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2018 Programme of Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sun 11

0930

 

Working Party 1

 

 

Thu 15

1930

T

Race Management System and Dutyman Training

 

 

Fri 16

1900

 

Marine Radio Course pt1

 

 

Sat 17

0900

 

Marine Radio Course pt2

 

 

Sun 18

0930

 

Working Party 2

 

 

Thu 22

1930

T

Race Management System and Dutyman Training

 

 

Sat 24

 

T

RYA Instructors Workshop at QMSC

 

 

Sun 25

0930

 

Working Party 3

 

 

Sat 31

1930

S

Fitting Out Supper

 

 

April

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sun 1

1015

 

Spring Points 1

1248

6.5m

Sun 1

**

 

Spring Points 2

1248

6.5m

Mon 2

1015

 

Easter Egg Race / Marquis Medallion

1326

6.4m

Sun 8

1015

 

Spring Points 3

0529

5.0m

Sun 8

**

 

Spring Points 4

0529

5.0m

Sun 15

1015

 

Spring Points 5

1151

6.1m

Sun 15

**

 

Spring Points 6

1151

6.1m

Thu 19

1900

T

Basic Food Hygiene Course

 

 

Fri 20

1900

T

RYA Powerboat level 2 Course pt 1

 

 

Sat 21

0900

T

RYA Powerboat level 2 Course pt 2

1607

5.7m

Sun 22

1015

 

Spring Points 7

0443

5.7m

Sun 22

**

 

Spring Points 8

0443

5.7m

Sun 22

0900

T

RYA Powerboat level 2 Course pt 3

0443

5.7m

Wed 25

1900

T

DSC Training Instructor / Helper Course

 

 

Thu 26

1900

T

Basic Food Hygiene Course

 

 

Fri 27

1930

T

"Do you know how it works" - Club Facilities

 

 

Sun 29

1015

 

Spring Points 9

1150

6.1m

Sun 29

**

 

Spring Points 10

1150

6.1m

May

 

 

 

HW

Height

Fri 4

1830

T

First Aid Course for DSC Cadets

 

 

Sun 6

1015

 

Spring Points 11

0404

5.3m

Sun 6

**

 

Spring Points 12

0404

5.3m

Mon 7

1015

 

Allen Trophy (Long distance race fast H/C )

0455

5.1m

Mon 7

1015

 

Ron Williams Trophy (Long distance slow H/C)

0455

5.1m

Fri 11

1800

 

Friday Sailing

2127

5.3m

Sat 12

1000

T

Single-Handed Classes Race Training

1000

5.5m

Sat 12

1800

S

Club BBQ

 

 

Sun 13

1100

 

Single-Handed Classes Open Meeting

1041

5.8m

Tue 15

1930

 

Tuesday Points 1

1158

6.3m

Thu 17

1930

 

Thursday Points 1

1322

6.4m

Fri 18

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1409

6.3m

Sun 20

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

1558

5.9m

Sun 20

1015

 

Sunday Points 1

1558

5.9m

Sun 20

**

 

Summer points 1

1558

5.9m

Tue 22

1930

 

Tuesday Points 2

1810

5.4m

Thu 24

1930

 

Thursday Points 2

2032

5.3m

Fri 25

1800

 

Friday Sailing

2131

5.5m

Sun 27

1015

 

Sunday Points 2

1048

5.7m

Sun 27

**

 

Summer Points 2

1048

5.7m

Mon 28

1015

 

Fred Herbert Trophy - 3 races 2 to count

1128

5.8m

Mon 28

1000

 

Walmer PC Sports Spectacular at Drill Ground 

 

 

Tue 29

1930

 

Tuesday Points 3

1205

5.9m

Thu 31

1930

 

Thursday Points 3

1316

5.9m

June

 

 

 

HW

Height

Fri 1

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1353

5.8m

Fri 1

1830

T

Learn to Sail Course Introduction at Downs SC - 1

 

 

Sat 2

0930

T

Learn to Sail Course at Redoubt SC - 2

 

 

Sun 3

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

1512

5.5m

Sun 3

1015

 

Sunday Points 3

1512

5.5m

Sun 3

**

 

Summer Points 3

1512

5.5m

Tue 5

1930

 

Tuesday Points 4

1643

5.1m

Thu 7

1930

 

Thursday Points 4

1836

5.0m

Fri 8

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1939

5.1m

Fri 8

1900

 

Cadet Series 1

1939

5.1m

Sat 9

1000

 

Man of Kent Regatta at Margate YC

 

 

Sun 10

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

0915

5.4m

Sun 10

1015

 

Sunday Points 4

0915

5.4m

Sun 10

**

 

Summer Points 4

0915

5.4m

Tue 12

1930

 

