Cascais is Ready for the Match Race!

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With only one full day to go before this exciting “New Event”, the tension is already beginning to build.  Trying to seed the two Round Robin Groups of 5 teams is proving somewhat difficult.. Vicent Hoesch has won more Gold Cup’s and World Championship’s that my Auntie has had hot supper’s…….. so he has to […]

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Match Racing in Cascais…..

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This weekend will see the first “Match Race” event organised for 10 Dragon Teams. Some years ago, Poul-Richard used to organise “Triple” racing in Dragon’s usually based in Egypt….Also various “Team Racing” Dragon events happen at different locations, for example in Cowes and Ireland. But this will be the first time for a Match Race […]

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Monaco is windless, so Bradbury prevails…

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The final day of racing here in sunny Monaco started with the optimistic race committee sending all 5 fleets out to sea at 9.00am, knowing that the only chance of getting more races in was to be on the course ready in case the forecast was wrong and a sea breeze settled in……  Unfortunately, it did […]

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Bradbury strikes first in Monaco…

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After another postponed start, the 25 Dragons eventually began their first race at around 11.30am in less than 5 kts of breeze. If it was only a Dragon regatta the race officer may have considered hoisting the general recall flag as a fifth of the boats were OCS…  But, due to 4 other fleets needing to […]

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Waiting in Monaco…

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Hello again my friends, well I’m not one to say “I told you so” but, I did….  No wind today here in Monaco so no sailing on our first scheduled race day of a shortened 3 day regatta. With a 10am start time, I was amazed that so many sailors were surprised that the AP flag went up […]

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Stavros in Monaco…

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Good Morning fellow sailors, here I am in sunny Monaco looking out at the cool, blue Mediterranean Sea, listening to the terrible news of the happening’s in Cairo, thinking how grateful I am to be here……  However, many of us fortunate Dragon campainers were surprised to be informed yesterday on our arrival, that racing for us […]

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