The 2024 Squib Championships

The 2024 Squib Championships

Going into the last race of the Squib Championships, two boats had dominated the racing:  Micky Wright and Alex Porteous in Spoof from the Royal Corinthian YC had 20 points and Tom Jeffcoat crewed by owner Mark Hogan in RicO'Shea from South Caernarvonshire YC had 24...

2024 UK EAST COAST CHAMPIONSHIPS

2024 UK EAST COAST CHAMPIONSHIPS

Micky Wright and Alex Porteous, sailing  Spoof 811, won the 2024 edition of the Squib East Coast Championship, hosted by Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 25th and 26th of May 2024. The light winds on the morning of Saturday forced...

The NSOA  Squib Training  Scheme

The NSOA Squib Training Scheme

We are now able to launch the application form for bursary funding for local fleet training/coaching. We would encourage you to think how you may be able to utilise this in your fleet to help upskill all ends of the fleet or indeed encourage new people into the class!...

Notes on the Proposed New Constitution

Background The last minor change to the NSOA Constitution was in 2014, when the possibility of email voting was introduced. Other that that it has remained laregley untouched for decades. The current constitution has become considered unfit for purpose, as successive...

News from Malaysia

News from Malaysia

GREETINGS FROM PULAU INDAH ! THIS IS THE MALAYSIAN SQUIB CLASS REPORTING. As we say in Malaysia it is always HOT , it may be HOT and WET but it will be always be HOT , never more than a T shirt for sailing and with no seasons ( Which I think I miss l except the winter...

Easter in Burnham

Easter in Burnham

  Micky Wright and Alex Porteous, sailing in Squib 811 Spoof, win the Mike Flint Trophy, after the Cheeseboard race was cancelled due to high winds The Cheeseboard race, the traditional starter of the Squib season on the river Crouch, was cancelled on 29th of...

Broadlands Regatta 2024

Broadlands Regatta 2024

2024 Squib Broadland Regatta: The first Squib Open Meeting of 2024 was held over the weekend at Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club. The turnout for the event, like last years!, was affected by the forecast - not many people want to make the effort to travel with...

2024 Broadland Regatta Preview

2024 Broadland Regatta Preview

In just a few weeks time Waveney and Oulton Broad Sailing Club looks forward to greeting visiting Squibs to enjoy their unique brand of close racing at one of the Class's long-standing strongholds. The uninitiated will quickly grasp the reason for this famous venue's...

Squib MAYhem – Burnham style

Squib MAYhem – Burnham style

The Burnham Squib fleet is revving up for a stupendous summer of Squib sailing, adding the 2024 East Coast Championship to a calendar of open events already topped by the Burnham Gold Cup and tailed by Burnham Week. Somewhere along the line a strong contingent from...

RYA Dinghy Show 2024

RYA Dinghy Show 2024

It’s the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show this weekend and since the move to Farnborough this unique season-starter has been going from strength to strength. The Squib Class is of course featuring again this year and the Burnham Fleet have stepped forward to provide...

SQUIBS  at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show”

SQUIBS at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show”

Next weekend,  February 24th/25th all eyes will be on the Farnborough Exhibition Centre, where the latest edition of this increasingly popular gathering of the yachting clans kicks off another sailing season in style. RYA Members are entitled to free entry and the...

Haven Ports Y.C. Squib fleet news

Haven Ports Y.C. Squib fleet news

Stop press: 'step-on-step-off'  Squib sailing on the East Coast Due to expansion of the Squib berths at Haven Ports Yacht Club,  based at Suffolk Yacht Harbour on the River Orwell we now have space for even more Squibs. It’s a truly great place to sail your Squib...

A Burnham Squib Year. 2023.

A Burnham Squib Year. 2023.

Burnham Squibs 2023 annual report. The Burnham Squib fleet kicked off the 2023 season with the Cheeseboard, The racing was followed by the main event, lunch upstairs with the traditional copious supply of Port which of course is essential to wash the cheese down!...

Irish Squib Inlands 2023

Irish Squib Inlands 2023

Irish Squib Inland Championships 2023 Lough Derg Yacht Club in Tipperary hosted this year's Inland championship on the weekend of 14-15 October. Three visiting UK boats were made most welcome and we hope to attract even more overseas Squib sailors next year. In all,...