Mar 02 2023


Published by under Cadets

We have an exciting calendar of Cadet Training and Racing this season.


New this year is our Cadet Development Pathway, which will enable us to deliver more focussed training across the full range of abilities from Stingrays to Sharks.


Check on the graphic below to see the best training for your child. TBYC Cadet Pathway 2023


Refer to the Calendar for all the dates and times. The events will also be published on this homepage and facebook.

Put the dates in your diary to attend all of the sessions suited to your child’s level of sailing, to get the most out of the training.

Dont forget to look at the Cadet section of the website for more details and Cadet Race results.



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Mar 01 2023

Mother’s Day 19th March

Published by under Club Notices

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Feb 28 2023

St Patrick’s Quiz 18th March

Published by under Club Notices

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Feb 27 2023

Sandhopper Class Membership & Media – Web, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube & Insta,

Published by under Sandhoppers


The Sandhopper Class British Association are now on the following platforms.



WhatApp: Please email your name and mobile number to [email protected] with a request to join.

Instagram: Find and tag us @sandhopperclass

Youtube – Includes videos on how to use Primo and for sailing support videos for Adults who are new to sailing:

For membership to the Sandhopper Class British Association: please complete the below form:

Thank you
Scott James
SCBA Chairman

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Feb 27 2023

Sandhopper drinks night – This Thursday

Published by under Sandhoppers

It’s the first Thursday of the month this week and that means it’s the sandhopper drinks night at TBYC. Come along and chat hoppers, guests welcome as long as they are signed in by a TBYC member.

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Feb 15 2023

Primo is available to be used by TBYC Senior Members in 2023

Published by under Members,Sandhoppers

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Feb 15 2023

Sprint 15 For Sale

Published by under For Sale


Two main sails (with battens) Jib with roller reefing.

Additional Main – little used.

Trapeze + extended tiller.

Trailer with large storage box and full width lighting board

Fat wheel launching trolley and spare trolley with standard wheels.

Sound cover 3 years old.

Spare equipment.

All in good condition and ready to sail.

Currently located TBYC dinghy park.


Phone  07931 844 945

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Feb 13 2023

Sandhopper Class Rule Changes as a result of the recent AGM

Published by under Sandhoppers

SCBA Rule Changes as a result of the recent AGM:

Link to 2022 Rules for reference

t) Headsail furling / roller reefing device and fitting plate, which shall retain the forestay and be fixed to the forestay plate above the deck.

**Not less than 158 litres of additional floatation equipment must be fitted forward of the mast.**

Floatation equipment of any type additional to the foregoing may be fitted under the deck’s seats or floors.
All flotation equipment must be maintained in good condition.
Note: Where a full height aft flotation tank is fitted this shall comprise of a compartment formed between the hull, deck and athwart ships bulkhead of plywood of not less than 12mm in thickness and not more than 2500mm. nor less than 2400mm. aft of the forward buoyancy tank. Such tank shall contain not less than 0.18m3 of either securely fixed closed cell foam with a density of not less than 150kg/m3 and water absorption by volume or less than 8% or securely fixed rigid wall air containers.

**The boat shall be equipped with personal buoyancy for each crew member to the minimum standard ISO 12402-5.**

Sails shall be made and measured in accordance with the ISAF Sail Measurement Instructions except where varied herein. With the exception of windows, the sails shall be made of a single ply woven fibre cloth, the body of the sail shall be flexible and be capable of being folded flat in any direction without damaging the fibres.
Any finishing material or coating applied to the cloth shall not prevent the sail being folded flat.
For the material to be considered as woven, when it is torn it shall be possible to separate the fibres without leaving evidence of a film. Specifically, the use of Kevlar, Mylar, Carbon Fibre and similar materials are banned.
A maximum of 2 unwoven windows are permitted in the mainsail and a maximum of 2 unwoven windows are permitted in the headsail. The maximum size for each window shall be **0.75 **square metre. No edge of the window shall be closer than 150mm from any edge of the sail. In addition, a maximum of 3 Genoa/Jib tell-tale windows is permitted, of maximum size of 150mm diameter. The cloth used for all headsails and mainsail shall weigh not less than 185gms per square metre.

The rules document will be issued and updated shortly to the association website. Draft AGM Minutes (as they are not approved until the next AGM) will be issued to all current members of the SCBA.

Thank you
Scott James
SCBA Chair
[email protected]

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Feb 09 2023

Valentine’s Dinner

Published by under Club Notices

Phone 01702 587563 or call in to book your table.


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Jan 30 2023

Sandhopper night at TBYC on Thursday this week – (1st Thursday of each month)

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Its Sandhopper night at TBYC on Thursday this week. As its the first Thursday of the month. All are welcome, we had a reasonable turn out for the first one of the year, but there is always room for more! Please feel free to join us, guests are welcome as long as signed in by a member. Meet at 8pm in the main bar.


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