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Sunsail Yacht Racing - Industry Sailing Challenge


Industry Sailing Challeng Programme

Thursday 6th May
1900 hrs Arrive at Sunsail UK reception to take over paperwork.
Move on to yachts for handover with Sunsail base staff.
2000 hrs Welcome reception and BBQ in Portsmouth Harbour Yacht Club (PHYC).
Sleep onboard yachts overnight.

Friday 7th May – Race Day 1
0700 hrs Breakfast (own arrangements) or bacon rolls can be pre-ordered to collect at 0730hrs
0730 hrs Skippers briefing at PHYC.
0800 hrs Teams depart for practice sail and race start.
1000 hrs Racing commences for twice round the Isle of Wight.
Teams to berth at Gunwharf Quays (GWQ) on completion of twice round the Island Race.

Saturday 8th May – Race Day 2
1030 hrs Skippers briefing.
1100 hrs Yachts depart GWQ for the start of the “Round the Cans” racing. A programme of 3* races will be scheduled.
1700 hrs Yachts moor up at Port Solent.
1730 hrs Industry Sailing Challenge prize-giving and drinks reception, with live Jazz!

Sunday 9th May
Boats are available for a free sail.
Yachts should be returned to Port Solent by 1700hrs.

All timings are approximate and dependant upon weather and tide conditions

Hire of Sunsail F40 from 1900 on Thursday 6th May to 1700 on Sunday 9th May
Pre-race BBQ supper on Thursday at Portsmouth Harbour Yacht Club
Prize giving drinks and canapés
A set of hull decals
Team photo
Individual trophies for each team member
Marina fees
Race entry fees and race management
Shore based support from the Sunsail team for the duration of the event
Wet weather gear
Yacht engine hours