Offshore

Offshore Sailing



RNSA has a well established reputation for offshore racing, running its own J109 racing yacht ‘Jolly Jack Tar’ , whilst also supporting the entry of Establishment, MOD and RNRMC yachts in major offshore events. The various RNSA Branches also organise local racing on weekday evenings and some weekends and members are encouraged to participate as either owners or crew.

Offshore News & Notices

27 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 9

Portsmouth

A fitting end to a hard fought Summer Series, plenty of breeze and a fine turnout. Electron V the SOOD set a true beat to Motherbank, a kite reach to Kemps Quay, a gybe and a broader .....

20 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 8

Portsmouth

The 20 knots plus of south westerly wind off Gilkicker point that greeted the fleet for the penultimate race of the Summer Series was in total contrast to the light airs of the previous .....

18 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 6

Portsmouth

Amended results Race 6: http://www.halsraceresults.com/crs/crs.aspx?DSKey=1405 ...

06 July 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series - RACE 6

Portsmouth

The SOOD Option set a good course for the light E to SE winds which most of the fleet completed in around an hour. Alas the organiser couldn't fit his laptop with the results software .....

29 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 5

Portsmouth

Not very summery! Rain all day and no wind. However today the Met office forecasters actually earned their pay today. They prophesied that by 1830 the flat calm will have morphed into .....

25 June 2017General

VIDEO IN HD OF 2017 SOR.

RC (Offshore)

We were lucky this year to employ the services of CATTISTOCK to start, and professional drone pilots to record our exploits off Brighton. Please click on the link....

22 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 4

Portsmouth

A long race to complement the longest day, alas the wind died but not the tide. Race abandoned in favour of a cold beer and a curry!...

15 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 3

Portsmouth

A delightful Summers evening sail but a tricky tidal situation to test the tacticians. With the tide turning to the east on the mainland shore but still going to the west on the Island .....

08 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 2

Portsmouth

With the wind gusting to 35 knots throughout the Solent at midday but several forecasts indicating it would moderate in the late afternoon it was once again a day of decision making. .....

01 June 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 1

Portsmouth

With the cancellation of the final 2 races of the Spring series due to low wind speeds there was some trepidation that this might reoccur for the first race of the Summer Series with .....

24 May 2017Offshore

RNSA/CCSC Friday evening racing results

Portland

A summary of this season's Friday evening series The third race was run in light wind, 5 to 8 knots, and the promised sun never materialised, but it was a pleasant evening for a trip .....

11 May 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series Race 7

Portsmouth

Wow! Yet another ideal sailing evening with a south easterly of 8-14 knots, cool but with sunshine, what's not to like. With a no-show from Thunderflash the scheduled SOOD (I just .....

Offshore Events

Events

Date Event Venue Branch
29 Mar - 18 Oct 17 RNSA(P) Spring, Summer and Autumn Series 2017 - Entry form here Eastern Solent (Gilkicker Point Start) Portsmouth
05 May - 01 Sep 17 Friday evening racing Portland Harbour Portland
13 May - 09 Sep 17 Plymouth Singlehanded Series Plymouth to Various destinations Plymouth
26 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
29 Jul - 05 Aug 17 Cowes Week Cowes, IOW All Branches
06 - 11 Aug 17 RORC Rolex Fastnet Race Western Approaches/Irish Sea All Branches
17 - 19 Aug 17 J Cup Torquay All Branches
23 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 1 - For entry form see 29/3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
30 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
02 - 03 Sep 17 RNSA Plymouth to Salcombe race Plymouth to Salcombe Plymouth
06 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
13 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
20 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
27 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
04 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
11 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
18 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth

Offshore Committee

Committee

Position Name Tel Mobile Email
Rear Commodore (O) WO1 Mark Durkan 07835195742 markdurkan@live.co.uk
Team Manager LET Tom Gigg 07717 616066 tomgigg1@outlook.com
Team Captain/JJT Maintenance Manager CPO Joe Henry 07411524662 Joehenry_2000@yahoo.com
Secretary Lt Laura Blagden 07851 007258 laura@blagden.info
Communications Lt Cdr James Baker 07813 600063 James_Baker20@hotmail.com
Non-Serving Member Lt Cdr Rick Hanslip 07790839259 R.hanslip@talktalk.net
Royal Marines SC TBC TBC TBC
CTTEE MAIL BOX MAIL BOX rcoffshore@rnsa.org.uk
J80 Manager Lt Ed Pearson 07840972344 edward391@gmail.com