sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery
Sail-World.com : Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship overall
Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship overall


'luis bento - Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship 2013'    Sofia Borges de Castro de Castro    Click Here to view large photo

Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship 2013, which came to an end today in Cascais Bay, was won by portugal’s Drago, José Matoso / Gustavo Lima / Frederico Melo. The crew was 19th in the seventh and final race and conquered the title. German Markus Wieser, last edition’s winner, was second, while the Dane Jens Christensen was third.

The event had the high patronage of the Câmara Municipal de Cascais and BMW. The Clube Naval de Cascais and the International Dragon Association were the organizing authorities.

José Matoso / Gustavo Lima / Frederico Melo signed another historic moment for the Portuguese sailing by winning the BMW Cascais Dragon European Championship 2013. Drago’s crew took the title being 19th in the last race of the championship: 'I am very happy. Winning a European Championship is a unique moment. It was very tough, every point counted and it was decided in the last downwind of the last race', says José Matoso.

Nerves of steel were needed to the exciting last race of the Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship 2013. Before the start of the seventh race, the top three were separated by only 6 points.

The race committee gave a first start with Easterly wind, but had to be abandoned. The 62 Dragons were waiting in the water, and finally with the wind blowing 8 knots from west, they could start the seventh and last race of the championship. Britons Aimee, Graham Bailey/Julia Bailey/Richard Powell/William Heritage, were the winners and won the Corinthian title. The German Markus Wieser, with Sergey Pugachev and Georgii Leonchuk in the crew at Bunker Queen was second and Germany’sTroika, Tim Ladehof/Tim Jesse/Arne Brugge, finished third. The Seven Seas Too, Diogo Barros / Jorge Lima / Rúbrio Basílio was the best Portuguese in fifth position.

Overall, victory to Drago, José Matoso/Gustavo Lima/Frederico Melo, followed by Bunker Queen, Markus Wieser/Sergey Pugachev/Georgii Leonchuk and Danish Out of Bounce, Jens Christensen/Kim Andersen/Anders Bagger.

Regarding the other portugues , Seven Seas Too, Diogo Barros / Jorge Lima / Rúbrio Basil was seventh, an excellent result, and Christmas III, Rui Bóia/Duarte Neves/Guilherme Almeida/Miguel Guimarães, ended in 11th place.

Lady Tati, Patrick Monteiro de Barros / Nuno Barreto / Rodrigo Vantacich was 29 and Peggy, Miguel Magalhães/Jorge Pinheiro de Melo/José Magalhães, occupied the 38th position.

Tethys, José Carlos Pina/Filipe Loureiro/Miguel Tavares, finished in 47th. Whisper, of Mário Quina/Fernando Passeiro/Luis Mourão, was 50th.

Pamalican V, Francisco de Lacerda/Diogo Lacerda/Francisco Andrade, Dragul, José Bello/João Almeida Lopes/Gonçalo Lacerda and Catarina III, Henrique Anjos/Joaquim Moreira/Pedro Costa Alemão were 52, 53 and 54, respectively.

Cascais BMW Dragon European Championship 2013

Top 5 after 7 races

1st Drago - José Matoso/Gustavo Lima/Frederico Melo – Portugal

2nd Bunker Queen - Marcus Wieser/Sergey Pugachev/Georgii Leonchuk - Alemanha

3rd Out of Bounce - Jens Christensen/Kim Andersen/Anders Bagger – Dinamarca

4th Fever – Klaus Diederichs/Andy Beadsworth/Jamie Lea – Grã-Bretanha

5th Dottore Amore – Ingo Ehrlicher/Werner Fritz/Thomas Auracher - Alemanha

Overall after seven races in www.cncascais.com


by Sofia Borges de Castro

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108415

4:43 AM Sun 14 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







News - USA and the World



































































Barcelona and Parnu chosen for 2015 ORC championship events
2014 Race for Rady Yacht Race - Benefiting Rady Children’s hospital
CMRC Summer Invitational Series - Doubleheader events start tomorrow
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 3
Sailing through STEM Night at California YC
Six Metre European Championship - High temps and little wind on day 3
Women’s Match Race Golfe du Morbihan - Light wind opener in Vannes
International Moth Worlds: Rashley ahead as Aussies close in
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Unsatisfactory conditions on day 4
ISAF Youth Match Racing Worlds - American unbeatable on day 1
RS Feva World Championships - All set at Yacht Club de Carnac
ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards - Nominations now open
BIC Techno 293 Worlds - Steady winds on day 2 + Video
29er North American Open Championship - Qualifying series wraps up
Opening ceremony O'pen Bic World Cup, Travemunde Week, Germany
Six Metre Europeans - Wind fails to make an appearance on day 2
Edgartown Race Weekend - Let the sailing (and good times) begin
ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship - Action commences July 23
International Moth Worlds - Mothballed on day 4 + Video
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Ireland remains out front
Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing   
Gladwell's Line: A change of direction needed in the America's Cup *Feature   
29er North American Championship - Day 1 in Kingston   
Red Bull 49erFX: First look at the Olympic sailing venue at Rio   
Fuerteventura Kiteboarding Grand Slam - Classic conditions on day 3   
NYYC Race Week Part II images by Rolex/Daniel Forster   
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life   
BIC Techno 293 Worlds 2014 - Day 1   
Six Metre European Championship - Blazing sunshine on opening day   
National Sailing Hall of Fame to present Lifetime Achievement Award   
Brewin Dolphin Commodores' Cup - Tactical evening ahead for the fleet   
International Moth Worlds: Greenhalgh and Rashley tied at the top   
PWA Pozo World Cup - Fantastic finale determines winners   
Six Metre Class British Open Championship - Llanoria and Valhalla win   
Anna Tunnicliffe set to compete at the CrossFit Games   
America's Cup: Oracle Team USA holds foiling camp at Wangi SC   
Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing   
Volvo Ocean Race: Team SCA has a 'pull through day' off the Canaries   
No tiller sailing - how to steer using just the sails + Video   
International Moth Worlds: Three bullets in a row for Greenhalgh   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT