Tag Archives: Yacht Racing

Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2013 Final Report

Final round-up from this year’s regatta courtesy of Jane Curtin, with all pics courtesy and copyright David Branigan/Oceansport. Good to see Scottish boats in first (Jamie McGarry – Grand Cru) and second (Steven Cowie  Zephyr) in IRC 0, second in IRC 1 (Neil Sandford – Now or Never 3) against the works XP33 with speed doctor Jochem Visser onboard, and ...

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Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series – Final Day

Final day action and overall results from Lorraine Alonzi (all photos copyright Marc Turner/CCC)   Fever Winners of Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series Trophy     Over the 38 years of the Scottish Series there have been few prizegivings where the winners of the overall Scottish Series Trophy have composed a more deserving score-line.   With seven wins from as many ...

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Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series Day 3

More action from Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series 2012 by Lorraine Alonzi (all photos copyright Marc Turner/CCC) Fever Glenfiddich still unbeaten after Jubilee procession   It was a distinctly ‘old school’ day on Loch Fyne for competing crews at the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series where there was a departure from the usual diet of windward-leeward races and even Olympic triangles. Instead ...

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Day 2: Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series 2012

A vintage blend Report of the second day of racing at BDSS, courtesy of Lorraine at smarts.co.uk (all photos credit Marc Turner/CCC) Diamond Jubilee or not, 2012 is shaping up as a vintage year for the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series. With a full measure more breeze today and constant sunshine, even the SE’ly breeze stayed settled enough to ensure courses ...

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Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series – Wish You Were Here…

Report of the first day of racing at BDSS, courtesy of Lorraine at smarts.co.uk (all photos credit Marc Turner/CCC) A picture postcard opening to the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series was welcomed by nearly 100 crews on Loch Fyne who returned to Tarbert this afternoon content to have enjoyed sunshine, light winds and excellent racing.   If the racing for the ...

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Scottish Series 2012 – The Class of Champions

This just in courtesy of Lorraine Alonzie at media specialists www.smarts.co.uk : Tarbert’s local sailing hero Ruairidh Scott, who in 2003 won the prestigious Scottish Series Trophy overall returns to his native waters later this week when he competes again in the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series Regatta.   Now based near Southampton, sail-maker and pro sailor Scott will race in ...

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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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