Delta Lloyd Regatta día 4. En 49er, los españoles Diego Botin y Iago Lopez ganan por anticipado y serán los representantes olímpicos de su país.


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Paralympic classes heading for exciting world championship finale at Delta Lloyd Regatta

The penultimate day of the 2016 Delta Lloyd Regatta and the 2016 Para Sailing World Championships in Medemblik brought the best conditions of the week so far with an onshore onshore breeze building through the day to 12-16 knots by the end of racing. With sunny skies and great competition it was a near perfect day to be on the water. There was intense competition through all the fleets.

The 2016 Para Sailing World Championships are heading for an exciting conclusion on Saturday with medals still up for grabs in all three classes.

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GC32 Riva Cup, día 2.


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Big Day on Garda is good for Norauto, tough on others

GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 27/05/2016

While Norauto and Team Tilt were battling to be top cat at the GC32 Riva Cup on another strong wind day on Lake Garda, others in the hi-tech fleet were battling to stay in the game.

With nine boats on the course, it’s a new game, but one that has the crews – both amateur and professional – enthralled by the competition and the sheer amount of high quality racing. Six races a day was perhaps even a bit too much for Glenn Ashby, the Olympic medallist racing on board Team Tilt. “All the boys are under 30 except for me,” grinned the 38 year old. “Maybe one less race would be nice. But good fun out there, the last two days have been great sailing.”

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52 Super Series Scarlino, día 3. Bronenosec gana la regata costera.


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Bronenosec, el zar de las costeras

El barco ruso lleva ganadas cuatro de las cinco regatas largas que ha disputado en 52 SUPER SERIES tras vencer hoy la de la Scarlino Cup. Quantum sigue de líder.

SCARLINO. (27 de mayo de 2016) – Como no podía ser de otra manera desde que la temporada pasada llegaron a las 52 SUPER SERIES, hoy el Bronenosec se ha llevado la regata costera de la Scarlino Cup. Vladimir Liubomirov y su tripulación le tienen tomada la medida a este tipo de pruebas. Segundo en la bahía de Follonica terminó Alegre de Andrés Soriano y tercero entró Azzurra.

Bronenosec le tiene muy tomada la mano a las regatas costeras. En 2015 Vladimir Liubomirov ganó tres de las cuatro regatas largas que se disputaron. En Porto Cervo venció las dos que se corrieron, una larga y una media, mientras que en el 52 World Championship Puerto Portals, hizo segundo en la costera media que terminó junto a la bocana del puerto de Calvià. En la Copa del Rey también se hizo con el triunfo en la media costera que se celebró.

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35º AC. Land Rover BAR se refuerza con el español Xabi Fernandez.


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Xabi Fernández signs for Land Rover BAR

Land Rover BAR has once again strengthened its sailing team with the addition of Xabi Fernández. The Spanish sailor has a tremendous depth of experience, with a gold and silver medal in the Olympic 49er (with Iker Martinez) from 2004 and 2008, along with three 49er world championship titles.

He has been just as successful in the rather different discipline of long distance racing offshore, with a second place in the Barcelona double-handed non-stop round the world race (also with Iker Martinez) and a podium finish in the Volvo Ocean Race. Xabi Fernández also has experience of the America’s Cup, having raced with Luna Rossa in the 34th edition in San Francisco.

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Mundial de Moth 2016 Japón. Día 4 de “merecido” descanso, y noticias del equipo argentino.


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Costa, Marito y Fran en Hayama.

Mail de Fran Belloccio desde Hayama

Hola Juanpa!!
Luego de tres dias de regata bastante intensos se puede decir que merecíamos un día libre como el de hoy. Los días pasados fueron bastante cansadores ya que corrimos con ola y viento lo que lo hace todo bastante complicado, pero no imposible, como pensábamos antes de venir a Japón.
Te cuento que en cuanto a lo competitivo Franco “Mosta” Greggi sigue prendido en la cresta de la ola muy cerca del top ten, lo que nos pone muy contentos ya que nos llevamos a casa lo valioso de saber que él tiene velocidad y hay que igualarlo.
Marito Seguers y yo lamentablemente sufrimos un par de roturas que nos rezagaron un poco en nuestros resultados finales. A pesar de dedicar varias horas en el barco preparándolo todos sabemos que cuando las cosas se tienen que romper se rompen y a veces todas juntas!
Hoy día libre para relajar músculos y mañana seguimos con la actividad por dos dias más!
Les seguiremos contando y muchas gracias por la onda!!
Saludos a todos

