Tag Archives: CYCA

SILVERS SCOTTISH SERIES DAY 3 REPORT

From MarineBlast Multimedia with pics by Marc Turner/PFM Pictures: Scottish Series 2015 – Big Sunday Conditions out on the water today were almost perfect with a westerly wind of between 22 – 30 knots for the race round Inchmarnock.  It was an absolutely spectacular sight at the mouth of Tarbert harbour as the fleet enjoyed a spinnaker start for the ...

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Silvers Scottish Series Day 2 Report

From MarineBlast Multimedia, with pics (in no particular order) by Marc Turner/PFM Pictures: Scottish Series 2015 – Day 2 round up After a great second day of sailing there’s still everything to play for in Silvers Marine Scottish Series.  Super Saturday lived up to its name, conditions were challenging with a light southerly blowing 10 – 12 knots, but the ...

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Silvers Scottish Series Day 1 Report

From MarineBlast Multimedia, all images copyright Marc Turner/PFMPictures: Scottish Series 2015 – Day 1 round up Thanks to everyone for their patience, we had connectivity issues which delayed us getting the results for day 1 posted.  Connectivity issues were not the only challenge on day one of Silvers Marine Scottish Series, as we had to say goodbye to last year’s ...

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Savills Kip Regatta 2014 report

Looks like a great weekend was had by all! Report courtesy of Duncan Chalmers, with some pics via him too along with watermarked pics from Marc Turner of PFMPictures: Leaky Roof has the sunniest day ! Allan Harper and his crew aboard the Sigma 33 “Leaky Roof II from Cove Sailing Club took the top award at the 25th Savills ...

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Fairlie Yacht Club Autumn Series – the whole story UPDATED

Fairlie Yacht Club‘s traditional end of season event for big boats finished last weekend, and Arthur Kirkpatrick send these reports in. As usual, the event was split between Kip Marina and Largs Yacht Haven, and FYC are grateful to both businesses for supporting the event. Pics by PRO Pete Wright: Sunday 29th September – Races 1/2 Fairlie Yacht Club’s Autumn ...

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West Highland Yachting Week 2013 Full report

Great report (as usual!) from Alison Chadwick from this year’s West Highland Yachting Week, with a couple of pics courtesy and copyright Ron Cowan (see HERE for his galleries): TOP honours went south to the Clyde at this year’s West Highland Yachting Week with Iain Laidlaw’s J97 Jaywalker awarded the best performance of the fleet of nearly 100 boats. It ...

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Bas Edmonds on the National Handicap for Cruisers

  Bas Edmonds NHC interview  The new National Handicap for Cruisers (NHC) was rolled out by the RYA in March, amid some criticism of how the system could work. We caught up with RYA Technical Officer Bas Edmonds to ask him some questions collated from various readers and ourselves. Look out for more handicapping articles in the coming weeks! What ...

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Savills Kip Regatta 11th-12th May 2013

Spring seems to be here (at bleedin’ last…) so good to see the events filling up nicely as the season gets going properly. Here’s one of the best openers, courtesy of Duncan Chalmers at Kip Marina:   SAVILLS KIP REGATTA LOOKS TO BREAK RECORDS! Savills Kip Regatta 2013 is already looking set to have a record number of entries judging ...

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Fairlie Yacht Club Icebreaker Regatta 2013

The FYC Icebreaker Regatta seems to go from strength to strength – this report and pics from Chris Dodgshon (with more pics coming in due course): Icebreaker Regatta 2013 The sixth annual Icebreaker Regatta was held at Sunbird/Clyde Marina in Ardrossan on 13th and 14th April. Held under the flag of Fairlie Yacht Club the event was sponsored by Clyde ...

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Season’s coming…aye

  With the weather showing signs of warming up, it’s not long now ’til what is fast becoming the premier season opener, the Ice Breaker Regatta run by Fairlie Yacht Club over the weekend of 14th/15th April in Ardrossan. It’s a great opportunity for crews to blow away the winter blues and get practising in front of some decent coaches. ...

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