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SATURDAY 27th May / SUNDAY 28th May 2017
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2017 BRIXHAM HERITAGE SAILING REGATTA

 

BRIXHAM HERITAGE SAILING REGATTA 2017 – SATURDAY 27th AND SUNDAY 28th MAY

 

The Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta has been traditionally held on the Friday and Saturday of the late May Bank Holiday, however after the success of 2015 this has been changed for the last 2 years to the Saturday and Sunday. The dates for the 2017 Heritage Sailing Regatta are Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May. So arriving in Brixham can be on the ( Thursday ) Friday or Saturday with the Fish Supper and Fireworks on the Saturday evening and the Skippers briefing, Regatta, Prize Giving and Raffle on the Sunday. It also leaves the Bank Holiday Monday for crews to sail the boats home.

 

Provisional details  -  Some of the times and events listed below may be changed slightly to fit in with any revisions made by the Heritage Committee.

 

FRIDAY 26th MAY  -  For early Regatta arrivals. The Yacht Club will have an ‘ A la Carte ‘ menu available in the evening from 1900. Booking is advisable.

 

SATURDAY 27th MAY

 

Regatta boats arrive in Brixham.

1700 - 1930   Regatta Registration on board Brixham Sailing Trawler ‘Vigilance’

1800 - 1940   A water shuttle will run from the Town Pontoon to the Yacht Club ( Times aprox ). There is no return shuttle.

1945               Welcome at BYC

2000               Complimentary Fish Supper at the Yacht Club for participating Skippers and Crews

There will also be a raffle during Saturday and Sunday, with the draw on Sunday evening after the Prize Giving.

2145 Aprox    Fireworks on Brixham Harbour Middle Quay ( Courtesy of BrixFest )

 

SUNDAY 28th MAY

 

0830 -­ 0945   Water Shuttle from the Town Pontoon to the Yacht Club

0900 - 1000   Regatta Registration at the Yacht Club

0930 - 1015   Skippers briefing at the Yacht Club

                        Return Shuttle to the Town Pontoon once the briefing is finished

1130               Parade of Sail off the Breakwater  -  Time approximate

1245               Class 1 start

1310 / 1315   Class 2a / 2b start

1320               Class 3 start

1325               Class 4 start

1330               Class 5 / 6 start

1730 - 1900   A water shuttle will run from the Town Pontoon to the Yacht Club

1800               Discounted sailing suppers.

1900               Prize giving at the Yacht Club followed by the R.N.L.I fun Raffle Draw

2015               End of Regatta Party

 

 

 

Update 05/2017

Vigilance