Monthly Archives July 2015

National 18 Championships 2015

The Royal Cork Yacht Club are hosting this year’s championships. Besides the Proctor and Classic boats, there are 11 of the brand new Morrison designed 18’s build by White Formula in Brightlingsea. These boats are proving to be lighter faster and sleeker than their predecessors giving exacting and close racing. The event comprises ten races with a practice race last Sunday.  The wind to date has been very varied, with no racing on Monday because of 35 knot gusts. So over the next two days, Peter Crowley, Principal Race Officer ran three races back to back over a windward leeward
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2015 English National Championships report

National 18 English Championships,  at Bosham Sailing Club.  Sunday 5th July 2015   Bosham SC welcomed visitors from Bough Beech SC, Tamesis, Lymington SC and eventually Blackwater SC, as Team Berney were stuck in a major incident on the M25. Thus, racing was delayed for a short while, after which the breeze kicked in for an amazing afternoon of champagne sailing, bright sunshine, warm water & ideal winds of 11-17.5 knots from the Southwest. Race Officer, Nick Fox and his team on Bosham’s new committee boat, Glad Emma, set 4 short and sharp races. The first, to warm us all
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