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IRC Championship 2021 - Update and Notice of Race

GBRIRC championship logo sx100The IRC Welsh National Championships 2021, is scheduled to take place from Friday August 13th to Sunday August 15th. Despite the current restrictions, work is continuing from home on all of the organisational aspects of the championships, and we remain committed to running the event if at all possible.

Stephen Tudor - Championship Secretary said - “We continue to move forward with plans for the event and remain hopeful that by the time we get to mid-August - still seven months' away - the necessity to socially distance ourselves will have reduced sufficiently so that we can run some great boat racing in Pwllheli, following an ISORA race over from Dún Laoghaire“

Planned Classes

We will be running both the IRC 1 and 2 class plus the popular NHC cruisers. This year the IRC class will race a mixture of windward/leeward, fixed marks and a short coastal race, which will also be a club coastal race, and attract a big fleet.
This programme of racing is the new suggested format by the IRC congress and matches the style used for the IRC European and World Championship events

Should Government restrictions and guidance restrict our activities, we can adapt some our classes and racetrack styles, switching on or off various components with the minimum of lead time, and allowing us significant leeway, like last year and it’s not until mid-July before we need to make any big decisions.

The safety of participants and volunteers working behind the scenes is foremost in our minds of course, but providing that we can run an event that complies with all guidance in place at the time, then we fully intend to do so.
Notice of Race (NOR)

The Notice of Race is published here and online at the championship website www.ircwelshchamps.com and the Sailing Instructions(SIs) are scheduled to be published by July.

The entry procedure is open for all classes, and camper-van bookings can be made via the Plas Heli website. See Camping booking details here.

Any boat owners requiring accommodation locally, or who have any questions or suggestions relating to the planning of the championships, please reply to this newsletter or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of the event team would be delighted to help in anyway.

Social

We have a great social plan arranged, with a hog roast and local live bands on the deck as we come off the water, and this will be tweaked as we get a better idea of how the event will look.

We all look forward to a great long weekend of racing on Tremadog Bay and to welcoming you all to our sailing club and event centre.


Hwyl - Good Sailing

Mark Thompson
Vice Commodore
Clwb Hwylio Pwllheli Sailing Club


 

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The Spinlock IRC Welsh National Championship is an an open event hosted by Pwllheli Sailing Club and Royal Dee Yacht Club at the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre in Pwllheli


Racing for IRC, Sport boats and Cruisers

14th, 15th & 16th August 2020

Includes a Coastal Class
Spinlock IRC Welsh National Championship
Racing for all IRC boats, Sports Boats and Cruiser Class Boats
14th to 16th August 2020

News Flash

IRC Championship 2021 - Update and Notice of Race

GBRIRC championship logo sx100The IRC Welsh National Championships 2021, is scheduled to take place from Friday August 13th to Sunday August 15th. Despite the current restrictions, work is continuing from home on all of the organisational aspects of the championships, and we remain committed to running the event if at all possible.

Stephen Tudor - Championship Secretary said - “We continue to move forward with plans for the event and remain hopeful that by the time we get to mid-August - still seven months' away - the necessity to socially distance ourselves will have reduced sufficiently so that we can run some great boat racing in Pwllheli, following an ISORA race over from Dún Laoghaire“

Planned Classes

We will be running both the IRC 1 and 2 class plus the popular NHC cruisers. This year the IRC class will race a mixture of windward/leeward, fixed marks and a short coastal race, which will also be a club coastal race, and attract a big fleet.
This programme of racing is the new suggested format by the IRC congress and matches the style used for the IRC European and World Championship events

Should Government restrictions and guidance restrict our activities, we can adapt some our classes and racetrack styles, switching on or off various components with the minimum of lead time, and allowing us significant leeway, like last year and it’s not until mid-July before we need to make any big decisions.

The safety of participants and volunteers working behind the scenes is foremost in our minds of course, but providing that we can run an event that complies with all guidance in place at the time, then we fully intend to do so.
Notice of Race (NOR)

The Notice of Race is published here and online at the championship website www.ircwelshchamps.com and the Sailing Instructions(SIs) are scheduled to be published by July.

The entry procedure is open for all classes, and camper-van bookings can be made via the Plas Heli website. See Camping booking details here.

Any boat owners requiring accommodation locally, or who have any questions or suggestions relating to the planning of the championships, please reply to this newsletter or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and one of the event team would be delighted to help in anyway.

Social

We have a great social plan arranged, with a hog roast and local live bands on the deck as we come off the water, and this will be tweaked as we get a better idea of how the event will look.

We all look forward to a great long weekend of racing on Tremadog Bay and to welcoming you all to our sailing club and event centre.


Hwyl - Good Sailing

Mark Thompson
Vice Commodore
Clwb Hwylio Pwllheli Sailing Club


 

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