunday after a start collision, was the winner. The first five teams of the overall ranking are separated by 3 points only, an exciting situation before the last race on next Sunday.
The report with video.
Friday, January 30, 2015   
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Friday, January 30, 2015   
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Today begins the first part of the Monaco Primo-Cup with Starboats, Dragons, Surprises, SB20s as well as two IRC classes and the local YC Monaco Smeralda yachts. The largest fleet are the Starboats with 24 teams from 9 nations, as this regatta is part of the European Star Winter Series.
The entry lists and the official preview.
A fresh Mistral has been announced for today and it remains to be seen whether the races will take place.
Friday, January 30, 2015   
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The Geneva Spindrift-Racing syndicate of Dona Bertarelli announced yesterday in a media communiqué that the team will participate in this year's circuit of the flying GC32 catamarans. In addition, Spindrift will participate in the Tour de France on Diam24-trimarans as well as again on Lake Geneva in the Décision-35 cat annual trophy. Offshore, the team will make its first attempt at beating the absolute Jules Verne Trophy round-the-world-record aboard the maxi-trimaran Spindrift 2.
The report.
International Sailing – Thursday, January 29, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015   (Image © Walter Cooper)
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The wind was puffy (12 to 18 kn) and shifty (up to 20°) all day long producing very difficult sailing conditions. All classes have completed the Qualification Series and start to the Final Series today to select the 10 teams for the Medal Races on Saturday.
New on top of the 470 men are Luke Patience/Elliott Willis GBR, 6 points ahead of Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS. Mantis/Kagialis GRE dropped on rank 3. Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie NZL won both heats of the day and consolidated their lead in the 470 women. Mills/Clarke GBR on rank 2 are 11 points behind. Weguelin/McIntyre GBR on 3rd are another 8 points back. Close-up in the 49ers with John Pink/Stuart Bithell GBR and the Australian development team helmsman Joel Turner AUS, with Outteridge's crew Iain Jensen AUS, share the lead one point ahead of the previous leaders Botin/Lopez ESP. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL extended their lead in the 49ersFX on 25 points. Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA on 2nd have another 28 points on the 3rd Nina Keijzer/Claire Blom NED. 'Only' 5/4/6 in the last three races for Giles Scott GBR, but he is still clearly ahead in the Finns in front of Jake Lilley AUS. Winning two races, Ioannis Mitakis GRE advanced on the 3rd position. New leaders in the Nacra 17 are Vittorio Bissarro/Silvia Sigouri ITA closely followed by Ben Saxton/Nicola Groves GBR. Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA and Gemma Jones/Jason Sanders NZL are on the ranks 3 and 4 at equal points. New leader in the RS:X male windsurfers is Thomas Goyard FRA, closely followed by Nick Dempsey GBR and Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED. Bryony Shaw GBR has now a 16 points lead in the RS:X female windsurfers. Olga Maslivets RUS remains 2nd, while Hei-Man Chan HKG is new on rank 3.
All results, the report of the day and the video of the day.
Thursday, January 29, 2015   (Image © Ocean Images)
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Unconstant winds in velocity and direction made sailing extremely challenging yesterday, and even the super-star Robert Scheidt BRA - with the ranks 27/20 - had his difficulties, loosing the first place in the Lasers Standard to Matthew Wearn AUS, just 1 point ahead of Nick Thompson GBR. Scheidt is now 3rd, 6 points behind the new leader and only 2 points ahead of the 4th Philipp Buhl GER.
Anne-Marie Rindom DEN however was among the best yesterday as well in the Lasers Radial, extending her lead on Annalise Murphy IRL to 5 points. Evi Van Acker BEL is new on rank 3. Bad luck for Tuula Tenkanen FIN, winning both races yesterday, but having missed the first day's races and with 4 instead of 6 valid heats, she remained on rank 41 and has to sail the Final Series as 2nd of the Silverfleet.
All ranking lists, the daily report and the video of the day.
Thursday, January 29, 2015   (Image © Walter Cooper)
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Six races have been completed at the DN World Championship in Canada and Karol Jablonski POL grasped his 9th World Champion's title ! Robert Graczyk POL and Michal Burczynski POL complete the podium. Ron Sherry USA follows on rank 4. The complete ranking list has not yet been posted.
