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Welcome to the Royal Malta Yacht Club, home of the Rolex Middle Sea Race.  The Royal Malta Yacht Club has a deep commitment to yachting and organises a full programme of racing and social activities throughout the year. Located right on the water in Ta' Xbiex Marina the club offers extraordinary facilities which include a lounge bar and dining area with outdoor terraces, roof top terrace, conference rooms, a fitness room with changing rooms, waterfront facilities for small boats and a seasonal marina for larger boats.

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Fleet Flavour! Last week David Anastasi led a team of four club members to an international  fleet racing event in Cowes on the popular Etchells 22.  Mark Vassallo was mainsheet trimmer and has just sent us this report.   The moment we won the prize to participate in the Etchells International Invitational Cup, we knew we had a tall order for the next couple of months.  Our team had a total of seven weeks to prepare itself to race in a fleet of twenty identical Etchells 22s keeping in mind the drawback that, since there are no Etchells locally, the first time we'd set sail on this boat would be the day we arrive in Cowes, twenty four hours before we start racing.  Another challenge was to sail '4 up' bearing in mind the tight weight limit of 285 kilos, an average per person of 72.5 kilos! Immediately we set to work, and by the first week we had laid out a plan which included a) regular 'on the water' traini... more