Consistently in the Top 10 on the water and closely matching those numbers in real ale pints downed afterwards are our irrepressible stars from Pennine SC, Peter Crowther and Dave Thompson. With a combined age in excess of 120 years and a boat named ‘Up Yours 2’ this is definitely
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.
NB. Originally posted March 2019 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
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