Boating Event Guide

May

22 – 26 May
GC32 Racing Tour
GC32 Villasimius Cup
Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy
www.gc32racingtour.com

24 – 27 May
Ancasta Motorboat Club Cruise
Solent – St Vaast
ancasta.com

24 May – 2 June
Fal River Festival

Cornwall
www.falriver.co.uk

25 May
South West Boat Jumble
Newton Abbot Racecourse, Newton Abbot,
Devon TQ12 3AF
www.compass-boatjumbles.co.uk

25 – 26 May
HISC Whitsun Regatta
Hayling Island Sailing Club
www.hisc.co.uk

25 – 26 May
Brixham Heritage Regatta
Brixham
brixhamheritageregatta.uk

25 – 27 May
Crick Boat Show
Crick Marina, Crick, Northants
www.crickboatshow.com

25 – 27 May
Tasar National Championship
Hayling Island Sailing Club
www.hisc.co.uk

25 – 27 May
Hobie 16 Nationals
Poole Yacht Club
hobieclass.com

25 May – 1 June
Sail Caledonia
Scotland
www.sailcaledonia.org

30 May – 1 June
All Wales Boat and Leisure Show
Anglesey
allwalesboatshow.com

30 May – 2 June
Plymouth Race Week
The Royal Western Yacht Club
Queen Anne’s Battery
Plymouth, Devon
rwyc.org

30 May  – 2 June
Yarmouth Gaffers Regatta 2019
Yarmouth
www.oga.org.uk/solent

June

1 June
Irish Sailing and Mountaineering Adventure Challenge
Kinsale to Dingle
www.trionium.com

1 June
Weymouth Berth Holder’s Summer Party
Weymouth Marina
www.deanreddyhoff.co.uk

1 June
Azores and Back Yacht Race
azab.co.uk

1 – 2 June
Etruria Canals Festival
Etruria Junction, off Etruria Vale Road,
Stoke on Trent
Staffs, ST17RB
www.waterways.org.uk

1 – 3 June
IWA Trailboat Festival
Lancaster Canal, Cumbria
www.waterways.org.uk

2 June
UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Dock 9, Huron Basin,
Salford Quays M50 3SQ
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

2 June
Leicester Riverside Festival
www.visitleicester.info

2 June – 9 June
World Cup – Marseille Final
France
www.sailing.org

4 June
Gin tasting
Join an accredited expert on a gin tasting experience under the hull of Cutty Sark
Sammy Ofer Gallery, Cutty Sark
www.rmg.co.uk/cuttysark

6 June
OGA Cardiff Bay Race
Cardiff Bay
oga.org.uk

7 – 9 June
HRSC Centenary Regatta
Hamble River Sailing Club
www.hrsc.org.uk

7 – 9 June
Poole Harbour Boat Show
Poole Quay
www.pooleharbourboatshow.co.uk

8 June
Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival
Peterborough Rowing Club, Thorpe Meadows
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

8 June
Marina Day
www.mdlmarinas.co.uk

8 June
Hythe Marina Seafood Festival
Hythe Marina
www.hythemarinavillage.co.uk

8 – 9 June
Portsmouth Regatta
www.portsmouthregatta.org

11 – 13 June
Seawork
Southampton
www.seawork.com

13 – 14 June
Automotive Challenge Cup
Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk

13 – 16 June
Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival
Trent & Mersey Canal
www.middlewich.org.uk

14 – 16 June
Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival
Falmouth
www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk

14 – 16 June
FAST40+ Circuit R2 Poole Bay
Parkstone Yacht Club
www.fast40class.com

14 – 16 June
Falmouth Classics
Falmouth
falmouthclassics.org.uk

15 June
Nab Tower Pursuit
Solent
gosportmarinescene.com

15 June
Three Peaks Yacht Race
Barmouth to Fort William
www.threepeaksyachtrace.co.uk

15 – 16 June
Foxton Locks Festival
Foxton, near Market Harborough
www.waterways.org.uk

15 – 16 June
Gill Sunsail Racing Series Chapter 4
Port Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk/events/sunsail-racing-series

