The top 3 of all the classes of North Sea Regatta 2018

Einduitslag NSR: ORC1 NED 6169   Team Elke                                                      Elke NED 17001 Team Rotterdam Offshore Sailing Team        Van Uden NED 6428   Team Griel                                                      Griel ORC2 NED 7935 Willem…

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The second racing day

The starting ship for course A left the harbor early to get into position and to assess offshore conditions. The weather was a little gray and little wind, too little to start well and to be able lay out a good race course. The deferral flag (answering pennant) was hoisted. The first start was planned…

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The first racing day 18 May 2018

It was a nice first race day today. The wind was stable with 10 to 12 knots. Three beautiful races could be sailed. With 60 boats on course A divided into 4 classes and 60 boats on course B also divided into 4 classes it was a real race. Starting the 4 classes directly after…

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Day 3 of the North Sea Regatta: a foggy day

Waking up you had to check whether the boat next to you was still there because of the thick fog, usually a sign of little wind. The starting ship of course A quickly sailed out to assess whether the sailing yachts could come out for the races. Off-shore it seemed good, but once all boats…

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Spirit wins RORC North Sea Race by Louay Habib 16 May 17:41 BST

Teams representing Belgium, Denmark, France, Great Britain and the Netherlands entered the 2018 North Sea Race, which was won overall, after IRC time correction, by the corinthian team racing British Sigma 38 Spirit. Spirit is skippered by Paul Scott and the team race regularly with the East Anglian Offshore Racing Association. Paul Scott is a…

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CAPTAINS DINER, MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!

In three days the inshore races of the NSR2018 will start. Weather forecasts are great. After the races the bar is open: friends, music and drinks in front of the regatta office. We have made special arrangements for Friday night around 19:00 hour with restaurant OMA TOOS on the other side of the marina where…

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North Sea Race 11 – May 13, 2018

After a nice day of rest in Harwich and the award ceremony of the Vuurschepenrace, the retreat from Harwich to Scheveningen, the well-known North Sea Race, started on the 11th of May at 11:30 local time. Again, a race with lots of different winds. Less wind where tactics of where to sail in order to…

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Vuurschepenrace 8-10 May 2018

Dear Vuurschepenrace worshipers,   Last Tuesday the starting shot was given for the Vuurschepenrace from the Estrella. It was a great start where the tide had to be taken into account because the wind was almost gone …. Nice that everyone managed to reach the start in time. The advantage was that beautiful pictures could…

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