Please select your home edition
Edition
Naiad/Oracle Supplier

Glyn Charles Pursuit Race entries open

by HISC on 19 May 2012
Glyn Charles - Barcelona 1990 HISC
Online entry is now open for the 2012 Glyn Charles Pursuit Race. The event this year will take place on Sunday 20 May. The photo is quite a poignant HISC photo as it shows Glyn Charles (centre) in 1990 in Barcelona with HISC members, Rob Cruickshank and Tim Hancock, at the pre-pre Olympics practice regatta.

With Glyn helming they won the Soling Class beating, amongst others, Jochen Schumann, who was the 1988 (and 1996) Gold medallist in Solings...

Glyn Charles represented Britain in the Star Class at the Savannah Games in 1996 finishing 11th, and was in training with the British squad in Sydney for the 2000 Games when he was invited to join the crew of the Sword of Orion, just days before the Sydney to Hobart race began. During the race the fleet was hit by 30ft high waves and storm-force winds. Glyn was swept overboard from the 43ft Australian vessel, his body has never been traced. He was one of six people who died during the race.

The Glyn Charles Memorial Pursuit Race is open to all monohull dinghies with a PY of 1459 and below. Also the Keelboat classes Artemis 20, Flying 15, RS K6, RS Elite, X boat, Swallow, Sunbeam, Hawk, Star, Yngling...

Other classes may be accepted at the discretion of the organizing authority, contact the HISC Office. Eligible boats may enter by completing the online form and submitting the entry fee using the HISC website. On-line entry will be available on the Event page from Tuesday 1 May Event website
InSunSport - NZSchaefer 2016 Ratchet Block 660x82Ancasta Ker 40+ 660x82

Related Articles

J22 World Championship - More Day 4 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4 action.
Posted today at 5:01 am
2016 J22 World Championship - Day 4 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 4 action.
Posted today at 4:58 am
Michael Marshall triumphs at J/22 World Championship
With a second place finish in Thursday’s only race, Mike Marshall, Todd Hiller and Luke Lawrence are the champions. Heading into the 10th and final race, Marshall and Chris Doyle were tied on points at 30. As the 41 teams arrived at CORK in the morning, the after effects of an overnight storm left breeze in the mid-20s, so the Race Committee postponed on shore.
Posted on 25 Aug
J22 World Championship - More Day 3 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 3 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 3 action.
Posted on 25 Aug
2016 J22 World Championship - Day 3 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 3 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 3 action.
Posted on 25 Aug
J22 World Championship - More Day 2 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action.
Posted on 24 Aug
2016 J22 World Championship - Day 2 action-shots by Christopher Howell
Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action. Photographer Christopher Howell was on water at 2016 J22 World Championship and provided this gallery of images from Day 2 action.
Posted on 24 Aug
Michael Marshall excels in wind and waves on J/22 Worlds Day 2
The day before J/22 Worlds began Mike Marshall led a panel discussion focused on techniques for heavy breeze and waves. 2016 J/22 World Championship - The day before the J/22 World Championship began at Cork/Sail Kingston in Ontario Canada, Mike Marshall led a panel discussion focused on techniques for heavy breeze and waves.
Posted on 24 Aug
Spring into summer with NCYC’s Inner Spring Regatta
Entry is open 2016 NCYC Inner Spring Regatta to be held over the 10th and 11th of September. Entry is open 2016 NCYC Inner Spring Regatta to be held over the 10th and 11th of September. With six on the entry list in the first 24 hours this will be a regatta not to miss.
Posted on 24 Aug
2016 Sail Canada Senior Championships - Day 4
After not sailing on Sunday due to heavy winds, sailors returned to the water today at Sail Canada Senior Championships 2016 Sail Canada Senior Championships - After not sailing on Sunday due to heavy winds, sailors returned to the water today at the Sail Canada Senior Championships at Cork OCR. Today’s conditions were ideal, with a breeze of 18-19 knots from the southwest, and sunny skies.
Posted on 23 Aug