Trofeo Comunica en Sanxenxo, resultados finales.


© Carlos Rua
Balea Dous, ganador clase Crucero

© Carlos Rua
Marías, ganador de J80

© Carlos Rua
Oral Group Galimplant, ganador clase Crucero – Regata

© Carlos Rua
Silleiro, ganador clase Fígaro

Fuente info MRCYB

NOTA DE PRENSA · TROFEO COMUNICA

Sanxenxo, Rodeira y Baiona se reparten el Trofeo Comunica

· El Oral Group – Galimplant del Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo patroneado por Pedro Pazos venció en la categoría de Crucero-Regata y el Balea Dous de Rodeira, liderado por Luis Pérez, hizo lo propio en la clase Crucero

· En la competición de los monotipos, los premios se quedaron en Baiona con victoria de dos barcos del Monte Real Club de Yates, el Marías de Manuel María Cunha en la clase J80 y el Silleiro de Santi Meigide en la clase Fígaro

· El Trofeo Comunica, en el que participaron 32 barcos, marcó el inicio de la temporada de grandes regatas del Monte Real, que continuará el próximo fin de semana con la cuadragésima edición de su Regata de Primavera – Trofeo Repsol

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Sail Racing PalmaVela, una edición 2017 de record.


© Tomàs Moya

Fuente info Sail Racing PalmaVela

Rozando los 150 barcos a 15 días del primer pistoletazo de salida

15 días para el inicio y aproximándose a los 150 barcos inscritos. La Sail Racing PalmaVela pulveriza sus cifras de participación ante una prometedora edición 2017. El miércoles 3 de mayo, apertura oficial. El día 4, primera regata. Todo, en la bahía de Palma.

Palma, 19 de abril de 2017

La ciudad de Palma será entre el 3 y el 7 de mayo epicentro de la vela mundial de mano de la Sail Racing PalmaVela. Unos 1.000 regatistas competirán en la regata que abre la temporada en Europa divididos en 16 clases que abarcan las distintas formas de entender y vivir la vela, desde los grandes esloras pasando por la vela clásica y también la adaptada. Por el momento son 143 los barcos registrados, una cifra que podría incrementarse hasta alcanzar las 150 embarcaciones.

Además de los participantes, más de medio centenar de personas trabajarán en los tres campos de regatas de la Sail Racing PalmaVela que se habilitarán en la bahía de Palma, siendo uno de ellos específico para la flota de vela adaptada, a muy poca distancia de tierra.

Aunque la Sail Racing PalmaVela comenzará oficialmente el 3 de mayo, con la jornada de medición y confirmación de inscripciones, la primera regata se celebrará al día siguiente, el jueves día 4 de mayo.

Estrenarán la competición los veleros de las clases IMA/Maxi, Maxi 72, Wally, IRC, Box Rule, Club Swan 50, Swan 45 y Club Swan 42. El viernes, 5 de mayo, se incorporarán los monotipos J80, Flying Fifteeny Dragón, al igual que los ORC y Clásicos. Finalmente, el sábado y domingo, navegarán todos los inscritos, tras sumarse las clases de Vela Adaptada.

GC32 Racing Tour. Noticias de la temporada 2017 con equipo argentino en el horizonte.


© Loris von Siebenthal / www.lorisvonsiebenthal.com

Fuente info GC32

2017 GC32 Racing Tour: The best flying experience
GC32 Racing Tour press release issued on 19/04/2017

Engines are already revving in anticipation of the 2017 GC32 Racing Tour, which starts on 11th-14th May with the GC32 Riva Cup.

For its fourth season, the GC32 Racing Tour will once again be visiting top venues in Italy, Spain and France with the aim of offering competitors ‘the best foiling experience’ with solid winds and flat water. The venues also offer the most stunning scenery, making them ideal for inviting guests be they sponsors, friends or family, who can experience the GC32 social scene, while the select few may get to ride on board as a guest.

For the second consecutive season, the GC32 Racing Tour will open in Riva del Garda, again hosted by the Fraglia Vela Riva. With flat water and strong winds, plus the lake’s breath-taking setting, surrounded by the towering Italian Alps, Lake Garda is considered a sailing mecca.

Once again more than 10 teams will compete this season on the circuit for the ultra-fast one design flying catamarans. These international teams will come from three continents, with sailors represented from four. They include a mix of professional and owner-driver teams, including several gearing up for the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. All wish to experience the 30+ knot speeds available from foiling catamarans; boats that are the present state of the art in competitive yachting, related to, but simpler and more practical than those used in the America’s Cup, and a fraction of the cost.

