Dragon Force Notice Board
12 February 2017
On Saturday 18 February, we shall organise the 4th race of the 2017 DF Winter Series at Smart City, first race will be at 1300 hours. Hope to see you all there.
1 February 2017
The next race of the 2017 DF winter series will take place on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Smart City. First race will be at 1300 hours as usual so please be early to help with the buoys, this week we will have a new set which will need preparing before we lay.
19 January 2017
The Second race of the 2017 Dragon Force Winter Series takes place on Saturday 21 January 2017 at Smart City, first race at 1300 hours. Looks to be a windy day.
9 December 2016
The sixth and final race of the DF 2016 Autumn Series will be held at Smart City once more with the first race starting at 13:00 hours, please come early to help launch the dinghy. It is close at the top of the leader board, looks like Joe or Chris will take the honours. Weather looks good for this last race, hope all DF skippers can make it.
28 November 2016
Saturday, 3 December we will be meeting at Smart City with the DF boats, really cool place to sail. Be there at 12:30 at the latest to help with laying the buoys, remember, it always rains when we go there so bring your wellies!!!
3 November 2016
The third race of the DF class 2016 Autumn Series will be held at Xemxija on Saturday 5 November 2016 with the first race starting at 1300 so please be early as sunset is now 1 hour earlier than last week.
18 October 2016
The second race of the DF class 2016 Autumn Series will take place this coming Saturday 22 October at St. Thomas Bay with the first race starting at 1400, Please be early to help lay the course.
6 October 2016
OK, back to racing this weekend, we shall be meeting at Xemxija at 14:00 on Saturday 8 October for the first race of the Autumn series. Looking forward to seeing you all there once more.
8 June 2016
The 2016 Dragon Force Summer Sheild was held at Ghadira in conjunction with the IOM summer shield in almost perfect sailing conditions, sun, sun a little bit of wind, some "holes", some windshifts and very good friends sailing well. All present enjoyed the day and it was good to see some new faces winning the trophies at the end of the day. Chris MLT6 won the day's event with a perfect score, Ben, a new sailor to the club came a credible second and everyone was happy for Rita who came in third. Well done to all.
Now we break for summer and we will all meet again next October. Bye for now.
2 June 2016
Racing this coming Tuesday at Ghadira Bay for the Macphearson Summer Shield, First race at 14:30. Meal afterwards at La Barca restaurant. Hope you can all make it.
23 May 2016
Sailing this coming Saturday at Xemxija, starting at 1400 hours. Can we have some volunteers to do the dinghy for the day please.
24 April 2016
We shall meet with the Dragon Force boats on Saturday 30 April 2016 at Maghtab, the bay after the Bahar Ic-Caghaq as you are going from Pembroke to Salina Bay. Meeting time is 13:15 so we can lay some bouys before we start at 14:00. Hope to see all of the DF skippers there.
11 April 2016
We shall be meeting at Xemxija on Saturday 16 April 2016 at 1400 for some fun racing with the DF boats. Anyone interested in our sport, I will try and bring a boat down so you can come and have a go.
21 February 2016
Missed a couple of updates, sorry. Next race will be the final race of the DF 2016 Winter Series and will be held at the Mellieha Bay Hotel. First race will be at 13:00 hours on Saturday 5 March 2016.
17 January 2016
The second race of the 2016 DF winter series will be held at Xemxija on Saturday 23 January 2016 at Xemxija. First race will start at 1300 hours.
5 January 2016
The first race of the 2016 Winter Series will take place at Xemxija on Saturday 9 January with the first race at 1300 hours.
Hope to see all the DF skippers there.
16 December 2015
The last race of the year will be held this coming Saturday, 19 December 2015 at Xemxija, The Charvin Christmas Cup will start at 1300 hours and is open to both IOM and DF class boats, 2 courses will be set with the same start/finish line for both classes so we will race at the same time but slightly differing courses, Afterwards, we will have our ususal Qauyside Party before we break for Christmas and New Year. Hope to see all members there.
