Monthly Archives: March 2012

To Coach or not to Coach…. “That is the Question”….

Yes, Yes, Campers, Many thanks for all your heart-felt replies and comments re “Coach Boat’s”.  It’s a topic that we could and may discuss until the “Cows come Home”.. sorry that’s a West Country saying!  But the messsage has been … Continue reading

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Things Heat up in Portugal….

Yes Campers, Portugal is bracing itself for the biggest turn-out of Dragons since the Gold Cup a few years ago in Cascais. As I look out of my Hotel window I can see fourteen RC44’s  competing out in the bay off … Continue reading

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An early Double Win for Lars, as the wind disappears in San Remo….

Lars Hendriksen UKR 8 completed back to back victories today by winning the Italian Open Championship by just 1pt from his fellow team mate Evgeniy Braslavets UKR 9. The final podium place was taken by Marcus Wieser, also part of … Continue reading

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Hendriksen leads overall in San Remo….

Saturday in San Remo started offering the most perfect sailing day, sun, wind and an eager fleet. An 11.30am start on a “square” line and the 40+ boats were off and running evenly spread on starboard tack. Jorgen Schonherr, who started 40% … Continue reading

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Another “Tough” Day in San Remo…..by Stavros.

Friday started with the wind again from the East blowing up to 30kts. So the PRO sensibly put up the AP Flag and we all sat ashore debating if the wind would drop as the day went on…  Some of … Continue reading

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Transbunker, 1st, 2nd and 3rd…. in San Remo.

The wind blew from the East today at exactly 90 degree’s with just a few variations as boats neared the shore. It started at around 22+ kts and ended up at just 10kts… but not all the 40+ boats set sail, … Continue reading

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A Strange Little Girl chases the “Bear” out of the Wood’s….

Two Bullets for the “Bear” were not enough on the last day of racing in Cascais because RUS 76 was just too good yet again…  Yes Camper’s, Dmitry Samokhin guided by top tactician Andrey Kirliuk and the Biggest Russian in the … Continue reading

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Strange Little Girl, is chased by the “Bear” in Cascais….

Yes Campers, RUS 76 helmed by Dmitry Samokhin has a chance to add to his two regatta victories this year by taking the lead of the competitive 5th winter series here in Portugal. After another wonderful day of sailing which … Continue reading

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Heerama Leads in Cascais……

Pieter Heerama threw down the “Gauntlet” yesterday to the exceptionally strong 28 boat fleet representing 10 different Nation’s in Portugal yesterday, by leading overall with a 5th and 1st place after the first two races of the 5th Winter Series run by the … Continue reading

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Cascais is “The” place to be …….

Yes Campers, following the success last weekend of the Match Racing, the Club Naval de Cascais now present their 5th Winter Series event which starts tomorrow… In the lead up to their main Grade 1 Regatta the Juan Carlos Trophy … Continue reading

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