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  • 55th Annual Warming Pan 2017

    22 Feb 2017
    . This years Warming Pan will be held on the weekend of the 18th & 19th March. Classes will include: Merlin Rocket, Firefly, Feva, Solo, Laser & Foxer. Over 50 Dinghies are expected to be racing on the River Hamble at the 55th Annual Warming Pan hosted by Hamble River Sailing Club. Racing will start and finish on the Hamble River Sailing Club line and is expected to attract the top sailors in each of ...more
  • Press Release - The Women's Open Keelboat Championship will be returning to Hamble for its 9th outing in 2017

    22 Feb 2017
    . NEWS RELEASE. From: Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship 2017 . For immediate release – 22/02/2017. Dubarry returns as the Women’s Open Keelboat Championships’ title sponsor . The Women’s Open Keelboat Championship will be returning to Hamble for its 9th outing in 2017. This year the event, hosted once again by Hamble River Sailing Club, is being held on the weekend of 3-4th June 2017. The volunteer team which organises WOKC is delighted that Dubarry ...more
  • Evening Lecture - 9th March. IOR yachts: the link between rating and performance

    17 Feb 2017
    . HRSC is happy to welcome Dr Stephen Boyd from the University of Southampton for an evening lecture on the 9th of March about IOR yachts. The bar will be open from 18.30 and the lecture will start at 19.00. We have a limited number of spaces for this event, please contact the office to book your space or book online. Abstract The International Offshore Rule (IOR) provided a handicap system for racing yachts in ...more
  • Burns Night 2nd February 2017

    12 Jan 2017
    Burns Night Supper at Hamble River Sailing club . 2nd February 2017 . Event includes toast and reading of pieces written by Robert Burns. Come and join us for a great night . Starter . Haggis Served with a Whiskey Sauce. Main Course. Roast Scotch Sirloin of Beef. Served with Tatties and Neeps (potato carrot and turnip mashed). Dessert. Cranachan. A traditional Scottish dessert. made from a mixture of whipped cream, whisky, honey and fresh ...more
  • Cadets NYE Party 2016

    9 Dec 2016
    . The HRSC Cadets are hosting a New Years Eve Party here at Hamble River Sailing Club, 31st December 2016 – open to all the family. Come along and join in the celebrations. The party begins at 1900, dinner will be served from 2000, carriages at 0100. There will be party games for children and a disco, come and join us for a night of good food and fun. £20 a ticket (kids not eating ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 8

    7 Dec 2016
    . 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 8 . A brisk and chilly 12-20 knot breeze greeted competitors in the final race of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series, providing some great conditions for a fitting end to a close fought series in all classes. This year’s series saw an increase in entrants over 2015, and for the first time in over 10 years, the Hamble Winter Series hasn’t lost a single race to bad weather. ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 7

    7 Dec 2016
    . 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 7. Despite awaking to biblical rain and the best efforts of Storm Angus, the braver souls in the Hamble Winter Series fleet were rewarded with some champagne sailing. The race team were quietly confident that the high winds seen the night before would moderate in time, and true to form the wind had dropped to a west to northwesterly 10 knots by the end of the day’s racing ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 6

    7 Dec 2016
    . 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 6. Saturday’s miserable autumn rain cleared up in time for the weather gods to deliver a day of champagne sailing for Sunday’s Hamble Winter Series race. A very shifty north-westerly welcomed competitors to a game of snakes and ladders, with oscillating windshifts providing plenty of opportunity for position changes in the large fleets. From a startline near hamblewinterseries.com buoy, fleets beat up towards the Hamble, with the bigger ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 5

    7 Dec 2016
    . . 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 5, Sponsored by One Sails . The Hamble Winter Series might have only taken a week’s mid-season break, but the weather had become noticeably colder since the last race a fortnight ago. Nonetheless, a veritable army of competitors and volunteers ventured out onto icy decks for the fifth weekend of racing in the series.. Out in the Solent a chilly North-westerly breeze was funnelling down Southampton Water ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 4, HBBC & HODC - Week 2.

