Light winds, but not easy tasks: The crews had to be highly concentrated on the first two days of the second Bundesliga match of the 2016 season
Successful start for the team of German champions from the German Touring Yacht Club on the second weekend of the Bundesliga: After nine of 15 runs, the team was in the lead in Lull Poker on Lake Constance on Saturday evening. The races were still going on at the time.
The team from the Klub am Rupenhorn in action
The crew from the Seglerhaus am Wannsee association followed closely on the southern Germans' heels in front of the Chiemsee Yacht Club and the Bavarian Yacht Club. The southern clubs and the Berlin lake sailors initially found it less difficult than the north in the weak summer breeze.
Catching up with almost no wind: Lake Constance held difficult tasks and many tests of patience for the crews on the first two days
Symptomatic of this was the meanwhile 15th place of the ailing two-time champions from the Norddeutscher RegattVerein in Hamburg, who had two last and three fifth places in the races with six teams each and had to attack on Sunday if they did not get one in the league table want to slide back from the traditional top spot that Tobias Schadewaldt and his NRV team had given their club at the start of the season in Starnberg. The red taillight lantern was hanging in the stern of the crew from the Kiel Yacht Club after the first nine races.
The VSaW was able to put itself in the limelight with helmsman Malte Kamrath on the first two days
The second league weekend began on Friday in Winden at five to six knots. On Saturday we continued with even less wind in difficult conditions with many interruptions. The dull air demanded all concentration from the teams. But there was plenty of sun. The second league weekend ends on Sunday. The races will be broadcast live on the internet.
In parallel to the first division, the second division is also in action in front of Konstanz. Here, too, the southern clubs initially dominated. After seven of 15 planned races, the ranking was led by the Bodensee-Yacht-Club Überlingen and the Konstanzer Yacht-Club.
You can find the interim results and analyzes here