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The second serie of the Grand Prix Aalsmeer (of a total of three series) was sailed again under great spring time weather conditions. However, the rather light wind chose its own directions and shifted along an ENE-ly axis.


A new record of the number of participants from six nations during the 70th Dutch Open Championship since 1948.

link to DRAGON GOLD CUP 2019 website

Please click at ' READ MORE ' to find the link to for registration and accommodation

Latest news


1 April 2019
The first serie of 2019 has been sailed. With perfect guidance of the Race Committee of the WZW 18 Dragons and 8 Solings were eager at the start of the season.

START of the 2019 SEASON

29 March 2019
The Dutch Dragon season will start 30 March with the traditional Grade 2 series at Westeinder Lake near Amsterdam Airport.


28 March 2019
Registration for the Dragon Gold Cup 2019 is fully underway. Join the (now 98) entries via our special website

90th Anniversary Regatta San Remo 5 - 13 October 2019

16 February 2019
The 90th anniversary Regatta 2019 will be held in San Remo (Italy) from 5 - 13 October. Details at . We kindly remind Dragon Sailors that the 75th Dragon Gold Cup, to be held in Medemblik, Netherlands will be from 8 - 14 June 2019. See

Edinburgh Cup and the 71st British Dragon nationals in the waters of North Wales.

14 February 2019
Wij ontvingen de volgende aankondiging voor 16 - 19 juli : 2019 Edinburgh Cup VENUE: South Caernarfonshire Yacht Club This year’s Edinburgh Cup and the 71st British Dragon nationals is set to be four days of thrilling keelboat racing in the waters of North Wales. Racing Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th July 2019.

20th Grand Prix Douarnenez 8 - 11 May

14 February 2019
De volgende uitnodiging werd ontvangen vanuit Douarnenez: Dear Dragon Sailors, We would be very happy to welcome you in order to celebrate two famous anniversaries : 90 years for the Dragon and 20 years for the Douarnenez Grand Prix. We are preparing for you a program around four racing days, Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 of May. Register on our website, and come and join us for the legendary parties animated by volunteers always proud to welcome you. Kind regards,

Winterseries @ Royal Netherlands YC

11 February 2019
After four weekends with too much wind and even ice during the weekend of 19/20 Januari NED 432 decided to divert to Villamoura (Portugal) to train with 8 other Dragons, coached by Pedro Andrade. They certainly experienced better conditions compared to their ice breaking act on 20 Januari. See the link to the video of NED 432 as ice breaker in 'Read More'.

Erik Groot nieuw bestuurslid en penningmeester NDC

2 February 2019
Erik Groot per 1 februari toegetreden tot het bestuur NDC met als portefeuille het Penningmeesterschap. Erik vaart sinds 1980 Draak. Daarvan bijna 30 jaar met zijn zuster en vader op de NED 210, toen gedoopt als 'Red Surprise'. Inmiddels herdoopt als 'Bloody Mary'