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Show news 2024 Mermaid Trophy GAMES 4 at Guildford
A superb day's racing with 18 races held
Posted on 15 Apr
DF95 Spring Championship at East Kent Radio SC
Rain and a shifty wind didn't stop close racing over 14 heats
Posted on 5 Apr
MYA Scottish District Wooden Hull IOM Championship
Fleet of 16 at Barshaw Park, Paisley, boasts a fantastic array of designs
Posted on 27 Mar
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 13
No question on rig size - the smallest D rigs were chosen
Posted on 27 Mar
Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
With no direct control, is this a dark art, or more of a lottery?
Posted on 25 Mar
Oldest video footage of Model Yacht racing
Radio controlled and otherwise, from the 1930s to the 70s
Posted on 24 Mar
10 Rater Tankard & Marblehead GAMES 3 at Frensham
The day started inauspiciously with no sign of wind
Posted on 22 Mar
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 12
Wet gear didn't stop the whole fleet racing the 15 races
Posted on 19 Mar
M&S Marblehead ranking event at Chipstead
Analyse the results for the top two sailors, and you realise just how well both sailed
Posted on 16 Mar
DF95 Invicta Trophy at Chipstead
Well done to participants for turning up on a damp and chilly morning
Posted on 15 Mar
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 11
High winds yesterday but today very light
Posted on 3 Mar
Radio Sailing at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show
Four road bollards as marks in a 40' square pool
Posted on 1 Mar
DF65 and DF 95 TT at Blithfield
The thoughtful inclusion of free hot drinks in the entrance fee added a warm touch
Posted on 29 Feb
M&S District Marblehead Championship
It was encouraging that there were 8 different designs from 5 different designers
Posted on 27 Feb
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 10
Course allows boats to be closer than normal and with more possible infringements
Posted on 27 Feb
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 9
Rain or Nor Rain
Posted on 18 Feb
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 8
Zephyrs on the lake
Posted on 12 Feb
IOM Unicorn Open at Chipstead
M&S District Championship Round 1
Posted on 6 Feb
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 7
Big winds again!
Posted on 5 Feb
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 6
12 racers provide congestion at starts and mark roundings
Posted on 30 Jan
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 5
Nine boats take to the water on a blue sky day
Posted on 18 Jan
M&S Marblehead GAMES 1 event at Chipstead
At least it was dry
Posted on 16 Jan
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 4
New Year and strong wind again!
Posted on 11 Jan
The 2023 Setley Cup
Astonishingly calm and sunny on Boxing Day at Setley Pond in the New Forest
Posted on 26 Dec 2023
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 3
Strong wind again!
Posted on 21 Dec 2023
IOM Strebor Trophy at Birkenhead
26 turn up to contest round 2 of the Northern District Winter Championships
Posted on 18 Dec 2023
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series week 2
Wind of all strengths!
Posted on 13 Dec 2023
Marblehead Brass Monkey at Guildford
Traditional lunch break with hot mulled wine, sausage rolls and mince pies
Posted on 12 Dec 2023
Medway RC Laser Club Winter Series Week 1
No café so the smell of bacon rolls was not a distraction
Posted on 5 Dec 2023
Marblehead UK Ranking events 5&6 at Datchet
From the start, it was going to be about rig changes and rig choice
Posted on 21 Nov 2023
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Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Blue Bullet - Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Automatic steering mechanism - Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Blue Bullet - Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Vane 36R Topham Cup at Fleetwood
© Ton Wilson
Vane 36R (free sailing model yachts) David Rose Trophy at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Vane 36R (free sailing model yachts) David Rose Trophy at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Blue Bullet - Vane 36R (free sailing model yachts) David Rose Trophy at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Vane 36R (free sailing model yachts) David Rose Trophy at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Vane 36R (free sailing model yachts) David Rose Trophy at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
2023 Star Vintage Gold Cup Regatta
© Vintage Gold Cup / Walter Cooper
Competitors on the beach control area at the start of Race 14 in the very variable NW reaching/beating winds in the shadow of the cliff behind
© Linda Price
Margaret Lake (left) presenting one of the two special BOTTLE boat trophies to 13 year old Oliver Stollery who won both events
© Peter Stollery
BVoats contesting the Woodhouse Trophy for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
BVoats contesting the Woodhouse Trophy for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
BVoats contesting the Woodhouse Trophy for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Young Trent Barnabas with Little Chesty in Double Bay
© Archive
'Reference Point' leading to win the beat in the Yachting Monthly Cup
© Roger Stollery
Mervyn Cook adjusting the vane gear of a model yacht
© Jacque Cook
The A boat 'Reference Point' was designed by Mervyn Cook and Dave Hollom
© Roger Stollery
Forester Shield for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Forester Shield for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Forester Shield for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
Forester Shield for Vane 36R model boats at Fleetwood
© Tony Wilson
2022 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield
© Roger Stollery
2022 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield
© Robert Deaves
Champion Bernard Kufluk receiving the trophy from Margaret Lake - 2022 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield
© Peter Stollery
2022 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield
© Robert Deaves
An afternoon start against wind and tide - 2022 BOTTLE boat Championship at Waldringfield
© Robert Deaves
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