From photographer and race reporter Rick Steuart An overcast day meant that we wouldn’t have the roaring sou wester of the last two race days and we expected and received no more than 10 to 12 knots out of the west sou west with a light chop and very little swell to concern the 505’s. … Continue reading Day One at the 2019 505 Worlds.
Hofman and Brockerhoff were leading the Euro Cup series after their second place in the World Championships in Poland which culminated an impressive year for this young German team. The Euro Cup series is made up of the events in Cannes France, Riva Italy, Kiel Germany, the World Championship in Poland and the final event … Continue reading Jan-Philipp Hofman & Felix Brockerhoff win the 2019 Euro Cup Series.
A summary from a sailor’s perspective. Day 1: Thursday. Arrive, unpack, marvel. Wow. This is the sailing area? The water looks more like Bermuda and not like on an alpine lake. The weather also feels more like in the Caribbean than at 1000m altitude. The lake is still completely quiet, but the RC promises thermal with stable wind – and … Continue reading Hoffmannn and Brockerhoff win German Nationals
Mike Martin and Adam Lowry got out front early and stayed there through eleven races over four days of competition at the 505 North American Championship at St. Francis Yacht Club August 9-12, 2018. With a picket fence after two discards, Martin and Lowry of St. Francis Yacht Club are the North American Champions. … Continue reading Mike Martin and Adam Lowry win North American Championships in San Francisco
The SAP505WorldChampionship2018 that ended on Friday, 27th, July, turned out as great success especially as far as organization is concerned. The regatta included almost 130 boats from 14 countries. It was the Polish Yachting Association, The City of Gdynia and naturally Polish 505 Class Association that organised the event. The World Championship of the 505 … Continue reading SAP 505 Worlds report from Poland
The Germans Lutz Stengel and Holger Jess stayed in Gdynia as the new world champions in class 505. The second position was finally taken by the gold medalists from before the year Americans Mike Holt and Rob Woelfel. On Friday, the last two races of SAP 505 Worlds 2018 – world class 505 championships, which … Continue reading Lutz Stengel and Holger Jess win 2018 SAP 505 World Championship
The beautiful sunny Sunday marks the Day One of the Races For the last four days, the competitors have been arriving at Gdynia, checking in, unpacking the boats. Most of the sailors came last Wednesday but there were those arriving on Saturday morning as well – just made it for the Grand Opening! As … Continue reading Holt & Woelfel win Pre-Worlds Regatta in Poland
Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held at 09:30 hrs, Thursday 26th July at the Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland AGENDA Apologies Approval of Minutes of 2017 AGM President’s Report Secretary’s Report Treasurer’s Report Appointment of Auditor Report from International Rules Committee Election of Officers 8.1 Election … Continue reading Agenda AGM Poland
Our association owes a lot to this gentleman, and we’d like to take this opportunity to wish Earle Alexander a happy 75th birthday! Earle’s not just a favourite with us Aussie’s, his popularity is worldwide and it’s wonderful to see so many people from around the globe wishing him a happy birthday! Hope you’ve been … Continue reading Earl Alexander turns 75 years young
Sailed on the Thames Estuary from Whitstable Yacht Club Day 1. Whitstable Yacht Club welcomed a 30 boat fleet to their lovely town. The sun was shining and everyone was anxious due to the heavy wind forecast but the race officer went out, set a course and started the first race in 17-22 knots. Gillard/Briddon … Continue reading Holt and Woelfel take the win at UK Nationals