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2017 Racing schedule

Date HW
(clock time)
Start Time Club or Open Event Race Officer, Organiser
or Supporting class
Assistant RO or
Safety Boat Crew
Safety Boat Crew
MarchHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sun 05 Mar17:2910:00Working Party Vice Commodore  
Sat 11 Mar12:0809:00505 Training WeekendTom Bruton Snr (Organiser)  
Sat 11 Mar12:0811:00April Showers 1Kevin HallPaul KellySimon Luckhurst
Sun 12 Mar12:5009:00505 Training WeekendTom Bruton Snr (Organiser)  
Sun 12 Mar12:5011:00April Showers 2Christian BrewerJonathan CarterIssie Bruton
Sat 18 Mar16:0214:00April Showers 3Max HuntPeter GowingAndrew Sellar
Sat 18 Mar16:0217:00WYC Annual General MeetingThe Commodore  
Sun 19 Mar16:3614:00April Showers 4Matt FrenchSimon Owen-JohnstoneMartin McGrath
Sat 25 Mar10:4510:00April Showers 5Bill EdmondsonLoraine SabourinJon Ducker
Sat 25 Mar10:4512:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 26 Mar12:3211:00April Showers 6James PopeJohn GibbonsMartin Feakins
AprilHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sat 01 Apr16:3409:00RS Feva Training Weekend [Cancelled]  
Sat 01 Apr16:3412:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 01 Apr16:3414:00April Showers 7Nigel BrownAlex HarwoodKelvin Tolson
Sun 02 Apr17:1909:00RS Feva Training Weekend [Cancelled]  
Sun 02 Apr17:1915:00April Showers 8Steve GrayJohn CarterChris Jarrett
Sat 08 Apr12:0111:00April Showers 9James GoodfellowRoy LovelidgeSally Newcombe
Sat 08 Apr12:0113:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 09 Apr12:5111:00April Showers 10Mark GrinterSarah HodgesMax Sellar
Fri 14 Apr15:3314:00Easter NipTom Bruton SnrAdrian MurchTony Clements
Sat 15 Apr16:0212:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 15 Apr16:0214:00Easter NipTom Bruton SnrJohn KellyLoraine Sabourin
Sun 16 Apr16:3115:00Easter NipTom Bruton SnrJohn PhelanDavid Boyce
Mon 17 Apr17:0215:00Easter NipTom Bruton SnrChris GerryTim Valentine
Sat 22 Apr10:0111:00Spring Series 1 (CB)Nick StephensBen SpratlingJohn Crozier
Sat 22 Apr10:0112:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 23 Apr11:0411:00Spring Series 2 (CB)Charles CampionOliver Bayes-SheltonColin Brown
Sat 29 Apr15:3512:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 29 Apr15:3514:00Spring Series 3 (CB)Mike OliverTom OliverLoraine Sabourin
Sun 30 Apr16:2214:00Spring Series 4 (CB)Geoff BushJohn DayAndrew Burns
MayHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Mon 01 May17:1015:00RNLI Pursuit Race (CB)Mark BarnesConor LambEmma Laversuch
Wed 03 May19:0719:00Evening Series 1Big Catamaran ClassBig Catamaran ClassBig Catamaran Class
Fri 05 May21:4218:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 06 May10:2610:00Spring Series 5Nick RunecklesNiall MartinSusan Sellar
Sun 07 May11:3110:00Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Sun 07 May11:3111:00Spring Series 6 (CB)Jon BloicePhilippa BloiceDave Hawkins
Sat 13 May15:0611:00Spring Series 7 (CB)Phil EmeryKaren EmeryDavid Proctor
Sat 13 May15:0613:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 13 May15:0614:00Push the Boat Out   
Sun 14 May15:3814:00Spring Series 8 (CB)John CooperHilary BradshawTheresa Page
Sun 14 May15:3813:30Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Wed 17 May17:1919:00Evening Series 2Phil EmeryMerlin ClassIan Hender
Fri 19 May19:1318:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 20 May07:5610:00Spring Series 9Stephen BakerMei BakerPeter Sheppard
