Sunday, 16 December 2012

Scenario Encore - Three Quarter Ton IOR Yacht - Blackpool and Fleetwood Yacht Club

Scenario Encore - is a Rob Humphries one off Three Quarter Ton Yacht pictured here in 2012 on Lake Windermere taking part in the Lake Windermere Winter Series 2012-2013 organised by Windermere Cruising Association. This event is open to yachts from other clubs with winter mornings available.
The owners previous yachts were called Scenario and Scenario Act Two both yachts can be seen on this blogsite it is interesting to see how these yachts have developed over the years from the late 1970s to this hot looking racing machine Scenario Encore probably one of the last few IOR Three Quarter Ton Yachts to be designed.
There used to be a large and highly competive fleet of Three Quarter Ton yachts at Blackpool and Fleetwood Yacht Club, Lancashire, Britain. The Yacht Club organises a yearly event called THE DASH for Quarter Ton Yachts , Half Ton Yachts, Three Quarter Ton Yachts and other yachts like sports boats etc......... The Dash is a race from Fleetwood Marina up and down the tidal River Wyre approximately 12 miles and the winning yacht get £1000 pounds. Have a look at the Yacht Clubs website for more details on this event and present prizes and sponsor.
Racing in The Dash race in 2013

The above picture shows Scenario Encore on its road trailer at Glasson Dock Marina ready to go to
Lake Windermere for the Winter Series.

 Just finished a light wind race on Lake Windermere ( Cumbria, Britain )

 B & F Y.C. on the stern stands for Blackpool and Fleetwood Yacht Club and club flag can also be seen

 Big Rig on this yacht

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