Cowes Week 2019

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Cowes Week 2019 saw a full barrage of Autumnal weather conditions batter the island. This resulted in the first two days of racing being cancelled for many of the fleets and classes. While many used the time to watch the exciting SailGP races from Egypt Point many more were chomping at the bit to get […]

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Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019

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The 71st British Dragon Nationals, the Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup, came to a close on Thursday 18 July after two final races were sailed. The event was shortened by a day due to an increasing weather front approaching the Irish Sea but all six championship races were successfully sailed thanks to the organisation of the SCYC […]

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Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019 Day Three

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An overnight change in the weather forecast pre-empted an adjustment to the sailing schedule for the 33 Dragons and over 100 sailors. With very heavy weather and strong winds predicted for Friday it was confirmed that the crew’s race would be abandoned, and two races would be run to finish the championship. A strengthening 10-15 […]

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Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019 Day Two

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Sailors swapped suncream and shorts for foulies and boots on day two of the Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup in Abersoch. A stronger south westerly breeze and rolling Irish Sea was already waiting for the competitors as they sailed out for the start of race three. With the tide pushing the Dragons over the line a general […]

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Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup 2019 Day One

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  A beautiful warm morning greeted the Dragon sailors at the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club (SCYC) on the first day of the Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup. The 71st British Dragon nationals started under postponement for two hours while the wind filled in from the South. Over keen to get racing underway after the postponement resulted in […]

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Edinburgh Cup Preview 2019

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The 71st British Dragon Nationals, the Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup is set to be four days of thrilling one-design keelboat racing in the waters of North Wales. The South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club (SCYC), one of the UK’s premier yachting and sailing destinations, is this year’s host to their eighth Edinburgh Cup. The home SCYC Dragon fleet […]

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A First for the Edinburgh Cup 2019

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Cette année, les British Dragon Northern Championships et la  Haulfryn Edinburgh Cup , qui se déroulent à Abersoch, verront pour la première fois une équipe de jeunes composée exclusivement de femmes prendre part à cet événement national prestigieux. Les 71e ressortissants britanniques du Dragon ont attiré des marins de tous les âges du Royaume-Uni et […]

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