2022 CLASSIC CHANNEL REGATTA – PROGRAMME

THE CLASSIC CHANNEL REGATTA IS THE FIRST WEEK OF LA GRANDE RÉGATE CLASSIQUE MANCHE-ATLANTIQUE

(All times are local and may change nearer the time.)

Saturday July 9thRegistration & Welcome Day
 12.00 – 19.00: Registration at Royal Dart YC Sailing Office
 19.00: Briefing for Dartmouth Races at RDYC
 19.30: Welcome drinks followed by crew suppers at RDYC (supper numbers limited – to be booked direct with RDYC)
Sunday July 10thDartmouth Classics – Day 1
 08.00 – 10.00: Late registration at RDYC Sailing Office
 10.30: Parade of Sail
 12.00: Premier Noss on Dart Races – first start
 20.00 – 23.20: Evening supper party with music in the Old Market Square
 23.00 – 24.00: Late night water taxi service
Monday July 11thDartmouth Classics – Day 2
 10.00: Salcombe Gin Start Bay Race – first start
 17.30: Prizegiving at Royal Dart Yacht Club
 18.30: Barbecue supper at RDYC (numbers limited, book direct with RDYC)
Tuesday July 12thClassic Channel Race Dartmouth to Paimpol – start day
 9.00 – 9.30: Late registration for the Classic Channel Race
 10.00: Briefing for the Classic Channel Race
 13.00: Classic Channel Race – first start
Wednesday July 13thClassic Channel Race finishes off Paimpol
 Evening parade into Paimpol port with welcome drinks on quayside.
Thursday – July 14thBastille Day – France’s Fête Nationale
 Day in port with regatta at centre of town’s festivities – evening fireworks.
 Briefing for La Course du Tour de l’Île de Bréhat
Friday – July 15La Course du Tour de l’Île de Bréhat & Danse des Classiques
 08.00: First boats lock out of harbour
 10.30: La Course du Tour de l’Île de Bréhat. – first start
 Picnic anchored off Île de Bréhat
 18.00 – 19.00: Danse des Classiques off Paimpol
 20.30 – 21.30: Boats transit lock back into Paimpol port
Saturday – July 16thClassic Channel Regatta Finale Day
 Programme of activities during day in Paimpol
 AGM of the CRAB Association
 Registration for La Coupe Armorique Race
 Final Prizegiving on quayside and Supper Party in Salle des Fêtes.

SECOND WEEK OF LA GRANDE RÉGATE CLASSIQUE MANCHE ATLANTIQUE

(Social programme ashore still in development)

Sunday – July 17 thStart of La Coupe Armorique to Camaret
 09.45 – 10.45: Boats lock out of Paimpol harbour.
 12.00: La Coupe Armorique to Camaret – first start.
Monday – July 18 th Boats arrive at Camaret
Tuesday – July 19 thDay in Camaret
 Late arrival at Camaret
 Registration for La Coupe des Deux Phares to La Rochelle
 Evening rendezvous and prizegiving
Wednesday – July 20 thStart of La Coupe des Deux Phares to La Rochelle
 14.00: La Coupe des Deux Phares – first start
Thursday – July 21 st & Friday 22 nd At sea (early arrival at La Rochelle possible on Friday)
Saturday – July 23 rd Arrival at La Rochelle – day in port
Sunday – July 24 thParade of Sail, Prizegiving and End of Regatta Supper in La Rochelle