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National Handicap for Cruisers to be Unveiled at Ballyholme Yacht Club

10th April 2013
National Handicap for Cruisers to be Unveiled at Ballyholme Yacht Club

#ballyholme – Ballyholme Yacht Club will be holding the first keelboat series in Ireland run under the new NHC on Saturday afternoons in May.

Billed as light hearted racing with a bit of craic, the series is used to get the local keelboats up to speed quickly for the upcoming Sigma Nationals at RUYC and other upcoming events.

More information is downloadable below.

There has been a lot of talk about the new National Handicap for Cruisers (NHC) and information and the initial Base Number list is now available on the RYA Website in the Racing Section.

To give everyone a chance to hear more about the new system RYANI have been able to arrange for Bas Edmonds and Alan Wibroe, from the RYA Technical Department, to come to Northern Ireland and tell us more about how it works and how your Club can use it.

They will make their presentation at Ballyholme Yacht Club on Wednesday 17th April at 7:30 pm. The talk will last approximately one and a half hours and there will then be time for a question and answer session.

This FREE talk is open to everyone with an interest in Cruiser Handicap racing including Club Sailing Secretaries, Handicap Secretaries, Race Officers and Scorers and, of course, Owners and Crew.

If you do intend to come to the talk in Ballyholme YC on 17th please email [email protected] or [email protected]

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