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Great Britain’s most popular winter sailing series is back for its 13th season, and online entry is now open. Get in quick for Event No.1, the Draycote Dash...

The 13th edition of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series kicks off in a few weeks’ time with the Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash on 20 & 21 November 2021.

Entries have been filling up quickly in recent years, so secure your spot here now: www.sailjuiceseries.com

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One of the most popular and longstanding events in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series, the Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash consists of up to four back-to-back handicap races on Saturday, starting at 11am. Sunday is the Pursuit Race.

The Seldén SailJuice Winter Series aims to appeal to as many classes as possible, with typically almost 100 different types of boat represented across the season, from fleets as diverse as the traditional Norfolk Punt and National 18 to emerging classes looking to make their mark on the UK dinghy scene.

A number of classes have used the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series as their class Winter Championships, including the RS Aero, the OK, Blaze and Hadron H2 classes. If you’d like to set up a hassle-free, Covid-compliant series for your fleet, then contact Simon Lovesey: simon.lovesey@sailracer.co.uk

For more details on Draycote Water Sailing Club, go here:


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    The following events are in the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series 2021/22:

        Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash, Draycote Water SC
        20 & 21 November 2021

        Datchet Flyer, Datchet Water Sailing Club
        11 & 12 December 2021

        Yorkshire Dales Brass Monkey, Yorkshire Dales SC
        27 December 2021

        Burghfield Breezer, Burghfield Sailing Club
        27 December 2021

        Grafham Grand Prix, Grafham Water Sailing Club
        2 January 2022

        Bloody Mary, Queen Mary Sailing Club
        8 January 2022

        King George Gallop, King George Sailing Club
        22 January 2022

        John Merricks Tiger Trophy, Rutland Sailing Club
        5 & 6 February 2022

        Oxford Blue, Oxford Sailing Club
        19 February 2022

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You can find out more about the Series here: www.SailJuiceSeries.com

Photo Credits: Tim Olin

Notes to editors:

Previous winners of the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series

2020/21    Simon Horsfield & Katie Burridge/ Natalie Johnson (2000)

2019/20    Simon Horsfield & Katie Burridge (2000)

2018/19    Simon Horsfield & Katie Burridge (2000)

2017/18    Alistair Goodwin (Laser)

2016/17    Matt Mee & Emma Norris (RS200)

2015/16    Ian Dobson & Andy Tunnicliffe (GP14)

2014/15    Nick Craig & various crews (Merlin Rocket)

2013/14    Michael Sims (Solo)

2012/13    Tom Gillard & Simon Potts (Fireball)

2011/12    Peter Gray & Rachael Rhodes (Scorpion)

2010/11    Andy Peake (Musto Skiff)

2009/10    Olly Turner & Richard Whitworth (Merlin Rocket)

SailJuice.com is the ‘how to sail and race faster’ website, with hundreds of articles and exclusive interviews with National, World and Olympic Champions. Professional sailing journalist and editor of SailJuice.com, Andy Rice, came up with the concept of the SailJuice Winter Series (originally known as the SailJuice Global Warm-Up) as a way of increasing participation levels in dinghy racing during the off-season in the UK.

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