President’s Cup & Hansa 303 Irish Championship 2017, Useful Info

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(Notices here are not official “Notices to Competitors” as defined in the Sailing Instructions; this is non-racing, practical information only.)

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A Gallery page will be populated with loads of great photos of an amazing weekend. Presently it is showing images from the 2015 Hansa 303 Irish Championship at Carrickfergus.

Results will be posted at the Results tab (live once racing commences).

Hansa303Carrick fleet at the ready by George TaylorHansa 303 Irish Champonship 2015 fleet at the ready, Carrickfergus Marina.  (Pic: George Taylor)



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Friday 11 August:

  • 15.00-21.00 – Boat launching @ Carrickfergus Harbour.
  • 18.00-21.00 – Registration @ Carrickfergus Sailing Club (CSC) Alcorn Room.
  • 20.00 – Pasta & Music @ CSC Clubhouse.

Saturday 12 August:

  • All-day free catering for competitors & their supporters @ CSC Boatshed.
  • 08.30-09.30 – Registration @ CSC Boatshed 8.30 – 9.30 am.
  • 09.45 – Briefing @ CSC Boatshed.
  • 11.25 – Scheduled Warning Signal for first race.
  • 19.30 – Hog Roast & Music @ CSC Boatshed.

Sunday 13 August:

  • All-day free catering for competitors & their supporters @ CSC Boatshed.
  • 10.25 – Scheduled Warning Signal for first race.
  • Haul out @ Carrickfergus Marina and Harbour.
  • Prize giving & BBQ @ CSC Boatshed.
  • Safe home!




Go to the BLS Contact page to see where we are, and for directions. In your GPS, use destination: Carrickfergus Amateur Rowing & Sailing Club, Carrickfergus, BT38 8BE

For those who prefer analog navigation, turn towards Belfast Lough (3rd exit if coming from Belfast) from the A2 highway roundabout that is just west of Carrickfergus Castle (you can’t miss IT!); this road is called Rodger’s Quay, with Sainsbury’s supermarket on your right and eventually The Swift Bar & Restaurant on your left; road swings 90 degrees right; take first on the left, with Premier Inn on your left. Drive straight ahead to the gates of Carrickfergus Sailing Club. We’ll direct you from there.



Friday 11 Aug: 6 – 9 pm @ Carrickfergus Sailing Club.

Saturday 12 Aug: 8.30 – 9.30 am @ CSC Boastshed




Boat Launching

Friday 11 Aug: 3 – 7 pm

Various locations depending on boat type.



We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Carrickfergus!



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President’s Cup 2015, Dun Laoghaire