Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik Isotak Ocean

Marazzi and crew victorious in Swiss Regatta

by Maurus Strobel on 20 May 2013
Former Miss Switzerland Jenny Ann Gerber with Marwin Sailing Team 2013 © Juerg Kaufmann go4image.com http://www.go4image.com
Marwin Sailing Team’s high-tech GC32 catamaran, with Flavio Marazzi at the helm, stood atop a fleet of more than 120 boats in one of Switzerland's iconic and traditional races, following a spectacular boat christening with former Miss Switzerland Jenny Ann Gerber.

Thanks to a combination of clever tactics and remarkable boat speed, it took three hours and 22 minutes for the spectacular catamaran to sail from Zurich to Rapperswil despite the extremely light and challenging conditions.

Organized by the Zürcher Segel Club, the lake race from Zurich to Rapperswil, or Züri-Rappi as the locals call it, is more than a simple regatta. It's one of Switzerland's most popular long-distance races.


Marwin Sailing Team website

upffront 660x82Bakewell-White Yacht DesignBarz Optics - Kids range

Related Articles

Team Lorina Limonade closer and closer from the TDFV title
Tour de France à la Voile is back to France after three days in Spain and Act Six started today with a coastal race Tour de France à la Voile is back to France after three days in Spain and Act Six started today with a coastal race in Gruissan.
Posted today at 4:06 am
Tour de France à la Voile – Teva Plichart snatches victory in Roses
They had a fantastic Act 4 in Baden, finishing second on both racing days. But they never won a race… until today 2016 Tour de France à la Voile – They had a fantastic Act 4 in Baden, finishing second on both racing days. But they never won a race… until today’s stadium racing Grand Final.
Posted on 22 Jul
F16 Catamaran Worlds - Australian Youth excel
Belgium Team of Henri Demsmeaker and Alec Bague took the top prize. The F16 Worlds came to a close with a beach presentation where the Belgium Team of Henri Demsmeaker and Alec Bague took the top prize.
Posted on 21 Jul
F16 Catamaran Worlds - Day 1 - Testing conditions for the Aussie crews
After great conditions of a week ago fleet were confronted on Day 1 with very hot and humid conditions and little wind 2016 F16 Catamaran Worlds - After the great conditions of a week ago the fleet were confronted on Day 1 with very hot and humid conditions and little wind, nevertheless the fleet were sent out but quickly returned under the postponement flag. Finally late afternoon the first race got underway in five – seven knots of breeze and a rushing outgoing tide.
Posted on 20 Jul
Spectacular tumble at the F16 Worlds
Well its that moment you dread going full steam downwind in 25+knts of wind and then you get that feeling Well its that moment you dread going full steam downwind in 25+knts of wind and then you get that feeling all cat sailors have experienced ,bail out is on!
Posted on 20 Jul
F16 World Championship – Day two
Day two eventuated with no racing completed due to the fickle North sea breeze and strong tide. Day two eventuated with no racing completed due to the fickle North sea breeze and strong tide. It was looking favorable when the fleet headed out but quickly dissipated.
Posted on 20 Jul
Tour de France à la voile - Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne rises in Roscoff
Troussel, Guilmin, Iehl and Richard have been crowned kings of Act 3 in Roscoff. 2016 Tour de France à la voile - Troussel, Guilmin, Iehl and Richard have been crowned kings of Act 3 in Roscoff. After their victory in yesterday coastal race, they are confirming with another win in today’s inshore races to reduce Team Lorina Limonade’s lead overall.
Posted on 16 Jul
You just don't get this anywhere else!
hat an amazing season so far – check out these pictures and videos. No need for words here. What an amazing season so far – check out these pictures and videos. No need for words here – just enjoy a selection of our photographer Georgina's photos of recent weeks and a short video of our very popular foiling Lasers.
Posted on 13 Jul
Foiling Week 2016 - Images by Gilles Martin-Raget from Lake Garda
Top international sailing photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget was at Lake Garda for the Foiling Week 2016 GARDA Top international sailing photographer, Gilles Martin-Raget was at Lake Garda for the Foiling Week 2016 GARDA to make the core images of a new book, 'The flying boats', to be launched later this year. Fasten your seat belts!
Posted on 11 Jul
Brawn v Brain? The Bar or The Room?
Interesting questions and can they possibly be linked in any way. Interesting questions and can they possibly be linked in any way. Is it just the one connection, or could there indeed be several ways to address this conundrum? Well the route of the answer could be SailX, the online inshore racing game.
Posted on 7 Jul