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Kieler Woche - Winners decided in Schilksee


'GER 9071 Dr. Wolfgang Hunger and Julien Kleiner - 2013 Kieler Woche'    OK Press Kieler Woche    Click Here to view large photo

The final day of racing at Kieler Woche provided some unexpected thrilling moments in the international classes. The message about the 21st Kiel Week victory of Wolfgang Hunger had to be retained until the last race. But at the end, the experienced five-time 505 World Champion and record Kiel Week winner came out on top.

He gained the title for the sixth time in the high-class fleet of the 505 together with his crew Julien Kleiner (Munich). German athletes could also win in nine more of the 17 international classes, eight titles were granted to international sailors. Altogether more than 4000 sailors from 48 nations in 32 classes did show up in Kiel and have managed altogether more than 420 races.

The first Kiel Week in sole charge of Chief Organiser Peter Ramcke is a reason for him to rejoice: 'We have to do something about the temperature though, but we have managed a challenging program with more than 400 races in nine days. We especially had a high number of entries in the youth classes and are on the right track to bring the sailors more into the focus of the event. We will continue to pursue this goal.'

Spectators were holding their breath during the last race of the 505 class. Hunger and Kleiner capsized in the second to last race after a very confident series, had some technical problems and could not finish the race. So the decision was postponed until the final race. But with rank three in the last race, they were back to their inherent Kiel Week position. Christian Kellner and Martin Schoeler (Hechendorf), who aroused interest with three day victories in the second part of the Kiel Week, found themselves on rank two in the end. Among those being beaten were some prominent names. European Champion Meike Schomaeker and Holger Jess (Kiel/Eckernfoerde) came in fifth, the World Champion Claas Lehmann and Leon Oehme (Hamburg/Kiel) only eighth.

Formula 18 - Helge Sach - 2013 Kieler Woche -  © segel-bilder.de / Christian Beeck   Click Here to view large photo

The best series of all in the 17 international classes has been achieved by the brothers Helge and Christian Sach (Zarnekau) in the Formula 18 catamaran. Helmsman Helge Sach only said good things about the organisers: 'The sailor is again much more in the centre of the event. It is really awesome to sail here.'

Christoph Nielsen (Berlin) was able to skip the last race in the Folkboat and crowned his 40th participation at the Kiel Week with a fourth victory in front of Schilksee.

André Budzien proved to be a new strong participant in the OK. He won the German Championship and the World Title Races the year before. This year, gained the Kiel Week title, demonstrating a confident strong series.

The local heroes had to admit defeat at the rehearsal for the European Championship of the 29er at the Kiel Week next year. The Frenchmen Lucas Rual and Emile Amoros continued their impressive series of victories with twelve wins and two seconds in 14 races. Jasper Steffens and Tom Lennart Brauckmann from Kiel could find themselves on rank three.

The success of Peer Kock (Hamburg) was also surprising. On the last race day of the J/24, he overtook Mike Ingham from the USA who is first in World Ranking.

In six further classes, there were international winners. Norwegian Lars Johan Brodtkorb sailed all by himself in the top position in the Europe. Becoming first in eight of the ten races, he was in a class of his own. In the H-Boat, Danish teams placed themselves on rank one and two. Morten Nielsen triumphed before Steffen Stegger. The Danish flag also marked the top position in the Laser Radial. Christian Guldberg Post had dominated here.

Roger Oswald, Musto Skiff - 2013 Kieler Woche -  OK Press Kieler Woche   Click Here to view large photo

In the single-handed skiff class Musto Skiff, it was a Swiss who could take rank one. Roger Oswald celebrated the Kiel Week victory, followed by Paul Dijkstra (Niederlande) and Iver Ahlmann (Büdelsdorf). In the small fleet of the Stars, the Denis Khashina and Dmitry Mechetin from the Ukraine won Kiel Week. And the winner in the Contender even came from Down Under. Australian Mark Bulka pushed himself in the second to last race to the top and defended the position.

The next edition of the Kiel Week will be 21.-29.06.2014.

