Penny adds the Inlands Trophy to her cabinet….

Penny adds the Inlands Trophy to her cabinet….

10 visitors travelled from far and wide to join with the 3 local boats at West Oxfordshire.. the Rum & Mince Pies were definitely needed on what turned out as a freezing wet day.. Penny Yarwood showed she had lost none of her skill or speed after a season spent mainly sailing her cruiser rather than racing a Lightning.With 3 straight wins she totally blew all the opposition away, dominating all races with ease.The full report of the event can be found at Yachts & Yachting...

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Chairman Paul cleans up at Haversham….

Chairman Paul cleans up at Haversham….

10 visitors travelled from far and wide to join with the 2 local boats at this favourite location near Milton Keynes.. Paul White made a rare appearance on the Open Meeting circuit, dominating all races apart from the first one.The full report of the event can be found at Yachts & Yachting...

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Chairman Paul cleans up at Haversham….

Chairman Paul cleans up at Haversham….

10 visitors travelled from far and wide to join with the 2 local boats at this favourite location near Milton Keynes.. Paul White made a rare appearance on the Open Meeting circuit, dominating all races apart from the first one.The full report of the event can be found at Yachts & Yachting...

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“Germany” scores again…. (Salty Sea Dog)

“Germany” scores again…. (Salty Sea Dog)

After the frustrations of the Birkett, much better conditions were served up 340 miles south for the Noble Marine Insurance Sea Championships at the Lymington Dinghy Regatta, where those who made the long journey south enjoyed a frisson of planing in the more certain wind conditions of the Solent.The full report of the event can be found at Yachts & Yachting...

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“Germany” scores again…. (Salty Sea Dog)

“Germany” scores again…. (Salty Sea Dog)

After the frustrations of the Birkett, much better conditions were served up 340 miles south for the Noble Marine Insurance Sea Championships at the Lymington Dinghy Regatta, where those who made the long journey south enjoyed a frisson of planing in the more certain wind conditions of the Solent.  The regular travelling “Circus” of Jeremy, Caroline, Bryan, Jason and John were joined by Ben Twist from Broadstairs and Peter Withrington from Burghfield, to make a fleet of 7 and guarantee a separate start on the West course of the Lymington Dinghy Regatta. With locals John Claridge back to better health & competing (and winning!) in the Seafly Nationals, and Robbie Claridge sidelined due to injury, it proved to be tight and close racing, with the odd twist of fate!Jeremy Cooper proved he could prevail in both the strong tidal conditions on the briney, as well as the narrow leafy constraints of the River Thames, and added the Sea Championship trophy to the Southerns he won earlier in June at Cookham. The full report of the event can be found at Yachts & Yachting...

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