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Published 10:07 on 22 Aug 2014
With five consecutive first places With Alacrity have won the Sigma 38 Class in Cowes Week 2014 and have finished sixth overall in the Black Group! Sam, in her first Cowes Week has finished second with Panda Nova, third. Racing during the week has been close and highly competitive as ever with many tussles throughout the fleet. Zanzara, with class chairman, Nigel Goodhew on board had some excellent results, three second places but a
Published 13:09 on 8 Aug 2014
Six Sigma 38s competed in the Royal Solent Taittinger Regatta, making up a third of IRC3. Although the winds were very light, particularly on Saturday, racing in the Western Solent in spring tides was tactically exceptionally challenging and demanded intense concentration. The fabulous warm sunshine, the picturesque Yarmouth and the Royal Solent's hospitality made it seem like a real holiday. Andrew Gordon, owner of Panda Nova, who raced with his two children
Published 16:34 on 29 Jul 2014
Jamie Diamond and Adam Kay, both 19 years old, have won the JOG Week Double Handed event. Not only that they finished third overall against fully crewed boats in IRC5/6. A fabulous performance by a couple of extremely talented youngsters! Many congratulations to both. Have a look at their footage for the full story - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-S3-IleeMc
Published 15:51 on 21 Jul 2014
Three Peaks Yacht Race report. All four Sigma’s finished – 2 38’s Mistral of St Helier and Rho and two 33’s. The race started at Barmouth by all boats rowing over the line for 2 hours then a light wind fiddly leg to Caernarfon. Rho beat Mistral into Caernarfon getting the most
Published 09:05 on 11 Jul 2014
Thank you to everyone who took the time to take part in the Nationals Survey - 67 people completed the survey from 21 different Sigma 38s. Attached are the summarised results, the committee will be using this feedback along with the detailed comments submitted to plan future Nationals.
Published 22:47 on 9 Jul 2014
5 Sigma 38s set off from Cowes to Dartmouth on Saturday for a race that took approximately 24 hours. Once again With Alacrity showed her class and was first Sigma 38 and 2nd in IRC Class 5. Second Sigma 38, and 3rd in Class 5 was Rapscallion, making a welcome return to to race course and showing she hadn't forgotten her skills. Rapscallion was racing two up and finished 3rd in the Double handed series.
Published 08:47 on 8 Jul 2014
Chris and Vanessa Choules have continued their winning streak finishing first in the Spinlock IRC Double Handed National Championships hosted by the Royal Southampton YC over the weekend. The mixed fleet competed in 3 races, a short windward leeward and a longer round the cans on Saturday and a longer race on Sunday. A second and two fourths was enough for WA to clinch the championship by one point. Vanessa said "I'm shattered, it was
Published 17:00 on 30 Jun 2014
Not content with winning the exceptionally challenging 2014 RTIR With Alacrity cruised straight out to win every one of the 3 races in the David Thomas Regatta. Persephone was equally consistent finishing 2nd in every race. Great to see Yoda competing strongly with the form boats. Turnout was slightly disappointing however a number of boats had issues following the RTI. Given the RTI pulls the largest attendance each year of Sigma 38s the extremely well
Published 08:03 on 24 Jun 2014
In a telling demonstration of crew tenacity and determination 21 Sigma 38 finished with only 2 retirements, in a year that saw more retirements than finishers overall. With Alacrity was first Sigma 38 home completing the race in 10 hours, 37 minutes, finishing 4th in IRC 2D, and 44th overall, one of the highest placed positions ever for a Sigma 38. Sam, second and 61st overall, competing in her first RTI and then Jedi,
Published 08:39 on 22 Jun 2014