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by IDA
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: IDA News
Topic: Worlds Fremantle January 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Worlds Fremantle January 2019

As excitement builds towards the Gold Cup in Helsinki, many sailors will also be planning for the Worlds next January. One of the FAQs we get is IS FREMANTLE WINDY? It has this reputation, and certainly can be windy but there are ways of managing it. Perth is arguably one of the easiest places on th...
by IDA
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: IDA News
Topic: IDA continues to develop the Grade 1 circuit
Replies: 0
Views: 373

IDA continues to develop the Grade 1 circuit

In recent weeks and months there has been a lot of discussion among the sailors on the Grade 1 circuit about the future of Grade 1 events in Europe, and many ideas have been put forward. The principles of decision making for the Grade 1 by the IDA are based on sound conservatism with regard to what ...
by IDA
Wed May 23, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: The General Data Protection Regulation
Replies: 0
Views: 302

The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on the 25th May 2018 across the EU. WHAT IS GDPR? The regulation emphasises transparency, security and accountability by data controllers, while at the same time standardising and strengthening the right of European citizens to data pri...
by IDA
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: International Ranking List
Replies: 0
Views: 958

International Ranking List

Some sailors are wondering why the International Ranking List (IRL) for 2017 does not include the Gold Cup 2017 which concluded in St Tropez on 20 October. The answer is in the IRL rules. The IRL period runs from 15 October to 14 October the following year, so the Gold Cup 2017 is not included becau...
by IDA
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: Prince Henrik of Denmark
Replies: 0
Views: 1197

Prince Henrik of Denmark

Prince Henrik.jpg With great sadness we record that our Vice President Prince Henrik of Denmark passed away on Tuesday 13 February. He owned at least six different Dragons and was an enthusiastic ambassador for the class, frequently bringing the Royal Yacht Dannebrog to events to add a touch of gla...
by IDA
Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Open Dragon du Morbihan
Replies: 0
Views: 3589

Open Dragon du Morbihan

The Organising Committee of the Yacht Club du Crouesty (YCCA) Arzon reminds you that with 2 weeks to go, and with the permission of the French Dragon Association (asfid), the second edition of the Volvo Open Dragon du Morbihan will take place from Thursday 6th to Sunday 12th September inclusive. Dur...
by IDA
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: IDA Blog
Replies: 1
Views: 4948

IDA Blog

Fiona will be in Ireland for a couple of days at the Irish Nationals taking place this weekend in Cultra, Belfast Loch. She is going just for fun but will be taking the cameras and kit with her. She will be on site from mid morning Friday through until late afternoon Sunday and will be updating the ...
by IDA
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: IDA News
Topic: IDA Blog
Replies: 1
Views: 4948

IDA Blog

As of today (29 June) Fiona will be updating the IDA Blog from the final day of the South Coast Championship (27-29 June) and then during the Edinburgh Cup (30 June - 3 July).. The events are being held in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. 33 boats are competing with a really strong international field so...
by IDA
Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: News from National Associations
Topic: News from North America
Replies: 11
Views: 22302

Dragon news, Vol. 3, 2010

Hello everyone. I have a few news items that may be of interest, and a bit of a personal note, so here we go.. Bob Brose joins us this time, checking in from the shores of Lake Erie near Toledo with USA41. We continue to make new friends all the time through the web page and the hard work of people...
by IDA
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Dragon South Coast Championship and Edinburgh Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 5868

Dragon South Coast Championship and Edinburgh Cup

2010 Dragon South Coast Championship And Edinburgh Cup attracts Strong International Entry. The UK Dragon fleet has been experiencing an exciting resurgence of interest in recent months and already more than 20 teams from across the UK, Ireland, Russia, France, Norway, Portugal and Japan are regist...
by IDA
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:47 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Irish East Coast Dragon Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 3212

Irish East Coast Dragon Championships

The Irish East Coast Dragon Championships took place in the RSGYC between the 28th and 30th May 2010 with Club Members taking the top four places. Vice Commodore and defending Champion, Martin Byrne finished third overall in a very competitive regatta where current National Champion Neil Hegarty bet...
by IDA
Fri Jun 11, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Dragon Europeans

Defending European Champion, Markus Wieser won the title again in Balatonkenese, Hungary on Friday. Markus made a perfect start, sailed to the first mark as second and kept calm throughout the whole race. In the end he finished as third, and won the Championship.. PRO Gert Schmidleitner started the ...
by IDA
Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Dragon European Championship

After six races Markus Wieser leads on the Europeans. After a hard day with lots of sailing in a Southerly breeze on Lake Balaton, Markus Wieser still leads the ranking on the Dragon Europeans in Hungary. The weather copied the day before, as the Southern wind came in the afternoon.. The first warni...
by IDA
Wed Jun 09, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: Youtube interviews from Hungary
Replies: 0
Views: 3629

Youtube interviews from Hungary

Dragon news and interviews from Hungary on utube
by IDA
Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Dragon European Championship

