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Online entry is now open for the 2016 Battle of the Classes

by Simon Lovesey 2 Sep 2016 13:46 BST 25 September 2016
Battle of the Classes at the Southampton Boat Show © SailRacer

The 2016 Battle of the Classes Pursuit Race will feature at the Southampton Boat Show on 25th September 2016.

Each dinghy class will be represented by just two boats, so the standard will be high, with each class competing to be the best. Previous years have seen many National and World Champions representing their respective classes.

Competitors will launch from the nearby Southampton Water Activities Centre and will be competing on a tight course laid just off the Boat Show marina. With several spectator opportunities along the shore and regular updates via the Southampton Boat Show public address system, SailRacer will also be providing live GPS tracking, analysis and commentary, which will be available online (including Mobile) and on big screens around the Show Ground.

Hosted by Royal Southampton Yacht Club, the 2016 Battle of the Classes will be a great showcase of diversity of UK dinghy sailing.

Each Dinghy Class Association is invited to enter their two current best performing boats. Entry is free - closing date 16 September.

Event website at Battle.SailRacer.org

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