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Racing at Flushing

We are primarily a racing club, racing a variety of keelboats, some multihulls, and traditional gaff-rigged boats. At present there are nine racing classes. Racing takes place on Tuesday evening and Saturday afternoon. There is also a short joint series with RCYC which on a Friday evening, their normal racing evening. From time to time additional special races take place.

To race you must complete the Race Registration and Entry Form and pay the appropriate racing fee.

Registration and Entry Form

You are required to:

  1. Sign the Declaration and enter the name(s) of your RYA Affiliated club(s). FSC is an RYA Affiliated Club, but you do not need to be an FSC member to enter.
  2. Enclose your IRC, Mocra or SWYTC certificates as applicable.
  3. If sailing with children, complete the under-18 Parental Consent form.
  4. Pay the required fee by bank transfer using your full name as reference (account details are on the entry form), or enclose a cheque payable to Flushing Sailing Club to arrive at least 48 hrs before racing.
  5. Send your Entry to: Hon. Treasurer FSC, 12 Wellington Terrace, Falmouth, TR11 3BN. Or scan and it. Enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope if you would like confirmation of your entry.

If you are already a Club member, you can purchase a discounted block entry. If you are not a Club member, you can still race, but you pay a little more. If you only want to enter specific series, or races, you can do so, at a fairly nominal amount.

Block entry Club Member £80
Block entry non Member £135
Charity Race Donation (FSC CIO – FSC New Clubhouse) discretionary
Individual series £15–£35
Individual races £6 or £8
Special Races free–£50
  • Block entry covers all regular series and races.
  • Charity Race: how much you contribute is at your own discretion. The suggested minimum is £10 but all and any contributions are accepted. All the proceeds from the race go to the designated charity (currently the Building Fund).
  • For Individual Series the entry fee is related to the number of races in the series. Check the Race Registration and Entry Form for the exact amount.
  • For Special Races (these include the Silver Sunbeam, the FWB Cup, and the FSC Challenge series) the fee is between £10 and £50: the Centenary Sailpast & Regatta is free to enter.
  • The individual races are £6, except for the Gull Rock Manacles Race at £8.

Whether you are a member or not, whether you race or not, you will still be welcome back to the quay on a Tuesday evening for one of our excellent hot suppers washed down with a pint or two of Betty Stogs, or on a Saturday for tea and cake.

Pursuit series

The Pursuit Series have their own start times which are published a few weeks before the series begins.

The IRC Challenge Cups

As part of the Club's Centenary celebrations there will be a series of races for IRC rated boats on Sunday 27th June racing will consist of Bay Racing with two windward/‌leeward courses and a regatta course. NoR to follow.

Other Races

Gull Rock Manacles Race: SIs for the FSC/COGS Gull Rock Manacles race, but also check the COGS website.

Falmouth Tyres Falmouth/Fowey race: SIs. Details will be published as soon as they are available. This race for Q, E, U and W classes takes place on the same weekend as the Falmouth Classics Regatta.

Don't forget the other racing that is available in the Port, like Falmouth Sailing Week and all the Village Regattas.

Racing at other PoFSA clubs

FSC is a member of the Port of Falmouth Sailing Association, PoFSA. As a member of Flushing Sailing Club you are entitled to race at any of the other PoFSA clubs, namely: Mylor Yacht Club, the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club, the Helford River Sailing Club, St Mawes Sailing Club and Restronguet Sailing Club. You may be required to pay an entry fee, but you do not have to join. More about PoFSA.


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