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.

Restored Sphinx

Congratulation Sphinx
The beautifully restored 1939 Abeking & Rasmussen 12mR, formerly known as “Ostwind”, was relaunshed yesterday (Sunday 1st 2008) at the Flensburger Segel-Club under her original name Sphinx.

12mR World Championship 2008

12mR World Championship 2008

We are proud to announce that both Thea and Vanity V will take part in the 2008 12mR Worls Cup. The World Cup will this year take place in Flensburg, from 5-11 of July. For more information go to the official website here!


32nd America's Cup 2007

Vanity V & Trivia at the 32nd America's Cup in Valencia 2007


Here is a small video clip from our trip to Kiel