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Good Turnout Expected For Annual Round-The-Island Race

Good Turnout Expected For Annual Round-The-Island Race

Conditions are looking good for this weekend’s annual Round-The-Island Race, the biggest event in the islands’ sailing calendar. Sailing Club Principal, Richard Mills, says over the last few years, numbers have been hit by poor weather, which meant the race had to be rescheduled but he’s hoping for a decent turn-out on Sunday. It’s open […]

Sailing Club Results 26th June 2014

Sailing Club Results 26th June 2014

Report by Sailing Club Commodore Mark Underwood Scilly was blessed with sun and nice sailing winds for a great night of race sailing. It was again encouraging to see a mixed fleet of 10 dinghies on the water with a total of 14 sailors out. The winds seemed to slightly favour the Redwing fleet but […]

Scilly’s Sailing Club Closes Kayak Section

Scilly’s Sailing Club Closes Kayak Section

The Isles of Scilly Sailing Club has decided to close their kayaking section. Club Commodore Mark Underwood says they took the decision at their AGM last week, after discussing the matter at the last five AGM’s. Mark says the kayak section was brought into the Club some time ago, but members felt it wasn’t really […]

Scilly’s Redwings Compete In National Championships

Scilly’s Redwings Compete In National Championships

Local sailors have been flying the flag for Scilly at the National Redwing Championships in Tenby. The annual fixture, which ran from Monday to Friday last week, featured two of the islands’ growing fleet of distinctive wooden-hulled boats Keith Buchanan and son Ned, in Ballerina, finished the week in 7th place out of 15 with […]

Good Turnout For Rescheduled Round-The-Island Race

Good Turnout For Rescheduled Round-The-Island Race

Forty-two boats entered the rescheduled Round-the-Island race yesterday. It had been postponed by the Scillonian Sailing Club from the previous week, when the weather wasn’t good. Some regular participants who were here on holiday last weekend couldn’t stay for Sunday’s race but it was still the largest number of entrants in recent years. The event, […]

In Pictures: Round The Island Race 2013

In Pictures: Round The Island Race 2013

Photos from this year’s sailing race around St Mary’s.

Round The Island Race Postponed

Round The Island Race Postponed

The annual Round the Island sailing race set for tomorrow (Sunday) has been postponed. Organisers say the weather forecast looks poor with strong winds and rain due. In the interests of safety and enjoyment they’ve taken the decision to postpone the race until next Sunday, the 11th August. If you have already registered and wish […]

Sailing: Final Race Of Leg 1

Sailing: Final Race Of Leg 1

Report by Mark Underwood Thursday 28th June saw race 8, the final race of leg 1 of the Sailing Club Thursday night league being completed. Eleven sailors took part in the final race in a total fleet of 8 boats. This was made up of 5 Lasers and 3 Redwings. The evening saw fresh winds […]

Redwing Championships To Go International

Redwing Championships To Go International

The Redwing Championships, which were held in Scilly this year, are set to become an international event. Redwing enthusiast Keith Buchanan says the organisers have agreed to stage the event in St Brieuc in Brittany in 2014 and he says everyone is looking forward to the new setting. This week Keith met with members of […]

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