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, ...

Local Handicap Information For the local handicap system we need more information about your yacht. The more relevant information you can supply, the better. Please go to following page and fill in the form: The details will be stored in a database and the committee will contact you with a handicap rating.

Burnham Week
Here are some tips for new entrants to Burnham Week. If you can’t find the information you are looking for please contact us on the numbers provided ….