Tag Archives: Racing

Nominate someone for an adventure

As Challenge Wales prepares for one of her biggest adventures yet, we’re doing a shout out to see if you know anyone who may benefit from an adventure outdoor experience, giving you the opportunity to nominate someone or encourage a … Continue reading

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The Tall Ships Races begins – Fair winds to all

During the summer, Challenge Wales usually heads further afield – quite often our voyages start from West Wales, where dolphins swim alongside us, the water is bluer than the Bristol Channel brown and our residential sail training voyages can take … Continue reading

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Over 1,500 boats and a fundraiser like no other – it’s Round the Island Race

At 0730hrs last Saturday, Challenge Wales was slipping the lines at West Cowes, Isle of Wight. In fact quite a few other boats were doing the same thing. There was the chit chatter of voices, there was the jangle of … Continue reading

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Almost 1,600 boats, over 10,000 sailors and an unbeaten record for Challenge Wales

It was a 6am departure from the pontoon and a 7am race start on Saturday 27th June 2015. The sun shone brightly in Cowes and the force 4 wind was welcomed (seeing that last year there was pretty much no … Continue reading

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Bringing out the best in people…it’s Round the Island Race

It’s that time of year when Challenge Wales heads to the South Coast, sailed there by young people. We’ve already had a busy few months sail training, working with different types of young people and groups. Learning how to work … Continue reading

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Success for Challenge Wales…

Stepping foot on Challenge Wales for the first time can be a bit daunting for anyone. But for the young people who sailed Challenge Wales from Cardiff to Cowes for the famous Round The Island Race it was a fantastic … Continue reading

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What’s your 2013 Challenge? Race for Charity

Is it ‘time’ for your 2013 Challenge? Could it be the Rolex Fastnet Race? The 608 mile Rolex Fastnet Race takes place every other year and has the reputation of a gruelling, challenging race attracting worldwide entries, and is the highlight … Continue reading

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