Artemis secures Gold Cup after match race with Marie-Francoise XIX

Artemis secures Gold Cup after match race with Marie-Francoise XIX

(From 5.5class.org) One race was all that was needed for Artemis XIV, NOR 57, (Kristian Nergaard, Kristoffer Spone, Trond Solli-Saether) to win the Scandinavian Gold…

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Artemis XIV strikes back to take lead in Gold Cup

Artemis XIV strikes back to take lead in Gold Cup

(from 5.5class.org) “Welcome to sunny Cowes,” they lied . “Due to bad visibility there will be a support boat with its navigation lights on half…

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Photo finish on first day of Gold Cup

Photo finish on first day of Gold Cup

(from 5.5class.org) Marie-Françoise XIX, SUI 218, (Jürg Menzi, Jurgen Eiermann, Bo Selko) took the first race win in the Scandinavian Gold Cup in Cowes on…

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Team Baghdad secures Gold at Worlds with matchracing tactics

Team Baghdad secures Gold at Worlds with matchracing tactics

What a great day to finish the Worlds in 5.5 meter held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The weather was wonderful with clear blue sky and around…

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Silver is secured. Next goal is Gold

Silver is secured. Next goal is Gold

The beutiful weather and medium breeze continued to be the norm in Copenhagen. The conditions were stable with subtle wind shift but the key was…

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Staying in the hunt for another gold

Staying in the hunt for another gold

The third day of racing at the 5.5 meter World Championships offered another day of great and challenging conditions in Copenhagen. After a shoreside postponement,…

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Holding on to the lead

Holding on to the lead

Continuing racing in light and shifty conditions, arranging club KDY still managed to get 2 races in. Team Baghdad managed to get another 2 decent…

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Perfect start in 5.5 meter Worlds

Perfect start in 5.5 meter Worlds

The World Championships currently held in Copenhagen couldn’t have started better for the Team Baghdad members un NOR-57 “Artemis XIV”. Un light breeze and flat…

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Historic Worlds win

Historic Worlds win

After another double win (!), Team Baghdad is World Champions with a race to spare! Never in the history of the 5,5 has a crew…

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Gear failure does not prevent another win

Gear failure does not prevent another win

BANG! It is only a minute into Race 5 and we in Team Baghdad breaks our running backstay. It is really breezy and we are…

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