Natasha Lambert, aged only 15, defied her young age to sail single handedly around the Isle of Wight on 27th September 2012. Her huge achievement was recognised at the Island Sailing Club, when she was presented with a Special Award from the Royal Yachting Association.
The RYA is offering Island sailing clubs the opportunity to sign up for free interactive workshops this winter which will provide information and advice to prepare for a successful 2013 season. Medina Valley Centre on the Isle of Wight will be offering workshops:
Do you know a young sailor or powerboater in your area who always goes the extra mile? If so then why not nominate them for the RYA Regional Young Sailor of the Year awards 2012.
In the run up to the first sailing events of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, sailing clubs, training centres and marinas throughout the UK turned out in force to celebrate the RYA’s Push the Boat Out Day.
Island Youth Water Activity Centre, Bembridge Sailing Club and Yarmouth Sailing Club will take to the water on on 21st July, to showcase sailing and show support for our Olympic and Paralympic sailors prior to the London 2012 Games.
As the XOD class at Cowes Week heads into its final day of racing, young university match racing star Andrew Shaw is now unbeatable.
Today’s special race marked the final day of a three day ‘regatta within the regatta’, the AAM XOD Class Centenary Regatta. The much anticipated highlight of the week was the attendance of HRH The Princess Royal when she visited the Royal Yacht Squadron platform to fire the gun to start the XOD race at 10am. The Princess also met a number of XOD owners.
Aberdeen Asset Management XOD Class Centenary Regatta will ultimately be recognised today by HRH Princess Royal when she visits the Royal Yacht Squadron platform to fire the gun to start the XOD race.