South Windermere Open Events 2013
Please find details below of our open events for 2013.
Sailing instructions and Notices of race will be published at least 4 weeks
prior to the event. For any additional information on open events, please
contact our sailing secretary, Mike Deane.
and best open event, the Waterhead race is the only chance each year to
race over the whole of Windermere. The lake is over 10 miles ling, and the
time limit for the race is seven hours. The race is great fun, and a great
chance to carve a notch on your tiller if you’ve not done the
distance before. The race starts at 11:00, and competitors should be rigged
and ready to sail from our clubhouse before 10:30, to ensure they make the
the length of this race, we do restrict entries to dinghies and keel boats
with a handicap below 1180. Multihulls may join at the discretion of the
Notice of Waterhead Race
Visitor Entry Form and Insurance Indemnity
A big day
in the junior calendar, the Terra Northern is an open event for Terra and
Terra Sport dinghies. The first race will not be before 11:00, the number
of races will depend on the weather, and will of the competitors. Expect
some very serious and close racing, from the stars of future Olympic
of course be followed by prize giving and a social event.
see the return to the lakes for the K1 fleet, the fastest growing small
keel boat fleet. The K1 is a fast singlehanded keel boat, just into
it’s fourth year of racing. There will be 3 races around SWSC’s
fixed marks, the first race will not be before 11:00. Racing will be
followed by prize giving, and a social event for the sailors, and race
who stay overnight will be welcomed as guests of SWSC to compete in SWSC
club racing, with our handicap fleet for three races on Sunday 21st. Anyone
considering purchasing a K1 may be able to arrange a trial sail over the
weekend. Contact for this is through http://www.k1sailing.com
late summer event, taking in half the length of Windermere, the race is a
great favourite. Although not as physically challenging as the Waterhead,
this is still considered a long distance race, with a 5 hour time limit.
The race will start at 11:00, and competitors should be rigged and ready to
sail before 10:30 to be sure of making the start line.......
The BelleIsland race is followed by prize
giving and a social.
13th - Sunday December 1st 2013.
year, the Frostbite has not lived up to it’s name, and has given us
the most tremendous racing through the lake in all it’s autumn glory.
But there is no guarantee that the ice wont be broken in 2013........
In view of
the lateness of the season, there is just one race each Sunday, starting at
13:00. Visitors are able to leave their dinghies in our dinghy park for the
duration of the series. Mulled wine, mince pies and prizes on Sunday 1st of
December – how better to get the Christmas spirit?