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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 2017 there will be 179 club races which will take place on Saturday & Sunday Afternoons, Wednesday Evenings and the 3 special Regatta events. Additionally, throughout the year there are 7 Open events including the prestigious 2 day Solo Northern Championships in June.


gp14 at the markGP14s have always been strong performers 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

7 Series throughout the year plus a 1 day ‘Sprint Event’

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sat 4th FebBrass Monkey13.00hrs105
Sat 11th MarchSaturday Sprint Event13.00hrs54
Sat 18th MarchSat A13.00hrs157
Sat 29th AprilSat B13.00hrs157
Sat 3rd JuneSat C13.00hrs147
Sat 5th AugustSat D13.00hrs157
Sat 9th SeptSat E13.00hrs126
Sat 21st OctSat Winter13.00hrs157

Sunday Racing Series

3 Series throughout the year plus a 1 day ‘Sprint Event’

Start DateSeriesWarning SignalNo of RacesTo Count
Sun 26th March & Sun 5th NovSundayMega Pursuit14.00hrs22
Sun 2nd AprilSunday A Series14.00hrs105
Sun 16th JulySunday Sprint Event14:00hrs54
Sun 3rd SeptSunday B Series14.00hrs104

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 13th AprilWed 119.00 hrs* 19.20hrs74
Wed 31st MayWed Early Bird18.00 hrs‡95
Wed 31st MayWed 219.20hrs74
Wed 19th 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 9th AprilGP14 Open11.00hrs32
Sun 16th AprilNational 12 Open11.00hrs32
Sun 16th AprilStreaker Open11.00hrs32
Sun 7th MayLaser Open11.00hrs32
Sun 16th MayNW Seniors Open11.00hrs32
Sat 10th & Sun 11th JuneSOLO Northerns11.00hrs65
Sun 9th JulyNW Junior Traveller Open11.00hrs32
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