Club News

Jibsheet - Weekly Update (13th Oct)

Hi everyone, We’ve reached the end of season – that flew by – and we had a lovely weekend to celebrate the end of the 2021 sailing! The AGM was on Friday evening in the Village Hall, with several memb

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HSC End of Season 2021

The final weekend of Horning Sailing Club’s 2021 season was sailed over the weekend 9/10th October, with a great turnout of boats on the water. With Saturday afternoon’s racing taking place on Hoveton

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (6th Oct)

Hi everyone, How have we reached the end of season already, with just this weekend to go before we finish Horning Sailing Club’s 2021 sailing?! The year seems to have flown by and we really hope that

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Autumn Regatta - 3rd October 2021

The seasons had most definitely changed for Horning Sailing Club’s Autumn Regatta, the penultimate week of the 2021 season. Held for the very first time, it took place on Hoveton Little Broad with ove

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (1st Oct)

Hi everyone, Doesn’t it suddenly feel like Autumn, especially after the fantastic weather we’ve had over the past few weeks. Last weekend we made the most of the sunshine with Open Dinghy Weekend, whi

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HSC Open Dinghy Weekend - 25/26th Sept

Saturday 25th /Sunday 26th September saw a good turnout enjoy Horning Sailing Club’s Open Dinghy Weekend, many of the sailors coming from HSC’s youth training programme.  There was close competition i

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (23rd Sept)

Hi everyone, Another week has raced by and last weekend was a slightly quieter one at HSC, with a work party on Saturday when lots of work was carried out across the river putting chicken wire on the

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Club racing - 19th September 2021

It may have been a slightly quieter weekend for Horning Sailing Club in terms of number of events taking place over the weekend, although it was certainly not quieter in numbers with a particularly st

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (18th Sept)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a good week. We’ve had another great one at HSC, with our Junior Regatta and Bart’s Bash race last Saturday, and a Down River race to Thurne Sunday – you can read

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HSC Junior Regatta & Bart's Bash

Saturday 11 September saw Horning Sailing Club’s Junior Regatta, OnBoard Festival and Bart’s Bash event take place in ideal conditions, with a warm and gentle breeze, the perfect culmination to a busy

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (10th Sept)

Hi everyone, Another week has raced by, and it’s been another busy one for HSC members. Last weekend saw plenty of activity taking place, with both a Yare & Bure Open Weekend. on Hoveton Little Broad

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Club racing - 4/5th September 2021

It was another busy weekend at Horning Sailing Club, with several events taking place. Saturday saw a team of 19 young sailors head to the Broadland Youth Regatta at Norfolk Broads Yacht Club, whilst

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (3rd September)

Hi everyone, September already! The year is flying by and the darker evenings are sadly bringing to a close our evening activities at HSC. Last Saturday saw the final session of our Sundown series, wi

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Club racing - Sunday 29th August 2021

Although several members were away sailing at events at both Oulton and Barton Broad over the last few days, there was a good turnout for Horning Sailing Club’s racing over the Bank Holiday Weekend. S

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (27th August)

Hi everyone, It’s been a rather poignant week at HSC, with the passing of our President Alex Humphris on Sunday morning.  Alex introduced numerous members to sailing in his days at Norwich School and

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Club racing & Commodore's Day - 22/08

As the water resembled a millpond, there was little enthusiasm to race on Sunday morning and, combined with the sad news that HSC’s President Alex Humphris had passed away earlier that day from a long

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (19th August)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a good week. After the excitement of Horning Week (you can check out a video of the week here. and pictures here. ), there’s been plenty still happening at HSC, f

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Club racing - Sunday 15th August

It was a quieter weekend at Horning Sailing Club, with everyone still recovering from Regatta Week! Saturday afternoon saw the Sundown informal racing series continue, and on Sunday a Down River race

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Jibsheet - Horning Week Round-Up!

Hi everyone, Horning Week – Thank you. We’d like to start with a huge thank you to everyone involved in Horning Week, we cannot thank enough the many volunteers who stepped forward (some at very short

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Jibsheet - Horning Week is almost here!

