Taken on board Dorade in the Caribbean 600 courtesy of Dorade's crew.

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|JANUARY 2017|


Australia & New Zealand


Rolex Sydney Hobart Race (Australia) 26th December - (approx.) 6th January 2017

Leaving Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day this is both a classic and modern event that every year inspires millions across the world. http://rolexsydneyhobart.com/


Mahurangi Night Race (NZ) 27th January 2017.

Devonport (Auckland) – Whangaparaoa – Mahurangi Harbour. Attracts some 50 classics. Precedes the 'Ports of Auckland Anniversary Regatta'. Organised by the Devonport Yacht Club. http://classicyacht.org.nz/demosite/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/NOR-Mahurangi-2016.pdf


The Kiwi Raid and Regatta (NZ) TBC 2018

Fifteen day event, starting at Sandpit finishing in Auckland, Along the way there are lots of short adventures for sailors and rowers alike. We will have a two day St Ayles skiff regatta (short rowing races) at Whangaparoa in the middle which everyone can join in. http://raidnz.org/kiwi-raid-and-regatta-2016/


Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta (NZ) 30th January 2017

A classic weekend of racing, cruising, shore events including rowing, swimming and running races, catching up with friends and family, and the fantastic BBQ, prizegiving and Prohibition Band at Scott’s Landing. Usually attracts well known yachts such as; Thelma, Rawhiti, Waitangi, Rainbow, Little Jim, Prize, Jessie Logan, Wairiki, Katrina II as well as for dozens of other well loved boats. http://www.yachtingnz.org.nz/events/ports-of-auckland-anniversary-day-regatta-2016




Mount Gay Round Barbados Race (Barbados, Caribbean) 16 - 24th January 2017

Three Days of Coastal Racing, this year is their 81st Anniversary Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. It includes the 'Ocean Passage Race to Antigua'. http://mountgayrumroundbarbadosrace.com/index.php


Grenada Sailing Week (Grenada, Caribbean) 30th January - 4th Feb 2017

A larger regatta was devised to join the keelboat regatta 'Grenada Sailing Festival'. http://grenadasailingweek.com/




London Boat Show (UK) 6 - 15th January 2017.



Boot Düsseldorf - Dusseldorf Boat Show (Germany) 21 - 29th January 2017






Grenada Sailing Week (Grenada, Caribbean) 30th January - 4th Feb 2017

A larger regatta was devised to join the keelboat regatta 'Grenada Sailing Festival'. http://grenadasailingweek.com/


The Superyacht Challenge (Antigua, Caribbean) 2-5 Feb 2017

The Superyacht Challenge Antigua is a remarkable celebration of sailing and parties, all dedicated to fun in the Caribbean. http://superyachtchallengeantigua.com/


West Indies Yacht Club Classic Regatta (Next event to be confirmed)

Old Harbour, St Catherine, Jamaica. http://westindiesyachtclub.com/


RORC (Caribbean) 600 20th February 2017.

An exciting 600-mile offshore race that takes competitors around some of the most beautiful islands of the Caribbean. hosted by the Royal Ocean Racing Club http://caribbean600.rorc.org/




Wintertreffen (Winter Meeting - Germany) 4th February 2017.

Entry free gathering of the classic community from all over Northen Europe. http://www.fky.org/freundeskreis/wintertreffen.htm

Mahurangi Night Race 2016 courtesy of waitematawoodys.com

|MARCH 2017|


Australia & New Zealand


The Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta (NZ) 4 - 5th March 2017.

The 2016 Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta is back, and will be hosted for the first time by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. The premier annual event on the Classic Yacht Association (New Zealand) calendar, this year again promises some spectacular racing. http://classicyacht.org.nz/sailing/




Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta (Virgin Gorda, BVI, Caribbean) 10 - 13th March 2017

This exclusive event brings together sail and motor yachts during a four-day event for owners, their families and friends organised by Boat International Media and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda. http://www.boatinternational.com/luxury-yacht-events/loro-piana-caribbean-superyacht-regatta-rendezvous


St Barths Bucket Regatta (Caribbean) 16th-19th March 2017.

