Presentation of the 2018 Vaurien World Championship

Düsseldorf - Germany.

The 129th Travemunder Woche, with the Vaurien World Championship as highest-ranked regatta, was officially presented on Sunday, Jan 21, on the Dusseldorf boat show "BOOT". Many officials from sailing associations and representatives of other classes were attending. On stage, Peter Lakshmanan, president of ASV GER, presented the "Project 100", the aim to get one hundred Vauriens to the start line of the World Championship. With competitors expected from three continents, the goal is ambitious, but possible, he said. Moreover, questions were asked about the chances of the German teams sailing the new Vauriens "Made in Germany". Peter said that the teams Spain and Italy usually have the best chances of winning the championship, but a surprise is always possible.