Oman Air Remains Dominant at Extreme Sailing Series Hamburg:
Hamburg, Germany (July 29, 2016) – A sunny day on the River Elbe coupled with a lively breeze saw SAP Extreme Sailing Team and Alinghi challenge Oman Air for honours on the second day of the Extreme Sailing Series™ in Hamburg, but it’s Morgan Larson’s dominant Omani team who go into the clubhouse in first place at the half way stage of the Act.
The public lining the stadium in the port city were treated to seven races and plenty of foiling action, as the teams from Denmark and Switzerland went on the rampage, rarely out of the top three scorers for the afternoon’s races.
Putting in equally impressive performances, both teams notched up 68 points, leaving Arnaud…
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Standings Re-Shuffle at 29er Worlds:
Medemblik, Netherlands (July 29, 2016) – The windy and shifty conditions on the fore last day of the 29er Worlds 2016 caused a re-shuffle on the leader board. The Australians Tom Crockett and Harry Morton are back in the lead, now sixteen points ahead of the French duo Gwendal Nael and Lilian Mercier. Yesterday’s number two, Benjamin Jaffrezic and Léo Chauvel from France, however dropped twenty places.
This morning the first fleet (silver) started racing in a southwesterly breeze of 9 to 13 knots. By the time that the last group (bronze white) got underway, the wind had already picked up to 11-13 knots. The fourth and last race of the day was completed in 16-19 knots. Seve…
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