Dinghies

Sunshine and Blue Skies for Dalgety Bay Brass Monkey

Report by Keith Bedborough, and photos credit Jane Campbell-Morrison: Results here – Brass Monkey: Dalgety Bay Sailing Club kick-started the 2017 season with the annual Brass Monkey competition held over the weekend 1 / 2 April. With 25 boats on the water over the weekend (including a high number of younger competitors) the level of enthusiasm bodes well for the ...

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Largs SC Barton Early Open Series report

Report by Martin Latimer, and a full gallery of photos from the last weekend can be found HERE: Barton Marine Warm-Up Series – Largs Sailing Club 1st Fast Handicap -Jon Basset – DZero – LSC 1st Slow Handicap – Stuart Gibson – Solo – CCC The Largs Sailing Club Barton Marine Warm Up Series ran over 6 weeks and managed ...

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TUNING GURU TO SPEAK ON OSPREY STAND – DINGHY SHOW 2017

From Emma Slater at the RYA, with photo by Colin Jenkins: Drop by the Osprey Association stand (A4) at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show on Saturday 04 March, 3.30pm, where multiclass champion and sailmaker Ian Pinnell, will be giving a talk on tuning. In his talk, which is open to all, Ian will demonstrate the rig controls and effects on ...

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SCOTTISH SAILING INSTITUTE BROADENS ITS HORIZONS

This is bound to elicit much bar room discussion, but here is the official statement from the SSI via Marc Turner: As a result of a challenging financial environment, the board of directors of The Scottish Sailing Institute (SSI) has agreed to merge the SSI with the sportscotland National Centre Cumbrae in order to sustain a Scotland wide event resource ...

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Largs SC November Open Series report

Report by Andy Johnston and Alan Henderson, with pics by Alan Henderson: Sunday 27th November saw a bright and sunny (if slightly patchy and shifty in the easterly breeze) finale to the Largs SC November Open Series, bringing to a close the club’s dinghy racing season and giving crews five Sundays of quality racing in a decent sized fleet. Two ...

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East Lothian Yacht Club – Annual Prizegiving – Saturday 29 October 2016

Report by Derek Braid, with images courtesy and copyright David Farmer: The Annual Prizegiving of East Lothian Yacht Club was held in the Clubhouse at the Harbour, North Berwick on Saturday 29 October 2016. The event was combined with one of Andreas’s famous Greek Nights, but with fewer courses than normal, so it was called “Greek Night Light” with three ...

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SECOND WIN FOR NATIONAL 18 IN CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS

Report and images by Marc Turner/RYA Scotland: 24th October 2016 The best Scottish dinghy sailors across sixteen dinghy classes took part in the RYA Scotland Champion of Champions Trophy at Largs Sailing Club over the weekend. The different classes of boat compete together, from junior to senior class champions they race to determine which class and crews are best. The ...

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Helensburgh RS200 sprint regatta 08/10/2016 – JP Watersports Scottish tour 2016

Report by Fiona Rigg, with pics copyright Craig Chalmers:  It was feeling rather autumnal as 16 RS200s arrived at Helensburgh Sailing Club for the final event of the 2016 JP Watersports Scottish Tour; ‘The Sprints’. This didn’t quell enthusiasm though and after a briefing the boats launched and crossed the channel to the racing area. For this event up to ...

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The Mailing Room to support RYA Scotland Tiree Windsurfing Camp

From Marc Turner at RYAS: RYA Scotland is frankly delighted to announce further support for the Tiree Wave Camp as The Mailing Room gets behind the event on the 15th– 19th October, as part of the 30th Tiree Wave Classic. RYA Scotland in partnership with Wild Diamond Tiree and the British Wave Sailing Association (BWA) are holding a camp for ...

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Final Scottish RS400 Traveller at Loch Earn

Report by Martin “Long sentences” Booth – photos credit Colin Tait Loch Earn Sailing club invited the Scottish 400s to their Final Fling event of the season on 24th September. Having accepted we rudely suggested at the last minute that we would prefer to sail on the Sunday when the forecast looked better – normally we would have been rejected ...

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