French President (well, the 420 one anyway) wishes all sailors 'Bonne Chance!'
Singapore & Italy are 420 World Champions in Haifa
420 World Championships
Roberto Caputo & Bernedetta Barbiero of Italy are Ladies' World and Junior World 420 Champions 2010 and Justin Liu & Sherman Cheng of Singapore are the World Champions.
Leadership line-up holds, but SINs extend lead at Haifa
Leaders hold their places in the Open Gold Fleet at Haifa on the second day of the Finals, while a British dual develops in the Silver Fleet, with challenges from Portugal and Germany..
Caputo-Barbiero lead an ITA-USA-GBR line-up in Ladies Finals Day2
Meanwhile, The Italians seem to want to sew-up the podium in the Ladies' Silver Fleet....will they hold the line?
Liu & Cheng (SIN) take over Open lead at end of Day 1 of the Finals
With three races on Thursday and a very “nervous”` Fleet - with 19 BFD in Race 2 – a somewhat different pattern from the end of the Qualifiers emerged, for now at least..
Kalderon & Brewer (GBR) assume the lead in the Ladies after Day 1 of the Finals
Similarly to the Open Fleet, but in Race 3 in this case, there were 11 BFD the Ladies’ Fleet. Again there will be some careful watching for the impact of the discard in due course. The advantage here in Haifa is certainly that seven hours of racing seems assured.
Greece & Italy lead after Qualifiers at Haifa
160 boats, 320 sailors from 6 continents, are competing in the 420 World Championships 2010 in Haifa, Israel.
Ladies Results after Day 1 revised after Protest Hearings; good prospects for today
The Championship website had some outage overnight, but is back up.
420s gather in Haifa for 50th Anniversary World Championships
160 boats, 320 sailors and a whole host of coaches, team managers, officials – Jury, Race Committee, Measurers, Organisers and staff of the Haifa Sailing Club and the Haifa Municipality…. and a good many supporters too….are gathered on the Hashaket Beach, the ‘quiet beach’ [well hardly with 420s around! (ed)] just between the very large, tertiary referral Rambam Hospital and the Naval Dockyard and Port of Haifa.