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Sparkling Start To The Summer Series
Sparkling Start To The Summer Series
Cobra – Mike and Seb Blair (winners of IRC 1)

Sunshine and a solid breeze launched the opening event of the Royal Southern Yacht Club’s Summer Series - the North Sails May Regatta - in fine style.
The 81 crews competing, the highest entry in several years, enjoyed racing on tight courses in brisk conditions. Early cloud and rain on Saturday gave way to sun and 10 to 20-plus knots over the rest of the event, which was also the first round of the IRC Solent Region Championship.

Published / Updated: 17 May 2017

2017 Solent Cruiser Race
2017 Solent Cruiser Race

Ten boats came to the start line near Coronation buoy on Saturday 29 April.  Unlike the starts of most Cruiser Races everyone got away quite quickly.  
Claire Dresser in Lady Penrose experiencing this event for the first time was too keen and proved to be OCS as the hooter sounded.    The course took them first to Royal Southern in the light easterly wind and then round the east side of the Brambles to other marks and then to Royal Thames off the beach at Calshot, and Party off Egypt Point, back to the mainland shore at Needs Ore and thence to the finish off the Beaulieu River entrance.  

Published / Updated: 08 May 2017

/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/3992/Gallery/1rsmay171167.jpg North Sails May Regatta - Day 2

North Sails May Regatta - Day 2

/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/3992/Gallery/P102031541.jpg North Sails May Regatta - Day 1

North Sails May Regatta - Day 1

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Deauville Race & Rally

Now in its 55th year, this 102 mile event is jointly organised by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Royal London Yacht Club, Yacht Club de France and Deauville Yacht Club.

This year’s event promises to get the season off to a flying start with a great weekend of passage making and socialising. There will be a dinner on the Thursday evening at the RSrn YC / RLYC for members and guests.

Berthing in Deauville is in the Bassin Morny, with a dinner on the Saturday evening and prize giving on the Sunday morning. This year there will be “Golf Sunday”, now in it’s fourth year. The golf will take place on Sunday after the prize giving.

It’s quite usual to see owners and crews retrieving their golf clubs from deck lockers and cabins upon arrival in Deauville.
There is a fantastic golf course in Deauville with stunning panoramic views over Deauville. The grounds are beautifully kept and the fairways are superb with carefully manicured greens.

The team at Deauville Yacht Club is once again looking forward to seeing nos amis anglais for the 55th edition of the Cowes Race.
Family members and friends who are not racing but wish to enjoy the weekend can use the ferry to Le Havre or the fast cat to Caen.

The berthing in Deauville is complimentary, please register your yachts name and details with the Sailing Office to give an indication of numbers of yachts attending.

Vous souhaitons un passage sûr et une mer calme. Au plaisir de vous voir à Deauville.


Deauville Yacht Race with golf on Sunday

 Event contact as shown below.  
On Friday, yacht racers will leave for Deauville arriving Saturday morning. A golf day is planned at Hotel Barriere du Golf on Sunday 28th May.
If not racing, there are many other modes of transport including ferries and air transport. The Deauville Yacht club are very hospitable and will be hosting other social events during the weekend where all Royal Southern Members will be most welcome.

More details to follow, if interested please contact Chrissie White:

RIB Rally to Sea House, Warsash

 Event contact as shown below.  

RIB Rally Saturday 10 June, Sea House, Brownwich Shore (between Warsash and Titchfield Haven)

Rally for members of the club, family and friends at Sea House, Brownwich Shore - you don't have to have a RIB to join in as many often use it as an opportunity to cycle or walk to this lovely venue. 

BBQ ready at 12 noon.  BBQ £7.50 per person and bring own drinks.

For more details and to book contact Louise Sproule email:  

Booking requested at least 48 hours beforehand.

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