MYC Keelboat Regatta 9th – 12th July, Open Event

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Four days of competitive racing and fantastic shoreside events.Brochure Cover 2015

An exciting mix of racing for all:

  • Cruisers – estuary race – two river races – river race
    • Division 1 IRC
    • Divisions 2, 3 & 4 NHC
    • Division four is for those who don’t normally race
  • International Dragons – estuary race – windward leewards – river race
  • Sonatas – estuary race – windward leewards – river race
  • Squibs – long river race – windward leewards – river race


  • Thursday – BBQ
  • Friday – Fine dining
  • Saturday – Spanish evening
  • Sunday – Prize giving and celebrations

Schedule of races

CLASS  Class 1* Class 2* Class 3* Class 4* Dragon** Sonata** Squib** Old Gaffers
Flag ‘1’ ‘2’ ‘3’ ‘4’ ‘D’ ‘F’ NN’9’ ‘Y/B’
Rating* IRC0.875 and above NHCAbove 0.889 NHC0.889 and below NHC One Design One Design One Design TBA
Thu.9th July Evening Race start time 1900 for all classes. The starts may be split depending on entry. The results of this race do not count for Regatta points.
Fri.10th   July Race 1Start 1000 Race 1Start 1010 Race 1 Start 1020 Race 1 Start 1030 Race 1 Start 1040 Race 1 Start 1050 Race 1Start 1100  
The start of Race 2 will be asap after finish of Race 1** If 2 or more races on Friday, Race 2 will start asap after finish of Race 1** and any subsequent races will start as soon as possible after the previous race finishes.
Sat.11th July Race 2/3Start 1000 Race 2/3Start 1010 Race 2/3Start 1020 Race 2/3Start 1030 Race2/3/4/5/Start 1050 Race 2/3/4/5Start 1100 Race 2/3/4/51110 The Old Gaffers have one race scheduled. Starting at 1040
If 2 races on Saturday, the start of second race will be asap after finish of first race** If 2 or more races on Saturday the second race will start asap after the first race has finished and any subsequent races will start asap after the previous race finishes**
Sun.12th July Race 4Start 1000 Race 4Start 1010 Race 4Start 1020 Race 4Start 1030 Race 6Start 1040 Race 6Start 1050 Race 61100  
*The rating bands for cruiser classes are provisional and will depend on entries. Final rating bands should be on the website by 7th July 2015.
**Cruiser Classes are scheduled to complete a maximum of 4 races, either the Friday or the Saturday races maybe one long race or two short races depending on the weather.
***Dragon, Sonata and Squib classes are scheduled to complete a maximum of six races. Either the Friday or Saturday races may be one long race depending on the weather or four windward/leeward races

Medway Yacht Club would like to thank our sponsors without who’s support our regatta would not be possible

Sparshatts of Kent

Sparshatts of Kent






Pirates Cave Chandlery

Pirates Cave Chandlery






Bruno Generators

Bruno Generators





  • Clarke and Carter
  • Craftinsure
  • Dolphin Sails
  • Doyle Sails
  • Fox’s Marina and Boatyard
  • Gillingham Marina
  • Hyde Sails
  • Imray
  • MDL Marinas
  • Nucleus Art
  • Shepherd Neame
  • Skippers Line paints

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  1. 9th July 2015

    […] The keelboat regatta, organised by Medway Yacht Club, is an open event with classes for racing boats from out-and-out IRC racers to gaffers and white-sails-only cruisers. For more details see […]

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