Sailing Southwest News
Welcome to the first edition of our monthly email newsletter
This month's email
The Objectives of Sailing Southwest
Club news from March 2017
What's on in April 2017?
Do you know who this Finn sailor is?
How can you get involved?
Sailing Southwest's Objectives...
Sailing Southwest officially launched in March 2017. We are all about raising the profile of sailing in our region by bringing together people, clubs and organisations. Our objectives are to:
Create a free source of information about all SW open events
Provide better communication between sailors, clubs and class associations
Facilitate sailing in the SW by helping to increase participation, improve open racing events, and advance sailing safety.
Take a look around our website...
CLUB NEWS STORIES IN MARCH 2017
The 'Jarvis Duo' win the Southwest Pursuit Series
Gusty conditions blighted the 2017 South West Series, with capsizing becoming the collective pursuit for many competitors!
With an impressive final race, Phantom sailor Simon Hawkes (Wimbleball SC) nearly squeaked it, but ultimately the determination of Colin and Derek Jarvis (Portishead Y&SC) in their Fireball shone through, winning the series by just two points. More...
Restonguet Sailing Club are preparing to host the Mirror Worlds
The Mirrors are coming to Cornwall for their 2017 Gul Mirror World Championships.
Restronguet Sailing Club is hoping up to 70 boats will take to their waters, with entries coming from as far as Australia and South Africa.
The event is preceded by the British Mirror Nationals, and entries for both events are still open, head to our website to find out more...
What's on in April?
Here are just a few highlights from around the region:
1st-2nd April - UK Windsurfing Association Cup @ Weymouth & Portland NSA
8th April - Supernova Spring Champs @ Bowmoor SC
8th-9th April - UK Laser Masters Inland Champs @ Chew Valley Lake SC
14th-17th April - The Rock Open & Easter Chase @ Rock W&SC
15th-17th April - Parkstone YC Easter Series @ Parkstone YC
22nd April - RS Feva Open Meeting @ Exe SC
29th-30th April - Albacore Inland Champs @ South Cerney SC
To see the full Sailing Southwest event calendar, click here...
Stay in touch with SW open events this season!
Sailors, dust off your drysuits and unfurl your sails because 2017 is going to be busy!
Over 200 open events hosted at SW Sailing Clubs
19 National Championships, 2 Internationals and 1 World Championship
Fortunately, we have all these events covered, so you can plan your sailing season and keep an eye on the results as they come in. We also have a search feature that lets you find events in your area or for your chosen fleet. More...
The Mystery Finn Sailor!
This cool picture was taken at Highcliffe Sailing Club by Sarah Desjonqueres during the last day of the HSC Icicle Open Series. Do you know who he is?!
If so, please get in touch...
We need YOUR help!
Sailing Southwest relies on the help of people like you who send us info, pictures and stories, such as:
Sailing news and pictures from your club
Event information and race reports
You can also send us information about your club here...
We are also currently offering free advertising on our website!!
Get in touch for more information...
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