Fran

52 Super Series Scarlino, día 2. Provezza gana las dos regatas, pero Quantum Racing aún lidera.




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El día soñado de Provezza

El barco turco gana con dos soberbias salidas las mangas de hoy de la Scarlino Cup mientras Quantum mantiene su regularidad en 52 SUPER SERIES.

SCARLINO. (26 de mayo de 2016) – Hoy es uno de esos días con los que sueña Ergin Imre. El armador turco, todo dedicación, perseverancia y apoyo a sus regatistas, debe ser el hombre más feliz del mundo. Su barco se ha llevado las dos mangas de la segunda jornada de la Scarlino Cup, la primera prueba de la temporada de 52 SUPER SERIES. Las dos victorias le aúpan a la segunda plaza de la general, sólo superado por el infalible Quantum Racing que ha sido muy sólido de nuevo con un cuarto y un tercero. El velero liderado por Ed Baird y Terry Hutchinson lleva la aritmética del ganador.

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GC32 Riva Cup, día 1. Norauto de Franck Cammas, lider parcial.



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Norauto sneaks past Team Tilt on day one of Garda

GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 26/05/2016

Franck Cammas steered NORAUTO to the top of the leaderboard after six high-speed races at the GC32 Riva Cup today, the first event of the GC32 Racing Tour 2016. The French offshore racing legend managed to squeak past Team Tilt after the Swiss team suffered from some gear breakdowns.

Sebastien Schneiter and Team Tilt took scores of 1,1,2,1 in the first four races, although when their cunningham system broke they were unable to sail the boat at full pelt on the reaches. The Swiss finished 5th in the next, and was on course for another victory in the final race of the day. But then their mainsheet strop snapped and Team Tilt slipped to 3rd while the crew hurried to repair the broken rope as quickly as possible. This allowed NORAUTO to win the final race of the day and take the top of the leaderboard.

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Delta Lloyd Regatta día 3. Diego Botin y Iago Lopez Marra, sólidos lideres en 49er.


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Favourites move up on third day at Delta Lloyd Regatta

For the third day in row competitors at the 2016 Delta Lloyd Regatta in Medemblik had another different set of conditions to contend with. Early morning glassy water slowly changed into an onshore 7-12 knots. With all classes now including drop races, the form for the week is taking shape. In the 2016 Para Sailing World Championship, there are new leaders in the 2.4 Norlin OD and Sonar classes, while some of the favourites made great strides closer to the top across all three fleets.

The day started with a calm and windless IJsselmeer and definite prospects of lengthy postponements. In the end the first classes, the Laser, 2.4 Norlin OD, 49er and the Skud were released just after 12.00, some of them already nearly three hours behind schedule. Everyone knew it was going to be a long day. The Moth class didn’t even start racing until after 17.00

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Mundial de Moth 2016 Japón, día 3. Paul Goodison se sube al primer puesto.


Ahora el turno de Paul Goodison, que lidera por tan solo un punto.



Fran Bellocchio, siempre positivo y sonriente a pesar de los revolcones.

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THIRD NEW CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER IN THREE DAYS

26 May, Hayama, Japan

Three solid race results from Great Britain’s Paul Goodison puts his name at the top of the leaderboard on day 3 at the 2016 YANMAR Moth World Championships in Hayama, Japan.

Goodison, the 2008 Olympic Gold medallist in the Laser Class, holds a 1 point advantage from overnight leader Chris Rashley (GBR), with third to Scott Babbage (AUS).

Increasing waves and a steady breeze of 13-15 knots rewarded those with experience in big sea conditions. Too much for some, as gear failure and physical fatigue forced them off the race track.

Goodison familiarized himself with the particular nuances of big waves in Hayama Bay yesterday, ratcheting up today’s performance to score a 1,1,3, compared to Rashley’s 3,2,2.

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