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13th October 2016
RIP His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Rama IX, King of Thailand, died on 13. October. Probably the most famous person ever to sail an OK Dinghy…
8th October 2016
SWE Olympic Classes Regatta 2016
Sailed off Stockholm, Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Jonas Börjesson and Tomas Skeppmark.
26th September 2016
Polish nationals 2016
Sailed off Gdańsk, Dawid Kania won from Paweł Pawlaczyk and Tomasz Gaj. German nationals 2016
Already sailed beginning of September in Kiel, André Budzien won from Oliver Gronholz and Tomasz Gaj.
25th September 2016
Ski Yachting 2017
After many years, the french association offers famous ski-yachting again, with one day of racing on skis and 3 days sailing at Antibes on the Côte d'Azur.
13th September 2016
Belgian nationals 2016
40 boats from 6 nations competed for the championship, won by Richard Burton from Greg Wilcox and Robert Deaves.
11th September 2016
Personal Sail Number Certificate
The official okdia certificate to be used by national associations for personal sailnzmbers is available on the rules.okdinghy.org site now.
7th September 2016
Swedish nationals 2016
Over 50 boats from 4 nations competed for the swedish national championship, won by Thomas Hansson-Mild from Jonas Qvist and Stefan Pavia. Dutch nationals 2016
The 2016 Eastersee Regatta wa also the Dutch Cmapionship, won by Dirk Dame from Frank Strelow and Jörg Rademacher. Southern French nationals 2016
The Southern France Championship was won by Philippe Chelle from Julien Dejugnat and Patrick Nicolas.
1st September 2016
AGM Minutes 2016
The Minutes of the 2016 AGM held in Quiberon, France on July 23 at 18:10 are published.
25th August 2016
British Championship 2016
Charlie Cumbley won from Richard Burton and Jim Hunt.
16th August 2016
Danish Championship 2016
96 competitors from 6 countries in Herslev, Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) won from Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) and Bo Petersen (DEN).
1st August 2016
World Championship 2016
The final results are online here now. There was an error further down in the results, as some penalties given by the race committee were not rule conform as ruled by the jury, but the penalties were not taken out of the results published by the club.
30th July 2016
World Championship 2016
Jim Hunt (GBR) is the new World Champion, Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) second and Charlie Cumbley (GBR) third.
18th July 2016
World Championship News 2016
Quiberon attracts huge fleet for OK Dinghy Worlds.
16th July 2016
World Ranking List July 2016
Bo Petersen (DEN) stays at the top of the OK Dinghy World Ranking List as the fleet heads into the 2016 World Championship at the end of next week, in Quiberon, France.
11th July 2016
Warnemünde Week 2016
A wide range of conditions in Warnemünde saw Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) in front of Greg Wilcox (NZL) and André Budzien (GER).
24th June 2016
Kiel Week 2016
In mainly strong wind and unusual warm weather - sometimes over 20°C - Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) won from Jim Hunt (GBR) and André Budzien (GER).
13th June 2016
Nordic Championship 2016
After 6 races Bo Petersen (DEN) won from Bo Reker Andersen (DEN) and Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE)
27th May 2016
AGM papers for 2016
The Agenda for the 2016 AGM in Quiberon is published, together with 3 more documents: the Draft proposal for the new Class Rules, notes to the new Class Rules and a draft for a new Event Manual.
24th May 2016
SWE: Guldkroken Cup 2016
The second OK-dinghy regatta in Sweden was characterised by shifty conditions and tight racing. Jonas Börjesson won, Mårten Bernesand in 2nd and Bengt Larsson in 3rd.
18th May 2016
Temporary Rule Change concerning metal centreboards
A note about a temporary rule change was sent to all secretaries in the last few days, here is a statement about the reasoning for this action.
25th April 2016
Magazine April 2016
A compelling case to sail the OK Dinghy – April 2016 magazine issued European Championship 2016
World No 1 Bo Petersen takes OK Europeans after eventful final day in Medemblik - Full results online now
5th April 2016
Statement about certification of equipment
As some Rule changes came into effect in the last months about equipment certifications, especially sail labels, here is some information about that.
5th April 2016
The Notice of Race is published in our next event section now.
30th March 2016
In mainly light winds on the waters off Manly, north of Auckland, Dan Slater (NZL) won from Luke O'Connell (NZL) and Mark Jackson (AUS).
24th February 2016
The Luxembourg Championships will be held from 30. April to 1. May, 20€ entry fee includes food and beer. First start 13:30, last possible start last day: 15:30. Already entries flowing in, so enter for this great event!
