After the recent busy week of the UK Fireball Nationals held at Penzance last week, the club was full of the regular old faces and some new ones, as the home races kicked off again.
Penzance Around Scilly and Back (PASAB) is our annual race to the Isles of Scilly and is made up of three legs. Postponed this year, it will now start on the last day of August in the normal three-day format.
The combined sailing instructions for both dinghy and cruiser competitors have been updated for 2017.
The courses for our inshore races are set on the day of the race by the duty Race Officer. The start line is normal our club line laid east of our clubhouse.
Enclosed is information that could make your sailing experience even safer.
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The racing fleet sails regularly over longer courses with more competitive racing. Racing takes place on Monday and Thursday evenings as well as Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, subject to tides.
Alongside the racing fleet we Tuesday evening racing. Shorter courses, a more relaxed attitude to racing and having fun on the water.
The Mirror is a small two-person sailing dinghy, ideal for pleasure sailing, racing and teaching. It is a gunter rigged dinghy with a symmetric spinnaker; its distinctive bright red sails can often be seen in the bay. It is suitable
The Laser is a single-handed una rigged dinghy. It is a strict one-design class meaning that is is controlled by tight rules on the boat. Each one is therefore virtually identical. It is an Olympic class and racing is very
The Enterprise is a 4 metre long sailing dinghy for two people with distinctive, and easily recognisable, light blue sails. It is one of the largest classes in the world, and the popularity of this Jack Holt design is due
The handicap fleet allows dinghies that don’t have a fleet at Penzance to race competitively against each other. Over time the make up of the handicap fleet has changed but generally contains: Larks Fireballs Topaz RS 200 and many others….
Over the last week, we have been proud to host the UK Fireball Class for the Gul Fireball Nationals 2018.
After a successful yet tricky week on the water, the final results have now been published.