482 teams are on the entry list of the 81st Bol dOr on Lake Geneva departing at 9h UTC this morning, an event with many famous names on the list of winners such as Dennis Connor USA and Russell Coutts NZL. The weather forecast predicts rain and variable winds between 0 and 4 bft. —– Once more, the D35 catamarans are the favorites for the line honours, In the monohulls, the Psaros 40 will be challenged by the two Liberas Principessa ITA and Raffica HUN. Special interest goes to Eric Monnin steering the Monofoil Gonet. Will the winds be appropriate to keep the foiler flying? A handicap, especially for Monnin, could also be the driftwood floating on the upper Lake Geneva after the heavy rain falls during the past days. —– The news. The start can be followed livestream on www.sailing-news.com as from 8.45h UTC. GPS-Tracking is available during the whole race.