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Frensham Frenzy taking place this Sunday

by Ian Gregory 5 Mar 09:55 GMT 8 March 2020
Light winds for the 2011 Frensham Frenzy © David Hutley

The annual Frensham Frenzy Open takes place this year on Sunday 8th March 2020.

An ideal season opener, the Frenzy comprises two pursuit races, for monohulls under 16ft hull length and with Portsmouth Numbers between 940 and 1438 (broadly RS400 to Cadet or RS Tera Sport). Starts for the slowest boats will be at 10:30 and 13:30, with a break ashore for lunch. Race duration is based on 75 minutes for an Enterprise (PY 1122).

Courses will use up to 9 of the club's yellow and red marks, providing a range of beats and downwind angles. Launching is straight-forward: no wet feet required regardless of wind direction. Competition is invariably hot, which combined with Frensham's famously challenging conditions guarantees great racing; it's truly never over until it's over on the Pond.

Entries numbers are limited to 50 - to book you place simply email then complete your entry form on the day.

The formal Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions can be found on www.sailfrensham.org.uk

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