Among the ‘pros’ returning to try to improve their position on the leaderboard, is the longest serving of the GC32 teams – ARMIN STROM Sailing Team of Flavio Marazzi, President of the GC32 International Class Association. Third overall in 2016, the Swiss four time Olympic Star sailor is gunning for the top step of the podium and believes the key is his crew: “We’ve been looking for sailors who have already been to the Olympics at least once and are at a high enough level.”

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35º Lake Garda Meeting, resultados finales.



El norteamericano Stephan Baker se llevó el triunfo.

Fuente info Fraglia Vela Riva

Outstanding edition of the Lake Garda Optimist Meeting: good weather and strong wind let the Guinness World Records’ event run smoothly both on land and water to the delight of the 1063 helmsmen, their families and coaches. Once again, Fraglia Vela Riva demonstrates its organizational skills with the perfect synergy between the jury, race committee, race crew, and voluntary staff, whose work and collaboration led to the success of the event.
For the first time, an athlete from the US wins the Junior division: the talented Stephan Baker, on top of the chart from day one, won with the advantage of a race. Placed second is the German Florian Krauss, followed by the Russian Lazdin. Brilliant recovery of Tommaso Boccuni (Fraglia Vela Riva), who finished fourth overall. The Russian Lukoyanova is the first female.
After the past victories of the Sepe siblings in the Junior division, the tradition of the Circolo Vela Roma continues in the Cadet division as well: Maria Vittoria Arseni tops the chart, leaving the home athlete Alex Demurtas just one point apart. The Polish Chelkowski is third.
Great team result for Fraglia Vela Riva with six athletes in the top 15, winning once again the ITAS Trophy for the club with the best four juniors.

You could not ask for more from this 35th edition of the Lake Garda Optimist Meeting: the participants increase, breaking the certified record as the world’s largest regatta of one single sailing class, moreover every year the enthusiasm of the foreign guests is more and more visible. The weather was great for sailing and the families enjoyed the sunny days in Garda Trentino: the thrilling regattas were so suspenseful for the Cadet division, while the American Stephan Baker dominated among the Juniors from day one, showing off his skills and talent also in medium-high wind conditions. Thanks to his advantage, he won after nine races out of ten, against over 800 opponents. The German Florian Krauss placed second, and the Russian Dmitry Ladzin third, while the home athlete Tommaso Boccuni scored an incredible fourth place. The Russian Alexandra Lukoyanova won the female ranking, 21st overall.
Exciting competitions for the Cadets: the victory of the Italian Maria Vittoria Arseni (CV Roma) was uncertain until the finish of the last race, who topped the chart with just one point of advantage on Alex Demurtas (Fraglia Vela Riva), who sailed an extraordinary final with 1-2. The Polish Patryk Chelkowski is third, with a gap of thirteen points.

Before the prize-giving ceremony, all participants and their families had the possibility to watch the exciting show, offered by Kinder + Sport, performing the Gardaland mimic Jean Pierre Bianco, stage named PASS PASS – one further recreational moment before the awards and the Easter eggs delivery.

Cadets’ ranking:
http://www.fragliavelariva.it/sites/default/files/regatta/r2247-result-f4996.htm

Juniors’ ranking:
http://www.fragliavelariva.it/sites/default/files/regatta/r2247-result-f4999.htm

Copa de España de Optimist para la mallorquina Maria Perelló.


© Pep Portas

© Pep Portas

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La mallorquina María Perelló se proclama campeona de la Copa de España de Optimist en Altea

La regatista del Club Náutico S’Arenal consigue ganar en tres de las cinco categorías de la competición, sub-13 femenino, absoluto femenino y en la clasificación general

Altea, 16 abril 2017- La tercera jornada de la Copa de España de Optimist 2017 comenzaba con escasos seis nudos de viento. A primera hora de la mañana la bahía de Altea amanecía con viento que apuntaba de sureste y a medida que ha avanzado el día ha ido rolando a sur llegando a los 10 nudos de intensidad en la última prueba de la jornada.

El último día de regata se presentaba reñido en el Club Náutico de Altea, los resultados de la jornada anterior dejaban una clasificación general con muy poca distancia entre los tres primeros. La regatista de la Federación Balear, María Perelló, comenzaba como líder tras conseguir unos magníficos resultados en las cuatro pruebas disputadas el sábado. Tras ella, a tan sólo tres puntos, se situaba el también mallorquín Jordi Llado y en tercera posición Samuel Beneyto de la Federación Canaria, a cuatro puntos.

