NoR Released and Entry Open 2015 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

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The team at The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta are very pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2015 Regatta, taking place March 5 – 8. You can enter the race now at Regatta Guru;

The Notice of Race is now available.

The team hopes to see lots of return entries as well as some new ones this year, all coming to celebrate the events 35th year. In order to celebrate this milestone year, there will be some changes this coming season so watch this space for more information!

St.Maarten Heineken Regatta

For over three decades, the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta has showcased the top boats and sailing-and has become equally famous for its world-class slate of parties and musical entertainment-in the Caribbean. Now recognized by sailors around the planet as one of the sailing world’s best regattas, each year the event lives up to its worthy motto: Serious Fun.

For full information on the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, including results, photos, videos, party and band information, and much, much more, visit www.heinekenregatta.com.

35th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, March 5 – 8, 2015.

NoR for La Course de L’Alliance 2014 has been released

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The Organizers of La Course de L’Alliance 2014 have released the Notice of Race.

Application for ISAF Youth Worlds 2014

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2014 ISAF Youth Worlds
dates: 12 to 19 July
Venue: Tavira, Portugal
website: www.isafyouthworlds.com

15 January 2014: deadline for participant to apply for qualification with AHOsailing
send email to qualify[at]AHOsailing.org (replace [at] by @) with:
- name event
- your name
- class you want to participate in
15 January 2014: deadline payment non-refundable €100 Equipment Reservation Fee by applicant to AHOsailing
31 January 2014: deadline equipment registration and payment non-refundable €100 Equipment Reservation Fee by AHOsailing to organizers
28 Februari 2014, 17:00 hrs UTC: deadline APP application by AHOsailing at ISAF
30 April 2011: deadline participants registration and entry fee payment by AHOsailing at organizers
Qualifier: t.b.a. (most probably Dutch Youth Regatta 2014 Workum 29 May – 1 June)

Application for Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds for Olympic Classes

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2014 Santander ISAF Worlds for Olympic Classes
dates: September 2014
Venue: Santander, Spain
website: www.santander2014.com

AHOsailing has been allocated 1 spot per Olympic Class.
To secure this single spot AHOsailing has to confirm the classes it wants to make use of the allocated spot before 1 January 2014 and make payment before 1 February 2014

15 December 2013: deadline for participant to apply for qualification with AHOsailing
send email to qualify[at]AHOsailing.org (replace [at] by @) with:
- name event
- your name
- class you want to participate in

15 January 2014: deadline payment non-refundable Entry Fee by applicant to AHOsailing

t.b.a.: deadline participants registration by AHOsailing at organizers
Qualifiers: t.b.a.

Registration open for 34th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2014

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The 34th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, taking place 6th – 9th March 2014, is now open for registration via the website www.heinekenregatta.com. Enter your boat in this fun filled four day event. The Notice of Race is also available on the website with lots of other info on the regatta, the infamous parties and the fabulous Island itself.

24TH CARIBBEAN OPEN LASER CHAMPIONSHIPS in St. Maarten

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The organizers of the 24th CARIBBEAN OPEN LASER CHAMPIONSHIPS 8-9 June 2013, are ready to receive your entries:

Heineken Light and the Sint Maarten Yacht Club, present the 24TH CARIBBEAN OPEN LASER CHAMPIONSHIPS

A great weekend of Laser sailing in the finest waters in the Caribbean: and that’s saying something! Compete against the top Laser sailors in the region in the Open Class, or fight it out amongst the crafty sailors of the Masters Class: there is a class for every age and skill level.

More info: http://laserchamps.com/

AHOsailing.org has been hacked but also been recovered

The website of AHOsailing has been hacked. We are happy that we have been able to restore most information. But the templates and more have been destroyed. Now we have built a new website using all information we have been able to retrieve. Some information that should be published on pages is now included in news posts. Over the next month we hope to have the complete site up and running again.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

2013 ISAF Youth Worlds

2013 Youth Worlds Venue

Dates: 11-20 July 2013
Venue: Limassol, Cyprus
www.isafyouthworlds.com
Notice of Race
Entries by nation
Participant: Just van Aanholt (Boy’s One Person Dinghy)

The ISAF Youth Worlds is a restricted event and can only be entered through AHOsailing

2013 ISAF Nations Cup Events

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Fure and past evenents calendar
Brazilians Take Nations Cup South American Titles

5.5m IC Worlds

5.5 GER55 Curacao 2013

The 5.5m IC Worlds that were held in the waters of Curacao were a great success with fantastic winds and waves under blue skies. The competition was very tight until the last race.