6 December 2015
The final race of the 2015 Dragon Force Autumn Series will take place on Saturday 12 December 2015 at Xemxija, first race at 1300 hours.
2 December 2015
Next race will be Saturday 5 December 2015 at Xemxija, first race at 1300 hours. Hope you can all make it and hope the weather holds for us.
27 November 215
The 5th race of the 2015 Autumn Series for the DF class boat will be held on Saturday 5 December at Xemxija, first race at 1300
19 November 2015
Sunday 22 November 2015 will be the 4th race of the DF Autumn Series. Xemxija, first race at 10:00 hours, no sleeping in please !!
11 November 2015
Next race will be this coming Saturday 14 November 2015 at Xemxija, first race at 1300 hours at Xemxija once again, hope to see you all there. If the sea state is too choppy, we may move up to the back of the Tunny Net.
20 October 2015
The second race of the Autumn Series for the DF class will be held at Xemxija on Saturday 24 October 2015 starting at 1400 hours. Hope you can all come down.
6 October 2015
Saturday 10 October sees the start of the Dragon Force races for the Autumn Series. For anyone who has not sailed a radio controlled boat, this is the best possible introduction to sailing. Come on down and have a go. We shall be sailing at Xemxija on Saturday 10 October starting from 1400 hours. We meet close to the slipway in the corner of Xemxija not far from the roundabout at the end of the St. Paul's Bay Bypass. Hope to see all DRAGON FORCE club members there.
20 September 2015
The DF Autumn Series races will start on Saturday 10 October 2016. Watch this space for more information such as venue and times.
7 June 2015
We now take a break for the whole of the summer so we can relax and recouperate. See you all again next October.
30 May 2015
The end of the DF Spring Series races were held today at Xemxija with some slightly choppy seas compared to the strength of the wind. Today's winner was Darren, well done to you, another good race performance. However, the overall Spring Series winner was Joe, well done to you Joe a well deserved winner of the 2015 DF Spring Series. Next race for the DF class boats will be the end of season Summer Shield which will be held at Ghadira Sailing Club Slipway, next Saturday 6 June 2015.
29 May 2015
Tomorrow we will be sailing in Xemxija due to the low water level in the pond at Pembroke. Dinghy will be launched about 13:15 so first race will be about 14:15 to 14:30. Hope to see all DF sailors there.
20 May 2015
We are hoping that the rain last Monday was enough to fill up the reservoir at Pembroke so we can sail the last race of the DF series at the fresh water pond. NOR and more info will be send to members early next week.
5 May 2015
Saturday 2 May races were held at Pembroke with just enough wind to ensure a reasonable size course. Darren took first place. Next race will be on Saturday 16 May, hopefully at Pembroke but it will depend upon how much water the sun dries up the pond.
27 April 2015
After a super day of sailing on Sunday 26 April 2015 we have our next DF class races next Saturday at 1400 at the reservoir in Pembroke. Hope you can get there.
21 April 2015
After a superb day of sailing last Saturday with absolutely perfect conditions for the DF class boats, we shall organise the second race of the 2015 Spring Series on Sunday Morning, 26 April 2015. First race at 10:00 hours. Be there. Where? Pembroke Reservoir.
6 April 2015
The first race of the Dragon Force Spring Series will take place at Pembroke on Saturday 18 April 2015, first race at 1400.
3 March 2015
Saturday 7 March and we will be racing at the Mellieha Bay Hotel, first race will be 1300 and we will have to lay a full course so please come early to help. Hope to see all the DF club members for this final race before the 2015 Open.
16 February 2015
The third race of the 2015 winter series will be held on Saturday 21 February at the reservoir at Pembroke. First race will be at 1300.
28 January 2015
We will be racing this weekend at Pembroke reservoir, Winds look like they will be strong so we are in for some good fun. Races start at 1300 so be there!!!!
13 January 2015
Next race will be the first race of the 2015 Winter Series. We shall meet at Pembroke on Saturday 17 January 2015 for the first race at 1300. Hope to see you there.
