Glorious sunshine for this two day event. Flat seas and interesting wind conditions on Saturday and lighter but steadier winds but with an increasing sea chop on Sunday. Plus Cornish pasties, a great BBQ and a Tin Can Alley competition – what was there not to like? The event was
Scorpion Llandudno open 2019 The Scorpion Nationals are heading back to Llandudno for the first time since the early 80s and last weekends open gave the first chance for many to check out the venue. We arrived to a friendly club, lots of space, a shiny new slipway but also
Please note that the above event has been re-scheduled for 28-29 September 2019. Join us at the world famous Winscar Reservoir for two days of high-altitude Scorpion racing just before the winter closes off the Pennines …. See ‘Calendar’ for further details and contacts.
Stand D26 was definitely the place to be at this year’s annual RYA Dinghy Show held at Alexandra Palace, London over the weekend 02-03 March. With two fabulous wooden Scorpions from the Duffin/ Paintcraft stable, genuine real ale from the Burton Bridge Brewery and lots of friendly Scorpion sailors on
Scorpion Travellers Series 2019 The Silver Scorpion Travellers Circuit This is the National Circuit consisting of 7 main events, needing 4 events to qualify for the series. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 helms and top 3 crews. By scoring the crews separately this allows people to sail
The 2018 Scorpion Inland Championships started with a bang, well a couple, as two masts went on the first and only race on Saturday. It was warm, nearly 22’C and windy 35 knots (force 8) and it wasn’t long before the gusts of 35 – 40+ knots started appearing. Few
Pennine Scorpion Open 2018 The fleet arrived bright eyed and bushy tailed, all excited about the sprint race format. The race committee delivered 9 exciting races, each with a different course! The strong gusts and shifts made for a very interesting weekend as place changes became the norm on each
Tenby Scorpion Nationals 2018 Race 8, 9 & 10 Race 8 With the fleet rested and refreshed from yesterdays windy shenanigans, the boat park was buzzing with all the sailors ready to go. The wind was set to build during the day and the first race got away under sunny