Forfar Sailing Club Opening Regatta & Community Skiff Race

Forfar Sailing & Watersports Club

SUNDAY 21st April 2024


VENUE: Racing to be held on Forfar Loch. Access to the water: Forfar Sailing Club House. Changing and refreshment facilities available in the Clubhouse.

SAIL PROGRAMME:  3 races programmed over the day (weather permitting). First race to start at 11.00 am with 2nd race to follow on.  3rd races to follow Skiff racing (see below).  Exact race program subject to change depending upon weather conditions.

CLASSES: General Handicap.                              

RACING RULES:  All races to be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing 2021-2024. In addition, competitors must be aware of, and comply with the Local Sailing instructions available at the club.

BRIEFING:  There will be a briefing in the clubhouse at 10.30 on Sunday 21st April.

COURSES:  Courses will be set by the Race Officer on the day dependent on prevailing weather and will be round club fixed marks (see map in the FSC Sailing Instructions and on club notice boards).

SCORING:  If 3 races are sailed, one result may be discarded. Scoring as per FSC Sailing Instructions low point. 

INSURANCE:  All boats shall have 3rd Party insurance 


All Skiffies taking part in opening races are required to be at the club for 11.30am for boat launch at university slipway.  Pre-race briefing at 12.15, with a race start anticipated for 12.45. Second race to follow on.  Skiff crews will be selected to make each boat balanced, with the aim of ensuring close racing.

Skiffies are of course welcome to come down early and cheer on the sailors who will be starting their races at 11am or stay later for their final race after the skiff racing


Location: Forfar Sailing Club