K1 Nationals : Torbay

K1 Nationals 2018

31st August - 2nd September 2018, starting at 2:00pm

Event Pictures are here Report Torbay’s 2018 K1 Nationals Does Not Disappoint The Royal Torbay Yacht Club played fantastic hosts for the K1 National Championships between August 31st and September 2nd. With helms and boats coming from far and wide people started arriving a day early to be greeted by blue skies, sunshine and a […]

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K1 Teignmouth Open

K! Teignmouth Open

7th - 8th July 2018, starting at 12:00pm

A PDF report of this event is here: K1 Traveller Event and Training_TCYC More photoss are here. Thanks to Mike Commander…..

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K1 Rutland Open

K1 Rutland Open

2nd - 3rd June 2018, starting at 12:00pm

For the Rutland events, winds were the commanding influence on the weekend. The winds were light on Saturday but picked up towards the end of the day.  No wind at all on Sunday and so racing was abandoned.  Only did three out of six scheduled races were completed, however competitors enjoyed Rutland’s hospitality on Saturday […]

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K1 Long Distance and Windermere K1 Open

K! Long distance and Windermere Open

19th - 20th May 2018, starting at 12:00pm

South Windermere welcomed the K1 community to it’s new £2.5M watersports centre, over the weekend of 19th / 20th May. The first open at the new facility went off well, with a boat tuning followed by a long distance race on Saturday, followed by three races around the cans on Sunday. The long distance rac […]

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Wimbleball Open and the Exmoor Beastie

Wimbleball Open and Exmoor Beastie

17th - 18th March 2018, starting at 10:00am

Wimbleball K1 open, Saturday 17th March. Details of entry process and start times to be announced. The Exmoor Beastie is an open pursuit race (3 hours for 1000 handicap boats) takes place on Sunday 19th March. Details of entry process and start times to be announced. Plenty of local accommodation and Motor home parking nearby. […]

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Dinghy Show 2018

K1 at Alexander Palace

3rd - 4th March 2018

The K1 association will be at the Dinghy Show at Alexander Palace. Come and say Hi, find out more about our fabulous dinghy and the association. Andy Snell, who has produced some amazing results in the 2017-18 Sail juice series, in his first outings in a K1 will be around to tell you what he […]

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Broxbourne K1 Open 2017 # 7

K1 Season Finale 2017

28th - 29th October 2017, starting at 10:00am

A brief report of the end of season K1 open at Broxbourne SC is now included on Yachts and Yachting online together with a few pix of the racing. http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/199335/K1s-at-Broxbourne In addition a video of the first race is now featured in Stuart Hutchinson’s section of You Tube and hopefully the videos of races two […]

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Datchet Water : The 2017 K1 Nationals and Open # 6

K1 Class Association Nationals 2017

8th - 10th September 2017, starting at 2:00pm

The K1 Nationals for 2017 will be held at Datchet Water, which is a great central location, so no excuses for not attending. Situated close to M4 / M25 /M3 it cannot be better connected, and plenty of hotel accommodation in the area. Details of the AGM (and the AGM supper!) are to follow. One […]

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Oxford K1 Open 2017 # 5

K1 Class Association Open 2017 # 5

15th - 16th July 2017, starting at 10:00am

A better day could not have been asked for, or delivered, by Oxford sailing clubm and it’s officers. The weather started a little damp as we set up, then dried for the event, and then the damp returned later on, so a bright day, out of direct sun, with reasonable winds through the day, not […]

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Rutland Water K1 Open 2017 # 4

K1 Class Association Open 2017 #4

3rd - 4th June 2017, starting at 2:00pm

A fine weekend greeted K1 sailors to Rutland, starting with a convivial steak evening on Friday. Saturday turned out to be one of those few summer days with plenty of sunshine and a good breeze. The first race had Alan Russell first at the windward mark following a good port end start. He was followed […]

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Windermere Long Distance K1 Open 2017 # 3

K1 Class Association Open 2017 # 3

13th - 14th May 2017, starting at 12:00pm

The K1 Long distance race took place on Windermere on Saturday May 13th, and four visitors traveled to the North West to compete with South Windermere Sailing Club’s locals, for a race from Fell Foot park around Rampholme Island and back, about half a lap of the lake. Conditions were ideal for the K1 fleet, […]

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Olton Mere K1 Open 2017 #2

K1 class Asociation Open 2017 # 2

15th - 16th April 2017, starting at 10:00am

The report from David Hume: Visitors from Broxbourne, Rutland and Tewkesbury enjoyed  easy trips to Olton Mere on motorways bereft of traffic on this Bank Holiday Saturday and were then made very welcome by their hosts. Unfortunately there was only one sailor from each visiting club. The Mere provides for a very peaceful, tree lined […]

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Teign Corinthian Open : 2017 # 1

K1 Class Associattion Open 2017 # 1

2nd - 3rd April 2017, starting at 10:00am

K1 Traveller Series – First Event in 2017 On April 2nd Teign Corinthian YC hosted the first of the K1 Traveller Series from their base on the River Teign in South Devon. The day was always going to be tricky for both the race officer and sailors alike. Beautiful blue skies and sunshine greeted the […]

