Stu Bithell adds Merlin National title to Olympic Gold

Stuart Bithell and Tom Pygall were the winners of the Aspire 2021 Merlin Nationals, held at the Eats Lothian YC.

Gillard and Holman winners of Salcombe Gin Merlin Week 2021

Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman of Sheffield Viking SC confirmed their overall victory at the 2021 Salcombe Gin Merlin Week.

Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week – Birrell and Potts take it to the wire

Penultimate day at Merlin Week where Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman (1, 2, 2, 1, 2) increased their overall lead to eight points.

Day 4 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

A return to normal service on Day 4 at  Merlin Week where Thomas Gillard and Aaron Holman (1, 2, 2, 1) won their second flight race to increase their overall lead

The Storm and Day 3 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

For day 3 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week it was all about the storm, conditions were sailable but managing the gusts and finding the right opportunity to gybe were going to be key to success.

Day 2 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

Day 2 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week and Gillard and Holman maintain their overall lead . . .

Day 1 of Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week

Opening day of the Salcombe Gin sponsored Merlin Rocket Week hosted by Salcombe YC saw two flight race completed for the 116 entries

Merlin Rocket Open at Salcombe – You missed a damn good sail

Nine keen Merlin teams made the trip to Salcombe YC with their boats for the weekend, and with a truly terrible forecast the likelihood of racing looked distant to say the least

Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller is cancelled for 2020

The Merlin Rocket Owners Association (MROA) has decided not to award the Craftinsure Silver Tiller in 2020

Merlin Rockets at Wembley Craftinsure Silver Tiller

Despite the date on the Press Release, the second Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller event took place on Sunday 15 March 2020

Merlin Rockets get their season started at Burghfield

Never mind the storms or coronavirus, the Merlin Rockets started their season with the Craftinsure Silver Tiller at Burghfield SC

Merlin Rocket Open – Lazing on a sunny afternoon . . .

With the media focussed on over hyped SailGP events and AC75 smoke and mirrors, the Merlin Rocket class completed a more accessible sailing event at Upper Thames last weekend