20 December 2014
The Christmas Cup was held at Xemxija today with the DF boats racing in and amongst the IOM class. Chris P won this event with Thomas coming second place. Well done to all skippers and see you next season. Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year to all.
15 December 2015
The MMBA Christmas Cup will be held on Saturday 20 December 2014 at Xemxija. This year we will be organising races for both the Dragon Force RG65 boats and the IOM class boats. First race will start at 1300 so hope to see you there.
6 December 2014
The third and final race of the DF RG65 Autumn Series races was held this afternoon at the Pembroke reservoir. Congratulations to Darren who has become the first Series Champion for the Dragon Force RG65 class boat in our inaugural season. Well done Darren. Full race results are on the Dragon Force Autumn Series Race Results which you will find on the menu bar to the left. The next race for the DF class will be the Christmas Cup to be held on 20 December 2014 at Xemxija.
3 December 2014
Next DF races will be at Pembroke Reservoir, fresh water sailing for a change and no sloppy seas and waves, first race starts at 1300 this coming Saturday 6 December 2014. Come down and have a go.
28 November 2014
We shall try and sail at the Pembroke reservoir on Saturday 6 December 2014 as hopfully there will be enough water to float the boats. Stand by for the official NOR which will be sent to DF skippers.
17 November 2014
Next Dragon Force Races will be on Saturday 22 November at Xemxija. Hope to see you all there
3 November 2014
Next Saturday, 8 November 2014 we shall hold our first official Dragon Force RG65 races. Entry will be limited to only the Dragon Force model of the RG65 class boat. Racing will take place at Xemxija starting at 1300 hours with a new format of sailing as detailed in the NOR.
21 October 2014
Next meeting for the DF boats will be this coming Saturday 25 October 2014 at Xemxija starting at 1400. Casual sailing but we will do some team racing this week so come on down!!!
14 October 2014
Last Saturday we had a reasonable showing of DF boats out on Xemxija Bay. Racing was very informal and enjoyed by all. It was good to see some new faces there and we hope to see more in the future. The next race meeting for the DF RG65 class boat will be on 25 October 2014 at 1400 also at Xemxija. Look forward to seeing you there.
5 October 2014
Next Saturday, 11 October, we shall have a fun day race so that all of the newer members of the club can get some help with boat setting and race strategy etc. A circular will be sent to all members later in the week to advise time and location of this fun race.
Look forward to seeing all the DFRG65's that are now in Malta, we should get a fleet of over 10 boats this weekend.
2 June 2014
The last meeting of the DF RG65 took place on 1 June 2014 in light airs mainly from the north east and some match racing style starts. Very close racing throughout the day as these little boats perform very evenly and someimes only 3 or 4 boats lenghts cover 1st to 3rd place finishes.
We now take our summer break but will be back in late September early October when we shall start full race days for this new class of boat.
Keep watching this space for more information
28 May 2014
DF RG 65 fun sailing will be held at Xemxija on Sunday 1 June 2014 fom 10:00 to late lunch time. Hope to see you there.
20 May 2014
Next DF RG65 sailing will be held on Sunday 25 May at about 1030 hours. Come down and have a go. Venue will be Xemxija.
10 May 2014
Dragon Force Sailing will be held next at Xemxija on Sunday 25 May at 10:30 am, a course will be set and we shall organise fun sailing for the morning and into early afternoon. Hope to see all DF RG65 sailors there.
Below boat is now sold. Anyone interested in sailing one of these superb (and very cheap) little radio controlled yachts, please contact someone at the club before you buy so that you are sure to purchase a boat that you will be allowed to race.
For Sale - Dragon Force RG65 complete with full set of 3 rigs, brand new. Send e-mail to email@example.com.
The 2014 RG65 Malta Open took place today 1 April 2014 with a fleet of 10 boats on the water. 18 races were completed in perfect conditions with a moderate NW wind, flat sea and of course, loads of sunshine.
John Tushingham won the event with Derek Priestly coming second and third place was Liz Tushingham.