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

2018 Classic Regattas | Events List

The most comprehensive list of worldwide regattas and events for classic boat and yacht racing - 2018 edition.

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|JANUARY 2018|

 

Australia & New Zealand

 

Rolex Sydney Hobart Race (Australia)  31 December 2017

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

Mahurangi Regatta 26 –  27 – 28th January 2018

Friday the 26th there are passage races from Auckland to Mahurangi (CYA and other YC's), Saturday 27th a parade of sail launches from Scott's Landing to Sullivans Bay followed by a band and dance. On Sunday classics take part in a passage race to Auckland, Sandpits YC will hold a race from Mahurangi to Bon Accord Harbour. Celebrations continue the following day in the event listed below. www.mahurangicruisingclub.org

Ports of Auckland Anniversary Day Regatta (NZ) 29th January 2018

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. www.regatta.org.nz

 

 

Caribbean

 

Mount Gay Round Barbados Race (Barbados, Caribbean) 16 - 24th January 2018

Three Days of Coastal Racing. The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race. The Ocean Passage Race to Antigua.  www.mountgayrumroundbarbadosrace.com

 

Grenada Sailing Week (Grenada, Caribbean) 29th January - 4rd February 2018

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

 

Superyacht Challenge (Antigua) 31st January – 4th February 2018

8th edition of the Superyacht Challenge in Antigua will feature an extended prgramme held over four days. www.superyachtchallengeantigua.com

 

Europe

 

London Boat Show (UK) 10th - 14th January 2018.

Boot Düsseldorf - Dusseldorf Boat Show (Germany) 20 - 28th January 2018


|FEBRUARY 2018|

 

Australia & New Zealand

 

The Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta (NZ) 16 – 18th Febraury 2018

The Trillian Trust Classic Yacht Regatta is back, and will be hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron and the Classic Yacht Association of New Zealand. The premier annual event on the Classic Yacht Association (New Zealand) calendar, this year again promises some spectacular racing. www.classicyacht.org.nz

 

The Kiwi Raid and Regatta (NZ) 18 – 25th February 2018

St Ayles skiff event based at Great Barrier Island. The Raid will be based out of Orama Oasis in Karaka Bay and will be a week of exciting day trips including The Broken Islands, Katherine Bay, Smokehouse Bay, Mt Hobson walk and the Kauri dams, Glenfern sanctuary, plus fishing and swimming and maybe a pure white beach or two to lay on. Accommodation will be camping although Orama do have other options available and meals provided. Spaces are limited to 20 people and filling up fast so if you are interested contact register your place. www.nzcoastalrowing.org

 

Caribbean

 

Grenada Sailing Week (Grenada, Caribbean) 29th January - 4rd February 2018

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

 

Superyacht Challenge (Antigua) 31st January – 4th February 2018

8th edition of the Superyacht Challenge in Antigua will feature an extended prgramme held over four days. www.superyachtchallengeantigua.com

 

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

Old Harbour, St Catherine, Jamaica. www.westindiesyachtclub.com

 

RORC (Caribbean) 600 19th – 23rd February 2018.

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. www.caribbean600.org

 

Europe

 

Wintertreffen (Winter Meeting - Germany) 3rd February 2018.

Entry free gathering of the classic community from all over Northen Europe. www.fky.org


Mahurangi Night Race 2016 courtesy of waitematawoodys.com


|MARCH 2018|

 

Australia & New Zealand

 

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Caribbean

St Barths Bucket Regatta (Caribbean) 15th-18th March 2018.

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’. www.bucketregattas.com

 

Europe

 

Escale à Sète (France) 27nd March- 2nd April 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! www.escaleasete.com



|APRIL 2018|

 

Caribbean

Les Voiles de Saint Barths 8-14th April 2018.

