Please select your home edition
Edition
Zhik 2021 Medal Mania LEADERBOARD
Product Feature
WEST SYSTEM G/flex Epoxy
WEST SYSTEM G/flex Epoxy

Royal Lymington Yacht Club Nordic Folkboats Saturday Series Race 14

by Chris Baldwick 25 Sep 2017 17:05 BST 23 September 2017

Saturday September 23rd provided a sunny afternoon with 10 to 12 knots of steady southerly wind and 20C. One of the best days of the year for sailing!

Seven Nordics came to the start for a course that took the fleet along the mainland shore, with windward excursions out to the mid Solent. With a big ebb tide running, most of the windward marks in mid Solent could be almost laid on a single starboard tack. Nevertheless the course provided a test of boat speed and sail handling.

Padfoot established a good lead by the penultimate mark, a lead she kept to the finish. Samphire and Pilgrim had a private duel for second and third while Bonnie came from last to have a similar tussle with Lady Linda for fourth.

With just the final race to go next Saturday, Padfoot now has an unassailable lead in the series.

Series results so far can be found here.

Related Articles

2021 Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
Glorious conditions, but tricky breeze Following a year's absence from the racing calendar, the 2021 Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta, held in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, drew 208 boats to the Western Solent for racing over the weekend of Friday 16th - Sunday 18th July. Posted on 21 Jul
RLymYC 2020 Potter Ship Race
Twenty-one boats take part in heavy rain The 2020 Potter Ship Race was sailed on 3 October, despite high winds and rain the day before, Ken Kershaw and Peter Scholfield, RO and ARO respectively, made the valiant decision on Saturday morning to run the Club's signature Potter Ship Regatta. Posted on 6 Oct 2020
Entries open for Cowes Classics Week 2020
Royal London YC intend to run the regatta as planned in July The Royal London Yacht Club, organisers of Cowes Classics Week, is delighted to announce that entry for the 13th edition of the regatta is now open. Posted on 16 Apr 2020
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 6
Series concludes with a cheque for £2,000 for the event's official charity The final races of the LTSC Solent Circuit, sponsored by Pennyfarthing Homes, took place on Sunday 17th November. Competitors were greeted with a frustratingly familiar light north easterly breeze, which early on looked to be faltering. Posted on 19 Nov 2019
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 5
34 yachts race on a sunny day with a brisk breeze The fifth weekend of the LTSC Solent Circuit, sponsored by Pennyfarthing Homes, saw thirty four yachts come to the start line in the West Solent in sunny weather and a brisk but shifty north easterly breeze. Posted on 12 Nov 2019
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 4
Light winds following the severe gales on Saturday Following the severe gales of Saturday 2nd November, where gusts of over one hundred miles per hour were recorded at The Needles, the LTSC Race Team were greeted by almost flat calm conditions for the fourth weekend of the Solent Circuit. Posted on 4 Nov 2019
Folkboat Rolling Home Regatta in Berlin
Some 45 boats from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Great Britain take part So, the last main event of the season for the Folkboat class in Europe, is a traditional event on the lake in Berlin. Run by the small but friendly Segal Club, some 45 boats from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Great Britain made the trip. Posted on 1 Nov 2019
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 3
Glassy calm after days of high winds After days of high winds, Sunday morning saw the Lymington River glassy calm. Nevertheless, the LTSC race team set out into the Solent and were rewarded by a very gentle northerly breeze springing up in time for the fleets to get away on schedule. Posted on 29 Oct 2019
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 2
38 yachts on the startline with conditions very different from the previous week A total of thirty eight yachts came to the start line in the Western Solent on Sunday 20th October for Race Two of the Lymington Town Sailing Club's Solent Circuit, sponsored by Penny Farthing Homes. Posted on 22 Oct 2019
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit day 1
Almost forty entries, ranging in size from Folkboats to 45ft cruisers Sunday 13th October saw the first race of the 2019 Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit, sponsored by Pennyfarthing Homes. With almost forty entries, ranging in size from Folkboats to 45ft cruisers, the organisers were all set for a busy first race. Posted on 15 Oct 2019