1 October - 2 October 2022 - Grafham Water SC

Rope4Boats Inland Championships 2022

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



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Rope4Boats RS200/RS400/RS800 Inlands - new SSIs issued.

In view of the entry numbers the configuration of classes and courses has been amended.

The RS200s and RS800s will now sail together on the Bravo course, and the RS400s will sail on the Alpha course. Course areas are shown on the map on the Official Noticeboard.

Amended Supplementary Sailing Instructions will be posted on the Official Noticeboard later today.


Entry fee £55.  GWSC members please enter online and pay online as normal.  Reclaim the £39 GWSC race management element of the entry fee from the GWSC office after the event.

Online entry closes 2359hrs Wed 28 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.

Endeavour Trophy sailors are welcome to race at this event without having to join the RS Class Association.  All other sailors (both helm and crew) must be members of the RS Class Association.  One event membership is available to buy for £15 on the online entry form or the website shop.

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 outer loop trapezoid with RS800 on inner ww/lw.

Food and Drink

Cafe open 0800hrs onwards

Sat evening meal 1830hrs.  Buy your ticket with your online entry

Main course: sweet-and-sour chicken with rice, OR lasagne, chips and salad, OR veggie sweet-and-sour

Pudding: chocolate lumpy pumpy served with cream

One course £10, two courses £12.50

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

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




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.