The 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship, which has just concluded at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand, was an outstanding success both on and off the water. It is not hard to see why the class is attracting some of the biggest names in sailing and is in demand at amazing venues around the world. Continue reading Everything is OK at outstanding Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds
Dan Slater has extended his lead to 11 points on the penultimate day of the Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland. He takes an 11-point lead into the final day from Fredrik Lööf. Andrew Phillips stays in third after winning the first race of the day, while Rohan Lord won the second race. Continue reading Dan Slater extends on penultimate day
Olympians Dan Slater and Fredrik Lööf took the race wins on the third day of the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship at Wakatere Boating Club, in Auckland, after two more races in a very shifty offshore breeze. Josh Armit ended the day in second with Andrew Phillips in third. Continue reading Olympians rule third day at Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds in Auckland
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.
Kiwi sailors filled the top three places in the only race sailed on the opening day of the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand. Andrew Phillips led all the way to win from Dan Slater and Luke O’Connell. Continue reading Kiwis dominate first day of Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds
One hundred and eleven OK Dinghies from eight nations have gathered at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand to contest the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship. It is not only the largest-ever OK Dinghy event outside Europe, but also the first world championship held at the club.
Sustainability and environmental best practice are becoming second nature at Wakatere Boating Club, in Auckland, New Zealand, the host for next week’s 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship. Continue reading Sustainability high priority at OK Dinghy World Championship
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
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