Cowes Classic Week – The rise and rise of the Solent Sunbeam

An impressive 22 Solent Sunbeams ventured from Chichester Harbour to Cowes Classic Week last week, the class’s largest turnout at the regatta since its inception in 2008

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.

Solent Sunbeams – Surviving and thriving despite Covid-19

The historic Solent Sunbeam fleet, which boasts 97-year-old wooden keelboats through to brand-new GRP hulls, has experienced one of its best sailing seasons despite the shadow of Covid-19 and a late start to the season

Solent Sunbeam – Input and photos required

The Solent Sunbeam class association are looking to track down past and present Sunbeam owners for a publication for the centenary celebrations in 2023

Re-inventing the Solent Sunbeam

Ten years ago the first GRP Solent Sunbeam was added to this near 100 year old classic Fleet. Since that landmark launch day – 8 July 2010 – eleven new GRP Sunbeams have been built

Solent Sunbeam ‘Dainty’ heads to Cannes and St Tropez

Bosham-based Peter Nicholson, owner of Solent Sunbeam ‘Dainty’ hull no. 1, sets off for the annual Regates Royales and Voiles de St Tropez Regattas in the South of France. The event, hosted by the City of Cannes and organised by…