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2011

British Moth National Champions - 2011 - 1st place 4 out of 6 races!

2011 Shark 24 European Champions - sails designed and built in UK.

MOCRA Bembridge regatta 2011 - Banks Sails on all top 3 boats.

Cerulean Farr 395

We used the kite to good effect in the 60th anniversary JOG regatta last week in Falmouth. 5 Line honours from 7 races and 3rd overall on handicap. We love our A3.

From Anthony Roberts

60th Anniversary JOG regatta - 5 line honours and 3rd overall -
Cerulean Farr 395 - Anthony Roberts (partial Inventory)

BroadBlue 345 Catamaran Banks Sails
BroadBlue 345 Catamaran

From Robert Barker -
BroadBlue 345 Catamaran


My Sail; It was fab! Only had it up for about ½ hr, but hit 13.6 knts SOG against tide before Bembridge Ledge….
Really Stable sail. Great shape -
Love it !...

Many thanks!!
Robert


Oyster Lightwave 48 - Scarlett Oyster
1st in Class
1st Overall
R.O.R.C. Morgan Cup 2011


More runaway success for Banks Sails in Italy
Raffica - X41 - 1st place Italian Nationals

2011 Myth of Malham Race

RORC Success for Banks Sails and Scarlett Oyster in the Wild and Windy Myth of Malham Race (around Eddystone Lighthouse)

Third overall was Ross Appleby's 24 year old Oyster Lightwave 48, Scarlet Oyster, and the winner of IRC Two. Ross was delighted with the result having pushed this old design very hard to achieve a podium place.

"As we left the Solent we could tell by the boats around us that we were doing well. We got headed quite early and we changed our plan by heading into Lyme Bay. We were a bit anxious about the move in case the breeze died on us however, the move really paid off." explained Ross "It was a ballistic run back from the Eddystone with gusts of over 35 knots off Portland. We managed to keep the rig on top of the boat but the kite had other ideas blowing up in one big gust and we ran right over it and then broke the pole! We used our jockey-pole on our No. 3 headsail, which was not as fast but that did mean we could sail straight down the rhumb line in control and we still managed twenty knots on the surf."

Oyster Lightwave 48 - 'Scarlett Oyster'
Line Honours - 1st in Class - 1st in Fleet - J.O.G. Cowes -
St Vaast Race 2011
 
Italy

Grand Soleil 37 - 'Morgan'
Lifts the Trani Cup 2011

First 40 - 'Elettra 2'
2nd place Trani Cup 2011

Dufour 34 - 'Machiael'
1st in Class - 3rd Overall - Ancona Spring Championship 2011

Grand Soleill 42 'Meissa'
2nd Overall Ancona Spring Championship 2011

Azuree 40 - 'Float on'
Line Honours and1st Overall - V11 Pennetti Trophy

Dufour 40 - 'Soft'
1st in Class cruising division V11 Pennetti Trophy
 
 
Oyster Lightwave 48 - 'Scarlett Oyster'
1st in Class - J.O.G Nab Tower 2011

From Byron Jackson - Twins 36 (FreeWing Rig)
Just completed a very successful test sail. Mast and Boom working very well and sails are excellent.

We have recently supplied Byron with a HydraNet FB main and Jib to match his FreeWing rig - a free standing rotating wing and boom set up.

From Trevor Barry - First 33.7 'Hydra'
Trevor took time out to compliment us on how well his new Membrane HMT

Twaron #3 performed this Saturday in the 2-handed Southampton series - "It's the ideal sail for short-handed sailing in any breeze as we were constantly overpowered with the 130% Genoa - thank you it went on first time straight out of the bag and the fit and cut were perfect"

 

 

 

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