The results, the German facebook page and the DN website.
International Sailing – Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (Image © Ingrid Abery)
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After an opening day of squalls and shattered equipment, the second day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami offered a steady breeze in the teens.
The full program was sailed yesterday. Mantis/Kagialis GRE moved up on top of the 470 men, closely followed by Patience/Willis GBR and Belcher/Ryan AUS. Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie NZL confirmed their first place in the 470 women with a race win. Hannah Mills/Saskia Clarke GBR - also winning a race - remain not far away. Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP continued with an impressive performance in the 49ers and have now already a 14 points lead on Gilmour/Mara AUS and Delle-Karth/Resch AUT. With Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL and 17 points behind Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA, two Southern hemisphere teams are on top of the 49ersFX. Leonie Meyer/Elena Stofers GER advanced on the 3rd place.
Giles Scott GBR has been undefeated in the Finns for 18 months now ... and at the Miami event, he is again on a winning path. He won 3 of the 4 heats completed so far. Jake Lilley AUS and Ed Wright GBR follow behind. Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL defended the first place in the Nacra 17, followed by Ben Saxton/Nicola Groves GBR one point behind. Vittorio Bissaro/Silvia Sicouri ITA are 3rd. In the windsurfers, Byrony Shaw GBR has taken the lead in the RS:X women by a small margin, followed by Olga Maslivets RUS. Louis Giard FRA is still on top of the RS:X men ahead of Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED and Byron Kokkalanis GRE.
All results and the report of the day with videos.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (Image © Ingrid Abery)
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The wind was more and more slackening and unstable during the Laser races in the afternoon, but nevertheless, two races were sailed in both classes and the Lasers Standard completed the Qualifier Series for the Gold and Silver rounds.
Robert Scheidt BRA advanced on position 1 in the Lasers Standard finishing 1 and 2 in his group yesterday. Matthew Wearn AUS on rank 2 overall was as successful in the other group with a 1 and 2. Nick Thompson GBR, Jean-Baptiste Bernaz FRA and Philipp Buhl GER follow on positions 3 to 5 after the Qualifiers.
Anne-Marie Rindom DEN has taken the lead in the Lasers Radial with two race wins. Annalise Murphy IRL advanced on rank 2 and Marit Bouwmester NED is now 3rd.
All results, the report of the day and the videos of the day, part 1 and part 2.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   
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Light winds prevailed off Kingston CAN yesterday and only the Silverfleet completed one race with the top 12 qualifying for the Goldfleet. Mike Dye USA was the winner. The small European delegation is sailing in the Goldfleet with Karel Jablonski POL in the overall lead winning the two races completed so far.
The results and the DN website. Here the video summary of day one produced by the Canadian TV.
International Sailing – Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   
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Up to 30 kn was the breeze on the first race day of the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta, 2nd event of the ISAF Worldcup 2015, and a lot of capsizes and equipment damages were the consequence ! Nevertheless, the program could be completed in most classes.
Luke Patience/Elliott Willis GBR took the lead in the 470 men ahead of the favorites Belcher/Ryan AUS and Asenati/Hudson RSA. The 470 women are lead by the Olympic Champions Jo Aleh/Polly Powrie NZL in front of Mills/Clarke GBR and Weguelin/McIntyre GBR. Surprise in the 49ers, where no 'big names' but Diego Botin/Iago Lopez ESP are first winning two of the three races ! Alonso/Alonso ESP and Gilmour/Mara AUS follow closely. The 49ersFX were kept ashore after one race, as only 8 of the 40 entrants saw the finish line. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL were first ahead of Keijzer/Blom NED and Lloyd/Elks AUS. Giles Scott GBR stood up to his reputation and won both Finn races, with Jake Lilley AUS and Ivan Klijakovic CRO as first persuers. No surprises also in the Nacra 17 with the experienced Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL, Vittorio Bisarro/Silvia Seguri ITA and Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA in the top positions. The leading trio in the RS:X male windsurfer consists of Louis Giard FRA ahead of Byron Kokkalanis GRE and Nick Dempsey GBR. A new name appears on the RS:X female windsurf rankings with Marion Lepert USA, in front of Flavia Tartaglini ITA and Olga Maslivets RUS.
All ranking lists and the daily report.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   
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The Lasers sailed two races on the first race day of the MOCR ISAF Worldcup Regatta on Biscayne Bay in heavy rain gusts of up to 30 kn.
The Standard fleet is split in two groups, and the first overall leader is Bruno Fontes BRA (1/3) followed by Andrew Maloney NZL (4/1) and Robert Scheidt BRA (2/4).
In the Radials, Allison Young GBR won both races of her group and leads overall ahead of Sarah Winter NZL and Annalise Murphy IRL on the ranks 2 and 3.
All ranking lists and the report of the day.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   
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The 2015 DN Ice-Sailing World Championship in Kingston CAN began on Sunday with two races sailed so far in the Gold- and Silverfleet, with the Poland Ice Sailing Team as dominators, sitting on the ranks 1 to 3 with Karol Jablonski POL (former Americs's Cup helmsman) as first, Michal Burzinsky POL as 2nd and Tomasz Zakrzewsky POL as 3rd. .
The ranking list and the pictures.
International Sailing – Monday, January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015   
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Today is day one of the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay, the 2nd round of the ISAF World Cup 2015. Over 800 athletes from 63 nations are on the entry, and all three Paralympic Classes participate as well.
A fresh up to 30 kn breeze has been announced for today, and also during the week, the wind speeds will range in the two-digits numbers according to the predictions.
The official preview and the event website.
Monday, January 26, 2015   
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The Antibes Ski Yachting ended yesterday with two races.
Anatoly Loginov RUS and his team were the winners in the Dragons ahead of Jouko Lindgren FIN and Christian Brenius FIN. Andrew Friend GBR, sailing under Swiss flag, finished 4th. Philippe Boite/Jean Rodriguez FRA won clearly in the 5o5s ahead of Florian Stauffer/Valéry Jacot SUI. On top of the Finns was Sébastien Grall FRA in front of Marc Allain des Beauvais FRA and Régis Baumgarten FRA. The 420 winners thanks to a successful last day were Jessie Kampman/Anael Ponthieu FRA.
All results and the short report.
International Sailing – Sunday, January 25, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015   
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Three races by class were sailed at the Antibes Ski-Yachting yesterday in a 5 to 10 kn breeze, with for the first time the 420s and Lasers joining the competition.
In the 5o5, Boite/Rodriguez FRA defended their lead. As best of the day, Florian Stauffer/Valéry Jacot SUI moved up on rank 2. Leader in the Dragons is still Anatoly Loginov RUS and his team, with Jouko Lindgren FIN 2 points behind on 2nd. Leader change in the Finns with Sébastien Grall FRA as first ahead of Marc Allain de Beauvais FRA and Antal Gabor HUN. The Italian 420s have taken the lead with Edoardo Ferraro/Francesco Orlando ITA first ahead of Andrea Abruzzese/Camilla Fassio ITA. Only a few Lasers are competing and the leader in the 9-boat Radial fleet is Pierre Guillou FRA.
All ranking lists and the short report.
Sunday, January 25, 2015   (Image © Christophe Favreau)
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The Australia Day, the national celebration day, takes place on this weekend, and among the celebrations are a number of regattas, as among others, the race of historical 18-footers on Sydney Harbour yesterday. Do not miss a glance at the photos of Christophe Favreau.
Sunday, January 25, 2015   
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International Sailing – Saturday, January 24, 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015   
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The 2015 Ski-Yachting began Thursday with the ski giant-slalom with the French 420 youth sailors dominting. Yesterday, two races were sailed off Antibes in a light breeze.
Boite/Rodriguez FRA have taken the lead in the 5o5s ahead of Bleuez/Roucayrol FRA. In the Dragons, Anatoly Loganov RUS and his team are first one point ahead of Igor Goikhberg RUS. Pierre Lallemand FRA won both Finn races and leads ahead of Tangui Capitaine FRA.
All results and the short report.
Saturday, January 24, 2015   (Image © Photoboat)
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The Key West Race Week ended yesterday with another perfect summery day with a 18-20 kn breeze from the south-southeast, and a fair amount of chop, allowing to complete two races.
