The RFYC 150th Anniversary Regatta, sponsored by Urban Union, was held on a sun drenched midsummer weekend with near-perfect sailing conditions. Members of five yacht clubs participated, with two international-level competitors.

Full results for the dayboat fleet are available here.

Full results for the cruiser class are available here.

The series results were:

Fleet 1:

  • 1st – Kestra
  • 2nd – Hard Slog
  • 3rd – Blocks

Fleet 2:

  • 1st – Joint venture
  • 2nd – Misty Blue
  • 3rd – Smij

The individual race winners, each of whom got a “really useful” prize for each race, were:

Fleet 1:

  • Race 1 – Blocks
  • Race 2 – Kestra
  • Race 3 – Kestra
  • Race 4 – Hard Slog
  • Race 5 – Kestra
  • Race 6 – Kestra

Fleet 2:

  • Race 1 – Misty Blue
  • Race 2 – Joint Venture
  • Race 3 – Misty Blue
  • Race 4 – Joint Venture

The first photo shows RFYC Commodore Charles Morton opening the prize giving and congratulating participants, welcoming guests and thanking the volunteers for their sterling work and Urban Union for their sponsorship. The second shows Kestra’s captain overburdened with his collection of really useful prizes! At the end of the prizegiving, Richard Leask stood up to thank the race officers for an absolutely outstanding race series, excellently organised, which was greatly enjoyed by the participants.

150th Anniversary Regatta – Charles Morton starts the prize giving

Richard with an armful of prizes!