Hamble River Sailing Club Winter Series

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. HYS Hamble Winter Series Week 6. Week six of the HYS Hamble Winter Series dawned with blue skies, beautiful sunshine, and a forecast for some breeze, though nowhere near as much as the two previous weeks. What could possibly go wrong? Well, as it turned out, the Committee Boat,...
. HYS Hamble Winter Series Week 5. The fifth week of HYS Hamble Winter Series coincided with Remembrance Sunday and the 100 th Anniversary of Armistice day for World War 1. The first warning was put back until after the 11. 00 am two minutes silence, and Jonathan Blanchard, played...
HYS Hamble Winter Series – Mid Series Review. The HYS Hamble Winter Series starts again this weekend after the traditional mid series break at the beginning of November. The second four weeks of the series have only one race per day as the nights close in and the winter proper...
. HYS Hamble Winter Series Week 4. With the wind forecast to be in the North East, and plenty of it, PRO Kathy Smalley and her race team set up shop on Sunday morning in the vicinity of East Knoll. The decision for the skippers to go out racing may...
. HYS Hamble Winter Series Week 3, with Hamble One Design and Big Boats Final. Having last week stated that the wonderful 2018 weather was well and truly over; this reporter suffered the writing equivalent of the commentators curse. Wall to wall sunshine and blue skies for Week 3 of...
. HYS Hamble Winter Series and One Design Championships. Anyone who doubted that the wonderful summer of 2018 was at an end has had it confirmed during the first two weeks of the HYS Hamble Winter Series. Rain and plenty of wind from the North has had competitors digging out...
. IRC Autumn Championship at HYS Hamble Winter Series. The IRC Autumn Championship took place over the weekend of the 6 th & 7 th October and, as anyone who was in the Solent last weekend will tell you, these were two very different days. PRO Kathy Smalley summed it...
Please see the documents page for a change to the sailing instructions regarding the schedule....
. Performance 40’s at Autumn IRC Champs. Having just secured a three year partnership with Hamble Yacht Services, the focus at the 2018 HYS Hamble Winter Series now turns to the first weekend the 6 th & 7 th October, and what an exciting weekend this is. The Autumn IRC...
. Announcing the HYS Winter Series. Hamble Yacht Services ( HYS ) and the Hamble River Sailing Club ( HRSC ) announce a three-year partnership for the HYS Hamble Winter Series. Well over 1,000 sailors will be taking part in the UK’s most popular winter series, all of which will...
. Entries Are Open for 37 th Hamble Winter Series. Entries are now open for the 2018 Hamble Winter Series. This year will be the 37 th running of this popular, competitive and fun event, based in the central Solent and organised by the Hamble River Sailing Club. The main...
. The Annual Hamble Winter Series is just around the corner! The Hamble Winter Series comprises of 8 weeks of competitive IRC Racing. 2018 is the 37th year of the event!. New to the 8 weeks is the Performance 40 Series , this is the inaugural event and will be...

