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

12 July 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 7

Portsmouth

6 yachts turned out for a light airs race. JJT was away to compete in the Beaufort Cup in Cork and a few others were on holiday or wanted to watch a strange contest where 22 men kick .....

05 July 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 6

Portsmouth

A warm sunny light airs race where the tide made all the difference Heather Tarr reporting as Ric is on holiday. Kit Buck has very kindly run the results for us and these are below: Pos .....

28 June 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 5

Portsmouth

A delightful evening for a sail. Warm sunshine and a gentle 10 knots of south easterly breeze. Tinker T took over SOOD duties in the absence of Kurketrekker and set a course of a run .....

21 June 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 4

Portsmouth

An eight boat turnout with a bit of breeze for a change, but the fleet was missing the J109's battling for Service honours down in Plymouth. Sunshine, the SOOD set a course of a beat .....

19 June 2018Offshore

2018 Services Offshore Regatta - live now

Central

Follow the teams on yellow tracker (see the link below) as they race to Plymouth. This will also be live for the return leg on Friday. The SOR started yesterday with a race from the .....

14 June 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 3

Portsmouth

Tinker T struggling to escape the clutches of the sticky mud in her berth in Dolphin Pool half an hour before low water feared they might not be the only victims of low tide, and thus .....

10 June 2018General

Jolly Jack Tar Portsmouth Champion

RC (Offshore)

Jolly Jack Tar(JJT) this weekend has become the Portsmouth regatta J109 Champion. With a mixed Royal Navy crew, skippered by CPO Joe Henry, JJT competed in a field of 9 J109's in .....

07 June 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 2

Portsmouth

The historical wind graph on Spitbank Fort showed how lucky the yachts competing in the RNSA(P) Summer Series race 2 were. A breeze of up to 9 knots appearing at 1830 and disappearing .....

31 May 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series race 1

Portsmouth

The yachts competing in the RNSA(P) Wednesday series could be forgiven for thinking it was the start of the Autumn not the Summer Series as they made their way out of foggy Portsmouth .....

24 May 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 9

Portsmouth

With the Spring Series dominated by stronger breezes the final race ended the series with a whimper rather than a bang, however the competition for podium positions was undiminished .....

17 May 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 8

Portsmouth

The numbers were down a little with late Spring holidays featuring but nonetheless a good evenings sail that leaves the series in both classes delicately poised. Moby Jay sailing double .....

10 May 2018Offshore

RNSA(P) Wednesday Spring Series race 7

Portsmouth

A reef and number 3 jib was the preferred option for some yachts as race 7 of the series got underway in a frisky, cool, southwesterly gusting around 22 knots. The SOOD Tinker T set .....

Offshore Events

Events

Date Event Venue Branch
28 Mar - 17 Oct 18 RNSA(P) WEDNESDAY SERIES Gilkicker point Portsmouth
11 Jul 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
18 Jul 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
25 Jul 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Summer Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
22 Aug 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 1 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
29 Aug 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 2 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
01 Sep - 03 Jun 18 RNSA Plymouth to Salcombe race Salcombe Plymouth
05 Sep 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 3 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
12 Sep 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 4 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
19 Sep 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 5 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
26 Sep 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 6 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
03 Oct 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 7 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
10 Oct 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 8 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth
17 Oct 18 RNSA(P) Wednesday Autumn Series Race 9 Gilkicker Point Portsmouth

Offshore Committee

Committee

Position Name Tel Mobile Email
Rear Commodore (O) WO1 Mark Durkan 07835195742 markdurkan@live.co.uk
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
RN Sailing Manager Wayne Shirley 07971602931 rnsailingmanager@gmail.com