Article about the Looe Lugger Regatta 2011 provided by John Collings
Despite a frustrating day at sea on Sunday, waiting for the wind to arrive, the overall consensus of opinion was that the Looe Lugger Regatta was one of the most successful on record.
‘We had two excellent races on Saturday when the weather was ideal,’ said Paul Greenwood at the close of the Cornish Lugger Association’s biennial regatta.
‘Sunday was a bit disappointing because the boats had to hang around in the bay until mid-afternoon but we still managed to get a race in.’
This year’s largest gathering of traditional sailing vessels had travelled to the South East Cornwall port from as far afield as France. Read More→
The Looe Lugger Regatta will be running over three days from Friday 12th June through until Sunday 14th June.
This is a lovely Cornish event and is wonderful to see (excuse the pun!) and join in with. The Cornish, French and UK Luggers create a magnificent scene on the sea and in the harbour. Read More→