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Most do not even know. The global market leader for sailcloth is a German company called DIMENSION-POLYANT.

The firm from Kempen in the region of the lower Rhine is a longterm partner from and we are really happy to show their portrait in our “Introduced:…” series.

Where are the sail clothes, “which mean our world” actually coming from and how are they produced…

The fast and the beautiful

A spectacular sporting event, a feast for the eyes and sailing history brought to life. Off Flensburg, the amazing twelves determine their world champion.

From the Model to the Original

Gisela and Helmut Scharbaum lived a normal, middle-class life until that magical Christmas Day.

A model yacht construction kit found its way under their tree. visited them to find out more…

Feature: Shipbuilding legends off St. Tropez

The Voiles de St. Tropez, the highlight of the classic sailing scene, is over. presents some of the most exhilarating images from the regattas.

Experience all the big classic ships live and in close-up: Legends like “Lulworth”, “Tuiga”, “Cambria”, “Moonbeam” or “Kookaburra II”. There’s no better place to see them in such style than at the conclusion of the Mediterranean sailing season off St. Tropez. there on your behalf.

Sailing on dry land

The regatta simulator Virtual Skipper continues to grow in popularity. Thousands of sailing enthusiasts compete against each other online.

The online game Virtual Skipper is gaining more and more fans in the sailing community. 30,000 players from 70 countries sail on the Internet. The game manufacturer Nadeo registers more than 2000 connections each day. That’s a good enough reason to investigate what lies behind this level of participation. Even die-hard regatta sailors can improve their understanding of the rules. And when it comes to learning tactics, a few players can expect to have a really valuable experience. The report gives an impression of what virtual sailing is all about.