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by Fullerton
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon Worlds Fremantle 2019
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Views: 278

Dragon Worlds Fremantle 2019

Dragons in Perth (1).jpg Last chance to sail in paradise this December/January The deadline to enter the 2019 World International Dragon Championships, to be sailed on the pristine waters off Fremantle in West Australia is fast approaching. (31 OCTOBER, 2018) This is your last chance to enjoy racin...
by Fullerton
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: 2019 Dragon Worlds website goes live
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

2019 Dragon Worlds website goes live

The 2019 Dragon Worlds website is now live and includes the Notice of Race (NOR), onsite entry to the Australasian Championships, (Prince Philip Cup) and the World Championships. There is information for those shipping their yachts to Australia and entry lists for both regattas. Check out all the de...
by Fullerton
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: WA Dragon State Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 1544

WA Dragon State Championships

IMG_PERTH.jpg The 2018 International Dragon Class WA State Championships were sailed over the weekend of 3 - 4 March on the Swan River in Perth , Western Australia, organised by the Royal Freshwater Bay YC, hosts of the 2019 International Dragon World Championships. Willy Packer, Jock Packer and Ju...
by Fullerton
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Wingnut wins the Prince Philip Cup again
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Views: 2111

Wingnut wins the Prince Philip Cup again

PPC winners.jpg Wingnut’ wins the Prince Philip Cup again Gordon Ingate has won the Prince Philip Cup Australian championship for the Dragon class for the fourth time, at the age of 91. Ingate, from Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, was crewed by Aimee Walsh and David Giles, aboard Whimsical, the same c...
by Fullerton
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup day 3 in Metung
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Views: 1468

Prince Philip Cup day 3 in Metung

finish.jpg Day 3 of the Prince Philip Cup at Metung YC in Victoria Racing was brought forward from the lay day on Thursday due to an adverse weather forecast for Friday and Saturday when 2 races are scheduled. For the first race of the day a building Easterly breeze ranging from 15 to 18 knots at t...
by Fullerton
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup days 1 & 2 at Metung
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Views: 1504

Prince Philip Cup days 1 & 2 at Metung

Intrigue.jpg Old rivals neck and neck at the Prince Philip Cup Prince Philip Cup - Australian Dragon Championships at Metung Day one of the Prince Philip Cup in Metung was overcast with some black clouds roaming around the Gippsland Lakes. A tough day at the office for some! Generally Southerly bre...
by Fullerton
Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup at Metung Yacht Club, Victoria
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Views: 1484

Prince Philip Cup at Metung Yacht Club, Victoria

Gordon and Rob.jpg The first day of the Prince Philip Cup held out of Metung Yacht Club on Gippsland Lakes in Victoria started calm but after several postponements, race 1 got away in a 12 knot south-southeasterly breeze. Most of the fleet headed left but there were a few that went to the right in ...
by Fullerton
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Ted Albert Trophy at Metung YC
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Views: 1428

Ted Albert Trophy at Metung YC

Metung YC sml.jpg Dragons melting in Metung Ted Albert Trophy - Warm up event for the Prince Philip Cup Metung Yacht Club is located in the picturesque Gippsland Lakes on the South East coast of Victoria and is the venue for the Prince Philip Cup, the 2018 Australian Dragon National Championship. T...
by Fullerton
Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Aussie Dragons loaded on their way to Cascais
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Views: 2299

Aussie Dragons loaded on their way to Cascais

Wizzardry and Saphira loaded for Cascias web.JPG 7 Australian crews are travelling to Cascais to compete in the 2017 World Championship in Cascais. Two yachts AUS201 Wizzardry and AUS221 Saphira are packed and on their way to Cascais from Fremantle. We look forward to an exciting Worlds in Cascais.
by Fullerton
Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: The Perth Scoundrels retain the Dragon State Championship
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Views: 2195

The Perth Scoundrels retain the Dragon State Championship

Packer v Bowman.jpg WA Dragon State Championships at Royal Freshwater Bay YC in Perth The second weekend of the WA Dragon State Championships hosted by the Royal Freshwater Bay YC, was held over the weekend of 11 - 12 February on the Swan River in Perth. Willy Packer and his team onboard Scoundrel ...
by Fullerton
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 2423

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour

image1.jpg image: The happy winners Gordon Ingate, Amy Giles 
and David Giles with the Prince Philip Cup Final day of racing goes down to the wire The PPC Dragon fleet was again privileged to wake up to another warm, sunny day in Sydney and by the time the crews began drifting down to the Royal Syd...
by Fullerton
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 2002

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour

Prince Philip Cup – Day 3 of Dragon fireworks on Sydney Harbour Another warm sunny day on Sydney Harbour greeted competitors for the penultimate day of racing for the PPC. It was a swimming morning for some crews cleaning any film from hulls that had developed during the rest day. The water tempera...
by Fullerton
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 2151

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour

Prince Philip Cup – Day 2 of Dragon fireworks on Sydney Harbour Race 3. The start was delayed while the northeasterly wind settled but, once the fleet got underway in generally 8–12 knots, there were still significant variations in velocity and direction to take advantage of (or otherwise!). Boats ...
by Fullerton
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
Replies: 0
Views: 2043

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour

DSC_0155 cropped.jpg Prince Philip Cup – More Fireworks on Sydney Harbour Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron is hosting 2017 National Championship of the Australasian Dragon Class competing for the Prince Philip Cup (PPC). Competitors from the UK, Canada and all Australian Dragon venues are represented in...
by Fullerton
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: WA Dragon State Championships at Royal Freshwater Bay YC, Perth, Western Australia,
Replies: 0
Views: 3633

