Events Calendar

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Calendar   Events
Date Friday, August 21, 2020 (all day)
Duration   3d

The Hamble Classics Regatta welcomes all styles of classic yachts, International Metre classes, Classic Racers, Cruisers and Dayboats, Old Gaffers, Classic One-Designs and Spirit of Tradition yachts. The event was founded by Jonty Sherwill and Vicki Weston and has attracted up to 75 entries each year since 2016 when first hosted at the Royal Southern. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston entered his newly refitted Suhaili and commented “It is just what yachting should be about”.

All pre-1971 traditional wooden yachts and GRP versions of the same type are welcome but please refer to Section 3 of the Notice of Race for full details - For yachts always produced in GRP and modern classics please contact the sailing office before entering.

The online entry system is open now for pre-entry at . Full entry with payment will commence on July 10th. Entry by email is also available by contacting the sailing office at:

Please be aware that the Notice of Race may be amended in response to changes in the Government and RYA Guidelines. If the event is cancelled before it commences a full refund of entry fee will be offered to entrants.

Royal Southern members and others wishing to be involved in race management afloat and ashore or help organise social events are very welcome and should contact the sailing office.

Event Programme:

Friday 21st August

10:30 First Warning Signal for IRC yachts rating 0.950 and above
(optional day for racing tbc)

12:00 to 18:00 Yacht arrivals and Registration
15:00 to 16:00 Tea and Cakes (details tbc)
18:15 Welcome Reception & Competitor Briefing
Club Supper available

Saturday 22nd August

07:30 to 08:45 Registration
08:20 Competitor Briefing if required
10:30 First Warning Signal
Rum Party after racing
Race Day Prize Giving - target time 15:00
18:30 for 19:00 Hamble Classics Dinner (details tbc)

Sunday 23rd August ­­­

10:30 First Warning Signal
Main Prize Giving after racing - target time 15:30
All times are BST.

This schedule may be subject to alterations in response to changes in the Government and RYA Guidelines.

Event Documentation, Entry & Results

Notice of Race Issue A3:

NoR Amendement 1:

NoR Amendment 2:

Sailing Instructions:

Entry Form:


We are very grateful for support from this year's event sponsors:

Spinlock -

Classic Marine -

OneSails -

Performance Rigging -

The Sandeman Yacht Company -

Elephant Boatyard -

Joseph Perrier Champagne -

Find all of our sponsors on our Supporting Partners page:

Repeats? No
Hamble Classics Sponsors For Event Page