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Taittinger RSYC Regatta 2022 Information

Friday 22nd July - Sunday 24th July 2022

Sponsored by Champagne Taittinger

in association with River Yar Boatyard, Wight Marine and Edelweiss & Gurgl


Enter Online

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

To register for this event, please use the ENTER 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 book more suppers.

Edit your Booking

To access an existing 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, except in the event that your class is under-subscribed and cannot race or in the event that the Regatta is cancelled for whatever reason.

If you have any queries please telephone the Royal Solent Yacht Club on 01983 760256 or email our Sailing Secretary, Joanna Minchin, at


Entry Fees

Until 1st June
2nd June - 1st July
2nd July - 15th July
Entry Fees
(Dayboats / Keelboats)

£38 / £78

£64 / £124

£79 / £153

Late entry fees will be charged from 2nd July 2022 and entries will close at midnight on Friday 15th July 2022 or when the Regatta is deemed by the Royal Solent Yacht Club to have reached full capacity if this is an earlier date.

For full details please refer to the Notice of Race.


Yarmouth Harbour Moorings

All moorings in Yarmouth Harbour for both Friday and Saturday* nights must be booked in advance via the Regatta online booking form on the Royal Solent Yacht Club's website. Please also book your tender or accommodation vessel at the same time.

Please note that boats will be rafted up over the weekend and nanny boats might not be moored alongside their race boats. The mooring fee includes a free Harbour taxi service for any non walk ashore moorings.

A number of walk ashore moorings with electric hook-up, and a limited number of finger berths with electric hook-up, will be available to book online when you enter the regatta - please do bear in mind that they sell out very quickly!

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

Boats may take up their moorings from midday on Friday. The mooring fee also entitles you to a short stay (max 4hrs) on the Sunday to enable you to attend the Prize Giving; all moorings must be vacated by 17:00 on Sunday 24th July 2022 latest please.


Race Organisation

Each class is scheduled to have two races on Saturday and one race on Sunday.

Racing is planned for the following classes:

J105, J109, J111                              
Div 1 IRC Handicap [1.065 – 1.490]
Div 2 IRC Handicap [0.995 – 1.064] 
Div 3 IRC Handicap [0.921 – 0.994]
Div 4 IRC Handicap [0.780 – 0.920]
IRC Swan & Classics
RYA NHC A [0.950 & above] 
RYA NHC B [up to 0.949]           
Contessa 32

There will be two Committee Boat start lines. 

When entering each competitor MUST register one mobile telephone for the Finish Declaration, general information may also be given over WhatsApp.  Please provide only one number, which must be from a UK service provider, via the online booking system. Competitors without access to a UK phone should contact us on +44 (0)1983 760256 to discuss options.

For full details please refer to the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions (due out by 1st July).

SCRA IRC Championship: We are delighted that the Taittinger RSYC Regatta includes the IRC Solent Region Championship Event 3. Please click here for their Poster, their Notice of Series, and an Amendment for the Championship NOS (the Royal Southern YC is no longer running a Cruiser class within their Regatta Series).

Swan Solent Series: We are also delighted that the Taittinger RSYC Regatta is included in the Swan Solent Series. Please click here for their poster,  and click here for further information.

To view a list of the trophies awarded to the winners in the Taittinger RSYC Regatta 2021, please click here.

For more information about this year's special prize draw for a 7-night stay for 2 persons at the luxury Edelweiss & Gurgl Hotel in Austria, please click here.


Regatta Programme

Friday 22nd July 2022

Boats with pre-booked moorings arrive in harbour  From midday    

Main Registration

16:30 – 18:30


Includes allocation of entry packs & sponsors’ goody bags.

Bar Open

16:30 – 23:00


Taittinger Champagne Reception

18:30 – 19:30


To ensure entry, tickets must be reserved or purchased in advance.

Club Supper

19:00 – 21:00

£16 per person

Lasagne served with Crusty Bread & Green Salad
Mixed Berries & Cream
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Saturday 23rd July 2022


07:00 – 09:00

£7 per person

Bacon or Sausage Baguette with Tea, Coffee or Orange Juice
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Late Registration

08:00 – 08:30


In the Hudleston Bar.

Skippers’ Briefing

may be held at 08:00


Printed briefing to be enclosed in entry pack.

First Start

Not before 10:00



Bar Open

11:00 – 23:00



Club Lunch

12:00 – 14:30



Club Supper

19:00 – 21:00

£16 per person

Fish Pie served with Crusty Bread & Green Salad
Mixed Berries & Cream
Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Towers Party


20:30 - 01:00

£20 per adult
£15 per child
(14 yrs & under)
The ever popular fundraising party with 3 bars and several live bands in the garden of 'The Towers' adjacent to the RSYC. This year's benefitting charity is the Isle of Wight branch of Parkinson's UK.

Sunday 24th July 2022


07:00 – 09:00

£7 per person

Bacon or Sausage Baguette with Tea, Coffee or Orange Juice
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

First Start

Not before 09:30



Bar Open

11:00 – 16:00



Club Lunch

12:00 – 14:30



Hog Roast

From 13:00

£7 per person

To avoid disappointment, tickets should be purchased in advance.

Prize Giving

ASAP after racing



Boats to vacate harbour

By 17:00




Social Events

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!

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 Suppers (£16), Saturday and Sunday Breakfasts (Bacon or Sausage Baguette with Tea or Coffee (£7), as well as the Sunday afternoon Hog Roast (£7).

The ever popular Towers Party is back for Saturday night! This year's party will feature 3 bars and several live bands and will be raising funds for Parkinson’s UK, IOW Branch. Tickets are £20 for adults and £15 for children (aged 14 and under).

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

Local Accommodation

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


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