Glyn Charles Open Pursuit Race - Sunday 20 August

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Glyn Charles Open Pursuit Race - Sunday 20 August

The Glyn Charles Pursuit Race will take place at HISC on Sunday. All information is available on the Pursuit Event Page.

The Glyn Charles Schedule of Classes & Sailing Instructions

09:00 hrs – Registration

11:45 hrs – Brieifing

13:00 hrs – First Start

Chichester Harbour Race Week - 21 to 25 August

Racing for the 2017 Chichester Harbour Race Week at HISC starts Monday 21 August at HISC.

Daily entry can be made from 09:00hrs at HISC.

For full details here Click Here

Exciting Addition to HISC Hire Fleet

You may have noticed the arrival of some shiny 2000 dinghies in the boat park, three in fact. These are the latest addition to our hire fleet to replace the Visions which have reached the end of their useful life

The 2000s have been purchased very carefully, they are in excellent condtion and represent great value for money. They are a superb training and base level racing boat with fleets around the harbour.

At HISC we currently don't have a two-person entry level racing boat in our pathway, so the 2000 will provide a great choice for members new to racing, or maybe those who's skills are a little rusty and want to get back into sailing  - and they could be just the thing for beginners that want a boat they can learn in and progress into club racing.

There are a number of 2000s already in the club, so we plan to build a racing fleet with the class, and those hiring the club boats can participate in the class racing when this is established.

We would like to invite all exisitng owners of 2000s and those that are interested in hiring a 2000 to an inaugural taster/race session on Sept 16, please advise the Office if you are interested in attending this event. More details to follow.

The 2000s are ready to go sailing now - along with the rest of our hire fleet, so if you are interested in hiring a boat please contact the Office.

Important Event Dates

We are now into the main Summer season and the number of events at HISC are coming thick and fast.

There are also some important HISC based sailing event cut-off dates approaching . . . And why not enter for Chchester Harbour Race Week (here at HISC) on-line and beat the crowds!

There are a number of Open Meetings and Championships taking place at HISC over the coming weeks. To see event details and to Enter follow the links listed . . .

Youth Open Race Week

Chichester Harbour Race Week

RS Aero UK National Championships

Windsurf Round Hayling

For Open Event results Click Here

500 Club News and this months winners

The July draw of the 500Club has taken place . . . Are you a winner ? . . . The following were the winners this time . . .May I remind you that for every £5 you 'invest' in the 500club you are allocated 5 numbers per draw . . . Many congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who takes part . . .

The winners this month are . . .  

1st Barbara Beck £187.50
2nd Kevin Crouch £ 93.75
3rd Tessa Lancaster £ 46.88
4th Trevor Cartwright £ 28.13
5th Trevor Cartwright £ 18.75

First time I think consecutive numbers for the same person have been drawn

May I remind you that for every £5 you 'invest' in the 500club you are allocated 5 numbers per draw

Next draw will be 25th August - forms available from HISC office

Get your Entry form from Reception now . . .

The 500 Club Committee

Friday Happy Hour between 7 and 8 pm

Happy Hour - Half Price House Drinks Every Friday between 7 & 8 pm . . . We have a new guest ale this week - Seafarers English Ale  . . . and Edinburgh Gin is on the shelf . . . And Wimbledon Tennis on the Tele . .

Accommodation Special Offers

Accommodation SPECIAL OFFERS . . . We have some offers on our accommodation throughout the year . . . book early to avoid disappointment . . .

Pennant Weekend Special Members Only
2 Nights for the Price of 1 (Friday & Saturday nights)

Bank Holidays in August   
Buy a Friday & Saturday Night, Get Sunday night Free

£6 Breakfast Special
Pre-book breakfast when booking your accommodation (5 item breakfast & a hot drink)

New Pontoon set for September

Good news!  The GC is now ready to press ahead with the installation of a new pontoon and has placed an order with Docking Solutions. The pontoon has a 6 – 8 weeks lead time and as such we are looking to have it installed in September, including driving the two new piles.

The new structure will consist of a 34-meter walkway that will be joined to a bridge that is 17 meters long and will sit on a floating hammer head.

The hammer head will be 10 meters further north than the old pontoon which will enable it to float at most stages of tide. The barrier alongside the walkway and the bridge are 175 cm high which will enable the structure to be very safe.

The walkways and bridge at 1.5 m wide which will allow ease of movement for trollies up and down.

We are looking to keep disruption to a minimum, and will keep you informed as the project progresses.

