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Oulton Week

Oulton Week 2024

The premier week's racing across the Broads!

18th to 23rd August 

For trophies sailed for daily throughout the week the number of races to count shall be one less than the number sailed, unless only 2 races are sailed in which case both count. 

ENTRIES MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE. Entry forms will be available on the club website www.wobyc.com . Entries to be received by the club by 4 pm on Saturday 17th August. 

Entry fees: for helms aged 18 or under. £1 per race; everyone else £2 per race.

Fast Handicap is for dinghies with PY of 1162 or less. In addition, K1 and Flying Fifteen keelboats are permitted to compete in Fast Handicap races.

Slow Handicap is for dinghies with PY of 1163 to 1665.

Lasers have their own class races in the mornings. Lasers can enter Laser class and Fast Handicap races as standard or radial rigs. Standard entries may use radial rigs but will still sail to the standard PN. Radial entries cannot use standard rigs.  Handicaps will be applied even in the Laser class races. (Laser 4.7s will race in the Slow Handicap)

Optimists have their own class races in the mornings.

Norfolk Dinghies have their own class races in the afternoons.

Hansa 303 Dinghies will race on Monday, Wednesday and Friday only.

Mixed One Designs is restricted to W.O.D, B.O.D., Y&B.O.D. and Squibs.

River Cruiser split start will be decided by the class. Please note: the Fast and Slow fleets will sail in separate races but both will count toward the final results.

Blackburn Trophy: Four-a-side Keelboat Team Race between WOD, BOD, Y&BOD and Squibs. Helms must have competed in a class race during Oulton Week 2024 of the class they are chosen to represent.

The Bloodbath Race on Friday afternoon is an Allcomers average lap handicap race with a split start - Fast boats at 15:45, slower boats at 15:48. See club noticeboard for list of classes/boats in each start.

Commodores Reception: Saturday 17th August in the clubhouse.

Prize giving: Friday at 18.30 hrs under the awning.

DAILY PROGRAMME: 

09.57   Mixed One Designs    San Diego Trophy. Cubitt Trophy: 1st boat normally moored on Oulton Broad

10.45   Fast Handicap (excluding Lasers)      Fireball Trophy

10.48   Lasers  Laser Shield

10.51   Slow handicap (excluding Optimists)             Cucumber Bowl & Warnes Cup

10.54   Optimist          Optimist Trophy

10.57   Hansa 303 Dinghies    Castle Bay Trophy (Monday, Wednesday and Friday only)

12.00   River Cruisers (fast)

12.03   River Cruisers (slow)

Combined result for Goldfish Bowl; SRCC Trophy for 1st boat with handicap of 15% and above. Matilda Trophy for 1st boat in the fleet that did not win overall.

13.00   Fast Handicap Regatta Trophy. 

13.03   Slow Handicap            Lucy Brighton Trophy, Charles Longley Trophy and William Brighton Trophy for 1st Junior. 

13.45   Waveney OD  Oulton Week Trophy

13.51   Yare & Bure OD         Apollo Cup (except Friday)

14.21   Broads OD      Jubilee Points Trophy

14.27   Squibs Norman Blowers Cup

15.15   Fast Handicap (including Lasers)       Plain Sailing Trophy (except Friday)

15.18   Norfolk Dinghies (except Friday)      Tideway Tankard

15.21   Slow handicap            Progress Cup & Ragged Robin Trophy (except Friday)

15.24   Hansa 303 Dinghies    Castle Bay Trophy (Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 13.06 only)

16.15   Mixed One Designs    Regatta Trophy; The Big Trophy for runner-up; George Trotter Trophy for 1st WOBYC helm aged 60+)  (except Friday)

17.24   River Cruisers (fast) except Friday

17.27   River Cruisers (slow) except Friday  

Combined results for Woodruff Trophy. Ames Memorial Trophy for 1st boat in Fast Fleet 

counting all races in Midday and Evening series (no discards).

Friday afternoon:

12.00   River Cruisers (fast)

12.03   River Cruisers (slow)

Combined result for Goldfish Bowl; SRCC Trophy for 1st boat with handicap of 15% and above. Matilda Trophy for 1st boat in the fleet that did not win overall.

13.00   Fast Handicap             Regatta Trophy

13.03   Slow handicap             Lucy Brighton Trophy, Charles Longley Trophy and William Brighton Trophy for 1st Junior.

13.06   Hansa 303 Dinghies    Castle Bay Trophy

13:54   Waveney OD  Oulton Week Trophy

14.12   Broads OD      Jubilee Points Trophy

14.18   Squibs Norman Blowers Cup

15.45/48          Bloodbath Allcomers Race     Bloodbath Shield 

One Race Trophies: 

Sunday:          

09.57   Mixed One Designs    Pensive Temptress Trophy

13.00   Fast Handicap             Courage Cup

13.03   Slow Handicap           Plaisir Cup

16.15   Mixed One Designs    George Catchpole Cup

Monday:

13.00   Fast Handicap             Catchpole Trophy

13.03   Slow Handicap            Wherry Trophy

18.30   keelboat helms over 40           Pensioners Plate

Tuesday evening:

18.30   BOD Junior Race

Wednesday:

09.57   Mixed One Designs    Jimmy Gibbs Tankard

12.00/12.03     River Cruisers             Blakes Cup for 1st from combined Fast and Slow fleets; Bonito Trophy for 1st on handicap in Fast Fleet.

13.00   Fast Handicap             Speedwell Cup

18.30   Keelboat 4-boat team racing   Blackburn Trophy 

Thursday evening:

18.30   BOD Ladies Race

Friday:

15.45/48          Bloodbath Race:         Overall winner Bloodbath Trophy. 1st wooden boat Crisis Trophy

Last updated 13:49 on 15 February 2024

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