Dinghy

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Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 6 January 2019

The first dinghy racing of 2019 took place on West Baldwin reservoir on Sunday morning, Round 1 of the Watling Streetworks Winter Series. The forecast was of westerly and variable breeze and was spot on, it was very variable.  Early birds reported that there was no wind but whilst the masses rigged their dinghies it…

A quiet start to racing!

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 30 December 2018

Report by Jerry Colman After a couple of missed weekends due to calm conditions on the reservoir the Watling Streetworks December Series at Injebreck finished on Sunday with all completed races to count and with several boats in contention for the series so needing to put in the right results.  Follow this link for Jerry’s…

Luke Crowe - MYA Young Sailor of the Year - being presented the BT Challenge Trophy by Jennie Kneale

Frostbite Regatta 2018

The annual Frostbite Regatta was hosted by Manx Sailing & Cruising Club on Boxing Day for the S.E. Quayle Cup on West Baldwin Reservoir.  Despite the name the temperature was well into double figures, with a slightly flukey breeze and at times even sunshine which made for a very pleasant race with no capsizes.  Click…

Keith Holden leading the fleet

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 9 December 2018

Unusually the wind blew down Baldwin valley for the latest round of the Watling Streetworks Winter Dinghy Series held on Sunday in bright sunny conditions.  There was potentially a fleet of thirteen for the first race, but soon after launching Jim Whitelegg in the Gull dinghy changed his mind because of the quite strong gusts…

A very grey day at Injebreck!

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 2 December 2018

The first rounds of the December dinghy racing for the Watling Streetworks Winter Series was held on Sunday morning on West Baldwin Reservoir. Weather conditions were, apart from non-stop rain or drizzle, much better than the forecast of westerly force 5 to 6, surrounding hills taking the sting out of the wind which even in…

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Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 25 November 2018

Report by Andrew Dean All we asked for was a change of wind conditions from last week, when moderate easterly winds gave very awkward sailing conditions.  For a while, when we were rigging the boats for the 10 o’clock start, it looked promising, since there was clearly a northerly tilt resulting in a good solid…

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Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 18 November 2018

Write-up by Jerry Colman After a flat calm on the previous Sunday, racing for the Watling Street Winter Series finally took place on West Baldwin reservoir. The weather oracles promised  this Sunday we would have both sun and breeze although the latter was to come from the East which can be problematic at Injebreck. Click…

Great start to the new season at Injebreck!

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 4 November 2018

  Manx Sailing & Cruising Club welcomes a new sponsor this season, many thanks to Doug Watling of Watling Streetworks for agreeing to support us for the upcoming dinghy series on West Baldwin reservoir.  The first round was held this Sunday and will continue through the winter to the end of March 2019.  Click this…

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Watling Streetworks Winter Dinghy Series 2018/2019

Manx Sailing & Cruising Club are pleased to announce that once again Manx Utilities are allowing us to use West Baldwin Reservoir to hold our Winter Dinghy Series. Weather permitting the first race of the ‘Watling Streetworks Winter Series’ will start at 10.00am on Sunday 4 November and every Sunday morning through November to the…

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Moneything.com Laser Open

The Moneything.com Laser Open was hosted by Manx Sailing & Cruising Club over the weekend in Ramsey Bay.  This Regatta is for the Laser class of dinghy using either the full Standard sail or the slightly smaller Radial sails, because of tight specifications each dinghy is exactly the same as those sailed in the Olympic…