Chittagong Cup Race Report

Chittagong Cup Race Report

Nick Leach, Class Captain, has written this report. The racing season finally got underway with the series of races for the Chittagong Cup. On the first day, Tuesday 21 July, a beautiful summer’s morning greeted the 14 Sunbeams who decided to start the first of the...

Test racing has started!

Test racing has started!

Ten Sunbeams crossed the start line on Sunday in ISC's first test racing event. All crews were of course from single households and a great time was had by all, sailing in lovely conditions! V26 Danny had a battle with V41 Fleury round the course, followed by V14...

Sunbeams in “Wooden Boat” magazine

Sunbeams in “Wooden Boat” magazine

The digital edition of Wooden Boat No. 274 (May/June 2020) is free for all to read and enjoy! Includes “The Sunbeams of England” by Nigel Sharp with impressive photos. Visit https://www.woodenboat.com.

New publication: The Story of the GRP Solent Sunbeams

New publication: The Story of the GRP Solent Sunbeams

Roger Wickens, owner of Solent Sunbeam V26 Danny, who is a keen enthusiast of this historic yacht as well a highly successful helm, has published an informative illustrated account of the story behind the GRP Solent Sunbeams. Read it here: The Story of GRP Solent...

The wonderful world of Alfred Westmacott – Classic Boat, 1995

The wonderful world of Alfred Westmacott – Classic Boat, 1995

The pre-war designer Alfred Westmacott is today remembered for his dayboats, the X boat, the Seaview Mermaid and the Sunbeam. But his yard, Woodnutts at Bembridge, turned out a string of sensibly-designed and soundly-built craft which included electric and steam...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Message from the Class Captain I confirm that, due to the worsening situation regarding Coronavirus, all programmed Sunbeam events are cancelled until further notice. This means that the Spring meeting and the Rules Talk will now not take place. In line with ISC’s...