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SKF Marine wins sailing contest

At the start

time for jibing

The SKF Marine crew on their way to victory

Martin van Leest receives the cup

the winning SKF Marine Team

the entire group

A three man crew of SKF Marine Industry Service Centre won a sailing contest on Friday 15 June 2012. In total 34 polyvalk sailing boats appeared at the start on the Kaag Lakes in the Netherlands in an attempt to win the Tsjerk Hiddesz Cup. About 135 maritime sportsmen and women witnessed the victory of the SKF Marine Industry Service Centre on this windy day. Martin van Leest received the cup on behalf of the crew from Sjef van Dooremalen, chairman of Holland Shipbuilding, the organizing association.

More photos and movies can be found here (in Dutch only).

This is an overview of the results:

  1. SKF Marine Industry Service Centre (former Machine Support B.V.)
  2. Rubber Design
  3. Shipkits
  4. STC Group
  5. Private boat 27
  6. IHC Dredgers
  7. Eekels Elektrotechniek
  8. Holland Marine Equipment
  9. Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam
  10. Struik & Hamerslag (boat 20)
  11. C-Job & Partners and CMTI (shared 11e place)
  12. Geberit (boat 18)
  13. Damen Shipyards Group
  14. Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw
  15. Private boat 25
  16. Croon Elektrotechniek, Promac and Scheepsbouw Nederland (shared 16e place)
  17. MME Group (boat 7)
  18. Verebus Engineering
  19. Struik & Hamerslag (boat 21)
  20. Bakker Sliedrecht
  21. IRO
  22. Geberit (boat 17)
  23. MME Group (boat 8)