Attila Pataky

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Jan 19 2019

Other accommodation

Today I got the following email: ”Dear Sir, AS i know DN class competitons will BE held in Saaremaa! As representive of Grand Rose Spa hotell in Saaremaa we can offer accommodaion in Kuressaare  during tje race with in 50€ per night in standard twin/double room. For a reservation please contact by e-mail: info@grandrose.ee or ph: +372 6667000 Lugupidamisega Kristjan Ader”  

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Jan 19 2019

EC 2019 Location – Decision

Dear Friends & Fellow Iceboaters, The 2019 DN European Championship will be held in Estonia / Island Saaremaa. The racecourse location will be in Vaike strait. The launchsite location will be posted later. Accommodation: The Headquarters will be in Hotel Georg Ots Spa in Kuressaare. Quote “ice sailing” and you will get a discounted price of 60 EUR/night/double room with breakfast. Contacts: info@gospa.ee, +372 45 50101 Other hotel with agreed price is Arensburg. Double room with breakfast 50 EUR/night Contacts: arensburg@arensburg.ee, +372 452 4700 I would like to thank all the icescouts for providing us with the essential information for making this hard decision. Thank you for your patience. See you in Orisaare! …

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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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