Late entries will be accepted on the day at registration so full advantage can be taken of the the 4day w/e in the UK for the Queens 60yrs reign celebrations. 105 boats entered so far. Registration opens at 10am on saturday & closes at 17.00. There will be a practice race(s) starting at 14.00. The event programme will outline all the socials but on Monday night the club will host a Hawaii Theme Disco/Karaoke ( don’t forget your hula skirts )! Given that all racing this year has seen the top 4 or 5 boats finish within 2 or 3 [...]
Risør Seilforening is looking forward to welcoming as many travellers from around Norway as possible for the 2nd Havfonn Cup regatta this coming w/e 2/3 June. Here is the invite to attend http://www.feva.no/?p=285. Good luck! Thomas & Mads mathisen will be looking to build on their good start start to the Havfonn Cup 2 w/e’s ago when they won at Asker. Who will challenge them?
Congratulations to Emilie Jacobsen / Anne Katherine Moller from Middelfart Sailing Club who were convincing winners. The next TORM GP is at Aabenraa on 9 June.
The entry fees for the RS Feva World Championships go up in June so you need to enter by the end of the month. Excitement is building at Hayling Island. There has been perfect weather for the last two weekends. Long may it continue!
In Italy for the 2º National Bowl – Lago Di Garda and in Denmark for the TORM Junior GP at Kerteminde Sejlklub. Have fun guys!
Well have a look at this. 11yr old heaven. Perhaps not available for every 11 year old mind you!
Oakham and Stamford Schools are doing a nautical fundraiser for the RNLI together with the Rutland Sailing Club Youth & Juniors. You can donate here http://www.justgiving.com/RutlandDuckRescue . It may not be obvious as to why they are rescuing plastic ducks from Rutland Water but they are. If you wonder who the RNLI are – they are the volunteers who rescue sailors in distress in all weathers without receiving any financial support from the government – everything comes from the likes of us!
The Irish RS Feva Nationals are at Howth YC on 17-19 August. The UK has just announced it’s selection criteria to send a 3 boat team. It’s all on! There is nothing to prevent other GBR from going of course – it’s just that the 3 boat team will have Team GBR support in coaching etc. Howth is one of the great Irish sailing places and is renowned for it’s hospitality as much as it’s sailing waters. All entries welcome!! PS – being Ireland there are great golf courses just nearby and Dublin is only just around the corner. Club [...]
At Asker, NOR for the Havfonn & Scandinavia Cup event it doesn’t look as if any sailing was possible so yesterdays results stand with a win for Thomas & & Mads Mathisen from Risør. In the UK at the Bollé Thorpe Bay GP there were 4 races today with the overall win going to Anna Prescott & Jess Eales despite not winning a single race! See yesterdays post for the full results from Asker and here for todays finals from the UK. Next weekend it is all eyes on ITA for the 2nd National Bowl at Lago DI Garda and [...]
Thank you Norway!