Read the full article and view the beautiful images here "13 stunning photos of early-season racing action at Itchenor. Nineteen Solent Sunbeams were on the water for the fleet's first major event of the year at Itchenor Sailing Club."
Published 08:10 on 17 May 2022
Amendment to Sailing Instructions 13 th May 2022 2 Hour Postponement to Programmed Morning Club Racing from Transit and Betivuka Saturday 14 th May New Morning Race Program No Starts before the following time Betivuka 12:00 b2b XOD M 12:20 Sunbeam V1/V6
Published 12:40 on 13 May 2022
A team of 20 mostly ISC members have just returned from Antigua where they ran a two boat campaign in the 53 rd edition of Antigua Sailing Week. It was the first ASW since the last ISC campaign there three years ago. Hermes, a Pogo 12.5 helmed by Al Langhorne (also BSC), won their class for the week overall. Sailing in near perfect trade winds all week and with a new format of two windward/ leeward courses a day meant more
Published 08:39 on 11 May 2022
The May Bank Holiday saw 19 Solent Sunbeams on the water for the fleet's first major event of the year. On Saturday morning, the Sunbeams were well-behaved and away on their first attempt in a South Westerly breeze which had taken some time to fill in. Bright sunshine and cotton wool clouds over the South Downs confirmed this was a sea breeze that was now in control over the gradient Easterly wind. The
Published 15:18 on 6 May 2022
We saw a competitive fleet of 15 Swallows out for the first weekend series of the season for the Belgian Plate. And good to see Peregrine S84 (Bob Sharpe) back in the harbour. After a delayed start to allow an 8kt wind to settle and a general recall (surprising given the strong flood) we were off at the second attempt under a black flag. PRO Chris Blevins was taking no further nonsense.
Published 12:13 on 6 May 2022
MAX MIRROR MISSION Saturday 28 May Max Mirror is a fun Harbour Safari & Treasure Hunt, high water is at 11:30 hence the earlier start this year. Entry includes BBQ lunch for helm and crew, additional BBQ tickets available online for parents/siblings. Parents are encouraged to join for lunch/drink and to meet other Mirror parents. 10:15 - Brief 10:30 - LeMans
Published 08:45 on 6 May 2022
Red Group Start of Summer Social! Wednesday 1st June - 7:30pm onwards Years 11-13 Club Dinner & Boogie - Dress Code: Dynamic Duos (with sailing partner or friend) Dinner: £12.95 Fish or Halloumi & Chips + Magnum Ice-cream Drinks Ticket: £6.95 Two Drinks - bottled beer or glass of wine Buy Tickets Here!
Published 07:49 on 6 May 2022
15 International Fourteens attended this year's Easter Tray event at Itchenor Sailing Club over the Bank Holiday weekend. The three-day event is the traditional curtain-raiser for the class and is the first cross for the gun teams with their sights set on the World Championships in August. Day one was a tight battle between POW winners Glenn Truswell and Ed Fitzgerald and current world champions Archie Massey and Harvey Hillary. Both teams were
Published 13:07 on 25 Apr 2022
This week saw a wonderful finale to the Ice Breaker Mirror Coached Racing Series. 18 Boats on both Good Friday and Easter Saturday adding up to a total of 50 young sailors competing over the first 4 weeks of the season in 24 different Mirror Dinghies…..similar numbers of boys and girls and a median age that could not have been far off 10 years old. Many of these sailors experiencing racing for the first time.
Published 11:08 on 20 Apr 2022
Today was the new of the much anticipated arrival of the Walcon Barge that is here to install the piles for the NEW Darley pontoon! This is the start of Phase One of our New Jetty Project.
Published 13:43 on 5 Apr 2022