Etchells News


News from Class Chairman Kitto

The Chief Measurer and the ODTC Chairman have advised that apertures (commonly referred to as slots) cut through the deck in lieu of jib tracks are in contravention of Class Rules, including (but not limited to) C.7.1(d) and D.2.3(b). This interpretation is supported by the IGC



Eight Bells: John McConnell

International Etchells Class life member John McConnell passed away on July 16, 2018.



2019 Worlds venue showcased at World Sailing Youth World Champs

Corpus Christi, Texas recently hosted the 2018 World Sailing Youth Worlds. Some great video footage captures a look at a fantastic sailing venue.



2018 Etchells Gertrude Cup

The Etchells Gertrude Cup was 4 days of intense racing with 12 races scheduled and, despite the predominantly high pressure sitting over the UK, was successfully completed. By the final day, 4 boats were in contention for overall victory.



2018 Worlds Early Bird Discount

Check in with the 2018 Worlds organizers for the latest information. Early bird discount before July 20.



British Etchells National Championship 2018

Any time a boat gets to discard a second place in its winning scoreline, it suggests a walkover, but in the case of the 2018 British Etchells National Championship Lawrie Smith and his crew of Richard Parslow / Will Heritage and Gonçalo Ribeiro only took the championship on the last beat of the last race.



2018 World Championship registration now open

Online registration for the 2018 Etchells World Championship is now open. Early bird discount until July 20th



Updates approved to Championship Rules

The Etchells IGC has approved changes to the qualification process for the World Championship



Etchells 2018 Australian Championships

Magpie wins 2018 Etchells Australian Championship at Fremantle, WA. Congratulations Graeme Taylor, James Mayo and Richard Allanson.



Etchells Class measurement inquiry protocol

Ever wonder how to go about getting an answer to a question about measurement of a boat, its equipment or sail? Here is the full description of the way to do it.



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