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    Cancellation of the MRSC Winkle Race

    Due to bad weather and very strong winds I am cancelling the Annual Winkle Open dinghy race due to the forecast which has deteriorated over the last few days; the wind will increase during the day to unacceptable levels for safe sailing.

    Published 19:00 on 28 Dec 2023

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    JUNIOR SAILING SESSION - Saturday 16th September

    The 9 th junior sailing session of the 2023 season and what a wonderful session it was! The weather gods were kind and allowed a record breaking 36 MRSC juniors to take to the water aged 7 to 16. We would have been at capacity apart from a few regulars unable to attend. The session began with a busy boat park filled with Oppies, Teras, Fevas and Lasers being rigged before

    Published 14:29 on 27 Sep 2023

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    Chichester Harbour Race Week 2023 August 14-19

    As competitors in the biggest dinghy regatta on the South Coast, Chichester Harbour Race Week, reflect on how much they enjoyed the 2023 event, organisers Chichester Harbour Federation are already planning for next year. The 2024 event is set to be even more special, as it marks the centenary of the Federation and the 60th edition of the event, still familiarly known to many as Fed Week. The 100-plus volunteers from

    Published 10:11 on 8 Sep 2023

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    Annual Solo Open Meeting Saturday 2nd September

    We again welcome sailors from afar to our Solo Open Meeting, one of the Solo Southern Series events. First of the three races starts at 12.15 in Chichester Harbour. Notice of race and Sailing instructions can be viewed here . Entries (£15) may be made online until 09.45 Saturday (click link on the calendar) or at the Club (10.00) or HISC (10.15) until 11.15. As usual, racing will be followed

    Published 12:53 on 27 Aug 2023

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    Exciting New Saltmarsh Restoration Project

    Whilst boating in Chichester Harbour you may have noticed diggers and heavy equipement operating on the shore at West Itchenor. This is part of an exciting project by the the Chichester Harbour Conservancy to restore saltmarsh in our harbour which has been contracting due to sea rise and the inability for the plant to retreat inland because of man-made defences. Saltmarsh is important within our coastal ecosystem as it stores carbon, helping to counter climate

    Published 15:45 on 29 Jul 2023

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    Southern Finn Championships at MRSC

    23 Finns lined up to compete in the 2023 Southern Championships hosted by Mengeham Rythe Sailing Club on Hayling Island. The weekend forecast was for light southeasterly winds with the potential for thunderstorms on both days. Saturday morning winds were calm with just enough breeze to enable most sailors to get out of Mengeham creek and as far as the incoming tide off Hayling Island Sailing Club, from where the race support team

    Published 00:00 on 29 Jun 2023

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    ROWANS' HANDICAP RACES

    June 4th saw over 30 boats contest the ROWANS' Hospice Handicap Races on a day meant for "champagne" sailing. Sailed, in what this year is becoming a prevailing nor' easter, racing was well contested across all fleets. It was certainly great to see the committed racers sailing with those whose main motivation was to support this worthy cause and just to have some fun. Thanks to all who helped make this event

    Published 10:50 on 6 Jun 2023

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    A GREAT START TO THE EVENING POINTS SERIES.

    The last tide of May saw a fleet of three Lasers a Gull and a Finn butt, in true "Masefieldian" fashion, into an east nor'easterly gusting some 23 knots. Outstanding sailing skills were shown on what was not an evening for the faint hearted, with egress from the creek itself proving a challenge. A robust and gritty performance by all saw four boats finish, some in great style! The low sun, making marks

    Published 00:00 on 28 May 2023

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    Successful first cruiser rally!

    The first rally of the season last weekend was a resounding success with young and older members attending. The winds and weather were kindly and some good sailing and motorboating were had. Warsash Sailing Club is beautifully situated on the Hamble River and the older participants were heard humming Howard's Way as they navigated their way along the pontoon or to the bar and back. Warsash provided a hospitable welcome and good food so thanks

    Published 11:20 on 26 May 2023

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    Introduction to Racing & Harbour Marks Tour

    Introduction to Racing: We loved seeing some new to racing sailors join the Early Bird racing on Sunday. This weekend we had our first Introduction to racing activity. Why not come and join us on the next event on May 20 if you want to have a go at racing in a supported way with a clear briefing, an easy to manage start line and race crew available to guide you through the course and

    Published 21:35 on 8 May 2023

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    Is the tide on the turn?

    Richard Craven, as retiring Director & Harbour Master of Chichester Harbour Conservancy (May 2023 gave a great talk recently (well attended) at our club on the future of Chichester Harbour and what has been implemented to save our beautiful harbour. His knowledge and understanding of this unique area, the largest recreational harbour combined with an AONB designation, is unparalleled. He explained balancing the needs of the many stakeholders with the necessity to conserve, protect

    Published 07:51 on 23 Apr 2023

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    EVENING POINTS 2 - Wed. June 14 (CS/CF) 1930 - RACE CANCELLED

    Published 00:00 on 11 Apr 2023

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