Racing

There is a very active racing scene at Craven Sailing Club, and whilst it is competitive at the front of the fleet, there is great camaraderie at the back! All are welcome to race and racing is one of the best ways to hone your sailing skills. There is also an active youth sailing scene with of all abilities from complete beginners to regional squad members; with a special youth end of year trophy, whatever your ability, please feel free to come along.

Check the 
Calendar for dates / times and details of the races.

There is a varied programme sailing programme centred around a number of series:
  • Spring and Autumn series - best 4 results from 6 races in each series
  • Summer series - best 4 results from 6 races
  • Tuesday series - best 4 results from 6 races
  • Club Championship - accumulated score from Spring, Summer Autumn and Icicle
  • Personal Handicap - best 5 from 8 races
  • Cavendish Trophy - accumulated score from 3 Tuesday series
  • Craven Pot - accumulated score form the Brass Monkey Series
  • Icicle Series- best 6 results from 12 races
  • Pursuit series - best 5 results from 8 races
  • Veteran's Trophy - best helm (55+) in the Cavendish Trophy
  • Junior and Youth Trophy - best performance under 16 and 19 respectively
In addition, you can find a number of Trophy days in the calendar. There is a small charge for trophy days, but entry to the rest of the races is free.

As a club we are signed up members of the RYA Racing Charter. This means we do our best to:
  • provide run, fair and safe racing
  • treat competitors with courtesy and respect
  • act promptly to resolve protests or disputes
There is more information about how we support learning and discuss incidents in the club handbook.