Held in Saint Barthélemy, the St Barths Bucket Regatta is a congenial, invitational regatta set in the Corinthian spirit.  Invitations can be extended to yachts whose LOA is 30.5 meters (100 feet) or greater, or to ones that qualify under the ‘grandfather clause’.  http://www.bucketregattas.com/main_index.html




Escale à Sète (France) 27nd March- 2nd April 2018!

NEXT EVENT IN 2018! A major celebration in the Med's most important fishing port. Over a hundred boats. From the Savonnerie quay to the Saint Louis pier, from the canals to the fish market; celebrations on the Île Singulière will abound over four days! http://www.escaleasete.com/

|APRIL 2017|




Les Voiles de Saint Barths 10-15th April 2017.

No fewer than 80 boats and 1,000 sailors participate in a unique combination of sportsmanship and conviviality, which makes for excitement both on the water and ashore, attracts a growing number of competitors each year. www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com/site/us


Antigua Classics (Anitgua, Caribbean) 19-25 th April 2017

Organised and sponsored by Panerai at the Antigua Yacht Club. This is a unique event in the international classic yachting calendar, well known for its participants, atmosphere, scenery and racing conditions. http://antiguaclassics.com/v1/


West Indies Regatta 28th April - 1st May 2017. Reconnecting the Islands with traditional sail. Each year during the first weekend in May, beach built island Schooners & Sloops from all over the Caribbean join up for this working boat regatta. http://westindiesregatta.com/




Pieper Race (Volendam, Holland) 16th - 17th April 2017

The event keeps alive the memory of the risky potato shipments from Friesland, which Volendam fishermen during the war carried on their ships. Fore the supple of Amsterdam hospitals. Traditional Dutch Barges, clippers and model fishing boats. http://www.pieperrace.nl/


Race of the Classics (Rotterdam - Engelse kust - Amsterdam) 2-8th April 2017. Race of the Classics is the biggest student sailing competition in Europe, with over 550 students participating in the 2016 edition. http://www.rotc.nl/wp/


Trofeo Accademia Navale (TAN) Regata, Livorno. TBC Italy. www.trofeoaccademianavale.eu


World Pilot Gig Championships (UK) 28th - 30th April 2017. Isles of Scilly http://www.worldgigs.co.uk


Cornelis Race (Netherlands) 29th - 30th April 2017 Race from Lelystad to Volendam and back. Good shoreside activities, rowing races etc.. http://cornelisrace.nl/


Mattenschippersrace (Netherlands) 29th April 2017. Round Blokzijl - Zwartsluis - Blokzijl, a race for traditional sailing barges. http://www.mattenschippersrace.nl/


Tollesbury vs East Coast Gaffers (UK) 29 th April - 1st May 2017.  A village regatta, relaxed sailing, hosted by Tollesbury Sailing Club with music, food. www.eastcoastoldgaffers.co.uk/events/

Locally built schooners and sloops compete in the West Indies Regatta run out of Port of Gustavia, St. Barths. Photo courtesy of www.westindiesregatta.com

|MAY 2017|


Figawi Race Weekend (US) 28th - 30th May 2017. Hyannis, MA. www.figawi.com



Foxy's Wooden Boat Regatta (BVI's) 26 -29th May 2017. Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke. https://foxysbar.com/woodenboatregatta/




Tollesbury vs East Coast Gaffers (UK) 29 th April - 1st May 2017.  A village regatta, relaxed sailing, hosted by Tollesbury Sailing Club with music, food. www.eastcoastoldgaffers.co.uk/events/


PalmaVela, (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) 3 - 7 May 2017. Mallorca, Spain. www.palmavela.es


Dames de Saint Tropez (France) 5 - 7th May 2017.  snsttropez2aol.com


Les Voiles de Cassis (France) 12-14th May 2017. South of France. http://www.portdecassis.com/festivites-amp-animations-les-voiles-de-cassis-0.html


Old Gaffers Association 'Cruise in Company: Cardiff - Portishead' (UK) 18 - 19th May 2017. http://www.oga.org.uk/


Calanques Classique (France) 19th - 21st May 2017. Marseille – La Ciotat –Marseille. regate@lanautique.com


Kenterschootrace (Netherlands) 19 - 21 May 2017. Traditional and authentic fishing craft racing. http://www.kenterschootrace.nl/


