A tight finish was expected, but no one expected the final day of the OK Dinghy World Championship to be at tight as it turned out. After two thrilling and close races, Andre Budzien claimed his third OK Dinghy world title, with exactly the same scoreline as Fredrik Lööf, the tie being broken on the result of the final race. Jan Kurfeld took the bronze after a premature start in the final race cost him the title. Continue reading Andre Budzien claims third OK Dinghy world title after dramatic and tight final day
Fredrik Lööf moved to the top of the OK Dinghy World Championship in Warnemünde, Germany after two more races were sailed on Friday in near perfect conditions. He took a first and a second to lead the fleet by two points with just two more races to sail on Saturday. Jan Kurfeld and Andre Budzien are locked together in second and third, but with only 12 points between first and eighth, the world title is still wide open.
For a day that started with such high hopes and good conditions, the third day of the 2018 OK Dinghy World Championship in Warnemünde, Germany ended with disappointment with no more races sailed. Continue reading Windless Warnemünde delays OK Dinghy World title fight
After late night hearings following an incorrect UFD penalty given, Jim Hunt, GBR 11, was awarded UFD in Race 4 instead of a first place and drops to 34th. Continue reading Stop Press: Updated results after Day 2
The 2018 OK Dinghy World Championship in Warnemünde, Germany continued Wednesday with two more races sailed in an unstable 8-12 knots, and damp conditions. Former world champion Andre Budzien, from Germany took a one point lead at the top from Fredrik Lööf and Jan Kurfeld. Each won a race in their groups, while Jim Hunt took the other group win. Continue reading Andre Budzien takes narrow lead after damp day in Warnemünde