A glorious weekend of racing with more wind than forecast and sun! The race committee excelled with 4 windward leewards on Sat and 2 round the cans on Sunday. For most crews this was there first time this year back out on the water. The relatively short legs on Sat tested boat handling and big tides and flukey winds on Sun certainly tested tactical skills. With Sigma 38 racing in IRC 3 Persephone got
Published 13:58 on 15 Apr 2014
Panda Nova's early season practise paid off in the first race of the Sigma 38 calendar. Of the 6 Sigma 38'c competing they were first home and were a respectable second overall in IRC 5. Vitesse was second, followed by Gallant, third and closely behind, Galliver and Paracelsus. Marta retired. Gallant's achievement, in particular, is noteworthy, as this was their first taste of offshore racing. The Coastal and Offshore series are promising to be
Published 10:40 on 8 Apr 2014
Calling all Sigma 38s - to take advantage of the Spring champs early bird entry you need to enter today. Up to 12 races scheduled over the two weekend before and after Easter. Come on you know you're dying to get back out there. Gambit, Light, Pandanova, Persephone, and Rho are already entered and looking forward to competing with the rest of you. As we are planning to socialise with you on Sat.
Published 08:27 on 4 Apr 2014
A quick reminder that the reduced entry fee for the Spring Championships ends on Friday 4th April, that's a week this Friday. Two action packed weekends either side of Easter, 12 races scheduled with a sail trimming seminar and a Sigma 38 social arranged on the Sat of the second weekend. So far Gambit, Light, Pandanova and Persephone are entered so get you entry in to make sure you don't miss out. Click
Published 09:36 on 27 Mar 2014
The Class Association has teamed up with Hudson Wight to enable its members to purchase great looking performance sailwear at surprisingly low prices. All members of the Class Association receive an additional 10% off and the Association receives 15% commission on each sale. Keeping warm and dry has never been so good - you benefit from great gear at reasonable prices and at the same time earn money for the Association mast fund. Click
Published 00:00 on 1 Feb 2014
A fabulous evening in a wonderful historic venue with a great bunch of fun loving people. The photos taken by the professional photographer are available to view and purchase on his website www.hg-photo.co.uk. go to the client area and the password gallery is SIGMA38. What a handsome crew you are. Any suggestions of where to go next year will be gratetfully received.
Published 00:00 on 27 Jan 2014
Dear all, Our 25th year – and quite a year it has been. The cold start to 2013 made the adhesion of the all-important anti-foul a challenge many crews decided to decline and wait for slightly warmer weather. This unfortunately affected the number of entries lining up for the season opener, the Warsash Spring series. Whilst it pains me to say, I think they made the right decision...the six Sigma38’s
Published 14:00 on 24 Jan 2014