2015 Offshore Race Reports

Sunday, 04 October 2015 20:42

Commodore's Cup

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Please find results for the Commodores Cup (thanks Peter for pulling these together for me). Race officer duties were kindly taken up by Jondalar who declined to race in the fickle light airs, 6 boats took to the water to join in the festivities in light SE winds. A modest…
Monday, 21 September 2015 09:50

Newton Pursuit - Race Report

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Hi All Happy rainy Monday – what a mile away from the glorious weather of Saturday! Was great to see such a good turnout (some 13 boats I think) for this classic race, mostly by members who don’t frequent the race course. Many hadn’t been to Newton before and followed…
Monday, 31 August 2015 15:50

Ladies Race - 29th August - Results

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All A great days sail, couldnt have bettered the conditions, flat sea and gentle sw wind, was bursting to get the kite up on C Beagle but skipper Nina wouldnt allow Well done the ladies for a good turnout and congratulations to Sally Hodgson on Chaos Thanks to the race…
I just had to let people know about the events in today's Medmerry Cup race scheduled for this morning but postponed due to lack of wind. 4 boats went out for the light, yes LIGHT for a change, wind race around the bay. Rich Hope was race officer and jumped…
Good to see Chaos returning back to the CYC fleet after a while ashore and a couple of seasons at RNYC. Good to see Off Quay out there too. An excellent turn out for the RNLI pennant. IF Sanda had not just been moved over into the new ownership (welcome…
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 10:41

CYC Regatta 2015 - Updated

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Thanks to all those that made this weekends regatta such a success. I know a lot of work went on behind the scenes making sure the committee boat was working and available, preparing food, beers, race marks and on and on. Its no small feat so I’m delighted that everyone…
Saturday saw the final race of the Spring Series at CYC. The race was also a trophy race being contested for the Whit Tankard. 5 skippers signed up for the start with a 6th, Monkey Business' John being momentarily seen in the car park pre briefing but not to be…
Better late than never I suppose. Apologies for not getting this out earlier. A mix of family commitments and work commitments eaten my time - where has the week gone??? Saturday 4th July saw the Youth Cadet Race being run. IT's been missing form the last couple of years due…
Yesterday was the date for the Volador Plate race. Forecast was for 8 - 13 kts Westerly winds, sunshine an warm. Flats seas! a perfect recipe for January First today then! this is her weather! Well they got everything correct apart from the wind strength I guess. In the immortal…
Series 1 race 4 was held on Saturday 13th June, following the cancellation of last week's race due to excessive winds. Briefing was held at 10:30 in the clubhouse with an excellent line up of 6 skippers signing on for the race. Sanda Sund, Medmerry.Jinny Jenny, Jondallar II, CBeagle and…
Firstly, thank you to Steve Crooks and Mark Aberdeen for stepping in as race officers - It makes such a difference having a dedicated start boat. Second thanks goes to Alan Dean, Alan Purdy and Darren Frost for putting the race marks in on Friday. It makes life so much…
At last, after the careful preparation over the Winter the first race of the season landed in our collective laps on Saturday accompanied by several large waves it seems! More about those and Mark later..... You may recall last year January First was beset by various gremlins in the electrical…