2018 Events List

 All the events are in list format at online electronic calendar

Moatt Sails sponsor Early Entry for 2018 Osprey Nationals

The Osprey Class is proud to announce that Moatt Sails, based locally on Osprey Quay, Portland, have agreed to sponsor the early entry prize for this year's National Championship to be held from Weymouth Sailing Club from August 16th – 19th. The prize on offer is a Dacron Genoa to the same design as the 2016 Nationals winning sails from this growing loft.

To qualify for the chance to receive this item, all entries received before the end of June will be considered.

More update information

Future UK National Championship Venues

Being considered:

  • 2019 Cornwall
  • 2020 Castle Cove SC, Weymouth, Dorset
  • 2021 South Wales

Next Class Events

Carsington SC Open

Carsington SC is hosting the fourth class open meeting of the 2018 season on 26th & 27th May. It is also the Inland Championships. The Inlands are preceeded on Friday 25th May by a Class Coaching Day led by Tim Rush; this coaching day is FREE to members of the Osprey Class Association

Inland Championship at Carsington SC

The Solent Forts Race is a long-distance event set in the Eastern Solent, with Hayling Island and Portsmouth to the North and the Isle of Wight to the West. It is the first event in the 2018 Allen Endurance Series.

Solent Forts Race

Highcliffe Open

The Highcliffe Open [joint event with Contender Class] is taking place on 9th & 10th June.

Highcliffe SC Open

Poole YC

Poole Open Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July 2018 Come to Poole Yacht Club for the usual excellent racing with our fleet of 17 home boats. Once again we are joining with the Contender fleet (separate starts) On the Saturday evening, we have arranged a repeat of last year’s “Mid-summer Madness”; LIVE MUSIC and a bar extension till midnight. In 2017 this was PYC’s event of the year. Why not bring your partner and join us in 2018. There are spaces for camper vans and we may be able to find beds for some lucky visitors. Contact Chris Playfair: 07952551524, chrisplayfair@gmail.com Details will be on the Poole Yacht Club Website

Southern Area Championship

The Osprey Class is proud to announce that Moatt Sails, based locally on Osprey Quay, Portland, have agreed to sponsor the early entry prize for this year's National Championship to be held from Weymouth Sailing Club from August 16th – 19th. The prize on offer is a Dacron Genoa to the same design as the 2016 Nationals winning sails from this growing loft.

To qualify for the chance to receive this item, all entries received before the end of June will be considered.

Also relating to this year's Nationals, the class has now received confirmation that the PRO for the event will be the very well respected Peter Aitken, former Albacore world champion crew and well known sailing coach and again a local to the event.

Finally as part of its ongoing commitment to free training for members, the class has also secured the services of Tim Rush who will be spending a day during the National Championships imparting his vast knowledge onto those that wish to go a little faster and in the right direction. This will include shore and water based activities and feedback over a beer or two after sailing.

Combined with the best sailing waters on the south coast, friendly club and full social programme what's stopping you from entering?

Entries are open via Weymouth Sailing Club online so don't delay, enter today!

On-line entry now available | Current entry list [8 entries as of 10:00 on 7th May]

Download a copy of poster which was done by Jess Douglas an artist from Lyme Regis, Dorset commisioned by Osprey Class