The 2nd Dubai Dragon Championship (5th to 7th of February) finished off the international winter training that took place in Dubai throughout the last months. A very strong fleet of 9 international teams, with Olympic, World and European Champions in various classes, participated at the regatta.
RUS27, with helmsman Anatoly Loginov, tactician Vadim Statsenko and trimmer Alexander Shagalin won the regatta. After 8 races, the team from Moscow, had 5 points less than the second, Marcus Brennecke and team. Brennecke was sailing with his new team, triple Olympic gold medallist Jochen Schuemann and Theis Palm, with which he will try to beat the dominating team of the last years, the Transbunker Sailing Team.
The Transbunker Sailing Team with helmsmen, Markus Wieser and Evgenij Braslavets achieved 3rd and 4th place respectively.