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International Dragon Class Edinburgh Cup 2014

Saturday 5th - Friday 11th July

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The Royal Lymington Yacht Club is very proud to be hosting the 2014 Edinburgh Cup. This year's event will see both a return to a more traditional Edinburgh Cup format and the introduction of an exciting new additional race series. This is an event for all Dragon owners and the British Dragon Association looks forward to welcoming teams from across the UK and overseas to race for this most historic and prestigious of trophies.

Racing will take place on full championship courses in open water with minimal tidal influence.  Courses will be laid in Christchurch Bay with the option to race in the more sheltered Western Solent in the event of poor weather.  Boats will be moored on marina pontoon berths and entry includes launching and recovery (there will be a discounted rate for boats sailing to the event and not requiring launching/recovery).

Alongside the formal Edinburgh Cup racing, which will incorporate the Corinthian competition for all amateur crews and the traditional Crews Race, there will also be an optional second handicap racing series entitled the Chairman's Decanter, featuring three races in which everyone has a chance to win.  The handicap system will favour older boats, and penalise boats with professionals and helms that have done well in previous Edinburgh Cup and International races.  The helm in the Chairman's Decanter series can be different from that in the Edinburgh Cup giving a chance for other crew members to “have a go".

The fun social programme will be centered on the Royal Lymington Yacht Club's delightful riverside clubhouse which has stunning views over the Lymington River and out across the New Forest and to the Isle of Wight. Please see the event social form on the right hand side for more details.

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Williams Shipping there will also be a heavily discounted entry fee is being offered to the oldest boats entering.


2014 Entrants:

Boat Name

Sail NO

Yacht Club

Entered by

BBB

483 Royal Southern YC Mike Foster

Rackham

610   Mark Dicker

Fei-Lin's Flirtation

633 RFYC Ron James

Ecstatic

682 Royal Lymington Yacht Club Eric Williams

Moonshine

702 Royal Western Yacht Club David Jephcott

Ganador

704 Royal Corinthian YC Martin Makey

Rumours

708 Upper Thames SC Quentin Strauss

Aimee

720 Royal Yacht Squadron Julia &
Graham Bailey

Avalanche

722 Royal Corinthian YC Mark Wade

Scimitar

755 Medway Yacht Club Julian Sowry

Hands Off

760 Royal Corinthian YC Mike Holmes

Bertie

763 CCYC Simon Barter

NAIAD

764 Aldeburgh Mike Hayles

Storm

770 Royal Corinthian YC Jono Brown

Flinto

771 Glandore Lawrie Smith

Louise

780 RORC Grant Gordon

Quicksilver VI

788 Royal Corinthian YC Rob Campbell

Christianna

791 Royal Corinthian YC Oliver Morgan

Pageboy XI

792 Royal Corinthian YC Clive Page

Excite

795 Royal Solent Yacht Club Tom Vernon

VIBE

797 Royal Lymington Yacht Club Paul Woodman & Ray Mitchell

Hombre

USA 310 Captiva Yacht Club Ted Sawyer

YEVIS II

JPN 50

Enoshima Yacht Club Bocci Aoyama

Event Time Table:

Date

Activity

Addition Info

Social

Saturday 5 July

Boat launching
Registration open 1000
Skippers Briefing 1800 Welcome Drinks & Spanish Paella Night

Sunday 6 July

Race 1 Warning Signal 1155 Italian Pasta Night

Monday 7 July

Race 2 Warning Signal 1155 Harken Rum Punch Party

Tuesday 8 July

Race 3 Warning Signal 1155 English Fish & Chips Night

Wednesday 9 July

Race 4 Warning Signal 1155 Gala Dinner

Thursday 10 July

Race 5 Warning Signal 1155 Mexican Night

Friday 11 July

Race 6
Boats crane out
Warning Signal 1155 BBQ & Prizegiving

Saturday 12 July

Boats crane out    



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Edinburgh Cup Documents



Chairman's Decanter & Crew Race Documents

Race Management Information for Competitors


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