Enthusiastic Frank Schönfeldt in the YACHT 5 (9)

Enthusiastic Frank Schönfeldt in the YACHT 5 (9)

Shortly after his debut in our class at the International German Championship at the VSAW at the end of August, YACHT-Online did an interview with him. In it he described how this regatta changed his life. In particular, the water encounter with Michael (Meigl) Kern, who sailed competitively against him without arms and hands, made a lasting impression on Frank Schönfeldt, an experience that we "old" 2.4 sailors take for granted. Above picture by Sören Hese: Frank on GER 1001, Michael on GER 79. But of course he showed ...
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Measure license 4.6 (9)

Measure license 4.6 (9)

One is leaving, two new ones are already there. We have a generation change in measurers in Germany and perhaps also internationally. Jörg Feder has given up his job. After an excellent international seminar under the direction of Keith Gordon, which was organized by Jörg Feder and Stefan Kaste in Münster, we have two new measurers in Germany who have received a license from the DSV. Manfred Kieckbusch has been a national and international measurer for the Contender for several years. After he…
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The lord of measure 5 (18)

The master of measurements 5 (18)

Jörg Feder He has measured our boats for years. With tremendous meticulousness and detailed knowledge he went about it, made annual plans, built measuring instruments and dived the boats. He was always there when you called him. He taught us the rules, whether it was the J-size or the One Design. He had his very own communication style, both in personal interaction and in writing. Not everyone understood that. But he stood by his "(mild) Asperger". "It's really annoying sometimes, but it also helps me ...
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A piece of normality 5 (12)

A bit of normalcy 5 (12)

May 8th was a public holiday in Berlin. Hildegard and Kalle Dehler came to Berlin from Friday, May 8.5th, to Sunday, May 10.5th, with 2.4 and bicycles - the visit was allowed again after the corona restrictions were slightly relaxed. Likewise, sailing in compliance with the distance and hygiene regulations. So everything was totally legal. The forecast was summer weather. On Friday Kalle and I sailed to the last rifle light and came back with the very last breath of wind. On Saturday there was a total calm, which only ...
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2.4mR-sailor group 4 5 (6)

2.4mR sailor group 4 5 (6)

We have now presented thirty sailors. All pictures were from the IDM 2018 on the Wannsee. Now more of other regattas will follow. The previously presented sailors can be found under 2.4mR-sailors group 1, 2.4mR-sailors group 2 and 2.4mR-sailors group 3. With these twelve the series is (at least for the time being) completed. The editor has no further pictures ... Michael Jakobs, Bostalsee Meigl Kern, Chiemsee Anja Schlutius, Baldeneysee Christoph Trömer, Stade Matti Kortke, Müggelsee Butze Bredt, Steinhuder Meer Matthias Pape, Aasee Christian ...
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