Close to 50 participants took part in the ORC preparation seminar at Elvstrøm Sails on Saturday 19 March.
Dehler 36 ¨Blue Ferrari¨ 2006 Copa del Rey Champion equipped with Elvstrøm Sails and optimized by Elvstrøm Sails Spain finished 3rd overall in the two handed 200 hundred miles regatta (200 milas a 2 de Altea) .
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 competitors.
This story is about Dirk Mertens from Belgium. With a background in law and economics he is today a private investor at the age of 65, lives in Antwerp on a farm, breeding Grand Prix horses. But the real essence is a story about a man who seems to be living his life to the full – loving to sail!
In 2004 the Danish singlehand sailor Jan Moeller succeeded in being the first Scandinavian to circumnavigate the globe without stopping underway – a tough challenge for the man his equipment.
In the past furling sails were looked upon as only suitable for cruising. This view for sure must change, after the new Hallberg-Rassy 412 wins the Swedish yacht race Tjörn Rundt - equipped with the latest in furling mains: The EPEX FatFurl.