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by nadragons
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: 2016 Canadian Dragon Championship
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Views: 3209

2016 Canadian Dragon Championship

IMG_4970.jpg The Canadian Dragon Championship was held the weekend of September 3-5. Congrats to the 2016 Champion Jim Burns helming Ayrborn CAN145, with crew Glenn Jones and Chuck Ramsay. Jim was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Trophy which was given the the Canadian Yachting Association in 1953 by ...
by nadragons
Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Pacific Dragon Interport - Final Results
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Pacific Dragon Interport - Final Results

1011460_orig-1.jpg Photo by Dale Northey Four Nations Compete in Team Racing in Dragons Visiting teams from the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club and the Kansai Yacht Club battled it out this weekend on English Bay in the 2015 Pacific Dragon Interport, a Dragon Team Racing...
by nadragons
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:30 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: WAVES Regatta Royal Vancouver YC
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WAVES Regatta Royal Vancouver YC

IMG_9514.JPG RVYC’s Waves regatta was this weekend and with the weatherman’s forecasts of record heat, the fleet was hopeful for some great thermal breezes in English Bay. Saturday did not disappoint with temperatures in the high 20s (warm for Vancouver) and a breeze that varied from 10 to 20 knots...
by nadragons
Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Cleveland Race Week
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Views: 9190

Cleveland Race Week

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Congrats to USA256 Scamp and to father-son team Tommy and Ryan James on winning Cleveland Race Week. It was a nail-biter that saw the usual winners ousted by a tie-breaker. Close racing and good fun!
by nadragons
Wed May 06, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Royal Vancouver May Regatta Results
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Views: 9763

Royal Vancouver May Regatta Results

The Vancouver Fleet’s May One Design Series went this past weekend under the auspices of blue skies, reasonably warm temperatures and at last, wonderful breezes. Saturday’s breezes swung from the west to the northwest at a steady 12 – 14 knots and flat seas. Finally there was a bit of a reversal in ...
by nadragons
Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: RVYC Spring Regatta Results
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RVYC Spring Regatta Results

RVYC’s first one design regatta of the year was held April 11 and 12. And while spring came early in Vancouver, three boats were still hibernating and missed the first race. Saturday conditions were described as light and a little fluky (by those in the lead) and as a series of random events (by tho...
by nadragons
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: News from National Associations
Topic: North American Dragon News
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Views: 4977

North American Dragon News

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Latest newsletters:
September - http://eepurl.com/2k8V1
July - http://eepurl.com/X9qCn
June - http://eepurl.com/V4vv9
by nadragons
Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Royal Vancouver Sept Series Results
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Views: 4769

Royal Vancouver Sept Series Results

Congrats to Ken Reid and crew on Eagle CAN122 for maintaining their first place standing (although Ken says it's getting tougher)!

http://www.royalvan.com/files/2014%20RV ... egatta.pdf
by nadragons
Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Royal Vancouver YC WAVES OD Regatta
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Views: 2158

Royal Vancouver YC WAVES OD Regatta

Congrats to Ken Reid and crew on Eagle CAN122 who fought a close fleet of six in shifty and light conditions at the Royal Vancouver YC WAVES OD Regatta. Details on the NA Dragons Forum (you don't have to be a member to read it although you do have to be a member to post replies etc.). http://nadrago...
by nadragons
Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:56 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Cleveland Race Week 2014 Results
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Views: 2088

Cleveland Race Week 2014 Results

Congrats to skipper Mike Mahar and crew on USA297, The Schmucks for winning the Dragon One Design racing at CRW. There was close competition in the fleet of seven Dragons with first and second places separated by one point and a tie for third in a series of six races with no throw outs. Saturday rac...
by nadragons
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Vancouver June Regatta
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Views: 2201

Vancouver June Regatta

This past weekend in Vancouver was some of the best Dragon racing here in recent years. There were 5 or 6 races when the first 6 boats finished within a minute of each other in a fleet of nine. There were good breezes both days and lots of sun. Ebb tides pretty much all day which meant that one coul...
by nadragons
Tue May 06, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: News from National Associations
Topic: NA Dragon News May 2014
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Views: 2494

NA Dragon News May 2014

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May 2014 newsletter is out - catch up with what is happening with Dragons in North America.

http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=799 ... 5810e8643a
by nadragons
Tue May 06, 2014 10:33 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Vancouver May Regatta May 3,4
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Vancouver May Regatta May 3,4

After several days of summer weather last week, things went back to normal for the second Vancouver Dragon regatta. Winds were from many compass points on Saturday, finally settling in to the east and ending the day with rain and gusts up to 18 knots. Sunday was somewhat more settled, although damp....
by nadragons
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Class Rules and Regulations
Topic: 1960 Dragon Class Rules
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Views: 7073

1960 Dragon Class Rules

We were given a copy of the 1960 Dragon Class Rules recently. If anyone is interested I can send them a scanned copy.
by nadragons
Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Reports
Topic: Vancouver Spring Regatta April 5,6
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Views: 2405

Vancouver Spring Regatta April 5,6

Congrats to Jim Burns and crew on Ayrborn CAN145 for winning the first regatta of the season in Vancouver. Conditions were tricky for the fleet of nine Dragons, with light winds from the east and some rain. But the weather didn't dampen spirits at the kick off party on Saturday night. Thanks to Ken ...