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Turkish Delight in Cascais..
13 Feb 2017, 13:25
4thSeriesThe beautiful "Josephine" TUR 1212 wins the 4th Winter Series in Cascais.

28 International teams representing 12 different countries were treated to a  superb weekend of sailing in a variety of conditions at the 4th Winter Series in.. Read more

Prototype of new Petticrow hull measured
30 Jan 2017, 23:47
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new Version 6 hull
IDA Chief Measurer, Gunter Ahlers, with Tim Tavinor, inspects the new Petticrows prototype of their new.. Read more

IDA Chairman’s Blog
19 Jan 2017, 00:22
Dear Dragon sailors,
The Dragon New Year started ‘down under’ with the Prince Philip Cup in Sydney, Australia. The many detailed and informative race reports posted online showed what a competitive fleet it was and the winner did not emerge until the final race. The win was all the more impressive when we learnt that the PPC was won by the evergreen Gordon Ingate, who.. Read more

2017 Class Rules approved by World Sailing
17 Jan 2017, 08:41
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You can find the 2017 Class Rules approved by World Sailing in the.. Read more

Lawrie "Does" like Mondays !
16 Jan 2017, 10:10
LawriedoeslikeMondaysLawrie Smith wins the 3rd Winter Series in Cascais, with his 4 crew team in "Monday".

The 2017 European Dragon Circuit could not have started better with the most perfect sailing conditions for the 28 top.. Read more

We have lost "Our" Annie....
13 Jan 2017, 20:39
Annie1"Our" ANNIE RAVACH sadly passed away this week, she was much loved & will be greatly missed...

Dear Annie, 

I, like every Dragon Sailor and Friends of Sailing all over the World are deeply saddened to hear you have.. Read more

Happy 60th Birthday Stavros !
10 Jan 2017, 00:49
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Stavros, YC Cannes, Coupe d'Hiver 2005
Our amiable Sailing Coordinator, Martin Payne, is 60 years young today (January 10th) and his many friends and.. Read more

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
09 Jan 2017, 10:17
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image: The happy winners Gordon Ingate, Amy Giles ?and David Giles with the Prince Philip Cup

[b]Final day of.. Read more

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
08 Jan 2017, 02:25
Prince Philip Cup - Day 3 of Dragon fireworks on Sydney Harbour
Another warm sunny day on Sydney Harbour greeted competitors for the penultimate day of racing for the PPC. It was a swimming morning for some crews cleaning any film from hulls that had developed during the rest day. The water temperature made it (almost) a pleasant activity!
Race 5. The northeasterly.. Read more

Prince Philip Cup on Sydney Harbour
06 Jan 2017, 12:48
Prince Philip Cup - Day 2 of Dragon fireworks on Sydney Harbour

Race 3. The start was delayed while the northeasterly wind settled but, once the fleet got underway in generally 8-12 knots, there were still significant variations in velocity and direction to take advantage of (or otherwise!).
Boats that continued on starboard from the line towards the left into and.. Read more