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 www.yachtbild.de, 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 www.seilas.no 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 sommerwerck.de, 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