Tag: OK class

  • Fredrik Lööf secures second OK Dinghy European title at Kieler Woche

    Fredrik Lööf secures second OK Dinghy European title at Kieler Woche

    Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, has secured his second successive OK Dinghy European title in Kiel with a race to spare after winning the first race of the day on the final day on Tuesday. Valerian Lebrun, from France took silver, while Thomas Hansson-Mild, from Sweden took a late bronze after his best day of the […]

  • Dan Slater wins Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds 2019

    Dan Slater wins Symonite OK Dinghy Worlds 2019

    The 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship, which has just concluded at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand, was an outstanding success both on and off the water. It is not hard to see why the class is attracting some of the biggest names in sailing and is in demand at amazing venues around […]

  • Historic OK Dinghy World Championship opened at Wakatere Boating Club

    Historic OK Dinghy World Championship opened at Wakatere Boating Club

    One hundred and eleven OK Dinghies from eight nations have gathered at Wakatere Boating Club in Auckland, New Zealand to contest the 2019 Symonite OK Dinghy World Championship. It is not only the largest-ever OK Dinghy event outside Europe, but also the first world championship held at the club. After two days of registration and […]

  • Fredrik Lööf secures OK Dinghy European title in Bandol after final day thriller

    Fredrik Lööf secures OK Dinghy European title in Bandol after final day thriller

    Fredrik Lööf, from Sweden, has lifted the 2018 OK Dinghy European Championship title with a thrilling last race win, after the title fight went right down to the wire. Charlie Cumbley from Britain, took silver, while Thomas Hansson-Mild, also from Sweden, took bronze. These three sailors have dominated all week, winning all eight races between […]

  • OK Dinghy fleet head south for first ever European Championship on the Med

    OK Dinghy fleet head south for first ever European Championship on the Med

    Five years ago an old OK Dinghy was dragged out of a garden in southern France and given a makeover. Soon it was joined by another and then another, and what followed was the amazingly successful revival of the Mediterranean OK Dinghy fleet with many former and new sailors joining the class. Two years ago they […]

  • OK Dinghy Class publishes new class rules

    OK Dinghy Class publishes new class rules

    Following two years exhaustive work the OK Dinghy class is pleased to announce a new version of its Class Rules has finally been published, converting the original, and somewhat dated, wordings into an ERS (Equipment Rules of Sailing) compliant SCR (Standard Class Rules) format.   The new Class Rules were published on the World Sailing […]

  • Challenging conditions at Hjertmans OK Sprint at Gottskär

    Challenging conditions at Hjertmans OK Sprint at Gottskär

    Billed as a fun, entertaining, arena sailing event for OK Dinghies, the Hjertmans OK Sprint 2017 at Gottskär on April 22 was all that and a lot more. Strong winds may have shortened the series but the enthusiasm of the sailors towards the sailing and the social side was in no way diminished. The mobile […]

  • Another great season of OK Dinghy sailing ahead

    Another great season of OK Dinghy sailing ahead

    As we begin our 60th year the OK Dinghy class has a lot to celebrate. We remain a strong, healthy and vibrant class that is witnessing growth levels as strong as any for a generation. We have more boat builders building more new boats than any time in recent memory. By April 1 this year, […]