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13th – 16th July 2024

The Hornet Class Owners are warmly invited to attend
Dabchicks Sailing Club for the

Hornet National Championships 2024

Event Sponsors
Exe Sails

Friday :

Early Arrivals :

Bar Open from 4pm

Order pre-event food
via the ‘Hornet Nationals at DSC’ WhatsApp group

Saturday :


Welcome Reception

Beef or Veg Chilli & Rice

Hornet Class AGM (@1hr)

Sunday :



Select 3 meat portions / vegetarian options,
burger buns, pasta salad, potato salad and coleslaw

Monday :


Championship Dinner

Chicken / Vegetable curry
with large jacket potatoes

Tuesday :

Prize Giving

Selection of savoury snacks
‘pick-up & pack-up’
take away bags
available to purchase

Dabchicks have made arrangements to use the headquarters accommodation of Colchester XI Sea Scouts located in The Lane, within walking distance of the clubhouse.  The facility has rooms with 2, 4 or 6 bunks.  There are also showers, a basic kitchen, space to dry out your kit and a car park space for residences.

Additional information and link to book your bunk(s) can be found below the event entry form on the Event page or click

Dabchicks Galley

The club Galley will be open downstairs
for breakfast on Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday.

Tea/ coffee /soft drinks & light snacks will be
available upstairs when the galley has closed.

Please state any special dietary requirements on Entry Forms.

Dabchicks Bar

The club Bar lounge will be open each day for the shore crews to have a comfortable location to relax.

The Club Bar will be open:
Fri:  4pm – 11:30pm
Sat: Midday to 11:30pm
Sun: Midday to 11pm
Mon & Tues:  open after racing / midday – 11pm

Parking & Launching

Road Trailer Storage
details will be available via the
‘Hornet Nationals at DSC’ WhatsApp group.

The West Mersea Town Council website has some very useful information for people visiting the island.

Event Coordinators : Paul Jackson and Rachel Ramsay

Entry Form

Scout Hut Accommodation

Shore Crew Meal Tickets

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