Sailing and Racing

Our core sailing day is Sunday, with racing starting from 12:00hrs throughout the year. During the suummer there is a Wednesday evening race at 19:00hrs. The bar is usually open after sailing allowing you to relax after a day on the water! Recreational sailing can also take place on Saturdays and Thursdays - check the calendar for full details. The Youth Club meet every other Saturday morning and there is also a Ladies Sailing Group:

Document downloads

Notice of Club Racing (April 2017 to March 2018 - with amendment of 30.05.17)
Club Sailing Instructions (April 2017 to March 2018)
Open Meeting Sailing Instructions (2017)
Yardsticks for Handicap Racing (April 2017 to March 2018)
Start Sequence Flag and Sound Signals
Shortening a race at a mark of the course
Pursuit races - class start times (up to 31st March 2018)
Shortening a race at a mark of the course
Pursuit race management
The Z flag

Racing Schedule

Sunday racing (GMT) 12:00, 13:30hrs (Autumn & Winter series)
Sunday fleet racing (BST) 14:00, 15:30hrs (Spring & Summer series)
Sunday handicap racing (BST) 12:00hrs (also see below)

Sunday 12:00 races will be split in to two series. (2017)

Early Summer series - from 2nd April to 9th July - possible 14 races & 7 to count

Late Summer series - from 16th July to 22nd Oct. - possible 13 races & 6 to count

Wednesday handicap racing (19th April to 23th August 2017) 19:00hrs

Founders Cup - 2017

An 8 race series with 4 races to count. - 4th & 25th June - 16th & 23th July

Personal Handicaps.

A personal handicap series is run with all Handicap Races. A brief explanation of the purpose and method is given here.

Laser sails - statement regarding sails.

Recreational sailing

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
(Safety cover provided summer Saturdays - buddy system otherwise)

Buddy system - details here

Visitors --- are allowed to sail on up to 3 occasions in any year. The fee per occasion is:-

  Two man boat One man boat or Board
Saturday or Sunday £15.00 £10.00
Wednesday or Thursday evening £7.50 £5.00
Fees for Open Meeting and other special events are given in the Notice of Race published on the Open Meeting page