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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…

Lots of drifting, not much sailing!

MYA Dinghy Championships 2018

Chomping at the bit for the results of island’s premier Dinghy Regatta of the year?  Well, there are none.Day one on Saturday under dark windless sky with a bit of mist thrown in only had 1 race and that was after a 1 1/2 hour delay, a large wind shift during the first beat meant…

The leaders at Cornaa

Atom Accounting Ramsey to Laxey

  The Atom Accounting Services coastal dinghy race took place on Saturday, starting in Ramsey and heading south to the finish in Laxey Bay.  As the Laxey Regatta was to be held on Sunday it made sense to travel there via the scenic route!  Click here for the full story - Ramsey to Laxey 2018.

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Atom Accounting Ramsey to Laxey Race 2018

The Atom Accounting Services Ramsey to Laxey dinghy race, it’s a challenge and not for the faint of heart! The race for the Green Cup is a coastal race with spectacular scenery if you have time to look!Hosted by MS&CC the Le Mans type beach start is at 10:00am Saturday 11th August. Laxey Sailing Club…