Congratulations to everyone who took part in the RYA Youth Nationals last week, very trying and challenging conditions, especially the first three days where patience, risk assessment and very gentle boat handling were key in very light and shifty airs.
Overall winners were Dan Venables and Patrick Keech who sailed superbly across the whole week
Results from Harken GP2 at Rutland SC are now online here:
RYA Press Release
2 March 2015
Eric Twiname Trust presents its 31st RIB to 29er Class Association
The 31st support craft funded by the Eric Twiname Trust was handed over to the 29er Class Association at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace this weekend (28 February).
New Class rules are in effect for 2015 - please click to view.
The 2 changes, as approved by the 29er World Council are:
Rule C.6.1 (l)Amendment:
Add a new item (l) as shown below:C.6 BOATC.6.1 MODIFICATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR(l) the shrouds may be fitted with a turnbuckle between the wire end and the hull fixing point.
Add new rule to read as follows:(b) Standing rigging shall not be adjusted after the start.
Ovington are working on details of how these will be fitted, and we will provide an update once these details are released.