Sun 21 May09:1111:00Spring Series 10 (CB)Mark FaggJill FaggAbby Zambinski
Sat 27 May14:3010:00Cruise to Harty FerryRichard Maltby (Organiser)  
Sat 27 May14:3014:00Club Championships (CB)John BoormanStephen GerlisTBC
Sat 27 May14:3012:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 28 May15:2110:00Cruise to Harty Ferry (Alternate Day)Richard Maltby (Organiser)  
Sun 28 May15:2114:00Club Championships (CB)John BoormanSarah WrenRichard Saunders
Mon 29 May16:1014:00Club Championships (CB)John BoormanAndrea OliverTBC
Wed 31 May17:5019:00Evening Series 3Small Catamaran ClassSmall Catamaran ClassSmall Catamaran Class
JuneHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Fri 02 Jun19:5018:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 03 Jun08:4111:00Summer Saturdays 1 (CB)Martin AkersPaul FinchamTBC
Sun 04 Jun09:4811:00Summer Sundays 1 (CB)Rien ZilvoldJohn BoormanPhil Scott
Sat 10 Jun14:1110:00Cruise to LeysdownRichard Maltby (Organiser)N/AN/A
Sat 10 Jun14:1111:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Sat 10 Jun14:1111:00Man Of Kent (CB)Phil EmeryTBCTBC
Sun 11 Jun14:4410:00Cruise to Leysdown (Alternate Day)Richard Maltby (Organiser)N/AN/A
Sun 11 Jun14:4413:00Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Sun 11 Jun14:4414:00Summer Sundays 2 (CB)Paul McNallyMike FitzpatrickMatt Bright
Sun 11 Jun14:4415:00Summer Sundays 3 (CB)Paul McNallyMike FitzpatrickMatt Bright
Wed 14 Jun16:2719:00Evening Series 4General Handicap ClassGeneral Handicap ClassGeneral Handicap Class
Fri 16 Jun17:4818:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 17 Jun18:4115:00Summer Saturdays 2 (CB)Andy JacksonEvo MeredithAlex Grantham
Sun 18 Jun07:2110:00Summer Sundays 4 (CB)Ali NicolsonNaomi MiallMiles Ogborn
Sat 24 Jun13:2611:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 24 Jun13:2613:00Merlin Rocket OpenHuw ReynoldsEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sat 24 Jun13:2615:00Summer Saturdays 3Dan HarwoodRoy MansfieldTBC
Sun 25 Jun14:1811:00Merlin Rocket OpenHuw ReynoldsEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sun 25 Jun14:1815:00Summer Sundays 5Zanna GoochLiz NorthRavi Singh-Verma
Wed 28 Jun16:4419:00Evening Series 5Slow Handicap ClassSlow Handicap ClassSlow Handicap Class
Fri 30 Jun18:1518:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
JulyHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sat 01 Jul19:0815:00Summer Saturdays 4 (CB)Harvey WilliamsMary WilliamsDuncan Oliver
Sun 02 Jul07:5610:00Summer Sundays 6 (CB)Chris PartingtonSteve WallCharlotte Bearcroft
Sat 08 Jul13:1610:00Cruise to ConyerRichard Maltby (Organiser)  
Sat 08 Jul13:1614:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 08 Jul13:1611:00Summer Saturdays 5Rob SpaughtonHelen SpaughtonNicholas Schoon
Sat 08 Jul13:1610:30RS Feva/Tera OpenTom Bruton SnrEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sun 09 Jul13:5010:00Cruise to Conyer (Alternate Day)Richard Maltby (Organiser)  
Sun 09 Jul13:5010:30RS Feva/Tera OpenTom Bruton SnrEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sun 09 Jul13:5011:00Summer Sundays 7John MooreVeronica MooreJeremy Scott
Fri 14 Jul16:4818:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 15 Jul17:2714:00Summer Saturdays 6Gavin BarrMark SkipperPaul Moore
Sat 15 Jul17:2714:00WYC Laser Regatta (CB)Laser Class  
Sun 16 Jul18:1114:00WYC Laser Regatta (CB)Laser Class  
Sun 16 Jul18:1115:00Summer Sundays 8Justin BettanyFef GriffinPeter Griffin
Sun 16 Jul18:1112:00Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Wed 19 Jul21:2319:00Evening Series 6Tasar ClassTasar ClassTasar Class
