Back to basics for Sir Ben Ainslie

Sir Ben Ainslie enjoys a relaxing afternoon with the Hon Mary Montagu-Scott and Lord Montagu – photo Julio Graham

A slight change of pace for Sir Ben Ainslie in a Scow on the Beaulieu River yesterday – photo Julio Graham

Sir Ben Ainslie made a guest appearance yesterday at the Buckler’s Hard 50th anniversary and redevelopment celebration regatta.

Ainslie, who was keen to embrace the spirit of the event, enjoyed a fun sail . . . → Full Article: Back to basics for Sir Ben Ainslie

Burnham Week 2021 open for entry – Full steam ahead for premier east coast regatta

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Dragon racing on the River Crouch – photo Roger Mant

Burnham Week Ltd (BWL) is delighted to announce Burnham Week 2021 is now open for entry writes Sue Pelling.

This premier east coast regatta (28 August-4 September) at Burnham-on-Crouch traditionally takes place to include the August Bank Holiday, which means now is the time . . . → Full Article: Burnham Week 2021 open for entry – Full steam ahead for premier east coast regatta

Saxton and Lewis reign supreme Endeavour Champions – Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis make it five wins in a row

Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis enjoy spectacular racing in today’s breezy conditions – photo Roger Mant

Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis fought back in today’s breezy conditions to secure the overall win of the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy, for the sixth time and a record fifth time in a row, writes Sue Pelling.

Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis collect the Endeavour Trophy for the fifth time in a row – photo . . . → Full Article: Saxton and Lewis reign supreme Endeavour Champions – Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis make it five wins in a row

Patience and Henderson take overnight Endeavour Trophy lead – Olympian leads Merlin Rocket champs by one point

Olympic sailor Luke Patience, and Mary Henderson take overnight lead – photo Sue Pelling

Olympian Luke Patience, and Mary Henderson (470) stole the show on the opening day of the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy, with three wins in the bag writes Sue Pelling. 

Light winds and a strong tidal stream resulted in challenging conditions for the 30-strong fleet of champion sailors but Luke Patience – Tokyo 2020 Team . . . → Full Article: Patience and Henderson take overnight Endeavour Trophy lead – Olympian leads Merlin Rocket champs by one point

Annual champion of champions race over-subscribed

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So popular is this weekend’s Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy (11-13 October), there is now a waiting list to take part writes Sue Pelling.

Despite the doom and gloom of the weather forecast threatening to put a damper on the 59th Endeavour Trophy at Burnham-on-Crouch, there are still a few hopeful competitors ready to step in at . . . → Full Article: Annual champion of champions race over-subscribed

Endeavour Trophy count down – Champions prepare for annual showdown at Burnham-on-Crouch

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Photo Sue Pelling

With just one month to go until the Investec-sponsored Endeavour Trophy (11-13 October), entry has almost reached its 30-place limit writes Sue Pelling.

For the first time in many years response to the annual Endeavour Trophy invitation dinghy champion of champions’ event has been overwhelming, with organisers at the Royal Corinthian . . . → Full Article: Endeavour Trophy count down – Champions prepare for annual showdown at Burnham-on-Crouch

Bilge keeler wins 88th Round the Island Race 2019

Eeyore – Gold Roman Bowl 2019 winner

Photo – Paul Wyeth

No records broken this year but complex, light conditions proved ideal for local hot shot Jo Richards and team, who stole the show by winning the Gold Roman Bowl on the smallest boat in the fleet writes Sue Pelling.

Beating 1,210 other boats in extreme light, shifty conditions aboard ‘Eeyore’ . . . → Full Article: Bilge keeler wins 88th Round the Island Race 2019