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27th May 2016
AGM papers for 2016
The Agenda for the 2016 AGM in Quiberon is published, together with 3 more documents: the Draft proposal for the new Class Rules, notes to the new Class Rules and a draft for a new Event Manual.
24th May 2016
SWE: Guldkroken Cup 2016
The second OK-dinghy regatta in Sweden was characterised by shifty conditions and tight racing. Jonas Börjesson won, Mårten Bernesand in 2nd and Bengt Larsson in 3rd.
18th May 2016
Temporary Rule Change concerning metal centreboards
A note about a temporary rule change was sent to all secretaries in the last few days, here is a statement about the reasoning for this action.
25th April 2016
Magazine April 2016
A compelling case to sail the OK Dinghy – April 2016 magazine issued European Championship 2016
World No 1 Bo Petersen takes OK Europeans after eventful final day in Medemblik - Full results online now
22th April 2016
World Ranking List March 2016
Bo Petersen new OK Dinghy World No. 1
5th April 2016
Statement about certification of equipment
As some Rule changes came into effect in the last months about equipment certifications, especially sail labels, here is some information about that.
5th April 2016
The Notice of Race is published in our next event section now.
30th March 2016
In mainly light winds on the waters off Manly, north of Auckland, Dan Slater (NZL) won from Luke O'Connell (NZL) and Mark Jackson (AUS).
24th February 2016
The Luxembourg Championships will be held from 30. April to 1. May, 20€ entry fee includes food and beer. First start 13:30, last possible start last day: 15:30. Already entries flowing in, so enter for this great event!
16th February 2016
International Easter Regatta
The International Easter Regatta on lake Loosdrecht, Netherlands is organized again, being very close to Amsterdam, a sightseeing trip to the town will be organized.
11th February 2016
The entry from for the 2016 worlds is online now.
9th February 2016
The Notice of race is final and online entries will open soon.
8th February 2016
Vejle Yacht Service press release
2016 Thomas Hansson-Mild chooses Danish built OK Dinghy.
8th January 2016
Australian Nationals, won by Mark Jackson with a 2nd as discard, Brent Williams 2nd and Peter Robinson 3rd.
8th January 2016
The dates and Event Weighting for the World Ranking List for upcoming championships have been added to the list of upcoming events.
4th January 2016
After 7 races, Luke O'Connell won from Ben Morrison and Mark Perrow. Results and links to reports, more to come.
13th December 2015
The Constitution of OKDIA has been updated.
10th November 2015
North Sails press release
Review of the 2015 season and their sail development, by Charlie Cumbley.
6th November 2015
World Ranking List November 2015
Wilcox stays on top, but the Danes are closing in.
5th November 2015
Class Rule Change
from 1st January 2016, new Sails are required to have the official OKDIA Sail Label attached near the tack.
25th October 2015
NZL Rum Bucket 2015
Luke O'Connell won from Dan Slater and Matt Stechmann.
24th October 2015
NZL Rum Bucket
A photos from the event on Flickr, by Alistair Deaves.
21st October 2015
European Championship 2016
The European Championship 2016 will be held during the Spring Cup in Medemblik between 22 and 24 of April.
20th October 2015
DEN National Champs 2015
Full report added.
6th October 2015
SWE Olympic Classes Regatta 2015
Held off Saltsjöbaden, Thomas Hansson-Mild won from Jonas Börjesson and Peter Rudblom.
5th October 2015
GER National Championship 2015
In mainly light winds bus nice weather André Budzien won from Ralf Mackmann and Martin v. Zimmermann.
21st September 2015
DEN Svendborg Sund 2015
A fleet of 39 boats saw Jørgen Svendsen winning from René Johannsen and Stefan Myrälf.
14th September 2015
BEL National Championship 2015
Traditionally sailed on lake Galgenweel in Antwerp, won by Stefan Rassau (GER) from Daniel Gröschl (GER) and Ronny Poelman (BEL). POL National Championship 2015
The polish championships, sailed in Gdansk, were won by Paweł Pawlaczyk from Dawid Kania and Tomasz Gaj.
10th September 2015
AGM Minutes 2015
The Minutes of the 2015 AGM held in Puck, Poland on July 27 at 18:00 are published.
8th September 2015
FRA Southern National Championship 2015
Alain Renoux won from Julien Dejugnat and Jean-Pierre Gailes on lake Lacanau
2nd September 2015
NED Eastersee 2015
Frank Strelow won from Thorsten Schmidt and Stefan Rassau.
31st August 2015
GBR National Champs 2015
Charlie Cumbley won from Lee Child and Richard Burton in Weymouth.
