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West Oxfordshire Race Report 2022

Report from Adam Wickenden It’s not usually this windy here they claimed.     Hmmmm. The Wanderer fleet heard the same thing last time they were at WOSC when Storm Hannah blew through. The brisk easterlies forecast only discouraged two entries from turning up, leaving five hardy crews to enjoy the delight of Wanderer racing and the Wanderer tradition of after sail food. Everybody (yes, everybody) also partook in the very un-Wanderer sport of swimming! Oh, we also had a fleet of Wayfarers to dodge – it was their Southern Area championships. Their presence turned out to be very useful, starting five minutes before us. ‘Follow the Wayfarers’ became the best way of sussing out WOSC’s complicated courses round its 11 basic blue cans, let alone different coloured buoys as special one-off marks. Saturday. We started with the Event Coordinator’s ‘build a Wanderer Challenge’. A long-term project, a bit like

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Wanderer – Wayfarer Racing Weekend 22

This is fast-becoming our opening event for the season. Join the Wayfarer fleet for the first race meeting of the 2021 season.  WOSC is a remarkably friendly and cooperative club which manages racing quietly and efficiently from the onshore race-box. The bacon sarnies are delicious. Camping, motor-homing on site.

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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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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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CANCELLED: Wanderer – Wayfarer Racing Weekend

This is fast-becoming our opening event for the season. Join the Wayfarer fleet for the first race meeting of the 2021 season.  WOSC is a remarkably friendly and cooperative club which manages racing quietly and efficiently from the onshore race-box. The bacon sarnies are delicious. Camping, motor-homing on site.

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