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30.10.12

The end of NO WAY BACK TEAM???



07.10.12

The Adris Championships is over. We finished 10th over all. The season as well as the project No Way Back has come to an end.


Watch the video highlights from day four of fleet racing at the Adris RC44 World Championships



Adris RC44 World Championship Ranking
 After 13 races:
1) Peninsula Petroleum – 65
2) Team Aqua – 68

3) RC44 Team CEEREF – 76
4) Synergy Russian Sailing Team – 86
5) Katusha – 87
6) Team Nika – 92

7) Artemis Racing – 95

8) AEZ Sailing Team – 105

9) No Way Back – 118
10) Aleph Sailing Team – 122

11) AFX Capital Racing Team – 123

12) Ironbound – 124

13) Aegir Racing – 127
14) RUS7 Sail Racing Team – 130

15) MAG Racing – 149


Adris RC44 World Championship Overall Fleet Race Ranking
 (After five events):
1) Team Aqua – 6

2) Katusha – 13

3) Artemis Racing – 13

4) Peninsula Petroleum – 15

5) RC44 Team CEEREF – 18
6) Synergy Russian Sailing Team – 19
7) AEZ Sailing Team – 24
8) Aleph Sailing Team – 24

9) Team Nika – 30

10) No Way Back – 33

11) Ironbound – 41

12) AFX Capital Racing – 44

13) Puerto Calero Sailing Team – 45

14) RUS7 Sail Racing Team – 47

15) Aegir Racing – 53
16) MAG Racing – 58



06.10.12

Watch the video highlights from day three of fleet racing at the RC44 Adris Cup, Rovinj.



Adris RC44 World Championship Ranking after 6 races:
1) Team Aqua – 45
2) Peninsula Petroleum – 54
3) RC44 Team CEEREF – 55
4) Artemis Racing – 64
5) Katusha – 64
6) Synergy Russian Sailing Team – 69
7) Team Nika – 75
8) AEZ Sailing Team – 86
9) No Way Back – 89
10) RUS7 Sail Racing Team - 90
11) Ironbound – 99
12) AFX Capital Racing Team – 102
13) Aleph Sail Team – 102
14) MAG Racing – 106
15) Aegir Racing – 107



05.10.12

The day of the second fleet race. Light wind, but we had 3 races any way.
Not the best results for our team.
Read our blog and see highlights of the day.



Provisional overall results after race 6:
1) Team Aqua (GBR 2041) - 29
2) RC44 TEAM CEEREF (SLO 11) - 29
3) Team Nika (RUS 10) - 33
4) Synergy Russian Sailing Team (RUS 13) - 38
5) Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team (GBR 1) - 39
6) Artemis Racing (SWE44) - 43
7) Katusha (RUS 007) - 44
8) RUS-7 Sail Racing Team powered by AnyWayAnyDay.com (RUS7) - 50
9) Ironbound (USA 1) - 54
10) Aegir Racing (GBR22) - 57
11) Aleph Sailing Team (FRA17) - 58
12) AFX Capital Racing Team (ITA 7) - 59
13) No Way Back (NED 18) - 61
14) AEZ RC44 Sailing Team (AUT44) - 63
15) MAG Racing (POL44) - 66



04.10.12

The day of the first fleet race.

We had 3 races. The last one we finished first!

Read our blog and see highlights of the day.



Provisional overall results after three races:
1) Team Aqua (GBR 2041) - 8
2) RC44 TEAM CEEREF (SLO 11) - 13
3) Peninsula Petroleum Sailing Team (GBR 1) - 15
4) Synergy Russian Sailing Team (RUS 13) 17
5) RUS-7 Sail Racing Team powered by AnyWayAnyDay.com (RUS7) - 17
6) Team Nika (RUS 10) - 19
7) Ironbound (USA 1) - 23
8) Katusha (RUS 007) - 25
9) AEZ RC44 Sailing Team (AUT44) - 27
10) Artemis Racing (SWE44) - 27
11) No Way Back (NED 18) - 29
12) Aegir Racing (GBR22) - 32
13) MAG Racing (POL44) - 33
14) Aleph Sailing Team (FRA17) - 36
15) AFX Capital Racing Team (ITA 7) - 42



03.10.12

The Adris RC44 World Championship had started.

We had 4 flights against AFX, Ironbound, Katusha and Ceeref: 2 wins 2 losses.

Over the whole year No Way Back finished 6th and first amateur driven boat.

Read our blog and watch the video highlights from the Match racing day.



Final 2012 RC44 match racing results:

1) Synergy - 22

2) Aleph Sailing Team - 20

3) Team Aqua - 20

4) Katusha - 18

5) Nika - 15

6) No Way Back - 14

7) Artemis - 14

8) Ceeref - 12

9) AEZ RC44 Sailing Team - 12

10) Peninsula Petroleum - 11

11) RUS7 Sail Racing Team - 11

12) Puerto Calero - 6

13) Ironbound - 6

14) AFX - 3 

15) MAG - 2

16) Aegir - 0


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24.09.12

Happy Birthday, Caroline! We wish you all the great things in life and hope that all your personal and sport ambitions will come true! May this day bring you an extra share of all that makes you really, really happy!



12.09.12

As the only female competitor, Caroline Heerema is currently sailing the European Championship 49er on the Garda Lake with a male mystery crew.


