Land Yacht Club members compete in World Championships
members of Brean Land Yacht Club have represented Great Britain
at the World Land Yacht Championships this week.
trio - Ron Frewin, Martyn Hale and Caroline Hart - travelled to
Cherrieux in France to take part against competitors from as far
afield as Brazil, Argentina, Australia and the USA.
the Mini Yacht Class, which was raced over 3 days, Caroline Hart
came 52nd and was the 3rd best overall lady.
the Standart Class, Ron Frewin and Martyn Hale raced over five
days with varying weather conditions, ranging from very light
winds to very strong. The rain was a problem as it made the course
very wet and sticky.
was very consistent all week and did well to finish the event
in 18th place. And Martyn, who started the event slowly, came
good on the final two days with three top 10 finishes and three
top 15 finishes to come 16th overall in the championships.
races were achieved and some very close racing was seen by large
crowds on all five days," Martyn told Burnham-On-Sea.com.