The Kent Team made a clean sweep of the NSSA Inlands taking first place in all of the main fleets local sailor Daniel Chattock from Datchet prevented a totally clean sweep by winning the Rookie Fleet
Michael and Sam Dyer in an RS Feva won the Handicap Trophy beating the RS Tera of Matt Taylor from Colchester High School and the National 12 from Canbridgeshire sailed by Thomas Procter and Henry Hutchinson.
In the Toppers Morgan Archer was first beating fellow Kent Sailor Pierce Seward, while William Penny from Horning Sailing Club was third
In the Radials Stan Chick beat Sol Thornton from Datchet into second place while Cambrigeshires Harry Moffatt came third. Photographs of the event can be seen by Clicking Here
Full Results are available by clicking on the following links:-
The NSSA had a large presence at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, held at Alexandra Palace over this weekend 28th February to 1st March. As well as our stand we were able to announce a major investment in the future by the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.
Iain Percy, Trustee of the Foundation, flew in from his Artemis America's Cup team base in San Francisco to attend the annual Show and to present a cheque from the Foundation for Twenty Three Thousand Pounds (£23,000) to James Conway, Treasurer of the National Schools Sailing Association.
The money is one of the first major grants made by the Foundation and will be used by the NSSA to fund school aged children, up to the age of 18, to participate in training programmes, regattas and instructor courses throughout the country. It will also fund training, race management and safety courses for volunteers of all ages across the country who currently work with the NSSA to develop youth sailing.
The National Youth Regatta will take place 26th – 31st July 2015. To download the Notice of Race click here. The event will be hosted by Leicestershire and Rutland Youth Sailing Association (LRYSA) at Rutland Sailing Club. To download the application form (an excel spreadsheet) Click Here For Parental consent form Click Here. Entry fees have just been announced:-
Entry is discounted for applications received by the 1st June.
Single Handed Boat £90
Double Handed Boat £120 (£60 per crew member)
Entry & Payment Cost Received AFTER 1st June (Final deadline 1st July)
Single Handed Boat £100
Double Handed Boat £140 (£70 per crew member)
Camping & Food Costs
Before June 1st
Camping & All Meals £150
Camping & Packed Lunch £ 65
Camping only £ 50
Packed Lunch only £ 15
After June 1st
Camping & All Meals £160
Camping & Packed Lunch £ 75
Camping only £ 60
Packed Lunch only £ 15
To download the application form (an excel spreadsheet) Click Here
ODSSA hosted the 2015 NSSA Doublehanded Team Racing at Farmoor Reservoir this Saturday March 21st.
Twenty teams attended the event and were split into four leagues of four for the initial round. Many of them found the conditions and Fireflies quite challenging and by race 11 the decision was made to go to cut-down sails. This made things much more manageable and by about 1.30pm we had completed the 40 races in the round and one re-sail.
From this point the top two in each league went on to a "first to two points" quarter finals.
Claires Court Champs lived up to their name by retaining the NSSA Match Racing Championships this weekend in a competition hosted by ODSSA and Oxford Sailing Club on Farmoor 1 Reservoir.
The competition was sailed in SB20’s and sailed over two days. Some strong winds on Saturday saw a couple of teams losing part of their damage deposits but racing on Sunday in gentler breezes was much more pleasant and competitive.
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