Kinsale Yacht Club Gears Up To Host 80th Dragon Gold Cup

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  30 November 2023 – Kinsale, Ireland – Preparations are underway in Kinsale, Ireland’s yachting and gourmet capital, for celebrations to mark the 80thanniversary of one of international sailing’s most prestigious events. From 6 to 13 September 2024, Kinsale will welcome Dragon sailors from across the globe to compete for the Kinsale Yacht Club Dragon […]

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LAWRIE SMITH VICTORIOUS AT YANMAR DRAGON GOLD CUP 2023

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Lawrie Smith, Ruaridh Scott, Goncalo Ribeiro and Richard Parslow are Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup Champions 2023. David Tabb, Laerke Norgard and Graham Latham win the Yanmar Dragon Corinthian Gold Cup. Owen Pay, John Mortimer and Chris Brittain win the Silver Cup. The Nations Cup team competition is won by the British team. Kinsale, Ireland looks […]

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RACE FOUR ABANDONED AT YANMAR DRAGON GOLD CUP IN TORQUAY

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Race four of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2023 abandoned due to lack of wind on the second beat. Lawrie Smith continues to lead the regatta. Sailors enjoy a relaxed afternoon under the English Riviera sun. The International Dragon continues to attract a truly diverse range of competitors 13 September 2023 – Torquay, UK – […]

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INCIDENT FILLED DAY TWO AT THE YANMAR DRAGON GOLD CUP 2023

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  Portugal’s Michael Zankel wins race two from Sweden’s Jan Secher and Switzerland’s Dirk Oldenburgh Lawrie Smith is dismasted whilst leading the fleet but claims redress and continues to lead the regatta. Simon Barter from the UK wins Corinthian race two and takes Corinthian overall lead. Big shifts, big changes in velocity, two black flags […]

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LAWRIE SMITH WINS RACE ONE AT YANMAR DRAGON GOLD CUP 2023

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Lawrie Smith wins race one and the Børge Børresen Memorial Trophy on the opening day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2023 in Torquay After more than two hours of intense racing Bo Johansen takes second with Peter Gilmour third. Christoph Skolaut claims first blood in the Corinthian Division for amateur crews. Sailors and race […]

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TORQUAY PREPARES FOR YANMAR DRAGON GOLD CUP 2023

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Fifty International Dragon teams from fourteen countries and three continents are arriving at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club in Torquay in preparation for the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2023. Registration opens Thursday 7 September. Championship racing commences Sunday 10 September and continues until Friday 15 September. International Race Officer and double British Finn Class Olympian […]

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