It has been four years, but it is soon time to set sails for a new edition of the legendary Route du Rhum. Elvstrøm Sails is represented with a world first - Fabrice Amedeo is going to skipper Nexans - Art & Fenêtres across the Atlantic using the first ever IMOCA sail made partially from recycled plastics.
The J/70 Class is growing rapidly at the moment, and the Danish nationals in the beginning of October proved how strong the class is on danish waters, too. 38 boats and 150 sailors from a total of four nations entered the event.
Silverrudder is traditionally held at autumn equinox with this years edition being no exception to the rule. It was held on the weekend of September 17-18th – here are the highlights.
The 112th Flensburger Fördewoche ended up being very successful for Elvstrøm Sails in the X/79 class.
François Goubau and the rest of the crew on Moana have had a very strong season and they have just crowned it by winning the european championship in IRC.
Årets DM efter handicapreglerne, DH DM, blev en stor succes for de Elvstrøm-drevne både. Særligt i Gruppe 2, hvor Astarte II med Torben Falholt som skipper tog titlen. Med på Astarte II, der er en Jeanneau Sun Fast 3600 var blandt andet vores designer, Chris Keene Boye, som for andet år i træk var med til at vinde DH DM.