Posts by Andrew Young

SOLD – ODYSSEY FOR SALE

SOLD   ‘ ODYSSEY ‘  is FOR  SALE £ 8,000 Sail nr 400, the prototype Morrison Designed ‘Odyssey’ is for sale.        Having done sterling service over the last 2 seasons, as the test bed for our newly adopted National 18,  Odyssey is now for sale for the bargain price of just £ 8,000. For sale “as is” with a launching trolley, road trailer, cover, old rudder and sails. Please contact Dom Long via: sdomlong@gmail.com  for further details.  
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Press release 12 February 2015

New Morrison Designed National 18 To Be Launched To Public At RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 Press Release (For Immediate Release) 12 February 2015   The new Phil Morrison designed National 18 will be launched to the public at the 2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, which takes place over the weekend of 28 February/1 March at Alexandra Palace, London. This exciting new hull design was unanimously adopted by the class at its 2014 AGM and with fifteen boats already on order for 2015, production is in full swing at White Formula, the new official builder for the National 18. The
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Conor O’Donovan

25/3/14 Sincere condolences to Brenda O’Donovan and family on Conor’s recent and untimely passing.  Conor was Vice President, Peter’s father. He was a sometimes 18 sailor and always a good friend & supporter of the Class.  Ar dheis De go raibh a anam dilis.
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National 18 Classic Rig

25/12/13 I have a complete rig for a classic 18 for sale consisting of: Wooden Salter’s mast, new in May 20 and cost just over £1200 then Wooden boom with stainless steel fittings Wooden spinnaker pole with stainless steel fittings All spreaders, shrouds etc I do not know the age of items 2-4. Everything is in good condition Please contact   tom.reid@citi.com   for more information.  
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RYA Scotland Champion of Champions Trophy

21/10/13 National 18 339 Howlin’ Gael sailed by Stuart Urquhart, Richard Urquhart and Ross Young won this years RYA Scotland Champion of Champions at Loch Tummel. National 18 337 JAFIICA sailed by Martin Cruden, Phil Hermiston and Panacea Cruden also came 5th at the event. Click here for the full event report.
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McLaughlin Brothers win National 18 English National and UK Inland Championships 2013

2/10/13 Joe and Tom McLaughlin won two of the three trophies at the National 18ft Class English National and UK Inland Championships at Tamesis on Saturday 28 September 2013. Sailing Heat-wave (343), they dominated the ten boat fleet, winning all three races on the water, the first two by convincing margins, to take the English National Championship Trophy for Classic, Penultimate and Ultimate boats (sailed under boat-type handicaps) and the Maddison Cup for finishing first on the water. The National 18 Trophy awarded on the basis of individual person-plus-boat handicaps went to Chris Pollard and Simon Veysey sailing the oldest
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National 18 343 – “Heatwave”

28/5/13 Previous National Championship winner. Mainly sailed on the Thames so lightly sailed Recent fit out by Brett Dingwall Harken Self tacking traveller Two Main Sails Two Jibs Carbon Boom Superspar Mast Fixed Milanes & White Rudder Launching Trolley New Soverign Road Trailer Breathable top cover Available after the Nationals at Hayling Island £5500 ono Robert Wilder rjwilder@mac.com Mobile: 07812 590369
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