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.
Luis Senis, with “Porron IX” and his brand new Elvstrøm sails became the new Swan 45 Class World Champion in the Nations Trophy 2017.
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).
Sydbank wins Maior 2017! Maior Regatta 2017 in Kiel Germany was challenging with varying wind conditions. However, it was perfect sailing conditions most of the time with sun and 20 knots wind. The teams were fighting hard to hit their top performances, despite the fact that it is still early in the season.
The cool innovative Club Swan one design, NiRaMo owned and helmed by Sönke Meier Sawatzki is powered by Elvstrøm Sails. We were there during the training for Copa Del Rey in Palma and did a photo shooting. Cool yacht and cool crew with remarkable sailing careers.
At the 8th Burhanettin TEKDAĞ year end cup which is organizated by Marmaris International Yacht Club, ALEXANDRA (the crowned X-482) won the first place with her new crew after a 2-days race.