Easter Rally to the Folly & Beyond

Easter Rally to the Folly & Beyond

Saturday 16th - Monday 18th April 2022

High Water Portsmouth: 16th April, 12:01 BST

Organiser: Kenneth Munro - ken_munro@msn.com

Plan: We will sail to the Folly on Saturday 16th April and stay 2 nights. For those who can do a third day, we will sail to Bucklers Hard Marina on 18th April for a night's stay.

Berthing at the Folly: We have 10 berths reserved on the midstream CHC Folly visitor pontoon, directly opposite the Folly Inn on 16th & 17th April. As you approach the Folly, call 'Folly Launch' on VHF Ch 72 for berthing instructions. There is a regular water taxi service between the CHC Folly visitor pontoon and the Folly Inn, call Ch72 'Folly Waterbus', or mobile 07974 864 627.

Berthing at Bucklers Hard: We have 6 berths reserved at Bucklers Hard Marina on 18th April. As your approach the Marina, call 'Beaulieu River Radio' on VHF Ch 68.

Bookings: To book, please email ken_munro@msn.com with

  • your name and contact number
  • vessel name, type, motor/sail
  • length (metres), beam (metres), draught (metres)
  • Folly or Folly and Bucklers Hard


On Saturday evening, Pontoon Party followed by supper at the Folly at 20.00.

To book supper at the Folly, call the Folly on 01983297171 or email: 7771@greeneking.co.uk, mention the 'Royal Southern Rally. Alternatively, book online at https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/isle-of-wight/folly/. Under 'Special Requests' mention 'Royal Southern Rally'.

The Menu can be found here; https://www.greeneking-pubs.co....

On Monday evening, there may be tables in the Yachtsman's Bar in the Master Builder's Hotel. They do not take reservations, so it is 'first come, first served'.

Alternatively, there is a 'sumptuous fine dining' in the Riverview Restaurant at the Master Builder's Hotel. To book call the hotel on 01590 61623 or email enquiries@themasterbuilders.co.uk

For the 2022 Cruising Programme click here