Winter Racing

19/10/2011 08:43:00
Mags
In past years I have compiled a list of clubs which run a Winter series, such as the popular Chichester Snowflake. If you email me with details, I will update the follwing link, which is now inaccurate...

http://www.merlinrocket.co.uk/misc/winter_series.htm
19/10/2011 10:52:56
Champs Man
Hi Mags,

Hayling Autumn series, Saturday series start 22nd Oct and runs weekly to x.mas
Sunday series start 23rd Oct and runs weekly to Xmas

All welcome

GGGGG

20/10/2011 17:46:37
Nick Price (214)
Ranelagh is running a Sunday Roast Series of 6 Races starting this coming Sunday at 10 am. We can do a deal re membership for the series and each lunch will be £18, £10 for chidren.
Other dates on the web page
Questions welcome!
Nick

http://www.ranelagh-sc.co.uk/raschedule.htm
21/10/2011 08:50:46
Mark Barnes
Bough Beech Winter Series is always a good one and has a couple of Merlins taking part.

21/10/2011 10:59:03
Piers
Brightlingsea Sailing club has a winter series on Suday mornings, starting  30 th October, we would welcome visitors.

www.sailbrightlingsea.com
21/10/2011 14:32:32
Tamesis
Come and race on the Thames at Tamesis club in Teddington with one of the largest UK Merlin fleets. 
You have 2 options, join for the winter and sail from 28/10 to the end of March 2012, approx 19 weeks or come for the Traveller Series (reduced entry fee) which runs from after Christmas to the end of March.
The last series had 23 boats racing and had over 15 boats in most races.
Lots of very tight racing with many different race winners.

http://www.tamesisclub.co.uk/default.asp
24/10/2011 14:55:42
Paul 3371
For a very reasonable £55 per boat you can sail at Wembley from now until the end of March 2012. We have the Autumn Series which is currently running and has 12 races left to run including the popular Super Sunday 4 race sprint finale on 18th December. Then its the Boxing Day regatta and the Wembley Wassail Pursuit race is immediately after New Year, plus you get to compete in the Winter Series of 24 races from January until March. 

First Start on Sundays is at 10am, Second Start at 12 Noon. Come and join us!!!

24/10/2011 18:55:47
Geoff Wright
Blithfield Barrel-one Sunday per winter month-first race 13th Nov. A good few Midlands Merlins to race against.

24/10/2011 19:43:48
Ben 3634
Merlin start is at 10.30 hrs for Harbour tour racing at Parkstone Yacht Club in beautiful Poole Harbour, the jewel of the south coast, followed by a super sunday lunch with the Parkstone Merlin fleet. Contact Mark Waterhouse 07834770428.

25/10/2011 14:38:27
Tamesis Winter Series Fan
I hope we will be seeing the same race by race reporting for this years Tamesis Winter Series, as last year.   So interesting with Merlin Rocket designs racing from Passing Clouds, through Adur 7's, 9B's, Smokers, NSM2's to Winder Tales, each offering an edge in certain conditions, each humbled in equal measure by the vageries of river sailing, plenty of talent on offer too.  Probably the best Winter Series sailing in the Merlin Rocket World.

26/10/2011 17:57:34
deepy
Anything on offer this weekend?  Are the Hayling Merlins going to play on Saturday?

17/11/2011 20:31:54
Paul 3371
Hi All, for anyone who's boat is laid up in the boatyard having some TLC, why not join us at Wembley. You can join as a temporary member and use the WSC club Merlin an NSM2, 3535 on a first come first served basis. Fully carboned up it will more than hold its own at Wembley in the right hands for club racing. Unlike a lot of club boats its very well maintained so you won't spend you Sunday mornings lashing it back together! Maybe you're a crew who's helm is taking time out for a couple of weeks and you want to helm. We can find you a crew I'm sure.

If you are interested, let me know. rgds Paul

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