Brean Land Yacht racing

The UK's top sand yachting enthusiasts are competing on Brean beach

Land Yacht Championships underway in Brean

The Land Yachts at the startting line on Brean beach. Credit: ITV News West Country

Thirty of the UK's top sand yachting enthusiasts are competing on Brean beach as part of the British Land Yacht Championships.

The yachts can reach speeds of up to 60mph.

Racing begins at Brean. Credit: ITV News West Country

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Land Yacht Championships come to Brean

Enthusiasts compete in Land Yacht Championships Credit: Brean Land Yacht Club

Thirty of the UK's top sand yachting enthusiasts are competing on Brean beach this weekend as part of the British Land Yacht Championships.

The two day event is being put on by Brean Land Yacht Club. Racing is due to start at 1100 on Saturday and 1000 on Sunday.

The yachts can reach speeds of up to 60mph as they travel across the sand.