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Sailors profile: Marit Bouwmeester – Laser Radial

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Let’s meet Marit Bouwmeester, Laser Radial sailor from the Netherlands. Competing on her home water, the water in Medemblik hardly has any surprises for her. Competing in this Regatta for the past ten years, she knows what to expect. How was her first experience at the Regatta and where aims the golden olympic medallist for this season? “My first experience at the Regatta wasn’t the best one. I just came out of the Optimist, and with a good breeze it was hard for me to keep up with the other girls in the Laser Radial. So I was sailing at the…

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International calendar challenging for the Medemblik Regatta

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The Medemblik Regatta, formerly known as the Delta Lloyd Regatta, is being held from the 22nd to the 26th of May. The regatta celebrates it’s 34th edition this year. For all those years, sailors have praised the location for it’s sailing conditions and the regatta as a well organized event. Seeing the names on the registration list so far, the 34th edition will have some strong competition again. The regatta used to be a World Cup event, but is now named a World Sailing Classic event by World Sailing, the international sailing federation. This means the regatta is kept in…

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Sailors profile: Kiran Badloe – RS:X Men

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Let’s meet Kiran Badloe, RS:X Men sailor from the Netherlands. Competing on his home water, the water in Medemblik hardly has any surprises for him. How does he feel about the Medemblik Regatta and what are his goals for this season? “My first Medemblik Regatta, in 2013, was a great one. As one of the younger guys competing against so many experienced guys, it was the place to gain some experience. For us the Medemblik Regatta is a good start up for the season. It’s the moment we see the progress we’ve made during this winter training. It’s also good to…

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Sailors profile: Maxime Jonker – Laser Radial

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Let’s meet Maxime Jonker, Laser Radial sailor from the Netherlands. In 2015 she was crowned Laser Radial World Championship U21 in Medemblik, this water feels like home for the sailor. How does she look at the Regatta? “I think this is my 4th Regatta in Medemblik. It was one of my first events with the seniors and is always a well organized Regatta. For us there’s always a large field with a strong competition. It’s the change to train your racing skills and compete against the world class sailors.” “I’m using this Regatta as a test event for the World…

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Sailors profile: Lilian de Geus – RS:X Women

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Let’s meet Lilian de Geus, RS:X Women sailor from the Netherlands. How does she look back on all her Regatta’s in Medemblik and what are her expectations for this years’ Regatta? “I’ve been competing in RS:X since 2009, we missed a few Regatta’s, so I think I’ve competed in Medemblik about 6 times. My first memories about this Regatta where mostly cold and windy, but mostly so good to have a World Cup in your own country. And a lot of times the weather was nice!” “The Medemblik Regatta is more a practice event for me, it’s a lot of…

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Sailors profile: Lucie Belbeoch – RS:X Women

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Let’s meet Lucie Belbeoch, RS:X Women sailor from France. She talks about her achievements, her sailing season this year and her expectations for the Medemblik Regatta. “This year I finished 12th at the World Cup in Miami, a big achievement for me. My aim this year is to finish in the top 15 at the World Championship in Aarhus this summer.” “I’ve been twice in Medemblik before, in 2015 and 2016. For this year I’m hoping to get some strong competition and many wind!” Lucie Belbeoch @ social media Facebook Instagram Twitter

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Sailors profile: Jake Lilley – Finn

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Let’s meet Jake Lilley, Finn sailor from Australia. He’s crossing the world to compete at the Medemblik Regatta. He talks about his achievements, his sailing season this year and off course his expectations for the Medemblik Regatta. “My biggest achievements in sailing are the Olympic Games in 2016 and my participation in the America’s Cup 2017. For this season I’m hoping to qualify Australia again for the next Olympics in Tokyo. And I’m aiming for a medal at the World Championships in Denmark this summer.” Expectations Medemblik Regatta “I’ve done the Medemblik Regatta a few times already, can’t really remember…

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Sailors profile: Jacinta Ainsworth – Laser Radial

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Let’s meet Jacinta Ainsworth, Laser Radial sailor from Australia. She’s crossing the world to compete at the Medemblik Regatta. She talks about her achievements, her sailing season this year and off course her expectations for the Medemblik Regatta. “I was Australia’s number one Youth Sailor in 2015 and competed in several youth regattas and the World cup in Melbourne. After this I left the sport to focus in university. After begin out of the boat for 18 months, I’ve returned to competitive sailing with new motivation. Over the past summer in Australia I competed in Sail Sydney International, placing 2nd and finishing…

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Aussie sailors crossing the world for Medemblik Regatta

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The Medemblik Regatta will be held from the 22nd to the 26th of May 2018 in Medemblik, the Netherlands. Jake Lilley and Jacinta Ainsworth will represent Australia in this regatta. For Finn sailor Lilley it’s already the 3th time he’s participating in the Dutch regatta. Laser Radial sailor Ainsworth is traveling to Medemblik for the first time. Regarding the traveling time, the Australian sailors are making a big effort to come to Medemblik. For Lilley it’s not the first time he’s competing at this regatta. He’s combining his visit with several other European sailing events. His biggest achievements in sailing…

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Save the date for the 34th edition of the Medemblik Regatta

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The Medemblik Regatta, formerly known as the Delta Lloyd Regatta, will be held from Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th of May 2018. It’s the 34th edition of this international sailing event for all Olympic Sailing Classes. Sailors from over the whole world will be in the Netherlands to join this, by the international sailing federation (World Sailing) licensed event. Innovation and a professional organization are the basics for this Regatta. The Medemblik Regatta was one of the first Regattas to be included in the World Cup circuit, and a lot of new racing formats were introduced in Medemblik. In recent years,…

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