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Regatta and Party In The Shed

Saturday 1st August - see other stuff for the Regatta info . . . Now for the crews, turn swiftly to the social event page, THE PARTY IN THE SHED, if you come to one party at HISC this has to be it . . . The crew at HISC has been bending over backwards for this and it is a big ask, so this is how it will work . . .

Kids tea will be available in the snack bar from 1730 - 1830 (that is after Regatta teas, lunches and all the other stuff going on on Saturday - including the Arts and Craft stuff at 10.30)

The main bar and dinning room will close at 1830


The over 18s Bar is open to all from 1830 . . .  Access from the balcony


Hog Roast Tickets, only £5, available just about anywhere

Yip Yip

No glass glasses will be available,- Sensible option really

Limited access to the club house (for toilets and stuff, sure you can work it out, There may even be signs)

There will be a bar in the boat shed

And a great band

AGAIN, first time for 12 years - Brill

Carol has a risk assessment - not 100% sure they was meant to be in here, but it's late so plough on

Charge you club cards early or bring cash

All drinks one price except those that have a different price, still work in progress on that one

Have fun!

Oh, and the marine team need some mainsails, get them to the shed early, make sure you class is thereI cannot be the only one who has kept an International Canoe main, measured at the worlds in 1971 in case it ever became useful. Actually it has, several times. And I want my sail numbers in those colours next time.


Vice of House

Hayling Island SC Regatta is Saturday 1 August

The HISC Regatta is almost upon us - not forgetting the Shed Party - Saturday 1 August - The regatta is open to all monohull cruisers (event 1 only), monohull dinghies and day boats . . . First start is for the Cruisers at 10:55 hrs . . . First start for the dinghies at 11:25 hrs . . . See the NOR for full details . . .

The HISC Regatta NOR and SI for Dinghies and for Cruisers are available here

HISC at RS Tera Worlds

HISC members were at the RS Tera Worlds in good numbers . . . Mark Wood reports that it was a great event and HISC did so well . . . In the Sport Freddy Wood was 3rd overall and Flo Peters 1st girl . . . In the Pro Henry Jameson was 2nd . . .

HISC boats included: 3rd Freddy Wood, 4th Hamish Morley, 6th Rupert Jameson, 10th Robbie McDonald, 11th Flo Peters, 13th Angus Kilpatrick, 21st Phoebe Peters, 29th Rachael Pyke, 23rd Catlin Morley, 24th Olivia Bracey-Davies . . .

Problem with getting official results but I am sure someone will update me on any missed names etc . . . GJN

SEALS - 12:00 hrs this Saturday 1 August

Its SEALS time again, breeze is currently looking quite nice, but I can't promise a heatwave . . . Saturday 1st August , 12:30 to 14:30 hrs . . . Briefing is at 12.00, so again I would really appreciate a bit of help at 11.45 getting the boats to the lagoon . . . All our normal activities will be in place . . . Remember it's the Club Regatta day so get down here and make a great day of it for everyone . . .

Games, borrow a boat on Oppi and Tera on a rope!  All under 10's ( very approx) welcome.

The older children may wish to take part in supervised sailing over on West Mud, especially if they are taking part in Youth Race Week.

Thank you and see you at the briefing.


HISC at Feva Worlds

The RS Feva Worlds this year were held in Travemunde, Germany as part of the famous Travemunde Woche . . . All the sailors from HISC performed well at the event with Iain Bird and Jake Hardman taking the World Title on countback with a nail-biting win in the final race . . . HISC finished the event with six sailors in the top 10 boats . . .

The first HISC sailor to make his mark on the event was Tristan Payne sailing with Daniel Lewis of Draycote SC and winning the 1st race of their flight. Freya Black and Hattie Cage scored 2,2,2 on a very consistent first day. Iain Bird and Jake Hardman were the top performers after two days though counting five 1sts in the qualifying series to lead going into the final series in the Gold fleet with Henry and Rupert Jameson well placed in 6th.

After day 3 and 4 were sailed in light and variable conditions, it was a four way shoot out on Day 5 with Iain and Jake 2 points behind the leaders and the Jameson boys 3 points further back in 4th. Friday proved to be a good day for HISC with excellent results all round in 15+ knots of breeze. After two tense races, Jake and Iain scored a 5th and 1st to clinch the title on countback.

Gold Fleet: 1st Iain Bird and Jake Hardman, 4th Henry and Rupert Jameson, 5th Freya Black, 10th Tristan Payne, 27th Charles Elliott and Ellie McDonald, 43rd Louis Wright and Jamie Allen

Silver Fleet: 15th Emma Tardrew and Isobel Clark, 24th Ethan Miles and Charlie Rook.

Commodores Cup & Ladies Trophy Saturday 15 August

Join us for the biggest and best Commodores Cup ever on Saturday 15 August . . . There will be short course racing in the club RS Ventures for everyone . . . Come and join in this fun racing. There will be live commentary throughout the event with racing taking place in front of the club house . . . Family, friends and America's Cup team scouts can watch the action from the balcony or the beach. There will be a quick turnaround between the racing to make sure we pack in as much racing as possible . . .

