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Bakkers are Belgian Champions 2019

From 8-11 August the Belgian Open Championship was sailed in Ostend in a variety of wind and weather conditions. The local fleet welcomed friends from Medway, Burnham-On-Crouch, Muiden, Aalsmeer, Alkmaar, and 21 entrants enjoyed great, close racing. After 7 races … Continue reading

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Martin Pålsson is Swedish National Champion

Last weekend the Swedish Nationals were sailed on the east coast of Sweden, at Mönsterås. This is a small local very active yacht club with a big Dragon class commitment. There are 9 active dragons sailing weekly in local competitions … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Open Dragon Championship 15-17 November 2019

Hong Kong Open Dragon Championship 15-17 November 2019 at Middle Island / Lamma For NOR and SI check here https://www.rhkyc.org.hk/DragonOpenClassChamps.aspx Contacts Roberto betomarinelli@me.com or Victor victorwhpang@gmail.com Great thanks our loyal Sponsors CENTRAL OCEANS ABUS BRUGSE ZOT

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Biography of Gordon ‘Wingnut’ Ingate is published

Gordon Ingate’s illustrious sailing career spans international campaigning in Dragons and 5.5 Metres, offshore racing, the Olympics and the America’s Cup. ‘Rainbows & Dragons’ is his official biography, a fascinating story of Gordon Ingate’s life in and around the sailing … Continue reading

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Peter Von Koskull (FIN 92) wins Finnish Championship 2019 in Helsinki

Superb weather conditions provided 6 excellent races last weekend in Helsinki for the Finnish National Championship. Over the course of the Championship 20 teams enjoyed a variety of conditions. The top 3 overall were FIN 92 Peter Von Koskull, FIN … Continue reading

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Notice from Technical Committee, IDA

To all Dragon sailors competing at Gold Cup Medemblik 2019   Your attention is drawn to the Notice posted by the IDA Technical Committee in January 2019.   Class Rule 2.193 (a) electrical pumps, switches: “Switches shall be fixed and … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Blog June 2019

Dear Dragonists, At the midpoint of our Jubilee year 2019 it is timely to recap some of our important activities. The IDA has been focused on three important topics: 1.     Improvement of race management following the wishes of many owners at the GC 2018 … Continue reading

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90th Anniversary Regatta Sanremo

There’s still more than 4 months to the biggest Dragon regatta this decade but already entries have exceeded organisers’ expectations. So please enter now to ensure your place! The Yacht Club Sanremo are preparing a fantastic racing schedule and a … Continue reading

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Stage is set for thrilling 2019 Edinburgh Cup

Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019 The 71st British Dragon national championship at South Caernarfonshire Yacht Club (SCYC)is set to be four days of thrilling keelboat racing in the waters of North Wales. The home SCYC Dragon fleet will be joined by … Continue reading

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Dragon Edinburgh Cup – Day 1 – Team Nijord Talk About Their Day & The Corinthian Competition

After racing on day one of the Edinburgh Cup Team Nijord – Owen Pay, Dave Ross and Dr John Mortimer, spoke to us about their day and about their competition in the Corinthian Division.

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