Over a three-day weekend, the Hamburger Segel Club in Hamburg, Germany hosted their annual fall regatta on the beautiful Alster Lake. The 2019 edition had near record entries, and the racing was extremely competitive. Winning the 17-boat J/70 fleet was Gordon Nickel’s GER 3 team, posting a 4-1-2-1 for 4 points net. Carsten Kemmling’s GER 928 overcome an OCS in race two to finish with net scores of 2-1-4 for 7 points net. Then, rounding out the podium was top woman skipper from the host HSC club, Christina Schober’s GER 978 with a strong tally of 1-2-7-6 for 9 points net. The balance of the top five included Ulf Plessmann’s GER 966 with 10 points in fourth and another female skipper from Flensburger Segel Club, Tania Tammling on GER 1416, placed fifth with 12 points. For more Vaeterchen Frost Regatta information, visit https://www.hsc-regatta.org/.