Baresso Meter Yacht Cup 2009 - Video

Video-Report from Baresso Cup

Thorbjørn J Andersen has sent us this very nice video-report, filmed from Vema III during the Baresso Cup 09.

Click the second square button from the right to view in full screen.


Baresso Meter Yacht Cup 2009 - Gallery

The Baresso Cup was a rememboral event with some great moments of extremely close racing and victory to Vanity in the end. Jill Christina Hansen was on the spot with her camera all weekend and has sent us these beautiful pictures.
Until we get it uploaded to the gallery, you can find them on or click the images below


Baresso Meter Yacht Cup 2009 - Gallery

Gallery on

Per Heegaard has captured this weekends Baresso Coffee Meter Yacht Cup, in a series of great pictures, for, which they call "Kongeklassen på Øresund" (The master class on Oresund)

You can also find a video of sphinx from the event here

Baresso Meter Yacht Cup 2009 - Program

Program & Venues

For everybody who is attending the Baresso Coffee Meter Yacht Cup 2009, please find the following information on the relevent venues and schedules for our event.

Click on "Read more" to view the schedule & map

Baresso Meter Yacht Cup 2009 - Press release

Baresso Coffee Meter Yacht Cup

A press release for the upcoming meter yacht event is out. The event has been named "Baresso Coffe Meter Yacht Cup". This is hopefully the start of a great cooropeartion between Baresso Coffee, The Copenhagen Station of ITMA And Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY), resulting in an great annual event for classic meter yachts in Tuborg Harbor.

Click here to see the press release (pdf)

Copenhagen Meter Yacht Cup 2009

Copenhagen Meter Yacht Cup 2009

The Copenhagen Station of ITMA (International 12 Metre Association), invites all classic mR yachts to the Copenhagen Meter Yacht Cup 2009, in co‐operation with the Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY). The event will be based at KDY in Tuborg harbor and the races will be sailed on Oresund outside Tuborg Harbor.

Click here for the Notice of Race (pdf)

Thea and Vanity V are now back..

The two old ladies are back in the pond

We are happy to announce that the 2009 12mR sailing season has started. Both Thea and Vanity are now back at their spot in Tuborg harbor (Copenhagen), rigged and ready to race.

Click on read more to se some images from Tuborg harbor and the mast step in Fakse. 

50th Anniversary of 12mR - Link

12 Metre Golden Year of Racing12 Metre Golden Year of Racing

Official website for the "Golden Year", celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 12M Class Yachts in their Quest for The America's Cup. Including this years 12mR worlds in Newport. Click image or Here to visit the site


The spirit of Risør - Link

The spirit of Risør

Katrin Storsberg have captured the spirit of the Risør Trebådsfestival with her camera.
Visit her web gallery here



Vanity V - Video

Vanity V proudly presented on ""

Under the title "Vanity - Denmark's most beautiful sailing yacht", the danish website for sailing enthusiasts "", presented this web-cast about Vanity V, including interview with Skipper Troels

12mR World Championship 2008 - Update

New pictures from 12mR worlds

The Gallery has been updated with new pictures from the 12mR World Championship 2008, taken by Yacht Bild. Previously the gallery included some other pictures, taken from, these have now been changed to the correct pictures without “YB” overlay, include a Top mark spinnaker set sequence and a tacking sequence of Vanity. We would like to thank Kai and Petra Greiser from Yacht Bild for supplying us with these pictures. Also pictures taken by the Thea crew member Jan Hinnerk Mahler, has been added to the gallery.

Risør trebådsfestival 2008

Drama at Risør trebådsfestival

Seven 12mR’s including Thea & Vanity V had found their way to the Wooden Boat Festival, held last weekend in Risør Norway. The event turned out to be a bit of a drama, as the website puts it in their report from the event.

12mR World Championship 2008 goes to Nyala

2008 World Championship goes to Nyala

Congratulation to the Nyala and her Italian crew, with their new title as world champions of the classic division. Also a big thanks to Flensburger Segel-Club and Robbe & Berking for a great event and a fantastic week.
Results and pictures from the event can be found here!

Heli footage - Link

Heli shot Fantastic Heli footage from Kiel
Here is a link to some great pictures of the 12mR's (Sphinx, Trivia, Evaine and Vanity V) at the Kieler Woche, taken from a helicopter by sommerwerck. Lots of other fantastic photos can also be found at, including a great series on the Baltic 12mR circuit 2007.


Kiel Week 2007

Kiel Week

Vanity V has arrived safely in Kiel, where it is taken part in the annual Kiel Week together with other 12mr like Sphinx, Trivia, Evaine & Magic.
Kiel Week (Kieler Woche) is the largest sailing event in the world and it stretches all the way back to 1882.