Kieler Woche Results - Internationale Klasses

29er (14):
1. Lucas Rual / Emile Amoros (FRA,1/1(2)1/1/1/1/1/1/1/1/1(2)1) Punkte 12; 2. Ida Svensson / Rasmus Rosengren (SWE,3/12/4/2/2/2(25)(12)7/2/5/9/6/10)64; 3. Jasper Steffens / Tom Lennart Brauckmann (Kiel,2/2/1/4/7/3(13)2/5/19/16(32)3/5)69; 4. Owen Bowerman / Morgan Peach (GBR,7/16/7/3/5/1(21)(25)4/7/3/14/1/2)70; 5. James Olsen / Hannes Westberg (SWE,4(8)6/2/6/6/4/14(31)5/7/5/5/7)71; 6. Tom Carissan / Loic Fischer-Guillou (FRA,(10)2/3/5/3/4/10/10/2/11/9/6/8(16))73;

420er (11): 1. Jan Borbet / Kilian Northoff (Wülfrath,2/3/2/1/5(58)10/1/1/1(26)) Punkte 26; 2. Santiago mas Depares / David mas Depares (ESP,1(59)9/1/1/1/4(12)2/10/1)30; 3. Sébastien Simon / Pierre Rhimbault (FRA,1/2/3(8)2/2/2(31)4/11/6)33; 4. Floris van de Werken / Lars van Stekelenborg (NED,(44)3/6/4/1/1/3/7(14)6/3)34; 5. Aaron Berger / Morten Roos (Lindlar,2(10)6/3/7/1/1/2/15/7(57))44; 6. Wade Waddell / Henry Fernberger (USA,4(8)4/1/2/2/20(57)5/12/11)61;

505er (11): 1. Dr. Wolfgang Hunger / Julien Kleiner (Kiel,2/1/1/1/1/2/2/2/10(51)3) Punkte 25; 2. Christian Kellner / Martin Schoeler (Hechendorf,6/2/6/5/8/1/1/3/1(51)7)40; 3. Morten Bogacki / Lars Dehne (Velbert,1/4/8(9)6/4/6/4/2/3/5)43; 4. Jens Findel / Johannes Tellen (Kiel,10/5(11)7/7/5/4/5/4/2/2)51; 5. Meike Schomäker / Holger Jess (Kiel,4/3/3/6/5/10/7/7/7(51)9)61; 6. Philippe Boite / Erwan Grossmann (FRA,8/8/7/3(15)12/5/9/6/4/10)72;

B/One (9): 1. Gordon Nickel / Morten Nickel / Patrick Priebe / Sebastian Röske (Stade,1/1/1/1/4/3/3(5)2) Punkte 16; 2. Christian Soyka / Arne Petersen / Fabian Dützmann / Stefan Schimkowsky (Hohenlockstedt,2/3/4/2(20)1/1/3/1)17; 3. Tobias Schadewald / Dustin Baldewein / Lukas Feuerherdt / Max Kohlhoff (Oldenburg,3/2/2/3/1(20)2/2/9)24; 4. Daniel Kohl / Martin Großkopf / Peter Meyer (Gmund a. Tegernsee,4/4/5/5/3(10)4/7/6)38; 5. Alexander Hagen / Alex Ham / Andreas Bock / Andreas Borrink (Hamburg,5/5/7/4/5/4/6(8)4)40; 6. Magnus Masilge / Moritz Klingenberg / Nils Hermann / Oliver Szymanski (Kiel,8(10)6/7/2/5/5/4/5)42;

Contender (11): 1. Mark Bulka (AUS,(11)6/2/9/1/2/3/2/2/1/2) Punkte 30; 2. Søren Dulong Andreasen (DEN,2(9)4/2/4/1/4/1/5/6/4)33; 3. Christoph Homeier (GER,6/8(10)3/2/9/1/3/1/3/1)37; 4. Jesper Nielsen (DEN,(8)1/1/4/5/5/5/5/4/4/5)39; 5. Christoph Engel (Hamburg,4/5(7)7/3/4/6/4/6/7/6)52; 6. Jan von der Bank (Eutin,3(12)6/5/9/8/8/9/3/2/3)56;

Europe (10): 1. Lars Johan Brodtkorb (NOR,1/1/1/1/1(3)1/2/1/1) Punkte 10; 2. Mathias Livbjerg (DEN,2/2/6/2/2/5/3/1/6(72))29; 3. Søren Johnsen (DEN,3(20)2/6/10/6/2/3/2/3)37; 4. Jacob Cholewa (DEN,4/3/3/8/3/7(19)11/9/11)59; 5. Anna Livbjerg (DEN,10/4/10(14)7/1/4/12/8/5)61; 6. Pau Schilt Catafal (ESP,15/5/8/3/5/13/8/7(16)4)68;

