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Last Sailing Race Of Season Takes Place Tomorrow

Last Sailing Race Of Season Takes Place Tomorrow

Local and visiting sailors can test their skills as they mark the end of the sailing season tomorrow, with the second of the Tresco Tack events. Boats will race to Tresco from St Mary’s tomorrow but the exact course won’t be finalised until the morning. Richard Smith, from the St Mary’s Sailing Club says there […]

Tough PASAB Sailing Race Setting Off Tonight

Tough PASAB Sailing Race Setting Off Tonight

Last month, members of the Penzance Sailing Club spent two days on the islands as part of the “Penzance to Scilly and Back” sailing weekend. However tonight, serious club members will race to the islands and back without stopping. Jean Hall from the club says it’s seen as a tougher challenge and that’s why fewer […]

Round The Island Race Takes Place With Lower Turnout

Round The Island Race Takes Place With Lower Turnout

The numbers of participants in the Round the Island Race was less than half the usual level but the organiser says he’s pleased with the interest. Sunday’s rescheduled race attracted fewer participants than the first attempt, two weeks ago. That event was called off because of strong winds. This time it was slow until Tolls […]

Round-The-Islands Sailing Race Called Off

Round-The-Islands Sailing Race Called Off

The windy conditions put pay to the Round-the-Island Race yesterday as it was felt the stretch of water to the eastern side of St Mary’s would be too challenging. Organisers went ahead with a sailing competition between the islands from St Mary’s quay, taking in The Bacon and Crow and Nut Rock but that race […]

Annual Round-The-Island Sailing Race Tomorrow

Annual Round-The-Island Sailing Race Tomorrow

It’s the annual Round-the-Island sailing race tomorrow. The race is open to all vessels able to complete the course under sail and goes clockwise around St Mary’s, finishing at Porth Conger, St.Agnes. But organisers from the Isles of Scilly Sailing Club are keeping an eye on the forecast to see if it can go ahead. […]

Good Turnout For PASAB Sailing Race

Good Turnout For PASAB Sailing Race

Penzance Sailing Club members are pleased with the 28 boat turnout for their PASAB race this year. A record 14 visiting boats came from around the Southwest, including entrants from Plymouth and Bristol, and 106 sailors spent the weekend on the isles. The Club’s Mike Winniberg told us it was another challenging race around the […]

Laser Wins Bryher Beat Sailing Race

Laser Wins Bryher Beat Sailing Race

Twelve boats entered yesterday’s Bryher Beat charity sailing race. The Sailing Club’s Truan Hick says the rain  held off and Keith Buchanan made use of the  good wind to complete the circuit in his Redwing first in 1 hour and 20 minutes. However, after adjusting for the handicap and penalising those who went the wrong side […]

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