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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Another double wins as breeze picks up

Another double wins as breeze picks up

Another great day at the 5.5 meter Worlds. We in Team Baghdad pretty much picked up where we left yesterday. Conservative starts prevented any 1st…

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Double bullets in a great start

Double bullets in a great start

Racing started today in the 5.5 World Championships. Team Baghdad were happy to see that the last few days pattern of very light winds were broken….

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Worlds finish with a silver lining

Worlds finish with a silver lining

On the last day of racing in the 5.5 metre Worlds, the wind once again played games with us. The wind was either too variable…

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All lined up for an exiting finish

All lined up for an exiting finish

Today we once again had variable conditions. A lot of the wind changes were due to rain clouds moving around the race area. In the…

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Another raceless day

Another raceless day

Plenty of heavy rainclouds and sporadic wind puffs from various directions. That was on the menu for the 2nd day of racing in Santo Stefano….

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Artemis in driver's seat

Artemis in driver’s seat

On the 2nd day of the 5.5 metre Worlds, the wind showed up and showed up in style at today’s races. …but even if the…

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Starter på sneglefart på VM

Starter på sneglefart på VM

Den første dagen i VM var en treg affære. Vi fikk en katastrofalt dårlig start og var langt bak ledelsen i starten. Etter mindre enn…

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