Graham Tapper (Solo) Wins Rescheduled Pursuit Race


A fine Sunday morning at Coombe Cellars attracted a good sized mixed fleet of 17 boats to compete in our rescheduled Annual Pursuit Race. The light breeze from the Northwest meant very shifty sailing conditions with plenty of holes to catch out the unwary. As usual for this type of race, a large course, using all of…

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Christmas Dinghy Regatta – Day 1


Wild, wet and windy pretty well sums up the conditions at Coombe Cellars for day 1 (Saturday) of this year’s three day Christmas Regatta. Whilst a number of sailors chose the wise option of watching the day’s events from the relative comfort of the river bank, almost all of those that did take to the water experienced…

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Laser Masters World Ranking Event 2012 – Results & Photos


Overall, a combined fleet of 51 Lasers took part in the Laser Masters World Ranking Event hosted by TCYC offshore at Teignmouth over the weekend of 14th/15th April. Five of the six scheduled races were sailed in conditions which included sun, rain, hail, thunder and lightning, quite fresh winds and some big waves which made returning…

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Ship in a Bottle Easter Regatta – Day 3 and Final Results


The overall winner of the 26 helms who competed in our 2012 Ship in a Bottle Easter Regatta was Peter Hearne sailing a Solo. Second was Derek Wyatt, also sailing a Solo and in third place overall was Nick Clarence (Finn). The wind on the final day was perhaps not as strong as forecast but with gusts…

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Solo Spring Championships (and Video)


Congratulations to Charlie Cumbley (TCYC), the overall winner of the National Solo Spring Championships 2012. Charlie headed a strong fleet of 55 Solo sailors who took part in light winds at the Championships hosted by Oxford Sailing Club on Saturday 31st March. There is some great footage of the event posted on YouTube, including shots…

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