Coordinated Cruiser Events



The Blackwater and Colne Open Sailing Series comprises of sailing events organised by the various RYA affiliated clubs on the rivers.

Select each event from the list below for details.


BCOSS Open Series 2015

Three individual events, one a month in May, June & July form the BCOSS series. 

Classes for families cruising white sail (no spinnakers), local handicap and IRC rating. A seperate start for the white sail class, all classes follow the same course sailed over long legs.

Dates selected have HW times suitable for up river boats to get off their moorings down to the start, participate and then back to their moorings on the evening HW. Don't miss the social events though as moorings are available at the host clubs. Participate in individual events or complete the whole series.

Annual trophy awarded to series winners of all three fleets. Keeper prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each class. Other spot prizes.

Select each event from the list below for details.


Colne YC Event

Sunday 10th May. Start No12 Buoy off Bradwell 08:30am

Saturday evening pontoon party in Bradwell Marina.


Stone SC Event

Sunday 28th June. Start Stone Line 12:30am


Mersea Clubs Event

Saturday 8th August. Start Nass 11:00am

BCOSS party on the WMYC lawn after the sailing, trot boat available.




Come and join in the fun...

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