Racing - Proposed Racing 2020-21 Programme

We're looking at a two-year programme and would encourage members  to think in terms of both years, although that does not preclude doing a more limited number of races or even just one! Having said that a good level of member commitment will be needed to make the programme viable and we will need to give priority to those wishing to commit to the full series. if we're oversubscribed we can look to add more races.

If possible we intend to use the same boat for all the offshore races and at present discussions are underway for a Sunfast 3600 with eight berths. The Sunsail races would be using one of their new First 41’s.

We'll also be entering the Round The Island Race on 30 May chartering an Oceanis 37 from Fairview. 

2020 Programme

3 or 4 JOG races and 1 or 2 Sunsail races


1 (or more) of  

  • 7 - 8 March
  • 21-22 March
  • 4 - 5 April
  • 27 - 28 June
  • 17 -18 Oct
Potential JOG Races  
7 May Cowes-St Vaast (dependent on boat availiability)
17 July Cowes - St Malo
28 August Cowes - St Peter Port
18 September Cowes- Cherbourg

All races will be subject to achieving minimum numbers

Indicative costs for 2020

  • Sunsail £200 per weekend based on a crew of 8
  • Offshore Races £350 per race based on a crew of 8

2021 Programme

Fastnet Training, Qualification and the Race which will finish in Cherbourg


Please advise Allen Busby of your intentions for both 2020 and 2021, including dates for 2020, by Friday 10 January 2020.

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