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May 25 2010

Top ranking dragon sailors at the German Dragon Grand Prix 2010!

The German Dragon Grand Prix 2010 - for the first time
hosted by the holiday resort "Weisse Wiek" in Boltenhagen, will see a line up of the finest Dragon sailors in the world.The NRV as organizing club has received entries of the top ranked Dragon teams of 2009 and 2008, Anatoly Loginov (RUS 27) and Thomas Müller (GER 996) respectively. The will have fierce competition from the reigning European Champion German Markus Wieser (UKR 9) and the 2009 winner of the Dragon Gold Cup Ruslana Taran a 3-times Olympic medallist, both sailing for the sailing team of the main event sponsor TRANSBUNKER.

The event will be started on Saturday, July 10, 2010, with the CHILDHOOD race, a charity race to raise funds for the WORLD CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION which is supported by many companies under the motto "high class sailing for children in need". Until today the CHILDHOOD race has been able to raise a totalof €946.000 for the foundation which was founded by Her Majesty Queen Sylvia of Sweden who is still it´s president. The Dragon Class as charity partner hopes to increase this amount to more than one million with this years event.

For Boltenhagen and the organizers the German Dragon Grand Prix is the test event for the Dragon European Championship which will be held at the same venue in 2011.

Marinepool is a proud partner of the CHILDHOOD Dragon Grand Prix Boltenhagen and is glad to be part of this prestigious event.