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UK GP3 - Marconi, Essex Sponsored by
From Saturday 09 September 2017 -  08:00
To Sunday 10 September 2017 - 17:00

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This year's East Coast Open event will be held at Marconi Sailing Club in the familiar blackwater estuary. This is the home event of the 2016 National Champions "Pica" with a club that has grown to be enthusiastic of skiff type classes. The fleet will be fresh from the Nationals and gearing up to host the UK's round of the European Grand Prix so the form of boats is expected to be high.The event is being heavily supported and sponsored by Dinghy-Rope.

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These are available HERE

Sailing Instructions

Draft Sailing Instructions can be found HERE

Event Cost

£60 per team.


There will be a social on Saturday evening at the club including a BBQ and the bar will be open. Ticket prices are to be confirmed, but are to be ordered at registration Saturday morning. Bring plenty of cash as it is likely to be a cash bar. The galley will also be open throughout the weekend including breakfats before hitting the water!


Suggestions for Accomodation can be found on the Marconi webiste HERE.

Dinghy Rope

Dinghy Rope will not only be providing prizes but will are on hand at the event for any spares required and will be on hand to take event photos and may even birng along their drone for some extra video footage!