Articles in the Racing category
World Match Racing Tour Comes To Hamble - 11-14 June 2015
Royal Southern Match Cup World Champion Ian Williams takes on rising stars in home waters.
Just a year ago, Ian Williams lay second in
the ISAF Open rankings. Now he is World Champion
both as No.1 in the rankings and the five times
winner of the World Match Racing Tour.
Ian is top ranked at the Royal Southern
Match Cup to be held from 10 to 14 June at
Hamble, the first ever World Match Racing Tour
event in the UK, and he will be taking on some
of the fastest rising stars on the match racing
circuit, racing in a fleet of J/80s.
Sailability Day - Help Wanted
Calling all skippers:
We are looking for members to offer themselves and their boats for a fun day out
with members of Deaf Sailing UK.
This is always a
popular event which we have been running for
over 10 years and we usually host around 30
guests on Club members' boats (sailing or motor)
Close & Exciting Racing Enjoyed Across The Classes In The Harken May Regatta
Report: Phil Riley - Images: Jay Haysey - globalshots.co.uk
The Harken May Regatta began on the Saturday (May 9th) with grey skies and
30-knot gusts from the western Solent, and race officers took
the prudent decision to postpone racing in the hope conditions
In the event, while the solid breeze never eased off enough for racing in
White Group, the larger yachts in Black were rewarded for their
patience with a single race and even some afternoon sunshine.
By contrast, Sunday saw near ideal conditions which allowed an
expanded programme of four races in White Group and the planned
two in Black.
Published: 11 May 2015
Antigua Sailing Week - Thursday Race Report
After a lay-day
on Wednesday the two Southern teams pulled
themselves upright for the penultimate day’s
An average start
in race 1 left us with 3rd over the line but 4th
overall. A better start in race 2 produced
an exciting upwind duel on the first leg with
the Southern in first place at the first
Published: 01 May 2015
Antigua Sailing Week Summary
For our members who are not aware, we currently have 40 members
racing and two boats competing in the RSrnYC Inter-Club Challenge this week for Antigua Sailing Week.
After achieving such a brilliant result of first place at Pearns Point Round Antigua Race, Day 1 saw team EH01 come back down to earth with a resounding bump.
Published: 29 April 2015
World Match Racing Tour Comes To Hamble
Matt Reid won his last match racing outing at one of the RYA Winter Series events at WPNSA, and Annabel Vose won hers. They then came head to head in the final of the Royal Southern Match Cup Qualifier on Saturday 11 April in Hamble when Matt, after a seemingly disastrous Round Robin stage, got a grip in the knock out stages.
Solent Owners Association: Region Championship and Small Boat Championship
Following many requests for an event tailored to
the particular needs of the small racing yacht,
the IRC Small Boat Regatta was inaugurated in
2012 and became an instant success.
The Region Championship has been expanded for
2015, eight days of close racing hosted by eight
top Solent clubs. The RSrnYC hosts this event in
Published: 05 April 2015
Royal Southern to be the Hamble Hub for the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race
The Royal Southern YC is pleased to announce we have agreed to act as a 'Hub Club' for the Island Sailing Club, organisers of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race; along with the Royal Lymington YC.