Elvstrøm Sail Designer Jesper Nielsen beats the World Champion in the Contender Class
Photo: credit to minbaad.dk, Troels Lykke
Jesper Nielsen is not "just" a clever sail designer. He is also a great sailor and just proved that to the full by beating world champion Søren Duloun Andreasen.
Jesper started his Contender career back in 2010 and has since then...
Kornati Cup celebrates it´s 15th anniversary in 2015.
In the first week of May a fleet of approx 100 boats enjoyed the traditional race off the Croatian coastline.
The yearly event is organized by Pitter Yachtcharter. A full service regatta where you can come in, charter a boat, join the race and be part of a Programme with 4 days of sailing...
Inspired by a book, Morten Friis and his family went sailing for a long time!
No real sailing background
Morten – a highly educated banker and family man – didn’t start sailing till 2007, where he was introduced to the local club by a colleague. His very first boat; Beetle – an X-412 - was bought in 2008. In 2013 he and his wife crossed...
140 boats raced out of Bay of Palma
From April 30th to May 3rd 2015 the Gaastra PalmaVela Regatta raced out of the Bay of Palma, this year with a fleet of 140 boats from 16 nationalities. The 16 participating classes had to wait until the very last day to confirm the first champions of the Mediterranean regatta season....
Powering Speed and Fun
At the International boatshow, Boot in Düsseldorf 2014, Quorning Boats launched the Dragonfly 25. A World premiere! Accompanied by champagne marzipan ring cake, Jens Quorning proudly launched the Dragonfly 25. A few days ago our sail designers went on the water with Jens & his crew...
400 years it the time it takes a plastic bottle to degrade in the ocean
These are some of the facts the Organization, Plastic Change works to draw attention to. The people behind the organization; biologist Henrik Beha Pedersen being one of them has a vision: "To enable future generations to continuously have the possibility to benefit from the ocean and enjoy...
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...
Looking for something cooler?
Back in the old days, sails were white! And just that. A lot of sails still are of course. But if you are looking for something a bit cooler, look for our new EPEX sail in the exclusive taffeta in Cool Grey. It comes in two qualities in terms of thickness, available in combinations with a...
Andreas Haubold and his crew has achieved impressive results
The International 6mR Class is synonymous to classic racing yachts. Meter classes are contruction classes, meaning that the boats are not identical but are all designed to meet a specific measurement formula, in this case The International Rule. At their heyday, 6mR were the most important...
Proof of Evidence
At the annual Oyster Regatta in Palma, solid proof of evidence was delivered on the outstanding performance of our EPEX membrane sails.
Oyster 885, Karibu was the overall winner of Class 1 and in Class 2 Lady Mariposa, Oyster 625 was the overall winner. Both boats powered by EPEX...
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...
Elvstrøm Powered SWAN 56 doing great
The Rolex Swan Cup 2014 is for the 18th time taking place off the Costa Smeralda coastline in Sardinia, with more than 100 Swans participating.
Jesper Bank is on board Yukihiro Ishida’s newly-restored Swan 56 Yasha, competing in her first regatta since the 2002 Rolex Swan Cup. Jesper...
Danish Championship in Scan-Kap 99 class
Benny Bruhn and his crew on Provence won the Danish Championship 2014 for the Scan-Kap 99 class. An event that took place over two days with 10 intense races, at the waters around Dragør.
Benny Bruhn explains :”For a long time it looked as if the defending winner for the last two...
Elvstrøm Sails powered boats did well
Norwegian Claus Landmark with his Santa, Landmark 43 started up extremely well, and for a long time looked to be the gold winner in class A. However he was beaten by an Italian proff team. That’s the game! But the Santa Team delivered a very impressive cup and at Elvstrøm Sails we´re proud...
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...