All those still considering entering please note the entry close date of the 10th August as per the NOR. Anyone turning up on Thursday 16th August expecting to enter is very likely going to be refused entry.

Any potential competitor needs to complete the online entry form only. Once this is complete the club can contact them directly via email to firm up plans.


At vast expense we've hired a top model to show off this year's Osprey Nationals clothing. Big choice of products, from T Shirts to polos to hoodies, vest tops, etc etc. All supplied by Azure Logo Embroidery. If you order before 9th August, your clothing should be made up and delivered straight to you at the Osprey Nationals, ready to wear. Products can be made up with your sail number and boat name, as well as the Osprey Sailing, and Osprey Nationals 2018 branding. Big choice of colours as well as of clothing products. Look out for our special artwork on the back.

The Osprey Class were very lucky and honoured to have Cliff Norbury & Michael Goffe present a session during the 2017 National Championship covering their recollections of the early days of the Osprey Class.

6534 Michael Goffe, left and Cliff Norbury. Michael Goffe helmed the Osprey in the Olympic trials.

The evening presentation was recorded on video as well as audio. It is hoped to produce a transcript of the evening to add to the records of the Osprey Class.

The almost hour long audio recording can be listened to courtesy of Pete Mallaband at https://soundcloud.com/peter-mallaband/goffe-pres/s-PQ5rG

6516 Cliff Norbury shows picture of the three man team who won the Round the Island race in their Osprey



6518 Cliff explains the bold finish line manoeuvre which won them the race



6529 Remarkably, this was the first time Cliff ever touched the RTI trophy he won