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

 
 

Antigua Classics (Anitgua, Caribbean) 18 – 24 th April 2018

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 condition. www.antiguaclassics.com

 

West Indies Regatta  (Saint Barth) 28th April - 1st May 2018

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. www.westindiesregatta.com

 

Europe

 

Pieper Race (Volendam, Holland) 7th - 8th April 2018

The event keeps alive the memory of the risky potato shipments from Friesland, which Volendam fishermen during the war carried on their ships as supplies for Amsterdam hospitals. Traditional Dutch Barges, clippers an fishing boats. www.pieperrace.nl

 

Race of the Classics (Rotterdam - Engelse kust - Amsterdam) 2 - 8 th April 2018

Race of the Classics is the biggest student sailing competition in Europe, with over 500 students participating. www.rotc.nl

 

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

 

* Cornelis Race (Netherlands) TBC 2018. Race from Lelystad to Volendam and back. Good shoreside activities, rowing races etc.

 

Mattenschippersrace (Netherlands) 21th – 28th April 2018. Round Blokzijl - Zwartsluis - Blokzijl, a race for traditional sailing barges. www.mattenschippersrace.nl

 

White Island Classics (Ibiza, Spain) 25th – 29th April 2018

Classic yachts and three days of racing around the islands of Ibiza and Formentera in a distinctly relaxed regatta honouring the values that we believe are at the heart of classic sailing with family and friends. www.whiteislandclassics.com

 

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 2018|

America

Figawi Race Weekend (US). 25 – 28th May 2018 Hyannis, MA. www.figawi.com

 

Caribbean

 

West Indies Regatta  (Saint Barth) 28th April - 1st May 2018

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. www.westindiesregatta.com

 

 

Europe

 

PalmaVela, (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) 3 - 6th May 2018. Mallorca, Spain. www.palmavela.es

 

Tollesbury vs East Coast Gaffers (UK) 5 th May - 7th May 2018.  A village regatta, relaxed sailing, hosted by Tollesbury Sailing Club with music, food. www.eastcoastgaffers.com

 

World Pilot Gig Championships (UK) 4th - 6th May 2018. Isles of Scilly. www.worldgigs.co.uk

 

Dames de Saint Tropez (France) 4 - 6th May 2018. www.societe-nautique-saint-tropez.fr

 

Kenterschootrace (Netherlands) 4th – 6th May 2018. Traditional and authentic fishing craft racing. www.kenterschootrace.nl

 

Havenfeesten Blankenberge (Belgium) 10th - 13th May 2018. Contact Peter Sabbe: peter@agence.be www.havenfeesten.be

 

Les Voiles de Cassis (France) 12-14th May 2018. South of France. www.portdecassis.com

 

Calanques Classique (France) 18th - 20th May 2018. Marseille – La Ciotat –Marseille. www.lanautique.com

 

* Régates Impériales, Ajaccio (France). TBC. Corsica, France. www.regates-imperiales.com

 

Venice Raid (Italy) NEXT EVENT TBC. Venice Lagoon, Italy. www.velaraid.it

 

Campbeltown Classics (UK) 19 - 20th May 2018 http://www.oga.org.uk/events/campbeltown-2018

 

Oostende Voor Anker (Belgium) 10th – 13th May 2018.  www.oostendevooranker.be

 

Max Oertz Regatta (Neustadt, Germany) 24th – 27th May 2018. www.max-oertz-regatta.de

 

Internationale Bodenseewoche (Germany) 24th – 27th May 2018. Lake Constance since 1909. www.internationale-bodenseewoche.com

 

Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta (UK) 26 - 27th May 2018. Brixham, Devon (UK). www.brixhamheritagesailing.org.uk

 

* Peter Norlin Memorial Classic (Sweden) NEXT EVENT TBC.  Wasahamnen, Stockholm. www.sailyachtsociety.se

 

Sail Caledonia (UK) 26th May - 2nd June 2018. The Scottish Raid. www.sailcaledonia.org

 

Fal River Festival (UK) 25th May - 3rd June 2018. www.falriver.co.uk

 

