Magnificent Last Day in Kuhlungsborn….

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Overall winners GER 1157 “M3” helmed by Michael Schmidt, with Malte Philipp & Mario Wagner. It was an unbelievable final day in Kuhlungsborn as the disappointment of Friday’s lack of wind was soon forgotten by the 41 boat fleet. The early fog lifted shortly after midday and as the sun broke through the wind turned to […]

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Kuhlungsborn Comes Alive!

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UAE 8 “Bunker Boys” helmed by our World Champion Yvgeni Braslavets, crosses the fleet. Day 2 of the German Grand Prix in Kuhlungsborn provided wonderful sailing conditions yesterday as 41 teams enjoyed 3 top quality races in perfect conditions.  A south-easterly wind that ranged between 6 to 10 kts and a flat sea, allowed for important tactical decisions & close boat to […]

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Jens Christensen Wins Marblehead Trophy.

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DEN 410 Jens Christensen holds the wonderful Trophy, with Kim Andersen & Rene Villefrance. The 2016 Marblehead Trophy has been won by Jens Christensen representing the Royal Danish Yacht Club , crewed by Kim Andersen & Rene Villefrance. After holding a slender overnight lead of just 1 point, Jens and his top team secured the championship with a […]

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New Leaders at the Marblehead Trophy…

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Winners of race 3 DEN 410, Jens Christensen with Kim Andersen & Rene Villefrance. 1 more race was completed in the 2016 Marblehead Trophy today, before the light wind died altogether.  But this was enough for Jens Christensen DEN 410 “Out of Bounce”, representing the KDY (Royal Danish Yacht Club) to take the overall lead by just 1pt from overnight leader Oscar […]

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Oscar is the “Marblehead Man” !!

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Oscar Hendriksen wins both races on Day 1 of the 2016 Marblehead Trophy, in Denmark. :-) 14 year old Oscar Hendriksen, representing Fueroeso Yacht Club, (on a small lake north-west of Copenhagen), where he normally races the Zoom 8 dinghy, has won the first two races of the famous Marblehead Trophy. Oscar told me “It was […]

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Final Results from La Baule.

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Winners FRA 365 “Ar Youleg” Christian Guyader, Frederic Denis & Gwen Chapalain. Two more races were sailed on the final day in the Derby Dragon La Baule, in a light and shifting northerly breeze and flat water. As the wind filtered through the houses onto the water it was a difficult race course to read although […]

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Fantastic Conditions in La Baule…

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IDA Vice Chairman Stephane Baseden FRA 420, leads the 37 boat fleet around the top mark in race 3. Three more excellent races were completed yesterday at the Derby Dragon La Baule in near perfect conditions. With a consistent 15 to 18 kts of northerly wind and a blue sky, it was just what the Doctor ordered for the 37 […]

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