QHM Portsmouth has issued updated guidance on recreational boating within Local Notice to Mariners 17-21 here - https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/portsmouth/local-... Para 4 of LNTM 17-21 includes a link to the latest RYA COVID advice and information. In summary - boating is allowed as exercise. This covers all sailing boats/yachts as long as persons abide by the gathering limits, social distance rules and stay local rules".
Published 12:53 on 8 Jan 2021
A Happy New Year to all our readers and especially Portsmouth SC members! Plans for 2021 are currently under discussion and will of course be constrained by COVID 19 however we have put together a draft programme of racing events that can be seen in our calendar here - https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/events The programme includes a mix of keelboat racing and our familiar Spring Spithead Series for cruiser/racers. In
Published 19:40 on 3 Jan 2021
CANCELLED due to COVID Tier 4 restrictions
Published 11:22 on 18 Dec 2020
The Frostbite series will continue over the next two Sundays - 13th and 20th Dec. NoS and SIs have been amended to reflect the additional dates. It is planned to conduct the Hot Turkey Race on Christmas Day in the harbour this year although socialising after the on the water action will be restricted by COVID restrictions. Results are here - Portsmouth Sailing Club : Frostbite 2020 Results (portsmouthsc.co.uk)
Published 17:10 on 8 Dec 2020
The RYA have provided a useful summary of what we can and cannot do within each of the RYA COVID Tiers. This is at this link .. https://www.rya.org.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/clu... Portsmouth is currently in Tier 2 and we are therefore able to continue with our Frostbite Series this coming Sunday, 6 Dec. Depending on interest, we may extend the series for the following two Sundays - 13 and 20 Dec.
Published 17:23 on 3 Dec 2020
Current lockdown restrictions with respect to sailing and boating in general are a little different to those in force during the first lockdown. This time around recreational sailing is permitted, however outdoor sport facilities (including clubs) are to be closed and organised sport is not permitted. For PSC this means that we will not be able to run any organised sailing over the lockdown period, so the Frostbite series to 29th Nov will be
Published 15:44 on 6 Nov 2020
Team PSC annual cycle ride around the city on 6th September, together with Liz's cycling challenge this summer raised a fantastic £4825.00 for Rowans Hospice at a time when funds are much needed for them. Rick Hodgson Team PSC cycling team organiser and Liz Wiffin presented the cheque to Ruth White CEO of Rowans Hospice. Huge thanks go out to all PSC
Published 11:54 on 24 Oct 2020
Racing cancelled Sat 24 Oct . Forecasts including the Met Office, consistently predict southerly breeze F6 to 8. An unfortunate end to a really enjoyable Autumn Series - but looking forward to the Spring 2021! Update - it was windy out there ... a good F 6 - 7 with the odd just to 8! Series results here - https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/autumn-spithead-ser...
Published 20:58 on 23 Oct 2020
Another busy weekend on the water. The fourth Saturday of our Autumn Spithead Series (eight races so far - results here https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/autumn-spithead-ser... and the first Sunday of our Frostbite series
Published 22:14 on 10 Oct 2020
Despite COVID limitations, it is intended that PSC will host the Autumn Spithead Series over six Saturdays, starting next week - the 19th Sep. The Notice of Series is here - https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/racing/untitled-19 and competitors can enter the whole series or individual races here - https://www.portsmouthsc.co.uk/booking/type/racing Unfortunately COVID is are likely to limit opportunities for socializing in the club after racing and crew numbers will need to be
Published 12:54 on 12 Sep 2020