Open Events

Open Racing run by SWSA Member Clubs

In addition to the racing run by Southampton Water Sailing Association the member clubs offer their own open racing series.  The enter these series please contact the relevant club for an entry form.

Where these opportunities to race are free to yachts taking part in SWSA races it is made clear.  Other open race series will have race entry fees determined by the individual clubs.

Good news from Royal Southampton Yacht Club

Royal Southampton Yacht Club have reinstated Thursday evening racing.  The 2020 programme of races included the Twilight and then Summer series of races on Thursday evenings.  As Covid-19 lockdown has allowed RSYC are now running ‘Household’ racing in place of these 2 series.  Crews from a single household do not need to social distance.

Go to for full details.   The first race was Thursday 4th June and had 16 starters and great racing in the pursuit format. All proceeds are going the the RNLI.  Check it out – you won’t regret it.