Author Archives: Stavros

Final IDA Grade 1 Grand Prix in Torbole’…

Great racing in Torbole’ from former years overlooked by the magnificent Mountain’s. This October (4-7) the final Dragon Grand Prix Grade 1 event of 2017 will combine with the popular 13th Hans-Detmar Wagner Cup on Lake Garda, Italy. Torbole’ has a tremendous reputation of being “The” … Continue reading

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Pieter is Simply the Best…

Pieter Heerema, Lars Hendriksen & Claus Olesen are the 2017 Dutch Champions. The final day of racing provided the very best conditions with sun, wind & excellent championship courses… Requiring just one more half decent result to clinch the title NED … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Dutch Nationals in Muiden.

GBR 803 helmed by Quentin Strauss, with Nigel Young & Pedro Andrade win race 5. Two more races were completed yesterday (Sat 10th Sept) in Muiden as the 37 boats enjoyed a rain free day! Yes, we had grey skies … Continue reading

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3 Race Wins for NED 412.

NED 412 “No Way Back” wins the 3rd race of the Dutch Open Championship in Muiden. Day 2 of the Dutch Open Championship was delayed yesterday (Friday 8th Sept) as there were gusts in excess of 30 kts and lots of … Continue reading

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Day 1 of Dutch Open Championships

Race 1 of the Dutch Open Championships gets underway in Muiden with 37 boats… “It is the largest and strongest fleet for 15 years” was the call from Dutch Secretary Philip de Koning yesterday as the 37 international teams had 2 … Continue reading

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Norwegian Champions, SWE 375.

Goran Alm, Thomas Wallenfeldt & helm Martin Palsson are the Nordic Champions. It has been a good year for this top “Corinthian” team from Sweden who have just added the Norwegian Open Championship to their Swedish National title and a very respectful … Continue reading

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Gold Cup in St Tropez…13th-20th Oct.

Calling all Dragon’s, Entry for Gold Cup closes soon, please join the fun in St Tropez. Almost 70 boats are already entered for the 2017 Gold Cup!! This will be a most spectacular event to round off our excellent season…  As … Continue reading

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Pedro Andrade is European Champion

World Champion crew Ali Tezdiker sprays European Champion at Prize Giving.. What a fantastic final day we had in Lake Thun..  At first any further racing looked unlikely as the anticipated early morning breeze from the mountains overlooking Interlaken did … Continue reading

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Day 4 of Europeans in Thun.

Race 3 is started in Thun, with a morning breeze from Interlaken of around 6 kts… It was another early start yesterday (18th August) for the 62 International Dragon teams competing at the 2017 European Championships on Lake Thun, Switzerland.  Shortly … Continue reading

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GER 1170 Take the Lead in Thun…

Race 2 of the 2017 Europeans gets underway in Thun, after a long wait ashore… A 6kt afternoon thermal wind eventually arrived in Thun much to the delight of the 62 International teams who had been waiting at the club … Continue reading

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