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2015 Racing schedule

DateHW
(clock time)
Start TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
MarchHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sat 14 Mar16071000WORKING PARTY
Sun 15 Mar17301400April Showers 1 (starts)Mark GrinterAlex HarwoodJohn Kelly
Sat 21 Mar13151400April Showers 2Max HuntJohn CarterJohn Crawford
Sun 22 Mar14001400April Showers 3Mike OliverPeter GowingRuth Oliver
Sat 28 Mar18461500April Showers 4Nigel BrownConor LambPaul Kelly
Sun 29 Mar08321000April Showers 5John PhelanPaul YeadonCaspar Davies
Sun 29 MarSummer Time Starts
AprilHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Fri 3 Apr13121400EASTER NIPJohn BoormanJohn DayAllan Barnes
Fri 3 Apr13121600Cadet and General Sailing 1RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 4 Apr13421400EASTER NIPJohn BoormanChris GerryChris Jarrett
Sun 5 Apr14131400EASTER NIPJohn BoormanMatt GreenColin Brown
Mon 6 Apr14451400EASTER NIPJohn BoormanRosie TribeRoy Lovelidge
Sat 11 Apr17421400April Showers 6Kevin HallJohn DuckerChris Stanwell
Sun 12 Apr18451500April Showers 7Matt FrenchKeith UnderdownStevie Dexter Wynn
Sat 18 Apr13081200Naming Ceremony for new committee boat
Sat 18 Apr13081400April Showers 8Mark HolwegerKelvin TolsonDavid Boyce
Sun 19 Apr13531400April Showers 9 (ends)Charles CampionJo PhillipsBill Edmondson
Sun 19 Apr1353TOPPER OPEN (CB)John CooperShelagh O’RiordanTom Bruton Snr
Fri 24 Apr18461800Cadet and General Sailing 2RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 25 Apr18051500Spring Series 1 (starts) (CB)Steve GraySusannah BaronJason Barnes
Sun 26 Apr19051100Sailing Development - Laser 1Class Captain
Sun 26 Apr19051500Spring Series 2 (CB)Nick StephensJames GoodfellowDuncan Oliver
MayHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Fri 1 May12001800Cadet and General Sailing 3RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 2 May12371100Spring Series 3Christian BrewerAdrian MurchPaul Vinten
Sun 3 May13101100Spring Series 4 (CB)Peter KingLaurie KingJohn Crozier
Mon 4 May13431100RNLI Pursuit Race (CB)John BoormanHuw ReynoldsSimon Sparrow
Sat 9 May1643TBASailing Development – Small Cat 1Class Captain
Sat 9 May16431400Spring Series 5 (CB)Grant ForwoodDavid FiggisIan Rhodes
Sun 10 May17321400Spring Series 6 (CB)David WilliamsBrett Warburton-SmithJason Lello
Wed 13 May21051900Evening Series 1 (starts)Laser Class
Sat 16 May11581100Spring Series 7Geoff MylcristGhislain MelaineGreg Crease
Sun 17 May1246TBASailing Development – General HandicapClass Captain
Sun 17 May12461100Spring Series 8 (CB)Peter WilsonSteven HodgesChris Field
Fri 22 May16241800Cadet and General Sailing 4RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 23 May16531400CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (CB)John BoormanNot requiredFrank Carson
Sun 24 May17351400CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (CB)John BoormanNot requiredNicholas Schoon
Mon 25 May18261500CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (CB)John BoormanNot requiredBen Spratling
Wed 27 May20381900Evening Series 2Slow Handicap Class
Sat 30 May11141100Spring Series 9 (CB)Steve PimblettFrancesca DelaceyPaul Moore
Sat 30 May1114WANDERER OPEN(In conjunction with club racing)
Sun 31 May1157WANDERER OPEN(In conjunction with club racing)
Sun 31 May11571100Spring Series 10 (ends) (CB)Mike FitzpatrickJulie PuckettChris Partington
JuneHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Fri 5 Jun15121800Cadet and General Sailing 5RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 6 Jun15521400Summer Saturdays 1 (starts) (CB)Jon BloicePhilippa BloicePeter Johnson
Sun 7 Jun16361000Sailing Development – Laser 2Class Captain
Sun 7 Jun16361400Summer Sundays 1 (starts) (CB)Andy ClarkeFee ClarkeAnthony Keam
Wed 10 Jun19271900Evening Series 3General Handicap Class
Sat 13 Jun10361100Summer Saturdays 2Stephen BakerMei BakerNick Runeckles
Sat 13 Jun1036MERLIN ROCKET OPENJon SilkTasar supportTasar support
Sun 14 Jun1135MERLIN ROCKET OPENJon SilkTasar supportTasar support
Sun 14 Jun11351100Summer Sundays 2Andy JacksonYvonne MeredithPeter Hill
Fri 19 Jun15141800Cadet and General Sailing 6RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 20 Jun15511400Summer Saturdays 3 (CB)Zanna GoochRavi Singh-VermaDan Harwood
Sun 21 Jun16291400Cat Long Distance to Herne Bay Pier (CB)Chris BrealyNaomi MiallAli Nicolson
Sun 21 Jun16291400Summer Sundays 3 (CB)As aboveAs aboveAs above
Wed 24 Jun19351900Evening Series 4Merlin Class
Sat 27 Jun09211100Summer Saturdays 4Stephen NationYvonne ParrottPaul McNally
Sun 28 Jun10221100Summer Sundays 4 (CB)Harvey WilliamsMary WilliamsSonia McNally
JulyHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sat 4 Jul14581400Summer Saturdays 5 (CB)Veronica MooreJohn MooreRoy Mansfield
Sun 5 Jul15421000Sailing Development – Laser 3Class Captain
Sun 5 Jul15421300Cat Long Distance – Figgis ClassicMark BarnesAlicia CliffordJames Owen
Sun 5 Jul15421400Summer Sundays 5 (CB)As aboveAs aboveAs above
Wed 8 Jul18051900Evening Series 5Tasar Class
Fri 10 Jul20071800Cadet and General Sailing 7RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 11 Jul0901TBASailing Development – Small Cat 2Class Captain
Sat 11 Jul09011100Summer Saturdays 6Jon DennisRoy HamiltonWill Stevens
Sun 12 Jul10101100Summer Sundays 6 (CB)Mark FaggJill FaggMartin Akers
Sat 18 Jul14531400Summer Saturdays 7Robin SouthIan NevillPaul George
Sat 18 Jul1453B14 OPENRichard LedgerAbby ZambinskiTom Bruton Snr & Jnr
Sun 19 Jul1528B14 OPENRichard LedgerAbby ZambinskiTom Bruton Snr & Jnr
Sun 19 Jul15281400Summer Sundays 7Stuart WillmotKate AhernIan Hay
Wed 22 Jul17121900Evening Series 6Big Cat & Asymmetric Classes
Fri 24 Jul18461800Cadet and General Sailing 8RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 25 Jul1932WYC OPEN DAY
Sun 26 Jul08141000Summer Sundays 8 (CB)Andrew FolkardSuzanne Stuart-SmithJustin Bettany
AugustHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sat 1 Aug13571000Cadet and General Sailing 9RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 1 Aug13571300Cat and Dinghy Long Distance - Whitstable Bay Race (CB)Chris LewnsStephen ComfortIgnacio Pascual
Sun 2 Aug14421000Sailing Development – Laser 4Class Captain
Sun 2 Aug14421400DAWES CUP (CB)Simon ReynoldsTony ClementsSimon Luckhurst
Mon 3 Aug1526WHITSTABLE WEEKJohn Boorman
Tue 4 Aug1610WHITSTABLE WEEK John Boorman
Wed 5 Aug1655WHITSTABLE WEEK John Boorman
Wed 5 Aug16551000Cadet and General Sailing 10RYA Instructor and volunteers
Wed 5 Aug16551900Evening Series 7Small Cat Class
Thu 6 Aug1743WHITSTABLE WEEK John Boorman
Fri 7 Aug1837WHITSTABLE WEEK John Boorman
Sat 8 Aug1941TBASailing Development – Small Cat 3Class Captain
Sat 8 Aug19411500Summer Saturdays 8 (ends) (CB)Gavin BarrPeter CarterMark Skipper
Sun 9 Aug08301000Summer Sundays 9 (ends) (CB)Chris AdamsBob BellDavid Oakley
Sat 15 Aug13581300TOWN REGATTA (CB)John BoormanPaul CrossRichard Hargreaves
