N.E.W.S. is the North East division of the UKWA, covering the North East, North Yorks and the Scottish borders.It organises and runs an annual regional race series using the facilities of sailing clubs in the area.Racing caters to those sailing in the Formula, Raceboard, RSX and Techno classes, while there are also Junior T15 and a Club Class devoted to the adult novice and or local club competitor with no prior race experience. Events are staged over a weekend with a minimum of 3 races each day, with the best three results to count, so if you can only make one day, you can still get a result.
Racing starts 1.00pm Saturdays and 11.00am Sundays.
If you would like more info, please contact Dave Dobson 01913847710 / 07767435562 or visit
The next event this season is:
Sat 31 August and Sunday 1st September, St. Mary’s Sailing Club, nr. Moffat, Selkirkshire
No prebooking necessary, Just turn up and Race! Entry fees, £25.00 adult, £15.00 Junior.