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.
Quiberon attracts huge fleet for OK Dinghy WorldsSix former world champions and three former European champions form part of the huge OK Dinghy fleet heading for Quiberon, France, where the 2016 OK Dinghy World Championship begins on Friday. Currently there are 113 entries, making it the largest world championship for four years.
Bo Petersen goes into World Championship as World No. 1Bo Petersen (DEN) stays at the top of the OK Dinghy World Ranking List as the fleet heads into the 2016 World Championship at the end of next week, in Quiberon, France. Former World No. 1 Greg Wilcox (NZL) retains second place, while 2009 World Champion Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) climbs from 15th to third.
World No 1 Bo Petersen takes OK Europeans after eventful final day in MedemblikBo Petersen (DEN) has won the 2016 OK Dinghy European Championship and Spring Cup in Medemblik after an eventful final day sailed in the most extreme conditions of the week. The only race sailed went to Richard Burton (GBR), who took the silver, while Charlie Cumbley (GBR) pulled out with a broken rudder and had to settle for the bronze.
Dag 2 EM MedemblikCharlie Cumbley (GBR) made the best of the second day at the combined OK Dinghy European Championships and Spring Cup in Medemblik with two race wins to move into a narrow lead over Bo Petersen (DEN) and Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) with just two races to sail. Petersen won the third race of the day.