Wall to wall smiles as 2017 OK Dinghy Worlds opens in paradisiacal BarbadosThe OK Dinghy fleet has landed in paradise. Most sailors in Barbados for the 2017 World Championship have been looking forward to this event for three years and so far it is delivering in spades, with fantastic sailing and fabulous hospitality, all based in a stunning location at the Barbados Yacht Club and Barbados Cruising Club. It is simply idyllic.
Jim Hunt seals second OK Dinghy world title after difficult final day in QuiberonJim Hunt (GBR) sealed his second OK Dinghy World Championship title in Quiberon, France, after a very difficult final day for both organisers and competitors. He made sure of the win with a nervous 12th in the first race of the day, before ending the series in style by winning the final race. Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) had to settle for silver, while Charlie Cumbley (GBR) took the bronze.
Danes dominate glamour first day at OK Dinghy Worlds in QuiberonJørgen Svendsen (DEN) and Bo Petersen (DEN) shared the spoils on the first day of the 2016 OK Dinghy World Championship in Quiberon, France after a glamour day on the water with unbroken sunshine and a building sea breeze that topped out at 16-18 knots. An impressive 105 OK Dinghies from 10 nations completed registration.