Thorpe Bay Yacht Club ran a superb championship for 93 boats. Over 4 days the weather was brilliant for 3. The winners Elliot Wells & Jake Todd sailed brilliantly but even so were hard pushed on occassion. The 2 Dutch boats that had come across both made the Gold Fleet and sailed well. Worthy champions, worthy opponents, terrific organisation, read the article…
Today we can confirm that Allen, the makers of high performance sailing hardware are the title sponsors for the Allen RS Feva World Championships in Grosseto. Allen’s have supported the RS Feva class for many years and indeed they also personally sponsor and supply the 2008 RS Feva World Champions (Tim Gratton & Chris Taylor) in their 49er. Great sponsors with great product. http://www.allenbrothers.co.uk/
A small number of places have become available for the Worlds in Tuscany. So if you want to come please enter now for the greatest show on the planet! (OK that last bit may be a bit over the top but it will be great!!). Just click on the Worlds tab and follow the links to the entry page or click here for the Worlds website.
Thorpe Bay on the UK East coast is hosting the UK nationals this bank holiday w/e. Two intrepid boats make the trip from the Netherlands to join in with the 90 odd locals! Currently the forecast is quite varied with a fair amount of sun. Yes, we know that seems umlikely given that it is onlythe end of May! And if you need any encouragement – the 2005 UK National Champion just came 5th in the 49erFX at the Eurosaf Grade 1 event in Medemblik, Netherlands! Well done Frances Peters! photo: Sander v.d. Borch
Feva Training scotland poster spring 2013 The Scots are up for a good turnout this weekend at Portobello sailing and Kayaking Club. Top training provided by Matt Thomas. Top venue provided by Portobello. Top sailors provided by parents. Top fun provided by sailors. Numbers looking very good! Epic stuff.
The entry list for the Worlds is nearly full. 15 nations and just a couple of boats from the 180 limit. The last few places are within the associations gift and we are awaiting decisions from a couple of new Feva countries. So we will now be operating a waiting list and will offer the last few available places on a first come first served basis if they aren’t taken up by these new nations. So don’t delay in getting yourentry in as this will affect your place on the waiting list. If you are placed on the waiting list we [...]
Thorpe Bay, at the mouth of the majestic River Thames, is the place to be for the 2nd May Bank Holiday. The UK nationals from 25-28 May will be fun, hard fought and sunny (well it might be sunny but I did make that last bit up – but we are optimistic! and the rest will still be true!) Note however that entries are limited to 120 – so get your entry in early and don’t be disappointed. The folks in Thorpe Bay have been working hard towards this and are really excited by the prospect. Go on – give [...]
The Tegernsee RS Feva regatta invites everyone to participate on 11/12 Mai. This is the week after the Diessner Skiff mania regatta also in Bavaria! So do go along if you are from GER, or CZE, or SUI, or NED, or … from anywhere. Bavaria in May is the place to be!
Grosseto is definitely going to be big. 165 entries so far and with a limit of 180 we are only 15 from max capacity. Please don’t be disappointed by leaving your entry too late by accident! Enter as soon as possible. I can taste the Gelato already!