“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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Caroline & John “Beat the Birkett Clock”

Caroline & John “Beat the Birkett Clock”

The Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Race Weekend at Ullswater proved to be the ultimate 2 days of frustating sailing in the ultra-light and shifty conditions. Jeremy Cooper, Caroline Hollier, Bryan Westley, Jason Gallagher, Stephen Hodgson, Lee Bratley and John Butler were the unfortunates that ventured up to the Lake District to compete in the 230 strong mixed handicap fleet . John finished 56th, Caroline 58th overall, but Caroline won the Fleet Prize on the last race...

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“Germany” wins without penalties….

“Germany” wins without penalties….

In the first win by a Mk1 Lightning for a considerable time, Jeremy (Germany) Cooper in LN117 from Shotwick Lake SC held his nerve to slot home a maiden open meeting win at the Noble Marine Insurance Southern Area Championships held at Cookham Reach SC on Saturday 15th June A full report and results can be viewed at the Y & Y Online website Y&Y Online Report Lightning-368-Southern-Championships-at-Cookham

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It’s 7 in 11 for Robbie!

It’s 7 in 11 for Robbie!

Robbie Claridge only dropped one race in his successful defence of his title at the Allen Brothers Lightning 368 National Championships held at Northampton SC on 1st & 2nd June. A full report and results can be viewed at the Y & Y Online website https://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/218176/Allen-Lightning-368-National-Championship?source=email

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