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Osprey Scottish and Northern Championships, 10/11 September

From Alan Henderson, with pics by Angela Mamwell: Kielder Scottish & Northerns 2015 Congratulations to Viola and Mike Scott who took their first ever Scottish & Northerns title at Kielder on 10/11 September. Lots of close racing in light to medium winds on Saturday, and in light breezes on Sunday. Shifty and gusty on Saturday, just light and shifty on ...

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East Lothian June Regatta N.O.R.

East Lothian Yacht Club’s June Regatta is probably the biggest dinghy regatta in Scotland each year – here’s the Notice of Race and we will be there with the Merlin Rockets:  

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Scottish Merlin Rockets 2014

After an encouraging start to the re-birth of the Scottish Merlin Rocket fleet last year, the class will be running a small circuit around Scotland and Northern England in 2014. With some growth in Merlin ownership in recent months, the hope is to achieve class starts, and if for any reason this isn’t practicable then most of the events have ...

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Largs Warmup Series Report

Alan Henderson (who also won the event!) wrote this report about the recently completed Largs Warmup Series. Looks like there was a good spread of clubs represented too. Pics by Billy McCarlie and Martin Latimer: The Largs Warm Up Series concluded on 23 March after four successive good Sundays of racing. There were two races per day, with a mix ...

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National 12 Scottish Events 2014

Scottish National 12 rep Angus Beyts sent us this about the events the 12’s have planned for this season, with the picture copyright of Sarah Chadwick (plenty more of these previews coming up in the next couple of weeks, so if you would like your class to feature then please send details over to me at editor@caledoniasailing.com):  The season kicks ...

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RYA Dinghy Show part 1

This was the first time I’d managed to get along to what people regard as dinghy Mecca, and I was very glad I did. Compared to the lacklustre London Boat Show, the RYA Dinghy Show seemed to have it all – a stunning, large but yet still intimate venue, lots of boats from all kinds of classes, and thousands of ...

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Budget Racing 2014 – Merlin Rocket 3236

Some of you will remember that last year we re-habbed an old Merlin Rocket (3122) in a budget of less that £1000, partly as a necessity and partly to see if it could be done. The boat belongs to my brother and after we got 7 Merlins at only the second event of the re-born Scottish wing, I decided that ...

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Largs Sailing Club New Year’s Race report

Phil Alderson sent us this about the LSC New Year Race, with pic by Alan Henderson of Fotoboat. Sounds like it was a feisty one! Despite the terrible forecast 14 boats braved the conditions to launch and take part in the LSC New Year race, held on 05 January 2014. As the boats launched the wind shifted round to come ...

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Day One of the RYA Scotland Champion of Champions Trophy at Loch Tummel

The RYA Scotland Champion of Champions is currently being sailed at Loch Tummel – here’s Matt Toynbee’s report from the first day, with pics by him also: In spite of an uninspiring forecast twenty one boats from across Scotland assembled for the 2013 RYA Scotland Champion of Champions Trophy. With boats ranging from RS Teras to Solos and National 18s ...

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Largs SC Winter Series 2013

best antivirus software for windows 7 args Sailing Club are promoting their Open Winter Series which begins next month (see poster below) and pending a couple of repairs to the Merlin Rocket we hope to be there. If you are tired of racing in a 8 boat winter fleet then supporting a broader ranging event like this is a good ...

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