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Royal Solent Yacht Club

Information 2020 Folkboat Week


22nd to 29th August 2020

Entry & Moorings

Please note that the deadline for entries to Folkboat Week 2020 is midnight on Monday 17th August 2020.

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 race boats without nanny boats need to vacate their berths by midday on Saturday 29th August 2020. Race boats and their nanny boats must vacate their moorings by midday on Sunday 30th August 2020.

The following moorings are available to book online:

  • 7 Nights Discounted Walk Ashore Berth (Sunday night - Saturday night), £212
  • 8 Nights Nanny Boat Walk Ashore Berth (Saturday night - Saturday night) 10.5 - 12m in length*, £295 (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 Monday 17th August 2020.

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



To view the Notice of Race, please click here.

To view the Competitor List, please click here.

To view the Sailing Instructions, please click here.








Sunday 23rd


  Briefing at RSYC
Trophy RacesTwo races CD & OD
Back to Back
Pts1/2: CD Scanyacht Rose Bowl Pts1/2: OD Scanyacht Nordic Plaque


Not before 10:30


2.5 hours after valid start time per race



Monday 24th



  Long Solent Race
Pts 3 OD: Colin Grey Trophy
Pts 3 CD: Lymington Yacht Haven  Trophy

Not before 10.00

6 hours after valid start time per race or 30 mins after 1st finisher


Tuesday 25th





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

Not before 10:00

3 hours after valid start time


Wednesday 26th


Reserve Day





Thursday 27th




CD 3 Races Back to Back Pts 5/6/7
Lymington Yacht Haven Tankard

OD 3 Races Back to Back.Pts 5/6/7
Ratsey & Lapthorn Trophy

Not before 10.00

2 Hours after the valid start time per race

or 30 mins after 1st finisher



Friday 28th




Christchurch Ledge Race
Pts8 CD: Alan Davis Salver

Pts8 OD: Jack RiddleTeophy

Not before 10:00

6 hours after valid start time



Saturday 29th




The Bernard Turner Points Race
Pts9 CD

Pts 9 OD

Not before 10:00

3 hours after valid start time

Total Entry Fees £112 reduced to £102 for boats entered for all races.

Notes: Classic Division boats start TEN MINUTES AFTER  the Open Division for all races except for races 5, 6 & 7 in the Classic Division which will be FIVE MINUTES AFTER the Open Division.

           Abbreviations:-  CD ~ Classic 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

Capacity for social events during this year's Folkboat Week will be reduced due to social distancing requirements so please book in advance for all social events before the deadline of midnight on Monday 17th August 2020.

For further information about the Club's response to Covid, please click here.

Tickets will be available to collect at Registration at the Welcome Drinks on Saturday evening or at the briefing at 9am on Sunday morning.

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 22nd August
From 19:00 for 19:30

Welcome Supper at RSYC, £19.00
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Sunday 23rd August
From 19:00 for 19:30

Prizegiving at RSYC

Monday 24th August
From 19:30

Prizegiving & Dinner at RSYC, £15.00
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Tuesday 25th August
From 18:00 - 19:00

Prizegiving & Garden Party, £6.00
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Thursday 27th August

From 19:30 - Prizegiving, Quiz & Curry at RSYC, £16.95

Friday 28th August
From 19:30

From 18:00 RSYC Happy Hour

From 19:30 - Prizegiving and Fish & Chip Supper at RSYC, £10.75

Saturday 29th August
19:00 for 19:30

End of Regatta Dinner & Prizegiving at RSYC, £27.50 (includes Table wine))
Supported by Lymington Yacht Haven

Bar open until 23:45

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