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