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The ILCA Fleet

If you’re looking for a fleet with great racing, great social and supporting a wide range of abilities, you’ve found it!

A message from your class captain:

Welcome to QM from the ILCA Fleet!

My name is Tony Woods and I've been Fleet Captain for a few years now. We have an amazing fleet at QM with good turn outs on Sunday mornings (all year round) and Wednesday evenings (in the summer). Competition at the front is intense, with World Champions fighting it out with ex National Champions - we even have our very own Olympian! (At the recent Masters Worlds we had 3 podium finishes and a 4th place!). 

However, we also have huge range of levels, so whatever your experience there will always be someone to race against. I run regular training after racing on Sundays and before racing on Wednesdays. I've also teamed everyone up with a mentor/mentee -front of the fleet to help the middle of the fleet, middle of the fleet to help the back of the fleet, so you can have some individual coaching from someone more experienced. Occasionally I'll organise a whole day's training -usually on a Saturday in holiday times.

One of the big social highlights of the QM year is the Christmas lunch and Prize Giving, usually around the middle of December. In the winter we have at least one ILCA Social evening, usually the week before the start of the Wednesday Evening Series.

Come and see us any Sunday pre or post club race - Let the office know if you would like to join our mailing list to keep up to date with news - Or follow us at QM ILCAs on Facebook

See you on the water soon. 

ILCA Open Training 2022:

Dates 9th and 10th April 2022: Booking through the ILCA portal.

We are delighted to be hosting this event, which will take place under the Club's current guidance on social distancing.  Please do read the information relating to this in advance of booking your place, so you know what to expect when you arrive at the Club.

Guide to Launching and Recovery at QMSC

Current COVID-19 Guidance 


ILCA BIG Sunday Dates for 2022:

Sunday 30th January - re-scheduled to Sunday 13th February

Sunday 15th May

Sunday 19th June 

Sunday 25th September

Sunday 13th November

Notice of Series ILCA BIG Sunday Series 2022 - Amended 3rd February 2022

ILCA Thames Valley Grand Prix Open Event, Sunday 22nd May 2022

This is a one-day event with up to 4 races planned, open to ILCA 4s, ILCA 6s and ILCA 7s. Please read the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions carefully. There is a maximum entry of 45 boats; entry is online - scroll down to bottom of page and remember to book your space early to avoid disappointment! Let's have a big QMSC turnout for this event.

Notice of Race   Sailing Instructions available shortly


ILCA Thames Valley Grand Prix Event

Online entry for the ILCA Thames Valley Grand Prix Event.  One day of racing for ILCA 4's, ILCA 6's and ILCA 7's - check the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions posted on the QMSC Open Meetings page.


SGP Dinner - Chicken Chasseur option


Main Course: Chicken Chasseur, creamy butter mash, roasted carrots, glazed vegetable medley

Dessert:  Banoffee Pie served with pouring cream


SGP Dinner - Vegetarian option


Main Course:  Roasted vegetable and pesto tart, dauphinoise potatoes, green vegetable medley

Dessert:  Banoffee pie served with pouring cream