Team Sailselect debuts at North Sea Regatta – Team Sailselect, skippered by Jeroen Koninkx and sailing in ORC2 sails her first North Sea Regatta since they started sailing together two years ago.
The ORC sportsboats class is a mixed class with MaxFuns, a Fareast, a Mazurka and one Sonar. The Sonar crew Hans Cheung, Nienke Conijn, Nynke Plaatsman and Marleen van Nes show that being disabled doesn’t mean you can’t take part in normal sport events.
Ten Dutch and one Belgium Contender are battling wind, waves and each other at the North Sea this weekend. Conditions are tricky, but Paul Verhallen (NED 9) is not complaining: “We really like sailing here in Scheveningen and we’re super happy the Contenders are part of the North Sea Regatta again. I will definitely tell the race director how thankful we are to be here.”