Land Yachting Championships underway on Brean beach
Bitterly cold winds have not stopped dozens of land yachting enthusiasts
from across the UK gathering on Brean beach this weekend.
fact, the wind is just what they need for the British Land Yachting
Championships, which continue today (Sunday).
champion Rhys Davies, pictured right, won the first races on Saturday
and said the conditions were good.
wind was blowing from the east at around 10mph which meant the
event could go ahead but we would have liked a little more breeze,"
he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
winds are forecast for Sunday, when the 30 racers will take part
in the second day of racing in the third round of the British
two-day event is being overseen by Brean Land Yacht Club and the
action on Sunday is due to begin at 10am, weather permitting.