TONIGHT: Club Racing Series 2 Race 5 & Sailing Supper
Friday 22 – Sun 24 June Falmouth Classics weekend
Saturday 23 June, 7.30pm Falmouth Classics BBQ (ticketed event)
Friday 29 June Club Racing Series 2 Race 5
Friday 29 June RCYC/RNSA Fowey meet Saturday 30 June St Mawes Regatta
Saturday 30 June – Friday 6 July Blind Week
Saturday 30 June, 7pm Blind Week Dinner – Marquee
Sunday 1 July, 4pm Champagne & Strawberries
Wednesday 4 July, 9.30 Gardening session
Friday 7th July, 6pm Blind Week Formal Dinner – Marquee
Friday 7 July Club Racing Series 2 Race 6
Saturday 8 July, 1-3pm Junior Sailing
Thursday 12 July RCYC/RNSA joint meandering
Friday 13 July Club Racing Series 3 Race 1 Saturday 14 July Point & Penpol Regatta
Wednesday 18 July, 7pm Quiz Night
Friday 20 July Club Racing Series 3 Race 2
Saturday 21 July RCYC/RNSA Helford Gillan Creek
Saturday 21 July Gin tasting
Sunday 22 July, 2-4pm Junior Sailing
Friday 27 July Club Racing, Series 3 Race 3 Saturday 28 July Flushing Regatta
** Meandering – Thursdays – meet at 10 am **
** Bridge – Wednesdays at 2pm **
Classics 2018 – Photo credit Hugh Hastings
Falmouth Classics 2018
Falmouth Classics is off to a great start with perfect weather conditions – there is lots happening this weekend both on and off the water. Here are the links to the websites for details of where to see the action (if you are not out on the water!) and the shoreside events taking place throughout the weekend – Falmouth Classics and Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival.
Friday 16 June – Series 2 Race 4
IRC1 – 1st – Juno – Johnny Walker
IRC2 – 1st – Temeraire – Martin Eddy
IRC3 – 1st – Moonlighter – Paul Collins
A MOCRA – 1st – Ultraviolet – Peter Stephens
FF15 – 1st – The FF Word – Nick Woodley/Tim Julian
Sunbeam – 1st – Ivy – Nigel Glanville
For full results click here
Falmouth Town Regatta
Click here to read Malcolm Clark’s article on the Falmouth Town Regatta which took place last Saturday, 16th June.
Team Insatiable from Falmouth finish 2nd in National Championships
The bank holiday weekend of 26-26th June saw a Cornish team from Falmouth compete against 5 other teams in the inaugural HP30 Class National Sailing Championships, in near perfect conditions in Poole. Over three days, the Championship laid on 8 great races on a perfect windward leeward race track, as part of the brilliant organised Poole Regatta sponsored by â€˜International Paintsâ€™. â€˜Insatiableâ€™ and supported by clothing company SLAM is a Farr 30 owned by Tim Cunliffe entered under the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and modified to compete in this exciting developmental Class which is following in the footsteps of the Fast 40 class and in this regatta shared the same race course. The HP30 class is attracting top professional race teams alongside experienced Corinthian teams, seeking the thrills and demands of sprint style, exciting races, in high performance 30 footers. The â€˜Team Insatiableâ€™ Crew consisted of Tim Cunliffe, Niels Van Dinther, Mat Osborne, Barney Peters, Nicole Ames, James Bull and Mike Relling.
After topping the leader board on day 1, with extremely light conditions over the following two days, racing was very competitive and challenging and despite podium positions in all races, Team Insatiable were finally beaten into 2nd overall by Team Pegasus who won the regatta, with the Farr280 â€˜Toucanâ€™ Glynn Locke, 3rd. Team Insatiable will next be competing in the IRC South West Championships hosted by Flushing Sailing Club from the 29th June to 1st July.
RCYC/RNSA next event
Our next event is to go all the way to Fowey:
29th June â€“ 1st July Meet at Fowey [HW 1400ish]
Slightly later this year in the hope that the weather will be kinder.
Reserved pontoon if numbers warrant. Meal ashore at RFYC.
Please let Ian Munday know by this weekend if you are planning to attend so that he can make necessary arrangements.
Last month we tidied up the area in the back marquee. Herbs have been planted for Brian to use in the kitchen and the area is now a much brighter place to pass through. The tubs at the front have also been planted up and there will be a band of volunteers watering these through the summer months.
Help is now desperately needed to try and restore some order to the bank! Please come along and give Eleanor and myself a hand. If you can only spare an hour it would be much appreciated. A couple of men would be great to help move some of the bigger stuff.
Dress of the day sensible shoes and gloves and some hand tools if you have them. Coffee will be provided. New faces always welcome! Any questions please contact Eleanor 01326 318351 or Rachel 01326 212185.
Champagne & Strawberries, Sunday 1st July, 4pm
Don’t forget to add your name to the list for the Champagne & Strawberry event on Sunday, 1st July at 4pm. This is one of the Commodore’s Charity events with all profits from the afternoon going towards ‘Blind Week’ Sailing which we host every other year. This year Blind Week sailing is taking place between 30 June and 7 July and we are expecting over 20 yachts with a crew of two or three partially sighted on board. This event would not take place without the funding received through the charity so please do try and come along.
Tickets are Â£10 per person (cash or cheque payable to RCYC Commodore’s Charity) We will be serving supper for those that wish to stay in the evening (booking required).
When the Club is open, and there is no other event on, we will be showing the World Cup Football on the large screen on the Upper Deck.
Dates over the next few days are as follows:
Week 2: Friday 22 June, Saturday 23 June, Sunday 24 June, Wednesday 27 June, Thursday 28 June
Some of you may have known Lester Smith who was a member of the RCYC for many years and was very involved in the Sunbeam class and other club activities. Sadly Lester lost his fight against acute myeloid leukaemia and died in Treliske last Saturday evening after a short illness.