Archive for the ‘Sailing Event’ Category

Northumberland Plate Yacht Race 2017

The Royal Northumberland and Coquet Yacht Clubs were approached by Northumberland County Council in 2015 to host an annual yacht race to celebrate the maritime history of the Northumberland coast in the manner that the Northumberland Plate has represented the North East in horse racing circles for over a century. This year the start is […]

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Wednesday Series 1 Race 7

Race 7 Wednesday 14th June Race officer: Wednesday eve race all to play for and Expressly put the boot in,well done the Wallises and Roger and Dan Fast race saw the new kids on the block 50;52 coming second white sailing Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Laps Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Expressly 1 50;52 […]

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Wednesday Series 1 Race 8

Race 8 Wednesday 21st June Race officer: Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Laps Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Expressly Forbidden 1 Albany 2 Fagins Express 3 Vanouki 4 Donati 5 Harriets Express 6 50/52 7

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Rowena Cup Pursuit Race Tyne Party Weekend – 24th 25th June

This a joint venture with Sunderland Yacht Club. They are having a pursuit race up to the Tyne whilst we are doing the same southwards Slowest boats will set of 11.00hrs onwards followed by the quicker boats We will muster in the mouth of the river and then motor upstream to Newcastle Quay Marina who […]

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Breaking News!

Unfortunately because of too much wind in a wind dependent hobby, today’s race had to be postponed till a later date. However the forecast for the Bass Rock Race this coming weekend 16/17/18 looks great! Westerlies, perfect! What more could we ask for? Please let Tony Freeth know if you are considering taking part (sailing@rnyc.org.uk). […]

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Round Coquet Island Race 2017

Round Coquet Island Race 2017 Sunday 21st May Race officer: Clive Griffith Four yachts took part in the race this year and two managed to finish! Final results Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed Laps Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Summer Wine  X442  1.0931  17052  18639.5 1 Lady Elanor 3331C 0.9129 21775 20015.15 2 Juno  0.9870 […]

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Summer Sailing Programme 2017

DATE DAY TIME RACE OFFICER EVENT 3rd May Wed 19:00 Starlight Wed Series Race 1 7th May Sun 14:00 Silk Purse Newbiggin Buoy Race 10th May Wed 19:00 Expressly Forbidden Wed Series Race 2 17th May Wed 11:00 Expresso Wed Series race 3 21st May Sun 19:00 Pintail Round Coquet Race 24th May Wed 11:00 […]

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Late Winter Series 2016-17 Race 2

Race 2 Sunday  5th March Race officer: We will need a decider race between Off Quay and Fagins as they are neck and neck at present!   Yacht Sail Num WS TCF Elapsed time Average lap Seconds Corrected (sec) Position Fagin’s Express  1117  .8622  2:15:05  6988 1 Off Quay  8186  .8198  2:22:22  6995 2 Pintail […]

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Bart’s Bash update

RNYC  have now done 2 Bart’s events in 2015 and 2016 at RNYC and have the honour of having the longest offshore coastal race for the event ie the Bondicar. Read about the New Focus of the Andrew Simpson Foundation here.

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Late Winter Series 2016-17 Race 1

Race 1 Sunday  29th January Race officer: Clive Griffith Unfortunately we on Pintail took a wrong turn into a wind hole and got completely left behind. We used one of the new cardinal buoys off the weather tower as our turning mark with a fairway start and finish. There is sufficient enthusiasm to continue with […]

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