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Baltic Wharf 2011

Our thanks to Nigel and all at Baltic Wharf for a welcoming if somewhat windless day. The light breeze persisted for the head of the harbour race – a pleasant tour of the western part of Brunel’s historic docks – … Continue reading

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Hunts 2011

A day of gusty winds and varied weather saw a wide variety of craft take to the water Continue reading

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Whitefriars Nationals 2011

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Clywedog 2011

Clywedog Sailing Club held its annual Classic and Vintage Open meeting on Aug 6th & 7th.  Clywedog’s fleet of six dinghies were joined by four visiting boats two of which were over 50yrs old. The CVRDA races under 1965 handicap … Continue reading

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Bosham Classic Dinghy Revival 2011

“The best parts of my true stories were the bits that didn’t happen to me..!”
After exchanginging emails last year with the Bosham Classic Dayboat division we were delighted to be invited to join BSC’s “Classic Revival” week-end, promising a warm welcome, entertainment, food, eye-candy boats, and some great racing over the week-end.

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Roadford 2011

Roadford Lake Sailing Club the spiritual founding place of the CVRDA welcomed competitors from as far away as Frampton-on-Seven, Warminster, Yeovil and Falmouth to their annual CVRDA meeting over the 2nd May Bank Holiday Weekend. With the weather living to … Continue reading

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Nottingham 2011

It’s official.  You can have too much of a good thing, and the Nottingham Old Boats Weekend had too much wind. Some boats were actually blown over in the compound during a gust of 45 mph on Sunday, so perhaps … Continue reading

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Bough Beech 2011

Perhaps a mix of wedding celebration hangovers and the forecast F4 gusting F6 put off many of the usual CVRDA sailors. However, they missed an excellent event, sunshine and some challenging sailing on a beautiful stretch of water. The first … Continue reading

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Bristol Avon 2011

7 classic beauties met for the first time in 2011 at Bristol Avon Sailing Club, at Saltford, near Bath on Sunday 10th April. As befitted such a meeting, the sun shone brightly, and crowds thronged the banks, possibly (or possibly … Continue reading

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