& photos: Brean hosts British Land Yachting Championships
of the UK's top sand yachting enthusiasts were in action on Brean
beach at the weekend during the British Land Yachting Championships.
two-day National Land Yacht Regatta, hosted by Brean Land Yacht
Club, started on Saturday and continued on Sunday.
land yachts were powered along the beach at speeds of up to 55mph
by brisk onshore winds.
Scantlebury of Brean Land Yacht Club told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
had 40 racers from right across Britain taking part, with three
different classes of land yachts racing the length of the beach.
always quite a spectacle to watch."
winners were Class 3: 1st Tim Spears, 2nd Chris Wilson, 3rd Jake
Cookson; Standarts: 1st Graham Harris, 2nd Derek George, 3rd Craig
George; Class 5: 1st Rob Collins, 2nd Mark Sidey; Mini Spirit: 1st
Chris Wright, 2nd Ian Dibdin, 3rd: Andy Parr.
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