With good, but increasingly unstable weather conditions, the Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup 2019 took place at the Flensburger Segel Club in Glücksburg over the weekend of 13 – 15 June.
Sadly Andreas Haubold’s “Marianne” was forced to pull out prior to the start of racing due to mast problems, which left five Sixes to compete for the trophy.
Ultimately the competition became a match race between Robert Gierth’s “Lillevi”, GER 68, with Holger Köhne on the tiller and Thomas Kuhmann at the helm of Hanko III, US96. After several enthralling dog fights “Hanko III” took the final race win and overall regatta victory. Third place by just a single point went to Ingo Steinhusen sailing Elghi II, FRA102,
Click here for overall results
The ISMA Spring Meeting took place at the New York Yacht Club over the weekend of 9 and 10 March 2019 and involved two days of detailed discussions on all aspects of International 6 Metre sailing and class administration. The full minutes (pending final ratification at the next meeting) can now be viewed here.
Click here for the Notice of Race for the 25th Robbe & Berking Jubilee Silver Cup which will take place from 13 to 15 June and will be hosted by the Flensburger Segel-Club.
The 2019 International 6 Metre World Championship will take place in Hanko, Finland from 1 to 9 August. For all the very latest news and updates on the regatta please visit www.6mrworlds2019.com
An new digital archive and associated ISMA Archive website are currently under construction and will be launched in spring 2019. The ISMA Archivist is keen to hear from any 6 Metre owners, sailors, designers and builders who have information, documents, drawings, photographs and videos they can contribute to the archive. Pleased contact Jenny Whitamore on email@example.com for further information.
The 2019 International 6 Metre Racing Programme can now be viewed here. Please email Website Editor Fiona Brown on firstname.lastname@example.org details of forthcoming events.