The east coast’s leading classic regatta will take place from 9th – 11th June
Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH), located on the River Orwell in Suffolk, has announced entries are now open for its annual Classic Regatta. Taking place from 9th – 11th June, the regatta is known for its well-organised racing and relaxed, social scene.
Founded in 2002, the SYH Classic Regatta welcomes both sailing and motor yachts for a weekend on the water and socialising ashore. Entry criteria for the regatta requires yachts to be either pre-1970 design of traditional construction, Bermuda or gaff rigged and built of wood or steel. Modern classic yachts with wooden or steel hulls are also welcome.
SYH Chairman Jonathan Dyke commented, “This year’s regatta will deliver its popular format of Corinthian-style racing and relaxed socialising, which attracts yachts from along the east coast and across the UK. The opportunity to sail alongside other beautifully maintained classics and share stories with their owners ashore is a special occasion.”
The regatta race programme offers an optional Friday evening race ahead of a three-race series for fast, slow and Stella classes over the…