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Winter Opening Times

October - March

The Club is open for sailing/windsurfing Wednesday to Sunday, with ‘Windy Mondays/Tuesdays’ when triggered (see below). Normal, ‘non-Windy’ hours will be:

MONTHDAYSOPENOFF-WATERGATES CLOSE
Oct Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Friday
Sat - Sun
0900
0900
1700
1730
1730
1800
Nov Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1600 16:30
Dec Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1530 16:30
Jan Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1600 16:30
Feb Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1630 1700
Mar Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1700 1730

Windy Mondays and Tuesdays

We will aim to open on Mondays and/or Tuesday if, on the Sunday afternoon before, www.windguru.cz predicts an average (this is the 'Wind speed' not the 'Wind Gusts') of 15 knots or more for each respective day. If we do decide to open, announcements will be made on the Sunday before on our website, on our facebook page, and on Twitter @QMWind

Times for Windy Mondays and Tuesdays are:

Open 10am, Off water 1500, Gates Closed 1530

Poor light conditions/inclement weather - Please note that off-water times may be revised in the event of poor light conditions or inclement weather. Windy Mondays and Tuesdays may not be offered if conditions are looking unfavorable.

Summer Opening Times

April - September

The Club is open for sailing/windsurfing 7 days a week with ‘Windy Evenings’ when triggered (see below). Wednesday Evening racing starts on 4th April 2018. Weekend hours are extended throughout the summer season to allow people to stay into the early evening. Normal, ‘non-Windy’ hours will be:

MONTHDAYSOPENOFF-WATERGATES CLOSE
April M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 2000 21:30
  Sat - Sun 0900 1700 1730
May M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 2000 21:30
  Sat - Sun 0900 1900 1930
June M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 2030 21:30
  Sat - Sun 0900 1900 1930
July M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 2030 21:30
  Sat - Sun 0900 1900 1930
August M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 2000 21:30
  Sat - Sun 0900 1900 1930
September M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 1700* 1730*
  Sat - Sun 0900 1900 1930

* NB Wednesday 5th September 2018 is the last day of Wednesday Evening Racing when Off-Water will be 2000 and Gates Closed will be 2200

‘Windy Evenings’ will be possible on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. They will be triggered when, at midday on the day before, www.windguru.cz predicts 15 knots or more for 1900.

Times for Windy evenings will be:

April                Off-Water = 1900, Gates Close = 1930

May                 Off-Water = 2000, Gates Close = 2030

June                Off-Water = 2030, Gates Close = 2100

July                 Off-Water = 2030, Gates Close = 2100

August             Off-Water = 2000, Gates Close = 2030

September       Off-Water = 1900, Gates Close = 1930

NB. Off-Water times may be brought forward in the event of poor light conditions or inclement weather to ensure the safety of all sailors.

“Windies” will be announced on our website, on our facebook page, on Twitter @QMWind

Please note for late opening on weekends and windy evenings, if the water is empty 60mins before advertised offwater time, the club will close earlier than scheduled. If you intend to bring your boat up after this time, please let the office know - 01784 248881.


Extended Opening Hours

We extend the opening hours if the wind is up and we will let you know through 3 different means

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