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Early-entry incentives for Seldén SailJuice Winter Series

by Andy Rice 21 Oct 2023 09:59 BST
Seldén SailJuice Winter Series © Tim Olin /

Back again as title sponsor, Seldén Mast is offering some goodies for signing up early to events in the series...

It's four weeks until the Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash on 18 & 19 November, the first of eight events in this season's Seldén SailJuice Winter Series. This is the multiclass handicap travellers' circuit that has been going for 15 years and offers some of the fairest competition to almost every kind of sailing dinghy in the UK.

Seldén Mast is back for the fifth year as title sponsor of the series and there are a couple of incentives to sign up for multiple events at the same time:

  • Enter 4 or more events before the Draycote Dash and get entered into draw for a Seldén Goody Bag
  • Enter 2 or more events, and you'll receive a Seldén waterproof bag
Entry for the events is now open at

Make the series your class Winter Championship

Some fleets choose to use some of the events as their class championships. "It's a really low-hassle way of keeping your class calendar rolling with almost no effort required by the class association," says Simon Lovesey. "For classes that struggle to muster sufficient numbers for their own standalone open meetings, joining in with the multi-class events in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series is an obvious and easy solution. If you're interested in choosing one, some or even all of the events in the Series to construct your own class championships, email me for more details: "

Want to be a category sponsor?

Every year more than 80 different types of sailboat, mainly monohull dinghies but also some multihulls and small keelboats, come to join in with the Series. Because the events have visibility across pretty much the whole of the UK dinghy racing scene, sponsoring part of the Series is a great way to gain visibility in the market. There are many different categories available for sponsorship in the Series. If you're interested in becoming a commercial sponsor for one of the different categories (eg. Family/ Lady/ Club/ Youth), please contact:

Facebook update

Simon Lovesey and Andy Rice will be doing a Series update on Facebook at 7pm on Monday 23 October.

Entry for the events is open at

The Events

The following events are in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series 2023/24:

  • Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash, Draycote Water Sailing Club
    18 & 19 November 2023

  • Datchet Flyer, Datchet Water Sailing Club
    9 & 10 December 2023

  • Yorkshire Dales Brass Monkey, Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club
    27 December 2023

  • Gill Grafham Grand Prix, Grafham Water Sailing Club
    30 December 2023

  • GJW Direct Bloody Mary, Queen Mary Sailing Club
    6 January 2024

  • King George Gallop, King George Sailing Club
    20 January 2024

  • John Merricks Tiger Trophy, Rutland Sailing Club
    3 & 4 February 2024

  • Oxford Blue, Oxford Sailing Club
    17 February 2024

  • Prizegiving at RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show, Farnborough
    24 February 2024
You can find out more about the Series here:

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