Attila Pataky

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Jan 16 2019

Important information – postponement!

Due to the recent unstable weather conditions in the region the 2019 European Championship will be postponed by one day. Thus the new schedule is the following: Final decision about the site: Saturday, 19th January 2019, 15.00 CET Check-in: Monday, 21st January 2019. Hours as scheduled earlier. First Race: Tuesday, 22nd. 10.00 Local time   Attila Pataky, M-100 European Commodore 

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Jan 16 2019

Icescouting 2019 – Second update

Since the last report we had checked two spots: Siemianowka in Poland and Rekyvos in Lithuania. Both lake have ice of sufficient thickness, however the ice surfaces are not ideal for racing. At Siemianowka we have 10 cm black plus 5 cm snowice. The ice was covered with about 2 cm of slushy snow, which in case of cold weather will freeze and form a hard but rough sailable ice surface. The Rekyvos has 20-22 cm of black ice. There are 5-10 cm thick frozen snow drifts on the ice. Here we will need warm weather and rain to smoothen the surface. Now we are in Estonia to check places on …

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Jan 14 2019

Icescouting 2019

Dear Fellow Iceboaters! This year we departed again on our journey in search of the best location to organize the European Championship. Last week we have had some hope that we can stay on the ice of the Organizing Country. The ice on Tisza Reservoir had grown fast and reached 10 cm of thickness by Saturday. We had about 5 cm of light snow cover. Unfortunately, warm weather is expected and the ice stopped growing as well the light snow formed drifts that became slushy. Thus on Sunday we decided to leave the place and headed North searching alternative places. We drove all day in positive temperatures with alternating precipitation …

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Dec 24 2018

Season Greetings

Dear Fellow Ice Sailors, Junior Iceboaters, The holiday season is here and some lucky countries already have stable and sailable ice cover on their lakes and water reservoirs. Use this possibility to train as much as you can to get ready for big international events and perfectly trim your gear. But do not forget in this busy season, that some deadlines to make duetime entry for the events are already on the doorstep: 2nd January – submission of insurance cover for seniors 6th January – regular online entry ends for the Senior EC 15th January  – submission of insurance cover for juniors 20th January – regular online entry ends for the Junior WC/EC As today …

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Nov 13 2018

NOR EC 2019 (With Important Change!!)

Dear Fellow Icesailors, Please find the Modified NOR for the 2019 DN European Championship and EuroCup. We needed to make some changes in it because receiving a late warning from our lawyers and because of that, I decided to suspend the reorganization procedure in our European Community. Recently the lawyers are studying the case and hopefully will come up with a solution soon. It was just a warning and doesn’t mean that we did something illegal. Unfortunately, we are now in time constrain because the NOR was already due to publish and the registration procedure will start within less than three weeks. Therefore as a temporary solution, we have to revert to …

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May 03 2016

G-737 Final Post

Iceboaters, after several years on duty as Commodore I felt it was time for a Change and some new ideas and perspectives for the class.  With April 24th last month my term as Commodore ended regulary. At the same time the term of our treasurer Christian Seegers ended. It was pure pleasure working with Christian and all others who remain active for the time being in the Board. My job was easy compared to those who to the officework, doing accounting, being 24 h in the Web, running Junior regattas and checking insurance papers. And all of them consult the Commodore too. Appreciate what you did. Same applies to all Nat. Secretaries, …

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