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Kieler Woche - Excellent form from Hunger and Kleiner + Video


'Wofgang Hunger (Kiel) and his crew Julien Kleiner (Munich) 505 - 2013 Kieler Woche'    © segel-bilder.de / Christian Beeck    Click Here to view large photo

Serial winners of Kieler Woche have proven on the second day of the international part of the event, just why they are up for the gold year after year. The five-time 505 World Champion Wofgang Hunger (Kiel) and his crew Julien Kleiner (Munich) had to discard merely a second position after six races. It looks like they may triumph again for the 21st time at the 131st edition.

Helge and Christian Sach (Zarnekau) are dominating their fleet even more clearly. After two days, they are still undefeated and are confident in the leading position of the F18 catamaran in front of 35 competitors. Their seventh victory at Schilksee seems to be only a question of two days. In the second catamaran class, there may also be a repeat winner in the end. Ten-time triumphant Detlef Mohr (Reinfeld) with Karen Wichardt has finally climbed up to rank two in the Hobie 16. Altogether, German teams are leading in nine of the 17 international classes.

The other 505 competitors can only take their hat off to Wolfgang Hunger's and Julien Kleiner's performance. 'It's a class of its own here in Kiel. He was fast and smart today,' said Meike Schomaeker (Kiel), who is at least European Champion in the 505 with Holger Jess (Eckernfoerde) and currently third in the overall ranking. Claas Lehmann (Hamburg) still seems to be looking for the right turn at Kiel to be able to put the bite on Wolfgang Hunger. In April, Lehmann became World Champion together with Leon Oehme (Kiel) at Barbados, now he is only at rank nine. 'These are hard conditions for us here, we have never been that good strong winds. And at Barbados we benefited from my experience with sailing in current, so I was better in evaluating the currents at the Worlds.'

In the keel boat class B/one (the 23ft boat that was launched by Bavaria last year and is now having its Kiel Week premiere), there is no chance of a title defence. International participants are still rare, but Peter Meyer, chief of the class, is satisfied with the performance among the 13 crews. 'The cancellation of a team from overseas of course bothers us personally. But apart from that, the boat delivers on its promises. It's just so much fun.' Two years ago, people were thinking about how to fill the gap between dinghies and the big keel boats, states Daniel Kohl of Bavaria Yachts. And now already 100 boats have been sold. 'It is great to see, that we could gain a whole new set of sailors with the B/one.'

On the second race day, World Champion from 2012 André Budzien (Schwerin), pushed himself in the OK ahead of Greg Wilcox from New Zealand, who is currently residing in Germany.

H-Boot - DEN 559 - 2031 Kieler Woche -  © segel-bilder.de / Christian Beeck   Click Here to view large photo

The second best nation at the international part of the Kiel Week are the Danish. Soeren Dulong Andreasen in the Contender, Steffen Stegger in the H-Boat and Per Buch in the Folkboat are all in top positions.

Four further nations can flirt with the idea of gaining Kiel Week Gold. France has two strings to its bow in the youth classes: Sebastien Simon/Pierre Rhimbault in the 420 and Lucas Rual/Emile Amoros in the 29er. Norwegian Lars Johan Brodtkorb is sailing in the Europe without a spot. He crossed the finish line first five times in five races already. With Karolis Janulionis in the Laser Radial as well as Denis Khashina/Dmitry Mechetin in the Star, Lithuania and Ukraine are also in the top positions of their classes.



