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July 3-7, 2019 / Risor, Norway

2019 Junior World Championship

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Final Results 49er, 49er FX and Nacra 17

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Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn and have won gold in Kiel Week after one of the tightest medal races ever seen in Olympic competition.

Live Broadcast Replay of Medal Races

Logan Dunning Beck and Oscar Gunn have won 49er gold at Kiel Week after finishing second in a very tight medal race. The conditions, couldn’t have been better, with weather blowing in the teens and the air temperature up in the late 20s. The weather this week has been less like Kiel, more like California. The World ranked No.1 team from Great Britain won the 49er medal race, James Peters and Fynn Sterritt sailing well to win the bronze medal, just one point behind Lukas Przybytek and Pawel Kolodzinski of Poland who slipped from the overall lead but still holding on for a silver medal behind the Kiwis. 

Those other Kiwis, Pete Burling and Blair Tuke, briefly moved into medal contention at the half way stage of the race when they charged into second place at the leeward gate. However, the shifting offshore breeze outfoxed the Olympic Champions who started the day in fifth, and finished the day in fifth.
 
In total, nine of the ten teams competing in the 49er Medal Race could have won the gold medal and it was one of the most exciting, uncertain races ever seen at Kieler Woche. 

Some of the other Medal Race action was also very exciting. The Austrians celebrated wildly after winning the gold medal in the Nacra 17 catamaran. Thomas Zajac and Barbara Matz went into the Medal Race wearing the yellow jersey, but with the points very tight with three other crews from Italy, Denmark and Germany. The breeze was very favoured to the right-hand side of the course and Tara Pacheco and Florian Trittel recovered from a poor start to move into the lead by the final lap and cross the finish line first. Behind the Spanish, the battle for the medals was swinging first one way, then the other.
 
Early race leaders, Paul Kohlhoff and Alica Stuhlemmer, failed to protect the right side of the course and sailed into a wind hole on the left. Things went from bad to worse for the Germans when Stuhlemmer fell overboard, Kohlhoff forced to ease sails and wait for his crew to swim and catch up again before climbing on board. That put Germany out of medal contention.
 
Meanwhile Vittorio Bissaro and Maelle Frascari were making gradual progress through the fleet and managed to climb to the silver medal, with Denmark’s Lin Cenholt and CP Lübeck grabbing the bronze. 

In a photo finish the local German team Victoria Jurczok and Anika Lorenz won Kiel Week for the first time, taking 49erFX gold just two points ahead of Willemijn Offermann and Elise de Ruijter. The up-and-coming Dutch team sailed a brilliant regatta to take the silver medal, while Denmark’s Anne-Julie Schütt and Iben Nielsby sailed a very composed Medal Race to take the winner’s gun and claim the bronze medal.

The 125th edition of Kiel Week has been a vintage regatta. It didn’t rain once during the nine days of competition, and some of the best sailors in the world came to do battle on the warm blue waters of the Kieler Fjord. In total, Kieler Woche has hosted more than 4,000 sailors from 60 nations, competing in more than 1,900 sailing boats.  

For all resutls, photos, video and more check out the Kiel Regatta Page.

Parking in Risør

You can park free at Risørhallen (https://goo.gl/maps/c4ypFMEBSbdYPpQS8) or at Tjenna (https://goo.gl/maps/7ePXeMuRHg5f8G4fA) for NOK 40,- for full day.

In centrum you can only park for 2 hours. Follow the parking signs. You can use coins, credit cards and the app Easypark or Risør parking at appstore  or google play 

 

Picturesque, idyllic, charming – Risør is a heritage preserved wooden town in the south of Norway. Positioned just behind a narrow archipelago it is close to sailing arenas, either inshore or just offshore in the Skagerak ocean.

With its steady sea breeze it typically offers great sailing conditions where sailors have to show the full range of their capabilities as light winds in the morning builds to challenging in the afternoon.

With a proud seafaring history as one of the largest Norwegian harbours for wooden sailing ships, it still has sailing as part of the city identity.

We have based the 2019 championship in the town square and surrounding area and aim to create an intimate arrangement where sailors are an integral part of citylife and access to shops is easy and convenient.

For the last two years Risør has been host city for M32 regattas and we are now looking forward to seeing the full force of 49ers, 49FX and Nacras on our fjords.

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Facts:

When: Monday, July 1st to Sunday, July 7th

Where: Risør Torv, 4950 Risør

What: Under 23 Junior World Championship for 3 Olympic classes: 49er, 49FX and Nacra 17

How: 5 days racing

Event email: jwcrisor@kns.no

Event phone: +47 971 85 440 (Anne Wichstrøm)

Accomadation list

In this document you will find accomandation, contact jwcrisor@kns.no for booking

Accomadation list

Useful Information

In this document you will find information about how to get to Risør, where to stay and other useful information.

How to get to Risør and where to stay

Early arrival

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Highlights Day 5

Day 4 Highlgihts

Highlights Day 2

Highlights Day 1

Team may be required to pay a fine if they transgress an administrative item of the regatta rules.

Pay your fines using this link.

For invitation and information of custom see your page at manage2sail

Jury

Protest Times

Hearing Schedule

Results of Protests

Notice of Race

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Sailing instructions

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Amendment to Sailing instructions #2

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Course information Day 5

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Amendment to Sailing instructions #3

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS The Championship schedule will be as follows;  

Monday 1 July             
1000 – 1800       Race Office Open and Registration

Tuesday 2 July            
0900 – 1400       Registration
1000                   Competitors meeting
1355                   Practice Races
1800                  Opening Ceremony

Wednesday 3 July      
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races

Thursday 4 July           
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races

Friday 5 July                
1055                   Qualifying Races / Single Series Races
1900                   Class BBQ on Finnøya Island

Saturday 6 July            
1055                   Fleet Races / Single Series Races

Sunday 7 July              
0955                   Fleet Races / Single Series Races  

Prize Giving and Closing Ceremony as soon as possible after the Fleet Races On Sunday 7 July therewill be no warning signal after 1600.  

Information to media/photographers:

  • Do you want to join our press boat? Contact Christian Ruscetta: Tel: +47 928 32 338