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Thirty-nine Sprint 15 sailors gathered at the home of the North Devon Yacht Club on Friday the 14th September for the Sport Nationals – the Two day regatta for single-handed Sprint 15 catamarans with main, jib and trapeze. This was the highest turnout in almost 10 years, with a record 8 youth sailors!

Due to an early tide the first race was set off promptly 8.30am by race officer Jonathan Miles in a force 3-4 south westerly with triangular courses in challenging tides.  Local NDYC s...

3 May 2018

Bowmoor Sailing Club is a family friendly club with a large and varied program for our Junior and youth fleets. We have regular training days and a Youth camp where we regularly have over 60 sailors taking part. 

Racing takes place every Sunday and on a Wednesday Evening in the Summer. Normally there are over 30 boats on the water for all of our race days, including in the depths of winter, with active fleets of Supernova’s, RS Aero’s, Lasers, Optimists and Bytes with other boats in...

9 Apr 2018

Following rough weather forecasts and yet another Amber Weather Warning for the region, 18 competitors assembled on a blustery Easter Monday in Torbay.  The event was scheduled to have a 90 min pursuit race followed by a couple of 15-minute sprint races.  Unfortunately with 4, gusting 5 winds from the South meant the sprints were abandoned to allow the rescue facilities to concentrate on the job in hand rather than laying marks after the pursuit.

So, off we went with a schedule...

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club has been at the heart of sailing in Torbay for over 150 years.  The club is proud of its long and distinguished heritage, but now has a dynamic team driving the club forwards.

We have the Torbay Youth Sailing Trust, setup and run by members of the club, nurturing the young into the sport, and helping us to deliver some top end coaching. We are always looking for new members so please pop in and have a drink in the club.

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