WA Dragon State Championships at Royal Freshwater Bay YC, Perth, Western Australia,

fleet 800.jpg This seasons WA Dragon State Championship is split into two events taking place over the weekend of Dec 10 - 11 and the second between Feb 11 - 12 held under the burgee of the Royal Freshwater Bay YC (Co host of the 2019 Dragon Worlds). Racing on the first weekend was scheduled for a ...
by Fullerton
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: 2015 WA Dragon State Championship in Perth, WA
Replies: 0
Views: 12017

2015 WA Dragon State Championship in Perth, WA

WA Dragon States fleet.jpg Willy Packer steals the show in cliff hanger Thirteen Dragons competed in the 2015 WA Dragon State Championship in Perth under the burgee of the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club over a three day weekend from Friday 11 - Sunday 13 December. The regatta enjoyed an excellent ...
by Fullerton
Mon Mar 02, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 3 Perth Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 10918

Day 3 Perth Cup

PC D3 Overall.jpg International Dragon Class 2015 Perth Cup .. Rob Campbell wins inaugural Perth Cup in cliff hanger The final day was a fitting end to three days of very close racing on the Swan River for the inaugural Perth Cup hosted by Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club. Three back to back races s...
by Fullerton
Sun Mar 01, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 2 2015 Perth Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 10494

Day 2 2015 Perth Cup

Ray Chatfield slams the hammer down Wizzardry v Canewdon Witch.jpg The second day of the 2015 Perth Cup for Dragons organised by the Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club, delivered another generous helping of superb sailing on the Swan River. Three more races held in a building seabreeze saw Ray Chatfie...
by Fullerton
Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:39 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: 2015 Perth Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 10067

2015 Perth Cup

PC Sat fleet IDA.jpg Worth the wait The International Dragon Class 2015 Perth Cup held at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club from Saturday 28th February - Monday 2nd March provides an excellent opportunity for the strong Western Australian Dragon fleet to get some valuable racing in preparation for th...
by Fullerton
Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:55 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: WA Dragon State Championships in Perth
Replies: 0
Views: 7220

WA Dragon State Championships in Perth

Willy Packers 'Scoundrel'.jpg Dragon State Championships at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club in Perth .. A highly competitive fleet of 17 Dragons assembled at Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club in Perth for the WA Dragon State Championship sailed over three days from 12 - 14 December. Fleet downwind.jp...
by Fullerton
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Youth and enthusiasm breathing fire into the Dragon fleet
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Views: 4405

Youth and enthusiasm breathing fire into the Dragon fleet

Youth and enthusiasm breathing fire into the Dragon fleet Lucy Alderson.jpg .. The Dragon was designed in 1929 and enjoys a long illustrious history of great sailors including Olympic gold medallists and former world champions from many classes, royalty and the rich and famous. The class is sometim...
by Fullerton
Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Prince Philip Cup - Overall - Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 3554

Prince Philip Cup - Overall - Perth, Australia

Willy Packer lifts the Prince Philip Cup in Perth AUS214 Willy Packer 1st .jpg .. Prince Philip Cup - Australasian Dragon Championship - Swan River, Perth Local Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club sailors, Willy Packer and his crew, Denis Cullity and Julian Harding just had to sail like they had been a...
by Fullerton
Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day5 Prince Philip Cup - Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 3564

Day5 Prince Philip Cup - Perth, Australia

Willy Packer sails into pole position D5 fleet.JPG .. Day 5 - Prince Philip Cup - Australasian Dragon Championship - Swan River, Perth The penultimate day of racing for the Prince Philip Cup served up another superb days Dragon sailing on the Swan River with an oscillating 10-14 knot breeze from th...
by Fullerton
Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 4 Prince Philip Cup - Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 3168

Day 4 Prince Philip Cup - Perth, Australia

German Dragon ace Tommy Muller closes on the leaders Photo finish in Race 4.jpg .. Another picture postcard day on the Swan River in Perth for Races 4 and 5 of the Prince Philip Cup with hot summer temperatures in the high thirties and a gentle 8 - 12 knot breeze from 230-250 degrees. Race 4 sponso...
by Fullerton
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 3 - Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 3281

Day 3 - Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia

Grant Alderson chalks up win for Western Australia IMG_0273.JPG .. After two days of heavy breeze, sailors arrived early in the morning for an 0830 hrs warning signal with a smoke haze hanging over the Swan River and a cooler 10 knots from the East on the water. The local West Australians said that...
by Fullerton
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 2 - Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 3910

Day 2 - Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia

Gordon Ingate delivers Dragon racing masterclass The ‘Freo Doctor’ started to blow early in the day and signs were that the 26 Dragons sailing in the Prince Philip Cup would be faced with another day of thrills and spills. By the time of the warning signal at 1500 hrs, the white caps were out and a...
by Fullerton
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Day 1 Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia
Replies: 0
Views: 4123

Day 1 Prince Philip Cup at Perth, Australia

Rob Campbell lays down marker on blustery opening day AUS210 & AUS217 first leg.jpg .. The infamous ‘Freo Doctor’ had already started to blow by the time the fleet of 26 Dragons set out onto the blustery waters of the Swan River for the opening day of the prestigious Prince Philip Cup. PRO John Tay...
by Fullerton
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Ted Albert Memorial Regatta - Perth Australia
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Views: 4109

Ted Albert Memorial Regatta - Perth Australia

Andrew Foulkes conguers shifty Swan River conditions Andrew Foulkes.jpg .. The International Dragon Class held the Ted Albert Memorial Regatta today (Thursday 2 January) on the stunning Swan River in Perth, Western Australia as a prelude to the Prince Philip Cup (Australian Championship), which beg...