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Salcombe Yawl

Salcombe Yawl

The Salcombe Yawl is one of the most delightful of the classic wooden boat classes found around the English Coast. Y1 was built probably in 1931. The Salcombe Yawl is clinker built of mahogany planks, with wooden spars and varnished decks. The Yawls have always been raced and cruised for pleasure although their pedigree can be seen in the older day fishing boats of the latter part of the nineteenth century.

The Salcombe Yacht Club Regatta is perceived by many to be the S.Y.O.A.'s National Championship and the past few years have seen over 50 entries. The age and design improvements mean the class events are divided between the new designs by Morrison and Howlett and the older boats. In the regatta there is also an additional fleet to provide more 'gentle' racing for families, beginners and dare one say the more elderly! Author: Martin Beck

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Show news Salcombe YC Winter Series race 2
Good turnout for the Solos despite the total lack of any discernible wind
Posted on 13 Nov
Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 1
It certainly felt like the end of the long, gentle autumn
Posted on 30 Oct
Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 7
Once again the sun was shining on Saturday
Posted on 17 Oct
Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 6
The exceptional October weather set the perfect backdrop
Posted on 9 Oct
Hassall Law Salcombe Yawl Open
A bumper turnout for the September Open
Posted on 28 Sep
Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 2
Seven Yawls, one Albacore and eleven Solo sailors turned out
Posted on 11 Sep
Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 1
Twelve Yawls and nine Solos on the start line
Posted on 5 Sep
Salcombe GinĀ© SYC Regatta 2023
Immense enjoyment for everyone, both on and off the water
Posted on 14 Aug
Salcombe YC Summer Series race 7
After losing races 5 and 6, it was great to be back out for the final one
Posted on 31 Jul
Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 4
Lots of wind, lots of tide, and a constant stream of shifty gusts
Posted on 3 Jul
Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 3
A glorious summer afternoon for the competitors
Posted on 26 Jun
Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 2
Another light wind race
Posted on 18 Jun
Salcombe YC Summer Series Race 1
An even mix of red and blue fleet Yawls took part
Posted on 11 Jun
Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series race 6
A brilliant course set within the harbour
Posted on 4 Jun
Salcombe Yawl open meeting
Plenty of wind set the scene for a brilliant bank holiday weekend on the water
Posted on 30 May
Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series race 5
What a day for sailing: blue skies, not much tide and a keen NE wind
Posted on 22 May
Salcombe Yacht Club Sailing Club Series Race 4
Glorious sunshine leads to a great turnout
Posted on 14 May
Salcombe Yacht Club Sailing Club Series Race 2
Uninviting conditions fail to deter a large fleet of sailors
Posted on 25 Apr
Salcombe YC Autumn Series race 7
A strong ebb tide for the final race of the series
Posted on 25 Oct 2022
Salcombe YC Autumn Series race 6
Great to have a new addition to the fast handicap fleet
Posted on 10 Oct 2022
Salcombe YC Autumn Series race 4
Ladies that Launch join in the fun
Posted on 25 Sep 2022
Salcombe YC Autumn Series race 2
Lark versus Albacore in the handicap fleet
Posted on 12 Sep 2022
Salcombe YC Autumn Series race 1
Local sailors provide good entertainment for spectators
Posted on 4 Sep 2022
Salcombe Yacht Club Sea Races
Bucket and Spade Series Races 4 & 5
Posted on 30 Aug 2022
Salcombe Bucket and Spade Series
The course involved navigating the 3 main creeks of the estuary
Posted on 21 Aug 2022
Salcombe Gin Yacht Club Regatta
Until you get that finishing bell, nothing is decided
Posted on 15 Aug 2022
Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series Race 6
A good turn out of eight Yawls, plus the handicap fleets too
Posted on 26 Jul 2022
Salcombe Yacht Club Summer Series Race 5
RS Aero 7s and Salcombe Yawls take to the water
Posted on 17 Jul 2022
Stones Boatyard Salcombe Jubilee Yawl & Solo Open
Thunder, lightning, it was very, very frightening...
Posted on 8 Jun 2022
Early May Bank Holiday at Salcombe
RS400, Yawl and N12 open meetings combine with club racing
Posted on 5 May 2022