Zhik Fireball National Championships
Zhik onboard as title sponsor the 50th Fireball National Championships. Penzance Sailing Club, 11th - 17th August
Tim Saunders Chairman UKFA said, “We are delighted that ZHIK are supporting our event as title sponsor, We have an excellent week planned on and off the water!”
Simon Payne of Zhik says “We at Zhik have long been admirers of the Fireball class. Zhik strives to produce performance clothing that gives sailors the edge, and we are delighted to be involved with such a competitive class. We wish every competitor good luck and a great week’s sailing!’
Entries are now starting to role in for the 50th Fireball National Championships. Join us for an amazing championship, both on and off the water with just the right blend of sailing and socials, a veritable festival of fireballing! Enter before June 25th to secure your entry at the discounted rate! Entry fees will start from just £99 for those sailing Classic Fireballs or for teams where both sailors are both under 26.
- 10 Race Series in the excellent sailing waters of Mount's Bay, one of the UK's premier sailing venues.
- Daily prizegivings each evening.
- Individual race trophies for the ten races.
- Evening meals available at the sailing club with two meals included during the week for Helm and Crew.
- Category prizes for Classic Fireballs, Youth sailors, Lady Helm & Lady Crew and much more.
- On the water everyone races as one fleet. Off the water results are divided into Gold, Silver and Bronze Fleets so that everyone has something to race for.
- We will also be buddying up people for the week to share knowledge and experiences.
- So if you have never been to a National Championships before now is your chance!
About the Venue
- Ample Boat Parking and Car Parking
- Sheltered Launching from Penzance Harbour
- Lots of accommodation with walking distance
- Plenty of local pubs, shops and restaurants in Penzance
- Saturday 11th Arrival, measurement checks & registration
- Sunday 12th Races & Commodores Reception
- Monday 13th Races & Buddy Night and AGM
- Tuesday 14th Races & Curry and Quiz Night
- Wednesday 15th Lay Day with optional Polgoon Winery Trip
- Thursday 16th Races & Barbecue
- Friday 17th Races & Prize Giving and Party with Live Band
UKFA - 19th June 2012