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Frithjof Schwerdt was the best wind finder in the Musto Skiffs and confidently sailed to win the German Open (image above). pictures:segel-bilder.de

Early victory celebrations at the 127. Travemuender Woche

07/31/2016 18:47:00

Last year it has been the storm, this year it was the calm air - the result has been the same: There were no further races on the final day of the Travemuender Woche. But the race committee, who had hoped for sailable winds until midday, were well prepared from the previous days to be able to crown the winners and champions after fair regattas.

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Frustration and joy about the Worlds decision in the Splash Blue

07/31/2016 08:20:00

There was tension in the air on the second last day of the Travemuender Woche: Heavy rain fronts did come down on the bay of Luebeck, the Worlds title races in the Splash Blue class was decided in favour of the Dutch Sam Peeks, after the jury had to take tough action on the water. And the departure of several sailors in the middle of the festival was a bit nerve-racking. Next to Peeks, the Swiss Matthias Meier could celebrate his victory in the Splash Red and the crew of Martin Menzner (Stein/Germany) did win the title in the German Open of the J/22.

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Martin Menzner, Frank Lichte and Christian Drews did sail to win the title of the German Open in the J/22. picture:segel-bilder.de
Pim and Lisa van Vugt win the RS 500 world title. picture: segel-bilder.de

The guys from Australia will be jealous

07/30/2016 08:42:00

Finally a morning at the Travemuender Woche, where sailors did get out on the water in time for their races! "That makes you definitely a bit more relaxed", said the overall race director Brian Schweder. That he was kept in suspense anyway during the day, was the result of the upcoming front with strong winds, which just slightly touched the bay of Luebeck in the end.

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