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EVENTS CANCELLED

Dear Soling Sailors

Many events are being cancelled, please stay tune and checking the racing calendar.
European Championship cancelled (Warnemunde, GER - July) the ISA intention is to move the one later in the year together with another event already scheduled, stay tune.
Netherlands - April and May (Aalsmeer & Muiden), Germany - Omega Cup sailed early May, USA have moved the North American Championships from April to October, Argentina moved the Argentine Championship from March to May , Canada cancelled the Ontario Championships in May, Spain cancelled the Autonomic Championship in April.
If you host a regatta and the one is being cancelled do not forget to advise the class office.
Please follow the instructions your country takes to fight against this thread and lets hope this go away soon and we can enjoy our Soling Sailing.

 

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North American Championship Cancelled

The Chesapeake Soling Fleet and Severn Sailing Association (SSA) have cancelled the 2020 Soling North Americans planned for April 22 thru 26 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

As stated previously, the SSA Board of Governors has approved rescheduling the event from October 21 thru October 25, 2020. The Soling Chesapeake Fleet will submit a request for approval of a revised schedule to the ISA Championship Committee shortly.

On behalf of the Chesapeake Soling Fleet, all best wishes and be safe.

 

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BRA 45 Kadu, Vilnei and Chtmann on fire

written by Matias Collins  on  November 16  of  2019 and read by 481

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The difficult downwind

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An amazing first day at the 2019 South American Championship in Punta del Este being organized by the Yacht Club Punta del Este and all its glamour, the Atlantic sea merging with the Rio de la Plata exit a soft breeze from the South East, two fighting currents and an some nice rolling waves of 0.3mts all these and not a single cloud in the sky seasoned a great start in a great venue.

Race Officer Bernie Knuppel a former Soling sailor and dedicated himself as race organizer together with the YCPE volunteers achieved two races, the first one despite the light winds from 6 to 10 knots exactly in the dream target time by the ISA championship committee. The second one was a 15 minutes shorter facing the idea that all teams would be present at the Opening ceremony in the principal YCPE events room.

For both races BRA 45 took the bullet, the first one after not being so good in the first beat but taking an early jibe to the Gorriti Island and finding something (either current or wind) that drove them into first passing basically the whole fleet. At this point BRA 78 (Ilha, Floricke and Ilha) fighting with USA 853 (Collins, Fioriti and Musante) and BRA 86 (Hartmann, Sidou and Renard) in an intense battle where BRA 78 took the best outcome followed by BRA 86.

The second race with lots of problems to make the pin end and a bunch of boats luffing each other in an extreme light wind and heavy current left BRA 78 nearly parked in the starting line but BRA 45 accelerating into the left corner to again lead the race with clear confort, at this time followed by ARG 37 (Chometowski, Chometowski and Bustos) and in third the reining South American Champion BRA 128 (Dennis Koch, Jimmy Koch and Andre Gick).

After the racing the YCPE received all sailors with standing sea food, drinks and an opening ceremony where the club could explain their participation in the Clipper Race wide with their own yellow boat that is currently in second overall at the event round the world.

Start for the second race was scheduled at 1300hs and at the afternoon some rain is expected.

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Rounding the mark

Rounding the mark

Tuff concentration

Tuff concentration

The downwind

The downwind

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