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Aspire Merlin Rocket National Championships at Looe Sailing Club - Preview

by Ian Mackenzie 9 Jan 15:47 GMT 17-23 August 2019
Great Merlin Rocket sailing available at Looe © MROA

We are delighted to announce that Aspire Financial Services will be our headline sponsor for the third year in succession.

The Aspire 2019 Champs website merlinrocketchamps.com IS NOW OPEN. Our thanks are due to Aspire, Looe SC and to all of our associate sponsors for their early confirmation of continued support for us in 2019.

Because of this support I am pleased to say that our social programme is already well developed and I hope you like the look of what we have so far please check out the Socials page. We will be refining the programme throughout the spring and early summer so, please keep watching for updates on the website.

If you have any queries, please contact

What can we offer you this year:

  • Loyalty discount for 2018 Merlin Champs Competitors
  • Early Entry discounts (Entry and payment before 1 May 2019)
  • Online Entry. Please let us know how/if this works for you
  • Daily prizes, spread throughout the fleet, courtesy of Harken, Dinghy Tec, English Braids and Magic Marine
  • Creation Covers - Ice Cream Sunday
  • HD Sails - spinnaker auction (details to be published)
  • Winder Ranelagh champagne - for the lucky (skilful) first 21
  • Crew massage - from WTF

We are continuing our partnership with the NSSA and are offering loan boats and sponsored entry for up to 3 lucky pairs. For more information, please check the NSSA website.

Remember, maximum entry limited to 80 boats. Happy hunting for your Looe accommodation. We look forward to welcoming back all of our 2018 competitors and hope that you will persuade a few more of your fellow sailors to join in the 2019 Nationals Experience - a champs for everyone.

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