• Super 16, Pair 5

    Serezhkin / Holmberg Big home win for Russia’s Viktor Serezhkin against Sweden’s Måns Holmberg 1-0. Serezhkin OCS at start but turns 80m deficit to 50m lead, picks up puff gybing on final downwind. Russia’s Viktor Serezhkin penalised 15 seconds before the start against Sweden’s Måns Holmberg who has to win this. Holmberg and Serezhkin battle the current in the Neva

  • Super 16, Pair 6

    Dackhammar / Warrer Sweden’s Nicklas Dackhammar gets the edge on Denmark’s Jonas Warrer at the start. Dackhammar and Warrer get their hulls flying off the line. Dackhammar 3 boat lengths ahead, Warrer coming back on the downwind, but Dackhammar stops Warrer hooking him. Closest race so far, Warrer faster, Dackhammar better positionally and holds on by 2 boat lengths on

  • M32 Cats Star in Beach Launch as SUPER 16 Become 8

    Russians say you need some luck on the Neva River, and not just when sailing cats. But even with the vagaries of format, wind and currents, the cream rose to the top today as the SUPER 16 became 8 in the WMRT Match Cup Russia in St. Petersburg.

  • Super 16, Pair 1

    Guichard / Wosinski 1-0 to Yann Guichard in a non-contest as Lukasz Wosinski gets caught in a buoy mark in the pre-start. Much better start by Wosinski against Guichard 2nd time around. There is such a premium on starts in these 6-minute races. Wosinski qualified through the Sail-Off earlier, Guichard as the top seed in the qualifiers. Wosinski in control,

  • Super 16, Pair 3

    Williams / Delle Karth Austria’s Nico Delle Karth shut out at the start by Briton’s Ian Williams who luffs and goes. Delle Karth gets the puff and they are bow-to-bow after rounding bottom mark, but sails into a hole (wind + current) and parks it. It’s 1-0 to Williams after he tacks on top of Delle Karth and is not

  • Super 16, Pair 2

    Postma / Kling Holland’s Pieter-Jan Postma wins start, but Sweden’s Kim Kling gets the puff, sails over the top. They take opposite sides at bottom mark and Postma get the first puff on upwind and pulled away to win. 1-0. “We’re looking at the flags around us and at the water and trying to make the most of the info,”