Dinghy

Going Sailing?? Please read this before you set out!!

Now that the IOM Government have allowed boats to go out onto the sea there are a number of things you should consider BEFORE you even take the cover off your Dinghy or step onto your Cruiser.  Please click on this link and read - Leisure Sailing Points carefully.

Final photo of Roo Hyett and Peter Cope keeping Ralph at bay!

MS&CC – All sailing cancelled until further notice

The final weeks sailing on Injebreck was cancelled and there will be no more arranged for the foreseeable future.  As soon as there’s some light at the end of the tunnel keep an eye on our Facebook page and Website. MS&CC would like to thank Doug Watling for his continued support in sponsoring our Winter…

Usual suspects - Kee, Batchelor, Peter Cope

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 22 March 2020

Strange times, a strong easterly wind blowing across the Island.  Despite this, within the shelter of the West Baldwin Valley the last races of the Watling Streetworks Winter Series took place on Sunday morning. Although much moderated, the wind gave the usual mix of gusts, shifts and deadly calms, just from a slightly different direction.…

Newcomer Cameron Blamey winning on his first visit to Injebreck

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 15 March 2020

Within the shelter of the Baldwin valley dinghy racing took place on Sunday morning as part of the final month of the Watling Streetworks winter series. It’s usual, when the wind has some westerly in it, conditions were variable in direction, variable in strength and, not forgetting, variable calms! New to this winter treat was…

Roo Hyett

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 8 March 2020

As seems to be the norm this winter blustery conditions again prevailed for the latest round of the Watling Streetworks dinghy series.  As usual in the relative shelter of the Baldwin Valley the conditions were gusty, shifty including a few calms just to make it interesting. A good fleet of thirteen launched with twelve making…

Storm Jorge made things interesting!

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 1 March 2020

Report by Andrew Dean Gales were still blowing at sea but the south-west direction allows safe sailing at Injebreck.  Almost. Gusts of Force 7 strength tested those brave enough to take on the wild conditions for the final month of the Watling Streetworks dinghy series.  Not only did the strength of the wind vary from…

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Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 23 February 2020

Like many sporting events Island-wise storms Ciara and Dennis caused the cancellation of half of the February Watling Streetworks Dinghy Series.  True, sailing requires wind but not that much and on the upside the continuous rain doesn’t seem to have made the pitch any wetter!  For the full write-up click here - Watling Streetworks Winter Series…

Peter Cope - Winner of Race 2

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 2 February 2020

New Month, new dinghy series sponsored by Watling Streetworks on West Baldwin reservoir and a guaranteed new name on the ‘Shipyard Trophy’ because it was won in 2018 & 2019 by Mike Pridham who moved to Brexitland just after this series last year.  Full report here - Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 2 February 2020

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Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 26 January 2020

The final two races of the January Watling Streetworks Dinghy Series took place on West Baldwin Reservoir on Sunday morning. Unlike the previous weeks cancellation due to a complete lack of wind, competitors arriving early were met with conditions that were marginal at best, strong, gusty wind and torrential rain.  However, the forecast was for…

Another great turn out on Sunday!

Watling Streetworks Winter Series – 12 January 2020

Report by Andrew Dean A relative window in the weather on Sunday gave pleasant but tricky racing for the Watling Streetworks Dinghy Series at West Baldwin reservoir.  The wind direction was due west, resulting in a reduction from the open-sea strong winds, but Colden Hill to the west led to very gusty conditions.  A great…