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Spring Series 4 - Sunday 13th May

A light westerly breeze on a sunny Sunday morning helped Graham Deegan and Judith French on their RS400 take the win in the fast handicap from the RS100's sailed by Giles Peckham and Simon Davies. The catamarans were kept ashore by the cable laying vessels working in the bay. In the Medium Handicap, the RS Aero's liked the small course and took the top three places. First home was Jane Peckham followed by Libby Deegan

Published 11:23am on 15 May 2018

Wednesday Spring Series 3 - 2nd May

The weather cleared on Wednesday evening for a fine evening of racing in a fresh north westerly. The plug was out in the solent so the race box set a challenging course around the bay keeping competitors off the shallows. Carl Blenkinsop took the bullet in the cats ahead of Shaun Kellett and Tony Wyeth. In the fast handicap Tim Harris reportedly forgot that an RS500 doesn't have wings which may have

Published 7:17am on 3 May 2018

Mike Martin Memorial Race - Sunday 29th April

The 15 knot cold North Easterly breeze didn't seem that inviting for the annual Mike Martin Memorial trophy. The race, designed to get all classes racing together on a single course, makes for an exciting time on the water and congestion on mark rounding. The final results are worked out on an average lap time basis allowing slower classes a chance of winning against the faster boats. 27 boats started. The majority of boats managed

Published 7:48pm on 29 Apr 2018

Spring Series 2 - Sunday 22nd April

Gurnard Sailing Club held its first cadet training weekend for its growing RS Tera fleet. The young sailors were coached on the Saturday and Sunday and also took part in the Sunday racing. Over the weekend, a lot of fun was had and good techniques learnt. The 43 starters for the Sunday morning race had to sail against a strong flood tide in a light but pleasant South Westerly wind. Boats staying inshore to

Published 10:54am on 23 Apr 2018

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To improve your sailing skills
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Friday evening cadet training follows the RYA racing syllabus.
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Thurs evening start with a briefing at 1815 and the
May 24

RYA stages 2-4 & Start racing…

Thursday evening cadet training is for school year 4 and
May 25

Friday Evening Cadet Training

May 25

Friday Evening Adult Training

This course is for Adults to improve their sailing skills
May 27

Trophy Race

May 30

Wednesday Spring Series 7

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