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2019 British 6 Metre Programme Now Confirmed

The British 6 Metre Association sailing programme for 2019 has now been confirmed and can be viewed here. Our aim has been to create a concise programme of events at which we hope to see maximum numbers to create great … Continue reading

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6 Metre Sailor Tapio Lehtinen Reaches Half Way Point In Golden Globe Race

Many of you will know Tapio Lehtinen, owner and long time campaigner of May Be IV from Finland. Tapio often sails his 6 long distances to reach events, but currently he is taking on an even greater challenge in the … Continue reading

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AGM This Friday At RSrnYC

Don’t forget that the BISMA AGM will take place this coming Friday 3 November at the Royal Southern Yacht Club.  Association members should already have received the agenda and associated papers from the Secretary.

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6 Metre Europeans 2018 Video

Some lovely video by Sailing News TV of the recent European Championship in La Trinite

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St Francis IX Top Brit In La Trinite

The final day of racing in La Trinite brought mixed fortunes for the British contingent.  In the Open Division Andy Beadsworth at the helm of Peter Harrison’s St Francis IX closed the regatta with another two good races to add … Continue reading

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Mixed Fortunes For Brits On Day Three In La Trinite

With stronger breezes and grey skies day three of the 2018 International 6 Metre European Championship in La Trinite brought a change of pace and mixed fortunes for the British contingent. In the Open Division Andy Beadsworth and the crew … Continue reading

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St Francis IX Leading British Charge on Day 2 of Europeans

The second day of racing at the 2018 European Championship in La Trinity brought mixed fortunes for the British Contingent and some tricky sailing conditions.  The first race of the day went relatively smoothly with 8-10 knots from the north east … Continue reading

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Brits Off To Steady Start In La Trinite

The opening day of the International 6 Metre European Championship in La Trinite brought light airs and mixed results for the British contingent.  The predominantly north easterly wind was initially fairly steady at around 8 knots, but by the second … Continue reading

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British 6s Off To La Trinite

Registration is now underway in La Trinite Sur Mer, Brittany for the 2018 International 6 Metre European Championship where a strong British contingent will be challenging for the title. Erica, Valdai, Mena, Cream, St Kitts, Valhalla and Saint Francis IX … Continue reading

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6s Well Represented At Panerai British Classic Week

This weekend sees the start of the annual Panerai British Classic Week which gets underway on 14th July and runs until 21st July.  Based at Cowes Yacht Haven this annual event is organised by the British Classic Yacht Club and … Continue reading

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