Please select your home edition
Edition
Hyde Sails 2022 One Design LEADERBOARD

Maylandsea Bay Sailing Week

by Dean Saxton 23 Aug 2016 10:59 BST 15-20 August 2016
Start line at Maylandsea Bay Sailing Week © Teresa Giles

40 boats enjoyed the good weather last week when they participated in Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club week. The event which started on Monday, held events for a mixed dinghy fleet, Sandhopper keelboats and Picos.

A total of 10 races where contested over the week on the water, with various Olympic themed events taking place during the rest of the day and evening entertainment from a games night, karaoke, barn dance, quiz and a live band for the prize giving dinner.

Chris and Lauren Grice in there Kestrel had just returned from finishing third in the Kestrel nationals and dominated the week, taking first place overall in the dinghy fleet. The juniors also enjoyed good racing in the Pico fleet and completed 10 races and it was Joe Grice who topped the table. In the Sandhopper fleet, Kevin Wittle and Rory took honours.

Overall Results:

Dinghy fleet
1. C & L Grice, Kestrel
2. P Gray / K Wilkinson, Kestrel
3. D & P Gibson, Wayfarer
4. D & S Wilson, Graduate
5. D & A Saxton, Hornet
6. B Wright / S Green, Wayfarer

Sandhopper
1. K Wittle / Rory
2. F Levy / P Cornwall
3. T Dayes / G Walkley

Pico
1. J Grice
2. C Broomfield / S Cornwall
3. B Grice
4. C Wright
5. A & G Enkel

Related Articles

GP14s at Maylandsea
Southern Travellers Series Round 3 The third round of the GP14 Southern Travellers series was hosted by Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club on May 11, 2024. Relatively new to the GP14 southern circuit, the venue has become a firm favourite. Posted on 17 May
Kestrel Eastern Areas at Maylandsea Bay
Balmy warmth, that was more like August than Autumn greeted us all Seven Kestrels, including visitors from the South Coast and Norfolk, gathered for the Kestrel Eastern Areas over the weekend of 30th September & 1st October. Balmy warmth, that was more like August than Autumn greeted us all. Posted on 2 Oct 2023
GP14 Southern Travellers at Maylandsea Bay
Sailors go orienteering The third event of the GP14 Southern Travellers was held on Saturday at this popular club set on Lawling Creek just south of the River Blackwater. With a poor forecast only 11 teams signed up with two other regulars deciding to head north. Posted on 25 Apr 2023
Kestrel Eastern Area Championships
Maylandsea Bay delivers big tides, sunny weather, and F3 winds Eight Kestrels gathered at Maylandsea Bay for the Eastern Area Championships over the weekend of October 8th/9th. They were blessed with big tides, sunny weather, a NW Force 3 on the Saturday and Southerly Force 3 to 4 on Sunday. Posted on 16 Oct 2022
GP14 Southern Areas at Maylandsea Bay
Fleet includes a boat bought just the day before What a tremendous weekend! Thirteen boats congregated at Maylandsea Bay SC including 12448 bought by local Mark Harman the day before. Posted on 10 Jun 2022
Maylandsea Bay Kestrel Open
The first of two Kestrel events this year at the club Fourteen sailors gathered for the first of the two Maylandsea Bay Kestrel opens for 2022. Long range forecasts had been excellent, but as so often happens in Blighty, by the time of the event, Saturday looked like being a no wind day. Posted on 18 May 2022
Kestrel Eastern Area Championship
A fleet of 9 boats at Maylandsea Bay The Kestrel Eastern Area Championship was held at Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club over the weekend of 10th & 11th July. A fleet of 9 boats gathered. Posted on 12 Jul 2021
GP14s at Maylandsea Bay
A first for the club? The GP14 Southern Travellers have added a new venue to the circuit at Maylandsea Bay SC which is located on Mayland Creek with racing in the creek and on the River Blackwater in Essex. Posted on 14 Jun 2021
Blackwater Icicle 2019
Forty boats attend event hosted by Maylandsea Bay SC Forty boats assembled for a committee boat start in Lawling Creek for the 2019 Blackwater Icicle, this year hosted by Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club. Posted on 2 Jan 2020
Hornets at Maylandsea Bay
An early start after a Friday night curry The Hornet fleet descended on Maylandsea Bay on the banks of the River Blackwater in Essex over the weekend of 2nd & 3rd of September to share an open meeting with the Kestrel fleet. Posted on 6 Sep 2017