23 June - 25 June 2023 - Hayling Island SC

NEW! Salcombe Gin Masters Championship 2023

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A new event for 2022, the inaugural

Salcombe Gin RS200 Masters Championship. 

*** Late entry cut to just £10 more than early entry! ***

STOP PRESS - From Tokyo to the 200s! Nothing but the best for the Salcombe Gin RS200 Masters - the PRO will be 2x Olympic RO and 3x World Champion Tim Hancock!

A member of the British Olympic Squad with the 505, Flying 15 and Wayfarer world titles to his name Tim Hancock has proven himself through over 20 years of experience, including the Weymouth and Tokyo Olympics. He was also Chairman of the Olympic Selection Committee for the 2016 Games. Hugely popular as a previous Commodore at Hayling Island Sailing Club during its Lottery funding development, Tim is incredibly well respected within the sailing world. 

Open to all RS200 helms aged 45 or over, crewed by sailors of any age.

All Master helms will be warmly welcomed, no matter the age of the crew!  Partners, families and other guests also welcome for the Masters Dinner and RS Summer Ball

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3 days racing, a Masters' Dinner and the RS Summer Ball.

Day 1, Friday 23rd June - RS200 Masters only, with the RS500 Nationals

Days 2 and 3 - the Masters will be joined by the rest of the fleet for the RS Summer Regatta and Ball

Get a feel for the weekend event here

All 3 days will count for the Masters Championship, with the Masters results extracted from the main results on days 2 and 3.

Compete for the title of

Prizes will also be awarded for Master/Grandmaster helms with Master/Grandmaster crews.


RS200 Masters and RS500: - Friday 23 June 0900-1000
(RS100, RS200 Main fleet, RS400, RS700, RS800:- Saturday 24 June 0830-1000)


RS200 Masters and RS500: Friday 23 June 1100 (provisional)
RS100, RS200 Main fleet, RS400, RS700, RS800: Saturday 24 June 1000 (provisional) - please come to this briefing too!


RS200 Masters:

RS500 Nationals:

RS100, RS200 Main Fleet, RS400, RS700, RS800:

First Start

Friday 23

3 races

4 races

No racing


Saturday 24

2 races

3 races

3 races


Sunday 25

2 races

3 races

3 races


Please refer to the Official Notice Board on the HISC website for the Notice of Race, other documents and full details.  

The Masters Dinner

Tables will be reserved in the Dining Room for the RS200 Masters and guests to gather together and enjoy an informal Masters Dinner at 8pm

Food can be purhcased on the night from the servery.

The RS Summer Ball

The first RS Summer Ball since COVID - we hope it will be bigger and better than ever!  We are sure many long-term RS sailors will remember the Balls of the Good Old Days! 

A fabulous 2 course meal, with optional dessert, followed by music and dancing.

Get dressed up and have an amazing party night with your friends and help us raise some money for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

Buy your tickets with entry, or if you are not sailing, online here


(Black tie optional)



Online entry will be open soon via this website for the RS200 Masters and via the RS Summer Regatta Page for the weekend event

Class Entry by midnight on 24th May Entry 25th May-18th June


£65 £90  £75

RS200 Masters

£120 £145  £130

RS200 Main Fleet

£80 £105  £90


£80 £105  £90


£120 £145  £130


£65 £90  £75


£80 £105  £90


Book your accommodation now, this is going to be a very popular weekend! 

Please note HISC no longer allow campervans but do have on site rooms which can be booked here




We are delighted that the title sponsor will be Salcombe Gin, founded by dinghy sailors inspired by the coastal vitality of Salcombe. We have many shared values and have been building a relationship over the past 3 years.  The sponsorship will, of course, include the chance to win Salcombe Gin on and off the water, but if you can't wait that long take a look at their online shop here. Did you know they also make Salcombe Rum?!

Charity Partner

We will be supporting the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust, who support young people aged 8-24 in their recovery from cancer by inviting them on sailing or outdoor adventures. Through sailing and adventure, young people...

A representative from the charity has been invited to speak at the Summer Ball and we will be running a Grand Raffle, with some great prizes to be won and all proceeeds going to the charity. 

To get the ball rolling we invite you to donate £10 with your event entry, there will be a box for this on the entry form.

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.