Winner Markus Wieser (GER) managed to squeeze into the gold medal position, just ahead of Kristiaan Nergaard (NOR) who was leading the series most of the time. Place three was secured by Petter Fjeld (NOR).

For the first time a full female team participated at the 5.5m IC Worlds. AHOsailing is proud of Marjon Kooistra, Chantal Govaerts and Alexandra Siebels who accomplished to stand strong between a field of big male sailors. These 5.5 Worlds were also the first time AHO was present. The other AHO team consisted of Sergey Boer, Erik Albers, Gareth Weber/Kevin van Otterdijk.

AHOsailing is proud of the organizers and Race Management, who have put together a flawless event. With this event three World Championships have been organised in the AHOsailing territories over the last 24 month.

5.5m IC Worlds 2013 results
5.5 picture and video gallery

Deadline extended

The deadline to inform AHOsailing to be considered a candidate for the ISAF Youth Worlds 2013 has been extended to 20 January 2013 and the deadline for payment of the Equipment Deposit to AHOsailing has been extended to 25 January 2013.

 

2013 Universiade

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We have received information from the Student Sport Federation Dutch Caribbean that sailing is NOT included as an event during the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, July 6-17 2013.

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ISAF Youth Worlds reminder

Please be reminded that, if you want to be considered a candidate for the ISAF Youth Worlds 2013 you shall inform AHOsailing and pay the Equipment Deposit to AHOsailing before 15 January 2013.

2012 ISAF Youth Worlds

2012 ISAF Youth Worlds
dates: 12 to 21 July
Venue: Dublin Bay, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
website: www.isafyouthworlds.com

15 January 2012: deadline for participant to apply for qualification with NASAF
send email to qualify[at]AHOsailing.org (replace [at] by @) with:
- name event
- your name
- class you want to participate in
15 January 2012: deadline payment non-refundable €100 Equipment Reservation Fee by applicant to NASAF
31 January 2012: deadline equipment registration and payment non-refundable €100 Equipment Reservation Fee by NASAF to organizers
 6 February 2012: deadline APP application by NASAF at ISAF
30 April 2011: deadline participants registration and entry fee payment by NASAF at organizers
Laser Radial Boys applicants:
  • Louis Hendrikx,
  • Eugene Hendrikx,
  • Kevin van Otterdijk,
  • Just van Aanholt
Qualifier Laser Radial Boys: Dutch Youth Regatta 2012 Workum 17-20 May
Winner qualifier: Just van Aanholt
AHOsailing has been represented by:
Just van Aanholt, Laser Radial Boys, 26th

5.5 World Championship 2013

The 5.5m WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 will take place in CURACAO together with the races of the Scandinavian Gold-Cup 2013.

  • Gold-Cup: 24th to 27th of January 2013
  • Tune-up races: 26th and 27th of January 2013
  • World Championship: 28th January to 1st February 2013

Olympic Event Tickets

We received the following information from Cartan, according to NAOC the official tickets supplier for our country:

Cartan Tours is the Official Authorized Ticket Reseller for the Olympic Committee of Netherlands Antilles and the Official Travel Agent for London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. We are proud to represent Netherlands Antilles’ Olympic Team and we invite your Sailing Federation, including athletes families, and friends for London 2012.

We still have a wide selection of Olympic Event Tickets available. Cartan Tours also offers Olympic Travel Packages including Opening and Closing Ceremony packages along with our hospitality services and our experience with the Olympic Games since 1988.

All information can be found at www.cartanglobal.com Please contact us if you have any questions and to learn more about our complete services for London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. We can be reached at 1.310.546.9662 and through email at tickets@cartanglobal.com.

2012 ISAF Youth Worlds reminder

Please be reminded that, if you want to be considered a candidate for the ISAF Youth Worlds 2012 you shall inform NASAF and pay the Equipment Deposit to NASAF before 15 January 2012

Relevant info can be found on: ISAF Youth Worlds 2012

AHO Sailors qualification system published.

 

The Sailors qualification system for who will represent AHO in the 2012 Olympic Games in London has been published by the NASAF Qualification Committee.

 

Sailors Qualification Olympics 2012

Sailors Qualification Olympic Games 2012 , (applies per Olympic Class)

The NAOC Uitzend Criteria 2010-2012 and the NAOC code of conduct are applicable.
If Qualification system A is applicable Qualification system B and C are VOID.
If Qualification system B is applicable Qualification system A and C are VOID.
If Qualification system C is applicable Qualification system A and B are VOID.

