Mundiales de 49er, 49er FX y Nacra 17, Clearwater 2016. Otro día de condiciones difíciles.



Los argentinos Lange – Carranza, en la lucha.

Fuente info 49er and Nacra 17 Worlds

49erFX Demolition Derby…
By Katy Nastro

Clearwater, FL. Day two of the 2016 World Championships appeared sunny, with a chance of another windy day. The FX girls were proposed to go out at 11 am, but were held for a bit on shore due to that same old windy/wave sea state that sent the boys packing the day before.

FX

And they’re off! The girls FX Sailors were sent out for the first race of the day in a breezy 16 knots. The women made it out to their designated race courses in similar wavy conditions to the day before. The competitors were ready and raring to go with the first warning blown, but with the breeze building to 18+ at times, the race committee made an executive decision to put up the postponement flag and send the sailors in. Kahena Kunze of Brazil noted, “We were definitely able to sail, but I think the race committee made the right decision to not start the race. It could have been bad otherwise.” Postponement came down at 2:15pm and the women were then sent back out to try, try again.
The second go at it amounted to only one race being sailed for the ladies. The afternoon breeze came down slightly – enabling the fleet on each course a decent start.

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Mundiales de 49er, 49er FX y Nacra 17, Clearwater 2016. Día 1 con mucho viento y sin regatas para 49er FX.





Fuente info 49er and Nacra 17 Worlds

Kiwis and Danes draw first blood in Clearwater.

Clearwater, Florida. The grey morning sky introduced day one of the 49er and 49er FX 2016 World Championships. Even though the previous 2015 Worlds in Buenos Aires, Argentina was contested less than three months ago, the athletes are approaching this event with as much anticipation and earnest effort as ever before.

With the day slated to begin just before noon, the race committee decided to send out the men first. The breeze was a manageable 14 knots and, with the Nacra 17s also given the go-ahead, the men started rigging up on the beach. The men’s 49er fleet took to the water, sailing from the Clearwater Community Center Beach out through a sometimes treacherous channel. When the wind decides to meet the waves, the result is a battle royale for the 49er fleet.

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MC38, un barco con ideas para copiar.



Copyright Unreel

Se esta corriendo el National de MC38 y este video de un entrenamiento sirve para ver sistemas que se podrían adoptar para clases nacionales como el OD27, S33 y Soto 40. Recoje drizas y escotas automáticos de la empresa Unreel es un ejemplo. Tambien el detalle de arriado manual (con retriever tipo 49er) del spi, accionado desde popa por un tripulante. Hay que optimizar los barcos en Argentina y tratar de que las maniobras mejoren y se simplifiquen, para poder concentrarse más en la velocidad del barco.

WMRT, Monsoon Cup. Los favoritos luchan por el título.


© Photo by Robert Hajduk / WMRT

Fuente info WMRT

By Any Means Necessary

Johor Bahru, Malaysia (29th January 2016): The penultimate day of the Monsoon Cup showed just how far the world’s best professional match racing teams are prepared to go in their quest to win the World Match Racing Tour, both on and off the water. There’s money on the line, and there’s professional pride at stake.

A dramatic day, staged in thunderous, monsoon rain conditions, concluded with the three World Championship contenders – Taylor Canfield (ISV), Ian Williams (GBR) and Bjorn Hansen (SWE) – all making their way through to the final four, where they are joined by Eric Monnin (SUI).

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Regata Santander Chiloé 2016. Etapa Quemchi a Calbuco.




Fuente info Esteban Gomez

Regata Santander Chiloé 2016: Entel se prueba la corona en Soto 40

El yate Mitsubishi, de Horacio Pavez, timoneado por Juan Reid, ganó la singladura más larga de la XIV versión de la Regata Santander Chiloé, de 25 millas náuticas, uniendo Quemchi y Calbuco.
La competencia se inició, a las 14 horas desde la bahía de Quemchi, navegando la mayor parte de la travesía por el Golfo de Ancud y cuatro horas y fracción más tarde los Soto 40 entraron a la isla de aguas azules, donde finalizó la sexta fecha.

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Regata Santander Chiloé 2016. Día 4.

Reporte del día del Soto 40 Acoss/Apolonia

Cuarto día de regatas en Chiloe y cambios en el programa por la llegada de un fuerte temporal del norte. Hoy deberíamos haber ido a Quemchi pero vamos a volver a hacer noche en Dalcahue (detrás de Achao) asi que durante el día se cambio la regata costera por 3 barlo –sota para Soto 40 y J-105 y una regata costera corta con salida y llegada a este mismo lugar para el resto de las clases participantes.

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300 Millas A3 Moraira Trofeo Grefusa 2016, Maverta primero en los pasos Tabarca y Vedranell.


© Pep Portas / CN Moraira

Fuente info Sailing Comunicación

MAVERTA SE ANOTA LOS PASOS DE TABARCA Y VEDRANELL EN LAS 300 MILLAS A3 MORAIRA TROFEO GREFUSA

El torrevejense, tras obtener los tiempos compensados, encabeza la clasificación provisional. En Tabarca, la segunda y tercera plaza fue para Solete y Brujo, mientras que en el islote de Vedranell Nao y Solete ocuparon esas plazas.

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