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UK IOM Ranking 1 and 2 at Castle Semple report

UK IOM Ranking 1 and 2 at Castle Semple, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire Report by John Owens, Photos by Bill Odger With the European Championships confirmed by IOMICA next year in Croatia the GBR IOM fleet ventured to Scotland to commence the 2017 class ranking series hosted by Buchanness Radio Yacht Club on behalf of the MYA Scottish District. With 36 skippers ...

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Return of the Scottish District Karachi Cup

Report by Richard Ennos, photos by Ali Law In 1996 Mike Barr of Paisley MYC established The Karachi Cup Competition to be sailed with R6m yachts between teams from England and Scotland, analogous to the Calcutta Cup in Rugby Union. Following a decline in the popularity of R6m yachts the competition was redefined in 2005 and competed for with IOM ...

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Scottish District IOM Travellers 3, Buchanness, 10th September 2016

Report and photographs by John Owens: Ten skippers from five Scottish clubs assembled at Forehill Reservoir under warm blue skies to participate in the third and final 2016 Scottish District IOM Travellers. The event was hosted by Buchanness Radio Yacht Club with skippers travelling from Edinburgh, the Kingdom of Fife, Dundee, Aberdeen and, of course, Peterhead. The wind was predominantly ...

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2016 Scottish District IOM Wooden Hull Championship

Report by Sandy Mackay, with scoring by Cathy Reid and photos by Donald Sinclair & Ian Dundas: 2016 Scottish District IOM Wooden Hull Championship Kinghorn Loch, 11th June 2016 In their second year of sailing, Kinghorn Radio Sailing Club were pleased and honoured to be asked by the Scottish District of the Model Yachting Association to host the Championship affectionately known ...

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MYA Scottish District IOM Travellers 2 report

Scottish District IOM Travellers 2 – 7th May, 2016 Report by Tich Summers, photos by Bill Odger: The SD IOM Travellers 2 was hosted by Tayside RSC at their home waters of Forfar Loch on the 7th May 2016. Forfar Sailing Club opened up their full facilities and provide sustenance all day for the competitors and race team which was ...

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Scottish District IOM Championships 2016 report

Scottish District IOM Championships 2016 9th April 2016 Report by Richard Ennos Castle Semple was the venue for a very hard fought Scottish District IOM Championships contested by fourteen skippers from six clubs within the Scottish District. The event was blessed with fine weather and a favourable wind which filled in from the south, veered gradually to the southwest, and ...

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MYA Scottish District IOM Travellers 3 – Aberdeen

MYA Scottish District IOM Travellers 3 – Aberdeen (12th September 2015) Report by John Owens, images copyright Dorothy Stewart The third and final Scottish District IOM Travellers event of 2015 was held at Knockburn Sports Loch hosted by Aberdeen Model Yacht Club. With both the individual event and overall 2015 Scottish Travellers results at stake, there was much to play ...

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MYA Scottish District IOM Wooden Boat Championships 2015

Report by Tich Summers, with pics by Bill Odger and Ali Law: MYA Scottish District IOM Wooden Boat Championship 2015 The MYA Scottish District IOM Wooden Boat Championship was hosted by Tayside Radio Sailing Club at Forfar Loch on Saturday the 13th June. The wooden IOMs are home built by in garages, garden sheds or even on the kitchen table. ...

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2015 Scottish District IOM Championship at Castle Semple

Report and pics by Ian Dundas: There was a good entry of 15 boats from 7 Scottish Clubs and one from the Chelmsford Club south of the border for the Scottish District IOM Championship which would be decided over two full days of racing at the popular radio sailing venue of Castle Semple On Saturday, as forecast, the racing started ...

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MYA IOM Ranking Races 12-13 April, Castle Semple, Scotland

Report by Patrick  Johnston, with pics by Iain Duncan (worth mentioning that  I counted at least 4 former or current World Champions in this fleet…!): A world-class fleet entered for the MYA IOM Scottish District ranking races at Castle Semple with 53 skippers out on Saturday and 49 on Sunday. The weather was both good and bad throughout: good because ...

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