Hi everyone, Regatta Week is almost here! After the year it’s been, a few months ago it was hard to envisage that Regatta Week could even run – but here we are, and Saturday (tomorrow!) sees the retur

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Club racing - Sunday 25th July 2021

Patience was rewarded for those who persevered through Sunday morning’s challenging sailing conditions, with a gentle breeze and warm sunshine during the afternoon. The day started overcast and humid

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Jibsheet - Horning Week Edition!

  Hi everyone, As we continue to plan for Horning Week activities (more exciting news on these below!) Club life has continued to be busy and seeing lots of people on the water. Saturday night saw the

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Club racing - Sunday 18th July 2021

After a very pleasant evening’s racing for Saturday’s Sundown Series, it was a sweltering hot Sunday for Horning Sailing Club’s racing at the weekend, taking place on Hoveton Little Broad in light, fl

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (16th July)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a good week – we had another active weekend at the Club, with the Sundown series on Saturday and racing on the river on Sunday – read about it here - https://horni

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Club racing - Sunday 11th July 2021

Sunday’s sailing took place in extremely light winds, with a strong tide proving problematic for those the wrong side of the start line when racing began. Thankfully, after a slow drift in the first r

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (9th July)

Hi everyone, Another week has flown by, and last weekend we enjoyed Keelboat weekend and another Sundown series race night, both with great turnouts – you can read more here: https://horning-sailing.c

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Keelboat Weekend 2021

Despite the constant threat of thunderstorms, a good weekend was enjoyed on the water at Horning Sailing Club over Saturday 3rd/Sunday 4th July. Saturday afternoon saw the start of the Club’s annual K

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (2nd July)

Hi everyone, It’s been another busy week at HSC, with a work party last Saturday followed by the Sundown series Saturday evening and racing on the Broad Sunday (read the full report here: https://horn

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Club racing - Sunday 27th June 2021

Sunday’s sailing on Hoveton Little Broad was in breezy and overcast conditions, with a small but enthusiastic contingent participating. Amongst the Yeomans, who were first away, over half the fleet sa

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (25th June)

Hi everyone, We’ve had another busy week at Horning, seeing the Yeoman & Kinsman National Championships taking place last weekend, the Sundown series continuing on Saturday, a Down River race Sunday,

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A busy weekend at HSC (19th-20th June)

Despite the damp weather it was an enjoyable weekend at Horning Sailing Club, with plenty of activity. The main event was the Yeoman & Kinsman National Championships which took place over Saturday and

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (16th June)

Hi everyone, It has been another hectic week at Horning Sailing Club, with beautiful weather seeing lots of members out on the water making the most of it. We noticed over the weekend how everyone on

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Club racing - Sunday 13th June 2021

Horning Sailing Club enjoyed glorious weather over the weekend with the start of the informal Sundown Race series on Saturday, and Club Racing on Hoveton Little Broad Sunday. Despite the light winds a

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (11th June)

Hi everyone, The 60th Anniversary Yachtmaster Insurance Three Rivers Race. WOW! What a week! The 60th Three Rivers Race sponsored by Yachtmaster Insurance Services Ltd took place last weekend, and wha

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (3rd June)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a great week – what beautiful weather, and just in time for the bank holiday and half term – it’s been brilliant to see so many people enjoying being on the water.

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Club racing - Sunday 30th May 2021

There was sunshine and breeze for Sunday’s racing, which took place on Hoveton Little Broad, the Broad having reopened for the summer at the weekend. The three back-to-back race format meant that race

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (27th May)

Hi everyone, To start this week’s Jibsheet, we wanted to give you some really good news – which is that Horning Sailing Club has recently been awarded British Youth Sailing Recognised Club status – th

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Club racing - Sunday 23rd May 2021

Sunday’s racing at Horning Sailing Club saw a continuation of the unseasonable weather but this did not stop some great racing, with a decent breeze and plenty of enthusiasm!  Amongst the Rebels, Kevi

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (20th May)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a good week! We’ve been really busy since our last Jibsheet update - we had another productive Working Party Saturday, where the gazebo was put up (which was just

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Club racing - Sunday 16th May 2021

On Sunday Horning Sailing Club’s racing continued on the River Bure outside the Clubhouse, despite the unseasonable weather. Although on the whole there were very light winds, when the sun broke throu

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (13th May)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a great week – isn’t it lovely to see more sunshine! Despite the Single-Handed Open being postponed due to the weather, we had a fantastic Sunday at the Club, with

