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Preview Tuesday May 24th

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Cold day in Medemblik for opening races There are solid winds and cold temperatures for the first day the 2016 Delta Lloyd Regatta and 2016 Para World Sailing Championships, as racing gets underway at the International Sailing Centre Medemblik today. The forecast for the day is for “reasonable” winds but with a warning it would be a cold day on the IJsselmeer. However, the conditions should allow the schedule to proceed as planned. This morning there is a solid 16-22 knot north-westerly wind in place Schedule for the day: 11.00 Laser (2 races) 11.00 RS-X Women (3 races) 11.00 49er…

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Burgemeester Streng roemt vrijwilligers Delta Lloyd Regatta

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Burgemeester Frank Streng heeft maandagavond de 32ste editie van de Delta Lloyd Regatta officieel geopend. Hij gebruikte de bijeenkomst in het zeilcentrum van de oudste stad van West-Friesland om alle vrijwilligers te roemen. ,,Zonder hen is een dergelijk evenement niet te organiseren”, zei hij over de vele Medemblikkers die hun vrije tijd ter beschikking stellen om de grootste zeilwedstrijd in Nederland te kunnen laten plaatsvinden. ,,Mijn ervaring als burgmeester is dat ze hun werk als vrijwlliiger serieus nemen.”’ Streng is zelf voor de vijfde keer gastheer van het international zeilevenement. De betekenis van het evenement voor zijn stad is groot….

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“It’s different, but not that different”

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Racing at Delta Lloyd Regatta begins Tuesday The 2016 Delta Lloyd Regatta begins on Tuesday with racing for some Olympic classes as well as including the 2016 Para World Sailing Championship. Ferdi Merks, thee new Chairman of the Organising Committee says there is extra pressure incorporating the Para Worlds – a first for Medemblik –but the goal is still the same. “Of course it’s more pressure, more regulations, and more measurement. The last three days we have already been busy with measurement and classifications. There are a few things attached to the World Championships, but basically it’s the same as…

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