Highcliffe Sailing Club is located at the prime coastal location of Mudeford Quay allowing the club to offer sailing in the sheltered waters of Christchurch harbour and open water sailing in Christchurch Bay..

This makes it an ideal club for sailors of all abilities and aspirations. The club has a friendly and informal atmosphere.

It is predominantly a family club with members of all ages and from a wide variety of backgrounds. All members are expected to help with the running of the club, It's a good way to meet people and it's fun to be involved.

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WHAT'S ON - SOCIAL

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Progressive Supper Saturday 21 April - the booking/payment deadline has been extended to Sunday 15th. Everyone is welcome to come to this fun and popular event at the Club with Al Fresco Catering. Please email Janet Ebbatson social@highcliffesailing.co.uk if you would like to join in.


WHAT'S ON - THE WATER

Sun 15th April - Sea Spring series - races 3&4 - 10h30 start

Sun 15th April - MSC Invitation (part of Harbour Spring Series) races 1&2 - 10h00 start -
Start line will almost certainly be from the barge

Wed 18th April - Morning Social Sailing

Friday 27th April - Ladies That Launch first session - 18h00 start

Weather for Sunday says a lovely southerly F3-4 under a cloudy, sky.


A MARITIME HERO IN OUR CLUB

Congratulations to our Race to Scotland Charity sailor Ken Fowler who has scooped the Old Pulteney Maritime Hero Award! Is a massive and totally well deserved win for Ken, another fantastic achievement.

Full details on article below:-

https://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/203933/Maritime-Hero-Award-for-Dorset-sailor


THE PADDLERS

The Paddlers, kayak and paddle board group is now up to 15 members! If you would like to know more or simply join their 'WhatsApp' group where they will post their outings and picnics etc, please contact secretary@highcliffesailing.co.uk with your details or your questions.


LADIES THAT LAUNCH

The 2018 Ladies That Launch had a very successful get together last Friday and have decided on the following itinerary:-

27th April - recap can catch up for those who have not been sailing for a while, covering:
Rigging, Launching and landing, Tacking and gybing
Sailing round a triangular course, Follow my leader
11th May -Sailing round the harbour (prosecco stops not withstanding)
25th May - Sailing at Sea!!
8th June -Practice Race & Double handed sailing
22nd June - Ladies Inter-club race
Note- not officially LTL on the club programme racing only, no other activity.
6th July - TBA
20th July - TBA
3rd Aug - Possible extra date or alternate if weather doesn't co-operate

If there are any Ladies out there who would like to get involved, please do not hesitate to contact press@highcliffesailing.co.uk or training@highcliffesailing.co.uk, we would love to see you.


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Can you help. Volunteer or Swap requested for Galley Bar Warden RaceDuty


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LADIES THAT LAUNCH SAILS AGAIN

Ladies that Launch is ready to roll, first session 27th April - let's hope it warms up a bit by then!
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Wind Actual

Time
Dir
Avg Wind
Gusts (Kts)
12:20
SW
22
27
12:30
SW
20
26
12:40
SW
20
27
12:50
SW
22
28
13:00
SW
23
31
13:10
SW
23
29
13:20
SW
23
29
13:30
SW
24
30
13:40
SW
23
29
13:50
SW
24
29
14:00
SW
24
30
14:10
SW
23
28
TIMES UTC(GMT)
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Tide Times & Heights for Christchurch (Entrance) on 25th April 2018

01:06 - Low Tide (0.75m)
08:16 - High Tide (1.43m)
13:36 - Low Tide (0.52m)
21:23 - High Tide (1.61m)
TIMES BST

Forecast

Weather


****** NEW FOR 2018 ******

YOUR NEW SOCIAL CALENDAR & RACE PROGRAMME ARE READY

SOCIAL CALENDAR 2018


RACE PROGRAMME


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