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2000 Class publishes calendar of events for 2022

by Rob Burridge 10 Nov 2021 01:07 PST
2000 Class Association UK National Championships at Torbay © Tania Hutchings / www.50northphotography.co.uk

The 2000 Class is pleased to be able to publish events for 2022, and thank all of the clubs involved for helping put together a range of events for our sailors.

Following a shortened season in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, we hope 2022 has something for everyone, and we can get back to a full series of events.

The season includes:

  • Training and coaching at two events.
  • Millennium Series consisting of seven events, with title sponsorship from West Country Boat Repairs. It is great news that our 2021 sponsor is returning for 2022.
  • National Championship at Castle Cove over a full week in the summer.
  • Inland Championship at Weir Wood SC.
  • Euro holiday event at Carnac YC, France.
  • Welsh Championship at Cardiff Bay YC.

DateHost clubEventInformation
2‑3 AprilRutland Water SC2 day sprint.Large professionally run club in the Midlands with a huge amount of water space available. This event is part of the RS sprints
9‑10 AprilThorney Island SC2 day coaching eventFull weekend of training led by professional coaches and 2000 Champions.
30‑AprChichester YC1 day open. Millennium Series 2This club has fantastic facilities and racing is immediately off the club lawn
01‑MayChichester YC1 day coaching eventClass training led by professional coaches and 2000 Champions.
14‑15 MayCarsington SC2 day open.Friendly club in Derbyshire with a 2000 fleet.
3‑6 JuneCarnac YC (France)4 day European holiday eventThis event is part of the RS European event and is held at a large professional club with easy launching off a sheltered sandy beach into a large bay area. Lots of local accommodation and places to eat. Fantastic place for an early summer holiday.
18‑19 JuneSnettisham Beach SC2 day open.Previously described as the ‘probably the best’ club! Sea venue in Norfolk with great beach facilities.
16‑17 JulyThorney Island SC2 day open. Millennium Series 5Sailing in the beautiful Chichester harbour at a club with a large home fleet. This is traditionally the largest turnout of the year. Tides will play a part but the wind is usually excellent with good sea breezes. Easy sheltered launching from a friendly club.
14‑19 AugustCastle Cove SC6 day National ChampionshipFantastic sailing venue at Weymouth and excellent harbour launching into the waters of Weymouth harbour and Weymouth bay.
10‑11 SeptemberStone SC2 day open. Millennium Series 6Stone Sailing Club is a small and friendly place to sail situated on the south bank of the River Blackwater in Essex close to Maldon and Burnham‑on‑Crouch. The river is some 2km wide at high tide and racing can be held at any state of the tide.
1‑2 OctoberWeirwood SC2 day Inland ChampionshipInland venue in Sussex with easy launching and close racing area. Very friendly club with a large home fleet and good racing guaranteed.
15‑OctBough Beech SC1 day open.Inland venue in Kent with easy launching and close racing area. Another friendly club with a good home fleet.
29‑30 OctoberCardiff Bay YC2 day Welsh ChampionshipLate season racing in the sheltered waters of Cardiff Bay which is not tidal. Large home fleet and a warm welcome guaranteed.
5‑6 NovemberRutland Water SC2 day event (TBC)Finish the season with the other RS classes at the end of season regatta at this large professional club.

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