Sailing

A Laser day in bay

Chilly on the water: Keith Le Page gives chase in race two. (Picture by Sam Field Photography, 1298466)

HENRIK ASPLUND took the honours in race two of the Mercator Frostbite Series.

Sarnians Grafham bound

Andrew Bridgman sets sail at the National Championships at Weymouth this summer. He qualified for the gold fleet and finished 50th out of 140 competitors.

A QUARTET of top Guernsey dinghy sailors will compete in the National Inland Championships at Grafham Water, Cambridge, this weekend.

Successful end to Barber’s College career

AFTER occupying first and second place in the UK schools rifle-shooting championship at Bisley in two successive years, Max Barber has rounded off his Elizabeth College shooting career by winning the Cadet Open Championship in Canada.

Islands share the trophies

GUERNSEY had the first boat across the line, but Jersey took the top honour in the 2011 Carey Olsen Inter Island Yacht Race.

Inter-island race is revived

THE Guernsey Yacht Club has reinstated the annual inter-island catamaran dinghy race after an absence of 21 years.

Guernsey take team spoils

GUERNSEY and Jersey shared the honours in the Channel Island Windsurfing Championships held at Ladies Bay over the weekend.

Asplund takes silver

SARNIAN sailors proved they are among the best of British at the final qualifier for this summer’s Laser 4.7 World and European Championships.

The Rabbit beats the Hare

THE Blenheim Group Weekend Series kicked off this month, opening the Guernsey Yacht Club’s spring schedule.

Southerly makes for a change

WITH only one race left in the series, the overall standings are close in both fleets competing in the Royal Channel Islands YC Frostbite Series.

Strong performance from Sarnian quartet

AT THE season’s first national Laser 4.7 ranking event and first of three qualifiers for the British teams for the World and European Championships this summer, Gul Ladder 4 in Lymington, the four-strong Guernsey team pulled together a strong performance.