Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stav Reports From Day 2 Of The Coupe de Bretagne In Douarnenez When Jens Christensen Leads Overall

When the boats went afloat this morning they expected some nice medium airs sailing and there was even a brief glimpse of the sun.  Ultimately though the strong winds made another appearance and only one race could be completed.  Martin … Continue reading

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The Wind Blow’s in Douarnenez……. by Stavros.

Hello to you all out there from a rain & wind swept Douarnenez…  As nature has it’s say and a huge “low” pressure continues to circle North-West Europe, the 60+ boat Dragon Fleet can only sit and wait for a change in … Continue reading

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Video Report From Stavros After First Race Of Coupe De Bretagne In Douarnenez – Joergen Schoenherr Leads

The Coupe de Bretagne, the opening salvo for the Grand Prix Guyader, got underway in Douarnenez, Brittany today with a single race in a good breeze.  Eight-one boats are registered for the Grand Prix and more than fifty are racing … Continue reading

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“Hombre” wins the Prince Henry the Navigator Trophy….

Yes Campers, sorry to publish yet another “Stavros” picture, but yesterday with a lot of help from my Portuguese crew, Rui Boia and Ricardo Pinto (Nono from Vilamoura stood in on the last day), I (Martin Payne) won the Prince … Continue reading

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IV Amadeus Cup….. in Vilamoura.

Winners Ricardo Pinto, Martin Payne and Rui Boia receive their prizes at the IV Amadeus Cup after 5 races sailed in the most perfect conditions on the Algarve, Portugal.  After recording another 1st and 2nd place yesterday in “Hombre”, Payne and … Continue reading

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Vilamoura at it’s very Best……

With a temperature of 25 degree’s and a warm south-westerly 12 kt wind blowing over the deep blue waters of the Atlantic Sea,  it was not suprising to see many happy sailors competing in the Amadeus Cup and Prince Henry the Navigator Trophy … Continue reading

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Vilamoura Calls………. Still time to Participate…..21st-23rd April

The Magnificent “PRINCE HENRY the NAVIGATOR TROPHY”  will be raced for next weekend in Vilamoura, alongside the Amedeus Cup. April 21st to 23rd… Yes Campers, it’s not too late to participate as charter boats and cheap flights to Faro are … Continue reading

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HM King Juan Carlos Winners in Cascais…. 2012.

Tommy Muller proudly holds the Juan Carlos Trophy with his “Bavarian Dream Team” on the right, Vincent Hoesch and Michi Lipp. Presented by Jose’ Matoso the Club Naval de Cascais President (far left) who himself finished in 2nd place crewed by Gwen … Continue reading

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Tommy takes the lead in Cascais…….

It was another wonderful day of sailing in Portugal yesterday, with Dolphins often playing along side the Dragons with such grace and precision. The wind was more from the west and although it’s pressure was often changing between 6 to 10 kts, the wave … Continue reading

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The “BEAR” Roar’s in Cascais…….

Philip Pechstein helming GBR767, had the best sailing day of his life yesterday after recording two 2nd places in race 3 and race 4 of the Grade 1 Juan Carlos Trophy in Cascais. It was another strong wind day with huge … Continue reading

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