All the latest news from the world of sailing and stories from experienced sailors.
Preparing for the Rolex Fastnet in August, the First Class Sailing crew will enter three races and last weekend they competed in the opener – the Cervantes Trophy Race. Below is skipper Ricky Chalmers’ report of how the action unfurled and how the FCS crew fared on their first real test. Crew Bonding And Jockeying… Read more
Join the FCS crew in 2018! If you’ve taken your Competent Crew course and are looking to have your first adventure then get a taste of ocean racing this summer by circumnavigating the Isle of Wight. The Round the Island Race is organised by the Island Sailing Club and has become a regular challenge… Read more
Nothing can beat the excitement of yacht racing with the wind in your hair and the spray on your face. It’s your turn to be a part of it with First Class Sailing. It is time you experienced the adrenalin rush of competing, combined with the achievement of working as a team in such a… Read more
Great Britain Take Home 3 Medals in the Olympic Sailing The Rio Olympics 2016 has been an incredible competition for Great Britain, with an overall position of second place for total number of medals, putting us directly behind the USA. The Winners Putting Great in Great Britain Giles Scott wins Gold for Great Britain in… Read more
Having returned to New York Harbor for the first time since 1920, the America’s Cup drew in vast crowds who enjoyed the thrilling spectacle of the Emirates Team New Zealand winning the final race. Billed as one of the greatest international sporting events, the America’s Cup draws teams and fans from across the world, and… Read more
Beaulieu Boatjumble Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire 24th April 2016 9am – 4.30pm We’re big fans of the Beaulieu Boat Jumble, which takes place every year in the heart of the New Forest. The entry fee gets you access to hundreds of stalls selling new and used sailing kit, as well as admission to all the Beaulieu… Read more