26th August 2015
DEN National Champs 2015
79 Boats from 4 countries competed in Lundeborg, Jørgen Svendsen won from Stefan Myrälf and Frederik Mads Svendsen
24th August 2015
POL National Champs 1964 - 1984
We found an old photocopy with national champions of the years 1964 to 1984, due to poor quality, there might be some typo-errors in it.
21st August 2015
SWE National Champs 2015
Rene Sarabia Johannsen (DEN) won from Thomas Hansson Mild (SWE) and Bo Reker Andersen (DEN) at the event hold on the Runn off Falun.
4th August 2015
Northland Champs 2015
Peter "Rocky" Lester Takes out Inaugural Northland OK Dinghy Champs.
2nd August 2015
World Championship 2015
Saturday: André Budzien secures second OK Dinghy world title after two-sided last day
22th July 2015
World Ranking List July 2015
Wilcox clings onto OK Dinghy World Ranking No 1 as fleet prepares for World Championship.
13th July 2015
Martin v. Zimmermann (GER) won from André Budzien (GER) and Greg Wilcox (NZL/GER) in a regatta where the first day was blown away, the second was variable light and the last moderate.
29th June 2015
Charlie Cumbley (GBR) won from Thomas Hansson-Mild (SWE) and Bo Petersen (DEN) in a weather wise variable regatta.
16th June 2015
Held in Præstø on 13 & 14 of June, Bo Petersen won from Rene Sarabia Johannsen, Jens Lauge and 63 others.
5th June 2015
We – finally – embedded a search function in the top right of the site. NZL: Brass Monkey
On a sunny and light wind weekend, Luke O'Connell won from Chris Fenwick and Steve McDowell.
4th June 2015
Class Magazine May 2015
After 40 years, the international class magazine is produced again, an online version available here. Agenda for the 2015 AGM in Puck published
Some typos were corrected in the Agenda for the Annual General Meeting in Puck, Poland on July 27, 2015 at 18.00.
27th May 2015
FRA: Upcoming Events: Southern National French Championship
There was an error in the dates published, the correct dates of the championship are 28. - 30. August
4th May 2015
NED: Spring Cup
Charlie Cumbley wins OK Dinghy Spring Cup from Jim Hunt (GBR) and Greg Wilcox (NZL) in a wide variety of conditions.
28th April 2015
DEN: Lindhardtsen Classic
To celebrate Jørgen Lindhadtsen's birthday, a regatta with over 60 competitors was held, results hardly matter, but the 'old man' was quite far up.
17th April 2015
NZL: Turangi 2015
Luke O’Connell (NZL) wins from Ben Morrison (NZL) and Eric Rone (USA).
13th April 2015
British Inlands 2015
Nick Craig wins the British OK Dinghy Inland Championships from Jim Hunt and Terry Curtis.
10th April 2015
Nick Craig tells all
Drawing on more than 30 years as a competitive dinghy sailor, four time OK Dinghy World Champion Nick Craig has published his first book, ‘Helming to Win’. Worldranking 10 year sum up
Over the last 10 years, the list has included 924 sailors from 17 nations. That's a pretty good standard by any class. Worldranking April 2015
The new ranking after the Worlds in Australia and the southern season has Greg Wilcox (NZL) leading from Jørgen Svendsen (DEN) and Mike Williams (AUS).
8th April 2015
The changes concerning sailnumbers and sails are effective from today. When using the Class Rules always make sure you use the latest version on the ISAF website. Statement of the Technical Committee
As some of you will be aware there are tests going on in Hellerup, Denmark concerned with swing testing OK Dinghies to =ind out if and how big any differences are in weight distribution. To date, this group has swung 10 boats with boards in. Based on the results, the Technical Committee wrote a Statement concerning swing tests. NED: Easter Regatta Loosdrecht
Results, competitors from 5 countries, Thomasz Gaj (POL) won from Bo Reker Andersen and René Bruun (both DEN).
Rüdiger Prinz 1964-2015
It is with great sadness that we inform OK Dinghy sailors that our German friend Rüdiger 'Rübe' Prinz has died after a period of illness, on 26 March, aged 50.
He will be missed for his calm and friendship, always helpful and a great sportsman.
He started sailing OK Dinghy in the mid 1980s, for many years in his boats GER 634, GER 711 and later the bright orange GER 773.
Rüdiger was several times national champion in Germany and France and also had several top ten worlds results and worlds race wins. He was a big supporter of championships in exotic locations like India and Thailand and helped make them happen by organising transport for European sailors to attend.
OK Dinghy sailors have lost a friend and great supporter and we send our sympathies to his family and close friends.