Semaine du Golfe du Morbihan (France) 22nd - 28th May 2017. http://www.semainedugolfe.com/


Brightlingsea Town Regatta (UK) 27th May 2017. http://www.sailingbargeassociation.co.uk/


Havenfeesten Blankenberge (Belgium) 25th - 28th May 2017. Contact Peter Sabbe: peter@agence.be http://www.havenfeesten.be/


Régates Impériales, Ajaccio (France). 22 - 26th May 2017. Corsica, France. www.regates-imperiales.com


Venice Raid (Italy) NEXT EVENT TBC. Venice Lagoon, Italy. http://www.velaraid.it/eng/index.php?lang=en


Campbeltown Classics (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. Contact Neal Hill: scotseg@oga.org.uk http://www.oga.org.uk/events


Asgard Trophy Gaffers Race (Ireland) NEXT EVENT TBC. Poolbeg Yacht, Boat Club & Marina, Dublin. http://www.oga.org.uk/events


Oostende Voor Anker (Belgium) 25-28 May 2017.  Oostende, Belgium. http://www.oostendevooranker.be/


Max Oertz Regatta (Neustadt, Germany) 25 - 28th May 2017 http://www.max-oertz-regatta.de/


Messing About In Boats (UK) 26 - 28th May 2017. Lechdale, River Thames UK. www.eastcoastoldgaffers.co.uk/events/


Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta (UK) 27 - 28th May 2017. Brixham, Devon (UK). http://www.brixhamheritagesailing.org.uk/


Peter Norlin Memorial Classic (Sweden) NEXT EVENT TBC.  Wasahamnen, Stockholm.


Sail Caledonia (UK) 27th May - 3rd June 2017. The Scottish Raid. http://www.sailcaledonia.org/


Fal River Festival (UK) 26th May - 4th June 2017.


Les Voiles d’Antibes (France) 31st May - 4th June 2017. Email : infos@voilesdantibes.com


Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta (Sardinia, Italy) 30th May - 4th June 2017. http://www.boatinternational.com/luxury-yacht-events/loro-piana-superyacht-regatta

|JUNE 2017|

America & Bermuda


New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta (U.S.) 9th June 2017. https://www.nyyc.org/yachting/racing/163rd-annual-regatta


MetreFest 12 mR Regatta (Newport, R.I. - US) 9 - 11th June 2017. http://www.nyyc.org/yachting/racing/162nd-annual-regatta


Marion Bermuda Race 9th June 2017. Marion, MA. http://www.marionbermuda.com/


America's Cup Superyacht Regatta (Bermuda) 13 - 15th June 2017. https://www.americascup.com/en/americascup-superyacht-regatta.html


Newport – Bermuda Race (US) 15th June 2018!


America's Cup J class Regatta (Bermuda) 16th, 19th and 20th June 2017. https://www.americascup.com/en/ac35-jclass.html



Loro Piana Superyacht Regatta (Sardinia, Italy) 30th May - 4th June 2017. http://www.boatinternational.com/luxury-yacht-events/loro-piana-superyacht-regatta


Les Voiles d’Antibes (France) 31st May - 4th June 2017. Email : infos@voilesdantibes.com


Yarmouth Old Gaffers Festival and Regatta (UK) 1 - 4th June 2017. Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. Organiser email: 52marion@live.co.uk . http://www.yarmouth-harbour.co.uk/yogaff/index.htm


Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show (UK) 2-4th June 2017. Pangbourne, (UK).


Medway Smack and Barge Match (UK) 3rd June 2017. Location in Kent, contact the Sailing Barge Association: sba@ffbs.co.uk http://www.sailingbargeassociation.co.uk/bargematches.html


Porquerolles' Classique (France) 8 - 11th June 2017. yachtclub-porquerolles@wanadoo.fr


Internationale Bodenseewoche (Germany) 8 - 11th June 2017. Lake Constance . https://internationale-bodenseewoche.com/index.php


Lymington Regatta (UK) 9 - 11th June 2017. Lymington, New Forest.  http://ltsc.co.uk/


