Sailing Events

Details of the Rally Programme & Summer Cruise are shown below (launched in March)

A printable copy of the latest Summer programme is available - click here

Click for Social Events or Winter Talks or use the drop down menu above. 

Notes:

Skippers can register for an event by clicking the relevant    Register    button from the list below.
Those wishing to crew should post their interest on the
Stowaway Register from where skippers can then respond.   
Skippers can also use the Stowaway Register to promote their available places if happy to be approached directly by potential crew.

More details generally about crewing can be found on the Crewing page.

    • 10 Apr 2020
    • 12:30
    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 6
    Register

    Easter Rally - Days 1 & 2

    Cancelled

    Gosport Premier Marina

    10th April - Good Friday

    HW Portsmouth 13.48hrs  4.9m

    • 6 berths booked
    • Dinner at The Boathouse Bistro
    • Organiser: Clive White
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 12:30
    • 12 Apr 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Easter Rally - Days 2 & 3

    Cancelled

    Universal Marina, River Hamble

    11th & 12th April - Easter Saturday & Sunday

    HW Portsmouth 14.48hrs  4.8m

    • 9 berths booked
    • Saturday dinner is a Safari Supper
    • Sunday morning brunch at Mermaids in the marina
    • Organiser: Clive White
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 25 Apr 2020
    • 12:30
    • 26 Apr 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Cowes Rally at Shepards Marina

    Saturday 25th April 2020

    HW Portsmouth 13.51hrs  4.5m

    • 9 berths booked in Shepards Marina
    • Dinner booked at the Island Sailing Club
    • Organiser: Leon Barbour
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before


    • 08 May 2020
    • 12:30
    • 10 May 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    3 Day Bembridge Rally - May Bank Holiday

    VE Day on the Friday

    Friday 8th May till Sunday 10th May

    HW Portsmouth 12.40hrs  4.8m

    • 9 berths booked at Duver Marina
    • Evening BBQ ashore using the Bembridge Harbourmaster's gas barbeque and tent
    • Please bring all your own food and drink, plus cutlery and crockery.
    • Organiser: Jan Baynham
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 23 May 2020
    • 12:30
    • 25 May 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    3 Day East Cowes Rally - Second May Bank Holiday

    Saturday 23rd May till Monday 25th May

    HW Portsmouth 12.56hrs  4.4m

    • 9 berths booked at East Cowes Marina
    • Dinner at The Lifeboat pub
    • Organiser: Simon Martin
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before

    • 27 May 2020
    • 12:30
    • 28 May 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Newtown Creek Midweek Rally

    Wednesday 27th May

    HW Portsmouth 15.40hrs  4.4m

    • Anchor or mooring buoy in company and eat 'on safari'
    • Register as normal and meet up on the Wednesday
    • Liaise amongst yourselves for skippers & crew
    • This is a 'relaxed' event with no formal organiser
    • Note: online registrations close on the day before

    • 05 Jun 2020
    • 12:30
    • 06 Jun 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Long Weekend June Rally - Days 1 & 2

    Dan Bran Pontoon, Lymington

    Friday 5th June

    HW Portsmouth 11.35hrs  4.7m

    • 9 berths booked
    • Dinner tba
    • Organiser: Clive White
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 06 Jun 2020
    • 12:30
    • 08 Jun 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Long Weekend June Rally - Days 2 to 4

    Poole Quay Yacht Haven

    Saturday 6th June to Monday 8th June

    HW Portsmouth 12.25hrs  4.7m

    • 9 berths booked
    • Dinner on Saturday at Da Vinci's Italian Restaurant
    • Sunday layday, do as you please
    • Organiser: Clive White
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 13 Jun 2020
    • 05:00
    • 27 Jun 2020
    • 18:18
    • Channel Islands & Cotentin Peninsula
    Register

    This year the Summer cruise will be to the Channel Islands and the Cotentin Peninsula.

    13th June to the 27th June

    Our ports of call will be:

    Cherbourg, Braye, St Peter Port (including Herm and Sark), St Helier, Granville, Carteret, Dielette, Cherbourg, Portsmouth.

    The aim is to sail across as a fleet on the 13th.

    There are a number of Laydays in all except Braye and Dielette to give people time to explore and relax.

    A number of venues are booked for group meals.

    We would love to have 10 boats plus

    Updates on cruise information is available in the "Members section"

    Further info is available from Chris Granger.

    Now open for Skippers to register.

    Members looking for crew places can post on the Stowaway Register, as can skippers who are looking for crew.



