Month: June 2021

Chris Turner Wins Flying Fifteen Nationals

A big well done to Rear Commodore Chris Turner on winning the Flying Fifteen Nationals with helm Graham Vials. They won against a field of very classy sailors with two wins, two third places, and a discard of another third. Does this mean we should call you a Front Commodore now Chris?

Dartmouth Cannon 27 June

A strong Breeze had sails flapping on the slipway as boats prepared to launch this morning. Simon lent his Laser to Max Smith, back in Lyme taking a break from his Bridge Officer training. Tim and Simon had to return for a repair before the first start, Tom came in after 5 capsizes, others returned …

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AYC Regatta

The planned Commodore’s Centenary sailpast has been postponed due to the Covid release day delay. The silver lining is there is no longer a clash with the Axe. The programme looks great, and we have no racing planned in Lyme on Saturday.

A week of Youth activity!

The youth training sessions on 15 and 19 June saw all of our youth groups – Race, Tues, Simon, Oppies – all active and enjoying the water. Mostly light winds, so capsizing practice with Jim and Jack on Tuesday. That followed from a rather hectic launching session, the slipway still in use by the film …

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Trolleys after Launching from slipway

We’ve been asked to leave trolleys on the part of the slipway extension after launching as shown. This was taken on Saturday when youth Race group and Simon’s groups went out. Expect increased vehicular use of east end of slipway. Sally 01297 442373 / 07748225153

Tuesday Half-term Session

> Unusual conditions faced our YMs, the predicted SE Force 2-3 wind started well for them but then disappeared for most of the session with the odd gust developing. A strong tide and SE swell made it even more difficult. Our beginners towed out reefed, then set off reaching towards the beach and back to …

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