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Contender Worlds 2017

The Contender World Champion 2017 was held in Sønderborg, Denmark. An impressive fleet of 105 Contenders from Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland took part in the race. And at Elvstrøm Sails we have our "own" favourite!

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Rig and Sail optimization

Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) is a scientific simulation method to optimize the sail design and consequently the performance. The analysis is made in a comprehensive sail design solution. The methodology is very often applied to projects within the super yacht and grand prix racing segments.

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Transpac 2017

Norwegian crew, Danish Elvstrøm sails, Swedish Boat & Mast, Cubaneren – Wasa 55! The Tranpac is one of the very big classic ocean regattas - Los Angeles to Hawaii -  that takes place every second year. The very first dates back to 1906. www.transpacyc.com.

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Nations Trophy 2017

Luis Senis, with “Porron IX” and his brand new Elvstrøm sails became the new Swan 45 Class World Champion in the Nations Trophy 2017.

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Short-handed sailing tips

The first step in starting sailing short-handed is to decide for yourself that you are capable of managing the challenge. The decision is relative to your experience and the size and complexity of the yacht involved. For all single-handed sailing, installation of an auto pilot is a tremendous helping devise (almost necessary).

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