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Photo Book of the 2017 OK Dinghy Worlds in Barbados

A PhotoBook of all the best photos from Barbados has been published.

Size: 210 mm square
Paper: 150 gm gloss
Pages: 64, full colour
Binding: Softback

Price: £12 plus postage (UK £3, Europe £5, ROW £10)

You can download a sample here sampleLR

This book will only be available in this format for a limited time.

To guarantee your copy, please order using the button below before midnight on Monday 20 November. There may be spare copies after that but it is not guaranteed. When they are gone they are gone.

NOTE: We will only guarantee to fulfil orders received by November 20.

New Zealand and Australia have already ordered a bulk shipment of copies. You can buy direct  through either Alistair Deaves or Brent Williams and save on the postage. If you have already pre-ordered a book through either of them please do not order again through here.

(So far 51 pre-orders have been received.)


If you want a copy please contact OKDIA Secretary and see if there are any spares remaining.

Otherwise this will be available on Amazon as a trade paperback before the end of the year.

Photos of the 2017 Barbados OK Dinghy Worlds from Michael Kurtz

Photographer and sailor, Michael Kurtz, was in Barbados taking photos on and off the water.

You can view his gallery of photos on Smugmug here. You can order prints direct through this site.

The photos are also all here on the OKDIA Flickr page.

These photos are free to download, but if you like them and would like to use them you can make a voluntary payment (suggested from €5-€20)  using the button below.





Nick Craig secures record fifth OK Dinghy world crown in Barbados

The Barbados wind beats to the same rhythm of the boom-box buses that rumble past the Barbados Yacht Club each day. It starts, it stops, it turns around, all the time going in no particular direction. You pick it up and take it one way only to find it is taking you in the wrong direction. It pulsates like the booming bass beat. It is hot and humid.
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Nick Craig closes in on record breaking fifth OK Dinghy world crown 

Barbados conditions seems to suit Britain’s Nick Craig as he notched up two more race wins on the penultimate day of the 2017 OK Dinghy World Championship. He has now won six of the eight races sailed and leads the fleet by 13 points with just two races to sail and any place inside the top 12 on Wednesday will give him a record breaking fifth OK Dinghy World title.

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