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    A Great Cowes Week and more this summer/autumn!

    Portsmouth SC members were well represented at a windy Cowes Week 2019! Five PSC Squibs competed with David Lloyd gaining one race win and second overall for the series. Chris Rust and James Vineer were fifth. In the Victory Class PSC members Geoff Dixon and David Price with third crew member Hugh Winter won their Class in Zelia, 70 years old this year! They also won the Westmacott Trophy, competed

    Published 22:38 on 1 Sep 2019

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    A Busy Summer At PSC With Lots More To Come!

    This has been a busy summer so far and despite the extensive renovation and refurbishment work that has been taking place on the Clubhouse (now almost complete) members have enjoyed a number of social events including a Gin Tasting (thanks Portsmouth Distillery), Cocktail evening and meat raffles. The cruising fraternity have enjoyed rallies to Cherbourg, Swanwick, Island Harbour and Littlehampton and the racing sailors have made an impression at a number of events;

    Published 15:00 on 10 Aug 2019

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    International Tempest Class Southern Championships

    Portsmouth SC hosted the Tempest 'Southerns' over the weekend 11/12 May. Competitors travelled from across the country (as far north as Warrington and the Peak District) and were launched using the PSC crane at the Camber. With the club house refurbishment underway the fleet were based in Hornet SC throughout the weekend but a PSC race team organised racing from committee boat Mary Siobhan. Saturday's breeze was extremely fickle and

    Published 14:38 on 18 May 2019

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    Spring Series 2019 Series Complete

    The Spring Series results are here https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/parhelion-2/results-club-irc-1 and here https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/parhelion-2/results-nhc-3 This was a challenging series for both competitors and the race management teams with the first Saturday lost to gale force winds and the following two plagued by not enough! It was good to see a couple of new boats amongst the regular competitors but special mention must go to long-time

    Published 22:20 on 19 Apr 2019

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    Sailing 2019 Update!

    Documentation for this year's Spring Race series for the Parhelion trophies will be published shortly. Dates shown in the calendar area of this website. Racing will follow a similar pattern to previous years although we hope, if conditions suit, to get out into Hayling Bay for some of the racing in order to provide a little more variety. There are no increases to entry fees, however, in order to encourage a

    Published 19:21 on 5 Feb 2019

  • Sailing Plans For 2019!

    Planning is underway to develop an interesting and fun sailing programme for next year. Key dates are included within the Calendar on this website, here, https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/events. The programme includes cruiser rallies (with some different destinations to previous years!) and a range of keelboat and yacht racing opportunities. For the Squib fleet we hope to offer weekend racing 6/7 and 13/14 Apr. (with Parhelions 4 & 5), 11/12 May (Tempest

    Published 16:58 on 24 Dec 2018

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    Frostbite Series Complete

    The Frostbite Series completed on 16 Dec with seven Squibs and one Tempest racing up the harbour in extremely light conditions, a sharp contrast to the weather that had forced the cancellation of racing over the previous two weeks. Once again racing was extremely tight but the victory for both the race and the series went to David Lloyd in Seven - full results are here ... https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/frostbite-1/results... The

    Published 16:48 on 24 Dec 2018

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    A Busy Autumn Sailing!

    Following a hectic September at PSC (Squib South Coast Championships & Contessa National Championships) on the water activity has continued through October and November despite variable weather! The Saturday Autumn Parhelion Series completed on Saturday 27 Oct with series wins for Tinker T (IRC) and Muscadet de Havelet (NHC & Club) but unfortunately variable weather conditions meant that only 6 of 11 planned races were completed. Too much wind has also been an issue

    Published 20:12 on 13 Nov 2018

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    Contessa 32 Championships

    The Contessa 32 National Championships were hosted by Portsmouth Sailing Club over three days - Fri 28 to Sun 30 Sept. Six races were provided across the Eastern Solent and Hayling Bay for 13 yachts; the largest Contessa 32 fleet that has raced for many years. The championships were particularly competitive; for the penultimate race 6 yachts finished within 2 minutes and there was all to play for at the start of the final

    Published 19:47 on 30 Sep 2018

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    Squib South Coast Champs and BART'S BASH 2018

    The 5th race of the Squib South Coast Champs (16th Sep) was designated as a Bart's Bash 2018 Race. This race is currently shown as the 13th largest Bart's Bash race worldwide (by numbers of competitors). https://www.bartsbash.com/ Five Squib competitors also managed to win prizes in the Portsmouth Bart's Bash Prize Draw - well done all :)

    Published 22:15 on 27 Sep 2018

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