2008

 

11th January, 2008
Information has only just been received of the IPA Adriatic Cup which takes place in Croatia on 10th-17th May, 2008. This event is a sequel to the World Sailing Championships which took place in Thailand in 2006.

Please note entry is limited to IPA members only (25.00 to join for those eligible)

The Entry Forms are now available and the closing date for entries is 15th February, 2008.

Full details are available to view by downloading the following file (5Mb): ipa_adriatic-cup.pdf  -
or email the Event Co-oridinator: zdravko.erak@ipasibenik.hr

 

 


2006

 

9th Police World Sailing Championship
Phuket, Thailand.

28th October
to 4th November, 2006.

The 9th World Police Championships held in Phuket, Thailand drew teams from  Europe, Asia and Australasia - with competitors arriving to practise in the previous week before embarking on the hard fought race series in the second week.

The Hong Kong Police Sailing Team emerged as the overall winners of the 10-race series after beating teams from Holland, Australia, Switzerland and England.

During the week, winds were variable but averaged about 6 knots, rising to about 10 towards the end of the week. The lighter winds disadvantaged crews using SO 40s - Switzerland and UK. The boats were allocated by a draw with the majority of the skippers voting to retain the boat drawn on day one. The disparity in the boats resulted in a decision by the skippers that future events will only be held where sufficient boats of the same design are available.

The bulk of the fleet were using SO 350s that were fairly evenly matched. As can be seen from the results the racing was very competitive and the final result was only determined on the final day.

9th Police World Sailing Championship
9 races to count - 1 discard
Team R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 Pts Pos
Hong Kong
A
1 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 1 3 14 1st
Amsterdam 2 2 4 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 16 2nd
Friesland 3 3 6 2 4 3 1 2 8 2 26 3rd
Australia 5 4 3 6 3 5 9 3 4 4 37 4th
Out of T'Blue 4 5 2 4 6 4 4 5 6 5 39 5th
Switzerland 7 7 7 5 5 7 7 8 3 6 54 6th
Hong Kong
B
6 6 5 7 7 6 5 6 7 7 55 7th
Dorset, UK 8 8 8 8 8 8 6 7 5 8 66 8th
 

A further page on the race appears via the Hong Kong Police website.

2006 Organiser: Chief Superintendent David Madoc-Jones   -   madocjones@hotmail.com


The next World Championships will be hosted by the Dutch Police at Freisland in Holland in September 2008, where a significantly larger fleet will be made available.