Please select your home edition
Edition
Henri Lloyd

Gazprom International European Dragon Championship – Day 1 in Sanremo

by Imagina on 26 Mar 2014
Gazprom International European Dragon Championship 2014 Yacht Club Sanremo
For the first day of the Gazprom International European Dragon Championship, overcast skies, well formed seas and steady wind from the east - northeast between 18 and 20 knots were on offer in Sanremo. The event is organised by the Yacht Club Sanremo in collaboration with the International Dragon Association and the Italian Sailing Federation and with the partnership of Gazprom International and BMW.

84 crews from 23 nations left the Yacht Club Sanremo dock this morning to face each other in the single race of the day which started at 11:30 . The race was held on a windward-leeward course : the crews of Sophie (Switzerland) and Alfie (Great Britain ) initially retained command of the fleet for most of the race, but lost ground on the last beat to the Finnish crew aboard Lisa.

Overall ranking after the first day of the regatta:

1. Lisa (Finland ): Jouko Lindgren , Tuomas Tenkanen and Calle Lindfors
2. Sophie (Switzerland): Pedro Andrade , Martin Westerdahl and Diogo Cayolla
3. Debutant (Denmark): Lars Hendriksen , Kleen Frithjof and Anders Bagger
4. Sinewave (Germany): Thomas Muller, Vincent Hoesch and Michael Lipp
5. Tergeste (Italy): Nando Colaninno , Guido Antar Vigna and Mauro Grandone

The Gazprom International European Dragon Championship continues until Saturday 29 March with a total of seven races planned and no more than two being sailed per day .

The 23 countries represented are : Antigua , Australia, Austria , Denmark, the United Arab Emirates, Estonia, Finland , France, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, United States , Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and Hungary.


Event website: click here

X-Yachts AUS X4 - 660 - 1Zhik Dinghy 660x82Henri Lloyd 50 Years

Related Articles

Knowing Harken takes years and years (Pt.II)
We looked at how Grant Pellew became the MD here in Australia, and how they rigorously go about testing their gear In Part One of getting to know Harken, we looked at how Grant Pellew became the MD here in Australia, and how they rigorously go about testing their gear. We also looked at some of the other brands Harken distributes in Australia and so we move on to the last category.
Posted on 25 Sep
Olympic Gold medalist and Volvo Ocean Race winner up for WS Board
Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing Torben Grael (BRA) is amongst the 15 nominations for one of seven places on the Board of Directors of World Sailing in November. The five times Olympic medalist, Volvo Ocean Race winner and several times America's Cup competitor will bring a much needed sailing edge to the Board of World Sailing if he can navigate the politics of the controlling body of the sport.
Posted on 25 Sep
World Sailing President nominated by 45 Member National Associations
Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has welcomed nominations from 45 Member National Associations Incumbent World Sailing President, Carlo Croce (ITA) has nominations from 45 Member National Associations [MNAs] for his re-election as the President of Sailing’s International Federation. Nominations for the position of President have been formally published by World Sailing and show widespread support for Croce.
Posted on 25 Sep
Hutchins School joins Hobart’s SB20 fleet
The Hutchins School for boys in Hobart yesterday made another significant contribution to youth sailing in Tasmania The Hutchins School for boys in Hobart yesterday made another significant contribution to youth sailing in Tasmania when it launched two SB20 one-design sports boats for its esteemed Sailing Academy.
Posted on 23 Sep
World-class talent expected at 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds
Summer’s days may be numbered, but this comes as welcome news to all sailors participating in 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds Summer’s days may be numbered, but this comes as welcome news to all sailors participating in the 2016 Alcatel J/70 Worlds hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, as fall’s arrival neatly dovetails with the start of what promises to be a world-championship regatta for the ages.
Posted on 22 Sep
Park’s pride at “end of an era” for Rio Paralympic Sailing
Two bronze medals for Helena Lucas in the 2.4mR one person keelboat and Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell in the SKUD18 Two bronze medals for Helena Lucas in the 2.4mR one person keelboat and Alexandra Rickham and Niki Birrell in the SKUD18 two-person keelboat in the final races of the regatta on Saturday meant Britain’s sailors finished on the podium twice for the second Paralympics running and achieved their pre-Rio medal target.
Posted on 19 Sep
Knowing Harken takes years and years (Pt.I)
You could imagine that being familiar with all that Harken produces and stands for is a lengthy process. You could imagine that being familiar with all that Harken produces and stands for is a lengthy process. So if you were going to be the person at the top in Australia, it would be best for you to have immersed yourself in sailing from an early age. When you grew up, being one of the technical service team would be more than a handy apprenticeship, as it were.
Posted on 19 Sep
Rio 2016 - Australia win Paralympic Gold in SKUD 18 and Sonar
Protest pending, Australia's Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have defended their Two Person Keelboat (SKUD18) title Protest pending, Australia's Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch have defended their Two Person Keelboat (SKUD18) Paralympic title with two races to spare at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competition. Before Day 5 started, Fitzgibbon and Tesch had already posted a remarkable six race wins and two second place finishes to put a 15-point gap between them and their nearest rivals from Canada
Posted on 16 Sep
Platu Transworld Regatta, 9-12 February 2017, Pattaya, Thailand.
Calling all Platu sailors around the world – and especially those in the northern hemisphere What would you rather be doing in February next year? Chipping ice off your chain plates on the hardstanding, or enjoying 30?C of Thai sunshine (27?C if you fall in the water), strictly t-shirts and shorts sailing in the Gulf of Thailand? So how about four days of hot competition in the Platu Transworlds 9-12 February 2017. Sounds good so far?
Posted on 15 Sep
Bustling Day 2 at the Rolex Swan Cup
Today's sirocco, which reached peaks of 20 knots, brought out the best in each of the six competing divisions. If yesterday's 12-knot breezes eased the 125-boat Swan fleet into their first day of competition, today's sirocco, which reached peaks of 20 knots, brought out the best in each of the six competing divisions.
Posted on 14 Sep