Please select your home edition
Edition
Trident-UK 2012 May

One week to go until the VPRS National Championship

by Keith Lovett on 19 May 27-28 May 2017

Just a week to go before the 2017 VPRS National Championship and entries from Poole Yacht Racing Association are making final preparations.

There is still opportunity to enter the Nationals for all yachts carrying a VPRS Rating, with limited validity certificates available from www.vprs.org for those who may not have one.

Organised by the Chichester Cruiser Racing Club with the Island Sailing Club, Cowes acting as local host, a 5 race series takes part in the central Solent over the 27th and 28th May.

With reserved berthing at Cowes Yacht Haven, a class dinner at the ISC on Saturday 27th and prize-giving with prizes sponsored by Poole Sailing, at the Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club on Sunday 28th, an ideal event for cruiser racers with a mix of racing and social events to keep everyone happy.

The PYRA fleet top and tail the event with feeder races to and from Poole, stating on Friday afternoon.

www.pyra.org.uk/sailing/2017-events-late/2017-vprs-nationals

www.ccrc.co.uk/vprsnats

Related Articles

MS Amlin Poole - Folly - Poole races
Final races of the Poole Yacht Racing Association season A good turnout of 25 yachts left Poole on Saturday 23rd September for the last two races of the PYRA season facing an interesting course from Poole to the Folly on the Medina, Isle of Wight. Posted on 1 Oct
PYRA Two Handed Clipper Marine Mini Series
Tight racing for ten yachts in Poole Bay Ten yachts from Poole Yacht Racing Association ventured into a blustery and overcast Poole Bay for the annual Clipper Marine two handed series under the auspices of the Royal Motor Yacht Club on Saturday 15th July. Posted on 18 Jul
PYRA Poole - Weymouth - Poole Races
A bit of help from the motor A glorious sunny morning greeted a fleet of over 15 boats on Saturday. With the tidal gate at 'Cape Saint Albans' due to shut an hour after the start and no breeze, race officer, Dave Hale hoisted the AP and instructed the fleet to motor toward Weymouth. Posted on 20 Jun
PYRA Poole-Lymington-Races
Wet and bruised, but brilliant fun! Up at 0400, stoke up with breakfast, meet up with crew on board at 0600, rig the boat and away to plug the tide out for an 0800 Bay start. Posted on 15 Jun
PYRA Poole - Cowes - Poole Races
To and from the VPRS National Championship 14 yachts from Poole Yacht Racing Association raced to and from Cowes over the Bank Holiday weekend to compete in the VPRS National Championship. Posted on 1 Jun
VPRS National Championship
17 cruiser racers in the Central Solent In its second year, the VPRS National Championship took place in the Central Solent, hosted by Chichester Cruiser Racer Club. 17 cruiser racers started race one in a slowly building 18 knot breeze. Posted on 31 May
PYRA Poole - Yarmouth - Poole races
28 yachts enjoy near perfect conditions Twenty-eight yachts raced from Poole to Yarmouth and back in near perfect conditions – a building south-westerly breeze, a fair tide – and some sun for the return leg. Posted on 16 May
PYRA Morgan Carey Race to Cherbourg
Together with the annual boules competition Racing under VPRS, following an uneventful start the fleet followed Nick Fullergar's Archibualt A35 Amigos on the gun under the watchful eye of Blue Extasy, start boat and race officer for the race. Posted on 9 May
VPRS Nationals 2017 to held from Cowes
Competitive sailing in a relaxed atmosphere Yachts will converge on Cowes from east and west in May for the second VPRS Nationals. The inaugural event in Poole last year attracted nearly 30 entries; this year's event is expected to be bigger and better. Posted on 8 Apr
VPRS Nationals to be held in May
At the International Paint Poole Regatta 2016 Established in 2009 VPRS has been gathering momentum. Now adopted by Clubs throughout Poole Harbour, Chichester and Hardway SC in Gosport, it is only fitting that the inaugural VPRS National Championships will form part of the Poole Regatta 2016. Posted on 22 Feb 2016