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Daily Archives: 01/01/2019

Kialoa II ~ RSHYR 2018

Kialoa II powering down the NSW Coast in the 2018 Sydney Hobart © Crosbie Lorimer

In 2017 Kialoa II finished this race in a very respectable time, despite breaking her boom on the first day. In 2018 this Sparkman and Stephens classic reveled in the strong downwind running of the first day with 5 sails flying, stuck it out through some light patches mid race and then finished her run with a typical upwind thrash ...

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420 class Christmas Cobwebs

Charlotte Boyle and Georgia Baker in the 420 End of Season Championship at Grafham Water © Richard Sturt

The 420 class got back on the water between Christmas and New Year taking part in two of the SeldenSailjuice events. Not satisfied with that the class also ran a day of Open Coaching at Grafham Water capitalising on the chance to train the day before the Grafham Grand Prix. Conditions at YDSC’s Brass Monkey event were ‘interesting’ with thick fog/low ...

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Ancasta enables First Class Sailing

Oceanis 38.1 Beneteau from Ancasta © Nicolas Claris

Ancasta is delighted to announce that First Class Sailing has purchased two new The Beneteaus will be used as part of the sail training which First Class Sailing offers, including RYA courses from Competent Crew to Yachtmaster Ocean, boat handling and mile building sailing weekends plus more. Ancasta is the largest Beneteau Power and Sail dealer in the UK and ...

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