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01/17/2019 03:27 AM
Bough Beech SC Icicle Open Series update
After two Sundays of very different weather the competition has been keen in both the conventional and classes. 21 visitors from clubs all round the South East have joined a big Bough Beech turnout for this annual event.
01/16/2019 03:12 PM
Setting a new sustainability standard
The Hempel Sailing World Championships Aarhus 2018 in Denmark delivered a significant direct economic and global media impact according to the Sportcal Global Sports Impact (GSI) Event Study published today.
01/16/2019 12:00 PM
Seldén Mast Dominance at 505 World Championships
We are celebrating the dominance in Seldén Mast product at last week's 505 World Championships held in Freemantle, Australia. The top five were dominated with Seldén product, in positions 1, 2, 3 and further results through the top ten.
01/15/2019 05:07 PM
Medway RC Laser Winter Series round 6
Round 6 sees us half-way through the Winter Series. Numbers remain excellent at eleven starters in Round 6. Gusty winds of 19-20 kts from the NW meant for a very lively session. The normal course of triangle/sausage was adopted.
01/15/2019 02:18 PM
Entries open for the Steve Nicholson Memorial Race
Get your entries in quick via the Steve Nicholson website for one of P&B's highlight events of the year. Prizes have been kindly donated by Gul, Harken and P&B, and will be awarded on the day.
01/15/2019 01:20 PM
Blithfield Barrel round 3
After the light winds of the two previous rounds a bit of wind was what everyone had been wishing for. On arrival at the club it looked like more of the same with a gentle west south westerly blowing diagonally across the reservoir.
01/15/2019 07:00 AM
Ocean Elements Summer Holidays Savers
Now's the time to make the most of Ocean Elements' Early Booking Offers - before they're gone!
01/15/2019 06:05 AM
Sprint 15 TT at Draycote Water
Fourteen competitors took to the water at our first TT of 2019 at Draycote Water. We had seven home boats and seven visitors, with three sailing Sport mode and the rest sailing Standard mode. The forecast had been predicting 12+ knots.
01/15/2019 04:00 AM
Harken Product Focus: The Carbo Block
With such a huge range of hardware out there, the Harken Tech Team would like to help untangle the different options available. Every month we will be producing a product focus article, giving advice on how to pick the right hardware for the job.
01/14/2019 09:42 AM
Try an RS400 in 2019
Do you want to try out an RS400 for the first time or know someone who does? RS Sailing are kindly providing an RS400 Demo Boat for 2019 and it's going to be in the North of England first.
01/14/2019 07:11 AM
Athens to host 2019 Finn Europeans
After extensive discussion and consultation following the withdrawal of Marsala, the International Finn Association (IFA) Executive has decided to allocate the 2019 Finn European Championship to Athens.
01/14/2019 07:00 AM
Budget Ultra-High Performance Sailing
On a cold winter's day down at Marconi Sailing Club I took a look at what could be the best bang-for-your-buck boat I've seen. A truly budget high-performance double-hander in the form of Tristan Walker-Hutt and Tom Clayton's International 14 'Fawkes'.
01/14/2019 06:38 AM
GJW Direct Bloody Mary: Sportography Photos
Alex and David Irwin sent us this stunning photo gallery from the 242-boat GJW Direct Bloody Mary, round five of the Selden SailJuice Winter Series.
01/14/2019 05:17 AM
Leigh & Lowton Junior Winter Regatta 2019
46 entries for the 2019 Junior Winter Regatta at Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club was a great turnout considering the strong winds forecast for the day.
01/14/2019 01:18 AM
Monaco Optimist Team Race overall
For a decade the Yacht Club de Monaco has hosted an original team race contest for under-14 sailors from all over the world, with 16 teams representing 16 nations.
01/13/2019 04:33 AM
18ft Skiff NSW Championship overall
Skipper James Dorron and his crew of Harry Bethwaite and Steve Thomas proved too consistent on the day for their main challengers for the title and Asko Appliances deserved the win as the team was the only two race winner of the five=race championship.
01/13/2019 04:00 AM
Visit RS Sailing at the Dusseldorf Boat Show
Come and join RS Sailing at Dusseldorf Boat Show on their stand 15 E24!
01/12/2019 02:16 PM
29er takes the prizes at GJW Direct Bloody Mary
A good breeze with some spiky gusts greeted the sailors of this year's GJW Direct Bloody Mary, the 45th to be held at Queen Mary and the 5th leg of the 2018-19 Selden Winter Series.
01/12/2019 11:50 AM
12ft Skiff Interdominion Championship overall
The Geotherm crew of Brett Hobson/Jeremy Jones were the undisputed winners of the final race, but NSW sailors Nick Press/Andrew 'Noddy' Hay (Sydney Sailmakers) have decisively won the Your Move Conveyancing 12ft Skiff Interdominions.
01/12/2019 11:34 AM
Ronstan Australian Finn Championship overall
Giles Scott wrapped up a great week's sailing with two more race wins to take the overall victory at the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship in some spectacular Black Rock conditions.