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Hamble Winter Series 2018

Published 14:37 on 24 Jul 2018


The Annual Hamble Winter Series is just around the corner! The Hamble Winter Series comprises of 8 weeks of competitive IRC Racing. 2018 is the 37th year of the event!

New to the 8 weeks is the Performance 40 Series, this is the inaugural event and will be held on the weekend of the 6th /7th October. Also new to 2018 is the J/70 World Qualifiers.

For the second year running the IRC Autumn Championships will take place on the first weekend of the Hamble Winter Series, 6th /7th October. The IRC Championships is an open event for all IRC, sports boats and cruisers. Entry into the prestigious IRC Autumn Championships is free for those who enter the full Hamble Winter Series. Yachts wishing to enter the IRC Autumn Championships only, can do so by paying the appropriate fee. (see below)

With the renaissance of big boat racing in the Solent it has been decided to run the Hamble Big Boat Championship again this year. The six races for this event will take place over the first three Sundays of the Hamble Winter Series. As an added bonus, entry to the full Hamble Big Boat Series will include the IRC Autumn Championships, so don't forget to race on Saturday 6th October too!

J/70 World Qualifier, The Hamble One Design Championships will this year be a World Qualifying event for the J/70s. The Hamble One Design Championships will take place over the weekends of the 13th/14th and 20th/21st October, this event is open to SB20's, J/80s, J/70's and other One Design classes. Each One Design class shall have a minimum of 8 boats entered.

Entries for the Hamble Winter Series, Hamble Big Boat Championships and IRC Autumn Championships must have a valid IRC certificate with a TCC between 0.810 and 1.300.

2018 Price List can be found below.

Hamble Winter Series 6th October - 2nd December


Rating 1.040 - 1.300 - Early Entry £310* Standard Entry £360* Day Rate £74
Rating 0.940 - 1.039 - Early Entry £255* Standard Entry £305* Day Rate £58
Rating 0.940 & Below - Early Entry £185* Standard Entry £246* Day Rate £47

* by entering HWS you will gain automatic entry into the IRC Autumn Championships (Sat 6th & Sun 7th October).

Performance 40 Class 6th / 7th October

Performance 40 - Series Entry £163

IRC Autumn Championships 6th /7th October

Rating 1.040 - 1.300 - Series Entry £163

Rating 0.940 - 1.039 - Series Entry £136

Rating 0.940 & Below - Series Entry £115

Hamble Big Boat Championships 7th, 14th & 21st October

Rating 1.040 - 1.300 - Series Entry £220 Day Rate £74

Hamble One Design Championships 13th/14th & 20th/ 21st October

SB20, J/80, J/70 + Mixed One Design Class - Series Entry £189 Day rate £53

J/70 World Qualifier - Series Entry £195


Keep an eye on the website for the NOR, www.hamblewinterseries.com. Online entry opening soon!

All HRSC members who enter the Hamble Winter Series will get a 15% discount. 574494_1024x

Last updated 14:42 on 24 July 2018

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