Thursday, October 29, 2015

Swiss Sailing League Finale

J/70s sailing league- Switzerland (Lake Constance, Switzerland)- With ideal wind and weather conditions, the best sailing clubs in Switzerland enjoyed a thrilling finale to their first season on Lake Constance (2nd to 4th October 2015).  The new Swiss Champion is the Regattaclub Oberhofen.  Taking second overall and also qualifying automatically for the SAILING Champions League 2016 is the Regattaclub Bodensee.

With a victory in the last of 14 races, the Regattaclub Bodensee (St. Gallen) won the second and final regatta of the Swiss Sailing League from the Société Nautique Rolloise (Rolle) and the Regattaclub Oberhofen (Thunersee). With this final victory, the Regattaclub Bodensee also secured a starting place for the 2016 SAILING Champions League together with the Regattaclub Oberhofen, which won the first Swiss Sailing League event.

The Swiss Champion, the Regattaclub Oberhofen, already took part in the 2015 SAILING Champions League event in Porto Cervo and finished in ninth place.

The regatta at Lake Constance was also the qualifier for the 2016 Swiss Sailing Super League (1st League) and the 2016 Swiss Sailing Challenge League (2nd League).

For 2016, the Swiss Sailing League is planning five events all over Switzerland for the 1st League and three events including one qualifier for 2017 for the 2nd League.  Sailing Photo Credits- Claudia Somm and Peter Kupferschmied   For more Swiss sailing league information and results