CLASSIC CHANNEL REGATTA 2015 PROGRAMME
(all times are local time)


Friday – July 10th
  • 12.00 – 20.00: Boats arrive and registration at Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 19.00: Skipper’s briefing for Dartmouth Classics at Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 19.30: Welcome Reception for all crews at the Royal Dart Yacht Club sponsored
    by Dartmouth Chandlery.
  • 20.30 onwards: Crew suppers available in the RDYC clubhouse (see General
    Instructions for menu & booking arrangements).

Saturday – July 11th
  • From 07.00: Breakfasts available at Café Alfresco & Royal Dart Yacht Club
    (07.30 – 10.00)
  • 09.00 – 10.00: Late registration at Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 10.30: Start of Parade of Sail past Dartmouth Embankment
  • 12.00: Triangular Race in Start Bay, first start
  • 17.00: Bar open at Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 20.00 – 24.00: Regatta Supper-Party with live music in The Old Market
    Square, Dartmouth
  • 23.00 – 01.00: Late water taxi service back to the boats

Sunday – July 12th
  • From 07.00: Breakfasts available at Café Alfresco & Royal Dart Yacht Club
    (07.30 – 10.00)
  • 10.30: Sunday Bay Race, first start
  • From 16.00: Devon Cream Teas served at the Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 18.30: Prizegiving at Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 19.30: Barbeque available in the RDYC clubhouse – no pre-booking required.

Monday – July 13th
  • From 07.00: Breakfasts available at Café Alfresco & Royal Dart Yacht Club
    (07.30 – 10.00)
  • 09.00: 12.00: Late registration for Channel Race
  • 11.00: Skippers’ briefing for Channel Race at the Royal Dart Yacht Club
  • 15.30: First start of Classic Channel Race to Paimpol

Tuesday – July 14th
  • 18.00 – 19.00: Parade of Sail into Paimpol Harbour, with welcome live music on the quayside
  • 18.00 – 20.00: Regatta office open in the Maison des Plaisanciers
  • From 21.00 : Fête National Festivities & Fireworks in the port

Wednesday – July 15th
  • 10.00 – 18.00: Regatta village on the quay – only local exhibitors having a link with the sea
  • 14.00 – 16.00: Boats open to the public if they wish
  • 14.00 – 18.30: Registration for new arrivals, film show at the Maison des Plaisanciers. Bar open for crews on the quay
  • 16.30: AGM of the CRAB association followed by Skippers Briefing for the Bréhat and Paimpol to Guernsey races at Restaurant L’Ecluse.
  • 18.00: Prizegiving and aperitifs on the quayside
  • From 20.30: Crew dinner with live music at the Salle des Fêtes.

Thursday – July 16th
  • 06.15: Collection of picnics at la Maison des Plaisanciers
  • 07.10 – 08.10: Boats lock out of the port
  • 09.00: First start of Île de Bréhat race
  • 13.00 – 15.30: Picnic off Île de Bréhat
  • 16.00 – 18.00: Sail exhibition “Danse des Classiques” – south east of Île de Bréhat
  • 19.20 – 20.20: Boats lock back into Paimpol – parade of boats with live music on the quayside
  • 19.45: Quayside Aperitif Paimpolais for crews
  • 20.15: Prizegiving for Bréhat Race

Friday – July 17th
  • 07.50 – 08.50: Boats lock out of the harbour
  • 09.30: Passage race to St Peter Port first start
  • Bar at Guernsey YC open in the evening to welcome crews

Saturday – July 18th
  • 08.00: Skippers’ Briefing for Classic Round Sark Race by VHF
  • 09.30: Classic Round Sark Race first start
  • 18.30: Prizegiving at South Battery in the grounds of Castle Cornet
  • 20.00: Fish-and-Chips Supper & Closing Party at Guernsey Yacht Club with music by Ukaladeez

Sunday July 19 – Cruise-in-Company from Guernsey to Carteret

There will be an informal cruise-in-company to Carteret leaving St Peter Port in the afternoon of Sunday July 19th. Read more >

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