Highcliffe Sailing Club is located at the prime coastal location of Mudeford Quay allowing the club to offer sailing in the sheltered waters of Christchurch harbour and open water sailing in Christchurch Bay..

This makes it an ideal club for sailors of all abilities and aspirations. The club has a friendly and informal atmosphere.

It is predominantly a family club with members of all ages and from a wide variety of backgrounds. All members are expected to help with the running of the club, It's a good way to meet people and it's fun to be involved.

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WHAT'S ON - THE WATER

Only 2 chances left to sail with HSC this year, hope it warms up a little bit, twas too cold for the Wednesday sailors today, who chose the warmth of the Noisy Lobster over spending the morning competing with the wind galloping across the harbour.

23rd Dec Sun 10:30 Harbour Frostbite series # 7 & 8 H/W 09:25 - 1.7
26th Dec Wed 10:30 Boxing Day Sail

Don't forget the fabulous Icicle Open Series starts on 6th January 2019.

We nearly have a full race team lined up for the Icicle Open, however we are looking for an Assistant Race Officer to help the our Race Officer(s) run the series - we have the cold, wet, water based duties covered (thanks Melanie and Michael) we just need someone to blow some hooters and hoist some flags. Please contact sailsec@highcliffesailing.co.uk if you can help. It is great fun and there is a hot beverage in it for you :-)


WHAT'S ON - AT THE CLUB

Bar Open this Friday 14th December, perfect for that first round of Christmas drinkies with friends. Bar will be open from 7pm, the club is still beautifully decorated from the Christmas lunch the weekend before and the heating will of course be on.


WINTER TALKS

Don't forget the Winter Talks coming up in Jan and Feb.

Friday 4th Jan Racing Rules - Ben Schooling
Friday 11th Jan Charts, Tides and Currents Richard Brooks
Friday 1st Feb Race and Course Management Pete Emerson
Friday 8th Feb Knots - Richard Brooks


SOMETHING FOR NEXT YEAR

So much going on at the Club next year, here is a little taster.

The Paddlers group - kayakers & SUPers - contact secretary@highcliffesailing.co.uk if you would like to join, link up to their WhatsApp group. or need more information.

Electric Wheelers - e-bike cycling group (usually involving a pub somewhere) - contact secretary@highcliffesailing.co.uk if you would like to join, link up to their WhatsApp group. or need more information.

Book Club - anyone who would like to join please contact sallyaperry64@gmail.com

Ladies That Launch - Ladies only sailing training sessions - contact sailsec@highcliffesailing.co.uk for more information.

Blokes in Boats - Men only sailing training sessions - contact training@highcliffesailing.co.uk for more information.


MEMBERS ON TOUR

Our Aero sailors have been playing away again at Lymington Town Sailing Club and like their previous visit, were delighted to find themselves once more treated to 35knots gusts. Unlike their previous visit, however, one of them spent the morning in Lymington Minor Injuries Unit and came home with 6 stitches.........

https://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/212969/RS-Aero-Lymington-Christmas-Stadium-Racing



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ICICLE OPEN SERIES 2019


ICICLE 2019

HSC welcome all the RS Aero Class sailors competing in the ICICLE OPEN races on 20th January as part of their RS Aero UK Winter Series,

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Wind Actual

Time
Dir
Avg Wind
Gusts (Kts)
04:50
NE
7
13
05:00
NE
8
12
05:10
NE
7
13
05:20
NE
8
14
05:30
NE
8
14
05:40
NE
8
15
05:50
NE
9
14
06:00
NE
10
16
06:10
NE
13
17
06:20
NE
11
16
06:30
NE
15
21
06:40
NE
16
21
TIMES UTC(GMT)
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Tide Times & Heights for Christchurch (Entrance) on 14th December 2018

04:26 - High Tide (1.64m)
08:31 - Low Tide (0.88m)
14:21 - High Tide (1.43m)
20:33 - Low Tide (0.65m)
TIMES BST

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