Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dmitry Samokhin Wins the Juan Carlos Trophy.

The BMW General Manager of Portugal awards Dmitry, Andrey and Aleksey their “special prize” after the Mayor of Cascais presented the wonderful Juan Carlos Trophy to the winning RUS 76 team. Dmitry helming his “Strange Little Girl” recorded an 8th place … Continue reading

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Markus has his Day in Cascais…

Markus Wieser, Sergey Pugachev and Georgi Leonchuk won both races yesterday on the third day of the Grade 1 Juan Carlos Trophy in Cascais. It was a day of light breezes from the East, with small oscillations and loads of … Continue reading

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Alfie is caught by a “Strange Little Girl”…

Good Morning Campers on another sunny day in Cascais… Yesterday we had two more races of the Juan Carlos Trophy in much lighter winds. The first start at 11.00am had to be abandoned at the top mark after a substantial wind-shift … Continue reading

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World Champion leads the Juan Carlos Trophy…

Lawrie Smith helming “Alfie” GBR 763 heads the leader board here in Cascais after two races were sailed yesterday in a mixture of wind strength and directions….There was however, quite a lot of unhappy sailors moaning about race one. Now you … Continue reading

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Yevgen Bratslavets win’s Spring Cup.

Although this was a warm up regatta to the main event (Juan Carlos) that starts today, this 1st Spring Cup was a very good event run in strong winds. 21 boats made it to the start line yesterday on course … Continue reading

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Perfect Sailing in Cascais…..

After a short delay the 20 boat fleet were sent out to the “A” course, which is basically three miles west of Cascais and takes the sailors out to one of the most fantastic race tracks in Europe. The old “Fisherman’s Tale” … Continue reading

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Lars Jensen sets the early pace….

It was a rough afternoon off the shores of Estoril which saw the start of the 1st Spring Cup Series, which precedes the prestigious and Grade 1 Juan Carlos Trophy. The PRO chose to start the 20 boat fleet on … Continue reading

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Cascais, Spring Cup and Juan Carlos Trophy.

As I stroll around the boat-park here in the Club Naval de Cascais, more and more Dragons arrive to take up the challenge of racing in the raw and powerful waves of the Atlantic Ocean.  With the European Championships just a … Continue reading

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