Preview of the 2014 GJW Direct Lark Nationals

Laura Lily - 05th July 2014

The best in the South West!

The south west has long heralded some of the best sailing waters in the UK. With a crescent bay framing crystal clear waters and a backdrop of the mystical St Michael's Mount what more could you want from a UK based venue for a National Championships?

On August 16th, the Larks are heading to Penzance for their National Championships sponsored by GJW Direct. The week long event will see 9 championship races, a crews race and of course the Lark Buddy system. Early bird entry is only 175 and 130 concessions but enter soon as early bird entry closes on the 13th July! Enter now via the Lark Nationals 2014 link above.

The week is set to be an exciting one with club working hard to provide a smorgasbord of sailing and entertainment. The week is great for families too. Penzance and the surrounding areas has much to offer, from Paradise Park to the Eden project and of course many amazing beaches to choose from. The week looks as follows;

Saturday - Commodores reception and Ceroc dancing class
Sunday - Beach games/quiz and BBQ
Monday - Board of directors/Crews union
Tuesday - Penzance Town Treasure hunt and pasty and pint night
Wednesday - AGM and Minack Theatre to see Spamalot
Thursday - Fancy Dress night and local sensation 'Rudi's 'Message'
Friday - Black tie dinner and prize giving at Renaissance Restaurant

For those of you who are students, consider this, in entering the infamous Lark Nationals you will have the chance to win a surfboard! St Austell brewery have donated a surfboard which will go to the first student in full time education under 25. So get your entry in quick to be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize.