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1st December 2017
Training Camp in Bandol in March 2018
In Bandol, the venue for the 2018 European Championship (and the 2018 Mediterranean Championship), the top Dutch coach Han Beverwijk is offering a 5-day camp 5-9 March.
27th November 2017
AUS: Go for Gold 2017
Michael Horvath won from Brent Williams and Folkert Janssen. NZL: East Coast Championship 2017
Dan Slater won from Steve McDowell and Eric Rone.
20th November 2017
Greg Wilcox extends lead in final OK Dinghy World Rankings of 60th Anniversary Year
26th October 2017
NZL: Rum Bucket
A quite breezy event was won by Dan Slater from Ben Morrison and Mark Perrow.
5th October 2017
Some catching up on events: GER: National Championship
Very variable, light to start with, very windy at the end. Greg Wilcox won from André Budzien and Martin v. Zimmermann. Nordic Championship
At Nykøbing in Denmark, Anders Andersen (DEN) won from Johan Bjørling (DEN) and Jonas Børjesson (SWE). GBR: National Championship
Herne Bay deliverd very variable conditions from very strong to no wind, Luke Gower won from Terry Curtis and Alex Scoles. POL: National Championship
Sailed off Gdańsk, Tomasz Gaj won from Grzegorz Salamon and Jarosław Radzki. SWE: Träslövsläge Autumn Regatta
Jonas Qvist won from Jan-Erik Engholm and Jonas Börjesson. BEL: National Championship
Sailed on the Galgenweel, first time a french won the title! Julien Dejugnat (FRA) won from Stephan Veldman (NED) and Ralf Mackmann (GER).
4th September 2017
NED: National Championship
In very light conditions only 2 races at Oosterzee were possible. Jörg Rademacher won from Ralf Mackmann and Claus Stockhardt, all from Germany. 46 competitors from seven nations competed.
28th August 2017
DEN: National Championship
81 Sailors from 4 nations competed in tricky conditions. Bo Petersen (DEN) won from Greg Wilcox (NZL) and Jens Lauge (DEN).
15th August 2017
SWE: National Championship
With sunny weather and very nice sailing conditions, the Swedish nationals saw Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) winning from Greg Wilcox (NZL) and Jonas Qvist (SWE).
31st July 2017
European Championship 2016
Lars Johan Brodtkorb makes history for Norway by winning OK Dinghy European title. Charlie Cumbley (GBR) takes silver with Bo Petersen (DEN) in bronze position.
23rd July 2016
We added forms for competitors to declare interest to compete in future Worlds and Europeans, please fill them if you plan to go, it makes t easier for us to make it great events. Worlds 2018 in Warnemünde, Germany Europeans 2018 in Bandol, France Worlds 2019 in Auckland, New Zealand
11th July 2016
Warnemünde Week 2017
Christian Rasmussen (DEN) won from Jonas Börjesson (SWE) and André Budzien (GER).
26th June 2017
GER: Kiel Week
Jim Hunt (GBR) convincingly won Kiel Week from Greg Wilcox (NZL) and Sönke Behrens (GER) - results had some errors from the mid-places, they are corrected now.
19th June 2017
The Minutes for the AGM in Barbados is online now.
12th June 2017
SWE: USS Regatta
On the weekend 10-11 June the USS-regatta in Uppsala, Sweden was held. Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Stefan Pavia and Jonas Börjesson. FRA: Northern Championship
On the weekend 3-5 June the French Northern Championship on Lac Du Der was sailed. Ralf Mackmann won from Julien Dejugnat and Timothe Petetin.
5th June 2017
New Class rules
A rminder that since the 1st of June the new Class rules are in effect. They are completely re-written but a lot of effort went into making sure that they don't change the boats and equippment.
1st June 2017
World Championship 2017
Nick Craig sailed a quite flawless series to secure his 5th world championship title, followed by last years champion Jim Hunt and 2014's runner up Luke O'Connell.
26th May 2017
World Championship 2017
Measurement is nearly finished, practice race scheduled for Friday before the Worlds races are run from Saturday til Wednesday.
All news will be published on our worlds Website 2017.okworlds.org
14th May 2017
The latest magazine and newsletters are linked from here now. FRA: Championnat de Méditerranée
The first Mediterranean Championship was held at Bandol this year, Julien Dejugnat won from Alain Renoux and Timothe Petetin. Project 60
For the new book celebrating 60 years of the OK Dinghy, we need stories; funny stories, sailing stories, notorious prizegivings, travelling stories, and perhaps, even the occasional drinking story.
8th May 2017
New Class rules
After a lot of work the completely re-written class rules will come into effect from 1 June and are published now. NED: Spring Cup 2017
With sailors from 5 nations, this was the last big events before the worlds in Barbados. Jim Hunt won from Charlie Cumbley and Richard Burton. SWE: Stenungsund 2017
On the weekend 29-30 April 2017 the Stenungsund regatta was held in Sweden, Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Jonas Börjesson and Jan-Erik Engholm. THA: Hua Hin Regatta 2017
From 26-30 April 2017 the Hua Hin Regatta was held in Thailand, Thanakan Korkerd won from Pariwat Aleemin and Kitsadar Sirisakon. NZL: Season Ranking 2016/7
With all ranking regattas held, Ben Morrison leads the ranking from Luke O'Connell (same points) and teve McDowell just one point behind. NZL: Turangi 2017
The Turangi weekend also was the North Island Championship, thus counting towards the world ranking, won by Steve McDowell from Ben Morrison and Luke O'Connell.
21th April 2017
Hjertman OK Sprint champion 2017
For the non attending, there is live coverage following this link or the one below:
On Saturday, April 22, Hjertman's OK Sprint is being held with 32 sailors challenging for the title of Hjertman OK Sprint champion 2017. The field includes three former World Champions, two Olympic sailors and many Swedish champions, World Cup medalists, etc. The varied fleet with young hungry sailors will make it an action-packed day with short heat races right off the shore in Gottskär.
Racing starts at 09:30 local time (CEST, UTC +2) Hjertman OK Sprint champion 2017
On Saturday, April 22 on Trac Trac.
Heats of eight boats,total 32 sailors.After the finished round robin the semis and finals are sailed.
Racing starts at 09:30 local time (CEST, UTC +2)
10th February 2017
We made a photo album on flickr with many photos of the event.
6th February 2017
After 5 races - the rest was blown away by the wind, Ben Morrison won from Luke O'Connell and Steve McDowell.
27th January 2017
Australian Championships 2018
For the first time, the OK nationals will be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland.
24th January 2017
Australian nationals 2017
Sailed at Drummoyne, Sydney, Mark Jackson won from Mark Skelton and Peter Horne.
22th December 2016
Paul Elvstrøm and the early days of the OK Dinghy
Paul was a committed supporter of the OK from the very beginning in 1956
Bill Tyler 1940-2016
With great sadness we report that our dear OK friend Bill Tyler passed away, aged 76, on December 6, 2016, at his home in Sydney, with his wife, Jan, and his immediate and extended family with him.
OK Dinghy sailors have lost a friend and great supporter and we send our sympathies to his family and close friends.
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej 1927 - 2016
Rama IX, King of Thailand, died on 13. October. Probably the most famous person ever to sail an OK Dinghy…