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The FatFurl design

Like getting a new boat  

This is how Jürgen Gideon, Niedersachsen, Germany speaks in favour of the FatFurl design:

"To me as a cruiser , buying a sail is a question of finding a strong solution that can contribute to the pleasure of sailing. Both life span and... Continue Reading

55,000 miles with Elvstrøm Sails

This summer 3,500 miles from Denmark, up the Norwegian coastline to the North Cape and back.

Georg Noske from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany is not a Mr. average sailor. He and his wife, Ingeborg split a year in two halves, so to speak. Half a year sailing, half a year respectively planning – respectively working. Georg retired at an early age of only 51 from the German... Continue Reading

Stroke of Luck

It certainly wasn’t part of the plan, when on Monday 9th July Johnny Kirk and Gert Hulevad from Ishøj, Denmark docked at Aabenraa.

“Port of destination” was to be the Bay of Biscay, Southern France. However, assisted by the wife on the sideline a resolute decision was made, and course set for Aabenraa. Saturday evening a thunderstorm came up around Gedser where Johnny and Gert were with their Bavaria 42 Cruiser. A... Continue Reading

Aalregatta 2014

A genuine cruiser goes racing - and wins the race

Thomas Nielsen from Yachtsport Eckernförde took part in the Aalregatta from Kiel to Eckernförde in his Saare 41ac, which is a genuine cruiser. Nevertheless he came in as number 7 out of 131 participants and within the “yardstick mit Spi” and over all he won the race. The only yachts... Continue Reading