Tag Archives: Sailing

THREE MORE SLEEPS THEN IT’S TIME TO PUSH THE BOAT OUT

There are just three more sleeps, two more days and some 60 hours to go until the RYA’s Sail for Gold ‘Push the Boat Out’ day takes place. Taking place this Saturday 21 July, just one week ahead of the … Continue reading

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1948 SAILING TORCH PRESENTED TO WPNSA

Over the last seven weeks, to coincide the Olympic Torch Relay, a replica 1948 Torch has made a unique journey in the hands of sailors and boaters of all ages. It has travelled across 80 miles of sea from Torquay … Continue reading

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1948 SAILING TORCH TO BE GIFTED TO WPNSA

To mark the end of a very unique journey, a replica 1948 Torch which has been carried almost 80 miles by sea, is to be gifted from Torbay Council to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) next week … Continue reading

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‘OUR SPORTING LIFE – SAIL FOR GOLD’ EXHIBITION HEADS TO COWES, ISLE OF WIGHT, FOR ROUND THE ISLAND RACE WEEKEND

Next week the RYA’s Olympic and Paralympic exhibition ‘Our Sporting Life – Sail for Gold’ heads to Cowes Yacht Haven, Cowes, Isle of Wight for the weekend of the Round the Island race (29 June – 1 July) on the … Continue reading

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GAVIN CLINCHES SPOT IN FINAL OF THE ILOVESAILING FACEBOOK PHOTO AND VIDEO COMPETITION

Gavin Saunders from Constantine, Falmouth has clinched a place in the final of the ilovesailing Facebook photo and video competition. Gavin’s winning photo shows Cornish pilot gigs out racing under sail, which are more commonly raced by rowing. Gavin commented … Continue reading

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CELEBRATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AS SAILING CLUBS AND CENTRES SAIL FOR GOLD

Olympic spirit was in the air last weekend (09 June) as sailors of all ages and abilities took part in RYA Sail for Gold activities to celebrate London 2012. The celebrations, which aim to bring the 2012 sailing events as … Continue reading

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Skandia Sail for Gold

2012 marks the seventh edition of Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta. The inaugural event was held in 2006 when 264 boats from 22 nations competed in 13 classes. The regatta is the penultimate event in the 2011-2012 ISAF Sailing World … Continue reading

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