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London and South-East ITCA Open Training

London and South-East ITCA Open Training

Medway Yacht Club 5th and 6th April 2023 Training is for aspirational 2023 Regional Training Group (pre RTG) sailors and sailors at the start of their Topper RTG journey. Training will be on tidal waters, giving sailors experience of this and preparation for events...

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Training courses available to book

Training courses available to book

The first two training courses of the year are available to book: RYA SRC Marine Radio Course and Exam on Saturday 18th February, 9am to 6.30pm. Non-members click here for more information and to book (£130 + £70 for the exam, paid direct to RYA). Members click here...

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Wayfarer Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

Wayfarer Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

All season the crew of the third placed Wayfarer in each race is charged with writing a race report to share with the club. This week sees a departure from that practice with contributions from several of the teams involved in Saturday’s race. “It was fun” said one....

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Dragon Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

Dragon Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

Dear Dragoners We undertook this race with the very sad news of the passing of Paul Smith on Friday. He was a very committed member of the club helping out or organizing the regattas or setting up the clubs website and was particularly adept at using Sailwave. He was...

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Sonata Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

Sonata Race Report ~ Sat 22nd Oct

Today's race report titled: Man Vs Depth sounder Well, what can one deduce from today’s race from the decks of the mighty Blue Tack. This weekend’s racing was a case of “he who dares” with most crews (and when I say crews, I mean drivers) being a touch too cavalier...

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Sonata Racing 15th October

Sonata Racing 15th October

We motored downriver against the tide for the Windward/Leeward starts in good spirits, bacon sandwiches consumed. It was frisky with lots of individual grey clouds in all directions.  It looked like we were in for an afternoon of gusty weather, as proved to be the...

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Sonata Race Report 15th October

Sonata Race Report 15th October

We motored downriver against the tide for the Windward/Leeward starts in good spirits, bacon sandwiches consumed. It was frisky with lots of individual grey clouds in all directions.  It looked like we were in for an afternoon of gusty weather, as proved to be the...

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Wayfarer Race Report 8th October

Wayfarer Race Report 8th October

Following a suggestion from Stewart about going through Hoo Creek a special course was created. WNW meant a running start, and we all headed to the creak constantly changing places and the following wind bunching up the fleet. Due to the falling tide any route off the...

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Cruiser Autumn Series

Cruiser Autumn Series

The annual Autumn Series runs each Sunday from 30th Oct to 27th Nov. Entry Fee. The entry fee will be £Nil*. *Note that this applies to the 2022 event only to promote entries for this year’s event. 2. Start Line. Committee Boat Starts. Note - Race 1 will finish on...

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Sonata Race 8th October

Sonata Race 8th October

7 sonatas started on an MYC line Run start Ebb tide under a glorious sun with a gentle breeze. Some crews were a man down after the A2 shenanigans! Well done to "The Major" for setting a decent course up to 20 via a few chicanes on the way. All got off the line...

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Notice 3/2022  CHANGE TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 29/10/2022

Notice 3/2022 CHANGE TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 29/10/2022

Medway Yacht Club Notice 3/2022 CHANGE TO SAILING INSTRUCTIONS Notice is hereby given that the race start times for classes on Saturday 29th October 2022 are to be varied from that contained in the above Sailing Instructions and MYC calendar. Dragons and Sonatas will...

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