Sailing Clubs

OBAN Sailing Club’s 2015 Round Mull Circumnavigation Race Report

OBAN Sailing Club’s 2015 Round Mull circumnavigation was a race of complete contrasts and winds varying from zephyrs to a full gale on Saturday. Sponsored by Owen Sails and Ardfern Yacht Centre, the island circumnavigation of around 100 miles had an entry of 41 boats and the Friday start off Oban Sailing Club looked promising with a steady breeze in ...

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Social Sailing at RGYC – Pass it on!

 There are a number of initiatives around for getting more people on the water, and one of the best we’ve seen is the RGYC Social Sailing programme of relaxed, sociable Friday evening sailing in Pipers (and other keelboats, including our very own ‘Good Ship’  skippered by my Dad, for those wanting a bit of a clasic boat experience). Nice boats ...

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Royal Findhorn Yacht Club Sponsorship by Macduff Shipyards and Macduff Ship Design

Good news for Juniors from up north at Findhorn, via Ian Ellis (all pics copyright Claire Ellis):  Royal Findhorn Yacht club was pleased to officially launch two new RS Tera training boats this weekend Saturday March the 29th Royal Findhorn Yacht Club hosted the official launch of two new RS Tera sailing dinghies this weekend.  The boats were purchased through ...

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Royal Findhorn end of season training review

And some news from up north at Royal Findhorn YC from Ian Ellis: cheap antivirus software download During the year Royal Findhorn Yacht Club has expanded its training with new events throughout the summer.  These have been a huge success with many existing and new club members taking part.  There have been sailors ranging from 6 to 60 taking part ...

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RGYC Cairns Trophy for Cadets report

The RGYC Cadets have a great series every year in the club Pipers (without spinnys), and this year we happened to land on the mooring right in the middle of it on Sunday 18th August. Kenny Quinn sent us a few words about the racing, which took part in some pretty stoorie conditions which the crews took in style, and ...

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Port Edgar Sailing School Appeal launched – please support!

This came in from Ian Hards, written by Terry Kirchin, who are part of a team trying to save Port Edgar Sailing School after Edinburgh Leisure decided to pull out… Appeal launched by New Trust formed to run the Sailing School at Port Edgar A new trust, to be known as the Scottish Sailing Trust,  is being setup to run ...

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Marineblast Regatta 2013 – get your entries in!

This promises to be a great regatta, especially as the Merlin Rockets will be there 😉 You’ll see from the map at the bottom of the page that it’s an interesting and beautiful place to sail too. Thanks to Lorn from Holy Loch Sailing Club for the info, as the spiritual successor to the much loved Polaris Regatta gains momentum: ...

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RYA Scotland Champions Club and Windward Mark Trophies at Loch Lomond SC

Computer issues and a lack of t’internet when cruising mean we are a bit late with this, but report and pics by Matt Toynbee of RYA Scotland: RYA Scotland Champions Club and Windward Mark Trophies 17th August at Loch Lomond Sailing Club Undeterred by a forecast of strong winds and heavy rain over thirty hardy sailors arrived at Loch Lomond ...

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Largs Regatta Week – get your entries in!

The official deadline for entries for this has passed, however you can still enter provided you pay the £20 late entry fee (and it goes to the RNLI, so all good there). We will be racing the Merlin Rocket along with at least 3 other Merlins at Cumbraes Regatta Weekend,  and it looks like it will be the usual great ...

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