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Wildwind Speed Freaks Challenge 2013 – win a free sailing holiday plus club cash!

In association with we are delighted to announce the Wildwind Speed Freaks Challenge 2013. This contest is open to any sailor in the UK. We are looking for the fastest sailor in 3 categories: dinghy, catamaran and open.

The winner in each class will receive a free Wildwind holiday in wonderful and windy Vassiliki, while the sailing club he/she is a member of will receive £250 to spend however they like.

So as to make the competition as fair as possible these are the conditions of entry:

  • All entries must be carried out with a properly calibrated GPS and their best average speed over 30 seconds will be accepted and posted on the Speed Freaks Challenge board

  • Before making an attempt sailors MUST inform an officer of their club that they are going out and show the officer the GPS recording once they return to shore.

  • The track of the course must be uploaded to the Speed Freaks page on

  • Sailors may enter as many times as they want.

  • Prizes will be offered as follows

    • Fastest dinghy speed adjusted by PY. (see below for calculation)

    • Fastest catamaran speed adjusted by SCHS (see below)

    • Fastest speed regardless of handicap

  • Each winner will receive one free one week Wildwind Sailing holiday in famous Vassiliki on the beautiful Greek island of Lefkas. This holiday includes flights from London Gatwick, accommodation, overseas transfers and as much sailing as you can handle. Holidays must be taken in May, June or September. Bank Holiday weeks are excluded.

  • The winner’s club will also receive £250 to be spent in any way the club sees fit.

  • The competition is open from Friday April 12th until 31st December 2013 – the winners will receive their prizes at the annual RYA Dinghy Show.

For more information and to participate, go to

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