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Forthcoming Events
24 Aug at 0700
Shivering Sands Open Race

25 Aug at 1800
Dink about evening

26 Aug at 1100
Downriver Race

Shivering Sands


An open handicap race for sailing cruisers from Gravesend to the Shivering Sands Forts and back to Gravesend.

This is deliberately a very demanding race for cruisers. Only the best will make it there and back before the time limit. In many years, no yacht finishes the race!


2018 Race

Date: Saturday July 21st 0800
2017 Race

Date: Saturday 17 June 2017, 08:00

2016 Race

Date: Sunday 12 June 2016, 07:30

Near perfect conditions saw a fast race, with most competitors finishing well within the time limit.

Provisional results:
Place   Boat Name      Elapsed Time    Corrected Time  Handicap
1 Just Nimbus 08:40:43 09:04:41 956
2 High Spirits 08:38:15 09:14:52 934
3 Herm 10:19:50 09:32:52 1082
4 Lady Gray 10:15:08 09:44:10 1053
5 Amfitriti 09:17:49 09:51:32 943
6 Reward Retired 1270
Entry form and race instructions: Shivering Sands 2018 entry and sailing instructions.pdf






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