Etchells UK Fleet

 

 

Ice Bucket 2023

   The closing regatta of the Cowes Etchells fleet, the Ice Bucket, was raced over the weekend of 7/8 Oct. Being the final regatta, with a somewhat wintry name, the fleet was reduced to 6 starters. Racing on Saturday however was truly champagne. 14-16 kts...

National Championships 2023

   3 days of glamour racing with 17 boats for the UK National Championship organised by the Royal Yacht Squadron with Rupert Erskin-Crum as PRO. ¬†Day 1 began at Cowes Yacht Haven with registration and weigh ins, where one particular youth team came in...

South Coast Championship 2023

   After a week of high pressure dominating the Southern England weather system, the forecast was not looking good for the championships. And with little or no wind on the Saturday morning it was early afternoon before the fleet left harbour heading towards...

European Championship 2023

   The weekend started off with a briefing from the PRO Peter Taylor (Royal London Yacht Club) before racing where it was decided that there would be 4 races as there was a good breeze across the course coming in at 15knts and the Monday wasn't looking too...

Southern Area 2023

   The southern area championship unfortunately, consisted of just 3 races on the Sunday due to light airs and 180 degree shifts on the race area on the Saturday! The Sunday however, was a bit of a waiting game early in the morning with doubts of sailing for...