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Sonata Race Report – 15th June

Sonata Race Report – 15th June

As our management committee carried out an extensive risk assessment of the sailing conditions, we sat munching our bacon sandwiches and watched wave after wave of rain batter the club house and almost continuous gusts of wind attempt to make off with the canopy. A...

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Powerboat Level Two Courses throughout 2024

Powerboat Level Two Courses throughout 2024

  Click here to book Course: RYA Powerboat Level 2 Length of course: 2 days Timings: 9:00am – 4:30pm Location: Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4XB RYA powerboat courses are primarily for those using small powered craft such as RIBs, dories...

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Wayfarer Race Report 8th June 2024

Wayfarer Race Report 8th June 2024

Seven boats started the seventh race of the season (Amazon, Knot Rushin’, Little Angel, Moonshine, Muffin, Ubique and Wild Thing). With the class captain away, Chris and Richard, after some discussion, chose course 55 which took us round 30p, 31s and then through the...

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Medway Sonatas race report Saturday 8/6/24

Medway Sonatas race report Saturday 8/6/24

We were welcomed at the club by grey overcast skies and a moderate NW breeze so, following deliberations over bacon sandwiches and other MYC delicacies, course 49 was chosen. In due course we had 6 boats milling about near the start line. There had been some minor...

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Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 1st June

Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 1st June

With 15 - 25mph winds coming from the North,  course 72 was chosen, basically up & down between the forts a couple of times, then back to the club. Only 4 boats made it to the start line, 2 boats crew were stuck on the M25. At the start, boats were mindful of the...

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Wayfarer Race Report: Wednesday 29th May

Wayfarer Race Report: Wednesday 29th May

The first evening race of the season. The report will be short and sweet, very much like the race. 4 starters, India, Black Jack, Little Angel and Knot Rushin. It was great to have a couple of new sailors as crew so the decision to only fly white sails was made. A...

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Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 25th May

Wayfarer Race Report: Saturday 25th May

7 Wayfarers on the starting grid. Weather was sunny, with some cloud cover and steady force 3/4 easterly but most important it was DRY! Course 86 was selected. 5.8m 2 laps of Gillingham reach. 30(P) 26(P) 27(P) 28(S) 29(P) 30(P) 26(P) 27(P) 28(S) 30(P) A good start...

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