IOCA South winter training has expanded to a second location – at Bosham Sailing Club. The course takes place over five full days over the winter period from November through to March.  The aim is develop and improve the sailors boat skills, experience and confidence such that they can rapidly progress through the IOCA Regatta,…

70 sailors met up at Spinnaker Sailing Club for the final event in the 2016 Rooster® Southern Traveller Series.  With over 50 sailors entered, this was the largest entry Spinnaker had ever had for a Regatta Fleet. A mid-strength breeze enabled the Club to put on 4 good races for each fleet, with a break…

The John Merricks Sailing Trust seeks to help young sailors and youth sailing organisations to achieve their goals and was set up in the memory of leading Olympic sailor and 1996 Olympic silver medallist John Merricks. The Trust is offering to donate an Optimist to a South Zone sailor, giving them two years of exclusive…

We had a fabulous time!

Hayling Island Sailing Club 11/12th June 2016 85 optimist helms came from far and wide to make up a highly competitive fleet for the 2016 Harbour Chandlers Optimist Open, there was even an Australian visitor on his Europe wide tour of the major events. The hosts HISC put out 22 boats, from National Squad sailors…

The Warsash Open 2nd/3rd July is now open for entry.  This is a Main and Regatta Fleet event.

The Royal Lymington YC Open (4/5th June) is now open for entry. It’s the biggest UK Oppi Open of the year! 150 competitors over two fleets. This event is the 4th in the Southern Traveller Series, and is also the South Area Championships.

The girls oppie camp is now open for entries. Want to come and have some fun? 3 days of sailing, fun and games Camp out in the bunkhouse Trip to Splashdown Make new friends Featuring “cowboy pie” 30th August – 1st September (Tues – Thurs, last week of the summer holidays) The camp is open…

The Parkstone YC Open (21st/22nd May) is now open for entry. We had 80 boats last year and hope to beat that record this time around. PRO for main fleet will be: Ian Bullock, who ran our Open very successfully last year, delivering 8 very fair and efficient races over 2 days. The regatta fleet…

The next event on the Rooster Southern Traveller Series is taking place on the 16th/17th April at Royal Victoria Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight and is open for entries in both regatta and main fleet. For those keen to test their skills honed over the winter as part of the various squads or…

   

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