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311) Website News: New FAQ: Supercharge your Dart\Sprint 15 (Article Published: 12th March 2008 at 15:08 pm)

A new FAQ has been added. It is a re-print from one of the articles from the association magazine articles in 2004 by George Carter (multiple Sprint 15 National Champion). It describes how to make various tweeks to the boat to make it go that little bit faster. more..

312) General News: Sprint 15 Stand at The Dinghy Sailing Show, Alexandra Palace (Article Published: 27th February 2008 at 15:28 pm)

The Sprint 15 is on Stand B24 at Alexandra Palace Dinghy Show on Saturday and Sunday 1 / 2 March. In the 30th Anniversary year of the Class the Sprint 15 Association will be displaying one of the new South African built boats in the Out of Africa livery. Over the weekend the stand will be manned by a group which includes: more..

313) General News: Sprint 15 Association Encourages Youth Sailing (Article Published: 24th February 2008 at 23:23 pm)

Sprint 15 Association Encourages Youth Sailing The Sprint 15 Association have decided to encourage young catamaran sailors to take part in the both the Class National Championships by offering completely free entry to Association members who are under 23 and are in full time education. This represents a combined saving of 115 for a young member who takes part in both events and pre-enters by the required dates. more..

314) Event News: TT at Queen Mary Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 19th February 2008 at 00:18 am)

Kevin Dutch Won the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller at Queen Mary. Read the report here. more..

315) Committee News: Paul Smith Eulogy by Nick Dewhirst (Article Published: 28th January 2008 at 09:47 am)

Actions speak louder than words. There are few better examples of that than Paul Smith. All of us get to know a part of someones life. We know Paul, the sailor, admire and respect him for that. However it is often only at their funeral that we hear about the other parts, and discover that the little we knew is part of a much bigger picture, which deserves even greater admiration and respect. So it is with him. more..

316) Event News: TT at Draycote Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 20th January 2008 at 21:54 pm)

As the sun rose into a duck-egg blue winter sky, the six local sailors broke the ice off their boats and discussed the benefits of batten tension, rudder alignment and skeg condition, as they prepared to do battle in the 4th Draycote Sprint 15 Winter TT meeting on the 12th January. Eleven travelers arrived bright and early to join the fray from various clubs around the country. more..

317) Committee News: Death of Paul Smith (Article Published: 11th January 2008 at 09:37 am)

It is with great sadness we have to report the death of Paul Smith who passed away on Sunday following a battle with cancer. more..

318) Committee News: New Secretary Appointed (Article Published: 3rd January 2008 at 17:06 pm)

Change of Sprint 15 Association Secretary We would like to welcome Keith Bartlett as our new Sprint 15 Association Secretary and to thank our out going Secretary, Andy Chidwick. Andy has been secretary for two and a half years and has done an excellent job. He has a young family and a busy career and he expressed a desire to stand down when we could find a suitable replacement at our last AGM. Well, we have now found a willing volunteer in Keith, so we would like to express our thanks to Andy for a job well done. All future membership applications and renewals should now go to Keith. more..

319) Event News: TT at Carsington Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 16th December 2007 at 21:35 pm)

The first ever Carsington Winter TT took place on December 8th with grey skies, rain and freezing temperature greeting the 8 travellers who had made the journey to the peak district together with 5 local helms. The weather forecast ominously predicting strong gusting winds and with white water already on the lake several helms decided not to race. more..

320) Website News: New Feature for Events Pages: Driving Directions (Article Published: 29th November 2007 at 18:08 pm)

I have added a new feature into the events system so that you can obtain driving directions from your address to the club the event is being held at. It is recomended that you use Lat & Lon co-ordinates for your home address, use the clubs map page to obtain these. It does know some street addresses for example my works address Giles Lane, Canterbury, Kent works fine but not all work. The site will remember the from address so you only have to enter it the once. Feedback to the webmaster please or forums. more..