Results:

29er (7):
1. Rual Lucas / Amoros Emile (FRA,1/1(2)1/1/1/1) Punkte 6; 2. Jasper Steffens / Tom Lennart Brauckmann (Kiel,2/2/1/4/7/3(13))19; 3. Paul Kohlhoff / Carolina Werner (Altenholz,5/3/7(12)1/4/2)22; 4. Ida Svensson / Rasmus Rosengren (SWE,3/12/4/2/2/2(25))25; 5. Tom Carissan / Loic Fischer-Guillou (FRA,(10)2/3/5/3/4/10)27; 6. James Olsen / Hannes Westberg (SWE,4(8)6/2/6/6/4)28;

420er (6): 1. Sébastien Simon / Pierre Rhimbault (FRA,1/2/3(8)2/2) Punkte 10; 2. Santiago mas Depares / David mas Depares (ESP,1(59)9/1/1/1)13; 3. Jan Borbet / Kilian Northoff (Wülfrath,2/3/2/1/5(59))13; 4. Waddell Wade / Fernberger Henry (USA,4(8)4/1/2/2)13; 5. Floris van de Werken / Lars van Stekelenborg (NED,(44)3/6/4/1/1)15; 6. Jack Parkin / Florian Eenkema van Dijk (USA,3/2/1/2/7(8))15;

505er (6): 1. Dr. Wolfgang Hunger / Julien Kleiner (Kiel,(2)1/1/1/1/2) Punkte 6; 2. Kellner Christian / Schoeler Martin (Hechendorf,6/2/6/5(8)1)20; 3. Meike Schomäker / Holger Jess (Kiel,4/3/3/6/5(10))21; 4. Morten Bogacki / Lars Dehne (Velbert,1/4/8(9)6/4)23; 5. Stefan Koechlin / Andreas Achterberg (Kiel,5/10/5/2/3(29))25; 6. Stefan Böhm / Gerald Roos (Hürth,3/6(51)11/4/3)27;

B/one (5): 1. Gordon Nickel / Morten Nickel, Nils Mathes Fiege, Patrick Priebe (Stade,1/1/1/1(4)) Punkte 4; 2. Tobias Schadewald / Dustin Baldewein, Jens Wahlendorff, Max Kohlhoff (Oldenburg,(3)2/2/3/1)8; 3. Christian Soyka / Arne Petersen, Fabian Dützmann, Stefan Schimkowsky (Hohenlockstedt,2/3/4/2(20))11; 4. Daniel Kohl / Martin Großkopf, Peter Meyer (Gmund a. Tegernsee,4/4(5)5/3)16; 5. Alexander Hagen / Ham Alex, Bock Andreas, Borrink Andreas (Hamburg,5/5(7)4/5)19; 6. Magnus Masilge / Julian Stückel, Nils Hermann, Oliver Szymanski (Kiel,8(10)6/7/2)23;

Contender (6): 1. Søren Dulong Andreasen (DEN,2(9)4/2/4/1) Punkte 13; 2. Andrea Bonezzi (ITA,1/4(11)1/6/3)15; 3. Jesper Nielsen (DEN,(8)1/1/4/5/5)16; 4. Mark Bulka (AUS,(11)6/2/9/1/2)20; 5. Christoph Engel (Hamburg,4/5(7)7/3/4)23; 6. Jörg Schlienkamp (Herten,5/3/5/6(52)7)26;

Europe (5): 1. Lars Johan Brodtkorb (NOR,(1)1/1/1/1) Punkte 4; 2. Mathias Livbjerg (DEN,2/2(6)2/2)8; 3. Jacob Cholewa (DEN,4/3/3(8)3)13; 4. Søren Johnsen (DEN,3(20)2/6/10)21; 5. Pau Schilt Catafal (ESP,(15)5/8/3/5)21; 6. Marek Kaczmarek (POL,6(15)9/4/4)23;

Flying Duchman (6): 1. Kilian König / Johannes Brack (Edernsee,1/1/1/1/1(2)) Punkte 5; 2. Harold Wijgers / Niels Kamphuis (NED,3/3(5)2/2/3)13; 3. Philipp Buhl / Adalbert Netzer (Sonthofen,2/2/9(34)3/1)17; 4. Olaf Ballerstein / Jobst Wellensiek (Dümmer,7(9)3/3/6/5)24; 5. Hruby Jiri / Houdek Roman (CZE,4/4/9(34)5/4)26; 6. Kai Schäfers / Andreas Happich (Hamm,12/7/4(13)4/10)37;

