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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:    

Sharps Doom Bar Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller

Sailing for the Audrey Petit Memorial Trophy – March 31st-April 1st 2012 It was with great anticipation of the new Open Sailing season that forty seven Merlin’s arrived in Salcombe with balmy weather for the Craftinsure Silver Tiller Open meeting. Phil Dalby – often seen at the sharp end of many a winning Merlin- turned […]

Craftinsure Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller at Chichester Yacht Club, 24th March 2012.

Chichester Yacht Club, 24th March 2012 Spring at Chichester Harbour: a beautiful day in a beautiful place. Nick Colborne, PRO, is concerned at how slowly the spring tide is filling Chichester Lake; the high pressure of the last few days has kept the water level down – 10mm per millibar. We are educated…. Nature takes […]


  There was a considerable feeling of dejá vu about the Craftinsure Silver Tiller meeting at Midland this year. It was once again on Mothers’ Day. The same race officer and team were in charge, and there was another good turnout of visitors – many of them from Blithfield who had run their own Silver […]

Blithfield Merlin Silver Tiller 2012

by Chris Martin 36 boats gathered at Blithfield SC for the first standalone Craftinsure Silver Tiller event of 2012. The late start meant competitors were greeted with spring like sunshine, and what looked like a nice force two which lulled everyone into a sense of false security as the day developed into one of the […]

Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller – Hamble River Sailing Club – Warming Pan 10th 11th March .2012

By Stephen Storey 12th March 2012 With Craftinsure again kindly sponsoring the 2012 Merlin Rocket premier traveller series the Silver Tiller, the season’s first event – the Warming Pan – took place on 10th and 11th March at Hamble River Sailing Club timed to coincide with the clubs 50th anniversary celebrations. Out on the water […]