16 June 2018 at 12:00 pm - 17 June 2018 at 4:00 pm
Including the Kestrel Scottish Championships and the Squib Scottish and Northern Championships.
Date: Sat/Sun 16/17 June 2018 at Royal Tay Yacht Club.
For further information and an application pack contact Stewart Murdoch from Royal Tay.
First Race Saturday at 12.00 – The “Stuart Buchanan Memorial Challenge” All Classes Horseshoe Buoy Race * see below for challenge details
Followed by a five race series for Kestrel Scottish Championship, the Squib Scottish Championship, a Dart 18 class and a Dinghy handicap class
2 Races Saturday & 3 Races Sunday (First start Sunday 13.00)
Entry fee for the series is £20 with under 18’s £10
Fee entertainment on Saturday evening for all club members, visitors & guests.
On Sunday for yachts “The Guthrie Cup” A race round the Abertay Buoy. Gate start 11.00 to 12.00.
The Stuart Buchanan Memorial Challenge
Stuart Buchanan a lifelong member of RTYC passed away in late 2017. Stuart’s sailing career was long and varied in both boat types and sailing location but his passion was always for catamaran sailing. From his self-built Unicorn in his teens to his Hurricane in his later years Stuart always liked to go fast across the water.
This quest for speed created a record for racing around the horseshoe buoy. Stuart and his sailing partner Hamish covered the course in a time of twenty-four minutes. Stuart was confident that this time would never be beaten and offered a bottle of whisky to anyone who could better that time in an official race.
The time still and in memory of Stuart, RTYC will as “The Stuart Buchanan Memorial Challenge” present a bottle of whisky to anyone recording an elapsed time of under twenty-four minutes in a Horseshoe Buoy race.
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