HISC Perisher Pursuit Race - 16 February 2013
Ben and Roz McGrane, sailing a Merlin Rocket were
winners of the inaugural HISC Perisher Pursuit race from an entry
of 65 boats. Second was the RS200 of David and Fiona Sayce, with
third another Merlin, that of Richard Whitworth and Sarah Bines,
all three from HISC.
Sailed in light wind conditions the first away was the Mirror of
Nigel Thomas and Monique Vennis-Ozanne. For over two hours
the HIll Head pair kept the chasing pack behind them but with 15
minutes to go they were caught by the McGranes and eventually
finished 22nd . . .
Fourth place went to Roger and Jane Gilbert in a Merlin Rocket,
fifth to the National 12 of Jon Ibbotson and Andrea Ralph of
Ranelagh SC, sixth was the leading Solo of Charlie Cumbley,
seventh Tim Fells and Jerry Eplet, Merlin Rocket,
eighth Pete Mitchell, Solo, ninth Ian Swan, RS700 and
rounding out the leading ten, the Solo of Michael Sims from
Full results available
Report and Images
Racing will take place in Chichester Harbour.
Saturday 16 February 2013 - Registration at HISC Race office
from 09:00 hrs.
Saturday 16 February 2013 - First start 13:30 hrs
Entry is open to all monohull dinghies with a PY of 1459 and
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
Eligible boats may enter at the Hayling Island SC office on the
day of the event.
Entry fees are as follows:
Single-handed boat: £7.00 (under 18 £5.00)
Two-handed boat: £8.00 (under 18 £5.00)
Three-handed boat: £9.00
Enter at HISC Office
The HISC Open Perisher Pursuit Notice of Race is available
- Click here (NOR v1.2 posted 23/01/2013)
Sailing Instructions now available - Click here (SI v2.0 posted
HISC PY Handicap numbers available here
HISC General Information
HISC Competitor Information Sheet -
Reception is open daily: 09:00 - 17:00 - Tel: +44 (0)23 9246
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
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.
Sail Style can collect and repair sails locally details and
contact information at www.sailstyle.co.uk or phone 023 9246
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
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