GCSC Summer Regatta and BBQ Featuring ‘The Rabbit Run’ Pursuit Race
Galway City Sailing Club is holding its Club Regatta on Saturday 07 October, 2023 (Rollover Sunday 08 October). The Regatta will feature The Rabbit Run pursuit race around Leverets, Hare and Rabbit and a BBQ.
Registration on the day is open from 08:30 to 09:30. Race briefing will be at 09:30 with first gun at 10:55. Prize giving & BBQ will follow the last race.
Set Sail for Fun and Adventure at Galway City Sailing Club’s Annual Regatta and BBQ!
Are you ready to embark on an exciting nautical journey and savour the flavours of a fun BBQ by the beautiful shores of Galway Bay in the heart of the city? If so, mark your calendars for the Galway City Sailing Club’s Annual Regatta and BBQ, featuring “The Rabbit Run” Pursuit Race, on Saturday, October 7, 2023 (with a rollover date on Sunday, October 8, 2023).
The Galway City Sailing Club Experience
Galway City Sailing Club, is a friendly vibrant hub for sailing enthusiasts of all levels. The club’s Regatta is one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the clubs sailing calendar, drawing seasoned sailors and newcomers alike for a day of spirited competition and camaraderie.
The Rabbit Run Pursuit Race
The highlight of this year’s Regatta is “The Rabbit Run” pursuit race. Sailors will navigate their way around the scenic Leverets, Hare and Rabbit Islands, providing a challenging and picturesque course for participants. Whether you’re a competitive sailor or simply looking to enjoy the thrill of the open water, this race promises an unforgettable experience.
- Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023 (with a rollover date on Sunday, October 8, 2023)
- Time: Registration opens from 08:30 to 09:30, followed by a race briefing at 09:30. The first gun signals the start of the race at 10:55. After the last race, there will be a prize-giving ceremony and a sumptuous BBQ to savor.
Who Can Participate?
The Galway City Sailing Club’s Annual Regatta is open to all sailors. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or just starting your sailing journey, a club member or guest sailor, this event welcomes all to come together and share their passion for dinghy sailing.
- Own Boat – Single Handed: €15 for a single-handed dinghy entry.
- Own Boat – Double Handed: €20 for a double-handed entry.
- Club Boat – Single Handed: €20 for a single-handed club dinghy (GCSC members only & subject to availability).
- Club Boat – Double Handed: €30 for a double-handed club dinghy (GCSC members only & subject to availability).
- The Regatta is subject to suitable weather conditions to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants. (Rollover date on Sunday, October 8, 2023).
- Participants must agree to follow NOR (Notice of Race) instructions, Galway City Sailing Club Rules, Terms & Policies, and any directions issued by the club.
- Club boats are available to members on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to availability.
Registration Open Now
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of this thrilling sailing event and indulge in a delightful BBQ feast by the sea. Register now and secure your spot in this year’s Galway City Sailing Club’s Annual Regatta and BBQ!
Come join us for a day of sailing, fun, and community spirit on October 7, 2023. Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a curious beginner, this event promises unforgettable memories and a taste of the sailing life on the stunning waters of Galway Bay in the heart of the city. We look forward to seeing you there!