New fundraising Great Tour is cycling into town

The Great Tour, a 64-day, 6,900-kilometre awareness and fundraising cycle ride around the British coast will be hosted by the Saint Piran cycling team when it reaches Cornwall later this month. The Saint Piran Pro Cycling team Two cyclists — Hugh Roberts and Robin...
Top surfers are heading to Porthmeor Longboard Classic

Top surfers are heading to Porthmeor Longboard Classic

Surfers will be descending on St Ives on May 16 and 17 when the British Longboard Union (BLU) stages its inaugural Porthmeor Longboard Classic. Porthmeor is a fantastic location fo competitive surfing, say the organisers, and the natural, amphitheatre-like shape of...

Sailing Club: Tricky conditions as high winds threaten

Once again, it was questionable on Saturday whether to sail, due to weatherconditions. The wind was due to pick up in the late afternoon. Mike Cook and Jane Billing, in the pier head, therefore had a short inshorestarboard D course set and were constantly monitoring...
Testing time for Sailing Club in light winds

Testing time for Sailing Club in light winds

On Wednesday afternoon strong winds were not looking good for sailing, but by 5.30pm the winds had eased to 16 to 20 knots, with gusts coming from the west. Race officer Ben Colcough had a port B course laid, partially protected by the town and the Island. At the...

Racing, a rescue, and a false start for St Ives sailors

The crew of Redemption — Steph Eddy, Rebecca Williams and Leanne Herbert Light winds greeted St Ives Sailing Club members as they sailed into the bay on Wednesday evening. Race officer Tom McMahon set a starboard B course with the aid of the safety boat crew Dave...