Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are they Worlds Apart…….after Gold Cup!

                   The winners podium Gold Cup, UKR 8, UKR 7 & NED 412. GOLD CUP WINNER Markus Wieser, calmly spoke about the forthcoming World Championships in Weymouth and said “The Transbunker Team’s are the Boats to Beat”…  A challenge that I … Continue reading

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RUS 27 Throws down a Challenge…..

Anatoloy Loginov helming his RUS 27 to victory in day 1 of Douarnenez. 77 Boats have registered to compete for the Gazprom International Dragon Gold Cup here in the beautiful bay of Douarnenez.  With entries from so many different nations, … Continue reading

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4 Marblehead Wins in a row for Tommy..

Tommy, Vincie and Michi lead the Marblehead fleet on the downwind leg in Kiel. The Marblehead Trophy was donated by the city of Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA in 1929. Once a year each invited yacht club is entitled to compete for this … Continue reading

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It’s a “Blackout” in Belgium….

BEL 80 “Blackout” has won the Belgium Open Championship for the second year running, helmed by Ben Van Cauwenbergh, crewed by Manu Hens and Thibaud Den Hartigh. In 2nd place overall was the new “Alfie” GBR 785 helmed by Tim … Continue reading

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Graham Bailey Wins Cowes…..

It was another fantastic day of sailing on the 8th and final day of races at the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week 2013.  With a building sea breeze of 15 kts, GBR 720 “Aimee” won the last race to conclude … Continue reading

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The Red Arrows at Cowes….

On the closing evening of a most exciting Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week, the famous and spectacular “Red Arrows” were in full flow watched by thousands of spectators both on land and afloat. Following the display, fireworks filled the whole sky … Continue reading

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Exciting Racing in Cowes…..

Some of the bigger boats starting just before the Dragon’s on a great 5th day of racing here on the Isle of Wight, Aberdeen Management Cowes Week 2013. Although the races were cancelled on Tuesday through lack of wind, yesterday … Continue reading

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The Princess Royal is at Cowes…..

Princess Anne will be at the Royal Yacht Squadron today as the Britannia Cup is up for grabs amongst the “Bigger Boats” this Tuesday of Cowes Week. The Princess Royal’s connection with the Dragon Class has already been mentioned by Fiona’s … Continue reading

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Cowes at it’s Best…..

The famous Royal Yacht Squadron signals the start of the Dragon Class at 11.05am today, which saw a very competitive fleet sail a 3 hour course around the Solent in glorious sailing conditions. With a strong ebb tide the fleet … Continue reading

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