RS200, 700 and 800 Open Meeting 28 & 29 May

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Get Racing Club this Saturday

This Saturday is the next Get Racing Club of the year, we look forward to seeing both existing GRC enthusiasts and new participants joining in the fun . . . Right now the forecast looks like sunshine and a gentle breeze - so it looks like ideal conditions to further improve your racing skills - should be a cracker!

The racing mentors this week are from our sublime Merlin fleet, plenty of great support and advice will be forthcoming from Simon & Jackie Lytton, Richard Bates and Graham Williamson.

GRC is for anyone over the age of 15 who would like some racing experience in a friendly and supportive environment, Parent/Child teams who need some help to get on the race track would also be very welcome.Typical boats that take part are RS Venture, Laser, RS Vision, Laser 2000, RS 200, Wayfarers,  RS Quba, RS Feva, Laser Stratos and many other classes.

It’s all free so why not join in this Saturday. The briefing is at 10.00pm with the first race at 11.00pm. To register simply contact HISC on 02392 463768 or email Leah on Please make sure you are on time to allow the mentors to plan out the session.

You can find out more on the GRC Facebook page at   or on the HISC website at

 Andy Partington

Rear Commodore Racing

Rowans Race at MRSC

Thank you to all the HISC members who entered the Rowans Race on Sunday 22 May, many of whom came back to Mengeham after the race for tea and cake and the prize giving . . . I am pleased to say that the event raised £1,200 for the Rowans Hospice . . .

Thank you for your continued support for this event, I hope you enjoyed the race.
Ann Kent
Mengeham Rythe Sailing Club.

Bev Moss Memorial Open Pursuit Race

On Monday 30 May, we have the Bev Moss Memorial Open Pursuit Race in aid of Prostate Cancer . . . Registration is from 09:00 on the event day . . . The scheduled time of the warning signal is 11:55 . . .

RS 200, 700, 800 Open Meeting at HISC

An RS 200, 700, 800 Open Meeting will take place at HISC over the weekend of the 28 and 29 May . . . See the RS Association website for details . . .

Note that the Event Appendix, which is supplementary to the 2016 RS Sailing Instructions is now available here

Harbour Chandlers Optimist Open Meeting

Harbour Chandlers Optimist Open Meeting will take place at HISC over the weekend of the 11 & 12 June 2016 . . . This is a Main Fleet only regatta and racing will take place in Hayling Bay . . .

For more information, Notice of Race and On-line entry see the Optimist Event Page

Prince of Wales Cup Week for International 14 Class

The Prince of Wales Cup Week for International 14 Class Dinghies will take place at HISC from 16 to 19 June 2016 . . . On-line entry is now available for this event . . .

Note that there is a reduced entry fee of £180.00 if received by 2 June 2016.

Enter the Prince of Wales Cup Week here

For details of the event see the POW event page here

Laser Masters National Championship at HISC

The 2016 Laser Masters National Championship will take place at HISC from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 June . . . Entry is now open . . . A HISC event page has been posted with details and links to the On-Line Entry and NOR . . .

The HISC event page is available here

The Laser Association Page is available here

Flying Fifteen 2016 National Championships

Hayling Island SC will host the UKGlobal Flying Fifteen British Isles & Classic National Championships from the 30 June to 3 July. . . On-line entry is now open with a reduced entry fee for entries received by 31 May 2016 . . .

For details see the Event Page available here.

Notice of Race available here.

On-line Entry Form available here

2016 Fireball National Championships

The UKGlobal Fireball National Championship will take place at Hayling Island SC from Thursday 11 to Sunday 14 August 2016 . . . On-line Entry is now open and entry is £180.00 when paid by 27 May 2016 . . .

For more details of the event see the Fireball Nationals event page.

The On-Line Entry form is availble here -

Changes to Ferry Operation

The HISC Ferry is now operational and will be running Sat & Sun 8.30 am to 5.30 pm and Thursday evenings 6 pm to 9 pm for the Sundowner series. Any other trips can be arranged by calling the office and giving the team a days notice.

Sundowner Series - Your Thursday Appointment

The Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and entry form for the Sundowner Open Series for Cruisers and RS Elites are posted . . . A first warning signal of 18:50 hrs each Thursday . . .

The Early series will be run under the old NHC system giving time for those without a VPRS rating to sign up for the Late series, pay HISC a very reasonable £20 and complete a form to obtain a rating.

Entry for both series is free so no excuse not to enter and join in the fun and it will be interesting to compare results between the series.
If you just want to join in for a race or two but not enter the series, you can, but your result will not be part of the series. Radio the race officer on the water and tell him your just entering for fun.

Pontoon to be Avoided

The pontoon has been removed and is currently being stored on the beach. Please do not let your children climb on the pontoon sections as they could be dangerous . . . Thank you.

Calling all 500 Club Members

The 500 Club draw for April has taken place . . . As always, many congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who takes part . . .

The winners this month are . . .  

1st           Bill Dodds  £187.50

2nd           Iris Long £93.75

3rd           Sheila Jones £46.88

4th           Ian Pope £28.13

5th                  Ian Pope £18.75

 Entry forms are available from Reception

The 500 Club Committee

Family Fun Week 2016

HISC Family Fun Week will run from 1 to 5 August 2016 . . . Places are limited to Club Members only and to the first 250 . . . Over 230 are already entered . . .

Please note, there must be an adult included with every booking.

See the Spring Newsletter for details of the Programme

For entry contact the HISC Office

Wine of the Month

NEW HISC Wristbands

We now have an alternative to your HISC Membership Card, the HISC Wristband . . . they can be taken out on the water and used in the same way as your cards, from opening the barrier & changing rooms to paying for your drinks and meals . . .

You can have either both, or just one, which ever suits you best. Wristbands can be purchased from Reception at a special introductory price of £3

Sailing Championships at HISC

Hayling Island SC has over 50 years experience of organising National, International and Olympic training and selection events . . . HISC has the capability and track record to successfully host ISAF accredited championships attracting 400+ entries . . .

The club has played a leading role in British sailing, encouraging innovation and development and nurturing many generations of sailing champions including five Olympic medallists.

To see what HISC can offer your Championship or Open event Click Here . . .

New Online Booking

The Club has a new online booking facility which will allow members to book any of the Club Events that are organised . . . Most events will go live on the system six weeks before they occur and each booking is completed with an online payment . . .

Members will receive an email message (from Golf  Leisure . . .) which will have your user name and password to access the online portel. Once you have received this you can change your username and password to something more memorable via My account. NOTE: This has been delayed but should go out by the end of this week (11 Oct).

You will also be able to change your contact details registered with HISC.

Note that cancellations and refunds cannot be done through the online system. You will need to phone the Club office if you change your mind.

Non members will also be able to book certain events e.g. Accommodation.

Members will be able to book:

  • Accommodation
  • Training Courses
  • Ticketed Events
  • Dinghy Hire.

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