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Club Racing

Looking to get into Club Racing?  We are running a Rookie Racing Series starting on Saturday afternoons. Club Racing takes place every Sunday morning throughout the year and is complemented by a Wednesday Evening Series through the spring and summer.

You can find all the dates for Club Racing Calendar here and the current (and upcoming) Notices of Race and Sailing Instructions too.

Signing on for Club Racing online

When you visit please observe our COVID guidelines, observe the on water hazards and operations by BRETT aggregates.

Rookie Racing  

Following the success of the first series of Rookie Races will be back for round 2. The series is intended for those Club Members new to sailing or new to racing, who want to gain experience of how club racing is run, but in an easy and friendly environment. Gathering outside the clubhouse at 13:30 for a race briefing and the format is similar to our Wednesday Evening series. 

  • September - Saturday 11th and 18th 
  • October - Saturday 23rd and 30th 
  • November - Saturday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th 
Sailing Instructions   Online entry opens on the Sunday afternoon prior to each of the above dates.  Scroll down to enter.  Select Members, don't forget to book your boat in order to be able to take part in these races.

Winter Sunday Series, Club Racing

This Series will run from Sunday 17th October until Sunday 5th December (please note that Sunday 7th November is the rescheduled Club Championships).  Please read NOR and SIs carefully as we are now moving into our winter start sequence and there are a couple of QM handicap changes.

Sunday 14th November - Remembrance Sunday.  We will be observing the 2 minutes' silence at 11:00, with a delay to the start of Club Racing to accommodate this.  Please check NOR for Schedule relating to this change to normal club racing timings.

Online Sign on for this Series - sign on once for the Series, no need to sign on each week, unless you change boat class.  Notify any changes of sail number, rig size on the day, to the Office, please.  

Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions

Club Championships, Rescheduled to Sunday 7th November (from 12th September)

We will be running Club Championships on Sunday 7th November 2021.  Updated NOR and SIs to follow very soon.  

The format of our Club Championships is 3 average lap time handicap races.  This event is open to all members and staff of QMSC.   Prizes will be awarded to the first three placed boats, with additional prize awarded to the first Youth and to the highest placed QM boat.

Online Sign on for Club Championships is open now!

Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions

Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 - 2024

Please note that there are some changes to flags used and scoring codes, as a result of the RRS update.  We recommend you read the NOR and SIs carefully as well as these handy guides to changes:

Flag Changes for Sunday and Wednesday Racing


Socially Distanced Launching 

To help everyone get afloat safely and in time for racing please be patient when launching or coming ashore.



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Rookie Racing

This series is intended for those new to sailing or new to racing who want to gain experience of how club racing is run but in an easy and friendly environment.  The format is similar to our Wednesday Evening club racing.