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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

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



Welcome to the CSC Cruiser Rally Programme.

CSC is renowned as one of the most active rallying clubs on the South Coast. Rallies vary in size from 15 boats up to 50 at the final Yarmouth Rally. We put on about 10-11 rallies each season at a variety of venues within easy reach of Christchurch, as well as somewhere in France for Bastille Day on 14 July. The rally co-ordinators are Martin and Hills Dancey. The rallies themselves are organised by a number of volunteers. Rallies typically include pontoon parties, a meal or BBQ and other social activities. Rallies are a great way to meet club members and make new friends. You can take part in as few or as many as you like. We always welcome new ralliers. If you would like to find out more do not hesitate to contact Martin or Hills or any of the organisers. Booking for rallies is through the Club's SCM system


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.

Cherbourg Marina Website


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


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 09:54 on 25 January 2020

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