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Club racing - Sunday 9th May 2021

Horning Sailing Club enjoyed another fantastic day on the water Sunday, with a warm breeze and plenty of sunshine. The morning races saw particularly close (and eventful!) racing. The Rebels were the

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (6th May)

Hi everyone, Another week has flown by!  Last weekend we enjoyed plenty of activity at HSC.  Saturday saw another work party, with more of the dinghies cleaned (the difference is amazing!) and weeding

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HSC Down River & River Racing - 2nd May

Horning Sailing Club enjoyed the weekend’s racing in the May sunshine, with several events taking place. Sunday saw a Down River race to Thurne leave from Horning in a light breeze, with the leg towar

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (29th April)

Hi everyone, As we are almost into May, the year seems to be flying by faster than ever. It’s been great to see activity keep going at the Club, and last weekend was a particularly busy one with our P

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HSC activities - 24th & 25th April 2021

  Despite the unseasonably chilly weather, there was plenty happening at Horning Sailing Club over the weekend, with members on the water enjoying themselves.  Saturday afternoon saw the Club’s annual

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (23rd April)

Hi everyone, We hope that you’ve had a good week – it was great to see such a good turnout on Sunday again – and what a glorious day it was to be on the water!  Once again, we had a very strong dinghy

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Club racing - Sunday 18th April 2021

Sunday was a fantastic day to be on the water for Horning Sailing Club’s third week of the 2021 season.  With warm sunshine and a gentle breeze, the day was very much enjoyed by those participating. 

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (16th April)

  Hi everyone, Although it’s still been chilly outside, it’s been great to see the sun and more activity taking place at Horning Sailing Club.  Last weekend we had the first of our River Programme – a

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Club racing - 11th April 2021

“April Showers” certainly lived up to their name for the second week of Horning Sailing Club’s 2021 season with everything from spells of warm sunshine to hail and sleet.  The River Bure was uncharact

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Jibsheet - Weekly Update (8th April)

Hi everyone, It was great to see activity back at the Club on Sunday with our first race of the 2021 season.  It was also very poignant to see the flags at half-mast on Sunday morning in recognition o

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HSC Start of Season 4th April 2021!

The sun shone and the breeze filled in nicely for Horning Sailing Club’s return to racing on Easter Sunday.  After a year of curtailed activities, the Club is endeavouring to have a normal sailing sea

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Jibsheet - Start of Season Update!

Jibsheet - 1st April 2021. Hi everyone, With so much going on at the Club recently, we have an additional Jibsheet this week to update you on what is happening. COVID-19 procedures. Firstly, welcome b

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Jibsheet - March update! (Edition 2)

Hi everyone,   Almost the new season! Under two weeks to go until we can be back at Horning enjoying being on the water – and we really hope that you will be able to join us for the start of our seaso

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Jibsheet - March Update

Hi everyone,   Looking forward to the new season! It’s less than a month until we will be getting back on the water – and I’m sure many of you will be really looking forward to this after such a long

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Jibsheet - February update (Edition 2)

Hi everyone, Government update and activities at HSC. In light of the latest government update, we are optimistic about getting back on the water close to the start of our season.  We know that we wil

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HSC at the RYA Virtual Dinghy Show!

A 24- hour race through the darkness and under bridges on the beautiful Norfolk Broads?  Does this sound like a challenge you’d like to try?  It’s the Yachtmaster Insurance. Three Rivers Race. and y

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Jibsheet - February Update!

Hi everyone,   We hope that you have been keeping safe, well and warm throughout this spell of very cold weather.  We’ve been keeping an eye on the Club over this period – and below is a picture of th

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Jibsheet - January Update (Edition 2)

Hi everyone, We hope that you are keeping safe and well in these difficult times.  With yesterday’s news of the school closures extending to 8th March at the earliest, and many of us working from home

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Happy New Year from Horning Sailing Club

Hi everyone, Happy New Year and welcome to the first Jibsheet of 2021.  We hope that you had a restful and relaxing Christmas break, and are keeping well in these difficult times.  HSC receives Martin

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HSC receives Broads Award!

In amongst all the challenges and chaos in the world at the moment, we have some very exciting news and are thrilled to let you know that last night, Horning Sailing Club was awarded the Martin Broom

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