Tag Archives: Scottish Series 2014

It’s a wrap for Scottish Series

Final update from Jo Turner on this year’s Scottish Series: It’s a wrap for Scottish Series For four days every yacht flying a spinnaker at Silvers Marine Scottish Series 2014 was avoiding a wrap in their sail as wraps aren’t hot, however, in the Sonata fleet there was one boat on fire and that was Red Hot Poker, owned and ...

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Perfect conditions for Day 2 of Silvers Marine Scottish Series

From Jo Turner, with pics copyright Marc Turner (PFM Pictures): Day two of Silvers Marine Scottish Series provided the perfect sailing conditions for racing on the MalinWaters course with easterly winds blowing between 9 – 15 knots. Today boats across all classes sailed on the same course which made for a very colourful spectacle both on and off the water. ...

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Bowmore to support Scottish Series

Yet another high profile sponsor for Scottish Series – with this level of support from various people all the ducks are in a row for a vintage year. Still time to get your entry in, no reason not to really! From Jo Turner: Silvers Marine Scottish Series matures well with age.   Bowmore Islay Single Malt Whisky, one of the ...

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Silvers Headline sponsor for Scottish Series

Great news for Scottish Series, courtesy of Joanna Turner: Silver Lining for Scottish Series Scotland’s most prestigious yacht racing regatta is delighted to announce headline sponsors Silvers Marine. The new owners of the iconic Scottish Boatyard Silver Hills, Rosneath, have confirmed their support and sponsorship for the 40th Anniversary of the Scottish Series Regatta. The event, organised by the Clyde ...

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Movies Monday

Another weekly sailing withdrawal cure for Monday morning… After last week’s article on this year’s Scottish Series, here is a wee vid from Scottish Series 2009: Stunning vid of the Northern Lights,  taken in  Scalloway in February 2014: Arran based Team Hunter, 49er sailors. They are currently sailing at the Princess Sofia Regatta and we will be running reports on ...

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Scottish Series 2014 Update – Dane Ralston Interview

Dane Ralston is the regatta chairman for the Scottish Series, and we sent him some questions about the event, now in its 40th year (cover pic copyright Marc Turner/PFM Pictures): How are preparations going for this year’s anniversary event? Hi Andy, thanks for the opportunity to let everyone know how we are getting on with Scottish Series planning. Preparations are ...

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Clyde Challenger to embark on Scottish Series Promotional Tour

This in from Glenn Porter of Clyde Challenger, who are sponsoring the offshore race in the  2014 Scottish Series: Clyde Challenger will be embarking on an exhilarating tour of the UK and Ireland during February and March 2014 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Scottish Series. The Scottish Series is one of the largest and most well renowned events ...

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Scottish Series 2014 – new format

This came in from Marc Turner (pics copyright Marc Turner/PFM Pictures). It looks like there may be a bit of a return to some traditional values going on, something to be applauded for a regatta which many thought was fast becoming a bland carbon-copy of every other short inshore regatta series around. It’s great to see a race start again ...

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Scottish Series 2014…it lives

After a big down-turn in entries last year (no doubt exacerbated by the lack of pre-event or daily media reports – we did ask), Scottish Series will in fact return in 2014, and the signs at this stage are promising. Joanna Turner, who did such a great job with the Fife media reports, sent us this: The launch of the ...

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