16th February 2016
International Easter Regatta
The International Easter Regatta on lake Loosdrecht, Netherlands is organized again, being very close to Amsterdam, a sightseeing trip to the town will be organized.
11th February 2016
The entry from for the 2016 worlds is online now.
9th February 2016
The Notice of race is final and online entries will open soon.
8th February 2016
Vejle Yacht Service press release
2016 Thomas Hansson-Mild chooses Danish built OK Dinghy.
8th January 2016
Australian Nationals, won by Mark Jackson with a 2nd as discard, Brent Williams 2nd and Peter Robinson 3rd.
8th January 2016
The dates and Event Weighting for the World Ranking List for upcoming championships have been added to the list of upcoming events.
4th January 2016
After 7 races, Luke O'Connell won from Ben Morrison and Mark Perrow. Results and links to reports, more to come.
13th December 2015
The Constitution of OKDIA has been updated.
10th November 2015
North Sails press release
Review of the 2015 season and their sail development, by Charlie Cumbley.
5th November 2015
Class Rule Change
from 1st January 2016, new Sails are required to have the official OKDIA Sail Label attached near the tack.
25th October 2015
NZL Rum Bucket 2015
Luke O'Connell won from Dan Slater and Matt Stechmann.
24th October 2015
NZL Rum Bucket
A photos from the event on Flickr, by Alistair Deaves.
21st October 2015
European Championship 2016
The European Championship 2016 will be held during the Spring Cup in Medemblik between 22 and 24 of April.
20th October 2015
DEN National Champs 2015
Full report added.
6th October 2015
SWE Olympic Classes Regatta 2015
Held off Saltsjöbaden, Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Jonas Börjesson and Peter Rudblom.
5th October 2015
GER National Championship 2015
In mainly light winds bus nice weather André Budzien won from Ralf Mackmann and Martin v. Zimmermann.
21st September 2015
DEN Svendborg Sund 2015
A fleet of 39 boats saw Jørgen Svendsen winning from René Johannsen and Stefan Myrälf.
14th September 2015
BEL National Championship 2015
Traditionally sailed on lake Galgenweel in Antwerp, won by Stefan Rassau (GER) from Daniel Gröschl (GER) and Ronny Poelman (BEL). POL National Championship 2015
The polish championships, sailed in Gdansk, were won by Paweł Pawlaczyk from Dawid Kania and Tomasz Gaj.
10th September 2015
AGM Minutes 2015
The Minutes of the 2015 AGM held in Puck, Poland on July 27 at 18:00 are published.
8th September 2015
FRA Southern National Championship 2015
Alain Renoux won from Julien Dejugnat and Jean-Pierre Gailes on lake Lacanau
2nd September 2015
NED Eastersee 2015
Frank Strelow won from Thorsten Schmidt and Stefan Rassau.
31st August 2015
GBR National Champs 2015
Charlie Cumbley won from Lee Child and Richard Burton in Weymouth.
26th August 2015
DEN National Champs 2015
79 Boats from 4 countries competed in Lundeborg, Jørgen Svendsen won from Stefan Myrälf and Frederik Mads Svendsen
24th August 2015
POL National Champs 1964 - 1984
We found an old photocopy with national champions of the years 1964 to 1984, due to poor quality, there might be some typo-errors in it.
21st August 2015
SWE National Champs 2015
Rene Sarabia Johannsen (DEN) won from Thomas Hansson Mild (SWE) and Bo Reker Andersen (DEN) at the event hold on the Runn off Falun.
4th August 2015
Northland Champs 2015
Peter "Rocky" Lester Takes out Inaugural Northland OK Dinghy Champs.
2nd August 2015
World Championship 2015
Saturday: André Budzien secures second OK Dinghy world title after two-sided last day
Rüdiger Prinz 1964-2015
It is with great sadness that we inform OK Dinghy sailors that our German friend Rüdiger 'Rübe' Prinz has died after a period of illness, on 26 March, aged 50.
He will be missed for his calm and friendship, always helpful and a great sportsman.
He started sailing OK Dinghy in the mid 1980s, for many years in his boats GER 634, GER 711 and later the bright orange GER 773.
Rüdiger was several times national champion in Germany and France and also had several top ten worlds results and worlds race wins. He was a big supporter of championships in exotic locations like India and Thailand and helped make them happen by organising transport for European sailors to attend.
OK Dinghy sailors have lost a friend and great supporter and we send our sympathies to his family and close friends.