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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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Wednesday Evening Racing Returns

Wednesday Evening Racing Returns

Wednesday evening racing returns to the club starting on the 2nd of June and will run through each Wednesday through to the 28th of July, a series of nine races. Always a popular weekday diversion to experience summer warmth and conviviality, this year it will also be...

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Cruiser Spring Series

Cruiser Spring Series

The Cruiser Class Spring Series concluded on Sunday with the strongest breeze of the series with gusts ready to catch the unwary. With the first race in the series abandoned due to a lack of wind it was all to play for in Class 1 with three boats tied on points and...

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Cruiser Racing 9th May

Cruiser Racing 9th May

Please note that this Sunday's Spring Series Race will be run from the Club Line rather than using the Committee Boat. Courses will be taken from the "Medway Cruiser Racing Course Sheet 2021" and will be broadcast on VHF Ch37 prior to the start and also will be sent...

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NOTICE TO COMPETITORS 2/2021

The flag officers in the light of forecasted wind for this weekend have cancelled all racing scheduled for Saturday 08 May 2021. Sailing Secretary 07/05/21

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Racing Gets off to a Great Start

Racing Gets off to a Great Start

‘Wow! What a great start to the season today has been. Sadly the proposed windward / leeward racing was cancelled by matters out of the clubs hands but a shorter round the cans race from the club line was scheduled. A chilly but bright easterly breeze greeted sailors....

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Notice to competitors 1/2021

Notice to competitors 1/2021

Notice to competitors 1/2021: Change to sailing program In line with other sporting events the flag officers have requested that all competitors are off the water for 1500 on Saturday 17th April to observe a minute’s silence in remembrance of HRH Prince Philip, the...

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