2019 National Championship at Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club – 27th-30th June

The 707 National Championship 2019 was took place at Tees & Hartlepool Yacht Club from 27th – 30th June. Last year’s champions SeaWord narrowly retained their title from 2018, but the increasingly competitive fleet made it far from plain sailing this year. The event will be fondly remembered by all participants for the legendary hospitality on offer at Tees & Harlepool YC, and perfect sailing … Continue reading 2019 National Championship at Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club – 27th-30th June

June Forth Regatta at Port Edgar Yacht Club – 8th/9th June

Ten 707s turned out for the June Forth Regatta – a new event for this season hosted by Port Edgar YC. A mixture of local boats and travelling crews contested some incredibly close one design racing, with variable conditions keeping the racing close and tactical. Despite some challenging conditions all seven scheduled races were completed over the weekend. Racing got under way on Saturday as … Continue reading June Forth Regatta at Port Edgar Yacht Club – 8th/9th June

2019 Scottish Series – 24-27th May

The 707 Fleet was the largest at the Scottish Series with sixteen entrants in this one-design, ultra-competitive boat. The weather conditions ranged from breathless to blowy, suiting different crews over the days and meaning many crews got to return home with some glassware. The top six boats swapped places constantly with the mid-fleeters of course having their moments of glory and leading at some point, … Continue reading 2019 Scottish Series – 24-27th May

Galbraith Edinburgh Cup at Port Edgar Yacht Club – 23rd/24th April

Sixteen 707s descended on the Forth for the 2019 edition of the Edinburgh Cup, kindly hosted by Port Edgar YC and sponsored by Galbraith. Due to popular demand this season opener for the 707 Traveller Series was extended to a full weekend regatta, having been a one day event in previous years. As with previous incarnations the event was sailed with no discards favouring consistency … Continue reading Galbraith Edinburgh Cup at Port Edgar Yacht Club – 23rd/24th April