Temporary closure of Marina to visiting yachts
The Royal Institute of Navigation is set to hold its biennial conference in January 2020
Some 30+ young people took part in Horning Sailing Club’s end of training Junior Regatta and OnBoard Festival on Saturday 07 September
The strong westerlies gusting to over 30 knots during the early afternoon were forecast to ease somewhat by the earlier race start time of 1800. The Series Organiser opted however to make the call of whether to race or not at 1700 when conditions could be assessed. It was decided to race. With the decision made Happy Apple and Sunshine opted to sit this one out and the inaugural race of Mark Brown's new Assassin, an Archambault 31 had to be postponed when a leaky sea cock focussed minds on a bilge full of water!
With 3 boats missing the reduced fleet of 5 stalwarts reefed to expect the worst, set off for Gilkicker.
A major boost in getting young people on the water
A group of military veterans from Greater Manchester are negotiating to establish their own sailing group after discovering the value of the sport in their recovery from the effects of combat.
A group of over 40 women from across Northern Ireland have joined together to celebrate with a day-long festival at Strangford Lough Yacht Club.
Don't let the cold weather put you off getting afloat There are still plenty of opportunities to get afloat in the cooler months. Highlights are below with further details on individual event pages on this website
Baring Cup Wed 18 Sep 19
Handicap racing around the harbour. I have only received one entry for this event so please let me know whether you are coming or I may have to cancel.