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Dragons, Kites, Extreme Sailing and more...
SB20 Russian Open Championship E.Razina/Russian SB20 Association
At the SB20 Russian Open Championship the second racing day SB20 Russian Open Championship appeared to be extremely long. Again, a patchy wind dominated at the race course. After two abandonments, the race committee finally managed to pull out three good races. So the leader board has shuffled.
The final day of the PWA Alacati World Cup saw two more eliminations completed for both the men and women as the Meltemi wind continued to blow for much of the day. At the end of the day Antoine Albeau (RRD / NeilPryde) battled his way back to the top of the rankings to secure the event victory, with one bullet and a second place.
After six days of racing there was triumph at the Gazprom International Dragon Gold Cup for Ukrainian Markus Wiezer and his team (UKR 7). The racing finished beautifully on the Bay of Douarnenez and proved to be much more invigorating than on previous days.
Platu 25 Central European Alp-Cup Act 3 in Brunnen, Switzerland Tobias Stoerkle
The seventh Central European Alp-Cup Edition (CEAC), the Platu 25 Circuit that takes place in the European Alpine Lakes, is getting thrilling with the next appointment in Brunnen, in Urnersee, one of the four branches of the Luzern lake in Switzerland where the third Act will be competed from the 30th of August to the 1st of September.
In the Extreme Sailing Series Act 6, being held in Cardiff, UK, the competition is wide open and the SAP Extreme Sailing Team is poised to capitalize on it's overall third position on the leaderboard. Check out the video highlights below.
And finally in international sailing news: In an outcome that should surprise absolutely no one, Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) today beat Luna Rossa Challenge to win the Louis Vuitton Cup (LVC) on San Francisco Bay amidst thick fog that no doubt complicated tactics. In a twist of fate, the last LVC was decided off of Valencia, Spain in 2007 when ETNZ defeated Luna Rossa Challenge using the old monohulls.
Also inside, get the latest news from the recently concluded Nacra 17 European Championship, Melges 24 European Championship, the 420/470 Junior European Championships and more...
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