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  • Ice Bucket Regatta
    Weather forecast and travel restrictions took a toll on the weekend’s racing with Saturday’s racing cancelled, and with just 6 of the original 12 hopefuls making it to the start line on Sunday. PRO Andrew Millband and his fellow volunteers from Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club, started the fleet close to the Hill Head shore under
  • Etchells Southern Area Championship
    North Star rises in the Solent… by Rob Goddard Etchells Southern Area Championship hosted by the Royal Thames Yacht Club took place in the Solent over the weekend of the 7/8th October With an ever-changing weather forecast, by Thursday the weekend’s racing looked unlikely with the high wind forecast. By Saturday morning, the forecast had
  • National Championships 2020
    16 Etchells came to the line for the British National Championships on a cold blustery September day (26th and 27th) with the wind out of the north-west. Although fleet set out in only 14 or 15 knots of breeze the forecast was for something solidly in the mid-20s from the North and that’s how it
  • Etchells Bedrock Championship
    Etchells Bedrock Championship was held over the weekend of the 5th and 6th of September, organised by Royal Southern Yacht Club with Tanya Robinson as PRO, whose team were warmly congratulated by the Etchells fleet at the Prize Giving for doing such a great job in difficult conditions. Saturday morning: the fleet was greeted with
  • Sir Kenneth Preston Results
    Etchells first official regatta of the year, the Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron. 22/23rd August 2020, 12 socially distanced crews entered the event which was run in the central Solent. Unfortunately Saturday’s storm meant that racing was held only on Sunday and the RYS organised an early start and 4

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