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  • Hamble River SC - Early Bird Race Report 4, 22nd April 2015.

    24 Apr 2015
    Race Report 4 Gusty NNE winds meant the Race Officer last night was asked by several competitors whether racing was going ahead. As the tide ebbed to a chart datum of 0.9m towards the end of racing and wind against tide built, an early call was made for lifejackets for all competitors. Despite this all classes went ahead including two XODs. RO Mike Dellar gave the fleet a trip out to HambleWinterseries.com past Stormforce Coaching ...more
  • Peanuts 2015

    23 Apr 2015
    What a great time was had by all at the first Peanuts session of the season on Saturday. Despite the breezy conditions, it was a pleasure to have 26 happy Peanuts on the water – along with supporting adults.There may be some of you who don’t always receive the Peanuts email notification direct from Richard Foulkes – so please register your email with Richard by emailing him on Richard.foulkes@lloydsbanking.com . Or if you are on ...more
  • Hamble River SC - Early Bird Race Report 15th April 2015

    16 Apr 2015
    Week 3 Race Report Although the wind was forecast to drop and veer, the breeze last night held at about 8 knot SSW with a flooding tide and a sunny evening. RO Mike Dellar gave the fleet a circuit round Bald Head , Coronation and Stormforce Coaching followed by laps of Bald Head and Coronation. The race team was bolstered by latest recruit eight year old Tallulah Mackie who ably ran sound signals. Like swallows, ...more
  • Hamble River Wednesday Night Series - Early Bird Race Report - April 8th 2015

    9 Apr 2015
    Early Bird Race Report The 2015 Hamble River Wednesday Night Series kicked off last night following unprecedented cancellation last week of race 1 due to technical problems. To mark the event the Commodore supplied Implacable as committee boat and the fleet set out on a lovely evening with some 6 knots of SE breeze. With a good turnout for the Early Bird series numbers were swelled by new arrivals included Applejack (Craig Cossar and Natalie ...more
  • Wednesday racing 1st April

    1 Apr 2015
    Normal racing has been cancelled, this evening. Unfortunately, both race officers are suffering with ill-health; as is the club launch.The Seamanship series will run for those boats keen to sail; and qualified to sail – see SI’s.There will be no launch service, no bar and no catering.Many apologies for this; no-one would choose to start the season in this manner; but we hope you will understand our reasoning.We look forward to better success next week.
  • The 53rd Annual Warming Pan 21st March 2015 Report.

    27 Mar 2015
    A cool North Easterly breeze of 15kts welcomed competitors to the 53rd Warming Pan on Saturday 21 March 2015. Race Officer Kathy Smalley set a course in the river with a downwind start off the club line as there is considerably less space to beat in the Hamble than there was in 1962. Regular visitors to the event, Merlin Rockets and Fireflies were joined by the ubiquitous Hamble Foxer fleet. The Foxers, sailing in the ...more
  • Dubarry Women's Open Keelboat Championship 30/31st May 2015

    23 Mar 2015
    Hamble River Sailing Club are pleased to be hosting the 7th WOKC event – FOR ONLINE ENTRY, CLICK HEREDubarry returns as title sponsor for the 4th timeFollowing a lay-year in 2014, the Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship will be making a return for 2015. This year the event, hosted once again by Hamble River Sailing Club, is being held earlier in the season than usual, on the weekend of 30/31 May 2015. The volunteer team ...more
  • 2015 The 53rd Warming Pan Regatta

    20 Mar 2015
    SI’s are now available on the website
  • 2015 The 53rd Warming Pan Regatta

    20 Mar 2015
    SI’s are now available on the website
  • 2015 The 53rd Warming Pan Regatta

    20 Mar 2015
    Due to a lack of interest, there will be no cadet classes sailing on Saturday.Merlins, Fireflies and Foxers only.
  • Hamble River Sailing Club is now able to run the mandatory Professional Seafarers 'PPR course online'

