Team ‘not-so-spontaneous’ wins the blu26 Cup Zug

A sunny and warm May weekend welcomed the presence of 11 crews to the blu26 Cup Zug, hosted by the Yacht Club Zug. On Saturday the regatta kicked off with great racing benefitting of a constant breeze, allowing for 3 exciting runs in the Walchwil area.

Sunday the teams were ready to start facing calmer winds that ended up in 2 additional races in the Zug Bay, wrapping up a great regatta weekend. Congratulations to team ‘not-so-spontaneous’ who wins this regatta well-earned.


Last weekend was a blessed one, for those who like to soak in the bay views and vibes, as well as for our blu26 sailors. 11 crews from Switzerland and Germany – 20% of the global blu26 fleet – met for the blu26 Cup Zug. The Yacht Club Zug is a very welcoming place, offering a first in class marina and club infrastructure. Some new teams lined up, including 2 rookie teams taking a leap, as well as team ‘blumare’ on the latest blu26 newbie at Lake Zug.

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The blu26’s high speed potential and agility are impressive when sailing competitively fully crewed. Therefore, even rather light winds across the sailing weekend pushed all sailors to fight to finish across 5 runs overall. On Saturday, a persistent breeze of 2 bft offered all we needed for some great racing. Thanks to the racing committee’s agility, the teams relocated from the Zug Bay to the Walchwil area to concluded 3 exciting races. Later in the day the blu26 ‘big family’, including all teams and supporters, met for a delicious 3-course dinner at the club. A big thank you goes to Thekla Cerletti and her team for the wonderful meal! On Sunday calmer winds of 1-2 bft from the south asked for some patience to begin with, that ended up in an additional 2 nice runs to round off a beautiful regatta weekend.

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Team ‘not-so-spontaneous’ with skipper Florian Geissbühler wins the blu26 Cup Zug well-deserved, followed by team ‘Giachen Duos’ with skipper Fabrizio Padrun second, and team ‘Hazel’ with skipper Michael Klötzli third.

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Well done to all competitors for the fun and challenging cup. And thank you to the Yacht Club Zug for the generous hosting, and to the racing committee under the leadership of Beat Stocker for the perfect organization. The blu26 class will be back next year, possibly even thinking of hosting the Swiss Championship 2023! For now, next stop Denmark - see you all in Middelfart!

The complete ranking can be accessed here.

The next events:

• 4-6 Juni blu26 Race Middelfart, European Open, Dänemark

• 19-21 August blu26 Cup St. Moritz

• 16-18 September blu26 Schweizermeisterschaft, Tegernsee, Deutschland

• 1-2 Oktober blu26 Cup Zürich