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Cruisers

Racing and cruising yachts at Christchurch Sailing Club are about 6 to 12 metres in length, mostly lift keel or bilge keel due to draught limitations in Christchurch Harbour. There is an active racing programme of over 35 races organised from Easter to October. As well as series and trophy races, there are a number of special races which allow skippers to choose their own start time to maximise the tide. These races are often won by the slower boats. All racing is run on a Personal Handicap System which is intended to give all participating boats a chance.

Christchurch Bay Charted Cruiser Race Mark Positions

Racing and cruising yachts at Christchurch Sailing Club are about 6 to 12 metres in length, mostly lift keel or bilge keel due to draught limitations in Christchurch Harbour. There is an active racing programme of over 35 races organised from Easter to October. As well as series and trophy races, there are a number of special races which allow skippers to choose their own start time to maximise the tide. These races are often won by the slower boats. All racing is run on a Personal Handicap System which is intended to give all participating boats a chance.

Christchurch Bay Charted Cruiser Race Mark Positions

The Buoys are at present at of the water for the winter. They will be in position prior to Easter 2020

Mark Name

Designation

Lat

Long

Outer Distant Mark (New 2020 Position)

ODM

50º 43.10 N

001º 42.50W

Finish Mark

FM

50º 43.82 N

001º 43.55W

Chewton Glen

CG

50º 43.90 N

001º 41.50W

Hengistbury Head

HH

50º 42.35 N

001º 44.42W

Ledge Buoy

LB

50º 41.50 N

001º 41.60W

Mid Bay Buoy (New 2020 Position)

MB

50º 42.60 N

001º 40.80W

Sand Spit (New 2020 Buoy)

SS

50º 43.00 N

001º 44.30W


New for this year RYA Day Skipper Theory course, see training page for this and all our courses.

Also organised is a full Rally programme which covers all tastes, ranging from visits to other local clubs, harbours, anchorages and longer trips to Cherbourg and Brittany, barbecues and family fun events.

Note: Cherbourg Marina offers the equivalent of a 20% discount off mooring charges, which includes electricity, also free showers to CSC members on production of their membership card.

Link to Cherbourg Marina

Cruiser results on Club2Class

To download the Cruiser Programme; Cruiser Race Officer, Timekeeper, Cruiser Courses, Cruiser Safety information, Cruiser AGM minutes and Cruiser Handicap information go to the downloads page

Downloads

Last updated 10:24 on 24 November 2019

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