News & Events

Photos from Broadwater Spring open regatta 2017, courtesy of Nick Dodge - plenty more excellent photos on Facebook.

Events Coming Up

Racing Rules Talk
Many thanks to David Cherrill for a very informative evening.

RS Aero Open
Saturday 21st April 2018
Separate starts for the three Aero classes,
3 pursuit races starting at 11:00, with a briefing at 10:30
Entry fee: £15 includes lunch and coffee/teas.
Full race instructions here
For more information contact David Cherrill

Start Racing Course
Start Racing - training in May 2018
For three Saturdays in May (provisionally 5th, 12th, 19th May, but dependent on the weather and instructor availability!) David Cherrill and Andy Cooney are running some race training for anyone new to racing or for those wanting to get a bit higher up the fleet. Please let David know by email if you intend to come.

Start time: Rigged but not changed for 10am, finish by 1-30pm

Afternoon - for practice as long as you like!

Course Agenda

1 Rigging your dinghy for racing - what the controls do

2 Safety and responsibilities

3 Introduction to the racing rules

4 Racing details at Broadwater on a Sunday or Wednesday evening

5 Boat handling for racing

6 The Start (Pursuit and Handicap)

7 Mark rounding

8 The beat and tacking

9 Downwind: Reaching, running, and gybing

10 The Finish (Pursuit and Handicap)

RNLI Pop-up Opera
at Christ Church, Chorleywood
Saturday 19th May 2018
See the attached poster for more details.
David & Margaret Banger have reserved a picnic table,
and would be happy to be joined by other Broadwater members,
in support of the RNLI.
Book tickets direct, and contact David Banger to join their table.