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FIRST SHIP HOME. Jan Hansen has won the Brassfahrt race with his AEOLOS P30.

Updated: May 31, 2023

Appr. 13:00, 27. of May. Jan has won the Race "Brassfahrt 2023". He sailed his AEOLOS P30 singlehanded. 71 boats have made the start and sailed a course of 80sm clockwise through the bay, shortened due to the predicted weak wind conditions: Fly By Travemünde - Staberhuk - Approach Wismar - Travemünde. The race course was 100 miles from Travemünde to a buoy in northeast of Fehmarn, then to a mark in front of Heiligendamm and back to Travemünde. 17 boats competed single handed, 54 raced double handed.

First ship home after 80 miles. Appr. 1h ago. Great job, Jan!

DEHLER 30 OD and AEOLOS P30 in Travemünde

After the start Jan Hansen took over soon the lead during a long upwind course. In the night the wind calmed down to almost nothing.

Start Groups: <25 ft <30 ft (AEOLOS P30) <35 ft <40 ft >40 ft & Multihull

7:00 in the morning fresh winds pushed the slower boat first, but Jan managed to keep in front until he finished.

The AEOLOS P30 finished in front of - A31 and 35 - Akilaria 950 - Dehler 45, 38, and 30 OD - Figaro 2 - JPK 38 FC - Luffe 43 and 45 - Pogo 12.5 and 30 - Winner 12.2 - X 482, 43 and 35 and far more, 71 boats have started.

Results single handed: It was a kind of kangaroo start in groups. First ship home wins.

Results double handed: 7 boats had a better time, a X482, Luffe 34/45, Dehler 38SQ/45 and the Akilaria 950, all double handed, all bigger than the AEOLOS P30.

More about the race: Jan Hansen has prepared his boat for racing very well during the winter, and has done his first race:

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