2017 Sailing Programme

Please find the 2017 Sailing Program, we have a Lot of RYA handicaps and a few ASC, a whole host of events running such as the Comet and Supernova Opens, Comets Class Association Championship, We also Host an inter club event. have look any questions get in touch 

Duncan Adams
Rear Commodore Sailing.

Race Dates Details Results
Sunday Afternoon Series:
March 5, 12, 19, 26,

April 2

Racing Starts at 14:00 and 16:00hrs

6 from 10 races to count

Standard handicap PY’s apply


Sunday Afternoon Series
Spring Series
April 9, 16, 30,

May 14, 21,

June 4, 18, 25

Racing starts at 14:00 and 16:00hrs

5 from 8 races to count

Standard handicap PY’s apply
Gold/Silver/Bronze (Race 1) (2 STARTS)
Fast/Slow Handicap (Race 2) *

Youth integration – Own briefing 13.30 will start with in bronze fleet

Junior Racing (Cygnet Trophy) Saturday 15th April
Saturday 22nd April
Saturday 6th May
Saturday 3rd June
Saturday 8th July
Saturday 15th July
Saturday 2nd September
Saturday 30th September (followed by the party).
Junior Racing (Cygnet Trophy) Races start at 15:00hrs
5 from 8 races to count
Sunday Afternoon Series
Summer Series
July 9, 16, 23, 30,
August 6, 13, 20,
September 3rd
Racing starts at 14:00 and 16:00hrs

5 from 8 races to count

Standard PYs – (Race 1)

Fast and Slow Handicap Fleets (Race 2) * – Two Starts

Sunday Afternoon Series
Autumn Series
October 1, 8, 15, 22 3 races – Race 1 & 2 back-to-back
10 from 12 to countRace 1 13.45; Race 2 B2B starts asap after R1; Race 3 4.00pm ASC PYs
Sunday Afternoon Series
Frostbite 1 and 2
November 5, 12, 19, 26,

December 3, 10

Racing starts at 12:30hrs and 14:00hrs
4 from 6 races to count for each series
Handicap Fleet
Bank Holiday Cup


May 28th Sunday,

August 27th Sunday


Races start at 14:00hrs

Rescue and OOD duties split between sailors on day – **

4 from 6 races to count

** – August Bank Holiday Cup. Please ensure OOD for Comet club championship is consulted before going afloat

Wednesday Evenings
Series 1
March 29,
April 5, 12, 19, 26,
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Wednesday Races start 19:00hrs
6 from 10 races to count
Handicap Fleet STD Py’s
Wednesday Evenings
Series 2
June 7, 14, 21, 28,
July 5, 12, 19, 26,
August 2, 9
Races Start 19:00hrs

6 from 10 races to count
Handicap Fleet STD Py’s

Wednesday Evenings
Series 3
August 16, 23, 30,
September 6, 13, 20, 27
Races Start 19.00hrs

September 13, 20, 27 races will start at 18.30hrs

4 from 7 races to count

Wednesday early Afternoon series Races start at 17:00hrs on dates as per Wednesday evening races OOD duties to be sorted on day turns taken – rescue self-manned Results
Pursuit Race + Handicap Series May 7th Sunday,
September 10th, 17th,
October 29th
Race 1: 90 minute pursuit race; first boat starts 13:45hrs
Race 2: Handicap race lasting 45mins; start at approx. 15:430hrs
5 from 8 to count
ASC Handicaps for all races
*** be mindful of the clocks changing OOD to adapt timings for race 2 to suit conditions
Club Regatta July 2nd Sunday   Races start at 13:45hrs 2 Races Results
Kingfisher Cup/ Ladies Plate (Handicap) September 24th Sunday Race starts at 14:00hrs
Kingfisher Cup 90min handicap race
Ladies’ Plate 60 mins Race
Young Mariners, Mariners, Ancient Mariner, family boats
ASC Handicaps
Attenborough, Nottingham and Trent Valley Inter-Club Handicap April 23rd, Sunday Hosted by Nottingham Sailing Club
Races Start at 11:00hrs
No club racing.
Attenborough, Sutton-In-Ashfield and Swarkstone Inter-Club Handicap June 11th, Sunday Hosted by Attenborough Sailing Club
Races Start 11:00hrs
No club racing.
Comet Open Meeting

Supernova Open Meeting

Comet Association Championship

May 13th, Saturday

10th June, Saturday

Aug 26-27 Sat/Sun

Racing start at 11:00hrs

Racing start at 11:00hrs

Racing start TBC 

Christmas Race Handicap December 17th, Sunday Race starts at 13:00hrs Results
Boxing Day 1 Hour Cold Turkey Handicap December 26th, Monday Race starts at 11.30hrs Results



  • Categories – Young Mariners (Youths) up to 18yrs, family boats = 1 youth + adult, marines 18years-59 years, Ancient mariners 60years+
  • Novice – member who has previously not won a series or the Novice Trophy