Events Calendar

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CANCELLED: Summer Series 1 - May Regatta 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020 (all day)

Calendar   Events
Date Saturday, May 2, 2020 (all day)
Duration   2d

Unfortunately all Royal Southern YC sailing events to the end of May have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. You can find out more here:

The Summer Series consists of four open racing events held over the summer months. They are our bread and butter and encapsulate everything the Royal Southern is about, with great racing on the water and great fun on the shore.
The dates for the 2020 regattas are:



Each regatta consists of two days of racing with the following:
  • Friday Night - Welcome Drinks Reception
  • Saturday - Racing from 10:30, post-racing bistro menu available, and evening daily prize giving and regatta party
  • Sunday - Racing from 10:30, post-racing daily and event prize giving
There are daily spot prizes, prizes for each weekend and series prizes which are awarded at the Royal Southern Annual Prizegiving on 14th November 2020.


Racing will take place on two courses in the Central Solent and the regatta is open to the following classes:
  • IRC Classes (Black Group) - Individual class splits entry dependent
  • Performance 40 Class (Black Group) - Racing in IRC with extracted results for May and September
  • J/111 Class (Black Group) - Separate class for May, June and July, raced with IRC/P40 in September
  • HP30 Class (Black Group)
  • Club Class (Club Handicap, Black Group)
  • J/70 (White Group)
  • XODs (White Group)
  • Mixed Sportsboats (White Group)
  • Other - please send any other class inclusion requests to the Sailing Office on 


Event Documentation

Notice of Race:
Sailing Instructions:     To be published by 22nd April 2020

Event Scoring & Handicaps

Series Scoring System:  Royal Southern High Points Scoring System
To obtain a VPRS handicap:  
Email Ruth Kelly at with owner's name and email address, and boat name, type and sail number.  Ruth will then setup a skeleton rating and email the owner with measurements checks and instructions of how to pay the £20 rating fee.  Find out more:

Event Entry

May Regatta, Early Bird and discounted entry to Whole Series:
June Regatta:
July Regatta:
Land Union September Regatta:


Keep up with May Regatta results as they happen at:
Find all Royal Southern event results at:
Repeats? No