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Royal Solent Yacht Club

Folkboat Week 2018 Information



18th to 25th August 2018

Entry & Moorings

Please note that the deadline for entries to Folkboat Week 2018 is midnight on Tuesday 14th August.

If you are a past Folkboater not racing but wishing to attend social events and book a mooring during Folkboat Week, please call the Royal Solent on 01983 760256 to make your booking.

If you need a Yarmouth Harbour mooring for 7 nights for a Folkboat or 8 nights for a Nanny Boat, please book it in advance via the RSYC. Please note that you will need to vacate your berth by midday on Sunday 25th August. The following moorings are available to book online:

  • 7 Nights Discounted Walk Ashore Berth (Sunday night - Saturday night), £165
  • 8 Nights Nanny Boat Walk Ashore Berth (Saturday night - Saturday night) 10.5 - 12m in length*, £269 (including electric hook-up)

*For other lengths please contact the Sailing Office for mooring rates.

Please book your mooring through the RSYC by midnight on Tuesday 14th August.

If you have any queries please ring the Royal Solent Yacht Club on 01983 760256 or email our Sailing Secretary, Peter Spink, at



To view the Notice of Race, please click here.

To view List of Entries, please click here











Briefing at RSYC
Trophy Races ~ Two races OD & CD
Back to Back
Race 1
Pts1/2: OD Scanyacht Nordic Plaque
Pts1/2: CD Scanyacht Rose Bowl


Not before 10:30

2.5 hours after valid start time per race







Christchurch Ledge Race
Pts 3 OD: Alan Davis Salver
Pts 3 CD: Jack Riddle Trophy

Not before 10.30

6 hours after valid start time








AM: Trophy Race
Pts 4: OD ~ Wyvern Batt Trophy
Pts 4: CD ~ Tomic Trophy


PM Crew’s Races X2

Not before 10:00


Not before 14:30

2 hours after valid start time

2 hours after the valid start time per race




Reserve Day



5/6/7 OD

5/6 CD




OD 3 Races Back to Back.Pts 5/6/7/
Ratsey & Lapthorn Trophy
CD 2 Races Back to Back Pts 5/6
Lymington Yacht Haven Tankard

Not before 10.00

2 Hours after the valid start time per race

or 30 mins after 1st finisher

8 OD

7 CD




Long Solent Race
Pts8:OD: Lymington Yacht Haven Trophy
Pts7CD: Colin Grey Trophy
Not before 10:30

6 hours after valid start time

9 OD

8 CD




The Bernard Turner Points Race
Pts 9:OD   Pts8.CD

Not before 10:30

3 hours after valid start time

Notes: Cruiser Division boats start TEN MINUTES AFTER  the Open Division Except for races 5 & 6 in the Cruiser Division which will be FIVE MINUTES AFTER the Open Division.

           Abbreviations:-  CD ~ Cruiser Division         OD ~ Open Division

           All starts from Committee Boat in Bouldnor Bay area unless otherwise advised.        

           The Race Committee reserves the right to change the schedule of races.  


Social Events

Please book in advance for social events by Monday 13th August 2018.

To enquire about booking for social events after this date, please telephone the RSYC Office on 01983 760256.

The dress code for social events is smart/casual.

Saturday 18th August
From 19:00 for 19:30

Welcome Drinks & Buffet Supper at RSYC, £18.50
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Maple & Mustard Glazed Ham
Peppercorn Crusted Rare Topside of Beef
Poached Fresh Salmon with a Chive & Lemon Mayonnaise
Caramelised Red Onion & Cheddar Quiche
Crunchy Lemon Coleslaw
Tabbouleh Salad
Greek Salad
Frisee & Mixed Leaf Salad
Sea Salt & Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes
Summer Berry Cheesecake in a Glass
Lemon Meringue Roulade & Raspberries

Sunday 19th August
From 19:00 for 19:30

Prizegiving & Dinner at RSYC, £13.50

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Cream Cheese, Basil & Sun Blushed Tomato with a White Wine Jus, New Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream

Monday 20th August
From 19:30

BBQ at RSYC, £16.50
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Welsh Dragon Sausages
Garlic & Rosemary Chicken Breast
6oz Burger in a Brioche Bun
Herb Buttered New Potatoes
Green Salad with Spring Onions & Pomegranate Seeds
Thai Noodle & Vegetable Salad
Courgette, Feta & Mint Salad
Marinated Tomato & Basil Salad
Fresh Fruit Pavlova

Tuesday 21st August
From 18:00

Prizegiving & Grants Garden Party
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Wednesday 22nd August

18:30 - Drinks at Stroud House
19:00 for 19:30 - Supper at The Piano, £20

Thursday 23rd August

18:00 - Folkboat Southern Area AGM
From 19:30 - Quiz & Curry at RSYC, £16.50

Beef Madras
Butter Chicken Curry
Tarka Dal
Sag Aloo
Onion Bhaji
Naan Bread
Served with Basmati Rice, Poppodums & Accompaniments
Lemon & Raspberry Sorbet

Friday 24th August
From 19:30

Prizegiving and Fish & Chip Supper at RSYC, £9.50

Breaded Haddock & Chips with Minted Peas & Tartare Sauce

Saturday 25th August
19:00 for 19:30

End of Regatta Drinks, Dinner & Prizegiving at RSYC, £25.50
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Seafood Medley
Guinea Fowl Supreme with a Wild Mushroom & Brandy Sauce
served with Crushed New Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
Trio of Miniature Desserts

Bar until 23:45

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