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

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.