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Medway Yacht Club Holdfast Keelboat Regatta 2024 Preview

by Medway Yacht Club 10 Apr 03:49 PDT 12-14 July 2024
Holdfast Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta 2023 © Paul Babbington

The Medway Yacht Club looks forward to hosting and welcoming members and visitors to the 2024 Holdfast Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta to take place on 12th, 13th and 14th July 2024. We are grateful to all our sponsors for their support.

Our regatta is a relaxed event offering three classes of handicap racing for cruisers plus one design racing for Dragons, Sonatas and Squibs. All races start and finish from committee boats in the River Medway or the Thames Estuary.

The Regatta starts off on the Friday evening with a practice race. The race will start and finish at the MYC line and will be sailed under the YTC handicap system. Prizes will be presented in the clubhouse after the race. The galley and bar will be open for post-race refreshments.

The Regatta points series starts on Saturday morning. The cruisers will sail under the YTC and IRC handicap system. There will be committee boat starts down river on both days. It is intended to have two races on the Saturday and one longer race on Sunday.

For the one design classes, there will be committee boat starts with windward / leeward courses. It is intended to have four races on the Saturday and two races on Sunday.

The galley will be open throughout the Regatta for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The onshore activities as well as the NOR and entry form can be found on the MYC website www.medwayyachtclub.com.

Prize giving will take place as soon as possible after the last race on Sunday.

The race committee look forward to welcoming members and visitors in what will be a fun weekend enjoying the sailing on our wonderful River Medway as well as the onshore festivities.

For further information, please contact the Regatta Office - 01634 718399

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