Things to know…




Racing is organised, on behalf of the Dabchicks Sailing Club and the West Mersea Yacht Club, by a Committee comprising of members from both Clubs

Race Officers / Committee Boats.

Smacks and Cruisers: Brian Bolton / Blue Horizon (Dufour 38)

MFOBs and Dinghies: Peter Fitt / Centenary (Mitchell 31)


Race Office. This is located in the Long Room of the WMYC and will be open from 08.30 every day. Late entries (along with the relevant late entry fee) will be accepted there up to 09.00. Laminated Course cards will be available in your event pack

Class Details. Lists of all competitors by Class will be available at WMYC from 19hrs on Sunday August 21st

Race Results. Copies of the results will be available at the DSC and WMYC  and on Mersea Weeks website following each prize-giving.

Club Facilities. All competitors are welcome to use the facilities of both Clubs throughout the week. Changing and shower facilities are available, together with bar service and catering.

Social Events. Events are organised throughout the week; please see the DSC and WMYC Social Programmes for details.

Car Parking. This is limited on the waterfront, so if you can arrange car sharing, please do. Car parks are now Pay & Display.

Shopping. There are several food shops on the Island; they can be found about a 20 minute walk from the WMYC. Directions can be obtained from the Race Office.

Breakfast. Breakfast will be available at the Dabchicks Tues to Sat

Full English + Tea/Coffeee £4.50

Sausage/Bacon Baguette +Tea/Coffee £3.00

1/2 Baguette £1.50

Sides 50p



Launches. The launch service is provided by WMYC and Peter Clark’s Boatyard, and will run from 08.30 each day. To comply with their licences, the launches carry a maximum of 12 passengers – to help in peak periods, please allow plenty of time to get to your boats, and gather all crew members together to minimise the need for return journeys.

Moorings. Limited Moorings will be available free of charge for visiting yachts.

Mersea Week 2016 Committee

The committee for Mersea Week is:

Chairman Julian Lord
Treasurer Peter Fitt 
Mersea Week Secretary Jackie Stubbs
Committee members Celyn Evans

Fran French

  Mary Ann Poole
  Sarah Poole
  Ben Heathcote
  Vic Prior
  Stewart Williams
  Chrissie Westgate

We look forward to seeing everyone on the water, and of course – in the bar.