Cancellation Notice – Waterford Harbour Sailing Club Optimist South East Regatta on the 24th July 2022 has been cancelled.
Waterford Harbour Sailing Club will play host to the 2022 Topper National Championships from the 1st to 3rd of July.
A warm welcome to all entrants to this year’s Laser Connaught Championships, proudly sponsored by Port of Waterford.
The Sailing Instructions (Standard) for the event are available here
The Supplementary Sailing Instructions are available here
Race Results will be available at this link, which will be updated over the course of the event.
Waterford Harbour Sailing Club will play host to the 2022 Laser Connaught Championships over the weekend of 7th and 8th May.
You can download and print the below instructions here.
- Start : Between Curran and Outer green buoy at Harbour
- Mark 1 : Red Marker at Creadan ( To starboard)
- Mark 2 : Around the Hook Head
- Mark 3 : Of Baginbun Head ( To starboard ) (Martello tower on Wexford side of the Hook Pensinsula ) Position 52.09.54 N 06.49.53 W
- Mark 4 : 3 Mile Rock ( To starboard ) 189 Degrees South of Mark 3 approximately 4 miles) Position 52.05.29 N 06.51.01 W
- Mark 5: Flat Rocks racing Mark ( to starboard)
- Finish : Between Curran + Outer green Buoy at harbour
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN!
This Sunday we will sail slightly different from usual and cruiser Racing will take the format of a coastal pursuit race. The distance will be approx. 20 miles depending on the strength of the wind and will take in the Hook Head peninsula and as far as we can go.
Boats will start from 12.00 hours , slowest boats first, fastest boats last, Time calculated based on a 4.5 hour race and the boats handicap.
Please advise on the Whatsap group if you will be participating and your start time will be worked out and advised !
Results for the racers will still be calculated on lapsed time. This is an ideal race for all boats in Dunmore east to join , in, or outside of the competition
The weather is promising to be good so bring the sandwiches, Chardonay , or 6 pack of beer and goodies.
Below is the proposed route , taking in the sites of Waterford and Wexford ; more details to follow !
Waterford Harbour Sailing Club is delighted to host the 2021 Audi Waterford 1720 European Championships from September 23th to 25th 2021.
Crane in 2pm to 8pm Wednesday 22nd and 8am to 11am Thursday 23rd. Crane out immediately post racing Saturday (will have 2 cranes on the dock to speed up lift out)
Notice of Race – Download a copy of the Notice of Race here.
Sailing instructions will be available at Registration.
For more information and updates please join the event notice board: WhatsApp Group.
Registration & Entry Fee
The entry fee for the event is €275. This fee includes boat lift fees (in & out).
Click here for event entry and payment form.
Registration will take place at the WHSC Clubhouse between 5pm and 8pm on Wednesday 22nd of September and 9am to 11am on Thursday 23rd of September.
Crew weighing will take place during the same periods as registration and will be carried out to complete crews at one time.
Health & Safety Information
COVID assessment form to be filled at registration.
Please do not attend the event if you or a close contact has exhibited any COVID symptoms.
Berthing will be predominantly on moorings but pontoon space available at a small cost (payable to the harbour) if required.
Race area will be 5 mins outside the moorings.
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