30 September - 1 October 2023 - Grafham Water SC

Rope4Boats Inland Championships 2023

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We are thrilled that Rope4Boats are generously sponsoring our Inland Championship!  Thank you!  Rope4Boats are a specialist dinghy rope supplier, run by Ian Turnbull, a dingy sailor himself.  Not only are Rope4Boats sponsoring this event, but they have also helped the RS Class Association by supplying upgrades for the RS400 class demo boat.  Have a look at the Rope4Boats website for RS200, RS400 and RS800 specific rope.

RS200 Rooster Championship Tour event number five out of five, three to count.  RS400 Rooster National Tour event number four out of six, four to count.  RS800 Rooster National Tour event number six out of seven, four to count

ONLINE ENTRY NOW CLOSED - enter on paper at registration




NOR here

SIs here

SSIs RS200 here

SSIs RS400 RS800 here

Entry fee £63.  GWSC members please enter online and pay online as normal.  Reclaim the £43 GWSC race management element of the entry fee from the GWSC office after the event.

Helm and crew need to be members of the RS Class Association in order to be eligible to race at this event.  Entrants of the 2023 Endeavour Trophy are given special exemption and do not need to be members of the RS Class Association in order to race an RS200 at this event.

Online entry closes 2359hrs Wed 27 Sept.  Payment made after this date will be subject to a £10 late fee.  Entry on paper will be available at registration but will be subject to the same £10 late fee.

Registration Sat 0900-1030hrs in the ground floor cafe.

RS800 weigh in 0930-1030hrs in the ground floor cafe.

Race briefing Sat 1030hrs outside the ground floor cafe.

1st warning signal Sat 1155hrs and and Sun 1025hrs.

Race schedule: 3 races back to back, 2 days.

Two race tracks: RS200 ww/lw.  RS400 and RS800 on ww/lw.


Food and Drink

Viking Catering will be open all weekend from 0800hrs Sat and Sun

Sat evening meal two courses £15 at 1830hrs.  Please text Lisa your order on 07738 401190.  You will pay on the day on site.

Main course: home-made lasagne with chips and salad, OR vegetable lasagne with chips and salad, OR creamy garlic chicken with seasonal veg

Pudding: chocolate fudge tart OR citrus lemon tart both served with fresh cream

Please do support the club by booking your meal in advance.  Twenty bookings are required to make the dinnner viable.


Campers and camper vans are welcome.  Pre-booking is essential. £15 per night for campervans.  £10 per night for tents.  Caravans are not permitted.  You are not allowed to sleep in your car unless you have booked yourself in as a campervan.  The lease does not permit sleeping in cars but does in campervans.  Book online here (open 30 Aug 23)

GWSC has some suggestions for accommodation here

Photographic Consent

Please note that by entering this event you are agreeing to GWSC's photographic consent:

I agree to the use of my image on the following basis:

The Club may arrange for photographs or videos to be taken at the Event and published on the Club website or social media channels to promote the Event or the Club. Your consent is required if we wish to publish photographs which allow your identification, either directly or indirectly. Please be aware that if you later decide to withdraw your consent to the use of photos it will not be possible to remove your image from any printed material in circulation, or until the next edition or print of the item containing your image is released.  By agreeing to your images being used, you grant to the organisers without payment the right to make, use and show any motion pictures, still pictures and live, taped or filmed television of or relating to the event.

Check, Clean, Dry

Please note that by entering this event you are agreeing to comply with Check, Clean, Dry here

I look forward to hosting you to a smashing Inlands!


Any questions please ask me on clare@rs-association.com




Great photo of 2021 Inlands thanks to Paul Sanwell

Refund policy:
If you cancel your entry before the early entry deadline we will refund all fees, minus a £10 admin fee. If you cancel after the early entry deadline, but before online entry closes our standard policy is to return 50% of fees. Where an event entry limit has been reached a refund will only be issued if another boat from the waiting list takes your place. If you cancel after entry closes we will not usually issue a refund.
Please note that where entry is paid directly to the club and for club hosted events a different policy may apply - please contact the club for details.