Devoti Zero

Archive for December, 2014

D-Zero reviewed in Italy

Photo Credit: FareVela magazine Italian Sailing magazine FareVela have reviewed the D-Zero with the help of our friends at the Dinghy Academy in Valencia. You can read the full article by clicking here (in Italian). They have also produced a superb video which includes an interview with Luca Devoti (also in Italian) with some great footage […]

Brass Monkey 27th December Report and Results

  Definitely chilly at the Brass Monkey. Photo credit: Paul Jefferies It was definitely brass monkeys at the Yorkshire Dales SC Brass Monkey on the 27th December 2014. Initially 7 D-Zero sailors had signed up for the YDSC Brass Monkey. Unfortunately a combination of bad weather and illness meant 3 of these were missing in […]

Brass Monkey in more ways than one!

On the 27th December 7 hardy members of the D-Zero fleet will be heading off to Yorkshire Dales SC for the Brass Monkey. Having just checked the weather it is looking a bit ‘Brass Monkey’ and I am glad my drysuit is ready for action! At least we have been assured of a warm welcome […]

Flying in Valencia

Our friends at The Dinghy Academy in Valencia have been having some fun in the D-Zero recently, check out this video shot in 25kts of winds and glorious sunshine:  

D-Zero website updates

Just a quick post to let our site subscribers know about some changes to the class site. There is now a list of Committee Members on there along with a contact form for each person so if you have any questions you can drop us a line. Class Association membership will be open very soon, […]

The D Zero arrives on the Isle of Man

David Summerville reports: The first D-Zeros were delivered to the Isle of Man this week. Today they were spotted racing in the Manx Sailing & Cruising Club’s Winter Series on the picturesque Injebreck Reservoir. In the summer months they’ll be racing on the Irish Sea. Manx Sailing and Cruising Club also report (to see their […]

Pimps and Bimbles page update

The Pimps and Bimbles page has been updated with details of the ‘Boat Tidy’ storage solution that has been fitted to GBR111, click here to take a look.

Oh la la the D-Zero shows her shapely derrière in Paris

The grapevine has told me that our favourite dinghy has been showing herself off in Paris recently at the Salon Nautique 2014 (that’s the Paris Boat Show 2014). Rémi Perrin (Chairman of the International D-One Class Association) class says: Our D-One and D-Zero at the Paris Boat Show 2014. A shared display with “Jeep” (a […]

Grafham Open Meeting 2014 Videos

Below are a selection of videos shot by Nicola Evans at the Grafham Open Meeting on 30 November 2014: The final video depicts a capsize done ‘in anger’. The sailor of the boat admitted he had the main sheeted out too far and not enough kicker on. It is also windier that it appears in […]

Grafham Training and Open Meeting 29th/30th November 2014

Lining up for the start. Photo Credit Nicola Evans Report from David Summerville: Following a successful Training Day on Saturday 29th November under the guidance of the boat’s designer, Dan Holman, and the inaugural AGM of the class on the Saturday evening, the 2014 Grafham Water D-Zero Open Meeting was held on Sunday 30th November […]

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