Archive for August, 2009

Aug 26 2009

Congratulations Kyle

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For winning the Sprint Nationals, must be heading towards some kind of record for number of times you can get your name on the board in a year!
try for all 3 next year

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Aug 13 2009

Club Results

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Hi All,

I’ve put all the results into HALS to date and published them on the web, if you have any queries with any of them, please see me after sailing over the weekend to address them.

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Aug 10 2009

sandhopper nationals.

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The notice of race, sailing instructions and entry form are available to download from the sandhopper web site

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Aug 10 2009

Contender and Finn Open, NOR

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Finns & Contender NORs –


Notice of Race

Contender and Finn Open Meeting

22nd & 23rd August 2009


To be held at:   Thorpe Bay Yacht Club, 115 Thorpe Bay Gardens,

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 3NW

Telephone (01702) 587563


Rules:  Racing will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the RYA, the class rules, except if any of these are changed by these sailing instructions, the Thorpe Bay Yacht Club Open Meeting Sailing Instructions and the Supplementary Sailing Instructions.


Eligibility and Entry: The regatta is open to boats of the classes stated above.  Those eligible may be entered by completing an entry form available in the clubhouse main bar area prior to racing.


Fees: The entry fee will be £30 per boat including Saturday dinner


Schedule of Races

Saturday 22th August   High Water – 14.42
Registration from 09.00   Briefing – 11:00 in the clubhouse
  Warning Signal Time
Race 1 Contender: Code Flag CFinns: Code Flag D 13.0013.05
Race 2 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 1 Race 3 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 2


Sunday 23rd August   High Water – 15.21
  Warning Signal Time
Race 4 Contenders: Code Flag CFinns: Code Flag D 12.4512.50
Race 5 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 4Race 6 will take place as soon as possible after completion of Race 5



Courses: The course to be sailed will be as follows:





Sailing Instructions: These will be available in the clubhouse main bar area on completion of registration.


Scoring: Each boat’s series score shall be the total of her race scores, with her worst score discarded if five or more races have been completed.  If only four or less races are completed, a boat’s score will be the total of her race scores.


Disclaimer of Liability: Competitors participate in the regatta entirely at their own risk.  See Rule 4, Decision to Race.  The organising authority will not accept any liability for material damage or personal injury or death sustained in conjunction with or prior to, during or after the regatta.


Insurance: Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum of £2,000,000 per event.


Boat Parking: Boats should be left in the TBYC boat park fronting on to Thorpe Esplanade or as directed by a member of the event organising team.


Car Parking: Cars should be parked in the Southend Corporation Car Park adjacent to the boat park – TBYC car parking stickers will be made available.


Accomodation: Camping will also be available in the corporation car park No cars in the boat park please.


Food and Bar Service: Food and drink will be available in the clubhouse on both days.  Menus and specials boards will be on display in the clubhouse main bar area along with the times that food will be served. 


Prize-giving: In the clubhouse as soon as possible after completion of racing on Sunday.


Changes to Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions:  All changes will be posted at least two hours before the start of the race it will affect, except that any change in the schedule of races will be posted by 20.00 on the day before it will take effect.

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Aug 07 2009

Sandhopper Nationals 5th/6th September

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Don’t forget the Sandhopper Nationals on 5th/6th September!


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