Category Archives: Half Ton Classics Cup 2016

Register, register & register

The latest newsletter from the Half Ton Class Europe has just been released. It is specially intended to those amongst you that are planning to take part in the 2022 Half Ton Classics Cup: we need you to register! Also, … Continue reading

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The Countdown has begun

On Monday 15th August, which is exactly 159 days from today, the 12th Half Ton Classics Cup will start on the Solent, somewhere on Hills Head Plateau we guess, just off Cowes. We will all have been waiting nearly 3 … Continue reading

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Final Report – Checkmate XV Makes It A Victory Double

With a convincing win in the final spectacular race run in glorious sunshine and big seas off Nieuwpoort, Checkmate XV (1985 Humphreys) and her crew of owner David Cullen, Darragh O’Connor, Nin O’Leary, Jonathan Sargent, Aidan Beggan, Niki Potterton and … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Sailing Photos

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Prize Giving At 16.00

Burt has advised us that the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 Prize Giving is scheduled for 16.00.

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Thank You Nieuwpoort!

We have been made to feel so at home and welcome here in Nieuwpoort this week and we would just like to say a huge thank you to the members and volunteers of the KYCN, the Belgian Half Ton fleet … Continue reading

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Day 4 Interview

While we wait for official confirmation of the results here is a lovely little interview we did with the Farther Bruin boys last night following their great Long Inshore race.

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Race 8 – Finish

What a great final race to finish on!  It was nip and tuck all the way with Per Elisa leading at the first mark from General Tapioca with Checkmate third, Superhero fourth, Red Cloud fifth, Headhunter sixth and Harmony seventh. … Continue reading

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SPIP Not Sailing Today

We’ve just had a quick chat with the team from SPIP who tell us that sadly they have had to pull out of today’s races.  While checking the boat this morning they spotted a problem with the deck collar of their … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Final Day!

Good morning everyone and welcome to the final day of the Half Ton Classics Cup 2018 in Nieuwpoort where we are all set for a spectacular showdown.  We have sun, we have plenty of wind, we have big seas, and … Continue reading

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