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RS Aero Nordrhein-Westfalen State Championship 2021 at Kanu-Segel-Club Hemer

by Jannis Meyer 4 Oct 22:24 PDT 1-3 October 2021
Nordrhein-Westfalen State Championship 2021 © KSC Hemer

On the 1-3rd October the Nordrhein-Westfalen State state championship took place in the RS Aero at the Kanu Segel Club Hemer with 16 keen sailors registered for the regatta.

The weather forecast for the weekend promised a lot of wind with gusts of up to 42kn for Sunday. With this prediction, Gunther Nulle started the regatta as race director on Saturday with 5 races. The races were challenging for the participants due to strong wind shifts and gusts. The gusty wind was also evident ashore when choosing the sails, with all but four participants relying on the smaller RS Aero 5 rig. This also meant that the fight for the state championship title between Jorn Domres, Richard Ebbing and Jannis Meyer became even more exciting. All three participants were pretty close together during the races. The constant change in the placements in the individual races ultimately meant that there were only 1.5 points between Jorn Domres and Jannis Meyer.

Marcus Walther was not deterred by any of this and sailed confidently away from the fleet and finished the event as the overall winner of the regatta with a perfect score of 6 points. Congratulations!

Many thanks again to the regatta team from the KSC Hemer, which once again did a great job!

Overall Results:

PosHelmRigR1R2R3R4R5R6R7Pts
1Marcus WaltherRS Aero 7‑11111116
2Steve TaylorRS Aero 72232‑42.5213.5
3Jannis MeyerRS Aero 54‑52324318
4Jorn DomresRS Aero 533‑4432.5419.5
5Gregor BauerRS Aero 5‑666656635
6Richard EbbingRS Aero 510‑117575539
7Matthias SchmidtRS Aero 798117(DNC)7749
8Hans‑Jurgen KurthRS Aero 512‑139988854
9Petra DegeRS Aero 577889(DNF)DNC56
10Frank MeyerRS Aero 58910106(DNC)DNC60
11Julian KahlerRS Aero 5545(DNF)DNCDNCDNC65
12Christof EbbingRS Aero 7/5131013(DNF)119965
13Holger AlixRS Aero 51112121110(DNC)DNC73
14Hermann Josef VogtRS Aero 5141414(DNF)DNCDNCDNC93
15Hannah AlixRS Aero 5(DNF)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC102
16Eric RieveRS Aero 5(DNC)DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC102

Next for the German RS Aero circuit is Ankerlaterne at Steinhuder Meer, on 9/10 Oct followed by Letzten Helden - Blankeneser SC, Elbe, Hamburg, 13/14 Nov. The first German Youth Training Camp is set at KSC Hemer on the Sorpesee on 18-22 October.

The RS Aero Mainland Europe Events List can be found here.

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