In these last heats,Flavio Marazzi SUI climbed on the first place in the GC32-catamrans ahead of Erik Maris FRA. Conor Clarke IRL went on with his domination of the Melges 24, and so did Carlo Alberini ITA (tactics Branko Brcin SLO) in the largest fleet, the J/70, celebrating the first European victory in the USA in this class launched recently. The best of the day, Julio Neckelmann MEX (Vasco Vascotto ITA), advanced on the 2nd place with the day ranks 1 and 2. Tim Healy USA finished 3rd.
All results. Searching thru the ranking lists, a number of well known US athletes can be detected as e.g. the 470 Olympic campaigners McNay/Hughes, Paul Cayard , Terry Hutchinson, Stephanie Roble and others, and commented during the week in several video interviews.
International Sailing – Friday, January 23, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015   (Image © Photoboat)
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Fresh winds around 17 kn prevailed yesterday in the Keys and three races were completed.
In the Melges 24, Conor Clarke IRL remains a class of his own, winning 6 of the 8 races so far. With the discsrd coming into effect, Carlo Alberini ITA (tactics Branko Brcin SLO) moved on top of the J/70, 3 points ahead of Tim Healy USA. Thanks to 2 race wins yesterday, Julian Neckelmann MEX (tactics Vasco Vascotto ITA) advanced on the 3rd place. In the GC32-catamarans, sailing top speeds of almost 30 kn yesterday, there is a close-up on rank 1 with Eril Maris FRA, Jason Carroll USA and Flavio Marazzi SUI at equal points.
All ranking lists - 13 classes in total are competing - and the report of the day.
International Sailing – Thursday, January 22, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015   (Image © Photoboat)
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After a long waiting, a light breeze filled in allowing to complete at least one race yesterday. Jud Smith USA and his team defended their lead in the J/70 and Conor Clarke IRL, winning the race, even extended his first place in the Melges 24. The GC32-catamaran fleet is controlled by the newcomer Jason Carroll USA.
All ranking lists and the report of the day.
International Sailing – Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015   (Image © John Payne)
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From Friday to Sunday, the Finns and Lasers sailed a tune-up regatta in view of the forthcoming ISAF World Cup event in Miami as well. With the new World Cup format and entry quotas, these regattas act also as qualifiers. A moderate seabreeze freshening up to 15 kn during the afternoon prevailed.
Yvan Kljakovic-Gaspic CRO won 5 of the 8 races in the Finns and had the upper hand on Caleb Paine USA and Piotr Kula POL. The victory in the Lasers Radial went to Paige Railey USA ahead of Nic Baird USA, son of the ex-Alinghi helmsman Ed Baird USA, William Marshall USA finished 3rd. Clear winner in the Lasers Standard was Herrmann Tomasgaard NOR ahead of Juan Maegli GUA and Kristian Ruth NOR. 53 participants fm 14 nations.
The results und the reports.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
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In spite of light and very shifty winds, the RC succeeded to complete two races on each of the three rounds.
New leader in the J/70 is Jud Smith USA and his team. Bennett Greenwald USA (with the Starboat past-World Champion Eric Doyle USA as tactician) follows only one point behind on rank 2. Trey Shehan USA advanced on rank 3. In the Melges 24, Conor Clarke IRL stays on top. The 32-catamarans could hardly foil as the wind war not strong enough. Jason Carroll USA defended his lead with the race ranks 1 and 2. Erik Maris FRA replaced Flavio Marazzi SUI on rank 2 overall.
All ranking lists and the report of the day.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015   
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The organisers of the Extreme Sailing Series presented yesterday the regatta program 2015 at the Dusseldorf Boat Show. New among the venues will be Hamburg GER. The participants' roster has also major changes as the two Swiss teams 'Alinghi' and 'Realstone', finishing on the position 1 and 3 in 2014, will no longer be part of the fleet. New are teams from Turkey with Edhem Dirvana TUR and Italy with Lorenzo Bressani ITA.
The report.
International Sailing – Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015   
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The Midwinters in Miami, open for five Olympic Classes, ended yesterday with two light-wind races. A remarkable number of international top sailors attended this event to prepare for the ISAF World Cup regatta beginning on the coming weekend.
