Record number of participants
With a total number of 43 boats and 350 competitors this year´s Oyster Regatta in Palma turned out to be the biggest ever. Oyster owners have gathered at the event for 12 years in Palma with their stunning yachts of 45ft-100ft. The regatta runs over 5 days and among the participating...
2nd overall at the European Championship Contender
Determination wrapped in modesty
Jesper Nielsen just back from the European Championship in the Contender class with a silver medal is a guy with both feet on the ground, but a will do his best striving to keep improving his personal results. In 2012 and 2014 he was third at the...
Congrats to Lady Mariposa Racing
The traditional Cowes Week regatta dates back to 1826. Today between 800-1000 boats in approx. 40 different classes race for eight days. And this year, Lady Mariposa, Ker 46 was first in their class IRC 0. Their first Cowes Week - what an achievement.
Not only powered by Elvstrøm Sails,...
Blue Ribbon Cup 2016
Blue Ribbon Cup 2016 organized by the Kieler Yacht-Club (KYC) and the Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY) with Team Sydbank, X 41 on the podium as winner in their class!
Congrats - well done.
Photo: credit to Sven Jürgensen
Lars Thiellesen, sail designer at...
as World Champion
Claus Landmark and his crew Calle Andersen, Geir Begby, Erik Brunborg, Henrik Dahl, Catharina Froste, Petter Hagelund, Morten Henriksen, Christoffer Jakobsen, Cecillia Jansson, Lars Landmark, and Stian Tonnesen delivered an outstanding and very stable performance, day after day. A...
Overall winner ISC, powered by Elvstrøm Sails
The annual J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organised by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. This year the race attracted 1533 boats, making it one of the largest yacht races in the...
New HR-342 with EPEX sails
Brand-new HR-342 SY „Bente“ wins Neustadt-Cups 2016
with Elvstrøm, EPEX Sails
Just the day before the Neustadt-Cup Race 2016 the owner of a brand-new HR-342 names his yacht after his lovely daughter “Bente”. This name giving ceremony took place in...
Kieler Woche 2016
The Contender class at Kieler Woche 2016 has indeed proven to be a Danish success with Søren Dulong Andreasen from Hellerup Sejlklub as 1st, Jesper Nielsen fra Aabenraa Sejl Club as 2nd and Jacob Skovgaard Kristensen from Hellerup Sejlklub as 3rd. Congrats to all of you!...
i Marstrand Big Boat race
Årets Big boat race i Marstrand ble som alltid en stor opplevelse for seilerne i de totalt 64 båtene på startlinjen. Topp regattaer i lett til medium vind på lørdag og noe friskere på søndag. 3 Race hver dag hvor det siste for dagen hadde...
Light winds and changing conditions
The 2016 Palby Fyn cup started out with hardly no wind! But that didn´t stop Jens Quorning with his Dragonfire who was first over the line! The overall winner was a Melges 32, Challenger.
Elvstrøm Sails was nicely represented on many of the yachts, and indeed doing very...
for the 16. time
On 1st of May the Kornati Cup 2016 started - for the 16th time. 107 boats from 17 different countries took part in the annual event organized by Pitter Yachtcharter and supported by Elvstrøm Sails. This year with a new route: Biograd - Piskera - Zut - Biograd.
With varying weather conditions the Maior Race in Kiel 2016 was a challenging race. Rain and much wind on day 1, changing to a day 2 with almost no wind and postponement of races, and on day 3, everything was nice and sunny, with little wind.
Maior was a great success for the Elvstrøm...
Getting tuned with tips
A large attendance
Close to 50 participants took part in the ORC preparation seminar at Elvstrøm Sails on Saturday 19 March. A long intensive day with a full programme on ORC rules & ISAF Safety rules by Michael Quist from ORC, racing Trim & Tips by William...
Sönke Meier-Sawatzki from Germany
Sönke Meier-Sawatzki from Germany seems to be the kind of person who loves progress and constant development and improvement. Today he is at what he calls 30% of the potential with his X-50 and his crew – determined to do better and better, ending up beating the...
Can you hear the music behind the words?
Though Aasmund Droslum from Norway, the owner and helmsman of Team Magic, a King 40, seems to be quite a modest and down-to-earth person, this is no less the song that get´s Team Magic going on every race.
Life is full of coincidences
Aasmund started sailing Optimist...