Fri 21 Jul23:4918:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 22 Jul12:23N/AOyster Festival Sat - No Racing   
Sat 22 Jul12:2312:00Additional RaceTBCTBCTBC
Sun 23 Jul13:1810:00Summer Sundays 9 (CB)Richard MaltbyJon DennisJohn Hope
Fri 28 Jul17:0218:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 29 Jul17:4114:00Summer Saturdays 7 (CB)Andrew FolkardDavid ConnorPhilip Jarvis
Sat 29 Jul17:4115:00Summer Saturdays 8 (CB)Andrew FolkardDavid ConnorPhilip Jarvis
Sun 30 Jul18:2415:00Dawes Cup - 2 races (CB)Ian NevillGlenda NevillDaniel Crawford
AugustHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Wed 02 Aug21:4219:00Evening Series 7Laser ClassLaser ClassLaser Class
Thu 03 Aug10:1412:00B14 NationalsHoward PatersonEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Fri 04 Aug11:2010:00B14 NationalsHoward PatersonEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Fri 04 Aug11:2018:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 05 Aug12:1110:00B14 NationalsHoward PatersonEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sat 05 Aug12:1111:00Summer Saturdays 9Paul CrossIan HayKate Ahern
Sun 06 Aug12:5310:00B14 NationalsHoward PatersonEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sun 06 Aug12:5311:00Summer Sundays 10Tony ClementsNick HawkinsMike Judson
Mon 07 Aug13:3014:00Whitstable Week (CB)Tom Bruton SnrTBCTBC
Tue 08 Aug14:0514:00Whitstable Week (CB)Tom Bruton SnrTBCTBC
Wed 09 Aug14:4114:00Whitstable Week (CB)Tom Bruton SnrTBCTBC
Thu 10 Aug15:1814:00Whitstable Week (CB)Tom Bruton SnrTBCTBC
Fri 11 Aug15:5314:00Whitstable Week (CB)Tom Bruton SnrTBCTBC
Sat 12 Aug16:2815:00Town Regatta (CB)TBCDavid GoldhillPatrick Duffy
Sun 13 Aug17:0415:00Town Regatta (CB)TBCShelagh O'RiordanJohn Berrington
Tue 15 Aug18:3610:00Cruise to Minnis BayRichard Maltby (Organiser)  
Wed 16 Aug19:4010:00Cruise to Minnis Bay (Alternate Day)Richard Maltby (Organiser)  
Wed 16 Aug19:4019:00Evening Series 8Asymmetric Class Asymmetric ClassAsymmetric Class
Fri 18 Aug10:3118:00Friday Cadets & Families SessionCadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Sat 19 Aug11:1111:00Summer Saturdays 10 (CB)John BoormanPeter CarterCaspar Davies
Sat 19 Aug11:1112:00Summer Saturdays 11 (CB)John BoormanPeter CarterCaspar Davies
Sat 19 Aug11:1111:00Wanderer Open (CB)John Boorman  
Sun 20 Aug12:1810:00Wanderer Open CruiseN/A  
Sun 20 Aug12:1810:00Cruise to Shipwrights Arms, Faversham CreekRichard Maltby (Organiser)N/AN/A
Sun 20 Aug12:1811:00Summer Sundays 11 (CB)Stephen NationJulie PuckettStuart Willmot
Sun 20 Aug12:1813:00Summer Sundays 12 (CB)Stephen NationJulie PuckettStuart Willmot
Sun 20 Aug12:1810:30Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Mon 21 Aug13:1010:00CadetFest!Cadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Tue 22 Aug13:5410:00CadetFest!Cadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Wed 23 Aug14:3710:00CadetFest!Cadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Thu 24 Aug15:1810:00CadetFest!Cadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Fri 25 Aug15:5710:00CadetFest!Cadet CommitteeN/AN/A
Sat 26 Aug16:3314:00August Regatta (CB)TBCRichard DavisTBC
Sun 27 Aug17:0814:00August Regatta (CB)TBCSuzanne FolkardTBC
Mon 28 Aug17:4514:00August Regatta (CB)TBCFiona ClarkeTBC
Wed 30 Aug19:2019:00Evening Series 9Wanderer ClassWanderer ClassWanderer Class
SeptemberHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sat 02 Sep10:3910:00Autumn Series 1Geoff MylcristSteve WallWill Stevens
