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FD Worlds – race ticker 4

Here are the results, pictures and reports of day three: http://www.fdworlds2017.com/2017/09/26/day-3-provisional-result/

MARC GER172

FD Worlds Raceticker 2

Here are the results of the first day with two races in two fleets. Great conditions! Great wind!

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The GPS trackers are now on all boats. Follow us on Metasail. First warning signal is scheduled for 11:55.

MARC GER172

FD WORLDS Scarlino

Dear competitors,

it is a great pleasure to welcome you at Marina di Scarlino!

We are excited to confirm that 105 FD are registered and we will do our best to fulfil your expectation. We are pleased to send you a brief booklet with some logistics and organizational tips, to make your arrival as smooth as possible.

Please, keep in mind that NO CAR IS ALLOWED TO ENTER INSIDE THE MARINA, but you will find plenty of space in the very wide parking area just outside the Marina gate! You could unpack and prepare your boat there, taking all your time, and enter the Marina gate walking with your boat. Your road trailer and your car can be parked there all week long.

Please, take a look to the attached document, to be informed in advance of the venue facilities and the event program, and the measurement arrangements!

Looking forward to meeting you!

Read more here:

FD WORLDS. HERE WE ARE

Best regards,

Claudia & Monia

General Committee Election

To inform you before we will meet at the Worlds in Scarlino here are the candidates who will stand for the next term as member of the IFDCO General Committee:

President: Tony Lyall, GBR
Treasurer: Peter van Koppen, NED
VP Championships: Rinaldo Rinaldi, ITA
VP Communications: Marc Strittmatter, GER
VP Development: Svend Vieweg, GER

Svend and Rinaldo were so kind to write some words to introduce themself to the FD class.

“I’m Svend Vieweg, born in Reichenbach, married and 54 years old. 3 childrens and 3 grandchildrens are part of my family, and i’ma  electronic engineer at Continental AG Germany. Since my 10th birthday  my sailing carrer started on a wood made Optimist on a small water dam near my home town. After 2 years i’ve found a helmsman for sailing on a 420 class. After the youth sailing period ended by my 19th birthday  we cange to the local east german sailing class XY. After fall of the wall i change to the FD class with various helms. With the IFDCO VP Development i would like to support sailors on samll countries to enjoy the fantastic sailing with a Flying dutchman.”
Svend Vieweg

“I’m 55 years old, born in Florence where I live. I’m working at University as professor of Supply Chain Management. I have three sons, 22, 4 and 2  years. I’ve been sailing since I was 14 starting from Laser and then moving to FD as crew in the ’80 (when the boat was olimpic class). After spending these years on dinghies, I move on big boats and I took part in two America’s Cup campaigns (1984 with Azzurra and 2001 with Mascalzone Latino) as navigator because I’m keen on electronics.
After that I went back to my main work, university, and started spending less time sailing and racing. I sail back (after my young time…) on a FD the summer 2012 by chance and then I decided to fully dedicate my sailing time to our class. Nowadays I do not sail and race anymore on big boats and spend all my time practicing and racing with ITA 10.”

Rinaldo Rinaldi

Entry Eurocup Czech Championship

Next upcoming international event is the Czech Eurocup taking place in Necranice.

There already are a lot of boats on the entry list but there could be a lot more!

The Czechs are looking forward to see you… and to race against you…

Hope to see you there!

Entry link:

http://www.sailing.cz/prihlasit.php?ctl=171618