PREVIEW – Langstone Harbour Race Weekend, Friday 2nd May – Monday 5th May 2014

Langstone Harbour Race Weekend – Tudor Sailing Club, Friday 2nd May – Monday 5th May 2014

Tudor Sailing Club, Eastern Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5LY

Event website: www.langstonerace.co.uk

The 6th annual LHRW plays host to the Vago Class Association 2nd open meeting of the season. The event is hosted by the three largest dinghy sailing clubs in Langstone Harbour, although visiting sailors are invited to Tudor SC to enjoy our secure storage as ease of access to the racing area.

Although a three day event, the Vago open meeting will comprise of 4 races, 2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Vago entries are encouraged to stay for the ‘round the cans’ race on the bank holiday Monday, although this will not be counted in the open meeting results

Entry:

Full Weekend Double Handed £40

Single Handed £30

Per Day Double Handed £30

Per Day Single Handed £24

Entry fee includes evening meal on Friday, Saturday & Sunday and Afternoon Tea on Monday.

Please enter online prior to the event to avoid disappointed (entries limited to a total of 100 boats)

http://www.tudorsailing.org.uk/LangstoneRace/LHRW_template.php?y=04_online_entry/onlineentry2014-form.php

Weekend Program:

Friday 2nd May

19:00 Registration Opens at TSC

19:30 Galley opens for curry (included in entry fee)

20:30 Race Briefing

Saturday 3rd May

10:00 Day registration Opens at TSC

11:30 Race briefing (for late arrivals)

13:00 Last launching window from TSC

13:30 Race 1, first warning signal

Race 2 to follow

15:00 High Water (4.7m)

17:00 onwards Locks Sailing Club BBQ (included in entry fee)

18:00 Day 1 Prizegiving at Locks SC

Sunday 4th May

13:45 Last launching window from TSC

14:15 Race 3, first warning signal

Race 4 to follow

15:40 High Water (4.5m)

19:00 Langstone Sailing Club Dinner (included in entry fee)

19:30 Vago Open Meeting Prize Presentation (Langstone SC) – TBC if this is what the class wants?

20:00 Quiz Night (Langstone SC)

Monday 5th May

14:30 Last launching window from TSC

15:00 Race 5, first warning signal

18:30 Event Prize Giving (Tudor SC)

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PREVIEW – Laser Vago Northern Open / Fun / Training Event – 24th-26th May 2014

Title: 24th-26th May 2014 Laser Vago Northern Open/Fun/Training Event.

Description: Now in its 4th year, this is an event with an emphasis on fun covering training, coaching and racing for everyone from beginners to experts. The team behind the event will be the usual suspects. Organised by Dave, coached by Ed, Richard and Dave with Mike and Richard as Race Officers.
in other words… Yet another Year of not taking it too seriously!

Event website: www.bidmix-extra.co.uk

Club website: www.yorkshiredales.sc

Booking: Forms and Information: available on the event website.

Schedule:

Friday

  • 17.00 – 20.00 Arrive and Rig.

Saturday – Gates open from 8.30am

  • 08:30 – 11.00 Registration.
  • 09:00 – 10:00 Breakfast.
  • 10:00 – 10.30 Welcome and Event Briefing.
  • 11:00 – 12:30 Rigging, Tuning, Free sailing and Coaching.
  • Lunch.
  • 13:30 – 14:30 Start Practice.
  • 14:30 – 16:00 Short Format Races.
  • 16:30 – 17:30 Free sailing, coaching and fun race.
  • 18:00 Off the water.
  • 19:00 Evening Meal.
  • 20:00 Bar/videos/table football/village pub [TBA].

Sunday

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Breakfast.
  • 10:00 – 10.30 Shore coaching.
  • 11:00 – TBC (either joining the club racing or short format races as the Vago fleet 🙂
  • Lunch.
  • 13:30 – TBC (either joining the club racing or short format races as the Vago fleet 🙂
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Relay/Team racing as appropriate.
  • Off the Water.
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Evening Meal.
  • 18:00 – Johns Quiz followed by Bar and stuff 😉

Monday

  • 09:00 – 10:00 Breakfast.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coaching and Training.
  • 11.00 – Short format races.
  • Lunch.
  • 13:30 – Medal Race.
  • 15:30 – Presentations.
  • 16:00 – Closing ceremony and departures.