rss2.0 atom


 

Top News

Top News – Saturday, May 30, 2015
Saturday, May 30, 2015   (Image © Sander Van der Borch)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Much wind yesterday on the Ijssel Meer with up to 30 kn during the day and pouring rain.
Late in the day, the first Medal Race - for the 470s - were sailed. As expected, the winners in the 470 men were Molund/Östling SWE with a 17 points' lead on Kampouridis/Papadopoulos GRE and Sheremetev/Sheremetev RUS. The 470 women final was much closer, as Sophie Weguelin/Eilidh McIntyre GBR were tied with Amy Seabright/Anna Carpenter GBR before the start. Weguelin/Carpenter GBR finally had the upper hand afte a close duel during the race. Skrzypulec/Mrozek POL grasped Bronze.
All other classes sailed some more fleetraces to select the participants of today's Medal Races, beginning at 09.30 h UTC, to be followed live on the Internet.
übertragen.
12 points is the advantage of Bekkering/Duetz NED on Keijzer/Andrade NED in the 49ersFX, and Oomens/Hummel NED is another point behind. The 49ers will complete two more fleetraces this morning before starting to the Medal Race. Hansen/Porebski NZL lead 8 points ahead of Botin/Lopez ESP. Turner/Brake AUS and d'Ortoli/Delpech FRA follow on the ranks 3 and 4.
Leader change in the Nacra 17, where Lin Ea Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN replaced the tied Allan Nørregaard/Annette Viborg DEN on top. As best of the day with the ranks 1/2/1, Gemma Jones/Jason Saunders NZL reduced the backlog on the duo ahead to one points. Vaireaux/Audinet FRA and Besson/Riou FRA on rank 5 have no chances for medal. The Finn leader Pieter-Jan Postma NED has an advance of 5 points on Jake Lilley AUS ins Finale, while Josh Junior NZL is another 7 points back.
The Polish big-breeze windsurfers have taken control on top with Pavel Tarnowski POL 6 points ahead of Tom Squires GBR before the Medal Race. In the RS:X women windsurfers, Maia Dziarnowska POL is first 6 points in front of Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL. Lilian De Geus NED is on a safe Bronze medal course, with a small option on an improvement.
The ranks of the best North Americans by nation:
49erFX: 4th Paris Henken/Helena Scott USA
Nacra-17: 15th Sarah Newberry /Matthew Whitehead USA
470 women: 19th Sydney Bolger/Carly Shevitz USA
RS:X windsurfer women:15th Nikola Girke CAN
RS:X windsurfer men: 24th Zach Plavsic CAN, 39th Carson Crain USA
All ranking lists, the daily report and the video of the day.
Saturday, May 30, 2015   (Image © Laurens Morel)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
A freshening breeze and rain did set the stage for the last two fleetraces of the two Laser classes.
A duel between Matthew Wearn AUS and Rutger van Schaardenburg NED one point behind will decide on the winner in the Lasers Standard today. Whoever finishes the Medal Race before the opponent will be first overall .... except, the now 3rd-ranked Marco Gallo ITA wins the race, and the leading duo sails itself down the fleet in a final match-type race. The World Champion Nicholas Heiner NED on rank 12 missed the Medal Race on his home waters. Lee Parkhill CAN is 23rd, Chris Barnard USA 31st.
In the Lasers Radial, it was again Annalise Murphy IRL who outperformed in the fresh breeze. Winning both heats, she reduced the gap on the leading Marit Bouwmeester NED on 2 points. Evi Van Acker BEL on rank 3 is already 11 points behind. Brenda Bowskill CAN is 34th, Paige Railey USA 42nd with brilliant results, but two early start disqualifications (4/3/bfd/bfd/2/1/1/1)
The ranking lists, the daily report and the video of the day.
The Medal Races will be transmitted live on the Internet as from 9.30 h UTC.
Saturday, May 30, 2015   (Image © Guilain Grenier)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Only light and unconstant winds on Lake Traun AUT also yesterday, but in the 'gusts' around 10 kn, the foiler catamarans were nevertheless lifted out of the water. Five races have been completed.
The experienced catamaran cracks continued to dominate the scene. Leigh McMillan GBR and his 'Sultanate of Oman', newcomer to the class with only 4 training days, took the overall lead with nothing but 1 and 2 finishes. 'Alinghi' with Morgan Larson USA follows 6 points behind, while the third newcomer 'Spindrift Racing' with Yann Guichard FRA is on 3rd. Flavio Marazzi SUI remained last with a considerable deficit.
The daily report , the ranking list and the video of the day.
Saturday, May 30, 2015   
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The Finn World Masters in Greece ended yesterday with the Medal Race. The 3rd race rank was sufficient for Vladimir Krutskikh RUS to grasp his first Master's title. With top ranks in the Medal Race, Dmitry Petrov RUS and Giacomo Giovanello ITA finished on the podium on the final day of the competition. The leader during the whole week, Yurij Tokovoi UKR, had to content himself with the 5th place, and at the same time the title as best Grand Master (age 50 plus). No racing for the rest of the fleet. Henry Sprague III USA finished on the 11th position among the 204 participants.
The rankings and the event website.
 