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11.09.12

The NWB boat is already in Rovinj (Croatia). We are getting ready for the class World Championship, that will take place from 3rd till 7th of October.



08.09.12

Caroline Heerema and her team "Caro & Loui" was competing in Danish Championships 49erFX. See and read how it went on the official team page.


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03.09.12

Pieter Heerema, Theis Palm and Joost Houweling won the Dutch Championships in the Dragon Class in Medemblik.
Read more in our blog


30.08.12

From 30th of August till 2nd of September Pieter Heerema and his team Escapade are competing in the Dutch National Dragon Championships in Medemblik, Netherlands.


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29.08.12

Pieter Heerema started the preparations for the Dutch National Championships in Dragon class.


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24.07.12

The RC44 Sweden Cup is over. The next and the final event of the season, which doubles as the classes World Championship, will take place in beautiful fishing town of Rovinj, Croatia from 3rd-7th October.


24.07.12

Watch the video highlights from the day 3 of fleet racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup.



Watch the video highlights from the final day of fleet racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup.




23.07.12

The Swedish Cup is over. We ended up 9th overall in this event.


21.07.12

Video from the first day of fleet racing:




20.07.12

Fleet racing in Marstrand. This time 11 teams compete. Final on Sunday.
Follow the event in our blog.


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19.07.12

The first day of fleet racing. Rainy and gray. We are inspired by good team work from yesterday's match race and going to win.


Watch the video highlights from the first day of match racing at the RC44 Sweden Cup, Marstrand:



18.07.12

The penultimate event of the RC44 Championship Tour kicked off in Marstrand, Sweden under blue skies for the match racing phase of the RC44 Sweden Cup.


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18.07.12

We had some good days practicing. Windy and big short breaking waves. It has been really challenging to keep the boat fast.

Today we have Match Race. Big breeze.


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17.07.12

The first day of official training.


14.07.12

We started to train. The boat is ready, we are ready. Caroline Heerema is steering.


12.07.12

Starting from 18th of July No Way Back sailing team will compete in RC44 Sweden Cup in Marstrand. You can follow the event in our blog and see the official site of RC44 Sweden Cup http://www.rc44swedencup.com


04.07.12

Pieter Heerema took 3rd place in the German Dragon Grand Prix Boltenhagen.


30.06.12

Pieter Heerema is racing the Dragon in the German Grand Prix in Boltenhagen. 39 teams are taking part. After three races the team is in the lead and aiming for the trophy!
You can follow the Dragon Grand Prix 2012 on:
http://www.nrv.de/segeln/dragon-grand-prix-2012.html


20.06.12

Caroline Heerema is now in full training on her new 49er FX boat. This type of boat will be the new Olympic womens’ skiff discipline. Follow her team on Facebook page Team Caro Loui


16.06.12

Dragon team Escapade (NED316) with Pieter Heerema on helm came 8th out of 63 boats in European Championship in Austria.


12.06.12

Hervé Cunningham and Bernard Labro took the place on the podium in Istanbul. Team Groupe Edmond de Rothschild is second after Extreme 40 Act 3 in Turkey.



11.06.12

Pieter Heerema is competing in Dragon European Championships in Austria on the lake Attersee


10.06.12

Volvo Ocean Race team Puma, coached by Robert Hopkins, moved clearly to the top of the in-port series rankings as they scored with a tactical gamble to grab second place in the Oeiras In-Port Race yesterday. Today all boats are leaving to the next destination.


8.06.12

Volvo Ocean in-port series has started in Portugal. Robert Hopkins is coaching team Puma.



7.06.12

From today till 10th of June Hervé Cunningham and Bernard Labro will compete in Extreme 40 Sailing Series in Istanbul, Turkey. They are competing for France as a part of Groupe Edmond de Rothschild team.


6.06.12

Even if the team is spread all over the world now, all of us make a toast for Pieter Heerema! Happy Birthday, Pieter!!!!


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5.06.12

Heavy rain all day. It made our work slower, but now the boat has been lifted, put into the container and is ready to leave Austria.


4.06.12

We ended up 7th. Can do better. Even if we didn't have much to celebrate we had fantastic team dinner yesterday. We have been discussing and analysing our mistakes, setting new goals and having fun. Today most of the team left for home.


3.06.12

Yesterday's final race was abandoned when the authorities closed the lake due to an impending thunderstorm. Today is the last day of the Rc44 Austrian Cup. The luck for us was changing. Sometimes good, sometimes bad. We are fifth overall so far.



2.06.12

Yesterday's guest brought us some luck. Second race third place. 5th after 3 days of racing.



1.06.12

We had 2 races yesterday. We came first in the first one. Feels good! Starting at 11:30 today. Hopefully there will be less waiting and more winning.



31.05.12

We won match races agains Team Katusha and Synergy. Today we start for real with the fleet racing.



30.05.12

Fist day of the Austria cup. Match racing for the 12 boats. In the match race it is allowed to have a professional helming, on the NWB team however, Pieter Hereema is always steering.



26.05.12

We started our training session. Lake sailing is very different and we need to check local conditions and to test the boat.


12.05.12

The boat has arrived in Austria. Here, on the lake Traunsee, will be the third stage of the RC44 regatta.

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