Tuesday Points 5

2310

6.3m

Thu 14

1930

 

Thursday Points 5

1219

6.4m

Fri 15

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1306

6.5m

Fri 15

1830

T

Learn to Sail Course at Downs SC - 3

 

 

Sat 16

0930

T

Learn to Sail Course at Redoubt SC - 4

 

 

Sat 16

1000

T

KSSA New Racers Event at Wilsonian SC

 

 

Sun 17

1015

 

Sunday Points 5

1448

6.3m

Sun 17

**

 

Summer Points 5

1448

6.3m

Tue 19

1930

 

Tuesday Points 6

1643

5.8m

Thu 21

1930

 

Thursday Points 6

1854

5.4m

Fri 22

1800

 

Friday Sailing

2000

5.3m

Fri 22

1900

 

Cadet Series 2

2000

5.3m

Sat 23

 

S

Summer Solstice Party

 

 

Sun 24

1015

 

Sunday Points 6

0936

5.3m

Sun 24

**

 

Summer Points 6

0936

5.3m

Tue 26

1930

 

Tuesday Points 7

1106

5.5m

Thu 28

1930

 

Thursday Points 7

1222

5.7m

Fri 29

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1257

5.8m

Fri 29

1830

T

Learn to Sail Course at Downs SC - 5

2000

5.3m

Sat 30

0930

T

Learn to Sail Course at Redoubt SC - 6

 

 

July

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sun 1

1015

 

Queen Mother's Cup

1410

5.7m

Sun 1

**

 

Summer Points 7

1410

5.7m

Tue 3

1930

 

Tuesday Points 8

1526

5.5m

Thu 5

1930

 

Thursday Points 8

1657

5.3m

Fri 6

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1750

5.3m

Fri 6

1830

T

Learn to Sail Course at Downs SC - 7

1750

5.3m

Fri 6

1900

 

Cadet Series 3

1750

5.3m

Sat 7

0930

T

Learn to Sail Course at Downs SC - 8

0629

5.1m

Sun 8

1015

 

Sunday Points 7

0733

5.1m

Sun 8

**

 

Summer Points 8

0733

5.1m

Tue 10

1930

 

Tuesday Points 9

2158

5.9m

Thu 12

1930

 

Thursday Points 9

2341

6.5m

Fri 13

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1203

6.4m

Fri 13

1830

T

Ladies Night Training

1203

6.4m

Sat 14

TBC

 

Phantom / Contender Open

1251

6.5m

Sun 15

TBC

 

Phantom / Contender Open

1340

6.6m

Tue 17

1900

T

Ladies Night Training

1523

6.3m

Tue 17

1930

 

Tuesday Points 10

1523

6.3m

Thu 19

1930

 

Thursday Points 10

1717

5.7m

Fri 20

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1817

5.4m

Fri 20

1900

 

Ladies Race

1817

5.4m

Fri 20

1930

S

Pizza and Prosecco

 

 

Sat 21

0930

T

RNLI / DSC Sailing Day

0657

5.1m

Sun 22

1015

 

Deal Regatta - Handicap Races

0802

5.0m

Tue 24

1930

 

Deal Regatta - Beauchamp Vase

2222

5.3m

Wed 25

1915

 

Deal Regatta - Bank Buoy Scramble

2306

5.4m

Fri 27

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1202

5.6m

Sun 29

1015

 

Deal Regatta - Vancouver Cup

1311

5.9m

Sun 29

TBA

S

 Regatta Prize Giving

 

 

Tue 31

1930

 

Tuesday Points 11

1420

5.9m

August

 

 

 

HW

Height

Thu 2

1930

 

Thursday Points 11

1536

5.8m

Fri 3

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1620

5.6m

Sun 5

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

0548

5.2m

Sun 5

1015

 

Sunday Points 8

0548

5.2m

Sun 5

**

 

Summer Points 9

0548

5.2m

Tue 7

1930

 

Tuesday Points 12

2036

5.5m

Thu 9

1930

 

Thursday Points 12

2239

6.1m

Fri 10

1800

 

Friday Sailing

2330

6.4m

Sun 12

1015

 

Sunday Points 9

1235

6.6m

Sun 12

**

 

Summer Points 10

1235

6.6m

Tue 14

1000

 

Club Week

1409

6.7m

Tue 14

1900

6 

Tuesday Points 13

1409

6.7m

Wed 15

1000

 

Club Week

15.58

6.5m

Thu 16

1000

 

Club Week

1548

6.1m

Thu 16

1900

6 

Thursday Points 13

1548

6.1m

Fri 17

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1641

5.7m

Sat 18

TBA 

S

"On Yer Bike!" - Commodore's Charity Day

 

 

Sun 19

1015

 

