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2019 UK Euro Grand Prix and UK National Championships
From Friday 20 September 2019 -  08:00
To Sunday 22 September 2019 - 17:00

 This year, the UK fleet will be hosting a European Grand Prix round at their new home at Calshot near Southampton. For the fourth time, this will contribute to the European GP Series. The large beach rigging area makes this a great event to come to and see the boats up close and also on the race course just off the beach.

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The event always gets a good turn out from UK boats and were expecting a huge fleet from the extra sailors in the UK. The event is run by the UK 18ft Skiff Class Association. The skiffs are rigged and launched from Calshot Activity Centre and we join the race committee in the Solent. See below.

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Entry Cost

£100 for visiting boats. 

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Sailing Instructions

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Training Day

On Thursday 19th September, there will be a informal training day. For the boats that are vaailable, there will be safety cover provided for a sail. Should enough boats sail, there will be practice races and the possibility of video and photography to help sail setup and manouvres etc.

Accommodation

There are many Bed and Breakfasts nearby to stay. They book up fast, so its suggested to get something booked sooner rather than later. Last year, many of the fleet will be staying at the bunkhouse at Calshot Activity Centre and rooms were £26 per person per night (for Thursday to Saturday) or camping was available on site too at £9 per person per night.  We are hoping there will be the same option for this year. We are enquiring about this. Email Tom Hill if you would like to be included or if youd like advice on nearvy B&Bs.

Social

There will be a social each evening, including a fleet BBQ on the beach nearby one evening.

Transport

The nearest port is Portsmouth which is an hour. Or Dover is much further away, but the crossing is much quicker for those coming from further East in Europe.

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