Photo c/o Sue Blessett

There was no more sailing on day three of the Nationals, so the day two results represent the final standings – Michael McNamara and Simon Townsend are therefore the 2017 UK National Champions!

Full report and more photos on Y&Y website linked here.


Another day, another weather system. Saturday brought very hot sunshine, blue skies and a one hour postponement to allow a 7-9 knot sea breeze to kick in. Because the wind forecast for Sunday was for less wind again the schedule was changed so that four races were sailed. more


Day one at Arun brought sunshine and 10-15mph winds from the west as forecast (apart from a wibbly-wobbly bit of wind halfway through the second points race which turned some of the positions upside-down). more


Wayfarer Inland & Junior Championships, NCS#2, 27-28 May 2017

N.B. – Tim’s full write-up is now on Yachts & Yachting’s website, linked here.

Day One in summary:-

Four races were sailed today because the forecast for Sunday is for very light winds.

Conditions for Saturday can best be described as attritional. Very gusty. Many capsizes. Lots of weed, which was frustrating for some… more


William Cowper dominates at West Oxfordshire

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An encouraging fleet of 21 Wayfarers from 10 clubs met up at West Oxfordshire Sailing Club on 22nd and 23rd April for the UKWA Western Area Championships 2017 and the first event of the Craftinsure National Circuit and Travellers Series. There were new faces on the circuit as well as old faces with new boats. more


2016 National Circuit Series Results


The last of the National Circuit Series events took place at Bough Beech over the weekend of November 12/13. more

Congratulations to Len Jones and Jamie Lea…

Congratulations to Len Jones and Jamie Lea on winning the Finale at Bough Beech 12-13 November! more

Results from The Splashaway Trophy, held at UTSC 8-9 October 2016

Warmest congratulations to Andrew Wilson and Sue Risbridger for winning the Splashaway Trophy. more

Andrew Wilson wins the Upper Thames Splashaway Trophy – NC7

Congratulations to Andrew and his crew, Sue Risbridger for winning the Splashaway Trophy as part of the latest National Circuit event at Upper Thames in Bourne End. He convincingly beat the other sailors in the first 3 races and held on to win the trophy despite a late challenge from Upper Thames’ own stalwarts Martin & Donna Collen and Peter & Beth Brewer. more

3 National Circuit Series events left to go: results so far…

The top 12 in the rankings for the UKWA National Circuit Series are as follows: more

Results: Shoreham SC NCS Series #6

michael-mcnamara-and-simon-townsendCongratulations to Michael McNamara and Simon Townsend on winning the event, and to Len Jones and Jamie Lea, second.

Full results from the weekend’s NCS event #6 at Shoreham SC are here: shoreham-results-2016

Final Results from Heeg

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Results from Heeg – Thursday

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Today’s (Wednesday) Results from Internationals, Heeg, Holland

As per racing programme; no racing today.  Results stand as yesterday’s.    More racing tomorrow!

Today’s results: (Tuesday) from Internationals in Heeg

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Results so far – Wayfarer Internationals, Heeg, Holland

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L’Escargot Open Meeting, Aldeburgh, 2-3 July 2016 Report

L’Escargot Open Meeting, Aldeburgh, 2-3 July 2016 more