16 June
Suffolk Boat Jumble
Trinity Park Events Centre,
Ipswich
Suffolk, IP3 8UH
07780 800 257

19 – 22 June
The Supery
acht Cup Palma
Palma Bay, Mallorca
www.thesuperyachtcup.com

20 June
London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge
West Reservoir, London, N4
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

20 June
Wolf Rock Race
The Royal Western Yacht Club
Queen Anne’s Battery
Plymouth, Devon
rwyc.org

20 June
Co-operation Ireland Regatta
Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk

21 June
Marlow Rope Show
Lymington Yacht Club
www.marlowropes.com

21 – 22 June
Sail GP
New York, USA
sailgp.com

22 June
Rock the Boat
Bembridge Harbour
www.bembridgeharbour.co.uk

22 June
Swallows & Amazons
Walton & Frinton Yacht Club
Essex
oga.org.uk

22 – 23 June
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
Portsoy, Aberdeenshire
www.stbfportsoy.org

22 – 23 June
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
www.syharbour.co.uk

23 June
Nore Race

Essex
www.benfleetyachtclub.org

23 June
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival
Willen Lake, Milton Keynes
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

23 June – 5 July
Nord Stream Race
Baltic Sea
www.nord-stream-race.com

25 June
Transatlantic Race 2019
Newport, Rhode Islane – Cowes
www.facebook.com/TransatlanticRace

26 – 30 June
GC32 Racing Tour
GC32 World Championship
Lagos, Portugal
www.gc32racingtour.com

29 – 6 July
Classic Channel Regatta
www.classic-channel-regatta.eu

July

3 – 7 July
Henley Royal Regatta
Henley-on-Thames
www.hrr.co.uk

4 – 7 July
Sailing Champions League
Qualifier 3
St Petersburg, Russia
sailing-championsleague.com

4 – 7 July
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Goodwood Estate of the Duke of Richmond,
Near Chichester
www.goodwood.com

5 July
RYA Sailability Multi-Class Regatta
WPNSA
www.wpnsa.org.uk

5 – 7 July
Norfolk Gathering
Norfolk Broads
oga.org.uk

5 – 7 July
Ware Boat Festival
River Lee in Ware
www.waterways.org.uk

5 – 7 July
FAST40+ Circuit R3 IRC Nationals
RORC
www.fast40class.com

6 – 7 July
River Festival
Stratford Upon Avon
www.stratforward.co.uk

6 July
Thames Historic Barge Rowing Event
Greenwich Pier
www.thamesbargedriving.co.uk

7 July
Titchfield Boat Jumble
Hound Hill Farm,
Segensworth Road East,
Titchfield, Fareham,
Hants PO15 5DY
boat-jumbles.co.uk

8 – 10 July
SW Gaffers Festival of Sail
Plymouth
oga.org.uk

10 July
Marlow Rope Show
Warsash Sailing Club
www.marlowropes.com

12 July
Deacons Marina Summer Party
Southampton
www.deanreddyhoff.co.uk

12 – 14 July
Club Members Cruise-in-Company
Hamble River Sailing Club
www.hrsc.org.uk

13 – 14 July
Lymington Dinghy Regatta
Royal Lymington Yacht Club / Lymington Town Sailing Club
Lymington
rlymyc.org.uk

13 – 20 July
British Classic Yacht Club Regatta
Cowes
britishclassicyachtclub.org/regatta

14 July
Great Waterside Raft Race
Hythe Marina
Southampton
watersideraftrace.wordpress.com

19 – 21 July
Bristol Harbour Festival
Bristol
www.bristolharbourfestival.co.uk

19 – 21 July
The Thames Traditional Boat Festival
Henley-on-Thames
www.tradboatfestival.com

