Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup – Day 4 Report, Videos & Photos

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The 93 strong International Dragon fleet had to face a rain storm of almost biblical proportions on the fourth day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik, as race four of the six-race series was completed. The teams left the dock under leaden skies in a boisterous northerly for the long sail out […]

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Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 – Day 3 Report

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11 June 2019 – Medemblik, Netherlands – As the regatta reached its mid-point, there were mixed fortunes for the leading teams on day three of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik. Going into the day Holland’s Pieter Heerema, and Peter Gilmour sailing for Japan were at the top of the leader board with […]

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Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 – Day 2 Report

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Following day one’s lack of wind, which forced the abandonment of racing, day two of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik was a complete contrast with great breeze and two challenging but closely fought races. Typically, one race per day is sailed at the Gold Cup as the courses are exceptionally long, with […]

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Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 – Day 1 Report

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After the gales of practice day, the opening race day of the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblick got off to a promising start. Following a skippers’ briefing the fleet and race committee left the dock and at the appointed time of 13.00 the course was laid at 2.5 miles long on a bearing […]

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Gale force winds meant that the practise race for the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik had to be cancelled and craning of the arriving boats suspended for a period. With winds regularly gusting to 40 knots and frequent heavy rain there was little the teams could do but complete their shoreside administration, secure […]

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