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End of season 2022 at Lake of Constance

End of season 2022 at Lake of Constance   The first ski openings are on their way. During the last weeks most 8mr have been taken out of the water. It's been a great season. After two years of hardly any racing (COVID) we finally had a nearly regular regatta calendar this year. End of November all LOCEMA (Lake of Constance Eight Meter Association) members will meet in Überlingen for [...]

27 October - 2022|

Ibis to join the Oslo Fleet

IBIS NOR-29 just joined the Oslo fleet of active eight metre racing yachts she is a Bjrane AAs 1928 design and built 8mr Oslo ford is well on its way to reach their goals of having a minimum of 10 active 8mr yachts sailing and racing on the Fjord

15 October - 2022|

IEMA UPDATE – September 2022

Dear Eight Metre Sailors, We are now approaching the end of the first proper sailing season for many of us since 2019. What a relief to be back out on the water racing our beautiful boats! We thought it is an appropriate time to update everyone on current and recent events. We will have a look back on the World Cup in Geneva, and the AGM, where we held a [...]

9 September - 2022|

Severn active again

Sven Schulz, the new Owner of Severn, the William Five design from 1932, which was built in 2004 by Absolut in Portugal is an enthusiastic classic fan. He owns several classic cars and has shown great interest in classic boats. He fell in “love” with the great lines of Severn, when crewing on Pandora on a Regatta at Lake Constance in 2022. Shortly after Werner Deuring, the then owner of [...]

8 August - 2022|

Eight Bells for Guy Jones

The year ended with a sad note after our fellow sailor Guy Jones passed away on the 29th December 2021 in Toronto surrounded by his family. As a part-owner of Bangalore (CAN-6) and owner of Ranja (SWE-7) and Yquem (SUI-6), Guy was a true 8mR enthusiast. Guy first acquired Tore Holm-design Ranja from California, which joined the RCYC 8mR fleet in Toronto. Guy did a lot of work on Ranja [...]

30 December - 2021|
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