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May 10 2013

Heinz Nixdorf Trophy and International German Championship of Starboats at Möhnesee, Austria


Heinz Nixdorf Trophy

From April 30th to May 5th this year's Heinz Nixdorf Trophy took place at Möhnesee, Austria.
After 5 runs, winner of the Heinz Nixdorf Trophy 2013 was Team Polgar/Koy with 6,0 points before Hagen/Hasche 11,0 points and Babendere/Voigt with 14,0 points. Herewith, Polgar/Koay won the trophy the fourth time; however, the record of winning the Heinz Nixorf Trophy since 1987 has been achieved by Hagen and Hellmich each with 6 vitcories.

 

International German Championships of the Starboats

On Thursday, May 1st, the International German Championships of the Starboats startete simultaenously with 3 runs. Polgar/Koy took over the head of fleet with the positions 1,8,1 followed by Babendererde/ Voigt with 11,1,3 and Merkelbach/Kleen 6,5,5. After severeal start attempts on Saturday mornings, the regatta 5 and 6 started in the afternoon because of choppy west winds. Altmeister won the 5th regatta together with Hasche while the 6th regatta was a victory of the locals Tusch and Winkelmann, followed by Hagen/Hasche on rank 2 who took over the leading position in the race.On Sunday racing director Hans Herbert Hoffmann canceled the final races because of disturbing wind conditions.

Finally, the international German champions 2013 are Alexander Hagen and Marko Hacshe from the NRV, Johannes Polgar and Markus Koy from the NRV on rank 2, followed by Johannes Babendere (NRV) and Manuel Voigt (LYC) on rank 3.