HYGA Winter Series Gig Race – 27 October 2019

On Sunday 27th October the Club will once again be hosting the first event in the Harker’s Yard Gig Association Winter Race Series for 2019-20.

The event will feature three races, for women’s, men’s and mixed crews and along with the Club Gig William Rose and crews were are expecting around 15 Gigs and crews from Coastal Rowing and Sailing Clubs around the East Coast.

High Water on the day is at 11.00am GMT (the clocks go back overnight – so it will feel later!)

Registration and arrivals from 8.00 .

08.45 Race Briefing for Coxswains and one crew member only

Race starts are planned as follows:

09.30 Women’s Race

10.15 Men’s Race

11.00 Mixed Race

Results and Prize Giving will take place as soon as possible after the event, once all Gigs have been recovered back to trailers and the crews have been refreshed.

Breakfast rolls and tea and coffee will be available on arrival, cakes available all day, and hot food following the final race.

All Club facilities are open to our guests and the Bar will be open from lunch time.

The race will be conducted in accordance with the HYGA Rules of Racing and all Gigs must comply with the HYGA Class Rule

For further information please contact rowing@stoursailingclub.co.uk