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Josh Armit takes joint lead after second day at Symonite OK Worlds

Seventeen year old Josh Armit has taken the joint lead at the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland after emerging from the second day of racing with the lowest points of any of the 111 competitors. Day 1 leader, Andrew Phillips is joint first while Dan Slater completes the top 3. All three sailors are sat on four points after three races. The second race of the day was won by Brit, Richard Burton, who mastered the shifty conditions to lead throughout.

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Jan Kurfeld wins pre-worlds OK Dinghy Nationals in Auckland

Last year’s OK Dinghy world championship bronze medalist, Jan Kurfeld, from Germany, has opened his challenge for this year’s world title fight with a win at the 2019 New Zealand National Championship after two very different days on the Hauraki Gulf. Five-time world champion, Nick Craig, from Britain, took second while Luke O’Connell defended his national title as first Kiwi in third overall. Continue reading Jan Kurfeld wins pre-worlds OK Dinghy Nationals in Auckland

Kiwi OK Dinghy fleet anticipating fantastic World Championship on home waters

The largest ever OK Dinghy event ever to be held outside Europe begins in just over 10 days in Auckland, New Zealand. The Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship has attracted 110 entries and is being held at Wakatere Boating Club on Auckland’s North Shore from 7-15 February. Continue reading Kiwi OK Dinghy fleet anticipating fantastic World Championship on home waters