Sailing Programme

island barn reservoir sailing club RS200 at the start of a dinghy race
Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club, RS200 SEAS Open Event - Race 1 

The Club is open for sailing throughout the year at the following times:

Sunday
1 April to 31 October: 10:00 - 17:00, last launch 15:30
November to March: 10:00 - end of racing
Race start times: AM 10.30, PM 12.00 (approximately) 

Tuesday
Late April to Late July: 19:00 - dusk - see sailing  calendar  for exact dates this year

Wednesday
Late April to Mid August: 19:00 - dusk - see sailing calendar for exact dates this year
Race start time: 7.30pm

Saturday
1 April to 31 October: 13:00 - 17:00  - Please check sailing calendar for special events that might men no club racing
Race start time: 2.30pm

Sunday is the main sailing day with three races (click here to see the racing schedule and times) as well as the Barnstormers Junior Sailing School.
Tuesday is our TrySail training and cruising night, for both members and guests.
Wednesday is our hotly contested summer evening series.
On Saturdays there's two handicap races, slightly less "full on" than Sundays and perfect for beginners taking their first steps into racing.  
Cruising is encouraged at weekends and of course on summer Tuesdays.
The winter programme consists of Sunday racing and we often have more winter racers than summer. Winter-only memberships are available, for one or both of the two winter series.
Throughout the year there are Open Meetings for our adopted classes and squad traning.<!-- RYA Training courses.-->
All sailors please pay attention to our Sailing Safety Regulations

In addition to the normal racing series, in 2017 there will be the following Club events:

Club ChampionshipSunday 11th June2x Handicap Races. Age group prizes
Commodore's Open DaySunday 16th July6-8 "sprint" style handicap races. Open to all IBRSC classes
Round The IslandSaturday 29th JulyTime trial style circumnavigation of the reservoir 


Bart's BashSunday 17th SeptemberGlobal event celebrating Bart Simpson

Safety Regulations14 September 2009