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News – Thursday, March 5, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015   
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Another perfect day for sailing with 12 knots from the Southeast and sunny skies. The Brazilians are still running the show, yesterday with a Grael double. The five-times Olympic medalist Torben Grael BRA with Guillherme Almeida BRA as crew won race 3 of the Bacardi ahead of his brother Lars Grael BRA, double Olympic medalist. Jorge Zarif/Bruno Prada BRA finishing 8th remain on top of the overall rankings, 4 points ahead of Mark Reynolds/Magnus Liljedahl USA on 2nd, Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA on 3rd and - new - Torben Grael/Guillherme Almeida BRA on 4th. Read Paul Cayard's USA report.
The results, the event website and the videos.
As from today, the other classes of the Miami Race Week will be on the water, i.e. the J/70, Melges 32, VXOne and Vipers. The entry lists.
Thursday, March 5, 2015   
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Another good day for Bernard Stamm SUI/Jean Le Cam FRA: During almost 24 hours, they were twice as fast as their chasers. They extended the lead on 1'266 miles, the temperatures are rising and the outlook on the next days remains favorable. The second- and third-ranked Guillermo Altadill ESP/José Munoz CHI and Anna Corbella/Gerard Marin ESP stalling in the anticyclone calms are separated by 89 miles only. The next team to round Cape Horn are Bruno and Willy Garcia ESP as 4th, their first passage of this renowned landmark.
The race viewer, the reports and the videos.
Thursday, March 5, 2015   
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Thaw apparently handicaps the DN Europeans in Estonia, but nevertheless, one race by fleet was completed yesterday. Winner was again Karol Jablonski POL with Michal Burczynski POL and new Lukasz Zakrczewski POL on the ranks 2 and 3.
The ranking lists.
News – Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   
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It was foreseeable that 'Neutrogena' (Altadill ESP/Munoz CHI) would be massively slowed down on her way North by the calm high pressure zone off Argentina. The leading 'Cheminées Poujoulat' however profitted from a solid 18 kn South-East wind, allowing her to sail a straight course North. Bernard Stamm SUI/Jean Le Cam FRA have now less than 5'000 miles to go. Their advantage on 'Neutrogena' has grown to 1'118 miles.
The race tracker, the reports and the videos.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   
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A fresher 12-14 kn breeze prevailed on the second day of the Bacardi Cup, and again, Jorge Zarif/Bruno Prada BRA were the winner of the day's race. New on rank 2 are Mark Reynolds/Magnus Liljedahl USA, while Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA defended the 3rd place.
The results, the video of the day and the report of Paul Cayard USA.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   
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The Dutch DN Ice Sailing Association is responsible for the organisation of the 2015 European Championship, and their decision was to choose Estonia with Lake Võrtsjärv as venue. Four races were sailed on the first day partly in rain. Yesterday, there was no sailing. Due to hard 20-25 kn wind, the ice cracked on some spots, and a new solid area has to be found probably in the northern part of the lake to continue the Championship.
Karol Jablonski POL lived up to his reputation and is the clear leader winning all four heats of the A-fleet. Michal Burczynski POL and Alvikis Madars LTU follow on the ranks 2 and 3. David Howlett GBR, the new German Olympic Team Headcoach, had a good start on ice qualifying as 30th for the A-fleet.
The ranking list and the reports.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015   
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A report Tuesday in the newspaper O Globo comes just three days after top International Olympic Committee officials ended week-long meetings in Rio, saying they had been ''reassured'' that severely polluted Guanabara Bay would be suitable for Olympic sailing when the games open. O Globo said 10 rubbish collection boats were out of service because of a lack of funding from Rio's state government. It said that some barricades to keep household waste from reaching the bay also lacked funding.
The report.
News – Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Tuesday, March 3, 2015   
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'Neutrogena' (Altadill ESP/Munoz CHI) and 200 miles behind 'GAES' (Anna Corbella/Gerard Marin ESP) are still beating up in rough saiing conditions and will soon be confronted with the decision who to circumvent the calm zone of the Argentina anticyclone. The leaders Bernard Stamm SUI/Jean Le Cam FRA however enjoy rear winds pushing them rapidly North to more pleasant warmer climes. They will soon reach the southern trade winds. The rest of the fleet is still on the Pacific Ocean making good progress now. The last-positioned 'Spirit of Hungary' with Nandor Fa HUN/Conrad Coleman NZL sailed the longest distance of the day with 416 miles.
The race tracker, the news and the videos.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015   
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Sun and a 10 kn breeze prevailed on day one of the 88th Star Class Bacardi Cup on Biscayne Bay yesterday. As usual, the race was extremely long. Bad luck for the winners Larry Whipple/Austin Sperry USA, who were disqualified for not having checked-in before the race. Jorge Zarif/Bruno Prada BRA inherited the first place followed by Arthur Anosov/Andrey Shafranuk USA and Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalvers BRA.
The results, the report of the day (PDF), the report of Paul Cayard USA and the video of the day.
News – Monday, March 2, 2015
Monday, March 2, 2015   
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Bernard Stamm SUI/Jean Le Cam FRA succeeded to avoid the anticyclone calms off Brazil on a Eastern course, and for the first time after Cape Horn, they are sailing now in a rear wind leaving the Roaring Forties northwards. 'Neutrogena' (Altadill ESP/Munoz CHI) and 'GAES' (Corbella/Marin ESP) 170 miles behind are still sailing upwind and are loosing mileage on the leaders. Their backlog is again over 1000 miles. Jörg Riechers GER/Sébastien Audigane FRA still have problems with the rudder system, that have not been resolved during their repair stop in New Zealand. Their deficit on the 4th ranked has not been reduced as a consequence.
The race tracker, the news and the videos.
Monday, March 2, 2015   (Image © Brad Davies)
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Light winds prevailed on the last day of Sail Auckland, and considering the time difference, most results have already been posted in our yesterday's news.
Andrew Maloney NZL won in the Lasers Standard ahead of Sam Meech NZL 2nd and Michael Bullot NZL 3rd, breaking the tie with Rutger Van Schaardenburg NED on 4th. Winner in the Lasers Radial was Scott Leith NZL ahead of Sara Winther NZL. On top of the Finns was Pieter-Jan Postma NED in front of Andrew Murdoch NZL. Peter Burling/Blair Tuke NZL were the outstanding winners in the 49ers. Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL had the upperhand on Martine Grael/Kahena Kunze BRA in the match-race-type duel in the 3-boats' 49erFX fleet.
All other results, the reports and the videos.
Monday, March 2, 2015   
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The Andalusian Olympic Sailing Week ended yesterday in a light - max 7 kn - breeze, an event with so many North Europeans attending as never before.
Very representative were the two Laser fleets. Alessio Soadaro ITA ahead of Julio Alsogaray ARG and Viktor Teply CZE was the outcome in the Lasers Standard. Evi Van Aker BEL won in the Lasers Radial with Tuula Tenlkanen FIN and Victoria Kozelska CZE completing the podium. Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI was first in the RS:X male windsurfers with a 25 points advance on Juan Manuel Moreno ESP. The Spanish 470s, sailing the Spanish Championship, have Onan Barreiros/Juan Curbelo ESP on top of the 470 men and Marina Gallego/Fatima Reyes ESP as first in the 470 women. Jonathan Lobert FRA is first in the Finns ahead of Berecz Zsombor HUN and Thomas Le Breton FRA. The report with all race results.
Monday, March 2, 2015   
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Today begins the traditional Starboat Bacardi Cup in Miami, part of the Miami Sailing Week, as last year. 61 teams from 10 nations are on the entry list with the Olympic medalists Torben Grael/Guilherme Almeida BRA, Lars Grael/Samuel Goncalves BRA and Mark Reynolds /Magnus Lilljedahl USA as favorites, but also the local matadores Augie Diaz/Arnis Baltins USA have good chances.
The presentation (PDF) and the event website.
