St Mawes Sailing Club
No 1 The Quay, St Mawes, Truro, TR2 5DG Tel: 01326 270686
Club Racing
Current Location: St Mawes SC > Sailing > Racing

Full details of Club Racing (Sundays and Thursdays) and Pursuit Races as well as Sunday Special Events and the Short Series for Sunbeams and Working Boats can be found below:


Changes to Racing at StMSC 2019
An Open Meeting was held prior to the 2018 AGM to discuss changes to Club Racing. A range of proposals were debates and the Sailing Committee has made its decisions on all the proposals debated. The proposals, the voting on them at the Open Meeting and the Sailing Committee's decisions are contained at this link and will be included, where appropriate in the 2019 NOR and SIs.

2019 Notice of Race (Club points races, may Day Cups and Victory Cups)


2019 Entry Form for all classes other than A/E/U


2019 Sailing Instructions will be available before 3rd April


2019 Entry Form for Handicap Yachts classes A, E, U will be available before 3rd April


South West Yacht Time Correction System for Handicap Yachts (YTC) (Formerly FAYS)

Club Racing Photo Quicklinks
Rules Governing Races
Sailing Instructions
Entry Forms
Pursuit Races
Points Series Races
Sunday Special Events
Short Series (Sunbeams & Working Boats)

Rules Governing Races
All races will be governed by the 2017 -2020 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) of World Sailing, the prescriptions of the RYA and the Rules of the Classes, except as any of these are changed by the Club’s Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions.

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Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and Race Card
The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are published as separate documents. Please read both carefully. The Race Card is published as an"aide memoire" to the NOR and SIs and must not be read in isolation.


A waterproof laminated version of the Race Card can be obtained from the Clubhouse office or Bar, for a donation to the RNLI or Falmouth Sail Training Ship Hardiesse of at least £2 (unlaminated copies are free).

The Notice of Race, Sailing Instructions and Race Cards are also available to download via the links above.

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Entry Forms
Completed entry forms for the 2018 season are required from all competitors prior to participating in the Club Races.

For Class A (E/U) which will use the FAYS handicap system, the entry form must contain measurement information (even if you have filled an entry form in previous years). These forms should be filled in electronically via the link above.

For all other classes, the Club enty form, as used in previous years, should be used and can be downloaded from the link above or collected from the Clubhouse office.


The FAYS (Falmouth Area Yardstick System) handicap will be used for classes A/E/U and for Pursuit races. A list of current handicaps will be posted on the club Notice Board.


Club Points Series

There will be 5 separate Points Series as follows:


Pursuit Races

Earlybird Pursuit Series on Thursdays and Sundays 22 April to 3 May - 4 races

Class Series Races

Spring Class Series on Thursdays and Sundays 10 May to 17 June - 12 races

Thursday Summer Class Series 21 June to 13 September - 12 races

Sunday Summer Class Series 24 June to 16 September - 11 races

Pursuit Races

Autumn Pursuit Series Sundays 30 September to 21 October - 4 races

Information given on the 2018 Race Card may overrule information on this web page so READ THE NOR and SIs!

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