Vintage Yachting Games 2012

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  • 2008

    The first edition of the Vintage Yachting Games was held in Medemblik (NED) from 20–27 September 2008

    • Fleet review

    The fleet review of is a part of the opening ceremony of the Vintage. The element can be compared with the athletes parade into the stadium at the opening of the Olympics.

    • The races of the Vintage Yachting Games

    Each edition of the Vintage Yachting Games will have a series of at least seven scheduled races per Vintage Yachting Class. At least five races must be completed to make a valid series. The top 3 of each Vintage class are granted the right to fly the Vintage Yachting Games logo in gold, silver or bronze in her mainsail for the next four years.

    • Vintage InterPares race

    As a part of the closing ceremony the winning helmsman of each class will sail one final race in a former Olympic class. The winner will be win the title of Vintage InterPares (VIP) and is granted the right to fly the Vintage Yachting Games logo in her sail for the next four years. The VIP race is the substitute for the medalrace during the Olympic sailing event. In 2008 the 12′ Dinghy was used for the VIP race.

    • Country Trophy

    The country trophy is handed to the national team of the best performing country during an edition of the Vintage. This trophy is donated by the artist, sailor, International Judge and former International Umpire: Menno Meyer (NED).