“Almost 50 years ago, in 1973, DN sailors from around the world gathered for the first DN World Championship at Gull Lake, in Michigan U.S.A.
During the next two seasons, IDNIYRA North America and IDNIYRA Europe will each take the opportunity to honor 50 years of international competition.”

To kick off the festivities from the imaginary starting line North American Secretary Deb Whitehorse has published a wonderful commemoration of the first Gold Cup Regatta:

1973: The First DN World Championship

Cover photo: 1973 Ain Vilde, Estonia

See also: 2022/23 Season Regatta Dates Announced