Smith, Tavinor and Stewart take World Glory..

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Lawrie Smith GBR 751 can add the Dragon World Championship to his magnificent sailing CV after squeezing over the finish line yesterday, by less than half a metre, to secure the 6th place required by him and his team aboard “Alfie”, which gave them the title over Markus Wieser UKR 7 on count-back! As the […]

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Match Race Begins at 11.00

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Markus Wieser UKR 7 can only be beaten by Lawrie Smith GBR 751 as the World Championship in Melbourne draws to a close…..  With no racing yesterday firstly due to too much wind and a lack of visibility, then as the clouds lifted and the sun shone the wind died away to absolutely zero, nothing! […]

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Berg has his day in the Rain!

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The last time anyone saw rain as heavy as what fell on the waters of Port Phillip yesterday, Noah was preparing his “Ark”…. At times before the start of the 4th & 5th races of the Dragon World Championship’s, visibility was down to 100 metres and most crews were huddled together under the decks of […]

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Wieser leads Worlds after 3 races..

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Markus Wieser UKR 7 crewed by Sergey Pugachev and Matti Paschenhave taken the overall lead “Down Under” with three consistent top ten positions, his 6th place yesterday was good enough when added to his previous 9th & 5th to make a 20 pts total and lead the fleet by 5 pts. His fellow team Transbunker friend […]

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Light winds at the World’s..

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The 2nd race of the Dragon World Championship started yesterday in a 6 kt south easterly wind, with flat water and almost no current. With a square o.4 mile line competitors had to decide if they wanted to gamble on more wind out to sea (thus start at the committee boat), or make for the shore […]

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Smith Turns on the Magic..

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Lawrie Smith GBR 751 crewed by Tim Tavinor and Ossie Stewart, recorded their first win on the Port Phillip race track since arriving in Melbourne over a week ago. After finishing a creditable 6th place in the Prince Phillip Cup, Lawrie turned on the power yesterday to take line honers in the first race of […]

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