International Contender Association
World Championships

International Contender World Championship Regattas

 

  • 2016 World Championship at Santa Cruz, California, USA Won by Mark Bulka, Australia, 2nd place: Jason Beebe, Australia, 3rd place Simon Mussell, Great Britain, 1st Woman Stephanie Mah, Canada
    34 Entrants from Australia, Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, USA

  • 2015 World Championship at Medemblik, Netherlands Won by Simon Mussell, Great Britain, 2nd place: Mark Bulka, Australia, 3rd place Andrea Bonezzi, Australia, 1st Woman Jacqueline Rüfenacht, Switzerland
    134 Entrants from Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA

  • 2014 World Championship at Belmont, Lake McQuarrie, Australia Won by Mark Bulka, Austrlia, 2nd place: Jono Neate, Australia, 3rd place Matthew Mulder, Australia, 1st Woman Jacqueline Rüfenacht, United Arab Emirates
    68 Entrants from Australia, Denmark, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates

  • 2013 World Championship at Gravedona, Lago di Como, Italy Won by Sĝren Dulong Andreasen, 2nd place: Simon Mussell, Great Britain, 3rd place Mark Bulka, Australia, first Veteran: Stuart Jones, Great Britain, !st Woman Jacqueline Rüfenacht, Switzerland
    174 Entrants from Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA

  • 2012 World Championship at St Petersburg, Florida, USA. Won by Antonio Lambertini, Italy, 2nd place: Giovanni Bonzio, Italy, 3rd place Sĝren Dulong Andreasen, Denmark first Veteran: Joachim Harpprecht, Germany
    45 Entrants from Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, USA

  • 2011 World Championship at Weymouth, Great Britain. Won by Bjarke B Johnsen, Denmark, 2nd place: Graham Scott, Great Britain
    3rd place: Sĝren Dulong Andreasen, Denmark, first Veteran: Stuart Jones, Great Britain)
    143 Entrants from Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, USA

  • 2010 World Championship at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Won by Jono Neate, Australia, 2nd place: Andrea Bonezzi, Italy
    3rd place: Christoph Homeier, Germany, first Veteran: Chris Sutherland, Western Australia, Australia(Gary Langdon, UK??)
    First Woman: Ann Seidel, Germany, Junior World Champion: Alexander Groehlich, New South Wales, Australia
    60 Entrants from Australia, Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands

  • 2009 World Championship at Sønderborg, Denmark. Won by Andrea Bonezzi, Italy.
    2nd place: Jono Neate, Australia, 3rd place: Jacob Lunding, Denmark, first Veteran: Graham Scott, Great Britain
    First Woman: Jacqueline Rüfenacht, Switzerland

  • 2008 World Championship at Kingston, Canada . Won by Marcus Hamilton, Australia.
    2nd place: Marco Versari, Italia, Third place: Søren Andreasen, Denmark. First Veteran – Chris Sutherland, AUS.
    34 competitors from 8 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands,
    and USA.

  • 2007 World Championship at Medemblik, Netherlands. Won by Marcus Hamilton, Australia.
    2nd place: Andrea Bonezzi, Italia, Third place: Jan van der Bank, Germany. First Veteran – Stuart Jones, U.K.
    144 competitors from 11 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands,
    Spain, Switzerland and USA.

  • 2006 World Championship at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Won by Andrea Bonezzi, Italia.
    First Veteran – John Cassidy, AUS. 61 entrants from 9 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands,
    New Zealand, USA

  • 2005 World Championship at Travemünde, Germany Won by Jan von der Bank, Germany.
    First Veteran – Gary Landown, U.K. 111 Entrants from 11 countries: Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany,
    Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA

  • 2004 World Championship at Riva, Lake Garda, Italy Won by Andrea Bonezzi, Italia.
    First Veteran – Steven Grimes, AUS. 148 Entrants from 8 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy,
    Netherlands, USA

  • 2003 World Championship at Mayflower SC Plymouth, U.K Won by Andrea Bonezzi, Italia.
    First Veteran – Tim Holden, U.K. 83 Entrants from 8 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy,
    Netherlands, USA

  • 2002 World Championship at Black Rock Yacht Club Melbourne, Australia
    Won by Arthur Brett of Melbourne, Australia. First Veteran (changed from 40 years to 45 years minimum) – Mark Phillips, AUS
    65 Entrants from 8 countries: Austria, Australia,
    Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, USA

  • 2001 World Championship at Kingston, Ontario Won by Arthur Brett of Melbourne, Australia.
    First Veteran – Arthur Brett, AUS!
    31 Entrants from 7 countries: Canada, Australia, Denmark Germany, Great Britain, Italy, USA.
    Photos of the event.


