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Our Events



RNSA organises and takes part in a wide variety of events throughout the year. Details of our future event programme are listed below. You can also read more about events in a particular region or discipline in the relevant Sailing and Branch pages of this site.


Date Event Venue Branch Type
24 - 26 Mar 17 Early Season Tune Up Alma PH, Harwich then Walton Backwaters East Coast Cruising
24 Mar 17 Pre-season briefing JSASTC Portsmouth General
28 Mar 17 Boat Jumble CCSC Portland General
29 Mar - 18 Oct 17 RNSA(P) Spring, Summer and Autumn Series 2017 - Entry form here Eastern Solent (Gilkicker Point Start) Portsmouth Offshore
29 Mar 17 RNSA(P) Spring Series Race 1 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
05 Apr 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
12 Apr 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
14 - 16 Apr 17 RORC Easter Regatta Cowes All Branches Offshore
15 - 20 Apr 17 Crouch Ramble Long distance event for the longest bank holiday in the year. East Coast Cruising
19 Apr 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
26 Apr 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
29 Apr - 01 May 17 Ditch Crawling Tollesbury Marina, West Mersea and bear left. East Coast Cruising
29 - 30 Apr 17 RORC Cervantes Offshore Race Solent- Le Harve All Branches Offshore
03 May 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
05 May 17 Plymouth Branch Annual Dinner TBC Plymouth Social
06 May 17 Spring Rally UKSA Cowes Portsmouth Cruising
09 - 14 May 17 “Royal Marines Sailing Club (RMSC) - RM Sailing Week 2017” Camber Sailing Centre & Solent RMSC General
10 May 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
12 - 14 May 17 Inter Command Offshore Regatta JSASTC Gosport All Branches Offshore
12 May 17 Cocktail Party WPNSA Portland Social
13 May - 09 Sep 17 Plymouth Singlehanded Series Plymouth to Various destinations Plymouth Offshore
13 May - 09 Sep 17 Plymouth Single Handed Events Plymouth Plymouth General
13 - 14 May 17 Yarmouth Trophy Race and Rally Approx timings 1130 Gilkicker - 1500 Yarmouth. Social O/N and depart approx 0930 14 May Portsmouth General
16 May 17 F&GP and Central Committee HSSC Gosport (Fabrosa Room) All Branches General
17 May 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
20 May 17 The Beetle & Wedge Boathouse Restaurant Beetle and Wedge restaurant in Moulsford Thames Social
24 May 17 RNSA (P) Spring Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
27 - 29 May 17 RORC Myth of Malham Solent- Western Approaches All Branches Offshore
27 May 17 - 29 May 16 Calais Rally Spring Bank Holiday. Must be Calais East Coast Cruising
27 May 17 St Peter Port Race - 27 May 17 Start Line off Stonehouse Camber Plymouth Offshore
27 - 29 May 17 Plymouth to St Peter Port Race - 27 May 17 Plymouth (Start Line off Stonehouse Camber) All Branches Offshore
31 May 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 1 - Cowes Race Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
06 Jun - 05 Sep 17 Ex HIGHLAND EXPRESS 2017 (additional boat and spaces) Dunstaffnage Marina near Oban (returning to Gosport) Portsmouth General
07 Jun 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
09 - 17 Jun 17 Dutch invasion. Chatham, River Medway East Coast Cruising
09 Jun - 11 Jan 17 Morgan Cup Solent- Channel Islands All Branches Offshore
14 Jun 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
17 Jun 17 Big Buoys Challenge Solent and Hornet Portsmouth Cruising
17 - 18 Jun 17 Clyde cruising members BBQ , Social. Following day sailing the Kyles of Bute Ardrossan Marina and The Kyles of Bute. Clyde Cruising
19 - 23 Jun 17 Services Offshore Regatta South Coast All Branches Offshore
21 Jun 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
28 Jun 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
05 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
11 - 12 Jul 17 RNSC 24hr Sailing Event 2017 RNSC Whale Island Portsmouth Dinghies
12 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
15 Jul 17 Thames Traditional Boat Festival Rally The Thames! Thames Social
19 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
24 - 28 Jul 17 RNSA (Dinghies) Overseas Visit (OSV) to Italy. Gravedona, Lake Como, Italy All Branches Dinghies
26 Jul 17 RNSA (P) Summer Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
28 Jul - 04 Aug 17 West Highland Week. 28th July -4th August 2017 Largs to Ardrishaig, Then Gigha,Craobh,Oban,Tobermory,Sound of Mull. Clyde Cruising
29 Jul 17 Fox's Two Rivers event Rivers Orwell and Stour East Coast Cruising
05 Aug 17 Branch BBQ Alpha House, St Peters Road, West Mersea East Coast Cruising
06 - 11 Aug 17 RORC Rolex Fastnet Race Western Approaches/Irish Sea All Branches Offshore
17 - 19 Aug 17 J Cup Torquay All Branches Offshore
19 - 25 Aug 17 Branch Foreign Cruise Southwold, Orford and Ramsholt East Coast Cruising
23 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 1 - For entry form see 29/3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
26 - 28 Aug 17 Blackwater Ramble Heybridge Basin and Blackwater East Coast Cruising
30 Aug 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
06 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
09 - 11 Sep 17 Clyde and Northern UK branches flotilla to Bangor Northern Ireland. Clyde Branch and other members from branches in Northern England and The Isle of Man. Clyde Cruising
13 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
19 Sep 17 F&GP Budget Setting RNSA Main Office All Branches General
20 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
22 Sep 17 Windsor Duck Tours Windsor Thames Social
23 Sep 17 Joint Meeting with RNVR YC Ipswich Have and the Last Anchor East Coast Cruising
27 Sep 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
04 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
07 Oct 17 Branch AGM West Mersea Yacht Club East Coast Cruising
11 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
18 Oct 17 RNSA (P) Autumn Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point start line Portsmouth Offshore
21 Oct 17 End of Season Lunch & Annual General Meeting A Downstream Location TBC. Thames Meetings
15 Nov 17 Central Committee HSSC Fabrosa Room or Hullavington tbc idc All Branches General
Nov 17 tbc Rifles Lunch Davies Street, opposite Bond Street tube station East Coast Cruising