Top News – Friday, May 29, 2015
Friday, May 29, 2015   
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Much action on the Ijssel-Meer yesterday with a breeze exceeding 20 kn, the windiest day of the 2015 Delta Lloyd Regatta. Above all, the Skiffs and the Nacra-17-catamarans had problems with the short, steep chop, and only a few finished the races without capsizing.
The 470s terminate the Regatta today with some more Qualification heats leading to the Medal Races at 17 hrs UTC. Molund/Östling SWE, multiple winner in Medemblik, extended their lead in the 470 men with two race wins on 13 points. Gerz/Szymanski GER and Kampouridis/Papadopoulos GRE follow on the ranks 2 and 3. Sophie Weguelin/Eilidh McIntyre GBR had a bad day, but inspite of the day ranks ocs/16, they stayed on top of the 470 women. Best of the day (1/5)were Skrzypulec/Mrozek POL advancing on rank 2 overall. Seabright/Carpenter GBR remain 3rd.
A Dutch trio is leading in the 49ersFX: Annemiek Bekkering/Anette Duetz NED defended the first place, but Keijzer/Andrade NED reduced the backlog on 2 points. Oomens/Hummel NED follow on the 3rd position. Hansen/Porebski NZL are first in the 49ers 8 points ahead of Botin/Lopez ESP, moving up the ranks yesterday with two race wins. Turner/Brake AUS remain on 3rd.
New on the 2nd position in the Finns is Jake Lilley AUS, the best of the day. Pieter-Jan Postma NED keeps the lead with a 8 points advance. Allen Norregaard/Anette Viborg DEN remain on top of the Nacra-17, in front of Cenholt/Lübeck DEN and Vaireaux/Audinet FRA leading a closely packed chaser group.
The Olympic Champion Dorian Van Rijsselberge NED gathered his second disqualification and dropped down the ranks. Kiran Badloe NED, two race wins yesterday, took the lead in the RS:X men followed by Pavel Tarnowski POL. The tied duo Maia Dziarnowska POL and Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL leads in the RS:X women

The ranks of the best North Americans by nation:
49erFX: 4th Paris Henken/Helena Scott USA
Nacra-17: 16th Sarah Newberry /Matthew Whitehead USA
470 women: 26th Sydney Bolger/Carly Shevitz USA
RS:X windsurfer women:15th Nikola Girke CAN
RS:X windsurfer men: 24th Zach Plavsic CAN, 38th Carson Crain USA

All ranking lists and the daily report with the video of the day.
Friday, May 29, 2015   
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
With the wind exceeding 20 kn, it was a day for the experienced big-breeze specialists in both classes.
Matthew Wearn AUS, best of the day (2/3), regained the lead in the Lasers Standard. Rutger Van Schaardenburg NED follows at equal points on rank 2. The 3rd-ranked Marco Gallo ITA is 12 points behind. Tonci Stipanovic CRO moved up on rank 4. The best by North American nations are 22nd Lee Parkhill CAN, 31st Chris Barnard USA, 107th Yanic Gentry MEX.
The fresh breeze pleased Annalise Murphy IRL as well, demonstrating her skills in rough conditions with the day ranks 1 and 3, advancing on the 2nd place overall. But the Olympic Silver medalist Marit Bouwmeester NED remained not far behind and kept her first place. Emma Plasschaert BEL replaced her team collegue Evi Van Acker NED on the 3rd. Brenda Bowskill CAN is 35th, Paige Railey 42nd.
All ranking lists and the daily report with the video of the day.
Friday, May 29, 2015   
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The Qualification Series for the Medal Race ended yesterday with two races. Vladimir Krutskikh RUS defended his lead with another race win, and he will start to the Medal Race with a 6 points lead on Yurij Tokovoi UKR and Martin Van Muyden NED. Henry Sprague USA had a mediocre day, ranks 24 and 11, and missed the Medal Race by one point!
The results and the daily report.
Friday, May 29, 2015   (Image © Guilain Grenier)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Light and unconstant winds prevailed yesterday on Lake Traun AUT during the first races of the 2015 GC32 annual series. Four heats were completed, but the wind was rarely strong enough to allow foiling, but if, the gaps between the multihulls grew considerably. While Flavio Marazzi SUI, the most experience GC32 helmsman and favorite, was not at all up to speed - last in the interim's rankings - the newcomers shined with solid racing. 'Alinghi' with Ernesto Bertarelli SUI, reinforced by the Tornado Olympic Champion Hans-Peter Steinacher AUT leads overall at equal points with 'Oman Sail' and Leigh McMillan.
The daily report and the ranking list.
 