Rowhedge Regatta (UK) 10th June 2017. http://www.oga.org.uk/


The Run (Germany) 9th June 2017. www.fky.org/the_run.htm


Argentario Sailing Week (Italia) 14-18th June 2017. Argentario, Italia. Oragnised by Yacht Club Santo Stefano Email: asw@ycss.it www.argentariosailingweek.it/en/


Klassiker Rendezvous zur Kieler Woche (Germany) – Classic Meeting at Kiel Week.  15 - 18th June 2017. http://rdk.kiel-boat.com/


Les Voiles du Vieux-Port Marseille (FRANCE) 15 - 18th June 2017. contact@lesvoilesduvieuxport.com


Regata Sociale AIVE (Italy) NEXT EVENT TBC. Portovenere-Capraia.


International Sea Shanty Festival (UK) 16-18th June 2017. Falmouth, Cornwall. www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk


Falmouth Classics Regatta (UK) 16-18th June 2017. Cornwall, UK. Email: info@falmouthclassics.org.uk. http://falmouthclassics.org.uk/


Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta "Levington Classics" (UK) 17th-18th June 2017. Levington, Suffolk (UK). http://www.syharbour.co.uk/


Blackwater Smack and Barge Race (UK) 17th June 2017. Smacks and barges fill the river Blackwater, Essex.


Kiel Classics (Germany) 17th - 19th June 2017. http://www.bkyc.de/


Finnish Independence Regatta 18 - 19th June 2017. Aristio Sailing Club


Seafair Haven Regatta (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. Milford Haven, Wales. http://www.seafairhaven.org.uk/


La Route du Sable (FRANCE) NEXT EVENT TBC Rosnoen, Britanny. http://www.antreizh.fr/crbst_14.html


Brouwse Classics Regatta (Netherlands) NEXT EVENT TBC. Netherlands. http://www.bcr-regatta.nl/


Thames Smack & Barge Match (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.sailingbargeassociation.co.uk/


Pendennis Cup, Falmouth (UK) SCHEDULED 2018 http://www.thependenniscup.co.uk


Golowan Maritime Festival (UK) 16-25th June 2017. Penzance, Cornwall. Email: rogerlowry@talktalk.net http://www.golowanmaritimefestival.co.uk


Le Vele d’Epoca, Naples (IT) NEXT EVENT TBC. Italy. www.leveledepoca.it


The Superyacht Cup Palma (Spain) 21 - 24th June 2017. http://thesuperyachtcup.com/


Havel Klassik (Berlin, Germany) 23 - 25th June 2017. http://www.asv-berlin.de/de/regatten/havel-klassik.html


Trophée Bailli de Suffren (France) 24 th June - 5 July 2017. Offshore race: Porto Rotondo– Trapani – Malta
www.snst.org / www.tropheebaillidesuffren.com


DYVIG / GLUCKSBURG 12 mR Race (Germany) 26 - 28th June 2017. http://www.12mrclass.com/events-detail/262-id.209715310.html


Sail Gdansk (Poland) NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.balticsail.info/dates/


Grandi Vele a Gaeta (IT) NEXT EVENT TBC


Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup, Flensburger, (Germany). 29th June - 2nd July 2017

|JULY 2017|



New York Yacht Club Tiedeman Classic Regatta 1 - 2 July 2017. Newport, RI - NYYC. https://nyyc.org/


Vineyard Cup 7-9th July 2017. Vineyard Haven, MA. http://sailmv.com/


Marblehead to Halifax Race 9th July 2017. Marblehead, MA. https://www.marbleheadtohalifax.com/


Larchmont Race Week 15 - 23rd July 2017. Larchmont, NY. http://www.larchmontyc.org/


Edgartown Race Weekend 22nd July 2017. Edgartown, MA. http://www.edgartownyc.org/


Mystic Seaport Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous 23 - 24th July 2017. Mystic, CT. https://www.mysticseaport.org/


Camden Classic Cup 27 - 29th July 2017. Camden, ME. http://www.camdenclassicscup.com/


The Candy Store Cup (U.S.) 27 - 29th July 2017. Hosted by the Newport Shipyard: http://www.candystorecup.com/



Trophée Bailli de Suffren (France) 24 th June - 5 July 2017. Offshore race: Porto Rotondo– Trapani – Malta
www.snst.org / www.tropheebaillidesuffren.com


Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup (Germany). 29th June - 2nd July 2017. Held in Flensburg: www.classics.robbeberking.de/en/regatta/index.php


Pin Mill Smack Race (UK) 1st July 2017. Suffolk, UK. Contact the Smack Preservation Society: wmwill@tiscali.co.uk http://www.colnesmack.co.uk/events-2/event-list.html


Old Gaffers Norfolk Gathering for small boats (UK) 1st July 2017. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Organiser email: keith.mosley@btinternet.com


JP Morgan Round the Island Race (UK) 1st July 2017. Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK. Island Sailing Club: sec@islandsc.org.uk www.roundtheisland.org.uk/


Åfor Classic (Sweden) 2nd – 5th July 2017.  Highlight of the Swedish offshore calendar, a spectacular race takes boats through parts of the Stockholm archipelago and around the Island of Gotland far out in the middle of the Baltic. Part of the Baltic Masters Cup. http://www.ksss.se


6-Metre European Championships NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.6metre.com/#!events/clsy


Dartmouth Classics (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. Royal Dart Yacht Club. http://www.dartmouthclassics.org.uk/


The Classic Channel Race (UK) 7 - 15th July 2017. Starting with two days of racing at Dartmouth followed by the Classic Channel Race – in two legs – the first from Dartmouth to St Peter Port and the second from St Peter Port to Paimpol in Brittany. http://www.classic-channel-regatta.eu/


British Classic Yacht Club Regatta (UK) 8th–15th July 2017. Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.


Wivenhoe Town Regatta (UK) 15th July 2017. Essex, UK. Contact the Smack Preservation Society: wmwill@tiscali.co.uk http://www.colnesmack.co.uk/events-2/event-list.html


IX Regata Puig Vela Classica (SPAIN) 12-15th July 2017. www.puigvelaclassica.com/


Charles Stanley Classic Week 17-21st July 2017. Isle of Wight, (UK). http://www.cowesclassicsweek.org/


Brest and Douarnenez Festivals (France). NEXT EVENTS IN 2019!

Visit the Brest Festival website: https://www.brest2016.fr/en

Visit the Douarnenez Festival website here: http://www.tempsfete.com/


Tarbert Traditional Boat Festival (Scotland) TBC 2017. Tarbert Harbour, Scotland.


Taittinger Regatta (UK) 14-16th July 2017. Royal Solent Yacht Club. http://www.royalsolent.org/taittinger_regatta/2016-taittinger-regatta/


Glandore Classic Regatta (Ireland) 23rd - 28th July 2017. http://glandoreyc.com/2017-classic-regatta/


Dutch Classic Yacht Regatta 27 - 30th July 2017. http://www.dcyr.nl/


Finland’s 100 year Anniversary Regatta / Airisto Segelsällskap (Finland). 27th - 29th July 2017.  base Åbo Båtvarv. Three days with 25-30 nm archipelago courses, Part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup 2017. http://www.airistosegelsallskap.fi/


Plymouth Classics (UK) 28 - 31st July 2017. Four days of Boats, shore side events racing and great evening entertainment in the historic maritime city of Plymouth. http://www.plymouthclassics.org.uk/


Swale Smack and Sailing Barge Match (UK) 29th July 2017. http://www.kentishsail.org/about.html


Charlestown Regatta Week (UK) 29th July - 4th August 2017. http://www.charlestownregatta.co.uk

Eight Metres racing in the Solent during BCYC 2016 © Emily Harris

Eight Metres racing in the Solent during BCYC 2016 © Emily Harris

|AUGUST 2017|



Castine Classic Yacht Race (Maine, U.S.) 2nd - 3rd August 2017. http://castineyachtclub.org/


Castine to camden Feeder Race 3rd August 2017. Castine, ME. http://camdenyachtclub.org/


Camden to Brooklin Feeder Race 4th August. Camden, ME. http://camdenyachtclub.org/


Eggemoggin Reach Regatta (Maine, U.S.) 5th August 2017. http://erregatta.com/


Marblehead Corinthian Classic Yacht Panerai Regatta (Maine, U.S.) 11 - 13th August 2017. http://www.corinthianclassic.org/


