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  • 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
  • Eastleigh's Summer of Sport

    23 Jun 2016
    . . . . Back by popular demand, Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportWorks team are delighted once again to bring you the Summer of Sport! Throughout August, adults (aged 16+) across the borough will be able to enjoy a huge range of sports and physical activities, for just a £2 non-refundable booking fee thanks to funding from Sport England.. . This year we’re inviting you to get into the spirit of the Rio Olympic Games by ...more
  • Big Wednesday 13th July 2016

    22 Jun 2016
    . . . . MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS,. FAST BOATS AND SLOW BOATS,. BIG BOATS OR LITTLE BOATS!. . . On Wednesday the 13th of July the Hamble River Sailing Club will be running the famous BIG Wednesday with the aim of getting as many boats out as possible for some fun midweek racing.. . Keelboats will be split into three handicap fleets and one XOD fleet. Handicap fleet boats range in size from 40+ feet ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series A Race 5

    20 Jun 2016
    Wednesday Night Series A Race 5 . 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
  • Annual Cadet & Peanut Camp at Fairthorne 2016

    13 Jun 2016
    . Annual Cadet & Peanut Camp at Fairthorne 2016. Well – 40 kids and 39 adults had a fabulous four days of fun at our Annual Camp this year. Obviously we had lots of time on the water – the tide was in the morning so we took full advantage of the Oppies, Picos, Mirror, canoes, windsurfer and all ages and abilities got on the water (and in the water too!).. Then there were the ...more
  • Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship Race Report 2016

    8 Jun 2016
    . . Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship 2016. . The 8 th Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship was hosted by the Hamble River Sailing Club over the weekend of 4th & 5th June. A record number of 17 yachts, crewed by 140 women, entered this year’s championship.. . A feature of the briefing on the Friday evening is the forecast for the weekend, delivered by the events meteorologist Libby Greenhalgh. Having flown in from New ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series A4 1st June

    7 Jun 2016
    . With the wind forecast of northerly 14 – 25 knots it felt more like October than the first day of summer for the fourth race in the A Series at Hamble River Sailing Club. But Hamble sailors are made of hardy stuff, and 16 boats set off to the start area. With the gusty wind forecast, the race committee sent the competitors on a long reach to gain some separation, then a good beat ...more
  • Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday Night Series A Race 3

    7 Jun 2016
    . With low water at 1930 and a forecast of the wind dying to 2 gusting 3 knots it didn’t look good for the third race of the Hamble River Sailing Club Wednesday night A Series. But the committee boat set off in the sunshine with the AP ready. Having anchored optimistically, the breeze held and negotiation followed as to how much water the boats really needed and therefore which marks were available to use. ...more
  • Hamble River SC, Wednesday Night - A Series Race 2

    25 May 2016
    . A Series Race 2. “Wet, wet, wet” are the words that come to mind for the second race of the Wednesday night A Series. The forecast was for a north-westerly wind at 7pm, but as the committee boat set off in the rain, the wind stubbornly stayed in the south west. There was much deliberation as to what to do, but in the end the start line was laid for the wind as it ...more
  • Calling all Dinghy Sailors - Harbour Masters Chartiy Pursuit Race 21st May 2016

    19 May 2016
  • Push The Boat Out This Coming Sunday - 22nd May 2016

    19 May 2016
    . . HAVE A GO AT SAILING AS HAMBLE RIVER SAILING CLUB PUSH THE BOAT OUT. Hamble River SC invites you and your family to enjoy an experience of sailing this Sunday 22 nd May 2016 as the club hosts anyone-welcome FREE taster sessions as part of national RYA Push the Boat Out.. . RYA Push the Boat Out (14 – 22 May) is a nine day nationwide event that will see hundreds of sailing ...more
  • Hamble River SC, A Series & River Hamble Combined Clubs race 1

    17 May 2016
    Wednesday 11 May. A beautiful sunny evening heralded the first Series A race for Hamble River Sailing Club, and the first 2016 River Hamble Combined Club race.. Winds from the south were forecast to stay under 5kts during race time, which was not ideal with a strong ebb tide. Although getting racing away was questionable, the race management team set up by Bald Head. With support from Mentor Lis Robinson, RO Jane Windsor prepared courses ...more
  • River Hamble Combined Clubs Regatta

    6 May 2016
    . Cruiser & XOD Open Invitation Evening Races. Wednesday 11 & Thursday 12 May 2016. Open Invitation to enter HRSC & WSC evening racing.. 11th – XOD + 3 Handicap fleets – organised by HRSC, 18:30.. 12th – WSC – Pursuit, 2 fleets – organised by WSC 18:45.. Entry : £5 per boat for the 2 events . full details http://www.riverhamblecc.org.uk/ Dinghy Regatta & ‘Cock of the River’ . Wednesday 11, Thursday 12 & Friday ...more
  • Hamble River SC, The Bottle Pursuit - 4 May 2016

    5 May 2016
    . The Bottle Pursuit. Twenty boats came out for the Bottle Pursuit which separates the Wednesday Early Bird Series from the Wednesday A Series.. . Last week a solitary XOD, “Satu”, Andy Hamlet, came out to play. Very much like swallows, “one XOD does not a summer make”. So, when XOD “Mischief”, Diana Wilson turned up last night along with two Folk Boats, “Fritha” and “Isabel”, the Cornish Shrimper “Sonnett” and the X302 “Xtract” it ...more
  • Hamble River SC Early Bird Series 5, 27.4.16

    3 May 2016
    . Early Bird Series, Race 5. The weather for the final race of the Early Bird series continued to be as awkward as most previous races – difficult to set a decent course. An hour before the start dark threatening clouds enveloped Hamble, and loud rumbling thunder was enough to give some our brave sailors a few jitters!. Out on the water, the NW wind was varying between 10 knots and flat calm – so ...more
  • Hamble River SC Early Bird Series race 4, 20/04/2016

    25 Apr 2016
    . Early Bird Series race 4 . The fourth race in what has been a bright, but chilly series, saw 15 – 20kts of wind from ENE, not something that happens too often on the Solent. Starting in the vicinity of Bald Head, as all the Wednesday night races do, there is zero chance of a windward start. However, the club’s Garmin Hamble Winter Series PRO, Mr Stuart Childerly, assures me that reaching starts are ...more