    7 Dec 2016
    . Hamble Winter Series Day 4. It was a day of shifty, gusty winds and steep waves for the fourth weekend of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series, which this week played host to the Hamble Big Boat Championships and the Hamble One Design Championships. The race team saw a maximum gust of 26 knots, with an average wind speed of 17.8 knots from a wind direction that swung between 050-090°. Combined with a strong cross-tide, ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 3

    7 Dec 2016
    . 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 3. Despite a pessimistic forecast, oilskin-swaddled crews competing in the Hamble Winter Series enjoyed a day of champagne sailing – with only a few rain squalls to remind them that Autumn is setting in.. A wind direction of around 215 degrees with big gusts under ominous clouds allowed the race team to send the assembled fleets on a course that led them to the north side of the ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 2, HBBC & HODC - Week 1.

    7 Dec 2016
    . Hamble Winter Series. Sunday saw the second race day of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series – which after a changeable forecast delivered some champagne sailing conditions – albeit with some choice shifts to stir up the fleets a little. PRO Stuart Childerley managed to fit two races in from a startline in the vicinity of North Ryde Middle buoy. Two races on and in some fleets the pecking order is beginning to show in ...more
  • 35th Hamble Winter Series - Week 1

    7 Dec 2016
    . Week one report – 35th Hamble Winter Series. A chilly start greeted competitors on the first day of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series – but the sun soon warmed up the Solent to deliver an enjoyable day on the water in bright sunshine.. Out on the race area, the wind settled to a shifty 6 knot northerly at start time – but despite the strong tides there was enough wind to get a race ...more
  • HRSC Junior Regatta 18 September 2016

    22 Sep 2016
    This was the second attempt at running our inaugural open Junior Regatta, as the first date in July proved just too windy for the Committee boat to anchor.. We almost had the opposite problem this time, but there was always just enough wind to keep all the sailors moving. There were 25 dinghies from Hamble, Warsash and Weston clubs sailing a mix of Feva’s, Laser 4.7, Pico’s, Toppers, Optimists and a Tera. These were split ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Junior Regatta: Sunday 18th September 2016

    11 Aug 2016
    . Hamble River Sailing Club Junior Regatta: Sunday 18th September 2016. The inaugural HRSC Junior Regatta is taking place on Sunday 18th September. This is an Open meeting and we should have entries from Netley SC, Weston SC, Warsash, Calshot and the Royal Southern so a good event for the local clubs. This is a handicap event for Feva, Laser 4.7, tera, Topper, Pico, Mirror, racing Oppies and similar rated boats. Briefing will be at ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series B Race 1

    14 Jul 2016
    This year seems to have flown by and already we are on the B Series! There was an additional bonus of a grand stand seat for competitors with an impressive array of commercial shipping and cruiseliners going out all evening including the Queen May II. Summer did make an attempt to arrive last night with a good NW breeze which started lighter than expected and filled in during the second beat. The wind direction unusually ...more
  • Copper Kettle Pursuit Race 6th July 2016

    12 Jul 2016
    HRSC Pursuit Race – 6 July 2016. A glorious sunny evening and 10-12kts of wind welcomed competitors in the 2016 Pursuit Race. The race team recorded wind around 240 degrees, which clocked further left to the forecast 225 and then to 220 degrees as they set the course.With the wind forecast to drop and then die away during the race, the course was set with several loops to provide options for shortening course.Race Officer Jane ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series A Race 6

    30 Jun 2016
    . Wednesday Night Series A Race 6. Summer finally arrived for Race 5 of the Hamble River Sailing Club A Series. The shorts were out, the skies were blue – what more could the sailors ask for? Well a bit of water would have helped as with low water at the start time the marks to be used were rather limited.. All classes set off on a reach to deeper water, a run and a ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series A Race 7

    30 Jun 2016
    . Wednesday Race 22nd June 2016 A7 Race Report. It was a difficult evening for all of us, there were big spring tides with the low water of 1.24 meters above chat datum coinciding almost with our starting sequences which meant a lot of our marks were not available to us.. The wind at the start was reasonably constant at 7 knots from SSE with the forecast predicting it was going to back to South ...more
  • HRSC Junior regatta 9th July 2016

    27 Jun 2016
    . Hamble Junior Regatta 9th July. . The inaugural HRSC Junior Regatta is taking place on Saturday 9 th July. This is an Open meeting and we should have entries from Netley SC, Weston SC, Warsash, Calshot and the Royal Southern so a good event for the local clubs. This is a handicap event for Feva, Laser 4.7, tera, Topper, Pico, Mirror, racing Oppies and similar rated boats.. . Briefing will be at 12:00 in ...more