The title holder was the winner of the first races of European Dragon Championships. The third day began with windcalm again but in the early afternoon the wind started to blow, so the organizer managed to hold three races. In a southerly breeze about 6-8 knots the boat skippered by Markus Wieser wo...
by IDA
Tue Jun 08, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Dragon European Championship

Balatonkenese, June 8, 2010 – No race could be started on Tuesday, the second day of the Erste Private Banking European Dragon Championship 2010, in Balatonkenese, Hungary. The weather is hot, the sun is shining, however, there is not any air movement above the surface of lake Balaton. The organizer...
by IDA
Tue Jun 08, 2010 3:02 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Re: Dragon European Championship

No racing on Day 1 of the EuropeanChampionship. The nice summer weather with constant windcalm did not favour the organizers and participants of the Erste Private Banking European Dragon Championship in Balatonkenese, Hungary. On Monday morning the first race could not be started as planned because ...
by IDA
Tue Jun 08, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: IDA News
Topic: Fi's Blog from the Europeans
Replies: 0
Views: 4033

Fi's Blog from the Europeans

Fiona Brown has been asked by the IDA to prepare some informal English language reports from time to time for the IDA website. She will be posting stories to Fi’s Blog The news will reported in a light hearted way and official information will be posted, as usual on event websites. Her first report ...
by IDA
Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Hungarian Championship
Replies: 2
Views: 4737

Hungarian Championship

Vinci wins Hungarian Championship again. Balatonkenese, 6th June, 2010 – After a light-wind 5th race Vinci Hoesch won the 2010 Hungarian Championship, preceeding the European Dragon Championship in Balatonkenese Hungary. At about 11.00 a.m. PRO Gert Schmidleitner sent the field off for a fifth race ...
by IDA
Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Hungarian Championship
Replies: 2
Views: 4737

Hungarian Championship

Wind gets heavier for Hungarian Championship. Balatonkenese, 4th June, 2010 – The third and fourth race of the Hungarian Championship saw a reduced fleet after a Northerly breeze gusting up to 30 knots with an average of 25 knots welcomed 39 participants on Friday morning. Russian boat with Anatoliy...
by IDA
Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Hungarian Championship
Replies: 2
Views: 4737

Hungarian Championship

After two races Dirk Oldenburg with Ulli Libor and Uwe Mares leads in the Hungarian Championship being held in Balatonkenese, 4th June, 2010.. This is the tune up for the Europeans. The second race was started at 4 pm on Thursday when PRO Gert Schmidleitner and Farkas Litkey sent the fleet out in a ...
by IDA
Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Racing in Tuscany!
Replies: 0
Views: 3152

Racing in Tuscany!

Three good reasons to race your dragon in Tuscany! May 31st, 2010 - Castiglione della Pescaia is an ancient seaside town near Grosseto (Tuscany), Italy, few kilometers south of Punta Ala. The modern city grew around a medieval fortress, a ‘castello’, that looms high over the sea and the beaches nor...
by IDA
Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: UK East Coast Dragon Championship
Replies: 0
Views: 3446

UK East Coast Dragon Championship

Medway, UK - 2 June 2010 - Despite sailing with a brand new crew in a borrowed boat Danish sailing legend Joergen Schonher, crewed by Tim Tavinor and Katie Cole, put in a stunningly consistent performance over three days of windy racing to win the 2010 UK East Coast Dragon Championship, hosted by th...
by IDA
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 21641

Dragon Gold Cup 2010

Competitors at the Gold Cup wishing to enter for the Corinthian Trophy must provide on their Entry Form ISAF ID numbers and ISAF Classification Code for all crew members.. Without this information they will not be eligible for the Corinthian Trophy. Information about the ID Numbers and Classificatio...
by IDA
Wed May 26, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 6102

Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010

The entry list for the Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010 (10 - 14 July) is now available. The fleet is limited to 60 boats and therefore 6 more entries can be accepted. Official entry closing date is Tuesday, 1st of June 2010. More information and entry form: http://www.dragon-grand-prix.de Entry List....
by IDA
Wed May 26, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 2010 Irish Dragon Championships
Replies: 1
Views: 3207

The Irish Championships

The Irish Championships this year is being held at Royal North of Ireland Yacht Club, at Cultra, County Down, Northern Ireland between 22 - 25 July. We have a superb sponsor, Belfast Harbour, and also Stenaline are supporting the event by providing FREE Irish Sea return ferry crossings for car, tra...
by IDA
Sun May 23, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 6102

Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010

The entry list for the Dragon Grand Prix Germany 2010 (10 - 14 July) is now available. The fleet is limited to 60 boats and therefore 6 more entries can be accepted. Official entry closing date is Tuesday, 1st of June 2010. More information and entry form: http://www.dragon-grand-prix.de Entry List...
by IDA
Fri May 21, 2010 9:37 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Coppa Andrea Alberti
Replies: 0
Views: 3364

