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  • 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 Will be availbel shortly.
  • 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
  • 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