Lake Taupo Yacht Club 11th-12th November
13 Flying 15 from across the North Island converged on Taupo over the weekend of 11th-12th November for the 2023 New Zealand National Championship. The fleet included 6 of the boats that travelled to Fremantle for the World Championship in March, plus sailors from Whangeri, Napier and Wellington.
October 7th-8th 2023
Thirteen Flying Fifteens came together on October 7 and 8 for the Belgian Championship 2023.
Esperance, Western Australia - 22 - 24 September 2023
The 62nd Western Australian Flying Fifteen Championships got under way under overcast skies in, what is normally, sunny Esperance.
County Antrim Yacht Club, 1st-3rd September
24 boats competed in the Ireland National Championship at County Antrim Y C in Belfast Lough with a win for the cousins Niall & Ronan O’Briain (4092) from Chonamara, after they affected a 10-point swing in the points table on the final day.
Endeavour Homes 2023 Flying Fifteen World Championship
After no sailing was possible on the penultimate day of the regatta only one race was sailed on the final day of the Flying Fifteen World Championship at Fremantle. With an unassailable lead Graham Vials and Chris Turner (GBR) won their unprecedented fifth World Championship in the class. Vials and Turner from Derwent Reservoir / Lyme Regis SC won 5 of the 10 world championship races and with drops of a 4th and 8th they could not be beaten.