Folkeboat (5): 1. Per Buch / Hans Schultz, Per Puck (DEN,(4)3/1/1/2) Punkte 7; 2. Christoph Nielsen / Florian Raudaschl, Torben Dehn, Reichenberger Klaus (Berlin,1/1/2(5)4)8; 3. Juergen Breitenbach / Fabian Gaede, Wolfgang Rosteck (Kiel,3/7(13)2/1)13; 4. Sönke Durst / Karsten Butze Bredt, Lukas Brüning (Mönkeberg,6/2(7)3/3)14; 5. Ulf Kipcke / Dieter Kipcke, Gero Martens (Neumünster,5/6/3(32)7)21; 6. Olav Jansen / Lasse Hochfeld, Peer Jansen (Strande,2/11(14)7/5)25;

Formula 18 (6): 1. Helge Sach / Christian Sach (Zarnekau,(1)1/1/1/1/1) Punkte 5; 2. Finn Heeg / Merle Baars (Flensburg,3/2/2/2/5(11))14; 3. Robert Schütz / Rea Kühl (Krefeld,2/3/3/5/2(15))15; 4. Sven Lindstädt / Maren Odefey (Norderstedt,(6)4/5/3/3/2)17; 5. Jörg Gosche / Michael Walther (Bremen,7(8)6/4/4/6)27; 6. Hans Ulrik Grunert / Eirik Gravdal (NOR,4/10(11)8/6/3)31;

1. Steffen Stegger / Carsten Pedersen, Lars Christansen (DEN,1/1/3/2(6)7; 2. Morten Nielsen / Niels Henrik Borch, Per Kloster (DEN,(4)2/2/1/2/7; 3. Erich Offermanns / Karsten Klee, Mona Offermanns, Vera Offermanns (Aachen,(6)4/1/4/3/12; 4. Claussen Helmut / Witte Jan, Mueller Marc, Molt Thomas (Fahrdorf,2/3/5/5(9)15; 5. Sonja Krabbe / Felix Krabbe, Lars Bähr, Tu Trang Nguyen (Berlin,5/5/6(10)1/17; 6. Thomas Kausen / Alexander Eilhardt, Franzi Funk, Jani Funk (Wonneberg St. Leonhard,3/7(11)3/4/17;

Hobie 16 (6): 1. Stefan Wiese-Dohse / Susanne Gehrmann (Sütel,1/1(10)2/2/1) Punkte 7; 2. Detlef Mohr / Karen Wichardt (Reinfeld,(4)4/1/1/1/3)10; 3. Jens Goritz / Uta Ulbrich-Voigt (Wyk auf Föhr ,2/7/4/4(8)2)19; 4. Ingo Delius / Sabine Delius-Wenig (Bielefeld,3/2/3/6/5(21))19; 5. Jakob Schwermer / Tim Michaelis (Köln,5/5(9)3/6/4)23; 6. Knud Jansen / Anke Delius (Kiel,(6)6/5/5/3/6)25;

J/24 (5): 1. Peer Kock / Bendix Hügelmann, Dennis Ruge, Marc-Daniel Mählmann, Simon Zweigler (Hamburg,1(6)6/1/4) Punkte 12; 2. Jan Kähler / Olaf Zietz, Ole Harder, Roland Böhm, Tim Becker (Hamburg,6(12)1/3/2)12; 3. Mike Ingham / Klaus Walkusch, Marianne Schoke, Max Hoelzer, Scott Ikle (USA,5/7/2/2(13))16; 4. Frithjof Schade / Daniel Schwarze, Leupold Felix, Jeronimo Landauer, Chorrosch Timo (Osnabrück,12/1(14)4/1)18; 5. Frank Schönfeldt / Finn Möller, Ole Hilken, Thorsten Sperl, Till Krueger (Hamburg,9/2/9(10)3)23; 6. Dennis Frederiksen / Gessa Alberto, Alex Saldanha, Guilherme Hamelmann, Per Jansson, Kjell Frederiksen (MON,8/4/5/9(10))26;

