Hamble Classics  
Date:  Sat 16th - Sun 17th September 2017  

Building on the resounding success of last year's inaugural regatta that attracted 65 entries, the 2017 Hamble Classics is set to welcome all styles of classic yachts including Metre classes, Classic Racers and Cruisers, Old Gaffers, Dayboats and Spirit of Tradition yachts, with racing formatted to suit each type.

The Hamble Classics Event Director and Royal Southern Yacht Club member Jonty Sherwill is pleased that the Royal Southern is once again hosting the regatta, commenting: "We had a fantastic response to last year's Hamble Classics and our aim this year is to welcome even more visitors this year to enjoy what the Royal Southern and the River Hamble has to offer. Some will take the racing very seriously but the event is all about the love of classic yachts, a chance to see old friends, make new ones, and enjoy some fun parties!” 

The Elephant Boatyard rum party that proved so popular last time is set to return and entrants will enjoy the superb facilities at one of the UK's top yacht clubs, with first-class race management and a full social programme. As last year our aim will be to provide good racing to suit all the various types of yachts entered and if conditions are suitable will include a river finish on Saturday afternoon, once again with the guidance and support of the River Hamble Harbour Master.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday 15th September, 12:00 to 18:00 Yacht arrivals and Registration 
Afternoon Tea available
19:00 Welcome Reception with Club Supper available

Saturday 16th September  
08:00 to 08:45 Registration
08:30 Competitor Briefing
10:30 First Warning Signal
c14:00 Pontoon Party after racing
19:00 Hamble Classics Dinner (ticket sale details at the event web page soon)
Sunday 17th September 
10:30 First Warning Signal
Main Prize Giving after racing - target time 15:00

The Notice of Race including eligibility criteria is available is available under the ‘files’ tab and you are invited to enter now here to take advantage of the 20% discount for early entry.

Expressions of interest are also welcome by signing up for more information at: http://eepurl.com/bJbAgD

We look forward to your entry and if you have any questions please call Tim Thubron at the Royal Southern sailing office on 02380 450302.

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