Last week two teams from Exeter University Sailing Club and The Royal Southern Academy took on the J80 World Championships.

Team Seafire (10): Scott Wallis, Annabel Bates, Belle Body, Nellie Gannon and Jakob Schmutz. Team Now4 (24): Freddie Liardet, Oscar Baker, Rory Cheetham and Will Roberts. The competition was fierce! Made up of silver medal Olympians, Worlds champions and National champions… we had our work cut out for us. The whole week was an incredible […]

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It’s a sunny day on the Solent and our J80 worlds teams are excited for another competitive day out on the water!

Team Seafire have been learning how close it can get round the windward mark and what it feels like to be jousted! Team Now4 have had some tasty experiences with blocks exploding – all crew are better than ever after some team bonding over lovely BBQ put on by hosts Royal Southern Yacht Club. Follow […]

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Our two Exeter University Sailing Club

Our two Exeter University Sailing Club / Royal Southern Academy teams have had a fantastic start to the J80 World Championships. The sailing is incredibly competitive with many national and world champions amongst the 48 boats competing. We are racing on Seafire (25th) and Now4 (39th). Both crews have already learnt a vast amount, had […]

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