Team categories and prizes for the following:

- Top 3 teams

- Top all Ladies team

- Top family team (min one adult and one under 16 from the same family)

- Top under 18 team (all under 18 years of age)

- Best fancy dress crew 

Schedule is as follows:

Briefing: 1330

First Start: 1400

Prize Giving: Approximately 1900 

Enter your team in advance by emailing sailingsecretary@hisc.co.uk. Entry closes on Thursday 13 August, so enter early to avoid disappointment. Please note there is a minimum of 3 people per team/boat and a maximum of 5 people per team/boat. 

Each team must have a name, so get your team together now.
Don't miss this one, make sure you enter your team early to avoid disappointment.

Andy PartingtonRead Commodore Racing

HISC Youth Race Week

Entry for HISC Youth Race Week is now closed . . . Youth Race Week is run by HISC members and has traditionally been labelled as a serious race week for youth . . . Guided by feedback from parents and children from previous year’s YRW and information gleaned from our local harbour clubs we have identified a desire to make YRW more fun and sociable . . .

When August 10th – 14th 

There will be three separate race courses:

Main Fleet: 29er, Handicap, RS Feva, Topper, RS Tera Pro

Main Fleet: RS Tera Sport Gold Fleet, RS Tera Sport Silver Fleet, Optimist 

Red Ribbon Novices: RS Tera Sport, Optimist

There are usually 2 races per day for each of the main fleets.

Social events include the Youth Ball (Thursday 13 August). Tickets for competitors are included in the entry fee.

Entry Online for the Main Fleets is now closed.

The Optimist and Tera Red Ribbon Fleets entry is now closed.

For any other information see the Youth Race Week event page or contact the HISC Office, Tel: 023 9246 3768

Youth Supervised Sailing (YSS)

Youth Supervised Sailing (YSS) runs every Saturday afternoon in June, July, August and September . . . Ideal for everyone who took part in Youth Training week to Practice and improve your sailing! . . . YSS keeps the emphasis on fun sailing and practice without the pressure of racing - an instructor and a RIB will be on hand to help youth sailors hone their skills.

Briefing and Signing on will be at 1pm in the training room; Sailing 2pm - 4pm

For more information please contact the sailing secretary: sailingsecretary@hisc.co.uk

MRSC Rowans Race new date

Due to the high winds on Sunday we were not able to run the Rowans Race, however the sailing committee are hoping to re-schedule the race for a Sunday afternoon in July when HISC members will be invited to join in. We will let you know the date when confirmed . . .

I would like to thank Hayling Island Sailing Club for supporting the event and to the members who very generously made a donation even though the race could not go ahead.

Several HISC members came to Mengeham during the day, had a go on the tobola or bought the odd plant or two and some of the delicious home made cakes.

You will be pleased to learn we raised £923 for the Rowans Hospice

With thanks to everyone who supported the event.

Ann Kent  (MRSC)

500 Club Monthly Draw . . .

The 500 Club May draw has taken place . . . Congratulations to the winners. It's ever so easy to join our 500 Club, and very painless - Please do it now, and thanks . . .

And the winners are as follows:

First Prize        £197.25     Martin Rhodes

Second Prize   £98.13       Peter Osgood

Third Prize       £49.06       David Nicholls

Fourth Prize     £29.44       Iris Long

Fifth Prize        £19.63       Ian Pope

As always, many congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who takes part.

The 500 Club Committee

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 . . .

Racing Crews Wanted / Crews Needed

If you find yourself at the club at a weekend and you have no one to sail with you will now find a Crew/Helm register on the Racing Notice Board (outside the snack bar) . . .

Please put your name, contact and boat details on the register if you are looking for someone to sail with that weekend.

Hopefully this will enable more of you to get out racing if you find yourself at the Club with no one to sail with.

You can also contact your class captain as they can often link people together who need someone to sail with. Class captain details can be found on the following webpage: http://www.hisc.co.uk/sailing-racing/hisc-classes/class-captains/.

Many classes are now using Facebook as a way to swap this information on a regular basis, the class captains can provide more details.

Dinghy Cruising Register

As many of you would have seen in the Club Newsletters this year, from the end of this year we cannot guarantee dinghy park space for boats that are not regularly sailed. To make sure we know your boat has been sailed you either need to sign-on when you race, or you need to sign the Cruising Register when you go sailing, but not racing . . .

On weekdays you will find the Cruising Register at Reception, at the weekends you will find the Cruising Register sheets on the notice board outside of the snack bar.

New Menus and Wine List

If you are visiting the club why not check out the new menus for the Dining Room, Snackbar and main Bar . . . New menus have been posted on the website for Breakfast, Dinner, Children's Early Tea and the Snackbar . . . There is also a new Wine List . . .

The new menus are available on the Dining at HISC page, along with details of the opening times.

Daily Menues for the Dining Room and Bars:

Click here for - Breakfast menu

Click her for -  Dinner menu

Click here for - Children's Early Tea menu

Click here for - Wine List

Daily Menues for the Snackbar:

Click here for - Snackbar menu

All the Social Events at HISC

We feature the events here on the front page of the website, both in the sidebar and as a main feature in the news section . . . in addition we have added a new page to the Social section of the menu where all the event posters and details will be featured, together with the on-line reservation line . . . Just click any of the side-bar event items or use the drop-down menu to go to the Club Social Event page . . .

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.

Booking Example

New Sandbanks in Chichester Harbour

Picture taken at about low water last Friday 20 March, showing the two new sand banks which have appeared between Fishery, North Pilsey and Stocker Sands . . . They will be a significant hazard on smaller tides to all boats without lifting centre plates as they will remain covered.

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