Archived News

Russian Dragon Open 2014 comes back to St.Petersburg!

This year Russian Dragon Open Championship will take place in St.Petersburg in August, from 19 till 24. As in previous years, the venue of yachting port Hercules will welcome the Dragon fleet for challenging racing and exciting social programme onshore.

GAZPROM Russian Dragon Open 2012

From August 14th to August 19th 2012 the Saint-Petersburg based Yacht Club «Hercules» hosted the GAZPROM Russian Dragon Open. All of the Russia’s best Dragon sailors took part in the competition, as well as foreign sportsmen from as different countries as Hungary, …

Leonid Altuhov wins the Switzerland Championship

The 21st of May was the last day of the 2nd grade International Swiss Championship regatta, which took place at the lake Constance. Leonid Altuhov emerged victorious after winning 2 of the 5 races held. The Russian fleet was also represented by Vassily Senatorov’s (RUS34) and Victor Fogelson’s (RUS35) crews, …

The season has started!

On Saturday, May 19th in the “PIRogovo” yacht-club the 2012 sailing season was officially opened.Unfortunately that day saw almost no wind and occasional showers. After the grand opening sailors gathered to watch the two children’s and youth’s races held. “Dragon” class races, however, were not held that day….

Dragon Classics Thun 2012

As already communicated to the national Dragon fleets in December 2011 the Second international Dragon Classics Thun 2012 will take place between August 13 (Monday) to 17 (Friday) 2012. The Thunersee Yacht-Club in Thun and the Swiss Dragon Association are proud to host you and to organize this event for …

News from Russian Dragon Association

As some of you may have already noticed, significant changes have recently taken place in the life of Russian Dragon Association.
Our former President, Vassily Senatorov, skipper RUS 34, has been elected as Vice-President of IDA and had thus to vacate the position of the President of Russian Dragon Association last …

Boat transportation to Saint-Petersburg

We at the Russian Dragon Association are getting a lot of questions concerning the boat transportation to the Russian Championship taking place in Saint-Petersburg this August. Some sailors are scared off by the complicated logistics and the customs formalities. The RDA …

H.M. King Juan Carlos I Trophy

From April 4th to April 7th 29 crews from 9 countries fought for victory in Cascaism where the closing regata of the Winter Series H.M. King Juan Carlos I Trophy held place. The Russian fleet consisted of 7 boats – only Portuguese, …

Italian Open National Championship in San Remo

The 25th of March was the last day of the San Remo Italian Championship, the 2nd grade event that was attended by 47 crews from 15 countries. All the prize-winning places went to the Ukranian crews. Russian fleet was represented by helmsmen Anatoly Loginov (RUS27), Valentin Zubkov (RUS76), Alexander Ezhkov …

Cascais Winter Series 2011/2012 5th

The 18th of March was the final day of the Cascais Winter Series 2011/2012 5th regatta which consisted of three races, a race a day. Until the very end it was not obvious who was going to seize the victory. However the consistent top-class sailing of the Russian crew helmed …

How to Build a Wooden Boat

The Canadian publisher Friesen Press published a book by Nick Loenen “Wooden Boat Building: How To Build a Dragon Class Sailboat”.

Wooden Boat Building recounts the joy of acquiring new skills, such as, working …

Dragon d’Or 2012 rating updated

Here are the Cannes Dragon International provisional results of the “Dragon d’Or” 2012 after 8 events.

Cannes Dragon Grand Prix 2012

The third of March saw the finale of the Cannes Dragon Grand Prix 2012 regatta’s 1st grade. The participants’ list of the regatta included 54 most skillful crews from 13 countries, seven Russian units among them. The main contenders for the first prize were ‘Annapurna’ (RUS27, captain Anatoly Loginov), which …

The 2012 model Petticrows Dragon

The famous English shipyard Petticrows has announced the release of an updated ‘Dragon’ boat. The new model incorporates some interesting improvements which increase the efficiency and the safety of the boat as well as provide more comforting conditions for the crew. …

The List of Those Qualified for the European Championship 2012

According to the IDA’s class rules and regulations and, specifically, the second appendix “The European Championship rules” every European country having a Dragon Fleet shall be entitled to apply to run the European Championship, the maximum number of entries per country correlating with the amount of registered Dragons this …

Next Regattas:

  • 4th Stavros Dragon Match Race (by invitation only)
    3-5 Mar, Cascais, Portugal
  • H.M. King Juan Carlos I Trophy
    6-9 Mar, Cascais, Portugal
  • Phyloong Series
    15 Mar-12 Apr, Hong Kong
  • Italian Open Championship
    20-22 Mar, San Remo, Italy
  • European Championship
    25-29 Mar, San Remo, Italy
  • Tasmanian State Championship
    30 Mar Sandy Bay, Australia
  • RVYC Spring Series
    04-05 Apr, Vancouver, Canada
  • Grand Prix of Aalsmeer
    05-06 Apr, Aalsmeer, Netherlands
  • Coupe des Pyramides
    11-13 Apr, La Grande Motte, France
  • Drachentraining
    12-13 Apr, Thun, Switzerland
  • Osterregatta
    18-19 Apr, Thun, Switzerland
  • Easter Regatta
    18-21 Apr, Burnham, UK
  • Grand Prix of Aalsmeer
    19-21 Apr, Aalsmeer, Netherlands

Fixtures 2012