Sunday Points 10

0613

5.0m

Sun 19

**

 

Summer Points 11

0613

5.0m

Tue 21

1900

6 

Tuesday Points 14

2103

4.9m

Thu 23

1900

6

Thursday Points 14

2249

5.3m

Fri 24

1800

 

Friday Sailing

2326

5.6m

Sun 26

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

1214

5.8m

Sun 26

1015

 

Sunday Points 11

1214

5.8m

Sun 26

**

 

Summer Points 12

1214

5.8m

Mon 27

0900

 

Commodores Cup (in supplied Toppers)

1246

6.0m

Tue 28

1900

6 

Tuesday Points 15

1318

6.1m

Thu 30

1900

6 

Thursday Points 15

1427

6.1m

Fri 31

1800

 

Friday Sailing

1506

6.0m

Fri 31

1900

T

RYA Safety Boat Course pt 1

 

 

September

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sat 1

0900

T

RYA Safety Boat Course pt 2

1550

5.8m

Sun 2

1015

 

Norman Atkins Trophy - 3 Races

0418

5.5m

Sun 2

0900

T

RYA Safety Boat Course pt 3

0418

5.5m

Fri 7

1800

 

Friday Sailing

0956

5.6m

Sun 9

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

1135

6.4m

Sun 9

1015

 

Autumn Points 1

1135

6.4m

Sun 9

**

 

Autumn Points 2

1135

6.4m

Sat 15

1000

 

KSSA Annual Regatta at Broadstairs SC

 

 

Sun 16

1015

 

Autumn Points 3

0431

5.3m

Sun 16

**

 

Autumn Points 4 / Bart's Bash

0431

5.3m

Sun 23

0930

T

Club Coach Sunday

 

 

Sun 23

1015

 

Autumn Points 5

1113

5.6m

Sun 23

**

 

Autumn Points 6

1113

5.6m

Sun 30

1015

 

Rice Trophy (Pursuit Race)

1527

6.0m

Sun 30

**

 

Original Commodores Cup for 1st Cadet

1527

6.0m

October

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sun 7

1015

 

Autumn Points 7

1035

6.0m

Sun 7

1015

 

Autumn Points 8

1035

6.0m

Sun 14

1015

 

Autumn Points 9

1529

5.7m

Sun 14

**

 

Autumn Points 10

1529

5.7m

Sat 20

0900

T

KSSA Autumn Race Training 1 at Downs SC

0915

4.9m

Sun 21

1015

 

Autumn Points 11

1001

5.2m

Sun 21

**

 

Autumn Points 12

1001

5.2m

Sat 27

1900

S

RNLI Quiz

 

 

Sun 28

1015

 

Autumn Points 13

1322

6.3m

Sun 28

**

 

Autumn Points 14

1322

6.3m

November

 

 

 

HW

Height

Thu 1

1900

S

'Bake Off' & Supper

 

 

Sun 4

1100

 

Winter Series 1

0825

5.6m

Sat 10

1915

S

DSC AGM

 

 

Sun 11

1120

 

Winter Series 2

1320

6.0m

Sun 18

1100

 

Winter Series 3

0720

4.9m

Sat 24

1900

S

Prize Giving Dinner

 

 

Sun 25

1100

 

Winter Series 4

1222

6.6m

December

 

 

 

HW

Height

Sun 2

1100

 

Winter Series 5

0659

5.3m

Thu 6

1930

S

Festive Fayre

 

 

Sun 9

1100

 

Winter Series 6

1221

6.1m

Sun 16

1100

 

Winter Series 7

0515

4.9m

Thu 20

1930

S

At Cost Night

 

 

Sun 23

1100

 

Winter Series 8

1123

6.6m

Sun 23

1300

S

Winter Series Prize Giving

 

 

Wed 26

1100

 

Boxing Day Race - RNLI Shield

1351

6.4m

Wed 26

1200

S

Commodore's Boxing Day Punch

 

 

January

 

 

 

HW

Height

Tue 1

1130

6 

New Years Day Race - Jack Hale Trophy

0720

5.3m


 

Notes

Spring points - single mass start handicap racing.

Tuesday, Thursday Points races - 2 starts (fast & slow handicap).

Both Sunday and Summer Points will run on the Double/Fast Single,    

Slow Single system: There will be two starts; Double Hander's and Fast Single on the first (red/orange) sequence, Slow Single on the second (green) sequence.

 

Events in italics are away from Deal.

Maximum handicap number for the Ron Williams Trophy is 1335.

T - Training event (see p.12/15),

** - Start to take place ASAP after last race

S - Social event

6 - Non-standard start time

All High Water times and Heights have been corrected for Deal.

All Winter Series - mass handicap racing with 2 starts.