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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Boris fly!  4.4 (7)

Boris fly! 4.4 (7)

Both dominate the German regatta scene. One, Frank Schönfeldt, is 38 times German champion in five boat classes and has been enthusiastically sailing his 2.4 with the number GER 2 since last year. The other, Boris Herrmann, is currently impressing the entire sailing world in the spectacular Vendee Globe with a sensational third place with only 35 nautical miles behind the first around 1.000 miles to go after having sailed 27.000 miles around the world. Now Frank has given Boris another significant boost in motivation with ...
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Sailing with Anja  5 (7)

Sailing with Anja 5 (7)

Many are currently writing or saying: “Hopefully it will start again soon!” Anja Schlutius from the water sports club Baldeney, the annual organizer of the RuhrCityCup, already started on her home territory in 2021. In addition, she writes: "I was actually not the first !!! Peter (Greif) and Michael (Brenner) were out on New Year's Day - in the sun - with their 2.4ers. Unfortunately, I couldn't. My" sailing in "was later Another "paddling", because the wind unfortunately dropped completely, it was still nice!
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2.4mR Champion Damien rounds Cape Horn  5 (6)

2.4mR Champion Damien rounds Cape Horn 5 (6)

Damien Seguin is multiple world champion in 2.4mR, gold medal winner of the Paralympics and an excellent sportsman. Now he is racing one-handed around the world with around 30 competitors. With him, this is even to be taken literally. IMOCA GROUPE APICIL - Damien Seguin He sails a boat without a foil and has just rounded Cape Horn as fourth behind three foil boats with a distance of only 380 nautical miles to the first and 40 (!) Nautical miles behind the third. The German Boris Herrmann is around 300 nautical miles behind him on the eighth ...
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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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