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Racing Rules

On Friday 31st March at 20:00 we’ll be holding a talk on the Racing Rules of Sailing at the clubhouse. This should be a useful and informative evening for anyone that races with the club. Crew are particularly welcome – mine are v good at preempting my mistakes …   If you’re planning on racing […]

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Spring 1

Blustery conditions for Spring 1 yesterday with a westerly breeze of around 25 knots – and gusts/lulls of 50% more/less to keep us on our toes … Four boats made it to the start, with J Star taking the win – results attached. Next race is Spring 2 on Sun 19 March, start off Avonmouth […]

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2017 NoR and SIs

Please find attached the Notice Of Race and Sailing Instructions for the 2017 season – let me know if you have any queries. PCC 2017 NOR v1 0 PCC 2017 SI v1 0

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Denny & Back

Unfortunately we did awake to a mill pond yesterday, with a light breeze peaking at 4 knots but mostly less than 2. Congratulations to Rockhopper for being the only boat to complete the shortened course (to Denny but not back). Next race is the first of the Spring Series, starting off Avonmouth at 10:40 on […]

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Race tomorrow

Looking like a southerly wind for the race tomorrow – I’m working on 7 gusting 12 knots but it could be a knot or two more / less. Some forecasts have the direction veering SSW or even SW during the race, others don’t. There’s a departure due from each port during the race and others […]

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Race on Sat 18 Feb

Quick reminder that the race to Denny & Back takes place this Saturday morning. Please note that we’ll be using a pursuit start, so every boat will have its own start time. Start times will be between 10:20 and 11:00 and rounded to the nearest 30 seconds – you can start any time after but […]

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KOR results

Sunday’s course took us to Denny Island – results attached. Another win for Rockhopper gave them the King Of the Roads series – well done!! Next race is ‘Denny & Back’ starting 10:20 off Portishead pier. As the name suggests the course will include Denny Island. Although there’s no trophy there will be a prize […]

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