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Victory Class 80th  Anniversary

Veterans' Fleet Race 19 July 2014

 Winners of the Veterans Race in V20 Fairdawn

Dickie & Charlie Armstrong and Sydney Pilcher.

Photo courtesy of Caroline Abrines

Winners of the Team Race, Team A

Victory Fleet Racing 2014 

                           XVII Straits Games 2014

The Straits Games was a very successful event with twenty two children from four cities, Algeciras, Lai Linea, San Roque and Gibraltar participating. Photos of the event are shown below courtesy of Javier Molina Lamothe.

 All the youngsters pose after receiving their medals and trophies at the RGYC's clubhouse. Photo courtesy of Alex Lugnani.

3rd NH Resorts J80 Sotogrande League,

1st RGYC J80 Regatta - 1st June 2014

The event was sailed in very varied weather conditions from light winds with sun, to overcast and stronger winds, to a squall with wind speeds reaching 24 knots. Nine boats out of the fleet of twelve came down from Sotogrande to sail in the penultimate race day of this 2013- 2014  3rd NH Resorts circuit. The ‘PAS’ team shown below, headed by Caine Federico, Jimmy Coelho, Juan Gomez with skipper Nacho Alcina won this event sponsored by the Royal Gibraltar Yacht Club with two firsts and one second place finishes. In second Place was the team ‘NH Almenara’ with  one first, one second and one fourth place finish. In third place was the ‘Capurro Insurance’ RGYC boat with two thirds and one fifth place finish, skippered by Charlie Lavarello, with Patrick Sheppard-Capurro, Paul Stagnetto and Joey Imossi.

The competitors pose for a photo above and below the winning PAS team

 RC44 Event in Sotogrande 25th - 29th June. 

 John Bassadone's Peninsula Petroluem team finish in 3rd place but, remain leaders of the RC44 Championships.


RGYC's Club boat and ribs used in this world class event.

 Victory Sailing Results

OCEAN RACE II - 12th July

1st V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello
2nd V1 Viking, Louis W Triay
3rd V16 Andromeda, Charlie Stagnetto
4th V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso


1st V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello
2nd V16 Andromeda, Micko S Capurro
3rd V21 Zoe, Andrew Alcantara

PATRON I - 5th July

1st V16 Andromeda
2nd V14 Flash
3rd V1 Viking, Louis W Triay

Louis Triay Trophy Final results - 21st June

1st  Charlie Lavarello in Flash

2nd Louis Triay Snr in Viking

3rd  Hamish Risso in Fencer

4th Nick Cruz in Fairdawn

5th Raymond Payas in Odyssey

6th Charlie Stagnetto



1st V14 Flash, Charles Lavarello
2nd V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso
3rd V20 Fairdawn, Nick Cruz
4th V1 Viking, Louis W Triay
5th V4 Odyssey, Raymond Payas
6th V7 Genista, Charlie Stagnetto

BRINTON I (abandoned!) 14th June

 BRINTON III - 7th June

1st V16 Andromeda, Patrick Capurro.
2nd V8 Temptress, Monty Spindler.
3rd V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso.
4th V7 Genista, Charlie Stagnetto.

Jubilee III - 7th June

1st V8 Temptress, Monty Spindler.
2nd V16 Andromeda, Patrick Capurro.
3rd V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello.
4th V21 Zoe, Andrew Alcantara.

 25th May – Ocean Race I

 1st V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso.

2nd V16 Andromeda, Micko Capurro.
3rd V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello.

Brinton II – 17th May

1st V16 Andromeda, Micko  Capurro.

 2nd V20 Fairdawn, Nick Cruz.

3rd V14 Flash, Richard Felipes.

 4th V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso.

 Jubilee II – 1th May

1st V16 Andromeda, Micko Capurro.

 2nd V9 Fencer, Hamish Risso.

3rd V20 Fairdawn, Nick Cruz.

4th V1 Viking, Louis W Triay.

Jubilee I – May 10th

 1st V8 Temptress, Monty Spindler.

 2nd V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello.

 3rd V20 Fairdawn, Nick Cruz.

 4th V7 Genista, Charlie Stagnetto.


(Tune Up Race) – 3rd May

1st V8 Temptress, Monty Spindler.

2nd V14 Flash, Charlie Lavarello.

 3rd V20 Fairdawn, Nick Cruz.


1st V22 Avocet, Brendan Roche.

2nd V8 Temptress, Monty Spindler.

 3rd V12 Calypso, Steve Hammerton.

 Summer Sailing School for children

Week 1 : 21st to 25th July

Week 2 : 4th - 8th August

Week 3 : 18th-22nd August

These sessions are run in conjunction with the Sports Development Unit.

To book a place email rgyc@gibraltar.gi or sailingschoolatrgyc@gmail.com

 Sailing School 2014

The club has employed a full time sailing instructor who is working Wednesdays to Sundays. To arrange for sailing lessons please email

Miguel Galiano on sailingschoolatrgyc@gmail.com

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