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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  - back in 2021 - dates to be advised

Following the success of the first series of Rookie Races will be back early in 2022. 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 13:15 for a race briefing and the format is similar to our Wednesday Evening series. 

  • Dates to be advised
Sailing Instructions (available once the series dates are confirmed).   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.  Online entry will open once dates are confirmed.

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

Christmas Fun Race, Sunday 12th December 2021

Please join us for a festive race before the Christmas Lunch and Prize-Giving.  Don't forget to decorate your boat and to dress up in festive style - there are prizes for the best festive efforts! 

The format of the Christmas Fun Race is one average lap time handicap race.  This event is open to all members and staff of QMSC.    

After racing, please join us for the Christmas Lunch and prize-giving - don't forget to book your lunch!

Online Sign on for Christmas Fun Race is open now!

Notice of Race hereSailing Instructions will be available shortly.

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.