Top News – Thursday, May 28, 2015
Thursday, May 28, 2015   (Image © Laurens Morel)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The wind was less than on the first day of the Delta Lloyd Regatta, but remained gusty and shifty on the Ijssel-Meer.
Leader change in the 470 men, where Molund/Östling SWE are new on top ahead of Kim/Kim KOR and Sheremetev/Sheremetev RUS. Weguelin/McIntyre GBR finished the two heats of the day on the ranks 1 and 2 taking the overall lead in the 470 women. Kyranakou/Van Veen NED and Seabright/Carpenter GBR follow at some distance onr the ranks 2 and 3. Sydney Bolger/Carly Shevitz USA are 24th.
The top teams in the 49ers are closely together. Turner/Brake AUS and Hedström/Düring SWE hold the first place at equal points, in point in front of Hansen/Porebski NZL. With three race wins, Bekkering/Duetz NED moved on top of the 49ersFX with a one point's lead on Keijzer/Andrade NED and Oomens/Hummel NED. Paris Henken/Helena Scott USA are 5th.
No change in the Finns, where Pieter-Jan Postma NED was again the best of the day and extended his lead. Josh Junior NZL and Michele Paoletti ITA are the first persuers. With the day ranks 13/14/bfd, Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA had probably the worst day in their Nacra-17 career, plunging on rank 5. Allan Norregaard/Annette Viborg DEN are the new leaders, ahead of McNicol/Lucinda Whitty AUS and Lin Ea Cenholt/Christian Lübeck DEN. Sarah Newberry /Matthew Whitehead USA are 16th.
Pawel Tarnowski POL remains on top of the RS:X male windsurfers, but Shahar Zubari ISR reduced the backlog with two race wins to 3 points. Zach Plavsic CAN is 33rd, Carson Crain USA 36th. Two bullets also for Lilian de Geus NED, replacing Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL on top of the rankings. Nikola Girke CAN is 20th.
All results, the report of the day and the video of the day.
Thursday, May 28, 2015   (Image © Laurens Morel)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Moderate winds around 12 kn prevailed on the second day of the Delta Lloyd Regatta, but as from today till Sunday, a 20 kn plus breeze has been announced by the meteo.
Rutger Van Schaardenburg NED has taken the lead in the Lasers Standard with the day ranks 1 and 2 in his group. The former leader Matthew Wearn AUS follows 2 points behind. Sergey Komissarov RUS on 3rd is already 17 points back. Today is the last day of the Qualifier Series for the Gold- and Silverfleets. The best of each North American nation are 17th Lee Parkhill CAN, 27th Chris Barnard USA, 116th Yanic Gentry MEX.
Marit Bouwmester NED dominates in the Lasers Radial, and with the day ranks 1 and 2, she extended the advance on Evi Van Acker BEL on 6 points yesterday. Tatiana Droszdowskaya BLR follows on rank 3. Brenda Bowskill CAN is 29th. Paige Railey USA had a disaster day with two premature starts, relegating her on rank 45, making the qualification for the Goldfleet (cut rank 41) critical. With Viktoria Andrulyte LTU (rank 37), Tina Mihelic CRO (rank 40), Marie Barrué FRA (rank 41) or Line Flem Höst NOR (rank 46), a number of other usually higher ranked athlete are situated near the cut line.
All ranking lists, the report of the day and the video of the day.
Thursday, May 28, 2015   (Image © Drew Barnes)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Both groups sailed only one race each on the third day of the Finn Masters.
Day winners were Vladimir Butenko RUS and Marc Alain Des Beauvais FRA, and the new overall leader is Vladimir Krutskikh RUS with nothing but top-6 ranks up to now. Yurij Tokovoi UKR is on 2nd only one point back, and Martin Van Muyden NED on 3rd is not far away. Astonishing the veteran Henry Sprague USA, who confirmed his top performance so far again with a 4th place yesterday, and moved up on rank 6 overall !
The ranking list and the event website.
 
