Brightlingsea Fireball/Merlin Open 2018

Success for travelling sailors!

Congratulations to all our travelling sailors

Brightlingsea – Peter Gray and Richard Pepperdine

Congratulations to all our travelling sailors. Both Peter Gray and Richard Pepperdine represented the club at Brightlingsea over the weekend of 9th/10th June.

Peter Gray crewing for Jon Gorringe, came third overall in the Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller Brightlingsea 2018. Please go to  for full race results.

Meanwhile Richard Pepperdine crewing for David Wade came fourth in the Fireball Open, also at Brightlingsea. Please go to for full race results.

Burton Sailing Club – Laser Open Midland Grand Prix – Paul Williamson and Des Luxton

Well done also to Staunton’s Paul Williamson who took second place at the Burton SC  Laser Open on 9th June. Sailing in a fleet of 21 boats, Paul had two seconds to give him the second place overall. He was pipped by Carsington SC’s Joe Scurrah who took first place overall. Bartley SC’s Simon Hardiman came third. Staunton’s Des Luxton came 18th overall.

For all our Laser sailors please put Sunday 7th October in your diary. This will be the final event of the Midland Grand Prix series. For a full list of all the Laser Grand Prix events please go to 


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