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Entries open for the Merlin Rocket Nautilus Yachting Inland Championships 2021

by Lou Johnson 15 Sep 13:53 BST 25-26 September 2021
Nautilus Merlin Rocket Inlands at Grafham Water © Dave Philpott

Please come join in the Merlin Rocket Nautilus Yachting Inland Championships at Bala Sailing Club on 25th and 26th September 2021. There will be five races over two days and when the class last visited in 2005 Mike and Jane Calvert won... will they take home the Golden Touch Trophy in 2021?

In additional to the overall prizes, there will be prizes across the fleet for the top three boats silver and bronze fleet sailors, as well as those related by birth, marriage or civil partnership, the first U21 helm, the first over 50 helm, and the first boat with both helm and crew over 60. Plus, there is a team prize so come with friends and bring three boats from your club!

"A huge thank you to Nautilus Yachting for continuing their support of our Merlin Rocket Inlands," comment Louise Johnson Sponsorship and Publicity for the M.R.O.A. "As a class we are very fortunate to have some long-term sponsors and we are really appreciative of all they do for the class and our members."

Craftinsure Silver Tiller Organiser and co-ordinator of all Merlin Rocket events Caroline Croft has organised a grand finale to 2021. From now until 4th December there is a Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller, Thames Series, Midland Circuit or the Inland Championships every weekend (except the 30th/31st October if we are going to get pernickety), so plenty of opportunities to get out on the water and meet with friends and the nights draw in.

All fixtures can be found on the new Merlin Rocket Website under Racing - Events. Please enter the Nautilus Yachting Inland Championships on the following link, where you can find the NoR and order your evening BBQ tickets -

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