SailRacer Update

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Media and VIP launch of the 2015 Round Hayling Race
The event at Hayling Island Sailing Club (HISC) last Friday, was very well received and attended by over 45 people. The Mayor and Leader of Havant Borough Council and local Councillors joined HISC Commodore, club officials, local and national media and past and current competitors. Videos and photos from the Round Hayling Media and VIP Launch can be seen on the Event Website.  More….

46th Trofeo Princesa Sofia
The 2015 EUROSAF Champions Sailing Cup starts this week in Palma with a change in the make-up of the Series events resulting from a change in the ISAF World Cup series. SailRacer will again be running the series website and results.  More….

Dragon and J/70 World Championships, La Rochelle
The popular French venue with challenging currents – don’t let the tides fool you and prepare your race well in advance. Race Area Analyser is the perfect app to guide you. It comes with a high resolution map of currents and special algorithms to compute the fastest routes. It also provides essential knowledge for your tactical decisions during the race.  All apps are on spring discount with more than 20 % off until end of March.  More…

 

SUP rental for Hayling Round Island
If you don’t own a SUP, you can still enter as The SUP Company will help you discover a Stand Up Paddle Board tailored to your needs. A range of boards are available to hire for the 4 mile and 9 mile races at only £35. What’s more, competitors who choose to hire a Stand Up Paddle Board who then go on to make a purchase from The SUP Company will enjoy free board hire and race entry, that’s a discount of £65 on your purchase!  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…..
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 >>>.

 

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 1,400 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…