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Open Meetings

Open Meetings

Open Meetings at BSC


Key information for visiting sailors.
  • There is parking for around 75 cars at the club, and up to 100 if everyone is very careful! Please park in the carpark on the left, just inside the compound.
  • Unloading of boats should be done in the carpark and then wheeled to the shore
  • RIBS and other larger craft should be taken around the clubhouse to the left for launching next to the jetty.
  • The clubhouse is normally open from about 9:00 AM on the day of an Open Meeting.
  • The galley for coffee and bacon / egg butties is open from about 9:30 AM, with hot and cold lunches also available.
  • The on-site chandler (run by an experienced RS400 racer) is usually open on the day of an Open Meeting.
  • Launching is available across a wide front, and you can expect a sail of about 5 minutes to the start line in an Easterly, or about 10 minutes in a West or South-West wind.
  • If you wish to leave your boat at the club on the night before an Open Meeting, please contact the Club Manager, to ensure you know when the compound will be unlocked.
  • Please follow the links below for more general information, and for your particular event.

Further details:
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Height Restriction

New Height Restriction Gate

Please note: a new high level security gate has been installed at the entrance to the club.

The new gate has a MAXIMUM HEIGHT of 2.2m.

If you are in a high vehicle, have boats on your roof, have a high stacking trailer or a trailer with a mast on a high support please approach the club with caution!

If you think you may need access with the top gate open, please contact the club office for further information.



Burghfield Open Meeting Sailing Instructions

BSC Open Meeting Sailing Instructions (pdf) - may be replaced by event SIs please check event details below. If you would like an individual copy - please download and print a copy to bring to the event.



2018 Open Meetings

The Open Meetng list and event status will be updated as information becomes available. Please click on the appropriate event link in the tape for more information.

DateEventStatus
03 MarOptimist Winter Open Meeting & Rooster Optimist Southern TravellerCancelled
17 MarNational 12 Open MeetingRe-scheduled
17 MarOK Open MeetingRe-scheduled
14 AprRS Aero Spring ChampionshipsResults and Report
14 AprSeavets AGM Complete
21 AprComet Open MeetingResults and Report
21 AprSolo Open MeetingResults
21 AprStreaker Open MeetingResults and Report
28 AprIOCA South Regional RegattaResults
4-5 MayChallenger Open MeetingResults & Report
12 MayClub Open DayBecome a Member
12 MayLWA Open MeetingResults & Report
2 JunNervous Wrecks Charity EventMore Details & Donate
23 JunHansa TT MeetingEntry Open
30 JunThames Challenge Entry Open
30 JunBurghfield Youth Games Entry Open
21 JulMerlin Open Meeting (Silver Tiller) Cancelled
4 AugRS400 Open Meeting (Southern Tour) More Details Soon
1-2 SepEnterprise Youth Nationals More Details Soon
8 SepOptimist Summer Open Meeting also TV Champs & RYA South Zone Optimist Qualifier More Details Soon
16 SepBart’s Bash & World Record Attempt #2 More Details Soon
22 SepRS200 Open Meeting More Details Soon
6 OctSeavets Championship More Details Soon
20 OctNational 12 Open MeetingEntry Open
20 OctOK Open MeetingEntry Open
27-28 OctRUSC Wet Dream Team Racing More Details Soon
3 NovLaser Open Meeting More Details Soon
10 NovPhantom Open Meeting More Details Soon
10 NovSolution Open Meeting More Details Soon

2017 Open Meetings

The event status will be updated as information becomes available. Please click on the appropriate event link in the tape for more information.

DateEventStatus
25 FebOptimist Winter Open Meeting & Rooster Optimist Southern TravellerResults and Report
11 Mar2000 Open Meeting Results
18 MarOK Open MeetingResults and Report
18 MarNational 12 Open MeetingResults and Report
25 MarSeaVets Sail & AGM Ended
1 & 2 AprBlaze Open MeetingResults
1 AprRS Aero Open Meeting & 'RS Aero Sustainability ChallengeResults and Report
22 AprComet Open MeetingResults and Report
22 AprStreaker Open MeetingResults
22 AprSolo Open & Thames Valley SeriesResults
5 & 6 May Challenger Open MeetingResults and Report
13 May LWA Open Meeting Results & Report
27 - 29 MayComet NationalsResults and Report
3 & 4 JuneBurghfield's Nervous Wrecks Full details & Results
1 JulHansa TTResults and Report
12 & 13 Aug RS Aero Youth NationalsResults & Report
26 - 28 Aug Burghfield Youth GamesPostponed
2 SepTopper Open & RYA South Zone Topper QualifierResults and Report
9 SepOptimist Summer Open Meeting also TV Champs & RYA South Zone Optimist QualifierResults and Report
23 SepRS 400 OpenResults
23 SepRS 200 OpenResults
7 OctSeaVets Championship Results
14 OctMerlin Open Results and Report
21 OctLaser OpenResults
11 NovPhantom Open MeetingResults
11 NovD-Zero Open MeetingResults


Created on 21/04/2006 08:55 AM by Burghfield Admin
Updated on 26/06/2018 10:50 AM by Sharon Bullock
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