The twenty eighth annual Starcross Steamer Pursuit race sponsored by Exe Sails, for monohull dinghies will be held on Sunday February 25th. The first start will be at 12:30, with a 150 minute race, high water is at 13:44, height 2.9m.  The Exe estuary is sheltered and only extreme weather conditions prevent us from sailing.

Please note that entry to the Steamer is now full with a waiting list but not closed.  Click here to go to the entry page if you want to be added to the waiting list. The website will automatically advise you when you are placed on the waiting list.

Click here for the 2017 steamer photo gallery.

Read more: Starcross Steamer 2018

Intrepid sailors were defeated by the conditions at our annual RNLI Pursuit Race on Sunday November 12th! Despite a forecast of strong winds a good number of sailors turned up to sail the annual fundraiser. At first it seemed as if the wind had moderated, but even so the Cat sailors showed their innate caution and none rigged. Foolhardy monohull racers did and the race officer started the race. As squally and gusty conditions continued (see video clip) some decided that discretion was the better part of valour and stayed on terra firma.

Read more: Annual RNLI Pursuit Race


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