Wanderer Month: March 2022

West Oxfordshire Racing 2022

Tel: 07711 283306       Website: www.wosc.org.uk WEST OXFORDSHIRE SAILING CLUB   Hardwick, Witney OX29 5AG Wanderer Racing 23rd and 24th April 2022 NOTICE OF RACE 1. RULES 1.1.  The regatta will be governed by current rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 to 2024. 1.2. Prescriptions of the RYA, the Wanderer Class Owners’ Association (WCOA) Class Rules, and West Oxfordshire Sailing Club’s Sailing Instructions 1.3. Racing Rules 27.1 and 40 will be changed to the effect that buoyancy aids are required. 1.4 The changes will appear in full in the Sailing Instructions. Competitors should note that West Oxfordshire Sailing Club implements the RYA Racing Charter. Competitors will be required to undertake to sail in compliance with the Charter, which can be found at the front of the RYA rule book and at the point of event entry. 2. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY 2.1.  The regatta is open

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Ukraine Appeal Auction

Auction in aid of Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal UNIQUE WANDERER SPINNAKER   This unique class-measured Wanderer Spinnaker was made for founder Wanderer Class Association Chairman, Andy Peter. It has been very lightly used and is in rare, almost new condition having been not used and carefully dry/dark stored for the last fifteen years. A new Wanderer spinnaker from the boat’s manufacturer now costs £500- £600.   In an eye-catching combination of pink, light green, yellow and two shades of blue, this is a special opportunity to make your boat a real head-turner on the water and to make a significant contribution to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.   BIDS CLOSED

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2022 Sailing Season – Racing soon to commence

The 2022 season finally kicks off next month with a two-day racing event hosted by West Oxfordshire SC over the weekend after Easter….April 23/24. Wanderer – Wayfarer Racing Weekend 22 The venue is just south of Witney and with reasonably convenient access the A34, A420, and further away, the M40 and the M4.     Motorhomes and caravans can be conveniently sited at the club. I have previously circulated a Notice of Race and it is again attached to the link above. WHAT I REALLY NEED TO NOW IS……..    WHO’S COMING ? Please let me know with a brief email or complete the online form. It helps our hosts to make appropriate plans, and I need to know how many of you will be coming to the Wanderer Fleet supper at The Blue Boar at Longworth on the Saturday evening.    (Menu choices will be made when you arrive on Saturday morning.)

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