Archive for the ‘Sailing Event’ Category

Bondicar Race 2017 – Result

Sunday 17th September Race officer: Ken and Mary Murray Seven willing souls took part in this prestigious ancient event in ‘orrible conditions. A foul tide, very lumpy seas brought on by a bone chilling northerly wind were not ideal conditions. Still the magnificent seven took up the challenge. Because of the ‘orrible conditions it was […]

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Bondicar Race 2017

The world famous Bondicar race is this coming Sunday September 17th 10.00hrs start, this is the culminating prestigious event that you have all been practising for this season. So remind yourselves of tidal streams, wind shifts and suitable sail wardrobe and put it all into practice. Stop Press More on the world famous Bondicar race, […]

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RNYC Regatta 2017 Results

Great weather conditions, good courses, lots of partying, good use of the rum shack and almost drinking the bar dry – our Annual regatta went down a storm. Thanks to Mary Murray and her volunteers for driving the event so successfully.   Photo: Allan Smith RNYC RESULTS Div 1 1st Summer Wine (RNYC) 2nd Monkey […]

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Ladies Helm Pursuit – results

The postponed Ladies Helm Pursuit race of 2nd July (due to high winds) was held on August the 27th 5 brave souls took part in light variable and challenging winds. Results are : 1st Lady Elanor 2nd Donati 3rd Pintail 4th Phoebe 5th Balloo Well done Norna Wilkins worthy winner, but all who took part […]

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RNYC Regatta 2017

Hi All, Just a reminder about our upcoming Regatta. Please note this is for all members not just the racing types. The racing on Saturday should be over by about 4pm when hopefully we can all meet at the rum shack for cocktails etc and play some pontoon games. This will be followed by eating, […]

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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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