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 - SAILING
After discussion with MSC it has been decided that the 2 clubs will race together over 4 Sundays in the Spring/Summer Series. It will be MSC to run the race and HSC to provide safety cover Ė dates will be 15/4 at 10H, 20/5 at 14H, 17/6 at 12H and 1/7 at 11H. Full race diary will be published soon.
RACING AT HSC 2017
19th Nov Sun 10:30 Harbour Frostbite series # 3 & 4 H/W 09:36-1.7m
ROLorrian Wells RO Louise Booth
22nd Nov Wed 10:00 Wednesday Social Sailing H/W 11:31-1.5m
3rd Dec Sun 10:30 Harbour Frostbite series # 5 & 6
H/W 08:36-1.8m RO Tania Tarrant ARO Patrick Philby
S/B helm Peter Emerson S/B Crew David Dixon
6th Dec Wed 10:00 Wednesday Social Sailing H/W 10:59-1.7m
17th Dec Sun 10:30 Harbour Frostbite series # 7 & H/W 08:46-1.6m
RO Jonathan Rhoades ARO Dudley Hunt
S/B Helm Richard Brooks S/B crew VOLUNTEER NEEDED
20th Dec Wed 10:00 Wednesday Social Sailing H/W 10:28-1.6m
31st Dec Sun 10:00 New Years Eve Sail
If anyone ventures out to sea this weekend, keep an eye out for the JCBs hard at work kindly digging us another short cut
Volunteers needed for Sunday 17th December out in the safety boat Ė please pop onto the website and do the duty swap if you can help. Thanks.
WHAT' ON - SOCIAL
Christmas Lunch is now virtually sold out, only a couple of places left, please let firstname.lastname@example.org know if you would like to come ASAP. Also, the catering team need to confirm the numbers, please could you pay for your meal either by BACS or a cheque in the letter box as soon as you can. Any problems, please contact email@example.com.
Price will be £15 each pp, crackers, decorations and all things Christmassy await, Lunch will be served between 12.30 and 1.15 . Bar will be open from noon. Look forward to seeing you all and getting that Christmas feeling going.
Thanks to everyone who came down to the Interclub Prizegiving and thanks to Mike from MSC for organising all the lovely prizes. CSC walked away with most of the trophies this year and our lovely Sea Interclub trophy has had to leave its pride of place in the bar and go off to its new home. Roll on next year- first Sea Interclub will be 29/04/18.
ICICLE OPEN RIDES AGAIN
The dates of our Icicle Open Series are up, please check out the home page on the website for all the details. Hopefully we will see another 50 or so boats from all the local sailing clubs line up and race. The current champion is our very own James Rusden so all is to play for! Its woolly hats at the ready, it is time to show what we are made of!
First race will be 21st January 2018 at 11am. Camera will be charged and ready and the best action shots will go straight off to Yachts & Yachting!
AGM IS IN ONE WEEK
Please donít forget the AGM is next week, Thursday 23rd November from 7pm. Your support as a club member is invaluable for the future health and happiness of your club.
Positions still awaiting some members to pitch in and help with:-
Please let firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in getting involved.
Please donít forget youíll need to be paid up in order to attend the AGM.
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AGM THURS 23 NOV 2017
ALL POLICY DOCUMENTATION RELATING TO THE CLUB CAN BE FOUND UNDER HEADER 'CLUB'' THEN TAB 'CLUB POLICIES'
Please note there is a fair amount to read before the AGM so please don't leave it until the last minute.
See you Thursday - bar open 7pm
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