This has been a big project for our Club, and only possible through contribution of time and talents by members and staff, to whom I offer my grateful thanks. We really need this pontoon, and I am delighted that we are now able to press ahead with it.

Nick Peters - Commodore

Race Management and Safety Documentation

An updated version of the HISC Safety documentation and Race Handbook has been posted in the Race Management area of the website. Click here to access the documentation

Club Ferry Service to moorings

A provisional Ferry Time Table for the HISC cruiser moorings has been posted in the Cruiser section of the website . . .

To call the Ferry:

VHF M (channel 8 ) call sign "Selene" and "Marine Department" on 37a.

Provisional Ferry Time Table

5 May to 1 October

Friday: 15:00 to 22:30 hrs

Saturday: 08:30 to 22:30 hrs

Sunday: 08:30 to 21:00 hrs

Public Holidays: 08:30 to 21:00 hrs

Click here for more details of the HISC Mooring Ferry Service times and Visitor Moorings

RS Aero UK National Championships at HISC

The 2017 RS Aero UK National Championships are at HISC from 31 August to 3 September . . . The NOR has now been posted and on-line entry will be available from the RS Aero website . . .

An Event Page has been opened with links for the NOR and the Entry - Click Here

Save us to your contacts

Please can we ask you to save our email addresses to your email contacts . . . This will ensure that any correspondence from the office gets through to you and doesn’t end up on your spam/junk folder.

Thank you for your help with this.

Carol our General Manager – [email protected]

Diane our House Manager – [email protected]

Mitch our Marine Manager – [email protected]

Leah our Sailing Secretary – [email protected]

Nikki & the weekly Newsletter – [email protected]

Liz our Membership Secretary – [email protected]

Sam our Accommodation Secretary – [email protected]

Gift Aid Form

Pontoon Fundraising . . . Due to the cost of replacing the pontoon, we are appealing to the members for funds....

The 2 Sue’s Quiz raised nearly £500, half of which was presented to HISTT to open the Pontoon Account. Further donations are being received from people in lieu of doing their Club Duties and we have the Fundraising Night & Charity Auction on 18th February.

If you wish to donate to the Pontoon Fund, please make cheques payable to HISTT (Hayling Island Sail Training Trust) and complete the attached Gift Aid Form (donating through Gift Aid means that we can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give and it won’t cost you any extra)

For other ways of donating (bank transfer / paypal / cash) please see the HISTT website and click on “You can help”

2017 Gift Aid Form

Book a Training Course

How to book a Training Course . . . Select course you are interested in and the selected date, in the Training Course area . . . You can then call or email the Office to confirm your booking . . .

See the Training Courses here

Upon booking, you will be sent an email, please make sure that you read this as it contains important information about the conditions of booking and on what you are required to bring with you.

Once successfully booked, take note of your start time and meet your instructor in the Reception Area of the Main Club House where you will be required to register.

If your course requires a boat which you don’t own, make sure you have hired one from the Club and that you have booked the correct boat, on the correct date. You can hire boats by calling the office.

Call the Office on 023 92 463768 or email on [email protected] 

Pontoon to be Avoided

The pontoon has been removed and is currently being stored on the beach. Please do not let your children climb on the pontoon sections as they could be dangerous . . . Thank you.

HISC Photo Gallery

A new Photo Gallery link has been added to the club web site on the main menu bar dropdown and in the RH side bar . . . Go to the gallery site page for details of posting images . . .

Instructions as to how member uploads can be carried out and also how they are controlled by the site moderator will be on the home page of the HISC photo site.

Click her for the HISC Photo Gallery

Sailing Championships at HISC

Hayling Island SC has over 50 years experience of organising National, International and Olympic training and selection events . . . HISC has the capability and track record to successfully host ISAF accredited championships attracting 400+ entries . . .

The club has played a leading role in British sailing, encouraging innovation and development and nurturing many generations of sailing champions including five Olympic medallists.

To see what HISC can offer your Championship or Open event Click Here . . .

Eating at HISC

Apr to Jul 2017

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sat, Sun 08:00 - 10:30

Wed,Fri,Sun 12:30 - 14:30

Sat 17:30 - 18:30
Wed,Fri,Sat 19:00 - 21:00

Drinks, Snacks and Lunch
Hot Food from 12:00
Sat, Sun 09:00 - 17:00

Wed,Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
Sun 11:00 - 20:00

All hours subject to change depending on demand

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