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Club Workshop at RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show
The Sailing Software Alliance (SSA) will be hosting its 4th Club Workshop at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, at Alexandra Palace, London. The workshop takes place on Sunday 1st March from 1000 until 1300 in Palm Court 3, at Alexandra Palace, London and will build on the themes of the previous events. Representatives from 20+ clubs, the RYA and SSA software providers have shared experiences on how technology is helping sailing and sailing organisations manage their affairs better and save their volunteers precious time.   More…..

Sailing Forum
Preceding GJW Direct SailFest 2015 , Calshot Activity Centre will host the Sailing Forum on Friday 22nd May which will bring together the forward thinkers in sailing, and those who are passionate about the future of our sport. Sailors, clubs, classes, influencers and the trade are all invited to a day of presentations and workshops. Register your interest at SailRacer.  More…..

Icon Cup part of SailFest 2015
Win £1,000
In a fleet of provided Icons, sailors will compete in a series of Match races to find the champion and win £1,000. Pre-event training available at Calshot.  More…..


2015 Round Hayling Island Race
Easter Good Friday (3rd April) – Hayling Island SC

Online entry open (Max entry 150)
For many, Hayling is considered the spiritual home of windsurfing. The Round Hayling Island Race is a great celebration of the sport first staged in 1980, the 14 miles circumnavigation can take anything from 60 minutes to 6 hours. In recent years the event has seen the inclusion of Open Canoes (OC1) and Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP) with their own course just off the beach. SailRacer is pleased to be involved with this iconic event, providing the event website, online entry, GPS tracking and live coverage.  More…..

 

Grafham Grand Prix
95 boats defy a nasty forecast to enjoy a great final event in the GJW Direct Sailjuice Winter Series.  More….


Roadford Rocket (8th March)
SailRacer is pleased to be supporting this new event in the South West. A long distance race around the largest inland water in the West Country. In addition to the event website, SailRacer will be there with live coverage and GPS tracking. Enter now.

 

GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series – prize giving
The GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series 2014/15 has been one of extremes, from drifters to survival conditions. With three of the events selling out in advance, we hope you enjoyed competing in the UK’s top winter series. The prizegiving will be held on Sunday 1st March at 13:50 on the main stage of the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show, we hope you can attend. There are plenty pf prizes to be distributed. Class winners will be presented on their respective class stands.  More….


Shustoke Gauntlet – 14 Mar
SailRacer will be supporting this well established event in the Midlands, with live coverage and GPS tracking. Specific to the Shustoke Gauntlet is the focus on the non-trapeze dinghy, enabling the event to be raced in all wind directions and conditions. Entry is restricted between the Mirror at 1385 and the Merlin Rocket at 990 – one of the enduring and dominant racing fleets of the Midland lakes and reservoirs.  More….
South Coast 3 Piers Race
30th August 2015

SailRacer is pleased to announce it is working with Bognor Regis Yacht Club to create the new South Coast Three Piers, an endurance race along the South Coast. With the longer course running from Bognor pier, past Littlehampton and Worthing to Brighton Pier and back. With shorter course options to suit all. Register your interest at SailRacer.  More…

 

GJW Direct SailFest
SailRacer are delighted that the BMF British Sailing committee have designated GJW Direct SailFest as their BMF ‘On the Water’ event for 2015. SailFest is to take place over the late May Bank Holiday weekend, 23rd to 25th May, returning to Calshot Activities Centre on the edge of the New Forest.

The spirit of GJW SailFest is to promote fun and family activities, both on and off the water. The Devoti D-Ones and Rooster 4000s already have the event on their calendar so will enjoy big asymmetric courses in the Solent. This year sees the new addition of fun racing on the Calshot side of Southampton Water. Newly proficient or lapsed sailors are encouraged to come racing in a fun environment with the opportunity to mix with like-minded racers from other local clubs (or indeed further afield). Coaches and instructors will be on hand to point sailors in the right direction so no one feels out of their depth on the race-course.

With high tides that weekend being in the afternoon, Calshot Creek will provide the ideal venue for tasters and trials of a number of watersports for beginners or those wanting to try a new hobby.     Enter 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 1,400 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…