  • 2000 World Championship at Medemblik Won by Gabriel Wicke of Germany. First Veteran – Ian Renilson, SCO
    105 Entrants from 10 countries: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, France,
    Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA.

  • 1999 World Championship in Kiel, Germany Won by Andrea Bonezzi, ITA.
    First Veteran – Suart Jones, U.K.

  • 1998 World Championship in Sardinia, Italy Won by Stuart Jones, GBR
    First Veteran – Stuart Jones, GBR!

  • 1997 World Championship Sydney, Australia Won by Andrea Bonezzi, ITA.
    First Veteran – Nigel Walbank, U.K.
  • 1996 World Championship, Weymouth, Great Britain Won by Ian Renilson, GBR
    First Veteran – Nigel Walbank, U.K.

  • 1995 World Championship, Rowayton, Connecticut, USA Won by Graham Scott, GBR.
    First Veteran – Nigel Walbank, U.K.

  • 1994 World Championship, Union Yacht Club Attersee, Austria. Won by Graham Scott, GBR
    First Veteran – Joachim Harpprecht, GER

  • 1993 World Championship, Medemblik, Holland Won by Stuart Jones, GBR.
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K. 111 entrants from 10 Countries.

  • 1992 World Championship, Melbourne, Australia. Won by Barry Watson, AUS.
    First Veteran – Peter Randal, AUS

  • 1991 World Championship, Marsala, Sicily, Italy Won by Andrea Bonezzi, ITA.
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.

  • 1990 World Championship, Hayling Island, England Won by John Hardman, GBR
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.

  • 1989 World Championship, Travemunde, Germany (West Germany then...) Won by Steve Daniel, GBR
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.

  • 1988 World Championship, Brisbane, Australia Won by Steve Daniel, GBR. First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.
    Photo of the participants

  • 1987 World Championship, Hamburgsund, Sweden Won by John Webb, GBR.
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.

  • 1986 World Championship, Santa Cruz, California, USA Won by Mark Starratt, USA.
    First Veteran, Raul Guertin, USA

  • 1985 World Championship, Struer, Denmark. Won by Barry Watson, Australia
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.

  • 1984 World Championship, Riva del Garda, Italy. Won by Barry Watson, Australia
    First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K. 114 competitors from 12 countries: Australia, Austria,
    Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Finland, New Zealand, Sweden,
    Switzerland, USA
    Race Report and Results In addtion, charts of hulls, masts, sails, nationalities and AGE

  • 1983 World Championship, Lake Macquarie, Australia. Won by Tony Smith, NZL;
    2nd Barry Watson, AUS; 3rd Mark Starratt, USA. First Veteran – Raoul Guertin, USA

  • 1982 World Championship, Medemblik, Holland. Won by Tony Smith, NZL. First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K.
    (results in .pdf format use Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Photo of Mino I 82. Photo of Smith.

  • 1981 World Championship, Outer Harbour Centreboard Club, Toronto Won by Peter Newlands, NZL
    First Veteran – Gil Woolley, USA

  • 1980 World Championship, Hayling Island, Great Britain, Won by Peter Newlands, NZL tied with
    Geoff Whitfield, GBR. First Veteran – Keith Paul, U.K. The famous photo similar to the photo at the
    1970 Worlds. Help identify sailors The list of participants. The final results scanned into a .pdf file.

  • 1979 World Championship, Takapuna, New Zealand. Won by Peter Newlands, NZL

  • 1977 World Championship, Kiel, Germany. Won by David Pitman, GBR. Photos from the
    from the committee boat taken by Julia Welles.
    Julia Welles is Paul Welles' mother.

  • 1976 World Championship, Palo Alto, California, USA Won by David Pitman, GBR

  • 1974/1975 World Championship, Manly, Brisbane, Australia Won by David Pitman, GBR

  • 1973 World Championship, Imperia Italy Won by Peter Hollis, AUS

  • 1972 World Championship, Medemblik, Holland Won by Peter Hollis, AUS

  • 1970 World Championship, Hayling Island England Won by Dick Jobbins, GBR Photo Primero Mondial and Identification of Sailors

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