    18 Mar 2015
    Hamble River Sailing Club now offer the Online PPR Course!This course is now mandatory for any professional seafarerDETAILS:Each year approximately 4,500 people apply to the RYA for a commercial endorsement in order to use their RYA/MCA qualifications professionally as skipper or crew.Whatever your job is on board, in the commercial world you are a professional seafarer. As such, you are no different from the captain of a cruise liner; you have a duty of care ...more
  • Hamble River SC now sells books at discounted club prices

    17 Mar 2015
    All proceeds go back into your club, so please support us & think of us before buying any books. If we don’t hold a copy in stock we can order it in for you. ...more
  • The new 'RYA Safe & Fun course' is now available online with HRSC

    2 Mar 2015
    We are pleased to announce that the RYA new online safeguarding course ‘Safe and Fun’ is now live. This course is now a requirement for all newly qualified Level 2 Racing Coaches, Dinghy and Windsurfing Instructors and Senior Instructors and you will need to complete prior to joining an instructor/coach training course. The course provides basic level of knowledge and awareness, put in the context of realistic scenarios that anyone could encounter at their club ...more
  • You can now complete your RYA shorebased courses with HRSC!

    13 Feb 2015
    Are you bored of the UK weather?Well, HRSC is now able to offer classroom and online theory courses. So why not make use of the dark, rainy nights and improve your skills so you are ready for the sunshine and spring!And as an introductory offer, we will give 10% off any ‘on the water course’ booked if you book up a theory course with us by the end of March 2015.Click on the link below ...more
  • New Chief Instructor

    12 Feb 2015
    The Hamble River Sailing Club Training School is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Ford as its new Chief Instructor starting 16 February 2015.Alex comes to us with a huge amount of experience both on and off the water. His qualifications include being an RYA Advanced Senior Instructor, RYA Power/Safety Boat Instructor, RYA Level 2 Race Coach and RYA VHF/SRC Assessor.Alex’s priority will be to review and finalise the 2015 training programme so please ...more
  • Chief Instructor Required

    4 Dec 2014
    Hamble River Sailing Club seeks to appoint a Chief Instructor.The role will combine running our RYA training school and provide support for all club sailing & power-boating activities.Duties within the training school will include management and delivery of courses, development of training procedures, hosting RYA inspections and developing its marketing potential.Support for the clubs sailing activities will include on-the water assistance at club events and shore based duties to ensure club resources are maintained and ...more
  • Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Race Report 7

    26 Nov 2014
    Winter finally made an appearance in the Garmin Hamble Winter Series on the penultimate race day of 2014. Up to this point we’ve had unseaasonal warmth, but the weather gods made up for this with a cold, gusty and unbelievably wet day on the water. The rain began at around midnight, and competitors awoke to it hammering on their windows. It didn’t let up all day! Nonetheless, the race team braved the conditions to get ...more
  • Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Race Report Weekend 6

    16 Nov 2014
    Menacing skies A torrential rain squall and an indecisive breeze couldn’t stop the assembled Garmin Hamble Winter Series fleet from getting in some cracking racing on the sixth weekend of the series.After a vicious rainsquall caught the fleet on the way out, the wind shifted around between southeast and northerly until it settled in the northeast for long enough to get a good race in for all classes. The race team combined some starts to ...more
  • Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Half Time Review

    5 Nov 2014
    Garmin Hamble Winter SeriesWe’ve reached the halfway stage in the 2014 Garmin Hamble Winter Series and a well-deserved mid-series break weekend. A range of weather conditions has tested competitors, with everything from flat calms to thirty knot gusts keeping fleets mixed up and boats changing positions from week to week. Looking ahead to the next half of the series, some exciting battles are lined up throughout the 80 plus black boat fleet. In some classes, ...more
  • Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Race Report Weekend 4

    28 Oct 2014
    GARMIN Hamble Winter SeriesWe might already be at the end of October, but competitors were treated to some cracking sailing in unseasonably warm weather as the Garmin Hamble Winter Series reached its halfway point and the clocks went back this weekend.After a bruising race last week this weekend’s forecast provided some relief, predicting a gusty 10-18 knots of breeze from just south of Southwest. That’s exactly what crews found out in the busy central Solent, ...more