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  • Sailing Programme

    The Club is open for sailing throughout the year at the following times:

    island barn reservoir sailing club RS200 at the start of a dinghy raceSunday
    1 April to 31 October: 10:00 - 17:00, last launch 15:30
    November to March: 10:00 - end of racing
    Race start times: AM 10.30, PM 12.30 (approximately) 

    Late April to Late July: 19:00 - dusk - see sailing  calendar  for exact dates this year

    Late April to Mid August: 19:00 - dusk - see sailing calendar for exact dates this year
    Race start time: 7.30pm

    1 April to 31 October: 13:00 - 17:00  - Please check sailing calendar for special events that might men no club racing
    Race start time: 2.30pm

    Sunday is the main sailing day with three races (click here to see the racing schedule and times) as well as the Barnstormers Junior Sailing School.
    Tuesday is our TrySail training and cruising night, for both members and guests.
    Wednesday is our hotly contested summer evening series.
    On Saturdays there's two handicap races, slightly less "full on" than Sundays and perfect for beginners taking their first steps into racing.  
    Cruising is encouraged at weekends and of course on summer Tuesdays. If you want to cruise on Wednesday you must volunteer to do a Wednesday duty  - safety cover on Wed is provided by Wed sailors.

    The winter programme consists of Sunday racing and we often have more winter racers than summer. Winter-only memberships are available, for one or both of the two winter series.
    Throughout the year there are Open Meetings for our adopted classes and squad traning.  See our RYA Training courses
    All sailors please pay attention to our Sailing Safety Regulations

    For details of club racing times, special events and open meeting see our club racing page

    IBRSC Sailing Instructions 2022 
    Safety Regulations