    • 01 Jul 2020
    • 12:30
    • 02 Jul 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Osborne Bay Midweek Rally

    Wednesday 1st July

    HW Portsmouth 08.39hrs  4.2m

    • Anchor in company and eat 'on safari'
    • Register as normal and meet up on the Wednesday
    • Liaise amongst yourselves for skippers & crew
    • This is a 'relaxed' event with no formal organiser
    • Note: online registrations close on the day before

    • 04 Jul 2020
    • 12:30
    • 05 Jul 2020
    • 15:30
    • Harold Hayles Pontoon
    • 9
    Register

    Yarmouth Rally - Harold Hayles

    Saturday 4th July

    HW Portsmouth 11.27hrs  4.5m

    • Berthing for 9 boats on Harold Hayles pontoon
    • Dinner at Royal Solent Yacht Club
    • Organiser: David Aldous
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before



    • 18 Jul 2020
    • 12:30
    • 19 Jul 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Yateley OSC Challenge & Rally

    Saturday 18th July

    HW Portsmouth 10.59 hrs  4.1m

    • This is the annual timed challenge sailing around the South of the Island
    • GCCC and Yateley Offshore SC compete for the Wight Trophy
    • Start time is expected to be around 11.00
    • Berths booked at Dan Bran pontoon, Lymington
    • Dinner at Lymington Town Sailing Club
    • Organiser for GCCC: Andrew Barlow
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before

    • 29 Jul 2020
    • 12:30
    • 30 Jul 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Beaulieu River Midweek Rally

    Wednesday 29th July

    HW Portsmouth 18.48hrs  4.3m

    • Visitors mooring buoys near entrance at Needs Ore Point
    • Note that anchoring is no longer allowed in the Beaulieu River
    • Moor in company and eat 'on safari'
    • Register as normal and meet up on the Wednesday
    • Liaise amongst yourselves for skippers & crew
    • This is a 'relaxed' event with no formal organiser
    • Note: online registrations close on the day before

    • 01 Aug 2020
    • 12:30
    • 02 Aug 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Itchenor Reach Rally

    Saturday  1st August

    HW Portsmouth 10.32hrs  4.2m

    • Berthing for 9 boats on Itchenor Reach visitors pontoon
    • Dinghy required
    • Dinner at the Ship Inn
    • Organiser: Chris Granger
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before
    • 08 Aug 2020
    • 12:30
    • 09 Aug 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Bucklers Hard Rally

    Sat 8th August

    HW Portsmouth 15.37hrs  4.4m

    • 9 berths booked at Bucklers Hard
    • Safari Supper - move from boat to boat for each course
    • Organiser: Clive White
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before

    • 22 Aug 2020
    • 12:30
    • 24 Aug 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    3 Day Lymington Rally

    Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th of August

    HW Portsmouth 14.43hrs  4.9m

    • 9 berths booked on Dan Bran pontoon
    • Dinner on Saturday at Royal Lymington Yacht Club
    • Sunday free day
    • Organiser: Trudi Allen-Shalless
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday 18th

    • 02 Sep 2020
    • 12:30
    • 03 Sep 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    Register

    Lymington Midweek Rally

    Wednesday 2nd September

    HW Portsmouth 12.35hrs  4.5m

    • Berthing on Dan Bran pontoon
    • Register as normal and meet up on the Wednesday
    • Liaise amongst yourselves for skippers & crew
    • Have a meal on board or out somewhere, e.g. The Fisherman's Rest pub along All Saints Road
    • This is a 'relaxed' event with no formal organiser
    • Note: online registrations close on the day before

    • 05 Sep 2020
    • 12:30
    • 06 Sep 2020
    • 15:30
    • Harold Hayles Pontoon
    • 9
    Register

    Yarmouth Rally - Harold Hayles

    Saturday 5th September

    HW Portsmouth 14.27hrs  4.6m

    • Berthing for 9 boats on Harold Hayles pontoon
    • Dinner at Off The Rails restaurant in the old railway station
    • Organiser: Paul Armstrong
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before



    • 19 Sep 2020
    • 12:30
    • 20 Sep 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Bembridge Rally

    Saturday 19th September

    HW Portsmouth 13.30hrs  5.0m

    • 9 berths booked at Duver Marina
    • Evening BBQ ashore using the Bembridge Harbourmaster's gas barbeque and tent
    • Please bring all your own food and drink, plus cutlery and crockery.
    • Organiser: Tony Atkins
    • Note: online registrations close on the Monday before

    • 03 Oct 2020
    • 12:30
    • 04 Oct 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 6
    Register

    Haslar Marina Rally

    Saturday 3rd October

    HW Portsmouth 13.20hrs  4.7m

    • 6 berths booked at Haslar Marina
    • Dinner in The Lightship
    • Organiser: Gareth David
    • Note: online registrations close on Tuesday before

    • 17 Oct 2020
    • 12:30
    • 18 Oct 2020
    • 15:30
    • On the water
    • 9
    Register

