Save the day Handicapping

There has been much discussion regarding handicaps over the years and a decision needs to be made as to which handicap system to use in the cruiser fleets this year.  We need your help and input to make this decision for 2018 and we have arranged to hold an open meeting to discuss this whole subject at 7.30 pm on Friday 23rd March at the Burnham Sailing Club.  Bas Edmonds, the RYA Technical & Racing Services Manager, will be leading the discussion so please do make this a date for your diary – and do extend this invitation to anyone who is interested in taking part in helping us make the change for 2018.

Burnham Week 2018 will be from Saturday 25th August – Saturday 1st September

Town Cup Races Sunday 26th, Monday 27th and Saturday 1st


Burnham Week 2018 starts on Saturday 25th August until Saturday 1st September 2018. We hope to see you next year, watch the site for updates on the Town Cup, 707 Nationals.

Burnham-on-Crouch, UK (2 September, 2017): Digger Harden sailing the J/80 Glorious Fools with his seasoned team including joint owner Peter Jackson, Doug Duce and Tom Adams have won the coveted Town Cup, to mark the end of the 125th anniversary celebrations of Burnham Week, writes Sue Pelling. In a new Town Cup three-race/no discard series format, ...

I’d like to welcome you to our 2017 Burnham Week Regatta. The week will have its own Burnham Week atmosphere both on and off the water, leading to a fantastic regatta experience with more boats, more classes. My aim as Race Officer has been to retain the traditional one race per day aspect of the ...

A PDF copy of the Trophy Winners of Burnham Week 2016 is available for download in this post.

Burnham Week
The Squib was designed by a local yacht designer Oliver Lee in 1967, so it is appropriate that the Squib continues to be one of the largest fleets entering Burnham Week, year after year.

The week will again be split into three different series and on the Bank Holiday Monday, which is Quay Day, all classes will start from the Committee Boat in the vicinity of the Burnham Sailing Club.

SAILING PROGRAMME FOR BURNHAM WEEK REGATTA 2017 SATURDAY 26th AUGUST TO SATURDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER Burnham Week 2017 this year classes will share the same start line most days. The start line will be Pilehouse but with upriver starts from the Burnham Sailing Club for the Day Boats on Thursday and Cruisers on Friday. The Pilehouse ...