Tag Archives: Osprey Dinghy

TUNING GURU TO SPEAK ON OSPREY STAND – DINGHY SHOW 2017

From Emma Slater at the RYA, with photo by Colin Jenkins: Drop by the Osprey Association stand (A4) at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show on Saturday 04 March, 3.30pm, where multiclass champion and sailmaker Ian Pinnell, will be giving a talk on tuning. In his talk, which is open to all, Ian will demonstrate the rig controls and effects on ...

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Osprey Inland Championships, Blithfield

We generally try to keep reports to north of the border as there are plenty of other places doing UK-wide reporting, but the Ospreys qualify by dint of having Scottish sailors present in the fleet! 😉 Report by Alan Henderson (who is helping promote the Ospreys in Scotland and the Lakes), pics by Don Stokes: OSPREY INLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS APRIL 18-19 ...

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OSPREY CLASS ON THE RISE AT DINGHY SHOW

From Alan Henderson, and with a growing North English/Scottish fleet along with well priced durable boats (you could buy one of the new ones at the dinghy show for the unbelievable bargain price of £7K) the future looks bright for the Ospreys! Pics by Mike Rice of Fotoboat: A Baker’s Dozen of new orders at the 2015 Dinghy Show has ...

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Osprey Lakes & Borders series 2014

Report from Alan Henderson – well done Alan for winning the series too: This year the Osprey class has launched two Regional Series to give sailors the chance of local competition, to add to the opportunity to sail in the class’s National Wilkinson Sword series and Championships. The Lakes and Borders series has just concluded, while the South Wales series ...

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Osprey Nationals at Porthpean – Overall

Alan Henderson sent this in, with pics by Mike Rice at Fotoboat. Alan and Alistair were top Scots in 8th overall, so job well done there too: BURGE & TOWNEND SEIZE OSPREY NATIONALS IN FINAL RACE 19-22 July On the final day of the Osprey Nationals at Porthpean, Cornwall, it was another day of bright basking sunshine, and a wait ...

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Osprey Nationals Day 2 – Porthpean

We are always interested to follow the exploits of Scottish boats in regattas “abroad”, so this is from Alan Henderson who is currently also lying in 10th with Alistair Barrie in this competitive fleet (pics by Mike Rice of Fotoboat): Osprey Nationals, Day 2 – A Tale of Sausages and Pasties Day 2, July 20th, of the 39 boat Osprey ...

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Osprey Inland Championships at Blithfield

Alan Henderson sent this in, as a prelude to the big event at Kielder which forms part of the Northern Osprey Circuit: Twenty two boats at the Osprey Inlands on April 5/6 exceeded the turnout in 20 years for a Blithfield open! Osprey may be over 50 years old but is enjoying continued growth.  Four boats in the top ten ...

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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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Ospreys 2014

Lots going on with the Ospreys at the moment, and YL dinghy correspondent Alan Henderson is co-ordinating activities in the North with a pragmatic solution – a Lakes Series which is accessible to both Scottish and North English competitors. Here’s what Alan sent, including a great ‘action’ pic by Mike Rice/Fotoboat: At the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, the Osprey class ...

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Ospreys at Kielder Water – Sept. 14/15

This just in from Alan Henderson, with pics by Judy Scullion (and I reckon the Osprey was one of Proctor's best designs, good to see them making a comeback – shows what a good builder can do too in Hartleys): adobe creative suite download OSPREY SAILOR REELS IN A BIG ONE An Osprey, otherwise known as a fish eagle, is ...

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