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11) General News: Erling Holmberg (Article Published: 16th April 2019 at 17:26 pm)

It is with great sadness that we have learned of Erling's death.

Erling was a much loved member and a stalwart of our community for many, many years and who played a pivotal role both at club level and nationally to raise the profile of catamaran sailing and the Sprint 15 in particular.


12) Event News: Summer Series TT at Marconi Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 11th April 2019 at 09:00 am)

22 competitors took part in the first 2019 Sprint 15 Summer TT at Marconi SC on 6th and 7th April.  We were also pleased to welcome back Nigel and Fiona Denchfield as guest Races Officers for the event.

Saturday dawned with a decent breeze, albeit with very murky weather conditions – but very welcome after the very strong winds experienced this winter.


13) Event News: Winter Series TT at Grafham Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 21st March 2019 at 07:44 am)

 The Chris Black Sprint 15 Icicle Winter Event at Grafham

(or Thrills and Spills at Grafham)

The Grafham Sprint 15 Icicle traveller event took place on 17 March in a force 4-6 Westerly wind which was the residue of Storm Gareth. Seven travellers joined 3 locals for an exciting days racing in which many practised their capsize drill.


14) Event News: Winter Series TT at Rutland Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 26th February 2019 at 08:50 am)

Sunday 24th February saw the third Sprint 15 Winter 2018/19 TT take place at Rutland.  The previous TT took place in freezing conditions, under the threat of heavy snow fall and with strong gusty winds.  Three weeks later, the sun was out, the temperatures were well into double digits and the wind forecast was very light – so at least we still had one aspect of the weather to complain about.


15) Event News: Winter Series TT at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 2nd February 2019 at 22:25 pm)

Paul Grattage wins the Winter Series with a clean sheet at Thorpe Bay


16) Event News: Winter Series TT at Draycote Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 14th January 2019 at 22:36 pm)

Top four positions all had the same number of points in closely fought regatta at Draycote.


17) Event News: Winter Series TT at Stewartby Water Sports Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 7th November 2018 at 10:53 am)

Twenty-three boats sailing in a decent breeze around Stewartby Water.  Paul Grattage won the event with three bullets.


18) Website News: Windsport 2018-19 new boat offer (Article Published: 29th October 2018 at 09:19 am)

2018/2019 winter offer on new boat sales from Windsport


19) Event News: Summer Series TT at Grafham Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 23rd October 2018 at 13:23 pm)

28 Sprint 15s took part in the Inland Championships at the Grafham Cat Open which happily (after the storms of last year) took place on a sunny weekend in a force 2-3 light Southerly breeze. Marconi fielded a strong team of 9 boats, there were 4 boats from Grafham and both Shanklin and Thorpe Bay fielded teams of 3.


20) Event News: Summer Series Sport Nationals at North Devon Yacht Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 23rd September 2018 at 14:10 pm)

Thirty-nine Sprint 15 sailors gathered at the home of the North Devon Yacht Club at Instow on Friday the 14th September for the Sport Nationals – the two day regatta for single-handed Sprint 15 catamarans with main, jib and trapeze. This was the highest turnout in almost 10 years, with a record 8 youth sailors.