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Sabre Insurance Yawl Open Meeting & Autumn Series Race 2

Salcombe Yawl September Open Meeting and SYC Autumn Series Race 2 A small but select fleet of Salcombe Yawls gathered for the Sabre Insurance Services sponsored September Open Meeting; many of the regulars were put off by the gales forecast to arrive on Sunday so in anticipation the Race Committee revised the Notice of Race …

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Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 1

The beginning of meteorological Autumn saw the frivolity of the Bucket and Spade Series supplanted by the serious business of race one of the Salcombe Yacht Club’s Autumn Series. Traditionally one of the most popular series amongst competitors for its combination of sunshine, decent breeze and a harbour unencumbered by hordes of visiting boats, this …

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Salcombe Gin SYC Regatta 2017

Salcombe Yacht Club welcomed one hundred and sixty boats to its week long regatta, an increase on the previous year.  Winds were generally from the southern quadrant and tides were neapy, making for most enjoyable racing. With Salcombe Gin coming on board as headline sponsors, competitors were able to enjoy cocktails on the terrace after …

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Summer Series Race 8

Driving rain and no wind did not deter a small group of “extreme” dinghy sailors from attempting the impossible. There was, in fact, a hint of a wind zephyr from the North; however, a strong ebbing tide made beating to mark 3, which was the nearest windward mark to the start line very challenging with …

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Salcombe Yawls at St Mawes

Seventeen Salcombe Yawls travelled to Cornwall over the weekend of 25th and 26th June for an away weekend hosted by the St Mawes Sailing Club. Early arrivals launched into the harbour on the Friday into a building force six westerly breeze with some trepidation, wondering if their boats would still be afloat in the morning, …

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