Sailing and Racing

Inspiring sailing every day - The water is open 7 days a week in the summer and five days a week in the winter and there is always professional safety cover provided when the water is open.


Click here for day by day details of our opening hours.

The Club offers the highest standard of competitive dinghy racing with fleet racing and handicap racing every Sunday morning, and handicap racing every Wednesday evening from April to September.

Alternatively the Saturday Club provides an alternative approach to getting on the water with a like minded group of Club members on hand to give advice, share experiences and build confidence



All levels of racer are welcome to join us and race at the Club. We have put together this checklist to give some guidance as to sensible levels of attainment and knowledge for people to have.

Racing Update

Race Update October 2014 

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 7:19:19 PM
Most of us have now spotted that Julie is in the hot seat in the office stepping into Phil’s rather large shoes as Sailing Secretary.  Please take the time to introduce yourselves to her so that she can put names to faces.  Kindly help Julie in... read more

Racing Handicapping at QMSC 

Monday, April 09, 2012 1:25:07 PM
Following the publication of the updated RYA Portsmouth Yardstick Numbers at the Dinghy Show in March, the corresponding changes to Club handicaps will come into effect from April.  Handicaps used for each Club series are shown in the Notice of... read more

Extending the alternatives to protesting 

Saturday, November 20, 2010 4:19:06 PM
As part of the implementation of the RYA charter by the club, we make provision for using the Exoneration Penalty, Arbitration Hearings, Advisory hearings and Protest hearings.  The aim  to hold Advisory and Arbitration hearings after sailing on the ... read more



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