Programme

The current O&CSS programme encompasses the events set out below. Where further details are relevant, they will have been circulated by email.

The 102nd Varsity Match, organised by Cambridge, will take place 3-5 July 2019 at Aldeburgh in Loch Longs under the flag of Aldeburgh YC.   Arrangements are as follows.

  • Match practice and match racing (first and second teams – best of 3 races) takes place on Wednesday 3 July, with team racing, both Mixed and Ladies, starting on Thursday 4 July – first to win 4 races is the victor.
  • Society members and partners are welcome to join the Friday (5 July) dinner at Aldeburgh YC – Details to follow. (Dress is reefer jacket / blazer / smart casual.)
3/4 November : Oxford Magnum (Farmoor)

23/24 February : Cam Cup (Grafham and Cambridge)

16/17 March : RYA/UKTRA Team Racing Championships (West Kirby SC)

23/24 March : National Ladies Team Racing Championships (Spinnaker SC)

Thursday 22 March : Joint Oxford & Cambridge Drinks Party (O&C Club, Pall Mall, SW1Y 5HD)

You will receive an Oxford or Cambridge alumni sailing newsletter about this.   If you are not receiving alumni sailing newsletters, visit the appropriate site and sign up!

10-12 May : Wilson Trophy, West Kirby

Sunday 12 May: Itchenor Swallow Team Racing (An RS200 event will not take place this year in view of the clash of dates with the Wilson Trophy)

Contact Nigel Masding if you are interested in the Swallow match.

3-5 July : 102nd Varsity Match – Aldeburgh

See details at the top of this page

Saturday 31 August : NBYC Match (Wroxham)

After a splendid (if close) victory last year, we are looking to retain the trophy this year!   Contact Gerorge Harston if you would like to take part in this excellent fixture.

Sunday 8 September : Lymington Scow Inter-Club Challenge (Lymington)

After last year’s victory, we are looking to retain the trophy this year! Contact Jeremy Vines if you are interested in this fixture – it is a series of club fleet races rather than a team racing event.

Saturday 5 October : Generations Event (Farmoor)

See the Team Racing page for details.

Saturday 5 October : AGM and Annual Dinner (Kellogg College, Oxford)

Photo of yacht sailing in O&CSS programme
Gentle action at the NBYC match on Wroxham Broad