Category Archives: BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010

Last day of racing BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010

This last day offered some sun and a steady southeasterly wind of 7 – 10m/s, 14 – 20kts. After three general recalls the boats were off. The Race Committee had planned two races but only one was completed. Skipper Anatoly … Continue reading

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The Organization behind BMW Dragon Gold Cup

Jessica Grahn, Race Officer. Why did you accept the job as Race Office Manager? “I like working regattas”. What is your role at the Race Office? “Make sure that everything runs smoothly. Registration, requests and everything you can think of”! … Continue reading

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RACE DAY 4 – BMW DRAGON GOLD CUP

Five knots current and no wind meant that the organizers two hours after the scheduled start cancelled todays race. Three races are now completed in the BMW Dragon Gold Cup. The rules says at least four races. The organizers have … Continue reading

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Third day of racing – BMW Dragon Gold Cup

The weather forecast for Wednesday promised lots of rain and wind, both decreasing in the afternoon. Two races were planned but an approaching thunderstorm and very weak winds made the Race Committee order the sailors to return to port and … Continue reading

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The organization behind BMW Dragon Gold Cup

Lets start with Chairman of the race committé – Kerstin Holmberg This is the 10th time GKSS arranges the Dragon Gold Cup since 1930 when it was held for the first time but it’s 19 years since the last time. … Continue reading

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Second day of sailing – BMW Dragon Gold Cup

SECOND DAY OF RACING – BMW DRAGON GOLD CUP On the second day of racing the Marstrand fjord took its toll. After a couple of restarts the race was on its way but westerly winds up to 13 m/s, 26 … Continue reading

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First race winners: GER 1071

The winner was GER 1071 (Germany), skipper Helmut Schmidt and his crew Peter Liebner and Andreas Listl. – “We had to wait quite some time to start. After a couple of restarts we were finally off. We chose to start … Continue reading

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Impressive opening ceremony at Carlsten fortress

Led by drummers, soldiers in old fashioned uniforms and 17 flag bearers; participants, volunteers and sponsors marched up the steep incline to Carlsten Fortress, where Commandant Eive Swanberg received them all. The evening began with speeches by Principal Race Officer … Continue reading

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Follow the tune-up race in real time with GPS tracking here.

Heading for sea and the tune-up race! Time for some racing! Today’s Tune-Up race gives the sailors the chance to test out their gear.

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BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010 – Photos & Videos

Follow BMW Dragon Gold Cup at Marstrand 5-13th of August – daily for photos and videos.

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