With light breezes emerging from most aspects of the southerly quadrant, Race Officer Tim Fells set a conservative course within Salcombe Harbour for the dinghy racers participating in the fourth race of the Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series on 29 th June. With a flood tide, and wind shadow beneath the Salcombe shore, all of the racers chose to start and beat up the Salcombe shore to Blackstone, followed by a shortened course
Published 10:17 on 3 Jul 2019
Some of the SYC yachts had a great rally last weekend – this photo shows Jenny T, Glory, Pelagic and Shibui rafted up in Dittisham on a very peaceful Friday afternoon.
Published 12:43 on 25 Jun 2019
With a Force 3 Easterly and the beginning of a countering sea breeze Race Office Andrew Wood wisely set a course for the competitors on the third race of the Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series that avoided dead zone, by keeping the fleets to the north of Millbay. First away were the Cadets, with seven boats beating off the Portlemouth shore against the ebb tide, the Topper of Dom Holt Wilson and Freddie Reynolds
Published 12:01 on 25 Jun 2019
Conditions were just about perfect for the second race of the Salcombe Yacht Club’s Summer Series on Saturday 15 th June. The sun shone on a 15 knot south westerly breeze – Salcombe sailing at its best. The Club was also joining in the celebrations for the 150 th anniversary of the Salcombe Lifeboat. A fantastic collection of former lifeboats assembled and were on display all afternoon. After the racing, many of the
Published 10:09 on 18 Jun 2019
All sailors welcome for a handicap start at 11.00 and a further race back to back. Entries online (£10 to RNLI) or turn up on the start line and pay on the day. We would like as many people sailing as possible!
Published 15:13 on 13 Jun 2019
SYC. 08 June 2019. Day 1 Summer Series. The first race of the Salcombe Yacht Club summer series was met with conditions suitable only for experienced and intrepid sailors, however the gale force wind came with blustery bright sunshine and there was also an impressive pre-race wedding launch flotilla past the Yacht Club celebrating the marriage of Kat Law to Gavin Reid. Kat is the daughter of one of the clubs super
Published 12:12 on 11 Jun 2019
10% off marine/outdoor/hardware products for SYC members at both stores - one in East Charleton and one on the outskirts of Salcombe.
Published 09:02 on 7 Jun 2019
Ben Meek and his sailing partner Will James have just been crowned RS Feva Junior National Champions. In some challenging conditions in a fleet of 94 boats, the pair upped their game to take the Under 14 title. Congratulations Ben and Will from all of us at SYC.
Published 09:22 on 31 May 2019
Salcombe Yacht Club Whitsun Solo, Yawl and RS400 Open Meeting, sponsored by Coast and Country Cottages and Barney Greenhill The Whitsun Weekend attracted twenty-six Solos, twenty-three Salcombe Yawls and fourteen RS400s to Salcombe Yacht Club to complete a four race series under the supervision of Principal Race Officer Geoff Gilson. Predominantly fresh westerly breezes and very neap tides made for exciting sailing and a tendency for the locals to overthink their routing.
Published 14:08 on 28 May 2019
Salcombe Yacht Club Sailing Club Series Race 4 Saturday 18 th May saw the fourth race of the Salcombe Yacht Club Sailing Club Series, a slightly confusing title being a hangover of the amalgamation of the Salcombe Yacht Club and Salcombe Sailing Club in 1964. Race Officer Simon Dobson made the most of the quite trying conditions, a Force 1-2 SSW light breeze over a flood
Published 08:40 on 22 May 2019