Yawl Training Wekend

Posted on 14/03/2018 by andrewstirling

Yawl Training Weekend  27/28/29 April ’18 The race training weekend will again run on 27/28/29 April  and will be a good start for your racing season. Richard Whitworth has agreed to be our coach again, but we have fresh ideas and ace helm Will Henderson has kindly offered to front the Sunday morning session on the racing rules […]

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Christmas Treasure Hunt Walk 28th Dec

Posted on 01/11/2017 by andrewstirling

New update Minor change of plan – meeting at Higher Rew at 11am, rather than North Sands.  This means all the cars will be in the right place.  This will be an opportunity for a quick found of innovative/dodgy spirits before we set off.  I am hoping to make Christmas pudding vodka as my contribution.  Penny’s […]

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SYOA Autumn Dinner In The Wardroom

Posted on 11/10/2017 by andrewstirling

Dear all,   Just a reminder re. the SYOA Dinner.  We have 20 confirmed and several people have expressed an interest.  There are a maximum of 34 slots.  Penny has negotiated rather a good deal on the basis that we pre-order 2 weeks in advance, so please pass this on to your “diary manager” wife/partner […]

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Town Regatta Entry Form

Posted on 07/08/2017 by andrewstirling No Comments

Entry Form  Racing start 10.20 

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St Mawes Trip Photos

Posted on 27/06/2017 by andrewstirling No Comments

More photos hear   

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Wood Boat article

Posted on 09/05/2017 by andrewstirling

Nic Compton has written a superb article in Wooden Boat magazine about The Salcombe Yawl. If you would like a copy you can buy it in print or as a digital download. https://www.woodenboatstore.com ,   Edited with BlogPad Pro

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Training Weekend

Posted on 12/01/2017 by andrewstirling

We are again running a race training weekend on 5/6/7 May and there is still plenty to learn!   Richard Whitworth has agreed to be our coach again.  He is a very accomplished dinghy sailor and has a lot to give to novice sailors, to those new to the fleet and to our most seasoned racers.  In […]

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The Big Debate

Posted on 26/10/2016 by andrewstirling

The Big Debate The Salcombe Yawl Owners Association debate, here are the questions please click on the one you want to comment on, and you will be directed to appropriate page to participate.  As I have said before, we need to address the increasing age profile of yawl sailors, the decline in entry numbers and […]

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Centenary Of The Salcombe Lifeboat Disaster

Posted on 10/10/2016 by andrewstirling

oCENTENARY OF THE SALCOMBE LIFEBOAT DISASTER Thursday 27 October 2016   10.00 am Service of Commemoration in Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe. Led by the Bishop of Plymouth All are most welcome  12.15pm Wreath-Laying on the Bar  with 13-gun salute by HMS SUTHERLAND  For more information on the Centenary, visit http://www.salcombelifeboat.co.uk   SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL SALCOMBE HARBOUR […]

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Amendment To Sailing Instructions: Penilty Turns

Posted on 08/08/2016 by andrewstirling