Ice Yacht Sailing from the UK point of view
This site is dedicated to our sport of ice sailing and sand sailing. Here, visitors can learn more about this exciting sailing sport, keep abreast of latest news and events and generally learn more about what the sport entails.
I am a member of the British Ice Yacht racing team. Here in Lincolnshire where I live, it is not cold enough for ice sailing; also any ice there is is unsafe or covered by too much snow. It is the same In the UK generally, we are not fortunate enough to enjoy enough safe ice.
Any decent areas are in the fens but ice skaters use the flooded fens. For example, please look here (page down a little for the menu).
K11 (my yacht) have been competing in the World Championships in America and North Europe for many years,ront The European DN Ice Yacht Championships are held every year, as are North Americans, the World championships alternate between the two continents. and now the Asia Cup Lake Baikal Russia in late March/ April
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K11 Gareth Rowland
PICTURES OF 2016 BAIKAL WILL BE POSTED HERE
Pictures of DN 2015 BAIKAL GO TO:
Open Russian Championship