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2018 Optimist Winter Open Meeting - CANCELLED   iCal entry for this event

Date: 3rd March 2018

Incorporating the

  • 2018 Burghfield Winter Optimist Open
  • 2017/18 Rooster® Optimist Southern Traveller Series

It is with some disappointment, but after much discussion and deliberation and with no sign of the forecast for Berkshire and the South improving over the next couple of days, that the Burghfield Optimist race committee have decided to cancel the Optimist Open Meeting which was due to take place on 3rd March 2018.

We can offer a couple of options for paid entries:

  1. Transfer your entry to the Burghfield Summer Open & RYA Zone Qualifier on 8th September 2018 - this option is free of charge
  2. Refund your entry by bank transfer - entry fee will be refunded minus a small admin fee of £1.50 per entry

Please contact manager@burghfieldsailing.org to confirm your preferred option.


Entry Fees

  • Standard Fee: £22.50

Event entry closes midnight, 28 Feb 2018.  Late entries will only be accepted at discretion of the organising authority and payment of the late entry fee.


View Main Fleet Entries

View Regatta Fleet Entries


Regatta Fleet Waiting List

Once the Regatta Fleet Entry is full (current max. 40 sailors).  Please sign up on the Regatta Fleet Waiting List.  Sailors will be offered places at the discretion of the Race Committee.  Please do not make a payment until you have been offered a place (for ease select Cash or Bank Transfer).


Entry Form:

There is a short form to complete at checkout - your contact details are only requested so that we can contact you with information relating to this specific event.


Payment Options:

Direct Debit - We use GoCardless for our Direct Debit processing (the entry fee is a single payment). GoCardless offers the club cheap, fast and secure payment processing. GoCardless accesses the direct debit network through its sponsor RBS and is registered with the FSA as a small Payments Institution. For further information please visit www.gocardless.com

Bank Transfer - the Club bank account details will be sent to you with your order confirmation and will include a unique bank reference for use when making the transfer.  Payments should be received by the club no later than midnight, 28 Feb 2018.


Please note: for direct debit/goCardless and bank transfer payments - entries may show as unpaid for a few days after authorisation due to bank payment processing times.


If you have any queries regarding payment for the event please do not hesitate to contact the Club Office.


Additional Information: 

Burghfield Open Meetings: General Information

Burghfield SC: Location

Note: There is a 2.2m height restriction at the entrance to the club, please see the website for access details.

Local Accommodation

For details regarding camping close to the club please contact the Club Office



The galley will be open from 08:30 on Saturday for breakfast.


Arriving Early?

If you wish to leave your boat/s at the club on Friday please contact the Club Office to ensure you know when the compound will be unlocked.


Any problems/questions regarding the event, registration or payment, please don't hesitate to contact the Club Office.


Location: Burghfield Sailing Club


Registration - show past events
Description Date Availability Places
Bookings Price Select
Main Fleet 03-03-2018 closed 94 show £17.50
Regatta Fleet 03-03-2018 closed 30 show £17.50
Regatta Fleet Waiting List 03-03-2018 closed £17.50
Summer Open Main Fleet 08-09-2018 show £17.50
Summer Open Regatta Fleet 08-09-2018 show £17.50