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  • Start Times for the STR Pursuit Race and Junior Pursuit Race

    On Friday we will run two Pursuit Races, one for the adult fleets and one for the Junior and Family fleets. The adult Pursuit Race will last 100 minutes for the slowest boat so the finishing gun will be fired from the Committee boat at 11.40 - look out as it's a proper canon! Committee boats will record the positions of finishers at the gun. The Junior/Family Pursuit Race will start at 10.30 with

    Published 14:47 on 3 Aug 2022

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    Salcombe Gin Merlin Rocket Week 9th - 14th July 2023

    Sail nos (SYC members) Helm name Boat name Hull colour Home club Crew name 3812

    Published 14:47 on 1 Aug 2022

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    Sail GP plays host to SYC

    Wow, just wow!!  The SYC Cadets were extremely lucky to be given the opportunity to see the operations behind the #SailGP scenes last night in Plymouth. As part of this years  Adopt-a-Club community outreach program, which aims to create a bridge between world-class athletes & young sailors in the locations where SailGP events are held, SYC have been adopted by #canadasailgp as part of the #sailgpinspire program. The SYC Cadets

    Published 08:14 on 26 Jul 2022

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    Summer Series Race 6

    Course - 1,4,7,3,7,2,3 Wind - SW 15-20 knots  Race Officer - Rob Henderson  Medium Handicap  -  There was only one competitor in the medium handicap, Andrew Groves, sailing a Laser Radial. Andrew made his way round the course with no dramas to secure an easy, although physically tough, victory.  Fast Handicap -  The fast handicap saw 7 entrants take to

    Published 12:56 on 25 Jul 2022

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    Summer Series - Race 5

    Course 3,7,1,3,2,3,2 Wind Direction - ENE 10 knots   Race Officer - Malcom Mackley.  HANDICAP -    Three Aero 7s took to the start line for race 5 in the Summer Series which provided wind, sun and a spring low tide. Tim Fells wasted no time in taking an early lead straight off the start line from Simon Ballantine and Geoffey Cox, by the time the small group reached the

    Published 10:41 on 17 Jul 2022

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    RACE 11: RED v BLACK Flights, COURSE 1,3,1,3,1,3 First up in the morning race were overall leaders Tom and Rachael against second place Mike and Jane. The start was a real head scratcher.  Against the ebb tide, the town side clearly had more breeze but there were some big port lifts up the Portlemouth shore and good pressure at Biddle rocks. Mike and Jane won the start on the

    Published 08:56 on 9 Jul 2022

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    Over Friday and Saturday, 120 excited Merlin Rocket teams arrived in Salcombe, moved their boats across the harbour to Mill Bay, enjoyed a generous quantity of Salcombe Gin and Tonic courtesy of our sponsors and caught up with old friends on the sunny SYC terrace. Sunday saw the first two races of this much anticipated week. Many a weather eye had been viewing the forecast NW wind with concern.  This

    Published 19:14 on 3 Jul 2022

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    Merlin Rocket Week - Runners and Riders!

    SALCOMBE GIN MERLIN WEEK 2022 RUNNERS AND RIDERS Sunday 3 July will see the first start gun of the ever-popular Salcombe Merlin Week.  Again, the week is generously sponsored by Salcombe Gin, a local success story, rapidly expanding globally. Salcombe Gin will be providing prizes not just for the top boats but also for the newly introduced Silver and Bronze fleets.  With 120 boats entered, the G/S/B prizes will reward teams

    Published 13:28 on 29 Jun 2022

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    Summer Series, Race 3

    The sailors were in for a tough race on Saturday, a fresh 18 knot SSW breeze with gusts hitting the mid to high 20s was on hand to test their skill and fitness. Fast Handicap -   Robin Hodges stepped up to take charge of proceedings, amazingly his first time as acting OOD but you would never have known.  Robin set the course 1-7-5-6-1-3, a superb course for the conditions

    Published 09:33 on 26 Jun 2022

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    Mid-week Series 2 - Race 3

    It was great to see some of the Ladies that Launch out on Wednesday evening to join in with the mid-week club racing.  Beautiful sunshine, a gentle breeze and a neap tide provided some fantastic conditions for the sailors. Rob and Mandy Henderson in the RS200 were quick to escape and rounded Blackstone first, and extended their lead on the down wind leg to X. Unfortunately, in typical

    Published 06:34 on 24 Jun 2022

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