Monday, March 2, 2015   
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A fish die-off in Guanabara Bay, the Olympic waters of Rio, ill-famed for its miserable water quality, happened last week. The reasons are not yet known and the Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency started investigations.
The report. Read also a comment on the UK Sailing Team preparations.
News – Sunday, March 1, 2015
Sunday, March 1, 2015   
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After a very close race in light winds, it was 'Mapfre' with Javi Fernandez ESP who had the upper hand finishing 4 min 25 sec ahead of 'Abu Dhabi' (Ian Walker GBR). 'Dongfeng' (Charles Caudrelier FRA) crossed the line as 3rd and keeps the overall lead after 4 of the 9 legs together with 'Abu Dhabi'. 'Mapfre' advanced on rank 4 with an 8 points' backlog. The all-female 'SCA' with Samantha Davies GBR had again to content herself with the last place, but this time, the deficit on the winners was only 7 hours. The next hop will be the battle royal around Cape Horn to Itajai BRA. The Auckland winner Javi Fernandez ESP will give back the helm on 'Mapfre' to Iker Martinez ESP, who left out two legs of the VOR in favour of his Olympic Nacra-17 campaign.
The report and the video of the arrivals.
Sunday, March 1, 2015   
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Anna Corbella/Gerard Marin ESP rounded Cape Horn yesterday as third with a 140 miles' backlog on the 2nd 'Neutrogena' (Altadill ESP/Munoz CHI). Altadill btw received happily the news about the 'Mapfre' Volvo Ocean Race win in Auckland, as his son Willy is part of the crew of the Spanish team. The leading Bernard Stamm SUI/Jean Le Cam FRA are at present engaged in a rough beat up, heading rather East as North and accordingly, their advantage has decreased to 955 miles.
The race tracker, the news and the videos.
Sunday, March 1, 2015   (Image © Brad Davies)
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The first Sunday races have already been completed in Auckland, and the situation remains exciting in the Lasers Standard with the first five-ranked are separated by 5 points only. Andrew Maloney NZL leads 2 points ahead of Sam Meech NZL. No change in the Lasers Radial with Scott Leith NZL leading ahead of Sara Winter NZL. The duel of the best two 49ers-FX tends towards a superiority of Alexandra Maloney/Molly Meech NZL extending their lead with three race wins. Pieter-Jan Postma NED is on top of the Finns 2 points ahead of Andrew Murdoch NZL.
All other ranking lists with - in addition to the Olympic classes - the Paralympic classes and the Youth classes 420, 29er as well as the Kiteboarders. Here the videos and the reports.
Sunday, March 1, 2015   
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No races on the last day of the Dragon GP in Cannes, and the final rankings after four races without discard have Stephan Link/Frank Butzmann/Michi Lipp GER on top ahead of Anatoly Loginov RUS and Ben Van Cauwenberghe BEL. 53 teams sailing.
The final rankings.
Sunday, March 1, 2015   
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Only light winds prevailed on the 4th day of the Andalusian Olympic Sailing Week but nevertheless, two races by class were completed, except in the Laser Class.
Again a leader change happened in the Lasers Standard, where Viktor Teply CZE has taken the lead before the last races today. Alessio Spadoni ITA is 3 points behind, Julio Alsogaray ARG remains on the 3rd place. Evi Van Acker BEL extended her lead in the Radials women. Tuula Tenkanen FIN and Veronika Kozelska CZE remained on the ranks 2 and 3. Again a Swiss victory was to note in the RS:X male windsurfers, where Mateo Sanz-Lanz SUI has now a 17 points' lead on Juan-Manuel Moreno ESP. Jonathan Lobert FRA remains on top of the Finns in front of Thomas Le Breton FRA new on rank 2.
The daily report with all results.
Sunday, March 1, 2015   
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The Kuwaiti 'Zain Sailing Team' won the last race to Bahrain yesterday, but the overall victory of the Monegasque 'EFG Bank'-Team with Sydney Gavignet FRA was cut and dried before the last race. The all-European 'Team Averda' as well as the Dutch 'TU Delft Challenge' defended their places on the podium.
The final ranking list and the event website.
 
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