20 – 21 July 
Restrogent Dart 18 SW Championships & GP5
Restrogent, Cornwall

20 – 21 July
Conwy River Festival
Racing Weekend
Conwy
conwyriverfestival.org

23 – 26 July
Fowey Classics

www.foweyclassics.com

26 – 28 July
Taittinger Regatta
Yarmouth
www.royalsolent.org

26 – 28 July
Conwy River Festival
LA LA Rally
Conwy
conwyriverfestival.org

26 July – 2 August
West Highland Yachting Week
whyw.co.uk

27 July
Annual OGA East Coast Race
Stone Sailing Club, River Blackwater
Essex
oga.org.uk

27 July
Linslade Canal Festival
Grand Union Canal
www.leightonlinslade-tc.gov.uk

27 July
Rocquaine Regatta
Guernsey
www.facebook.com/Rocquaine.Regatta

28 July – 3 August
East Coast OGA Summer Cruise
Rivers Colne, Blackwater & Crouch
Essex
oga.org.uk

31 July – 4 August
GC32 Racing Tour
38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
www.gc32racingtour.com

August

2 – 4 August
Family Fun Weekend
Bembridge Harbour
Isle of Wight
www.bembridgeharbour.co.uk

3 August
Rolex Fastnet Race
www.rolexfastnetrace.com

3 – 4 August
Clovelly Maritime Festival
Clovelly Harbour, Devon
oga.org.uk

3 – 10 August
Salcombe Town Regatta
Salcombe, Devon
www.salcombe-regatta.co.uk

4 August
Mid-Summer Open Regatta
Bewl Sailing Association
www.bewlsailing.club

4 August
Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge

River Trent, Victoria Embarkment
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

8 – 12 August
Bristol Harbour Weekend
Bristol Channel
oga.org.uk

9 – 18 August
Falmouth Week
Falmouth, Cornwall
www.falmouthweek.co.uk

10 – 11 August
Sail GP
Cowes
sailgp.com

10 – 12 August
The Whitby Regatta
Whitby, North Yorkshire
www.whitbyregatta.co.uk

10 – 17 August
Lendy Cowes Week
Cowes
www.lendycowesweek.co.uk

10 – 17 August
Lendy Finance Challenge
Cowes
www.sunsail.co.uk/events/finance-challenge

12 – 16 August
Youth Open Race Week
Hayling Island Race Week
www.hisc.co.uk

15 – 18 August
Sailing Champions League
Final (preliminary)
St Moritz, Switzerland
sailing-championsleague.com

18 August
Portsmouth Boat Jumble
Fort Purbrook,
Portsdown Hill Road,
Cosham, Portsmouth,
Hants PO6 1BJ
boat-jumbles.co.uk

19 – 21 August 
Runswick Bay Dart 18 GP6
Runswick Bay, Yorkshire

19 – 23 August
Chichester Harbour Race Week
Hayling Island Sailing Club
www.hisc.co.uk

23 – 25 August
Circuit R4 HYS FAST40+ Nationals
www.fast40class.com

24 – 25 August
Burnley Canal Festival
Leeds & Liverpool Canal
burnleycanalfestival.org

24 – 26 August
IWA Festival of Water 2019
Erewash Canal,
Waltham Abbey
www.waterways.org.uk

24 – 26 August
Torbay Royal Regatta
Torbay, Devon
rtyc.org/event/torbay-royal-regatta-2019/

24 – 27 August 
Dart 18 National Championships 
Bridlington

24 – 31 August
Burnham Week
Essex
www.burnhamweek.com

25 August – 1 September
2020 World Cup
Enoshima Round
www.sailing.org

26 August – 1 September
Kirkintilloch Canal Festival
Forth & Clyde Canal
Kirkintilloch
www.kirkintillochcanalfestival.org

29 – 31 August
Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta
Dartmouth, Devon
www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk

31 August
East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival
Oulton Broad, Lowestoft
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

September

1 – 30 September
Totally Thames
thamesfestivaltrust.org

5 – 8 September
21st Jersey Regatta
Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club
jerseyregatta.com

7 September
Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
Cambridge
dragonboatfestivals.co.uk

10 – 15 September
Cannes Yachting Festival
Vieux Port and Port Canto
Cannes, France
www.cannesyachtingfestival.com

11 – 15 September
GC32 Racing Tour
GC32 Riva Cup
Riva del Garda, Italy
www.gc32racingtour.com

12 – 15 September
Little Britain Challenge Cup
Shepards Wharf, Cowes
www.sunsail.co.uk

13 – 15 September
Ullswater Rally
Ullswater
oga.org.uk

13 – 15 September
Black Country Boating Festival
Bumble Hole Nature Reserve,
Windmill End, Netherton, Dudley
www.bcbf.com

