Cruising Entry Information

© Guido Cantini

© Guido Cantini

Classic yachts not wishing to race can enter the Cruising Class at Panerai British Classic Week.  Owners can meet each morning after the Skippers’ Briefing to discuss and agree the day’s activities. A draft programme is listed below.

Berthing

To add to the spectacle it is expected that all yachts will be berthed in Cowes Yacht Haven.  The British Classic Yacht Club has reserved the whole of the South Basin from midday Saturday 13th to midday Saturday 20th July.  Please inform the regatta office if you intend to berth elsewhere.

Cruising Programme 2019

Sunday 14th July

CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE.

HWP 10.40 (4.2m) & 22:50 (4.4m)

11:00 - Join the fleet for the Concours d’Elegance parade past the Royal Yacht Squadron

Monday 15th July

PICNIC AT ANCHOR IN OSBORNE BAY.

HWP 11:40 (4.3m) & 23:40 (4.4m)

Tuesday 16 July

LUNCH AT THE MASTER BUILDERS, BEAULIEU.

HWP 12:20 (4.4m)

Wednesday 17 July

LUNCH AND RETAIL THERAPY AT GUNWHARF QUAYS.

HWP 00:20 (4.4m) & 13:00 (4.4m)

Thursday 18 July

LUNCH AT THE ROYAL VICTORIA YACHT CLUB

HWP 00:50 (4.4m) & 13:30 (4.4m)                    

 Friday 19 July

SAIL UP SOUTHAMPTON WATER TO VIEW THE CRUISE SHIPS.

HWP 01:30 (4.4m) 14:00 (4.4m)

Apart from Sunday 14 July, departure times to be agreed each day at the Skippers’ Briefing.

Cruising division boats must monitor the racing on VHF Channel 05 and be aware of the courses set for each day. Cruising boats must also fly an ensign and make sure they keep well out of the way of racing boats.

For more information on the Cruising Programme please contact Rollo Malcolm-Green at rmg@schoolbuildings.org  or on 07957 424 327

Click here to download the Cruising Programme.