The BSC Regatta will be held on Saturday 13th August, first start at 12:30. Always a great day, with fun and games after racing, including the traditional greasy pole, crabbing and lots of other competitions for all ages.
There will be 'class' starts for Fast and Medium handicap, Fireballs, Wayfarers, Lasers, Sprites, Mirrors, Topper / Tera, Cruisers and Optimists. Lots of trophies and prizes to be won!
A race timetable will be made available here a few weeks before the event
Prizegiving on the patio shortly after racing
This race is for the Brown Cup, start time 10:00 at the Osea start line. HW Osea is 08:08.
The Blackwater Joint Racing Committee promotes and coordinates joint club cruiser racing on the Blackwater Estuary.
Our Main series is the 9 race Cruiser Racing Series for local handicapped and IRC rated boats.
The BJRC fleet of cruisers comprises of boats ranging from under 20 foot through to 40 footers. Many of the fleet are lifting or shallow keel boats as required of their upriver moorings, but there are also boats with 2 metre plus drafts.
For those racers that favour seeing their performance scored using the IRC rating system, all boats with a valid rating certificate will be scored on a separate IRC results sheet.
For more information please visit the BJRC Website
or contact BJRC Chairman Trevor Holder
This race is for the Krohn Cup, start time 08:30 at the Osea line. HW Osea is 06:18. The Millicent Dyer Cruiser Trophy is awarded to the first BSC cruiser not winning the Krohn Cup.
This race is for the Weathermark Trophy, start time 08:30 at the Stone line. HW Osea is 06:15.
This race is a Reserve Day, start time 07:30 at the Marconi start line. HW Osea is 05:06.
With the end of the 2022 sailing season approaching, come along to take part in this popular annual general handicap race which is open to cruisers and dinghies helmed by sailors from clubs on the Blackwater. The winner is awarded the Dyer Cup, the first BSC helm not winning the Dyer Cup is awarded the Fendick Cup and the first cruiser helm not winning the Dyer Cup is awarded the Copsey Cup. Cadets are welcome to enter and of course won in 2018!
Always a popular event, in 2021 there were more than 50 competitors and the race was won by a Mirror
The race start is 11:15 and is usually a committee boat start in the vicinity of Osea Road.
The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the main upper deck club room room at 19:30
No need to book, just turn up. Non members from other sailing clubs welcome.
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