Pip Pearson’s guide to the who’s who of the 2019 5O5 Worlds

2019  5O5 Worlds – Fremantle, Australia “Runners & Riders”   :   “Could Be’s & Might Be’s”  Pip’s Crystal Ball “Guesstimation” for the 2019  Worlds Results.  This gets harder every year !   Having picked 7 of the top 9 boats at Annapolis in 2017 and 8 of the top 11 at Gydnia this year, I guess I’m still qualified to once again … Continue reading Pip Pearson’s guide to the who’s who of the 2019 5O5 Worlds

2019 World Championship. SAP Come on Board as Technology Partners

We are pleased to announce that SAP has come on board as our Technology Partner for this 2019 World Championship. The World Championship heats will be tracked and can be watched live or analysed in replays afterwards.    

Jan-Philipp Hofman & Felix Brockerhoff win the 2019 Euro Cup Series.

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.

Hamlin and Bell win Hayling Euro Cup

Hayling Island SC hosted the latest round of the 5O5 Euro Cup on 28-30 September, with a variety of conditions testing all of the teams: “Snakes and Ladders” was the most common phrase heard in the dinghy park. The event was decided on the last run of the last race, with Howie Hamlin and Jon … Continue reading Hamlin and Bell win Hayling Euro Cup

Hoffmannn and Brockerhoff win German Nationals

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 win North American Championships in San Francisco

  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

SAP 505 Worlds report from Poland

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

Euro Cup. Hayling Island, UK

Europa Cup Hayling Island info The next and last Europa Cup event of 2018 is at Hayling Island, UK September 28-30 NoR here: http://www.hisc.co.uk/media/1407/2018_505_eurocup_nor.pdf Enter here: https://hisc.co.uk/App_Plugins/anCom/com/uk505euro Tidal maps here: http://www.hisc.co.uk/media/1110/tidal_sets.pdf

Lutz Stengel and Holger Jess win 2018 SAP 505 World Championship

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

Holt & Woelfel win Pre-Worlds Regatta in Poland

  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