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Welcome to the BRYC NEWS 2020

Hi Skippers,
Following 2 Sundays of inactivity on the sailing front hopefully this coming Sunday should see us being able to return to the water at Filby.
This time round it is the turn of the IOM's to take to the water with race day 3 for the "Barry Gailer Trophy". Currant forecast is still for winds of 20mph from SWS so maybe dust down that No 2 rig to be on the safe side.  Your R/O for the day is Mike Howard, briefing at 9.45 with the aim to get the first race under way at 10am. The last race for the day will start no later that 12.30 am.
Wednesday 19th see the Wednesday series for the "Old Codgers" continue, starting 10am with a forecast for winds of 15mph from the west this time. Idea practice on that No 2 rig for Sunday. Racing will be self policed.
Look forward to seeing many of you on the water during the forthcoming week. 



Sunday 16th RMs' Cancelled due to Dennis


Next Sunday  9th February CANCELLED

Hi All

We had hoped that the weather forecast was going to be wrong, but there is still an amber weather warning for our area with Storm Ciara expected on Sunday.

Due to the forecast of extremely high winds we have decided that there will be no racing this Sunday.

We do not want to risk damage to boats and it would be unwise for anyone to go out in the boat to try to set a course.

The IOM Old Codgers series will start this Wednesday as scheduled.

Best Regards


Next Sunday  9th February is IOM day 2 of 7 for “the Barry Gailer Trophy”.

Briefing 9.45am

First Start 10am

Last start no later than 12.30am.

Days RO is Nigel

Looking at the currant forecast for the weekend they vary from for winds from the west at 14 to 16 mph with gusts of 25mph plus to winds from the SSW at 30 plus with gusts of 50+. Temp up at 9 degrees with a 50% chance of rain as well.

You might just need to dust down your number 2/3 rigs if the forecasts are correct.

All being well see you Sunday.



February Sailing Schedule:

Sunday 9th. IOM Series "Barry Gailer Trophy" race day 2

Wednesday 12th. IOM Wednesday series day one for " The Old Codgers Trophy"

Sunday 16th. RM "Porter Cup" series race day one

Wednesday 19th. IOM Wednesday series

Sunday 23rd. IOM Series "Barry Gailer Cup" race day 3

Wednesday 26th. IOM Wednesday series


Hi Skippers,

Just a reminder that the restaurant is now closed for its annual winter break so during this period there will be no sailing (the coffee club is also suspended). We will reconvene on Sunday the 9th of February with the sailing of the 2nd in the IOM series for the Barry Gailer Cup. Also please note that Wednesday sailing will recommence on the 12th Feb.


Winner of The Fine Art Shield for R6M 12/1/2020

John Hampton

and winner of Day (1) of The Whitbread Trophy Series for R6M's click here for results


This Sunday 12th January 2020 sees sailing for the R6M.

On offer this week is 3 events for the price of one.

Firstly this is the first in the series counting to the Whitbread Trophy.  Second on offer is the winner of the days racing will also be award the “Fine Art Trophy” the Christmas event postponed from the 8th December. Third and final trophy to be decided on the day will be the “C & S Buxton Endurance Trophy” being award to the best placed BRYC member from the 3 events (IOM/RM/R6M) held over the holiday period. So plenty to go for this Sunday for those pot hunters.

If you are not sailing and fancy being RO for the day either let Neil or myself know of your availability. Your help would be most appreciated.

Briefing will be 9.45 with no race starting later than 12.30

Current forecast is winds WSW at 14 mph with a temp of 9 degrees.

Hope to see you Sunday.



NEXT SUNDAY 5th Jan......IOM First series day 1 for the Barry Gailer Trophy

Briefing @ 9.45

No race will start after 12.30

Your RO for the day will be Neil

Forecast is for winds to be from the SW @ 12mph with temp of 8 degrees but feeling more like 4


Hi Skippers,

We had a very enjoyable presentation evening (click here for pictures) at Filby Bridge Restaurant with most club members attending.

Please find attached your sailing calendar (click here)for 2020.

First scheduled race for 2020 is for IOM’s on the 5th Jan. and is the first in the series of 7 scheduled race days towards the Barry Gailer Trophy (series 1).

Also note that the following week the 12th is the first R6M race of the year which as well as counting towards the Whitbread Trophy (series 1) will also be a one off trophy race day for the Fine Art Shield (carried over from 2019) which will be awarded at the end of the days sailing.

Following on from these 2 race days the water will then be closed for 3 weeks and sailing will recommence on Sunday 9th Feb with IOM racing.

Please note also that there is no scheduled Wednesday sailing until the 12th Feb.

In the meantime hope to see some of you on the water over the holiday period for the various arranged race days.

Think that is all for now except to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Sailing Year for 2020.


Happy new year to one and all !
Lets all try moving in the same direction!
Happy new year to one and all !
Start of a new year! Lets have another great years sailing!


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