In the “yacht” our 2.4mR class is described very positively  5 (12)

In the "yacht" our 2.4mR class is described very positively 5 (12)

For the print edition 5/2021 of the magazine “Yacht” (page 102 ff) Matthias Beilken wrote a remarkable and readable article about the 2.4mR scene in Germany. In Hamburg he visited the local sailors and once sat himself in “the special boat”, a “weird bird with a claim”. The article fluctuates between a declaration of love, a hymn of praise and poetry - there is something of all of that. Whether, however, Bernd Zirkelbach about the point at which he called "a mixture of Jogi Löw and ...
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Corona Cup - Virtual Regatta 2.4mR  5 (14)

Corona Cup - Virtual Regatta 2.4mR 5 (14)

I'm not entirely sure who the initial idea behind our first race in 2021 was; it was definitely a very good idea. As soon as the tender was online, 19 participants have already registered with Manage2Sail. In addition to the 17 entries from Germany, the Czech Republic with Alexander Sadilek and Switzerland with Urs Infanger also took part. The German participants were not only spread out in all directions, but also in the weekend ...
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Worldwide turbulence around OD  4.5 (22)

Worldwide turbulence around OD 4.5 (22)

One Design is currently making waves again in the International 2.4mR Class Association (ICA). An OD commission was set up. It ended with a scandal after which no agreement could be reached among four commission members. As a result, Steve Bullmore resigned as President of the ICA. The board of the German 2.4mR class association comments on the events in a unanimous decision: Due to disagreements with regard to the future OD strategy of the International 2.4mR Association and because of defamatory personal attacks, Steve Bullmore from ...
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One-handed hero  5 (8)

One-handed hero 5 (8)

Even if the German sailing world has always looked at Boris Herrmann's placement at the Vendee Globe in the last few days. The 2.4-inch sailors from all over the world have always looked for Damien Seguin's position and didn't have to look far back. Yesterday Damien, two-time Olympic champion and multiple world champion in the 2.4mR crossed the finish line in sixth place and then only allowed Jean le Cam to overtake him in the overall ranking because of the big time credit (like Boris) ...
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Virtual 2.4mR Corona Cup  5 (8)

Virtual 2.4mR Corona Cup 5 (8)

The world is digitizing - not just because of Corona. Our regattas are tracked and in this way can be simultaneously or followed up. We were able to experience the Vendee Globe with the almost tragic finish by Boris Herrmann up close. And we can also virtually sail regattas! We want to do that now as a 2.4. We start with an attempt on the weekend after next (February 6th + 7th), organized by Poldi and Max Käther. Registration takes place via manage2sail, sailing is via virtual regatta. Members of the ...
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