Les Voiles d’Antibes (France) 30th May - 3rd June 2018. A premier event marking the start of the Med season for classic yachting. www.voilesdantibes.com

 

Semaine du Golfe du Morbihan (France) 22nd May - 2nd June next year – 2019. www.semainedugolfe.com

 


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|JUNE 2018|

America & Bermuda

 

164th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta (U.S.) 8th – 10th June 2018. www.nyyc.org

 

Newport – Bermuda Race (US) 15th June 2018. www.bermudarace.com

Europe

 

Les Voiles d’Antibes (France) 30th May - 3rd June 2018.  A premium event marking the start of the Med season for classic yachting. www.voilesdantibes.com
 

Brightlingsea Town Regatta (UK) 2 - 3rd June 2018. Oyster smacks, working boats, small craft www.brightlingsearegatta.com

 

Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show (UK) 1st –3rd June 2018. Pangbourne, (UK).

 

Porquerolles' Classique (France) 7th - 10th June 2018. www.yachtclubporquerolles.fr

 

Robbe & Berking Sterling Cup, Flensburger, (Germany). 7th June - 10th June 2018. www.fsc.de

 

* Rowhedge Regtta (UK) TBC 2018. www.oga.org.uk

 

The Run (Germany) 8th – 10th June 2018. www.fky.com

 

Argentario Sailing Week (Italia) 13th – 17th June 2018. Argentario, Italia. Organised by Yacht Club Santo. www.argentariosailingweek.it

 

Klassiker Rendezvous zur Kieler Woche (Germany) – Classic Meeting at Kiel Week.  14th - 24th June 2018. www.rdk.kiel-boat.com

 

Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta (Greece) 14 – 17th June 2010. www.spetseclassicregatta.com

 

Les Voiles du Vieux-Port Marseille (FRANCE) 14th - 18th June 2018. www.lesvoilesduvieuxport.com

 

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

 

International Sea Shanty Festival (UK) 22 – 24th June 2018. Falmouth, Cornwall. www.falmouthseashanty.co.uk

 

Falmouth Classics Regatta (UK) 22nd – 24th June 2018. Cornwall, UK. www.falmouthclassics.org.uk

 

Suffolk Yacht Harbour Classic Regatta "Levington Classics" (UK) 9 - 10th June 2018. Levington, Suffolk (UK). www.syharbour.co.uk

 

 

Seafair Haven Regatta (UK) 23rd – 30th June 2018. This edition celebrates 'Wales' Year of the Sea'. Milford Haven, Wales. www.seafairhaven.org.uk

 

La Route du Sable (FRANCE) 23 - 24th June 2018 Rosnoen, Britanny. www.antreizh.fr

 

Brouwse Classics Regatta (Netherlands) 22 - 24th June 2018. Netherlands. www.bcr-regatta.nl

 

Thames Smack & Barge Match (UK) 21st June 2018. www.sailingbargeassociation.co.uk

 

* Pendennis Cup, Falmouth (UK) SCHEDULE TBC 2018. www.thependenniscup.co.uk

 

Le Vele d’Epoca, Naples (IT) 28th June - 1st July 2018. Italy. www.leveledepoca.it

 

Superyacht Cup Palma (Spain) 19 - 23rd June 2018. www.thesuperyachtcup.com

 

Trophée Bailli de Suffren (France) 23rd June - 4th July 2018. Offshore race: Porto Rotondo– Trapani – Malta. www.snst.org /www.tropheebaillidesuffren.com

 

* Sail Gdansk (Poland) NEXT EVENT TBC. www.balticsail.info

 

* Grandi Vele a Gaeta (IT) NEXT EVENT TBC. www.yachtclubgaeta.it

 

Pin Mill Smack Race (UK) 30th June 2018. Suffolk, UK. Contact the Smack Preservation Society. www.colnesmack.co.uk


|JULY 2018|

 

