Etchells World Championship 2016 - Final Day
The final day of the 2016 Etchells World Championship was full of drama! There were numerous postponements due to enclosing weather and multiple recalled starting sequences resulting in many boats being black flagged...
Etchells World Championship 2016 - Day Five
The Solent was slightly more reserved on Day 5 of the Etchell World Championship but with calmer breeze came larger shifts. Noel "Nitro" Drennan captilised and closed the gap on leading John Bertrand. Mark Thornburrow and Lawrie Smith scored...
Etchells World Championship 2016 - Day Four
Chop, was the word of the day. Thursday at the Etchells World Championship was exciting and wet. The sailors donned their buoyancy aids as requested by the "Y" flag and racing took place on in a short lumpy sea state...
Etchells World Championship 2016 - Day Three
A dramatic morning, to say the least. With no postponement, the racing got started on time in a grey 12 knots. The sun poked through the gloom as they arrived at the top mark. The second beat featured an ominous bank of sea fog...
Etchells World Championship 2016 - Day Two
The sun came out for Day 2 in Cowes. Light airs again treated to the fleet to some tricky navigation on the solent and strong tides created major opportunities. Noel Drennan taking control, arriving at the top mark first and retaining his lead...
Etchells World Championship 2016 - Day One
The 2016 Etchells World Championship kicks off in Cowes with lights airs and grey skies. The fleet are incredibly close with terrific sights as 58 boats arrive at the top mark more or less together. The top two boats are the only teams...