Tras tres pruebas disputadas el Comité de Regatas ha dado por concluida la competición. María Perelló ha terminado la jornada con un séptimo y un primero lo que le ha proclamado ganadora de la Copa de España de Optimist 2017. La mallorquina ha demostrado ser una regatista constante y capaz de mantener el más alto nivel durante toda la competición. La deportista del Club Náutico S’Arenal no ha cedido puestos en ninguna de las mangas lo que le ha permitido ganar tres de las cinco categorías de la competición. Se ha hecho con el oro en la categoría sub-13 femenino, absoluto femenino y en la clasificación general.

El canario Samuel Beneyto, del Real Club Náutico Gran Canaria, finalmente ha conseguido la segunda posición en la clasificación general obteniendo además el primer puesto en la categoría absoluto masculino.

El tercer puesto de la general ha sido para el gallego Yago Barca, del Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo y el primer puesto de la categoría sub-13 masculino ha sido para Ian Walter, regatista del CN S’Arenal.

La regata se ha completado con un total de siete pruebas disputadas de las nueve previstas en el programa.

La entrega de trofeos se ha realizado a las 19:30 en el exterior del Club Náutico de Altea. La ceremonia ha contado con la presencia del presidente de la Federación de Vela de la Comunidad Valenciana, José Martínez, con el presidente de la Asociación Española Clase Internacional Optimist, Carlos Torrado, con el Concejal de Deportes del Ayuntamiento de Altea, Pere Barber, y con el presidente del Club Náutico de Altea, José Román Zurutuza. Para cerrar la jornada los regatistas, entrenadores y asistentes han disfrutado a continuación de una paella gigante.

RORC Easter Challenge. En clase Fast40+, triunfo para Invictus.


© Leslie Greenhalgh/FAST40+ Class
Jeremy Smart (North Sails), Alex Mills, Sir Keith Mills, Michael Boyd (RORC Commodore).

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Invictus wins FAST40+ Class at RORC Easter Challenge

Sir Keith Mills’ Invictus has won the FAST40+ Class at the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s RORC Easter Challenge. The traditional prize at this start of season yacht race training regatta are Easter Eggs.

Racing for the FAST40+ Class continues with the FAST40+ Spring Regatta 29-30 April, 2017. A stand alone event for the FAST40+ Class with tight Solent courses. Hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. For more information about the FAST40+ Class: www.fast40class.com

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RORC Easter Challenge, día 2. Invictus lidera en clase Fast40+.


© www.ricktomlinson.com

Fuente info Fast40+.

2017 RORC Easter Challenge – Day Two

Day Two of the RORC Easter Challenge saw another three races for the Fast40+ class in conditions that ranged from 10-17 knots. The day started with a round the cans downwind which was won by Invictus to build on their three victories from the 1st day, followed by Mark Rijkse’s 42 South just a minute behind. Mike Bartholomew’s South African flagged Tokoloshe took third, just three seconds behind after time correction. Tony Dickin’s Jubilee was fourth.

Races 5 and 6 were windward leewards. In a shifty Race 5, with the sea breeze trying to establish itself, victory was taken by Zephyr for their first win of the series. Invictus was second with Tokoloshe third.

Ian Budgen, Master Tactician on Zephyr, “The race win was a long time coming for us but it felt great to get there. We have some new crew and changes to the boat so need some time to bed in. Our boat handling needs more practice so the coastal races were tougher and we performed better in the windward-leewards. Its great to see the potential we have this early in the season.”

A tightly contested start line for Race 3 saw Zephyr OCS but they got back to third place with the race win taken by Invictus with Tokoloshe second after time correction.

With up to three races possible tomorrow, Sir Keith Mills’ Invictus has an eight point cushion in first place, but with no discard, and precious racing practice for the scoring regattas to come, Invictus will be looking to keep up their performance.

Sir Keith Mills, Owner Invictus, “We had 3 good races with 3 good starts but had some tussles along the way and had to fight for our results. The conditions were gusty, we had a drop issue and got the wrong side of a wind shift but another great day on the water and great to be getting back into it.”

Tokoloshe have a six point cushion in second place but there is an almighty scarp for third with just three points separating 42 South, Zephyr and Jubilee.

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