Performance 40 Class

Tue 24 July 2018
The newly formed Performance 40 Series will be using the IRC Autumn Championship as their final event of the season. North Sails, Warsash Sailing Club, Royal Ocean Racing Club, Royal Southern Yacht Club and Hamble River Sailing Club have teamed up to create the ‘Performance 40’ series for 2018. The...
. Date: 4th April 2018. Spinlock continues support of GBR IRC Championships. Sailors in the UK are enjoying spring racing and looking forward to the summer season, including the varied selection of International Rating Certificate ( IRC ) Championships which will again be supported by hardware experts Spinlock, now in...
. Hamble Winter Series Week 8 and Final Positions. 26 November 2017. The Race Team WhatsApp to the fleet on Sunday morning informed them that the Committee Boat was heading to 4J (conveniently, hamblewinterseries. com!). They were to expect 12 – 17 knots from 300 degrees, with a final warning...
. Hamble Winter Series – Day 7 Race Report. Flat seas and sunshine at the Hamble Winter Series. With a forecast of light and dropping winds, the race team set a course for each class with short legs and multiple shortening options. With 5-7kts across the course, the start schedule...
. Hamble Winter Series November 12 th , 2017, Day 6. Blustery Conditions for Hamble Winter Series. Competitors for Day 6 of the Hamble Winter Series, supported by Force 4 Chandlery, experienced testing condition in the Solent, with a mean wind speed of 24 knots from the northwest, and gusts...
. Hamble Winter Series Race Report – Day 5. Brilliant Winter Sailing. Competitors for Day 5 of the Hamble Winter Series enjoyed a fantastic day of racing with the Hamble River Sailing Club, supported by OneSails. Winter racing doesn’t get much better, there may have been a chill in the...
. Lively day at the Hamble Winter Series. Championship decider for the 2017 Hamble One Design Championships. Following Saturday’s visit by Storm Brian and some forecasts predicting high gusts all day, Sunday on the Solent was always going to be lively. With actual winds of 12-15 knots from 260 degrees,...
. 2017 Hamble Winter Series. Elaine wins inaugural IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship. The 36th edition of the Hamble Winter Series kicked off on Saturday 30 September, and included the inaugural IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship, organised by the Hamble River Sailing Club. Five races were held for all classes competing in...
The countdown begins… Only 6 Days left!. The 36th Hamble Winter Series begins on Sunday 1st October, that’s only 6 days away!. The Hamble Winter Series has been running for 36 years. It is one of the best Winter Sailing Events in the Solent. With boats from up and down...
. The IRC Spinlock Autumn Championship starts in just 5 Days. This is the inaugural event and the first event to kick off the 2017 Hamble Winter Series. We welcome all boats that hold a valid IRC certificate with a TCC between 0. 810 and 1. 300. Prizes will be...
. Early Bird Entry Closing Soon!. 2017 Hamble Winter Series for IRC 0-4 Classes, IRC Mixed Sportsboats and Fast 40+ Class. Hamble One Design Championships for J/70, J/80, SB20 classes and other OD Classes with sufficient entries. Hamble, UK, 1 st September 2017: Early Bird entries for the UK’s premier...
. Entries Open!. 2017 Hamble Winter Series for IRC 0-4 Classes, IRC Mixed Sportsboats and Fast 40+ Class Hamble One Design Championships for J/70, J/80, SB20 classes and other OD Classes with sufficient entries. Hamble, UK, 17 August 2017: Entries are now open for the UK’s premier Winter Sailing event...
. Press Release. Inaugural Spinlock IRC Autumn Championships opens the 2017 Hamble Winter Series. Hamble, UK, 14 August 2017: The first weekend of the Hamble Winter Series, the UK’s premier Winter Sailing event, will see the hosting of the first ever Spinlock IRC Autumn Championships to be run in the...
. A brisk and chilly 12-20 knot breeze greeted competitors in the final race of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series, providing some great conditions for a fitting end to a close fought series in all classes. . This year’s series saw an increase in entrants over 2015, and for the...
. 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 7. Despite awaking to biblical rain and the best efforts of Storm Angus, the braver souls in the Hamble Winter Series fleet were rewarded with some champagne sailing. The race team were quietly confident that the high winds seen the night before would...
. 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 6. Saturday’s miserable autumn rain cleared up in time for the weather gods to deliver a day of champagne sailing for Sunday’s Hamble Winter Series race. A very shifty north-westerly welcomed competitors to a game of snakes and ladders, with oscillating windshifts providing...
. 35th Hamble Winter Series – Week 5 , Sponsored by One Sails. The Hamble Winter Series might have only taken a week’s mid-season break, but the weather had become noticeably colder since the last race a fortnight ago. Nonetheless, a veritable army of competitors and volunteers ventured out onto...
. Hamble Winter Series Day 4. It was a day of shifty, gusty winds and steep waves for the fourth weekend of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series, which this week played host to the Hamble Big Boat Championships and the Hamble One Design Championships. The race team saw a maximum...
. Race Report Week 3. Despite a pessimistic forecast, oilskin-swaddled crews competing in the Hamble Winter Series enjoyed a day of champagne sailing – with only a few rain squalls to remind them that Autumn is setting in. A wind direction of around 215 degrees with big gusts under ominous...
. Hamble Winter Series. Sunday saw the second race day of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series – which after a changeable forecast delivered some champagne sailing conditions – albeit with some choice shifts to stir up the fleets a little. PRO Stuart Childerley managed to fit two races in from...
. 35th Hamble Winter Series – Race Report Week 1. A chilly start greeted competitors on the first day of the 2016 Hamble Winter Series – but the sun soon warmed up the Solent to deliver an enjoyable day on the water in bright sunshine. Out on the race area,...
Version 2 of the SI’s are now posted and these should be used for the 2016 HWS. http://www. hamblewinterseries. com/documents....
30 August 2016. 2016 Hamble Winter Series Entries Open. Entries for the 35 th edition of the premier winter sailing event well ahead of this time last year. Hamble River Sailing Club, the organiser of the 35 th Hamble Winter Series has announced that in the first two weeks since...
. Saturday 22nd October 2016. Ticket available soon. Call now to reserve your space – 02380 45 20 70. Doors open @ 19. 00, £15. 00 per ticket includes BBQ and Dark & Stormy on arrival.

