The final opportunity for teams to qualify for the national final of the British Keelboat League for 2019 will be on the 7th and 8th September at the Royal Northern
The final opportunity for teams to qualify for the national final of the British Keelboat League for 2019 will be on the 7th and 8th September at the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club. Aiming to be the headline venue for keelboat racing in Scotland, the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club was proud to host the 2018 Blind Match Racing World Championship.
Entering this event will give teams the chance to experience racing in one of the new RS21 keelboats. The weekend will comprise of a fleet of RS21’s and up to 12 teams from local clubs competing in quickfire “sprint” races, each lasting around 15 minutes. Races will be umpired, and teams will rotate between boats in the fleet throughout the weekend of racing. By Sunday afternoon every team will have competed in approximately 12 races and the top 2 teams identified for qualification into the national final. The 2019 final will be hosted by Royal Thames Yacht Club later in the year.
This event is a great opportunity for sailors to get together and race, representing their club at an event, without the hassle of transporting your own boat around the UK. The cost of entry for this qualifier at Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club on the 7th and 8th September 2019 is £300 per team. All you need to do is enter your team and arrive at the club ready for racing on the Saturday morning!
september 7 (Saturday) - 8 (Sunday)
The main event and final of the British Keelboat League for 2019 will be host at Queen Mary reservoir, Hounslow by the Royal Thames Yacht Club on the 27 –
The main event and final of the British Keelboat League for 2019 will be host at Queen Mary reservoir, Hounslow by the Royal Thames Yacht Club on the 27 – 29th September 2019. Bringing together the top teams from each of the qualifiers and the finest youth keelboat racers, the final looks to be hotly contested as last years winners hope to defend their title after already qualifying for the final.
september 27 (Friday) - 29 (Sunday)
Queen Mary Sailing ClubQueen Mary Reservoir, Ashford Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1UAABOUT THE CLUB The Club was founded in 1972 on Queen Mary Reservoir which was originally built between 1919 and 1924. We are very proud of our rich heritage as a top racing venue, the home of the iconic Bloody Mary as well as a friendly members Club with a firm place in the local community We have developed a set of key principles which inform our day to day activities THE BUILDING OF THE RESERVOIR The plans for building the reservoir were originally concieved in 1912 when it was first thought that two would be built. These were subsequently altered with the bund (or baffle) put in place to promote water circulation from inlet to outlet. This measure was considered to be important to promote the purity of the water prior to the introduction of chlorination in 1916. The reservoir was completed on Dec 31st 1924 and opened by King George V on June 12th 1925. It has a surface area of 704 acres and has a capacity of 6,700 million gallons. The length of the perimeter is just over four miles and the City of London could easily be accommodated in it.