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2019 Sailing Calendar

Here’s the draft 2019 sailing calendar: it’s the same number of races as this year in a v similar format. The KOR, Cockburn and Autumn series are pretty much the same, each having seven races (and three discards), with prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each series under IRC (and 1st under NHC, if different). […]

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Racing Update

Tomorrow is 1st September, which means it’s: 1) The last day to register for the Holms Race. It’s next Saturday (8th) and the long range forecast is 20+ degrees and sunny with a NE force 3-4 (although there’s plenty of time for that to change!). Please let me know if you’d like to enter but […]

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Racing

Five boats enjoyed the sail down to Cardiff and back today, results are on the website, but to save you looking: PY: White Spirit 1st, from Fly, Hero, Ctrl-J and Hullabaloo IRC: Hullabaloo 1st, from Ctrl-J and Hero It was good to see White Spirit at the front of the fleet again, and great to […]

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Racing

The Plate race is this Saturday (11 Aug): the start will be at 10:20, which is 30mins earlier than advertised (there’s no 10:30 lock, so advertised 10:50 start doesn’t make sense). Course will be announced nearer the time, but please note the following: Start / Finish Line: extension of the east wall of Portishead pier […]

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Annual River Cruise 5th August

The famous annual river cruise will take place on Sunday 5th August. HW is 13.26 BST so the plan is to lockout at 12 noon. Please bring food that you can donate to the buffet which will be on the marina when we return. We ask for a £5 per person donation which this year […]

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BCYA Gloucester Big Bash 20th May

The BCYA Gloucester Big Bash starts 20th May until 28th. You can join in and lck in to Sharpness on Sunday 20th or Thursday 24th for a discounted lock fee of £10. Don’t forget you will need a Canal & River Trust licence. For more info check out the BCYA facebook page or contact Gordon […]

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