Category Archives: World Championship 2011

Smith, Tavinor and Stewart take World Glory..

Lawrie Smith GBR 751 can add the Dragon World Championship to his magnificent sailing CV after squeezing over the finish line yesterday, by less than half a metre, to secure the 6th place required by him and his team aboard … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | 1 Comment

Match Race Begins at 11.00

Markus Wieser UKR 7 can only be beaten by Lawrie Smith GBR 751 as the World Championship in Melbourne draws to a close…..  With no racing yesterday firstly due to too much wind and a lack of visibility, then as … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | Comments Off on Match Race Begins at 11.00

Berg has his day in the Rain!

The last time anyone saw rain as heavy as what fell on the waters of Port Phillip yesterday, Noah was preparing his “Ark”…. At times before the start of the 4th & 5th races of the Dragon World Championship’s, visibility … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | 1 Comment

Wieser leads Worlds after 3 races..

Markus Wieser UKR 7 crewed by Sergey Pugachev and Matti Paschenhave taken the overall lead “Down Under” with three consistent top ten positions, his 6th place yesterday was good enough when added to his previous 9th & 5th to make a … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | Comments Off on Wieser leads Worlds after 3 races..

Light winds at the World’s..

The 2nd race of the Dragon World Championship started yesterday in a 6 kt south easterly wind, with flat water and almost no current. With a square o.4 mile line competitors had to decide if they wanted to gamble on more … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | Comments Off on Light winds at the World’s..

Smith Turns on the Magic..

Lawrie Smith GBR 751 crewed by Tim Tavinor and Ossie Stewart, recorded their first win on the Port Phillip race track since arriving in Melbourne over a week ago. After finishing a creditable 6th place in the Prince Phillip Cup, … Continue reading

Posted in World Championship 2011 | Comments Off on Smith Turns on the Magic..