1st. 180, Tim Fells. 2nd. 24, no owner. 3rd. 120, Liz & Andy Savell. Congratulations!
Published 11:08 on 24 Jan 2018
Salcombe Yacht Club held the final two races of the season over the holiday period, the first on Boxing Day, the second on New Year’s Day. The Boxing Day race saw a welcome return of south westerly winds and 17 competitors lined up for the start in a force 3 breeze that strengthened steadily as the race wore on. Race Officer Barney Greenhill set a windward leeward course with a leg down to
Published 13:39 on 3 Jan 2018
Another Saturday, another high-pressure system and another light and fluky north westerly; Salcombe’s sailors are having to get used to a persistent lack of wind this autumn and winter. It is hard to believe that it was only two years ago that a succession of gales virtually wiped out all sailing in November and December. Nevertheless, 17 boats lined up for the start of the first race of the Festive Series in which all classes
Published 12:50 on 19 Dec 2017
Booking via the website is essential. Christmas Menu Starter Prosciutto, Clementine & Burrata Salad Or Celeriac Remoulade Main Roast Turkey stuffed with Cranberries, Chestnuts & Thyme With Homemade Stuffing & Pigs in Blankets Or Roasted Butternut Half stuffed with Beetroot & Pistachios Served with Roast Potatoes; Carrots & Kale; Mixed Greens …….. all done the Yacht Club Way!
Published 09:11 on 9 Dec 2017
Far out in the cosmos, the sun and moon together, conspire that in Salcombe, low water spring tides invariably occur around mid-day. This happens to be the start time, thereabouts, of the SYC club racing programme. Last Saturday and more locally, a substantial high-pressure system also dominated the British Isles. This meant there was no wind to be had in Salcombe other than in the dinghy park. This being
Published 15:16 on 4 Dec 2017
After stowing away the club dinghies and hanging up their wetsuits for the winter, young sailors from Salcombe Yacht Club marked the end of an active season of sailing with an evening of celebration and prize giving at the club house in Salcombe. From May to October they have been learning to sail, making friends and having fun, while of course getting wet ! With one of most perfect sailing locations to be found anywhere,
Published 12:25 on 29 Nov 2017
Saturday sailing - Winter Series
Published 00:00 on 27 Nov 2017
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
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
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