Stena Line Cup 4 - Christchurch
Sat 1st - Sun 2nd September
Guy Cribb entered the raceboard fleet in beautiful Christchurch 2010. The years away did nothing to his slow him down with Guy winning the raceboard fleet.
2012 will see many of the UK's top sailors across all the fleets descending upon Steamer Point for a weekend of racing.
1, Penny Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4TA
About The Venue
Racing takes place from Steamer Point on Christchurch Bay to the east of Christchurch town Centre and Mudeford Quay, mudeford Harbour.
The race site overlooks a beautiful bay with easy access to the beach to the left of the famous Christchurch beach huts. Looking out to sea all kit should be restricted to the left of the huts to give locals and holiday makers free access to the beach frontage.
There are ample toilets on the sea front
Our hosts Christchurch Boardsailing Club have a small club house and hot showers are available.
A small cafe is available on the sea front
From London and the South East. M3 and M27
From Midlands. M40 and A34
Once you reach Christchurch you need to follow the by-pass (A35) towards Lymington. At its end, large roundabout, go streight over into Highcliff Road. Follow it to the roundabout, turn right into The Runway. Third on left into Bure Lane (signposted the coastguard station), fourth on left into Seaway Avenue. Continue to the sea. The camping area is through the gates on right hand side.
Be Warned: if you look at a map you CANNOT turn right into Bure Lane from the Lymington Road coming from Christchurch, although you can turn left into it if you are travelling from Lymington.
The access gate to the camping fielf will be locked so you will need to make your way to the race office for access if the gate is not manned when you arrive.
Camping is in a large grassy field which is flat and overlooks the bay. The toilets are accessed in the far right hand corner.
We are very fortunate to have access to this venue. The caming field backs onto private houses, so please respect the locals by keeping noise down and keeping the site tidy so that locals can walk ammongst us.
There is a £10 per night charge made for parking at this venue, as charges are made by both the Council and by the boardsailing club. The please pay the race office at registration and display your permitt at all times.
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About The Cup Series
The cup series objective is to provide high quality racing for
Techno OD 6.8 & 7.8
Racing will take place on a variety of courses depending on conditions. Whilst these events will attract the top course racers from the UK and abroad, if this is your first event, do not be deterred, you are most welcome. Make yourself known to the race office and we will not only welcome you but we will make every effort to make your first event a memorable and enjoyable experience
The UK National Champion will be decided by ones best 4 results from the 6 cup events. For further information see The Sailing Instructions and The Notice of Race. Links can be found from this page.
Pre enter by following the link from this page and save 10%. Pre enter 4 events and save 20%.
Terms of attendance
The UKWA reserves the right to exclude or expel any member / non member / family / group or individual from its event site should it be considered that they may by their actions or the perception of such bring the UKWA, its hosts other parties or individuals into disrepute. The UKWA Committee, in part or in it’s entirety, shall be the sole judge of such action, and their decision is deemed final.
Persons expelled shall leave the event site within 30 minutes of any verbal notice and shall not return. Exclusion may be deemed temporary (this event) or permanent (all events). Permanent expulsion shall be the decision of the elected committee and shall be confirmed in writing within 21 days of any temporary expulsion, however any excluded individual may not attend any UKWA events during this period of consideration.