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As entry is about to close for the Fernhurst Books Draycote Dash, there’s an online prizegiving this Sunday evening to celebrate the conclusion of the 2020/21 edition of the Seldén SailJuice Winter Series....

This Sunday at 6pm UK time, get online for the prizegiving of last season’s Seldén SailJuice Winter Series. Simon Horsfield and Katie Burridge (along with stand-in crew Natalie Johnson) won the Series for the third time running. First timers on the podium were second placed Luke Fisher and his RS Vareo, followed by Patrick Overs’ Solo.

Join the prizegiving held on Facebook Live here at 1800 hours Sunday 14 November:


Hosted by co-organisers of the Series, Simon Lovesey and Andy Rice, the Facebook Live will also celebrate the success of many other category winners including Top Club, Top Lady, Top Youth and Junior, Top Masters, Family Rankings supported by Craftinsure, the Speed Six Speed Challenge, and some great prizes also from Trident Marine.

Sunday night will be the last opportunity to sign up for the Draycote Dash taking place the following weekend, 20 & 21 November 2021. Currently there are more than 30 classes and 70 entries for the first event of the new season. 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.

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Go here for the full list of entries so far:



    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

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.

SailRacer manages event websites and processes online entry for major National, International, Youth and training events, providing online scoring, analysis and advanced sports presentation including GPS tracking and live video.

Seldén Mast Ltd is the world leader in dinghy spars. More races are won by Seldén Spars than any other brand. Dinghy spars are made using Seldén unique XPS aluminium with CNC cut tapers, automated welding and heat treating resulting in the highest quality and most consistent dinghy spars available. Seldén also produces about 400 carbon masts per year for boats including high performance dinghies and race yachts using state of the art Mandrel Filament Moulding Technology.

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