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    Floral Workshop - Weds 22 November

    The Floral Workshop held on Weds 22 November at the Club was a great success. Our thanks go to Pam Smout who ran the workshop. All the ladies had a wonderful morning, starting  off with coffee and homemade cookies followed by a comprehensive lesson in flower arranging. The results were superb - as you can tell from the photo - do come and join us for the Christmas Wreath Workshop on Weds 29th November.

    Published 14:24 on 22 Nov 2017

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    Sharp's Doom Bar Merlin Week 2018. Update 22nd November 2017

    Photo kind permission: Jenny Dodds. Entry list as at 22nd November 2017 Latest additions to the accepted entry are: - Merlin 3726 "Arwen": Will Henderson, Salcombe Yacht Club. - Merlin 3787 "Quicksilver": Chris Martin, Blithfield Sailing Club. Other changes: withdrawal of John Adams, No. 17 on waiting list. Additional crew detail now included. Note. If your

    Published 09:22 on 22 Nov 2017

  • Winter Race Series 3

    Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 3 A fresh westerly breeze with a touch of autumnal chill and the occasional patch of sunshine combined to create pleasant sailing conditions on Saturday afternoon. A spring tide low water shortly before the start lead the Race Officer to keep the fleets in the main part of the Estuary, setting a beat to Blackstone and a run down to Saltstone, followed by a Blackstone/Crossways lap

    Published 16:07 on 21 Nov 2017

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    Winter Series Race 2

    Salcombe Yacht Club,    Winter Series Race 2 There was an element of confusion both off and on the water for Saturday sailors at Salcombe on Nov 4 th .  Off the water, web site entries opened for the highly popular July 2018 National Merlin Rocket sailing dinghy Week and the maximum quota of 120 boats was reached within an hour, however complications with the operation of the new site

    Published 13:51 on 10 Nov 2017

  • SWW Pursuit Start times.

    The start number will be displayed 1 min before the start and removed as those classes start. Each Start will have a sound signal, a second signal will be sounded if any boats are OCS. At 90 mins the position of the boats will be recorded.Please see the schedule below of Start times for Saturdays SWW Pursuit Race. Please turn up in good time and

    Published 10:42 on 10 Nov 2017

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    Solo Western Area Championships at Salcombe Yacht Club

    On the weekend of October 28 th and 29 th Salcombe hosted the Western Area Championships for the Solo dinghy, the event sponsored by Coast and Country Cottages. Salcombe’s association with Solos dates back to the 1950s thanks to local boat builder and multiple national champion Alec Stone and it is still home to one of the largest Solo fleets in the country. The ranks of local sailors were joined by a healthy

    Published 00:00 on 29 Oct 2017

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    September 200 Club Winners

    The winners of the draw for the 200 club in September were: 39 – Gerrald Woodruth – £150 85 – Andrew Arthur – £70 67 – Mike and Sue O'Brien – £30 Congratulations!!!

    Published 09:00 on 26 Sep 2017

  • Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 4

    An early autumn day, with a force two to three southeasterly and bright sunshine encouraged the Salcombe Yacht Club dinghy sailors to enjoy the harbour, now almost clear of the summer RIBs and Boston Whalers. Race Officer Andrew Wood set a course that maximised the upper reaches of the harbour, which were more perfectly aligned than the lower reaches; sadly in order to achieve a start to windward, it was necessary to negotiate the

    Published 17:00 on 23 Sep 2017

  • 200 Club - Post Regatta Membership

    This has been a great year for the 200 Club in which we have grown from 125 members this time last year to 146 members this year. We have paid out £1200 in prize money at time of writing but have still managed to grow the account. We have had four first-prize winners, six-second prize winners and six third-prize winners. The fund, grown over several years, has been central to funding the new Toppers

    Published 11:00 on 13 Sep 2017

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    Land Rover Tour of Rickham Farm

    We are delighted that James and Ann Jones have invited members of Salcombe Yacht Club to visit their farm by open top Land Rover and trailer on Saturday 23rd September. The farm extends from the South Pool Creek at Yalton/Goodshelter across to Limebury Point, east to Gara and includes land above Decklers Cliff at West Prawle. So members will undoubtedly have seen it from the water. This is a chance to see what goes

    Published 10:00 on 12 Sep 2017

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