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African Championships - Michaela & Ryan lead after day two

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Trinket-centric photography by Ashley Shepherd. 

Races 4, 5 & 6 were held in moderate breeze from the South East that started around 10 knots and slowly increased, but the strongest gusts in race 6 were only around 17 knots.

In Race 4 Scarlett & Esme Shepherd in "The Bootle Bumtrinket" led the fleet from the windward mark to the finish with Gemma Keers and Immy Belfield in "Ship Happens" 2nd and Elenor Keers and Isobel Pugh in "Peanut" 3rd

African Championships - Henry & James lead after day one

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Trinket-centric photography by Ashley Shepherd. 

The first three races were held in a steadly increasing East South East breeze which started around 15knots and by race 3 was gusting to 30knots. Conditions this testing found any weak points with the boats and their crews. There were numerous capsizes, dismastings, bent masts and broken daggerboards & rudder blades amoung the older boats in the fleet.

GBR Mirrors arrive in South Africa

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Photos - GBR container arrives at Theewater & RSA squad training (courtesy of Kuba Miszewski).   

"On the 11th Day of Christmas my true love sent to me" ....... not 11 Pipers Piping but 11 Mirror dinghies in a container to Cape Town, South Africa!

The GBR team are leaving UK and are on their way for Christmas and New Year in the southern hemisphere for the 2015 Mirror Worlds at Theewater SC at Villiersdorp, in the Stellenbosch wine growing in Western Cape. A great venue for the parents! The main competition will come from Michaela and Ryan Robinson, the current World Champions, on their home waters with a really enthusiastic crop of young Mirror sailors from South Africa, as well as some very experienced Australians who will be a force to be reckoned with.

2015 Mirror African Championships and World Championships - entries

2015 Mirror Dinghy World Championships logo

Just a reminder regarding the 2015 Mirror African Championships and World Championships.

Early entries closes on 15th November 2014 at midnight. We encourage you to enter asap as this will also assist in our planning. Please enter at http://2015worlds.mirrorsailing.org/  .

All fees can be found on the Notice of Race. Kindly note that this entry form is an electronic form that can to be completed online. You can either pay via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or if you are making a credit card payment, please ensure that you have your card details at hand.

2015 World Championships - container places

Nigel Wilson has kindly taken on the role as our coordinator for the Worlds in 2015.  The Mirror World Championship is going to be held at Theewater Sports Club, South Africa

There will be  a pre- worlds event taking place before the New Year starting on 28th December 2014 and the worlds will finish on the 9th January 2015.  All the sailor's boats will be packed into a container(s) in late October and shipped to South Africa. Nigel is in the early stages of planning, but if you are interest in taking part please email him This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or give him a call on 07730 527266 as he needs to know how many sailors want their boats shipped out to South Africa.

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