The OSTAR / TWOSTAR – an east-to-west yacht race across the North Atlantic from Plymouth UK to Newport, Rhode Island. The Royal Western Yacht Club of England announces a change of date for the start of their iconic Oceanic Races, the Original singlehanded Transatlantic Race ( OSTAR ) and the Two-Handed Transatlantic Race ( TWOSTAR ). The Races will start on Sunday 10th May 2020 in Plymouth Sound. There will
Published 10:06 on 7 Sep 2018
Howth Yacht Club are running a regatta 1st, 2nd & 3rd June "Wave Regatta" details of which are available on the following website https://www.waveregatta.com If enough interest was shown it might be possible to get a separate class. Check out the above website.
Published 15:22 on 19 Jan 2018
5 Sigma 38s (Erislannan, Marta, Paracelsus, Rho and With Alacrity) spent the May Bank Holiday weekend competing in the RORC Myth of Malham. 140 boats participated in a race that mirrors the start and first 130nm of the Rolex Fastnet. RORC badge the race as having some of the "most challenging and perplexing tidal gates" and that certainly proved true this weekend. The race ended up being a beat to Eddystone as well as
Published 09:46 on 30 May 2017
Eleven Sigma 38's have been offered places in the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017. After the panic of getting on the registration list which filled within 4 minutes and 27 seconds of opening the second hurdle has now been achieved by 11 Sigma 38's, an offer of a place on the Fastnet Race.
Published 12:22 on 19 Jan 2017
Entry to the registration list is now open. Entry to the Rolex Fastnet Race 2017 opened 9th January at noon. The Race cannot be entered directly. Registered entries will be allocated with priority given to RORC Members (one boat per Member). The priority for RORC Members will be given until 23:59 Sunday 15th January 2017 . Non Member boats will subsequently be allocated entry places based on time and date
Published 10:21 on 6 Jan 2017
The Sigma 38 Class is once again fielding one of the largest one design entries in the prestigious Hamble River Winter Series, always a popular event for the iconic British class. Nine boats are entered, each having overcome its own individual issues to get out racing. All skippers knows it's never just a case of getting to the start line. Preparing the boat, sorting out the logistics, organising the crew and prising open the wallet
Published 08:27 on 27 Oct 2016
Only 2 weeks until the Garmin Hamble Winter series starts on the 2 Octobe r. Don't forget to take advantage of the early bird discount available until midnight tomorrow the 20 September. Quick and easy online entry at http://www.hamblewinterseries.com/
Published 13:07 on 19 Sep 2016
With dominant high pressure the weather simply cannot have been better for Cowes Week 2016.Chris and Vanessa Choules and their well oiled crew on With Alacrity dominated the week, winning overall with six out of six wins. The battle for second place was much closer with Sam owned by Peter Hopps, Hilary Cook and Serena Alexander finishing just two points ahead of Andrew Gorden's Panadanova . Off the water the
Published 08:35 on 9 Sep 2016
Once again this relaxed, fun regatta and the complex tidal conditions of the Western Solent didn't disappoint. All three scheduled races were completed although the first one was held in fiendishly light conditions when tidal strategy was all important. Sigma 38s racing was as tight as ever and all six competing boats did the class proud contending with very difficult situations and demonstrating the meaning of being "well sailed". Each race was won by a
Published 16:21 on 1 Aug 2016
The standard entry for Cowes Week ends on Friday 29th July at 12 noon. So far Rho, Pandanova and With Alacrity are entered and Sam and Sigmania have assured they also will be. To assure a Sigma 38 start and a special extra race on the Saturday more boats need to enter. What can we do to encourage you? Get your entry in http://www.aamcowesweek.co.uk/web/code/php/main_c....
Published 18:32 on 20 Jul 2016