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Comet National Championship at Staunton Harold Sailing Club - Preview

by Ann Nugent 29 Jul 2018 11:26 BST 25-27 August 2018
Race 3 starts during the Comet Open at Staunton Harold © Nick Threadgill

A very warm welcome to everyone thinking of joining us at Staunton Harold Sailing Club for a fabulous three day Comet National Championships from 25th - 27th August.

Day one - 25th August will start with a briefing at 11:00 a.m. in the club house. This will be followed by the first race which is scheduled to start after 12:00 noon.

Entry to the event has an early bird price of just £50 per boat, if you register and pay before 10th August. Post 10th August entry per boat will be £55.

For the Notice of Race (NOR) please click - shsc.org.uk/open-meetings

Social events

In addition to what we hope will be some great racing, we'll be holding a number of socials. Comet sailors, their friends and supporters are welcome as our Staunton Club members. Events include:-

Commodore's Reception at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday 25th August in the club house.

Meal and fun quiz at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday 25th August in the club house. The quiz will offer a light hearted bit of entertainment and will include a raffle with a range of generous prizes. Price per person is £10 please request and pre-book, when booking please specify any special dietary requirements (there will be a vegetarian option).

Informal BBQ on Sunday after the racing at £6:00 per person (again please pre-book and advise of any special dietary requirements).

Prize giving and award ceremony on Monday 27th August, post the racing in the club house.

Where to stay and more...

Camping will be available at the club for entrants. Or, for a range of local B&Bs etc please go to: shsc.org.uk/places-stay-near-staunton-harold-sailing-club.

To find out more about the event please contact Nigel via email at . To find the club please use the postcode DE73 8DL. Our full address is Staunton Harold Sailing Club, Calke Road, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 8DL.

Thank you to our sponsors

A very big thank you to our wonderful sponsors:-

Gul Watersports, Gill, Pinnell & Bax, Livens Ltd, Tollgate Brewery, Hartley Boats

Look forward to seeing you at the club

We look forward to seeing you for what promises to be a really great event.

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