No surprise in the 470 men where the Olympic and World Champions Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS added another overall win to their long palmares. Patience/Willis GBR and Matsunaga/Kanagawa JPN completed the podium. Lara Vadlau/Jolanta Ogar POL were the clear winners in the 470 women ahead of Mills/Clarke GBR and Kondo/ Yoshioka JPN. British domination in the 49ers with Pink/Bithell GBR in front of Fletcher/Sign GBR and Lehtinen/During SWE. In the 49erFX, Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA were once more on position one with Maloney/Meech NZL and Bekkering/Duetz NED on the ranks 2 and 3. Mandy Mulder/Coen De Koning NED ahead of John Gimson/Pippa Wilson GBR and Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL was the podium in the Nacra-17. Wonwoo Cho KOR and Bryony Shaw GBR were the winners in the RS:X windsurfers.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015   (Image © Tim Wilkes)
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The Key West Race Week in Florida began yesterday with two races sailed in a 8-14 kn breeze. In the largest fleet, the J/70 with 54 boats from 8 nations, Bennet Greenvald USA (tactics Eric Doyle USA) and his team are first ahead of Robert Hughes USA (Taylor Canfield ISV) and Carlo Alberini ITA (Branko Brcin SLO). Conor Clarke IRL is on the first place among the 13 Melges 24 in front of Steve Rhyn USA. For the first time, four flying GC32 catamarans are competing, and Jason Carroll USA, a newcomer on this multihull, but with Mischa Heemskerk NED as experience cat sailor aboard, has taken the overall lead. Flavio Marazzi SUI is on 2nd.
All ranking lists and the report of the day.
International Sailing – Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015   
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With 8 kn yesterday, the wind was less as on the opening day of the 2015 Midwinters, but nevertheless, all classes sailed at least 3 races.
Matthew Belcher/Will Ryan AUS moved up on rank 1 with two race wins in the 470 men. Patience/Willis GBR 12 points behind lead a closely packed group of persuers, with Gerz/Szymanski GER on rank 3. Lara Vadlau/Jolanta Ogar AUT defended their lead in the 470 women ahead of Hannah Mills/Sakia Clarke GBR and Ai Kondo/Miho Yoshioka JPN. New leaders in the 49ers are Marco Grael/Gabriel Portilho BRA, closely ahead of Pink/Bithell GBR snd Lehtinen/During FIN. Two race wins also for Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA in the 49erFX. Alexandra Mahoney/Molly Meech NZL moved up on rank 2. No change in the Nacra 17 with Renée Groenveld/Steven Krol NED as first ahead of Euan McNicol/Lucinda Whitty AUS and John Gimson/Pippa Wilson GBR. Byrony Shaw GBR and Wonwoo Cho KOR are the female and male leaders in the RS:X windsurfers.
All ranking lists and the event website.
Monday, January 19, 2015   (Image © Frank Quealey)
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Moderate winds around 12 kn prevailed yesterday for the 2nd race of the 18 footer New South Wales-Championship on Sydney Harbour. With a strategic attack on the second upwind, 'Coopers, Rag and Famish' with Jack McCartney AUS took the lead and won with a 4 minutes' advantage ahead of 'Lumix' (Jonathan Whitty AUS) and 'Mojo Wine' with Lee Knapton AUS. The report and the video replay of the race.
The 18-footer League has edited a 3-minutes' video summary with the most spectacular high-speed rides ..... and capsizes.
Monday, January 19, 2015   (Image © Franck Terlin)
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The defending Trophy holder Gstaad YC with Leonardo Finazzi, Livio Erni, Nick Zeltner and Achille Cascowon the Semi Final and Final and secured the Monaco Team Race Trophy for the fourth time in a row. HSS Helsinki FIN and das Russian YC St.Petersburg team completed the podium. YC Aquitaine FRA finished 4th. The second Swiss team from the SN Geneva finished 9th among the 16 teams.
The final rankings and the news.
Monday, January 19, 2015   (Image © Franck Terlin)
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The Sportboats sailed five races over the past weekend on the third round of the Winterseries.
Guido Miani MON finished first in the Melges 20 one point ahead of Polina Lyunbomirova RUS, and another point back Vladimir Proskhin RUS as 3rd among the 16 teams from 5 nations. Winner with the 23 J/70s was Steffen Hepberger GER and his team, one point ahead of Ian Wilson GBR 2.
The report with the links to the ranking lists.
 
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