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

Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller at Lymington Town SC

Chris Gould and Chris Kilsby took the Craftinsure Silver Tiller victory at Lymington Town Sailing Club by one point

Birrell and Brearey Merlin Rocket Champions

Christian Birrell and Sam Brearey are the 2019 Merlin Rocket National Champions

Merlin Rocket Nationals – Day 3

Christian Birrell and Sam Brearey show no sign of giving up their Merlin Rocket title easily

Merlin Rocket Nationals – Day 2

Christian Birrell and Sam Brearey retain their lead after two more races at the Merlin Rocket 2019 Nationals.

Merlin Rocket Nationals – Day 1 at Looe SC

Christian Birrell and Sam Brearey led the charge from the start and regained the lead in time for the finish of the opening race of the Merlin Rocket 2019 Nationals

Salcombe Gin Merlin Week – Whitworth and Scroggie it is . . .

It was close, with the first five crews covered by just three points after six days of racing, but Richard Whitworth and Jemima Scroggie took the Salcombe Week title

Salcombe Gin Merlin Week – Goes to final day decision

Salcombe Gin Merlin Week will all be decided on the final day with the penultimate day producing a two-way tie at the top of the leaderboard.