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News at Whitstable Yacht Club

Whitstable Week 2016

Whitstable Week 2016

Monday 1st - Friday 5th August 2016

Series racing starts at 14.00 hours everyday

  • Committee boat starts.
  • 2 races back-to-back each day.
  • 10 races in the series, 7 to count.
  • Prize-giving on Friday afternoon soon after the finish of the last race.
  • Prizes for the top places in each eligible class, as well as special prizes for outstanding achievements.

Registration takes place on the deck on Monday from 11.00 onwards, and from 12.00 each day on other days of the week.

Visitors to the Yacht Club are welcome, and we regularly host visiting sailors for the week, both from local Kent sailing clubs, and from as far afield as Yorkshire and Scotland. Whitstable offers some of the best sailing conditions in the south-east, with great fleet racing (especially the Tasars, Lasers and Cats), and the town is also a great holiday destination for shopping, restaurants, and pubs. There's plenty of space to park your boat, a great chandlery right next door, and you can find details of accommodation here

Pirate Day:

Pirate Day Wednesday is Pirate Day. As well as the 2 series races, there will be plenty of family and cadet specific activities planned. Wednesday is a day for getting the families and cadets to the club for a Pirate themed day of shore based fun for the younger children, and on the water challenges for the older children.
At the club, there will be the children's bouncy castle from 10am, and pirate themed crafts and fun on the beach from 1pm. There will be a fun race after the series racing, with a cadet on every boat racing, and a set of on the water challenges for the cadets following the race. Come along and join the fun!

2016 Programme:

DateSailingOnshoreEntertainment
Monday 1st August2pm start,
two races
Children's bouncy castle - 10am-6pmTBC
Tuesday 2nd August2pm start,
two races
Children's bouncy castle - 10am-6pmTBC
Wednesday 3rd August2pm start,
two races, plus Cadet and fun sailing,
Club race: Evening Series 7 at 7pm
Children's bouncy castle - 10am-6pm
Pirate themed crafts and fun on the beach from 1pm
TBC
Thursday 4th August2pm start,
two races
Children's bouncy castle - 10am-6pmTBC
Friday 5th August2pm start,
two races
Children's bouncy castle - 10am-6pmTBC

Important Docs:

2016 docs coming soon. See below for last year's docs for reference.

For further information e-mail or call the club office.

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