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Club Racing – Let the real action begin

Racing is an exciting and sociable way to develop your sailing and is one of the cornerstones of the club’s activities. From beginners, through to experienced club racers or those preparing for higher level competition, all levels or sailor are welcome to participate and ‘have a go. For 2018 there will be 204 club races which will take place on Saturday & Sunday Afternoons, Wednesday Evenings, Mid week Tuesdays and the 3 special Regatta events. Additionally, throughout the year there are 7 Open events.


gp14 at the markGP14s have always been a strong class at Burwain
double hander male_female 1Double handed boats are popular
laser tacking 2The club has a growing laser fleet

Dates & Start times

Refer to the tables below for the different series throughout the year, their start dates and warning signal times.

Saturday Racing Series

8 Series throughout the year

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sat 3rd FebBrass Monkey13.00hrs106
Sat 10th MarchSat A13.00hrs157
Sat 28th AprilSat B13.00hrs157
Sat 2nd JuneSat C13.00hrs157
Sat 14th JulySat D13.00hrs157
Sat 18th AugSat E13.00hrs157
Sat 22nd SeptSat F13.00hrs157
Sat 27th OctSat G Winter13.00hrs116

Sunday Racing Series

2 Series throughout the year.

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sun 29th AprilSunday A Series13.00hrs157
Sun 12th AugSunday B Series13:00hrs157

Wednesday Racing Series

3 Regular Wednesday Evenings Series PLUS the New ‘Early Bird’ Series with a 6pm start

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Wed 11th AprilWed 119.00 hrs* 19.20hrs74
Wed 30th MayWed Early Bird18.00 hrs‡95
Wed 30th MayWed 219.20hrs74
Wed 18th JulyWed 319.20hrs 19.00 hrs*74

‡ Early Bird Series Start at 6pm
* First two races of Wed 1 Warning signal starts at 19.00hrs
** Last two races of Wed 3 Warning signal starts at 19.00hrs

Regattas

2 x 1 Day Regattas Plus a 2 day Summer Regatta

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sat 1st AprilSingle Hander Regatta13.00hrs43
Sun 23rd AprilTeam racing Regatta 201713.00hrsRound RobinKnockout
Sat 17th & Sun 18th JuneSummer Regatta 210713.00hrs64

Open Events

7 x Open Events – Single boat classes and mixed fleets held throughout the year.

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sun 15th AprilSolo Open11.00hrs32
Sun 6th MayLaser Open11.00hrs32
Sun 6th MayNational 12 Open11.00hrs32
Tues 15th MayNW Seniors Open11.00hrs32
Sun 8th JulyNW Junior Traveller Open11.00hrs32
Sun 30th SeptGP14 Open11.00hrs65
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