Firth of Forth

RS Teras at Dalgety Bay

From Robbie Wilson: Scottish RS Tera travellers series Event 1 Dalgety Bay Sailing Club Saturday 7th June. 18 Mad keen tera sailors in front of the new Dalgety Bay sailing Club tera fleet before some high wind speed reaching shenanigans!! 18 RS Teras gathered at Dalgety Bay sailing club for the first of five tera events in Scotland in 2014. ...

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East Lothian YC Regatta Report

From Sue Simpson of ELYC, pics by us and many more HERE: Race Officer Ted Hill writes: The job of PRO is not an easy one! Saturday began with brisk easterly which began to build, although not forecast. By briefing time it was pretty clear that a postponement was necessary to allow conditions to moderate if that was to happen. ...

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RATHBONES 707 UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN EDINBURGH, 18-21st JUNE 2014

Mike Miller sent us this, with image copyright Liz Tulloch. Great to see the 707, Scotland’s only OD Sportboat fleet thriving, and with the low cost of the boats, decent performance and high turnouts it’s easy to see why: RATHBONES 707 UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN EDINBURGH, 18-21st JUNE 2014 After the success of the Edinburgh 707 Cup at Port Edgar, ...

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RS Teras at Dalgety Bay Preview

Robbie Wilson sent us this about the upcoming RS Tera event at Dalgety Bay: Hi Folks, We have the first RS Tera Scottish `train and race’ day coming up on Saturday the 7th June at Dalgety Bay. Dalgety have just purchased 5 new teras and are really keen to put on a great first event. We think we should get ...

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THIRD ‘EDINBURGH 707 CUP’ ON FORTH

The Hunter 707 class goes from strength to strength on the Firth of Forth – Michael Miller of Port Edgar Yacht Club sent this in about the upcoming Edinburgh Cup (wonderful pic credit Liz Tulloch):  Port Edgar Yacht Club are delighted to be hosting the third Edinburgh 707 Cup this Spring. Based at the site of the new Forth Crossing, ...

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JP Watersports RS 200 event 6 Fisherrow 21st Sept.

This in from Fiona Rigg, written by Robbie Burns, Vicki Tait and Vicki Simpson (there must be a joke in there about how many RS200 sailors it takes to change a lightbulb or write a race report – 'tis a good 'un though so enjoy). Pics by Vicki Tait and Craig Hunter: With a healthy 17 RS200s entered, the jpwatersports.co.uk ...

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RS Fevas at Portobello

A class which is showing legs in Scotland, with 8 boats competing in their final event for the year! This from Matt Toynbee of RYA Scotland: Weather Delivers for Season Finale at Portobello For the final event of the RYA Scotland Feva Event Series the weather delivered some of the best conditions that we have seen all season. A light ...

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RS400 Nationals Day 3

Report by Keith Bedborough, with pics by Alan Henderson of Fotoboat: Day 3 of the Noble Marine Volvo RS400 nationals got off to a slightly misty and hazy start – due chiefly to the excellent whisky tasting session organised by the Urquhart Twins on the Monday evening – many thanks to Benromach. After the grey skies of Monday the sunshine ...

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RS400 National Championships – Scots dominate (again…)

Final report by Keith Bedborough, with pics by Alan Henderson of Fotoboat – great to see yet more Scots at the top of another dinghy class, the Robertsons are perennial champions in a number of classes, so big congratulations to them: Congratulations to Stewart and Sarah Robertson from Royal Forth Yacht Club who today sealed victory at the Volvo Noble ...

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RS400 National Championships day 2

After the glorious first day, the second day sponsored by Forthcom, of the Volvo Noble Marine RS400 Nationals was a bit of a damp squid. Having looked at a nice breeze all morning the fleet launched into an 8 knot easterly. Of course we did not want to sail in a good breeze and the fleet decided we needed some ...

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