Sat 15 Aug1358TOPAZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJohn Boorman (In conjunction with Town Regatta)
Sun 16 Aug1429TOPAZ NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJohn Boorman (In conjunction with Town Regatta)
Sun 16 Aug14291300TOWN REGATTA (CB)John Boorman John JonesMichael Phelan
Wed 19 Aug16081900Evening Series 8 (ends)Laser Class
Sat 22 Aug1750MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon SilkChampionship Committee
Sun 23 Aug1842MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Mon 24 Aug1953MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Tue 25 Aug0837MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Wed 26 Aug1001MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Thu 27 Aug1109MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Fri 28 Aug1204MERLIN ROCKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPJon Silk
Sat 29 Aug12521000Cadet and General Sailing 11RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 29 Aug1252TBAAUGUST REGATTA (CB)John BoormanColin CannonRichard Earland
Sun 30 Aug1336TBAAUGUST REGATTA (CB)John BoormanCharlotte BearcroftStephen Evans
Mon 31 Aug1420TBAAUGUST REGATTA (CB)John BoormanClaire WhichcordPeter Griffin
SeptemberHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sat 5 Sep18111500Autumn Series 1 (starts) (CB)Roy DavisFef GriffinStephen Gauld
Sun 6 Sep19151500Autumn Series 2 (CB)David ConnorStephen ClarkePeter Heyes
Sat 12 Sep1301FORTS RACELasers & all classes
Sun 13 Sep1332FORTS RACELasers & all classes
Sat 19 Sep16391400Autumn Series 3 (CB)Donna HenderIan HenderPatrick Duffy
Sun 20 Sep17171400BART’S BASH (CB)Richard EarlandSteve TamsettAdam Garstang
Sat 26 Sep11381100Autumn Series 4Jim HowardJonathan TaftJon Viner
Sun 27 Sep12371100Autumn Series 5 (CB)Richard JonesPatty BakerMark Grigg
OctoberHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sat 3 Oct16581000Cadet and General Sailing 12RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 3 Oct16581400Autumn Series 6 (CB)Glenn CookNeil RisonKirsty Ford
Sun 4 Oct17491400Autumn Series 7 (CB)Mike SwainCarolyn MumbyMark Fraser
Sat 10 Oct11531100Autumn Series 8Sarah WrenRupert MaasRichard Saunders
Sun 11 Oct12301100Autumn Series 9 (CB)Louisa CliffordGavin WhittakerAdam Roake
Sat 17 Oct15441000Cadet and General Sailing 13RYA Instructor and volunteers
Sat 17 Oct15441400Autumn Series 10 (CB)Graham CoxEliza & Gus CoxDominic Brice
Sun 18 Oct16171400Autumn Series 11 (CB)Robert GovierClare LangburnAlexander Stevens
Sat 24 Oct10091100Autumn Series 12 (ends)John CooperHilary BradshawTheresa Page
Sat 24 OctEveAnnual Prizegiving & Laying Up Supper
Sun 25 OctSummer Time Ends
Sun 25 Oct10101100Winter Series 1 (starts)Phil EmeryKaren EmeryDavid Proctor
NovemberHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sun 1 Nov15391300Winter Series 2Rien ZilvoldJulie NuttallPaul Hunt
Sun 8 Nov10121100Winter Series 3Alastair GouldDrystan HarnettRob Spaughton
Sun 15 Nov14261300Winter Series 4Tudor OwenRichard CannonKeith Borders
Sun 22 Nov08361000Winter Series 5Chris PygallTim HuckellTom Pygall
Sun 22 Nov1200MEETING OF SAILORS
Sun 29 Nov14361300Winter Series 6Francis StilemanMali HarnettJohn Gibbons
DecemberHWStart TimeClub and Open EventsRace Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
Sun 6 Dec08221000Winter Series 7Simon HadleySimon Hadley’s crewJeremy Scott
Sun 13 Dec13341300Winter Series 8 (ends) followed by Winter Series PrizegivingHugh GostelowSally GostelowAllan Barnes

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