A series of fortnightly 'Thursday Zoom Sessions' are planned for for members to discuss sailing and local maritime subjects. Zoom joining details will be forwarded by email. The first two sessions (more to follow) are; Thursday 28 Jan 1930hrs Racing Rules Quiz/Discussion with Chris Watts. An opportunity to explore the new Racing Rules introduced this year with an ISAF International
Published 09:18 on 23 Jan 2021
Members may be interested in this update from the Southsea Coastal Scheme https://southseacoastalscheme.org.uk/winter-2021-n...
Published 13:49 on 20 Jan 2021
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Published 13:30 on 20 Jan 2021
Members may be interested in attending the RYA Cruising Conference on Sun 21 Mar. The conference will cover the issues that matter most to cruisers, including post-Brexit guidance, training insights, real-life stories from fellow cruisers, as well as the latest developments in safety. Further details and registration is available via this link - https://www.rya.org.uk/newsevents/events/Pages/cru... Keelboat sailors may wish to attend the virtual Dinghy Show, to
Published 22:55 on 13 Jan 2021
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