America

 

Vineyard Cup 13, 14 , 15th July 2018. Vineyard Haven, MA. http://sailmv.com/

 

*Marblehead to Halifax Race (next event TBC). Marblehead, MA. (USA) https://www.marbleheadtohalifax.com/

 

Larchmont Race Week 14 - 21st July 2018. Larchmont, NY. http://www.larchmontyc.org/

 

Edgartown Race Weekend 21st July 2018. Edgartown, MA. http://www.edgartownyc.org/

 

Mystic Seaport Antique & Classic Boat Rendezvous 28 - 29th July 2018. Mystic, CT. https://www.mysticseaport.org/

 

Camden Classics Cup 26 - 28th July 2018. Camden, ME. http://www.camdenclassicscup.com/

 

The Candy Store Cup (U.S.) 26, 27, 28th July 2018. Hosted by the Newport Shipyard: http://www.candystorecup.com/

 

Europe

Trophée Bailli de Suffren (France) 23rd Jun - 4th July 2018. Offshore race: Porto Rotondo– Trapani – Malta
www.snst.org / www.tropheebaillidesuffren.com

 

*Old Gaffers Norfolk Gathering for small boats (UK) TBC 2018. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Organiser email: keith.mosley@btinternet.com
http://www.oga.org.uk/events/norfolk-gathering

 

Golden Globe Race (France) 1st July 2018. Watch as 30 classic production boats single-handedly circumnavigate the globe in old production boats with no outside assistance. http://goldengloberace.com/

 

Blackwater Smack and Barge Race (UK) 7th July 2018. Smacks and barges fill the river Blackwater, Essex.

 

JP Morgan Round the Island Race (UK) 7th July 2018. Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK. Island Sailing Club: sec@islandsc.org.uk www.roundtheisland.org.uk/

 

Åfor Classic (Sweden) 1st July 2018.  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

 

Airisto Classic Regatta (Finland) 26 – 29th July 2018. Part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup. http://www.sailtrust.org

 

6-Metre European Championships - La Trinité -  27th August - 6th September 2018. http://www.6metre.com/#!events/clsy

 

Dartmouth Classics (UK) 7 – 8th July 2018. Royal Dart Yacht Club. http://www.dartmouthclassics.org.uk/

 

The Classic Channel Race (UK)  – Next event in the first week of July 2019. 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) 14th – 21st July 2018. Britain largest fleet of classics and modern classics racing from Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.
http://britishclassicyachtclub.org/

 
 

Wivenhoe Town Regatta (UK) 16th July 2018. 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) 11 - 14th July 2018. www.puigvelaclassica.com/

 

Charles Stanley Classic Week 22 – 27th July 2018. 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 2018. Tarbert Harbour, Scotland.

 

Taittinger Regatta (UK) 20th – 22nd July 2018. Royal Solent Yacht Club. http://www.royalsolent.org/taittinger_regatta/2016-taittinger-regatta/

 

Glandore Classic Regatta (Ireland) Next event TBC. http://glandoreyc.com/2017-classic-regatta/

 

Dutch Classic Yacht Regatta– Next event TBC. http://www.dcyr.nl/

 

Plymouth Classics (UK) – Next event TBC. 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) TBC 2018. http://www.kentishsail.org/about.html

 

Charlestown Regatta Week (UK) 21st July - 27th August 2018. 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 2018|

America

 

Castine Classic Yacht Race (Maine, U.S.) 1st – 2nd August 2018. www.castineclassic.com

 

Eggemoggin Reach Regatta (Maine, U.S.) 4th August 2018. http://erregatta.com/

 

Marblehead Corinthian Classic Yacht Panerai Regatta (Maine, U.S.) 11 - 12th August 2018. http://www.corinthianclassic.org/

 

 

Nantucket Regatta 17 – 18th August 2018. http://www.nantucketraceweek.org/page/nrw

 

