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

21 September 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 5

Portsmouth

The 9 yachts that slipped out of Portsmouth harbour at low water to take the long way around to the start line at Gilkicker were rewarded by some fine Autumn sailing complete with .....

14 September 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 4

Portsmouth

With a Force 8 gale forecast for Solent Areas Race 4 was cancelled. Although a decrease in wind strength was evident in the central Solent at race start time, Stokes Bay was giving .....

07 September 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 3

Portsmouth

There was definitely a sniff of autumn in the air as the racing fleet meandered at low water the long way around to get to Gilkicker. This confirmed by the need for nav lights on the .....

30 August 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 2

Portsmouth

The forecast of light airs and rain did not bode well for the second race of the Autumn Series, however the optimists prevailed and a short but enjoyable race took place in a reasonable .....

24 August 2017Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 1

Portsmouth

A fine evening to commence the Autumn Series with the wind for once doing what was forecast. The turnout of 9 yachts to contest the series was commendable with congratulations to Kurketrekker .....

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!...

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
20 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth
23 Sep - 28 Oct 17 Portsmouth Sailing Club Club Autumn 2017 Parhelion Series Why Go West? - Stay East! All races held in the Eastern Solent (Spithead). 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
07 Oct 17 Island Sailing Club - Nab Tower Race Eastern Solent - Nab Tower 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