Scarborough Yacht Club and 707 Association offer opportunity to Leeds University students

Scarborough Yacht Club and the Hunter 707 Sailing Association have given students from Leeds University Sailing Club a fantastic opportunity to sail in the SYC winter series in an exciting 707 keelboat. The uni team will race sailing yacht Miss Moneypenny against local sailing crews in five races over the next three months in a one-design fleet where every boat is identical. This is a … Continue reading Scarborough Yacht Club and 707 Association offer opportunity to Leeds University students

2019 Scottish Nationals – 19th/20th October

Congratulations to SeaWord, winners of the Coast to Coast Rigging 707 Scottish Championships. Pushed hard all the way by new boats Swordfish and Mad Dog. Thanks to Port Edgar YC for hosing the event, and the race committee and other helpers for putting on another fantastic event. Many thanks also to event sponsors Coast to Coast Rigging. The raffle also raised an amazing £415 for … Continue reading 2019 Scottish Nationals – 19th/20th October

Port Edgar Watersports Sprint Slam – 21st/22nd September

Twenty boats entered the 2019 edition of the Port Edgar Watersports 707 Sprints Slam event, which takes the increasingly popular short course sprint format, with a 3-2-1 start sequence and 20 minute races. The format really emphasises boat handling and close quarter racing, with little or no waiting around between races. Fourteen races were sailed in total, with six of the boats winning races and … Continue reading Port Edgar Watersports Sprint Slam – 21st/22nd September

Royal Forth Yacht Club One Design Weekend – 24th/25th August

Nine 707s turned out for Royal Forth Yacht Club’s annual One Design weekend, alongside Dragons, H Boats, and Squibs. A mixture of local boats and travellers from the rest of Scotland enjoyed some fine one design racing and excellent hospitality in Granton. The first day got off to a slow start, as the boats drifted around in the sunshine waiting for the breeze to fill … Continue reading Royal Forth Yacht Club One Design Weekend – 24th/25th August