Saturday, September 10, 2016

German J/80 Nationals Preview

J/80s sailing upwind (Glucksburg, Germany)- Twenty hot teams from Germany and Denmark are sailing the Open J/80 German Nationals in Glucksburg, Germany from September 9th to 11th.  They are participating in the 106th edition of the highly popular Flensburger Fördewoche.

Amongst the 20 teams are two Danish crews- BLUE WATER SHIPPING (Flemming Djernaes, Kim Londal, Soren Bro Mikkelsen and Jorn Anderson from Sonderborg YC) and BHJ-FONDEN (Johnny & Frederik Jeppesen from Sonderborg YC).

Top German teams include Arne Wilcken’s DIVA, Martin Menzner’s PIKE (with crew of Mika Rolfs, Frank Lichte, Nils Beltermann), Soren Hadeler’s THE BEAST IS BACK (with crew of Peer Schickedanz, Hauke Koller & Tammo Ocke Koller) and Sven Winterberg’s ELBE 9 (with crew of Hasso Hoffmeister, Jens-Peer Mausch and Andreas Wolfers).  For more German J/80 Nationals sailing information