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Feva January update

Happy new year to all.


Shake off those cobwebs and check out your dry suits!Conor Lyden, your Feva Squadron leader has spotted an opening at a frostbite series nearby.  A number of RCYC Fevas are already committed to invading Kinsale for their inaugral FEVA race at KYC.

As the 1st day racing was cancelled last week ( the IOM’s managed to get out. at RCYC !!?. ) you have missed if you can, head over this Sunday 25th January.


Frostbite Series 2009 Kinsale

Notice of Race

Lasers/Mixed Dinghies( incl. Feavs Fireflys and 420s /Squibs/505s/FireFly
(monohull only)

January: 18th & 25th,
February: 1st,8th,15th & 22nd.

First Gun: 11.55

3 races per day expected

Volvo ocean race game

We have to mention Double Toubles( John Galvin ) performance during the week…he managed to achieve 23rd place overall of the 130,000 entries – keep an eye out for  Alegre ,Gale force and Gradnation too

Mid Term  Coaching series

Jonathan Lewis ( UK Feva National SquadCoach ) Coaching over the mid term break. (wed / thursday 18th / 19th February 2009). Jonathan is without doubt the most experienced Feva Coach, other than Gillian of course, out there. We saw him in action in Sweden as he oversaw the successful UK campaign take the worlds last year. We have a great level of interest and the following helms have already confirmed their commitment – some even have got their crews organised!:

John Galvin / Oscar Morehead

Vikki Cudmore / Marc Cudmore

Isabella Morehead /

Alexandra Morehead

Chris O’Brien

Eddie Ivers / Ruth Nagle

Conor Lyden / Christopher Phelan

Richard Roberts / Paul Martin

Vikki Cudmore / Marc Cudmore

Dermot Lyden,  is looking to crew a Feva- contact me and I will put you in touch.

Gillian Guinness will also attend and we intend on having an induction course for RCYC Coaches on the Wednesday. Coaches with an interest in double handed assymmetrical sailing in the fastest growing fleet..make yourself known!

Confirmation on  costs etc will be posted over the next few days but be assured it will be great value!


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