NOR 295, Norwegian Open Champions…..

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Odd-Erik Aks with Helm Christian Nygaard & Dominic Bakker win the Norwegian Open. NOR 295 “Friendship” won the Norwegian Championships in Hanko, Norway over the weekend of 14th to 16th August. 2nd overall was NOR 286 “Spirit” helmed by Terje Wang and 3rd “Team Bagdad” helmed by Kristoffer Spone. 15 boats competed in 10 races (2 […]

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Eric Williams Wins Cowes Week…

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Katie Cole, Eric Williams and Joanna Richardson Winners of Dragon Class in Cowes 2015. After 8 long days the team from “Ecstatic” owned and helmed by “Solent Legend” Eric Williams, crewed by Katie Cole & Joanna Richardson achieved the ultimate challenge of inshore Yacht Racing, they won Cowes Week !   For those of you that have not had […]

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Quicksilver VI takes Belgium Victory…

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Rob Campbell, Karl Odent & Luciano Malissa are the 2015 Belgium Open Champions. After 3 days of sailing and 6 completed races GBR 788 helmed by Rob Campbell (former IDA Chairman) and his crew of Karl Odent and Luciano Malissa enjoyed a well deserved overall victory. The waters off Ostend threw up their usual challenges with tide, […]

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Double Top for Yevgenyi……

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Georgi Leonchuk, Yevgenyi Braslavets and Sergey Pugachev win the Europeans in Bastad. Yevgenyi Braslavets added the European Championship to his World Crown yesterday and is now on for the “Treble” when he races in the Gold Cup later this month !  Sailing a new PCT Dragon UAE 7, this remarkable sailor finished the 6 race […]

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No races on Day 4 in Bastad…

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Sadly the lack of wind did not allow anymore races yesterday. However, with an excellent forecast for today (Friday 7th), the Race Management Team intend to start the first race at 10am. This will give every opportunity for at least two more quality races to be completed to determine who will be crowned 2015 European Champion ? Higher, Faster, Longer……    […]

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Brilliant Braslavets in Bastad…..

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Yevgeniy Braslavets, with Georgi Leonchuk & Sergey Pugachev take the lead in Bastad…. It was a long, long day at the European Championships yesterday as the sun shone and 55 boats battled their way through two excellent races in a dying breeze. Most boats left the marina at 9.30am and did not return until between […]

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Brennecke draws First Blood in Bastad…

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Bow 14 (GER 11) powers through the short waves to Win race 1 of Europeans in Bastad.. Marcus Brennecke guided by the great Vincie Hoesch, took the 55 boat fleet apart yesterday by recording a 1st and 4th place to take the overall lead of the 2015 European Championships in Bastad.  With fellow Olympic Star […]

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Europeans in Bastad, no wind.

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Chairman of the Jury, Tony O’Gorman speaking to the 55 boats at their morning briefing.. The first day of the 2015 European Championship was eventually called off by the experienced Race Office Team of Annika Ekman and Morgan Sunden at around 4.30pm today. With a poor forecast and a 3 hour postponement this morning, it was decided at […]

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“Eva in Wonderland” win’s Swedish Crown….

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Lars Hendriksen, Frithjof Kleen (thumbs up) & Robert Stanjek. Swedish Champions.. Lars Henriksen added another championship to his impressive portfolio of Dragon Titles yesterday when he won the Open Swedish National’s…. Sailing with his top crew (Star World Champions) Robert Stanjek & Frithjof Kleen, they added an impressive 3rd and 1st place to win the well […]

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Hendriksen “Fight’s Back” in Sweden….

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DEN 138 “Eva” helmed by Lars Heniksen, crewed by Robert Stanjek & Frithjof Kleen.. Day two of the Swedish National Championship was not for the faint-hearted ! With 18 kts of westerly wind, gusting up to 26 and maybe even 28 at times, it was a day for the bold and brave as the clear blue sea’s […]

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