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Lightning – 2019 World Championship – Espoo FIN – Day 2, Conte ARG leads ahead of Starck USA

The defending World Champion Javier Conte ARG and his team have taken the lead in the Lightning Worlds after four races one point ahead of David Starck USA (Buffalo Canoe Club) and his team. Felipe Robles CHI and his team follow on rank 3. 45 teams from 12 nations and 4 continents participate. —– The […]

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Kite Boarding – GKA Freestyle World Cup Gran Canaria – Women – Final Results, Mika Sol wins Brazilian battle

While the men sailed their eliminations to qualify for the last eight in the Gran Canaria Freestyle Semi Finals, the women held their Finals in perfect conditions. Mikaili Sol (BRA) was the winner ahead of Bruna Kajiya (BRA) and Pippa van Iersel (NED). —– The news with videos. —– The Men Finals will take place […]

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Figaro 3 – La Solitaire – Baie de Morlaix FRA – Leg 3 – Start at 13h UTC today

The start to leg 3 of the Figaro 3 Solitaire will be given in Roscoff FRA today at 13h UTC. Light winds and a strong tide current will make the situation difficult. The course leads across the British Channel to the Irish South Course and back over 450nm. —– The preview and the race tracker.

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Finn – World Masters – Skovshoved DEN – Final results, Krutskikh RUS undefeated Champion, Sprague USA 17th, Mess CAN 31st

The Finn World Masters in Denmark were concluded yesterday with two races held in moderate winds. Vladimir Krutskikh RUS went on with his winning streak (7 bullets in 7 races) and earned his third Masters title. Michael Maier CZE and Laurent Hay FRA completed the podium. At equal points on the ranks 4 and 5 […]

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Classes ACVL – Bol dOr du Léman – SN Genève – Start today at 9 a.m. UTC with 482 boats

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. —– […]

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Dragon – Goldcup 2019 – Medemblik NED – Final results, Andrade POR and his team winners

Light and circling winds inhibited racing on the last day of the Dragon Gold Cup 2019 on the Ijsselmeer NED and Pedro Andrade/Christian Giannini/Joao Vidinha POR earned the Trophy 10 points ahead of Pieter Heerema NED and his team. Sailing for a Japanese team, Peter Gilmour AUS grasped the Bronze Medal. 90 teams racing. —– […]

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Lightning – 2019 European Championship / Masters Championship – Espoo FIN – Final results – Americans dominate

The defending World Champion Javier Conte ARG and his team finished first at the Lightning European Championship in Finland ahead of five North Americans with Todd Wake USA on 2nd and Bill Mauk USA on 3rd. —– Ched Proctor (USA) and his team won the World Masters Championship followed by Tom Allen USA and Larry […]

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Finn – World Masters 2019 – Skovshoved DEN – Day 5, Krutskikh RUS undefeated leader, Sprague USA excellent 11th

The performance of Vladimir Krutskikh RUS remained flawless winning both races in his group yesterday in Denmark in sun and a 12-14kn wind. On rank 2 with a 5 point backlog followed Michael Maier CZE. Finishing 2nd and 3rd, Christoph Christen SUI moved up on rank 3 overall with a 9 point deficit on the […]

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IRC – Giraglia Race 2019 – Monaco MON – Final results, Rambler 88 USA winner on real time, Caol Ila R GBR first in IRC calculated time

As reported yesterday, the 88-Foot Maxi Rambler 88 of George David USA with Brad Butterworth NZL as tactician took the line honors on the Elapsed Time ranking list. The record was not beaten, as a lull patch in the approach to Monaco decelerated the fast pace. Meanhwhile, all 179 participants remaining in the race reached […]

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Finn – World Masters 2019 – Skovshoved DEN – Day 3, no wind, no racing

Circling and finally dying winds hindered racing on the third day of the Finn Masters in Denmark yesterday. Valery Krutskikh RUS is on top of the In the ranking list ahead of Anthony Nossiter AUS and Laurant Hay FRA after three races. The best North American is Henry Sprague USA on rank 10. —– The […]

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