Flying Dutchman (11): 1. Harold Wijgers / Niels Kamphuis (NED,3/3(5)2/2/3/3/5/1/2/1) Punkte 25; 2. Olaf Ballerstein / Jobst Wellensiek (Dümmer,7(9)3/3/6/5/4/3/5/5/3)44; 3. Kilian König / Johannes Brack (Edersee,1/1/1/1/1/2/1/2(34)34/2)46; 4. Kai Schäfers / Andreas Happich (Hamm,12/7/4(13)4/10/2/1/2/3/8)53; 5. Jiri Hruby / Roman Houdek (CZE,4/4/9(34)5/4/5/4/3/6/34)78; 6. Felix Albert / Philipp Hartkopf (GER,6/6/2(34)34/6/11/7/4/4/5)85;

Folkeboote (10): 1. Christoph Nielsen / Florian Raudaschel, Torben Dehn, Reichenberger Klaus (Berlin,1/1/2/5/4/10/1/1/2(32)) Punkte 27; 2. Per Buch / Hans Schultz, Per Puck (DEN,4/3/1/1/2/4/10(21)1/2)28; 3. Sönke Durst / Karsten Butze Bredt, Lukas Brüning (Mönkeberg,6/2/7/3/3/8/4/2(11)3)38; 4. Ulf Kipcke / Dieter Kipcke, Gero Martens (Neumünster,5/6/3(32)7/6/5/4/3/1)40; 5. Olav Jansen / Lasse Hochfeld, Peer Jansen (Strande,2/11(14)7/5/1/12/3/5/9)55; 6. Jürgen Breitenbach / Fabian Gaede, Wolfgang Rosteck (Kiel,3/7/13/2/1(32)13/10/8/6)63;

Formula 18 (11): 1. Helge Sach / Christian Sach (Zarnekau,1/1/1/1/1/1/1/1/1(2)1) Punkte 10; 2. Arne Gosche / Michael Walther (Bremen,7(8)6/4/4/6/2/5/2/1/4)41; 3. Sven Lindstädt / Maren Odefey (Norderstedt,6/4/5/3/3/2/3/6(14)8/2)42; 4. Robert Schütz / Rea Kühl (Krefeld,2/3/3/5/2(15)7/7/4/5/6)44; 5. Tim Sandberg / Jurgen Beyer Stroemquist (NOR,5/7(39)7/19/4/6/2/3/6/3)62; 6. Hans Ulrik Grunert / Eirik Gravdal (NOR,4/10/11/8/6/3/4/4/5(15)7)62;

H-Boot (11): 1. Morten Nielsen / Niels Henrik Borch, Per Kloster (DEN,4/2/2/1/3/1/3/4/1/1(6)) Punkte 22; 2. Steffen Stegger / Carsten Pedersen, Lars Christiansen (DEN,1/1/3/2(6)2/2/3/2/3/4)23; 3. Erich Offermanns / Karsten Klee, Mona Offermanns, Vera Ooffermanns (Aachen,6/4/1/4/4/5(10)1/5/2/1)33; 4. Helmut Clausen / Jan Witte, Marc Mueller, Thomas Molt (Fahrdorf,2/3/5/5(9)6/1/2/9/5/3)41; 5. Thomas Kausen / Alexander Eilhardt, Franzi Funk, Jani Funk (Wonneberg St. Leonhard,3/7/11/3/1/3/4/9/4/4(18))49; 6. Sonja Krabbe / Felix Krabbe, Lars Bähr, Tu Trang Nguyen (Berlin,5/5/6(10)2/4/7/5/6/7/2)49;

