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    2022 Dinghy Racing Season

    Dinghy Racing Season starts Monday 4th April (delayed due to postponed crane-in) and the racing documents, plus a summary of the main changes, can be found on the Dinghy Racing Documents page on the BYC website. There is an important change to the sign on procedure this season (shown in the NOR). To be able to race, you will need to sign in each race day on the BYC Dinghy Racing WhatsApp group

    Published 12:09 on 21 Mar 2022

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    2022 Yacht Racing Season

    Yacht racing summer season starts with a Pursuit race on Thursday 7th April (delayed due to postponed crane-in). If you intend to race this White Sail, please notify Keith on the BYC Yacht Racing WhatsApp group. Also, if you wish to race White Sail during a series, you do need to notify before the series begins and will be required to race that rig for the whole series. The first

    Published 12:04 on 21 Mar 2022

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    Ladies Sailing Day - Sunday May 22nd 2022

    Finally, after having postponed twice in 2021 because of covid lockdown, then being postponed a further time this year because Sacha had covid, "Ladies Sailing Day" finally launched on Sunday 22 nd May. The day couldn't have been better, with 6 onboard, endless sunshine, calm seas and a lovely gentle breeze of 7 to 12 mph. Stocked up with essential supplies like Gin & Tonic, homemade sausage rolls, (made

    Published 18:00 on 8 Mar 2022

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    Brixham Gin 2-Stones Race

    Following a disappointing postponement in July due to the low number of entries, it was an impressive fleet of 25 vessels that gathered close to the centre of Brixham Yacht Clubs marked race course for the now-annual 2-Stones Race kindly sponsored by Brixham Gin. Entries were split into 2 fleets - IRC and SWYTC - encompassing a very wide range of sizes and even a gaff-rigged classic boat. Race Officer Peter Lytton assessed

    Published 09:57 on 26 Aug 2021

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    BYC Yacht Regatta Report

    'Riviera Rum' BYC Yacht Regatta The weekend of the 24/25th July saw the annual BYC Yacht Regatta take place, this year sponsored by Riviera Rum . The Regatta comprised two days of racing but preceded by a 'fun' pursuit race on the Friday evening, the result of which is below. With the wind getting up to 30 knot gusts and

    Published 18:28 on 3 Aug 2021

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    Inaugural SUP & Kayak Evening

    Wednesday 23rd June marked the first BYC-organised gathering of 'paddlers' ready to take part in a 'paddle in company' from the slipway. Two dozen bodies went afloat in a mix of Stand-up Paddle Boards and single/double kayaks and headed over to Fishcombe Cove on a very pleasant evening with only a hint of fresher breeze to make the paddle back to the Club more of a challenge. The kayaks ventured on to Elberry Cove

    Published 15:51 on 24 Jun 2021

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    English Riviera Dinghy Regatta

    Please go to the Photos Gallery to see pictures taken at the inaugural English Riviera Dinghy Regatta hosted by Brixham Yacht Club. Also take some time to read the attached report on the event courtesy of Paignton Sailing Club.

    Published 18:35 on 31 May 2021

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    Latest Sailing News

    Monday Dinghy Racing The author was very much looking forward to reporting on what an enjoyable evening afloat felt like, chasing a variety of dinghies in the pursuit fleet, after weeks where racing wasn't possible due to lack of the essential ingredient - wind. Frustratingly, however, there are once again no results to talk about as the weather gods delivered rather too much wind on this occasion. Hopes that

    Published 09:49 on 12 May 2021

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    Sailing News

    Racing Many of the skippers who ventured out at around 17:30 Thursday evening for the Yacht Racing were anticipating somewhat of a "drift" around a short course based on a forecast of winds of 5 to 6 knots at best. What transpired couldn't have been more different, with a good Westerly breeze filling-in to reward the 12 boats who gathered at the start. Race Officer Peter Lytton chose clockwise Short Course 23

    Published 19:44 on 5 May 2021

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    Racing News

    Yacht Race Thursday Series 1 Race 3 Under clear blue skies, Thursday evening yacht racing was finally able to get under way last week with 12 boats setting out for what would be the first event using split fleets and the return of IRC rated boats. However, weather conditions were deceptive, and the keen Easterly breeze had whipped up the bay somewhat, with some sizeable waves to contend with. Race Officer Terry Phillips chose

    Published 10:53 on 28 Apr 2021

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