Laser 4.7 (5): 1. Hannah Anderssohn (Rostock,(5)2/2/1/1) Punkte 6; 2. Eric Toralf Malach (Zarrentin,2(5)1/3/2)8; 3. Gerald Williams (HKG,1(7)6/2/6)15; 4. Ansgar Henze (Berlin,(24)1/3/11/3)18; 5. Rokas Rudgalvis (LTU,3/10/8/6(12))27; 6. Philipp Steenbruck (Lengede,(18)6/13/4/4)27;

Radial open (5): 1. Karolis Janulionis (LTU,(4)1/1/1/2) Punkte 5; 2. Christian Guldberg Rost (DEN,(2)2/2/2/1)7; 3. Simon Lundmark (SWE,3(11)3/5/3)14; 4. Andrulyte Viktorija (LTU,1(42)5/4/7)17; 5. Svetlana Shnitko (RUS,(9)3/7/9/4)23; 6. Leah-Noel Gonseth (Hamburg,8/5/4/8(11))25;

Musto Performance Skiff (7): 1. Roger Oswald (SUI,(5)4/4/1/3/1/1) Punkte 14; 2. Florian Kemper (Flensburg,2/5/1/3/4/3(8))18; 3. Nicolas Duchoud (SUI,4/2/3(10)2/5/2)18; 4. Paul Dijkstra (NED,1/3(7)6/1/4/4)19; 5. Till-Jonas Gerngroß (Kiel,(10)1/2/4/7/6/6)26; 6. Iver Ahlmann (Kiel,6(20)8/2/5/2/3)26;

OK-Jolle (6): 1. André Budzien (Schwerin,(5)1/1/2/2/4) Punkte 10; 2. Greg Wilcox (Potsdam,1/2/3(6)4/2)12; 3. Bo Petersen (DEN,2/3/4(5)3/1)13; 4. Gunter Arndt (Solrød Strand,(39)4/2/3/1/3)13; 5. Pawel Pawlaczyk (POL,3(5)5/1/5/5)19; 6. Rene Sarabia Johannsen (DEN,4(25)11/7/6/6)34;

Starboat (5): 1. Denis Khashina / Dmitry Mechetin (UKR,(2)1/2/1/1) Punkte 5; 2. Tom Löfstedt / Martin Larsson (SWE,1(8)3/2/2)8; 3. Berezhnoy Andrey / Sergey Masalov (RUS,(3)2/1/3/3)9; 4. Peter Katai / George Pilisi (HUN,(4)3/4/4/4)15;

Silbernes Band:

ORC I:
1. 'One4All' Kai Mares (Hamburg); 2. 'X-Day' Niels Gauter (Kiel); 3. 'Outsider' Tilmar Hansen (Kiel); 4. 'Big Easy III' Thomas Weidemann (Hamburg); 5. 'Elliot' Sergei Pavlenko (RUS); 6. (DNF) 'UCA' Klaus Murmann (Kiel);

ORC II: 1. 'Sporthotel' Karl Dehler (Greifswald); 2. 'Resolute' Andi Lochbrunner (Lindau); 3. 'Lutzifer' Lutz Martin (Kiel); 4. 'Ellide' Owe Jessen (Kiel); 5. 'IO' Jochen Heinz (Flintbek); 6. 'Temptation X' Claus-Michael Lehr (Saarbrücken);

ORC III/IV: 1. 'Halbtrocken' ' Knut Freudenberg (Bad Laer); 2. 'Longo Mai' Thomas Jung (Kiel); 3. 'Otago' Klaus Born (Mönkeberg);

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