A Successful Nordic Folkboat Nationals at Lymington

Congratulations to Gybe N GBR669, Cy Grisley, Simon Evans and Richard Clark on retaining the Folkboat Association National Champion Title. Pushed all the way by Cidron Too (Walters Family) and Madeleine (Ed Donald and crew). Challenging weather, lots of incidents and fun socials. Folkboating across the Solent clubs continues to be one of the best fleets in the UK.

It was a memorable National Championship hosted by the Royal Lymington Yacht club …….. Congratulations to our winners ……. We had crews from our Lymington Hamble and Yarmouth fleets in the top 3 …Thanks also to all the competitors for making this a memorable competition as well Mike our race officer for excellent race management and the Royal Lymington for being fabulous event hosts and to our very own Lymington Fleet Captain Chris Fox for making it all happen ……… this is also the first weekend ouf our 3 weekend summer series …… Looking forward to the Taittinger in July (RSYC) Battle of Britain (RAFYC) September and of course Folkboat week at Yarmouth in between !!

Warm sunny weather welcomed the Folkboat Association Nationals 2024, this year being held at Royal Lymington Yacht Club as a stand-alone event with five races over the two days featuring 16 boats, each with 3 crew from the sailing clubs across the Solent.