Monthly Archives: August 2011

Major place changes at the Belgium Nationals……

At this morning’s briefing, the PRO Henry Antoine explained that yesterday’s delay in starting some of the races was due to a technical issue with the Pin End Starting Vessel, so it was really appreciated by all of today’s sailors … Continue reading

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After 2 more races in Ostende, Hendricksen still leads…..

Yesterday saw two more races completed of the 2011 Belgium National Championship after a very frustrating beginning to the day….  After the 30+ boats made their way out to the race area, it was quite some time before the PRO … Continue reading

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Hendricksen takes the early lead in Belgium….

Lars Hendricksen URK 8 was the most consistent sailor yesterday for the start of the Belgium National Championships in Ostende. In very difficult sea’s and a wind of around 22kts, which gradually decreased as the afternoon went on, Lars won … Continue reading

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Stavros in Ostende

Tomorrow over 40 Dragons will start the Belgium Nationals here in Ostende… It’s not only a National Championship but also the warm-up for the Gold Cup (with nearly 80 boats) which starts 4th Sept and the Belgium Dragon Association have pulled out all the stops to make “Us” … Continue reading

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Dragons Enjoy A Classic Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week (Inc Video Reports)

The Dragon Fleet voted Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2011 the best Cowes Week in years with great conditions, fantastically close racing and a perfectly judged social programme. Afloat it proved to be a windy week with the fleet racing every day, often … Continue reading

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Video Interviews From 2011 Irish Nationals In Kinsale

Here is a round up of Stav and Henry Kingston’s interviews during the 2011 Dragon Irish National Championship in Kinsale:-

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Martin Byrne is the Man to beat in Ireland………

Martin Byrne, pictured here with his winning team Pedro Andrade and Adam Winklemann, added the Irish National Title to his Edinburgh Cup (GBR National Title), sailing in Kinsale the host town of the 2012 Gold Cup. Although Martin IRL 201 … Continue reading

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Jay’s Day in Kinsale……

Two more races were held yesterday on the second day of the Irish National Championship in Kinsale, the excellent venue for 2012 Gold Cup. It was a very misty and surprisingly cold day in which visibility sometimes was less than 200m, so a typical Irish … Continue reading

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Little Fella, is growing every day….. in Kinsale!

Firstly, can I thank EVERYONE who contributed to my “Black flag” Blog, it’s opened a great debate, not only on the BF but the overall management of a “RACE OFFICER” or PRO or INTERNATIONAL RO! To be honest, it was great … Continue reading

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