Please select your home edition
Clipper Ventures

Southport Town Cup at West Lancs on 31st March

by Steve Blackburn, WLYC on 10 Mar 2012 31 March 2012

West Lancashire Yacht Club hosts the Southport Town Cup on Saturday 31st March 2012. The Southport Town Cup race started in 1962 when Southport Town Council presented the magnificent trophy. We have changed the race format this year to one pursuit race.

  • Venue: West Lancs YC, Marine Drive, Southport, PR8 1RY
  • Entrance fee: £8.00 single-hander, £10.00 double-hander
  • Briefing at 11.30am and 150 minute Open pursuit race, first start at 12.00pm
  • All types of monohull dinghies are welcome from PN 747 to 1646
Food will be available and the Prize Giving will be held shortly after the racing. We look forward to seeing you join us for this event.

For more information visit or email

Related Articles

RC Laser & Df65 Southport Spring Series day 4
One of those claggy, misty days It was a looking dreary over at Southport - you know one of those claggy, misty days, when you think, 'Will we ever see any blue sky today?'. Posted on 22 Feb
RC Laser & Df65 Southport Spring Series day 3
A full-on weekend at West Lancs Saturday and Sunday saw the launch weekend for the first Travellers' Trophy Joint DF95 / DF65 event. There are to be 18 events in total giving 9 for each class. The best thing is they both count with equal points towards the same prize. Posted on 13 Feb
RC Laser & Df65 Southport Spring Series day 2
Chilly but fine for the 17 skippers At the start of the day we had 7 RC Laser and 10 Df65 skippers arrive at West Lancs, Southport for the second day of the joint Spring series. The weather was fine but a tad on the chilly side with light airs. Posted on 27 Jan
RC Laser & Df65 Southport Spring Series day 1
22 eager skippers turn out With the sound of the wild geese honking away over the Ribble estuary, it was a miserable day for sailing if you could see your way through the fog. Posted on 10 Jan
IOM Xmas Jumper at West Lancs
Northern District Winter Series event Same day, same month, one year on and again the same problem, but with help at hand from the West Lanc's club to hold the Fleetwood's IOM Christmas regatta. Don't you just love that dreaded weed, has nobody found a use or an exporter for that stuff yet. Posted on 28 Dec 2016
RC Laser North District Championship
More model yacht racing at West Lancs With the invitation to the dual Laser/Dragon 65 race day, it would be interesting to see who out of the now over 80 skippers on Alan T's mailing list would turn up and which class they would opt to sail in, as over half probably own both boats. Posted on 25 Oct 2016
GP14s dominant at the 24 hour Race
50th running of the West Lancs classic The forecast at the beginning of the week for the 50th West Lancashire YC 24 hour Race was one that would have had some of the lighter crews being bulked up with protein shakes and pasta bowls. Posted on 28 Sep 2016
50th West Lancs 24hr Race
Sail, social, sleep repeat The 82 teams at the West Lancashire Yacht Club 50th anniversary 24 Hour Race were certainly blessed with good weather over the weekend of the 17th and 18th September 2016. Posted on 22 Sep 2016
Craftinsure ready to help at Southport!
West Lancs 24 Hour Race this weekend Although weather conditions are expected to be fair at this weekend's West Lancs 24 Hour Race, help from Craftinsure will be there if needed, not least for their adopted University team from nearby Lancaster. Posted on 15 Sep 2016
Come to the West Lancs 24hr Race 50th
The biggest sailing party of 2016 Next weekend sees the 50th running of the West Lancashire Yacht Club 24 Hour Race. We already have 75+ teams entered sailing Enterprise, Firefly, GP14 and Larks For any of you who are undecided it is not too late to enter. Posted on 10 Sep 2016