Nantucket Regatta 18th - 19th August 2017. http://www.nantucketraceweek.org/page/nrw


Nantucket Opera House Cup (US) 20th August 2017. http://www.operahousecup.org/


Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta (US) 24 - 25th August 2017. Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI, USA. https://www.herreshoff.org/events/regatta.html





Karlskrona Archipelago Festival (Sweden) 1st - 6th August 2017. Karlskrona Archipelago Festival is a part of Baltic Sail 2017, a series of maritime festivals organised across several harbours in the Baltic Sea, this one is in Sweden. http://www.balticsail.info/dates/


Fowey Classics (UK) 1 - 4th August 2017. http://www.foweyclassics.com/


Risor Traditional Boat Festival (Norway) 3 - 5th August 2017.  https://www.visitnorway.com/event/ris%C3%B8r-wooden-boat-festival-2017/681/


The Champagne Regatta / Helsingfors Segelsällskap (Finland). 4 - 5th August 2017. Part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup 2017. http://www.hss-segel.fi/en/kilpailut/moet-chandon-champagne-regatta-2015


Falmouth Week (UK) 4 - 13th August 2017. http://src.falmouthweek.co.uk/


Hanse Classics (Germany) 4 - 6th August 2017. http://www.hanseclassics.de/


Hamburg Summer Classics (Germany) 6th – 7th August 2017. https://www.hsc-regatta.org/


Salcombe Town Regatta (UK) 5th - 12th August 2017. http://www.salcombeyc.org.uk/


Peel Traditional Boat Weekend (UK) 4 - 6th August 2017. http://www.peeltraditionalboat.org/


Framnaes Metre Cup, Sandefjord, (Norway). NEXT EVENT TBC


Hajkutter Festival Nysted (Denmark) 5 - 9th August 2017. Danish maritime festival between two locations, Nysted and Rostock, celebratings the "shark cutters", originally built for fishing by anchor dragging in Kattegat and the North Sea but quickly spread out over all of Denmark and became one of the most widespread types of ship, during the Golden Age of fishing. http://www.balticsail.info/dates/


Svendborg Classic Regatta (Denmark) 10 - 12th August 2017. http://www.maritimtcenter.dk/50-svendborg-classic-regatta.html


The Sandhamn Regatta Classic (Sweden) 10th - 12th August. KSSS, Three days with 25-30 nm archipelago courses, part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup 2017. http://www.sailtrust.org/Default.aspx?PagId=91


Hanse Sail Rostock (Germany) 10th - 13th August 2017. The Hanse Sail in Rostock is the largest maritime festival in Mecklenburg and one of the largest in Europe. http://www.balticsail.info/dates/


Regatta Illes Balears Classics (Palma de Mallorca, Spain). 16 - 19th August 2017. http://www.clubdemar-mallorca.com/web05/index/index_sp.php


Basque Coastal Rally 16 - 28th August 2017.


German Classics / Klassiker Regatten Laboe (Germany) 17 - 20th August 2017. http://www.german-classics.info/



Riga City Festival (Latvia) 18 - 20th August 2017. https://www.liveriga.com/en/7790-riga-city-festival-2015


XXII Regata Illes Balears Classics Palma de (Mallorca, Spain) NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.velaclasicamallorca.com/


Le Branle Bas de Regates (FRANCE) 17 - 20th August 2017. FRANCE. http://www.branlebas.fr/


Trofeo Almirante Conde de Barcelona Palma de Mallorca (SPAIN) NEXT EVENT TBC.


Whitstable Barge & Smack Race (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.wyc.org.uk/news/whitstable-week-and-whitstable-smack-and-barge-race-photos


Mersea Week (UK) 20 - 25th August 2017


Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta (UK) 19-27th August 2017. http://www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk/


Bursledon Regatta (UK) 25 - 27th August 2017. https://bursledonregatta.co.uk/


West Mersea Town Regatta (UK) 26th August 2017


Burnham Week (UK) 26th August – 2nd September 2017


Islands Regatta (Scilly Isles, UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. https://www.visitislesofscilly.com/islandsregatta


Portscatho Regatta (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC http://www.pofsa.co.uk/index.php?page=portscatho-regatta


