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Our Events

Holt Cup - Inter Region Dinghy Team Racing

RN Sailing Centre, HMS EXCELLENT, Whale Island, PO2 8ER Dinghies

22 - 24/03/2019

Organiser: Lt Matt Irwin RN -

Two boat team racing between RN regions and/or units

Places are filling up fast for the Holt Cup (RN Inter Region Team Racing) with provisional entries from East, West and FAA already received. The event is for 4 person teams racing 2000s. The Notice of Race (NoR) and Entry Form are available on this page to download with an entry deadline of Wed 20 Mar 19. Sailing Instructions will be released in Mar 19.

Fri 22 Mar (not compulsory but highly recommended)
PM onwards Teams arrive
1830 Team racing tactics session led by Lt Cdr Hamish Walker in Sports Accom, HMS TEMERAIRE
O/C Proceed ashore for meal in Gunwharf (teams/groups to book separately)

Sat 23 Mar
From 0830 Registration
0900 Race Brief
1000 Launch
1030 First Warning Signal
1600 Racing Complete
1800 RNSA AGM, Prizegiving & Annual Dinner*

*Email Gemma on for a ticket stating that you are attending Holt Cup– price £20 and details on RNSA website

Sun 24 Mar
0930 Race Brief
1030 Launch
1100 First Warning Signal
1400 Racing Complete
O/C Prize Giving

Accommodation is available for Sports Lottery Members in HMS TEMERAIRE – indicate this on entry form if required. Please note that food/transport are not provided at any point throughout the weekend.

Contact your team captain to be allocated a slot. Individuals or groups who cannot form a full team should contact the Event Organiser who will put you in contact with another group/team.

FAA Lt Cdr Hamish Walker (
West PO Nathalie Roach
East Lt Matt Irwin (
North TBN
Units Unit rep

Any questions then please get in contact with me on Hope to see you on the water.

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