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2024 Annual Regatta

Downs Sailing Club 6C63+X8 Deal

Premier racing event of the KSSA calendar at Downs Sailing Club. This is a friendly competition open to all our youth sailors.

ROOKIES: Please come and join in, even if its your first year of racing. You will have your own start and course with coaches on the water to help you.



ARRIVAL: This can be done from 08:00hrs on the green outside the club. Smaller boats, i.e. Toppers can be kept on their launching trollies and there will be matting down to the shoreline to help with access across the beach. Larger boats can be transferred to sledges which will be made available on the day. There are winches at the top of the beach to pull boats back up.

PARKING: There is free parking on the road.

REGISTRATION: From 08:30 in the club/boat park/rigging area.

BRIEFING: There will be a briefing (rigged and changed) at 09:45. First warning signal not before 10:55.

COACHES & HELPERS: The staffing of the event will be by the adults of KSSA & DSC with coaches afloat in some RIBs to assist the less confident sailors. Parents will be especially welcome on the shoreline to help their children with launch and recovery.

CATERING: A fabulous spread will be available throughout the day.

ENTRY: You must enter and pay for this event online in advance using the WebCollect link below. In order to take part, you must have a paid KSSA Membership for 2024 (see below). Entry closes at midnight on the Wednesday before the event.

In the event of cancellation entry fees will be refunded. If you’re not able to attend, please let us know by 10AM the day before the event (please refer to our refund policy).

KSSA MEMBERSHIP: All sailors need to be a member of KSSA. if this is your first KSSA event of 2024 you will need to join or renew your membership for the year. This costs just £10 for a family (Parents/Guardians, plus any number of sailors aged 18 or under on 31st August in the current year). It enables you to enter KSSA training and racing events this year. To join, please go to our MEMBERSHIP page and follow the instructions. You can pay online with your event entry.

VENUE: For more information about the venue, please see the Downs Sailing Club web site. 

Pre-enter with WebCollect

We use WebCollect to manage our subscriptions and events online. This is an online system, which enables you to update your details, and pay for your membership and event entry online.