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Handicap Race Sat 4 Oct - Sep-Oct Series No. 3 Sun 5 Oct

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29er Grand Prix Series at HISC

An early start for the 65 entries at the 29er Harken Grand Prix Series hosted at Hayling Island SC on Sunday to catch up with the lost racing on Saturday . . . Dan Venables and Paddy Keech built on their winning start to take No. 6 of the series counting five wins . . . In second, eleven points back were Rowan Edwards and Dan Blight with Ollie Aldridge and Nathaniel Gordon a further point back in third.

Get Racing Club event No.11 is this Saturday 4 October at the earlier race start time of 1pm. The briefing is at 12.15pm in the normal place near the RS Ventures . . . This week’s mentors hosting the GRC event are Mark Pollington, Dave Smithwhite and Ian Swann – superb line up from the RS 700, International Moth and Fireball classes at HISC. All very highly experienced racing competitors at HISC and waiting to pass on their wealth of experience to Get Racing Club sailors . . . more . . .

The Sparkes Trophy and the Nab Cup cruiser races take place over the weekend of the 11 and 12 October . . . After the great success and fun of Bart's Bash, with 23 cruisers dashing around in the bay! Why not come out to play one more time before those long, dreary winter days set in with the final races of the cruiser season . . . more . . .

This is a reminder to those who wish to come to the first Gods evening of this autumn, but have not booked yet . . . Our talk will be by club members Tim and Stephanie Dickenson titled ‘On the Wallaby’ (a phrase they will explain during the evening). They will speak about them sailing around the world with their two children for 5 years, returning to HISC this summer. more . . .

The 500 Club September draw has taken place . . . Congratulations to our winners. It's ever so easy to join our 500 Club, and very painless! All you new HISC members - just ask at HISC Reception for a form - go on - please do it now, and thanks . . . more . . .

HISC at Solo Inland Championship

Tom Gillard of HISC won the 2014 Solo Inland Championship, held at Rutland Water SC over the weekend . . . Ross Harvey was fourth and Ian Pinnell first veteran in fifth overall. . . There were 83 entries.

Bart's Bash at HISC Sunday 21 September

168 boats took part in the races for Bart's Bash at HISC on Sunday 21 September 2014 . . . This was part of the World-Wide event and the Guinness World Record attempt to host "The largest Sailing Event in the World" . . . Overall winner was Mike Lennon in an International Moth . . .

What does the 500 Club do? What happens? Every month we have a Draw amongst our 500 Club members, and every month there are 5 prize winners . . . The first prize is around £200. . . Every month half the receipts go for prizes, and half the receipts go to a Fund for Club improvements and "nice things" that might not get done if the 500 Club did not pay for them! These "nice things", these projects, are voted on and selected each year by the 500 Club members . . . more . . .

The free Youth Supervised Sailing coaching sessions every Saturday afternoon have proved really popular so we are going to carry them on for a few more weeks . . . They are all about fun and time on the water, with a coach on hand to give you some tips . . . more . . .

Greg Wells and Richard Rigg from Hayling Island SC pull out all the stops to put in a miracle run & beat to recover from tenth at the first mark to cross the line in third and successfully defend their Flying 15 European title. more . . .

During the course of this summer a number of members have been asking if one-design keelboat racing will ever happen again at HISC . . . Following much consultation and discussion over the last few weeks, a group of members have signed up for a serious campaign to achieve the goal of a racing fleet of RS Elites based at HISC . . . more . . .

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The next regular Handicap Race is on Saturday 4 Oct 2014. Sunday we have the third round of the Sep-Oct Series with first start at 11:00 hrs. There is also a Laser Qualifier OM taking place over the weekend.

Sailing Events
Sat 04 October 2014
    Laser Qualifier OM
    Saturday Handicap Race
Sun 05 October 2014
    Laser Qualifier OM
    Youth F1
    Sep-Oct Series No. 3
Sat 11 October 2014
    Cruiser Sparkes Trophy Open
    RS200 Sandy Shell
    Saturday Sprint Day 7
Sun 12 October 2014
    Cruiser Nab Cup Open
    Harbour Challenge
    Youth F2
Fri 17 October 2014
    Ladies Who Lunch
Sat 18 October 2014 14:55
    Saturday Handicap Race 20
Sun 19 October 2014
    Youth F3
    Sep-Oct Series No. 4
Mon 20 October 2014
Sat 25 October 2014 14:55
    Sat Handicap Race 21(Final)
Sun 26 October 2014 10:55
    Sep-Oct Series No.5 (Final)
Sat 01 November 2014 13:25
    Open Winter Sat Series No.1 of 7
Club & Social Events
Fri 03 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Wed 08 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Thu 09 October 2014
Fri 10 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Sat 11 October 2014
    Annual Prize Review
Wed 15 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Fri 17 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Sun 19 October 2014
    Annual General Meeting
Wed 22 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Fri 24 October 2014
    Bridge Club
Sat 25 October 2014
    Laying Up Party
    RS Elite Class Meeting
Sat 01 November 2014
    Halloween Party
Thu 06 November 2014
Sat 08 November 2014
    House Event and Fireworks
Fri 21 November 2014
    Ladies Who Lunch
Sat 22 November 2014 0:22
    Event title yet to be confirmed
Sat 06 December 2014
    Childrens Christmas Party
Sun 07 December 2014
    Christmas Fair
Sat 13 December 2014
    HISC Christmas Party
Fri 19 December 2014
    Ladies Who Lunch
Sat 20 December 2014
    Turkey Dinner
Wed 31 December 2014
    New Years Eve Party
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