Thrilling start to Laser Radial Women’s World Championship Final Series in Oman – Denmark at top but Netherlands in hot pursuit

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The opening races of the Final Series produced the windiest conditions seen so far at the Oman Sail-organised Laser Radial Women’s World Championship. After a tough opening three days on the water, and a day of relaxation enjoying cultural activities on Reserve Day yesterday, competitors were ready for action this morning for the first, final . . . → Full Article: Thrilling start to Laser Radial Women’s World Championship Final Series in Oman – Denmark at top but Netherlands in hot pursuit

Japan and Denmark lead the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship going into Final Series

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On the concluding day of the Qualifying Series at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman, the top sailors have emerged and gold and silver fleets are now established for the Final Series.

Manami Doi (JPN) finished the day first in Blue Group – photo Mark Lloyd.

Twenty-two-year-old Manami Doi (JPN) finished the . . . → Full Article: Japan and Denmark lead the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship going into Final Series

Anne-Marie Rindom retains lead on second day of Qualifying Series at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship

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Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) retains the overall lead in the Qualifying Series – photo Mark Lloyd.

After another glorious day of racing on the Gulf of Oman, Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) retains the overall lead in the Qualifying Series at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship. Marit Bouwmeester (NED), the reigning world champion, also retains her . . . → Full Article: Anne-Marie Rindom retains lead on second day of Qualifying Series at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship

Denmark takes pole position at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship on opening day in Sultanate of Oman

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First victory for Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) – photo Mark Lloyd.

After a thrilling opening day at the Laser Radial Women’s World Championship in Oman, Anne-Marie Rindom (DEN) leads the field overnight, wih Marit Bouwmeester (NED) in second.

In winds that reached nine knots the 100 competitors enjoyed an exciting start to the intense six-day . . . → Full Article: Denmark takes pole position at Laser Radial Women’s World Championship on opening day in Sultanate of Oman

China and France secure RS:X World Championships – Speed sailors Peina Chen and Pierre Le Coq crowned World Champions in Oman

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Pierre Le Coq (FRA) and Peina Chen (CHN) are the new RS:X world champions – photo Jesus Renedo

The RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Mussanah, Oman, concluded in spectacular style today with the Medal Races producing nail-biting competition and two extremely worthy world champions.

Peina Chen, the 26 year-old super-fit Chinese sailor confirmed her . . . → Full Article: China and France secure RS:X World Championships – Speed sailors Peina Chen and Pierre Le Coq crowned World Champions in Oman

Top 10 emerge from gripping Final Series at RS:X World Championships in Oman – Medal Race competitors fired up for grand finale

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Close racing in the Women’s fleet – photo Jesus Renedo

The Final Series at the RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Mussanah, Oman, concluded today with the top 10 from each Gold fleet – Men and Women – now confirmed for the Medal Race tomorrow.

Although she still needs to contest the Medal Race on . . . → Full Article: Top 10 emerge from gripping Final Series at RS:X World Championships in Oman – Medal Race competitors fired up for grand finale

Gold and Silver fleets sparkle at RS:X World Championships in Oman as France and Poland lead the field in Fleet Final Series

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Photo – Jesus Renedo

The RS:X World Windsurfing Championships in Mussanah, Oman, delivered another cracking day of competition for the opening races of the Final Series.

Thirteen knots of wind, mid-afternoon, was enough to create thrilling speeds for the men’s fleets both upwind and down and impressive tactical racing. The newly formed Gold and . . . → Full Article: Gold and Silver fleets sparkle at RS:X World Championships in Oman as France and Poland lead the field in Fleet Final Series