Rig and Sail optimization

using the latest generation FSI tools

Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) is a scientific simulation method to optimize the sail design and consequently the performance. The analysis is made in a comprehensive sail design solution. The methodology is very often applied to projects within the super yacht and grand prix racing... Continue Reading

Halfway in Transpac 2017

Cubaneren - Wasa 55

Norwegian crew, Danish Elvstrøm sails, Swedish Boat & Mast 
Cubaneren – Wasa 55

The Tranpac is one of the very big classic ocean regattas - Los Angeles to Hawaii -  that takes place every second year. The very first dates back to 1906. Continue Reading

Sailing is a passion

Jesper Bank shares his thoughts and dreams

It´s a passion!

We´ve looked around and asked some of our own:What is sailing to you? What triggers you, what drives you? See for yourself and SHARE, if you share the passion.


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Short-handed sailing challenges and tips

By William Friis-Møller

The challenge of short-handed or even single-handed sailing

The first step in starting sailing short-handed is to decide for yourself that you are capable of managing the challenge. The decision is relative to your experience and the size and complexity of the yacht involved. For all... Continue Reading

Maior 2017

won by Team Sydbank

Maior Regatta 2017 in Kiel Germany was challenging with varying wind conditions. However, it was perfect sailing conditions most of the time with sun and 20 knots wind. The teams were fighting hard to hit their top performances, despite the fact that it is still early in the season.
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Ventoux Sailing Team - X 37

Ventoux ser tilbage på sommerens ORC-Worlds satsning

2016 har været et spændende år for skipper Niels Nørgaard Pedersen og hans 7. mands store besætning på X37’eren Ventoux fra Middelfart. Indtil nu er samarbejdet kulmineret med... Show Details

Oyster Regatta Palma 2016

Record number of participants

With a total number of 43 boats and 350 competitors this year´s Oyster Regatta in Palma turned out to be the biggest ever. Oyster owners have gathered at the event for 12 years in Palma with their stunning yachts of 45ft-100ft. The regatta runs over 5 days and among the participating... Show Details

Congrats to Jesper Nielsen

2nd overall at the European Championship Contender

Determination wrapped in modesty

Jesper Nielsen just back from the European Championship in the Contender class with a silver medal is a guy with both feet on the ground, but a will do his best striving to keep improving his personal results. In 2012 and 2014 he was third at the... Show Details

Cowes Week 2016

Congrats to Lady Mariposa Racing

The traditional Cowes Week regatta dates back to 1826. Today between 800-1000 boats in approx. 40 different classes race for eight days. And this year, Lady Mariposa, Ker 46 was first in their class IRC 0. Their first Cowes Week - what an achievement.
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Congrats to Team Sydbank

Blue Ribbon Cup 2016

Blue Ribbon Cup 2016 organized by the Kieler Yacht-Club (KYC) and the Royal Danish Yacht Club (KDY) with Team Sydbank, X 41 on the podium as winner in their class!

Congrats - well done.

Photo: credit to Sven Jürgensen

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Santa, Landmark 43 crowned

as World Champion

Claus Landmark and his crew Calle Andersen, Geir Begby, Erik Brunborg, Henrik Dahl, Catharina Froste, Petter Hagelund, Morten Henriksen, Christoffer Jakobsen, Cecillia Jansson, Lars Landmark, and Stian Tonnesen delivered an outstanding and very stable performance, day after day. A... Show Details

The Neustadt Cup 2016

New HR-342 with EPEX sails

Brand-new HR-342 SY „Bente“ wins Neustadt-Cups 2016
with Elvstrøm, EPEX Sails

Just the day before the Neustadt-Cup Race 2016 the owner of a brand-new HR-342 names his yacht after his lovely daughter “Bente”. This name giving ceremony took place in... Show Details