18 FOOTERS – From the 18 Footer website:
Congratulations to Flemming Clausen, Thomas Ebler and Sören Clausen of Original Chia, for winning the European Grand Prix Trophy for 2013. With a perfect performance in the last Grand Prix they showed they are the right team to win it this year again after two years of British dominance.
After they started slow in the German Grand Prix with a 5th place they improved with a win in The Netherland Grand Prix, a showed at the last day of the Europeans in Carnac were they jumped to a satisfying 6th place their performance is getting better and better. The Italian Grand Prix shows, they are prepared for the Mark Foy in San Francisco, their next regatta.
Good luck from Europe and this year a lot of teams seems to accompany them building the biggest European fleet on the 18ft Skiff Extreme World Tour ever with four british, two German and one Denish team joining the Mark Foy and probably the JJ and at least three teams joining the Regatta in NewZealand.