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Immerse yourself in a weekend of boating, accompanied by the soul-stirring sounds of incredible live bands.

And don’t forget to treat your taste buds with delicious street food, served alongside the harmonious ambiance of an outdoor bar. It’s the perfect fusion of nautical adventure and musical magic.

On-the-water events entry FREE to YachtFest ticket holders. Details TBA.

BANDS INCLUDE

THE BLUE WATER GIANTS

Awash with seasoned musos who bring fresh life to a world of original songs and records that – crucially – they themselves made their names performing and including our very own Josh Philips.

Josh Phillips (Procol Harum) – Hammond Organ / Keys
Neil Taylor (Tears For Fears, Robbie Williams) – Guitar / Vocals
John ‘Rhino’ Edwards (Status Quo) – Bass / Vocals
Sam Tanner – Vocals / Piano / Keys
Freddie Edwards – Guitar
Craig Alexander – Drums / Vocals

The Blue Water Giants

NEVER THE BRIDE

A whirlwind duo of female energy and ecstasy, recognised as the true Queens of Rock. Having invaded venues ranging from The Royal Albert Hall (on multiple occasions), playing alongside Elton John, The British Rock Symphony Orchestra and Blues festivals, Wembley Arena supporting The Who, The Viper Room in LA and Euro-fests galore – to intimate spaces like The Green Note in Camden, Never The Bride have amazed and floored audiences and peer groups alike over their 25 years of service – these ladies are true rock and roll royalty.

Never the Bride

GRIZZLY AND THE GRASSHOPPERS

Crowds have been seen swaying, bouncing and jumping as one, as  Grizzly and the Grasshoppers bring their brand of roots and blues to the stage. Crowds have been seen swaying, bouncing and jumping as one, as Grizzly and the Grasshoppers bring their brand of roots and blues to the stage. Grizzly and The Grasshoppers, fronted by the big man Grizzly Rhys Morgan, bring original music, gritty vocals, blazing lapslide and soaring electric guitar work to the stage – supported by a solid backbone of energetic and dazzling keyboard, thumping drums, driving bass lines and seriously swampy harmonica.

RACHAEL HAWNT

Winner of StarStruck as Cher, singer, composer & performer. She’s the girl who JUST likes to sing. Toplines, songs and vocals have been featured on releases worldwide, on multiple labels and compilations albums. Rachael is also an International Award Winning Cher Tribute.

Rachael Hawnt

LUCIA VALENTINE & BAND

Lucia wowed us at our Summer Regatta last year.

CARMEN & GROCOTT DUO

TICKETS ARE LIMITED – MEMBERS +3 GUESTS – £55 / PERSON – EARLY BIRD – UNTIL 31/5

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