January 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

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2023 McMeekin Results

2023 McMeekin Results

The 2023 McMeekin results were based on the outcome of 52 qualifying races with 20 results to count. For 2023, the class had agreed to exclude the results from Itchenor Keelboat Week (V5). The top two boats (Danny and Sky) were separated by a 10 point margin, having...

New Sunbeam Launched in Centenary Year

New Sunbeam Launched in Centenary Year

Itchenor, 15th September 2023 – The Solent Sunbeam Class, known for its rich history and enduring elegance, continues to flourish with the launch of the magnificent GRP Solent Sunbeam V74 Odyssey. A Symbol of Optimism and Heritage As she slipped into the water by...

Sunbeam Centenary Regatta

Sunbeam Centenary Regatta

The largest ever gathering of Sunbeams took part in a Regatta celebrating their 100 years of racing from the 7-9 June at Itchenor Sailing Club.  The Sunbeam was designed by the celebrated yacht designer, Alfred Westmacott in 1922 and is considered by many to be his...

Solent Sunbeam Class all set to shine in their Centenary Year!

Solent Sunbeam Class all set to shine in their Centenary Year!

The ever-growing Solent Sunbeam Class based at Itchenor Sailing Club is looking forward to an action-packed year, the highlight of which is the Centenary Regatta which is to be marked by events in Chichester Harbour from the 7-9th June. This pretty, classic, three-man...

Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week

Solent Sunbeams at Itchenor Keelboat Week

A large fleet of 22 Solent Sunbeams enjoyed glorious sunny conditions for Itchenor Sailing Club's Keelboat Week held from June 13-17. The racing was incredibly close with 4 boats still with a chance of winning the regatta with one race to go. On day 1 Holly led the...

Rees Reynolds Trophy Race 2022

Rees Reynolds Trophy Race 2022

The Rees Reynolds Trophy is a one-off race, also forming part of the Out of Harbour Series. It is a navigational based out of harbour start and finish race, in the Eastern Solent, binoculars required and involving multi mile legs. This year did not disappoint with a...