Archived News


08 Jun 2019, 22:10

Gale force winds meant that the practise race for the Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup 2019 in Medemblik had to be cancelled and craning of the.. Read more

Sailors from around the World converge on Medemblik for 2019 Yanmar Dragon Gold Cup
07 Jun 2019, 11:42



Ninety-five International Dragon keelboats and their crews from across Europe and Scandinavia and as far afield as Australia, Japan, Canada.. Read more

Notice from Technical Committee, IDA
05 Jun 2019, 10:03




To all Dragon sailors competing at Gold Cup Medemblik 2019

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Chairman’s Blog June 2019
04 Jun 2019, 10:52
Dear Dragonists,

At the midpoint of our Jubilee year 2019 it is timely to recap some of our important activities.

The IDA has been focused on three important topics:

1.     Improvement of race management following the wishes of many owners.. Read more

75th Jubilee for Poul-Richard (The "Man)!
01 Jun 2019, 22:34
             Poul-Richard Hoj-Jensen will celebrate his 75th Birthday today (Sunday June 2nd) in style after winning both Douarnenez and La Baule already this year !  Yes, The "Man" maybe 75 yrs young, but he is still living life to the full and leaving us.. Read more

Dragons To Celebrate 90th Anniversary In Italian Style
31 May 2019, 17:01

The International Dragon is one of the most sought after one design keelboats in the world and 2019 sees the class celebrate its 90th anniversary. To mark.. Read more

10 Races in Beautiful La Baule.
31 May 2019, 08:14
33 boats battle at the start in superb conditions in the 19th Derby Dragon, La Baule.

With 10 races completed in a variety of conditions, over 4 wonderful days  (26th-30th May) both on and off the water, the "cream" once again, rose to the top. .. Read more

90th Anniversary Regatta Sanremo
21 May 2019, 18:55
There's still more than 4 months to the biggest Dragon regatta this decade but already entries have exceeded organisers' expectations. So please enter now to ensure your place!

The Yacht Club Sanremo are preparing a fantastic racing schedule and a.. Read more

Stage is set for thrilling 2019 Edinburgh Cup
14 May 2019, 12:23
Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019



The 71st British Dragon national championship at South Caernarfonshire Yacht Club (SCYC)is set to be four days of thrilling keelboat racing in the waters of North Wales.

The home SCYC Dragon.. Read more

Poul-Richard wins 20th Grand Prix Guyader.
13 May 2019, 19:48
The "Man" Poul-Richard Hoj-Jensen, with Chris Brittain & Peter Bowring win in DZ.

Douarnenez lived up to it's excellent reputation from 8th to 11th May with 6 quality races completed despite losing the first day due to too much wind.. Read more