Please select your home edition
Edition
Bakewell-White Yacht Design

Laser Europa Cup - Dutch Act overall

by International Laser Class Association on 4 Jun 2012
Day one - Dutch Europa Cup 2012 WSV Hoorn
Laser Europa Cup 2012 Dutch Act was held from 1st to 3rd June on the Ijssel-Meer. On day one of racing first in the small Laser Standard fleet was Maxime Mazard FRA, followed by Jules Ferrer FRA. In the Laser Radial, Kaarle Tapper FIN took the lead, while the best woman Pernelle Michon FRA followed on rank four. In the Laser 4.7 Benjamin Wempe NED was first in all three races.

On the second day again three races for each of the three classes was held. In the Laser 4.7, it was the Dutch Laser development sailors' team who dominated the scene with Benjamin Wempe NED on top ahead of Sanne Akkerman NED, best of the day with the rankings 1/2/3, who was also the best girl. In the largest fleet, the Laser Radial with 51 participants, Kaarle Tapper FIN had a comfortable 19 points' lead in front of Yuri Hummel NED and Maxim Nikolaev RUS with the same number of points on positions two and three. The best woman was Mathilde de Kerangeat FRA on the seventh rank. Only six Laser Standard sailed with Jules Ferrer FRA and Maxime Mazard FRA one point behind dueling for victory.

On the third and final day two races were sailed in each class to conclude the 2012 Europa Cup event without any changes on top of the rankings. Benjamin Wempe NED winning five of the eight races in the Lasers 4.7 was outstanding and took the U16-victory as well. Philipp Plevier NED and as the best girl Sanne Akkerman NED follow on in ranks two and three. 31 participants. In the Lasers Radial, the superior leader Karle Tapper FIN stayed ashore during the last race. Joining him on the podium are Yuri Hummel NED second and Maxim Nikolaev RUS third. 51 participants. Mathilde de Kerangeat FRA on rank eight is the best woman. First among the few Laser Standards (six) was Jules Ferrer FRA ahead of Maxime Mazard International Laser Class Association website
Barz Optics - San Juan Worlds Best EyewearMackay BoatsSouthern Spars - 100

Related Articles

JJ Giltinan Trophy - More images from a funky Day 1 on Sydney Harbour
More images from Michael Chittenden from the first race of the 2017 JJ Giltinan Trophy on Sydney Harbour, Michael Chittenden was on the water for the first race of the 2017 JJ Giltinan Trophy on Sydney Harbour, sailed in a funky breeze, leaden skies and plenty of rain. Plus a 300 metre long cruise liner at one end of the course and a waka wall at the other
Posted on 25 Feb
Vendee Globe - Video of Conrad Colman finish in Les Sables d'Olonne
Scenes of Kiwi solo round the world racer, Conrad Colman taken at the finish of the Vendee Globe race Scenes of Kiwi solo round the world racer, Conrad Colman taken at the finish of the Vendee Globe race, which he completed under jury rig after being dismasted 700nm from the finish. In Foresight Natural Energy Colman became the first New Zealand sailor to complete the Vendee Globe, he also became the first in eight editions of the race to sail the entire race using only renewable energy sources.
Posted on 25 Feb
JJ Giltinan Trophy - Waka wall helps Yamaha to Hat-Trick in Race 1
A group of 20 wakas paddling across the course for the opening race helped New Zealand's Yamaha to win A group of 20 wakas paddling across the course for the opening race of the JJ Giltinan Trophy helped New Zealand's Yamaha to win the first race of the seven race series. 'The wakas were massive,' said Yamaha skipper Dave McDiarmid. 'We couldn't get to the bottom mark. They were in a solid line - about four deep - there was no gap.
Posted on 25 Feb
Vendee Globe - Heerema delayed by Biscay lows
With 16 boats now finished, eighth edition of the Vendée Globe becomes the race with greatest ever number of finishers. With 16 boats now finished, the eighth edition of the Vendée Globe becomes the race with greatest ever number of finishers. Until now it was the 2000-2001 edition, with 24 starters and 15 finishers, which saw the biggest number of starters reach the end of their race at the legendary South Nouch buoy.
Posted on 25 Feb
JJ Giltinan 18fters - Yamaha wins first race in rain and murk
New Zealand champion Yamaha came from behind to score a brilliant win in race one of JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship New Zealand champion Yamaha came from behind to score a brilliant win in race one of the 2017 JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiff Championship, sponsored by The winning Group, on Sydney Harbour today.
Posted on 25 Feb
Bella Mente Racing starts 2017 season with major victory at RORC C600
Bella Mente Racing starts 2017 season off with major victory at RORC Caribbean 600 Bella Mente Racing, led by owner/driver Hap Fauth, launched its 2017 campaign season with a major victory this week, winning IRC Overall, CSA Overall and CSA 1 at the RORC Caribbean 600 in Antigua; The team took home coveted RORC Caribbean 600 Trophy for the IRC win as well as the Bella Mente Trophy, the team’s namesake award, for being first IRC yacht to finish that is wholly manually powered.
Posted on 25 Feb
Cool drone footage of Dongfeng Race Team on the water
Dongfeng is back in the water and training is well underway for the returning Chinese campaign. Dongfeng is back in the water and training is well underway for the returning Chinese campaign. Stunning drone footage of the re-fitted Volvo Ocean 65 has been released as the team hit the water off the coast of Lisbon.
Posted on 25 Feb
49th Transpac early entry deadline approaches on March 1st
Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race is well underway Planning for the 49th edition of the Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race presented by the Los Angeles Times and organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club is well underway, with 52 monohull and multihull entries from nine nations already signed up for this biennial 2225-mile ocean race, one of the world's oldest having first been sailed in 1905.
Posted on 25 Feb
18ft Skiffs - JJ Giltinan Trophy - Replay coverage - Race 1
Live coverage of Race 1 of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs from Sydney harbour - sailing in the wind and rain Replay of Race 1 of the JJ Giltinan 18ft Skiffs from Sydney harbour - sailing in the wind and rain
Posted on 25 Feb
Hat-trick all around for Phaedo^3 in this year Caribbean 600
Lloyd Thornburg and crew of Phaedo^3 have gained not only line honours each time but also three wins in their class. Lloyd Thornburg and the crew of his MOD70 Phaedo^3 for the last three editions of the RORC Caribbean 600 have gained not only line honours each time but also three wins in their class.
Posted on 25 Feb