12 May 2019

Blueoak Estates 70th Wilson Trophy 🏆 On the 70th anniversary of the Wilson Trophy, 36 teams travelled from around the world to compete at West Kirby Sailing Club from Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th May 2019. The event was kickstarted with the Cross Nations Trophy, a newly established invitational event in memory of Tony Cross. In its inaugural year seven international teams we...

07 May 2019

The Blue Oak 70th Wilson Trophy, hosted by West Kirby Sailing Club is happening this weekend at the theatre of dreams, West Kirby marine lake. 36 teams will be battling it out over three days for this much-coveted trophy. The scene is set for three epic days of racing, two nights of incredible parties and all the traditions that have built up over the last 70 years.   Who are ...

03 May 2019

THE CROSS NATIONS TROPHY sponsored by Bill Cross Marine Services Limited. Background Over the past 10 years various conversations with overseas and high-ranking GBR team racers have taken place about the desire to compete against each other outside of the Wilson Trophy. This is mainly discussed at the Wilson Trophy as it is the only event that happens every year and, as it attra...

14 Feb 2019

Wilson Trophy
Due to the large interest in this year's 70th anniversary event, the OA is pleased to announce that the maximum number of teams has been increased to 36. The 2019 event will feature 5 American teams, 2 Irish, 1 Australian and making their debut appearance Team Austria. Rounding out the field will be 27 British teams, including defending champions, the West Kirby Hawks. Recent winners als...

06 May 2018

The West Kirby Hawks have won their fifth Wilson Trophy, regarded as the premier team racing event in the world, held May 4-6 on West Kirby Marine Lake in Merseyside, England. Thirty-two teams took part from all over the UK, with overseas visitors from Ireland, USA, and New Zealand. The forecast for all three days was for very light winds but somehow the weather gods really smiled on ...

27 Mar 2018

WKSC Hawks - Wilson Trophy
The Wilson Trophy is widely regarded as the premier team racing event in the world, attracting some of the world’s most skilled exponents of the discipline, along with many fleet racing and match racing world champions and Olympians. This years’ event, the 69th, takes place on the 4th 5th and 6th of May at the ‘theatre of dreams’ that is West Kirby Marine Lake. The venue is perfectly sui...