SailRacer Update

 

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Yorkshire Dales SC (27 December)
The third event of the GJW Direct Sailjuice Winter Series hit its entry limit a couple of weeks ago, so 100 boats are set for a breezy battle around one of Great Britain’s most beautiful sailing venues.  More..

Sailing Software Alliance (SSA) Club Workshops
This winter SSA ran two workshops, hosted by Hollowell SC and Brightlingsea SC, attended by representatives from 11 clubs, SSA members and RYA staff. Following the theme of “Increasing participation through software”, the two workshops generated plenty of audience interaction and good examples of best practise. 2015 workshops are being set up including one at the Dinghy Show in March.  More…
SailRacer 2014 round up
This year the SailRacer team has been busy, with an on-site presence at 25 major sailing events including GPS tracking of 57 classes, online commentary, social media integration, photography, results analysis etc. The SailRacer coverage has generated many hundreds of thousands of online spectators. With our streaming partners SportsXstream we provided conference coverage for the 13th International Sailing Summit held in Amsterdam. If you are interested in SailRacer covering your event please contact Brenda Houl.  More….

Oxford Blue 3 January 2015
Looking forward to 2015, our first event of the year and GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series Round 5 is the Oxford Blue. The event is already looking set to be a sell out so enter now to avoid disappointment.  More…..

GJW Direct SailFest
The Summer Festival of Sail returns to Calshot with a new date over the Whitsun Bank Holiday (23-25 May). With a great range of on-shore and water activities, accommodation packages and socials this will be a fantastic gathering of everyone interested in sailing. If your class or company is interested in getting involved please contact Brenda Hoult. Bookings will open in the new year, register your interest now.  More…

SailRacer is recruiting
With a number of exciting new projects coming up in 2015 we are looking to grow our team. We are particularly interested in hearing from those with either sales or administrations experience, and of course a passion for sailing and the marine sector.  More…..

GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series – rankings
After two events, Nick Craig (Merlin) heads the leader board from Tom Gillard (505) and Ann Jackson (Enterprise). With six more events in the series, there is still plenty to play for.  More…

 

RS Aero Winter Championships
Sponsored by Magic Marine and RS
The new class association has designated the Oxford Blue (3 January) as its inaugural winter championships, 13 RS Aeros have already entered. There are a limited number of demo boats available, if you are interested in trying one of these exciting new single handers at a GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series event please contact the class.  More…

SailTracker – personal GPS tracking for £8.75 per month
Following a busy year of GPS Tracking at events for SailRacer which saw us become the number one provider of GPS tracking for sailing in the UK, we are pleased to announce the launch of SailTracker a tracking and virtual log book aimed at individual sailors. In addition to live and recorded GPS tracks, you can access weather and tide data, with the facility to add notes, settings, photos and videos to help you build up your own virtual log book. If you want you can share your tracks with friends and coaches who can comment on your performance. Order now.   More….

Clubs and Classes submit you results
SailRacer has the worlds largest results database and we are one of Top Ten most popular (independently rated) sailing websites. We are updating the way you can submit results to SailRacer, and are inviting clubs and classes to apply for a Result Publication Account, where you can manage your results and add reports etc. This will all help you improve the profile and publicity of your club and event. Register now

Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities
SailRacer is one of the most visited sailing websites (independently rated in World’s Top 10), with its unique blend of results database and coverage of many of the top sailing events. For events and businesses looking to reach active sailors, SailRacer is a very effective vehicle. Please contact us to discuss how we can help your promotional campaigns.  More…

GPS Tracking at your event
UK Number One for live GPS tracking

Since being appointed European Distributor for TackTracker, SailRacer has tracked over 1,000 races from Sail for Gold (Olympic and Paralympic Classes), World and Internationals (Dragons, 420 and 470s) National Championships (Dragon, J24s, Solos), International Qualifiers (420), and Windsurfers to club racing – plus a few specials like the Volvo Speed Challenge and Little Americas Cup. With our partners we have invested in over 400 GPS trackers and an ongoing development programme, that has seen live buoy by buoy scoring which captured the excitement and drama of the last race at the Dragon Edinburgh Cup, where five boats could have won and the championship going right down to the wire on the last leg. New dashboards specifically for Race and Safety Management are helping event organisers. GPS Tracking is a great way to increase interest and online spectators, from £20 per week per boat. Please contact Brenda Hoult to discuss your requirements.   More…