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South Coast Championships 2018

This weekend’s South Coast Championships run by Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club was closely fought champagne sailing – glorious sunshine with steady 10- 12 knot breezes – the Solent at its best. The seven competitors jousted through six windward leewards on the Bramble Bank finishing within seconds of each other on most races. There were battles […]

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Edinburgh Cup Final Day

Edinburgh Cup final day report – decisive result after three-way shoot out Baileys dominate final day of 70th Dragon Edinburgh Cup The first three days of racing produced a tantalisingly close leader board in the 70th edition of this iconic regatta, which forms the Dragon class’s open British Championship. With only one point separating the […]

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Edinburgh Cup Day 3

70th Dragon Edinburgh Cup day 3 Report Top teams on equal points at end of penultimate day The scoreboard could not be tighter in this iconic championship at the end of the penultimate day of racing at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Graham and Julia Bailey’s Aimee and Grant Gordon’s Louise Racing are both tied […]

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Edinburgh Cup Day 2

70th Anniversary Edinburgh Cup Day 2 Report Light and shifty winds combined with a sea left over from the big on shore breezes of the previous day created new challenges for the 28 teams competing in the Dragon Edinburgh Cup at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. The day’s first race got away cleanly in 6-8 […]

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Edinburgh Cup Day 1

70th Anniversary Edinburgh Cup Day 1 Report Lumpy seas and a blustery north easterly breeze produced exhilarating racing on the opening day of the 70th Edinburgh Cup at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. The fleet was overly enthusiastic in the first start, which led to a general recall, with the restart under a U flag. […]

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Edinburgh Cup Event Information

With just over ten days to go to this year’s South West Championship and 70th anniversary Edinburgh Cup there are still boats signing up to take part and all of the latest Edinburgh Cup event information is now available. Head over to the Event Information page to view and download both the South West Championship […]

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2018 Northern Championships

The 2018 Northern Championships were run out of Abersoch 8/10 of June . A very light forecast set some interesting challenges but in the end six races were completed. Ten teams took part . Registration on Thursday night and skippers briefing went for amendments to SI’s to reduce number of races bearing in mind lack […]

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Beowulf GBR 654

For Sale – Beowulf GBR 654 £7,850 Hull The 1993 Petticrow model, hull number 0613 Beowulf is for sale. White hull with red and blue waterline and blue antifouling. This Dragon has been continuously maintained by the previous owner. Has not been used in the last six years. A solid and fast boat. Equipment • […]

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Edinburgh Cup Entry Open

Enter now for this year’s Edinburgh Cup and South West Championship Entry is now open, join us at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club and sail on the finest waters in the South West. There is set to be an active racing programme with competitors from around a dozen nations contesting this tightly fought national championship. The […]

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Burnham Easter Regatta

This year’s Burnham Easter regatta saw 14 boats, including two Belgian entries, brave the bitter weekend weather conditions to complete six races over the three day event. Sunday 1 April was the concluding day of the regatta. Twelve teams came to the line set across the river between Fairway Buoys 13 and 15 with a […]

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Intrepid Dragoners Brave Arctic Conditions to show a Dragon at the Dinghy Show

Intrepid Dragoners Brave Arctic Conditions to show a Dragon at the Dinghy Show in Alexandra Palace on 3rd & 4th March 2018 – written by Medway Yacht Club Dragon Fleet Captain, David Harris After a gap of six or seven years, the BDA took a Stand at the RYA Dinghy Show. We showcased a twenty year […]

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Dragons Back at the RYA Dinghy Show

The British Dragon Association (BDA) is back at the RYA Dinghy Show after a six year break. There will be a stunningly beautiful Dragon on display, in all of its glory, on the stand to show visitors that the Dragon class is not all about very expensive day boats and championship racing. The boat on […]

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Edinburgh Cup – Save the Date – Entry Open

This year’s Edinburgh Cup returns to Torquay and entry is now open! The BDA’s prestigious event was last held here in 2004. During that event new BDA Chair and Dragon helm, Julia Bailey led around the first mark in both reported races, read more on this regatta from the Daily Sail here >>> The five […]

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