Long Covid – Flying Fifteen Worlds postponed to 2023

Flying Fifteen International in conjunction with Royal Freshwater Bay YC has announced that the 2022 Flying Fifteen World and Australian Championships would be postponed to 9 to 23 March 2023.

Solent Sunbeam V72 Serendipity
Latest addition to the Solent Sunbeam classic fleet

The 98 year old historic Solent Sunbeam class welcomed its latest addition to the fleet with the launch of a new boat at Itchenor on 30 March 2021.

J/9 First Hull
J Boats prepare to launch a sleek new 28 footer – the J/9

With 15,000+ J/Boats sold world-wide, ranging from the International J/22 to the J/65 and ranging in style from one-designs to racers, cruisers to daysailers . . . J/Boats has filled another niche in their comprehensive range with a sleek new 28 footer – the J/9

Mask Graphic © Adam Nieścioruk
First easing of Covid-19 Lockdown measures for England

As worldwide deaths from Covid-19 reach 2,795,325, with 126,592 of those deaths recorded in the UK, the first tentative steps back to some form of normality take place in England from Monday 29 March 2021

Dragon San Remo
Dragon Paul and Shark Trophy – Final Day Results

The Swiss team of Wolf Waschkuhn with Joao Vidinha and Charles Nankin, led fron staright to finish of the International Dragon Cup in San Remo

Dragon - San Remo
Dragon Paul and Shark Trophy – Day 2, Race 1

No racing on the first day of the International Dragon Cup in San Remo, but one race was completed on day 2

Cowes Week 2020
Cowes Week 2021 Opens for Business

In a nod to the Government’s Roadmap to some sort of normality, entry for Cowes Week 2021 will open at 12 noon on Monday 29 March. The event is carrying over nearly 200 entries from 2020 so have every expectation that it will be a bumper year.

Parkstone YC
J/24 World and European Championships Cancelled

The International J/24 Class Association and the Parkstone Yacht Club in Poole, UK have announced that the 2021 J/24 World Championship has been cancelled

Keelboat League
British Keelboat League 2021 Open For Entry

The British Keelboat League is roaring into 2021 with some fantastic locations and venues that promise racing will be bigger and better than ever

Star Bacardi - Kusznierewicz andPrada
Star Bacardi Cup – Kusznierewicz and Prada clean sweep victory

Saturday Mateusz Kusznierewicz and Bruno Prada wrapped up their assault to defend their Star title by claiming two more race wins to walk away with the 94th Star Bacardi Cup on an all-win scorecard

Star Bacardi Cup Augie Diaz and Marcus Koy
Star Bacardi Cup – Kusznierewicz and Prada take fourth race win

Racing for the 94th Bacardi Cup continued with two back to back races on a double triangle course and the race discard coming into play after race 4

Etchells Announcement
World Sailing rule 25 hulls not valid Etchells Class Yachts

Following a ruling by World Sailing, the International Etchells Class Association has confirmed that 25 boats produced by Pacesetter Etchells Pty since 2011 from Mould 11 are not valid Etchells Class Yachts under the Class Rules