The ballroom in the town hall of Bremen
For the 74th time, on November 6, 2010, ocean-going sailors from all over Germany as well as guests from Germany and abroad, from politics, business, sport and administration met for a festive occasion.
In the upper foyer, the participants of the ocean evening were first greeted by Michael Rapp. As a member of the board of directors of the SKWB as well as organizer and moderator of the deep sea sailing evening, he warmly welcomed all guests and explained the course of the event, which was under the motto "Safety at sea".
After a lecture by the managing director of the German Society for Rescue of Shipwrecked People (DGzRS), Captain Udo-Helge Fox, on the subject of "Emergencies at sea" and a lecture by Captain Marc Petrikowski from the Federal Association of Sea and Harbor Pilots on the subject of "Points of contact between professional und Sportschifffahrt”the ballroom was moved into.
As a prelude, the chairman of the sailing comradeship Das Wappen von Bremen e. V., Dr. Jochen Orgelmann all participants and guests and reported on the ongoing large long-haul company of the SKWB, "Atlantic around 2010-2011". He also presented the highlights of the past season, in particular the successful youth work and two world championships in the ORCi Division and Division B classes, as well as winning the unofficial German Championship (German Open) in the J-80 class.
The next item on the program was the awarding of the prizes: With the Franz Perlia Youth Seafaring Prize This year, the award was given to Kristine Bruges and NorAnders' voyage, who, after graduating from high school, sailed in pairs around the Baltic Sea on a 25-foot ship.
From Bremerhaven via Dover, LCoruñ to Cascais / Portugal, skipper Harm Müller-Röhlck and crew: Wolfgang Tschischka, Nils Noack, Dr. Steffen Szameitat, Rolf Assmann, Andres Beisswingert, Wolfgang Common, Arnulf Gärtner, Manfred Heieck, Andreas Vroom with the "coat of arms of Bremen". On this first stage of the company "Nordatlantik rund" from 10.9.2010 to 24.9.2010 1,508 nautical miles were covered. For that they got that Tanja Cup.
This year the golden compass went to the crew of the "Walrus"
The silver globe was awarded this year for the trip with the yacht "Esprit" in high northern latitudes - for the leg from 14.08.2010 to 23.8.2010 over 785 nautical miles from Tromsø to Longyearbyen via Hornsund, Bellsund, Isfjord. Prize winners: Johannes Wessel with his coskipper Gerd Hagestedt, the guards Christian Enck, AnnTadiotto, crew Olaf Achterberg, Fabian Iberl, Christian Affeld, Birgit Fritzweiler, Jan Henrik Hagemann, Paul Philipp Heinisch, Tilo Mertens, Jörg Sattelmacher, Friedrich Schlicht, Gerhard Schwär, Marianne Siedschlag and Marc Wolf.
"Under sail to China" was the motto of the long voyage of the "Walrus IV" of the Academic Sailing Association Berlin. The 17-meter-long ASV flagship was prepared for crossing the Southern Ocean (South Pacific) in Australia and New Zealand. The walrus took off from Auckland (New Zealand) on January 17th, 2010. With a crew of mixed ages and experience; From experienced fur seals to newcomers, everything was represented. The performance of the crew on this extraordinary and demanding journey through the southern ocean was convincing. That's why he went Golden compass to the skipper Claus Schaefer with his crew Dieter Halbig, Sven Garzorz, Hans Wrede, Egils Caune, Rainer Heinstein, Uwe Scholtyssek, Bastian Hauck, Kristin Irsig and Jan Ludwig.
These and other prizes were presented to the winners by the State Council under the Senator for Environment, Building, Transport and Europe, Mr. Wolfgang Golasowski and the chairman of the sailing comradeship Das Wappen von Bremen Dr. Jochen Orgelmann.