Qualification system A:
When only one sailor qualifies the country (AHO) in a certain Olympic Class at the Perth Worlds 2011 Country Qualifier, that sailor qualifies him/herself for the 2012 Olympics and qualifies him/herself as first endorsed entry for the 2nd Country Qualifier.

Qualification system B:
When multiple sailors qualify the country (AHO) in a certain Olympic Class at the Perth Worlds 2011 Country Qualifier, meaning that each one of them would have qualified the country (AHO) in the absence of the other AHO sailors, a subsequent qualifier will be held only between these sailors. The sailor that finishes more times ahead of the other in the final Overall Results at the events mentioned hereunder qualifies him/herself for the 2012 Olympics and qualifies him/herself as first endorsed entry for the 2nd Country Qualifier:
• Perth Worlds 2011 (3 – 18 December 2011)
• Miami OCR 2012 (22 – 28 January 2012)
• Palma OCR 2012 (31 March – 7 April 2012)

Qualification system C:
When no sailor qualifies the country (AHO) in a certain Olympic Class at the Perth Worlds 2011 Country Qualifier a subsequent qualifier will be held. The sailor that finishes more times ahead of the other in the Final Overall Results at the events mentioned hereunder qualifies him/herself for the 2012 Olympics (in case AHO qualifies itself in that Olympic Class at the 2nd Country Qualifier) and qualifies him/herself as first endorsed entry for the 2nd Country Qualifier.:
• Perth Worlds 2011 (3 – 18 December 2011)
• Miami OCR 2012 (22 – 28 January 2012)
• Palma OCR 2012 (31 March – 7 April 2012)

For System B and C: In case a sailor has an overall result in a certain qualifier event and another sailor has no result in the same event, the sailor with a result in that event will be considered to have finished ahead of the sailor with no result in that event.
When a sailor is unable or unwilling to participate in an Olympic or country qualifier event he/she qualified for, the following in order will be considered to have qualified for that event.

In case this qualification system does not cover an unforeseen situation NASAF will decide.

For questions please email to qualify@AHOsailing.org

IOC withdraws recognition from NAOC

At the IOC Session in Durban the IOC ratified the proposal of the Executive Board to withdraw the recognition of the Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee. The decision can be read in the letter of President Jacques Rogge to NAOC.

Marlow Regatta

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The Marlow Regatta CARIBBEAN ONEDESIGN KEELBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP will be organized by The St.Maarten Yacht Club on Saturday June 18th and Sunday June 19th 2011 at Simpson Bay Lagoon, St.Maarten. For further information please contact: Cary Byerley Email: director[at]bigboatseries.com

Olympic Games Test Event

General:

The Olympic Games Test Event is held every four years (2011, 2015, …)
The Olympic Games Test Event is a restricted event and can only be entered through NASAF.
One year before the Olympic Games, the Organizing Committee of the Games in cooperation with ISAF organizes a test event at the location of the Olympic Games.

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2011 London Test Event:

dates: 31 July – 14 AUGUST 2011
Venue Weymouth, Great Britain

Notice of Race

website: www.sailing.org/london2012

deadline for participant to apply for qualification with NASAF: 15 May 2011

send email to qualify[at] AHOsailing.org (replace [at] by @) with:
- name event
- your name
- class you want to participate in
deadline for entry and payment by NASAF at ISAF: 31 May 2011
See NoR 3.12
One AHO sailor per event can participate. See NoR 3.6

Qualification system for who will represent AHO: to be announced

Caribbean laser Championships

The Caribbean Laser Championships is coming up. The event will be held in St. Maarten on 11 and 12 June. for more info visit the website.

2011 ISAF Youth Worlds

Dates: 7 to 16 July
Venue: Zadar, Croatia
Website: www.isafyouthworlds.com

deadline for participant to apply for qualification with NASAF: extended to 27 January 2011
send email to qualify[at]AHOsailing.org (replace [at] by @) with: name event, your name,  class  you want to participate in
deadline equipment registration by NASAF at organizers: 31 January 2011
deadline APP application by NASAF at ISAF: 15 February 2011
deadline participants registration by NASAF at organizers: 15 April 2011

Applicants: Kevin van Otterdijk, Just van Aanholt, Ard van Aanholt

qualifier: United-4, Medemblik, 16 and 17 april 2011
Winner qualifier: Just van Aanholt
The Netherlands Antilles have been represented by:

 Just van Aanholt, Laser Radial Boys, 42nd

Events Region

Event Date Organization
PWA World Series Slalom and Freestyle June 19 – 26 PWA/HiWinds
Aruba HiWinds 2011 June 29 – July 4 HiWinds
Aruba Rembrandt Regatta August 12 -14