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Mister Lucky finishes

Mark Hipgrave in Mister Lucky arrived at 1:30am local time to a warm welcome from family and friends. He finishes third in the Gipsy Moth class and third overall in the OSTAR. Mark lost his instruments from what he assumes … More


The OSTAR and TWOSTAR races of 2017 have seen some of the worst weather experienced in any of the races. A cold spring had left snow on the ground and several icebergs to the east and south of Newfoundland, and … More

Skittles Night!

Plymouth Dinghy Regatta

The 2017 Plymouth Dinghy Regatta saw a bumper entry of 65 boats, covering a diverse range of classes and speeds, from a foiling Moth through to Toppers who were also contesting their South West Championships. Part of the SailRacer Summer … More


Vento di Sardegna continues her pace to Newport. Favourable wind and weather conditions should see her cross the Castle Light finish line in the early hours (UT) of 15 June. The Newport sailing community is ready to celebrate Andrea’s second … More

Plymouth Yacht Regatta

Another Rescue in the North Atlantic

Italian Ostar skipper Michele Zambelli on yacht Illumia triggered his EPIRB at 0400UHT after encountering keel problems. Immediate action was taken by Halifax CG which resulted in him being picked up by a Canadian Air Force helicopter, Rescue 911, at 1000UHT. … More

North Atlantic Storm Hits OSTAR & TWOSTAR Fleet

In the early hours of Friday 9th June, 60 knot winds and 15 metre seas were experienced by competitors, caused by a very low depression (967 mb). These extreme conditions caused damage to many boats with 3 emergency beacons (EPIRB) … More

Sutton Harbour Footbridge Closure

The Sutton Harbour pedestrian footbridge will remain closed for the coming months following confirmation from engineers appointed by the Environment Agency that the bridge turntable has failed and will need to be replaced. ( Sutton Harbour Footbridge – Sutton Harbour … More

Plymouth ‘Win or Swim’ Dinghy Regatta

Plymouth ‘Win or Swim’ Dinghy Regatta, this weekend 10-11th June, will see a weekend of great racing in Plymouth Sound, hosted by us here at the RWYC and supported by members of the Port of Plymouth Sailing Association.  For friends,  … More

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