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In the SYC Cup the keelboats were treated to a brilliant 2 day event in great weather. Other than offshore, every format of racing was provided – with a pursuit, round the cans and long inshore making this a true Corinthian competition – some might say in the style of the Admiral’s Cup of old!

The Pursuit race on Saturday morning was really well attended and it was great to see a huge number of the boats staying on for the round the cans.

Particular thanks to Shoreham Sailing Club. For the first time in a long time, the Black Rock Long Inshore was run as both a joint keelboat and dinghy event. The sight of keelboats and dinghies racing East along the shore to Brighton must have made a great site for all those enjoying a day at the beach. In fact at one point the race fleet attracted the attention of a drone! The footage we are still trying to seek out.

Thanks again as always to Warwick Baker for being the on the water photographer, images for sale click here

For more images of the event click here

Congratulations to the overall winners under IRC of Moose, NHC for Laughing Fish and then Black Rock keelboats Expresso (IRC) and Pingu (NHC).

Particular thanks are made to Martin for once again being an excellent race officer.

Full results at SYC website.

SYC Keelboat Section

Posted: June 19th 2023

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