Danish victory in Gold Cup

2018-07-14                         Danish victory in Gold Cup

On Friday July 13 the Nordic Folkboat Gold Cup Regatta was completed in various and very light winds. The total regatta winner after 7 races was the Danish boat DEN 873 Cirkeline, with Søren Kæstel, Hellerup Sejlklub, and his crew Erik Andersen and Alex Lindegaard. By that Hellerup Sejlklub obtained the desirable challenge trophy, the Senator Hagelstein Memory Prize, for the second time. The last year’s winner, the Danish boat DEN 926 Geppeline with Per Buch, Kerteminde Sejlklub, and his crew Per Puck and Hans Schultz, was placed second and the Swedish boat SWE 1373 NOA with Jerry Håkansson, Karlshamns Segelsällskap, and his crew Hans Hamel and Lars Persson was placed third.

The Gold Cup Regatta has started

On Sunday July 8 the Nordic Folkboat Gold Cup Regatta 2018 started up with registration and inspections of participating boats.  At the Opening Ceremony in the evening the regatta was officially opened with participation of Simrishamns musikkår. Today Monday the Race committee meets the sailors at 09:00 and after that 2 races are planned on rather long courses at the sea at Simrishamn. The first start of the day is planned to about 10:30. After the races After Sail will be arranged in the regatta tent at Simrishamn Marina.

SM – Sparbanken Syd Race now completed

On Saturday July 7 the regatta was completed in varied winds. The total regatta winner after 8 races was the German boat GER 466 Paula with Walther Furthmann, Yacht-Club Strande, and his crew. After that Swedish boats was placed in order SWE 1373 NOA with Jerry Håkansson, Karlshamns Segelsällskap, SWE 1386 Amicitia with Peter Wrahme, Karlskrona Segelsällskap, and SWE 1328 Slaghöken 2 with Anders Cederblad, Segelsällskapet Vikingarna. Swedish Champions 2018 was by that the crew of NOA, Jerry Håkansson, Hans Hamel and Lina Hamel, while the crew of Amicitia, Peter Wrahme and Henrik Uppström, was placed second and the crew of Slaghöken 2, Anders Cederblad, Ola Schwarz and Daniel Nerhagen, was placed third.
Here You find Resuslts SM.

Entrance and entry fee

Now is less than four weeks until we meet for the summer’s event in Simrishamn. We look forward to and welcome further more participating boats than up to now entered. We also will remind of that the entries close June 20, 2018, and that the entry fee will be paid in the same time. Here You find Notice of Race SM, Notice of Race Gold Cup and Entry Form.

Notice of Annual meeting

The Swedish Folkboat Association call all members to annual meeting in Simrishamns Segelsällskaps clubhouse Seglarpaviljongen, Simrishamn, wednesday 4, 2018, at 14:00. Notice with agenda can be found here.

Camping etc.

We can now offer participants of Sail Österlen an alternative for living during the regatta days with possibility to raise a tent or to park a caravan or camper close to the marina. For reservation please contact sailosterlen@simss.se.