Spring Championships 18 - 19 March 2023

The first event of the IOCA sailing programme for 2023 is the Spring Championships. The Springs 23 will be held at Rutland Sailing Club on 18 - 19 March 2023. IOCA has held championships and training event many times at RSC and it will be great to be making a return visit.

Rutland Sailing Club

RSC is located on the shores of Rutland Water which is 3000 acres of water. The RSC website has lots of information that will be useful for your visit. The RSC office is open Thursday to Monday on  01780 720292.

Arrival Information

There is a barier at the entrance operated by an access code. On entering the RSC site, turn left and park on the gravel. Only motorhomes booked with RSC are permitted to be parked on the RSC site.

Event Schedule

Springs Event Schedule activities and where to be at what time.

Supplementary Sailing Instructions

Main Fleet SSIs

Regatta Fleet SSIs

Main Fleet Flights

Main Fleet Filght Groups. Registration is in flight groups

Explanation of Main Flights - Sailing in Flights


The Event Schedule has information the times and location of Registration, event meetings, competitor breifings etc

Online entry - closed 14 March 2023

Please access OurClubAdmin to enter. OurClubAdmin is also the home of the Offical Notice Board for the event, where you will find all the information on the event including the Major Event Instructions (MEIs), Sailing Instructions (SSIs) for the event, arrival information and lots more....


Volunteer for the event

Volunteers are required ashore and afloat on Saturday and Sunday. No experience is required for most of the roles. 

Safety Fleet

To volunteer to drive or crew a RIB, either as part of the safety fleet, or as a mark layer or measurer, please complete this google form. If you are able to help on the water, please also join the safety fleet WhatsApp group.

Major Event Instructions 

IOCA UK Major Event Instructions 2023 (MEIs)

Teams and Selection Policy

IOCA(UK)/GBR 2023 Teams Selection Policy

Junior Team for Irish Nationals - fact sheet for parents

Venice Team Racing - fact sheet for parents

Bunkroom accommodation at RSC

There are 9 rooms with bunk beds, 4 to 6 beds per room within the club building. Booking for the RSC rooms is made online on the RSC website.

Campervan pitches at RSC

New for this year, RSC has five campervan pitches on the club site. Booking an RSC campervan pitch is made online on the RSC website.

Rutland Water Campsite - CAMPSITE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND - 14 March 23

Rutland Water Campsite is located opposite Rutland Sailing Club. Booking are made directly with Rutland Water Campsite by email rutlandwatercampsite@outlook.com or phone 07989 585723.  Campers will use the RSC toilet, shower facilities because there are no toilet, shower facilities on the campsite. The campsite is a grass field and if there is a lot of rain preceding the Springs 23 then the campsite will be closed.

Catering at RSC

There will be catering in the club galley during the weekend. There will be a Pub Grub style menu available on Saturday night. Booking for Saturday night Pub Grub are made through the RSC webpage you will have to create an account.

Early Arrival on Friday

If you are planning to arrive early on Friday to go sailing you must check in at the RSC reception before going sailing.The sailor launch fee is £10 per sailor.

Late Arrival on Friday night

It will be possible to access the RSC site on Friday night to drop off road trailers. There is a barrier at the entrance and a code will be sent out in a Springs 23 Update in the week before the event.


Check, Clean & Dry Procedure for Visiting Boats

 It is importand that you folloew the CHECK, CLEAN & DRY procedure for the IOCA Springs 23 at RSC.

Further information

Additional information on the Springs 23 will be added to this page and also sent out in Springs Updates.



Class Sponsors

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