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Your Christmas Update for New Year 2022

This will be the last Wanderer Update for 2021.  Wanderer Update is an irregularly produced screed from me as Events Coordinator and addressed to all WCOA members who are active…

2022 Event Preview

After a difficult year, for many reasons not least the changing restrictions, delaying of easement and some struggles to secure facilities, your 2022 Events calendar is almost complete, please take a look.


Tel: 01793 751551       Website:         COTSWOLD SAILING CLUB   Lake 9 Cerney Wick Lane Cotswold Water Park GL7 5QJ Wanderer Meeting to be sailed…

Whitstable Race Results 2021

A day forecast for a gentle breeze gave us more than three hours of 10-15 knots higher than expected, wind against tide.  By the time of the first race at…

Event Update June 2021

Following the Downing Street announcement on the 14th June postponing Step 4 scheduled for June 21, I am pleased to report that the next two WCOA events – Whitstable and WandererFest…

From our blog

The Nut At the End of the Tiller

Paul Yeadon recounts his memories of Gavin. Gavin Barr’s son, Tim and I met at Reading University a mere 43 years ago where we became firm friends, sailing in various…

Gavin Barr Obit

I know Gavin as a fellow Wanderer sailor and member of Whitstable Yacht Club. I have also come to know dear Caroline, Tim, Elizabeth and Chris, other members of the…

Making a Nav Cab

Andy Powell shows us how: One thing that appealed to me about the Wanderer, was its adaptability. My previous boat, a Laser 2000, was excellent in many ways, but offered…

Sailing at 660ft above Sea Level

By Peter Melling No! I haven’t been at the malt’s just yet, but this is the height above sea level where I sail Dion W1716 a Hartley Wanderer.  If you…

Sailing One Up

Ten Tips for Solo Sailing your Wanderer By Derrick Nash As we’re all mostly locked down more of us are finding that Solo Sailing is the only way to get…

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W1416 – SOLD

Take a moment to review this excellent opportunity to purchase W1416, the most popular MD Wanderer variant built in 1998 by Anglo Marine in excellent condition!

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W331 – SOLD

Take a moment to review this opportunity to purchase W331. Built by Anglo Marine and in excellent condition, lying near Edinburgh.

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Used but Serviceable Sails

Recently we have taken over the Weirwood SC hire fleet in which is an early Anglo Marine Wanderer with its original sails. I have renovated it but the sails are

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HB Outboard Pad

Hartley Boats outboard pad for sale, £75 (£190 new). Unused for 6+ years. In Sheffield but can bring to Cotswold for the Inland Champs.

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W1484 – SOLD

Take a moment to review this excellent opportunity to purchase W1484, the most popular MD Wanderer Variant built in 2000 by Anglo Marine.

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We are excited to offer the rare opportunity to acquire this pristine example of the most popular MD Wanderer Variant. Built 1993 by Anglo Marine and Philip’s since new, Presto – W1024 – has taken part in many Wanderer racing and cruising events.

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