illusion racing

Bembridge Illusions 2022 National Championships (5th & 6th March)

Mid-week the forecast was looking very promising for the weekend’s 2022 National Championship’s, and although it was certainly not champagne conditions, the cold NNE F4-5… Read More

Bembridge Illusions – Stratton Memorial Trophy 2022 19th – 20th March

A cloudless sky and brisk but gusty E/ENE F4 breeze greeted eighteen Illusionist early on Saturday morning as they rigged their boats up ready to… Read More

Bembridge Illusions – Spring Plate 2022 – 2nd & 3rd April

After a cold week with biting easterly breezes, the weekend forecast looked far more promising with a 9 knot NNEasterly predicted for Saturday and a… Read More

Bembridge Illusions – National Championships 6th & 7th November 2021

Bembridge Illusions – National Championships 6th & 7th November 2021   We were locked down earlier in the year when the 2020-2021 Nationals had originally… Read More

Bembridge Illusion St George’s Day, Woodford Long Distance Race and Bill’s Barrel 1 & 2 May 2021

Saturday, the penultimate day of racing of the 2020-2021 Illusion season was a frustrating one! The forecast was for light cyclonic conditions and that was… Read More

Bembridge Illusions – Bill’s Barrel 2020 (14th & 15th March)

Bembridge Illusions – Bill’s Barrel 2020 (14th & 15th March) ‘Bill’s Barrel’ was set up some years ago by Bill Daniels as something a bit… Read More

Illusions Stratton Trophy 2020 7 & 8 March

Illusions Stratton Trophy 2020 7 & 8 March   After the last three weekends of strong winds, the SSW F3 breeze on Saturday morning made… Read More

Bembridge Illusions – 22nd – 23rd February 2020 – Stratton Trophy

VERNON STRATTON TROPHY Another very windy weekend which saw no formal racing for the Stratton Trophy even for the hardy Illusionists. Although annoyingly the strong… Read More

Illusion Match Racing 25 & 26 January 2020

Mid-week, the forecast for the weekend’s annual Illusion Match Racing Championships at Bembridge was not looking very promising, however although overcast on Saturday, the initial… Read More

Illusion Class St. Valentine’s Regatta 8 February 2020

Illusion Class St.Valentine’s Regatta The Valentine’s day Trophy was held in Bembridge harbour on a fine sunny morning. The day was graced with a gentle… Read More
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