Articles in the Cruising category
Solent Cruiser Race Report
The forecast was enough to put any intrepid sailor off going out over the bank holiday weekend. But in fact it wasn't so bad as we expected.
The first leg to Beaulieu started off Coronation buoy on Saturday with a beat to Royal Southern, then the course took us towards the Eastern Solent. It was a great relief to reach the furthest windward mark as the wind against tide affect caused a bit of a chop.
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)
Folly Rally mid week rally - 28/29 April 2015
of stalwarts headed the gale to reach the Folly
for what was to be the rally of 'firsts' on the
first rally of the season. It was maiden rally
voyages for the 2 Dehlers - Foyle II and
Noumenon. Albatross was sporting a freshly
painted mast and Rin Jinn new instruments. They
were clearly a succ...
Ladies Afloat – 22 April
It was a
sparkling day for the first Ladies Afloat day.
We all met in the club for coffee at 1000 and
the 8 ladies were allocated to the three boats,
Dino Volante, Noumenon and Rin Jinn. It was
decided to go the East Cowes pontoon to meet up
for lunch on board.
We had a brisk
ICOYC Cruise 2015 - New Zealand
We passed North Head where we had watched the Louis Vuitton Cup in 2010, we then went out into the Rangitoto Channel. Rangitoto Island is coned shaped with its highest point at 259 metres.
In fact it erupted 800 years ago and it is the youngest of all the volcanoes located around Auckland. We left the aptly named Browns Island to starboard. It looked very scorched by the sun.
Cruising Newsletter Spring 2015
To help you
plan for some of the major events, we can now
give you some more details:
Race: Held over the first May bank
holiday weekend, starting with a Spring Cruising
supper at the Club on Friday 1st. The first leg
on Saturday goes to Buckler's Hard, follow...
River Mooring Holders' Forum
Saturday 18th April 2015 - 1600 hrs
As part of the Start of Season Day
North Dining Room
"Flavour of the Chesapeake"
Yacht Club ("AYC") is pleased host the 2015
ICOYC Cruise on our home waters of the
The 2015 ICOYC Cruise will take place from Friday,
October 2 through Saturday, October 10.
The cruise is open to all members of ICOYC clubs.
AYC Commodore Rod Jabin has issued this letter
of invitation to ICOYC members.