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Cruiser Race And Rally 15th – 22nd July 2016
Cruiser Race And Rally 15th – 22nd July 2016
The Cruiser Race and Rally will be starting from Yarmouth with supper and briefing at 1900 hrs in the Royal Solent Yacht Club on Friday 15 July. Saturday 16 Leg 1 Yarmouth to Portland Sunday 17 Leg 2 Portland to Dartmouth Monday 18 Lay day in Dartmouth Supper at the Royal Dart Yacht Club Tuesday 19 Leg 3 Dartmouth to Fowey Wednesday 20 Lay day in Fowey Supper at the Royal Fo...
Published / Updated: 23 June 2016
In: Cruising

Bembridge Rally Report
Bembridge Rally Report
Report & Images: Pat North
It's true; the sun does shine in Bembridge After two years of poor weather we were treated to the best of the summer. Eight yachts and 4 motorboats made their way to the splendid Bembridge Harbour. It was a real vacation and we enjoyed an evening pontoon party in shorts and T shirts after which some ate on the boat and others ventured to a restaurant in St Helen's. The walk back from t...
Published / Updated: 23 June 2016
In: Cruising

Ladies Afloat 25th May 2016
Ladies Afloat 25th May 2016
10 ladies in 2 yachts, a gentle northerly, spent a happy time sailing to and lunching in Wootton Creek. We rafted together on the pontoon and transferred crews, good food and wine to one boat and did what the ladies do best. Have fun! The time rushed by and we had to make a fast passage under engine back to the Hamble just in time to catch the very last launch to the RSrnYC. Report &...
Published / Updated: 23 June 2016
In: Cruising

Final Report North Sails June Regatta - Spectacular Finale
Final Report North Sails June Regatta - Spectacular Finale
Image: Paul Wyeth Report: Louay Habib
Superb conditions prevailed for the final day of the North Sails June Regatta with a true south-westerly breeze piping up during the day to provide a wonderful finale to the regatta.
The regatta attracted well over 300 sailors to the club's superb facilities on the shore of the River Hamble, with world champion and Olympic competitors rubbing shoulders with Corinthian sailors, many of who were racing with their families.
Published / Updated: 21 June 2016
In: Racing

Tricky Start for North Sails June Regatta
Tricky Start for North Sails June Regatta
With a bumper entry of 74 boats, racing at the North Sails June Regatta got under way with three races for all eight classes in the Eastern Solent.
With a strong westerly going tide and a light shifting breeze, good starting technique and anticipating the oscillations in the breeze were the keys to achieving the best performance.
In excess of three hundred sailors took to the two separate race courses in the Eastern Solent, and enjoyed the full hospitality of the Royal Southern's waterside Club House on the River Hamble.
Published / Updated: 19 June 2016
In: Racing

Ladies' Evening 2016
Ladies' Evening 2016
Sixty two lady members and their guests attended, to be greeted by a sight of splendour and sartorial elegance in the guise of our 3 handsome "butlers," the Commodore, John Sparshatt-Worley and Chris Gillingham - thank you gentlemen, you have clearly missed your vocation - see the photographs.
Published / Updated: 15 June 2016
In: Ladies Committee

North Sails June Regatta - Champion Fleet Expected
North Sails June Regatta - Champion Fleet Expected
Peter Morton's JND 35 Salvo, the current overall RORC IRC National Champion. (Paul Wyeth)
The Royal Southern Yacht Club's Summer Series 2016 continues with the North Sails June Regatta, supported by Aston Martin Chichester and the overall series sponsor, Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.
The on-the-water action will be organised on two separate race courses featuring a variety of yachts. Several classes will be racing under the IRC Rating system, including the IRC Small Boat Regatta and there will be several one design classes, ranging from classics such as the XOD, to the high performance J/70s.
The regatta will also incorporate the final round of the Six Metre British Open Championship. Approximately 60 yachts are expected for the North Sails June Regatta, including proven regatta winners.
Published / Updated: 18 June 2016
In: Racing

The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G - J Boat Extravaganza
The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G -  J Boat Extravaganza
Gavin Howe's J88 Tigres - Image: Ian Wright - Report Louay Habib
66 yachts from the J Boat range made up the highly competitive fleet for the Landsail Tyres J-Cup in partnership with B&G.
This was the 17th edition of the J-Cup and four one design fleets were racing for their UK National Championships. Of the 34 yachts vying for UK Championship honours, an incredible 23 of them made the podium. 
Gavin Howe's Tigris is the 2016 UK National Champion and was also awarded the J-Cup for the best performance at the regatta.
Published / Updated: 21 June 2016
In: Racing

The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G - Day Two: Quick out of the Blocks
The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G - Day Two: Quick out of the Blocks
Report:Louay Habib Images: Tim Wright
With five one design classes and a mixed IRC division of asymmetric yachts of similar speed, getting a good start at the Landsail Tyres J-Cup is crucial. The racing amongst the 66 examples of the J Boat design is nothing short of thrilling and spectacular.
A stronger gradient breeze, piping up to 16 knots, provided near planing conditions for the light weight flyers. Only two more races are scheduled for tomorrow's final day and favourites for the four UK National titles are emerging.
Published / Updated: 13 June 2016
In: Racing

The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G - Day One: Sunshine Opener
The Landsail Tyres J-Cup in Partnership with B&G - Day One: Sunshine Opener
Report:Louay Habib Images: Tim Wright
Well over 400 sailors enjoyed a fantastic start to the Landsail Tyres J-Cup in partnership with B&G.
Despite a forecast of very light winds, an early morning sea fog burnt off, as an easterly breeze of five knots piped up to over 14 knots with bright sunshine by the end of the day.
There were three races for all six classes in the Eastern Solent, and with five one design classes and a tight rating band for the IRC Fleet, races were won by seconds with thrilling encounters across the fleet of 66 J-Boats.
Published / Updated: 10 June 2016
In: Racing

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