Author Archives: Stavros

NED 422 “Elephant” win on “The” Aalsmeer.

Klaas Ruigewaard with NED 422 the Overall Winners, Dominic, Jan (helm) & Olivier Bakker. The Dutch Fleet, along with many International Teams (1 EST, 3 GER & 7 BEL), have recently completed their opening races on the wonderful sailing area of Aalsmeer. … Continue reading

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Copa del Mediterraneo Win for Ingo…

GER 1068 Dr Ingo Ehrlicher with Markus Wieser & Thomas “The Tank” Auracher win in Palma. Last weekend the 2nd “Copa del Mediterraneo” for the Dragon Class took place in Puerto Portals, Palma. After 7 races it was German sailor Dr … Continue reading

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Pieter Heerema Wins the 23rd Juan Carlos Trophy.

  NED 412 “Troika” Pieter Heerema holds the Trophy with Lars Hendriksen & Claus Olesen. It was a very pleasing final day for Pieter Heerema, with his team of Lars Hendriksen and Claus Olesen, as they rounded off a successful championship with a … Continue reading

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Two Bullet’s for Hugo…in Cascais.

    Sui 311 “Sophie Racing”, helmed by Hugo Stenbeck , won both races today in Cascais, The lighter winds and slightly less rolling waves suited the “Sophie Racing” team today as two more races were completed in the 23rd Juan Carlos … Continue reading

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23rd Juan Carlos Trophy, in Cascais.

NED 411 Charlotte ten Wolde leads at the top mark in Race 1 of the XXIII Juan Carlos Trophy. After no racing on Thursday with too much wind, the 23rd Juan Carlos Trophy  began today (Friday) with an 8 to 12 knot north-westerly wind … Continue reading

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A Princess Sofia Trophy for Otto..

Winners of the Princess Sofia Trophy, Markus Koy, Jorge Lima & Helm Otto Pohlmann. It was great to see the Dragon’s racing again at the 49th Princess Sofia Trophy held over the Easter Weekend, as the Spanish Dragon Fleet continue to attract … Continue reading

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Provezza Prevail in San Remo.

TUR 1212 “Provezza Dragon” win the Paul & Shark Dragon Cup in San Remo, Italy. 38 teams competed in San Remo from March 22nd to 25th, sailing 5 races over the 4 days with wind predominately from the east, beginning … Continue reading

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Final Standings at Cannes Grand Prix.

Winners GER 1170 Jochen Schumann, Ingo Borlowski & Helm/Owner Marcus Brenneke. The final day (Friday 2nd) of the Cannes Grand Prix did not change the overnight results as no additional races were made despite Race Officer Philippe Enel taking the fleet out early to the Gulf Juan Course. … Continue reading

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No Thermals, No Hat, No Chance!

With Europe in this unbelievable cold snap, it is testament to the Dragon Class that they have prevailed in chilly Cannes and completed 4 races thus far… Quite simply conditions have been somewhat testing to say the least. With snow … Continue reading

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Cold in Cannes…..

“RocknRolla” Boy’s Alexsey, Dmitry & Andrey of RUS 76 Win race 1 of Cannes Grand Prix. During my 25 years of Dragon Sailing in Cannes I have never seen snow, apart from on the Ski Slopes during the annual Ski-Vol in January. Yet … Continue reading

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