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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Norwegian Drake Club hosted the Norwegian Open Championship

The Norwegian Drake Club hosted the Norwegian Open Championship over the weekend (25-27 August). There were 13 registered boats of which 2 were Swedish. It was no surprise to see top Swedish sailor Martin Pålsson with crew Gøran Alm and Berra Johansson taking the overall victory in front of the next Swedish boat with Anders HEDLUND, Håkan LING and Magnus BRENTON. The bronze medal was won by NOR 280 with Steff HERBERN, JosteinTHOMASSEN and Iver WAALEN. 10 races were planned, but due to high […]

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Belgium Ben Wins Nationals in Ostend….

17 teams attended the Belgium Nationals last week in Ostend, hosted by the Royal North Sea Yacht Club.  The winning boat was BEL 80 with it’s famous team of Ben van Cauwenbergh, Manu Hens and Thibaud den Hartigh back together again after 8 years! In 2nd place was NED 438 sailed by Jan Bakker and […]

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