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  • IRC Small Boat Regatta 11 - 12th July 2015

    1 Jul 2015
    The Solent IRC Owners Assositation & Hamble River Sailing Club 2015 Championship UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED Due to lack of entries and clashes with other small boat events hopefully this event will be re-run later in the year – Watch the SIRCOA website for more details; https://rorcrating.com/103-ser/293-ser-forms ...more
  • Hamble Harbour Masters Pursuit - Saturday July 4th 2015, ​Class Start Times for a 90 Minute Race

    1 Jul 2015
    Please see the below document for all start time for this Saturdays Harbour Masters Pursuit Race. ...more
  • River Hamble Combined Clubs: Race results

    26 Jun 2015
    The Combined Clubs Committee were delighted to see so many young sailors from Hamble taking part in the dinghy racing last night. They were a great credit to the club.We would like to remind you that racing continues tonight. Prize-giving will be after racing on this evening at Warsash Sailing Club. All welcome to attend. Food and drink available. The Yellow Water Taxi is available for all competitors, friends and family. Free service between the ...more
  • Hamble River SC Wednesday Night Series - Series A Race 8 - BIG WEDNESDAY - 24th June 2015

    25 Jun 2015
    BIG WEDNESDAYLast night was a big night in every sense of the word. The last race of Series A with the winners for most of the classes still in contention, BIG WEDNESDAY and, in addition, last night was the Wednesday night keel boat race of the River Hamble Combined Club Regatta . With the dinghy fleet sailing in the Cat Head area, a total of some 77 boats were racing off the River Hamble. The ...more
  • SUMMER MADNESS!!!

    17 Jun 2015
    New members to HRSC if joining between 17th June 2015 and 16th July 2015 will receive half price membership fees!! Membership will run until 31st Dec 2015. Hamble River Sailing Club offers a wide range of sailing activities: Wednesday evening racing, Foxer Sailing, MoB & WoWs, The Garmin Hamble Winter Series, Big Wednesday, The Warming Pan and many more…. please see the calendar for more information.We are currently preparing for what may become the busiest ...more
  • Hamble River Wednesday Evening Series B – Race 6 – 10 June 2015

    15 Jun 2015
    Race 6 – 10 June 2015Wednesday night saw a large number of competitors huddled on the dock side , heads together , and whispered comments of the “will she / won’t she” variety. The weather forecast was showing a fairly consistent base level of 20 knots but with really big gusts and winds anticipated increasing up to 35 knots in mid evening. Race Officer Kathy Smalley was not aided by the demise of Bramblemet so ...more
  • Hamble River SC Wednesday Night Series - Series A Race 5 - 3rd June 2015

    5 Jun 2015
    Series A Race 5 Wednesday 3rd June 2015It seems for most of the Wednesday night series this year the wind has come from the SW which limits the availability of marks . When allied with the spring tides last night with low tide half an hour before the start sequence the options available to the RO Kathy Smalley to were somewhat limited. Mark disappears as a windward mark due to lack of water and class ...more
  • IRC Solent Region Championship - Day 2

    3 Jun 2015
    IRC Solent Region Championship 2015 Day 2 – The Tiny Mitchell RaceOrganised by RORC incorporating The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club Saturday 6th JuneExpanded for 2015 the IRC Solent Region Championship comprises eight days of racing hosted by eight top Solent clubs.Day 2 is the Tiny Mitchell race, organised by RORC incorporating The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, with a Committee boat start in the central Solent for two “around the cans” racesFirst warning is 10.15Everyone is ...more
  • Hamble River SC Wednesday Night Series - Series A Race 3

    20 May 2015
    The wind last night was 180 degrees round from last week. This enabled Kathy Smalley as Race Officer to set pretty much the courses used last week but with the finish round Hamble Point and onto the Club finish line. The tide was just on the turn at the start and the breeze , although usually about 12 to 15 knots every now and then threw in a little kick to surprise competitors. The downwind ...more
  • 3's A Crowd

    19 May 2015
    3’s A Crowd 2015Saturday 6th June 2:00pm startDouble Handed racing for XOD and Keelboats (NHC)First weekend of three – other dates 1st August/22nd AugustFree to members. Non-members £10.00Leave your crew behind! Save on beer and sandwiches! There’s only one other person to blame….NOR and SI’s available to download below. ...more
  • Big Wednesday 24th June 2015

    18 May 2015
    COME ONE, COME ALL!FREE TO MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS, FAST BOAT & SLOW BOATS, BIG BOATS OR LITTLE BOATS!On Wednesday the 24th of June the Hamble River Sailing Club will be running the second BIG Wednesday with the aim of getting as many boats out for some midweek racing.Keelboats will be split into three handicap fleets and one XOD fleet. Handicap fleet boats range in size from 40+ feet down to 22 foot Sonatas.The Wednesday evening ...more
  • Peanuts Saturday 16th May 2015

    18 May 2015
    Wow – what a brilliant Peanut session we had on Saturday 16th May! Our highest number of kids on the water so far this year – 30 in total! All having fun on Mirror Dinghies, Oppies, Foxers, a Feva, a Wanderer, a couple of canoes, a SUP and the rigless 1980’s windsurfer! How cool was that! Here are a couple of photos that capture the mood on the day – so proud of everyone who ...more
  • Hamble River SC Wednesday Night Series - Series A Race 2 13th May 2015

    18 May 2015
    From one extreme to another as race 1 of the A series was cancelled due to too much wind and race 2 last night looked barely viable due to too little wind! Kathy Smalley is back for the A series as Race Officer and the committee boat headed out to Bald Head whilst avoiding the overturned powerboat en route. The SE steadily varied between insufficient and just enough knots and a course was set with ...more
  • HRSC Annual Camp at Fairthorne Manor 28 May to 31 May

    12 May 2015
    We now have further details about our planned HRSC Annual Camp at Fairthorne Manor. This is always an exciting and popular event where there is a real “Swallows and Amazon” experience for the children (and the big kids!!!). We enjoy the sailing opportunities on the river, games and fun on land and a real opportunity to spend quality time with like minded families, whilst toasting marshmallows around the camp fire.We aim to take the boats ...more
  • Push The Boat Out

    12 May 2015
    HAVE A GO AT SAILING AS HAMBLE RIVER SAILING CLUB WELCOMES PUSH THE BOAT OUT Hamble River SC invites you and your family to enjoy an experience of sailing or power boating this Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 2015 as the club hosts anyone-welcome taster sessions as part of national RYA Push the Boat Out.RYA Push the Boat Out (09-17 May) is a nine day nationwide event that will see hundreds of sailing clubs ...more
  • NEW RELEASE: Dubarry Womens Open Keelboat Championship 2015

    12 May 2015
    Entries Rolling In for Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship 2015The first few teams are now entered for the Dubarry Women’s Open Keelboat Championship, which takes place on 30/31 May at Hamble River Sailing Club. First to enter was a yacht sailing under the Sailing Logic flag, the first school boat to have entered the regatta in its eight year history. Sailing Logic offers a chance for sailors of all levels to join an organised team ...more
  • Hamble River SC - Bottle Pursuit 29th April 2015

    29 Apr 2015
    A wet weather forecast, big black storm clouds and strong winds failed to deter the Race Officer and crew of the HRSC committee boat last night. Accompanied by only XOD Satu ( Andy Hamlett) the committee endured no less than three hail storms to set up shop at Bald Head as the tide began to flood. For quite some time nothing other than a dismasted J sports boat under tow was seen, then competitors started ...more
  • 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