Sat 02 Sep10:3912:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 03 Sep11:4111:00Autumn Series 2 (CB)Steve PimblettSarah WrenRichard Saunders
Sun 03 Sep11:4110:30Catamaran Long Distance RaceBig Catamaran Class Captain  
Wed 06 Sep13:4110:00Cruise to ConyerRichard Maltby (Organiser)  
Thu 07 Sep14:1610:00Cruise to Conyer (Alternate Day)Richard Maltby (Organiser)  
Sat 09 Sep15:2912:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 09 Sep15:2914:00Autumn Series 3 (CB)Peter HeyesJo PhillipsMark Todd
Sat 09 Sep15:2914:00Forts Race Short (CB)John BoormanEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sun 10 Sep16:0513:00Forts RaceJohn BoormanEvent OrganiserEvent Organiser
Sat 16 Sep09:4211:00Autumn Series 4 (CB)Stephen HodgesPeter WilsonPatrick Watson
Sat 16 Sep09:4212:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sun 17 Sep11:0611:00Bart's Bash (Autumn Series 5) (CB)Robert GovierDavid FiggisLiz Jewell
Sat 23 Sep15:2912:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 23 Sep15:2914:00Autumn Series 6 (CB)Brett Warburton-SmithJason LelloClaire Whichcord
Sun 24 Sep16:0414:00Autumn Series 7 (CB)Dave WilliamsIan RhodesPeter Thurston
Sat 30 Sep08:2311:00Autumn Series 8 (CB)Mick DavidsonChris FieldRichard Hargreaves
Sat 30 Sep08:2316:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
OctoberHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sun 01 Oct09:4811:00Autumn Series 9 (CB)Colin CannonPeter HillPaul Vinten
Sat 07 Oct14:2411:00S1 Race Catamaran Match Racing   
Sat 07 Oct14:2412:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 07 Oct14:2414:00Autumn Series 10 (CB)Glenn CookGary SpeedGus Cox
Sun 08 Oct15:0411:00S1 Race Catamaran Match Racing   
Sun 08 Oct15:0414:00Autumn Series 11 (CB)Tony DodAnnabelle CoxGraham Cox
Sun 08 Oct15:0413:30Catamaran Long Distance RaceTony DodAnnabelle CoxGraham Cox
Sat 14 Oct08:0309:00KSSA Autumn TrainingN/AN/AN/A
Sat 14 Oct08:0311:00Autumn Series 12 (CB)Richard JonesPatty BakerAdam Roake
Sun 15 Oct09:3011:00Autumn Series 13 (CB)Mark HolwegerNeil RisonKirsty Rison
Sat 21 Oct14:2711:00Laser European QualifierLaser Class AssociationSteve GrayTBC
Sat 21 Oct14:2714:00No Club Racing   
Sun 22 Oct15:0311:00Laser European QualifierLaser Class AssociationSteve GrayTBC
Sun 22 Oct15:0314:00No Club Racing   
Sat 28 Oct19:0113:00Saturday Cadets & Families SessionCadet Committee  
Sat 28 Oct19:0115:00Autumn Series 14Alex StephensTim HopthrowRobin South
Sun 29 Oct06:3110:00Winter Series 1Roy DavisMike SwainLuke Swain
Sun 29 Oct06:3112:00Autumn Working PartyVice Commodore (Organiser)  
NovemberHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sun 05 Nov12:5911:00Winter Series 2Mark GriggJulie DodBug Price
Sat 11 Nov18:1819:00Annual Prizegiving & Laying-up SupperRear Commodore Sailing  
Sun 12 Nov06:4409:30Winter Series 3Steve BarnesTracy BarnesFrancis Stileman
Sun 12 Nov06:4412:00Meeting of SailorsRear Commodore Sailing  
Sun 19 Nov13:0311:00Winter Series 4Simon ReynoldsHugh GostelowKerra Pearce
Sun 26 Nov17:2713:00Winter Series 5Tudor OwenTom Bruton jnrPaul Blaxill
DecemberHWStart TimeClub or Open EventRace Officer or OrganiserAssistant RO or Safety Boat CrewSafety Boat Crew
Sun 03 Dec11:5111:00Winter Series 6Chris PygallWayne DixonTom Pygall
Sun 10 Dec18:0213:00Winter Series 7Alastair GouldSarah WrenDan Spratling
Sun 17 Dec12:0511:00Winter Series 8Richard CannonSally GostelowLachlan Pearman
Sun 17 Dec12:0513:00Winter Series Prize GivingRear Commodore Sailing 

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