On the weekend of the 8th and 9th October 2016 Aztec Upton Warren hosted the National Schools Sailing Association Singlehanded Team Racing event.
A mixture of conditions created an exciting playing field for the racing, which led to Derbyshire A’s team of Kate Robertson, Emma Robertson and Liam Weighill taking the first place title from reigning champs Cambridgeshire A (Michael Carver, Harry Moffatt and Tom Bryant, after 2 wins out of 3 races.
The event sailed 8 rounds of the Swiss League style racing leading to semi-finals and finals. The semi-finalists of the weekend were Worcestershire A and Cumbria D. Cumbria had further success as their Cumbria A team were this year’s winners of the Under 16 trophy. The most improved team from last year and winning the Lancashire Plate were Watford Grammar A.
All competitors sailed brilliantly over the weekend and on behalf of the NSSA we would like to thank the organisers for yet another fantastic event. Also to all of the competitors for taking part, we hope you had a great time and got to experience some exciting racing!
We now turn our focus to the next event, the NSSA Match Racing. This year based at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy over the weekend of the 5th and 6th November. Information is found via this link (http://www.rya.org.uk/racing/keelboat-racing/match-racing/Pages/national-match-racing-series.aspx) but get in touch with us if you have any questions.
Happy sailing everyone and see you out on the water soon!
*** UPDATED WITH THE FINAL RESULTS ***
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The NSSA is once again pleased to be able to offer a set of grants for local associations to allow them to run accessible "All-Girls Training". “All-Girls Training”, or “Girls-Only Training” is a scheme to encourage young girls to get into sailing at a county or local association level. In this scheme, relaxed, informal training events, aimed at girls who have not yet attended an NSSA event, are run by local associations or county teams. The aim of this training is to allow these girls to gain confidence, meet other like-minded girls, and to allow the local association to form a relationship with these girls and their parents or guardians.
Well done to all who competed in the NSSA Inlands at Datchet on 28th and 29th May. The results are here...