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Your Invitation to the 2017 Dragon Edinburgh Cup

Calling all Dragon sailors – GBR and ALL Dragon nationalities. This is your Captain speaking! I am honoured to be the Chairman of the 2017 Edinburgh Cup, which will be held in Cowes, Isle of Wight from 8 to 15 July. On … Continue reading

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Island Sailing Club, Cowes, to host the 69th Edition of the historic Dragon Edinburgh Cup

Designed in 1929, the International Dragon combines classic elegance with grand prix performance, the world’s greatest sailing venues and some of the best sailors on the planet.  One of the Dragon fleet’s most prestigious trophies is the Edinburgh Cup, which was … Continue reading

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Lawrie Smith Is 2016 Dragon Edinburgh Cup Champion

The Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2016 Supported by Gwynedd Council ‘Wales 2016 Year of Adventure – Snowdonia Mountains & Coast’ came to a spectacular conclusion off Abersoch as the 35 strong fleet enjoyed one finalrace in glorious sunshine, big waves and … Continue reading

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Wet & Wild On Day Three of Edinburgh Cup In Abersoch

Conditions were wet and wild on the third day of the 2016 Dragon Edinburgh Cup, supported by Gwynedd Council and the ‘Wales 2016 Year of Adventure – Snowdonia Mountains & Coast’, at the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club in Abersoch.  The … Continue reading

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Place Changes Galore On Day 2 Of Edinburgh Cup In Abersoch

Day two of the Dragon Edinburgh Cup 2016 supported by Gwynedd Council and the ‘Wales 2016 Year of Adventure – Snowdonia Mountains & Coast’ might have been grey and chilly, but nothing could dampen the enthusiasm of the 35 strong … Continue reading

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Dragon Edinburgh Cup Gets Off To Spectacular Start In Abersoch

The 2016 Dragon Edinburgh Cup, supported by Gwynedd Council and the ‘Wales 2016 Year of Adventure – Snowdonia Mountains & Coast’, got off to a fantastic start in Abersoch with two races in a 12-18 knot northerly wind and plenty … Continue reading

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Lawrie Smith Wins Dragon UK Northern Championship 2016

Thirty-two teams from across the UK and Ireland enjoyed two days of hard fought racing from the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club in Abersoch to decide the winner of the 2016 Dragon UK Northern Area Championship on 3 and 4 July.  … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Cup Winners Julia & Mike

Martin “Stavros” Payne interviewed 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup winners Julia Bailey (overall) and Mike Budd (Corinthian) at the final prize giving for the regatta.

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Julia Bailey Claims Historic Victory At 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup

For 66 years the names engraved on the Dragon Edinburgh Cup have had two things in common.. They have been the names of some of the finest sailors in the world and they have all been men. Julia Bailey was … Continue reading

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Stop Press – Julia Bailey Makes History In Largs

Huge congratulations to GBR720 Aimee helmed by Julia Bailey.. with crew Pedro Andrade, Keith Tippell and Will Heritage on winning the 2015 Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Edinburgh Cup with a race to spare.  Julia becomes the first woman to claim … Continue reading

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