Tag Archives: International One Metre

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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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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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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Cat Sails 2013 International One Metre Ulster Championships, Day 1

A tartan army of IOM sailors has made the trip to Ireland for the Cat Sails International One Metre Ulster Championships, won last year by ex big boat Scottish sailor Patrick Johnston. Here’s how things panned out out on day 1, with report and pics by Ian Dundas and Brian O’Neill: A wild start to Day One of the Cat ...

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Paisley International One Metres

This in from Gordon Allison of Paisley Model Yacht Club: Open IOM Event, 30th March 2013, Hosted by Paisley MYC at Barshaw Park This event was due to be held on Saturday 23rd March but was (wisely) postponed for one week in the light of a forecast of appalling weather including blizzard conditions in Northern Ireland and South West Scotland. ...

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Big boats to wee boats – Patrick Johnston Interview

Patrick Johnston is one of a growing number of skippers to have successfully crossed the divide between big boat racing and R/C yachts. These things are seriously cool (and hi-tech) and we’re delighted to bring you this interview with him about the similarities and differences between the two types of racing, and some info on what he will be doing ...

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International One Metre Europeans – Brad Gibson wins

Final report from Icarus Sailing Media (photos copyright Dean Miculinic): Brad Gibson is the new IOM European Champion for 2012 The International One Meter Europeans came to an end today. A wonderful, race full and with all kinds of weather conditions week just flew away, leaving to everybody here some memorable times. The last day of the championship was the ...

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International One Metre Europeans – Day 5

More reporting (and frankly first class video – I don’t think I’ve ever seen such good footage) from Icarus Sailing Media (all photos copyright Dean Miculinic): With just one race finished the penultimate day of the IOM Europeans 2012 From early on this morning the weather did not look promising enough. After the fog cleared, a bright sun made its ...

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International One Metre Europeans – day 4

Latest news from Icarus Sailing Media (all photos copyright Dean Miculinic) Two Brits at the top of the IOM Europeans 2012 The sun disappeared behind the clouds today and so did the wind. Despite the light conditions, the race scheduled continued normally and the first set of races was completed within the first hour. France’s Olivier Cohen seemed to like ...

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