International Etchells Cowes Fleet Southern Area Championship

International Etchells Cowes Fleet Southern Area Championship With an entry of 21 teams, the Southern Area Championships saw the highest Cowes Etchells fleet turnout since the beginning of the pandemic.  With the racetrack tucked behind the Bramble Bank, wall-to-wall...

Red Funnel Etchells Regatta

Red Funnel Etchells Regatta The 2021 Etchells Red Funnel Regatta was run by the Royal London Yacht Club in the Solent on the weekend of the 29th -30th May. 11 boats were entered, and the forecast was for light winds and sun. As competitors arrived on Saturday morning,...

International Etchells Cowes Fleet CCCA Keelboat Champs

International Etchells Cowes Fleet CCCA Keelboat Champs This year’s first Keelboat Champs event run by the Royal Thames Yacht Club, with an excellent race team headed by Jenny Woods, fierce competition and treacherous winds as the five Etchells Youth Academy teams...

Sir Kenneth Preston

Sir Kenneth Preston The 2021 Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy for the Etchells class was run by the Royal Yacht Squadron by Peter Saxton and his team over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend 1st-3rd May. By all accounts there was some fantastic racing in very challenging...

Skp Day 2

After no breeze on day one, there was some excellent racing on day two, check out the gallery below for a snap shot of the days racing Provisional Results Here Pictures Courtesy of Andrew...

Bedrock Trophy 2021

Bedrock Trophy 2021     " The first event of the Cowes Etchells fleet 2021 season was the Bedrock Trophy organised by the Royal Thames Yacht Club held over the weekend of the 17/18th April. All competitors were glad for the opportunity to go racing...

A Little Excitable IRL1040 – SOLD

A Little Xcitable IRL 1040 Petticrows hull with Heritage updates – forward bulk head, mast ram, spinnaker box and updated main sheet traveller. “Dog” Palfrey in hauler system and fraculator with full set of 2019 North sails used 6 times. Trailer rebuilt –...

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...

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...