Germany. International Yacht forum : sail faster 21 international experts will support you

Tuesday, 08 February 2011

On February 12th, 21 worldwide famous top specialists will share their knowledge on five basic themes for successful race sailing: Measurement/rules, keel/rudder, mast/riggs, sails and security. Take the chance to address your questions to race experts from all over the world. At 19:00 the boot offshore party will start. The International Yacht forum is patronized by the German Sailing Association (DSV): 

The program: 

10:00 One World, One Rule, Is it possible?

Moderator - Mike Castania (AUS)

10:00 Volker Andreae (GER) Welcoming Address

10:10 Bruno Finzi (ITA) - Our Vision: One Rule

10:20 Kay-Enno Brinck (GER) Explaining ORC-Rule in short words

10:30 James Dadd (GBR) Explaining IRC-Rule

10:40 Kasper Wedersøe (DEN) Explaining Dansk Handicap-Rule

10:50 Mike Castania (AUS) - introduces and has some questions to the designers about their actual thinking and developments

11:30 hanseboot-break with refreshments

12:00 Christian Schaumlöffel (USA/GER) - Explaining PHRF Handicap via Skype

12:10 Pelle Lindell (SWE) explaining SRS via Skype

12:20 moderated discussion, conducted by Mike Castania (AUS)

12:50 BALTIC CIRCUIT Presentation  - Friedrich Hausmann (GER)

13:00 lunch, sponsored by Katadyn

14:00 Torsten Conradi, Judel/Vrolijk & Co (GER) Appendages – „Do I really need a bigger rudder?“

14:30 Andreas Huebner/Arne Guelzow, Carbo-Link (SUI) carbon rigging - the light alternative to wire

15:00 Tim Hall, Hall Spars (USA) carbon masts - bending without breaking

15:30 hanseboot-break with refreshments

16:00 Philippe Oulhen, North (FRA/CAN) Asymmetric or Symmetrical Spinnakers

16:30 Holger Vogt, MUSTO/Martin Baum, Pantaenius (GER) security & solutions

17:30 Panel discussion re-boot

18:00 End of Forum

18:00 hanseboot - "Meet the Owners"

19:00 Prize Giving Hanseboot Baltic IRC Series >>

19:30 boot offshore party with spectacular sailing movies and live music, Börsensaal, chamber of commerce

The entire program with all details for download:

The International Yacht Forum Hamburg is an event of the German offshore owners association.

There are still a few tickets available for your order! Direct link to ticket order form:

Hans Genthe.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 February 2011 )