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Firebowl personal handicap event event

7th May 2017

Marriott Bucket personal handicap event

24th September 2017

Fleet Championships Day 1

5th November 2017

Fleet Championships Day 2

26th November 2017





2016 Winter series, AM and PM races, ends

19th March 2017

Summer series, AM and PM races

26th March - 22nd October 2017

Wednesday evening racing

See club calendar for dates

2017 Winter series, AM and PM races, starts

29th October 2017







Fleet AGM (provisional)

26th March after sailing (3:30pm-ish)

Prizegiving (provisional)

5th March after sailing

Sailing Instructions for fleet events are defined by the standard DWSC sailing instructions, amended as follows:


  • The series will be a number of races as defined by the fleet calendar.
  • Registration is not required.
  • No briefing will be required.
  • Scoring will be in accordance with the RRS low-point system A2, races to count will be defined by the fleet exec.
  • Schedule may be changed to suit prevailing conditions.
  • Certain 'Silver Fleet' boats may be awarded a 3 minute headstart by the fleet exec for certain race series
  • In the event of wind speed under 5 mph or over 20 mph, 30 minutes before the start of each race, the Fireball Fleet exec may choose to abandon that race or days races, and reschedule to the next most suitable date.