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Hopefully the weather will be kind again for our 2018 Regatta

MS&CC Dinghy Regatta – Sat 30 June/Sun 1 July

Manx Sailing & Cruising Club are holding their annual Dinghy Regatta on 30th June and 1st July.  First race starts at 11.30am on Saturday and racing on Sunday starts at Midday, please follow this link for our sailing instructions - MS&CC Regatta 2018-Sailing Instructions. We look forward to seeing as many competitors as possible to support…

Russell & June sailing away from the opposition.

IOM Copiers (Postponed Easter) Regatta

What a difference a month makes, the IOM Copiers Easter Regatta that was postponed from Easter Saturday due to poor weather finally took place this weekend in Ramsey Bay.  The strong easterly winds (surf on the beach) and low temperatures were replaced by gentle breezes and bright sunshine. Click on this link for the full…

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IOM Copiers Easter Regatta – 28 April 2018

So we realise Easter has come and gone but unfortunately the conditions in Ramsey Bay on Easter Saturday were particularly lively due to the north easterly wind.  We therefore decided to postpone it to a later date in the hope that the weather would have improved – fingers crossed we’ve picked the right weekend!! This…

Final day of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 25 March 2018

The final two races of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series were sailed on Baldwin Reservoir in bright, sunny and warm conditions.  The wind, however, mostly blowing down the lake at the ‘top end’, a bit up the lake at the bottom with the odd calm in between – classic Injebreck!  Full write-up can be found…

Mike Pridham leading the fleet.

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 11 March 2018

What a difference a week makes, last weeks Bourne Plaice dinghy sailing was held in heavy snow this week it was bright Spring sunshine and almost balmy conditions, although the wind was patchy at best.  Full report can be found at this link - Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 11 March 2018

Snowy conditions but a few hardy souls still turned out for sailing.

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 4 March 2018

The ‘Beast from the East’ didn’t stop the intrepid dinghy sailors taking part in the racing on West Baldwin reservoir on Sunday morning.  This was the start of the final month of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series.  Full report is here - Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 4 March 2018

Close racing even in the testing conditions - but it was sunny!

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 25 February 2018

Report by Andrew Dean Eight dinghies contested Races Six and Seven of the February Bourne Plaice  Winter Series eries organised by the Manx Sailing and Cruising Club of Ramsey.  The all-important wind conditions were quite terrible, being a brisk easterly which produced gusts in all directions, at times switching instantly.  Air temperature was 1 degree…

A good weather forecast brings out the sailors!

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 18 February 2018

Conditions on Baldwin reservoir on Sunday morning for the latest round of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series were just about as good as they get.  A gentle southerly breeze blew up the valley was almost gust free with, for a change, no vicious calms. This was forecast and no doubt led to a pleasing turn…

David & Goliath - or Keith Holden (Finn) vs Peter Cope (Tera)

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 11 February 2018

Despite the weather warnings Manx Sailing & Cruising Club held the latest round of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series on Baldwin reservoir on Sunday morning.  In the shelter of the Baldwin valley the very strong winds experienced all over the Island were if anything generally a bit on the light side with only the odd…

The fleet drifting....

Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 4 February 2018

The February round of the Bourne Plaice Winter Series took place on West Baldwin reservoir on Sunday morning.  The new month brought new weather, bright, sunny and very light winds compared with last week’s near gales and rain.  For the full report click here - Bourne Plaice Winter Series – 4 February 2018