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Optimist – Lake Garda Meeting – Riva ITA – Country Cup – Final results

As a prelude to the Optimist Lake Garda Meetings, the Nations Trophy was held with one representative per country racing. After three races, the local Alexis Demurtas ITA was the winner ahead of Caspar Ilgenstein GER and Henrik Puolakka FIN. The results of the North Americans and Caribbeans: CAY 8th, BER 10th, BAH 19th, ISV […]

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Various Classes – Les Voiles de St-Barth – St-Barthélemy FRA – Day 3 – Local Knowledge Pays Off for Round the Island Race

For yesterdayu0092s tricky Round the Island race, local knowledge paid off for the race veterans that knew how to successfully navigate the challenges on the 24u009632nm courses around St-Barthu0092s rocky cliffs in a 12u009615kn northeasterly with 30u00b0 wind shifts. — Here the results, the day 3 report, the photos and the event website.Today is lay […]

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Olympic Worldcup – Act 3 – Genoa ITA – Day 3 – only Laser Radials with Isabella Bertold CAN 3rd, as well as one 49er fleet were racing

Again a day with almost no wind in Genoa yesterday, and it can hardly be understood, why the innocent World Sailing (responsible as Organising Authority) dislocated the European Worldcup event from the wind-safe Hyères FRA with its perfect infrastructure and organisation to this wind-risky Italian major city. Only the Lasers Radial and one 49er group […]

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Olympic Worldcup 2019 – Act 3 – Genova ITA – Day 2 – only reduced program – NorAms on mid-fleet positions in Lasers Standard

Very light winds prevailed again on the second day of the Genoa Worldcup event and only the Lasers and the 49ersFX completed one race each in a 5kn breeze. — Tonci Stipanovic CRO and Herrmann Tomasgaard NOR were the winners in their Laser Standard groups with Duko Bos NED and Sergey Komissarov RUS twice on […]

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Swan – Swan-Cup – Monaco MON – Final results – Ferragamo ITA with Ken Read USA first in largest fleet

Over the past weekend, the Swan-Cup was held in Monaco with 14 Swans 42, 45 and 50 on the starting line. Only three races could be completed within 4 days, as the winds remained mostly absent. In the largest fleet, the Swan 50 with 8 participants, Leonardo Ferragamo ITA (tactics Ken Read USA) was the […]

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Various Classes – Les Voiles de St-Barth – St-Barthélemy FRA – Day one

Perfect conditions prevailed yesterday at the start of the 10th anniversary edition of Les Voiles de St-Barth for the 66 entrants in nine classes racing around the west side of St-Barth on racecourses ranging from 24 to 36 nautical miles in 15u009620 knots of breeze. — Read the day one report with all details on […]

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SSL Nations Gold Cup 2021 – A new era in competitive sailing dawned with the official launch in Lausanne SUI

As from 2021, the Nations Gold Cup shall be held biannually on 47-foot–One-Design-Yachts provided by the organisers. All 144 Member National Authorities of World Sailing have been invited to participate. Up to now, forty countries from all five continents confirmed their participation. A maximum of 48 teams will be able compete in this first edition […]

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Olympic Worldcup 2019 – Act 3 – Genoa ITA – Day 1

Yesterday, Round 3 of the Olympic Classes Worldcup was kicked off in Genoa ITA in sunshine and light winds varying from 5-12kn. Eight of the ten Olympic Classes were present with the RS:X windsurfers missing. On the opening day, the speed classes were active with two races for the 49ers and one race for the […]

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Melges 24, J/70, var. classes – Charleston Race Week – Charleston SC, USA – Final results, Spectacular closing Day on Charleston Harbor

Charleston Race Week concluded in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action and several classes being decided during the last race. Skipper Travis Weisleder USA rallied to victory in Melges 24 class , which attracted 37 entries. Joel Ronning and his Catapult crew secured a surprisingly convincing victory in J/70 class, largest of the […]

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Olympic Worldcup 2019 – Act3 – Genua ITA – Start today

The third Olympic Classes Worldcup Regatta begins today in Genoa ITA, the last event of the 2018/9 series that will be concluded in Marseille FRA in early June. Genoa has been selected for the first time by World Sailing instead of Hyères FRA for 2019 to avoid to have two events in the South of […]

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