Sailing News

2021 Racing Round Up

The Start Of The Year The big off season news was that the club was joined by six Musto skiffs. A fantastic addition to the fast handicap fleet. This is a hardcore group who will set the bar high. The sailing committee introduced a number of innovations for the racing...

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As Autumn gets into gear and the less hardy look to laying up their boats for another winter the Cruisers and Racers have the Cruiser Class Autumn Series as a final hurrah before the season end. This year's series is going to be different to previous years with a...

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VHF SRC Course & Exam

VHF SRC Course & Exam

13th November 2021: RYA Marine Radio SRC Course & Exam A course and exam for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. The Short Range...

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Wayfarer Racing Report

Wayfarer Racing Report

  Good racing for the Wayfarers on Saturday 4 September. Numbers were a bit depleted because several boats were still on holiday (or on duty). Course 60 was the order of the day; essentially down to 20, back to 25 and 24 (via MYA1), repeat and home. 14-17mph...

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Cruiser Class September Newsletter

Cruiser Class September Newsletter

As many of you will have guessed by now, this newsletter has many guest editors, hence the depth of literary skills. Much of the letter is debated and formulated on the Isle of Sheppey on a Tuesday. This edition is no different and hence no better. In the days of...

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Wayfarer Championships

Wayfarer Championships

The Wayfarer Championships was held on the 5th to 8th August but due to high winds only 2 days' racing were possible. A full report from Yachts and Yachting can be found from the link below:...

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Cruiser Class August Newsletter

Cruiser Class August Newsletter

Cruiser Class News Letter August 2021 This newsletter was formulated in that bastion of English literature …(the Rose Inn Queenborough) It's Queenborough meet-up this weekend, 14th August, contact John Marshall for details! Don’t forget the Queenborough weekend are...

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Commodores Day 18th September 2021

Commodores Day 18th September 2021

Commodore’s Day 18th September 2021 Sailing Schedule This year the annual Commodores Day returns after being cancelled in 2020 due to the Pandemic. A full schedule of races in front of the clubhouse is planned as detailed below. Richard Stone - Commodore Come along to...

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Cruiser Class July Newsletter

Cruiser Class July Newsletter

The Montgomery Race is next Sunday 18th July, start time is 10 o’clock anywhere between buoy 31 and the Club House . NB it's not a race at all, but a cruise in company, engines can be used as much as you like. Listen out on Channel 72 for transmissions from Muskrat...

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Dragons at the Regatta

Dragons at the Regatta

What a great weekend we have just had. The wind was a constant 10-14kts from the NE, a bit chilly in the mornings, but as the weekend went on the sun came out making it near on perfect sailing conditions. Seven boats entered , six from Medway and one from Burnham,...

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Regatta 2021 Report

Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta 29th – 31st May 2021 A total entry over the 3 days of 35 was fewer than we have achieved in the past but more than we dared to hope for under the current COVID restrictions. The largest class by some way was the “White Sails” cruiser...

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57th Medway Marathon Open Event ~ 19th June 2021

57th Medway Marathon Open Event ~ 19th June 2021

Click here to see the Map 57th Medway Marathon open event Medway Yacht Club, Upnor, Kent Invitation to dinghy and keelboat sailors The Medway Marathon has provided a yearly challenge for monohull dinghies, International Dragons, National Sonatas & National Squibs,...

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