sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : 2012 Soling European Championship win to Team Edding
2012 Soling European Championship win to Team Edding

'Team Edding ARG 37 - Warburg, Ferres and Lacour win the 2012 Soling Europeans'    Matias Collins

2012 Soling European Championship held in Kalovig Sailing Center, Aarhus, Denmark has now concluded.

The whole Argentine squad set a bunker inside the yacht club, they had an important championship before the Soling Europeans, so they had trained together, with Team Edding's skipper Gusto Warburg having intense preparation in the Star class during 2011 (in an attempt to gain an Olympic spot for Argentina).


The nine sailors coming from Argentina had relaxing parties almost every night after the races, they even had a singer who not only was the 'karma' of the team but also delighted all other competitors on many evenings.

The winning team flew over 15 hours picking up their Soling in Austria and then drove another 15 hours, to arrive before the practice race in the rain and cold of the Danish 'summer'. It was a training session and time for final boat adjustments.

The first race started well with a fourth and with their club partner finishing just ahead. The results kept coming, Tam Edding had all finishes in the top ten, and it was the victory in the fourth race, the last of the third day, that took them to the lead, with a margin.

The other competitors were having ups and lows on their way to the podium.

Today it was early start with the sun up.

It was a soft race for Team Edding, NED 33 (Rudy den Outer) their closest menace. A start at the RO boat and keeping NED 33 behind, the team managing to finish eighth more than enough not to have to race. They were winners of the 2012 Soling European championship sponsored by Henry Lloyd and Volvo.

The ninth race was necessary to determine the European Champion, a tight situation amongst the many contenders, reminding many why former ISA president Karl Haist is known as 'wind finder'. He won on GER 308 the first race of the day, together with Martin Zeileis and Patrick Wichmann, then managed to finish fourth in the second which was enough to take a one point advantage over NED 33 - Rudy den Outer, Gavin Lidlow and Ramzi Souli. In third was GER 323 Uwe Steingross, Karsten Eller and Tim Giesecke who kept climbing the overall results the whole week, they were the reigning champions but were to hand over the trophy to their rivals from the south.

SLO1 sailed by Bostjan Antoncic, Gennadi Strakh and Mitja Nevecny sailed well but was not enough to keep the podium third, losing the tie with GER 323 on count back.

The Reloaded trophy for the best Woman in the overall results once more goes to Susanne Kuchta and the team from GER 243, crew Emil Kuchta and Andreas Hamacher.

The Rein Segaar trophy, contested by Germany, Argentina, Denmark, Sweden and Norway, was again won by a German team, this time GER 304 - Thomas Maschkiwitz, Stefan Wenzel and Crhistoph Wossala.

The Classic trophy for boats built before 1980 went to DEN66 - Frank Jensen, Lars Hjorth and Morten Schmidt.

Top three:

1 ARG 37 Gustavo Warburg Rodrigo Ferres Miguel Lacour CNSI
2 GER 308 Karl Haist Martin Zeileis Patrick Wichmann BYC
3 NED 33 Rudy den Outer Gavin Lidlow Ramzi Souli KZC

Full results: here


by Matias Collins / Sail-World.com

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=98546

10:48 PM Fri 15 Jun 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World















Volvo Ocean Race: Team Vestas Wind gears up in Alicante by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz,


























Soling North American Championship concludes on Lake Erie by Canadian International Soling Association,


























ISAF Sailing Worlds - Four champions crowned as racing wraps up
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - USA finishes Top-10 in 4 classes
Outteridge and Jensen – What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Giles Scott wins Gold
Santander Worlds - 49ers Burling and Tuke clear ahead
ISAF Sailing Worlds – Live broadcast - Medal races
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam day 5
WMRT Chicago Match Cup 2014 – GAC Pindar through to the semi-finals
Bart’s Bash 2014 at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Victoria Harbour
Bart's Bash: First event in at Wakatere in New Zealand
ISAF Sailing Worlds Santander 2014 - AUS Laser and 470 Medals + video
2014 Patriot Regatta - U.S. Coast Guard team wins
2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 9 highlights
2014 Etchells North American Championship – Day 2
Chicago Match Cup - Top four tour teams tackle tomorrow in semi-finals
470 Men and Women Worlds - Champions decided in Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 49er and Nacra 17 world titles claimed
ISAF Sailing Worlds - Caleb Paine through to Finn medal race + video
ISAF Worlds - 49er, 49erFX, Finn and Nacra 17 Rio 2016 spots taken
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Women's medal race images by Thom Touw
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Scott all set to lift Finn world title   
ISAF Sailing Worlds - 470 Men's medal race images by Thom Touw   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Aussies and Austrians claim 470 gold   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: 470 awards images by Sail-World.com   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - 470 medal race images by Jesus Renedo   
Annapolis-to-Newport Race - 'What to Expect' Seminar to take place   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - No racing on penultimate day   
Belcher takes record fifth 470 World Championship   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 8 video highlights   
2014 Great Lakes Team Racing Championship about to set off   
2014 Etchells North American Championship - Day 1   
2014 U.S. Multihull Championship - Day 1   
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Repechage top four determined in final flight   
J/24 World Championship - 35th anniversary preview   
470 Men and Women Worlds - Santander medal race line-up confirmed   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Day 8 images by Sail-World.com   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing stumbles in coastal race   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Americans ready for 470 medal races   
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander: Action ramps up with end zone in sight   
Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT