Please select your home edition
Edition
Crewsaver 2021 Safetyline LEADERBOARD

Title Sponsor announced for the 2000 Class Millennium Series in 2021

by Mark Foley 29 Dec 2020 07:18 GMT
(left) Mark Foley, 2000 Class publicity, and (right) Pete Vincent, West Country Boat Repairs © Mark Foley

2000 Class have engaged with West Country Boat Repairs as their title sponsor for the six rounds of the Millennium Series in 2021. The Series will be two inland events and four sea rounds all in spectacular locations from Derbyshire in April down to Hampshire from April to September.

In keeping with the ethos of the 2000s as friendly and serious racing in a boat that has everything the keen racer wants yet isn't intimidating to the less experienced sailor, the programme next year gives opportunities for first time Open Event travellers at a large range of locations and in conditions likely to be manageable for the family sailors and sometimes challenging for the proficient.

"West Country Boat Repairs are delighted to be sponsoring the prestigious Millennium Series in 2021. We will be supplying a range of prizes including places on our Dinghy Repair workshops, a full 2000 refurbishment and plenty of our famous Ugly Mugs. We will have spot prizes as well as prizes for the overall winners, so there is a chance for everyone, whatever your level. We already know many of the 2000 sailors as valued customers and look forward to meeting the rest of the fleet during 2021. We know that there's going to be at least one of the events that suits your location and experience so come and join in the fun; you may go home with a prize!"

The Millennium Series was taken in 2019 and 2020 by Simon Horsfield and Katie Burridge, the Sail Juice 2019 - 20 winners who've made a great start in the 20 -21 series, so the Millennium Series proves to be a great place to learn how to mix it with the top sailors.

The prizes available from West Country Boat Repairs include boat and foils overhauls, and days on WCBR's boat repair courses at their workshops in Gloucestershire. There are also places on racing sailing training courses.

"This is a great fit for the 2000 Class "said Mark Foley, 2000 Publicity Officer. "We are constantly dealing with people asking us where they can get their hands on a 2000, as they are snapped up when they come up for sale. So what better way to look after your boat's resale value than get an upgrade courtesy of WCBR, or spend a day on a course learning how to keep your boat in tip top condition by yourself? Indeed, if you are not in the position to get a new boat from RS Sailing, when you see a boat for sale that needs some work, put yourself in touch with WCBR beforehand and have a chat about what the improvements you want might cost before you negotiate."

Related Articles

10th Great North Asymmetric Challenge preview
A firm favourite for those who like to gybe, this September Sponsored by Cumbrian Legendary Ales, this year's Great North Asymmetric Challenge (known as the GNAC) at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club will be held on 25th and 26th September. A firm favourite for those who like to gybe. Posted on 27 Aug
2000 class UK National Championships
Rob and Sarah Burridge win in fleet of 47 at Royal Torbay The 2000 Class Association held their UK National Championships at the top sailing venue of Torbay, hosted by the world-class Royal Torbay Yacht Club. The event took place over the 8-13 August attracting 47 entries in total. Posted on 23 Aug
2000 Class Millennium Series at Thorney Island
32 boats race with an 'interesting' forecast As the weekend approached there was a somewhat interesting forecast, particularly for the Sunday, cue extra items required to be packed. This was the second trip to Thorney Island this season, the first an excellent coaching weekend earlier in the year. Posted on 28 Jul
2000 class coached open at Snettisham Beach
Two days of racing with expert advice A novel event for the 2000 Class, a coached open meeting accommodates the fact that many people acquire a 2000 as their first boat having recently learnt to sail, and it has always been the ambition to help improve the competence of their sailors. Posted on 26 Jun
2000 Class Millennium Series at Keyhaven
The host club pull out all the stops to deliver a superb event The weather was looking good - hot, dry and sunny - perfect recipe for producing a classic Solent sea breeze. With the weather organised, Keyhaven YC pulled out all the stops required to deliver a superb first 2000 Millennium Series event of the year. Posted on 15 Jun
Get your entry in for the Keyhaven 2000 Open
Early bird discount for those registered before the 4th June Keyhaven Yacht Club is hosting a 2000 Open on the 12/13th June which is part of the LDC 2000 West Country Boat Repairs Millennium Series 2021 co-sponsored by Noble Marine. Posted on 2 Jun
Staunton Harold 2000 & RS200 Open
A thoroughly enjoyable day on the water On the day early heavy rain eased to show almost perfect sailing conditions. Race officer Alan Bennett set good windward leeward courses and provided a rapid turn around of races. Posted on 12 May
2000s and RS200s at Staunton Harold in May
The club's first open meeting of 2021 Staunton Harold SC looks forward to welcoming LDC 2000 and RS200 sailors on Saturday 8th May to our first Open event of 2021. Posted on 20 Apr
2000 Class Association hold virtual livestream
For the 2020 Millenium Series prize giving The 2000 Class delivered their Millennium Series 2020 prize-giving via livestream. The stream was broadcast on Friday 19th Feb, hosted by Kev O'Brien (2000 Chair). The top 4 places were awarded trophies that were mailed before the livestream. Posted on 22 Feb
Astral Azure 2000 Nationals prize draw extended
Event to be held at the excellent Royal Torbay Yacht Club Due to Lockdown 3 we're extending the time limit for entries to the Astral Azure Nationals to be entered into the draw for a FREE ENTRY! Posted on 11 Jan