Sir Kenneth Preston Regatta 2024

Sir Kenneth Preston Regatta 2024     " The bank holiday weekend of the 25th to 27th May saw the Cowes Etchells fleet take to the Solent for the Sir Kenneth Preston Trophy. With this year’s series already well underway and teams beginning to gel...

Spring Regatta 2024

Spring Regatta 2024     " Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April saw the return of the Cowes Etchells Series. It was an exciting mix of senior boats, many of whom had been racing hard in Miami and Australia, mixed in with the Youth Boats who had been...

Youth Selection Weekend 2024

Youth Selection Weekend 2024     " On Saturday 13th April 8 Etchells Academy youth boats competed in the Youth Academy trials following 5 weekends of intense training on and off the water, led by David Bedford and Duncan Truswell  and the Race Committee...

Ice Bucket 2023

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...

National Championships 2023

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...

South Coast Championship 2023

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...