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Traditional Wooden Boats

On 10th August 2013, more than 50 traditional wooden boats and yachts for the Summer Classics on the Aussenalster Lake start at the Hamburger Sailing Club (HSC) for the 21st time. Hamburg, on August 10, 2013 August 1, 2013 – more than 50 traditional wooden boats and yachts for the Summer Classics on the Aussenalster Lake start in the Hamburger Sailing Club (HSC) for the 21st time. Only ships are admitted to this spectacular race, which are older than 25 years old and are built in traditional boat Builder art from wood. Significantly older than the most recent boats are members of the HSC oldie crew on a hiking boat, new mills, loaned by the SVAOe”want to join. The ship was built in 1969 in Bremen in mahogany. Skipper Klaus Leithner (HSC), born in 1947, at the time began on the slippers”his ensuing career in the HSC, in the 50s to the 70s the wood of the HSC, youth boat and sailed about 50 years ago the first time with a cutter for the HSC. In his crew, he gathered an oldie-choose from experts with similar experience now for the Summer Classics.

Another highlight of the regatta is the 1927 built yacht Chingolo”by Hans Oestmann. Norddeutscher regatta Verein (NRV). The elegant, 10.67 meter long Nordic 22 KVM A1 was built by Johan Anker (anchor & Jensen, Norway). Anchors, successful Norwegian sailor and yacht Designer, 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, drew many famous yachts and created also the legendary Dragon. Oestmann bought the boat named after a South American species of bird in the year 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There apparently sailed a sizable fleet of this famous old yachts. The older history of the CHINGOLO however so far only little is known about. Other boat classes, classic participating in the summer are built are Jollenkreuzer, Hansa dinghies, H dinghies, Sharpies, Dragon, Folkeboote, sword migratory bird, pirates, Flying Dutchman, O dinghies, Corsair and other beautiful boats all in wood.

The entry fee is 15 euro per crew member, deadline for registration is the 3rd August 2013. Vaccinate more info de/segeln/regattasegeln/hamburg-summer-classics.html for journalists: courses on monitoring boats are available. Contact person (also on the two race days on-site) Gabriele and Jurgen Grandt. Book in advance or flexible spot: (Tel.: 0173 233 77 00,). A fellow sailing opportunity is available on request. Press contact hamburger Sailing Club c/o constructively PR consultancy mbH Poststrasse 14 / 16, 20354 Hamburg contact person: Oliver Jahn Tel. 040 55200311, mobile 0171 8375130, fax 040 55200322 E-Mail

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