Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Bear wins in Cascais…

Martin Payne GBR 767 “Bear” with Olivier and Dominic Bakker won the 2nd Winter Series in Cascais after racing was cancelled on the last day. Despite all 34 boats sailing 3 miles out for a final day of a predicted wind between 15-20kts, the … Continue reading

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Can the Strange Little Girl catch the “Bear”………..

  34 Dragon’s had a very “tough day in the office” yesterday during the second day of the November Cascais Winter series…. With a 35kt wind stopping all chances of racing on Friday, crews had to battle with difficult sea’s … Continue reading

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Weymouth To Host Dragon World Championship 2013

Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), home of the sailing regattas of the 2012 Olympiad, is to host the 2013 Dragon World Championship from 5 to 13 September 2013. With its combination of great sailing waters, purpose built shore facilities, ease … Continue reading

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50 Dragons now in Cascais !!

Good Morning Camper’s…  Yes, I counted around 50 Dragons now based in Portugal at the Club Naval de Cascais, as teams recognise this is “the” place to be this winter..  With the second of five winter series weekend’s, taking place from Friday, … Continue reading

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The “Bear” catches the “Tigger” in Cazaux….

..Winner in Cazaux, Olivier & Dominic Bakker with Martin Payne sailing “BEAR” The final day of the 25th Drag’s Cup on Lac Cazaux could not have offered more closer racing with a thrilling final twist…. As four more races were sailed to complete an … Continue reading

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The wind drops in Cazaux, so 4 races, 4 winners…

On day three of the 25th Drag’s Cup the French Meteo finally lifted the BMS so that the 29 Dragons could take to the inviting fresh water of Lac Cazaux.. With a forecast of 10 – 12 kts, the PRO … Continue reading

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Cazaux, No Races yet, but some very Hot Pig’s…..

More fat is added to the cooking.. Pig’s, as the member’s of Cazaux prepare supper for the 30 teams waiting patiently to start the 2012 Drag’s Cup…. The French “BMS” warning has prevailed over and around the Bordeaux area of … Continue reading

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