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GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 4 - Overall

15th August

The 2017 GJW Direct Lark Nationals in Brixham wrapped up with 2 races on the final day.

First and second place had already been confirmed with Stuart and Nick Hydon convincingly winning the event ahead of Alan Krailing and Stephen Videlo.

PRO Sean Semmens delayed the start of race 8 while wait... more

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GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 3

14th August

GJW Direct Lark Nationals at Brixham Day 3

Following their 3 consecutive victories on Sunday, all eyes were on Stuart and Nick Hydon to see if they could repeat their dominance. The previous night's Gold themed fancy dress party ensured there were many talking points, not least the 24 carrots stu... more

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GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 2

14th August

Day 2 of the GJW Direct Lark Nationals dawned with a glorious summer day, but no wind. PRO Sean Semmens delayed by 2 hours, giving competitors opportunity to get their fancy dress outfits ready for the evening - the theme being Gold to celebrate the 50th year of Lark sailing.

Current champion St... more

Photos from GJW Direct Lark Nationals

13th August

Gareth Fudge has taken loads of great photos and they are all up on his website, Boatographic.co.uk.You can by prints, mugs, digital downloads. You can also share a link to Facebook. He is setting up a discount for multiple downloads today. Please support Gareth and buy lots of photos for yourself. ... more

GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 1

12th August

2 races were scheduled for day 1 of the Lark Champs hosted by Brixham YC. With the wind blowing from the North West over the Paignton. We knew it was going to be shifty and with the wind anywhere between 5 and 22 knots it was a tricky day for the for the sailors and the race office.
Race was a lon... more

Lee on Solent Report

08th August

With only 4 weeks to the nationals 8 Larks made the trip to Lee on Solent. The fleet was greeted with 15-20 knots and a classic Solent chop, which made for some exciting launching and set the stage for a big day on the water.
Race 1 saw the waves at their peak and the breeze building. After a long ... more


Date Event
9 Sep to 10 Sep Waldringfield Cartoon-Travellers Series Waldringfield SC
23 Sep to 24 Sep Open meeting-Travellers Series Mounts Bay Sailing Club
14 Oct to 14 Oct Lark Masters Salcombe YC
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