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SailFest 14


SailFest 2014 centres around the dinghy sailing regatta which combines coaching, fleet & handicap racing. 3 days of high quality racing in the Solent are complemented by social events and sporting activities set at a fantastic location on the edge of the New Forest in Hampshire

Proposed Format

Friday -

  • Coaching Day. Separate to the regatta entry fee, the coaching day gives the opportunity to spend time on (and off) the water receiving training from top coaches.

Saturday - Registration

  • Coach briefing

  • 3 morning races. Handicap racing with average lap scoring. Classes with sufficient entries will be given their own start and their results can be extrapolated from the overall scores to give fleet rankings

  • Early finish to racing giving the opportunity to take part in activities offered by Calshot Activity Centre

  • Coaching video debrief, meal and social evening


  • Coach briefing with introduction and summary of the conditions expected for the day

  • Up to 4 races, as for Saturday

  • Mid-afternoon finish to give the opportunity to enjoy other activities

  • Coaching video debrief, meal and social evening


  • Long distance pursuit race, all boats on one course

  • Prize giving

Features for Spectators

  • Live GPS tracking

  • Mark roundings and overall position predications

  • Results analysis

  • Live video from the racecourse

  • Commentary


  • Velodrome cycling

  • Skiing

  • Rock Climbing

  • Watersports


30/12/2013 09:30