News 2009

26.9.2009 Sun Cup at Orlík

Vladislav Ptašnik

This was our first time at this race and it was as good as anticipated. The event is mainly a meeting of yachtsmen of Orlík on cabin cruisers. However, not being very orthodox, they put up with our racing Predator. What I liked the most was… read more    video    pics


14.-16.8.2009 Fehmarn Rund – two Predators in the top ten.

By Vladislav Ptašnik

At Fehmarn again. This year 82 boats gathered, 49 of them in our category. We raced here with a smaller sail last year, and it was the very first sea race for me and for Tadeáš. This year, two boats came from Bohemia. The first was … read more    results here    video clip    pics here    Milan Hájek view


1.-2.8.2009 Catamaran Match Racing at Bolevák

Vladislav Ptašnik

Well, nothing like this had been here before! Who would have ever believed that match racing of the fastest sailing boats – catamarans – could be organised on such a small pool? Yes, it was possible and it was done successfully. I hope the yachtsmen from Plzeň forgive my …read more    photos    results overall    David Křížek’s view    Martin Šedivec’s view    Regional TV R1 ZAK clip


27.7.2009 Hnačov Blue Ribbon

By Vladislav Ptašnik

The usual course of Modrá Stuha Hnačova was ‘interfered with’ by the participation of three catamarans. Two Predators from the CompoTech team and the Pilsener Tornado of Martin Šedivec arrived. Thanks to the reasonable decision … read more    results here    newspaper clippings    photos    clip


15.6.2009 Fantastic Achievement at Round Texel 2009!

Vladislav Ptašnik

It takes couple of days for tiredness of demanding racing and long travel home to fade away. Very pleasant feeling of success overtrumps the tiredness. F20 Predator CZE 0087 Hajek/Krizek 7th to cross the finish line in the world biggest catamaran race! Only six Marstroms M20 crossed the finish before them. How it all happened? More than 550 catamarans gathered at Netherland island Texel as every summer during … read more    video    pics
Results: Texel 2009 Overall Gold and Silver Fleet    Texel 2009 Open Dutch Championship