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Friday – July 3rd
  • 12.00 – 20.00 – Boats arrive and registration at Royal Dart Yacht Club.
  • 19.00 onwards – Welcome drinks and crew suppers at the Royal Dart Yacht Club.
Saturday – July 4th
  • 09.00 – 10.00 – Late registration at the RDYC.
  • 11.00 – Racing in Start Bay, first start.
  • 20.00 – 24.00 – Regatta Party in The Old Market Square, Dartmouth with barbecue (by pre-paid ticket) and music by The Clive John Band.
Sunday – July 5th
  • 11.00 – Racing in Start Bay, first start.
  • 18.30 – Prizegiving at the Royal Dart Yacht Club (Prizes sponsored by Pusser’s Rum)
  • 20.00 – Regatta Supper in The Old Market Square. (supper by pre-paid ticket) with music by Devils Elbow.
Monday – July 6th
  • 11.00 – Skippers’ briefing at the Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 14.00 – Parade of Sail out of Dartmouth Harbour
  • 15.30 – First start of Classic Channel Race to Paimpol.
Tuesday – July 7th
  • Classic Channel Race arrives at Paimpol.
  • Boats lock into the port.
  • Some quayside music in the evening provided by Paimpol.
Wednesday – July 8th
  • 17.00 – Skippers’ Briefing at the Maison des Plaisenciers.
  • 18.30 – Classic Channel Race Prizegiving at La Salle des Fetes on the harbourside in Paimpol (Prizes sponsored by Raymarine and others) Followed by a Buffet Party (buffet by pre-paid ticket) with music by the Brian McCombe Band.
Thursday – July 9th
  • Early am – Boats lock out of Paimpol port.
  • 10.30 – first start of the Round Ile de Brehat Race.
  • Boats anchor off Ile de Brehat after the race and return to Paimpol harbour on the evening tide.
Friday – July 10th
  • Early am – Boats lock out of Paimpol port.
  • 10.30 – First start of Passage Race to St Peter Port.
  • Boats arrive in St Peter Port later in the day.
  • Bar at Guernsey YC open to welcome competitors.
Saturday – July 11th
  • 09.00- Skippers’ Briefing at Guensey Yacht Club
  • 11.00 – Classic Round Sark Race, first start.
  • 18.30 – Vin d’Honneur and Prizegiving in the grounds of Castle Cornet hosted by Nautical Guernsey followed by a Fish-and-Chips Supper
  • Party with music by GU 10. (Fish-and-Chips by pre-paid ticket)
  • 22.00 – 24.00 – The closing party continues at Guernsey Yacht Club.



All photos taken at previous Classic Channel Regattas and reproduced by kind permission of Mike Wynne-Powell, Karine Gilles de Pelichy and