Category Archives: Half Ton Classics Cup 2014
This evening it’s the infamous Half Ton Classics Cup fancy dress party, where the crews are asked to come dressed in “the character(s)” they most associate with their boat. The fantastic volunteers here in Nieuwpoort are already getting into the … Continue reading
It’s been a seriously tough day on the water here in Nieuwpoort at day two of the Half Ton Classics Cup 2015. With more big seas and winds up into the mid 20s the boats have completed three gruelling races … Continue reading
Roving Reporter Bert Janssen Chats To Philippe Pilote, Chairman of the Half Ton Class and owner of General Tapioca BJ – So Philippe – are you happy to be in NP again? PP – Yes of course, it’s like coming … Continue reading
The Half Ton Classics Cup competitors have attended their daily briefing in Nieuwpoort and are all set for three further races today. The race committee intends to start with two windward leeward races and finish with another short inshore race. … Continue reading
The North Sea was throwing some interesting shapes today off Nieuwport as the 23 strong Half Ton Classics Cup 2015 fleet got their regatta underway in big confused seas with a practise race followed by the first two races of … Continue reading
The Provisional Results have been posted and reveal that David Cullen’s Checkmate won both of today’s opening races to lead the regatta overall. Philippe Pilate’s General Tapioca is lying in second with Paul Pullen’s Miss Whiplash in third. At this … Continue reading
We know how you all love to check out what people have done to their Classic Half Tonners so here are some dock shots of the boats after racing today.
It’s not that windy out here but it’s pretty rough seas. The practice race is underway and the boats are having great racing.
We have 23 Classic Half Tonners registered, briefed and ready to race here in Nieuwpoort. It’s a bit overcast and damp this morning but the forecast for the week ahead shows plenty of sun and good winds. Right now the … Continue reading
This weekend the Classic Half Tonners are converging on Nieuwpoort in Belgium for the 8th edition of the Half Ton Classics Cup, which is being organised in association with the Koninklijke Yacht Club Nieuwpoort (KYCN) and the Bruxelles Royal Yacht … Continue reading