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HISC Wingfoil Open Event

Please note that due to adverse forecast this event has been postponed and merged with the Round Hayling Challenge Event on 10-11 September.

Sponsored by Mistral

This two day event will feature a free Symposium of workshops and presentations on day 1. Followed by a Wingfoil Race Event comprising of a round robin series of short course racing and final on day 2.

Event Programme

Day 1 - Postponed - 16:00 to 18:00 hrs

Symposium Sessions

Amanda Van Santen RYA Chief Wingfoil Instructor talking about getting started in Wingfoiling and the RYA training schemes for Wingfoiling.

Tom Partington Naval Architect and Hydro dynamists talking about developments in foil technology.

Tim Hancock International Race Officer talking about Appendix WF to the Racing Rules of Sailing. and what it means for competitors.

Tim will also give a ‘pre-briefing’ for Sunday's Race Event.

Sam Light International Wingfoil and KiteSurf professional talking about the development of Wingfoiling internationally

The Main Bar will be open after the symposium and a two-course dinner will be available in the HISC restaurant from 19:00 to 20:30 hrs.

Menu available here . . . £15 per person, must be booked in advance with your Symposium registration - See Registration below.

Accommodation at the club can be booked in advance.

Please note that planning restrictions mean that campervans and caravans may not stay at the club overnight. 

Day 2 - Postponed - 11:00 Start

HISC Wingfoil Open Event 

It is intended to run a round robin series of short course racing with a final in Chichester Harbour, limited to 60 Wingfoil riders on a first entered basis.

Each participating rider shall be insured with valid third-party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £2 million per incident or the equivalent.

Note: The RYA offers this level of insurance for Wingfoiling as part of their membership.

Official Notice Board 

During the event all related official documents will be posted here.

Symposium and Race Entry

Symposium Registration and Dinner

To book for the Saturday Symposium Workshop and / or the Saturday Dinner please call the office on 02392 463 768 by the 29 April.

HISC Wingfoil Open Event Entry

Entry (£39) for Sunday Wingfoil Open Event - Entry postponed

Entry will be capped at 60.

Note: Competitors are expected to be competent to gybe on the foil.

For further details see the NOR.

Competitors under 18 years of age during the event shall submit signed Parent/Guardian Declarations before racing.

Entry List - Available Here . . .

Event Documents

Notice of Race & Sailing Instructions pdf (31 Mar 2022)

Results available here . . . TBA


Protest Form pdf

Support RIB Declaration pdf