Hobie 16 (11): 1. Stefan Wiese-Dohse / Susanne Gehrmann (Sütel,1/1(10)2/2/1/6/1/1/1/1) Punkte 17; 2. Detlef Mohr / Karen Wichardt (Reinfeld,(4)4/1/1/1/3/2/2/4/2/3)23; 3. Jens Goritz / Uta Ulbrich-Voigt (Wyk auf Föhr ,2/7/4/4/8/2/1(14)2/3/2)35; 4. Ingo Delius / Sabine Delius-Wenig (Bielefeld,3/2/3/6/5(21)5/3/5/6/6)44; 5. Jakob Schwermer / Tim Michaelis (Köln,5/5(9)3/6/4/4/7/3/5/4)46; 6. Knud Jansen / Anke Delius (Kiel,6/6/5/5/3/6/3/4/6/4(10))48;

J/24 (10): 1. Peer Kock / Bendix Hügelmann, Dennis Ruge, Marc-Daniel Mählmann, Simon Zweigler (Hamburg,1/6/6/1/4(12)2/9/2/8) Punkte 39; 2. Mike Ingham / Klaus Walkusch, Marianne Schoke, Max Hoelzer, Scott Ikle 5/7/2/2(USA,(13)9/1/2/9/4)41; 3. Jan Kähler / Olaf Zietz, Ole Harder, Roland Böhm, Tim Becker (Hamburg,6(12)1/3/2/4/7/5/12/3)43; 4. Tobias Feuerherdt / Jan-Marc Ulrich, Justus Kellner, Mattias Wallentin, Tobias Peters (Kiel,7/8/4/11/9(14)4/1/1/2)47; 5. Frithjof Schade / Daniel Schwarze, Leupold Felix, Jeronimo Landauer, Chorrosch Timo (Osnabrück,12/1/14/4/1(31)6/3/8/6)55; 6. Dennis Frederiksen / Gessa Alberto, Alex Saldanha, Guilherme Hamelmann, Per Jansson, Kjell Frederiksen (MON,8/4/5/9/10/10(11)8/3/1)58;

Laser 4.7 (10): 1. Eric Toralf Malach (Zarrentin,2/5/1/3/2/5/3/1/2(13)) Punkte 24; 2. Hannah Anderssohn (Rostock,5/2/2/1/1/4(9)5/3/2)25; 3. Gerald Williams (HKG,1/7/6/2/6(20)4/2/1/8)37; 4. Alexander Ebert (Berlin,13/4/5(15)7/1/1/3/13/1)48; 5. Ansgar Henze (Berlin,(24)1/3/11/3/2/7/6/5/12)50; 6. Rokas Rudgalvis (LTU,3/10/8/6(12)8/8/7/4/6)60;

Laser Radial open (10): 1. Christian Guldenberg Rost (DEN,2/2/2/2/1/2/2/1/5(7)) Punkte 19; 2. Karolis Janulionis (LTU,4/1/1/1/2/3/1(42)3/8)24; 3. Simon Lundmark (SWE,3(11)3/5/3/6/11/3/1/1)36; 4. Andrulyte Viktorija (LTU,1(42)5/4/7/1/7/4/4/4)37; 5. Leah-Noel Gonseth (Hamburg,8/5/4/8(11)4/3/2/8/3)45; 6. Svetlana Shnitko (RUS,(9)3/7/9/4/5/6/9/2/2)47;

Musto Performance Skiff (12): 1. Roger Oswald (SUI,(5)4/4/1/3/1/1/1/2/4/2/3) Punkte 26; 2. Paul Dijkstra (NED,1/3(7)6/1/4/4/2/3/2/1/2)29; 3. Iver Ahlmann (Kiel,6(20)8/2/5/2/3/3/1/1/5/5)41; 4. Alexander Greil (SUI,3(7)5/5/6/7/5/4/5/3/4/4)51; 5. Florian Kemper (Flensburg,2/5/1/3/4/3/8/7/4(20)11/11)59; 6. Nicolas Duchoud (SUI,4/2/3/10/2/5/2/10(20)20/3/1)62;

OK-Jolle (11): 1. André Budzien (Schwerin,(5)1/1/2/2/4/1/2/1/1/1) Punkte 16; 2. Bo Petersen (DEN,2/3/4(5)3/1/2/1/2/2/3)23; 3. Greg Wilcox (Potsdam,1/2/3/6/4/2/3(10)3/3/2)29; 4. Gunter Arndt (Solrød Strand,(39)4/2/3/1/3/4/8/4/4/4)37; 5. Pawel Pawlaczyk (POL,3/5/5/1/5/5/5/7/10/8(41))54; 6. Oliver Gronholz (Bad Segeberg,12/6/9/4(13)8/11/4/7/6/5)72;

