UK Mountain Soaring Championship 2020

Aboyne, United Kingdom,   6 September 2020 – 12 September 2020

Champions

Open
HC LVO Team DGC 2,549
1 R1 Naylor & Tait 2,305
2 8Q Graham Paul 2,225
HC = Hors Concours, not competing officially

The Sniffer is airborne

The Sniffer is airborne and in the wave. First launch will be at 10:00
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 8 September 2020 at 08:40.

Wave everywhere

We woke this morning to a sky full of wave. An assigned area task has been set, first launch not before 10:00  
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 8 September 2020 at 08:31.
Edited by: Deeside Gliding Club on 8 September 2020 at 08:37.

Grid before briefing

Briefing will be at 09:00 tomorrow morning, please grid before briefing.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 7 September 2020 at 19:36.

Height Gain Day - XC Scrub

The Cross Country task has been scrubbed but launches are offer until 18:00 for the Height Gain competition.Follow the action at Glide and Seek
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 7 September 2020 at 13:52.

Wave Task

Morning All, Breifing is over and day prizes for yesterday have been left in quarantine ready for collection.An assigned area task has been set for today, gliders to be on the grid for 11:30 with first launch not before 12:00.
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 7 September 2020 at 09:03.

Finishers coming soon?

You can follow the days action at https://glideandseek.com/?viewport=57.02399,-3.54577,10 with gliders entering the last turn point before the run home.Should be too long unti the first finshers start arriving.The results will be available at https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb/uk-mountain-soaring-championship-2020-aboyne-2020/results/open/task-1-on-2020-09-06/daily
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 6 September 2020 at 14:40.

Launching

We are launching... :)
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 6 September 2020 at 11:07.

A task has been set

Our first Zoom briefing is over and a task has been set. Head over to the task page for more information and follow online at https://live..org/#c=57.18846,-2.63514&z=7.35232583496458&s=1&n=0
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 6 September 2020 at 10:07.

Four days away

The necessary preparations have been made to ensure we are following the COVID related guidance and we are now only a few days away from the start of the 23rd UK Mountain Soaring Championship. Things will be a little different this year, no welcome BBQ on Saturday evening, morning briefings will be held over Zoom and all all pilots, crews and the organising team are split into 5 separate bubbles. But some things will never change, we will still have both the cross-country and height gain competi...
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Written by: Deeside Gliding Club on 2 September 2020 at 19:46.

Latest winner

HC Team DGC 132.65 km/h
1. John Williams 128.21 km/h
2. Steve Thompson 124.43 km/h
Updated: 12/09/2020, 09:52

Latest task

Task 3, 9 Sep 2020
Task distance: 145.83 km  /  292.39 km  (215.66 km)
Task duration: 2:00:00
Updated: 09/09/2020, 09:14

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