Top News – Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The 700 participating boats at this year's Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik have been welcomed by cold and windy weather. Gusty and shifty winds between 12 and 18 kn, together with the short and steep Ijsselmeer chop made sailing rough and challenging .... too much for the 'modern' Olympic classes !
With the top teams absent, there are some new names on top of the 470s. Chang-Yu Kim/Wang hoo Kim KOR are on rank one after the first day, ahead of Molund/Östling SWE and Xammar/Herp ESP. A surprise team is also on top of the 470 women with Niki Blässar/Mikaela Wulf FIN. Ainsworth/Weguelin GBR and Seabright/Carpenter GBR are the first persuers.
Abandonments and damages in the skiff classes, especially the 49erFX. Annemiek Bekkering/Anette Duetz NED and Tessa Lloyd/Caitlin Elks AUS lead at equal points ahead of the tied Paris Henken/Helena Scutt USA and Lili Sebesi/Julie Bossard FRA. Two teams at equal points also on top of the 49ers with Hansen/Porebski NZL and Turner/...AUS.
Billy Besson/Marie Riou FRA have taken the lead in the Nacra 17 and their advance on the chasers Saxton/Diamond GBR is already 14 points after three races. Bundock/Curtis AUS are 3rd. Experienced with the special conditions on his home waters, Pieter-Jan Postma NED is on the first place in the Finns, but Arkadij Kistanov RUS and Josh Junior NZL are not far behind.
Windsurfing is dominted by the Polish team, as mostly in fresher winds. Pawel Tarnowski POL is first in the RS:X men with three race wins, and in the RS:X women, Zofia Noceti-Klepacka POL has a 7 points' lead on Lilian de Geus NED.
All results, the report of the day and the video of the day.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (Image © Ricardo Pinto / Volvo Ocean Race)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
'Brunel' with Bouwe Bekking NED crossed the finish line of leg 7 in Lisbon as winner shortly before editorial deadline, with 'Mapfre' (Iker Martinez ESP) and 'Dongfeng' (Charles Caudrelier FRA) following on the ranks 2 and 3 only a few minutes later. Both, the Spanish and the Chinese, have been called to the Jury Room, as - just after the start - they crossed an exclusion zone reserved for cargo vessels.
The live transmission of the final race phase is still running and will last during this morning.
The event website.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (Image © Claire ADB)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
Two races were completed again on day two of the Finn World Masters in Greece.
The double race winner and leader after the first day, Yuriy Tokovoy UKR, finished one heat on rank 11 only, just good enough to loose the leader position to Martijn Van Muyden NED one point ahead overall. Tokovoy UKR shares the 2nd place with Vladimir Krutskikh RUS. Veteran Henry Sprague USA won race 1, but was only 36th in race 4. Nevertheless, he remains on the 15th place among the 204 participants.
The results and the event website where the daily report and the video will posted soon.
 
Top News – Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (Image © Francisco Vignale / MAPFRE / Volvo Ocean Race)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The fleet crossed the calms of the Azores anticyclone faster as expected and is now in freshening winds on the final stretch to Lisbon. 500 miles or roughly 30 hours were left to go this morning. As in the previous legs, a tight finish can be awaited between 'Brunel' (Bouwe Bekking NED) 3,5 miles ahead of 'Mapfre' (Iker Martinez ESP) and 4 miles on 'Dongfeng' (Charles Caudrelier FRA). Unexpected difficulties has the overall leader 'Abu Dhabi' (Ian Walker GBR) as 5th already 32 miles back. The all-female 'SCA' (Samantha Davies GBR) were not successful with their attack on a northern course and remain last 44 miles behind.
The race viewer and the event website.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (Image © Martinez Studio / MRG)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The Match Race Germany Final, 2nd Round of the World Match Racing Tour 2015, began yesterday afternoon with some delay in a light wind. For both Tomislav Basic CRO and Eric Monnin SUI, this was a first Tour Final.
The outcome of the match was clear, as Basic, always with the same tactics, did not leave a chance for Eric Monnin SUI and finished with 3-0 score. Winner in the Petite Final was Joachim Aschenbrenner DEN defeating Matthew Jerwood AUS 2-0, bringing the Dane on top of the Tour interim's rankings.
The final report and all results.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (Image © Sander Van der Borch)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik NED, beginning today, is the third event of the EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup after Palma ESP and Riva del Garda ITA. Over 700 participants from 71 nations are present, with quality fleets in most classes, such as the Lasers, the windsurfers, the Nacra-17 and the Olympic skiffs. The entry lists. Grey sky and 12 to 22 kn wind will prevail during the whole week according to the forecast. The official preview and the first videos. Racing can be followed live on the Internet.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (Image © Claire ADB)
Share on Google+ share on Twitter share on Facebook    print
The first day of the Finn World Masters 2015 proved to be challenging for race officials and competitors alike with the wind never staying consistent for more than one leg at a time. The fleet of 204 boats was split into two groups, to be reallocated for each day.
After a series of general recalls, racing got underway and two heats per group were completed. Yuri Tokovoi UKR won both races of his group and leads clearly ahead of Vlasimir Krutskikh RUS and the equal-points-trio Allen Burrell GBR, Martin Van Muijden NED and Vladimir Butenko RUS. The defending Champion Michael Maier CZE follows on rank 9, Henry Sprague USA, age 72, is on the excellent 14th positions !
The ranking list and the report of the day.
 
 
33#0##10#admin_statistik_ch_data