Nantucket Opera House Cup (US) 19th August 2018. http://www.operahousecup.org/

 

Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta (US) 24th August 2018. Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI, USA. https://www.herreshoff.org/events/regatta.html

 

Newport Classic Yacht Regatta presented by IYRS (US) 24 – 25th August 2018. http://www.paneraiclassicyachtschallenge.com/en/regattas/newport-classic-yacht-regatta/#/info

 EUROPE

 

Risor Traditional Boat Festival (Norway) 2nd – 4th August 2018. Classic boat sailing, concerts, culture from Norway.  http://trebatfestivalen.no/

 

The Champagne Regatta / Helsingfors Segelsällskap (Finland). 3rd – 4th August 2018. Part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup 2017. http://www.hss-segel.fi/en/kilpailut/moet-chandon-champagne-regatta-2015

 

Hajkutter Festival Nysted (Denmark) 4 - 8th August 2018. 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/

 

Falmouth Week (UK) 10th - 19th August 2018. Cornish fun on the water (and ashore), not to be missed! http://src.falmouthweek.co.uk/

 

Fowey Classics (UK) 19th - 25th August 2018. http://www.foweyclassics.com/

 

Hamburg Summer Classics (Germany) 11 – 12th August 2018. https://www.hsc-regatta.org/

 

Salcombe Town Regatta (UK) 11th - 18th August 2018. http://www.salcombeyc.org.uk/

 

Peel Traditional Boat Weekend (UK) TBC 2018. http://www.peeltraditionalboat.org/

 

Svendborg Classic Regatta (Denmark) 9 - 12th August 2018. http://www.maritimtcenter.dk/50-svendborg-classic-regatta.html

 

The Sandhamn Regatta Classic (Sweden) 9th - 11th August 2018. KSSS, Three days with 25-30 nm archipelago courses, part of the Baltic Classic Master Cup. http://www.sailtrust.org/Default.aspx?PagId=91

 

Hanse Sail Rostock (Germany) 9th - 12th August 2018. 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). 15 - 18th August 2018. http://www.clubdemar-mallorca.com/web05/index/index_sp.php

 

German Classics / Klassiker Regatten Laboe (Germany) 16 - 19th August 2018. http://www.german-classics.info/

 

 

Le Branlebas de Régates (FRANCE) 16 - 19th August 2018. FRANCE. http://www.branlebas.fr/

 

Whitstable Barge & Smack Race (UK 11th August 2018. http://www.wyc.org.uk/news/whitstable-week-and-whitstable-smack-and-barge-race-photos

 

Mersea Week (UK) 26th - 31st August 2018
http://merseaweek.org

 

Burnham Week (UK) 25th August – 1st September 2018. www.yachthavens.com/fambridge/events/burnham-week-2015/#.VVH1dhe9Eqg

 

Islands Regatta (Scilly Isles, UK) NEXT EVENT TBC 2018. 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) NEXT EVENT TBC 2018. http://www.sailingbargeresearch.org.uk/pages/barge_matches_page_1.htm

 

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

 

Mahon XV Copa Del Rey de Barcos de Epoca (Mahon, SPAIN) 28th August - 1st September 2018. http://www.velaclasicamenorca.com/web/home/home_sp.php

 

Corsica Classic (Corsica) 26th August– 9th September 2018. Calvi – Ajaccio – Porto Pollo – Bonifacio
www.corsica-classic.com

 

Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta (UK) 30th August - 1st September 2018. http://www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk/

 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


|SEPTEMBER 2018|

America

Indian Harbor Yacht Club Classic Yacht Regatta 15 - 16th September 2018. Greenwich, CT. http://www.indianharboryc.com/

 

Heritage Cup Regatta & Rendezvous. 22nd September 2018 Glen Cove, NY. http://hempsteadharbourclub.com/racing/heritagecup/

 
 

EUROPE

 

