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Swiss J/70 Women's Cup 2022 at Yacht Club Bielersee starts

by J/Boats 21 May 08:08 PDT 13-15 May 2022
Swiss J/70 Women's Cup 2022 at Yacht Club Bielersee © Swiss Sailing League

The Swiss Sailing League Women's Cup 2022 started this past weekend in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland for a fleet of eighteen club teams with 4-5 women sailors per boat, hosted by Yacht Club Bielersee.

Over forty women benefitted from having participated in the prior week at the sailing sports center in Tenero du BASPO; the women were coached by Federica Salvà (ITA), Gaëlle Cevey (SUI), Silke Basedow (GER), and Elodie-Jane Mettraux (SUI).

The Yacht Club Bielersee Principal Race Officer Lorenz Muller had this to say about the regatta, "we were fortunate this weekend. Fantastic sailing made for many happy women. Fantastic weather conditions and wonderful sailing in Biel."

After an eight-race series, it was Club Nautique Morgien that won the regatta by sailing so consistently that they scored all podium finishes, winning 5 of their 8 races! Their team consisted of Manon Kivell, Nathalie Brugger, Noemie Fehlmann, Maud Jayet, and Fiona Testuz.

The YC Bielersee, the host for the event, took the silver by winning 4 of 8 races. Their team consisted of Lea Tschudi, Barbara Brugger, Dominique Muller, Chantal Suri, and Nicole Bolliger.

Rounding out the bronze step on the podium by winning a tie-breaker on 20 pts was the Regattaclub Oberhofen, sailing with their crew of Lisa Thonen, Angelika Siegfried, Selina Adam, Romea Fries, and Salvina Fries. Losing that countback on the tiebreaker was Yacht Club Arbon with the team of Livia Naef, Nathalie Winiger, Tessa Egli, and Dani Rast.

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