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2018 Taittinger RSYC Regatta Information

 

Friday 20th July - Sunday 22nd July

Sponsored by Champagne Taittinger in association with Charles Stanley

 


 

This year's Taittinger RSYC Regatta is fully booked and entries are now closed. 

Additional social tickets can be purchased at Registration or over the weekend, subject to availability.

 

Race Organisation

Most classes will have two races on Saturday and one on Sunday.

The Gaffer class has only one race on each day.

Racing is anticipated for the following classes:

  •     Contessa 32
  •     Folkboat
  •     Gaffers
  •     4 x IRC Divisions (0.780 to 1.360)
  •     IRC Classic Cruiser
  •     IRC Swan
  •     J24
  •     J80
  •     J109
  •     2 x RYA NHC Classes
  •     SB20
  •     Sigma 38
  •     XOD
  •     YOD

There will be two Committee Boat start lines.

For full details please refer to the Notice of Race.

To view a list of the trophies awarded to the winners in the Taittinger RSYC Regatta, please click here.

 


Book Online

Before entering the Taittinger RSYC Regatta, please read the corresponding documentation:

  •     Notice of Race
  •     Terms and Conditions

To register for this event, please use the BOOK NOW button on the Taittinger RSYC Regatta page. You may interrupt the booking process and return to complete it later if necessary. Payment may be made online via Debit or Credit Card. Please telephone the Office on 01983 760256 to enquire about using a different payment method.

Once you have completed your booking you will receive a Booking Confirmation email. You may access your booking at a later date to make changes, for instance, to order more suppers. To re-access your online booking, please click on the EVENT BOOKINGS link in the left navigation menu and log-in using the email address and password that you used for the initial booking.

Please note that there will be no refunds for cancelling or amending any part of your booking for this event.

If you have any queries please telephone the Royal Solent Yacht Club on 01983 760256 or email our Sailing Secretary, Peter Spink, at sailing@royalsolent.org.

 


Early & Late Fees

If you enter online by 22nd June you will receive nearly 50% off with the Early Bird registration fee. Late entry fees will be charged from 10th July and entries close on Monday 16th July.

For full details please refer to the Notice of Race.

 


Yarmouth Harbour Moorings

***PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL MOORINGS IN YARMOUTH HARBOUR HAVE NOW SOLD OUT***

Please book moorings for both Friday and Saturday* nights via the Regatta online booking form as we have negotiated a special discounted rate for Regatta entrants.  You may also book your tender or accommodation vessel.

Walk ashore moorings (some with optional electric hook-up) and a limited number of Finger Berths (all with optional electric hook-up) may be booked in advance.

Please note that a £4 charge is payable by the boat owner/helm direct to the Harbour Office for electric hook-up.

*If you wish to book additonal nights, please book these extra nights direct with the harbour (tel. 01983 760321) and mention that you are taking part in the Taittinger RSYC Regatta.

Please contact the Sailing Office on 01983 760256 to enquire about moorings for boats more than 18m in length.

 


Social Bookings

***PLEASE NOTE THAT FRIDAY'S CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION AND SUPPER HAVE NOW SOLD OUT***

Taittinger RSYC Regatta entrants are granted a number of complimentary tickets for the Taittinger Champagne Reception on Friday evening - 4 tickets for each Keelboat entry and 2 for each Dayboat entry.  This is a sell-out event so be sure to specify the number you require in advance and please do not book more than you need!
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A limited number of extra tickets are available for Regatta entrants to purchase in advance at £20 each.

Please book all your meal requirements in advance – Friday and Saturday Supper (£15), Saturday and Sunday Breakfast (Bacon or Sausage Baguette with Tea or Coffee £5.50), as well as the Sunday afternoon Hog Roast (£6.50).

Tickets for the popular Towers Party on Saturday night are £20 for adults and £10 for children (aged 13 and under).

The dress code for all social events is smart/casual.

Friday 20th July

16:00 - 18:30 Registration
18:30 - 20:00 Taittinger Champagne Reception SOLD OUT (featuring a demonstration by the RNLI's Yarmouth lifeboat, subject to weather & operational requirements)
19:30 - 21:30 Club Supper £15 SOLD OUT (bar extension until midnight)*

*Main Course: Lasagne or Fish Pie both served with Crusty Bread & Green Salad.
Dessert: Mixed Berries & Cream.
There will be 50/50 availability of the two main supper courses each evening. If you have a preference, please arrive early to guarantee choice. Vegetarian option available on request -
please specify any dietary requirements in advance.

Saturday 21st July

07:00 - 9:30 Breakfast £5.50
08:00 - 8:30 Skippers' Briefing
08:00 - 8:30 Registration
10:00 First start
11:00 Bar opens
12:00 - 14:30 Club Lunch
14:00 - 17:00 BBQ - Lawn
19:00 - 21:30 Club Supper £15 (bar extension until midnight)*
20:30 - 01:00 Towers Party - adults £20, children £10 (aged 13 & under)

*Main Course: Chicken a la King with Rice or Beef Madras with Rice & Poppadums.
Dessert: Mixed Berries & Cream.
There will be 50/50 availability of the two main supper courses each evening. If you have a preference, please arrive early to guarantee choice. Vegetarian option available on request - please specify any dietary requirements in advance.


Sunday 22nd July

07:00 - 9:30 Breakfast £5.50
10:00 First start
11:00 Bar opens
12:00 - 14:30 Club Lunch
13:00 Hog Roast £6.50
14:30 Prize Giving

 

Throughout the Taittinger RSYC Regatta weekend, while stocks last, bottles of Taittinger Brut Réserve NV will be available to purchase at the special offer price of £35 and Taittinger Brut Prestige Rosé NV at £45.

 


Polo Shirts

A limited number of Classic Red Taittinger RSYC Regatta 2018 Polo Shirts will be available to purchase via the Club Reception or Sailing Office over the course of the weekend, priced at £19.50 and available in unisex sizes M, L, XL, 2XL.

 


Local Accommodation

To view a list of local accommodation, please click here.

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