13 – 22 September
Southampton Boat Show
Southampton
www.southamptonboatshow.com

14 September
Last Night of the Proms
Live BBC TV Simulcast Outdoor Concert
Hythe Marina Village
www.mdlmarinas.co.uk

14 September
Devon Boat Jumble
Newton Abbot Racecourse,
Newton Abbot,
Devon, TQ12 3AF
www.compass-boatjumbles.co.uk

14 September
The Great River Race
London Docklands to Ham in Surrey
www.greatriverrace.co.uk

14 September
TheSUPco.com Hayling Island Challenge
Hayling Island
www.hisc.co.uk

14 – 15 September
Battle of Britain Regatta
Solent
Royal Air Force Yacht Club
14 – 15 September 
Weston Cat Open and Dart 18 GP7
Weston Sailing Club, Netley Abbey, Southampton

14 – 15 September
Bart’s Bash
International
www.bartsbash.com

16 – 18 September
Southampton Sailing Week
reesleisure.co.uk/southampton-sailing-week

19 – 22 September
FAST40+ Circuit R5 One Ton Cup
www.fast40class.com

20 – 22 September
Sail GP
Marseille, France
sailgp.com

21 – 22 September
Huddlesford Heritage Gathering
Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
heritagegathering.uk

21 – 22 September
Bembridge Harbour Food Festival
Bembridge Harbour
Isle of Wight
www.bembridgefestivals.co.uk

21 – 22 September
Hamble Classics Regatta
Royal Air Force Yacht Club
rafyc.org.uk

21 – 22 September
Gill Sunsail Racing Series Chapter 5
Port Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk/events/sunsail-racing-series

25 September
Wooden Spoon Regatta
Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk

25 – 28 September
Monaco Yacht Show
Monaco
www.monacoyachtshow.com

26 – 27 September
The Moore Blatch Silicon Cup – The IT Industry Sailing Regatta 
Cowes, Isle of Wight
www.sunsail.co.uk/events/silicon-cup-regatta

October

1 October
British Marine Industry Regatta
Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk/marine-industry-regatta

5 – 6 October
Gill Sunsail Racing Series Chapter 6
Solent
www.sunsail.co.uk/events/sunsail-racing-series

5 – 12 October
Weymouth Speed Week
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
www.speedsailing.com

5 October – 1 December
HRSC Centenary Hamble Winter Series
Hamble River Sailing Club
www.hrsc.org.uk

6 October
Solent Boat Jumble
Royal Victoria Country Park,
Netley,
Southampton, SO31 5DR
www.boat-jumbles.co.uk

11 – 13 October
FAST40+ Circuit R6
Royal Southern Yacht Club
www.fast40class.com

13 October
Kent Boat Jumble
The Hop Farm,
Paddock Wood, Tonbridge,
Kent, TN12 6PY
www.boat-jumbles.co.uk

20 October
Suffolk Boat Jumble
Trinity Park Events Centre,
Ipswich,
Suffolk, IP3 8UH
www.boatjumbleassociation.co.uk

26 – 27 October
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Open Weekend
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
www.syharbour.co.uk

November

6 – 10 November
GC32 Racing Tour
TBC
www.gc32racingtour.com

19 – 21 November
METSTRADE – Marine Equipment Trade Show
Amsterdam
www.metstrade.com

23 – 24 November
Cutty Sark Birthday Weekend
Sammy Ofer Gallery, Cutty Sark
www.rmg.co.uk/cuttysark

December

8 December
End of Centenary Prize Giving and Party
Hamble River Sailing Club
www.hrsc.org.uk

2020

January

26 January – 2 February
2020 World Cup
Miami Round
www.sailing.org

February

1 February
Boat 2 in the America’s Cup can be launched

10 – 20 December
America’s Cup Christmas Race

March

27 March – 4 April
Trofeo Princesa Sofia
Palma de Majorca, Spain
www.sailing.org

April

13 – 19 April
2020 World Cup
Genoa, Italy
www.sailing.org

23 April – 2 May
Hyéres Regatta
France
www.sailing.org

2021

January/February
The PRADA Cup Challenger Selection Series

March

6 – 21 March
36th America’s Cup Match Presented by Prada
Auckland
www.americascup.com

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