Strategy and Tactic

Philipp and Julian Autenrieth: "The best tactic and strategy decide the outcome, while the boat and the conditions are more or less the same for everyone.  Whoever can make the best out of these conditions, wins."


Slalom Sailing

Niklas won a CD

Best time sailed with 8, 16, 24 and 32 marks:
Rang-No. Name : Sailed time min:sec at average wind direction°

Rules for the ranking: The marks must not be touched. The "sailed path" must be visible for inspection. The points/dots of the route must also be fully visible on the mark, so do sail close but do not touch the mark!

8 Marks

1 David:       01:02,9 at 100°
2 Burkhard: 01:05,3 at 100°
3 Herbert:    01:06,6 at 010°

16 Marks

1 Bastian:    01:43,0 at 180°
2 Bastian:    02:16,9 at 180°
3 Jonathan: 02:17,3 at 180°

24 Marks

1 Niklas:     02:50,3 at 140°
2 Matthias: 02:50,4 at 220°
3 Matthias: 03:24,0 at 350°

32 Marks

1 Paulo: 03:29,1 at 175°
2 Andi:   03:33,5 at 210°

The best time sailors of DLRG group from Bochum (Germany)

Bastian, David, Niklas, Jonathan

David and Jonathan playing
Bastian plays, Jonathan and David won a CD
Bastian won a CD

The youngest kids were 5 years* old

Kris (5)

... and adults the same  ... father - mother - firends

* Sources

Family Simonsen, Lars, Suzi, Tiuri (10), Liva(8): Family Simsonen is a very intersting familie, always open minded for "New Ideas". So they enjoyed the new Slalom Sailing at the boot 2017 in Düsseldorf. The Simonsen's are an "adventurefamily". Their most exciting trip: 1.5 years they hopped with two Hobi Tandem Island from Copenhagen to Istanbul, with 150 kg luggage, including 20kg school books for Tiuri. See:

DLRG Ortsgruppe Bochum-Süd e.V.
Abby Ehler:
Photos: © TacticalSailing
Photos of the children on our website with kind permission of the parents.