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Frensham Pond Sailing Club Open Day 2019

 

To all members

The club open day is Saturday 11th May 2019 between 9.30 am and 2.00 pm. We need your help please

Please circulate the attached poster and encourage your friends and family to come along. Tessa Masterton has set up a sharable poster on Facebook so please share this as widely as you can.

Download the FPSC Open Day Jobs List, pick a job and email David Innes what you are volunteering to do

David Innes Vice Commodore Home 01483 894993 Mobile 07711 819990 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

51st Frensham Lark Open Report

Hemsley Superprix 2019

This Bank Holiday Monday we are holding the rescheduled Hemsley SuperPrix. This is a fun event open to all classes, and a great way to improve your starting and racing skills.

The first start is at 10:30 and there are 4 or 5 short back to back races before lunch, with another 4 or 5 short back to back races after lunch which are scheduled to recommence at 14:00. These are committee boat starts, so good practise for Open Meeting events.

There will be separate starts for three Handicap Classes: Fast, Medium and ‘Not Quite so Fast’. Attached are the sailing instructions for the event.

Download the Sailing Instructions

Lark Training and Open Meeting - 13/14 April 2019

The big Lark weekend at Frensham on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April is getting close. Training on the Saturday and the Open on Sunday; the latter will be shared with the RS200s. 

Below are the details of both our events:

Lark Training on Saturday 13th April, 2019

This is being funded by the Lark Class and Clive Eplett is our coach for the day, which is great. The coaching will be for all levels with a lot of individual feedback and guidance, particularly using video in the post race debriefing.

The plan is to build the sessions around the needs of those attending. It will include a mix of the on and off-the-water coaching. The likely format is:

  • 1000 Rig
  • 1100 Introduction, discussion about needs, Q and A, Lark tips
  • 1145 Boat set up 
  • 1230 On water coaching – Clive Eplett
  • 1330 Lunch
  • 1505 Club Handicap race, with videoing
  • 1630 Tea
  • 1645 Debrief
  • 1800 Curry and beer for those staying overnight

There will be a spare Lark available on both Saturday and Sunday for anyone who is keen to have a go in a Lark. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book.

Please could you let me know if you are coming for the Training Day.

FPSC Lark 51st Anniversary Open Meeting

Our Open is being shared with the RS 200s and our starts will be five minutes after theirs.

Notice of Race

Frensham Pond SC - Lark Open Meeting

Sunday 14th April, 2019

For the magnificent Frank Carter Trophy

One of the Lark Travellers Series

Rules: The Open Meeting will be governed by the Rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of the RYA, the Class Association and by the Sailing Instructions.

Entries: The meeting is open to all Lark dinghies on satisfactory completion of the Entry form.

Registration: Registration will take place at FPSC on the morning of the event.

Briefing: On the day at 1015 am

First Race: Lark prep: 1100. Lark start 1105.

Schedule of Races: 4 races – 2 back to back in the morning (medium, short), lunch, then 2 back to back in the afternoon (medium, short). Three races to count in final result.

Entry fee: Larks £15.

Bacon butties and coffee served from 0915, lunch available.

Frensham free tea.

Plenty of parking, easy launching off jetties i.e. No wet feet!

Sailing Instructions

Download the Sailing Instructions

As usual please could Frensham members bring some savouries and cakes as a contribution to the Open meeting free tea on Sunday.

You can of course attend either day or both and please contact me with any questions.

Thank you and hope to see you there.

Kind regards.

Chris

 

Mobile 07917 365457