    Port Hamble Rally

    Saturday 17th October

    HW Portsmouth 12.20hrs  5.1m

    • Berthing for 9 boats at Port Hamble Marina
    • Dinner at Royal Southern Yacht Club
    • Organiser: Bill Wood-Roe
    • Note: Registrations close on Tuesday before

Past events

12 Oct 2019 Universal Marina Hamble River Rally
28 Sep 2019 Yarmouth Rally
14 Sep 2019 Haslar Marina Rally
30 Aug 2019 Newtown Creek & Poole Rally
17 Aug 2019 Marchwood Rally
14 Aug 2019 Osborne Bay Midweek Rally
03 Aug 2019 Gins Farm Rally
20 Jul 2019 Bembridge Rally
10 Jul 2019 Newtown Creek Midweek Rally
06 Jul 2019 Itchenor Reach Rally
07 Jun 2019 SUMMER CRUISE
05 Jun 2019 Eling Moorings Midweek Rally
26 May 2019 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 2 East Cowes
25 May 2019 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 1 Beaulieu
18 May 2019 Yateley OSC Challenge & Rally
05 May 2019 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 2 Lymington
04 May 2019 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 1 Yarmouth
20 Apr 2019 Cowes Rally at Shepard's Wharf
06 Apr 2019 Port Hamble Rally
02 Dec 2018 RYA First Aid Course
13 Oct 2018 Universal Marina Hamble River Rally
29 Sep 2018 Island Harbour Rally
15 Sep 2018 Port Hamble Rally
31 Aug 2018 Newtown Creek & Yarmouth Rally
25 Aug 2018 Itchenor Reach Rally
15 Aug 2018 Osborne Bay Midweek Rally
11 Aug 2018 Yateley OSC Challenge & Rally
04 Aug 2018 Marchwood Rally
21 Jul 2018 Lymington Rally
11 Jul 2018 Newtown Creek Midweek Rally
30 Jun 2018 Bembridge Rally
09 Jun 2018 SUMMER CRUISE
06 Jun 2018 Colwell Bay Midweek Rally
02 Jun 2018 Northney Rally
19 May 2018 Bucklers Hard Rally
06 May 2018 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 2 Yarmouth
05 May 2018 Bank Holiday Weekend Rally - Day 1 Lymington
21 Apr 2018 Cowes Rally
07 Apr 2018 Southampton Town Quay
18 Feb 2018 RYA First Aid Course
19 Nov 2017 RYA First Aid Course
07 Oct 2017 Elephant Boat Yard Hamble Rally
23 Sep 2017 Island Harbour Marina IOW Rally
09 Sep 2017 Yarmouth Rally
26 Aug 2017 Itchenor Rally
16 Aug 2017 Osborne Bay Mid-week Rally
12 Aug 2017 Lymington Rally
29 Jul 2017 Marchwood Rally
22 Jul 2017 Yarmouth (YOSC timed challenge)
12 Jul 2017 Newtown Creek Mid-week Rally
08 Jul 2017 Port Hamble Rally
24 Jun 2017 Bembridge Rally
14 Jun 2017 Colwell Bay Mid-week Rally
10 Jun 2017 SUMMER CRUISE
27 May 2017 Poole Rally
17 May 2017 Priory Bay Mid-week Rally
13 May 2017 Beaulieu Rally
29 Apr 2017 Lymington Rally
15 Apr 2017 Chichester Rally
08 Apr 2017 Shepard's Wharf
01 Oct 2016 Elephant Boat Yard, River Hamble
17 Sep 2016 Marchwood Yacht Club
14 Sep 2016 Newtown Creek (mid-week rally)
10 Sep 2016 Sparkes Marina
27 Aug 2016 Poole Quay Yacht Haven
17 Aug 2016 Priory Bay (mid-week rally)
13 Aug 2016 Yarmouth
30 Jul 2016 East Cowes Marina
20 Jul 2016 Beaulieu River (mid-week rally)
16 Jul 2016 Yarmouth (timed challenge with YOSC)
09 Jul 2016 Northney Marina
25 Jun 2016 Bembridge Harbour
11 Jun 2016 SUMMER CRUISE
01 Jun 2016 Alum Bay (mid-week rally)
28 May 2016 Chichester Marina
14 May 2016 Buckler's Hard
11 May 2016 Itchenor Reach (mid-week rally)
30 Apr 2016 Southsea Marina, Langstone Harbour
16 Apr 2016 Lymington
02 Apr 2016 Folly Reach
07 Jun 2014 Studland Bay
24 May 2014 Lymington
03 May 2014 Marchwood Yacht Club
19 Apr 2014 Chichester Yacht Club
05 Oct 2013 Gun Wharfe Quays Rally
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