Coppa Andrea Alberti

The "Coppa Andrea Alberti " was held in Portofino, Italy between 14 - 16 March 2010 at the Yacht Club Italiano. “Yachts that made the history of the yachting”. This is the basic principle of the Portofino Rolex Trophy, and of course Dragons occupy an important position in this event togheter with t...
by IDA
Wed May 12, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Grand Prix Douarnenez 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 3089

Grand Prix Douarnenez 2010

Grand Prix Douarnenez 2010 was won by Thomas Muller, Vincent Hoesch and Michael Lipp in Sinewave. 2nd was Louis Urvois in Ar Youleg, third Klaus Diedrich in Fever.. Results are to be found on the official website Fiona has posted a video with some post race interviews with the top three boats from D...
by IDA
Wed May 05, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 21641

Dragon Gold Cup 2010 - Accommodation Update

BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010 accommodation update. You can still find houses, apartments and rooms in Marstrand as well as in the surroundings. If you prefer to rent a private house or an apartment please take a look at the alternatives listed under the heading "Accommodation". We will continue to updat...
by IDA
Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Antiguan Dragon Championships 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 3096

Antiguan Dragon Championships 2010

Unlike other years, the Antiguan Dragon Championships was sailed in light to medium conditions in Nonsuch Bay. Light in this part of the World mean 2-3 Beaufort! Eddy Warden Owen, Match-race World Champion, Karl James, Carlo Falcone both Olympic sailors and Sven Harder, German Antiguan and tactician...
by IDA
Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: Dragon European Championship 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 14352

Europeans Entry List

64 entries are registered for the Europeans in the waters off Balatonkenese, Hungary. The extended deadline expired on April 30th. The Organizers have received 64 entries, some of which are still being checked. The field is comprised of boats from 16 nations, which is the biggest Dragon fleet ever ...
by IDA
Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: Class Rules and Regulations
Topic: Technical Committee Ruling Number 2
Replies: 0
Views: 3771

Technical Committee Ruling Number 2

Technical Committee Ruling Number 2 Dated 22/04/2010 - Rule 1.24 Advertising. Current Rule Advertising is permitted only in accordance with ISAF RRS Category A. ISAF have changed their regulations this year and therefore we need to change our rule to reflect their new regulations. This does not cha...
by IDA
Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: News from National Associations
Topic: News from British Dragon Association
Replies: 5
Views: 12554

Re: News from British Dragon Association

Medway, UK - 27 April 2010 - The 2010 East Coast Dragon Championship, supported by the British Dragon Association and its principal sponsor Aberdeen Asset Management, will be hosted by Medway Yacht Club, Kent, over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend from 28-31 May . With more than 25 entries anticipa...
by IDA
Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: News from National Associations
Topic: News from North America
Replies: 11
Views: 22302

Dragon News, Vol. 2, 2010

Hello, Dragon friends. Here is a rundown of the latest news from across North America from Mickey Lake, AIDA National Secretary. If you haven't visited the website http://www.usdragons.org lately please do so. Anne has been very busy with updates and improvements. We now have a short film on the Dr...
by IDA
Fri Apr 23, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Maremma Dragon Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 2522

Maremma Dragon Cup

News from Italy about the Maremma Dragon Cup to be held in CV Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy (Tuscany) between 28 - 30 May.

The Notice of Race will follow soon. Below is some information about Maremma.

Tony Viretti
Secretary Italian Dragon Association
by IDA
Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:33 am
Forum: Reports
Topic: Italian Nationals Interviews
Replies: 1
Views: 3818

Interview with Rob Campbell

Fiona spoke to Rob Campbell, IDA Chairman, at the Italian Nationals in Sanremo about Dragon activities on the winter circuit , looking ahead to the summer and the introduction of the Corinthian Trophy.
by IDA
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Major Championships
Topic: BMW Dragon Gold Cup 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 21641

Gold Cup Corinthan Trophy

The IDA are delighted to announce that a Corinthian Trophy intiated by the Royal Swedish Yacht Club is to be presented by the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club at the Gold Cup as part of their 150th Anniversary celebrations later this year. It will be awarded to the first all Corinthian crew at future Gol...
by IDA
Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Italian Nationals Interviews
Replies: 1
Views: 3818

Italian Nationals Interviews

Last weekend Sanremo was full of Dragons, with 57 entries for the Italian Nationals.The winners were Lars Hendrkisen, Igor Sidorov, Georgiy Leonchyk in Bunker Queen BSYC. For a report by Fiona Brown and interviews with Rob Campbell, Chairman IDA and Martin "Stavros" Payne) click on to the Dragon pa...
by IDA
Sun Apr 04, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Dragon Pre-Worlds 2010 Melbourne
Replies: 0
Views: 2856

Dragon Pre-Worlds 2010 Melbourne

Paul Pascoe, Chairman of the Jury and part-time scorer for the current Dragon event being held at Royal Brighton Yacht Club in Melbourne reports that people are happy with the event as the weather has been good and both the onwater management has been very good, and a few quiet drinks off the water ...