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Race formats

We organise a range of different race formats, some start at the club and others out in the Harbour. A full schedule of races is shown in the programme section.

Club Race Series & Trophy Races: Saturday & Sunday Spring Series, Saturday & Sunday Summer Series, September Cup Series, Autumn Series, Winter Series, Sprints, 1066 Race, MJF Trophy Pursuit Race, Betty Hudson Trophy, Cameron Cup, Galleons Cup

Open Events: Inviting sailors from across the Harbour and beyond.

If you need a crew or want to go out with an experienced helm do contact Patrick Lewis and join the Double Handed WhatsApp Group putting more sailors and crew together we hope to get more boats on the water.

In the calendar of events you will see some shorthand notations - this is what they mean:
H = Harbour H [ time] H: Harbour start time and Harbour finish at Committee boat line.
C = Club C [ time] C: Club start time and club finish at Club race box line
B = Bay B [time] B: Hayling Bay start time and Bay finish at Committee boat line
CH = Club House [ time] : Meet at the clubhouse
P = Pond [time]: Pond start time for DragonForce65 races

Courses: The course is set by the Principal Race Officer (PRO) and can use either named Harbour marks or laid orange race marks. A race is between 45 mins and 1 ½ hours depending on the number of races planned.

Click here for the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions together with a chart of the Harbour racing marks.

If you have any questions about racing or race duties, please contact our Racing Manager

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