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Club Racing

Club racing is held year-round for dinghies, keelboats and catamarans. Sunday morning racing takes place year-round while Wednesday evening racing is takes place from April through to August. Wednesday afternoon racing takes place the rest of the year.

Club racing is run by our members, for our members. If you'd like to know more about training opportunities or access resources for Race Officers, or Safety Coxswains please follow the links or email sailing@dwsc.co.uk or phone 01753 683872

Novice Racers


Are you new to racing? We have introduced pink streamers to help identify sailors who are less confident on the racecourse. This will help everyone know that you might need a little more time or assistance in completing the course. Collect your streamer from the office. For guidance can be found here: Novice Streamers Info Sheet

Sprint Racing

New for 2022! We are trying sprint racing as an additional offer to our club racing this year with racing running every 2nd Sunday of each month. A handy guide for sailors and race officers can be found here.


Sunday Morning Series

Sunday Morning racing is divided into four series throughout the year.

  • Spring Series. Early April to mid-June
  • Summer Series. Early July to early September
  • Autumn Series. Early September to mid-December
  • Winter Series. Early January to end of March.

The first start is not before 10:30 am with 2 races back to back. There are 3 starts for each race with the classes split into groups as defined in the table below. Courses are displayed on the committee boat, on the club noticeboard & in the Sunday Club Racing WhatsApp group.

Sunday Club Racing Series

Spring Series Sign On

Summer Series Sign On

Club Championships and Fleet Championships

  • Fleet Championships (Day 1) - Sunday 24th April 2022
  • Fleet Championships (Day 2) - Sunday 3rd July 2022
  • Club Championships (Incl. Bart's Bash) - Sunday 11th September 2022

These events form a special part of the club racing calendar. On these dates, multiple races will be held and prizes awarded.


Wednesday Evening Racing

The DWSC Wednesday Evening Series is traditionally one of the most popular racing series in the club. It is intended as an informal and fun event to encourage new people to race.

The Wednesday evening series is a single start for all classes at 7:30 pm. As a warm-up for the Wednesday evening series, there are 2 fun races which start at 7:00 pm in April and the series ends with a fun race at 7:00 pm in August.


Wednesday Evening Sign On


Wednesday Afternoon Racing

The Wednesday afternoon series is a single start for all classes at 3 pm. The series starts on the 7th September to 2nd November 2022 and will return in February 2023.

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Last updated 11:18 on 22 June 2022

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