Congratulations to Tom Cosier / Niamh O'Neill of Restronguet SC and Becca Stephens / Lisa Prichard of Mounts Bay & Penzance SC's on being selected for the latest RYA Mirror National Junior Squad. It has been several years since the South West Mirror region has had multiple representation in the National Squad, and we wish them well in their training.
Tom Cosier and Niamh O'Neill of Restronguet Sailing Club (above) and
Becca Stephens and Lisa Prichard of Mounts Bay / Penzance Sailing Clubs (below)
The 23rd July saw the start of the 420 Europeans in Tavira, Portugal and taking part are ex-Mirror sailors Tom Lovesey, Megan Brickwood, Charlotte Fitzgerald and Emma Spruce.
Follow their progress on the event website: http://tavirasailing.org/uk/nextevent/theevent/3/420+open+european+champIonshIp.html
Also in action closer to home over the coming week at the Firefly Ntionals hosted by Felixstowe Ferry SC are current / ex-Mirror sailors Carla Sheldon (Royal Plymouth Corinthian YC), Gorge Yeoman (Itchenor SC) and James Wilkinson (Restronguet SC).
This event can be followed at: http://www.fireflysailing.org.uk
Applications can now be made for the Mirror South Zone Squad (applicants from the south west apply for this area) and Mirror National Junior Squad. View information at
Notice of Selection for the National Junior Squad can be viewed at
and for the South Zone Squad at
The competitors in todays Mirror Open Meeting at Penzance SC are shown below, with event winners Kim May Papailiou and Amy Sparks (holding trophy) in the centre of the picture.
Photograph is copyright of Ash Shepherd
Eight crews came to the line for today’s Mirror Open event at Penzance SC, which was Round 4 of the 2011 Travellers series. Conditions were ideal, with a 10 knot breeze and just a little wave slop to keep people occupied.