Fireball/ Scorpion Open Events

Fireball Gul Golden Dolphin and Silver Scorpion Open Events – Staunton Harold Sailing Club

Saturday 26th March – Sunday 27th March

Two full days of top flight racing are in store for Fireball and Scorpion sailors at the upcoming Fireball Gul Golden Dolphin and Silver Scorpion events at Staunton Harold Sailing Club.

The Fireball Gul Golden Dolphin

Gul is again providing generous prize sponsorship for the series – a great opportunity to finish 2022 being better dressed than you started it!

  • Please sign in, in advance online note that payment is on the day – but signing in, in advance allows us the opportunity to set the day up in advance.
  • Registration from 9 am on Saturday
  • The warning signal for the first race on Saturday will not be before 11:55 on Saturday and 10:00 Sunday
  • There will be up to 12 sprint races, in the format of 7 on Saturday and 5 on Sunday, weather conditions depending
  • No warning signal will be made after 15:00 on Sunday
  • Entry fee £30

Please note that because this is a Golden Dolphin event, competitors need to be members of the UKFA to qualify for the Gul prizes. See the Membership Requirements for National and International Championships and Golden Dolphin events section on the Fireball website for membership requirements. Please do this in advance of coming to the event to avoid disappointment at the prize giving!

And for competitors to eligible to win the series at they must compete in three of the Gul Golden Dolphin events please click here for details of full eligibility and dates/ locations for further races in the series.

Silver Scorpion

With 75 boats already signed up for the Scorpion Nationals at Looe SC in July, we’re looking forward to seeing travelling Scorpion sailors join us to get the season underway and start their Silver Scorpion Series off with a winning streak!

  • Sailors need to register and pay in advance via the National Scorpion Class Association website
  • We would also ask that they sign in, in advance via the Staunton Harold Sailing Club website so that we can set the day up in advance for results.
  • The warning signal for the first race on Saturday will not be before 11:55 on Saturday and 10:00 Sunday
  • There will be up to 12 sprint races, in the format of 7 on Saturday and 5 on Sunday, weather conditions depending
  • No warning signal will be made after 15:00 on Sunday
  • Entry fee £30

NOR/ SIs and Briefing Video

To check out the NOR, Sailing Instructions and a short briefing video in advance of your visit please click here.

Where to stay / local information

For links to places to stay please click here. For your supporters, there are lovely walks around the sailing club, the National Trusts’s Calke Abbey close by is a great place to visit, and Melbourne Village just a five minute drive away is an attractive Georgian market town with a range of shops, pubs and restaurants.

We look forward to seeing you on 26/27 March and if you have any queries please contact us via info@shsc.org.uk.

 

 

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