The Dinghy Section is an agreeable and relaxed part. Many mono-hull dinghies to about 6m tend to be sailed at Chichester Yacht Club, and users will always keen to assist brand-new users move out from the liquid and provide friendly guidance and tips!
Chichester Yacht Club is an RYA Championship Club, and it is completely devoted to the RYA Racing Charter
Dinghy racing is organised for Club members most weekends from April to October. Traditional Race Series run on a Saturday or Sunday over 4 to 6 weekends, with 2 or 3 races on a daily basis. Brand new for 2016 I will be working three Weekend Series which will take place over one week-end on both Saturday and Sunday. We also run an Evening show throughout the summer. Nearly all races come in Handicap Fleets. All courses of dinghy sailed into the Club are welcome to interact the rushing.
Open group meetings are held throughout the year for several courses, including Merlin Rocket, Solo, European countries Laser, 2000, Topper and Optimist. There's also a Chichester Yacht Club Regatta. Dinghy Week, Frozen Toe & Snowflake Series are all Open Meetings.
Dinghy Week is a calm 5 time programme of rushing, training and social tasks. There is a specific consider people and juniors, but substantial adult participation! This is certainly an Open Meeting, and all sorts of sailors are welcome. You can easily enter for the full few days, or perhaps join in every day.
WINTER MONTHS SERIES
Chichester works 2 Open Winter Series, Frozen Toe (November-December) and Snowflake (January-March). These popular events regularly attract over 80 ships and are usually typically almost every other Sunday (based on tides).
Chichester Yacht Club is a RYA Recognised Training Centre. You can expect RYA programs for novices and improvers, both adults and juniors. These classes can be found to members and non-members. We are able to also organize non-certificated education on an ad hoc basis for folks or tiny teams. For new people we also have a Learn To Sail bundle including dedicated training sessions in addition to free use of the Club boats for the very first 12 months.
DINGHY SAILING INSTRUCTION
You will find regular education and coaching sessions for Club members, both adults and juniors. The Club has a small fleet of boats readily available for hire by Club people: Optimists, Toppers, Fevas, Lasers, a 2000 and Argos.
The Club also offers programs in Race control, Powerboat abilities and medical. You will find sessions for Midweek Sailing (previously Women on Water –men welcome!), After School Sailing and Cruising skills.
The Club is completely put for leisure cruising when you look at the gorgeous seas of Chichester Harbour, with well-known trips to local villages and beaches. The Club is available on weekdays along with at weekends and all sorts of facilities can be obtained to cruising Club users.
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