Dinghy Reports

Moneything.com Laser Regatta

All the winners from the weekend plus our sponsor

All the winners from the weekend plus our sponsor Ed Pearce and his daughter

Manx Sailing & Cruising Club hosted the Moneything.com Laser Regatta at the weekend, the final regatta of the 2017 season in Ramsey Bay.  The one design regatta was for the Laser single-handed dinghy with either the larger Standard or smaller Radial sails as raced in the Olympic Games.  Click here this link for the full write-up - Moneything.com Laser Open

Moneything.com Laser Open – 7 & 8 October 2017

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MS&CC are holding the Moneything.com Laser Open on the 7 & 8 October in Ramsey Bay.  It’s the last regatta of 2017 so please come down and take part if you can, first start is at 11.00am on Saturday and 11.30am on Sunday.  Click this link for the Laser Open 2017-Sailing Instructions

Atom Services Ramsey to Laxey Race

An exciting afternoon in Ramsey Bay

An exciting afternoon in Ramsey Bay

Billed as the ‘scenic route’ to Laxey the Atom Services coastal dinghy race from Ramsey to Laxey was held on Saturday

A fleet of twelve boats assembled on the beach in front of the Manx Sailing & Cruising Club, no doubt boosted by the forecast, north-westerly wind allowing a downhill sleigh ride as opposed to the more usual uphill (windward) slog.  Full report on this link - Atom Services Ramsey to Laxey 2017

 

Atom Services Ramsey to Laxey Dinghy Race

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Manx Sailing & Cruising Club will be holding the Atom Services coastal feeder dinghy race from Ramsey to Laxey on Saturday 12 August.

A ‘Le Mans’ type start at 1.00pm from the beach outside the Club House. Keeping the Island mostly to starboard finishing at Laxey between a buoy in the bay and the flag pole on beach huts at the end of the promenade.

The race normally takes between 2 to 3 hours though with the right conditions, the fastest time of 73 minutes, set by Danny Boyes and Jason Hyett in 2010 in the B14 could be broken.

All are welcome and if you are going to race in Laxey Regatta on Sunday, might as well get there by the scenic route!  Click here for LSC Regatta Instructions 2017

For further details please contact Dinghy Captain Ralph Kee on 817010/490704.

 

New Rib for MS&CC

Emily, Helen, May Shiu & Kathleen with the new 'RNC' Rib

Emily, Helen, May Shiu & Kathleen with the new ‘RNC’ Rib

On Sunday the Manx Sailing and Cruising Club in Ramsey celebrated the launch of a brand new Patrol boat.  The RIB delivered from Welwyn Garden City the day before was donated by Dr May Shiu Chan in memory of Neil, her husband, and the event was an opportunity to remember Neil’s hard work as a safety boat volunteer.  Neil’s family were present, as well as Club members and Neil would have approved of the modern 4-stroke engine, since he did not enjoy the vagaries of the old 2-stroke.  The Rev’d David Greenwood kindly said a few words of blessing, hoping all who crewed the RIB, and those wet clients it will help in the future, safe and happy sailing.

The RIB was safely launched with May at the helm, and Emily Kee, Neil’s niece, also volunteering to patrol the dinghy race, which turned out to be a calm affair!