Friday’s Prize Giving Dinner guests will enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner. After the awards presentations, guests will have the opportunity to catch up before dancing to a live band. (Regatta entrants who are dining elsewhere are welcome to join in the post-dinner entertainment in the Event Centre). Ticket Price: £50
Enjoy another opportunity to showcase your yacht and to mix and mingle with Panerai British Classic Week competitors. A BBQ will be available and includes Locally Made Sausage with Fried Onions in a Brioche Roll, Tandoori Chicken Kebab with Mango Salsa, Handmade Burger topped with Cheese in a Floured Bun all served with Coleslaw with radish, fennel and chillies, Salad of Roquette, Cucumber, Spring Onion and Cherry Tomatoes (vegetarian option will be available). BBQ tickets can be purchased in advance via your entry. Ticket Price £15
The ever popular Pontoon Party is open to all, a chance for crews to showcase their yachts, meet rival teams and enjoy a glass of wine with live music. The Pontoon Party, jointly sponsored by Spirit Yachts and Classic Boat, will start straight after the drinks and canapés reception in the Panerai Lounge. Free wine and beer will be available from the drinks station which will be set up on the Outer Eastern Breakwater of Cowes Yacht Haven. Food is available at just £10 a head, serving Seafood, Chicken and Chorizo Paella with Green Salad and Garlic Bread (vegetarian option will be available). Tickets should be purchased in advance from the Regatta Office, only a limited number of tickets will be available on the evening. Ticket Price: £10
Following the Race Briefing for the Nab Tower Race, the Welcome Reception will be held in the Pavilion and lawn of the Royal Yacht Squadron. Enjoy hot and cold canapés with a glass of wine or two and take in the views over the Solent from this iconic venue. Ticket Price: £22
We have once again booked The Boathouse at Commodore’s House for the first get-together of Panerai British Classic Week. This historic venue, owned by John Terry, is the former home of Uffa Fox and is based right on the waterfront overlooking Cowes Harbour.
All About Catering will once again be providing the catering at the Boathouse. David and his team provide high-quality catering at many venues in Cowes including Cowes Yacht Haven Event Centre, Northwood House and the Sir Max Aitken Museum. It will be a very much an informal evening with the opportunity to mix and mingle with the other PBCW competitors. The menu, which will be served buffet style, will include Salad of Crab and Lobster with Dill Mayonnaise, Rare Roast Sirloin of Beef with Celeriac and Horseradish Remoulade, Creamy Smoked Haddock, Cod, Prawn and Scallop Gratin, Lemon and Thyme Marinated Roast Chicken plus vegetarian options, salads, a choice of desserts and one glass of wine or beer. All dietary requirements can be catered for.
Ticket Price: £26 (Adults) & £13 (Children up to 12)
Commodore’s House, 74 High Street, Cowes, PO31 4AJ (situated between PHG and the Saltrock Clothing Store)