Land Yachting Championships underway in Brean this weekend
of the UK's top sand yachting enthusiasts are in action on Brean
beach this weekend for the British Land Yachting Championships.
two-day National Land Yacht Regatta, organised by Brean Land Yacht
Club, started on Saturday, helped by strong offshore winds, and
continues today (Sunday).
Hale, Brean Land Yacht Club Chairman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
had a good first day's racing with 30 racers from across Britain
- coming as far afield as Redcar, London and the Lake District to
had near-perfect conditions with strong winds powering the land
yachts along the beach.
different classes of Land yacht have been racing the length of Brean
beach. The land yachts can reach speeds in excess of 60mph.
racing gets underway from 10.30am. There is no charge to watch the
action, but parking on the beach is by payment.