Friday 16th June 2017
News from the Kieler Woche’s Welcome Race on18th June:
Torsten Bastiansen’s X-41 “Sydbank” won 1st place in the ORC Welcome Race in the ORC Club II. Congratulations!
Text from 16th June:
For the ORC Club welcome race – taking place 17th – 18th June, there are now 26 registered X-Yachts out of a total entry list of 75.
Among the X’es are Walter Watermann in his Xp 44, “X-Day”, German ORC Champion 2016 (ORC IDM) and Torsten Bastiansen’s X-41 “Sydbank”, 3rd in ORC IDM 2016, 2 more X-41’s, two Xp38’s and another Xp44, the popular previous models X-332 and X-362 Sport and a couple of X-35’s.
The race course leads to Eckernförde from Kiel-Düsternbrook and back on Sunday to Kiel Schilksee.
The Kieler Woche Regatta consists of 4 parts and involves a wide variety of boats and classes. The event will last for a whole week from 17th – 25th June. During the event, we can expect to see sailors from 40 different countries / 6 continents!