Boat Handling Weekend

This event will be run out of Hamble Point Marina

The event starts at 17:00 on 3 Apr 2020

The event will finish at about 17:00 on 5 Apr 2020 Click here to add this event to your Google Calendar

These timings are indicative and subject to confirmation by the Event Manager or your Skipper prior to the event.

Boat Handling Weekend – affectionately known as “Bumps & Grinds”, this weekend gives you the chance to practice those difficult manoeuvers under controlled conditions.   Experience required  ~10 days at sea This is a great chance to practice boat handling skills and have a go at some more difficult manoeuvers in controlled conditions. We plan this weekend into the programme at the start of the season when the Solent is fairly empty with plenty of space to practice! Here is some feedback we received after a previous boat handling weekend. Note. Timings above are provisional to be be confirmed by skipper. Indicative Costs: £190 / berth + share of food, fuel and mooring fees. Cost based on 4 Crew per boat. Minimum experience ~ 10 days To reserve a space or make a booking please email Hazel, our Cruising Secretary, on      

For enquiries and bookings please contact the Event Manager eventadmin via Email: Please copy emails to the Cruising Secretary via

To secure your berth please transfer the berth fee into the BTOSC Santander Account, Sort Code 09-01-55 Account Number 55024008. Please use your initials & surname as the Reference (12 characters max) into the Club Account and notify the BTOSC Treasurer, Roy Cullers, and the Event Manager, eventadmin, that you have done this via the following email addresses:;; .

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See also the following forthcoming events:
  • 12 Jun 2020 - 17:00 - Solent Cruise
    (Hamble Point Marina) add to Google Calendar
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