The Swanwick Bursledon & Warsash Regatta (UK) 1st September 2018. Annually – for one day only the continuing celebration of rivalry that exist(s) between fishermen, yachtsmen and watermen of the Hamble is played out at this regatta on the river. https://bursledonregatta.co.uk/

 

West Mersea Town Regatta (UK) 1st September 2018. This one day event celebrates the Essex island of Mersea's roots to working boats; Oyster Smacks, Winkle Brigs, dinghies, open boats and barges. Racing, water games, festival food, prize giving and the party are not to be missed. Check the tide before reaching the causeway!
http://www.mersearegatta.org.uk/

 

Mahon XV Copa Del Rey de Barcos de Epoca (Mahon, SPAIN) 28th August - 1st September 2018. Paradise in Europe – blue waters, great people, beautiful island, this regatta has an international reputation of "perhaps the best" in Europe. http://www.velaclasicamenorca.com/web/home/home_sp.php

 

Corsica Classic (Corsica) 26th August– 9th September 2018. Calvi – Ajaccio – Porto Pollo – Bonifacio. Lots of offshore races, even some regattas forget that its also about like-minded people getting together. We gather that Corsica Classic had this fundamental element at the heart of their philosophy.
www.corsica-classic.com

 

*Old Gaffers Solent Area Annual Race and Rally (UK) TBC 2018. Organiser email: 52marion@live.co.uk http://www.oga.org.uk/events/solent-annual-race2015

 

Colne Smack and Barge Match (UK) 15th September 2018.
http://www.colnesmack.co.uk/events-2/event-list.html

 

Vele d’Epoca di Imperia (Italy) 5th – 9th September 2018. www.veledepoca.com

 

*Monaco Classic Week (Monte Carlo) TBC 2018.. http://www.yacht-club-monaco.mc/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Calendrier-Nautique-des-manifestations-2017.pdf

 

Dorestad Raid (Netherlands) 12th - 16th September 2018. http://www.natuurlijkvaren.nl/

 

Old Gaffers: The English Raid (SCOTLAND) NEXT EVENT TBC
http://www.raidengland.org/

 

West Mersea Oyster Dredging Match (UK) 16th September 2018. One day's dredging under sail to mark the start of the Oyster season. Casting of first dredge by the Mayor of Mersea. Oyster opening competition on Packing Shed Island. Supported by the local Oyster Industry.
http://www.mersearegatta.org.uk/dredgingmatch.htm

 

Lymington Classic Regatta (UK) NEXT EVENT TBC

 

Thames Sailing Barge Parade (UK) TBC September 2018.
http://www.thamessailingbargeparade.com/#the-next-parade

 

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


Maldon Town Regatta (UK) 22nd September 2018. Big class boats, Smacks, East Coast One Designs and West Solent One Designs celebrate Maldon's waterfront heritage.  http://www.maldonregatta.co.uk/

 

Bart’s Bash (A GLOBAL EVENT!) 15 - 16th September 2018. http://www.bartsbash.com/

 

Régates Royales de Cannes -Trophée Panerai (FRANCE) 22 - 29th September 2018. http://www.regatesroyales.com/

 

Messing about in boats (UK) Lechdale, TBC 2018. http://www.oga.org.uk/events/messing-about-boats-0

 

Hamble Classics - Royal Southern (UK) 15th – 16th September 2018. Southampton http://www.royal-southern.co.uk/

 

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez (France) 29th September - 7th October 2018. http://lesvoilesdesaint-tropez.fr/en

 

Tollesbury Smack Race (UK) 29th September 2018.
http://www.tollesburysc.com/

 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


| NOVEMBER 2018 |

| OCTOBER 2018 |
 

Europe

 

Mets Trade Show (Netherlands) 13 – 15th November 2018. https://community.metstrade.com/

 

Europe

 

Les Voiles de Saint Tropez (France) 29th September - 7th October 2018. http://lesvoilesdesaint-tropez.fr/en

 

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