By Sophie Quesnel
Published on Jun 26 22 at 10:10
These two occasions organized by the Deauville Yacht Club, for 2 years for the primary and 9 for the second, will happen on the identical time this yr, given the tidal constraints, till July 7, 2022.
The Calvados Cup
Launched in 2020, the Calvados Cup is an offshore race reserved for Min 6.50 which can happen in three levels, from June 25 to July 7:
o Deauville-Deauville (with double Channel crossing)
Competitors should journey practically 760 nautical miles in locations that aren't at all times simple to maneuver attributable to currents, web site results, industrial site visitors or climate circumstances. Single race of Mini going down within the Channel, it's included within the official program of the Class and attracts extra and extra members; after 8 rivals in 2020, 22 in 2021, 48 Mini shall be current for the 2022 version.
Dragon Linkers-Open International
Reserved for Dragon, this regatta will happen from June 29 to July 2 with about twenty members however a robust overseas illustration. The presence of 4 very high-level Dutchmen doesn't make it potential to foretell a three-way winner, particularly since Jean Breger, latest French champion, shall be eager to verify his consequence from La Baule, Ron James (creator of the cloned sheep Dolly) devoted to the occasion shall be on his molded wood Dragon which is extraordinarily quick in gentle airs or Martin Payne, already twice winner of this occasion.
Mini 6.50 and Dragon: every thing is towards them
If the Dragon is lengthy, slender, evenly sailed, wonderful and environment friendly towards the wind, a bit iron in downwind gaits and requires a crew of 3 to 4 individuals, the Mini 6.50 is completely poles aside with a large hull, gentle, overpowered and an actual sledge with an unbridled look. One individual is sufficient to lead it. Furthermore, the administration of these two boats by the category associations is completely completely different because the International Dragon Association could be very cautious, refusing new technical supplies reminiscent of carbon or kevlar. Any evolution or modification of the gauge is finished over the long run; moreover, the watchword is “Evolution and not Revolution”. On the opposite hand, the Classe Mini 6.50 admits all improvements.
Their solely widespread level? Neither has an engine on board!
Monday, June 27: estimated arrival from the first round 6 a.m.
Tuesday, June 28: estimated arrival of the final round 1 p.m.
Wednesday June 29: 1st day of racing for the Dragons (9:30 a.m.)
Thursday June 30: 2nd day of regatta for the Dragons (10 a.m.) and begin of race 2
Deauville – Deauville for the Minis (1 p.m.) – begin of towing of the Minis 11 a.m.
Friday July 1: third day of racing for the Dragons (10:30 a.m.)
Saturday July 2: Last day of regatta for the Dragons (11 a.m.) and arrival of the first Mini
of race 2 (3 p.m. estimate)
Sunday July 3; arrival of the final Mini of race 2
Monday July 4: Start of race 3 Deauville-Roscoff (3 p.m.)
These races may be adopted stay on the cartography of the location www.calvadoscup.fr and on Facebook “Mini Calvados Cup 2022”.
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