Army Offshore Regatta (AOR) Success!
The Royal Artillery Yacht Club entered Bombardier III skippered by John Johnson, and a Victoria skippered by Ed Middleton into the Regatta this year.
Bombardier III under John came second in the Dolphin Trophy, despite being pitted against 2 J109’s and 2 First 40’s.
The Victoria 34 Crew under Ed walked away with a 2nd in the Inshore Series and a 1st in the Offshore.
Well done both crews for excellent achievements and for bringing home the silver.
With the weather forecasters predicting a Force 3-4 Easterly wind all day, with a veer to the South West by the evening, hopes were high for a swift circumnavigation of the Isle of Wight in the famous annual race run by the Island Sailing Club. But they were hopes that were dashed shortly after the start when for most, if not all yachts, the wind died and the race became a test of patience and More »
Published 10:42am on 2 Jul 2019
Portsmouth Harbour Marine sponsored a charity sailing regatta, the Nab Tower Pursuit on Saturday, 15 th June masterminded by Peter Newell.Yachting enthusiasts, clubs and business were invited to enter with the aim of raising money for their chosen charity. The course for the pursuit was the Nab Tower in the Channel off the Isle of Wight, returning to the start via the Browndown buoy in the Solent. Times are taken to judge the fastest More »
Published 10:42am on 18 Jun 2019
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