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Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller – Wembley Sailing Club

Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Report- Wembley Sailing Club 23/09/12 Sunday 23rd September saw 21 Merlin Rockets assemble at Wembley Sailing Club for the 2012 Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Open Meeting sponsored by Craftinsure. It has been fifty years since Wembley Sailing Club (situated on the Welsh Harp Reservoir) hosted its first Silver Tiller Open […]

The Merlin Rocket Inland Championship 2012

The Merlin Rocket Inland Championships, sponsored by Nautilus Yachting, descended upon Blithfield SC over the 15th/16th September. 56 boats attended making the trip to the large Staffordshire water. As is often the case when big events come round it was very much a “It’s not normally like this here” weekend, and while the weather in […]

Merlin Salcombe Week

The 55th running of the ever popular Salcombe Merlin Week is nearly upon us. The entry is full and 100 teams will be making the annual pilgrimage to this most beautiful and complex of sailing venues. As always, the racing fleet numbers will be boosted by many friends, family and retired Merlin sailors who come […]

Craftinsure Silver tiller report (from a very windy Whitstable) 23rd – 24th June

With 45 knots of breeze blowing across Whitstable Bay on the Friday and with more to come forecast, it wasn’t surprising there was a reduced entry of 24 boats for Whitstable Yacht Club’s annual Silver Tiller meeting over the weekend of 23 – 24 June. Despite having to run the racing from a RIB, following […]

Parkstone Y.C. Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller events – 9 th /10 th June 2012.

Day One Saturday 9 th June – Silver Tiller – The Sea event 27 boats lined up on the shore for what turned out to be a very “breezy” sail around the Olympic style triangle/sausage course set for Saturday just outside the confines of Poole Harbour into Poole Bay. With an eventual 16 only finishers […]

Brightlingsea Craftinsure Merlin Open and Silver tiller event 19th 20th May 2012

Brightlingsea S C Saturday 19th dawned bright and clear, the first sun for a few weeks! Sharing the weekend with Fireballs, GP14’s and Hornets the Merlin Rockets joined in the fantastic sight of 70 boats leaving the club for the race area in the Colne. With a gentle force 1-2 southerly greeting the 20 Merlins race […]

Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Event – Hayling Island 28th & 29th April 2012.

For those competitors who enjoyed the relative calm and tranquillity of last weekends restricted (river or estuary) Craftinsure Silver Tiller at Cookham Reach, Hayling Island’s 2 day event (the eighth so far in the series) proved to be physically more demanding – at least on the first day! Saturday’s racing, an open water (reservoir lake […]

Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Event – Cookham Reach Sailing Club – 21st/ 22nd April 201

Merlin Rocket Craftinsure Silver Tiller Event – Cookham Reach Sailing Club – 21st/ 22nd April 2012 With Salcombe Yacht club’s excellent Silver tiller now some weeks ago and Banbury Sailing Club’s Restricted meeting being cancelled (due to low water levels in the reservoir), helms and crews were eagerly looking forward to another event and the […]

Club Racing at Papercourt Sailing Club

Club dinghy racing, handicap pursuit race at Papercourt Sailing Club. Sunday 15th April 2011.  

East Lothian Yacht Club Open Regatta

East Lothian Yacht Club Open Regatta 2nd June 2012 North Berwick Yacht & Dinghy Racing   RS400 Scottish Championship RS200 Scottish Championship Phantom Scottish Championship Streaker Scottish Championship Laser 200 Alba Cup Laser Granprix series Radial Grandprix Series Dinghy Handicap Scottish Skiffs Entry limited 140  Online Entry: