REMEMBER the days of the annual Scottish yacht and dinghy racing fixture list? A boon to most and missed by many. Well its return is imminent, thanks to the initiative of racing dinghy dealer and RYA Scotland coach Duncan Hepplewhite of SailFast.

He and his wife Emma are currently compiling a comprehensive list of Scottish keelboat and dinghy class fixtures which will be produced in an A5 booklet form and distributed with Yachting Life, poly-wrapped with the March/April edition. Additional bulk supplies will be available for sailing clubs.

Yachting Life will also be involved in the production of the booklet and editor Alistair Vallance said, ‘the sterling efforts of Duncan and Emma to compile the fixtures guide will fill an information vacuum where individual websites and social media on an individual club basis can only help those who know where to look.

‘However, all club and class secretaries only have until 15 January to submit fixtures details to

‘Also, the fixture list booklet’s production costs will require to be met by advertising placed on the covers, centre spread etc. Further details from Duncan on 01324 861756 or YL editor Alistair Vallance on 01355 279077.