Dinghy Racing 2019

The club welcomes members of all abilities to take part in racing events and provides training opportunities to increase confidence and skill.

Club Series

The club runs following series with trophies presented at the annual dinner dance in November:

  • Early series 21st April – 7th July
  • Late series 14th July – 13th October
  • Midgebite series 27th April – 17th August
  • Super Series 28th April – 20th October

The Midgebite series is takes place on a Saturday evening often after afternoon instruction.

The Super Series is extremely popular with families as everyone can participate using different boat classes. Many members will camp on the Saturday night preceding a Super Series race and hold a social in the club house.

Fleet classes

Where small numbers are involved, several fleets may start together:

  • Enterprise – most popular double hander class sailed at the club.
  • Mirror – a dedicated fleet tend to sail single handed, but double handed entries are always welcome. 
  • Lasers – most popular single hander class sailed at the club with 4.7, Radial and Full rigs.
  • Solo – a single hander with a strong club following.
  • Junior – junior members single hander any class of boat handicap.

Start times

Fleet Series Sundays (except wwhen Super Series)

  • Fleet Racing (Ent, Laser, Mirror, Solo, Junior) 1100 +B2B
  • Open Handicap 1400 +B2B

Separate class starts will be used when >3 class boats.

Super Series Sundays (28 Apr, 26May, 30 Jun, 28 Jul, 18 Aug, 22 Sep, 20 Oct)

  • Open Handicap 1100 +B2B
  • Pursuit (Personal Handicap) 1400

Midgebite Series Saturdays at 1700

Annual Regatta

The regatta is over the English August bank holiday weekend and attracts Enterprise sailors from all over the country and a significant group of Mirror sailors.

In addition to the excellent competitive sailing the club hosts a ceilidh with dinner and a bar on the Saturday night which is fun social evening for competitors and supporters.

This year the date is: Sat 24th – Sun 25th August 2019

Events calendar

For a complete list of club and traveller racing events please look at the events calendar.

Theme: Overlay by Kaira