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Glyn Charles Pursuit Race 2014

Glyn Charles Memorial Open Pursuit Race

(in aid of the John Merricks Sailing Trust)

Saturday 17th May 2014

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The 2014 Glyn Charles Memorial Open Pursuit Race (in aid of the John Merricks Sailing Trust) was won by Chris Powles in a Solo. The 88 entries were treated to pleasant day in Chichester Harbour with the light winds favouring the Solo, RS200 and Flying 15 classes. Second place went to James and Will Rusden in an RS200, followed by a fleet of Solo sailors: Rob Hack, Nick Peters and Greg Lamb, before the first Flying 15, that of Richard Lovering and Matt Alvarado, took sixth place

Event Programme

Racing will take place in Chichester Harbour.

Saturday 17 May 2014 - Registration at HISC Race office from 09:00 hrs.

Saturday 17 May 2014  - First start 12:00 hrs


Please enter at the Hayling Island SC office on the day of the event.

Entry is open to all monohull dinghies with a PY of 1459 and below

Locally adjusted PY numbers will be used to determine the pursuit race start times

Also the Keelboat classes: Artemis 20, Flying 15, RS K6, RS Elite, X boat, Swallow, Sunbeam, Hawk, Star, Yngling

Other classes may be accepted at the discretion of the organizing authority

Entry fees are as follows:

Single-handed boat: £10.00 (under 18 £5.00)

Two-handed boat: £12.00 (under 18 £6.00)

Three-handed boat: £15.00


The HISC Glyn Charles Open Pursuit Race NOR is available here (pdf)

Sailing Instructions available at Registration

HISC PY Handicap numbers Available Here

HISC General Information

HISC Competitor Information Sheet - Available Here

Reception is open daily: 09:00 - 17:00 - Tel: +44 (0)23 9246 3768

The Bar is open: 11:00 - 24:00 Saturday/Sunday. 11:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 23:00 Monday to Friday.

The Restaurant is open daily: Breakfast 08:00 - 10:30, Lunch 12:30 - 14:00, Dinner: 18:30 - 21:00.

Packed Lunches will be available to purchase from the Snack Bar from: 09:00hrs

Accommodation is available at HISC.

How to get to Hayling Island SC

Harbour Chandlers are on site, they can be contacted on 023 9246 5385 or 01243 375500.

Mobile homes/Camper vans

No mobile homes/camper vans may remain within the precincts of the club, which includes the car park, overflow car park and the causeway, between the hours of 23.00 and 07.00hrs unless they have pre-booked and paid the prevailing rate to the club office. The number of available spaces is restricted and the camper van must be parked in the allocated area as directed by the HISC Office.

Please help by abiding with this rule so that HISC complies with the law and retains the goodwill of its neighbours.

Boat Parking

Trailer storage will be in a designated area in the Carpark next to the Lifeboat station, please ensure all trailers are labelled with owners name and sail number.

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