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All kinds of wind conditions test the sailors at the Medemblik Regatta

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Another day with light conditions at the Medemblik Regatta. This kind of weather is difficult for most sailors, but some know how to handle these conditions and took their advantage. It’s almost a copy of day one. With a morning filled with light winds, a little dip in the afternoon and then steady winds closing the day. All races have been sailed and competition is getting more and more exciting. Postponed races in the Laser In the morning the weather looked perfect for racing today. The Laser sailors gathered at the Laser park to set up their boat and get…

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Medemblik Regatta starts in tricky conditions, ends in full power sailing

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First day of racing is done in difficult conditions. Light winds caused some delay, but at the end all scheduled races were sailed. The 34th Medemblik Regatta starts with lots of sun! Unfortunately the conditions on the water aren’t as good. First race scheduled in the morning was the RS:X men, but they got postponed. Principal Race officer Remco de Goederen: “The day started with a light, shifty wind, it made the conditions tricky for the sailors and race comité. The afternoon races also started with very light conditions, but around 3.30 pm there came more wind, enough to end…

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Innovative character SLAM and Medemblik Regatta match

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The 34th edition of the Medemblik Regatta will be professionally dressed by SLAM as the clothing partner. The brand, originating from Italy, is imported in the Netherlands since 2013 by DutchMint. The brand, mostly known in the big boats, is expanding with a Skiff collection. “That is why we think the Medemblik Regatta is a good event to be linked to”, says Jeroen van Stijn, DutchMint director. The Italian brand SLAM became known in the international circle, and specifically in competitions in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean area. This shows best in the collections, which are mostly intended for good…

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The Medemblik Regatta is ready to set of for it’s 34st edition

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Tuesday May 22nd the 34th Medemblik Regatta sets of in the Netherlands. With a total of 320 registrations in 8 different classes, there will be 5 days of competitive sailing. The Medemblik Regatta has been on the international calendar for years, no surprise sailors like to come and sail in these waters. The classes that will get into action this week are the 49er, 49erFX, Laser, Laser Radial, Nacra 17, RS:X Men, RS:X Women and RS:X U19. The participants come from 48 different countries, a lot of those teams have been training in Medemblik a week before the Regatta. Big…

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SLAM official clothing partner 34th Medemblik Regatta

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SLAM will be the official clothing partner of the 34th edition of the Medemblik Regatta in 2018. With SLAM as a partner, the Medemblik Regatta is connected with a strong international brand. During the Regatta the crew wears SLAM clothing and the class leaders will be sailing with SLAM bibs. DutchMint is the Dutch distributor of SLAM, by partnering up with the Medemblik Regatta they want to strengthen the position of SLAM in the Netherlands. Jeroen van Stijn, DutchMint director: “We’ve worked hard to position SLAM in our Dutch dealer network. The next logical step is to make the brand…

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Sailors preparing for the 34th Medemblik Regatta

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Within 20 days the 34th Medemblik Regatta will start with, so far, almost 300 sailors representing 43 nations. A third of those sailors are part of the RS:X fleets (Men, Woman and U19). Largest fleet will be the RS:X men with 63 sailors registered, and still counting. Olympic, World and European champions are travelling to the Netherlands to race in Medemblik from the 22nd to the 26th of May. The Medemblik Regatta will include 8 sailing classes in which the experienced teams will race against the young squads. All in preparation for the Sailing World Championships in Aarhus, Denmark, this summer. Medemblik appears…

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Tough conditions at the World Cup Hyeres gives sailors lots of learnings

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The World Cup Hyeres is sailed in tough conditions with shifty winds. The sailors claim to have learned a lot this past week. Some of them will take their learnings and use them at the Medemblik Regatta. Let’s see how the sailors competing at the Medemblik Regatta have done in Hyeres. Nacra 17 Iker Martinez and Olga Masilvets (ESP) managed to win the Nacra 17 Medal Race which placed them on the podium. A bronze medal is their reward and in Medemblik they will definitely compete for more. Martinez is a well known sailor, sailed around the world in the…

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Sailors profile: Mathis Ghio – RS:X U19

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Let’s meet Mathis Ghio, RS:X sailor from France. It’s his first time at the Medemblik Regatta and he is sailing in the RS:X U19 fleet. “I’m sailing at the AVCR – Pole France Voile de Marseille. In 2016 I was world champion ‘Junior techno 293’ and third at theEuropean Championship ‘junior techno 293’. Last year, in 2017, I competed at the European Championship RS:X U17 in Marseille. Finished in 5th place!” “My main goal for the Medemblik Regatta is a podium place in the RS:X U19 fleet.” Mathis Ghio @ social media Facebook Instagram

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Heuvelman stays loyal to Medemblik Regatta

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Heuvelman is a loyal partner to the Medemblik Regatta, for many years they support the international sailing event. And they will also be there for the 34th edition! Heuvelman provides all of the audiovisual support for the Medemblik Regatta. They’re happy to be involved in such a special event for them. The Regatta is one of the greatest events Heuvelman is involved with. That’s why they’ve chosen to stay loyal and support the 34th edition of this event! The company got involved through the Regatta via their partnership with Delta Lloyd. Delta Lloyd is the former main sponsor of the…

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Sailors profile: Hélène Noesmoen – RS:X Women

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Let’s meet Hélène Noesmoen, RS:X Women sailor from France. She talks about her achievements, her sailing season this year and her expectations for the Medemblik Regatta. “I’ve been Youth World Champion three times, more recently I’ve won the Sailing World Cup in Miami 2018. Most importantly, each time I come back from the water, I’ve the feeling that I sailed my best and gave all I had. For this season I aim to get on the podium at the World Championships in Aarhus.” All seasons in May “I mostly remember the weather in Medemblik, coming every May I’ve seen all 4…

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