Southend Smack & Barge Race (UK) 27th August 2017. http://www.sailingbargeresearch.org.uk/pages/barge_matches_page_1.htm


Newlyn Fish Festival (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC. http://www.newlynfishfestival.org.uk


Mahon XII Copa Del Rey de Barcos de Epoca (Mahon, SPAIN) 29th August - 2nd September 2017. http://www.velaclasicamenorca.com/web/home/home_sp.php


Corsica Classic (Corsica) 27th August– 10th September 2017. Calvi – Ajaccio – Porto Pollo – Bonifacio

Kelpie of Falmouth running with Moonbeam closely astern in Mahon 2015 © Emily Harris

Kelpie of Falmouth running with Moonbeam closely astern in Mahon 2015 © Emily Harris



Panerai Newport Museum of Yachting Regatta (Newport, R.I. - U.S) 1 - 3rd September 2017. http://iyrs.edu/newport-classic-yacht-regatta/


Indian Harbor Yacht Club Classic Yacht Regatta 16 - 17th September 2017. Greenwich, CT. http://www.indianharboryc.com/


Heritage Cup Regatta & Rendezvous 23rd September 2017. Glen Cove, NY. http://hempsteadharbourclub.com/racing/heritagecup/




Mahon XII Copa Del Rey de Barcos de Epoca (Mahon, SPAIN) 29th August - 2nd September 2017. http://www.velaclasicamenorca.com/web/home/home_sp.php


Corsica Classic (Corsica) 27th August– 10th September 2017. Calvi – Ajaccio – Porto Pollo – Bonifacio


Old Gaffers Solent Area Annual Race and Rally (UK) 1 - 3rd August 2017. Organiser email: 52marion@live.co.uk http://www.oga.org.uk/events/solent-annual-race2015


Colne Smack and Barge Match (UK) 2nd September 2017.


Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup (Sardinia, Italy) 3rd - 9th September 2017. http://www.yccs.it/en/regate-2017.html


Vele d’Epoca di Imperia (Italy) 7 - 11th September 2017. www.veledepoca.com


Monaco Classic Week (Monte Carlo) 13 - 17th September 2017. http://www.yacht-club-monaco.mc/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Calendrier-Nautique-des-manifestations-2017.pdf


Dorestad Raid (Netherlands) 13 - 17th September 2017. http://www.natuurlijkvaren.nl/


International Six Metre World Champs - Vancouver (Canada) 15 - 21st September 2017. http://6mvancouver2017.com/


Southampton Boat Show (UK) 15 - 24th September 2017. http://southamptonboatshow.com/



Newquay's Ladies' County Gig Championships (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC www.newquayrowingclub.com/page18.htm


Old Gaffers: The English Raid (in Scotland) NEXT EVENT TBC


West Mersea Oyster Dredging Match (UK) 3rd September 2017.


Lymington Classic Regatta (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC


Thames Sailing Barge Parade is 16th & 17th September 2017.


Trophée Pasqui Nice-Villefranche (France) NEXT EVENT TBC. virginie.tropheepasqui@gmail.com

Maldon Town Regatta (UK) 23rd September 2017. http://www.maldonregatta.co.uk/


Bart’s Bash (A GLOBAL EVENT!) 16 - 17th September 2017. http://www.bartsbash.com/


Régates Royales de Cannes -Trophée Panerai (FRANCE) 24 - 30th September 2017. http://www.regatesroyales.com/


Messing about in boats (UK) 22nd - 24th Septmeber 2017 Lechdale. http://www.oga.org.uk/events/messing-about-boats-0


Hamble Classics - Royal Southern (UK)  23 - 24th September 2017. Southampton http://www.royal-southern.co.uk/

Essex Smack 'MARIA' heeling over off Osea Island, Essex, where the Oyster Smacks muster for hearty race or two. ©Emily Harris

Essex Smack 'MARIA' heeling over off Osea Island, Essex, where the Oyster Smacks muster for hearty race or two. ©Emily Harris

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Mets Trade Show (Holland) 14 – 16th November 2017





Les Voiles de Saint Tropez (FRANCE) 30th September - 8th October 2017.


Tollesbury Smack and Classic Yachts NEXT EVENT TBC