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- Swanage Regatta 3rd - 4th August
Tim Page is the race officer for this race. The slowest boat will race for 90 minutes. If you intend to race could you please Tim know (via email@example.com) so that he can produce a list of start times.
Those final start times will be published and posted on race day. All entrants SHALL sign on before the first preparatory signal. There will be a race briefing no earlier than 1 hour before the first start.
We would be very grateful if members could please consider volunteering to help, both ashore and afloat, to make this national event a success at SSC. Read more about the event.
Swanage Sailing Club is expecting up to 50 local newcomers to sailing over the afternoon. The plan is to show them our club and facilities, and for as many as would like to have rides in either in a sailing boat or a RIB, or kayaks if we have enough helpers, to get an introduction to the sport of sailing and healthy fun on the water.
Thank you for considering volunteering for what promises to be a great afternoon!
This year for the regatta there will be a limit of 80 boats. To enter the regatta, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details – Name, boat, sail number, address and phone number for both helm and crew (if applicable).
The BBQ is included in entry for all competitors and a limited number of additional BBQ tickets will be available for £5 per person if required. For any additional email about the event please look at the Notice of Race or use the regatta email address.
For visiting sailors to the area, it is advised to bring your boat Friday evening if possible in order to avoid traffic Saturday morning coming into Swanage. The bar will be open all evening on friday so you’ll be able to get your boat set up and have a drink out on the balcony.
See our directions page. NB the Sandbanks ferry is out of action currently, so the route in will be via Wareham and Corfe Castle. It’s the last weekend of the Swanage Carnival so traffic will be heavy on Saturday, it’s recommended to come down on Friday, the bar will be open.
The club car park is small but there is parking nearby.
Supported by Kemp Sails.
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Swanage Sailing Club is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing for free on Saturday 25th May 2pm.
Whether you’re completely new to the sport or looking to get back on the water, RYA Push the Boat Out which takes place throughout May is the perfect time to give it a go.
The nationwide event will see thousands of people taking part in the sailing or windsurfing activity, with open days and taster sessions taking place at sailing clubs and centres across the country.
Starting at 2pm, on 25th May there will be a whole host of activities taking place including joyrides and basic instruction, with tea and cakes in the lovely Club House.
Sailing can be as physical or as relaxing as you want to make it, you can sail with others or on your own, do it competitively or potter about and just enjoy the gentle escape of being outside in the elements.
For more information about RYA ‘Push The Boat Out’, please visit http://www.rya.org.uk/programmes/push-the-boat-out/. Click to read more about Swanage Sailing Club.
If you are thinking of coming, it would be helpful (but not essential) to let us know by emailing email@example.com or phone Robert Baker on 07742 115101
All SSC members – please note that the planned walking epic to the Square and Compass on the 27th April has been cancelled due to the forecast gale-strength headwind and the work commitments of our walk leader.
Hopefully this event will be re-scheduled in the late Autumn.
The safety teams have now been published to the web site.
Please can you check the lists to see which teams you are on, and also the sailing calendar to check the dates your team is doing duties.
You will need to acknowledge your ability to do the duty by confirming it using Dutyman.
This is important as we need to ensure we have sufficient safety cover for each race.
We are still looking for more people to fill the teams so if your name is not on one of the safety teams
and you are a regular sailor or would like to help on a team then please let me know ASAP, so that I can add you to a team.