Beneteau 25 Europeans Preview

... taking place during Travemunder Week, Germany, 20-29 July

Friday July 20th 2001, Author: Nick Gibbons, Location: United Kingdom
The Beneteau 25 European Championships will be taking place during Travemünder Week, Germany where more than 500,000 visitors are expected to attend the 112th Travemünder Woche from July 20 - 29.
At least thirty-five boats from a host of countries including: Italy, Germany, UK, Switzerland and Latvia will come together to compete in this highly competitive fleet.

The UK based E1 Business crew consists of three members of the same family. Geof, James and Nick Gibbons who along with Pete Weller and Coriolan Rousselle will make up their championship crew. The crew have been practicing throughout the year in order to be ready for these Europeans and are looking forward to some exciting racing. With the 14-15 July spent on the water in Germany practising with a top German crew, Flexi, the crew are happy with all aspects of their sailing and are ready for the first gun.

The competition in the past has boasted, Michel Desjoyeaux, winner of the world's toughest yacht race the "Vendee Globe", Shirley Robinson, Europe Gold medallist at Sydney and a host of others including: Transatlantic Race Champions, Round the World yacht racers and J24 world Champions.

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