photos: Brean hosts British Land Yachting Championships
20 of the UK's leading sand yachting enthusiasts were in action
on Brean beach over the weekend to compete in the British Land
two-day event was organised by Brean Land Yacht Club and began
on Saturday February 28th and continued on Sunday March 1st.
weather was calm for much of Saturday which meant no racing was
possible but then the wind picked up at around 4pm and allowed
us to complete the first day's races," the club's Mike Young
was too windy first thing for racing but we managed to fit in
several mini races. We had a good turnout through the weekend."
ideal conditions, the yachts speed across the sand at up to 60mph,
making quite a spectacle for spectators, as pictured here.
Some of the UK's leading sand yachting enthusiasts were in action
on Brean beach over the weekend