News Archive

May 2013

The Optimist Inland Championships 2013 at Grafham Water Sailing Club

Posted on 28/05/2013

The first UK Optimist ranking event saw some of the countries top youth sailors tried and tested at Grafham Water Sailing club for the annual Volvo Gill Optimist Inland Championship. Over 260 Optimist sailors, split across Main and Regatta fleets, enjoyed two days of tricky, competitive racing and were challenged in mixed sailing conditions. Five races were competed by the Main and seven by the Regatta fleet over the weekend of 17th and 18th May with moderate winds and speeds of up to 12 knots.

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Dunkerque Plaisance win IRC Three Myth of Malham

Posted on 28/05/2013

Gill Race Team’s Dunkerque Plaisance, took line honours in IRC Three and the class win on corrected time in the RORC Myth of Malham Race.

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New Race Team member, Björn Hansen is well positioned in 2nd place of the Open Rankings.

Posted on 16/05/2013

ISAF Match Race Rankings

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Milo Gill-Taylor wins the Optimist GBR Team Selection Trials for the second time in a row.

Posted on 07/05/2013

Gill Race team member Milo Gill-Taylor came out on top at the Optimist World and European Selection Trails which took place this weekend at Weymouth Portland National Sailing Academy.

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Another great weekend for GBR Optimist sailors at Marina Port Zélande, Netherlands

Posted on 03/05/2013

Well done Milo Gill-Taylor on finishing 2nd at the Opti Spring event in the Netherlands

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