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K1 open : Broxbourne

K1 Class Association open 2016 7/7

29th - 30th October 2016

The Pumpkin Trophy : Broxbourne, Saturday October 29th. Despite a dire forecast from Wind Guru, an enthusiastic group of competitors arrived at Broxbourne Sailing Club last Saturday to compete for the new Pumpkin trophy, generously donated by Jeff Vander-Bought of VanderCraft the K1 Class builder. The Broxbourne meeting was also to be the last event […]

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K1 Nationals 2016 : Lymington

K1 Class Association Nationals 2016 & open 6/7

23rd - 25th September 2016

The K1 Nationals, Lymington, Friday 23rd September – Sunday 25th September. The Royal Lymington Yacht Club hosted the 2016 K1 Sea National Championships over a 3 day long weekend of September 23-25, ably helped out by Lymington Town Sailing Club.  17 boats entered with two furthest travelled coming down from Windermere.  With a lively forecast […]

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2016 K1 Long distance event, Tewkesbury Sailing club

K1 Long distance race, 2016

23rd July - 24th June 2016

K1 open, poster Int 2.4, K1 open NOR Sailing instructions 2.4mR open1 Int 2.4, K1 open NOR There will be a barbie and a disco and the camping for tents and motor homes is free  The weekend is likely to be superb with great wind conditions.   Another chance to visit the river……. It’s a great […]

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K1 Inlands - Bala

K1 Class association inlands 2016 and open 5/7

9th - 10th July 2016

The K1 Inlands. Bala : Saturday July 9th – Sunday July 10th. Race report added below…… The Notice Of race is below, sailing instructions on the Bala SC web site … HERE Bala SC are also asking if we would like a meal on the Saturday night, it would appear that another class are having […]

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K1 Open - Lyme Regis

K1 Class Association Open 2016 4/7

11th - 12th June 2016

K1 Open, Saturday June 11 – Sunday June 12. New for 2016, our first visit to beautiful Lyme Regis. This is going to be a great event, run over two days, when the weather is kind, the sun warm, the wind just right, and South Coast hospitality at it’s best! Details of local accommodation and […]

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K1 Northerns - Windermere & Storrs Park Race

K1 Class Association open 2016 3/7

14th - 14th May 2016, starting at 12:00pm

K1 Northern Open : Windermere Saturday May 14th. A chance to come and visit one of the K1’s largest fleets, and a great chance to visit the Lakes. The K1 northern will be three races, starting at 12:00. Storrs Park Race : Sunday 15th May. Anyone taking part in the Northerns, will be welcome to stay […]

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K1 Open at Carsington Sailing Club

K1 Class association Open 2016 2/7

16th - 17th April 2016

Carsington K1 Open, Saturday 16th April. Those sailors that looked at the weather forecast midweek and saw likely snowfalls at Carsington missed some champagne sailing on Saturday April 16th. For the intrepid few that made the trip to the lower Derbyshire dales they were rewarded with blue sky and sunshine on Saturday morning, albeit with […]

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K1 Open & Exmoor Beastie At Wimbleball Sailing Club

K1 Class Association open 2016 1/7

19th - 20th March 2016

Wimbleball K1 Open, Saturday 19th March. A great time was had by all….. Many thanks to Wimbleball, and to our host, Mike Green…. I’ve attached a report on the racing….. In the past three years we have had some splendid racing here with good wind and bracing conditions. The weekend is extended by joining in the Exmoor […]

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K1 Nationals, Cardiff Bay Yacht Club

K1 Class Association National Open 2015 8/8

25th - 27th September 2015, starting at 12:00am

I have added Mike Commanders report from the Nationals as a file below.     Our third sea based Nationals, this looks like being a very exciting weekend, in a stunning location. First race will be Friday 25th, starting no earlier than 15:00. Two races to be held on Friday, four on Saturday, and two […]

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K1 Open :The Lord Birkett; Ullswater Yacht Club

K1 Class Association Open 2015 5/8

4th - 5th July 2015, starting at 1:00pm

The Lord Birkett is a two day event, on Ullswater, open to all classes of dinghy. Two races, one each day, will be, wind permitting, a circuit of Ullswater. This is a classic race for dinghies, and a well attended event. Expect a start line the whole width of the lake, and 200+ starters…… There […]

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K1 Inland Nationals, Rutland Water

K1 Class Association Inland Nationals 2015. Open 5/8

20th - 21st June 2015

A RACE OF TWO HALVES For those turning up the practice day the conditions were perfect, whether it was for preparing new boats or new sails, or simply to become accustomed to the lake conditions, the sunshine & steady F1-2 were ideal. The conditions for the nineteen competitors, from as far afield as Somerset, Sussex […]

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K1 Open at Broxbourne

K1 Class Association Open 2015 4/8

6th - 7th June 2015

Broxbourne Report from David Hume: Saturday saw sunshine blue skies and a shifty 3-4 westerly, together with some spicy gusts of 25 mph plus. We welcomed a new member to the K1 fold, Gordon Harris had picked his new Billy Ruffian -115-on the previous Thursday, so this was a first  K1 event for both the […]

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K1 Open & Exmoor Beastie At Wimbleball Sailing Club

K1 Class Association Open 2015 1/8

21st - 22nd March 2015, starting at 10:00am

In the past two years we have had some splendid racing here with good wind and bracing conditions. The weekend is extended by joining in the Exmoor Beastie on the Sunday, a prolonged pursuit race for all classes which was won last year by a K1. Exmoor Beastie ( 3 hour pursuit ) Sun 22nd March, starting […]

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