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5 August - 9 August 2024 - Mounts Bay SC

Noble Marine Marlow Ropes RS200 National Championship 2024

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Welcome

ENTRY IS NOW OPEN!

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150 boat entry limit, enter early to guarantee your space

 

 

                     

   

We are beyond excited to be returning to the awesome Mounts Bay Sailing Club for the Noble Marine Marlow Ropes RS200 National Championships 2024! 

 

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There are some very good reasons why Mounts Bay is top of the list for RS200 Nationals venues!

Whet your appetite with this video from the RS400 Nationals at MBSC 2023  here!!

IMPORTANT notes

Schedule

Racing will be from Mon 5th - Fri 9th August, but previous RS200 Nationals sailors will know that the fun starts on the Sunday, with optional coaching, a gate start seminar and Commodores's Reception. 

The final prizegiving dinner and party will be held on Friday evening - so make sure you don't plan to leave until Saturday.

Optional Coaching: Sun 4th August 1200-1600

Registration: Sun 4th  August times TBC and Mon 5th August 09:00-10:00

Brieifing: Sun 4th August 2000

Day 1st Start Number Races
Sun 4th 1200  coaching only
Mon 5th 1200 2
Tue 6th 1200 2
Wed 7th 1200 2
Thu 8th 1200 2
Fri 9th 1200 2

Full details are in the  NoR

Coaching

There will an optional afterrnon coaching session on Sunday 4th August run by top RS200 sailors, Ben Whaley and Lorna Glen - the perfect opportunity to suss out the venue, ask lots of questions and for newer sailors to build confidence and make sure the boat is set up and ready to go for race 1. Recommended for all levels, the coaching will take account of the objectives of all present. Spaces are limited, please book with entry - first come, first served! 

Social Programme

Anyone who has sailed at the RS200 Nationals in the past will note that the socials are as legendary as the gate starts! There will be the usual BIG fancy dress party, the smart Championship Dinner and a large measure of Cornish themed hospitality, including an exclusive visit to St. Michael's Mount. 

And the theme this year?  The Wild West (of England)!

Sunday 4th

Commodore's reception with a complimentary drink for all, plus the all important gate start seminar.  

Monday 5th

Fuel up with a delicious curry and then impress your friends with your tunes in our karaoke!  Chillout zone available away from it too!!

Tuesday 6th

Enjoy a ferry trip to St. Michael's Mount, where you will meet the Lord and Lady of the Mount and be served a complimentary drink.  On returning to the club a hot pasty will be waiting for all. Trip and pasty included in entry for sailors, with tickets available with entry for extras.

Wednesday 7th

The famous fancy dress party – how will you interpret the Wild West 9of England) Theme?! As ever, we hope this will be a highlight of the week! 

Homemade chilli con (or sans) carne will keep you sustained!

   

Thursday 8th

Have your say on the future of the class at the AGM, and chill in anticipation of the final day.

The Masters amongst us are invited to dine at the popular 'Masters Meal' at the Godolphin, next door to the sailing club, with glorious views of St.Michael's Mount. Open to all of our 'more mature' sailors and their friends, no strict masters requirements!  

Friday 9th

The end of racing will be followed by the legendary black tie RS200 Championship Dinner and Championship prize giving!

Enjoy a spectacular hog roast with a whole host of trimmings.

  

Food, glorious food!

Please book your food tickets in advance, with your entry, as the club is run entirely by volunteers and has a small kitchen. We say this every year, but we really do need to help them plan how many to cater for.

The easy option is to book our special value MEAL DEAL, save money, save hassle!

The Meal Deal includes 1x Monday Curry, 1x Weds Chilli, 1x Friday Hog Roast & Ice Cream, all for just £30!  Choose standard or veggie options for helm and crew (and specify any dietary requirements) when you enter.

Or you can buy individual meal tickets with your entry or via the shop.

Some tickets may be available at registration on a first come first served basis.

Entry

Entry will be online via this website, opening at midday, Sun 18th February 

There are 2 key dates to bear in mind:

5th May - enter by then to save £50, that'll get you a drink or 10!

28th July - entry closes

Entry by 5th May 2024 Entry from 6th May to 28th July August 2024
£295 £345

Entry inlcudes 5 day's racing, 5 days coming ashore snacks, entry to all of the parties (optional food is extra), a drink at the Commodore's Reception,  an exclusive evening trip to the Mount and a real Cornish pasty when you return.

Accommodation

Mounts Bay is in a popular seaside town and accommodation books up quickly - we really do recommend you book up now.

For those that don't mind a bit of 'almost wild' camping, the club have an agrement with Home Farm Camping "No frills camping with a great view!" .  Suitable for  campervans, with limited tent sapce too. Please book with John Oliver 01736 711340.

Have a look at the club guide for where to stay

Charity Partner

Once again, 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...

RS Sailing have generously donated an RS200 spinnaker to be raffled for the charity at the Championship Dinner.

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.