Laser South Coast Grand Prix 2012 - Preview
52 helms take part in the Laser open at Chichester
Photo © David Brecknell
The Laser South Coast Grand Prix 2012 is a series of Laser open meetings across the south of England, from as far East as Arun Yacht Club (Littlehampton) to Sutton Bingham Sailing Club near Yeovil in the West. Each venue has its own challenges with sea clubs offering tides and waves to clubs on estuaries and reservoirs with their interesting courses and shifty winds.
The events are open to the 4.7, Radial and Standard rigs. All levels of ability, and any age, young or old are welcome. Competitors need to be members of the UKLA and their boat must conforms to the class rules.
The series is sponsored by Rooster Sailing and Wildwind Sailing Holidays. To qualify for the end of series prizes and a chance of winning a Wildwind sailing holiday, you just need to compete in 5 grand prix events this year. The series results will be available on the Rooster Sailing website. Series prizes supplied by Rooster Sailing to be presented at Spinnaker SC Event. Wildwind sailing holiday to be drawn at the Inlands from all the qualifiers from the 10 2012 Grand Prix Events.
For all the dates and venues please see the table below. For further information please email me at
The first grand prix event is at Chichester Yacht Club on the 21st April 2012. Please click here for event information.
Look forward to seeing on the water.
Laser South Coast Coordinator
|21 April||Chichester YC||John Crawley|
|6 May||Hill Head SC||Luke Morrison|
|12 May||Arun YC, Littlehampton||David Robinson|
|20 May||Sutton Bingham SC||Chris Jones|
|26 May||Royal Lymington||Kirsty Timms|
|2 June||Highcliffe SC||Tania Tarrant|
|23 June||Weston SC||Julius Mach|
|7 July||Mudeford||Mike Roach|
|21 July||Emsworth SC||Mike Powell|
|22 July||Bosham||Nigel Russell|
|4-5 August||Swanage Regatta||Tim Page|
|15 September||Stokes Bay||Ian Ross|
|29 September||Spinnaker||Martin Urmson|