Race Reports

BODA Oppenheim Trophy 14-17 April 2017

“The Bembridge One Designs always start their season at Easter – this year was no different. What was different was the much better than normal… Read More

Vernon’s Easter Egg Cup 15-16 April

“Two excellent days of racing over the Easter Weekend for Vernon’s Easter Egg Trophy – the second oldest trophy raced for by the Bembridge Illusions… Read More

Bill’s Barrel 8-9 April

After a short postponement, the first race got away to a clean start and headed off in the mist to try to find the windward… Read More

Flying Dutchman Trophy 2017 – 1-2 April

Sadly no sign this weekend of the flying Dutchman (Rudy), however the eleven sailors who did come to race for his trophy enjoyed almost perfect… Read More

SPRING PLATE – 25-26 March

Despite early starts and although away from shelter it was still quite chilly on Saturday in Bembridge for the Spring Plate, the sunshine and F4… Read More

National Championships 2017 – 18th & 19th March

Fortunately the windy and damp forecast earlier in the week did not put off the twenty four hardy Illusionists entered for this season’s National Championships… Read More

Racing Report – 25th & 26th February 2017

A brisk SSW’erly breeze and not a enough water in the middle of the harbour to start on time greeted the thirteen enthusiastic Illusionists and… Read More

Valentine’s Trophy 11 – 12 February 2017

A bitterly cold North/North Easterly Force 4 to 5 breeze with sleet never far away greeted the nine intrepid Illusionists looking for some Valentine cheer… Read More

Match Racing Championships 28 – 29 January

The annual Illusion Match Racing Championships took place in Bembridge Harbour over the weekend in almost perfect weather on Saturday and dull & damp conditions… Read More

January Jacket 14 – 15 January 2017

Although numbers were limited for the first trophy of the second half of the 2016-2017 Illusion winter programme – the January Jacket – held over… Read More