Starboot (10): 1. Denis Khashina / Dmitry Mechetin (UKR,(2)1/2/1/1/1/1/2/2/1) Punkte 12; 2. Tom Löfstedt / Martin Larsson (SWE,1(8)3/2/2/2/2/1/1/2)16; 3. Berezhnoy Andrey / Sergey Masalov (RUS,3/2/1/3/3/3/3(8)8/8)34; 4. Peter Katai / George Pilisi (HUN,4/3/4/4/4(8)4/3/8/8)42;

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Usual skipper Seve Jarvin and for’ard hand Sam Newton were joined in the team by James Wierzbowski for today’s race and led from shortly after the to defeat defending champion Thurlow Fisher Lawyers (Michael Coxon, Dave O’Connor, Dave Ewings) by 38s. Coopers 62-Rag and Famish Hotel (Jack Macartney, Mark Kennedy, Peter Harris) was a further 21s back in third place. ... [more]  

Overall race leader, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ian Walker) has had an eventful few days since the start in Cape Town on Wednesday. Their goal is to be first home in their home port of Abu Dhabi - six other boats willing. ... [more]  

2014 Argo Group Gold Cup - Take time to remember. It was mid-October, one week before the brilliant Sunday Finals of the Argo Group Gold Cup and Bermuda was slammed by the second major storm in a week. Tropical Storm Fay - or was it Hurricane Fay by then— had hit Bermuda with a sneaky left jab only five days earlier. ... [more]  

2014 Turkey Day Regatta - The largest of Alamitos Bay Yacht Club's popular holiday sailing competitions the 67th Turkey Day Regatta has nearly 300 sailors on 216 boats in 21 classes, several of them world champions taking the weekend seriously. ... [more]  

Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Delphine Cousin officially world champ
Volvo Ocean Race: A man's got to do what a man's got to do
RC44 Championship Tour - A great sailing day on the Gulf of Oman
Sail-World Team holds first Continental Conference at METS
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Open Formula Kiteboarding event preview
Volvo Ocean Race: Fleet heads into the Southern Ocean + Videos *Feature
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Set to be an 'experience of a lifetime'
America's Cup: Source named in Bermuda venue leak *Feature
2014 RC44 Oman Cup - Challenging day + Videos
Volvo Ocean Race: A bumpy, hard driving ride in the Southern Ocean
EPA punts on renewable fuel standard
Yates Cup: US supermaxi Rio100 wins first offshore race + Video *Feature
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Men’s title race takes a twist
RC44 Oman Cup - Consistency hard to come by
Volvo Ocean Race - Discomfort takes over for Team Alvimedica
Volvo Ocean Race - Rapid change for Team SCA
Viper 640 event at Lake Garda - 22-26th June 2015
British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?
GC32 Racing Tour 2015 - Dates and venues
Class 40-footers to be featured in 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race
Spectacular performance by Bakewell-White maxi early in first race *Feature   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Big strides for Cousin and Moussilmani   
America's Cup: Team New Zealand responds to Venue rumours *Feature   
ORC reveals rule improvements for 2015   
Volvo Ocean Race - Hammer down for Team Alvimedica   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA heads for unknown territory   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final set to be 'an experience of a lifetime'   
RC44 Oman Cup - Team Nika gets a taste for the podium + Video   
St Barth Cata Cup 2014 - Game on!   
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 2014 - Wild Oats XI reveals new livery   
Rolex Sydney Hobart 2014 - Wild Oats XI and Audi ready: photos   
Volvo Ocean Race: Meek's tips pay dividend in Leg 2 squalls and calms *Feature   
Volvo Ocean Race - Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in search of hometown glory   
Airwaves Noumea PWA Dream Cup - Waiting game continues on day 2   
Barcelona World Race skippers named as scientific agents   
Volvo Ocean Race: Stop-start battle to the Cape of Good Hope   
Volvo Ocean Race: Leg 2 starts at high speed in 35kt winds   
Volvo Ocean Race - Team SCA off to gutsy leg 2 start   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Heroes and champions in Nacra 17 fleet   
ISAF Sailing World Cup Final - Talented Finn pack all set   


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