Published: Friday, 20 June 2014

From May 30-June 1, there was a real invasion of Contests in the harbour of Medemblik, the Oosterhaven. Contest owners took part in the 11th edition of the Sevenstar Contest Cup 2014. Upon arrival in the harbour on Friday the Dutch, German and English flags were flying along the quay. The event was made possible thanks to the sponsorship of Sevenstar Yacht Transport and Kuiper insurance.

11th Edition Sevenstar Contest Cup Great Success

The event this year attracted 28 participants with vessels between 29 and 57 feet. The regatta and the cruise took place in perfect sailing conditions. "This was a very successful Contest Cup," says Arjen Conijn, Director of Contest Yachts. "It was a perfect combination of sailing, get together and enjoying a stylish dinner with participants at the quay in front of all the yachts. The Contest Cup has truly become an annual international meeting point for Contest enthusiasts who like to meet each other.”

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The race management was in the hands of the race committee from Uitdam led by Frans Bolweg. The final results were:

                  Under 40’ Class            Over 40’ Class

1st prize      Paperino, 35                Stella Maris, 42CS

2nd prize    Relexelle, 34                Ernesto, 42CS

3rd prize    Dione, 35                    Njord, 43

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