2016 Entries Now Open

Fri 26 August 2016
35th Hamble Winter Series entries now open. Follow the link on the home page to enter now....
. Race Report Week 7. As the 2016 Garmin Hamble Winter Series nears its conclusion, winter has finally made an appearance. Last weekend, racing was cancelled amid 35 knot gusts, and this week a changeable forecast ushered in light winds, winter sunshine and very cold temperatures. Nonetheless, the race team,...
. Race Report Week 5. Competitors in the Garmin Hamble Winter Series on Sunday could have been forgiven for thinking that the weather gods would have their revenge for the balmy first half of the 2016 event. After a week’s break, the event resumed this weekend, along with an ominous...
. With four weekends and seven races in the bag, we’ve reached the halfway point of the 2015 Garmin Hamble Winter Series. The winds have been predominately light, and the weather unseasonably warm for the Autumn. These conditions of course have meant shifts a-plenty for competitors racing in the central...
. Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Race Report Week 3. The third race day of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series rounded off a successful weekend of racing, which this week incorporated the final act of both the Doyle Sails Hamble One Design Championship and the Sailing Networks Hamble Big Boat Championship...
. Garmin Hamble Winter Series: Race Report Week 2. As October progresses, you could be forgiven for thinking that the thermals should be dug out – but the second weekend of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series, which this week incorporated the Doyle Sails Hamble One-Design Championships and the Sailing Networks...
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The dates for the 2015 events have been confirmed. The Garmin Hamble Winter Series will start on the 4th October 2015. The Big Boat and One Design Championships will start on the 10th October 2015.
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Garmin Hamble Winter Series. We’ve reached the halfway stage in the 2014 Garmin Hamble Winter Series and a well-deserved mid-series break weekend. A range of weather conditions has tested competitors, with everything from flat calms to thirty knot gusts keeping fleets mixed up and boats changing positions from week to...
GARMIN Hamble Winter Series. . We might already be at the end of October, but competitors were treated to some cracking sailing in unseasonably warm weather as the Garmin Hamble Winter Series reached its halfway point and the clocks went back this weekend. . After a bruising race last week...
Current forecasts indicate that racing will take place tomorrow as scheduled. Race Management Team....
Current forecasts indicate that there is a possibility of tomorrow’s racing being cancelled. A decision will be made this evening and posted on this website and social media. Race Management Team....
There is a one hour postponement for all classes in both fleets....
Owing to the current weather forecast for Saturday morning, the start of tomorrow’s racing is postponed for two hours. Race Management Team....
The Prize Giving for the 2013 MDL Hamble Big Boat Series 2013 will take place at the Hamble River Sailing Club on Saturday 7th December 2013, 6. 00pm for 6. 30 pm start. We look forward to seeing you there....
2013 Garmin Hamble Winter Series, MDL Hamble Big Boat Championships & Doyle Sails Hamble One Design Championships Half-Time Review available to read here……....
By Ben Meakins. Photos: GHWS Ross Elliston, HBBC Trevor Pountain.   . ‘Windy, wet and lumpy’ was how one competitor described Sunday’s racing in the third weekend of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series. It was a breezy day indeed that saw a base wind of 23 knots and gusts of up...
by Ben Meakins. All photos Malcolm Donald From the long range forecasts over the past week it was clear that there wasn’t going to be much wind for the first weekend of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series, incorporating the first of two MDL Hamble Big Boat Championship weekends. So it...
As the autumn creeps in, most boat owners are looking forward to a break from the frenetic pace of the summer and autumn sailing season. However, the RYA is already planning for next season’s premier sailing event, the Brewin Dolphin Commodores’ Cup which is being held in Cowes, Isle of...
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MDL Hamble Big Boat Championships 2013 SI’s & Solent Marks List available for download here....
MDL are backing the Hamble Big Boat Championships again this year. The MDL Big Boat Championships will run on 5th & 6th and 19th & 20th October 2013 as part of the Garmin Hamble Winter Series. The Big Boats only come to play when there is high water on the central...
Doyle Sails will be offering a 10% discount on all sail repairs for competitors inthe Garmin Hamble Winter Series, the MDL Big Boat Championships and the DoyleSails One Design Championships’ for the duration of the event. Nicky Octon is the manager of the service and repair facility at Shamrock Quay....