Spartacus Sailing Club

Raiffeisen Optimist Cup – First Day

2013. April 26. 20:08
Gereben Marci

Sunshine, BFT 2-3 wind, 25 C and lake Balaton – what else we need for a great regatta. Two races were sailed on the first day of the Raiffeisen Optimist Cup in summer-like conditions. 90 boats were on the startline from six countries.  The first race was won by Áron Tenke (Spartacus Sailing Club, Hungary), Levente Lászlófy crossed the finishline first... more »

Optimist Tune-up Regattas in 2013

2012. November 13. 10:20

Dear Opti Sailors and Coaches! Spartacus Sailing Club invite You for two sailing events before the Europeans in 2013. Both regattas will be held on the same piece of water as of the European Championship. It is a great chance to get familiar with the conditions on and off the water in Balatonföldvár. Schedule and Notice of Race for the regattas: F.W.... more »

Good preparation for next year’s IODA European Championship

2012. July 31. 16:36
Gereben Marci

As known, the 2013 IODA ECH will be hosted by the Hungarian Optimist Association and  Spartacus Sailing club at Lake Balaton, Balatonföldvár, Hungary. For a perfect preparation the organizers are offering several opportunities to get familiar with the local conditions. Lake Balaton is known as a light wind water but several times the weather conditions... more »

Choco Cup – day 3

2012. July 19. 19:00
Máthé Marian

Third/and last/ day of the Choco-Cup. Classes: 420, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Cadet and Optimist After a very unhappy waiting for the start of three hours, the wind turned in no time from Bft 0 to Bft 3-4, let alone, that for the second leg Bft 5-6 South wind was registered – hard to cope with by the kids, this was especially difficult for members of... more »

III. Choco CUP – day 2

2012. July 18. 21:50
Máthé Marian

Favourable winds awaited the fleet on Wednesday, as well. In fact, the wind was one or two beaufort stronger than on Tuesday. The first race got away in NW wind, but in the second leg the wind turned toward South. The classes with few boats were very disciplined at the start, only one 420-er was early. Once again, only the umpteenth start of the OPs was... more »

III. Choco CUP – day 1

2012. July 17. 20:01
Máthé Marian

First day of the Choco Cup Classes: 420, Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Cadet and Optimist With a total number of entries over 150 from 9 nations (Czech Republic, Denmark, Great Britain, Hungary, Israel, Malta, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia) started the race this morning at 10 am. Lovely whether conditions, the wind improved from Bft 1 to Bft 4. Smooth races, only... more »

Choco Cup Programme

2012. July 5. 19:10

The 2012 Choco Cup is just around the corner. Sailors from seven countries registered so far, you can follow the Optimist Entry List here. You can also check out the daily programme of the event. Hope to see you soon in... more »

18ft Skiff GP 3rd & Last Day

2012. May 14. 16:45

from → The third day started as the last two ones: sunny and with postponement! After the breeze started to build around 1 pm the race officer called the skiffs out for the start. When the first four teams were out on big rig it was already blasting and the forecast was even up to forty knots in the evening. Soon every of the four, Pica, the... more »

18ft Skiff Grand Prix Day 1 & 2

2012. May 12. 18:34

from → The first two days in Hungary on Balatonföldvar were absolute summer days, warm and shifty light winds. In this absolutely amazing chilling spot the Ten Teams from UK, Germany and Hungary were hosted as friendly as last year. Red Bull as a sponsor and a local company named Efesk served dinner and the typical Red Bull Party and Music... more »