Sailing

Clubs to merge

Thursday, April 17, 2014

SAILING THE Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) and the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club (RCYC) in Cowes have revealed plans to amalgamate this autumn.

A lively start

Friday, April 11, 2014

SAILING THE weather made sure the first two races of the Yarmouth Sailing Club’s April Series were both lively and challenging.

New event for Cowes

Friday, March 14, 2014

SAILING A NEW sailing event is coming to Cowes this summer.

Conquerers of the Caribbean

Friday, March 7, 2014

SAILING ISLE OF WIGHT sailors have been leading the way in a record-breaking race in Antigua —The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s RORC Caribbean 600.

Olly’s OneDLL charge

Olly’s OneDLL charge

Friday, February 21, 2014

SAILINGIW SAILOR Olly Cotterall has steered OneDLL to the overall lead in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

New Cowes contest for Etchells fleet

Friday, January 24, 2014

SAILING AN INTERNATIONAL Etchells race featuring sailors from across the world will come to the IW this year, just days before Cowes Week.

It’s no Illusion — they did sail in that weather!

It’s no Illusion — they did sail in that weather!

Friday, January 10, 2014

SAILING WHILE the IW was battered by storm surges, heavy rain and high winds, Bembridge Harbour provided just enough shelter for sailors to enjoy some quality action last weekend, as boats took part in its Illusion Ice Breaker Trophy competition.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, December 6, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

SAILING GURNARD SC
THERE was just enough northerly breeze for the penultimate race of the season last Sunday.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, November 22, 2013

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, November 22, 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013

SAILING GURNARD SC
IN THE light wind on Sunday, it was a struggle for all classes to get round the windward mark.

Sailor Leigh makes history

Sailor Leigh makes history

Monday, November 18, 2013

SAILING LEIGH McMillan made history on Sunday by becoming the first skipper to win the Extreme Sailing Series twice.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, November 15, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

SAILING GURNARD SC
AFTER two weekends of severe weather, the frostbite series finally kicked off on Sunday, rather perversely in bright sunshine.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, November 8, 2013

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, November 8, 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013

SAILING SHANKLIN SC
The final race of the Sprint 15 Summer Traveller series took place at Grafham Water, Cambridgeshire, at the end of October.

Big fleet for small ships

Friday, October 18, 2013

SAILING MORE than 200 young people, including 25 from the IW, competed in the tenth Cowes Small Ships Race earlier this month.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, October 11, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

SAILING GURNARD SC
LIGHT weather greeted the 15 sailors taking part in the club’s Laser regatta last Saturday.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, October 4, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

SAILING Nab Tower Race
THE Island Sailing Club ran the famous Nab Tower Race last weekend, the third and final race in the ISC Inshore Series, and race six of the IRC Solent Owners’ Association Solent Region Championship.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 27, 2013

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 27, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

SAILING GURNARD SC
DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Shirley Robertson presented the certificates and awards at the club’s cadet prize giving.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, September 13, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

SAILING THIS weekend’s 2013 Etchells UK Open National Championships in Cowes, has a real international flavour.

Five titles up for grabs at regatta

Five titles up for grabs at regatta

Friday, September 6, 2013

SAILING MORE than 40 boats and 60 sailors took part in Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s annual regatta, postponed from June to last weekend.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, August 30, 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

SAILING BEMBRIDGE SC
CONGRATULATIONS to Rob and Helen Mathieson, who convincingly won the Spouses’ Trophy on Tuesday.

Around the sailing clubs, Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday, August 23, 2013

SAILING YARMOUTH SC
THERE was no racing scheduled for Saturday and in the well-supported Oppie-only race early on Sunday there was a fickle wind, resulting in a shortened course.

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